Wargame Unboxing

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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Gaslands Ready Hot Wheels and Matchbox Cars

We’ve had a great deal of fun building our various car, truck and war rig conversions for Gaslands (paid link), the tabletop game of post-apocalyptic vehicular mayhem from Osprey Games. The customization process does require some time however, and often that’s a resource in short supply. Gaslands is definitely a …

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Warhammer Fantasy Battle Mystery Bits Bags

Recently we purchased a handful of vintage Warhammer Fantasy wights from an online auction, only to realize later that the figures were missing their original shields. “No matter,” we thought. “The Internet will provide.” What began, however, as a simple online search for old Vampire Counts plastic shields led us …

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Kings of War: Shadows in the North Starter Set Unboxing

Since tabletop skirmish wargaming is kind of our thing, earlier this year we purchased a copy of Kings of War: Vanguard (paid link), a rather excellent looking fantasy skirmish ruleset from Mantic Games, which also produces the Kings of War (paid link) mass battle fantasy wargame, now in its 3rd …

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