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Pokémon Let’s Go vs. Sword & Shield

My son and I have finished playing through both Let’s Go Pikachu and Sword & Shield on the Nintendo Switch, so here’s a short comparison. Setting As Let’s Go is a remake of Pokémon Yellow, one of the first Pokémon games, it is set in the Kanto region, and the […]


Getting started with the Pokémon TCG

Pokémon is the only franchise that has achieved the holy quaternity for a media franchise: A long-running TV series Successful video games A mainstream board or card game Lots of merchandising While Star Wars is close, it has always been predominantly a movie franchise, with the TV series being less […]


Operation Kaldstrom

I’ve finally finished painting my Operation Kaldstrom PanOceania miniatures. Since these are WinterForce troops, I wanted to reflect this in in the basing. I used some Ziterdes White Frost tufts along with Games Workshop’s Valhallan Blizzard snow effect. Valhallan Blizzard is quite easy to work with, but dries a bit […]


Essential ingredients of skirmish wargaming rules

After playing many different rules and games, and reading about infantry warfare, here are several mechanics that I consider to be essential if a game is to approximate real combat. I will also take a look at how these are treated by a number of skirmish rule sets that I’m […]


28mm buildings for Hué

Most Vietnam wargaming focuses on fighting in the countryside, usually jungle or rice paddies. This means that there is a very limited number of buildings for sale that is suitable for Hué. But what is a suitable building? Many buildings, especially in the part south of the Perfume river, where […]


28mm Vietnam miniatures

I’m once again in the planning stages of a Vietnam wargaming project. After previous attempts in 10mm and 20mm, I’ve now decided to go for 28mm. There’s just so much more detail on the miniatures that for Skirmish games, I now consider 28mm the way to go. It’s thus time […]


PanOceania miniatures

These are the PanOceania miniatures I have finished so far. I started out with the Operation Icestorm and Beyond Icestorm sets, and then added more miniatures. I decided to stick to the “official” paint scheme, as blue is my favourite color! I have plenty more waiting to be painted, next […]


Star Wars Legion has arrived

Fantasy Flight Games made us wait a little longer than we first hoped, but Star Wars Legion has finally arrived. Below are a couple of pictures of our first game, at 800 points. Most terrain is 3D printed.


Getting started with Infinity IV: Your first games

Start out simple Infinity is a complex game, but the complexity comes in layers. For your first games, all you need is a basic understanding of the order/ARO mechanism and how dice rolling in fire combat works. Save things like hackers and lots of objectives for later games. Start out […]


Getting started with Infinity III: List building

Point limits and SWC Infinity games are usually played with between 150 and 300 points. 150 is good for unexperienced players, while 200 and 250 are popular for games that allow players to play most aspects of the game while being a bit quicker to play (and requiring less miniatures) […]


Getting started with Infinity I: Online resources

After having it on my “maybe in the future” list for years, I finally gut sucked into playing Infinity and really enjoy it. Here are a couple of online resources that can help you when starting out, but also later on. Official Infinity website Infinity download page: Includes the rules, […]