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Don’t Miss Firelock Games’s Talk Like A Pirate Day Sale


Firelock Games celebrated Talk Like A Pirate Day on the 19th September this week and are holding a sale over on their store! Running through until 26th September, you'll be able to get 20% off at the checkout automatically.

Unboxing: General Purpose Wagon – Dead Man’s Hand | Great Escape Games


Gerry hitches up his wagon and heads out west with a new plastic kit from Great Escape Games for Dead Man's Hand and Wild West wargaming. It would also be a perfect bit of kit for any 19th-century colonial gaming.

Cult Of Games XLBS: Game Over: How Bad Rules Can Destroy Even the Best Tabletop Games!


On this week's Cult Of Games XLBS, we dive into a little bit of hobby discussion about rules and what grinds our gears when playing games. Could some rules be improved immeasurably by simply tweaking or removing a single rule? Gerry doesn't rant and no one is more surprised than I?!

Re-Fight The Little Big Horn; Brigade’s Plains War Kickstarter


Brigade Games' range of historical miniatures is as wide as it is deep and in starting the post-Civil War Plains Wars they are starting with a typically substantial amount of figures that will give anyone beginning their journey into this period most of the figures they'll require to get games of the Little Big Horn onto the tabletop.

New Wargames Atlantic Digital Kits Cover WWI, Fantasy & More


Wargames Atlantic has been showing off all manner of awesome new 3D Printable kits on Atlantic Digital. They have sets that cover pretty much every period of history you could think of and we're starting off with the era of Imperial Conquest.

Get Warbases’ 28mm American Civil War Terrain At Colours!


Colours 2023, the wargaming show that is coming up this weekend, will mark the first time that you'll be able to pick up the 28mm American Civil War terrain range from Warbases. These could be a nice match to the American Civil War miniatures we've seen pop up from 1st Corps perhaps?

1st Corps Release American Civil War Walking Wounded


1st Corps has been showing off a few new sets for those looking to dive into 28mm American Civil War wargaming. The first of these sets cover some of the Walking Wounded that have taken a blow or two whilst fighting for the Union or the Confederates. 

Brigade Games Bringing The Little Bighorn To Kickstarter


Brigade Games are going to be coming to Kickstarter soon (14th September) with a brand new collection of 28mm miniatures for use in the Plains Wars. If you're someone who's always wanted to play out the events of Little Bighorn, this is going to be worth taking a look at!

Snaffle Up Iron Duke’s 74th Highlanders From Empress


Empress Miniatures has now made another set of 28mm metal models from Iron Duke Miniatures available for you to scoop up. These 74th Highlanders are for the Orange River Range and were sculpted by Paul Hicks.

Bring The Europeans Into Crucible Crush’s Flint And Feather


Crucible Crush's Flint And Feather gets a new expansion that builds on their 28mm battles in North America between the various First Nations warriors. Now, the Europeans are getting added into the mix with a new book called Contact.

Build A Destroyed Battlefield With New Sarissa Precision Terrain


Sarissa Precision recently added some new 28mm MDF terrain to their collection that would be handy for all manner of different games set in Eastern Europe. These destroyed buildings could be good for games like The Silver Bayonet but also traditional Napoleonic games and World War II.

Eagle Figures Join Pickett’s Charge & Command Napoleonic Swedes


Eagle Figures have added a couple of new releases to their webstore for the American Civil War and the Napoleonic period. All of these are 28mm scale and come in lovely metal! We start with our personality from the American Civil War, Brigadier General Lewis Armistead.

Aid The Wounded & Signal Artillery For Epic Scale American Civil War


Warlord Games have expanded their range of American Civil War miniatures for use in Black Powder Epic Battles. This range of 13.5mm miniatures can be used to enhance your armies, aid the wounded and bring in some artillery from afar.

Community Spotlight: Moonstone Heroes, A Wizard’s Folly & Pirates Of Legend


In this week's Community Spotlight, we dive into the world of Moonstone once more, a wonderful Wizard's Folly for some Fantasy adventures and some Pirates Of Legend!

