Kings of War


Kings of War: Vanguard – Ice and Iron: Part 1 – Breakthrough!

The Ice and Iron Campaign book is out now for Kings of War Vanguard and we kick off the branching 2 player Campaign between my Undead and Owen’s Brotherhood with ‘Breakthrough!’

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15mm Giant Army Kings of War Stats

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15mm Giant Army-Finished

So in just over three weeks I have produced a nice 'little' Giant army for my 15mm fantasy realm...1 x War Leader1 x Army Standard2 x Artillery 23 x GiantsI really like the look of this force and can't wait to see them on the table.  I will be writing stats for Kings of War and Hail Caesar Fantasy, Storm Shadow.As well as fighting for themselves they will be on offer to the highest bidder, they just love to fight!!

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Gen Con 2019 Video Blitz 9: Kyle with Mantic Games

I ran into Kyle from Mantic Games @Gen_Con 2019 where we discussed Vanguard, Star Saga, Deadzone, The Northern Alliance, the League of infamy, Kings of War 3rd edition. I picked up a copy of Vanguard @Gen_Con and I hope to share my experience with you very soon. Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2019

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15mm Fantasy Giant Army Pt2

The progress update, I have touched up and repainted all the mins so that they 'matched' my painting style and to give them a very small of uniformity.So the army consists of1x War Leader1x Army Standard2x Giant carried cannon69x Giants The War Leader and the Army Standard, these will be individually based.  The Army Standard is for use when playing Kings of War, he will also double up a leader when I play Hail Caesar Fantasy, Storm of Shadows. Two very mobile artillery pieces.  Individual bases for these guys and can conduct direct and indirect fire. The while horde, 69 giants, which will make 23 bases at 3 figures per base.  A reasonable size army. Just a couple of close ups of the mass.The next stage will be a coat of Army Painter Dark Tone.

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Allies of Inconvenience: Episode 18- Adepticon 2019 Coverage

Join us for our post Adepticon 2019 discussion, where we cover our last minute changes and preps, the Warhammer 40k Team Tournament, and various other event games like the Knight Fight and Space Hulk!Listen/Subscribe on iTunes Listen/Subscribe on SpotifyListen/Subscribe on Google PlayListen/Subscribe on Stitcher05:05 Adepticon Preps23:07 Adepticon Day 1 and 259:11 Warhammer 40k Team TournamentSongs and SoundclipsBlue Mark- Atlan UrtagKaap mere- BugotakClip 1- Babylon 5Clip 2- Galaxy QuestClip 3- What would Brian Boitano Do?

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Post Adepticon Breakdown Part One: ASoIF first Impressions, HH Knight Fight and KoW Big Battle

Well, Adepticon was a few weeks ago. I have had plenty of time to recover (I took extra vacation afterwards for family time. If you ever go, especially if driving, I highly recommend this approach). Now I should start sharing my experience. Over the next week I'll be posting numerous articles covering it including-A Song of Ice and Fire by CMoN-40k Team Tournament-Making our Team Tournament board-Horus Heresy Knight Fight-Kings of War Big Battle-Medeival Times-Space Hulk-Bonus Roadshow Podcasts!-And it will all wrap up with our Allies of Inconvenience post Adepticon podcast!This was my 4th Adepticon and it was as fun as ever. This year I went into it signing up for as many events with models provided day 1 and 2. Just took a lot of personal prep pressure off (which got put right back on later, but I'll talk about that when I get to the 40k team tournament this year). And man did this approach pay off big time. I had a lot of fun games starting with my introduction to the A Song of Ice and Fire game by Cool Mi

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15mm Kings of War

Only my second venture in the world of Kings of War, I like the look of it from the start but was a little unsure.The first time I played, both of us were novices and made lots of mistakes that ruined the game for me.  Fast forward a couple of years and Tim, a very experienced KoW player at PAW run me through a 3000 point encounter battle between Orcs and Goblins(me) verses Dwarf(Tim).Well we played to completion in just over 3 hours and I really enjoyed it!  More so because I won lolLots of pictures follow.....the Dwarves are all Demonworld and the Orcs and Goblins are a mix of Demonworld and Blood DawnI love this model....i have 4 of them ;-)Dwarf tankBerserkers take on trolls, the regeneration of trolls is a great thing! Stubborn DwarvesHeavy boar ridersBehold the awesomeness of the giant arachnid Orc Lord on war mountBlood Dawn Orcs, Greataxes (Black Orcs in my world) clash with Dwarf warriorsMore GreataxesDefinitely an enjoyable game and I will definitely play again.The game has also spurred me

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Battle Report – Kings of War Vanguard – Northern Alliance vs. Orcs!

The Orcs have returned to the north, this time hunting for Dragon Eggs. If raised by evil forces these beasts can destroy whole cities, so it is up to Rockjaw and his group to stop them before they make off with such deadly cargo!

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Foul Blightspawn and Noble Elves!

Last week I posted a work in progress shot on a Foul Blightspawn for my Death Guard army and I managed to sort out a base for him up shortly thereafter. Here he is in all his feculent glory:Feculus Spew is ready to spread death and decay.                                 The weather here in Seattle has turned pretty cold, so its not optimal priming/spraying weather. Instead, I turned to models I already had primed before the weather turned; so that means more High Elves. The army is getting pretty sizable now. I've only got to complete four cavalry models and I should have enough to play a reasonably sized game now. Finally finished up a command group for these spearmen. Then I cranked out five more Lothern Seaguard to bring that unit to a full twenty troops.Then I added five more bowmen and a champion to bring that unit to fifteen guys. This photo is super weird. The angleI took it at makes the bowmen appear to

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More Elves March to War

Lately, I've decided to start growing my High Elf army. I've played a handful of games of Warhammer Fantasy Battle and Kings of War with what I have now, and I'm re-learning a lesson that I'd forgotten: namely that most massed battle games aren't as much fun as smaller games. Its not that games I've played haven't been fun per se, its that feeling that they'd be so much more interesting with more units. To that end, I'm putting some more paint on some new units for my High Elves.This weekend, I managed to get a 15 man unit of classic Spearmen painted up. I still need to finish four more guys, paint the unit's bases and wait for a Champion model to arrive from Ebay.These old models paint up so quickly with assembly line techniques. And the nostalgia I get painting them keeps me well motivated, so this should skip along pretty fast. I'm going to graduate out the command models currently in my missile units to serve in melee formations, so I've been painting up some bowmen to replace them.These two will replace

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Mixed Bag 14: Singles, WIPs and Gaming!

Trying to continue with the weekly update... I've done it twice now, so I'm totally gonna keep it up all year, right? Ha! We shall see. Most of my painting this week has been one-off figures and prep work, so not super exciting.    I finished up two single figs this week. First was a High Elf Dragon Prince. I needed a commander model for an upcoming game of Kings of War and this guy had been languishing on my painting desk for a while. I figured he'd make a good Elf King to game with. He also acts as a test scheme for a full unit of these guys - a project I should get cracking on.Later in the week, I cranked out a quick Aethermic Navigator hero for my Kharadron Overlords. This was the last model I needed to bring me to a 2000 point army. I ended up having to mail order him directly from Games Workshop, as no local stores or Amazon dealers carried him in stock. So much for giving the FLGS the business if they can't get what I want. Ugh. In any case, I should take some nice beauty shots of the wh

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