American Civil War


Review Roundup

Happy International Tabletop Day, everyone! *party cannon*
I hope you're celebrating in style. I know some of you are out at KingdomCon. Others of you are at PeteCon. Still others are just hanging out at your LGS getting your gaming on. Well, however you're celebrating, I hope the dice/cards/whatever are in your favor. Remember, it's all about having fun and making friends.
Anyway, if you're wondering what game you should play today, maybe some of these reviews can help out.

This week we've got: Firefly: Crime and Punishment expansion, Strife: Legacy of the Eternals, Clans of Caledonia, Quartz, World's Fair 1893, Game of Trains, The Captain is Dead, The Walking Dead: All Out War, Farsight, Martians: A Story of Civilization, Zephyr: Winds of Change, Exit The Game, Morels, and Perry Miniatures' Confederate Infantry.


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Midweek Snippets

We're already to Wednesday. That's what happens when you've got a day off at the start of the week.
This'll be my last day here in the old office. We're moving up the street a couple miles to a new building. Got a couple days at home, though, as they work to finish up some last details on the new place (like... internet) and get all the furniture and such in place. But in the meantime, let's stock up on some bite-sized gaming stories.

Today on the platter we have: Ares Games Announces Divinity Derby Kickstarter, New 6mm American Civil War Paper Armies From Grand Manoeuvre, New Releases Available From Dark Sword Miniatures, Squarriors: The Card Game Coming To Kickstarter, Lead Adventure Miniatures Launches Dwarven Gold Fever, and Badass Riders Coming To Kickstarter.


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Midweek Snippets

Happy Thanksgiving Eve!
Or, for those of you not in the US. Happy Wednesday!
As for me, I'm going to be busy when I get home. I need to bake another pumpkin pie, put turkey 1 into the brine bucket, speed-thaw turkey 2 (place in cold, running water for a couple hours), and make whipped cream for the pies (cream, sugar, and spices). Gonna be very busy, but should be fun. But to have enough energy for that, I need to nosh on some bite-sized gaming stories.

Today we have: New Infinity Dice Sets From Corvus Belli, New Bases Available From Micro Art Studio, BattleScribe 2.0 Released, Dungeonland PnP is now available and Kickstarter Stretch Goals are revealed, New Alien Heads From Ramshackle Games, Okumarts Games team up with GG Studios, New Releases Available From Dark Sword Miniatures, Divine Art Playing Cards up On Kickstarter, Comrades in Battle Stretch Goal Levels Lowered, Head set Multi Pack From Ramshackle Games, NPC For Hire Game Aid On Kickstarter, New Temple of Isis Bases From Tabletop-Art, Fusion Bases by Wamp Up On Kickstarter, Highway System Coming to Kickstarter, New Female Greatcoat Troops Available From Victoria Miniatures, and New Hordes Token Sets Available From Advanced Deployment.


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Midweek Snippets

At once, it feels both like, "wow. Already Wednesday?" and "wow. How is it only Wednesday?"
Is it that way for anyone else or just me?
I feel like I've gotten a lot done, but have a lot more waiting ahead of me.
Ah well. We'll make it. Break on through to the other side. To help with that, here's a bunch of bite-sized gaming stories.

Today on the platter we have: Scotia Grendel New Releases - October 2016, Rebel Minis Launches Rise of the Animechs Kickstarter, Shatterlands Kickstarter Reaches Funding Goal, Xtraidos Skirmish Game Relaunching Soon On Indiegogo, Ether Wars Kickstarter Relaunch November 22nd + Giveaway starting this Tuesday, New Releases Available From Victoria Miniatures, Idea Jab Card Game Coming To Kickstarter "Pretty Soonish", Khurasan releases 15mm Seydlitz Tank, Geek Chic Releases The Vanguard Table, Chronicles Miniatures Game Looking For Beta Testers, Brother Vinni Releases Tricycle Robot, Final Hours For Shadows of Esteren On Kickstarter, Final Days for Ninja Arena On Kickstarter, Table Air Combat: U-2 Kukuruznik Now Available, Castles & Crusades latest Kickstarter in its final week, Twisted Brothers Studio join MAGE Company, and New Breacher Bikes Available From Kromlech.



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Midweek Snippets

Well, we've made it halfway through the week. Just another half to go and we'll be getting back to the weekend.
I know I could use to fuel up for that last push with a bunch of bite-sized gaming stories.

Today on the platter we have: Beneath Nexus Available for pre-order November 15th, Mage Company Posts 12 Realms: Dungeonland Cover, Comrades in Battle Passes Stretch Goals, and Kromlech New Release: New Breacher Bike Patterns.


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Friday Snippets

Time has been playing weird tricks this week, I feel. The first several days flew by. Thursday took an eternity. Now, today's doing a little bit of both. I feel like it should be later than it is, so it feels like it's been a long time since this morning... but I've also gotten a ton of stuff done. So I dunno. I do know that I'm possibly going to be playing some Guild Ball this evening and then some D&D tomorrow. So that's cool. Better pack myself full of energy with some bite-sized gaming stories.

Today on the platter we have: New Imperial Knight Heads From Forge World, Knight Models Previews Suicide Squad Dice, Kromlech New Release: Legionary Shotgun, Angels and Demons join Flatminis 2D miniatures range, Shadows of Esteren Announces Partnership with Syrinscape, Talisman is Free to Play This Weekend Only, Comrades in Battle Reaches Funding Goal, 15mm Naval Crews Range is Back From Capitan Games, and Final Days for Tavern Masters Kickstarter.


