ww2

Goonhammer Historicals: Deployment and Jump Off Points Showcase

Used in many Historicals games, deployment points are a way to show where your force will enter the table - but beyond chits and chips and markers, there's a whole range of cool conversions, scatter terrain and scenery you could be using.

Goonhammer Historicals Roundtable: Running the Perfect Demo Game

Lenoon: Proliferation of scales, rule sets, styles of play, eras and everything else means that more than anyone else in mini gaming, Historicals players need to run good Demo Games. With a new Napoleonics campaign coming up in my...

0200 Hours: German Sentries Model Review

Grey for Now Games' newly released 0200 Hours is a stealthy wargame of fast paced action, recreating commando raids from WW2 movies, comics, and actual history with a sneak-em-up styling and tension cranking mechanics. While your intrepid commandos are...

Getting Started: WW2 North Africa

Goonhammer Historicals is our series looking at the incredibly diverse world of historical wargaming – different scales, different eras, different rulesets. Today in Goonhammer Historicals Marc "Ilor" Renouf takes a look at getting started with World War 2 gaming...

Review: Campaign Stalingrad by Warlord Games

Disclaimer: The supplement in this review was provided to Goonhammer.com by Warlord Games.  Stalingrad is one of the most iconic locations of the second world war, and one of the few from the Eastern Front to have gained much traction...

WW2 On the Eastern Front: The Slovak Fast Division

One of the coolest parts of WW2 gaming is how many different armies, regiments, countries, etc. took part in the fighting. Britain and France had so many different colonial forces. Germany had many different allies (many of them unwilling)....

Getting Started: World War 2 – The Eastern Front

Goonhammer Historicals is our series looking at the incredibly diverse world of historical wargaming – different scales, different eras, different rulesets. Today in Goonhammer Historicals we look at getting started with gaming on the Eastern Front of World War...

Undaunted: Normandy: A Fresh Take on a Well-Trod War – Boardhammer

Undaunted Normandy is so full of familiar features that I initially thought nothing of it. Osprey Games has a good track record, and the designers put out War Chest a couple years ago that is an abstract-slash-skirmish game that is...