historical, history, wargaming

The Cold War (Part 1) – The Chinese Civil War

mushroom-cloud11Introduction to the Cold War

The Soviets and the United States engaged in a hostile confrontation on political, economic and diplomatic levels for most of the last century post World War 2. Though they managed to avert the outbreak of a third world war, that would most likely have turned nuclear with catastrophic consequences for the world.

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boardgame, painting

Board Game Painting Challenge Update

Red Dragon (Wrath of Ashardalon Board Game)

This is a quick update on my progress, this weekend. Well I’ve been quite busy, managing to get some Walking Dead Scenery pieces painted and a Dragon from DD’s Wrath of Ashardalon finished.

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Modern, wargaming

The Walking Dead; All Out War Review

Well another Zombie themed table top game has hit the market. Though this one is based on the Walking Dead comics IP, which in turn is the IP used for the popular TV show of the same name. Which means most people will recognise most of the characters and features of the game from either the comic books or TV show which is currently in its 7th series. As the game is based on the comic book IP, the characters resemble the comic versions rather than the TV actors.

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armies, battles, historical, history, wargaming

Battle of Waterloo 18th June 1815

On the 18th June 1815, two armies faced each other on a muddy field in Belgium. It would be a decisive battle that bring about an end to twenty years of conflict and reshape the future of Europe. Both armies were commanded by formidable military minds, who had a plethora of battlefield victories behind each of them.

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boardgame, Modern

Miniature Board Game Painting Challenge

 

 If like me you not only play table top war-games but board games as well. You probably have one or two miniature board games in your collection. Well, I have several, and I’m one of those gamers who prefers his miniatures to be painted. So for the next twelve months I plan to paint all of the miniatures in each and every one of my board games.

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historical, history, wargaming

Delving into the Napoleonic period and the Italeri Waterloo Set.

Delving into the Napoleonic period and the Italeri Waterloo Set.

I’ve been a table top gamer for over 25 years, and in all that time I’ve never delved in to the Napoleonic period, even though its one of my favourite periods in military history. So this year being the anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo, plus the Italeri 1/72 scale Waterloo set arrived on my desk, I decided to take the plunge.

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