Wargame Unboxings

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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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 1: Mantic Games Terrain Crate 2 Unboxing

In the first episode of our new Skirmish Wargames vlog series, we unbox four urban scatter terrain sets from the Mantic Games Terrain Crate 2 Kickstarter campaign. Though this particular Kickstarter offered a plethora of urban terrain sets to choose from, ranging from the trappings of a gothic manor, to …

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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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Monster Fight Club Tabletop Wargaming Terrain

As we’ve alluded to in the past, we seem to spend a significant amount of time each year assembling, painting and/or kit-bashing tabletop terrain pieces. Since our collection of skirmish wargames covers a  wide range of genres and time periods, I suppose we feel obligated to attempt to do them …

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WizKids 4D Settings Tabletop Terrain

Few elements enhance the tabletop wargaming experience more than awesome battlefield terrain. Expertly painted armies are amazing to behold of course, but if your eyesight is anything like mine, then the fine details on all those tiny soldiers begin to fade once the troops are more than a foot or …

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