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Last Days: Seasons – Campaign Prep Part 1 – Chaos Theory

With the release of my two latest supplements for Last Days: Zombie Apocalypse it’s time to jump into a new Campaign. This time around we’ll be using the Chaos Theory expansion to randomly generate our Groups and Newcomers, so tag along as I prep my newest gang of Survivors to face the Zombie Apocalypse! Check out Chaos Theory HERE: https://ospreypublishing.com/blog/last_days_zombie_apocalypse_chaos_theory Check out SEASONS HERE: https://ospreypublishing.com/store/osprey-games/other-wargames/last-days-zombie-apocalypse-seasons

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Dispatches from the front II

I bloody hate cavalry...… I have been sitting looking at the same cavalry unit for the best part of three weeks, if I can't break the back of them tomorrow they might have to be bounced from the queue for a while. I am not sure if it's the mass of horse flesh or the fact that I have glued the riders on first, something that I don't normally do in the painting process. Do we all have a touch of OCD when it comes to painting? Meanwhile we had a crack at Osprey's latest card game, a two player game with a number of missions from D-Day to play through, you use your cards to grab the initiative and use your squads to grab objectives I must admit it was a real blast and felt very realistic, very much a band of brothers feel to it, the early missions contain only rifle squads, but later missions introduce MG's Mortars and snipers.MG's are great at pinning troops, mortars are flaming nasty and you need to get a move on once the targeting round lands. Stick and move is the name of the game.Send your scouts out to cl

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Dracula’s America Battle Report – Ep 05 – The Twilight Order vs. The Kin

A nefarious looking traveling Butcher and his family have been the cause of much muttering and rumour as they travel from town to town. This family business seems always to be followed by strange disappearances and dark stories. The Twilight Order, worried something unnatural is involved, sets off to investigate. Check out the FREE rules for The Kin HERE: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1IagnoUle7C-LXtE7vDSMWpPwAxxHN3Cc/view?usp=sharing

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GMG Reviews – GASLANDS: Refueled by Osprey Games

  It’s time for another GMG Review! Today we take a look at Gaslands: Refueled, the recompiled hard-cover re-release of Osprey’s hit game Gaslands. Now in full colour Hardback the car-combat game is here with a new layout and stuffed full of all the Perks, Teams and Campaign Scenarios from the various ‘Time Extended’ publications available from Gaslands.com Available for Pre-Order from OSPREY: https://ospreypublishing.com/gaslands-refuelled

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GMG REVIEWS – Reality’s Edge: Cyberpunk_Skirmish_Rules by Osprey Games

  It’s time for another GMG Review! Today I take a look at Osprey’s upcoming character-driven Cyberpunk skirmish game, Reality’s Edge. In the tradition of Neuromancer, Blade Runner, Altered Carbon and all your other favourites, your Show-Runner and his band of characters will navigate life in the Sprawl, look for Job-Ops and try to not to fall victim to being Pawns of the Shadow-Broker or his Rivals. Out it August 2019 – it is currently available for Pre-Order HERE: https://ospreypublishing.com/reality-039-s-edge GMG Measuring Gauges and Tokens available HERE: http://deathraydesigns.com/product-category/accessories/guerrilla-miniature-games/

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There’s going to be a Frostgrave 2.0

Joseph McCullough says so. Version 1.0 A casual perusal of Reddit this morning had this line catching my eye: Well, the news has leaked, so I might as well go ahead and make an official announcement.There will be a new edition of Frostgrave: Fantasy Wargames in the Frozen City coming from Osprey Games in June of 2020! Now, as you might have picked up here and there, I’m pretty bullish about Frostgrave, or the original Frostgrave, or Frostgrave 1.0 or whatever. I feel like I’ve definitely made back my investment in entertainment. It’s fun, engaging, and based around simple concepts. I’ve always equated a game of Frostgrave as being “all the fun action its from Dungeons and Dragons without any of that pesky roleplaying to slow it down.” This is probably over simplifying and being a tad unkind to Joe’s great design, which I have been an enthusiast of since I first bought it. With that said, I was scratching my head a bit when reading t

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Battle Report – Frostgrave – The Blade of Barael Part 3

Behold! The Bastard’s Blade! Hrothgar and Redd race to the throne room of Barael the Bastard, chasing the shrieking enraged Half Breed. Cornered and furious at its wounding, it turns on both warbands as the ultimate treasures of the War-Mage are revealed!

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A Raging Weiner in the Aftermath

You can’t say I’m not Johnny on the spot when it comes to trends.  GASLANDS (the Osprey car combat wargame in the blue series) has been out for what, like a year now?  I just got around to playing it for the first time last Saturday, despite it being this year’s new hawtness…  GASLANDS has caught on with many communities and has an appeal across age groups and with non-traditional gamers.  I think the appeal is in the easy mechanics and the artisan element with the vehicles.  Everyone seems to be in to converting Matchbox and Hot Wheels cars into Post-Apocalyptic death machines.  Some of them are pretty outrageous.  The thing about kitbashing post-apoc vehicles is it’s habit forming.  I should know, I have about 60 of them.. more than I’ll ever need, but that was for another game.  So when John put the word out for post-apocalyptic death rides, I maybe had a few. The Raging Weiner enters into the fray versus John’s Mon

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Battle Report – Last Days: Zombie Apocalypse – Ep 07

Back to town! Vince and his raiders have discovered another fledgling group led by Schoolteacher Mr Smith while searching for supplies. Mike from Epic Duck Studios brings his newly painted Survivors in for his first game.

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Battle Report – Last Days: Zombie Apocalypse – Ep 06

With Hank’s Group intervention in his robbing of local Survivors, Vince looks to get revenge on these do-gooders by stealing their supplies. Catching them cut off from the main lot of their friends, the unscrupulous leader orders the attack!

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Battle Report – Last Days: Zombie Apocalypse – The Rescue

OG Last Days Player Jason brings Hank’s selfless group to face Vinnie’s scumbags in Olympic National Forest as they stumble upon the raiders doing something terrible…

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