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Weekender XLBS: Can Tabletop Games Make Us Feel?

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We're discussing some of our hobby projects from the week PLUS getting stuck into how some tabletop games can really tug at the heartstrings.

VLOG: Building The OnTableTop Visitor Centre

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The team have been working hard on building the new OnTableTop visitor centre here on the Causeway Coast.

Weekender XLBS: Armistice Centennial – Remembering World War I

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We're discussing the Armistice Centennial today on Weekender XLBS and how best we might use tabletop games to remember World War I and those that served for us on all sides.

3 Colours Up: Painting Freehand Celtic Shields

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Romain is back in the hobby lab today to show those of us from an ancient heritage how to paint up some Freehand Celtic Shield patterns.

VLOG: Space Hulk Table #10

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Hello ladies and gents. Today I show you how I am detailing each of the rooms I have themed, and how I am weathering them to give a quick and easy look for a place that has years of neglect.

Weekender XLBS: Worldbuilding & Storytelling In Role-Playing Games

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We're talking Worldbuilding & Storytelling and some of the ways YOU can create some fascinating lands for your players to enjoy.

VLOG: Essen SPIEL ’18 Arrives OnTableTop

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The crew are back from Essen SPIEL '18 and as you might have seen in the Live Blog we took some time to gather up a whole bunch of board games at the event.

VLOG: Space Hulk Table #9

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Time to wash the floors! Or not. Come on in and have a look! We've been delving into some more techniques which should help to build up this terrain and make it look perfect for Space Hulk.

Let’s Play: Fighting Fantasy – House Of Hell // Halloween Special

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Happy Halloween! It's the time of the year to carve some pumpkins, slay the mortals and grab your cooler for an epic Fighting Fantasy adventure in the woods to visit, The House Of Hell.

VLOG: Space Hulk Table #8

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Hello everybody! It's time to push on the Space Hulk table with adding the first layers of paint on top of all the additions I have spent the last few days figuring out and building into the terrain.

VLOG: Space Hulk Table #7

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Time for another update, which has a sweet and sour flavour today as I make some interesting progress and simultaneously mess something up!

3 Colours Up: Painting Guild Ball’s Millstone – Part Two

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Today Romain is in the Hobby Lab to paint up Steamforged Game's beautiful Guild Ball farmers sculpt, Millstone.

VLOG: Space Hulk Table #6

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Welcome to part 6 of the Space Hulk Table build. Today we take a look at how the primer has gone down and what I will be doing next to make the terrain more "40k"

VLOG: Space Hulk Table #5

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The build is finished! Come on in and see what the example layout looks like and let's discuss where to go next.

VLOG: Pulling Wires & Fighting Over Anzacs

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Before Justin and the gang head off to Essen, we've got roughly a mile of cable to feed through the roof.

Weekender XLBS: What Makes The Perfect Hobby Store?

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We're trying to figure out what makes for the perfect hobby store. Blue sky thinking mode engaged!

VLOG: Space Hulk Table #4

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Welcome to part 4, and yes, we're still building! But now I am on to the big rooms and also pose some ideas for making the terrain compatible with the Space Hulk rules.

3 Colours Up: Painting Guild Ball’s Millstone – Part One

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Today Romain is in the Hobby Lab to paint up Steamforged Game's beautiful Guild Ball farmers sculpt, Millstone.

VLOG: Space Hulk Table #3

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Hello and welcome to more Space Hulk table build! Come see how far along I have gotten today.

Weekender XLBS: Have Game Companies Lost Their Focus?

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We're delving into some of our hobby discoveries from the past couple of weeks and also talking about whether or not the 'shotgun' approach to game design within the industry is helping or hindering companies.

VLOG: Space Hulk Table #2

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Welcome to part two of my Space Hulk table Vlog! Let me show you how far I have gotten so far and some thoughts on how I have been constructing the kits. 

VLOG: Space Hulk Table #1

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Hello everybody! Welcome to the first part of my new vlog series where I get stuck into making an awesome table layout for Space Hulk!

3 Colours Up: Painting Gravestones

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Today Romain is back in the Hobby labs to work on some tiny Gravestones for your terrain pieces.

Weekender XLBS: Recasting & The Effects Of Piracy

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We get stuck into another meaty topic today as we're discussing the issue of recasting and piracy in the industry.

3 Colours Up – Dark Geminids Of Uhl Gysh

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Today Romain is painting up the Dark Geminids of Uhl Gysh from Age of Sigmar.

VLOG – Lighting Up The Desert

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All my life I've been enamoured by making gaming tables come to life, we've already somewhat, mastered the terrain building aspect to the hobby but now I'm moving on to making it feel and sound real!

VLOG: Wednesday Bootcamp Update

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After weeks of hard work tidying the studio we've discovered that we own a floor...

VLOG: Tuesday Bootcamp Update

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It's all happening! John and Justin are rushing about the studio putting some of the final touches to the terrains you'll be playing on over the weekend.

VLOG: Tank War – Afrika Korps #5

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We are at the end! For now. Come in and have a look at how the army has turned out. I really can't wait to field this against Charlie at the Bootcamp.

Weekender XLBS: How Soon Is Too Soon?

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We're asking when is Too Soon when it comes to gaming out both conflicts and other events from history. As always we want to know YOUR thoughts so get stuck into the comments...

VLOG: Bootcamp Progress

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Warren gives us an update on the current status of the bootcamp preparations for next week.

VLOG: Tank War – Afrika Korps #4

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We close in on the completion of the Tank War army for the Bootcamp. Today I'll be covering the final details and also covering up that stowage on the SdKfZ 7 Halftrack.

VLOG: Tank War – Afrika Korps #3

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Today I show you how base coating the details of the models has turned out and what I am going to do next.

3 Colours Up: How To Paint A Fleur De Lis For Joan Of Arc

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Following on from my Joan Of Arc tutorial last week, I'm moving on to show you how to freehand the famed flower of the French, the Fleur De Lis.

VLOG: Boot Camp Tobruk Table Build [Part 1]

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Warren and John are starting work on the city boards for the upcoming Bolt Action Boot Camp.

Hobby VLOG: Building An Epic Stalingrad Gaming Table

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John and I have joined forces once again to bring you another Hobby Vlog, this time we're tackling the soon to be Flames of War Eastern Front battle and we need a Stalingrad style table to go with our Let's Plays.

VLOG: Tank War – Afrika Korps #2

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Hello everyone. I am moving on nicely with my "Beat Charlie into the Sand" project. Come have a look at how far I have come along. 

VLOG: Sanding Down The Trench Terrain [Part 4]

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The desert terrain is coming along in leaps and bounds. The guys have started to put the sand down on the terrain.

VLOG: Tank War – Afrika Korps #1

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Hello everyone! It is time to kick off my journey to beating Charlie from Warlord Games. I am very excited to get this project rolling and I hope you enjoy this series.

Weekender XLBS: Exploring Gaming’s Deeper Topics

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The XLBS is sporting a new look, and with that comes a new approach to topics as we set ourselves the task of asking some of the deeper questions in the gaming industry. 

3 Colours Up: Painting Joan of Arc

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Today I'm painting up the magnificent Joan of Arc model from Mythic Games.

Vlog: A Message From Charlie

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Charlie from Warlord Games has sent me through a lovely email, let's see what he has to say...

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