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Blood Bowl 2nd Edition Unboxing

Miniature wargaming enthusiasts sometimes joke about the “mountain of lead” or “pile of shame,” when referring to the horde of unpainted miniatures that tends to accumulate over the years, as the rate of acquisition outstrips the time (or motivation) available to build, paint and base them. In the case of …

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Hellboy vs Cthulhu HorrorClix Game

It’s hard to believe that it’s been 15 years since the first Hellboy movie hit theaters, way back in 2004. The iconic fantasy/horror film was directed by Guillermo del Toro and starred Ron Perlman in the title role, both of whom also returned for Hellboy II, The Golden Army, which …

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Dust 1947 Cthulhu Mythos Faction

In the last decade, both Fantasy Flight Games and Battlefront Miniatures have published their own versions of Dust Tactics, a tactical miniatures board game set in Paolo Parente’s alternate WWII universe. But in 2016, Dust Studio retook the reins and published its own Dust ruleset: Paolo Parente’s Dust 1947 system …

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Discount Hellboy Miniatures

Mike Mignola’s legendary Hellboy character is enjoying a pop-culture resurgence this year with both a miniatures-based tabletop game and a new major motion picture coming out in the next two months. After launching Hellboy: The Board Game with a very successful Kickstarter campaign last year, Mantic Games is now offering …

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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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WizKids Falling Star Sailing Ship

This massive new tabletop gaming accessory from WizKids has a correspondingly long product name, so let me type it fully right here at the start. Today we’re talking about Dungeons & Dragons Icons of the Realms: The Falling Star Sailing Ship. The Falling Star is fully painted, highly detailed sailing …

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Necropolis Wargaming Mat and Terrain

If the Doom video games and the movie Event Horizon have taught us anything about clandestine dimensional gateway projects, it’s that accidentally opening a portal to the infernal realm can make a real mess of your research facility, not to mention your researchers. Though we may never know for sure, …

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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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DIY Wargaming Dice Trays

We’ve been shooting wargaming battle report videos for about a year now and one of the things we’ve discovered is that it’s really nice to have a few different dice trays on hand. We like to choose a tray for the dice-rolling portion of each video that fits the available …

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Gaslands Landspeeder 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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