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AT-43 ONI Army Box from Rackham

While AT-43 Operation Damocles Initiation Sets (paid link) are still relatively easy to acquire, AT-43’s other box sets are somewhat harder find, especially the 2009 ONI Army Box. AT-43 is of course the science-fiction themed tabletop miniatures game from Rackham Entertainment, which also produced the Confrontation Age of Rag’Narok (paid …

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Deadzone Skirmish Game, Starter and Faction Boxes

In the second installment of our our Countdown to Stargrave series, where we unbox several sci-fi starter sets that we purchased years ago but never opened, we finally invetigate the 2016 Deadzone second edition box set, along with a trio of Deadzone faction boxes. Deadzone (paid link), Skirmishes on Forsaken …

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Stargrave Skirmish Game, Countdown to Launch

As sci-fi fans who grew up on stories of rogue space captains, piloting their rust-bucket ships across the galaxy in search of adventure and fortune, we’re quite excited about the upcoming release of Stargrave (paid link), science fiction wargames in the ravaged galaxy. Written by Joseph McCullough, author of Frostgrave …

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Pulp Alley Skirmish Game, Vigilantes vs Carnies

One of the many endearing features of Pulp Alley (paid link), the pulp-genre tabletop miniatures game, is that the ruleset accommodates a number of different gameplay modes. Depending on the scenario, Pulp Alley enthusiasts can engage in player vs player confrontations between two or more leagues, join forces in cooperative …

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Pulp Alley Battle Report, Deadrise in Christmas Village

Last year’s Skirmish Wargames holiday video was a Christmas-themed Gaslands extravaganza, featuring the Family Truckster and Cousin Eddie’s 1972 Condor II desperately racing from a horde of grumpy Krampus cultists. Imagine Christmas Vacation meets Fury Road. For this year’s holiday special, we deployed our War in Christmas Village (paid link) …

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Mordheim Battle Report, Undead vs Frenzied Mob

Having recently built and painted a band of angry villagers from the Fireforge Games’ Folk Rabble miniatures box, it was a happy coincidence that shortly thereafter we discovered the Frenzied Mob scenario from the Mordheim Empire in Flames wilderness expansion rules. The Frenzied Mob isn’t your typical Mordheim scenario, as …

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Vlog Ep 7: WizKids Stone Bridge Tabletop Terrain

Back in April we looked at several pre-painted terrain sets from WizKids (paid link), including the WizKids 4D Settings Castle Barracks set; the WizKids 4D Settings Homestead set; the WizKids 4D Settings Medieval Farmer set; the WizKids Cities of the Dead Statues & Monuments set; and the WizKids Pathfinder Battles …

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Mordheim Skirmish Wargame Retro Unboxing

Some 15 years before tabletop warbands began exploring the frozen wizard metropolis of Felstad (otherwise known as Frostgrave), treasure hunters from across the Old World were picking through the comet-smashed city of Mordheim, collecting a dangerous but valuable substance known as wyrdstone. Mordheim is, of course, the influential tabletop skirmish …

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Vlog Ep 4: Rangers of Shadow Deep DIY Spider Cocoons

After hearing good things about the game for some time, we recently purchased a copy of the Rangers of Shadow Deep Deluxe Edition (paid link), written by game designer Joseph McCullough. McCullough is also the author of the extremely popular Frostgrave: Fantasy Wargames in the Frozen City tabletop miniatures game. …

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