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Gaslands Rumble in the Rockies

When we attended local tabletop gaming convention Genghis Con 41 in Aurora, Colo., last year, we just showed up and enjoyed the spectacle, without really participating in anything. For this year’s Genghis Con 42 however, we preregistered for a number of events, including a miniatures painting class, the Olympus Games …

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Hellboy vs Predator HorrorClix Game

We’ve been fans of Mike Mignola’s Hellboy comics for a long time. We also enjoyed both of Guillermo del Toro’s Hellboy movies, and we’ve even got a Hellboy Funko Pop figure sitting on the shelf at home. So when we saw that the WizKids HorrorClix/HeroClix Hellboy and the B.P.R.D. Seven-Figure …

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Gaslands Speeder Race

It was really quite gracious of Mattel to produce both a Luke Skywalker Landspeeder and a young Han Solo Speeder as part of the Hot Wheels Star Wars Starships line, right about the time we were stockpiling cars for future Gaslands conversions. On top of that, we found that other …

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Galactic Heroes Sci-Fi Skirmish Game

If the idea of a fast, fun and affordable space-opera skirmish game makes you want to shout “Dispatch war rocket Ajax,” then you’ll probably enjoy the new Fistful of Lead: Galactic Heroes release from independent publisher Wiley Games. Galactic Heroes describes itself as a “quick and easy set of wargaming …

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Gaslands Zombie Bash Game

 When life gives you zombies, just herd the brain-eating bastards onto the local race track and plow them down with heavily weaponized street vehicles. Then broadcast the entire spectacle for the entertainment of your beloved Martian overlords. That’s basically the concept behind Zombie Bash, an undead squishing scenario for …

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HorrorClix Predators vs Aliens Battle Report

In our last video we unboxed the 2007 Alien vs Predator collector sets made for the now-defunct HorrorClix collectible miniatures game, which was produced by WizKids between 2006 and 2008. The OOP HorrorClix AVP expansions are not to be confused with Alien vs Predator: The Hunt Begins, a current AVP-based …

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Confrontation Batrep III, Undead vs. Alchemists

Our third test-drive of Rackham’s Confrontation Age of Rag’narok fantasy miniatures wargame is a capture the relics scenario, pitting the Alchemists of Dirz against the undead forces of the Ram. This is a significant shift from our last two Confrontation batreps, which featured the soldiers of the Temple army battling …

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Confrontation Battle Report, Wolf vs. Griffin

 For our second Confrontation Age of Rag’Narok battle report we added more forested areas to our tabletop battlefield, adjusted the victory conditions and added a unit of missile troops and a unit of scout fliers to the conflict. Once again, the Temple forces are built around an eight-man unit …

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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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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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