About that Bar Fight

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I’ve made some headway in my ongoing mission to get into a Spaceport Bar Brawl. But first, let’s talk about the fantasy fights I’ve found. White Dwarf — bless ’em — have been particularly keen. They published four from Feb ’79 to July ’98. First, naturally, we have First Age D&D: Print the above brawl’s… Read more »

Brit Wars

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Continuing the 41-year cycle, what’s next?:     I’m a huge fan of ’38. Go HERE And I’m a big fan of ’79. Go HERE What does 2020 have in store I wonder? Something along the lines of this: Or (or maybe and) this: Though I guess if you want to be cautious you could… Read more »

Spaceport Bars and the Brawlers Who Love Them

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This post was inspired by this one over on the amazing Atomic Rockets. I’m going to talk about two of my favourite things, science fiction and drinking establishments. Or as I like to call it Science Drinking. Under the subheading Star-Town I discovered the first of these covers: It looked cool so I went digging… Read more »

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: 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…. Read more »

SNAPSHOT SNIPPET

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I found pics of the two sides of the SNAPSHOT Chart. I also found the errata for the Chart. So I jacked the resolution of the images, corrected the tables with the errata and fixed a string of typos. Here you go: SNAPSHOT Chart front SNAPSHOT Chart back [Edit: You’re going to want a ruler… Read more »

ÇNAPSHOT takes shape

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I just got these: [Lulu. Here and here.] I’m now working on using the Cepheus Engine to drive Snapshot. Here’s an example of where I’m going: Skills in ÇNAPSHOT SNAPSHOT is a half-inch grid/15mm fig system. But, since I’m an exclusively 25-32mm guy I needed an appropriately scaled deck plan to play on. So I… Read more »

Honesty is the best policy

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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 »