Posts Tagged ‘Wargames’

Updated Kings of War Magic Item Card Supplement

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


After going through and looking things over, we found a few typos, whoops!  Here’s a fixed version.
Version 101 – PDF on Dropbox

Games I Like – All of them! – The Machine Shop Episode 2: Playing to Win

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

In Episode 2 I cover playing to win and wargamer psychology.

Cuba, a Splendid Little War: VPG’s other side of the story

Posted on October 26th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

There are a few board wargames of the Spanish American War, but none of them have focused on the Cuban Nationalist insurgent movement.. until now. Continue reading

What does the Foundry look like?

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

If you’re involved in historical wargaming at all you probably know who or what the Foundry is.. formerly Wargames Foundry, formerly Guernsey Foundry.  If you’re a Yank like me, you’ve probably got no idea what their headquarter is like.  I … Continue reading

Commander: The Great War, reviewed

Posted on October 21st, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

In which the author reviews Slitherine’s new Wargame for the Ipad, Commander: the Great War, and warns his readers– if you want to play, be in it for the long haul! Continue reading

Kings of War Magic Item Supplement

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


So after contacting Mantic, they gave Rich and I permission to post the Magic Item Cards that we created.  I have a thread going on Mantic’s Forum (link) with some discussion there.  This document is a PDF that’s ready to be printed on 11…

Spider Riders still

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


Finally some progress on these has been made. I don’t think I really like these models much but as I paint them and assemble the regiment they are starting to grow on me. Though I think everyone experiences that as they paint the large regiments in …

Avatar Dropship

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

A quick video overview of a Deep Space Shuttlecraft from Fantastic Plastic (from the Avatar Movie).  Details on the youtube video.  It is 1/300 scale (Epic / Battletech), however I think it would work fine for 15mm as a drop ship because it i…

Night Goblin Shaman

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


While I should have been painting some Spider Riders I instead got distracted with the Battle for Skull Pass Shaman. I don’t have much painting time, less than the last time I made the same complaint but I am making some very slow progress on this arm…

Rebasing Prepainted Miniatures

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

One of the advantages of modern pre-painted miniatures is that there is usually a glut of suitable figures available in the after-market. Right scale, more or less, and covering both the usual fantasy tropes as well as some interesting monsters. Many o…

Omnipotent Fowl

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

Last night at Enfield Gamers we kicked off the Britannia Jugula campaign with six newly formed Ludi and their equally green Lanistas (Lanisti?). There was much hamming it up and Spartacus quotes a plenty, especially where Jupiter’s prize male chicken w…

“Taffies sir, thousands of ‘em!”

Posted on September 29th, 2014 under . Posted by

Impressive eh?And so the much anticipated day of the next Herefordshire Big VBCW Game dawned. Months of planning, scenario writing, painting, badgering for responses, scenery building (and then some!), hall booking, badgering for responses, rule modify…

Kings of War Custom Magic Card Supplement

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


So, we’ve been playing a majority of Kings of War around here (When we’re actually gaming that is, life is a tad busy at the moment!), but one thing at always bugged me in Kings of War was remembering that I took magic items to use with a unit/character.  When I started playing tabletop games, […]

Painting Timelapse of Kings Of War Ogres

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


So I’ve been nearing completion on my Ogre army, this is something I’ve never fully accomplished and it’s exciting to be in the home stretch on this project. Here’s a timelapse video I made of me painting 6 Ogre Shooters.

A Tale of “X” Gamers – Tyranids 011.

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

    Hello.   Vitor here from the “Vamos Ver no Pano Verde” blog with another article for the “A Tale of X Gamers” (AToXG) project.   This is my one of my final articles about how to collect a 1500 point army for the Warhamme…

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…


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


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


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


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


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


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 …