Posts Tagged ‘Wargaming’

Battle Report – ARENA REX – Ludus Magnus vs. Legio XIII

Posted on April 23rd, 2018 under , , , , , , , , . Posted by

  The Gladiators of the Ludus Magnus defend their condemned brother against the executioners of Legion XII in this game of ‘Damnatio’! Advertisements

Wargaming Week 23/04/2018

Posted on April 23rd, 2018 under , . Posted by

Let’s start this Wargaming Week, covering the 16th through to the 22nd of April. BLOG STUFF Another two post week. Wednesday’s post was recapping Salute complete with the usual pile of pictures – as you might guess, it’s done pretty well in terms of views. Friday’s update then looked at Osprey’s latest book as part … Continue reading Wargaming Week 23/04/2018

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Widgets and Wonders Ep 110 – Dice Trays from Swift Kick Dice Works

Posted on April 22nd, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Check out these great custom and pre-made Dice Trays from Canadian Etsy creator Swiftkick Dice Works! Check them out HERE: https://www.etsy.com/ca/shop/SwiftkickDiceWorks Advertisements

Battle Report – Warhammer: Age of Sigmar – NEW Idoneth Deepkin vs. Free Peoples

Posted on April 21st, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

  The Idoneth Deepkin have arrived and to celebrate I’ve painted up 1000pts to take on Owen’s newly finished 1000pts of Free Peoples as the Sea Elves raid a the humans for their precious soul-matter. We play Battleplan: Duality of Death from General’s Handbook 2017! Check out the Rules review HERE: https://youtu.be/PilQJBpmMEk Advertisements

On the Paint Table – Idoneth Deepkin and ARENA REX

Posted on April 21st, 2018 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

 
I spent the week painting up my first 1000pts of Warhammer: Age of Sigmar’s newest faction – the Idoneth Deepkin and adding a new Ludus to my ARENA REX Collection – the Morituri.
To see the Deepkin in action go HERE: https://y…

Impressions: Osprey New Vanguard Technical

Posted on April 20th, 2018 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

The historical wargaming hobby has many aspects to it for people to enjoy. One of the aspects I particularly like is learning the period as it’s a great way to learn tactics, be inspired for scenarios and find references for paint schemes. When looking for information, one of my favourite places to start is Osprey … Continue reading Impressions: Osprey New Vanguard Technical

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Task force Rhino, A Dust Starter set with a punch

Posted on April 20th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

A few weeks ago saw me dip my toes into Dust 1947, this week sees me take the plunge. Picking up the Taskforce Rhino was […]

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Battle Report – Necromunda – Orlocks vs. Escher

Posted on April 19th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , . Posted by

  Luke is back with Hairmongous and the War Daughters to face my Orlocks in a revenge mission! Coleman and his men are cornered in a downhive tunnel by the vengeful Escher…. will they escape? Advertisements

New Show in the DC Metro Area

Posted on April 18th, 2018 under , , , . Posted by

I wanted to keep people apprised of a new one day wargaming show attached to the National Capital Model Soldier Society’s annual show in the DC area. I happen to know the organizer and he’s determined to make this first show a success. Therefore, I am …

Salute 2018 Trip Report

Posted on April 18th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Salute is the largest wargames show in the UK and, for me, a chance to visit London, see the sights, catch up with other wargamers and then escape within 24(ish) hours with a bag full of lead and future plans made. Since going to my first in 2015 as I rejoined the hobby, I’ve eagerly … Continue reading Salute 2018 Trip Report

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Battle Report – Relic Blade – The Emerald Expedition Part 3

Posted on April 17th, 2018 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

  The Red Tide has tracked Esmerelda and her escort deep into the Fae Forest only to discover her in communion with the Fay Enchantress. With elemental forces arrayed against them; the brigands set upon the Elven folk in hopes of looting the grove for its riches… Advertisements

Finished Ruins

Posted on April 17th, 2018 under , , , , , , . Posted by

Using the drawing of the first house I created, I turned it into some ruins. These actually take quite a long time to amend, it may even be quicker to start from scratch, depending on how much of the original building is being retained. These look good, I have created four sections in total and … Continue reading Finished Ruins

Salute 2018 – Highlights

Posted on April 16th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

After finally being able to sit down and relax in the comfort of my own home after a manic weekend, I hit an unsurprising realisation. […]

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Battle Report – Godtear – 0.8 Early Access (Decay!)

