Wolfenstein: The Board Game

Nazis. Ever since the end of WW2 Nazis have filled the place of ‘bad guy’ in pop culture. This is doubly true on the tabletop where Nazis have been popular enemies of various flavour for quite some time. From standard troopers in historical combat games to super-science wielding ultra soldiers in weird war settings and everything else in between. Nazis make a great villain.

Many gamers enjoy computer and video games as well as tabletop games, so it seems like a no-brainer that one of the most popular video game franchises (1981’s Castle Wolfenstein, for the Apple 2 home computer…) finally sees action in the ‘little model men’ arena. Wolfenstein has had more sequels and games on more platforms than I care to google, now it has arrived on the tabletop! Let’s have a closer look at Wolfenstein: The Board Game.

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Maximum Arbitration Part 4.5: Your Friendly Neighbourhood Arbitrator

Sometimes the Arbitrator just likes to prattle on about their toys. This is a brief look at the gangs that I will be using in the store Necromunda campaign, as well as thoughts on how the campaign is / will run. This is an additional update and contains no new rules or life changing information. However, if you plan on facing me over the gaming table, this may be worth a read.

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Crusty Brushes: Being An Arbitrator – Big Plans For Eventual Return To The Tabletop Part Four

I’ve been doing these Necromunda articles for the better part of two years now and sometimes It can be a bit tricky to form an articulate and concise article, with a good beginning, middle and end. Sometimes, however,  you just say stuff and show pretty pictures…

this time, it’s the latter!

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GAME-FAM: 1 – Looking into Dungeons & Dragons as a Family Building Exercise

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As you enter the clearing you notice that a large furrowed path extends around the whole area in a rough circle. As you stand, considering the purpose of this ancient and much worn track, a distant form approaches your party, jogging down the path. As the figure comes into focus you see that it is an old, mostly naked and quite filthy man. Pausing to cram a handful of berries into his whiskered and semi-toothless mouth he locks eyes with you and an unusual look comes into his eyes. “Time is a flat circle!”, he says, in a surprisingly measured tone and carries on jogging. 

So? Madman or sage? Do you grip your weapons tighter and carry on with your quest more cautiously than before after this unusual event…or do you see the wisdom in his words and minimalist presentation and get behind your new life coach in the endless loop? Only you can decide!

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X-Wing: Why Should I Fly – Firespray-31 Patrol Craft?

This month, Kris will be looking at X-Wing Squad Lists featuring the Firespray-31 Patrol Craft, this iconic Star Wars ship not only featured prominently in the Mandalorian Season 2 but also got a new release for X-Wing with the Jango Fett’s Slave-1 Expansion for the Separatist Alliance.

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