Essen Spiel 2018 – Day 1 Round-Up

Essen Spiel is upon us again and this year seems to be bigger and more crowded than ever. Alex and I take a look at some of our highlights from the first day. For a board game convention, there was a lot of miniature games played today! After much dice rolling and some time to … Read more

Gaming News Roundup Including GAMA Announcements

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This week has seen some massive gaming news ranging from new board game announcements to a new race for Age of Sigmar. This is the pick of the news coming out of the GAMA trade show in Las Vegas as well as some items that have been announced in the last few. Miniature Games Games … Read more

My first impressions of the Age of Sigmar General’s Handbook

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I will start by saying that I am a long time Warhammer Fantasy and Warhammer 40,000 player. When Age of Sigmar was released I bemoaned, like a lot of people, the loss of ranked units and the mass combat style of fantasy however the thing that struck me most was the lack of points values. … Read more

X-Wing Store Championship Report – Owen Appleton

On the 26th March we ran the 2016 Athena Games Store Championship, with a regional bye for the winner. With a field of 45 players running everything from Tie Fighter Swarms to the Emperor Palpatine on a shuttle it was one of our largest Star Wars X-Wing events to date! We asked the tournament’s victor, … Read more

Why Play? Star Wars: Imperial Assault Skirmish

‘Why Play?’ is a new series of articles focusing on some of the lesser played games in store, with players explaining exactly why this game is worth your time! To start off, Alex Grinstead argues for why playing the skirmish mode of Star Wars: Imperial Assault can be as, or even moreso, rewarding than the … Read more

X-Wing Wave Seven Review by Dave Clarke

Hit Me Hard and Hit Me Fast New blog, new ships. Today I’m going to talk about the X-Wing Miniatures Game’s recently revealed Wave 7, which we will be seeing hitting the tabletop by the end of this summer. Wave 7 will contain 4 Ships: The YV-666, a light freighter most notably used by the … Read more