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Cult Of Games XLBS: We’ve Fallen For Fallout! A Prime Time To Try The Miniatures Games?

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Let's dive into a new Cult Of Games XLBS! John and Lloyd have been really enjoying the new Fallout TV series and with that in mind, they have a chat about some of the tabletop gaming options open to people wanting to tell more tales in the wasteland. Have you been tempted by the likes of Fallout: Factions and Wasteland Warfare?

Hail Caesar Epic Battles! Are Warlord Games New Ancient Miniatures A Must Have? #OTTWeekender

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It's OTTWeekender time! Hail Caesar from Warlord Games is getting the Epic Battles treatment. We have a look at the brand-new plastic miniatures revealed at Salute and discuss the options for Historical wargamers diving into the Punic Wars period. There are some great new epic-scale Romans on the way alongside Carthaginians and Gauls.

Cult Of Games XLBS: Gundam Wargaming! Finding The Right Rules For The Job

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Let's dive into a new Cult Of Games XLBS! In this week's show, we talk about some of the projects we're going to be resurrecting plus we might have found a wargame to play with all of John's gorgeous Gundam kits. Would you like to see us do something like this?

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

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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.

Indie Wargaming Relics Resurrected + Spring Clean Hobby Challenge Begins! #OTTWeekender

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It's OTTWeekender time! In this week's show, we revisit a classic wargame that we absolutely loved back in the day. Relics, an indie wargaming favourite is getting ressurected and the stunning and unique miniatures range is coming back to the tabletop from TTCombat.

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

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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?

Convert The New Kroot For The Best Warhammer Fantasy Army? #OTTWeekender

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It's OTTWeekender time! In this week's show, we have a chat about the new Kroot coming out this weekend for pre-order and how they're actually perfect to be converted for use in some Fantasy wargames! The new Kroot look awesome and could be turned into a great alternative Fantasy army for use in Warhammer games and beyond.

Cult Of Games XLBS: Challenge Yourself! Add Realism To Your Wargame Mechanics

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Let's dive into a new Cult Of Games XLBS! In this week's episode, Warren chats about mass battle Fantasy games and trying to nail a particular vibe. We talk about basing dilemmas and that evolves into a discussion about just how far you take the detail in a wargame before it becomes more like a chore.

First Halo: Flashpoint Miniatures Revealed! Are Mantic Games On To A Winner? #OTTWeekender

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It's OTTWeekender time! The first miniatures have been revealed for Mantic Games' Halo: Flashpoint miniatures game. Are Mantic on to a winner with their newly announced tabletop miniatures game which pits Spartans against Spartans in classic Halo multiplayer battles?

Cult Of Games XLBS: Is Foam Truly The Best Terrain-Making Materials?

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Let's dive into a new Cult Of Games XLBS! Join us this week as Warren expresses his surprise at a recent encounter and Lloyd dives into showing off his terrain-building skills as he once again masters the use of foam for use in some dungeons.

Wargame WW2’s Uprising You Probably Forgot Existed! Brilliant 28mm Polish Miniatures! #OTTWeekender

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It's OTTWeekender time! Gerry shows off an absolutely awesome selection of World War 2 miniatures for your 28mm wargaming as we dive into the InfamousJT Warsaw Uprising range which came to Kickstarter a few years ago and is now available for you to dive into.

Cult Of Games XLBS: A Mega Bolt Action Campaign & Battling Bugs Helldivers Style!

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Let's dive into a new Cult Of Games XLBS! In this week's show, we're joined by Michael from the community to talk big Bolt Action campaigns in World War II plus Lloyd gets to dive into another delivery and show off his very, very wrong gloves.

Clash Of Steel & Achtung Panzer! Badass Tank Battles Take Over The Tabletop #OTTWeekender

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It's OTTWeekender time! We're doing John a favour and getting very excited about all the tank-based wargaming in both 15mm and 28mm that you can currently explore on the tabletop. We'll be talking Gale Force Nine's Clash Of Steel and Achtung Panzer! from Warlord Games. However you like your tank battles, they have you sorted.

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

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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: Grimdark Glory Days – Was Classic Warhammer 40K Really Better?

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Let's dive into a new Cult Of Games XLBS! In this week's episode, the guys have been playing a lot of games and painting a lot of miniatures. It's almost like we're proper wargamers. We also get drawn into a discussion on which edition of Warhammer 40,000 Shay and John should be playing!

