OK I have a title to defend so I packed up a team and headed off to Edinburgh, the Venue - Edinburgh Gaming Hub, I got there just as everyone else was trouping into the shop to find the Zees had struck, no electricity. But it was soon sorted.
I looked around at the counter with food (breakfast was calling or at least my stomach was starting to alert me to its presence. Three tiny little tables and a load of shallow 'breakfast bar' worktops with pc's - surely this was going to be
more pics of the day (last two promise)
more pics of the day
more pics from the day
Scotland's First Mantic Day, ok it wasn't a huge success but it wasn't a huge failure either, there were a few games of dreadball on the go - part of the latest Dundee League, that has stretched to 12 players.
Two demo sets of Deadzone were set up and both used several times during the day. I even got a chance to play a full game of Deadzone and, to show it off, an absolutely epic game of Kings of war.
With my mighty Orc Horde facing Neil's (my fellow pathfinder from
Having not been to any of the previous events that were laid on at the other venue I had no comparison to make between the 2 venues and amounts of clubs/public who turned up here.
It was a nice venue with a bar against the back wall (donít know if it was open for service as busy all day. Definitely bad planning there),
The whole room was filled with participations filling the majority of floor space and traders around the outside and the entrance. I managed not to cave into
Well what can I say itís taken me a while to get round to posting this second part. Lifeís been a bit busy what with getting a new job (still waiting on a start date), painting (more) undead, getting in a couple of games, hitting up the convention scene (two down so far and its only March), attending my reenactment groups AGM and of course my two biggest time sinks, work and the internet.
Suffice to say that I am writing this second half from a somewhat hazy memory as the game was
this is my report of demoing Dreadball at the 7th. Bremer Spieletage 1./2.3.2014.
Bremer Spieletage is an established convention focussing on boardgames, where tabletops are a sideevent.
I did demogames for Dreadball on saturday from 10-19 and sunday from 10-18.
My stand was next to the local GW store Hobbitboard (the only thing GW had) and a few skirmish games boards (Freebooter, Mercs, Fists of Lead)
Originally Posted by crimsonsun
So I was looking at various projects on Kickstarter last night and the Mrs asks me why companies always create mini games with a focus on making a game/system/setting that will appeal mainly to men rather than ones with a broader appeal or to appeal with women in mind, as she would like to get some models but is utterly disinterested in any of the games I play accept White Wolfs World of Darkness.
My answer was to state that the Mini game hobby is far more dominated by men and women
"The battles have been brutal, Armys victorious in war have gained more control over the lands of Mantica. Now they will need to defend there growing territorys from enemy assaults."
"Generals are sending there armys to attack the weakest targets in an attempt to claim some land back and take some power from the stronger armys, Sending larger forces to overrun small towns and garrisons. Will the towns be able to hold? or will the territorys