Posts Tagged ‘Wargames’

Nut and BOLTs

Posted on August 10th, 2014 under , , , , , . Posted by

Evening All,This week I have mainly been playing Bolt Action, thinking about Bolt Action variants and playing what we thought was a Bolt Action variant…..but isn’t!!Tuesday night down at Enfield Gamers myself and Ian got in a game of BA with my Comma…

PULPed

Posted on August 4th, 2014 under , . Posted by

Evening All,Myself and Rich have got a decent amount of gaming in this weekend. Firefly, Boss Monster and our most recent kick, Pulp Alley.After having a run out with some Star Wars figures the other week we tried out the campaign rules with a couple o…

Forest Goblin Test

Posted on July 30th, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

redmanphill

Here is my test Forest Goblin, I even managed to do the base. I am not 100% convinced yet on the basing. It is more or less what I usually do but so far so good, eh? As for the model itself I am happy. The green is the same as the Night Goblins. With s…

To INFINITY and Beyond?

Posted on July 28th, 2014 under , , , , . Posted by

Just recently I’ve noticed the INFINITY starter set and I’m highly tempted…..Wayland are doing 20% off pre-order by the end of the month to go along with the exclusive pre-order figure.Operation Icestorm The new, and long awaited, 2 player starter bo…

Kings of War Battle Report – Ogres versus Abyssal Dwarves

Posted on July 27th, 2014 under , , , , , , . Posted by

Bill

Had a chance to play two games of Kings of War this weekend, both ended in defeat for me, as usual, but I put together a battle report of one of those two games. This was a pretty close match. Enjoy!

A tale of “X” Gamers – Space Marines 012.

Posted on July 25th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

    Hello folks!   Finally, we get to the last article in this series! I admit I am a little late, but that’s not without reason. My studies, mostly, demanded a great share of my time and I couldn’t leave this aside. When the texts a…

Horrible Spiders

Posted on July 24th, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

redmanphill

I think the weirdest thing about the Forest Goblin Spider Rider’s mount is that at a distance of two or so feet in a darkened room they look all too convincing.However I managed to get forty of these models I don’t know. Even though it would look aweso…

Night Goblins done… for now

Posted on July 22nd, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

redmanphill

I finally managed to finish my second regiment of Night Goblins. I manage to snatch about half an hours painting every evening after work and some longer stretches at the weekends. These thirty were easy enough to paint too as the models while excellen…

40k Tournament of the Champions: An Imperial Knight Joust!

Posted on July 18th, 2014 under , , , , , . Posted by

Bill

So we had a big Imperial Knight Tournament, which was a custom 40k ruleset that created one of the most fun 40k Events I’ve ever been involved in.  The rules were fairly solid and I’m excited to do this again someday in the future.  I took as many pictures as I could, towards the end […]

Ham Green Hysteria

Posted on July 14th, 2014 under . Posted by

After what seems like an age I actually got a game in last weekend!Having read about several VBCW games being played with the Bolt Action ruleset recently, I decided to download a copy onto my Kindle and give them a whirl.My pal Giles duly agreed …

Terrain Workshop: WIP 15mm Industrial Zone

Posted on July 13th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

So, back to the grind. With events of late, I’ve been having a hard time motivating myself to complete various jobs that I’m supposed to be doing, stuff like this tends to lack importance compared to when life deals out shitty hands. Still,…

Terrain Workshop: WIP 15mm Industrial Zone

Posted on July 13th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

So, back to the grind. With events of late, I’ve been having a hard time motivating myself to complete various jobs that I’m supposed to be doing, stuff like this tends to lack importance compared to when life deals out shitty hands. Still,…

Wargames Illustrated Magazine – Special Pulp Issue

Posted on July 13th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

I know a lot of my readers are very into pulp fiction, and games that feature pulp themes. Even if you don’t normally consider yourself a miniatures wargamer, I’d urge you to pick up a copy of this month’s Wargames Illustrated magazine. (Stores that le…

Yet More Night Goblins

Posted on July 10th, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

redmanphill

I am slowly working on my Night Goblin Arrer Boyz at the moment. Work is once again busy and combined with good weather and a few beer festivals I am supplying I really don’t have as much time as I would like. I do get to squeeze in about an hour a day…

Weird 15mm Games I should run: Zombies On The Buses…

Posted on July 7th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

I have some weird ideas for wargames, and while most can be somewhat surreal at times, there are some that really stick in my head. A lot of these would be ideal games for conventions as they aren’t really ideas you’d use in a campaign over…

Weird 15mm Games I should run: Zombies On The Buses…

Posted on July 7th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

I have some weird ideas for wargames, and while most can be somewhat surreal at times, there are some that really stick in my head. A lot of these would be ideal games for conventions as they aren’t really ideas you’d use in a campaign over…

Resistance is Futile….

Posted on July 6th, 2014 under , , , , , . Posted by

Evening all,A few of us from Enfield Gamers headed down to Marquee Models (MM) in Harlow for their first Star Trek: Attack Wing Organised Play (OP) event otherwise known as the Tholian Web. MM had 8 players booked in but only 5 rocked up. Between mysel…

Grinning Skull’s Chinwag: Interview with Jim Hintz of Lone Gunman Games…

Posted on July 3rd, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

  Hello all, today we’ve got a new and hopefully regular article series here on the Grinning Skull, our very own Chinwag with leading industry persons and notable members of the community which I hope will entertain and enlighten you about o…

Grinning Skull’s Chinwag: Interview with Jim Hintz of Lone Gunman Games…

Posted on July 3rd, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

  Hello all, today we’ve got a new and hopefully regular article series here on the Grinning Skull, our very own Chinwag with leading industry persons and notable members of the community which I hope will entertain and enlighten you about o…

Nasty Night Goblins

Posted on July 1st, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

redmanphill

I finally finished the last model in this horde. Forty night goblins can take a while to paint.I still have to make sure that I didn’t miss any detail. There is always something left out I find. I also need to decide what I am doing with their bases.I …

Inner-Geek-Space

Posted on June 28th, 2014 under , . Posted by

Hello people,Time for the thinly veiled catch up / musings post that you all love so much ;) Feel free to run away now.So the other week myself and the missus went down to Newquay for a few days and managed to explore a little bit of Cornwall (includin…

Crowdfunding Spotlight: Doggerland Ice Age Mammal Miniature Set Kickstarter

Posted on June 20th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

  Another KS campaign I quite like the look of, is the Doggerland Ice age mammal miniature set. The styleof these minis is right up my alley in terms of execution of style, I really do like cartoony stylised stuff, so its no wonder my eye was draw…

Crowdfunding Spotlight: Doggerland Ice Age Mammal Miniature Set Kickstarter

Posted on June 20th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

  Another KS campaign I quite like the look of, is the Doggerland Ice age mammal miniature set. The styleof these minis is right up my alley in terms of execution of style, I really do like cartoony stylised stuff, so its no wonder my eye was draw…

Crowdfunding Spotlight: Pop-Up Miniature Terrain Paper Kits by Stonehaven Miniatures Kickstarter

Posted on June 20th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

  I wanted to highlight this great and innovative kickstarter campaign for some really useful and unique looking paper terrain. As you know, I do like paper kits, especially for wargaming purposes, its an easy and cheap way of getting plenty of sc…

Crowdfunding Spotlight: Pop-Up Miniature Terrain Paper Kits by Stonehaven Miniatures Kickstarter

Posted on June 20th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

  I wanted to highlight this great and innovative kickstarter campaign for some really useful and unique looking paper terrain. As you know, I do like paper kits, especially for wargaming purposes, its an easy and cheap way of getting plenty of sc…