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A page to gather up the slowly-increasing number of review posts here on the Warbard – miniatures, scenery, books, rules, whatever needs reviewing!

The Assault Group ECW Artillery

Posted on Sep 18th, 2017 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

The Assault Group (TAG) has a huge range of Thirty Year's War/English Civil War/general Renaissance figures that I'd heard good things about,…

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Warbases Skirmish Movement Trays

Posted on Jun 28th, 2017 - By The Editors - 1 Comment

I picked up a batch of simple lasercut MDF trays sized for 25mm bases on one of my recent Warbases order. Pikeman's Lament uses either six or twelve…

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Review: Warbases MDF Vehicles

Posted on May 31st, 2017 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

Warbases started doing vehicles in lasercut MDF and cardboard (greyboard) a few years ago and I was intruiged right away; a lot of 28mm vehicles are…

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The Trumpeter Salute 2017 Loot Haul!

Posted on Apr 23rd, 2017 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

I managed to escape from Trumpeter Salute 2017 at the start of April without buying a single actual figure, but I brought home a batch of scenery…

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PlastCraft Curved Modular Building

Posted on Apr 25th, 2016 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

While at Trumpeter Salute I picked up one of PlastCraft's Designed-For-Infinity plastic pre-coloured buildings, the Curved Modular Building, from the…

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Review: Impudent Mortal Near Future Elevators

Posted on Jan 31st, 2016 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

I picked up a pack of Impudent Mortal's Near Future Elevator Set, as mentioned in a previous post, and thought I'd put a few pictures up and do a bit…

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Eureka’s Tachanka, Part One

Posted on Mar 21st, 2015 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

About ten days ago I made an order to Eureka USA for a few things, most importantly their Russian three horse Tachanka/crew in cap. What the heck,…

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Russian Civil War with Chain of Command

Posted on Jan 11th, 2015 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

We had a quick and messy intro to the TooFatLardies' Chain of Command/Through the Mud and the Blood WW1 hybrid today with my Russian Civil War…

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Impudent Mortal Paint Rack

Posted on Oct 13th, 2014 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

I first heard of Impudent Mortal when Richard of TooFatLardies used two of their buildings to build himself a very nice brewery for WW2 gaming. Rich…

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Lizards & Lunatics

Posted on Apr 4th, 2014 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

Had two small orders come in last week. I have been saving money for an epic bike vacation to Europe in a few months (Vienna, Austria to Nantes,…

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Sarissa CityBlock Buildings, Finished

Posted on Aug 4th, 2013 - By Brian Burger - 3 Comments

Finally have the Sarissa CityBlock 28mm lasercut MDF buildings to a table-ready state, including another hand-painted advertising sign on the side of…

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Sarissa CityBlock Buildings, Part The Third

Posted on Jul 31st, 2013 - By Brian Burger - 5 Comments

Progress continues on my seven Sarissa Precision buildings, albeit at a slower pace than I'd intended! Basecoat and drybrushing is done on all…

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Sarissa CityBlock Buildings, Part The Second

Posted on Jul 22nd, 2013 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

Having assembled my new Sarrisa Precision lasercut buildings, it was time to consider adding some extra details to really make these buildings "pop"…

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Sarissa CityBlock Buildings, Part The First

Posted on Jul 20th, 2013 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

In my last post (two+ weeks ago!) I mentioned I'd bought a bundle of Sarissa Precision's lasercut 28mm CityBlock buildings to bring our pulp gaming…

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Wagons from Frikkin’ Lasers

Posted on Apr 12th, 2013 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

Got a nice box from J&M Miniatures earlier this week, and even before I cut the tape on the box I could smell the future... oddly enough, the future…

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28mm Pulp Baggage Review

Posted on Mar 21st, 2013 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

Phil of Slug Industries (and Adventures in Wargaming, his personal blog) has recently released a set of 28mm pulp luggage. Cast in resin, you get six…

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Wargamers With Frickin’ Lasers, Part II

Posted on Mar 10th, 2013 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

Exactly seven days after I ordered some Orthodox crosses and a few other laser-cut bits from Archeotech, a small padded envelope arrived from the UK.…

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4Ground Cart Review

Posted on Feb 15th, 2013 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

As part of an order that arrived this week from Brigade Games I picked up one of 4Ground's neat looking laser-cut carts. This one is "28-CAW-303…

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Book Review: Trench by Stephen Bull

Posted on Jan 17th, 2013 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

Trench: A History of Trench Warfare on the Western Front by Stephen Bull. This is a joint publication by Osprey Publishing and the Imperial War…

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Renedra Generics Scenery Bits

Posted on Jan 15th, 2013 - By Brian Burger - 1 Comment

A few weeks ago, I took advantage of J & M Miniatures' offer of free shipping for all of December to order a few bits and pieces of Renedra's…

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An Ainsty Resin Order

Posted on Dec 21st, 2012 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

In some ways, this smallish order of Ainsty resin scenery bits has been a decade in the making; I discovered Ainsty sometime in the very late 1990s…

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Book Review: The White Armies of Russia

Posted on Jul 22nd, 2012 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

"Brutality made Bolsheviks where none had been before."—p.288, White ArmiesThe White Armies of Russia: A Chronicle of…

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Book Review: Gone To Russia To Fight

Posted on Jun 12th, 2012 - By Brian Burger - 1 Comment

"Very little has been written about the RAF in south Russia and much of what has been written has been inacurate. Several myths have been…

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Book Review: Notes for Infantry Officers on Trench Warfare

Posted on Jun 10th, 2012 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

"The importance assumed by trench warfare... have rendered necessary special instructions in the details of trench construction and trench fighting."…

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Books from Naval & Military Press

Posted on May 13th, 2012 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

Back in April I made an order to Naval & Military Press, a UK-based specialty publisher with a focus on military history. The books arrived last week…

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Fiskars Circle Cutter Review, and Markers for M&B

Posted on Feb 24th, 2012 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

Back one of the before-Christmas sales, I picked up a Fiskars circle cutter on deep discount from one of the local art supply stores. It's been on my…

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