Info Dump!

Posted by & filed under BLOG, Mutants and Death Ray Guns.

First, this: OK, much as I love Mutants and Death Ray Guns it does lack a few things I really want. So over the past while I’ve been working on a number of expansions and mods for MDRG. And now I’ve decided it’s high time I put them all in one place so I can… Read more »

Three Things

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Here’s what I want: The third film —  that red one on the right, there — doesn’t exist. It’s the poster I knocked together for the sequel I want to see happen right after Carpenter’s original. The title is “The Thing” in Russian (well, according to Wikipedia and Google Translate). Taking information provided in Carpenter’s… Read more »

Honesty is the best policy

Posted by & filed under BLOG, D&D, Dungeon Crawl, Lamentations, Metamorphosis Alpha, Mutants and Death Ray Guns, Roleplay, Skirmish, Song of Blades, Star Frontiers, Tékumel, Traveller, WARBAND!, X-plorers.

I recently realized something about the shenanigans of published RPG articles, modules and supplements that throws off my various 3d6-in-order, etc. converters for Mutants and Death Ray Guns and Song of Blades and Heroes. The characters in those RPG books were statted to be the class the writers wanted them to be for the story… Read more »

Thirty years on, I like what I like

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In 1984 Pepe Moreno created “Bunker 6A.” In 2013 Hajime Katoki directed “A Farewell to Weapons.” [The above link is a Japanese voice/Spanish text version of “A Farewell to Weapons.” This being the interweb, with its millions of Japanese speakers and millions more Spanish readers, I’m posting it anyway. Besides, it’s awesome in any language.]… Read more »

Incoming!

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Now that it’s en route to casting, I can show you something. Inspired by this: And this (step ahead to 2:20): I’ve done this: Another masterpiece by Bob Olley. It comes B.Y.O.T. (Bring Your Own Torso) so you can make the rider look however you want. Here are two excellent lists of torsos, arms, weapons… Read more »

Dralasites and Death Ray Guns

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The madness continues. Today’s installment covers converting characters from Star Frontiers into models for Mutants and Death Ray Guns, and vice versa. I give you Dralasites and Death Ray Guns: Dralasites_and_Death_Ray_Guns01 There is a ton of great Star Frontiers info here. And Fight On! magazine published (in issue #11) a cool little article translating dralasites… Read more »

Warlords of Def-Con 4

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These two are a little too good together. I say that because they’re practically the same film. They’re close to the same length. Their palettes are similar. Both were released by New World Pictures. Warlords was filmed in New Zealand. Def-Con was filmed in Nova Scotia. ‘Nuff said. They both have a similar “rules have… Read more »