Friday, October 31, 2014

Secret Weapon Tablescapes Unboxing Video!

The Second Class Elitist received his Kickstarter package from the Secret Weapon Tablescapes kickstarter, and treats us to a video unboxing of it.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Cyntopia- The future is now Hits Kickstarter

Cyntopia - the future is now's video poster
So here's an interesting new boardgame fresh to Kickstarter.  It has a bold cyberpunk look and feel, modular replayable board, and most importantly (for us at least) some nice looking figures.

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Zomtober2014 - Week Four Featuring Zombies from Deadzone

   All right, it's the last full week of October, so that means one more chance to post for Zomtober2014, and one more featured zombie. This week we will be featuring plague zombies from Deadzone by Mantic Games.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

The Zombie of the Month- October 2014- Bilge Rats by Warploque Miniatures

  Well, it’s Halloween time, so you know I had to pick something a little special for a zombie this month. Now, me, when it comes to my monsters, I like the classics: werewolves, vampires, mummies, etc., and when it’s Halloween, I feel the same way. I want to see witches and ghosts and bats and spiders and all that other good stuff I grew up with. So, when it came time to pick a Halloween zombie, I thought of looking for something big and wild, and I may do that another year, but I realized I had something small and iconic right there in front of me that was absolutely terrific.
   So how do you get MORE Halloween than zombies? How about combining them with another Halloween classic?

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Why I chose my Crews

Hello I am Merek and this is my first article for the blog the League of Extraordinary Gamers. As for who I am I’m your average gamer who loves to assemble and play table top war games. Notice I am missing something? Painting. I don’t like to paint. I will not lie about it, it isn’t a part of my hobby I enjoy but I still paint all the same because painting your crew is a benefit to you and your opponent, as it adds a whole new dimension to the game. My article here is about why I picked my Malifaux crews. 

Monday, October 20, 2014

Plast Craft Games to produce Malifaux Terrain

So, this one came a little bit out of the blue, but is certainly not unwelcome news:  Plast Craft Games has been contracted by Wyrd Miniatures to produce terrain specifically for Malifaux.

Sunday, October 19, 2014

ZOMTOBER2014 Week Three Submission!

It's time for a week three submission for Zomtober, and since Ali has been busy making more zombies, I needed a little support. Something old, something new, two survivors to try to balance the scales a bit.

Zomtober2014 Week Three Zombies- Dead Doxies by Wyrd Minitatures

   Our special guest zombie for week three of Zomtober2014 are the Dead Doxies by Wyrd Miniatures. These are two of the many lovely ladies available for the game of Malifaux, playable in the Resurrectionist faction.

Friday, October 17, 2014

Finding your hobby again!

For some of you this article is going to seem silly.  For you the hobby is alive and well, and the idea that it will die is a foreign concept.  I used to be you, so I know.  I used to be in my local gaming store at least once a week, if not more.  And even though I hate to paint, I was capable of painting over a hundred models in 2 1/2 weeks for a tournament.  Now though, I'm struggling to find the energy to paint my 7 model Malifaux force.  2CE and I have been talking, and we don't think I'm the only one out there, so I'm going to start a series of articles about what I'm going to do to resurrect MY hobby.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Painting Tips: A Horde's Worth of Zombie Flesh

   There are many nice ways of achieving a rich, undead skin tone (see our article on the one-hour Zombie Painting Challenge for four different looks made by the four people in the challenge). Many of them, however, include multiple layers of paint and highlighting, using different washes in different areas, or other special effects that one might not want to take the time for when painting an entire zombie horde. Especially if you ever need to paint models for other games, a multi-step process on your several hundred zombies may take more time than you really want to put into it. After all, zombies are supposed to spread like rabbits (aren’t you scared of rabbits now?) The more quickly you can pop ‘em out, the bigger your horde can get!

Monday, October 13, 2014

Friday, October 10, 2014

ZOMTOBER week two submission

I think you're going to like this.
 I really hope you do...
For our week two submission for Zombtober, I did a little something different.  Oh, don't worry, there's a model involved, and it's from the wickedly incredible Arcworld line... but I decided to spice things up a little, so you're getting more than just a model.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Counterblast Unboxed! The Mekkus

With our Counterblast Kickstarter loot well in hand, it's time to start unpacking the goods. First up on the table is going to be the Mekkus starter box, available now from Bombshell Miniatures.

Sunday, October 5, 2014


So, our friend over at The Eclectic Gentleman Tabletop Gamer has a October Painting and Blogging Challenge for zombies.  Go read it, it's really cool.  I figured myself and maybe the resident Zombie Queen ALi Alcatraz would blitz through the first month on a short timetable.... but Token Gamer Chic had other ideas....

Commission Figurine Berlin Strasse, Part I

So, a while back we pushed a lot of people to back a kickstarter from Commission Figurines, and a few months back we all got delivery. In between other work, I've managed to get the kit finished "as it comes," so time to show that off before I start fiddling with it.

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Book Report: Counterblast Rulebook

Hello there ladies and gentleman (or should I say dolls and cats?), and welcome to an LXG Book review. Today we're going to get to the nitty gritty of the Counterblast rulebook from Bombshell Miniatures.

Friday, October 3, 2014

Kickwatcher: Not your usual suspect

Professional Prints Priced Provocatively's video posterOkay, so I know we have a really strict rule about "no Kickstarters that don't have soldierdolls in them" here at LXG.  I know because I made the rule, so there.  And now I'm gonna break it, because sometimes doing the right thing means breaking the rules- or at least that's what I tell my Parole Officer.  So, get ready for Professional Prints Price Provocatively, by our own Ali Alcatraz. 

From Box to Table: Warzone Resurrection Imperial Starter Box

Hello readers! I want to try a new regular article, highlighting new and current releases for some of our favorite games. So, join me on a brand new trip, and tell me what you think!