Fun and Frolics in the Deadzone

Hello fellow carbon based lifeforms and welcome to another Deadzone post! I have been playing some more solo missions in the Deadzone this week and trying out a new randomized activation for the ‘opposition’, using counters drawn from a cup. It has worked rather well at creating suspense, not knowing which enemy model will activateContinue reading “Fun and Frolics in the Deadzone”

Deadzone ‘Survival of the fittest’ Mission 4

I finally managed to play the last mission of my solo Deadzone campaign ‘Survival of the fittest’ recently. With the original strike team of 14 troops being whittled down to 3, brother sergeant Edwine, terminator-suited brother Bartholemu and master sniper Larkin make their way to the extraction coordinates. I found a rather cool app forContinue reading “Deadzone ‘Survival of the fittest’ Mission 4”

Deadzone: Survival of the fittest Part 3

Mission #3 – Slip the Noose ‘You have no choice now but to trust that your message got through. The inexorable press of the zombies is slowly closing in around your position. The only hope you now have is to punch a gap through them and escape to the extraction point. As the noose tightens,Continue reading “Deadzone: Survival of the fittest Part 3”

Deadzone: Survival of the fittest Part 2

I had some time during the week to setup and play the second scenario of my solo campaign, and if I thought the first battle was nail-biting then I was certainly in for a shock second time around! Mission #2 – Beacon of hope ‘You now know what you’re up against, and the scale ofContinue reading “Deadzone: Survival of the fittest Part 2”

‘Battlecry’ – Meeting Engagement

Regular readers will know about my fondness for the Commands & Colors series of games by Richard Borg. This fantastic range of games is often referred to as  ‘light’ wargame due to the simple, easy to learn rules and lack of tables or charts, but I think that does it a disservice. One of theContinue reading “‘Battlecry’ – Meeting Engagement”

Ardera IV – Campaign #3

The struggle for Ardera IV raged on through what was known as the cold year, which is caused by the rather strange, elliptical path by which the planet orbits the main sun-star Artemis. An entire single orbit of the Artemis sun-star takes 2 terran-standard years, one of which takes Ardera IV three million miles away,Continue reading “Ardera IV – Campaign #3”

Ardera IV – Campaign #2

Since my last post, things have been progressing rapidly with my Ardera IV campaign. After their unsuccessful assault on the maglev line, the greenskins struck the northern districts of the Hedraeos agri-refinement complex. Riding upon his newly built gargant ‘Old Yella, Warboss Snaggle-tooth lead his Deathskull mob against the Imperial defenders. 3rd company of theContinue reading “Ardera IV – Campaign #2”

Ardera IV Campaign #1

Inspired by the WWII campaign on Grid-based Wargaming blog, I have started a Memoir 40k campaign of my own. In the blog post, which can be seen here, a front line is created on a gridded map and the amount of sections I by the enemy decides the amount of supplies each army has. CampaignContinue reading “Ardera IV Campaign #1”

Decemb-uary painting update #2

I have been slowly plugging away at my Iron Eagles dreadnought and have finally started to hit my stride. I look forward to sitting down at the painting desk in the evenings and cracking out the paints. The metallics have been laid down and highlighted, and I am now working on the purity seals.

Battle over the Malcador river

Following on from my last post, here is a quick update on my memoir 40k narrative campaign. As an ork force tied up the space marines reserves at the Ormffidian river forks, they struck out to secure the bridges over the Malcador river. In this scenario, I decided to play using the more traditional victoryContinue reading “Battle over the Malcador river”

Sprues & Brews

A UK-based tabletop gaming community bringing you news, projects, videos and reports!

Classic Warhammer 40K

Painting diary focused on Warhammer 40K 2nd ed., 5th ed. WHFB, related GW games, and miscellaneous whimsy

Home of the Grumpy Gnome

Tinkering with Artwork and Ideas

Table Standard

A Warhammer 40k wargaming hobby blog of a Games Workshop fanboy. Painting to a table standard.

IRO aka Imperial Rebel Ork

- I model - therefore I am -

Eloths Endeavours

Painting and modelling Blog (mainly GW stuff)

The Think Tank

Sharing what I like about wargaming

Heretic Deb!

In the grim darkness of the far future, there is only war.

Wargamerabbit

Wargaming the past eras

Prot's War in the Warp

The Warhammer 40K gaming and hobby experiences of Prot

eternalhunt

A blog about KrautScientist's wargaming exploits

DeathWatch Studios

Commission Miniature Painting and Hobby Tutorials!

Crooked Bear Creek Organic Herbs

Organic Herbs, Herbals, Sustainable Gardening

The Frustrated Gardener

The life and loves of a plantsman

Gaming Solo

All about the solitaire play of board games, wargames, and PC games.

Historical Palette: Miniature Painting by Scott Merrifield

Miniature Painting by M. Scott Merrifield

Gunsmoke and Knitting

by Anne Bonney

The Raft

Wargaming Adventures

Just Needs Varnish!

My ongoing wargames projects!

Suburban Militarism

Behind those net curtains, one man builds an army...

Historical Miniatures

28mm Little big soldiers miniatures

The Bovine Overlord

An Edinburgh Gaming Blog

Weapons and Warfare

History and Hardware of Warfare

Grimmleigh's Lab

Musings of a Wandering Game Mage

Kaja's Kreations

A peek into the twisted mind of Karel Antónovič Janáček

Blades and Blasters

Miniature projects in many scales and periods, and likely a few digressions.

sho3box

Toy soldier wargaming stuff.

miniaturepopcorns

Sculpting some worlds

wargamesgazette

A blog about wargames, miniatures and terrain

Skinflint Games

Wargaming in the Age of Austerity!

Guerrilla Miniature Games

Out of the Basement and into the Streets.

FLEETING INTERESTS . COM

Sharing Projects of Mixed Interest since 2013

Attenzionen!!!

Strategy & leadership in the historical wargames world

Adventures in painting miniatures

Recording adventures in miniature painting by an semi-talented painter whose skills are not as good as he would like them to be...

When Cannons Fade...

Outgunned, outnumbered, though never outclassed.

chewinglead

Just another WordPress.com site

The Players' Aid

Board Game Reviews, Reports, and Reflections.