Book Golem!

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[This one’s for Darren.] A number of years ago I found this fig online. And immediately bought one. You can find him over at Black Cat Bases. (The bookcase is old HeroClix, from their Indoor Adventure Kit.) After some play he went to languish in the back of my cabinet for, well, years. Then about… Read more »

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

Posted by & filed under BLOG, Comics, Encounter Critical, Hexworld, Mutants and Death Ray Guns, Rogue Trader, Skirmish, Space-poc, Star Frontiers, Traveller, Writ Fict, X-plorers.

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 »