Space Weirdos: Review and Number Crunching
Following our first gamed of Space Wierdos, Reviewer Extraordinaire Mattias returns to give us an in depth review of the game. THINGS THAT MAKE SPACE WEIRDOS ACTUALLY QUITE GOOD: As I think I mentioned before and as you can probably tell, we had a great time playing this game. Greater, to be honest, than I ... Read more
AAR- First Try With Space Wierdos
[Karl and I recently (…um, -ish?) had the opportunity to try out a game of Space Weirdos. What follows is a brief (…um, -ISH???) AAR of how the game went. THE BACKGROUND In the years before the outbreak of galactic civil war, Tanjarax IV held a lot of promise- at least in the eyes of ... Read more
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
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
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- Mech Attack- Trying a BIG game!
Tim and I met for a game of Mech Attack last month. We decided to attempt our biggest game of Mech Attack yet. Three 60 point sections on each side. As in the past for 10mm Mech Attack we used our collection of rebased Mechwarrior Clix. I was on the south side with the Grey ... 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
AAR- Marvel Crisis Protocol- Battle in the Subway
Michael and I recently got together to play Marvel Crisis Protocol. We set up a cool board using my new Black Site Studios Subway station. His evil Cabal force tried to destroy the city, while my small group of Avengers attempted to save the day. His force consisted of Ultron, Venom, Crossbones, Doc Oc, and ... Read more