Daunting

Over the last six months I’ve seen a lot of changes, from being unemployed to becoming a bookseller and during these changes I’ve let everything else pile up whilst I was sorting these life changes out. This has caused a lot of backlog of information and hobby craft among other things. My ‘man-cave’ (the loft)…

I Hate Wyrd Games

Not really but this Monday’s preview is so annoying. We have a weak pound, and really big import charges in the UK which means I can’t justify buying my go-to Master’s Nightmare Edition. The Wild Ones, which I think would be based on the biker film with Marlon Brando in it ‘The Wild One’, sees…

War Room 2 for WarmaHordes

War Room 2 is now available for iOS and Android “War Room 2.0 is the official utility app for WARMACHINE and HORDES. Developed by TinkerHouse Games, War Room puts the entire library of WARMACHINE and HORDES stat cards in the palms of players’ hands, giving them access to a wealth of features that facilitate faster…

Dark Age painting references

This is a collection of links to a question on Facebook. ‘Are there any good resources for Vikings/Norse Gael painting schemes?’ The ones that are collected here are: A collection of resources on the Studio/Tomahawk forum: http://studiotomahawk.freeforums.org/dark-age-colour-schemes-t180.html, this is for Dark Age in general. Another general Dark Age colour palette can be found at the…

Snow-basing miniatures

I have been looking at snow-basing some of my Bolt Action miniatures and was looking for advice around the Internet. There was a good thread on the Facebook Bolt Action group – https://www.facebook.com/groups/boltaction/permalink/501322216704390/. The gist of the thread was that there are several ways to do this, depending on the outcome you desired. Baking Soda…

Wave 9 X-Wing Miniatures

Wave 9 has just been revealed by FFG at UK Games Expo and has hit the Internet. Looks like we are getting two Scum ships, one Rebel and one Imperial. The Scum ships are the “Protectorate Starfighter” from Rebels, and “Shadow Caster” from Rebels with a mobile firing arc. The Imperial ship is a “Special…

Star Wars™ Armada Regionals

Gamers World – Dublin – https://www.facebook.com/events/468260236715289/ – 28th May 2016 (11am start) Patriot Games – Sheffield – https://www.facebook.com/events/962723960489277/ – 14th May 2016 (9am start) Knightly Gaming – Lanark – https://www.facebook.com/events/1599850406937028/ – 16th July 2016 (9am start) Wayland Games – Hockley – https://www.facebook.com/events/1723978164514732/ – 18th – 19th June 2016 (10am start) Kirton Games – Exeter –…

Wrath of Kings

From Gareth Anderson on Facebook Afternoon all. After the death of Warhammer we have had a large spike in Newcastle for Wrath of Kings the next big fantasy game. We already have a strong group and looking to expand. Wrath of Kings is developed by coolminiornot and is designed to scale from skirmish to all…

Gaining Grounds 2016 Strategy and Scheme Deck

If like me you like physical Strat&Schemes cards the 2016 Gaining Ground strategies and schemes have been released as a physical product and can be purchased through Wargame Vault. I haven’t received mine yet but at £6.81 including postage from the US it seems a bargain and someone who has received them says that it…

Question of suitability

I saw this image of Slave-1 done up with a German Luftwaffe cross on it and really liked the colour scheme and how it all worked together. The original post is for Dust which is an alternative future WWII. The imagery fits so well with Dust and therefore the question isn’t about Dust. The question…