Tagged: Review

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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...

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Thuloid Speaks: Star Wars Armada, a Review

Greetings, House made new! May your upgraded digs ride eternal, shiny and chrome. While life for Thuloid has its frustrations, what with the wave of people defecating on his place of business*, gaming is not among them. I might mention...

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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...

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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...

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The Ballbusch Review: Ga Pa

Ga Pa (literally ‘fall on!’ though a better translation is ‘charge!’) is a set of rules for “The Age of Marlborough” (as in John Churchill, Duke of), but really these are rules for the Great Northern War of 1700-21.  Little...

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The Ballbusch Review: Dux Bellorum

Okay kids, it’s time to face down another Osprey joint, Dux Bellorum.  In case your post-classical Latin is a little rusty, Dux Bellorum translates into something like warlord (though, we could debate that), and more on point it was the...

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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...

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The Boss Lady Speaks- Aetherium Review

So the House of Paincakes is well known and feared respected enough that it got a full, complete copy of Aetherium by Anvil Eight Games. The game came completely unsolicited. FREE GAME. FULL COPY with ALL PARTS. (Not the cheap “PDF...

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Greggles Gabbing as a Guest- Tournaments Yo!

TLDR: If you aren’t going to a tournament, you are missing out bigtime! As you may or may not have known, I’ve been on a tournament frenzy lately.  In the past eight month I’ve attended three tournaments.  Nova Open, Las...

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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. ...