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Ion Age & Patrol Angis Review

Ion Age & Patrol Angis Review

In this article I review Patrol Angis, the rules set for wargaming in The Ion Age. If you've not yet seen The Ion Age (or its sister site Alternative Armies) then check them out; they're both great sources of 15mm miniatures and more. Patrol Angis covers infantry and battlesuit combat only; the expansion book Callsign: Taranis covers vehicles, which I won't talk about in this article. The vehicles in The Ion Age are very cool though, so check them out too! I'm not generally given to writing reviews, but when I was considering purchasing this book for myself I tried and failed to...

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Thoughts on 15mm Sci-Fi Wargaming

Thoughts on 15mm Sci-Fi Wargaming

Sometime near the end of 2015, I was engaging in typical gaming magpie behaviour and looking around for something new to do. I was perusing the Ground Zero Games website for Full Thrust miniatures (a spaceship game I played years ago) and ended up browsing their 15mm range. One thing lead to another and before I knew it, I was a member of the 15mm Sci-Fi Gaming group on Facebook, learning about the wonderful world of 15mm Sci-Fi gaming (herefafter referred to as "15mm"). I opened Justplay in February of 2016 so my foray into the hobby went on hiatus, but...

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Intro

Intro

Hi Guys! Welcome to the first post on my new blog! My name is Ian, and I'm a serial gamer. I'm also lucky enough to own JustPlay. Although we regularly write about popular games on our gaming blog, I also wanted to do some writing about some personal projects and other gaming bits that don't really fit there so I figured it could live here instead - and hopefully it may also be of interest to some of you. I want to quickly introduce myself, for context in articles to come (because I think it helps to have the context of the writer's preferences when...

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