Side Note: Legend of Vox Machina

Disappointed with ‘Legend of Vox Machina’. Sophomoric. Cliched. Frat humor. Predictable. Amazon served up all the stereotypes and played to the cheap seats. *sigh* We have richer stories that that, deeper characters, staggering creativity. And by ‘we’, I mean gamers, writers, GMs, the RPG community in general. There is a dragon’s hoard of amazing work […]

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Winding down another Year

In the final stretch of 2021, our group is coasting toward the new year trying out new games, running one-shots for old ones, play-testing new rules, and basically collecting ourselves before we launch into 2022. Most recently, we ran several sessions of “The Well”, an indie RPG that’s essentially an inverted dungeon crawl. I used […]

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A brawl and brushwork

The Cape Cod Wargame Commission is in stretch of RPG sessions, specifically, The Curse of Strahd. Which means 1. there’s not a lot of dramatic tabletop photos, and 2. we’re all busy trying not to die. That said, after the WJW/’hardwired’ nonsense, I treated myself to a very keen, new GM screen from Dog Might […]

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Destresser: Tabletop Combat

To say it’s been quite a year is an understatement. And to think it ain’t over yet. *holds breath* Still, everyone here is mercifully healthy, reasonably sane, and cautiously optimistic about the future. Christmas is upon us. I’ve got family, friends, work, and projects lined up in the coming months…. ‘Hope springs eternal’, I guess. […]

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Nightwatch: Escorting Duke Lorrigan

Quick video I made from last Tuesday’s game session. A small Pact of three Hunters and two hired fighters escorts the honorable Duke Lorrigan through treacherous territory. One of the beta readers said Nightwatch reminded him of the PC game Vermintide, where your squad faces waves of Skaven (rat men) as they work to accomplish […]

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Miniature Monday: SALE

Welcome to another Miniature Monday. This one’s slightly different in that it’s ‘end-of-the-year’ Clean the Game Room time. These are looking to transfer to a new commander and fight in new AOs. See below for Lead Adventure sets, Empress Miniatures, Reaper Bones and some older GW Eldar. Prices include USPS Priority Insured shipping in the […]

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Not Miniature Monday

Spent the last three days slammed with work and a fever, so the miniatures-related post is delayed for a few days while I get back on my feet. Until then, here’s a couple shots of some recent brushwork, plus a couple maps and some banners I ran across while scouring the interwebs. (all excellent and […]

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Miniature Monday

Another Monday, another war band, Good Guys this time from Reaper’s Dungeon Dwellers line, and Metal King Studio. We’ve got a typical Knight in Armor, an Alchemist, a Fire Wizard, another armored Warrior with an extra pokey spear, and a Ranger/Archer in a heroic pose. A solid, all human Dungeon Crawling party. I really like […]

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Cinder King: Skraeling’s Fork

The ride back from the mines was subdued. Our heroes had succeeded at securing a supply of Black Powder but at a hefty price. The bodies of your fallen soldiers were carefully loaded into one of the carts for proper burial back at the camp, mostly out of respect and tradition, partly because you did […]

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Miniature Monday

Another Monday and the tide of evil continues to roll in. Today’s war band consists of a creepy Necromancer who apparently still gets his hands dirty digging up his own material. (It’s hard to find good help these days. Apprentices sign on, think they can skip Cadaver Assembly and go straight to Reanimation. *tsk, tsk, […]

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