Jon and I played the next installment of our on and off semi linked games of Empire of the Dead featuring the Ladies Royal Amateur Archaeological Society and the Sons of Anubis. The story as it revealed itself..... "She got away again sir" said a hooded member of the Sons, the hood looked down and … Continue reading The Sons Strike Back
I think I have finally finished painting all the Japanese infantry that I will need, I hope. These are 28mm Warlord plastic figures. If I am being honest I can't say that I like the figures particularly but they are readily available and go together well I still have the Anti Tank gun to paint … Continue reading Last of the Japanese (I hope)
"Chain of Command" by the Too Fat Lardies is my preferred small unit set of rules, it always gives a very tension filled game. One of the most fascinating things about it is the way that it totally punishes poor unit tactics. A friend suggested to me a little while ago that you don't actually … Continue reading A bit of a Dust Up
I finished the modular cave system for the kids D&D campaign, I think it will also get a lot of use in other games as well. In particular for Empire of the Dead, or even Achtung Chuthlu. I started with the usual raw materials of water based calking compound and chux cloth. This time for … Continue reading Journeys in the Deep
Procrastination is the enemy of all wargamers and I suffer from it, the maybe tomorrow I'll get this finished syndrome. Part of the reason that I started this blog was an attempt to push myself into the virtual corner so that I committed to get things done. It's a bit early to see if that … Continue reading The Road to Somewhere?
Recently I started running a Dungeons and Dragons 5th Edition campaign for my kids, both took to it like ducks to water. Which I also found rather reassuring as I was a bit worried that they might have been a bit young. Both my kids have mild A.S.D. but have wonderful imaginations and engage with … Continue reading Something for my kids
My good friend Jon came over today and we decided to play a game of "Empire of the Dead" by Westwind Games. This particular game was the third we had played in an ongoing on and off, very ad-hoc, collection of semi linked games. Jon had his "Ladies Amateur Archaeologists Club" and I had my … Continue reading The Ladies Day Out