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Warlord Games Day 10th Anniversary Live Blog

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Come and join Lance and Ben as they head up to Nottingham and Warlord Games HQ to find out what's going on at their Games Day celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the company!

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We'll be checking out a load of awesome games, drooling over the tables, delving into the painting competition and talking with some of the folks that make Warlord Games tick.

If you're interested in Warlord's various games make sure to check them out...

Bolt Action - Beyond The Gates Of Antares - Hail Caesar - Black Powder
Pike & Shotte - Test Of Honour - Konflikt '47 - Blood Red Skies

...and much more besides. Stick with us and let us know what your favourite Warlord game is!

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The Attendees Arrive!

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Welcome To The Warlord Games Day 10th Anniversary Blog!

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Ben & Lance have arrived and give you a tour of Warlord HQ where they are holding their 10th Anniversary Birthday Bash right now.

Come and join us as we get some interviews with designers and famous faces, plus plenty more.

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Blood Red Skies Chat Coming Soon

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We have talked with Andy Chambers about Blood Red Skies with a bit of a walkthrough of how to play coming later.

In the mean time however here's a look at some of the planes from the game. Tell us what you think!

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Desert War Conflict Taking Place, Bolt Action Style

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We also saw this awesome desert war tabletop taking shape from some of the community members and clubs setting up games here.

This Bolt Action tabletop features a deadly battle across the sands with some amazing terrain and some wonderfully painted miniatures. One of the guys running it is also a Hobby God Bag winner!

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The Gaming Hall

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The Gaming Hall & It's Many Tables

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There are loads of games being played here across all manner of gaming systems. With that in mind we give you a look at the hall in its entirey, which has been packed with people learning games and playing too.

Make sure to watch out for some close-ups soon as well!

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It's The British Vs The Zulus!

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Watch out for Weekender XLBS tomorrow where we talk about a big battle between Lloyd and Justin for Rorke's Drift.

And, to get you in the spirit here is a look at some of the Black Powder game being played out here today featuring the Zulus going up against the British across the battlefield.

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John Stallard On The Past 10 Years At Warlord

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Ben sits down on the stage with John Stallard who has been with Warlord from day one, discussing the great achievements that Warlord has gained over the past decade.

Plus what's to come in the next near future too!

Some Rather Dapper Gentlemen!

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Painting Competition Entries

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As judged by John Stallard and company, there are some great looking entries for the Warlord Games Open Day Painting Competition. Here we have a nice mix of the Historical and some Sci-Fi too.

Take a look at the entries and let me know what you think of the ones they've shown off.

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Blood Red Skies With Andy Chambers

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Have you ever sat down with a greasy breakfast and asked the question: If I could make a game for myself, what would it be? Andy's been there and he's joining Ben on the hot seat to discuss just how Blood Red Skies came to be.

What game would you love to make for yourself?

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The Art Of Swordplay In Test Of Honour

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I got to take a look at a tabletop that I think Lance would enjoy with this one for Test Of Honour. We're certainly interested to see how this game plays more and delve deeper into it.

The colourful designs and the kind of tabletops it inspires is worth considering.

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RC Tanks! Are You Jealous John?

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We take a look at the cool RC Tanks that are being driven around here at the event - there are a LOT of cool tanks here and plenty of people who like the idea of learning about the history of them too.

Have you ever driven around some of these RC Tanks?

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Blood Red Skies with Andy Chambers

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Ben takes to the skies with Andy Chambers in his latest game, Blood Red Skies releasing soon in 2018.

Blood Red Skies is a tactical world war skirmish game with soaring planes raging destruction across the red skies of dusk.

Superb Terrain On Show

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Fantasy Antares With Rick Priestley

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Ben sat down with Rick Priestley to talk about how Beyond the Gates of Antares began and his future endeavours with it in a fantasy setting, dubbing it F'Antares.

Do you have any better names for Rick to choose from?

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Talking Of Gates Of Antares - We Have Some Tables To Show

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The bright and verdant look of Gates Of Antares is something of an awesome sight on the tabletop and very different from everything else out there.

With that in mind here's a look at some of the tables.

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