What was a pretty unchanged game over 4 decades has now, ironically, been given a new lease of life with the addition of Zombies. A 3rd dimension that really creates a sense of tension and uncertainty within a gain that already is quite tense at times.
I have been playing 40k since the days of the original Rogue Trader book in all it’s strange and weird glory. I took a small break in between 3rd and 5th editions, but within my time in the game, I never played competitively until 8th edition. Why? Well It seemed a bit more streamlined, and […]
TI4 is a 3+ player game, therefore if you only have two people you are pretty scuppered and your options are: don’t play; use one of the internet’s homebrews, which knocks out phases and adds restrictions ORRRRRR you could do what we did and play the 3rd player between us. Now this sounds strange but […]
All in all, TI4 is a great game (though not the cheapest), balanced, not overly complex, quicker than you might think and with so much replayability. If you are the long hall war gaming type then you'll need to go into it understanding that it isn’t really a wargame, despite its look, it’s a game of diplomacy and threat… with the ability to war it out, if you must.
With the LVO nearly upon us and the tournament calendar beginning again I thought i’d explain my down falls as a tournament player and how I think, you could do better. I’ve been playing tournaments in 40k for about 4 years now and despite a 2nd in a one dayer, a 6th and a lucky […]
Geek Pride's Peter Ray Allison leaves his credit card at home and explores the myriad temptations at this year's UK Games Expo.
Playing 40k tourneys is a daunting undertaking, one marred by rumours of WAACS, Neckbeards and people who get no joy out of the game other than winning. In the end you play a game for the fun, for the challenge and obviously the win is a nice bonus but you don’t want to have a […]
As promised Bevan has a look at all the cool extras you got with the Rising Sun Kickstarter
We had the great pleasure of Interviewing the Godfather of modern table top gaming in the UK, Ian Livingstone, at UKGE.. A legend and a gent.
This year at UKGE Matt and Pete came across the guys from Air Flix a WW2 tactical minis games with an interesting difference. Air Flix is live on Kickstarter now and can be found here.. GET IT FUNDED!