Reviews

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On this category page, you will find all my reviews for various miniature games and miniature hobby tools.

Reviews of miniature games and products

Age of Sigmar: Soulbound Review

Age of Sigmar: Soulbound Review

A Superhero RPG for the Mortal Realms In this article we are taking a deep dive into the fresh take on the mortal realms. It is a review of the Warhammer RPG "Soulbound". When Games Workshop killed off the Warhammer Fantasy “Old World” and launched their new fantasy...

Citadel Colour App Review & How to Use it Effectively

Citadel Colour App Review & How to Use it Effectively

If you’re anything like me, the painting of Warhammer miniatures is a massively time-consuming activity just as it is for any other table-top game, for that matter. What’s more, I find it’s not exactly trivial to find the ‘official’ painting schemes, manage my paints...

Review of Start Collecting Slaves to Darkness Box

Review of Start Collecting Slaves to Darkness Box

This is a review of the Start Collecting Slaves to Darkness box: an entire new Start Collecting push-fit box for your chaos undivided army… or any other of the 4 Chaos Gods army in need of mortals. If you do not know anything about what a Start Collecting box is, here...

Review of Start Collecting Skaven Pestilens

Review of Start Collecting Skaven Pestilens

This is a review of the Start Collecting box “Skaven Pestilens”: the foulest of all Skaven clans. If your goal is the final rotting of the world through a rat infestation then this is your starting point. If you do not know anything about what a Start Collecting box...

Review of Start Collecting Slaanesh

Review of Start Collecting Slaanesh

This is a review of the Start Collecting box “Daemons of Slaanesh”: the first step to be damned in a constant obsession towards excess.   If you do not know anything about what a Start Collecting box is, here is a short introduction. The Start Collecting boxes are a...

Review of Start Collecting for Daemons of Nurgle

Review of Start Collecting for Daemons of Nurgle

This is a review of the Start Collecting box “Daemons of Nurgle”: the perfect rotten way to start a disgusting and infected army and gather the multiple daemonic blessings of Grandfather Nurgle.   If you do not know anything about what a Start Collecting box is, here...

Review of Start Collecting box for Daemons of Khorne

Review of Start Collecting box for Daemons of Khorne

This is the Start Collecting box “Daemons of Khorne”: if you want to please the Blood God you can never go wrong with some of his daemons in the closet. But better don’t keep them restless! If you do not know anything about what a Start Collecting box is, here is a...

Review of Start Collecting Beasts of Chaos

Review of Start Collecting Beasts of Chaos

  This is a review of the Start Collecting box “Beasts of Chaos”:  exactly what you need to start an army focused on mobility but also wild power. Beasts of Chaos is, in reality, a collection of 3 different factions with a pinch of monsters and there’s no box...

Review of Start Collecting Skeleton Horde

Review of Start Collecting Skeleton Horde

This is a review of the Start Collecting box “Skeleton Horde”:  a perfect starting point for a “bony” army of Legions of Nagash. The focus here is on the core Deathrattle units, a sub-faction of Legions, but it’s also the cheapest way to obtain a Mortarch and who does...

Review of Start Collecting for Malignants

Review of Start Collecting for Malignants

This is a review of the Start Collecting box “Malignant”: while there is no current faction for Malignants, this box aims to add some starting elite units to a Legions of Nagash army focused on spectral forces. It can also be used for expanding a Nighthaunt army and...

Review of Start Collecting Flesh-Eater Courts

Review of Start Collecting Flesh-Eater Courts

This is a review of the Start Collecting box “Flesh-eater Courts”:  a perfect starting point for this army of lunatics believing to be noble knights. Including one leader option on foot or on behemoth, an elite unit and a battleline is all that you need to start...

Review of Start Collecting Ironjawz (in Orruk Warclans)

Review of Start Collecting Ironjawz (in Orruk Warclans)

This is a review of the Start Collecting box for “Ironjawz”: a good starting point for an Ironjawz army but also an important step for a Big Waaagh! army, the newest allegiance in the Orruk Warclans battletome. If you do not know anything about what a Start Collecting...

Review Greywater Fastness Start Collecting for AoS

Review Greywater Fastness Start Collecting for AoS

This is the Start Collecting box “Greywater Fastness”: one of the latest Start Collecting to be added and an interesting entry starting point for the Cities of Sigmar, it would be a grudge to let it go! Note that, even if “advertised” as Greywater Fastness, these...

Review of Kharadron Overlord Start Collecting Box

Review of Kharadron Overlord Start Collecting Box

This is the Start Collecting box “Kharadron Overlords”: the first box coming out for the steam-punk flying duardin in Warhammer: Age of Sigmar. If you do not know anything about what a Start Collecting box is, here is a short introduction. The Start Collecting boxes...

