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Our $20 Star Wars AT-SW Walker Project

Using inter-dimensional technology, Imperial engineers acquired a Dust Tactics heavy destroyer from an alternate universe, which they reverse engineered to create the Galactic Empire’s AT-SW (all-terrain support walker). This infantry suppression vehicle is affectionately known by rank and file stormtroopers as the Imperial “street sweeper.” So about 10 months ago …

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Budget Wargaming Miniatures: Halo Nano Metalfigs

There’s no denying that miniature modeling and painting are huge parts of the tabletop wargaming hobby. It’s probably fair to say that many wargaming fans spend a lot more time assembling, converting and painting their miniatures than they do actually playing tabletop wargames. On the flip side of the coin …

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RIP Mordian Iron Guard

With Games Workshop being historically tight-lipped about its future plans, it’s hard to speculate exactly what the Warhammer 40,000 developers have in mind for the brave but expendable soldiers of the Imperial Guard, now formally known as the Astra Militarum. What’s shockingly apparent however is that most of the venerable …

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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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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 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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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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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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