Dwarf Heroes

Dwarf Heroes

I have dug up a few old Dwarf models to paint. I will use them as heroes for Kings of War, which is becoming my favourite game (pushing Bolt Action into second place! Who would have thought!). I have been playing Dwarf armies since 1980 (Chainmail rules) and then in...

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Desperados

Desperados

My brother got me Desperados of Dice Town from Matagot for my birthday and here is a quick review. To say my kids love this game might be an understatement. They are playing 2 or 3 games before school and the same after school. It is a basic 2 to 4 player game with no...

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Star Wars Assault

Star Wars Assault

I played a game of Star Wars Imperial Assault by Fantasy Flight Games today, with my brother, my son (11) and daughter (9). It was my brother's game. We played the introductory scenario, it was the second time I have played and the first time for my kids. I like Star...

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Ratkin vs Orc 1000 points

Ratkin vs Orc 1000 points

I had another good game of Kings of War - my 4th using the 2nd ed rules. 1000 points Ratkin vs my Orcs. My army list: The Ratkin list (no photos): Spear Warriors regiment Spear Warriors regiment Shock troops regiment Brutes regiment Brutes horde Clawshots troop Army...

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Busy Times

Busy Times

I would like to say that I am sorry that I have not posted anything for the last few weeks. I have been very busy lately due to various reasons. One of these reasons is that I have been fortunate to write for a fantastic new game, which will be released in early 2016....

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KoW Dwarf Army

KoW Dwarf Army

I played my second Kings of War 2nd Ed this weekend. My opponent and myself really enjoyed it. There was no rules debate and only look up one or two rule clarifications. We played 1000 points. I took Dwarfs, which was my very first fantasy army 35 years ago using the...

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Kings of War

Kings of War

I first started playing wargames in 1980. I started playing Basic D&D and then Advanced D&D. As for miniature games I started with Chainmail, which was an ancient set of rules with a fantasy supplement at the end. In the mid 80's we started to play Warhammer 1st ed (I...

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Universal Carrier

Universal Carrier

Who doesn't have a soft spot for the little work horse, the Universal Carrier? I have even tried to buy a real one! The Bren Carrier entered military service before the start of WW2. The Universal Carrier (improved design) was introduced in 1940. The Universal...

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Age of Sigmar

Age of Sigmar

Some of the new models for Age of Sigmar look awesome, some not so. I really like some of the Khorne minis. From the 4 pages of rules and army PDFs, I do like some of the changes to the rule and will be keen to see the full rule book. Here are some promo videos while...

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Thunderers

Thunderers

I have a lot miniatures on my painting desk and they have been there for some time. At present I don't have any unpainted miniatures for games that I play regularly. So I have decided to paint some of these miniatures just to get them finished and off the desk. I know...

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