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Absolute Emperor: Mincio River Scenario (1814)

My efforts to branch out from skirmish wargaming into larger scale battles has borne some pretty tasty fruit.  Osprey’s “Absolute Emperor” has proven to be as easy to play as it is easy to handle.  Large divisions sweep across the field, unwieldy but powerful, and with a minimum of...

Stay Strong, Friends

We Gen-Xers were raised by people who were terrified of peer pressure.  They spent decades giving us the tools to resist peer pressure to take drugs. Now they’ve spent months pressuring me to take a dangerous drug and are shocked – SHOCKED! – to find that I’ve got the...

On Fighting Sail

 What a fun little game from Osprey’s blue book series. Fighting Sail is a fleet action game that lets you chug a half-dozen or so ships of the line around the table, merrily blasting away at each other.  It strikes a very good balance between historical feel and playability,...

The Sci-Fi Dungeon

 You don’t have to choose.  These are all shots from a dungeon originally built for straight-up dungeon crawls.  By avoiding permanently affixed fantasy elements, you can change the whole look of the place with just a bit of scatter terrain. The power core columns are blue wooden dowels normally...

Give Money to People Who Don’t Hate You

Friend of the blog Jesse White has an exciting new project kicking off tomorrow. DeusVult, a comic that harkens back to the days when comic book companies didn’t hate you, drops onto IndieGoGo.  With tiers for hand-inked pages with several panels on them, as well as full-splash page art, which will sell...

Space Weirdo’s: News You Can Use

Doesn’t look like this project needs my help.  As I type this they have $1,500 raised out of a $100 ask.  But you might be interested in it, and that’s enough  for me to spread the word about this lo-rez independent sci-fi skirmish ruleset.     From the KickStarter...

Irregular Miniatures Space Pirates

Ever wonder what these 15mm menaces look like?  Wonder no more.  A nice mix of chunky mid-8Os style character. Went with a unified color scheme for simplicity’s sake, but these guys have a lot of potential for more individualism. Captain Bis and his featherless sidekick Cotti....

Not On My Watch

  Hastag Wargaming Is Not For Everyone...

This Meme is a Keeper

We all know it’s coming. A fake story to cover the fake death of a fake president. Who you got? This is a joke – a very dark one.  But if you know of an actual betting site taking odds, let me know, would you?  ...