So at the moment everything in my life is just on some sort of go slow hiatus at the moment.
Mark is doing a grand job off filling out his bits and pieces but as weeks go by I am slowly starting to lose the will to do very much. The picture above is my Concord force for Beyond the Gates of Antares. Which I stripped down and restarted a few weeks ago, the plan was with my enforced time away from my real job I could get so much done, and it started great I made some really big dents in reading, playing and painting, instead just washing then took two hours and seemed to drain the life out off me.
Continue reading Slow Going
So last year I received my Abyssal kickstarter and it has pretty much sat on the counter looking less like a painted army and more like a box ready for shipping, which is almost pretty much what it was.
Continue reading King’s of War Starting small.
Hello and welcome back to my on going attempts to learn how to break into, start collecting and then hopefully playing the game. This week I’m going to discuss Burrows and Badgers because it’s a game that I really enjoyed painting up and I think looks great at least. Since the rules are available from the website I’ll be pretty open about discussing the rules and my thoughts on warband construction!
Continue reading Learning Curve Part V
Ok so the title is a bit misleading. I am not attempting to build an actual Multiverse, more like one building from the Multiverse Gaming terrain range, which is currently on the desk with the first coat off paint drying.
Continue reading Building the Multiverse
Sorry that I missed last week but I hadn’t made any progress due to various real life things so figured I’d just catch up this week. I really don’t have that much to write about so I’m just going to put a load of pictures up for you to look at because I have so many figures to do and not enough time to do them in!
Continue reading Sunday Colour #4
So with a huge variety in games and in each game a large (or for new games) growing choices of forces which then boil down into even more choices it at time can be an absolute nightmare trying to pick a team for that friendly game, even worse for a league or tournament.
Continue reading Picking your Team
Continuing last weeks theme of constructing a list I’m going to share my thoughts about Infinity the Game. I played first edition a little bit but haven’t played since. The rules seem like they’re much the same at their core though and so I’m hoping that my thinking on the subject still holds some water…
Continue reading Learning Curve: Act Four
So posts are starting to appear on Facebook, as well as the inevitable sales posts on eBay, that Deadzone v2 is starting to arrive around the UK.
Now while certain factions of die hard fans were moaning during the beta about things being took out or replaced, we can now see exactly what has changed.
Continue reading Deadzone Version 2 arriving
A few thoughts as I unbox Deadzone
Welcome back to my ramblings about my experiences with games and the occasionally steep learning curve that we all must navigate. Over the last two weeks I have assembled, based and started to paint my forces. That last struggle will be documented in the Sunday column from this point onwards whilst we concentrate on gaming on Wednesdays. This week we’ll take the next logical step and assemble a force. That’s quite a task in itself sometimes and nowhere that I’ve seen do you have the options you do in Open Combat.
Continue reading Learning Curve: Chapter Three