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Dragon-Fall 2018 Charity Raffle- Part 3

Part 3 of our Dragon-Fall prize posts: As some of you may know, I am the Philanthropic Coordinator for Dragon-Fall 2018. This year, we have partnered with Penny Arcade’s Child’s Play Charity: Child’s Play, a game industry charity dedicated to improving the lives of children with toys and games in our network of over 100 hospitals worldwide. ... Read more


Dragon-Fall 2018 Charity Raffle- Part 2

Part 2 of our Dragon-Fall prize posts: As some of you may know, I am the Philanthropic Coordinator for Dragon-Fall 2018. This year, we have partnered with Penny Arcade’s Child’s Play Charity: Child’s Play, a game industry charity dedicated to improving the lives of children with toys and games in our network of over 100 hospitals worldwide. ... Read more


Painting the Wreck Age Church of Fun Set

Greetings once more hobbyists and miniature adventurers! Sorry for the bout of blog inactivity; we need to more frequently churn out the ramblings and woo the masses with photos of our wonderful geeky explorations! One thing I truly love about this hobby, is that it lets me make progress way in to the late night ... Read more


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


Midwest Miniatures Expo Recap

It was time for a club road trip, out in to the mysterious back alleys of Detroit, for The Midwest Miniatures Expo! MMX is a fledgling event, gathering some Michigan area hobby enthusiasts to join in a fun weekend of miniatures gaming. CSW volunteered to run a pretty wide variety of games with our jack-of-all-trades ... 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


Tutorial: Spacecraft 3- Ventauran Assault Craft.

Here’s the biggie… This is not my favorite of the 3 Spacecraft I built for Adepticon, but it’s the one that I think is the most visually impressive. I painted it to match my Ventauran force which is green with orange accents. Ventaurans are a figure line based largely on Traveler Zhodani, created and produced ... Read more


My TMX 2018 Experience(s)

I can’t quite recall exactly when I first watched ‘Uncle Atom’s’ youtube videos. I’m certain it was when I first started to get back in to this hobby and searched for general painting tips, somehow ran across his videos and followed his channel ever since. I regularly save his 2 hour Every Other Sunday chats ... Read more


CSW at Tabletop Minions Expo

Chicago Skirmish Wargames made an appearance, and ran some events at the 2nd annual TMX, run by our friend, Uncle Atom. We have planned a few posts to show off some of the cool games we saw there. For now, enjoy a photo dump of the weekend: Tim and I ran our Roadside Picnic game, ... Read more


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