So the day of the show arrived and I was out of the door at 7am to drive to the north of the city and got to the venue just before the doors opened to the other clubs putting on games and the traders. This year, we had moved the show to a new venue,… Read More The Battle of Bogenhof – pt 6 – The Battle!
This post will literally just break down the forces involved with some brief thoughts on how we would be simplifying some of it. As stated before the main aim of the demo game was to field as many large units and big gribblies as possible. Not having any experience in this size game, I turned… Read More Battle of Bogenhof – pt5 – the armies
This will be the last of the painting updates as everything is now done and dusted (or as much as it can be before Sunday’s game). The first thing cleared from the board was the High King of the Dwarves, Thorgrim Grudgebearer. Costing over 600pts to field, it means that he rarely sees play (so… Read More Battle of Bogenhof – pt4 – painting update
Scenery and painting update So I’ve not been totally quiet on this front. I took delivery of a bulk load of mdf movement trays as well as some themed Dwarven (/Celtic) trays. The mdf trays were glued together but apart from that, will sadly have to remain as is, due to time constraints. The 3… Read More Battle of Bogenhof – pt 3 – Painting update
Khazbar smiled inwardly. As his influence had started to grow again and with it his powerbase, who should come slinking back into the fold but his old rival, Bashor. With his grip over the herds, he could have made an example of the Beastlord but Bashor was powerful and more importantly, he had the measure… Read More WHFB – Beastmen vs Greg F’s Vampire Counts – 27/08/2021
Before even looking at the choice of armies or drafting in help (covered previously in this post), I’d been thinking about the sort of game we should put on. The first place I looked at was the big rule book, as it contained a number of additional, more narrative, scenarios that wouldn’t normally see play.… Read More Battle of Bogenhof – Pt2 – Scenario and scenery.
With the club show coming up, I was speaking to one of the committee and he mentioned that this year we were short of participation/demo games. It didn’t take me much time to offer to put one on, with thoughts of large epic battles in my head, worthy of The Hoodling’s Hole himself! There was… Read More Battle Of Bogenhof – SELWG Show Demo Game – pt1 initial thoughts
Barlin looked up as Drugin stomped into his chamber, “they’re back” scowled the Thane. Barlin grimaced, remembering the last time warriors of the dark gods has reached their lands. He stood slowly, aided by his Runestaff. “Sound the muster and fetch the book of the hold, this time we’ll have a surprise for those that… Read More WHFB – Dwarves vs Luke’s Warriors – 21/05/2021
In writing this I realised that I have barely been on WordPress for the last few months and I have a bucketload of content to catch up on! As ever, work has gotten in the way of any kind of evening life with the hours just killing me recently. However audit is over and I’ve… Read More Hobby Update – where to start?
Although I’m on various Facebook groups and other social media platforms I much prefer the intimacy of some other platforms, as the community just seems tighter and less prone to attracting a certain type of person. Of course the WP community is one and my other favourite is the EEFL forum. Over the years I’ve… Read More A message frooooom America