Category Archives: Review

Played Nina & Pinta last night

I’ll be doing a full review of this once I’ve played a couple more games (I like my reviews to be based on at least 3 plays). However, I just thought I’d post my first impressions of this new game while … Continue reading

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UniCast LOADed

Having got my hands on some of the production (I think) models for the LOAD Kickstarter, I thought I’d put up some more pics of UniCast in action before it finished. LOAD is a full game using UniCast to make … Continue reading

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UniCast Tease

I don’t have my camera on me today, but I’ve just had another bunch of UniCast samples for the new LOAD game. They are even better than the previous lot. It’s weird that my brain is getting used to UniCast’s impossible … Continue reading

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UniCast vs Blood Rage

Following on from a comment by John Charles on yesterday’s post, I said I’d show you some comparison pictures of the UniCast stuff next to Blood Rage models. The fairest comparison would be one where I’d sprayed both sets of models the same colour … Continue reading

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UniCast Up Close

Today is mostly about the pictures. In this article I want to focus on the technical aspect of Prodos’ new UniCast process/material, as shown in the final product, rather than the aesthetic of the models. Of course, whether you want to buy any … Continue reading

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Gates of Antares Concord Plastics Review

The opponent for the Ghar battle squad in the Gates of Antares starter box are the Concord infantry. I can’t find a good close up of the painted plastic squad on its own, so here’s the whole set’s contents shot. The Concord are … Continue reading

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Review: Spectre Miniatures – First Look

This morning I got a handful of figures from Spectre Miniatures‘ Kickstarter. These are a range of ultra-modern 28mm figures that cover both western forces, PMCs (Private Military Contractors – mercenaries), and indigenous African troops, militias and rebels. I chose … Continue reading

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Review: Lords Of War – On The Table

In the first part of this review I looked at the physical components of the game, what you got in the box, and so on. In this part I’ll cover the rules. So you know where I’m coming from, I’ve … Continue reading

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Review: Lords Of War – In The Box

Lords of War is a fantasy card game depicting a battle between two armies. It comes in packs of paired armies, though you can actually fight any army against any other, and there are rules for making your own mercenary … Continue reading

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Turn To 186

Like most gamers of my vintage, Fighting fantasy game books are an integral and somewhat nostalgic part of their early gaming adventures. So, when Jonathan Green ran his Kickstarter to write the definitive history, I joined in with my pennies. … Continue reading

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