Brave Nuka-World In Fallout: Factions! New Modiphius Game Hits The Target #OTTWeekender

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It's OTTWeekender time! Modiphius seems to be on to a slamdunk with the new Fallout: Factions skirmish game set in the Post-Apocalyptic world of Fallout. Grab your Raiders and customise them as you get stuck into a battle over Nuka-World with your friends.

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

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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!

The Samurai Army Of Your Dreams? Perfect Miniatures For Fantasy & Historical Wargaming #OTTWeekender

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It's OTTWeekender time! John has found himself some absolutely amazing Samurai miniatures that might just make the army of his dreams. Are they actually the perfect army for both Fantasy and Historical wargaming thanks to the mysticism around them?

Cult Of Games XLBS: How Warren Flushed His Hidden Painter’s Block!

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Let's dive into a new Cult Of Games XLBS! In this week's episode, Warren talks about managing to find a way to shift the blockage in his painting hobby and now he's painting his way through miniatures like nobody's business! Have you tried something like this to help prepare before you dive into painting your miniatures?

Judging The New 40K Kroot Miniatures! Will They Get A Pass Or A Fail? #OTTWeekender

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It's OTTWeekender time! In this week's episode, Lloyd joins us to discuss the new Kroot miniatures for Warhammer 40,000 and whether or not they're good or bad! Have they managed to get the seal of approval from an avid Kroot fan?

Cult Of Games XLBS: Is Modern HeroQuest Still Luring In The Hobby Youth?

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Let's dive into a new Cult Of Games XLBS! In this episode, Warren has a lot more fun with HeroQuest than he thought and discusses some of the game design and hobby bits and bobs he has been working on over the last few months. Some may or may not be influenced by the new Gladiators...

Conquest’s Stunning Sorcerer Kings Faction Rises: A New Power In Fantasy Wargaming #OTTWeekender

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It's OTTWeekender time! Why wait for The Old World when the folks at Para Bellum Games are releasing another stunning faction for their 35mm Fantasy wargame, Conquest: The Last Argument Of Kings. The Sorcerer Kings are looking stunning and a real boon for those looking to get stuck into rank and file wargaming.

Cult Of Games XLBS: Don’t Get Distracted! Honing Your Hobby Focus!

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Let's dive into a new Cult Of Games XLBS! We talk about getting distracted and being in two minds about all manner of different projects plus make sure we've got our safety goggles on for some aspects of the hobby!

Halo Back On The Tabletop! The Iconic Video Game Gets Another Chance With Mantic! #OTTWeekender

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It's OTTWeekender time! In this week's show, we explore the exciting news that Mantic has teamed up with 343 Industries to bring Halo to the tabletop. The new 40mm miniatures game is going to be focused on the multiplayer side of the Halo video games and that has us very intrigued as to where it will go!

Cult Of Games XLBS: 2024 Hobby Resolutions – Will You Be Trying Something New?

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Let's dive into a new Cult Of Games XLBS! In this week's Cult Of Games we have a proper dive into hobby time and some of our plans for new year. They might include something different from the norm with a smidge of Gunpla! Do you have some new hobbies you're exploring this year?

New Year, Old World! What Classic Warhammer Miniatures Will You Be Digging Out? #OTTWeekender

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Warhammer: The Old World is coming sooner rather than later! Two big new armies for Bretonnia and Khemri are going to be launching this look back at classic Warhammer Fantasy Battles on the tabletop from Games Workshop.

Cult Of Games XLBS: Giftmas Unboxing & Looking Ahead To 2024 Hobby!

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Let's dive into a new Cult Of Games XLBS! In the final Cult Of Games XLBS of 2023, we dive into the awesome array of gifts that have come from the one and only horati0nosebl0wer as part of Giftmas PLUS we look ahead at what each of the team is excited for moving into 2024.

Turning Sands: Osprey & Para Bellum’s Christmas Glimpse Into Wargaming In 2024 #OTTWeekender

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It's OTTWeekender time, and as Christmas nears, we're still bustling with the latest in miniature gaming. Get ready for 2024's exciting lineup from Osprey Games, featuring new additions to Frostgrave and Stargrave, and Para Bellum Games' latest for Conquest: The Last Argument of Kings. Big surprises are just around the corner!

Cult Of Games XLBS: How Was Your Hobby In 2023?

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Let's dive into a new Cult Of Games XLBS! In this week's show, we're exploring Lloyd's new location for all of his hobbying activities and some disappointing deliveries. Plus, we dive into a retrospective on our hobby journey throughout 2023. What were some of the tabletop gaming highlights for you this year?

