Box Breaking 79: Eisenkern Support Weapons Team

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Aug 112013
 

In this Box Breaking Matt opens the Eisenkern Support Weapons Team From Wargames Factory.  The Eisenkern models are designed to be used for and skirmish game.

 

 

You can learn more about the Support Weapons set at Wargames Factory.

Shadowrun 5th ed Review

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Aug 052013
 

 

Shadowrun

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So the gang at Catalyst has redesigned Shadowrun and released 5th edition. We managed to get our hands on a PDF copy to look at. But before we get into this review I have to let you know that this is a re-visitation for me of the Shadowrun world. I haven’t played SR since about 1986. I have dabbled with a little bit of the fiction here and there, and I even picked up an almanac or two for reference material. With that being said I asked the powers that be (Jason Hardy) a lot of questions about the changes. I even purchased the 4th ed book as reference material. So you’re going to get the impression of an individual who took a crash course on the two game systems. It’s my hope that you can see how simple the system is.

 

With all of the above taken into consideration let’s dive right in. The very first thing I noticed was that the table of contents is huge – five pages. Before going any further I jumped right to the back of the book to see if there was an index; my favorite tool in most gaming books. Along the way I discovered an intricate bookmark system built into the PDF. Needless to say I found the layout of the book to be impeccable. The book is riddled with tables that make it easier to use. Did I mention this book is huge!

 

The art is not quite what I expected. Don’t get me wrong it tells the visual story of Shadowrun very well. I was just expecting something a little darker. I will admit I want prints of every night city scape they have in the book. There is something very alluring about the light pollution.

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Aug 042013
 

In this Figure Forge Matt assembles the Limited Edition Black Mamba from Dream Pod 9 for Heavy Gear.  The Black Mamba was the Limited edition figure at Gen Con 2012.  It can also be purchased online with the South super bundle

 


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Box Breaking 78: FLUXX the Board Game from Looney Labs

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Aug 042013
 

In this Box Breaking Matt tears open the Fluxx Board Game from Looney Labs.  Fluxx the Board Game is a tabletop representation of their hit card game – where everything is in a state of Constant Change.

Thank you for watching, We will have a how to video for you in a couple of days.

Figure Forge Soviet T-34/85 Medium Tank for Bolt Action

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Aug 032013
 

In this Figure Forge David assembles the T-34/85 Medium Tank for Bolt Action.  The T-34 is the main battle tank of the Soviet Army during World War II. If you’re watching this as a tutorial make sure to watch the whole thing through first.  David makes a couple of mistakes that get pointed out as we go through the video.  One of them involves the turret.

 

 

Thanks for Watching.  If you want to learn more about Bolt Action you can visit Warlord Games.

 

 

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Jul 292013
 

In this Box Breaking Matt busts open the Soviet Infantry for Bolt Action from Warlord Games.  Take a look to see the World War II Red Army.  Bolt Action covers all of your WW II desires from 1931 to 1945.   You name it D-Day, Blitzkrieg, even the Russian front and North America.

 

 

Bolt Action is from Warlord Games.  You can learn more here.

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The Myth Experience

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Jul 182013
 

At Origins we had the chance to play Myth from MERCS miniatures.  Here is what we have to say after playing Slaughter field.

 

You can learn more about Myth on kickstarter.

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Jul 182013
 

In this Box Breaking Matt busts open the Eisenkern Stormtroopers from Wargames Factory  This box set makes 20 models.  These models are usable in nearly any genre of miniature game.  I have every intention of painting these guys up in Mars colors, yes the planet.

 

You can learn more at Wargames Factory.

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