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Fogou Models Have Some Grave Concerns About Tombs & Barrows

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Fogou Models are heading to Kickstarter tomorrow to run a quick campaign to expand on their fantastic range of drystone terrain pieces which are perfect for fantasy games and historical encounters from ancient times right up to modern conflicts.

Pummel Your Foes With V&V Miniatures’ New Irish Slingers

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V&V Miniatures have expanded their collection of Ancient and Dark Age Irish with a new set of Irish Slingers to bulk out your skirmishing warbands. This set of 28mm miniatures is another pack of detailed resin sculpts.

Victrix Releases New 28mm Dark Age Archers Miniatures Set

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The folks at Victrix Miniatures have now released a new set of Dark Age Archers for you to use in your 28mm Historical wargames. The set allows you to build thirty-six miniatures that can be armed with bows and slings.

Pre-Order Wargames Atlantic’s Sci-Fi British & Ancient Goth Warriors

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Wargames Atlantic has now fired up pre-orders for two new sets of plastic miniatures. Both the Sci-Fi and the Historical crowd are catered for with these 28mm kits and we start off with the awesome Sci-Fi British, the Bulldogs!

Begin Your Dark Age Conquest With New The Barons’ War PDF

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Warhost and Footsore Miniatures & Games have now released the PDF for Conquest, a brand new supplement for The Barons' War that drops you into the Dark Age battles and an age of invasion. 

Plastic Dark Age Welsh & Picts Now Available From Gripping Beast

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Gripping Beast's new plastic kits for the Dark Age Welsh and Picts are now available to snap up from their webstore. You can use these to bolter your warbands and armies in Historical wargames like SAGA and Swordpoint. 

Lion Rampant 2nd Edition & Xenos Rampant Announced For 2022!

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Osprey Games this week put together a new blog post outlining what's coming up from Daniel Mersey and Richard Cowen this year. We start with some Historical wargaming news as Lion Rampant is getting a Second Edition in the summer.

Victrix Preview More Late Romans & Norman Cavalry Release

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Victrix has been showing off some of the new miniatures that are coming your way for the Ancient and Dark Age Historical wargames out there. We start with a few more previews of their Late Roman Armoured Infantry.

Kings Of War; The Coolest Fantasy Wargame? Storm In The Shires Is Pannithor Perfection #OTTWeekender

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It's OTT Weekender time! Is Kings Of War from Mantic Games now the coolest Fantasy wargame? Has Storm In The Shires knocked it out of the park as Pannithor perfection?

Plastic Fantastic Two New Celtic Nations From Gripping Beast

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Gripping Beast have previewed some figures from their two new box sets to flesh out the Celtic nations for Swordpoint with their new plastic Picts and Welsh.

Cult Of Games XLBS: Tabletop Cheaters; What’s The Point?!

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Join us for a new episode of Cult Of Games XLBS! In this episode, Lloyd joins us to talk about his hobby plans and we discuss the nature of cheating. Why do you think some people do it?!

Wiglaf’s Age Of Penda Miniatures Now Available To Buy!

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The Wiglaf Miniatures range from Daniel Mersey and Mark Copplestone is now available to snap up from the North Star Military Figures Webstore. A perfect time to dive into some 18mm Dark Age wargaming during the Age Of Penda.

Wiglaf Miniatures’ Age Of Penda Range Coming Soon To Tabletops

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Wiglaf Miniatures is the new project from Daniel Mersey aiming to bring the mighty battles of 7th Century Britain to the tabletop. The Age Of Penda range, a collection of 18mm metal miniatures by Mark Copplestone, is also joined by a wargame of the same name.

Why Warlord Games Need Epic Scale Ancient Miniature Battles #OTTWeekender

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It's OTT Weekender time! Warlord Games have new releases for their Epic Battles Waterloo collection giving us more Blackpowder wargaming fun. But, is time for them to take Hail Caesar and Ancient Wargaming to this smaller scale?

Let’s Play: Brian Boru: High King Of Ireland | Osprey Games

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Join Justin, Gerry and Shay for a Let's Play of Osprey Games' new Historical strategy board game, Brian Boru! Who will become the next High King of Ireland?

Hunker Down In Empire At War’s 28mm Viking & Rus Ring Fort

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Empires At War has been showing off their upcoming Viking & Rus Ring Fort that will be handy for those battling during the Dark Age on the tabletop. It should be available on their webstore in the near future!

Monsters, Heroes & Gangers; Heresy Has it! + What Are 2022’s Tempting Tabletop Titles? #OTTWeekender

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It's OTT Weekender Time! We check out monsters, heroes and gangers from Heresy Miniatures PLUS some tempting tabletop titles for 2022. 

Victrix Preview What’s Coming In 2022 For Historical Wargamers

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Victrix has been sharing some of the new miniatures you'll be able to pick up from them throughout next year. They are covering all manner of different eras of Historical wargames from the Dark Ages through to World War II.

New Marvel RPG: Would You Pay To Playtest? + WOAH 3D Printed Knights & Cat Girls?! #OTTWeekender

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It's OTT Weekender Time! We talk about the upcoming Marvel superhero RPG and ask should you pay to playtest a rule set, and check out a fantastic new 3D sculptor as they start out!

Renedra Craft New Viking Houses For Dark Age Wargames

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Renedra has put together a neat new terrain set for those wanting to build up Dark Age tabletops. A new Viking House is now available over on their webstore in 28mm scale, perfect for raiders to pillage and for setting up shop on a new island.

Warhost’s Dark Age Conquest Wargaming Rules Coming Soon

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Andy Hobday has announced that Warhost's new Conquest supplement for The Barons' War rules is nearing completion. Steve Beckett is working hard on the last bits and pieces of the supplement which allows you to dive into Dark Age conflict using their tried and tested mechanics.

