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AAR- 12,000 Point Grimdark Future Battle.

The more experience we gain with One Page Rules’ “Grimdark Future” rules, the bigger battles we’re able to have. Last Monday we tried our biggest battle yet. Coming in at 12k points this battle had my Dark Angels (6k) vs. James’ Orks (3k) and Mattias’s Quar (3k). Even though we were playing a pretty standard ... Read more


Tabletop Minions 2023 Gallery- Mech Attack, Grimdark and more!

Another delayed report… This year my son and I took a trip to TMX 2023. While there we ran a big game of Grimdark Future, but first a few other things we saw… The Fallout tables were filled with fantastic 3d printed terrain: Watching the Alpha Strike game reinvigorated my interest. I hope to be ... Read more


Adepticon 2023 – A Madcap Recap (image heavy)

Welcome once again to an Adepticon recap! While this is just my perspective, other members of CSW may share some of theirs in future posts. First off, I get hyped for this convention! It’s wondrous to me and I enjoy myself every time I go. I also feel like each time I go I stay ... Read more


AAR- Kings of War Campaign Night 3. Big Battle of Baddies.

Presenting notes and gallery for the third round of our Kings of War Campaign! This was actually one large game on an 8×4 table. Newcomer to KoW, Mattias joined us, leading a smaller force of “Kingdoms of Man” green-armored human mercenaries who seem to have fallen under the glamour of Michael’s Slaanesh. Facing them across ... 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- 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


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


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- 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


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