ROBIN at Nottingham: A Convention Appraisal

Copious room for more traders, be they old or new The Sniper's Mantra (Location, Location, Location) Taking place at the Nottingham Tennis Centre on the 17th of February 2019, ROBIN was accessible by bus or tram, but probably isn't a comfortable walk from the city centre. No nearby shops or conveniences were observed, but that …

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Vapnartak at York 2019: A Convention Appraisal (Feb 3rd)

Let us begin with a grumbly pre-amble which applies to all shows and events, and is not specific to York, and thus falls outside the usual 'Griping' section. Often it appears that certain forms of social media communication have taken precedence over all others. Vital information is posted on, and subsequently buried by, Facebook and …

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Inquisitor Greyfax model with drukhari witch replacement head in silver power armour

Inquisitor Vidua: Greyfax conversion, review, painting and philosophy

Any Lead Mountain miner worth their salt knows the thrill of the new purchase. The warm glow of acquisition, the breathless anticipation at the prospect of uncasing the fresh metal or plastic, the enticing scent of resin, so sweet. The expectant pleasure of recruiting for our miniature armies. The adrenaline burst of worry as we …

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On the savagery and excessive height of the elf: The Widows Gaze, a review/comparison of Rune Wars DeepWood Elves and Shieldwolf Shieldmaidens

Rumour abounds among the deep delvings that a new fantasy mass battle game slouches towards the Lead Mountain. The rough beast in question hails from the Osprey stable, and has sprung forth from the busy quill of that stalwart scrivener Joseph A. Mcullough, (who blogs here), able progenitor of the canticles of Frostgrave. The name …

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Krakon Games ‘Fomorian’ under the Widow’s Gaze: A review.

Many and multifarious are the miniature ranges that gather in the dark and boggy places of the Lead Mountain, and eventually the baleful eyes of the Widow will fall upon them all. Krakon Games * is the gibbering mud-spattered mind-spawn of Ross Whitehorn, who is on a sworn crusade to create as many strange and gribbly …

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