Mithril Miniatures Warg Riders: The Demon Wolves of Middle Earth Ride Forth to join the Bakshitsu Host

Summoned forth from the goblin-infested halls of the Lead Mountain to support their more lumpen brethen is a unit of Warg Riders. (Though it occurs to this scribe that Wargs are possessed of intelligence and language, so it might be more accurate to describe them as 'Wargs who thought to bring a packed lunch'.) Much …

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Fritz the Nazgul; Wargaming the 40th Anniversary of Ralph Bakshi’s Animated Lord of the Rings

Hard as it may be to conceive, there was a time before there was a Lead Mountain; a time before time itself; a time before memory and 'membering, before even that glooming Spider Queen, or her long-suffering scrivener. Though few recall or care to remember the darkness of those days, still there were things crawling …

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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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How to grow the mountain under the guise of ‘business’ or ‘work’.

Even back when the Mountain was but a molehill, the young Scrivener was an avid accumulator of lead (and back then it really was lead) who purchased miniatures with no further rhyme nor reason than the rule of cool. If it looked good, it went on to the pile (Although as it was the 1980s, …

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