Snap Up Gripping Beast’s Dark Age Irish Plastic Set

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The new Dark Age Irish plastic set from Gripping Beast is now available to pick up from their webstore. This new set comes with twenty-five Dark Age Irish warriors that could be used for the likes of Swordpoint, SAGA, or any other Historical wargame of the right period.

Gripping Beast Working On New Dark Age Irish Plastic Kit

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Gripping Beast has announced that they are releasing a new plastic set of 28mm Dark Age Irish warriors for use in your Historical games. May I suggest SAGA as an example? They are aiming to release them in Mid-November.

Community Spotlight: Draugr, Ork Pit Stops & Europe In Flames

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We check out some more awesome painting from the community looking at some Draugr, a bit of Orky goodness for Orktober and finally some Normans for use during Dark Age battles.

Cult Of Games XLBS: What Are Some Of Your Easy Hobby & Painting Wins?

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We dive back into Cult Of Games XLBS and have a chat about the mountain of hobby and actual wargaming (yes, really!) that we've been getting up to recently.

Have You Seen These Discworld Miniatures? + New Contrast Paint Alternative; Speedpaint #OTTWeekender

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It's OTT Weekender Time! Have you seen these Discworld miniatures before? PLUS, we talk about a new Contrast Paint alternative on the way. The Army Painter team are working on Speedpaint!

SAGA: Age Of Invasions Takes Over The Tabletop

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Studio Tomahawk and Gripping Beast have now started taking orders for the new Historical supplement for SAGA, Age Of Invasions. You can snap up this new book and get started playing out the great invasions of history.

Wargaming The Battle Of Hastings: A 1066 Anniversary

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Ben and Gerry combine their immense intellects to give you a clearly expert guide to 1066 and wargaming the Battle Of Hastings on the anniversary of the clash.

Community Spotlight: D&D Nostalgia, Dark Age Rules & World War I Germans

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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... ...make sure […]

Cult Of Games XLBS: Another One Bites the DUST! Why Doesn’t Weird World War Appeal To The Masses?

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All aboard the hobby train as we get stuck into an episode of Cult Of Games XLBS hopefully we won't be derailed by our very own fat controller. We also ask why Weird World War never seems to gain traction with the wider community.

Unboxing: Dark Age Ring Fort Wargaming Terrain | Fogou Models

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We dive into another Fogou Models Unboxing as we take a peek at their Dark Age Ring Fort which can be built for Historical and Fantasy tabletop wargames. 

Unboxing: Dry Stone Buildings Wargaming Terrain | Fogou Models

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Gerry unboxes some of the Fogou Models Dry Stone Buildings from their Dark Age range. These are perfect for setting up detailed tabletops packed with 28mm wargaming terrain.

Fact! 80s Cartoons Make Great Tabletop Games! + Ex GW Painter Releases Own Paint Range #OTTWeekender

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It's OTTWeekender Time! It's a fact! 80s Cartoons make for great tabletop games. PLUS, Ex GW Painter releases their new paint range. Will you be giving it a go?

Join A Viking In The Sun With New Lion Rampant Rules

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Daniel Mersey and the University of Edinburgh have been working together on a new set of rules for Lion Rampant which is going to be releasing at the end of September. Pre-orders are available now in many places including North Star Military Figures. Join Harald Hardrada on his journeys with A Viking In The Sun.

A War No-One Has Played Before? Historical Miniatures To Get You Thinking! + WIN 40K Kill Team!

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We check out some Historical miniatures for a war that no one has (probably!) played before! Do miniature ranges like these get you thinking about new ways to enjoy your tabletop wargames?

Start A Welsh Army With Footsore Miniatures’ New Kickstarter

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The Welsh are now available for you to snag from the folks at Footsore Miniatures over on Kickstarter. There are great options for those wanting to dive in and pick up a Dark Age/Early Medieval force and also an army for the High Medieval and The Barons' War too.

Cult Of Games XLBS: Is Battletech Still Worth Playing in 2021? Let’s See What John Thinks!

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Join us for Cult Of Games XLBS! This week we're diving into the rabbit hole that is Battletech and discussing the best way to sort out wonky swords.

Victrix Preview New Romano-British For Dark Age Wargamers

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Victrix are going to be expanding on their Dark Age collection with a set of plastic miniatures in 28mm to represent the Romano-British. This first preview offers up a peek at some of the options you'll get in the set for Late Romans and Romano-British soldiers.

Infinity Minis Now In SioCast Plastic?! + Finally! REAL Dragons Back In Age Of Sigmar #OTTWeekender

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It's OTTWeekender Time! We take a look at the plans for Infinity going plastic with SioCast and finally, REAL Dragons are now back in Warhammer Age Of Sigmar.

Footsore Miniatures Head To Wales With New Kickstarter Soon

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Footsore Miniatures are on a mission to bleed wallets dry with another amazing looking 28mm Historical Kickstarter campaign. They are once again working with the supremely talented Matthew Bickley on a set of miniatures for The Welsh that could be used for the Dark Age, Early Medieval and Late Medieval periods.

Warhammer: The Old World; Will You Take It Back? + Build Sci-Fi Terrain In Minutes #OTTWeekender

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It's OTT Weekender Time! Warhammer: The Old World, will you take it back? Also, we check out ace Sci-Fi terrain you can build in minutes.

Pre-Order Peer Sylvester’s Brian Boru Board Game From Osprey

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Osprey Games are now taking pre-orders for the new Historical board game from Peer Sylvester. Brian Boru: High King Of Ireland is available to order now ahead of a release in October 2021.

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