The Imprudent Kidnappers- A Song of Blades and Heroes Scenario.

The Imprudent Kidnappers. A Song of Blades and Heroes Scenario By Karl Paulsen A band of ner-do-wells venture into the forbidden forest to attempt to kindap an elf. The elves of the forbidden forest are unimpressed and vow to wipe out the invaders.    Description A challenging scenario where the attacker have the seemingly simple ... Read more


AAR- Trying Grimdark Future With New Minis, Table and Terrain

I am continuing my campaign to indoctrinate my children into wargaming I introduced my son to Grimdark Future last month shortly before our trip to TMX. The Tau miniatures (his new obsession), terrain, mat and table topper were all acquired from Josh recently. I’ve never tried to put together a 40k-style ruined city, but suddenly ... Read more


Paw Patrol Spacecraft Part 2. Completed!

It’s finally done! The toybashed Paw Patrol resale shop find is now a fully functional Dual-Scale spaceship! Lets take a look at the exterior. Close up showing the paintwork which is mostly light layers of spray paint with lots of drybrushing of black and tan smudges for weathering and scorch marks. Black Washes also in ... Read more


TMX 2022- Thoughts and a Mech Attack Gallery

This June 4th and 5th, my son and I attended the Tabletop Minions Expo (TMX) in Oshkosh WI. It’s a very small affair put on by Adam Loper, host of the Tabletop Minions show. Differing from most conventions, it’s arranged as a gathering without tournaments in which gamers can hang out and showcase and demo ... Read more


AAR- Song of Blades and Heroes With My Kids

Last month I took my first stab at miniature wargaming with both of my children as I introduced them to Song of Blades and Heroes (SBH). They’ve never played a miniatures game with each other that did not have a board. Heroquest is a ton of fun, but it’s a whole different experience when you ... Read more


Adepticon 2022 – The Adeptining?

Twenty-twenty…too? No way! Let’s get back to where 2019 left us and delve once more in to what is likely the best miniatures wargaming convention in the states: The return of Adepticon! This article will be a pic-heavy drop recapping my experiences at this year’s convention. I’m always like a kid in a playground at ... Read more


AAR- Mech Attack Battle at Adepticon 2022

As noted in the earlier post, this March was the return of Adepticon and CSW’s almost-famous big 28mm Mech Attack game. What follows is an overview and pictures of that battle. This was the first year in which we had a full signup and an equally long waiting list. Every player on the signup and ... Read more


Mech Attack Layout Improvements For Adepticon 2022.

After a 2 year hiatus, last weekend Adepticon and my yearly Adepticon Mech Attack game returned to Schaumberg Illinois. Those who have followed our 10 year history with Mech Attack will know that each year we’ve tried to add interesting visual elements to the 7×8 Table on which we play the game. Helicopters, a Sci-Fi ... Read more


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