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GMG REVIEWS – Warhammer: Age of Sigmar – FORBIDDEN POWER

It’s time for another GMG Review! This time I’m cracking open the new Campaign expansion Forbidden Power which brings new allegiances, terrain, endless spells and Mercenary Companies into Age of Sigmar! Chris from Lords of War Games and Hobbies (https://www.facebook.com/lordsofwargamesandhobbies/) takes on Owen from Gaming with the Cooler in this Matched Play Campaign game from Forbidden Power!

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Widgets and Wonders Ep 149 – Pre-Painted Rock Spires from UrbanMatz

  UrbanMatz is back with a great table-filling set of Rock Spires to combine with your gaming mats for an instant Battlefield setup. Check them out in half and full sets HERE: https://www.urbanmatz.com/p/320/rocks-full-set

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Widgets and Wonders Ep 147 – Neoprene ‘Blast Zone’ Wasteland Mats by UrbanMatz

  Martin from UrbanMatz has a great new Post-Apocalyptic Wasteland Mat called ‘Blast Zone’ available in both 6×4′ and 4×4′ sizes! Check it out HERE: https://www.urbanmatz.com/p/258/blast-zone-6×4

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GMG REVIEWS – Infinity: DAEDALUS’ FALL

  We’re back with another GMG Review! This time it’s Daedalus’ Fall, the new Narrative and Armylist expansion for Infinity The Game by Corvus Belli. With new forces for Haqqislam, NA2 and more, there’s something in this book for everyone! Also back are the Narrative missions of Paradiso Crossroads and the new three-mission Daedalus’ Fall story and full Campaign rules and a revamped Spec Ops program! Check out all the stats HERE: https://army.infinitythegame.com/

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Previews: Riot Quest

 Boomhowler Solo ActEiryss Fortune Hunter and Des... Acosta??? Wat.Bamfist. From...ZU!Gorman...I forget his descriptive name.His ranged attack is called Too Many Explosives. He has a name, but I can't get past the name of his ranged attack.Harlan Hold Em HighThe Last Storm Knight. If his armor looks goofy, it's somewhat intentional. When the apocalypse comes, he knights himself by finding discarded armor.Cover art and the five Riot Quest miniatures you get in the box set. 

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Oblivion CID begins

Sign up for the CID and download the rules.(Here's hoping I didn't leave anything embarrassing visible)Constance BlaizeFeat upgrade - still +1 armor, no longer collects souls, she collects souls herself, Divine Inspiration for all Morrowans, Spending focus to boost is a passive abilityAnimosity Rules largely removedGallant - Generic Shield Guard, Bond - Sacred Word in base contactPrecursor Knights - not starting out as a legacy change(All Archons) Divine Manifestation - Cannot be knocked down or suffer blind, FA: 2, not livingMorrowan Archon - DEF 14, ARM 18, Shield, Command 10, Veteran Leader: Morrowan, Soul Ward - prevents enemy souls, Sacred Ward, Set Defense, Righteous Vengeance, Hand of Morrow - Global d3 remove damage after a model dies, Execrator - bonus damage vs. ...missed it, flight. 10hpsFeedback wanted: Wanting to know if they do enough against not just evil dudes.Menoth Archon - Soul Ward, Flying, Retaliatory Strike, Flame Trail, Soul Ward, Fire's Reckoning, +2 movement and boosted damage and rol

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Previews: Archons So Far

Privateer Press has been leaking images of their Archons so far. At least the concept art. They've been doing this on their instagram account by releasing the images in 6 images that go together into a single image.If you've seen the instagram preview page you know that there are six preview shots that just so happen to line up perfectly if you send out the images just so. Anyway, that's the reason for the one gutters between some of the images below. Each image (maybe except the Morrowan one) was leaked with some kind of ominous text. I don't have any of that here.Except this one. I think the Morrowan Archon was leaked as an entire picture somewhere else. If you play Warmachine, you're familiar with the Morrowan iconography on the weapon and shield and belt. Pretty standard angelic fare. "I AM GROOT."The Primal Archon was leaked and the figure pretty much fits the description given. ("Walking mountain.")The Thamarite Archon is pure archer and also the most "angelic" looking archon with little to no

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GMG REVIEWS – NEW Order Battletome: Fyreslayers

  We’re back with another GMG Review! This time it’s the latest updated Battletome for AoS2E – The Fyreslayers. While not a huge book, it has plenty of Artifacts, Prayers and new ‘Not-Endless-Spells’ along with a unique Terrain Feature to make this army feel ‘2nd Edition Ready’.

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Riot Quest Preview

So the second part of the Devchat discussed Riot Quest, Privateer Press's skirmish game coming out later this year. The first thing they announced was that Riot Quest was sent off to be printed, which means that they expect to have it available to demonstrate at Lock & Load in June and for sale at Gencon in August.Some of the key things about Riot Quest was that they emphasized a pretty light construction rules. Pick up to x to y models (I forget what numbers x and y are....4-10?), play games, draw objective cards, score points, get treasure. 20-35 minutes gameplay.That seems crazy to me. I can't spend 20-35 minutes doing anything in this hobby.One of their warnings about this game is that this isn't Warmachine. It doesn't even use Warmachine mechanics to play, and is not meant to be a hyper competitive game like Warmachine (or even Monsterpocalypse). The game has lots of RNG (random number generator) elements to it. I think they discussed it, or they've discussed the RNG before, but I can't remember whic

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Warmachine Oblivion Previews: CID next Wednesday April 17!

Today's DevChat there was a lot of spoiling of information for Warmachine: Oblivion. According to Hungerford and Olsen, they have the Community Development (playtesting) set to start next week Wednesday, April 17, provided that Oz can come back from KingdomCon in one piece (that last part is conjecture on my part).The first part of the spoiler was the three themes that were going to go live with Oblivion.Theme 1: Hearts of DarknessHearts of Darkness has been adjusted from its original wide open play. the word they used was "controversial." They haven't said which casters would be in the theme, but they announced the factions: 1 each from Cygnar, Protectorate, Khador, Crucible Guard, Merc, Cryx? (Not sure about Cryx, I must have missed it, but I'm reading Cryx in other people's notes, so I'll add that here.As part of this, there's a lot of conjecture as to how they will select casters. Like, how thematic will they get with this release or are they looking to push specific playstyles from each faction?It's unli

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Monsterpocalypse Preview: General hondo

Apparently General Hondo is supposed to be a ranged monster, and when he gets down to his hyper form he...shoots more? I'm hoping the army interacts well enough that that works. Getting taken down to hyper form often involves getting beat down, and maybe extra ranged attacks will help tip the scales, but I'm thinking it will only work when monsters are low on health. July SolicitationGeneral Hondo – Empire of the Apes Monster (resin)PIP 51060 MSRP: $28.99*Though he is not their king, General Hondo is the Empire of the Apes’ greatest military leader. Hondo is responsible for the widespread seizure and deployment of human military hardware by ape troops fighting Earth’s potential destroyers. He is also fond of military uniforms and medals. Hondo’s methods suggest a degree of tactical and strategic depth once thought exclusive to Homo sapiens. He enjoys bringing missile-launching platform with him and savors the resulting explosions, another trait shared with his human counterparts.TRADE POINTS: General Hon

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