Epic Dragons & Mighty Armies; Diving Into MaxMini’s Treasure Trove Of Miniatures #OTTWeekender

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It's OTTWeekender time! In this week's show, we take a look at the immense treasure trove of 28mm Fantasy and Sci-Fi wargaming miniatures you can get from the folks at MaxMini! They have epic dragons, mighty armies of all different styles and sizes and plenty more.

Cult Of Games XLBS: Are Your Historical Wargaming Rules Really Playing The Period?

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Let's dive into a new Cult Of Games XLBS! In this week's show, Warren talks about the grandeur of playing at smaller scales and how it offers up a real taste of proper battlefields and Gerry poses a question about some Historical wargames. Do the rules you're playing reflect the warfare of the period or are they too generic?

One Of Our Favourite Games Is Back! The Walking Dead: All Out War Returns In 2024! #OTTWeekender

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It's OTTWeekender time! We get very excited about the news that Mantic Games has reached an agreement with Skybound to bring The Walking Dead: All Out War back to the tabletop in 2024. Yes, that means new expansions and more for this awesome miniatures game.

Cult Of Games XLBS: What Does The Future Hold For 3D Printing & Wargaming?

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Let's dive into a new Cult Of Games XLBS! This week, we're rejoined by Jack from The Lazy Forger as we dive into a discussion on the past, present and future of 3D Printing and delve into its pitfalls and benefits. We look at this from the perspective of wargamers and the designers behind these games and ranges looking to break into the space.

Full Spectrum Dominance! This Unmissable Epic Wargame Just Gets Better & Better! #OTTWeekender

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It's OTTWeekender time! In this week's show, we dive into the awesomeness that is Full Spectrum Dominance with its creator, Jack of The Lazy Forger. We get stuck into their stunning 6mm-15mm Sci-Fi miniatures which have recently expanded to four full factions.

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

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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...

Call Of Duty On The Tabletop! Spectre’s New Edition No-Scopes Modern Warfare #OTTWeekender

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It's OTTWeekender time! Fed up of being taken out by try hards on Call Of Duty? Have a look at the awesome new modern warfare era 28mm miniatures from Spectre Operations which could totally get more video gamers stuck into some tabletop wargames.

Cult Of Games XLBS: Warren Tinkers Like Tesla When Lighting Tabletop Terrain!

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As part of this week's Cult Of Games XLBS, Warren gives you Cultists a little bit of an update as to where we're looking to go in the future with OnTableTop and plays around with electricity to create some fascinating effects for enhancing your tabletop with illuminated terrain.

A 2000 AD World You Might Have Missed! ABC Warriors Gets New Tabletop Miniatures Game! #OTTWeekender

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It's OTTWeekender time! In this episode, we're diving into the awesomeness that is the new ABC Warriors miniatures range from Warlord Games for their newest entry in the 2000 AD collection.

Cult Of Games XLBS: What If Napoleonics & Winter Dungeon Delving Awaits!

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As part of this week's Cult Of Games XLBS, we chat about the upcoming community challenge that we're going to be running throughout the winter period and Ben gets properly indepth when it comes to the hobby that he has been working on and what's planned. We sense there could be something Napoleonic on the horizon!

MiniWarGaming’s Epic Sci-Fi Passion Project; Dave Shows The Love Behind Ravaged Star! #OTTWeekender

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It's OTTWeekender Time! In this episode, we do a proper deep dive into the awesomeness that is Ravaged Star with the epic MiniWarGaming Dave. We learn about the lore, rules, miniatures and more for this Sci-Fi epic from the MiniWarGaming team which has become something of a passion project.

Cult Of Games XLBS: Which Tabletop Game Is Your Greatest Of All Time?

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As part of this week's Cult Of Games XLBS, we dive into an discussion on the greatest of all time! What game do you reckon is the greatest you've ever played and why? We also get stuck into hobby including a fun excursion from John where he found himself a new toy to play with!

Wild West Cinematic Magic; Dead Man’s Hand Delivers The Good, The Bad & The Ugly! #OTTWeekender

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It's OTTWeekender Time! In this week's episode, we dive into the awesome cinematic action of Dead Man's Hand which could well be the best Wild West wargame out there on the market at the moment. A new Kickstarter is now live featuring an updated Starter Set for the game, revamped rules and the chance to get your hands on some great miniatures as well.

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