Mamelukes & Deli Cavalry Join Perry Miniatures’ Ottoman Army


If you're looking to build up your Ottoman Army of 1790-1815 then Perry Miniatures have some cavalry options for you. A mass of Mamelukes and Deli Cavalry are going to be thundering across the tabletop soon for your Historical wargames in 28mm scale.

Community Spotlight: The Old World, American Civil War & Alien Terrain!


Have a look at some epic painting for Warhammer: The Old World, the American Civil War and a huge bunch of terrain worth of a Warhammer 40,000 board!

Fight For Freedom & Honour With Ares Games’ Cangaceiros


Inspired by Brazil during the late 1800s and the early 1900s, Cangaceiros by Roberto Pestrin has you playing as the heroic bandits that stood up to the status quo and the landowners known as the Coronéis. Fight for honour and freedom in this new bandit-based board game!

Stop Off At Charlie Foxtrot Models’ 28mm New World Station


Charlie Foxtrot Models have released a new piece of terrain for you to use in your 28mm Historical wargames. The New World Station looks like it would be great for those seeking to build tabletops for American Civil War and Wild West wargames.

Mantic’s Firefight = The Best Sci-Fi Wargame? New Book, Rules & More Coming Soon! #OTTWeekender


It's OTT Weekender time! Mantic Games' Firefight is looking like it could end up being a serious contender to Warhammer 40,000. Their 28mm scale game of the year Sci-Fi wargame set in the Warpath universe is getting a brand new expansion taking it to the next level with new miniatures, vehicles, rules and more. Is it the best Sci-Fi wargame out there?

Wargames Atlantic Show Off 3D Printable Irish, Bavarians & Dwarves


Wargames Atlantic have released a few more kits on their MyMiniFactory page for those wanting to get 3D Printing Historical and Fantasy miniatures in 28mm. We start with the Historical side of things and some miniatures for the Napoleonic, Dark Age, World War II and Ancient periods.

Our Spring Clean Challenge Winners: From Wargaming Warbands To Lake-town Terrain! #OTTWeekender


It's OTT Weekender time! In this week's show, we go through our amazing Spring Clean Challenge Winners where we have a look at amazing wargaming warbands and stunning Lake-town Terrain that might inspire you to dive into your collection and get some of your pile of potential painted!

Perry Miniatures Add New Hefty French & Prussian Artillery


Perry Miniatures have added three new sets for you to consider using when playing as the French or the Prussians during the Franco-Prussian War. There are a couple of options here and also some new 28mm Prussian Infantry that are hunkering down. 

Blood & Pigment’s Piratical Summer Of Plunder Has Begun!


Blood & Pigment has now begun its Summer Of Plunder campaign! You can dive in and get playing some games of Blood & Plunder and Oak & Iron from Firelock Games as you feed into the unfolding clash for control of the Caribbean, South America and North America!

Brigade Games’ Colonial Marines & Iconic Characters From 1812


Brigade Games have released some new sets of 28m metal miniature for those looking to play out some battles in 1812 in North America and more specifically Canada. We'll start out with some iconic characters. 

40K Traitor Guard Done Right; Harness The Plastic Power Of Wargames Atlantic! #OTTWeekender


It's OTT Weekender time! Wargames Atlantic have got ahead of the game and made some excellent Warhammer 40K Traitor Guard for you to use when looking to make your next Chaos army in the grimdark future.

The Best Of Salute 2023 – Battlefields From Throughout History! (Part 4)


Gerry takes a look at five more amazing tabletops showcasing battlefields from throughout history. This is another deep dive into the amazing gaming tables that were available to check out and dive into at Salute 2023.

Get Voting In Blood & Pigment’s Pirate Painting Competition!


Blood & Pigment have been holding their Great Pirate Paint Off over the last while in the run-up to their Summer Of Plunder. We talked about the contest a while back now and the time has come for you to get stuck in and start voting as part of the people's choice segment of the competition. Get those finalists to a place of honour!

