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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, “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 if you’d …

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Gaslands Motorcycle Miniatures

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

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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

Click for Info The first tabletop wargaming book I ever purchased was the classic Swords & Spells “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 Dungeons …

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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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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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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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Galactic Heroes Sci-Fi Skirmish Game

If the idea of a fast, fun and affordable space-opera skirmish game makes you want to shout “Dispatch war rocket Ajax,” then you’ll probably enjoy the new Fistful of Lead: Galactic Heroes release from independent publisher Wiley Games. Galactic Heroes describes itself as a “quick and easy set of wargaming …

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Gaslands Flea Market Challenge

While cruising the seemingly endless aisles of an indoor flea market a few weeks ago — actually we were slightly lost and searching for the exit — we ran across a sealed produce container stuffed with a hodgepodge of die-cast vehicles and temptingly priced at just $1.99. Since that seemed …

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Fallout: Wasteland Warfare Atomic Roadster

“Daedalus Motorworks proudly presents the 2072 Dog Star SX roadster, featuring dual anti-gravity coils, a projectile-resistant gold Duraplex privacy dome, and the patented Atomic Scramjet propulsion system, powered by our eco-friendly, first-generation RWR (Rad Waste Reactor).” With apologies to Jeff Foxworthy, you just might be a wargamer if you look …

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