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Miniature Wargaming at GenghisCon 41

Billed as “the king” of Colorado tabletop gaming conventions, GenghisCon 41 was held Feb. 15-18, 2018, at the Hyatt Regency in Aurora, Colo. This annual event featured a plethora of organized RPG events, including Dungeons & Dragons, Pathfinder and Savage Worlds, along with a variety of independent role-playing games. Attendees …

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Early Unsanctioned Star Wars Miniatures

These two pewter Star Wars figures probably had the manufacturer’s name engraved on the bottom of their bases when I bought them roughly 40 years ago. However I remember my enthusiastic pre-teen self filing off those identifying marks, along with a fair amount of metal flash, in an effort to make …

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Star Wars Miniatures Battles, Skirmish in the Ruins

 Ok, in our last post we reported that the upcoming release of Star Wars: Legion, the new tabletop miniatures system from Fantasy Flight Games, was just “days away,” according to Internet scuttlebutt. Then shortly thereafter FFG announced that the official release date for the Star Wars: Legion core set …

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Star Wars Miniatures Battles Batrep, Desert Skirmish

Anticipation is reaching a fever pitch as the release of the Star Wars: Legion core set is probably just days away, if Internet scuttlebutt is to be believed. (And when has it ever let us down?) Star Wars: Legion, the Star Wars themed skirmish miniatures game from Fantasy Flight Games …

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Star Wars Miniatures AT-AT Imperial Walker Colossal Pack

 For those who wished to truly dominate the Star Wars tabletop back in 2005, Wizards of the Coast offered the limited edition Star Wars Miniatures AT-AT Imperial Walker Colossal Pack, featuring one colossal figure and battle grid for use with the Star Wars Miniatures collectible figures game. Fully assembled …

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Star Wars Miniatures Battle of Hoth Scenario Pack

Released in 2007 for the Star Wars Miniatures tabletop game from Wizards of the Coast, the Battle of Hoth Scenario Pack includes maps, stat cards, counters, rules and scenarios for recreating the Rebellion’s desperate defense of Echo Base on the ice planet of Hoth. This colorful boxed set also includes …

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Industrial Tower Wargaming Terrain

 On a mission to make some homemade desert wargaming terrain suitable for games of Star Wars Miniatures Battles or Star Wars: Legion, we took a trip to the local thrift store to see what suitable bits and bobs might be available on the cheap. It was a classic case …

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Star Wars Miniatures AT-ST Attack on Endor Scenario Pack

 Issued in 2006 as a limited-edition accessory for the Star Wars Miniatures game from Wizards of the Coast, the AT-ST Attack on Endor Scenario Pack offers a selection of figures and scenarios for recreating classic Star Wars battles on the strategically vital forest moon. In addition to the requisite …

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Easy Foam Wargaming Terrain

One gratifying thing about using faux crumbling stone walls as wargaming terrain pieces is that they fit nicely into almost any genre of tabletop miniature games, whether it be fantasy, historical, modern day or science fiction. Plus as we discovered, they’re super easy to shape out of pieces of soft …

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Star Wars Miniatures Battles Starter Boxes

The upcoming Star Wars: Legion miniatures game from Fantasy Flight Games appears to be generating a tremendous amount of buzz in the global wargaming community. And why wouldn’t it? Adapting the world’s biggest science fiction franchise to the tabletop wargaming environment seems like a slam dunk, particularly given the success …

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