Week before Captaincon….buys a sh!t ton of models.

Do you have that friend?  You know that friend a week before a con goes out and buys a shit ton of models….that he now has to assemble and paint.  Because you know he doesn’t want to be a “pleb”?  I think thats the term Greg used.  Slow clap Fabio.  Slow Clap.

Who is going to be at Captaincon!?

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Recently Malorian made a new years resolution to Play Painted. I personally have been playing painted for years now, but his decision to commit to playing painted inspired me to write this article about the subject.

Channel that anger! Right into your painting.

Warmachine is a game that is strong enough in it’s design and compelling enough in its interactions that it draws in players from competitive meta’s that don’t necessarily have a basis in the painting and hobby aspect of the game. Likewise some people who play the game find themselves with little time to paint with the general pressures of life, and it can be difficult for them to find the motivation to paint their models.

I certainly don’t have any magic solutions to find people the time or motivation to paint their models, but I’m going to try! The benefits and sense of personal accomplishment are well worth the effort!

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4 and OH- How blind luck, complicated rules and broken AF models can help you (almost) win tournaments

DERP bird know that DERP is the word

I played a couple tournaments in the past few weeks and managed to achieve the vaunted 4-0 at both, winning one and coming in second at the other. Now we all like to think that we have moments of brilliance or that games are carefully orchestrated ballets of precision and genius, but frequently I find they are messy, complicated blunder fests of luck. Does that mean I’m a sloppy, dumb assed player who plays sloppy dumb assed players? No, I don’t think so. I try very hard to play a good tight game, but Warmachine is a complicated game that we play under strict time constraints and shit gets weird. Continue reading 4 and OH- How blind luck, complicated rules and broken AF models can help you (almost) win tournaments

Review Broken Egg Trollblood Tokens

So I got my mitts on some shiny new Trollblood tokens thanks to Broken Egg Games and Jason Flanzer.  The other box is for Greg.  Something something Circle…..
I have heard a lot about these tokens since they were announced.  The big deal was they are Privateer Press Licensed tokens.  I believe this is the first time PP has done a deal with their tokens.

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