goonhammer historicals

Goonhammer Historicals: Warhammer Ancient Battles – English Civil War

Welcome to Goonhammer ‘02! We’re taking a look back to 20 years ago and some of the key releases of 2002. Today we're getting historical, looking back into the history of historicals to review a strange 02 release: Warhammer...

Goonhammer Historicals: Mugginns’ Road to AdeptiCon

  AdeptiCon week is here. I'm driving down Wednesday from the Mitten state to partake in the best week of gaming and I might not have to do any hotel painting. I might not even have to spray Dullcote on...

Lenoon’s Road to Austerlitz Part 4: Bred, Fed, Le(a)d and Read

Across the board stands an immaculate line of French Infantry. Sixty grizzled veterans of the Chasseurs a Pied glower at you, readying muskets and arranging their spectacular facial hair. Thirty impetuous, blooded veterans of the Turin Velites stand poised...

Goonhammer Historicals: Force Selection Round Table

Welcome to Historical Roundtables, our regular column where the Goonhammer Historicals team gets together to talk over a particular aspect of historical wargaming. They’ll share their insights, recommendations and warnings about the best way to engage with the hobby....

Lenoon’s Road to Austerlitz, Part 3: Discipline in French is Discipline

We left off last time with me careering around the early stages of building and researching a Napoleonic army, with 62 poorly painted Guardsmen and one fairly well painted Guardswoman and a vague impression of post-revolutionary French history to...

How to Paint Everything: English Civil War

In this week’s Goonhammer Historicals we take a look at how to paint some of the most iconic uniforms of the English Civil War. When we think about what the English Civil War looked liked, it's usually more-or-less identical sides,...

Goonhammer Historicals: English Civil War Books, TV, and Movies

If you’re looking for some inspiration for getting into the Civil War and building your forces or starting a campaign with friends, we’ve got a few recommendations to check out. I realised, being the filthy Brit that I am, that...

Fabricator General: Thatched Buildings

In this week's guest Fabricator General article from our Historicals team, Lupe takes up through step by step in thatching buildings using toweling for an authentic medieval feel. Thatched buildings have a very specific look and feel to them, and there...

Goonhammer Historicals: Sharp Practice Review

Released in 2016, Sharp Practice (version 2) is a wargaming ruleset for large skirmishes in the black powder time period. This includes anything from the French and Indian War to the American Civil War, but realistically could be used...

How to Base Everything: Historicals

In today's Goonhammer Historicals Marc "Ilor" Renouf talks us through the sometimes complicated world of basing for historicals, with some "helpful" interjections from Edwin "Lupe" Moriarty. Here at Goonhammer Historicals it is our fervent hope that we’ve piqued your interest...