Breakout Con 2022

  After two years on hiatus, the biggest board game convention close enough to our houses for us to go to was back on! Unfortunately, the timing wasn’t ideal, as it was the same weekend as Anime North, and Bill would be on vacation that weekend! Still, I was pretty

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Protospiel North 2021

  With COVID numbers dropping, conventions and gatherings were opening up again! With the safety protocols they had in place, Bill and I felt confident enough that we could safely attend Protospiel North 2021, so we did! The last Protospiel North was the first Protospiel North, which happened in 2019.

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Aeronautica Imperialis Campaign: Part 8

Imperial scouts have discovered a potentially huge new threat to Imperial forces, and Griffon Squadron, fresh from their successful mission bombing Ork armoured forces, are sent to deal with it. But are they ready to face what the Ork Meks are putting together?

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Aeronautica Imperialis Campaign: Part 7

As Imperial and Ork ground forces clash, both sides launch bombers to support their armoured vehicles and break the stalemate on the ground. But without any fighter escort on either side, bombers clash in the air while trying to annihilate armoured targets on the ground.

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Aeronautica Imperialis Campaign: Part 6

Convoy Attack   Following a failed bombing attack against key bridges, Command have discovered an Ork reinforcement convoy and are sending Griffon Squadron in again to destroy it. They’ll be escorted by members of Reaper Squadron, who are worried about the fate of one of their own, Janek, who was

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Aeronautica Imperialis Campaign: Part 5

Trying to limit the movement of Ork forces, Command send Griffon Squadron to bomb key bridges in the only greenspace on Parnassus: the agricultural district. The bridges are guarded by Ork ground defenses, and fighters patrol the area. Will the Griffons succeed? Read on to find out…

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Aeronautica Imperialis Campaign: Part 1

Hello, and welcome to the first part of a series of reports about a campaign of narratively-linked battles played in Aeronautica Imperialis. This is a game that is produced by Games Workshop, and set in their Warhammer 40,000 universe. The game consists of opponents fielding squadrons of futuristic aircraft fighting aerial missions against one another. 

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Family Review: Planet of the Apes!

Scott: Recently, we played a game of Planet of the Apes, by IDW Games. Although there have been reboots and reimaginings, this one is based on the classic 1968 film with Charleton Heston. It is a cooperative game for up to 4 people, in which you all play, rather than

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