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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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Carriers in DW 2.5

Carriers in DW 2.5

This post is going to be the first in what is intended to be a series; now that we’ve had the DW 2.5 rules in our hands for a couple of months, I wanted to go back and take a … Continue reading

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The Sinking of Spartan Games

The Sinking of Spartan Games

As most of you reading this are probably aware of by now, Spartan Games announced last Friday (25 August 2017) that the company would be immediately ceasing operations. If you haven’t yet, it’s worthwhile taking a look at the company’s … Continue reading

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Dystopian Wars 2.5 Unit Stats Spoilers

Dystopian Wars 2.5 Unit Stats Spoilers

The 2.5 edition of Dystopian Wars is almost here! I’ve got a post up over on the EDR blog discussing some spoilers that have been revealed on the Spartan Games forum. You can find it here: http://edrpodcast.blogspot.com/2017/04/dystopian-wars-25-unit-stats-spoilers.html

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Adepticon 2017 Preps Vol 4: Dystopian Wars List

Adepticon 2017 Preps Vol 4: Dystopian Wars List

Greetings! As part of my continued preperations for Adepticion, I’ve been working on coming up with my list for the DW tournament. I plan on once again running my Prussians, though I am planning on painting up some new models … Continue reading

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Adepticon 2017 Preps Vol 1: Making a List, Checking it Twice

Adepticon 2017 Preps Vol 1: Making a List, Checking it Twice

2016 is almost over, and my gaming thoughts more and more turn to Adepticon, which is a bare three months away as of this writing! Shockingly, I’m not quite ready to go at the moment. There is some preparation I … Continue reading

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(DW) Terrain Project

(DW) Terrain Project

Greetings! As I posted a while back, I recently got some terrain for Dystopian Wars; their Industrial Complex Set, and a set of  “coastal rocks” which consists of a series of small islands and shoals. I’ve managed to get them all … Continue reading

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DW Fleet Action Musings

DW Fleet Action Musings

Greetings! Last weekend I had the chance to play a full game of Dystopian Wars Fleet Action (DWFA) against CDR-G. For those that may not be familiar, Fleet Action is the DW cousin of Firestorm Taskforce, both by Spartan Games. … Continue reading

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Dystopian Wars Island Terrain Unboxing

Dystopian Wars Island Terrain Unboxing

Spartan recently ran a promotion to give away free terrain for DW for orders over 50 pounds, and it sounded too good to pass up! Since I have a lot of ships already, I’ve been turning my attention to the area … Continue reading

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