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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The Patient Hunter 3
Oct24

The Patient Hunter 3

Getting to know you, getting to know all about you! Chapter 3   Hi there,   Last week I focused on the importance of having a plan and how it is a necessary feature for executing a good assassination. This week I would like to discuss another vital element of the assassination: target assessment. This walks hand in hand with an effective plan; the information available to you and the accuracy of your target assessments will...

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ChainAttackJay Twitter Q&A #3
Oct23

ChainAttackJay Twitter Q&A #3

Each week I will send out a tweet requesting questions for a weekly blog post.  I’ll select one or two of those questions and answer them in a blog post.  Follow me on Twitter @ChainAttackJay and you can submit questions or converse with me.    Here’s our question for this week:   Will Burke & Hare @revenganceful:  Do you get upset when someone goes for that 5-10% assassination, instead of maybe a more probable win, and...

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“Keeping Your Head Happy” by Jamie P
Oct22

“Keeping Your Head Happy” by Jamie P

We’re all here because we love Warmachine & Hordes, or at least have invested our interest in it. Those who compete do it because they have a competitive streak (as obvious as that sounds) but there can be a point at which we start to hate the game. In my article I want to discuss why this happens and most importantly what we can do to avoid it whilst still trying to reach the goals that we set for ourselves as competitive...

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Rack Rack City
Oct21

Rack Rack City

The Return to the Dragonfather I first played Cryx when I first started in MK2, a few months after it was released.  I had absolutely no idea of any of the rules of the game, and just went with the advice I always give people starting the game:  Choose the army that you like the look of.  Cryx is I think one of the most dynamic and interesting looking armies, but has some cohesiveness issues sometimes, with so many unique elements...

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POWERGAMING WITH JAY#6
Oct20

POWERGAMING WITH JAY#6

This is the REAL Power Gaming with Jay #6, the one published last week has been re-titled as “ChainAttackJay Twitter Q&A #1&2” – Ed. Power Gaming with Jay #6 David Sirlin believes that there are five play styles that are common through all games.  I’ll go over each play style and discuss how they manifest in Warmachine & Hordes: The Turtle:  The Turtle tends to grind out games and takes few risks.  They...

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