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Cult Of Games XLBS: I Need My Wargaming Heroes To Feel Heroic!


Let's dive into a new Cult Of Games XLBS! In this week's show, Ben wants to talk about heroics and legendary moments in tabletop games. Do you want more herohammer in your games? Does it depend on the scale of game you're playing? Is there a difference between how heroes work in Historical and Sci-Fi/Fantasy games?

Pick Up New American Civil War Infantry From Warlord Games


You can now pre-order the 28mm American Civil War infantry sets from Warlord Games for use in your games of Black Powder. There are two sets of infantry for you to choose from as well as an artillery battery that is going to be sending shot blasting around churned-up battlefields. 

Warlord Explore The American Civil War With New 28mm Sets


Warlord Games has announced that they are going to be diving back into the American Civil War but not in their Epic Battles scale. New 28mm kits are on the way for the Confederates and the Union for those diving into Black Powder and other games.

Warlord Games Offer Up New Heads For Epic Battles Miniatures


Warlord Games have added some new sets to their webstore for those looking to do some kitbashing when it comes to their Epic Battles units. There are four sets for you to choose from featuring their epic scale (13.5mm) covering Waterloo and Pike & Shotte. 

Community Spotlight: Paladins, Witchfinders & 6mm American Civil War

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In this week's Community Spotlight, we have a look at someone inpaitient for The Old World, a neat vignette of witchfinding goodness and some very small American Civil War armies.

Cult Of Games XLBS: Making History Fun; Drop The Boring Bits!


As part of this week's Cult Of Games XLBS, we dive into a discussion on making history and historical wargaming (more) fun. Sometimes you find yourself getting bogged down by the boring bits when it comes to historical wargames and it might just be easier to cut out said boring bits! Does this make for a better game? We have a particular look at Warren's plans for wargaming in Acre during the Crusades.

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?!

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. 

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

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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!

Cult Of Games XLBS: What Period Is Best For Introducing People To Historical Wargaming?


As part of this week's Cult Of Games XLBS, we dive in and have a chat about some hobby that we've been up to and some games we've been playing PLUS ask the question of what's the best Historical period we can use to introduce wargamers to something that isn't Sci-Fi and Fantasy?

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.

Four New Wargames Coming This Year From Osprey Games!


Osprey Games has announced that four new wargaming books are going to be landing later this year from a variety of different creators. We start with the one that we saw teased recently, The Doomed. 

Snag American Civil War Generals For Black Powder Epic Battles


Warlord Games recently released a couple of sets that will be very handy for those diving into Black Powder Epic Battles and the American Civil War. You can now snag pre-orders for both Union and Confederate Generals in 14mm (also suitable for 15mm) ahead of a January release.

New Star Wars Miniatures Game! Shatterpoint; Is The Force With These Big New Minis? #OTTWeekender


It's OTT Weekender time! A new Star Wars miniatures game has been revealed! Star Wars: Shatterpoint is coming from the folks at Atomic Mass Games in 2023 and features small-scale squad-based games between characters like Anakin, Assaj, Obi-Wan, Ahsoka, Dooku, Maul and more. Is The Force with Atomic Mass Games and their new game?

Astra Militarum Refresh!!! Now Just Give Us Regiment Miniatures In 40k GW! #OTTWeekender


It's OTT Weekender time! The Astra Militarum of Warhammer 40K has had a massive refresh from Games Workshop. Now we just want them to give us the regiment miniatures that we know and love from the Imperial Guard.

New Ways To Get Into Black Powder Epic Battles From Warlord Games


Some new options for Black Powder Epic Battles are available for you to pre-order from Warlord Games. Plus, you will also find some new options for getting started with their American Civil War range and that's where we will begin!

WoFun Games Offer Up 17 Historical Rule Sets For FREE!


The folks at WoFun Games have offered up a rather awesome present for Historical wargamers this month. They are offering up seventeen WoFun Starterpack PDF Rule Sets for FREE.

American Civil War & Triple Alliance Releases From The Perrys!


The folks at Perry Miniatures have been releasing some brand new metal miniatures for both the American Civil War and the War Of The Triple Alliance. We start this toe-dip into the Historical with some new American Civil War characters.