Review of Start Collecting box for Fyreslayers

Review of Start Collecting box for Fyreslayers

This is the Start Collecting box “Fyreslayers”: your “army in a box” solution to start collecting angry naked dwarves.   Affiliate link disclosure Age of Miniatures is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising...

Review of Start Collecting Idoneth Deepkin

Review of Start Collecting Idoneth Deepkin

This is the Start Collecting box “Idoneth Deepkin”: the first start collecting box for this brand-new army of Sea Aelves (came out in 2018). It is an excellent starting point with several good options.   Affiliate link disclosure Age of Miniatures is a...

Review of Start Collecting Anvilgard

Review of Start Collecting Anvilgard

This is the Start Collecting box “Anvilgard”: one of the latest Start Collecting to be added and an interesting entry point for the Cities of Sigmar with a twist of Old World Dark Aelves. Note that, even if “advertised” as Anvilgard, these units can be used in any of...

Review Start Collecting Sylvaneth (total points, value)

Review Start Collecting Sylvaneth (total points, value)

This is the Start Collecting box “Sylvaneth”: the first step towards building an arboreal army.Which models are included in the Sylvaneth Start Collecting Box? The box advertises 1 Treelord 1 Branchwych 16 Dryads However the Treelord has alternative warscrolls and...

Review of Start Collecting Thunderstrike Brotherhood

Review of Start Collecting Thunderstrike Brotherhood

This Start Collecting box “Thunderstrike Brotherhood”, for the Stormcast Eternals, is slightly different from the others, as it was earlier part of an Age of Sigmar starter set. If you want to find the old review of that starter set, you can find it at the bottom of...

All AoS Start Collecting Boxes: values, review and points

All AoS Start Collecting Boxes: values, review and points

In the table below you can see all of the different Start Collecting boxes for Age of Sigmar. It will give you the perfect overview of cost, savings, points values and a direct link to a shop where (based on your location) you can actually get the box much cheaper. I...

Citadel painting handle review (is this thing any good?)

Citadel painting handle review (is this thing any good?)

When I started painting in the nineties, we held our miniatures by hand, took paint straight from the pot and never thinned our paints. Oh boy, have things changed for people entering the painting hobby today. This article will be about a new toy in the hobby tools: a...

Age of Sigmar: Soulbound Review

Age of Sigmar: Soulbound Review

A Superhero RPG for the Mortal Realms In this article we are taking a deep dive into the fresh take on the mortal realms. It is a review of the Warhammer RPG "Soulbound". When Games Workshop killed off the Warhammer Fantasy “Old World” and launched their new fantasy...

Citadel Colour App Review & How to Use it Effectively

Citadel Colour App Review & How to Use it Effectively

If you’re anything like me, the painting of Warhammer miniatures is a massively time-consuming activity just as it is for any other table-top game, for that matter. What’s more, I find it’s not exactly trivial to find the ‘official’ painting schemes, manage my paints...

Review of Start Collecting Slaves to Darkness Box

Review of Start Collecting Slaves to Darkness Box

This is a review of the Start Collecting Slaves to Darkness box: an entire new Start Collecting push-fit box for your chaos undivided army… or any other of the 4 Chaos Gods army in need of mortals. If you do not know anything about what a Start Collecting box is, here...

Review of Start Collecting Skaven Pestilens

Review of Start Collecting Skaven Pestilens

This is a review of the Start Collecting box “Skaven Pestilens”: the foulest of all Skaven clans. If your goal is the final rotting of the world through a rat infestation then this is your starting point. If you do not know anything about what a Start Collecting box...

Review of Start Collecting Slaanesh

Review of Start Collecting Slaanesh

This is a review of the Start Collecting box “Daemons of Slaanesh”: the first step to be damned in a constant obsession towards excess.   If you do not know anything about what a Start Collecting box is, here is a short introduction. The Start Collecting boxes are a...

Review of Start Collecting for Daemons of Nurgle

Review of Start Collecting for Daemons of Nurgle

This is a review of the Start Collecting box “Daemons of Nurgle”: the perfect rotten way to start a disgusting and infected army and gather the multiple daemonic blessings of Grandfather Nurgle.   If you do not know anything about what a Start Collecting box is, here...

Review of Start Collecting box for Daemons of Khorne

Review of Start Collecting box for Daemons of Khorne

This is the Start Collecting box “Daemons of Khorne”: if you want to please the Blood God you can never go wrong with some of his daemons in the closet. But better don’t keep them restless! If you do not know anything about what a Start Collecting box is, here is a...

