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Venturing into the Nightvault of Warhammer Underworlds

Nightvault landing on my doorstep sprang the initial question of “Where am I going to keep all these cards?!”. I remember the very same thought trawling through my mind when Shadespire appeared within my clutches. When the first season of Warhammer Underworlds landed, it relentlessly became my most-played game for months to come and brought with it untold enjoyment. Nightvault follows it including new warbands, new cards and the inclusion of magic to the game. Do these tarnish the refined formula that Shadespire ushered in? Or does it bring with it a new era of card-focused skirmish that my table will quickly be overwhelmed by? The answer to these questions are not as clear-cut as you’d might hope. There’s a number of factors to consider here. Whilst it’d take a sizeable chunk of time to go into detail for each of them I’ll summarise as best I can. The first key thing to acknowledge is that it’s impossible to fully bring judgement to Nightvault until all cards are re

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Skirmish Sept 2018

A quick trip up the A2 on Sunday morning and me and Postie found ourselves at Skirmish Wargames and Toy Soldier Show, run by Craig at Redcoat Models.We met fellow Reject BigLee in the foyer along with fellow blogger Dave Crook from A Wargaming Odyssey We've invited Dave along to Reject HQ for a bash, no dates are set yet, but we'll look forward to his visit.In the pic aboveBigLee, Greg from Art of War and von Postieafter a purchase from the 3 of us!Bring & BuyNot a great deal there for me.....never mind!!Medway Wargames - A Song of Fire and Ice - A GoT Game 28mmRainham Wargames Club - NapoleonicsClint's Fav period, he's so loves playing Nappies!Clint and Postie both see cake.Postie is a tad more excited.....can you tell?The Old Guard - 28mm Fantasy - Dragon RampantPainters at work.Sons of Mars-Gladiators?Tunbridge Wargames Club - El CidMr Miniature Wargames John Treadaway snapping some pics.Gravesend Gamers GuildMilton Hundred - Team YankeeDave and Steve chat to an unsuspecting victim.The Priviteers

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Battle of Fort Christopher

On Friday the Rejects gathered for a rare evening game featuring our special guest Christopher (aka Axebreaker) of Bunker Hill. Chris has been in the shed-o-war before but sadly I missed that game so it was good to meet him this time around. After his previous visit he had already joined the hallowed ranks of the 'Honorary Rejects' but the fact he came back for second helpings means we must be doing something right. Postie put on an excellent French Indian Wars skirmish, and equally excellent supper as most of us had to come straight from work in order to fit this rather large game into an evenings play.SetupFort Christopher overlooks a colonial village and farmland, constantly under threat of attack by the French and their Indian allies.  They expect a raid could be imminent but have no idea where it may come from so at the start of the game, in addition to the garrison, there are several patrols of Light infantry and Rangers widely dispersed across the whole area. Meanwhile the French are using the enc

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Kill Team: Emperor's Children vs Death Guard

Past saturday there was an extra opening day at TSA and the yearly barbeque, and me and Nemesis took this opportunity to try out the Kill Team game.Yes, mine are basic Chaos Space Marines, but I refuse to call them anything else then Emperor's Children, nah!Okay, and we probably got some things wrong, as we played learning the rules on the go...My team consisted of an Aspiring Champion, a Heavy Gunner with heavy bolter, a Sniper Gunner with plasmagun, a Zealot with bolt pistol and chainsword and a Marine with bolter.  To bulk it out, there was also a cultist contignent of a champion with shotgun, a heavy stubber and 4 cultists.Nemesis brought his Deathguard with a Champion, a Combat specialist with heavy cleaver, a Gunner with heavy flamer and a Marine, joined by 2 Poxwalkers.  And with these guys ignoring first fleshwounds on top of their T5 and Disgusting rules, they are even MORE irritating to put down then their 40k equivalents.The table was set up using the MDF scenery the club bought past Cris

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