Greetings and welcome to The Veteran Gamer Episode 10. After a long hiatus, we return with a 3 hour mega-episode! In this episode we discuss our long hiatus and introduce our two new hosts. After introducing our new hosts, we talk about Age of Sigmar, Shadow War: Armageddon, the new 40K, Broadside Bash, and Freeblades… Read More The Veteran Gamer: Episode 10 – Double Digits!
Let me be completely honest, I love the concept of magic. When I was a wee little lad and I was first introduced to the old Red Box D&D I wanted to play a wizard. Now, I have no doubt that this was heavily influenced by the fact I read the Tolkien and Gandolf was… Read More Freeblades Spotlight: Magic!
I do not know about you, but when I first bust out a new game, I want to know how to build a playable force. I open my new rulebook and immediately flip to the portion of the rules on how to build a crew/band/army/patrol. I am not looking to make the most powerful army;… Read More Freeblades Spotlight: Making a Freeband
Now that we have dipped our toes into the proverbial pool that is the skirmisher game Freeblades, it is almost time to start delving into some of the more “meaty” game mechanics. However, before we jump into those weighty topics, I think there are two topics that I would like to discuss first; The first… Read More Freeblades Spotlight: The Game Turn
Immersion. According to Webster’s Dictionary this is the act of being absorbed and involved in a “thing”. When we are talking about miniature wargames, we want to find a game that not only captivates our imagination, but a game that has real depth to it. Depth in a game world is created by background, stories,… Read More Freeblades Spotlight: The Lands and People
What is Freeblades? If you have read any of the past few posts, you have seen Freeblades mentioned as a game that we will be covering on our podcast and on the blog in our Spotlight segments. So, you might be asking yourself what is this Freeblades? Well, good reader, I am here to hopefully… Read More Freeblades Spotlight: What is Freeblades? A Brief Introduction
It is interesting how you will start one place in life, leave it because you move on to other pursuits, but someone how things align and you end up right back where you started. Such is the case with my miniature wargaming hobby. Years ago, I started out with Games Workshop and Warhammer 40,000. I… Read More Full Circle