Review of Start Collecting Beasts of Chaos

Review of Start Collecting Beasts of Chaos

  This is a review of the Start Collecting box “Beasts of Chaos”:  exactly what you need to start an army focused on mobility but also wild power. Beasts of Chaos is, in reality, a collection of 3 different factions with a pinch of monsters and there’s no box...

Review of Start Collecting Skeleton Horde

Review of Start Collecting Skeleton Horde

This is a review of the Start Collecting box “Skeleton Horde”:  a perfect starting point for a “bony” army of Legions of Nagash. The focus here is on the core Deathrattle units, a sub-faction of Legions, but it’s also the cheapest way to obtain a Mortarch and who does...

Review of Start Collecting for Malignants

Review of Start Collecting for Malignants

This is a review of the Start Collecting box “Malignant”: while there is no current faction for Malignants, this box aims to add some starting elite units to a Legions of Nagash army focused on spectral forces. It can also be used for expanding a Nighthaunt army and...

Review of Start Collecting Flesh-Eater Courts

Review of Start Collecting Flesh-Eater Courts

This is a review of the Start Collecting box “Flesh-eater Courts”:  a perfect starting point for this army of lunatics believing to be noble knights. Including one leader option on foot or on behemoth, an elite unit and a battleline is all that you need to start...

Review of Start Collecting Ironjawz (in Orruk Warclans)

Review of Start Collecting Ironjawz (in Orruk Warclans)

This is a review of the Start Collecting box for “Ironjawz”: a good starting point for an Ironjawz army but also an important step for a Big Waaagh! army, the newest allegiance in the Orruk Warclans battletome. If you do not know anything about what a Start Collecting...

Review Greywater Fastness Start Collecting for AoS

Review Greywater Fastness Start Collecting for AoS

This is the Start Collecting box “Greywater Fastness”: one of the latest Start Collecting to be added and an interesting entry starting point for the Cities of Sigmar, it would be a grudge to let it go! Note that, even if “advertised” as Greywater Fastness, these...

Review of Kharadron Overlord Start Collecting Box

Review of Kharadron Overlord Start Collecting Box

This is the Start Collecting box “Kharadron Overlords”: the first box coming out for the steam-punk flying duardin in Warhammer: Age of Sigmar. If you do not know anything about what a Start Collecting box is, here is a short introduction. The Start Collecting boxes...

Review of Start Collecting box for Fyreslayers

Review of Start Collecting box for Fyreslayers

This is the Start Collecting box “Fyreslayers”: your “army in a box” solution to start collecting angry naked dwarves.   Affiliate link disclosure Age of Miniatures is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising...

Review of Start Collecting Idoneth Deepkin

Review of Start Collecting Idoneth Deepkin

This is the Start Collecting box “Idoneth Deepkin”: the first start collecting box for this brand-new army of Sea Aelves (came out in 2018). It is an excellent starting point with several good options.   Affiliate link disclosure Age of Miniatures is a...

Review of Start Collecting Anvilgard

Review of Start Collecting Anvilgard

This is the Start Collecting box “Anvilgard”: one of the latest Start Collecting to be added and an interesting entry point for the Cities of Sigmar with a twist of Old World Dark Aelves. Note that, even if “advertised” as Anvilgard, these units can be used in any of...

Review Start Collecting Sylvaneth (total points, value)

Review Start Collecting Sylvaneth (total points, value)

This is the Start Collecting box “Sylvaneth”: the first step towards building an arboreal army.Which models are included in the Sylvaneth Start Collecting Box? The box advertises 1 Treelord 1 Branchwych 16 Dryads However the Treelord has alternative warscrolls and...

Review of Start Collecting Thunderstrike Brotherhood

Review of Start Collecting Thunderstrike Brotherhood

This Start Collecting box “Thunderstrike Brotherhood”, for the Stormcast Eternals, is slightly different from the others, as it was earlier part of an Age of Sigmar starter set. If you want to find the old review of that starter set, you can find it at the bottom of...

All AoS Start Collecting Boxes: values, review and points

All AoS Start Collecting Boxes: values, review and points

In the table below you can see all of the different Start Collecting boxes for Age of Sigmar. It will give you the perfect overview of cost, savings, points values and a direct link to a shop where (based on your location) you can actually get the box much cheaper. I...

Citadel painting handle review (is this thing any good?)

Citadel painting handle review (is this thing any good?)

When I started painting in the nineties, we held our miniatures by hand, took paint straight from the pot and never thinned our paints. Oh boy, have things changed for people entering the painting hobby today. This article will be about a new toy in the hobby tools: a...

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