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VLOG: Boot Camp Tobruk Table Build [Pt 1]

8 hours ago 6

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

VLOG: Tank War – Afrika Korps #2

17 hours ago 12

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.

The Desert War: Bolt Action Boot Camp Preparation // Part Five: Endgame

3 days ago 56

Oriskany takes us into the endgame today with his article series getting us pumped up for the Bolt Action Boot Camp at the end of September. Has this given you some ideas for a themed force perhaps?

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.

Talking Bolt Action Campaigns with Oriskany in The Generals Table

5 days ago 40

Join us as we’re met with Community member and Historical Editor, Oriskany.

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…

The Desert War: Bolt Action Boot Camp Preparation // Part Four: Turning The Tide

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We get stuck into the Battle Of El Alamein in this Desert War article series getting us hyped for the Bolt Action Boot Camp!

Weekender XLBS: Bonding Over Tabletop Games!

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We’ve got Cass in the studio to talk to us about bonding over board games and the social benefits of just being yourself!

Weekender: Win Ace PSC Games & End Is Nigh Challenge Winners Announced

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We announce the winners of The End Is Night Terrain Challenge and find out what’s new from PSC Games!

VLOG: Bolt Action Desert Trenches [Part 3]

12

We’re back with a fume-filled update from the Bolt Action Desert Trench table build.

Warlord Set Up A Desert HQ For Bolt Action Brits & Germans

7

Keeping us ticking over ahead of the Bolt Action Boot Camp at the end of September, Warlord Games has been sorting out the HQ and Weapon Support for both the British and the Germans. 

The Desert War: Bolt Action Boot Camp Preparation // Part Three: Pushing The Envelope

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Find out how more of the battles in the Desert War play out with Rommel showing his mettle against the British. Hopefully, you’ll be inspired for the upcoming Bolt Action Boot Camp!

VLOG: Bun Runs & Trenches

18

Justin and John update you on the amazing trench map they are constructing for the boot camp but we also find out what delicious food Justin won’t eat now!

The Desert War: Bolt Action Boot Camp Preparation // Part Two: Early Gambits

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We find out more about the early gambits of The Desert War as Oriskany keeps us hyped for the Bolt Action Boot Camp!

Weekender: Bolt Action Desert War 101 & An Unexpected Journey!

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We’re talking about The Desert War with our Historical Editor AND getting excited about our delve into Middle-earth later today!

VLOG: Bolt Action Desert Trenches

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We’ve begun a big terrain challenge to create a World War II desert trench system!

Warlord Take Bolt Action’s Battle To France With Upcoming Supplement

10

Warlord Games has another campaign supplement waiting in the wings for Bolt Action. The Battle Of France is on the horizon so if the sandy deserts aren’t for you there’s much more to look forward to. 

The Desert War: Bolt Action Boot Camp Preparation // Part One – Overview & Origins

120

Oriskany revisits his Desert War article series in the run-up to our Bolt Action Desert War Boot Camp. Come and ask your questions!

Warlord Hop Into SAS Jeeps & Rush Towards The Bolt Action Front Lines

7

Warlord Games are ramping up for The Desert War just as much as we are with some more releases on the way for Bolt Action.

Bolt Action: The Western Desert Boot Camp Tickets [SOLD OUT!]

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Tickets are SOLD OUT for our Bolt Action: The Western Desert Boot Camp which is being run alongside Warlord Games from the 28th-30th September 2018.

VLOG: Bolt Action Boot Camp Tickets Coming Soon!

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We’re in the process of finalising the details of the Bolt Action Boot Camp from Warlord Games, stay tuned for Monday when we’ll be announcing tickets on sale after 12pm BST.

The Battle Of Kursk: 75th Anniversary // Part Five: Zhukov Strikes Back

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Oriskany closes out this article series on Kursk as he explores the true ending of this titanic battle and asks for your thoughts on how you’d play it out yourself…

Warlord Games Head To The Desert With New Bolt Action Supplement & More

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If you want to get a headstart on diving into Bolt Action with us at the Boot Camp in September then you might want to head on over to the Warlord Games webstore.

