Warhammer Fantasy Battle (WFB) as we knew has gone not to be coming back a skirmish game called Age Of Sigmar (AOS) has "replaced" it and after promising my self I would NOT get into any more systems or armies....
No I didn't jump into AOS and at this stage unlikely to the miniatures do grab me and no one else in my sphere of peeps is interested in doing so. Ash from Guerrilla Miniatures almost had me last night on his latest Piece of ash you tube episode where he described how he was running AOS and it appealed to me immensely. However the problems time, money and players kinda.
Imperial Assault from fantasy flight games has been hilariously fun, its a board game and skirmish game with a campaign system best of all my investment has been $0 as somebody else (for once) coughed up for all the pretty pretty paraphernalia. Also playing at my next door neighbors apartment is also a win it really is quite a change having to spend $0 and zero effort on getting to the place of gaming normally I drop a lot of money as evidenced by by my previous posts and having to bus to gaming with heavy loads every week.
I accidentally got into Bushido in the last while Ive been eying off the very pretty miniatures since wave 1 way back when. I picked up the monk faction pretty much because of the the female Kitsune (fox woman) and haven't regretted it yet. :) its Japanese based fantasy skirmish game and pretty did I mention it was pretty? Also cheap as a starter and a couple of blisters will get you going looking at less than $100 to start playing.
Also I had been eying off Mirage 5 in the Infinity because they remind me of the lead pair and obviously based off from the anime Appleseed franchise...
Which brings me to the to what came out of Corvus belli at GenCon for me it was an up and down affair Yay Tikbalangs amd Uhlans well at least concept artwork and a notification that they will be in boxes of two like the nomad geckos which I really like as I am going to have to buy 2 boxes any ways as I am going to want to play 2 Uhlans and 2 Tikbalangs in the Sectorials. Then came the announcement that the Force de Réponse Rapide Merovingienne was not coming out with the the update to Human Sphere N3 so oh bugger and in its place will be the USariadn Sectorial.... To be honest I had already preordered the USariadna Starter box prior to finding out at GenCon that it was going to replace Force de Réponse Rapide Merovingienne I had initially bought it so I could use some of the miniatures to proxy as different models for Force de Réponse Rapide Merovingienne and now I will probably collect USariadna in its own right and use them and the FRRM to play Vanilla Ariadna.
Speaking of human sphere what we got out of the GenCom Seminar of Corvus Belli Im ok with it pushing back Acheron falls (next new book) I suspect until late 2016 but they could hammer it for Gencon next year but I think they will do another starter set like the Operation Icestorm or like this year the USaridna Stater box and hopefully Human Sphere out for Christmas for 2015 either way Im looking forward to the next year and a half with Corvus Belli.
Oh I may be interested in FoW Team Yankee stuff (cold war gone hot).... and Bolt action plastic fallschirmjäger
The Potshot from the hill this time is, What are you looking forward to for the next year in gaming and did anything good come out of GenCon for you?
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