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
With January about to leave us, its time to catch up on some of the games played recently at the BAD Gamers Mark, Lee and Frank took Merchants & Marauders for a spin. Been a while, and it showed in Frank's ability to remember the rules! Still Lee created a good narrative as a merchant … Continue reading January catch up at the BAD Gamers
Frank and Paul took the new miniatures hotness, Congo, for a spin on Tuesday, while the rest of the club played Vampire RPG. Being a fan of the Studio Tomahawk games Muskets & Tomahawks and Saga, a lot was expected of Congo, and it didn't disappoint. With both players bringing out their newly painted forces … Continue reading Disaster in the Congo!
Saga has been an on and off favourite at the Club for a few years now. For example a competition league was set up and saw a good range of games played, but then we moved onto new games, as is the way with these things. So, it was great when a couple of weeks … Continue reading Two Saga’s
Sunday saw the BAD Gamers hold their 5th of the year All Day Gaming Sunday. Sadly only six of us could attend this time around, but we still got to play a broad range of games; Axis & Allies Angels 20: Paul, Frank and Pete played Paul's blinged out copy of this WW2 air combat … Continue reading October’s all day Sunday