Monthly Archives: September 2016

Your Pokémon Cards – what Are They Worth? Part 2

The Pokémon franchise turned 20 this year, and sparked a huge resurgence of interest in the beloved characters and games! People have been raiding their lofts and garages for those old card collections, thinking that they might be worth something  – but are they? Last time we gave you some examples of the really valuable cards out there, and talked … Continue reading

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Your Pokémon Cards – What Are They Worth? Part 1

By now, regular visitors to the blog will know that the Pokémon franchise turned 20 in February of this year, and pretty much everyone in the developed world has heard about Pokémon Go, which was released in July as part of a flood of pocket monster products timed to celebrate the anniversary over the entire year! With the anniversary – … Continue reading

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The Lancer-Class Pursuit Craft – Casting Shadows

Harrison Sharp is back and concluding the set of four articles covering all the ships of X Wing Wave 9, which is released today! The fourth and final ship to get the Sharp treatment is the big one, the Shadow Caster! ****************************************** Greetings, Holonet! This will be the fourth and final instalment of my in-depth look at the ships of … Continue reading

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X Wing: Protectorate Starfighter – Fangs for the Memories!

Harrison Sharp returns for the third of four articles on X Wing Wave 9, releasing tomorrow! Today we see his thoughts on the Protectorate Starfighter and all that comes with it: ************************************************* Greetings, Holonet! Your friendly Recon Specialist has been digging around the Concord Dawn system and I’ve returned with fresh intel on the Protectorate Starfighter. Will this ship be … Continue reading

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X Wing: The TIE SF Fighter

TO Harrison Sharp is back with more thoughts on those Wave 9 ships that release this Thursday! Next up in this set of four articles: The TIE SF Fighter, or Special Forces TIE! ******************************* Welcome back, fellow pilots! This week we will be taking a deeper look into the new cards spoiled for the TIE SF Fighter. This not-so-nimble small-based ship … Continue reading

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X Wing: The Double Arc of the ARC

TO and Veteran Pilot Harrison Sharp comes back to us with some more musings on the eagerly anticipated Wave 9 of X Wing, which will be with us this Thursday! The first article of a set of four coming to you this week, and the first ship to come under his scrutiny, is the ARC-170: ************************************** I know I’ve been uncharacteristically silent recently, … Continue reading

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It’s Only A Model! Part 1: Planning

Simon is back with a how-to guide to making your own miniatures gaming scenery! There’s an awful lot of great stuff available to buy out there, but what if none of it is quite what you’re looking for? Well, you can always make your own! Not sure where to start? Simon’s here to help: ********************** So if you are an … Continue reading

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Infinity: What’s In The Box? Exploring The Pan Oceania Starter Box

Chris H returns to look at the starter box for Infinity’s Pan Oceania faction! ************************************ Contents: 1 x ORC Trooper 1 x Akali Sikh Commando 1 x Nisse Sniper 3 x Fusilier The ORC Let’s start with the big guy. The ORC trooper may not, as his name suggests, be big, brutish and green, but the only thing wrong about … Continue reading

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X Wing: Nationals 2016!

Interested in the big tournaments, but not sure what they’d be like? Looking for some inspiration for your own lists and tactics? TO and avid X Winger Harrison Sharp brings us his report of his experience at the X Wing Nationals, which took place last month. ********************************************** The day was finally here: Nationals! I had been in an X Wing … Continue reading

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TANKS!!!

Simon is back, with another article – but it’s not about Star Wars Armada this time! Has the bubble finally burst? Read on to find out about his latest obsession, Tanks: I am taking a break from writing about my usual subject (Big Grey Triangles of Death!!!) to talk about yet another boyhood obsession given life through the medium of … Continue reading

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