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AAR- Kings of War Campaign Kickoff!

In an unsurprising development, It’s taken me a month to get around to putting up a brief overview of our first KoW campaign night. Better late than never… Being something of a terrain nut I enjoyed quite a bit of fun setting up the tables in preparation for the evening. Modifications were made by the ... Read more


Journey: Wrath of Demons- Cheap Beastly Chaos!

For the cheapskate gamer, boardgames can sometimes be an excellent, if under-appreciated, source of miniatures. This has been the case for many years (there are a lot of 1990s Battle Masters figures in my Chaos/Varangur army), but as production values increase, boardgame figures are being produced that rival some contemporary wargaming miniatures. Such is the ... Read more


Cheap Sprue Review: WGA Einherjar Space Dwarves and a Squat Roundup

It’s time for the second Cheap Sprue review. This time we’re on a topic that is particularly close to my heart… Squats. Or Space Dwarves if you’re feeling generic. Building a Squat army is one of my longest term wargaming dreams. I’ve started a few times and the truth is that I’ve got enough original ... Read more


Cheap Sprue Review: WGA Halfling Militia and a Classic Hobbits Roundup.

I recently discovered that McDougall Designs sells Wargames Atlantic (WGA) sprues separately. There are alot of Wargames Atlantic figures that interest me but I have no need for a whole box of 24-40 of them. So, I purchased a variety of single sprues and I’ll be reviewing them over time. Note that at this point ... Read more


AAR: La Maisontaal, Now With 33% More Evil!

I like good scenarios. While I’ll happily sit down with friends and play a game using whatever sextet of standard setups a ruleset provides, in my heart I want more. After a few monthly games of KOW with the rulebook scenarios, a 3 player game necessitated something special. As luck would have it, I had ... Read more


Unit Creation Mechanics- With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility

No pictures today folks, just my musings on unit creation mechanics… Promethean Fire or Pandora’s Box? I was recently interacting on the One Page Rules (publisher of Grimdark Future, my choice for gaming in the 40k universe) Discord and I noticed the questions people have about unit creation. Though OPR does provide extensive army lists ... Read more


AAR- The Imprudent Kidnappers: A Song of Blades and Heroes Battle Report

A recent Song of Blades and Heroes game with my son became an impromptu scenario creation session when he presented me with a table full of forest with a river and bridge on one side. On the spot I made up scenario- The Imprudent Kidnappers  -which I recommend briefly reading over to understand what follows ... Read more


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


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