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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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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Star Wars Armada Store Championship: the ‘Three Cheese List’ (Part 3)

We return once more to Simon’s report on his Triple-ISD list and how it dominated the Store Championships at The Twisted Cauldron in Folkestone, Kent! ************* This is Lt Bailey submitting his third and final part of the after-action report on the ‘Battle of the Twisted Cauldron Nebula’ (or the wonderful Kentish Rogues and Twisted Cauldron Store Championships). If you … Continue reading

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We Play: Call of Cthulhu: The Haunting (Part 2)

We rejoin the party, trapped inside a haunted house with a ghoulish figure outside, trying to break in. Will they escape the creature? Will they defeat it? Is it even real? Warning: This is a horror game, aimed at adults, and should be read with that in mind. If you’re squeamish, nervous, or very young, don’t read! (TL:DR – It’s … Continue reading

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Star Wars Armada Store Championship: The ‘Three Cheese’ List (Part 2)

Simon Bailey continues his report of his triple Imperial Star Destroyer  attack on a local Star Wars Armada Store Championship! ********** Before I launch into the nitty-gritty of the day’s action I would like to give a big thank you to all the people who participated, and the organisers at The Twisted Cauldron in Folkestone, Kent. The atmosphere was friendly all … Continue reading

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We Play: Call of Cthuhlu: The Haunting (Part 1)

Ever wondered what tabletop RPG is like? How the stories turn out? Just how much control your character can have over what happens? Or just how much fun it can possibly be? This is a transcript from our Call of Cthulhu game. The rules questions, rolls, and out of character comments have been removed, but all descriptions are as the … Continue reading

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Star Wars Armada Store Championship: The ‘Three Cheese’ List (Part 1)

Simon Bailey has taken a break from making crazy-nasty decks for The Spoils to make … er … crazy-nasty decks for Star Wars Armada … Read on and you’ll see what I mean! ******** Greetings and salutations, this is Lt. Bailey submitting his after-action report for a recently fought Store Championship, held by our good friends at The Twisted Cauldron! … Continue reading

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The Spoils: Lehmann and Weep Part 2

Back with the second part of his diabolic deck plan (you can read part one here), Simon tells us more about his cunning scheme for world (of The Spoils) domination … **** Hello again, and welcome once more to the strange avenues of my mind, and my continued descent into the world of the Spoils. In the first part of … Continue reading

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The Spoils: Lehmann and Weep! Part 1

Our resident ‘The Spoils’ fanatic and official UK ‘The Spoils’ ambassador, Simon, has been scheming again! Here he offers you a look at his latest build, which utilises cards from all the current sets. Be warned: it’s mean! ***** Now, I am obviously a massive ‘The Spoils’ fan and I think that this game has a massive amount of depth … Continue reading

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