Hardwired 3: test missions

Hope you’re all safe and reasonably sane despite the deep strangeness in our world. Keeping busy, staying positive, and gaming with friends are all excellent coping mechanisms, and these last couple weeks have seen members of the Cape Cod Wargame Commission hammering out a new variation of the Hardwired cyberpunk skirmish war game series. This […]

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Nespokiyna Tysha

Restless Silence A Zona Alfa Battle Report Occasional Tom and I managed to carve out some game time. We were determined to put the new Solo/Cooperative “Point of Interest” rules through their paces. The idea here is to replace the usual set number of Hot Spots/Mission Objective with more numerous ‘points of interest’, all of […]

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“Wrong Turn, Alexei.”

A ZONA ALFA Battle Report. Help! This is convoy S37. Can anyone hear me? We’re holed up in an old industrial facility by a swamp and these huge rats and ghoul things are swarming us. The drivers are dead. So are the scientists. Now there’s only two of us left. Anyone, come quick. We’re running […]

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In the Zone

*the following is an edited version of my recent interview in Miniature Wargames magazine. It offers an overview on ZONA ALFA development and game play. Can you introduce Zone Alfa? Zona Alfa: Salvage and Survival in the Exclusion Zone leans heavily into the fictional STALKER/METRO 2033 settings. If you’re not familiar, think Post-Apocalypse Soviet-style, in […]

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TST Expansion: Trash Run

Part One of a HARDWIRED mini-campaign. Omar Patek frowned. There was a spread of images on McNevin’s display: body parts in a plastic tub. The organic bits were separated with a butcher’s precision, the cybernetic sockets were empty, smeared with gristle and fluids. “They kibbled him, jacked his ‘ware, and sent him back via pedicab […]

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