I’d never played Pandemic, or any of its mutations, but was aware of the game and its popularity and place as a modern classic. As such, I’d always been interested in at least giving it a try. I then read the review of Pandemic Iberia in Tabletop Gaming Magazine (issue 8 Feb/Mar), and the first… Continue reading Pandemic Iberia
First off, I’ll apologise for the lack of posts the last few weeks. Mainly due to me changing job…but also, my wife and I were on vacation last week. We finally made the trip to New York. It’s been on our bucket list for a while, but other destinations always managed to somehow get ahead… Continue reading A Visit to New York – And a Little Corner of Gaming Heaven
“It occurred to us, too, that our venture was far from safe, for in what strength the thing might appear no one could tell. But we deemed the game worth the hazard, and embarked on it alone and unhesitatingly…” The Shunned House – H.P. Lovecraft 1924 Lovecraftian horrors unleashed! Since January I’ve been playing Arkham… Continue reading Arkham Horror Card Game – Review
Quick post for some easy to make hedges and barb wire fences. Don’t want to make it too easy for troops and vehicles to advance of your position. I’m still in 15mm land here for WW2 and Battlegroup, however the hedges can certainly be used for other games. After last weeks MDF and resin building… Continue reading Build your own obstacles
This weekend has been about terrain building for 15mm WW2 games of Battlegroup. I’m a big fan of the MDF model buildings explosion of the last few years. It’s opened up a dizzying choice for gamers where previously you had to rely on finding some resin diorama buildings, scale model railway options, or scratch build… Continue reading Normandy Construction
I’ve mentioned a few times during battle reports that I would review and discuss the Battlegroup rules in more detail. Time to live up to that promise. Battlegroup is a set of World War II miniatures rules published by Ironfist Publishing, a small independent publisher, which are available through Plastic Soldier Company in the UK.… Continue reading Battlegroup – A Rules Review
We had a new recruit to Battlegroup Overlord this week. My usual opponent Jonathan had obviously set up a recruiting office and found an ally in his brother Allan, with his US Army collection. As Allan is new to Battlegroup, Jonathan, Jamie and I decided to drop our plans for introducing the mortar and artillery rules,… Continue reading The Yanks are Coming!