Blog Post: Board Games

Dark Souls Board Game Tactics: The Armor Equation

*NO SPOILERS* Went up against the Dancer last night and I got smoked… Even as a veteran player against this game, if one is not prepared it is going to punk you… So what happened, an interesting realization about what I call the armor equation. Played without any of the house rules to make the game easier and more n00b-friendly, the players are at the mercy of the item dack- spend some souls and pull Read more…

By Wargamer Fritz, ago
Blog Post: Battletech

Battletech Infantry Tactics

When you are used to playing a mech heavy list, as in paying the battle value for some of these war-machines suddenly tanks and infantry look dirt cheap… …and with infantry in the game being dirt cheap is there EVER a reason not to take a few stands, if one is playing by the total warfare rules? I’ve been playing around with various infantry combinations over the past few games in and in medium to Read more…

By Wargamer Fritz, ago
Blog Post: Warhammer 40K

Warhammer 40K Khorne Berzerker Chaos Space Marine Tactics

Fritz, you filthy heretic, stop your posts on Eldar and Tyranids and get back to Khorne… Regardless of where Games Workshop takes Warhammer 40K 8th edition I am happy… Khorne bezerkers are actually useful again, on par or perhaps even better than the legendary Chaos Space Marine 3.5/4 ‘dex since I’m not running around with blood frenzy any more attacking drop pods that I can even hurt or bailing out of moving rhinos. S5 2 Read more…

By Wargamer Fritz, ago
Blog Post: Board Games

Dark Souls The Board Game: First Spark Run-Thru

Prepare to die! Welcome unkindled to a four party solo run- through of Dark Souls the Board Game. I’m randomly picking the mini boss and the main boss so there is no custom tailoring gear to fight. This is going to be a git gud run, and maybe I can even do the mini boss in one spark… Gargoyle is going to be the mini-boss, chosen at random. He has some good gear for the Read more…

By Wargamer Fritz, ago
Blog Post: Battletech

Battletech Tactics: Pilot Checks

One of the key wargaming tactics that I try to keep in mind and make a focus is that in gaming anytime you roll dice bad things can happen. Shots can be missed, heat shutdowns missed, and simple pilot skill checks failed. Like when my Atlas missed an easy kick, fell down, and cold not get up for three turns… The dice are fund, but I try and roll them as little as possible, and Read more…

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