Mordheim: City of the Damned – The Waitening

Mordheim: City of the Damned came out on Steam Early Access recently and the world’s slowest wargamer treated himself to an early Christmas present.

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Games Workshop have an amazing array of (now mostly defunct) sideline games and a history of spectacular titles to support Warhammer and Warhammer 40000. Two that stand out as perennial favourites are still Bloodbowl and Mordheim. Both are roughly set in the Warhammer universe, so fantasy based gaming. If you haven’t heard of them by now, you probably should have.

Now both of the most enjoyable sideline games have translated to the PC. Bloodbowl was the precursor to translating the tabletop to the laptop (see what I did there?) and met with success on a number of platforms. My personal favourite was the PSP version of Bloodbowl that I spent countless hours playing doing the daily commute.

Mordheim is the latest tabletop game making a translation to the PC platform.

Below is the gameplay video found on YouTube:

Having watched it a couple of times while waiting for Steam to download it, I must say I am impressed by the quality of the game. I am looking forward to making my first warband, the Skaven, and taking them rampaging the doomed burg …

And with that goes the last of any ACTUAL hobby aspirations that I have …