INTEL FILE: Shot in the Back

“Where is the best place to aim when you shoot someone Sensei-sama?”- “In the back Jai Li-kun, in the back…” -Ninja Master, The Foot Clan Ever been confused by how Warning!, Guts, Change Face and Alert work? Ever been confused when they all have to work together?????? At the same time!!!!!! In this article I’m…

St Albans Smackdown V – Total Smackdown!

Another great Smackdown tournament in St. Albans, Herts (north of London), UK.  We had started with 24 players but due to some drop outs, even with reserves, we ended up with 23 and unfortunately a bye. Laina had organised some great prize support including several boxes, blisters and vouchers for Goblin Games, plus some great…

UK Masters 2019 – Day 2

七転び八起き “Fall down seven times, stand up eight.” On 8 TP and 21 OP, with two majors and a minor I went into Day 2 excited and with high expectations!  The previous evening, I had done a little bit of homework, browsing through Army to see what units I could expect to face from Adam…

UK Masters 2019 Part 3 – Day 1

Game 1 Mission: Supplies Opponent: Tim “TheResponsibleOne” Faction: Druze List: B Just as we were getting set I, I joked with Tim that as the only representatives of London and the South East we would play each other… and we did!  I hadn’t played Tim in a while, last time being at War of the…

UK Masters 2019 Part 2 – Hitting the Tables

Hitting the Tables In this article I’ll be posting some reviews from the tables at the UK Masters.  I’ll be adding reviews from players as they pass them to me! 1/5 Unfit for play 2/5 Playable with some significant flaws.  Basic theme/bare MDF. 3/5 Solid table.  Painted and good theme. 4/5 Good playability.  Coherent theme…

War of the Worlds IX

War of the World IX @IBuyWargames Another great War of the Worlds tournament at IBuyWargames in Woking, Surrey. Despite the earlier snow, there were 18 players, with just a few dropouts.  Lots were from the IBuyWargames local gamers, but quite a few travellers as well! Keith (Kurrelgyre) and Graham (GammaRay) took on the Fire Team…

Wayland Games Xmas Escalation

Wayland Games Xmas Escalation Another great tournament at Wayland Games, Hockley, Essex.  A smaller turnout than the last tournament a couple of weeks ago, but if I was expected it to be easier, I was wrong!  Some great players turned out, familiar faces and old adversaries, and as we had an odd number EssexDave, our…

St Albans Smackdown IV

Another great Smackdown tournament in St Albans, UK. Really nice venue, at a scout hall with lots of space to move around.  We set up 12 folding tables and 4×4 MDF table toppers for the tournament. The folding tables were nice as they were about 6’ long, so enough space to put all your tokens and junk…

XenoTech EXTREME!

The road to Season 10: Xenotech starts at Wayland Games in Hockley, Essex.  Good turn-out of 12 players, some local, but also some Yuan Yuans AD: Combat Jumping from the Hydra and Thomas mercenary companies (and you think Ikari has a bad rep!). The missions were: Highly Classified, FrostByte and Engineering Desk.  The objective room…