Category Archives: Tabletop gaming

Review: Carnevale – Rhinos Can’t Jump!

This review is based on a pdf of the complete rulebook rather than the printed item as that’s what was given to me. You can see a lot of this on the downloads section of Vesper-On’s website. Not everything is … Continue reading

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Dreadfleet Review 2 – More Ships, More Battles

Please can I have my money back? Those of you that know my writings will be aware that I tend, if anything, to be too even-handed in my approach to reviews, even if I am occasionally a bit blunt. If … Continue reading

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Derby World Wargames – Games and Goodies

I thought that the Derby show this year was the best it’s been for some time. It had loads of interesting games to look at as well as a huge and varied selection of traders. I know a fair amount … Continue reading

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Derby World Wargames – Saturday

Another weekend, another event! This weekend it’s Derby World Wargames, at Derby University in the UK. This used to be called the Old Glory Nationals, and to veterans like me that’s what it’s still referred to as. In fact, as … Continue reading

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Dreadfleet – a Few Photos

I seem to have acquired a copy of Dreadfleet, and thought you might like to see some photos of the sprues close up. There’s already a bunch of pictures on GW’s own site showing the whole sprues, so I’ll try … Continue reading

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Bushido – Revised Rules

I’ve just noticed that the Bushido Quick Start rules have been updated to address the many niggling issues with the first version. At a glance they seem to have sorted the obvious errors, and it looks vastly improved now. If … Continue reading

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Marauder Orx Sprues from Mantic

I’ve been reading some pretty alarmist nonsense of the interwebz of late about Mantic’s as yet unreleased Marauder Orx for their as yet unreleased SF game: Warpath. You may have noticed I said “unreleased” twice there. That’s the clue. People … Continue reading

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Foundry ACW Open Day – Terrain & Stuff

Before I was rudely interrupted by Undead Pirates I was showing you some pictures of the games and the goodies at the Foundry ACW Open Day. Today I’ve got some other pictures for you. As well as cheap goodies and … Continue reading

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Foundry ACW Open Day – Gaming and Goodies

Foundry have just released a new set of rules for the American Civil War called Bull Run to Gettysburg. As is their wont, they planned to have an open day to coincide with this, but the riots got in the … Continue reading

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Kings of War Tournament – After Action Report

So now I’ve had more than 5 minutes’ sleep and the experience has at least begun to digest, what do I think of the tournament? Well I think it was clearly a success from Mantic’s point of view. Their aim … Continue reading

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