The school year ending is always an exciting time; with the prospect of an endless summer, no more classes, not having to deal with idiotic people daily, more hobby time (hopefully), and being able to spend two solid months with my girls. It’s always a relief to begin a long vacation, despite loving my job.… Continue reading The Long War
A look at Games Workshop’s North American contest: Inner Circle.
Every gaming system has them, and you’ve probably used them before! We’re talking about House Rules. Did you know in Monopoly, you’re not supposed to collect the income and property tax money in the middle of the board for landing on Free Parking? That’s a very common house rule not covered in the official rulebook.… Continue reading Bringing Down the House
Building lists is relaxing to me – I can lay on the couch while my daughter and wife nap and plink away on my iPhone or iPad and theorycraft in my head all the imaginary battles that exist there. Typically, I’ll just plot out my existing force of models and fiddle with wargear options and… Continue reading Lazy New Years Catharsis, and Why I Don’t Take Grav.
So this year I’m starting a new trend in my hobbying, and I’m welcoming any and all to participate in it! As the new year rolls in, I’m going to outline a set of goals and resolutions I aim to work toward over the course of this new year. They can be small, huge, silly,… Continue reading Hobby Resolution 2017
I find a strong balance of both good and evil forces integral to motivating my own hobby drive and “forging” my own narrative, as it were. Having opposing forces fuels my imagination in building my forces, as I can play out possible scenarios in my head to get a feel for the style of armies… Continue reading Playing the Villain: The 177th Stygian Cataphracts
Let me start by saying I’ve been playing all iterations of Games Workshop games since the 90’s. And as you can guess from the title, this isn’t a bitter post of a disgruntled veteran. I saw Warhammer Fantasy grow and become bloated and epic and amazing all at the same time, and witness its ultimate… Continue reading Kill Team: A Great Experience