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July 2010

40K Metagame Report – WarGamesCon

So the first day of the 40k championship is over and while we won’t know the winners till end of day tomorrow, we can certainly say that with almost 200 players, the army breakdown was pretty surprising:Compared to only 6 months earlier at Adepticon, we are seeing a dramatic drop in the numbers of IG […]

Wargaming ASKEW: Wargames Con Coverage

TastyTaste 2 Minute Read Jul 31

Just quick heads up for everyone Blood of Kittens is “live” blogging the 40k Tournament. There is over 400 pictures and a few videos. Updates will be made through out the weekend. So check it out! Blood of Kittens Here is a few sample pics of what you can find on Blood of Kittens…

WARMACHINE: The Decisions You Make

HERO 4 Minute Read Jul 31

Sometimes the quickest way to victory is not the shortest route.  That’s one of the things you should always keep in mind when making any decision on the battlefield. In Warmachine, the quickest way to victory would be destroying your opponent’s warcaster.  Once the opposing warcaster dies, the game ends and you win.  In fact, […]

Alessio Moves to Mantic?

So Mantic Games has been working through their series of miniatures for a bit now, but there has been talk of them moving onto the next step and publishing their own ruleset.  Take a look at this video they just put up on YouTube: MAMA MIA Indeed! Very interesting and a good deal in any […]

Forgeworld: MkIII Armor, Old School Weapons, and More!

Boy, oh boy!  Forgeworld has pullde the covers off of those two earlier shots of early mark Marine Armor with a set of new model shots that are going to have everyone squealling with glee.  More after the jump.First up is a set of MkIII marines.  This brutal looking ancient armor was specifically designed for […]

WarGamesCon is ON!

Larry Vela 2 Minute Read Jul 30

Behold Team Strictly Goat (Goatboy and Strictly Average’s Brent) So today we’ve been throwing down the dice, playing our way to victory and having an absolute blast.  WarGamesCon is over twice the size of last year and all the folks are smiling, laughing and having a great time with their fabulously painted armies.  Here is just a tiny sliver from today’s […]

FoW: Stalin’s Onslaught Review – Soviet Lists

Larry Vela 5 Minute Read Jul 30

Stalin’s Onslaught is the first of the Operation Bagration specific battle books published for the Flames of War and details the German and Soviets during the Battle of Orsha, June 1944. In part one of this two part look into Stalin’s Onslaught we’ll look at the Soviet lists.For Soviet players, SO introduces some needed special […]

Wargames Gallery 7-29-10

They look so happy just to be off the minis shelf. ~Enjoy. If you have an awesome wargames shot you think would make a great BoLS pic of the day, email us. We love spectacle and characterful shots so lets see what you budding photographers can do! Warhammer 40k, Fantasy, Warmachine/Hordes & Flames of War […]

Warmachine Hobby: Painting Trollbloods

Guest Columnist 3 Minute Read Jul 29

Hey guys, the Colonel here to give you the low down on how to paint Trollblood skin easy and effectively.So I’ve been working on a lot of Trollbloods as of late because I love their warbeasts. They also have a great line of miniatures with a lot of character in them. The biggest problem for […]

Warlord: Black Powder Rulebook Review

Larry Vela 3 Minute Read Jul 29

So today I want to introduce you to something pretty different.  Lets take a look at Warlord Games latest 2010 ruleset for historical gaming in the age of musket: Black Powder.  I think you will be pleasantly surprised. First off some basics.  Black Powder is a new modern ruleset (published in 2010) that covers historical gaming set […]