Category: AAR

A Song of Fords and Shallows

 Mostly eye candy today with some thoughts on “A Song of Drums and Shakos”.  It’s just a reskin of Andrea Sfiligoi’s “Song of…” series, but I’m really glad to have added it to my library.  Having the background and points lists for each army really makes it a snap...

Song of Drums and Shakos – First Runthrough

 It works! I was afraid it wouldn’t.  My experiments with Flying Lead weren’t a lot of fun.  They power of modern weapons meant that the games bogged down into two static lines blazing away at each other with little motion or forward progress. Needs more flags Fortunately, the Napoleonics...

Fantasy Campaigning Dun Rite

Using a Reaper Bones wood sprite figure as an evil personification of the deep woods and wilds are inimical to human life?  That’s unpossible! That’s what happens in this latest episode of “The Joy of Wargaming” wherein four intrepid heroes wade into the wilds to put paid to a...

Rogue Stars Eye Candy

 What can I say? I’m a sucker for a good infiltration mission.  Here, the crew of a tramp freighter have snuck into Starport Moai to re-clone a couple of forcibly infected crewmembers.  This looks like a job for Gold Cross.  Not even an mRNA scrambler shot of nano-trackers can...

It’s a Riot!

 Matt Hartley’s Riot!  Revolting People from Watt Tyler to Watts is an interesting wargame.  It’s a truly fourth-generational game in which mobs of outgunned citizens try to effect change against a far better armed, but outnumbered, army of the ruling class. Enjoy some eye candy while I pontificate.  Alert readers...