It’s no secret that I’m a fan of Infinity (the rules are great) and of Warhammer 40K (the rules aren’t great). But even as Roundtree’s Games Workshop posts record profits, there are things that the company could improve that aren’t the rules. What can Games Workshop learn from Corvus Belli?
Armored Brigade – the better Cold War RTS – launched with the biggest players already in the game: the US, the USSR, both flavors of Germany, Finland… OK, the last one must have been due to where the creators come from (and possibly the desire to have Western-allied T-72s). But how about such military monoliths as, ugh. Yugoslavia and Italy?
Rome is one of those historical periods that will always attract grogs – and, in turn, grog game designers. That’s why we have a new AGEOD title with Field of Glory: Empires.
I’m very bad at FPS games, but that doesn’t stop me from liking them! That’s why I was
overjoyed somewhat excited to learn that Insurgency: Sandstorm and World War 3 were free to try on Steam on last weekend. So how did it go for me? Continue reading “Insurgency: Sandstorm vs. World War 3 | Steam Free Weekend Experience”
Any miniature gaming company that’s worth its salt will make custom dice for their games. After all, why wouldn’t your fans want to play your game with some snazzy branded cubes? Games Workshop is no different in that regard. In fact, it probably produced more custom designs than any other game company ever. Too bad they were terrible more often than not. And here are 5 worst.
Sci-fi is no stranger to post-apocalyptic settings. However, they are lot rarer in fantasy. I mean, what magical thing can cause an end of the world that leaves anything behind? What would its aftermath look like? For Trials of Fire, the Cataclysm left a wasteland like a nuclear war would have… only the elves are to blame.
There aren’t that many female models in Warhammer 40,000. Therefore, it’s usually up to 3rd-party designers to fill that gap. However, many of them seem to be sculpting with one hand under the table. At least the Heresy Girls 2 Kickstarter seems to be breaking from the trend of horniness!
The biggest news in Horus Heresy this week were the leaks the leaks of Book 8. Apparently, the pre-orders dropped unexpectedly, so now we have some inkling over what to expect from Blood Angels and White Scars. Everyone was waiting for the Friday newsletter with baited breath.
Forge World, of course, was happy to disappoint.
When Warhammer 40,000: Mechanicus was first announced, I had zero faith in it. Sure, having a game where you control the Techpriests of Mars is cool. However, facing off against a single enemy race – Necrons, of all things – seemed to be boring. Glad I was very, very wrong about that!
As a person who steadfastly refuses to engage with social media, I was surprised by the new event on Horus Heresy: Legions. Usually, it’s just regular card games (not on motorcycles). But in Cataclysm, we get to play with Titans in a way we haven’t played before.
Unless you’re into Adeptus Titanicus, that is!