• Off to Gencon!
    by Steven MacLauchlan
    29 Jul 2015 at 8:24am

    Hey guys, we'll be off to Gencon until next week! Paint some minis, rolls some dice, and be good while we're away!


  • Micro-Modern Flames of War
    by Tom Burgess
    27 Jul 2015 at 7:30am
    By Tom Burgess,

    Even with Cold War Flames of War coming out later this year, some of my friends just could not wait.  Many in our gaming group have very large collections of 1/285th "Micro Armor"  so using a "Homegrown" modern FoW rules adaption that our friend Ron found on the internet, we decided to give "Cold War Gone Hot" a try. Eve...
  • News from the Front - Ep 93 LIVE from Historicon 2015!
    by Dirty Jon
    24 Jul 2015 at 7:30am
    We are back again at HMGS Historicon!  The guys cover their time at the convention so far and auction off a surprise Dream Date!  There is a brief talk about the Japanese in Early War - spoiler alert - we like'm!  In the Q&A session, the guys talk Flames of War Cold War, the recent Berlin book, changes to the premium subscription, pred...

  • PanzerSturm Halftracks (Review of GBX85 Sdkfz 251 Platoon with GSO180 IR Equi...
    by SonBae
    22 Jul 2015 at 7:30am
    By Jeff "SonBae" Flint

    Oh man!  I just love that image of the IR Scoped MG42.

    Sooooo S-I-C-K!!!!
    When Battlefront's last army book for WWII Flames of War, Nachtjager, hit the shelves I knew I had to have these halftracks. They provide the inherent transport for the equally, nasty IR equipped...

  • Bolt Action AAR: Germans vs Paratrooper - Demolition
    by Mr. Baxtorious
    26 Jul 2015 at 11:14am

    Got in a great game with Joe last Friday.  This time we filmed the action between turns in addition to the normal photo dump. 

    Let me know what you think on the forum.

  • AAR: LRDG vs Americans
    by Skabradisdead
    20 Jul 2015 at 2:55am

      Somewhere in North Africa, renegade commonwealth troops and early war Americans clash. The mission was Tank Wars. The table was split down the middle with a continuous stone wall which meant once a wheeled unit was deployed on a half it was staying there.  Newcomer Garratt tells us how the battle went down!

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  • Speaking Frankly...
    by Mike Wood
    29 Jun 2015 at 1:32am
    If there is one faction that is hard to pin down and say "why should I run these?" then surely it must be the Franks.

    Why would anyone want to run a faction that doesn't have any overt Combat abilities?

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  • Off to Gencon!
    by Steven MacLauchlan
    29 Jul 2015 at 5:30pm
    No updates this week because... Gencon! Jon, Chris, Throck, and I will all be in attendance! Our schedule is as follows:

    9am Warhammer 40K Conquest Tournament
    Noon Learn to Play Golem Arcana
    7:27pm True Dungeon - The Sable Gauntlet

    Noon FFG In-Flight Report
    3pm Cardboard of the Rings
    10pm Artemis - The Forge: Patrol Station Zeb...


  • New Game with Old Game Feel
    by Mike Wilster
    31 Jul 2015 at 9:42am
    I am always chasing games from my past that I enjoyed playing.  Buying used armies and rule books just like many guys my age buy old sport cars.  Yes, I am at a midlife crisis trying to relive my youth and have been for many ye...
  • DAK Panzer IV Ausf D/E
    by Steven
    31 Jul 2015 at 9:12am
    Well the week has been much busier than anticipated but I still had time to throw some spray on some tanks in anticipation of Battlegroup: Tobruk coming out, as well as some other games I've been meaning to play with my North A...
  • A quick guide to easily making hedges
    by Paul Waechter
    30 Jul 2015 at 6:24pm
     Having recently decided to give my terrain collection a bit of an overhaul and splashing out on some new buildings, I've found myself in "need" of a few other things. Now that I have a village of some twenty dwellings, there i...
  • Pokemon League Deck - Dark/Bats
    by WuhSawBe
    29 Jul 2015 at 3:16pm

    Here I'm going to take a look at my "Dark/Bats" League deck, but before I do, let start off by defining what I mean by a "League Deck".  Simply put, they are WIP decks intended for playing in the local Pokemon League, which can...
  • SPOILER FREE Book Review - Lord of Runes by Dave Gross
    by WuhSawBe
    29 Jul 2015 at 11:43am

    Lord of Runes
    By Dave Gross

    From the back of the book:
    " Count Varian Jeggare and his hellspawn bodyguard Radovan are no strangers to the occult.  Yet when Varian is bequeathed a dangerous magical book by an old colleague, the inf...
  • Rifles & Racket (Muskets & Mayhem's WW2 Cousin)
    by Steven
    28 Jul 2015 at 12:43pm
    Well I think it has finally happened.  My mad apothecary has once again broken all the rules and developed a hybrid rules system with a sequence of play that should seem familiar if you have seen our initial Horse & Musket conc...