Saturday, August 14, 2010

Lord of the Rings and Infinity

I was on vacation last week and had a blast. Durning my time off from work I had a opportunity to play a few new games, Lord of the Rings and Infinity. Both of these games are not new in the gaming community however I never took the time to learn how to play them. I was impressed by how both of these games played and will play them more in the future.

Now I wrote about Lord of the Rings previously and mentioned that I wanted to play in a local Grand Tournament. I have not played in any tournaments for any gaming system. Most of the tournaments are played on the weekend and I have to work on the weekends. I decided that I would commit to this tournament and face the challenge of building, painting and playing a new game.

I decided to play an Orc army from the Mordor supplement. I picked up a few models and have started working on my basing theme. I will have a sample model done in a week or two. Once I decide how I want to paint them I should be able to get moving on the army.

As for Infinity I did pick up the Combined Army force. What I like about this game is that it only required four models to make a 150 point army. The game has a lot of great mechanics that make it enjoyable to play. It was very fast paced and did not take very long to play a game. I do have some bad news to report about the game, the army that I picked up I will not be painting. I decided to let one of the guys at the shop paint my army. I want to focus my attention on my Lord of the Rings army.

I will keep you all posted on my progress and share more of my experiences along the way.


Tim Kulinski said...

I would assume your planning on playing in the GitD in 2011?? You will find that LotR is an awesome game and GitD is a great event. You will be very comfortable playing since all the guys are great that play at GitD

Look forward to seeing your Mordor Orcs.

Da Green Skins said...

Yes Tim I am planning on the 2011 GitD. I look forward to playing you in the near future.