Monthly Archives: April 2010

Pondering Post-Battle Resources in Chaos in Carpathia

Now that our Chaos in Carpathia campaign is off the ground, it is time to start thinking about some of the post-game mechanics that play such an important part in campaign-style games.  Obviously, the collective story-telling is one very satisfying … Continue reading

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The Curse of the Dertflinghans: Chapter One

excerpt from SIR THRUSTAM’S JOURNAL 12 April. Old West Road, Transylvania – It has been two weeks of road, sail, and steam since our departure from Le Havre.  With Bohemia behind us the locals seem more and more superstitious and … Continue reading

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Workbench Update: Getting 15mm Sci-Fi Off the Ground

Things have been relatively busy for the past while.  In addition to the usual business of life, we’ve been car-shopping and had lots of appointments and obligations on the calendar.  Both my painting and regular playing have suffered, but I’m … Continue reading

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Future War Commander: The Trial Run

One of my mechs peers out over the tree line. One of the games we’ve pondered for the future (double meaning intended-J) is Future War Commander by Specialist Military Publishing.  The game uses a similar Initiative Phase-Command Phase system to … Continue reading

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Rodger In Chains

After the mercenaries’ defeat at the Battle of the Borgo Verde Fields, Stockwood began heading back towards his primary entrenched position to the North.  As the army reformed and marched onward, outriders reported that the Milanese were following hot on … Continue reading

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Workbench Update: Planning the Norse-Irish for Impetus

I thoroughly enjoyed painting (and still enjoy playing with) my medieval Free Company army for Impetus.  As a later medieval project, there were endless colour options to try out and the beautiful Corvus Belli models were a real joy to … Continue reading

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