New Confederate Commanders Land From Eagle Figures


Eagle Figures has added a few extra miniatures into the mix for those playing out the American Civil War in 28mm. The newest release comes in the form of some Confederate Command figures for use amongst your massed regiments.

Bookmark This Medieval Patreon + MARVELous Minis & WIN Marvel: Crisis Protocol Core Set #OTTWeekender


This week on the OTT Weekender! We check out an excellent 28mm Medieval miniature Patreon plus upcoming releases for Marvel: Crisis Protocol by Atomic Mass Games!

Generals, Skirmishers & More For Black Powder Epic Battles’ Civil War


Warlord Games are continuing to build on their 15mm range for Black Powder Epic Battles and the American Civil War. A whole host of new pre-orders went live over the weekend allowing to add a wider variety of units and characters into the mix.

New 15mm Black Powder Epic Battles Sets From Warlord Games


Three new boxed sets are available to pre-order from Warlord Games for Black Powder Epic Battles which takes things down to 15mm scale. If you wanted more American Civil War then the folks at Warlord are delivering with new infantry and cavalry.

Warlord Games Dive Into 15mm With Black Powder Epic Battles


Warlord Games are looking towards a smaller scale with their new Epic Battles line. Black Powder is the first period that is getting this treatment as they march back in time to the American Civil War and look to a clash between the Union and Confederates. 

Weekender: WIN 40K Starter Set + Adventuring In New Frostgrave Wargaming Terrain!


Today On The Weekender! We're looking at great wargaming terrain and bits from Kromlech plus loads more from the tabletop gaming world!

Battle At The Farms Of Gettysburg With Things From The Basement


Things From The Basement make some stunning HDF terrain for all manner of wargaming genres.

Weekender: WIN Warhammer 40K Armies + Necrons & Space Marines; 9th Edition Is Coming!


Today On The Weekender! We're talking about the new edition of Warhammer 40,000 dropping soon, ace Historical miniatures from AB Figures and much more from the tabletop gaming world. 

Spencer Smith March Out 42mm American Civil War Miniatures


Spencer Smith Miniatures has released a new set of 42mm miniatures for those of you looking to recreate the battles of the American Civil War.

The Chamberlain Brothers Up Next For Giants In Miniature Range


Wargames Illustrated has previewed which two models are going to be up next for their Giants In Miniature range.

1st Corps Get You Set For English & American Civil Wars


1st Corps is keeping the Civil War going on the tabletop, be it in America or in England. We start with the English Civil War as we take a peek at some new cavalry elements which were added into the mix quite recently to their webstore. 

The Armies Of The Union & Confederacy Take Shape On Kickstarter


A. G. Wilson of AW Miniatures has launched a new Kickstarter to create a range of miniatures for the Union and Confederate troops of the American Civil War.

Weekender XLBS: Crafting Fallout Power Armour + Your Landmark Tabletop Games


Welcome to the Weekender!

Studio Capitan Bring Comrades In Battle To Kickstarter


Studio Capitan is on Kickstarter right now looking for funding for their rules set, Comrades In Battle, which is set up for 28mm skirmish gaming during the American Civil War.

Union Skirmishers Join The Fighting From Perry Miniatures


Perry Miniatures continue to preview what's coming for their American Civil War range. This time, they're focusing in on the Union Skirmishers.

March With The Union Infantry By Perry Miniatures


Perry Miniatures have another big box of plastic infantry for you this time themed around the American Civil War. Will you be picking up the Union Infantry?

Streetscape: 28mm Resin And MDF Buildings Hit Kickstarter


Slug Industries: Wargaming has a new Kickstarter for some really neat terrain that consists of mdf and resin.

New Releases Span The Centuries For Baccus 6MM


Small scale specialist Baccus 6MM have some new releases that span generations.

Shout Glory, Hallelujah! For Warlord’s New Black Powder Book


Warlord Games have another sourcebook on the way for Black Powder. This one takes you into the midst of the American Civil War between 1861 – 1865.

American Civil War Releases Coming Soon From Perry Miniatures


Perry Miniatures have previewed some of the upcoming American Civil War models that will be popping up on tabletops soon. This is certainly becoming a rather popular area of wargaming...

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