Tag Archives: Wargaming Terrain

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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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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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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WarCry Corpsewrack Mausoleum Terrain Set

When we collected our preordered copy of Warhammer Age of Sigmar WarCry (paid link), the tabletop miniatures game of Skirmish Combat in the Mortal Realms, earlier this month, we also picked up the new WarCry Ravaged Lands Corpsewrack Mausoleum (paid link) terrain set. Designed to expand upon the WarCry Starter …

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Necropolis Wargaming Mat and Terrain

If the Doom video games and the movie Event Horizon have taught us anything about clandestine dimensional gateway projects, it’s that accidentally opening a portal to the infernal realm can make a real mess of your research facility, not to mention your researchers. Though we may never know for sure, …

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Fallout Wasteland Warfare Red Rocket Scenic Set

It’s hard to believe it’s been 20 years since we first purchased a copy of Fallout 2 for the PC, strapped on a virtual Pip-Boy and set out to scavenge the digital wasteland. It’s even more amazing that two decades after first experiencing the Fallout universe, we’d be unboxing a …

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Star Wars Wargaming Buildings and Terrain

Before Fantasy Flight Games even announced plans for their Star Wars: Legion tabletop miniatures game, we were already building terrain pieces for use with the venerable Star Wars Miniatures Battles rules from West End Games, and also mulling over the possibilities of using said terrain for grid-free games of the …

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Wargaming Terrain with Giant Skulls

It’s been said that creativity is a form of insanity and that certainly applies when one starts building wargame terrain. Suddenly it’s impossible to go into Goodwill, Dollar Tree or heaven forbid a model railroad shop, and not acquire some toy, widget or random bit of hardware on the off …

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