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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 …

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HorrorClix Predators vs Aliens Battle Report

In our last video we unboxed the 2007 Alien vs Predator collector sets made for the now-defunct HorrorClix collectible miniatures game, which was produced by WizKids between 2006 and 2008. The OOP HorrorClix AVP expansions are not to be confused with Alien vs Predator: The Hunt Begins, a current AVP-based …

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Our First Gaslands Build

The brilliance of Gaslands, the post-apocalyptic vehicular combat rules published by Osprey Games, is that the game can be played with regular Hot Wheels or Matchbox cars, making it a very inexpensive pastime compared to most miniatures-based tabletop wargames. This is especially true when Gaslands fanatics pilfer cars from their …

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Vintage Warhammer 40,000 Miniatures

The current reboot of Warhammer 40,000: Kill Team and the imminent release of Kill Team: Rogue Trader prompted us to unlock the stasis chamber recently and break out a handful of vintage 40K squads that we’ve had languishing in storage. Some of these miniatures go back three decades (yikes!) and …

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Ork and Astra Militarum Kill Team Starter Sets

In our last video we unboxed both the 2016 and 2018 versions of Warhammer 40,000 Kill Team, the game of brutal skirmish combat in the 41st millennium. This time around we’re unboxing two new Kill Team expansion boxes, the Krogskull’s Boyz Ork Starter Set and the Drop Force Imperator Astra …

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Confrontation Batrep III, Undead vs. Alchemists

Our third test-drive of Rackham’s Confrontation Age of Rag’narok fantasy miniatures wargame is a capture the relics scenario, pitting the Alchemists of Dirz against the undead forces of the Ram. This is a significant shift from our last two Confrontation batreps, which featured the soldiers of the Temple army battling …

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Star Wars Wargaming Buildings and Terrain

 Before Fantasy Flight Games even announced plans for their Star Wars: Legion tabletop miniatures game, we were already building terrain pieces for use with the venerable Star Wars Miniatures Battles rules from West End Games, and also mulling over the possibilities of using said terrain for grid-free games of …

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Confrontation Battle Report, Wolf vs. Griffin

 For our second Confrontation Age of Rag’Narok battle report we added more forested areas to our tabletop battlefield, adjusted the victory conditions and added a unit of missile troops and a unit of scout fliers to the conflict. Once again, the Temple forces are built around an eight-man unit …

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Wargaming Terrain with Giant Skulls

It’s been said that creativity is a form of insanity and that certainly applies when one starts building wargame terrain. Suddenly it’s impossible to go into Goodwill, Dollar Tree or heaven forbid a model railroad shop, and not acquire some toy, widget or random bit of hardware on the off …

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