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Miniature Wargaming at KoboldCon 2018

 Earlier this month we took a mini-vacation and headed down to KoboldCon 2018, billed as “the largest annual gaming convention in Colorado Springs, Colo.” Now in its second year, this two-day event drew more than 600 attendees, nearly tripling its 2017 turnout. To accommodate the expected growth, this year’s …

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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 The Wizard’s Chest, Denver

 We recently did a little discretionary shopping and a lot of wide-eyed, undignified sightseeing at the amazing Wizard’s Chest emporium at 451 Broadway in Denver, Colorado. Billed as Denver’s “most magical toy store and costume shop,” The Wizard’s Chest offers 16,000 square feet of nerdy goodness packed into a …

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Tabletop Gaming Loot from GenghisCon 41

 When we attended GenghisCon 41 in Aurora, Colo., last month, we made sure to budget in a little mad money for the vendor hall. We certainly don’t need any more wargaming dice, miniatures or rulebooks, but it’s too much fun to shop for them at a Con, and most …

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Rise of the Exiled Kickstarter Campaign

If you watched our video coverage of the Tacticon 2017 tabletop gaming convention in Denver last fall, then you probably saw a few seconds of zippy Rise of the Exiled gameplay. Combining dexterity, strategy, luck and colorful fantasy elements, Rise of the Exiled is a fast-playing tabletop combat game where players …

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