With the easing of lockdown restrictions the BAD Gamers are once again meeting on a regular basis at the Egerton Hall in Brackley. Some elements of restrictions still apply, but we are able to run several gaming tables within these restrictions.
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
Descent continued its journey towards the end of the campaign with part two of the Wyrm Turns scenario. This saw the (so called) heroes try and stop the Overlord's minions escape from the dungeon with the Red Dragon Skull. Despite Overlord Frank now playing with a little more organisation (he has a spreadsheet!) allowing him … Continue reading Fantasy gaming to the fore
That was the content of last night's meeting of the BAD Gamers. Tom, who hasn't been around for a while, and is now secretary of the Banbury wargames club, NOW Gamers, came along and had a game of Wrath of Kings with Darren A. The RPG'ers played the dark ages version of Vampire and the … Continue reading Area control, old friends and vampires
Last games of January 2017 Only five of us out last night at the BAD gamers, but we got some good games in nevertheless. Ben took Darren S and Mark H through a starter battle of Dystopian wars with the East India Company coming to blows with the Polish- Lithuanian Confederation. Not sure how the … Continue reading Sharp Practice and Dystopian Wars
RPG night at the BAD Gamers last night, so while that group battled as vampires in the Dark Ages, the rest of us, and a new guy, Lee, took Warhammer Quest: The Adventure Card Game for a walk around the table. WH:TACG is a card based dungeon crawl based on the Warhammer Quest boardgame from … Continue reading If you go down to the sewers tonight, you’re sure…
First night back at the BAD Gamers for 2017, and Paul and Frank took Halo Fleet Battles for a try out, using the two player starter box and the Fall of Reach Campaign. This campaign is designed to teach new players the game in a video game tutorial manner - i.e. start simple and add … Continue reading Halo Fleet Battles gets an airing
The re-imagined classic, Escape from Colditz hit the table for the end of term game, at the BAD Gamers last night. A few of us remembered it from our youth, and this new version while an improvement, still has some flaws from days of yore; - Several times an escape officer's turn would be spent … Continue reading Escaping from Colditz and nostalgia