Wargaming Miniatures

Vlog Ep 3: Classic Warhammer Fantasy Battle Miniatures

In the last episode of the Skirmish Wargames hobby vlog, we explored a mixed lot of vintage Warhammer 40,000 miniatures, some of which dated back to the early Rogue Trader days. In today’s episode, we’re mining another retro cache of classic wargaming miniatures, this time for Warhammer Fantasy Battle. This …

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Vlog Ep 2: Vintage Warhammer 40,000 Metal Minis

March 2, 2020, seems like a lifetime ago, but that’s when I digitally plunked down $17.99 (plus 90 cents tax) to purchase a “Warhammer Fantasy 40k Miniatures Lot Assorted Bulk,” on eBay. Based on the single photo provided, it was difficult to tell exactly what miniatures I’d be receiving, but …

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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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Runewars Cheap Wargaming Miniatures

As I mentioned in our last post, I recently shelled out $107 dollars for a large order of discounted box sets for the Runewars Miniatures Game, a fantasy genre wargame initially released in 2016 by Fantasy Flight Games. When the shipment arrived on my doorstep a few days after my …

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Runewars Discount Wargaming Miniatures

I definitely don’t need any additional wargaming miniatures piled atop the considerable mountain of shame teetering next to my worktable, especially considering my slow rate of speed when it comes to figure painting. However, I’m also a sucker for a good deal. Or at least what my clearcoat-addled brain interprets …

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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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