Category: Wargames

Roleplaying and board games with reviews, podcasts, videos and interviews

Wargame review – Tale of the Red Blade: Part One

By Ben Monro You may have read my previous blog about joining the world of war gaming and if you haven’t I suggest you do so as It’s simply fantastic check it out here. Well here’s the follow up and a wrap up to what I’d say has been a vastly enjoyable first month of…
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Welcome to War gaming.

By Ben Monro Little over two weeks ago now I walked into my now local gaming store Firestorm Games of Cardiff, Wales, with one intention in mind. I wanted to start a table top war-game, something which I’d never done before and it was something that I wanted to do to find hobby where I…
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Pegasus Hobbies – Making Your Table Shine Without Eviscerating Your Wallet

Friends, I’ve decided that I’ve been remiss in not sharing with you the vast pool of knowledge that I’ve learned over the years regarding tabletop miniatures gaming, and so this is the first of many articles that will pass on some of the laborious research I’ve carved out of the Internet. The tag will be “Miniatures Gaming 101” and I’ll be putting articles ranging from figure sources, game rules, painting tip sites, terrain building help, the best books to buy, and all manner of things relating to all things miniature. I’m not a great figure painter, though I can hold my own, but I am a very capable terrain builder, so I’ll likely share some of my projects with you fine folks as well. So, let’s begin with a great source of material to quickly and cheaply get a table going for a skirmish: Pegasus Hobbies

“That Scorpion in the Sea” Malta Besieged: 1940-42

The latest in the States of Siege Series of games brings Steve Carey’s design skills to an interesting aspect of the 2nd World War in the Mediterranean. Having set such a high standard with We Must Tell The Emperor, my expectations were high for Malta Beseiged: 1940-1942.

Unboxing X610Z: On the Ruins of Chaos

This video is not a review of the gameplay, but a review of the game components, the quality and the looks. This is to help you decide if your money will be better spent elsewhere or if this game is what you should be adding to your shelf