Miniature Wargaming

Battle Masters Miniatures Game, Retro Unboxing

For our latest retro unboxing video, we open a fading (but nearly complete) copy of Battle Masters, the epic game of fantasy battles, produced by Milton Bradley and designed by Games Workshop.  While not aimed at Games Workshop’s traditional customers, this ambitious 1992 collaboration is still a veritable treasure trove …

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Kill Team Battle Report, Black Templars vs Chaos Cultists

In our first on-screen game of Warhammer 40,000: Kill Team (paid link) from a couple of weeks ago, we pitted a gang of napalm-spewing Ork Burna Boyz against a squad of Tallarn bandits and an Ogryn street fighter. (Check out that video Here if you’re interested.) While that initial game …

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Warhammer 40K: Kill Team Battle Report, Tallarn vs Orks

Even though the game has changed tremendously over the last three decades, I still collect Warhammer 40,000 miniatures like it’s the original Rogue Trader days. And by that I mean, I’ll buy a box of this faction or a squad of that faction, without much thought to actual army building. …

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Witchin’ Hour Tabletop Skirmish Wargame

While the real witch trials of Europe and colonial America were horrific examples of hysteria-fueled persecution, the fictional war between supernatural witches and fanatical witch hunters continues to be a popular trope in books, movies, TV shows and video games. In just the last decade Hollywood gave us admittedly dubious …

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Gaslands Battle Report: Escape to Christmas Town

Happy holidays wargamers! We’re here to spread a little seasonal cheer — Gaslands style — with a holiday themed battle report one might describe as Christmas Vacation meets The Road Warrior.  So it’s been a few months since we received our copy of Gaslands Refuelled (paid link), the tabletop game …

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Mandalorians vs Stormtroopers, Star Wars Miniatures Game

In our last Skirmish Wargames battle report, we tipped our hat to Disney’s upcoming streaming series The Mandalorian (premiering in just three days) by playing a Mandalorian themed game of Star Wars Miniatures from Wizards of the Coast. In that engagement, which was played on a grid-based tabletop gaming mat …

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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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