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

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 »

Levels, levels, levels!

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I’m adapting a Level Advancement campaign system for Otherworld Skirmish from the 7TV Summer Special‘s Ratings War chapter. It’s actually pretty straight forward and the Otherworld rules as they already stand allow for a few ways to approach it. One can start with a traditional adventuring party faction of already-classed 1st Level human and demi-human… 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 »

What if that “cloud of space radiation” was in fact …

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the Eye of Terror? I mean, this … looks a lot like this: I’m thinking temporal anomaly combined with dimension shift or parallel jump. A world without string! It’s a cool way to set some Rogue Trader skirmish gaming or X-plorers roleplaying in a new environment. If this idea is good enough for Star Trek,… Read more »

Pecking Order

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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 »