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Cult Of Games XLBS: Rough Riding Horses? On Yer Bike! Get Kitbashing Instead


Join us for Cult Of Games XLBS this week as we sit down and discuss John's hobby that brings in an excessive amount of cost for kitbashing and some tournaments both past and future that he plans to attend.

Cult Of Games XLBS: Is 2024 The Perfect Time To Dive Into WW2 Wargaming?


Join us for Cult Of Games XLBS this week as we dive into a discussion on getting ready for a big World War II clash on the tabletop centered around D-Day. Gerry and John are planning a Flames Of War series and we chat about whether or not World War II is going to be THE big thing for 2024 wargaming.

Community Spotlight: Halfling Armies, Samurai Terrain & Gangs Of Rome!

2 months ago 2

In this week's Community Spotlight, we have a look at an awesome Halfling army, some brilliant terrain for Samurai wargames and a bunch of miniatures for Gangs Of Rome!

Cult Of Games XLBS: Time To Build Rome? When Flaming Pigs Fly!


Let's dive into a new Cult Of Games XLBS! In this week's episode, we try and get Lloyd excited about the prospect of bringing Rome to life and Warren gushes about his love of Shogun and what it has got him interested to dive into on the tabletop when it comes to interesting wargaming rules.

Community Spotlight: Moon Battles, Steel Rifts & An Undead Army


We have a look at some Moon-based skirmishes, a bit of mech awesomeness in Steel Rift and then the start of an Undead Army in this week's Community Spotlight.

Community Spotlight: Rascaltown, Otter Armies & Dancing Droids


We check out some awesome painting of a glorious Goblin as well as an excellent selection of wildlife taking to the battlefield in Kings Of War. We cap things off with a droid that might have got a bit of dance fever.

Cult Of Games XLBS: The Perfect Paints For The Common Hobbyist?


Let's dive into a new Cult Of Games XLBS! In this week's show, we talk about our plans for our Spring Clean Hobby Challenge projects this year. There are some golden oldies in this one! Warren also talks through his initial impressions of the Warpaints Fanatic Range and what benefits he thinks it will bring to hobbyists.

Cult Of Games XLBS: From Fridge To Tabletop: Crafting Board Game Beasts From Kid’s Art


Let's dive into a new Cult Of Games XLBS! In this week's episode, Warren extolls the virtue of dungeoneering for engaging kids and getting them into fantasy gaming before asking the big question about bases. How big a base is too big for rank-and-file games and does Mayhem trump Royalty as he tries to decide on his go-to game?

Cult Of Games XLBS: Kings Of War; The Oni Game Perfect For John’s Samurai!


Let's dive into a new Cult Of Games XLBS! In this week's episode, we might find ourselves in a bit of a race. John has been printing off and building a Samurai army and with the help of Gerry is bringing it to Kings Of War. Plus, we delve into narrative wargaming and how to get the best out of the format in a short space of time, maybe over a weekend!

Dive Into Kings Of War With More New Ambush Sets


Don't miss out on a series of Ambush Sets for some more of Mantic Games' Kings Of War armies. There are three different sets that you can scoop up via pre-orders (and released soon!) alongside a two-player set for Ambush as well.

Unboxing: Northern Alliance Army – Kings of War | Mantic Games


Gerry treks into the frozen north to take a look at the Northern Alliance Army from Mantic Games for their 28mm Fantasy wargame, Kings Of War. If you're after a solid core to build your fantasy wildmen of the north around then this is for you.

Unboxing: Northern Alliance Ambush Starter Set | Mantic Games

7 months ago 1

Gerry treks into the frozen north to take a look at the Northern Alliance Ambush Starter Set from Mantic Games for their 28mm Fantasy wargame, Kings Of War. This a great starting point for those wanting to dive into the game or start a new faction.

Community Spotlight: Horus Heresy Brutality, IDOLS Of TORMENT & The Bronzecast!

7 months ago 2

Join us for Community Spotlight where we're looking at the last days of The Horus Heresy, some impressive terrain and more for IDOLS Of TORMENT and a fun way to paint Stormcast Eternals.

Cult Of Games XLBS: Legions Imperials – Not As Epic As It Seems…


We dive into a new Cult Of Games XLBS for this week where Warren explores more terrain-based tinkering and John talks about his successes with the Crusade mode in Warhammer 40,000. Plus, we discuss whether or not Games Workshop has really put its all into Legions Imperialis AND why we might need to get the old Scalextric out again...

