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Games Workshop: 145 Teaser Trailer

Games Workshop has just released a somewhat cryptic trailer, revealing not much but the number 145. So what’s it all about? Well, news around the internet is that it’s probably a new line of paints. Yep, they’re revamping the Citadel … Continue reading

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The Warhammer Rulebook Conundrum – Which Edition Do I Buy?

So, Warhammer 8th Edition just came out. You wander along to your nearest gaming store to buy the rulebook. You recoil at the size and price, and during your confusion, they tell you that the starter box, Island of Blood, … Continue reading

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How 8th Edition Warhammer Fantasy Affects Your Armies

Following up on our summary of 8th Edition Warhammer Fantasy, today we’re going into how the new rules are affecting each of the armies in the game. With changes to the rules across the board, from movement, to magic, to shooting, to close combat and more, some armies have definitely improved, and some weakened. Continue reading

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Warhammer Fantasy: 8th Edition

It’s upon us: the 8th edition of Warhammer Fantasy. With a new rulebook twice as thick as the old one, the new edition sports a lot of small rules changes which add up to a lot. I’ll be going through most of the important new changes to the game, and highlighting how theses affected the games of 8th Edition I’ve played so far. Continue reading

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iPhone RPG dice roller ‘Pip’ reminds us simple is often better

A few days ago the developers of iPhone polyhedral dice rolling application ‘Pip’ (Mystery Coconut) sent me a request to look at their application and offer my thoughts. Well, we have had a play around with it and we have … Continue reading

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iPhone Polyhedral (RPG) Dice Rolling Applications

Some of you might remember my previous rant on this topic. Back when the iPhone 2.0 was released, the App Store contained a pretty poor collection of RPG dice rollers. And some were asking extraordinary amounts for them. Well, that … Continue reading

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Creating your own Dungeon Tiles

Update: Click here for instructions on how to create your own Dungeon Tiles using Photoshop. One of the big changes in Dungeons & Dragons Fourth Edition (D&D 4e) is the almost mandatory use of dungeon tiles and models for every … Continue reading

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Photographing Wargaming Models

A friend of mine is a professional photographer by trade (its a fantastic job – highly recommend it if you can do it…) and he was down at my place one afternoon. He never really requires much of an excuse … Continue reading

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Plastic Miniatures

Yesterday I wandered into a newsagent and bought a copy of this month’s White Dwarf magazine. Why? Because a previous White Dwarf told me to. Or, rather, it told be what came with it. Pictured here is the sprue you … Continue reading

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D&D Minis

D&D Minis is a collectable miniature game set in the D&Dverse. Taking obvious inspiration from Magic the Gathering, each box set (20 or 30 AUD) comes with 8 collectable plastic miniatures already painted for you. The miniatures are numbered and … Continue reading

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