OMG 6 - Hobby Update and News...

Welcome to episode 6 of the On Minis Game Podcast!

 

In this episode we talk about playing Sharp Practice and Burrows and Badgers, as well as putting together some terrain from 4Ground and Spartan Scenics. We also discuss the steampunk game Dystopian Wars, the science fiction skirmish game Infinity, ancients mass battle system Sword and Spear, and post-apocalyptic skirmish game This is Not a Test.

In addition to looking at what we have been playing, doing and looking to play, we talk about new and upcoming Kickstarters: Weta Workshop’s Heavy Hitters GKR, Atlantis Miniatures, Dystopian Wars, Compass Games Command and Colours Tricorne, and Star Eagles from Ganesha. In amongst our general rambling, there is also some discussion on the new release of Shadow Wars: Armageddon and ShadowSpire from Games Workshop, Travel Battle from Perry Miniatures and some good old nostalgia about Full Thrust…

Burrows and Badgers...

Doughty British, facing the Prussians in Sharp Practice...

Spartan Scenics sci-fi terrain, on the table...

Posted on April 19, 2017 .

OMG 5 - Sharp Practice!

In this episode Giles and Quinton review Sharp Practice, as well as talk about Perry Miniatures and Back 2 Base-ix. Sharp Practice is a black powder era miniatures game published by Too Fat Lardies. Perry Miniatures produce a wide-range of historical miniatures to suit the black powder era (and many others beside). Back-2-Base-ix produce a range of basing solutions, as well as paint racks and other wargame accessories.

https://toofatlardies.co.uk/

https://www.perry-miniatures.com/

http://www.back2base-ix.com/

Prussian Line, loaded and presented, fire on the enemy...

The British flank has collapsed, the end is near...

Getting ready to face off...

Giles' Perry Miniatures British force Cannon, metal skirmishers, plastic line, officers and rifles, and metal cavalry.

The Back-2-Base-ix mag-flex movement trays and bases

Posted on March 25, 2017 .

OMG 4 - Getting Back to the Table! Hobby Update

In this Hobby Update Giles and Quinton discuss the games they were playing in the latter half of 2016, and through to today. They talk about Mordheim, Heavy Gear Blitz, Faustus Furius, Battlelore, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shadows of the Past and Necromunda.

They also talk about some of the terrain they have been putting together, from 4Ground and Spartan Scenics. As well as Kickstarters backed: Mythic Battles: Pantheon, Siege of the Citadel, and Dystopian Wars.

They also cover some thoughts on running campaigns at a club, opine on 'what you see is what you get' and talk about some fantastic miniature companies such as Perry Miniatures, Fireforge, Anvil Industries, and Victoria Miniatures.

Posted on March 19, 2017 .

OMG 3 - Easy Does It! Hobby Update

Episode 3 of On Minis Games is a Hobby Update. Quinton and Giles talk about the games they have been playing, as well as what they've been painting, building and buying. Topics covered include: Infinity the miniatures game, Slow Grow Campaigns, Dux Britanniarum, and making scenery.

Giles' Yu Jing force for Infinity...

Some of Quinton's Combined force for Infinity...

They call me Doctor Worm...

Dux Britanniarum. Giles' Saxons are attempting a cattle raid... badly!

Some Dark Age fencing...

Posted on February 24, 2017 .