Starship Troopers: Terran Command review | Good day to die

As a wee babby, I didn’t like Starship Troopers The 1997 Movie. Similarly, as a wee fascist teen, I read the book and held a grudge against the movie for not giving us the high-impact power-armored action. But I am an old now – as such, I’m mature enough to appreciate Mobile Infantry taking pre-Great War infantry tactics unto future battlefields in Starship Troopers: Terran Command.

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Conquest: The Last Argument of Kings | Fortified Niche playtest!

Conquest: Frontier Wars is a space RTS fr- syke! We’re not talking about ancient attempts to make “StarCraft in nothing-but-SPACE!” Actually, we’re talking about the rank-and-flank wargame that was generating buzz in the ‘cons before the plague – Conquest: The Last Argument of Kings by Para Bellum Games.

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Hardspace: Shipbreaker review | I was cloned one morning when sun didn’t shine

First, there was supposed to be Hardware: Shipbreakers, but they turned it into Homeworld: Deserts of Karrak. Then there was a game jam game about zipping around asteroids. After a couple more permutations, we got Hardspace: Shipbreaker, a sci-fi game about corporate exploitation and the most unattainable dream of all – a job where you actually do something meaningful.

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A Song of Ice and Fire: Tabletop Miniatures Game | Fortified Niche playtest!

A Song of Ice and Fire book series got really famous with the Game of Thrones TV show. But while the TV show died a death ignominious enough to burn it out of the public consciousness, the miniature wargame seems to be doing fine. What wargame? Why, A Song of Ice and Fire: Tabletop Miniatures Game!

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