Posts Tagged ‘Wargaming’

New GNW Flags from Quindia Studios

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

We have three new flag sheets for the GNW – Swedish Horse at Poltava!Of course, they are available at the LoA Shop…

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…

Bloody Aughrim July 12, 1691 – refought by the LoA Part 8 – Battle Report main course

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

Barry continues with the After action report from an epic re-fight of The Battle of Aughrim…We had a break of about three weeks before we were all able to muster for the second part of our Aughrim refight. So far we’d played about 16 turns and gamed …

Expanded Warhammer 40K Force Organisation Chart

Posted on March 17th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

It’s cool to see how people try to update the graphical references for building lists and armies in Warhammer 40K after the deluge of supplements and Codexes we’ve in past months. A short while ago, we saw an updated Allies Matrix (with a …

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 …

Games Workshop’s Apocalypse War Zone: Damocles

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

Games Workshop recently moved to a weekly release schedule for their new books and product, complete with changing the White Dwarf from a monthly to a weekly format. For the most part, it’s been a wild ride so far. Dwarfs, more Dwarfs, Imperial K…

Deepstriking A Landraider….

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

… is still one of the coolest things to do in Warhammer 40K … ever. #1 – Deepstriking A Landraider… #2 – Just Sayin’ Z.Author informationZweischneidI am Zweischneid. Wargame Addict. Hopeless painter and founder of Pi…

Bloody Aughrim July 12, 1691 – refought by the LoA Part 7 – Battle Report:Starters anyone?

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

The Williamite guns signal the start of the battleThe opening shots of our first day at Aughrim were fired by General Ginkel’s three positional guns on Urraghry Hill and aimed at the Jacobite troops on the northern slope of Kilcommodan Hill and in the …

A New Warhammer 40K Allies-Matrix

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

The 40K fans at Dakkadakka have been busy, and DJGietzen in particular, drafting a new, updated (and improved!) allies matrix for the game of Warhammer 40K at this point in time. Grey – Battle Brothers Yellow  - Allies of Convenience Blue &#8211…

The last invasion of Scania – Battle of Helsingborg February 28th 1710 Part 4

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

Orders of BattleSwedish ArmyC-in-C: Magnus StenbockCommander ability: GiftedFirst line from the leftGen.Maj Palmquist’s Brigade6 Squadrons (Elite/Blade)3 Squadrons (Drilled/Blade)Gen.Maj Taube’s Brigade6 Battalions (Elite/Rank Firing)Gen.Maj Hamilt…

Crowdfunding Spotlight: Greebo miniatures Hand of death on Indiegogo

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

I’ve mentioned Greebo miniatures before on here, and just thought I’d highlight their latest campaign. The Hand of Death, mainly being composed of Rats and Turtles for use in fantasy football type games, are lovely little figures, heavily i…

Brainstorming: Grinning Skull digest anyone?

Posted on March 9th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Just taking a brief respite in my sculpting and model making to say something…So, this has been rattling around in my head for a while, ignore the title of the post, that just implies the basis of the idea rather than the outcome, so to speak. Wh…

New Helbrute – White Dwarf Issue 6

Posted on March 8th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Slowly but surely we are seeing how Games Workshop’s releases are taking advantage of the new weekly “release windows”, launched with the new White Dwarf Weekly format. The last two weeks were dedicated to the Imperial Knights. Indeed…

Crowdfunding Spotlight: Mote – Virtual Tabletop Kickstarter

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

Next in on Crowdfunding Spotlight, is Mote, a virtual tabletop, brought to you lucky people by Idle Ideas Inc. Now, I’m quite old school when it comes to my gaming, but I do appreciate new ideas that might come to revolutionise wargaming in futur…

Crowdfunding Spotlight: Tabletop Taverns Kickstarter

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

While my rather poor internet connection allows and I’m on a roll, I want to tell you about the third installment of the successful Tabletop towns range of folding card scenery. I’m a huge fan of paper models for wargaming, so this new camp…

Crowdfunding Spotlight: Wargames Bakery Stencilis

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

You might remember Wargames Bakery and their last KS campaign, with their base stamps and their groovy name, and this time they are back with another new addition to the many stencils that are available on the market. Even so there are quite a lot of s…

Mini Sculpting: 28mm Ettin/2 headed troll; Fnar-frag the two faced!

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

Ok, you’re going to have to forgive my net connection, it’s not great at the best of times, but like I have told you before, I promised to show you some stuff I have been working on. This is a personal WIP for my WFB orc and gobbo army, mai…

Bloody Aughrim July 12, 1691 – refought by the LoA Part 6 – The pre match view

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

Gerry Donohoe and Toggy Bob Talbot (The Williamites)Having provided such a lot of background information in the first few parts of this article I just wanted to give a final pre battle perspective from the point of view of the players. Despite years of…

Unboxing – Imperial Knight – Part 2

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

I started unboxing the new Imperial Knight for Warhammer 40K yesterday, and started too look at the first sprue, which largely builds the legs. Sprues No. 2 and 3 aren’t so easily classified. They come with bits for the main-body (“the Skel…

Unboxing – The Imperial Knight – Part 1

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

Games Workshop’s Imperial Knight! It’s flying of the shelves everywhere, and I couldn’t really resist it. To be fair, it’s been a long (long, long) time since I build anything this size. No time like now to get stuck in. #1 &#82…

The last invasion of Scania – Battle of Helsingborg February 28th 1710 Part 3

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

Andreas takes us through his special conditions for wargaming the battle using Beneath the Lily Banners…ScenarioThe battle of Helsingborg is a pretty straightforward battle although it has some challenges to its commanders. For the Swedish player spe…

Beware: Indiegogo Scam Based On Popular Kickstarter Campaigns

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

Do crowd-funding sites screen their applications? Indiegogo, by most accounts, has been the go-to site for those who stay away from Kickstarter.com. The second in the industry (which includes hundreds of similar sites by now). Nevertheless, it appears …

New gaming mats from PWork

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

If you have read here before you will have noticed that I don’t mind urban scenes for my pike & …Continue reading →

Bloody Aughrim July 12, 1691 – refought by the LoA Part 5 – Jacobite Order of Battle

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

Dragoons garrison the ruins of Aughrim CastleThe Jacobite order of battle we used. I have not listed it in the normal format of first line, second line etc. I have used the regimental names of the units as we represented them which means that some…

Guild Ball – Interview with Mat Hart

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

Guild Ball came – seemingly – out of nowhere to enter the crowded field of miniature sports games with a bang. The Guild Ball Facebook page appeared a while ago, with lots of fantastic artwork and in-depth posts about designing a the world …