“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! – Battlegroup
In a bid to play more Battlegroup and get more familiar with the rules, Jonathan and I moved up in game size for our second outing of 2017. We also recruited Jamie to join the game with his German armoured grenadier platoon. Set Up Setting: a small farming village east of Caen in Normandy, summer… Continue reading Deadly Defence – Battlegroup
What’s that looking at you? Every wargamer has one….the dreaded lead (or plastic) mountain. That collection of models that you bought with good intentions and then never looked at again. The forgotten projects, or partly completed army for a new shiny gaming system. Some models possibly still in their box or blister pack. The lead… Continue reading Form an orderly queue!