Ominous Turkey’s Wargaming Blog

Playing Soulblight Gravelords in Age of Sigmar 3rd Edition

I’ve spent the last two weekends playing the new (third) edition of Age of Sigmar, first with a 1000-point Gloomspite Gitz list at an event organised by the London Wargaming Guild, and then with a standard 2000-point Soulblight Gravelords list at the London Open. These were my first competitive events in five years of playing […]

First batch of Tang troops done for ADLG

Over the past few weeks I’ve been painting up some of the Outpost Tang Chinese figures I reviewed in the last post. So far, that’s all the melee infantry plus crossbow infantry for a planned 200 point list for L’Art de la Guerre. Still to go are cavalry, archers, and some Essex javelinmen as Tribal […]

Ambush Markers for L’Art de la Guerre

I’ve been getting to grips with the new Version 4 rules for L’Art de la Guerre (ADLG), a game for ancient and medieval mass battles. I started playing it last year having previously tried DBA – it’s an excellent game but one that’s hard to master (or, in my case, play remotely well). Lockdown meant […]

German Reinforcements for Flames of War

Over the past couple of weeks I’ve been adding some reinforcements for my Flames of War late war Germans. Since starting the game last year I’ve been using basically the same list based on the D-Day starter box: a Panzer IV company with an included Tiger platoon, supported by Panzergrenadiers and Hummels. So, I wanted […]

Planning a Soulblight Gravelords Army

Last week I got my copy of the new Soulblight Gravelords Battletome for Games Workshop’s Age of Sigmar. This is the first major update to the ‘classic’ Death forces since the end of the game’s first edition – and is just in time for the start of the third. For the unfamiliar, armies in Age […]

Battle in the Bocage

What better way to kick things off for a wargaming blog than a battle report? This post is about the first game I’ve played in six months or so, thanks to lockdown – a game of Battlefront’s Flames of War, using the D-Day books. The Setting Some time in summer 1944, somewhere in Normandy, a […]


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