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Comrades in Battle American Civil War Skirmish Game Up On Kickstarter

During the American Civil War, it wasn't terribly uncommon for two armies to be within several miles of one-another and barely know the other was there. This was a time before satellites and drones, after all. As such, small scouting parties meeting or a raid happening might involve just a couple dozen men, all together. Most Civil War rules don't quite allow for playing out these tense battles, but Capitan Studio is looking to fix that with Comrades in Battle, their new skirmish rules set. It's up on Kickstarter now.

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Sharp Practice Second Edition Available From Too Fat Lardies

Sometimes games just need to get themselves a little update. Old mechanics that worked at the time get to seem bulky or don't adequately cover what you want them to. New units surpass old ones in value. Things just seem stale. It happens. Well, Too Fat Lardies felt it was time to update Sharp Practice, their historical game of 1700-1865 combat. So they updated it. And now it's available.

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Glory, Hallelujah Available To Pre-Order From Warlord Games

Living in Atlanta, there's plenty of opportunity to learn about the events of the Civil War (just don't talk about that Sure-Man guy. That'll get you beat up). It was certainly a very tumultuous time in this country's history (a "no, duh" statement, I know). Now, Warlord Games is bringing that to your tabletop with Glory, Hallelujah, a new supplement for Black Powder that they're taking pre-orders for now.

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Monday Terrain Corner

I hope everyone's weekend was as productive as mine was. And yes, "I relaxed and unwound from a busy week" can count as being productive. At least, I think so.

But being Monday, it's back to the office for many of us. It also means a Terrain Corner feature.

Today's stories are: Brigade Models Release 2mm Apartment Blocks, Mats by Mars March Promotion "Mars Madness", Heroic Maps Modular Kit Egyptian Tomb Chambers Released, New 10mm American Civil War Pack Available at Escenografia Espislon, New range of 1:72 industrial buildings from Najewitz Modellbau, New Megalith Paper Terrain From DarekPages, West Land: Pwork Wargames fantasy gaming mat Now Available, and Hex Grids Now Avialable For Battlemap Layers.


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Monday Terrain Corner

Hey everyone. To those in the Northeast, I hope you're ok and you're able to start digging out of the snow that landed on your doorstep. Here in Atlanta, we didn't have much trouble at all. In fact, it was almost 50 degrees yesterday. *ducks the various things that are suddenly thrown at him*

Yes, well, that may be the case, but it's also the case that it's Monday. And seeing as it is Monday, it's time to make your gaming tables look better.

Today's Terrain Corner articles consist of: New American Civil War Forts from Brigade Models, Fantasy Arc Releases Bug Hunt Locations Expansion for Bug Hunt Corridors, and Pwork Wargames fantasy gaming mat: War Sands.


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Midweek Snippets

We're just chugging right along in the week. We've already made it back here to Wednesday. Hopefully the week has been treating you well.

As for us here, we've got another batch of bite-sized stories for your enjoyment to nibble on.

This time around there's: Iron Brigade New from All the King's Men, Vurt RPG Updates their Stretch Goals, Final Week for Lobotomy On Kickstarter, Blackwater Gulch Kickstarter - Croatoan Deeper Look, Arena Rex Emissaries Wanted, Proxie Models Releases New Card Game Tokens, 15mm Command Decision infantry for sale, Denizens of Galaxy III released at 15mm.co.uk, and Dogmen of ruined Pudigrochumsberg coming for Flintloque.


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Midweek Snippets

We keep chugging along, beautiful TGN readers. The week rolls by and we continue on as well. It's that time once more to bring you some bite-sized stories we've come across in the past few days.

In this batch we have: New Goodies in the Advanced Deployment store, New Warthrone approved army list: Tomb Kings from Warhammer, Tobsen77 Iron Horse huge artillery now available, First Hammer's Slammer Detachment Pack Available from Brigade Models, Crooked Dice release the Weed, Meridian Miniatures releases Rat Warlock, Ogres coming soon at 15mm.co.uk, Nvenom8 Designs Releases Kraken D20, West Wind Productions Releases Steam Velocipede for Empire of the Dead, New American Civil War Zouaves from All the King's Men, and Classic Large Goblins now at 15mm.co.uk.


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Rally Round the Flag Historical Board Game on Kickstarter

Gettysburg, along with Waterloo, is one of the most well-known battles in history. Scores of books have been written about the conflict. Well, Lost Battalion Games is running a Kickstarter for a new tactical board game that lets you recreate the battle for yourself. The innovative part of the game is that there are several different scales of maps that you move between as you play, letting you dictate the movement of entire armies, but resolve conflicts on a much more "personal" scale.

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Mid-Week Snippets

I don't know about the rest of you, but for me, the week is just flying by! Can you believe it's already Wednesday? I hardly can. Hopefully the week is going well for the rest of you. I know a lot of readers are either on their way to, or about to make their way to Chicago for Adepticon this weekend. We'll have the intrepid Jared Miller there to cover the show, including the $10k Crystal Brush event, as well as just all the cool armies that are always on display.

Anyway, that's for this weekend. As for right now, it's time to feast on some bite-size stories we've collected over the past couple days.

This installment we have: Gamboni Board Game Coming to Kickstarter, some more installments of The Fiver from The Meeple Mechanic, New Print-and-Play Second Manassas Board Game from Wargame Shop, Laser Dream Works expands their ship offerings to the Medieval Era, Khurasan Miniatures sets up a Facebook page, (and to go with that) a First look at Khurasan Zantin weapons teams, Icarus Miniature Preview Drop Trooper Concept Art, Figone Releases 2 new Queen Minis, Dead Dwarves and Pigs released for Flintloque from Alternative Armies, Shaleground Big Oval and 32mm bases Now Available from Tabletop-Art, Siren Miniatures new release and special offers, and a Hitech Miniatures new release.


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