League of Extraordinary Gamers


Honey I shrunk my hobby: The Rise of 10mm and 15mm gaming

The League of Extraordinary Gamers takes a look at the increase of 10mm and 15mm games on the market and being played on the gaming tables of the world's LGSs in this editorial.

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So, if you've been looking around, you've noticed that there's a large movement in Wargaming these days away from the "standard" of 28mm (heroic) figures. While some are getting larger and going into 32mm pieces, there's a growing hardcore support for smaller scales- 10mm and 15mm are becoming the rage. Let's look at some of the reasons why.



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Kickstarter Broke the Internet

The League of Extraordinary Gamers gives us their thoughts on Kickstarter and if it's a good or bad thing for the gaming industry.
I have my own feelings about what Kickstarter has done for the gaming community. What do the rest of you think? I'd really like to see a discussion about this.
Heck, if the topic goes well, I might even hand out a prize to someone, but I want to know if you think that Kickstarter is hurting or helping the gaming world, and you gotta tell me why.
As always, keep the discourse civil, please.

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So, this article from Gizmodo has been circulating a lot this week. And by a lot, I mean I ran into it in no less than four different industry forums or webpages, all posted up by people that weren't directly communicating in the other conversations. Could be that one started it, the rest carried it elsewhere, and the next thing we know it's pandemic. I'm not going to get into a blog vs. blog war of words. What I want to address really is a lot of the conversation points that have come up in the discussions about Kickstarter.



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League of Extraordinary Gamers Unboxes the Edo Starter Box from Bombshell Miniatures

League of Extraordinary Gamers pops open the Edo starter box from Bombshell Miniatures' Counterblast line and gives you their thoughts on the situation in this new article.

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Next up on the Counterblast unboxing list is the Edofleini. Or, as everyone is always going to call them, the Edo. Otherwise known as space squids. Because you can't have pulp sci-fi without space squids. These are going to to be a fantastic choice for people that want to do something a little off-the-wall with their paint schemes. I mean, accuracy isn't going to be an issue with space squids, right? You can do whatever you want! But there are delightful decisions to be made even before you prime them, right from the moment you take them out of the box. So let's take a look, shall we?



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League of Extraordinary Gamers Previews Assault on Fortress Moon

The League of Extraordinary Gamers gives us a look at some retro-sci-fi action with a preview of Assault on Fortress Moon.

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So, we get a lot of requests to review Kickstarters. Honestly, probably enough to make a whole separate channel for them. Most of them do not have miniatures, and therefore we never show them (because, that's kinda our thing... sometimes I wonder if people read the Blog before submitting). So, I was about halfway through one such email when I got to the sentence "It's a strategic tabletop wargame where retro scifi miniatures fight for control of the Moon!" And just like that, Assault on Fortress Moon has my credit card jumping out of my wallet.



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League of Extraordinary Gamers reviews Counterblast rulebook

League of Extraordinary Gamers gives us their thoughts on the Counterblast rulebook from Bombshell Miniatures.

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Hello there ladies and gentleman (or should I say dolls and cats?), and welcome to an LXG Book review. Today we're going to get to the nitty gritty of the Counterblast rulebook from Bombshell Miniatures.

Counterblast is a bit unique as far as the game itself. It is set in an alternative mid-twentieth century, where atomic testing ushered in visitors from other worlds. The game is soup to nuts a re-visitation of the classic days of pulp era science fiction, with just a touch of a modern flare involved.
- See more at: http://lxg-blog.blogspot.com/2014/10/book-report-counterblast-rulebook.html#sthash.fzdbFfal.dpuf



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