Japan

How to Paint Everything: Samurai

In this week’s Goonhammer Historicals, we take a look at how to paint samurai, the iconic armoured warriors of Japan. The iconic samurai warrior is the armoured soldier of the Sengoku period. They are known in the west for the...

Goonhammer Historicals: Test of Honour – Samurai Skirmish in the grim darkness of about 500 years ago….

Test of Honour is a Samurai skirmish game pitched at 5-20 models set in Sengoku era Japan, the golden age of samurai warfare. It is not a mass battle game, but more akin to a samurai movie game. You can...

Getting Started: Feudal Japan

Today in Goonhammer Historicals we look at gaming in Feudal Japan, a time of warring clans and factions with an iconic aesthetic. Historical highlights For hundreds of years Japan had been ruled by the Shogun, a military lord who controlled...

The State of 40k in Tokyo

We previously spoke to David Moss of the Tokyo Tactical Gaming group in our interview earlier this year, when they had planned a tournament circuit. That ended up being cancelled due to concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic, but as...

Community Spotlight: An Interview David Moss of the Tokyo Tactical Gaming Group

The Warhammer 40k Tournament Scene is much bigger than the US and Europe. This April, the Tokyo Tactical gaming group will be hosting its first ITC RTT, a 32-player event called the Tokyo Tactical Reborn. Goonhammer sat down with...