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Weekender XLBS: What Makes A Good Wargame Review?

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What elements do we need to consider for making an informed decision about the quality of a wargame? our esteemed gentlemen around the table discuss the details!

Weekender XLBS: Inspiring The Unimaginative

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Warren gets a few things off his chest as the guys take a quick break from building massive 40K Apocalypse Table.

Weekender XLBS: Keep It Simple, Keep It Stupid!

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We're chatting about our various hobby projects and delve into some wonderful presents from the community too!

Weekender XLBS: Who’s Your Daddy And How Does He D&D?

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Warren is back from his holidays and the lads are back from Historicon. It's time for a big ol' Weekender XLBS!

Weekender XLBS: Korean War-Gaming with Bolt Action – Yes Please!

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Ben, Justin and Lloyd dive into their hobby and then discuss how you'd go about delving into The Korean War on the tabletop.

Weekender XLBS: Ready, Steady, Puke!

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The team try all of your homeland's 'delicacies' in a very special Weekender XLBS challenge!

Weekender XLBS: 100% Pure Bezirksschornsteinfegermeister

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Join us for an unpronounceable Weekender XLBS today as we get stuck into lots more hobby time!

Weekender XLBS: Consulting Your Penile Gland?

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The lads are back for another episode of Weekender XLBS after a mammoth last week packed with Flames Of War.

Weekender: Opening Up [PTSD Awareness Month]

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With this month being one dedicated to supporting those who are suffering from PTSD we thought we would re-run one of our episodes of XLBS where we talked about opening up and discussing what for some may be a difficult and emotional subject.

Weekender XLBS: Magic SUCKS In Wargaming

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Come and join us for another episode of Weekender XLBS where this week we're joined by Martin, also known as laughingboy here on the site!

Weekender XLBS: GW Contrast Paints & Spring Cleaning

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The team needed the week to clear up their hangovers after a great wedding but now their back for a chilled episode of Weekender XLBS.

Weekender XLBS: Reforging Old Armies & 3D Printing WWII!

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Come and join us for another hobby filled chat Backstage on Weekender XLBS

Weekender XLBS: The Time Of The Cult Has Come?

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We're talking hobby and whether or not someone has to play the bad guys on the tabletop!

Weekender XLBS: Star Wars Hype & Colonies On The Moon?!

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We've got plenty of hobby to get stuck into and discussions on more conspiracy theories today for Weekender XLBS. 

Weekender XLBS: Choosing Warren’s New Fantasy Army!

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We're going to be helping Warren choose his new Fantasy army today and we could use your help too!

Weekender XLBS: Ancient Nukes & The 3D Printing Learning Curve

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We're talking about Bible Wars, nukes (yes, really) and loads of epic hobby time we've been getting stuck into.

Weekender XLBS: Gerry Shows His Stones & What Keeps You Building An Army?

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Airport experiences, building rocky terrain and keeping your armies going are the focus of today's Weekender XLBS

Weekender XLBS: Lloyd Joins The Furries & Games Changing Hands

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We're talking furries, terrain crafting, project monitoring and trains (can you tell Lloyd is in the show?) today on Weekender XLBS!

Weekender XLBS: Opening Up

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We've been joined by Mel The Terrain Tutor and this Sunday we're going to take a moment to talk about a difficult and emotional subject.

Weekender XLBS: RambleFEST 2019

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We sit down with the 4Ground guys to talk about gaming in the gaps and changing rules to fit your group!

Weekender XLBS: Why Modern Warfare Kicks Ass & Have We Reached Peak Tabletop?

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We chat about how awesome Modern Wargaming can be and discuss if we've maybe hit peak tabletop?

Weekender XLBS: Give A Friend Free Backstage & Ninja Division Fallout

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We're discussing our hobby time, sharing and caring within the hobby and the failures of Kickstarter...

Weekender XLBS: Surviving An Asteroid Apocalypse!

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We're back for Weekender XLBS today with a big question for you. How on earth would you survive a massive asteroid crashing into the planet?

Weekender XLBS: Which Battle Would You Re-Create On The Tabletop?

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We're asking which battle you'd like to re-create on the tabletop PLUS you could win a box of goodies!

Weekender XLBS: Is Wargaming Under Threat?

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Join Warren, Justin, Gerry, and Lloyd as they talk about what they've been up to this past week...

Weekender XLBS: What Inspires Your Hobby?

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We're having a chat backstage about what inspires us to get hobbying and more...

Weekender XLBS: The Three Beezer Boys

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We've got a trio to throw at you today in Weekender XLBS with Gerry, Lloyd and Warren talking about what they're up to hobbywise.

Weekender XLBS: New Year, New Ideas!

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Welcome to the Weekender XLBS where we'll be discussing what we've got planned for the year ahead and general tips on how to stick to your New Year Resolutions.

Weekender XLBS: Games We Loved & The Ones That Got Away!

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We're discussing some of the games that passed us by and others that really stuck with us as we're joined by Ben and Cad from 4Ground!

Weekender XLBS: There’s Something About IP Games…

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We're discussing the hobby that we've delved into this week and talking about some of the problems and positives of working with IPs on the tabletop.

Weekender XLBS: Telling Stories With Miniatures

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We've got Tomas Mennes in this week talking about how to build narrative and tell stories with your miniatures!

Weekender XLBS: Can Miniatures Ruin A Game?

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We're asking whether in some cases miniatures can make a game worse not better. Plus, Warren puzzles us all with Martian theories!

Weekender XLBS: Can Tabletop Games Make Us Feel?

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We're discussing some of our hobby projects from the week PLUS getting stuck into how some tabletop games can really tug at the heartstrings.

Weekender XLBS: Armistice Centennial – Remembering World War I

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We're discussing the Armistice Centennial today on Weekender XLBS and how best we might use tabletop games to remember World War I and those that served for us on all sides.

Weekender XLBS: Worldbuilding & Storytelling In Role-Playing Games

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We're talking Worldbuilding & Storytelling and some of the ways YOU can create some fascinating lands for your players to enjoy.

Weekender XLBS: What Makes The Perfect Hobby Store?

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We're trying to figure out what makes for the perfect hobby store. Blue sky thinking mode engaged!

Weekender XLBS: Have Game Companies Lost Their Focus?

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We're delving into some of our hobby discoveries from the past couple of weeks and also talking about whether or not the 'shotgun' approach to game design within the industry is helping or hindering companies.

Weekender XLBS: Recasting & The Effects Of Piracy

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We get stuck into another meaty topic today as we're discussing the issue of recasting and piracy in the industry.

Weekender XLBS: How Soon Is Too Soon?

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We're asking when is Too Soon when it comes to gaming out both conflicts and other events from history. As always we want to know YOUR thoughts so get stuck into the comments...

Weekender XLBS: Exploring Gaming’s Deeper Topics

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The XLBS is sporting a new look, and with that comes a new approach to topics as we set ourselves the task of asking some of the deeper questions in the gaming industry. 

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 XLBS: Can We Banish The Meta From Wargaming?

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We share some quirky new ways to role-play AND ask whether or not we can banish the meta from wargaming?

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