With the BAD Gamers now back up and running, last night saw a first outing of the miniatures game The Walking Dead: Call to Arms. This is from Mantic games, and allows players to field larger crews than they can in Mantic's The Walking Dead: All out War. While still using the same figures and … Continue reading The Walking Dead: Call to Arms
The BAD Gamers is back up and running, after the COVID-19 hiatus. We're meeting on Tuesdays, at a new venue, Egerton Hall in Brackley. Times are 7.30pm to 10.30pm, although at the moment we're closing up at 10pm due to government restrictions/curfew Where is Egerton Hall? Egerton Hall is the new community centre in Brackley, … Continue reading We’re back!
Mythic Battles Pantheon - Ares vs the Chimera Like most, if not all tabletop games clubs, the BAD Gamers is currently suspended from its normal habit of meeting on Tuesday nights. We went into lockdown in March, with our last club night being March 17 (which seems a VERY long time ago). However, we've managed … Continue reading Gaming in the lockdown
Watch out for those vile Nazis!! Fortune and Glory hit the table last Tuesday at the BAD Gamers. Perhaps the very definition of an Ameritrash game, it didn’t have much in the way of mechanics, but more than made up for it with story. We had car chases, shootouts in nightclubs, sabotaged plane rides, ancient … Continue reading Fortune and Glory
RPG night at the BAD Gamers last Tuesday, with Ben running the latest instalment of the D&D campaign That left six of us to play a boardgame, or two. Luckily, Mark had brought along his very blinged out copy of Fief, the game of Medieval French dealings. The academy games version is a reprint of … Continue reading Thief? No, Fief
Quieter night at the BAD Gamers this Tuesday night with just six of us out to game. Alan took Mark, Darren and Pete through the new edition of FFG’s Sid Meir’s Civilisation, which played well but was a little long, was the conclusion. Meanwhile, on the other table Sean and Frank played Napoleonic Sharp Practice, … Continue reading Blackadder saves the day
Tuesday night saw the BAD Gamers play the D&D 5e campaign, the rather impressive looking boardgame Heroes of Land, Air and Sea and a first stab at the Mansions of Madness adventure, Escape from Innsmouth Set in the remote coastal town, the adventure saw the three investigators having to survive the night while trying to … Continue reading Insane times in Innsmouth
Lovecraft, D&D and the ‘Nam. Classic tabletop gaming at the BAD Gamers. Tuesday night had Pete run the next instalment of his D&D boardgame campaign, Martin and Frank play a second game of Force on Force in Vietnam, and Mark, Darren, Lee and Alan play a range of Boardgames including Lovecraft Letter. Next week will … Continue reading Tuesday night classics
Last Sunday saw the BAD Gamers March all day Sunday session. With a few last minute changes this became a board game fest with Forge War, Twilight Struggle, Terraforming Mars, Zombie Dice, and 1754 hitting the table. As ever, a great day’s gaming, that flew by. Tuesday night was the full range of tabletop gaming … Continue reading Catch up on some recent games
Mars was terraformed, a saga was played and a pandemic tackled in last night’s games at the BAD Gamers Alan took Tiago and Darren through the rather excellent Terraforming Mars. The win went to Tiago, with a strategy that focussed on cards/projects. Darren was second with a great revenue engine but the cards didn’t fall … Continue reading What things we accomplish in our humble hobby.