Author: Cedric


The Ballbusch Review: Broken Legions

Today we’re looking at Broken Legions by Mark Latham, late of Games Workshop.  Mr. Latham is known for his efforts on behalf of GW’s Warhammer Historical imprint (RIP) and apparently did time as the editor of White Dwarf, but this...


The Ballbusch Review: Honours of War

Let us look back to a more civilized age.  When men wore wigs and kings consulted philosophers.  An age of reason, when warfare and conquest were the sport of kings.  


The Ballbusch Review: Perry Miniatures

Today, as part of our continuing series of reviews, and sub-series of pieces about sourcing historical miniatures (see how I weave it all together?  Wheels within wheels) we’re going to look at the acme of historical miniatures, Perry Miniatures. Stirring...


The Ballbusch Experience: Sourcing Miniatures

Recently our illustrious and merciful boss lady ‘suggested’ ‘gently’ that I could discuss the finer point of sourcing historical miniatures.  I know when I was starting out on that dark path, one stumbling block was figuring out what to buy...


The Ballbusch Experience: The Nature of Victory

You pal, mentor, and ball-room dance instructor, Cedric Ballbusch here again to give you your dose of semi-informed commentary while we await Thuloid’s next highly literate post, Seasons of the Spirit in a land of endless summer: themes of cyclical...


The Ballbusch Review: Lion Rampant

The Middle Ages are, in many respects, the definitive period in the development of Western civilization.  While often cast as an interregnum between the glory that was Rome and the brilliance of the Renaissance and later enlightenment, the thousand year...


The Ballbusch Review: Land of the Free

Let’s  have a look at Land of the Free, Osprey’s new wargame rules for the various conflicts in North America from the mid 18th century to the first years of the 19th.  In other words: the beginning of the French...