Memoirs of a Quarrior
Jul15

Memoirs of a Quarrior

I’m not dead! Yay! I played some games! Double yay! I’ll try and keep this short and to the point, as one of the reasons for the dearth of posts here lately is a lack of time, and an increasing tenancy to write longer & longer posts. Memoir ’44 Picked this up second hand and cheap on a total whim while at Salute earlier in the year. I’m not a big fan of historical games or WWII stuff but I liked the little...

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Lost Reich print & play released + launch offer
Feb15

Lost Reich print & play released + launch offer

Fat Dragon Games, makers of print & play scenery, have just released their first wargame – Lost Reich.  I’ve bought some of their scenery packs before, as the simpler pieces go together quickly and allow you to build attractive battlefields in no time (assuming you’ve got a printer).  Of course, looking at the models this looks like a much more complicated cardboard build and I’m always terrified of paper...

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On The Soapbox: Why Memoir ’44 is Bad and You are a Bad Person for liking it
Jan20

On The Soapbox: Why Memoir ’44 is Bad and You are a Bad Person for liking it

Today is a day for ranting about randomisation. ”But Yann”, I hear you cry. “You love miniature wargaming! You love rolling dice to have your little men shoot/stab/punch people in the face! Why would you complain about randomisation in games?” I’ll tell you why. I have no problem with randomisation, per se. Some of my best friends favourite board games have random elements: as already mentioned, I’m...

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Tuesday Night Gaming
Jan19

Tuesday Night Gaming

Due to a last minute cancellation at London On Board (a board gaming night I semi regularly attend – a place I hope to write about soon) I ended up having an impromptu gaming night at mine this week. Myself and my pal Rob played a couple of things, afforded the extra room of my dining room, we broke out AT-43 and rounded off with a couple of games of Quarriors with the new Rise of the Demons expansion. AT-43 No it’s not...

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