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Runewars Discount Wargaming Miniatures

I definitely don’t need any additional wargaming miniatures piled atop the considerable mountain of shame teetering next to my worktable, especially considering my slow rate of speed when it comes to figure painting. However, I’m also a sucker for a good deal. Or at least what my clearcoat-addled brain interprets …

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WarCry Starter Set Unboxing

While many miniature wargaming VIPs received their copy weeks in advance, we diligently drove to our friendly local game store on the official release date of Aug. 3, 2019, to claim our starter set for Warhammer Age of Sigmar WarCry (paid link), the game of “Skirmish Combat in the Mortal …

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Frostgrave Battle Report, Summoner vs Enchanter

We purchased our copy of the original Frostgrave, Fantasy Wargames in the Frozen City (paid link) about two years ago, but simply hadn’t gotten around to playing it until recently, despite having heard very good things about the game. Fortunately for us, the rules were easy to learn and, better …

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Romans vs Werewolves Skirmish Wargame

Being huge fans of the space opera genre, last year we backed the Kickstarter campaign for Fistful of Lead: Galactic Heroes (paid link), “a quick and easy set of wargaming rules for skirmishes in the far future.” You can watch our Galactic Heroes unboxing and gameplay demonstration video Right Here …

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Gaslands Motorcycle Miniatures

As you can probably tell from some of our previous videos, we’re huge fans of Gaslands (paid link), the tabletop miniature wargaming rules for post-apocalyptic vehicular combat, written by Mike Hutchinson and published by Osprey Wargames (paid link). Though easily adaptable to other wargaming scales such as 15mm and 28mm, …

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Blood Bowl 1988 Elves vs Orcs Game

Sometime after the release of Blood Bowl second edition in 1988, but before the release of Blood Bowl third edition in 1994, I purchased a complete Games Workshop metal orc football team, which had all 16 players crammed into a single hard-shell blister pack. As far as I know, those …

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Swords & Spells Favorite Wargaming Moment

Paid Link The first tabletop wargaming book I ever purchased was the classic Swords & Spells (paid link) “rules for large-scale miniatures battles based on the game Dungeons and Dragons,” written by the man himself, Gary Gygax. Since my friends and I were big fans of both original and Advanced …

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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 (paid link), 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 …

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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 (paid link). The Falling Star is fully painted, highly …

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