Posts Tagged ‘Wargames’

OSWARP is looking for game masters!

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

Hey all! I wanted to throw out a reminder that registration for OSWARP (and DexCon, the parent convention) is now open. OSWARP is the Old School Wargame and Role Playing convention, to be held in Morristown New Jersey on July 4-5.We’re looking for you …

What happened to the DIY ethos?

Posted on April 12th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

I know that the title of this post is going to honk off some folks, especially within the OSR, who will (rightly) chime in that the DIY ethos is alive and well in the RPG hobby. After all, we’ve got a glut of RPG rules right now – desktop publishing so…

Lock and Load

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

Evening all,A couple of days behind schedule but the brushes have been unpacked, along with everything else, and the painting station had been restocked in that rather OCD way that we all know and love.Priority 1 is to get the Commandos put together. I…

Tale of Malifaux Bloggers: M2 – This Months Purchases and Recent Games

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

I’ve been lagging a little on my ToMB updates, but I’ve been getting in plenty of games. I’ve been playing against Phil’s McMourning crew and while I’ve been struggling to win I’ve had really good games. I’m still poor at … Continue reading

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Painting Mantic Gargoyles

Posted on April 5th, 2014 under , , , , , , . Posted by

Bill

Here’s a video I put together while painting some Mantic Gargoyles for my Abyssal Dwarf army.

Papo de Mesa Podcast – RPG (Ep. 10, Parte I).

Posted on April 2nd, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

    Hello there Reader.   Another quick post today letting my readers know we have published a new episode of the “Papo de Mesa Podcast”, the Brazilian podcast about wargames, board games miniature painting and collecting and other

Ogre Miniatures Back (for a while…)

Posted on April 2nd, 2014 under , , . Posted by

Good news for fans of Ogre Miniatures; Warehouse 23 has them back in-stock for a very limited time. It’s not the full line, and the prices are higher than they used to be, but if you have any holes in your collection and want to fill them with metal, n…

Dreamation / OSWARP registration now live!

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

Ahoy, east coast gamers! It’s two cons for the price of one (well, one-half, actually – see below).This July 2-6 will find the Dexcon convention in beautiful Morristown, NJ (an hour from NYC by train, less if you’re driving), as well as the first-ever …

A Tale of “X” Gamers – Tyranids 009.

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

    Hello!   I’m back after a long time off, to continue our “AToXG” project.   The reason it took me so long to write again was because I had been working on my Eldar finishing them and also painting the terrain that were use…

Dungeons and Dragons Attack Wing

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

Want to see what appears to be some prototype figures from the upcoming D&D Attack Wing game? The one based on the hit games Star Wars X-Wing and Star Trek Attack Wing? Of course you do!That comes from the Dice Tower Twitter feed, by the by. C…

Crowdfunding Spotlight: Zed or Alive: Zombie skirmish ruleset by Rust Devil Games Kickstarter

Posted on March 19th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

As you know, I’m into zombie wargames, so this caught my eye, its called Zed or alive from Dust devil games and they currently have a kickstarter campaign to fund its creation. Yes, I know, there are quite a few zombie skirmish rulesets coming on…

Tale of Malifaux Bloggers – Month Two

Posted on March 19th, 2014 under , , , , . Posted by

redmanphill

It is better late than never. I wasn’t able to get to the internet until yesterday and so I couldn’t update the Tale of Malifaux Bloggers. I have a few minutes this morning to get my stuff updated between various errands. So first of all I still haven’…

A tale of “X” Gamers – Space Marines 011.

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

Hey folks!   The end of the “A Tale of X Gamers” project is approaching, at least for me! This month, my chosen unit was one of Terminators. I chose an assault configuration for two reasons, first because I didn’t have a unit like this yet, and …

Save the date, my fellow grognards – the Oswarp con is coming!

Posted on March 16th, 2014 under , , , , , . Posted by

The first Oswarp (“Old School Wargaming and Role Playing”) convention, to be held concurrently with this year’s Dexcon convention, will be held in Morristown, NJ Friday July 4th and Saturday the 5th. The hope is that next year we can spin it off to its…

Warhammer 40k – Imperial Knight Review

Posted on March 16th, 2014 under , , , , , . Posted by

Bill

There haven’t been a lot of miniatures that have really made me go “wow, that looks awesome, I must get one of these” lately. So it was to my surprise that the Imperial Knight rumors came around and a few of the first images leaked, I was pretty pumped.  I pre-ordered one as soon as […]

Crowdfunding Spotlight: 28mm Zombie & Survivor miniatures by Atomico on Kickstarter

Posted on March 15th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Now, these 28mm figures I think are delightfully old school, and I must admit they exhibit a sort of naive quality that I do actually like! Its a new KS project by Atomico, a new name that I’ve not heard of before. OK, so they’re kind of a …

Tale of Malifaux Bloggers: M1 – Soul Porter Tactics

Posted on March 15th, 2014 under , , , , , . Posted by

The Soul Porter is an exceptionally thematic model and I thoroughly enjoyed painting him, but beyond a cute little model what are the in game capabilities of this diminutive totem. Soul Porter Stats Let’s look at the stats on this … Continue reading

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A BLB Battle

Posted on March 14th, 2014 under . Posted by

Dutch wargamers Mr Vos and Van Dop were so kind enough to send us some pics of a wargames’ battle, using various 25mm figs of variuos brands, and using the BLB rules of Barry Hilton. “Pictures of these lovely figures are kindly presented by Vos en Van …

Gathering the Clansmen

Posted on March 14th, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

redmanphill

Looking at the collection of Dwarves I have I noticed that I have a lot of regiments that I wouldn’t consider finished. I have for instance thirty three Clansmen. So with the current thoughts about Dwarves I decided to finish off a few of these regimen…

Tale of Malifaux Bloggers: M1 – Yan Lo so far

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

I’ve managed to play three games so far this month with Yan Lo and I’ve been having great fun with his crew. They are quite flexible and the support pieces bring some interesting flexibility. The Soul Porter has been great … Continue reading

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Angry Anglo-Danes for SAGA

Posted on March 12th, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

redmanphill

I had been attempting to get a few more models done for SAGA recently. The easiest way to increase a force is to paint some Huscarls. I painted these four in a rush to try and have them ready for last weeks eight point clash. Work intervened and I fina…

Swap Shop – The Herefordshire Big Game, 8th March 2014

Posted on March 11th, 2014 under . Posted by

AKA “A Royal Mitre Exchange.”With 14 players spread over 3 tables, last Saturday saw the biggest VBCW Herefordshire Big Game yet!Once again VBCW gamers from across the country converged on Burley Gate Village Hall to take part in our latest scheme. The…

SAGA 8 points

Posted on March 11th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

redmanphill

I managed to finally get another Saga game in recently. This time at eight points. I wanted to test how the system worked once you increase the points value. This time extending it a third beyond its comfort zone. I was playing my Anglo-Danes and was f…

Vengeance at Vesuvius AAR from Cold Wars

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

Doctor Merkury

VENGEANCE AT VESUVIUS!! 73BC6 players met at the base of Mount Vesuvius in 73 BC for Vengeance at the 2014 Cold Wars Convention.  Each player controlled a single model, playing out Spartacus’s raid against the camp of Praetor Gaius G…

Dwarven Expeditionary Force

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

redmanphill

I am bizarrely interested again in my dwarves as I have mentioned a few times. I have quite a few other projects going at the moment from SAGA , Malifaux, Warhammer Ancient Battles to Muskets & Tomahawks. I am being really ill-disciplined at the moment…