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2018 Naval Gaming Predictions

2018 Naval Gaming Predictions

With 2018 well and truly underway, its time for my next round of Naval Gaming predictions! As with my predictions in previous years, I am writing these without any inside knowledge. The accuracy of my 2017 predictions was officially Not … Continue reading

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2017 Predictions Outcome

2017 Predictions Outcome

As the dust (and the hangovers!) from 2017 has settled, it’s time once again for an annual MBS tradition: Annual Predictions! I have some great ones for 2018, but before we can get to that let’s take a look at … Continue reading

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MBS Newsletter #40

MBS Newsletter #40

Greetings! It’s hard to believe, but 2017 is almost over already! This will be the last MBS newsletter of the year, so here we go:

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MBS YouTube: Carrier Harder!

MBS YouTube: Carrier Harder!

A new video has been posted to the MBS YouTube channel! This time around, I have a WoWS match I played recently in the Tier IV Japanese carrier, Hosho.

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Fleet Commander Impressions

Fleet Commander Impressions

Hi all! Here is Landlubber’s impressions for the game Fleet Commander. This has been reposted from the MBS forums. See the original post here). Forum member BrdingPrty1 and I have met up a couple times in the past few weeks … Continue reading

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Dystopian Age Model Previews

Dystopian Age Model Previews

As I discussed in my previous post, Warcradle made a big announcement last Friday about their plans for the future of the Dystopian Wars setting, which is now being heralded under the banner of the Dystopian Age. Unfortunately, I got … Continue reading

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The Dystopian Age

The Dystopian Age

Greetings! Yesterday, Warcradle Studios published a video and a blog post detailing their plans for the Dystopian Wars setting, which they aquired from the fire sale that resulted from the shuttering of Spartan Games. The blog post and video are … Continue reading

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MBS Newsletter #39

MBS Newsletter #39

Greetings! After a brief hiatus, the MBS newsletter is back! In the latest episode of the MBS podcast, Greg and Andy discuss trends with naval gaming components, and the basics of custom 3D printed minis from Shapeways: Episode 24 Also, … Continue reading

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Thoughts on DW Flashpoint Campaign Maps

Thoughts on DW Flashpoint Campaign Maps

One of the neatest new additions to the DW 2.5 book is the Flashpoint Campaign system. As the book describes it, this system provides a framework for conducting an expansive map-based campaign that will allow players to gain and lose … Continue reading

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Area Bombardment in DW 2.5

Area Bombardment in DW 2.5

For the next post in my series on DW 2.5 mechanics, I’m going to address something that I’ve seen some folks have confusion about: Area Bombardment. This firing option is somewhat unusual across the ORBATs, and as a result it … Continue reading

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