OMG 9 - How Many???

Welcome to episode 9 of the On Minis Games podcast! It all started with an innocent question… How many armies DO you have?

This episode we talk through our collections, the games and miniature lines we discuss are: Dropfleet Commander, Dropzone Commander and Hawk Wargames. Dux Britanniarum, Sharp Practice, Too Fat Lardies, Perry Miniatures and Pendraken Miniatures. Dystopian Legions, Dystopian Wars, Firestorm Armada, Halo Fleet Battles, Planetfall and Spartan Games. Flames of War and Battlefront. Heavy Gear and Dream Pod 9. Infinity and Corvus Belli. Kings of War, Mantic Games, Perry Miniatures, Fireforge, and Scribor. Mordheim, Necromunda, Games Workshop, Perry Miniatures, Victoria Miniatures, and Frostgrave. Pig Ticker and Eureka Miniatures. Silent Death and Iron Crown Enterprises. Song of Blades and Heroes, Ganesha Games and Splintered Light Miniatures. Sword and Spear, Great Escape Games and Forged in Battle miniatures. De Belli Antiquitatus. Aaaaannnnddd lastly: Warmahordes and Privateer Press.

After this run through we quickly chat about what forces we can field painted, what we want to paint, any miniatures we have on order, and the games on the top of our list to get back to the table! Phew…

Posted on July 13, 2017 .

OMG 8 - It's Ridiculous! A Hobby Update...

In this episode of On Minis Games Giles and Quinton run through a hobby update. We talk about the games we've been playing recently, including Dropfleet Commander, Dropzone Commander and Kings of War. We also discuss X-Wing the miniatures game, Dystopian Wars, and the 8th Edition of Warhammer 40K.

Lastly, we round off the episode by talking about the Kickstarters we have been looking at (and too often backing) of late, including: 878 Vikings: Invasions of England; Heroes and Land, Sea and Air; Blood and Plunder; Heavy Gear Blitz; Lords of Hellas; Blood and Dust; 1066: Tears of Many Mothers; Western: the Role Playing Game; and Game Tek, the book!

As always, we hope you enjoy!

 

Posted on June 26, 2017 .

OMG 7 - 2017 Dystopian Wars Tournament

In this episode of On Minis Games Giles and Quinton talk about the recent Dystopian Wars Tournament they ran locally.

We kick off with a quick hobby update, talking painting for Dystopian Wars, Sword and Spear miniatures and Kings of War.

We then dive into the subject of our 2017 Annual Dystopian War Tournament, held just a few days prior to recording. Over the course of the episode we discuss the hows and whys of the structure of the tournament, the victory conditions (including warscore.net) and how players scored and were ranked, we relate some anecdotes and look forward to 2018.

 

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The Russian Coalition

The Russian Coalition

The Chinese Federation

The Chinese Federation

The Covenant of Antarctica (2nd place winners)

The Covenant of Antarctica (2nd place winners)

The Empire of the Blazing Sun

The Empire of the Blazing Sun

The Kingdom of Britannia

The Kingdom of Britannia

The Indian Raj

The Indian Raj

The Covenant of Antarctica (3rd place winners, and Best Sport)

The Covenant of Antarctica (3rd place winners, and Best Sport)

The Black Wolf (Quinton's Fleet, and 1st place winners)

The Black Wolf (Quinton's Fleet, and 1st place winners)

The Republique of France (Best Painted)

The Republique of France (Best Painted)

The Royal Australians (Giles' Fleet)

The Royal Australians (Giles' Fleet)

Posted on April 27, 2017 .

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 .