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What a Tanker! – Midwest Miniatures Expo

One of the games I was excited to see at Midwest Miniatures Expo was What a Tanker!, a game of WWII tank combat made by Too Fat Lardies. Each player runs one or up to a handful of tanks. Each tank has a two statistics- Armor and Strike. Those are the defensive and offensive abilities ... Read more


AAR/Review- A Trial Run through Kobolds and Cobblestones

Chris and I recently got together for a game of Kobolds and Cobblestones. It is number 21 in Osprey’s line of games that I often call “little blue miniatures games.” This one is set in the criminal underground of a sort of neutral city where various standard fantasy races live in an uneasy peace. The ... Read more


Review/AAR- Last Days: Zombie Apocalypse

Osprey was kind enough to send us a review copy of Ash Barker’s new zombie game, Last Days: Zombie Apocalypse. We got to spend some time at Adepticon, chatting with Ash about the game, and I was very excited to read the book and try it out. The game is sort of a love letter ... Read more


AAR- Mutants and Death-Ray Guns

Soon after joining the Chicago Skirmish Wargames I was introduced to Ganesha Games’ Song of Blades and Heroes. I loved the fairly simple rules system. (Really simple compared to many of the G.W. rules systems.) I then looked into the other Ganesha Games products and found Mutants and Death Ray Guns. I love post-apocalyptic gaming ... Read more


AAR- Checkpoint Bravo: Gaslands Race!

I must say, this Gaslands game is making waves. The initial book printing sold out, and has since been reprinted. Apparently, lots of gamers are excited about souping up their vehicles and bringing their favorite pulp apocalyptic death car movies to life! Well, not real life, in which the people on Chicago highways already seem ... Read more


A Hazardous Wind: Gaslands Impressions

Ah, who else remembers the good ol’ days of snake shaped racing cars that could unleash explosive barrages and hit ramps with enough speed to jump and successfully land hundreds of feet away with the driver’s spine still intact only to live and fight another day? Fine summer afternoons spent with automotive carnage (;D) and ... Read more


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