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 »
My mission to stat everything on my shelf for everything on my shelf continues: Travellers_and_Death_Ray_Guns01 It also contributes to this post about Zhodani Commandos. Zhodani Commandos!
These guys: Do this: So, informed by the article “Zhodani Military Organization” (JTAS 11, pg. 26), I did this: That’s 575 points in Mutants and Death Ray Guns. I pulled their names from here. I pared back the guys listed above. Going full bore puts them over 700 points. I wanted to give them all… Read more »
Bamf! That’s right. Beam this up Scotty! Been thinking about why I love these guys (scroll down, you’ll see ’em) so much: And I finally figured it out. I’ve spent so much time (so much time) over the years (years!) pining away for a high-quality set of bona fide 28mm Traveller Zhodani commandos in combat… Read more »
So, for the two or three of you on Earth, and the dozens cloaked in orbit (You know who you are.) who don’t know Reaper just launched their Bones III KS, they did. Go. Here. NOW! Bask in the rad-powered glow. The awesome $10 Add-on at the $340K mark, somewhere around an hour-and-a-half in (crazy… Read more »
The Mind Menace for Mutants and Death Ray Guns: Now Thundarr too must learn!
Interloper’s two packs of Chickens — Robot-Hunters and Cocked Rifles — give you six foul fowl with which you can terrorize everything from meat packing plants to mutated garden plants with equal vigour. And playing them in MDRG as a fixed race or species — instead of as an assortment of randomized mutated animals —… Read more »
I’m about to start a MDRG campaign set on the Starship Birkenden. Here’s my command group: Their straight-up WYSIWYG stats are: They’re supported by these WYSIWYG birds: With these stats: That’s 400 points of poultry! Cyclops (-3) : Ranged attacks suffer a -1 penalty per range band (i.e., the first range stick is at -1,… Read more »
Mutants and Death Ray Guns is a game about primary groups. Ditto Metamorphosis Alpha. That’s a big reason why I like both so much. Primary groups in the context of the two games are akin to the spear-bow-knife-axe hunting party of the past and the modern Burning Man theme camp. One of my favourite things… Read more »
After running some well-received demo games of MDRG at Trumpeter’s Salute ’15 this past month I’ve hatched an idea: This as this via this to this, all at this. Cül right? I’m thinking a competitive round (or two) of Mutants and Death Ray Guns bring-and-battle leading to a final round of Metamorphosis Alpha roleplay exploration…. Read more »