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NWG 2014 – almost there!

  So we’re down to within a fortnight of NWG! As we get nearer the date, there’s always plenty to do – double checking terrain and tables, getting the prizes ready and ensuring software is fully loaded. Thankfully, there’s a great team available to help out with all of this. This is the sixth year of the event, and we’re… (more…)

Table Top Day with the Last Chancers

April 5th was International Table Top Day, and I ran some games down in the Hobby Shack in Wicklow town with the Last Chancers gaming club. I arrived at the Shack around 10am, and set up a game of Space Crusade which had been requested by some attendees.   Space Crusade was released in 1990 as a joint game between… (more…)

Knavecon II

Knavecon 2 – Being a Drax Report The idea for Knavecon was a very simple one.  A boardgaming “night”, but for the whole day and with a few more people.  After the first one which was limited to friends, it’s quadrupled in size and it’s still maintained it’s laid back, friends around a table vibe. I had a blast on the… (more…)

15mm gaming – why sometimes size does matter…

As a long-time player of 28mm scale games such as 40K, War Machine and Infinity, I’d always assumed that 28mm was the one true gaming scale. Why else would every game out there be in 28mm? Or at least, so I thought. Over the last 18 months I’ve delved into the slightly mysterious world of smaller scale gaming and found… (more…)

I Go, You Go? No Go!!!!

A guest post from quozI, of infinity tournament fame (read also remorseless pestering)   We’re all familiar with the classic Wargaming mechanism of I go, you Go (IGoUGo). That’s where one player moves, shoots etc. with all their miniatures and then the other player gets to do the same with theirs. As an approach for handling player turns it definitely… (more…)

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