Why Everyone Is Obsessed with Moonstone’s Latest Miniatures (And You Will Be, Too!) #OTTWeekender


It's OTT Weekender time! We get stuck into a discussion on the amazing new Moonstone Kickstarter from Goblin King Games and why everyone is obsessed with their latest miniatures. By the end of the show, you're going to be just as hooked on their wonderful 32mm Fantasy miniatures for their whimsical wargame.

New Clash Of Kings Book & Twilight Kin For Kings Of War!


Mantic Games is now taking pre-orders for the new Clash Of Kings 2024 book plus a whole host of awesome Twilight Kin miniatures. Evil is brewing in Pannithor and the Twilight Kin are looking to make things suitably spikey and brutal for all of the other armies involved in Kings Of War.

Cult Of Games XLBS: Is The Simplest Hobby Solution The Best One?


Join us for Cult Of Games XLBS! In this week's show, we find out that Warren might have been going about things all wrong. Maybe the simplest solution is the easiest one? We also explore more of your hobby and Lloyd might get to talk about trains. Maybe.

Massive Update For FireFight & Brand New Army For Kings Of War!


It's a Massive October for fans of Mantic Games as new rules have landed on their digital companion app for the Science-Fiction game Firefight, and the full rules for Twilight Kin are now in the companion army builder as well ahead of the release of the new miniatures on October the 18th.

Mantic’s Twilight Kin Sweeping In For A Horrifying Halloween


Last November post with the release of the Clash of Kings pack Mantic Games announced that the Twilight Kin (hereafter Twiglets) would not be included as a massive redesign was underway and that from February they'd be removing the list from the Companion so people weren't picking up miniatures or list building for something that would end up becoming obsolete.

Mantic Offering Up FREE Kings Of War Mini-Rulebook


Mantic Games are getting stuck into their Kings Of War campaign and perhaps drawing more people into playing this Fantasy wargame. With that in mind, it would be very handy to have some free rules, wouldn't it? Well, Ronnie dropped an update saying they're doing just that.

Twilight Kin! Mantic Games’ Kings Of War Elves Like You’ve Never Seen Before #OTTWeekender


It's OTT Weekender time! In this episode, we get a look at the brand new Twilight Kin, coming soon to Mantic Games' Kings Of War. These are Elves but not as you've seen them before. They have a proper demonic streak to them!

[unofficial Hobby Hangout] #173 War – War never changes. Except weapons, armour, tactics….


Mantic Games Tease The Twilight Kin For Kings Of War!


Mantic Games have started teasing the coming of the Twilight Kin to Kings Of War. Pannithor and this 28mm Fantasy wargame is going to be expanding with an army that is a lot more than just the "Dark Elves" of Mantic's world. 

Unboxing: Goblin Ambush Starter Set – Kings Of War | Mantic Games

11 months ago 2

Gerry provides an unboxing and review of the new Ambush Starter Set from Mantic Games for their 28mm Fantasy wargame, Kings Of War. Is this a good starting point for those wanting to dive into the game?

New Fantasy Book On The Way For Kings Of War & Goblin Fans


Mantic's Kings Of War and the world of Pannithor is rich with stories and there are quite a few of them you can dive into as part of the Tales Of Pannithor series. One such new book for the series comes from Rob Burman who a lot of folks will know from his work at Mantic. Get sneaky and stabby with Ascent Of The Goblin King.

Community Spotlight: Beginning The Barons’ War, Epic Heresy & Kings Of War Ambush


In this week's Community Spotlight, we get a look at some excellent The Barons' War painting, a TINY Heresy army (how apt!) and a quickfire Kings Of War: Ambush army project.

Cult Of Games XLBS: Fair Play, House Rules & Dealing With Cheaters!


In this week's Cult Of Games XLBS, we dive into some of our hobby that we've been up to but also have a discussion about fair play, cheating and the "spirit of the rules". We also ask about what kind of house rules you use with your friends in order to have the most fun at the tabletop.

Unboxing: Nightstalker Ambush Starter Set – Kings Of War | Mantic Games

12 months ago 4

We get stuck into an Unboxing of the new Nightstalkers Ambush Starter Set from Mantic Games which is very handy for those wanting to get started in Kings Of War, their 28mm Fantasy miniatures wargame. 

