Zombies


Frostgrave: Zombies

Since I intend to play a necromancer in Frostgrave, I might need some zombies sooner or later, which will be awakened by the master and his apprentice. As luck would have it, Chaosbunker boss Dennis had a few Mantic Games zombies left over and I always wanted to see what you could get out of […]

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Zombieland meets Countryfile - Part 1

A cracking zombie outing and something a little different for this weeks midweek game, two teams of survivors seeking out supplies of food, water and a safe place to rest.The setting our own backyard and the village of Stoulton in Worcestershire.Background and Timeline.2018African states have the largest outbreak of Ebola ever seen.Top medical consultants around the world advise Governments to close their borders and ground all aircraft.Governments refuse due to the economic situation, fearing a fall back towards the market crashes in recent years.Governments push through untested drug trials designed to stop the Ebola outbreak.Initially the trials worked and patients began to recover. After 48 hours of starting the treatment a minority of patients began suffering from total organ failure resulting in death.Once dead the body would appear to re animate with a lust for human flesh. The epidemic quickly spread with International flights easily spreading the infected to all corners of the earth.2019The Unit

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The Return of Karloth Valois

Carlota Valois, is the stuff of legend... or... nightmares... or legendary nightmares!? A frightful tale that's passed into legend that parent tell their children to frighten them but no one actually believes anymore... Until he returned from the deep dark depths of THE ABYSS...We had to cancel Tuesday and Wednesday due to illness... and Thursday... well... still ill... but while I am experiencing some intense discomfort, I'm not all that contagious, so we forged ahead with another game - which was a great way to take my mind off of things!Instead of doing something simple for our second game ever, like an out-of-the-book scenario or something, I decided I needed to make something up on my own that was a bit more complex to start play-testing some ideas for the Necromunda game weekend in October!This scenario involved the return of Karloth Valois - a rogue psyker, long thought dead - along with a horde of Plague Zombies! I'm not going to type out the specifics of their stats or abilities or what all the victo

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Last Days

Osprey’s Last Days is a great Zombie game, a few bands of survivors battling against each other and any random undead attracted by the noise. Mad Lemmey’s ruined Petrol Station from TT Combat is a great centre piece to set up a board around. In this game we had several gangs coming from different edges to grab some swag and make off back to their bases. I really need to get some proper survivor models rather than the random assortment of figures I am using, Hasslefree do a great range, Mad Lemmey has a nice selection including (below) a kid with dustbin lid and club, a Kev with an axe and PC Dibble. And don’t get me started on his Young Ones models, a set of which he very kindly painted and presented to me some time ago!

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7TV Zombie Apocalypse

Using a combination of the 7TV apocalypse rules and markers from the 7ombie TV game (thing Apocalypse 1st edition) I ran a scenario where 2 casts of survivors searched a country road pile up for supplies.A road well and truly blockedThe markers are zombie spawn points (rules taken from 7ombie TV)Our first group of survivors. A group formed from Welsh Rugby Union supporters, fanatically keen to ensure Rugby Union doesn't go the way of civilisation.At the other end of road fans of the Cornetto films and Tin Tin set off The film lovers disturb the first zombiesThe Rugby survivors advance cautiously.Zombies dispatched our heroes move on searching the vehicles as they goThe rugby fans attract attention but knock the zombie down, but got too close and got a does of radiation Both teams are rather handy with their guns which attracts zombies from the woodsThe rugby fans search thoroughly e.g. find nothing and keep rolling for something in the same vehicles The film fans start attracting alot of attent

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Start Of The Week - The Weird Wild West

When I started blogging I was all about 15mm miniatures. Most of what I had done over the years has been 28mm but I was finding that I liked 15mm minis better. Then I started painting 28mm again for some games I was playing in or running myself. Which I how I got into painting stuff for the Wild West, specifically for Deadlands: Reloaded.Back then I painted about a dozen of the figures I had before the game fell through. Since then they have mostly been sat around. Now I have the urge to paint some more oddball stuff again so why not cowboys and zombies. Oh and Mexicans and Indians and eventually everything else. Maybe at some point they could be a project in the future.So now for a painting plan. On top of the twenty wild west figures I have already done I have another twenty to do.They are a mixture of Artisan Designs and Wargames Foundry I think. I am going to look at doing them in batches of ten with the Indians and the few remaining western types to do. Then the next batch in some Mexicans and some harro

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End Of The Week - So Close (3)

The first week of Easter hasn't been such a bad time. It's been quite good in fact. Having sent my mate on his way on Monday the week has been a fairly busy one. I have even managed to get a few quick games in at a new board game cafe called Board Beans which seems like somewhere I will be spending a while. I like my board games and they do a good hot chocolate and an IPA made out of cornflakes. What is not to like. For the most part I have done right by The New, New Cruelty so not such a bad week. If have kept up with my blogging, exercise and have not spent the day surfing.The downside is that I haven't finished much but I have finished some stuff. Three fantasy era zombies. These have been around for a while and I haven't really painted them because I have plenty of zombies and they don't fit in with the rest of what I have. I have no idea where they came from and I guess they have rarely been far from the bench for about four years. The New, New Cruelty is not very happy with me.I say "So Close" beca

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My April Submission to the OWAC2.

Hi All,Well I finally got my skeletons and Zombies finished.Here they are.10 Skeleton "archers" from Skull and Crown: Triumph of DeathAnd 20 of the plastic boxed set of Zombies from Games Workshop. Which they still sell here.I thought I'd give you a close up of the banner as well. In the next few days I'll do a post on how I did it. I call it paint by numbers, as I can't draw very well. It involves stitching together various line art in GIMP or Photoshop and then printing it out on paper and coloring within the lines.The skeletons were once again base coated white and then slathered in a mix of yellow and brown ink before being drybrushed with the Reaper Bone Triad. The zombies were base coated grey and painted with Reaper's Undead Skin Tone Triad. I tried to use some color desaturated with grey, it was so so in my opinion. I also painted some areas that were intended to be flesh as cloth, such as the banner bearers legs. The exposed muscles and guts got a wash of Purple and Red ink, with the guts getting an

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Good Dog, Bad Zombie Review

In our Good Dog, Bad Zombie review, we look at a cooperative game about a group of dogs that are attempting to save some humans during a zombie apocalypse. The post Good Dog, Bad Zombie Review appeared first on Co-op Board Games.

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Supply Markers

The Walking Dead: The Walking Dead by Mantic Games is my favourite apocalypse game at the moment but nuclear war (especially Fallout) and other forms of zombies are pretty close. Does that sound a little insane? Maybe I am a little insane. I am comfortable with that :)Anyway, I like the idea of skirmish gaming and post apocalypse skirmish gaming is particularly appealing. TWD:AOW is still drawing me in although I have only played a few games of it. I keep looking at it and want to buy more of it.What has been on the list of things to do for a while is the supply counters.Supply counters, or something like it, seem to be a facet of a lot of skirmish games. I was looking at doing something like this for Scavenge, Skirmish, Survive. This made me think I should put some effort into these thinking I might use them in other games as well. If nothing else they will do as scatter terrain. The bases are either basically painted green or sand. Over time I have developed a box of basically green and basically sandy terr

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