2-player starters. They’re arguably one of the best ways to get a new player into a game, even more than single-army starter sets. I started my career in minis gaming with a 2-player starter, just like probably millions of you out there. Well, Age of Tyrants has added pledge levels that offer 2-player starter set options for their Kickstarter campaign.
For me, at least, the relaxing day of the week. Sure, there’s chores to do like laundry and cooking for the week, but overall, it’s a day to just relax a bit. Also, I’m told there’s some major sporting event-thing going on today. Ok, I know it’s the Super Bowl. But I’m more of a “hockey” guy than a “football” guy. But hey, if you are going to watch the Super Bowl, nothing goes better than a bunch of bite-sized snacks.
Speaking of bite-sized, here’s some bite-size stories to munch on.
Today we have: ADAPT Card Game Reaches Funding Goal, Nightmare Forest: Dead Run Reaches Funding Goal, New Old West Releases From Knuckleduster, Battle Arena Show Reaches Funding Goal, New Statuesque Asylum character and TWO new sizes of female head sprues, New Warsenal Limited Edition Unit Markers for Infinity The Game Released, New Video Preview for Polyversal 6mm SciFi Game, The Rhinotaur Added to Circle of Chaos Kickstarter, Age of Tyrants announces how to play videos, The Dryden Heavy Destroyer Miniature is Now Available, and Mountain Miniatures preview pics for End of Times Kickstarter.
Sunday! Sunday! Sunday!
… is what day it is.
At least for me as I’m typing this, anyway.
But “fun with time zones” will have to wait, because right now we’ve got a couple of bite-sized stories to give you in our Sunday Snippets feature. So let’s get to it.
Today we have: Age of Tyrants Funds, Khurasan releases 1980s Motor Rifles support weapons, Another World Miniatures Releases Selene Redux Mini, Hero Lab Launches D&D 5th Edition SRD, and Polyversal Kickstarter now EU Friendly.
It’s been my general notice that the smaller the miniature in question, the larger scale battle that the figures are used to fight out. So while you could play with a small skirmish force consisting of 6mm models, it seems like that’s just not what most people are wanting to do. They want those huge battles with massive armies of tanks and infantry and artillery and all that fun kind of stuff (I remember watching games of Epic 40k played on 8’x8′ tables in order to accommodate all the figures). Well, if that’s what you want, then Age of Tyrants is for you. The new sci-fi miniatures game is up on Kickstarter now.
Hello there, Saturday! Nice to see you could stop by. Do come in, have a seat, and make yourself at home.
I hope your Saturday is going nicely. I’ve got baking to do. Cookies, brownies, and maybe some other stuff. We’ll see.
But that’s me. As for you, it’s time to get you some review articles to chew on.
Today’s articles feature: Fischkrieg Space Mat Starfield, the Pandemic App, They Come Unseen, Age of Tyrants, Thunderbirds, Jaipur, Hengist, Animal Upon Animal: Crest Climbers, Castles of Mad King Ludwig, Pharaoh’s Gulo Gulo, Expedition: Famous Explorers, Dragon Farkle, Ghostbusters: The Board Game, Codenames, Discworld: Ankh-Morpork, Subterfuge (iOS version), Rome: Rise to Power, Warhammer Quest the Adventure Card Game, and Automobiles.
Well, as I sit here, assembling The Horus Heresy set, working on articles related to it for next week and beyond, I think about other games and other review articles.
Oh hey, here’s a whole bunch of them in one, convenient spot for you. It’s today’s Review Roundup.
In this installment we have articles on: Age of Tyrants, Mansions of Madness, More Cash ‘n More Guns,DC Dice Masters: War of Light, The King is Dead, Fury of Dracula, Roll for the Galaxy: Ambition, Two Rooms and a Boom, Aura, T.I.M.E. Stories, WWE Superstar Showdown, and Pathfinder Adventure Card Game – Wrath of the Righteous.
As we tend to do after Friday, we are now deposited here on Saturday. That means all day getting the chance to do some gaming. It also means we have our Review Roundup.
So without further ado…
This week we have stories on: Rory’s Story Cubes: Batman, King’s Pouch, Space Movers 2201, Warehouse 51, Neon City Rumble, Viceroy, Machina Arcana, 7 Wonders: Duel, Age of Tyrants Junkers and Viridians, The Minecraft Card Game, Battle Foam P.A.C.K 720 Molle Army Bag, Thunder Alley, Halo: Fleet Battles, and Starfighter.
We continue on with the post-Gen Con week’s work. Though I was able to keep up with a lot of things, obviously, things are going to fall behind in some areas. I’m almost out of the mountain of e-mails I’d gotten over the weekend. If I’ve not replied to you yet, don’t worry, I will. There’s just a lot to sort through.
At the moment, though, it’s sorting through a bunch of bite-sized stories.
This time around we’ve got: Age of Tyrants Updates Rulebook, New Heroic Scale Female Heads from Statuesque Miniatures, Fablestone Dice: Bone Origins now on Kickstarter – fantasy themed dice with innovative features, Another Warthrone approved army list: High Elves from Warhammer, Khurasan releases 15mm Middle Eastern Irregulars, Free Miniature for August from The Ion Age, Pay What You Want Adventure Module Now Available, New 32mm Lava themed bases Available from Dark Art Miniatures, Evil Bear Wargames First Release: Bear Tactical Hardsuits, and some more installments of The Fiver from The Meeple Mechanic.
Wednesday is once again upon us, dear TGN readers. We’ve been having a busy week at the office. I’m working on a few review articles that’re coming up, and yesterday we shot a new unboxing video.
But that’s as may-be. We’ve also collected various bite-sized stories and present them to you now.
This batch has: Okumarts Games releases Star Sailors for White Star, Two New Cowboys Added to Steam Horses Kickstarter Line Up, New Skirmish Sangin Scenario Free to Download, New Installments of The Fiver from The Meeple Mechanic, The Last Days for The Last Spike on Kickstarter, Heer46 Announces Upcoming Indiegogo Campaign, Space Goblin Campaigner free during June at The Ion Age, New Aegis Suit Satin Varnish from The Army Painter, Celestial Knight by Kabuki Models: WIP, Age of Tyrants website launched, Golem Miniatures Launches Indiegogo Campaign, Pedion Modular Battlefields Kickstarter Going Into Stretch Goals, New Range rulers for WWII armies from Warchimera, New Orc Flying Ace from Kromlech, Manorhouse Workshop Update #29 – Modular Underground Project – First Pieces in Hard Plastic, and Deep-Cut Studio releases new gaming mat for futuristic football.
Age of Tyrants has been busy posting up some 3D renders of upcoming trooper models for their minis game.
From the preview:
Age of Tyrants is our new 6mm sci-fi game system due for launch in April 2013.
In 2769 VSY, the Strike on Kalakan unleashed a spiralling maelstrom of war that threatened to engulf all of Pan-Humanic space. Breakaway systems plunged old alliances and treaties into disarray as battle lines were drawn up around them, and the powerful members of the Tripartite Alliance; the Viridians, Syntha, and the Junkers, ultimately moved openly against one another , forcing the galactic security body VASA to enter the fray on its own terms. This period became known as the Age of Tyrants.
Age of Tyrants is a 6mm tabletop wargame set in the hard sci-fi world of Urban War: Metropolis. It is a scalable mass combat system enabling you tabletop generals to fight battles ranging from skirmishes between platoons right up to battalion level offensives and features a unique unit activation system inspired by the doctrine of combined arms warfare.