Tagged: product review


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.  


Thuloid Speaks: Kings of War Hardback Review

Greetings, O House! I return in due season to perorate on the virtues and vices of Mantic Games’ new Kings of War hardbound book. My last post (ages ago, it seems) addressed the basic structure of the rules in broad form, and I have...


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: On the Seven Seas

Here are a set of rules for battles with and amongst pirates.  In and of itself piratical engagements are not going to play out any differently than any other 18th Century naval engagement, skirmish, or gang-fight as the case may...


The Ballbusch Review: Land of the Free

Let’s start off our first Ballbusch review with 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...


The Ballbusch Review: An Introduction

               There is a lot of say about wargaming, and like most everything else in modern life our little fringe hobby supports a shocking number of men who comment on, and offer opinions about, the wargaming news of the day. ...


[Surprise Attack!] Warsenal Review Smorgasbord

Hey, hey kids! Here we go this time with another round of my patent-pending combo of shitty photography joined to brutally honest opinions. The victim: Warsenal, who are currently my number one pick for all my lazzzzer cut needs. Unlike...


[Surprise Attack!] The Art of Seduction

Well, I see we all survived the holidays. That’s gonna cost me a few bucks in one of my dead pools… I’m particularly surprised to be alive today. My family and I packed into my pickup truck and drove 1,500...