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Test of Honour Samurai Wargaming Terrain

In a rare but ultimately futile exercise of willpower, I actually put the Test of Honour Scenery Set from Sarissa Precision back on the shelf after I first picked it up in the Warlord Games booth at GhengisCon 41, which was held Feb. 15-18, 2018, in Aurora, Colo. Sarissa Precision …

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Miniature Wargaming at The Wizard’s Chest, Denver

 We recently did a little discretionary shopping and a lot of wide-eyed, undignified sightseeing at the amazing Wizard’s Chest emporium at 451 Broadway in Denver, Colorado. Billed as Denver’s “most magical toy store and costume shop,” The Wizard’s Chest offers 16,000 square feet of nerdy goodness packed into a …

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Tabletop Gaming Loot from GenghisCon 41

 When we attended GenghisCon 41 in Aurora, Colo., last month, we made sure to budget in a little mad money for the vendor hall. We certainly don’t need any more wargaming dice, miniatures or rulebooks, but it’s too much fun to shop for them at a Con, and most …

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Rise of the Exiled Kickstarter Campaign

If you watched our video coverage of the Tacticon 2017 tabletop gaming convention in Denver last fall, then you probably saw a few seconds of zippy Rise of the Exiled gameplay. Combining dexterity, strategy, luck and colorful fantasy elements, Rise of the Exiled is a fast-playing tabletop combat game where players …

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Miniature Wargaming at GenghisCon 41

Billed as “the king” of Colorado tabletop gaming conventions, GenghisCon 41 was held Feb. 15-18, 2018, at the Hyatt Regency in Aurora, Colo. This annual event featured a plethora of organized RPG events, including Dungeons & Dragons, Pathfinder and Savage Worlds, along with a variety of independent role-playing games. Attendees …

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Early Unsanctioned Star Wars Miniatures

These two pewter Star Wars figures probably had the manufacturer’s name engraved on the bottom of their bases when I bought them roughly 40 years ago. However I remember my enthusiastic pre-teen self filing off those identifying marks, along with a fair amount of metal flash, in an effort to make …

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Star Wars Miniatures Battles, Skirmish in the Ruins

 Ok, in our last post we reported that the upcoming release of Star Wars: Legion, the new tabletop miniatures system from Fantasy Flight Games, was just “days away,” according to Internet scuttlebutt. Then shortly thereafter FFG announced that the official release date for the Star Wars: Legion core set …

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