Cult Of Games XLBS: We’re Doomed & Need Your Help; Kitbashing Sci-Fantasy Miniatures!


In this week's Cult Of Games XLBS we dive into what Gerry has been playing including some Firefight from Mantic Games. He's also been tinkering with new armies for Kings Of War. Who would have thought it? Additionally, we start planning our kitbashes and conversions for when we dive into The Doomed, a new game by Osprey Games. 

Ice And Shadow! New Two-Player Starter Set For Kings Of War


Mantic Games have made a new Two-Player Starter Set available featuring both the mighty Northern Alliance and the Nightstalkers. Ice And Shadow offers up a great way for you to dive into playing the 28mm wargame, Kings Of War for you and a friend. 

Has Warhammer 40K 10th Edition Got You Hooked Again On The Grimdark? #OTTWeekender


It's OTT Weekender time! With 10th Edition Warhammer 40K coming up for pre-order this weekend as part of the Leviathan boxed set, has this new edition charmed you? Do you think that you're going to get hooked again on the grimdark?

Pre-order Mantic’s Northern Alliance + Soaring Frostclaw Riders!


Mantic Games have fired up pre-orders for the return of the Northern Alliance to their 28mm Fantasy wargame, Kings Of War. These warbands of the North are heading to war across the realm of Pannithor and there are some fun new goodies amongst the older ones.

Mordheim Creator’s Brand New Grimdark Wargame Revealed, Trench Crusade! #OTTWeekender


It's OTT Weekender time! Tuomas Pirinen, the creator behind the 28mm grimdark wargame, Mordheim, has set his sights on a brand new miniatures game featuring themes of heaven and hell called Trench Crusade. Featuring a brand-new set of  32mm miniatures from James Sheriff and with artwork by Mike Franchina, this is looking like an epic new grimdark wargame.

Get 3D Printing With Mantic Games’ New Vault Subscription


Mantic Games have fired up their newest venture for you to sign up for and get involved with. If you're interested in 3D Printing then you might want to delve into the newly revealed Mantic Vault. 

A Digital Halfling Army From Westfalia and One Gold Piece


I'm a massive fan of Westfalia and their halflings, the original ranges of resin halflings are the reason I know the company at all and I have substantial amounts of all of them. Now fans of home printing can get their hands on the files through the One Gold Piece and their Kickstarter campaign.

Cult Of Games XLBS: A Relaxed Return & Ready For Hobby!


In this week's Cult Of Games XLBS, the team discuss the best of Star Trek and after embracing a weekend of relaxation, they are ready to dive into some of the hobby as we see what folks have been getting up to in different wargaming worlds.

Community Spotlight: Verrotwood Creeps, Judge Dredd Scum & Mighty Frost Giants

1 year ago 7

We have a peek at some of the awesome monsters that you folks have been building and painting for your Fantasy wargames and beyond. There are even some fun miscreants to throw into your Sci-Fi games as well!

New Nightstalkers Spotted For Mantic Games’ Kings Of War


Gerry was able to sneak a look at some of the new boxed sets coming out for Mantic Games' 28mm Fantasy wargame, Kings Of War! The Nightstalkers are on the march with a twisted army of terrible creations looking to devour everything that stands in their way across the realm of Pannithor.

Community Spotlight: An Army Worthy Of MY Majesty, Pig Faced Boys & Clan Wren Arrives!

1 year ago 4

Come and join us for another delve into the Projects to find the best of the best from the last week or so. We're going to be getting stuck into lots of great-looking miniature wargaming painting and hobbying this week...

Cult Of Games XLBS: Crafting A Narrative In Your Tabletop Games & Becoming A Dreamweaver!


Join us for a new episode of Cult Of Games XLBS! In this episode, we discuss crafting a narrative campaign for your games and how it can expand your gaming. We even have a special guest star!

Community Spotlight: Dusty Undead, Bot War COILS & Judge Dredd!

1 year ago 4

Build armies of the dead, dive into the awesome world of Bot War with some amazingly well-painted miniatures and finally, get a look at a stunning Judge Dredd project!

Cult Of Games XLBS: Is It Time For OnTableTop Battlefield Road Trips?


Join us for a new episode of Cult Of Games XLBS! This time, we dive into a discussion on UFOs but more importantly where we'd like to go when it came to OnTableTop Battlefield Road Trips!

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