Weekend Warriors – Dreadball Xtreme Unboxing
Dec13

Weekend Warriors – Dreadball Xtreme Unboxing

Hey Guys, the Blue Baron here with an unboxing of the base game of Dreadball Xtreme from Mantic Games. I got this  from the Kickstarter but they said they send just the base game so this should be an apples to apples comparison of what you will find when it comes out. WARNING!!! This will be very VERY picture heavy. Feel free to click on them to get a better view. I did the best I could with the camera as this came Friday evening and...

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Weekend Warriors – Deadzone Rules
Nov22

Weekend Warriors – Deadzone Rules

Welcome to Week 2 in the Deadzone, the sci-fi skirmish game from Mantic Games. This week I’m going to give an overview of the rules with a few examples. I ran out of pictures last week so unfortunately you’re stuck with a wall of text this week. You can find the demo game here. I’ll be referencing the cards from there: I’d like to start with the icons on the top of the cards which I’ll be reading left to...

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Weekend Warriors – Deadzone Overview
Nov15

Weekend Warriors – Deadzone Overview

The Blue Baron back again with Deadzone, the skirmish game by Mantic Games. The game is played on a 2 foot by 2 foot mat broken up into 3 inch cubes. This is further supplemented by their Battlezones modular terrain. This gives the battlefield a little bit extra. Deadzone is a Sci-Fi skirmish game where each player tries to fulfill his or her random missions. These missions are kept secret from your opponent.This means that some games...

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Weekend Warriors – SAGA: The Crescent & the Cross
Nov01

Weekend Warriors – SAGA: The Crescent & the Cross

Chris here with another installment of Weekend Warriors. This time I’m taking you back to the Crusades era with “SAGA: The Crescent & The Cross” by Studio Tomahawk. Studio Tomahawk is responsible for the original SAGA, the Viking / dark ages-era skirmish game. The rules of the two games are similar but there have been some improvements made for The Crescent & The Cross. Also by Studio Tomahawk is Muskets and...

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Weekend Warriors – Sails of Glory
Oct25

Weekend Warriors – Sails of Glory

Chris back with a look at our group’s first game of Sails on Glory. Sails of Glory is from Ares games and uses some similar rules to their Wings of Glory games. You can see similar mechanics in the Star Wars X-wing game. Each ship has own deck of maneuver cards to play. At the start of the game you play a maneuver for your first and second turn. Each additional turn you play maneuvers for the following turn. This can be...

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