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.

Start A Revolt With Wargames Atlantic’s Only-Games Offerings


Wargames Atlantic has introduced a few more miniatures into the mix for those that want to get their hands on some of their recent 3D Printable releases but without the need to do it all at home. A host of new miniature kits and characters are available for use in your Historical and Sci-Fi wargames. 

New Game Clan Wars: The Ultimate Post-Apocalyptic Wargame Experience? #OTTWeekender

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It's OTT Weekender time! The team is back from Salute and ready to get stuck back into business as usual. The big news that has caught Gerry's eye is SIXMOREVODKA has been quietly prepping their Primal Punk world of Degenesis for the ultimate in post-apocalyptic tabletop miniature wargaming.

The Barons’ War Goes On Crusade – Brilliant New Miniatures For Historical Wargaming! #OTTWeekender


It's OTT Weekender time! If you're into Historical Wargaming, you'll want to watch this episode. We dive into loads of games and ranges including seeing The Barons' War go on Crusade with the new Outremer supplement from Footsore Miniatures & Games. 

Pre-Order The Perry’s New Franco-Prussian French & More


Perry Miniatures has got three new pre-orders available for you to snap up for when you're diving into the Franco-Prussian War and beyond. Leading the way are two 28mm scale plastic kits for the Franco-Prussian War French that are Advancing and Firing.

Gerry Can Show You How To Make Blood & Plunder Ship Sails Out Of EVA Foam


In this week's Gerry Can, we show you how to make Blood & Plunder Ship Sails out of an interesting material, EVA Foam! This could be a great way to go with your wargaming ships for the Golden Age Of Piracy! 

Brigade Games’ New Miniatures Fight In Foggy London Town


Brigade Games Miniatures has been showing off some new additions to their collection recently. Leading the way are some new 28mm Victorian-Age miniatures representing street gangs, ruffians and more that might have found themselves battling on the streets of foggy London town.

Osprey Games Travels To the New World In The Silver Bayonet: Canada


The Silver Bayonet is getting two expansions this year from Osprey Games, previously we had the announcement of an encounter in The Carpathians: Castle Fier and later this year the conflict expands across the Atlantic for adventures in Canada!

Eureka Miniatures Working On 28mm Crimean War Russians


Eureka Miniatures has been showing off some of the new 28mm Crimean War Russians that they are looking to release on their webstore soon for Historical wargames.

Community Spotlight: Deadzone, The Alamo & Terminator Wargaming Reborn!


Join us this week for a look at some Deadzone as well as a battle at The Alamo and also the resurgence of The Terminator in miniature game form.

Cult Of Games XLBS: The Perfect Tools For A Hobby Workshop?


Join us for a new episode of Cult Of Games XLBS! In this week's episode, we ask about what kind of tools you could add to your hobby-focused workshop. Do you agree with some of the big tool ideas that we're discussing here?

Armies For The Greatest Wars In History? Victrix Nail Their Historical Miniatures! #OTTWeekender


It's OTT Weekender time! We have a look at a creator who has nailed their Historical miniatures. Victrix has created plastic miniatures in both 28mm and 12mm that would be amazing for some of the greatest wars in history.

Paint Plundering Pirates With Blood & Pigment’s New Contest


Blood & Pigment are running a "Great Pirate Paint Off" soon which leads up to their massive Summer Of Plunder later in 2023. Run in conjunction with Firelock Games and a bunch of other creators, they are looking to get your crews painted up and ready for an adventure on the high seas in Blood & Plunder.

Great Western Trail Heads To New Zealand Later This Year


Eggert Spiele are going to be expanding their Great Western Trail collection with a trip to New Zealand later this year. Instead of moving cattle, you're going to be getting sheep from point A to point B and hoping to come out on top economically!

Unboxing: 28mm British Lancers | Empress Miniatures


Gerry dives into an unboxing of the incredible 28mm British Lancers from Empress Miniatures. These Historical wargaming miniatures can be used to play out the likes of the Anglo-Zulu War in 1879. 

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