Wargaming Builds

Vlog Ep 4: Rangers of Shadow Deep DIY Spider Cocoons

After hearing good things about the game for some time, we recently purchased a copy of the Rangers of Shadow Deep Deluxe Edition (paid link), written by game designer Joseph McCullough. McCullough is also the author of the extremely popular Frostgrave: Fantasy Wargames in the Frozen City tabletop miniatures game. …

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Martian Wargaming Terrain from Second-Hand Toys

Over the last couple of years, I’ve developed a fondness for browsing thrift stores, flea markets, clearance sales and swap meets, looking for cheap plastic toys or well-used bits of model railroading scenery that could potentially be repurposed into tabletop wargaming terrain. It’s good, clean fun, keeps me out of trouble, …

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Gaslands War Rig Kitbash

After some furious chopping of various plastic and metal vehicles and a deep dive into the bits box, we’re pleased to present our second war rig build for Gaslands (paid link) the game of post-apocalyptic vehicular combat, created by Mike Hutchinson and published by Osprey Wargames (paid link). Unlike our …

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Gaslands War Rig Build

We just finished the first of what will hopefully be two war rig builds for Gaslands (paid link), the game of post-apocalyptic vehicular combat, created by Mike Hutchinson and published by Osprey Wargames (paid link). Like a lot of kit-bashing projects, this build began by selecting a suitable foundation, in …

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Frostgrave DIY Treasure Tokens

Last week we posted our first battle report video on Frostgrave, Fantasy Wargames in the Frozen City (paid link), published by Osprey Games. While combat between competing warbands is almost inevitable in Frostgrave, the main objective is really grabbing as many treasure tokens as possible and whisking them off the …

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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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DIY Wargaming Dice Trays

We’ve been shooting wargaming battle report videos for about a year now and one of the things we’ve discovered is that it’s really nice to have a few different dice trays on hand. We like to choose a tray for the dice-rolling portion of each video that fits the available …

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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 seemed …

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Fallout: Wasteland Warfare Atomic Roadster

“Daedalus Motorworks proudly presents the 2072 Dog Star SX roadster, featuring dual anti-gravity coils, a projectile-resistant gold Duraplex privacy dome, and the patented Atomic Scramjet propulsion system, powered by our eco-friendly, first-generation RWR (Rad Waste Reactor).” With apologies to Jeff Foxworthy, you just might be a wargamer if you look …

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