All Expo’d out

What a weekend! Many thanks to all that enjoyed a demo of GtB, and of course to those that purchased a copy – hope you enjoy your games. Despite arriving later than planned I just about managed to get everything set up before the crowds arrived. And as soon as  I find the correct lead to connect my phone to my computer i’ll load up some photos of the demo table. The greatest crowd puller was the G1 Transformer Grimlock, sitting in the display case ready for plenty of demo games of GtB. The most epic battle of the weekend was Grimlock Versus Lego Clone Trooper, or possibly the Bolt Gundam Versus the chicken…

Although I knew I had a video interview with UK Gaming Media Network www.ukgmn.co.uk – had no idea it was going to be live (and if you look at the first video you can see the moment when he told me that it was live – shock horror!).  http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/22861322 and the second part is here http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/22861421

Not particularly great quality but they were streaming it through a tiny laptop. There’s a complete edited version with proper sound being sorted right now -they had more cameras than the streaming one – so i’ll let you know when that’s available.

Had the Guys from Purple Pawn www.purplepawn.com have a go of the game and interview me about it all – which was top notch.

Didn’t really get to play many other games, but certainly saw an awful lot of fantastic demos – even after the show people were stillplaying in the hotel across the street well into the night.

Also met the guys who painted the Relics minis for Tor Gaming http://www.torgaming.co.uk/rd/, and were pleased to see relics available to purchase through my store http://www.wargame-miniatures.co.uk  and at the show.

Well done to Mongoose Publishing http://www.mongoosepublishing.com/miniatures/ctastarfleet.html for pipping us to the post in the awards with their game Call to Arms: Starfleet.

A Special mention to the guys at Tied to a Kite http://tiedtoakite.com/ who were stationed next to us and made me feel most welcome during my first expo. And of course to Tony and Mary at Myndgames http://www.myndgames.co.uk/ without whom I wouldn’t have even been to the expo in the first place.

Until Next Year…

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Miniatures making an appearance at the show

Here’s the first of my proposed list of the demo miniatures I’ll be taking to the Games Expo for use in the GtB games, trying to get a selection together to cover as many of the powers and miniature bonuses in the core rulebook:

3 more to decide on…

 

GtB: Daily Miniature Manual #46 – Britanan Company Sergeant Major(Tor Gaming)

Daily Miniature Manual

What better way to round off the Tor Gaming special than with one of their new releases? Making full use of the Hat miniature bonus – I might even have to add a new bonus power in the expansion for having a feather in the hat.

 Close Combat Bonus: +1

Ranged Bonus: +1

Other Miniature Bonuses:  +10 starting Good due to hat

Suggested Powers: Disarm, Expert, Re-arm, Good Discussion, Mine

Manufacturer Link: http://www.torgaming.co.uk/rd/

GtB: Daily Miniature Manual #45 – Orcnar Docga (Tor Gaming)

Daily Miniature Manual

Apologies for not posting this yesterday, but I was actually busy playing Relics down my local club. And to honour the most successful unit in their own game last night, I’ll let you know how to lead them to glory in our game every night of the week.

 Close Combat Bonus: +1

Ranged Bonus: +0

Other Miniature Bonuses:  +6″ free move due to number of legs

Suggested Powers: Charger, Haste, Combine, Combat Lock

Manufacturer Link: http://www.torgaming.co.uk/rd/

or Get them from http://www.wargame-miniatures.co.uk

GtB: Daily Miniature Manual #44 – Britanan Grenadiers (Tor Gaming)

Daily Miniature Manual

Puppets with grenade launchers, need I say more?

I think not.

 Close Combat Bonus: +0

Ranged Bonus: +2

Other Miniature Bonuses:  +10 Starting Good due to awesome hats

Suggested Powers: Good Grenade, Good Bomb, Detonation, Good Shot.

Manufacturer Link: http://www.torgaming.co.uk/rd/

or Get them from http://www.wargame-miniatures.co.uk

GtB: Daily Miniature Manual #43 – Orcnar Eotan Rifan (Tor Gaming)

Daily Miniature Manual

Number 2 of 5 Days of Tor Gaming GtB Miniature Manuals. Just look how angry this guy is – someone’s obviously stolen his trousers. Whoever nicked them better get out of the way quick or they’ll get mashed with those pointy fists…

 Close Combat Bonus: +2

Ranged Bonus: +0

Other Miniature Bonuses:  

Suggested Powers: Nigh Invulnerable, Really Bad, Combat Master, Combat Lock, Good Quake, Stench

Manufacturer Link: http://www.torgaming.co.uk/rd/

or Get them from http://www.wargame-miniatures.co.uk

GtB: Daily Miniature Manual #42 – Britanan Troopers (Tor Gaming)

Daily Miniature Manual

Here’s the first of 5 Days of Tor Gaming GtB Miniature Manuals. If these minis don’t make you do the childish  “Tee-hee-hee”  laugh, then there’s something wrong with you. From the game of Relics these  puppets are quite numerous and when there’s enough of them, they’re quite deadly… 

 Close Combat Bonus: +1

Ranged Bonus: +2

Other Miniature Bonuses:  

Suggested Powers: Coward, Good luck, Linked, Oh No, Risky

Manufacturer Link: http://www.torgaming.co.uk/rd/

or Get them from http://www.wargame-miniatures.co.uk

GtB: Daily Miniature Manual #39 – Vaettir Evocatour (Tor Gaming)

Daily Miniature Manual

With the arrival of some Relic goodies via the lovely courier man toady, I couldn’t resist adding this one to the miniature manual. I’m sure you’ll see a lot more of Relics minis in the GtB Miniature Manual – I might even do a Tor Gaming special, to celebrate the arrival of the game in my other, other job (Wargame Miniatures Online Store) – just as soon as it get it all updated, which should be Thursday at the latest  🙂

 Close Combat Bonus: +0

Ranged Bonus: +0

Other Miniature Bonuses:  Increased free move due to extra leg

Suggested Powers: Levitation, Ghost, Goodnami, I See You, Darkness, Cursed, Doomed

Manufacturer Link: http://www.torgaming.co.uk/rd/

GtB: Daily Miniature Manual #14 – Vaettir Varriers (Tor Gaming)

Daily Miniature Manual

These vicious little tinkers have a wonderful deceptive aura about them.  Sort of ‘Cute’ meets ‘Gonna repeatedly stab your eyes out’ – and that’s just one of them! Whilst they’re designed for the soon to be released Relics from Tor Gaming (link at bottom), they would go well in any game of GtB, and seeing as they come in a pack of three – you could make great use of the replication, combine and linked special powers…

 Close Combat Bonus: +2

Ranged Bonus: +0

Other Miniature Bonuses: Flight

Suggested Powers: Replication, A wrong does make a right, Badpire, Goodpire, Combine/Split, Haste, Linked

Manufacturer Link: http://www.torgaming.co.uk/rd/