This week sees the release of Blood of Gruumsh, the latest expansion for the D&D miniatures battle game Dungeon Command. If you haven’t tried multiplayer Dungeon Command, here are some alternate rules to make your dungeon melees more exciting.
Another package of surprise minis arrived on my doorstep last week, and what do I find inside? Some of the most useful, well-made painted plastic minis I’ve ever seen.
The ubiquity of tablets and smartphones has lead to a burst of new releases that try to incorporate tabletop games with apps. NECA’s HeroClix TabApp lets you put a mini on your iPad and defeat supervillains with your flying fingers of DOOM.
D&D minis are resurrected with this new skirmish game, pitting warband against warband in a deathmatch ruled by shifting orders and a constant influx of reinforcements. Dungeon Command borrows from the old D&D minis game along with a helping of Magic: the Gathering.
BREAKING NEWS — The Mage Knight digital game Kickstarter has been cancelled, but Wizkids plans a tabletop version.
Many gamers have bittersweet memories of Mage Knight. It was an awesome tactical miniatures game that didn’t require painting or bookkeeping, with freeform movement and a bunch of cool fantasy factions. Yet the property was horribly mismanaged by the original Wizkids, with alternate rule sets and an eventual revamp (Mage Knight 2.0) that effectively killed [...]
Gifted Vision, the company that produces the Dungeon Crawler card game (formerly collectible, now expandable) is introducing a miniatures line. We’ve got an exclusive preview of some paint masters of one of the minis.
I had a chance to talk to Paizo’s James Sutter at Gen Con 2011, and calling Pathfinder a mindblowing success is understating it.
I was a Rookie rebel pilot in my first battle, with a Red leader and another pilot at my side. At the other end of the table? Six TIE fighters, bearing down on us at full speed.
Speculation has been swirling for months about who bought the Star Wars gaming license from Lucasfilm. Most of the speculation, including the speculation on Robot Viking, centered on Fantasy Flight Games. Turns out the speculation was correct, as FFG made the official announcement today. Want to talk about skillful marketing? They’re creating a whole lot [...]
Chris Kluwe is the punter for the Minnesota Vikings with a penchant for pinning opponents deep in their own zone. He’s also widely known for playing World of Warcraft, and it turns out he’s a serious tabletop gamer as well. It’s relatively rare that the pro sports and gaming worlds intersect, so I thought it [...]
Recreational Conflict is an online retailer selling minis from a variety of smaller miniature producers, but they also make their own line of minis called Lead Bones. I think everyone could use a Crate O’ Zombies.
As schoolchildren, we all learned of the great general Moleon II and his many victories over the mice and capybaras of the Mare-Civitas city-states. Now you can relive those historic battles on your own tabletop with Brushfire, an indie miniatures game designed for both fast skirmish and deep campaign play.
This edition of MotW features a couple of Warhammer 40K armies assembled and painted by Chris Lomartire (he goes by the name “generic” here at RV). Lest you doubt the visual impact of fully painted armies marching to battle, feast your eyes on these beauties!