Monthly Archives: December 2016

Miniature Painting: Tips and Tricks

So chances are that this Christmas you’ve ended up with a miniatures game; whether it’s a board game with miniatures or a full-on miniatures wargame, they’re all the rage right now. From Warhammer to Wyrd, from Steamforged to Mantic, from Fantasy Flight to Cool Mini Or Not, from Warlord Games to GaleForce 9, everyone’s bringing out the minis! The thing … Continue reading

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Infinity: Stars of the Human Sphere: #005 Corregidor Bandit Hacker

Chris H has returned to bring us another look at a must-have unit in Infinity – for you Nomads players, we present to you the Corregidor Bandit Hacker, who is much more than just a (really really) pretty model: *********************************************** In Infinity, games often focus on objectives placed in specific areas of the table. To succeed in these missions, players … Continue reading

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Last Post for Christmas

Twas last post for Christmas, and in the warehouse The warehouse staff’s sanity was running out. The order sheets piled on the table so high That a fall would have buried them – so they tiptoed on by. One by one, each order was nestled snug in its box, Sealed up and piled up to be carried off In the … Continue reading

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Christmas List – Stocking Sized Games

Big presents are great. Everyone likes getting a really hefty box, gift-wrapped with their name on the tag. But let’s face it – they can’t always be big ones! Sometimes you need to give something smaller, whether it’s because you’re keeping to a budget for a Secret Santa or you’re looking to fill up a stocking. And Christmas shopping can … Continue reading

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The Case of the Challenged Challengers: Part 2

Last time we left Bassim El-Wakil and his Watson, Stew Cork, about to face off against a real police detective over a game of Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective. The coffee has been brewed, the case has been perused, and the two teams are settled in different rooms. How will they do? Read on to find out … **************************** While Detective … Continue reading

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The Case of the Challenged Challengers: Part 1

This week we bring you a blog article from the Tumblr page of good friend, 50% of the awesome podcast series The Story Toolkit, and veteran board-gamer Bassim El-Wakil, talking about his experience playing the Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective board game. He and his partner in crime-fighting decided to give the notoriously challenging game its own challenge, by pitting it … Continue reading

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