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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


Mech Attack Layout Improvements For Adepticon 2022.

After a 2 year hiatus, last weekend Adepticon and my yearly Adepticon Mech Attack game returned to Schaumberg Illinois. Those who have followed our 10 year history with Mech Attack will know that each year we’ve tried to add interesting visual elements to the 7×8 Table on which we play the game. Helicopters, a Sci-Fi ... 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


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