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Confrontation Age of Rag’Narok, Temple vs. Wolfen

As we’ve mentioned in previous posts, over the last year we accumulated a sizable stash of pre-painted plastic miniatures made for the medieval fantasy skirmish game Confrontation Age of Rag’Narok, published a decade ago by French gaming company Rackham. To get a better handle on the Confrontation AoG rules, the …

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Confrontation Age of Rag’Narok Ram Army Box

In our last video we perused a veritable hoard of discount Confrontation Age of Rag’Narok miniatures that we purchased on clearance, including the excellent Confrontation starter box, which includes basic units from both the Griffin and Wolfen armies. In this video, we examine the much harder-to-find Ram of Acheron Legion …

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Cheap Wargaming Miniatures: Confrontation Age of Rag’Narok

As a wargamer who paints miniatures rather slowly and who at the same time enjoys a variety of sometimes obscure wargaming systems, across multiple genres, I like having a collection of serviceable pre-painted miniatures on hand. It simply gives me more immediate gameplay options, while I shamefully chip away at …

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Test of Honour Samurai Wargaming Terrain

In a rare but ultimately futile exercise of willpower, I actually put the Test of Honour Scenery Set from Sarissa Precision back on the shelf after I first picked it up in the Warlord Games booth at GhengisCon 41, which was held Feb. 15-18, 2018, in Aurora, Colo. Sarissa Precision …

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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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