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Urban Manhunt Tabletop Miniatures Game

Inspired by dystopian cinematic thrillers such as Escape from New York and Running Man, with a little Hunger Games and Battle Royale thrown in for good measure, Urban Manhunt (paid link) is a 28mm tabletop miniatures game that pits sanctioned hunters against free-range criminals inside a hellish prison city. Paid …

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GWAR Rumble in Antarctica Miniatures Game

Published in 1999 by DemonBlade Games, GWAR: Rumble in Antarctica (paid link) is a 28mm miniatures game pitting barbaric space pirates known as the Scumdogs of the Universe against each other for control of the sacred GWAR temple, hidden at the South Pole. As the name implies, Rumble in Antarctica …

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Gaslands War Rig Battle Report

Some of you may recall that a few weeks back we built two custom war rigs for Gaslands (paid link), the game of post-apocalyptic vehicular combat, written by Mike Hutchinson and published by Osprey Wargames. At the time we mused about engineering a showdown between our two rival gangs, the …

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Frostgrave Battle Report, Summoner vs Enchanter

We purchased our copy of the original Frostgrave, Fantasy Wargames in the Frozen City (paid link) about two years ago, but simply hadn’t gotten around to playing it until recently, despite having heard very good things about the game. Fortunately for us, the rules were easy to learn and, better …

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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 (paid link), “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 …

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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

Paid Link The first tabletop wargaming book I ever purchased was the classic Swords & Spells (paid link) “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 …

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Hellboy vs Cthulhu HorrorClix Game

It’s hard to believe that it’s been 15 years since the first Hellboy movie hit theaters, way back in 2004. The iconic fantasy/horror film was directed by Guillermo del Toro and starred Ron Perlman in the title role, both of whom also returned for Hellboy II, The Golden Army, which …

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Gaslands Rumble in the Rockies

When we attended local tabletop gaming convention Genghis Con 41 in Aurora, Colo., last year, we just showed up and enjoyed the spectacle, without really participating in anything. For this year’s Genghis Con 42 however, we preregistered for a number of events, including a miniatures painting class, the Olympus Games …

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Hellboy vs Predator HorrorClix Game

We’ve been fans of Mike Mignola’s Hellboy comics for a long time. We also enjoyed both of Guillermo del Toro’s Hellboy movies, and we’ve even got a Hellboy Funko Pop figure sitting on the shelf at home. So when we saw that the WizKids HorrorClix/HeroClix Hellboy and the B.P.R.D. Seven-Figure …

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