Godzilla Commander

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Two of my favourite movie lead title sequences are the openings of Godzilla and Wing Commander. So, naturally …

Godzilla is longer, but there is some fun synergy between them. Like this:

Yep, that happened simultaneously.

But my favourite coincidence between the two films is:

They both have non-French-born (Morocco and Turkey, respectively) French actors in supporting roles as Intelligence Officers. C’est ça!:

Those are first-time-on-screen shots, not simultaneous; but you get the idea.

All-in-all, good times.

J. P. Law, Esquire

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I finally found this fig after a decade!:

Yep. Ten years.

That’s a Griffin Miniatures — they pub’d Harbinger Magazine — Harbinger of Vengeance.

Truth be told, I’m pretty sure I missed the magazine completely. Apparently Harbinger Magazine used to give you a fig with every — or every other(?) — issue.

I learned about this particular Harbinger entirely randomly. I can’t even remember how. Not only that, but I thought he was called Harbinger of Justice. Yeah, I was looking for the wrong fig, for years! Here’s the Harbinger of Justice:

He’s pretty cool too I guess.

But then a couple weeks ago, as I do every once in a while, I dove down the eBay-hole, looking for Citadel Fimir and their AD&D Githyanki (you know what I’m talking about). And I stumbled upon this marvel:

Just feast on his majesty! That’s right. You see it. Flapping there. Looking terrific.

So I placed my order …

And lo, he has risen!

I might have to call him Michael (or … maybe … Legion … ?):

The guy I got him from — blackmoor — has some other Harbinger Harbingers too. Go check ’em out.

Viet Kong!

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Two great tastes that taste great together!

And walking into the theatre I noticed this poster:

Perfect.

Do yourself a favour, go see it in IMAX.

Soon, … soon, this guy’ll be striding the ruins of Seattle:

He’s not Victor Kilo, but he is pretty cool.

He’s a Heroclix colossal fig. See here (search for Titano) and here. (There’s a few of them on eBay if you want one.)

And for some Space-poc big ape action read Kamandi, issue 7 …

Tiny

… and watch Thundarr, season 1, ep 9 (Valley of the Man Apes).

Robo-Kong

You’ll be glad you did.

ÇNAPSHOT-30 taking shape

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I wanted to play some straight SNAPSHOT scaled up to 25-32mm so I tracked down this pic of the counter sheet from the original game:

snapshot-counters_better01

You can find it here on Grognardia.

Since I replace the Character counters with (mostly) 28mm figs in my games I was really only after the Targeting and Explosion tokens.

With his go-ahead I scaled up that image 200-ish per cent and quartered it so I can print and cut them out.

Here you go:

Top Left

Top Right

Bottom Left

Bottom Right

[Download the pdfs and print them at 100%.]

[Edit: You can buy the complete game here.]