Posted on April 16th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , . Posted by

  The latest update to Godtear adds new missions, dramatically changes the Champions statlines and abilities and more than anything, but now there’s also new SCENARIOS! Owen and I check out DECAY, one of two new scenarios introduced in Godtear’s 0.8 Early Access. Advertisements

Wargaming Week 16/04/2018

Posted on April 16th, 2018 under , . Posted by

Let’s start this Wargaming Week, covering the 9th through to the 15th of April. BLOG STUFF Last week’s post was looking at Warlord Games’s Project Z Spec Ops box. These guys had to be looked at as they are a unique set amongst the primarily metal and resin alternatives. Overall I wasn’t that impressed but I … Continue reading Wargaming Week 16/04/2018

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Salute 2018

Posted on April 15th, 2018 under , , , , . Posted by

Yesterday was Salute at the Excel in London, the biggest UK wargames show of the year. Once again we headed down, this year there really was not much I was intending to buy. But then again I always say that… As it is the 100th anniversary of the end of the Great War, there were … Continue reading Salute 2018

GMG Reviews: Order Battletome – Idoneth Deepkin

Posted on April 14th, 2018 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

  The newest Faction for Warhammer: Age of Sigmar is up for Pre-Order today; Order Battletome: Idoneth Deepkin. I was lucky enough to get a preview copy to run through for you all and here’s the second part on the Rules, Traits and Warscrolls! Check out the Idoneth Deepkin Lore Summary HERE: https://youtu.be/EN3-H4GicJU Check out […]

On the Paint Table – Idoneth Deepkin, Warmachine Cygnar, Infinity Onyx and more!

Posted on April 14th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

 
Take a look at what I’m painting this week and check out upcoming projects!
Check out the Idoneth Deepkin Lore Summary HERE: https://youtu.be/EN3-H4GicJU
Check out the rules-review HERE: https://youtu.be/PilQJBpmMEk
 

Battle Report – The Walking Dead: All Out War – Ep 01

Posted on April 13th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , . Posted by

  Jay and I ramp up the action with a 301pt, 2 Mat game of Mantic’s The Walking Dead: All Out War. I lead Rick’s group of survivors out into the wastelands to compete for supplies against Shane and his Scavengers. Advertisements

Impressions: Project Z Spec Ops

Posted on April 13th, 2018 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

As a rule, most modern wargaming figures are either metal or resin. Due to the relative niche amount of interest in ultramodern wargaming, it’s never really made financial sense to release plastic multi-part kits. There is however one place where a modern wargamer may find some suitable figures. Of course, it’s inside the subject matter … Continue reading Impressions: Project Z Spec Ops

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DnDice – Premium Price for Premium Rolling

Posted on April 13th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

If you are anything like me, you have a few small clutches of various dice in your immediate vicinity. Be they a bag of d6 […]

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Gangs of Rome

Posted on April 11th, 2018 under , , , . Posted by

When I first heard of Gangs of Rome I was intrigued then thought why do I need another skirmish game, also I thought the figures were a tad expensive. Julian at the club has dived in with both feet and he brought the game along last night so that I cou…

W40k / Thousand Sons – Scarab Occult Terminators

Posted on April 11th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Hello! Another part of Thousand Sons army on my blog. Three units of elite Scarab  Occult Terminators. Enjoy! Termies are big, really! Thousand Sons are one of the newest releases for Chaos (ok, Death Guard) and in compare to the old, generic Terminators they are massive. Inside the box we have some weapon/visual options and[…]

ZONA ALFA Crew

Posted on April 9th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Other Pat is currently running a one-of DnD dungeon crawl for our weekly game night, so the next couple weeks won’t feature many table top photo ops. In the meantime, I managed to get some color on the first of the ZONA ALFA demo figs. A Military crew with a Guide, a Medic, and a … Continue reading “ZONA ALFA Crew”

Wargaming Week 09/04/2018

Posted on April 9th, 2018 under , . Posted by

Let’s start this Wargaming Week, covering the 2nd through to the 8th of April. BLOG STUFF Last week was a twofer, covering Evil Bear’s Combat Drones and Sarissa Precision’s Colonial buildings. I’m really excited about getting both of these products on the table so watch this space! The plan for this week is to have … Continue reading Wargaming Week 09/04/2018

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