I’m back from vacation and nearly recovered from an early morning flight thankfully. Orlando was less sunny and warm than I hoped but still a much needed improvement from Chicago. Disney World was less fun than I hoped, more crowded and frustrating than expected, and so it is hard to assess how much fun my … Continue reading Are There Too Many Games Out There?
We have arrived at the end of the Escape From Goblin Town scenarios! It has been a fun journey thus far and the last scenario presents its fair share of new wrinkles. Perhaps most significantly for me, it gives me a chance to use my favorite Hobbit mini that I’ve painted! After the last battle … Continue reading Wizards in the Dark – Hobbit SBG Battle Report
With only two scenarios left to go, I was hoping the last ones from the Goblin Town box set close things out strongly. This scenario was another intriguing one since the good side is limited to just Gandalf and Bilbo and the goblins not only have their king but Grinnah as well. Did fewer models … Continue reading The Wizard and the Burglar – Hobbit SBG Battle Report
This week’s scenario presents something very different. Instead of platforms limiting movement, there was an open board to play on. Knowing that my kitchen table wouldn’t realistically pass for the caves in the Misty Mountains, I decided to order a F.A.T. Mat that fits the Goblin Town aesthetics pretty well. So I’m certainly excited to … Continue reading Brothers In Arms – Hobbit SBG Battle Report
After last week’s game, I have to admit, I was really looking forward to playing the next scenario. I don’t think I’m spoiling much to say that this second scenario had moments of fun and excitement but also did not match the heights of the last scenario. My hope is that this is still a … Continue reading Rescue The Baggage – Hobbit SBG Battle Report
Battles in Middle Earth is a blog dedicated to the Hobbit and Lord of the Rings Strategy Battle Game. In my blog I will share painting and modeling progress, painting tips and suggestions, battle reports, and any other information that will help fellow gamers and hobbyists. The twist is that I will be doing all … Continue reading An Unexpected Journey – What is Battles in Middle Earth?