Weekender: Age Of Sigmar Champions & Bolt Action Boot Camp Announced

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We’re talking Age Of Sigmar Champions with PlayFusion, the future expansions for Lightseekers and cracking open some cool terrain this week!

The Battle Of Kursk: 75th Anniversary // Part Four: The Myth Of Prokhorovka

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Join Oriskany as he distils down Prokhorovka and busts some myths about this particular portion of The Battle Of Kursk and recreates it on the tabletop!

The Battle Of Kursk: 75th Anniversary // Part Three: Assault From The South

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We’ve seen how the conflict brews in the North and now we turn our attention to the South in the next in this epic article series!

Weekender: What’s New For Drowned Earth & UKGE Prize Winners Announced!

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UKGE Prize Winners to announce, a great delve into Vanguard Of War and Drowned Earth and much more today on the show!

The Battle Of Kursk: 75th Anniversary // Part Two: Assault From The North

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We get stuck into Kursk even more as we look towards an Assault From The North (no Starks involved…) in this instalment!

Warlord Bolster The Australian Forces Of Bolt Action With Big Guns!

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Warlord Games has bolstered the Australian forces doing their island hopping around the Pacific in World War II with Bolt Action. The big push here focused towards some Artillery for Wave Two.

The Battle Of Kursk: 75th Anniversary // Part One: Games & Background

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We get things started as Oriskany, our Historical Editor, takes us through a summary of Kursk and goes through the game systems you can use to play out this mighty battle!

Unboxing: Bolt Action – Panzer 38(t)

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Justin and John take us through the Panzer 38(t) for Bolt Action by Warlord Games.

Weekender: Stunning Celestial Miniatures & Building An Age Of Sigmar Tabletop

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Join us for The Weekender as we build a tabletop for Age Of Sigmar: Soul Wars and show off some stunning painting for the Celestial competition!

Warlord Get Ready For Pacific Battles With New Bolt Action Sets

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Warlord Games might have a lot of focus towards the European theatre during World War II but they also put together some nice bundles this past weekend for those looking for a Pacific clash in Bolt Action with some big bundles.

Warlord Set You Up For More Key WWII Skirmishes In Bolt Action

5

Warlord Games has looked towards producing two more ‘sets’ that will help you set up for skirmishes and provide you with the backbone of a force in Bolt Action.

Fight As The Konflikt ’47 Italians With Defiance Supplement

4

Warlord Games has now opened up pre-orders for the new Konflikt ’47 supplement, Defiance. This sees you bringing the Italians into the mix for their Weird World War game…

Weekender XLBS: Tabletop Gaming; What Grinds Your Gears?

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Today we’re settling in for a little
bit of a moan and asking what
grinds your gears?

Community Spotlight: Armoured Hunters, Polish Soldiers & A Spiffing Spitfire

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Warlord Set You Up For A Bolt Action Farmhouse Assault/Ambush

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A pair of new scenario-styled sets has been released for Bolt Action by Warlord Games. Both of them focus on the idea of ambushing/assaulting a farmhouse in the depths of European winter.

Weekender: Greater Than Games’ Ace Collection & 80’s Cop Fun In Hard City

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Welcome to The Weekender which features
us talking about all manner of interesting
tabletop topics including what’s new in the
world as well as chatting with
some ace guests as well.

Tank Destroyers & Armoured Jeeps Available For Bolt Action

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The Warlord Games team has been putting together some more vehicles for you to use in your games of Bolt Action. We start with the Hetzer for your German forces.

The Allies Wrap Up Warm In Winter Gear For Warlord Games’ Bolt Action

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Warlord Games released some new model kits for Bolt Action over the last few days. We’ve seen the Germans getting wrapped up warm in their winter gear but now the allies have been doing the same.