Shangri-La

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Within the category of things that are awesome this ranks among the most, well, awesome. Captain Kordon’s ship in the Thundarr ep “Treasure of the Moks” is represented thus: Turns out the US carrier numbered 38 was this ship: Yep that’s right, the USS Shangri-La. The only American warship named for an imaginary locale from… Read more »

Breaking Bard

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Featuring … THE RIGHT HAND OF GLOOM Mom, Dad, is that you? A classic among classics; the original Citadel Noise Marine. A different bard, who rocks so hard. Star Bard, once the front man for the space-poc metal band Man’sLaughter, now tours solo. Ever since that night. The night the show went horribly wrong; he… Read more »

Hexworld

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This world is the creation and plaything of unknown and petty gods. A while ago I was rereading Secret Wars and this frame caught my eye and stuck in my mind as it never had before: Around the same time I saw this map over on Jeff’s Gameblog. I bought the download of that image,… Read more »

H.P. Lovecraft and his githyanki bodyguard

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Because obviously. Githyanki are from the Citadel AD&D range. Numbers 69. Heh. Monsieur Lovecraft is from Uncle Mike’s Worldwide. And that book in his hand? It’s the Metanomicon. Two things: 1) I’ll be posting more about my githyanki collection over the coming weeks. It’s right up there with ligers; and 2) If you haven’t played… Read more »

Every Dame’s a Dungeon

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Continuing the idea of playing a game across the bodies of your friends and lovers, here are some thoughts on the distaff side. Question: What do H. Rider Haggard, Friedrich Nietzsche and John Mayer have in common? Exhibit A: – H. Rider Haggard, King Solomon’s Mines   Exhibit B: “Young: a cavern decked about. Old:… Read more »

We’ll find ‘im.

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Bounty hunter Tex and bloodhound Rex. Tex is a cigar-smoking southpaw space-poc Armadillo from Reaper. Find him here. I got mine through my local shop full of awesome, Strategies Games. Rex is by Warbases. He’s here. And speaking of armed animals: Concept art by Toren Atkinson.

No time for talk!

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These three are about to set out on their adventures across the ruined Earth: The Psychic Princess: The Wasteland Warrior and the Apeman: All sculpted by the talented Mr. Paul Muller.

Into the Badlands

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Green Team form a stack before breaching the notorious brothel The Honeypot Hideout. Skelias advances ahead of Gundalf while Heston covers the rear. Skelias is from this range (top right on that page). He looks undead but isn’t. His flesh, blood and organs are transparent. Walks around naked all the time; he digs it. (Edit:… Read more »

Every Man’s a Module

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My wife and I were awake one Saturday morning and she commented my body could be an adventure where at the end the treasure – the jewels – are guarded by an anaconda (her words). Later I got to thinking. I have a couple of tattoos, a leprechaun and a mad hatter. Well, what if… Read more »