AQMF: First Painted Models

First Look: Painted Models: I haven’t done a proper AQMF review post yet– I’ve been waiting to finish painting enough miniatures to have something original to show off. So, in the near future look for an AQMF review and mechanics instructions. For now, here’s a first look at some freshly painted miniatures for the range. […]

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Classic Battletech: Pirates!

Pirates! Pirates can usually be divided between those who took up their outlaw lifestyle out of strict necessity and those who simply enjoy to live without any rules. Pirates tend to thrive on power vacuums, when there is only weak (or non-existent) central authority to impose the rule of law, this is why many of […]

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Classic Battletech: In the 30th Century Life is Cheap, Battlemechs Aren’t. Pt. I.

Introduction to Battletech, pt. I. Back in the mid-1980s there were few boardgames that let you strap into a 50′ tall, 50 ton walking tank-like robotic chassis sporting missile launchers, rapid-fire autocannons, and blistering laser cannons. I know I just used cannon twice, that’s just how much cannon Battletech delivered. The 1980s were a glorious […]

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Battlefleet Gothic: In Space No One Can Hear You Scream (because your crappy flying stand broke again).

Digging through the closet o’games ™ this afternoon, I came across a buried treasure: my old Battlefleet Gothic Imperial Navy fleet. BFG was one of the best games Games Workshop ever produced, however as non-core game it was doomed to be relegated to GW’s Specialty Games department, where fun goes to die. If you don’t […]

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Warhammer 40K: Urban scenery

Urban scenery: Way back in the day in 3rd edition, circa 2003, GW released an urban warzone book for 40k called ‘Cityfight’. My roommate at the time was an Outrider and wanted to organize a Rogue Trader tourney and supplement release party, but we needed a ton of urban terrain to make it work out. […]

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