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What’s Gus Playing: Total War: Warhammer 2 Tomb Kings – Part 2

July 17, 2018 - 02:00
Take a toiling tour of the terrible tombs ~ Lloyd Sabin, 16 July 2018 Still trying to get to those four other Books of Nagash as the Tomb Kings. This campaign has bogged down a bit – partially because I am a Tomb Kings noob and partially because the game play has become somewhat repetitive.
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Forum Database Trouble!

July 14, 2018 - 02:48
Crap!  We blew up our database! ~ GrogHeads Newsdesk, 13 July 2018 Apparently the Russian hacker disapproved of the latest episode of Dragon Up The Past and they took down our forum database.  Either that, or our YUUUUUUGE fanbase has posted so many messages that we blew up the server.  Go with whichever one makes
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Dragon’ Up The Past – A DragonLance Milestone

July 13, 2018 - 13:27
It’s a trip to the mid ’80s as we check out another classic Dragon Magazine ~ Brant & Jim, 13 July 2018 How lucky do the guys get on Friday the 13th going through Dragon Magazine #91? Chat about it below, or in our forums, or hit our FaceBook page >>
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Gaming Nostalgia – Stand & Die

July 12, 2018 - 19:51
#TBT at GrogHeads! Borodino, 1941…  here comes the big shootout.  How many of the First Battles series did you play? click images to enlarge Sound off below, or pop into our forums for a chat >>
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Pavlov’s House – First Look!

July 11, 2018 - 16:31
Cracking open DVG’s new Stalingrad game ~ Michael Eckenfels, 11 July 2018 The Battle of Stalingrad is a good time for wargamers – at least, for me it is. I do enjoy some Eastern Front WWII battlin’, but the campaign in 1942 is of special interest to me, considering its scope and objectives. Stalingrad isn’t
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What’s Gus Playing – The Witcher 3: Blood & Wine

July 9, 2018 - 14:38
Which Witcher is Witchier than the Witches of the the Witcher? ~ Lloyd Sabin, 9 July 2018 there are new creatures to slay, dungeons to explore, armor to wear, and the main story itself  is excellent The Witcher 3 is second only to Skyrim as my favorite action RPG, probably of all time. Having completed
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Dragon’ Up The Past – Fighting Crime & Failing Quizzes

July 6, 2018 - 14:37
The early ’80s come back to life through another classic Dragon Magazine ~ Brant & Jim, 6 July 2018 Back after our Origins-induced haze of wargaming, Brant & Jim dive back into another classic issue of Dragon Magazine.  Why the cameo from the Skeletons of Jason & The Argonauts? It’s not like we were gonna tell
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Gaming Nostalgia – TWERPS Magic

July 5, 2018 - 19:51
#TBT at GrogHeads! One of TWERPS more famous supplements was their wacky-but-fun magical game to bring wizards to your tabletop. click images to enlarge Sound off below, or pop into our forums for a chat >>
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What’s Gus Playing: Total War: Warhammer 2 – Tomb Kings Campaign

July 3, 2018 - 01:22
The Magnificent Munchkin of Martial Mayhem Meanders Mischievously ~ Lloyd Sabin, 2 July 2018 In this Tomb Kings campaign, the majority of the lore is brand new to me and strikes me as quite dark and bizarre. Damn it’s hot outside. As I write this it’s almost 100 degrees just beyond my window. I can’t
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GrogHeads Reviews Baldur’s Gate Enhanced Edition

June 30, 2018 - 13:10
Can the update & enhancement bring the game up to modern standards? ~ Avery Abernethy, 30 June 2018 Baldur’s Gate was originally released in December 1998.  It was a tremendous financial success selling more than a million copies worldwide.  It was also a critical success earning a GameRankings score of 92%.  I bought the game
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Origins 2018 – The Vendor Hall

June 29, 2018 - 16:14
Hell no, we’re not done with Origins photos! ~ GrogHeads Newsdesk, 29 June 2018 We’ve posted some vendor hall pics before, but here’s some more, with a particular look at some of the other wargame companies there that we weren’t already working with.   Photos by Corinne Mahaffey Chat about it below, or in our forums,
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Gaming Nostalgia – The Eagle and the Sun

June 28, 2018 - 19:51
#TBT at GrogHeads! Fleet actions in WWII across the Pacific, again from FGA.  $70 was a lot back then. click images to enlarge Sound off below, or pop into our forums for a chat >>
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Origins 2018 – The Coolest Thing You Saw

June 27, 2018 - 23:07
What did the Grogs think was the coolest thing they saw at the show?  Let them tell you ~ The GrogHeads, 27 June 2018 video by Merkusa Chat about it below, or in our forums, or hit our FaceBook page >>
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Origins 2018 – Minis!

June 27, 2018 - 13:57
While not hugely prominent, there’s no shortage of minis-based gaming ~ GrogHeads Newsdesk, 27 June 2018 Minis games are spread across 2 different gaming halls, and you can always find other minis tucked away in other gaming, too (like OGRE!).  Some of the minis displays in the exhibit hall can be borderline breathtaking. photos by
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Origins 2018 – My First Time Running an Event at Origins

June 26, 2018 - 13:29
A behind-the-scenes look at a GM for an RPG event ~ Avery Abernethy, 26 June 2018 Although I’ve run a Cons before going all the way back to 1983, I’ve not run at Origins.  My experience was quite favorable. My event ran under the Rogue Cthulhu group.  Rogue is quite strict on whom and what
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Origins 2018 – More Gameplay!

June 26, 2018 - 04:28
Yeah, there really was that much gameplay ~ GrogHeads Newsdesk, 25 June 2018 There’s no shortage of gameplay at Origins, across the show.  There’s some great wargaming going out outside of the GrogHeads area. The terrain workshops are a built-in arts & crafts project that you can play with afterwards Plenty of other games on
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What’s Gus Playing? Assassin’s Creed – Origins, part 2

June 25, 2018 - 13:04
Today, a different kind of “Origins” as Gus takes up back to the desert ~ Lloyd Sabin, 25 June 2018 Still smarting from a harsh and quick defeat as Nabatea in Rome 2 Total War, I returned to the warm bosom of Alexandria in Assassin’s Creed: Origins. I am currently at Level 13, and have
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Armageddon War – First Look!

June 24, 2018 - 11:23
Armageddon War, and Burning Sands have both arrived ~ Vance Strickland, 24 June 2018 Just received my KS package for Armageddon War and here are some shrink-ripping pics!                                         Another quality product from Flying Pig Games. Can’t wait
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Medieval – First Look!

June 23, 2018 - 16:30
As the Kickstarter start to arrive, we check out what’s inside ~ Vance Strickland, 23 June 2018 Relaunching an old classic, the new version of Medieval is starting to make its way to Kickstarter backers.  What’s inside the box?                   Chat about it below, or in our forums,
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Origins 2018 – Gameplay II

June 22, 2018 - 15:33
More pictures around the gaming halls ~ GrogHeads Newsdesk, 21 June 2018 If you can’t find a game you want to play at Origins, you’re just not trying hard enough.  Our wargaming we highlighted in an earlier article, but here’s plenty of other games to check out – including a few wacky, home-brew, and off-the-wall ones
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