The Hunt for Sotet Kez

A NIGHTWATCH AAR A quick NW three-act to fill the sessions between play test games and longer RPG campaigns, the CCWC decided it was time to hunt down a disgraced former chamberlain – Orban Groz – who had been accused of sedition and treachery against his King. Groz escaped the palace before he could be […]

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ZONA ALFA: KONTRABAND

NOW AVAILABLE AT WARGAME VAULT and AMAZON *** KONTRABAND – More Salvage and Survival in the Exclusion Zone. 1. What is KONTRABAND? Kontraband is a set of supplementary rules for Osprey Wargames’ Zona Alfa, Salvage and Survival in the Exclusion Zone. While built on the core game, Kontraband is better described as a variant than […]

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Day 1: Krasny Rog

Currently play testing KONTRABAND, a supplement for ZONA ALFA- Salvage and Survival in the Exclusion Zone. These rules are designed for Solo/Cooperative games where players command a small team of veteran stalkers facing mysterious hazards and dangerous hostiles deep in the Zone’s center. OVERVIEW Yesterday’s game featured a straightforward Acquisition mission: recover artifacts from two […]

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Pavels at the 107

*a quick Anomaly terrain piece for ZONA ALFA/KONTRABAND. Pavels at the 107 The Nuretsky brothers, Big Pavel and Little Pavel, are on a job for the trader, Savak Tul, delivering food and ammo to a stalker camp on the southern perimeter. They stop for the night near a well-known landmark: the ‘107’ – an abandoned […]

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Free Fiction

SOUL CACHE – a Cyberpunk Crime Thriller set in New Kowloon. Current fiction project, a technoir murder story set in the fictional mega city I use in my personal Hardwired games. An aging detective resorts to illegal software in the hunt for a brutal and methodical serial killer. Here are the first Ten Chapters in […]

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Initiate Hostile Takeover

Pleased to announce HARDWIRED: HOSTILE TAKEOVER is now available. The third Hardwired rule book, Hostile Takeover is set against the same gritty, cyberpunk backdrop, only now players have the opportunity to command their own security force in the midst of a corporate war. In HW:HT, your elite Agents command small, multi-model tactical units: fire teams […]

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Corporate War

Coming soon to a Sprawl near you! The latest HARDWIRED rule book, HOSTILE TAKEOVER shifts the game focus away from cooperative or solo mode and offers players the opportunity to command their own security force in the midst of a corporate war. Now, your elite Agents command small, multi-model tactical units: fire teams of troopers, […]

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Fiction Interrupt

Quick pause in Hobby stuff to let people know I’m serializing a cyberpunk crime story. Set in Hardwired’s fictional mega-city of New Kowloon, you can find it over at my writer’s site: Hot Space Station Justice. Or click the links below. Thanks. Current title ‘Soul Cache’, an aging detective steps outside the law and risks […]

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Hostile Takeover in progress

More Cyberpunk Espionage and Mayhem Hardwired:Hostile Takeover is the latest iteration of the Hardwired tabletop game. Currently in development, it’s a player versus player version that pits the elite security forces of rival corporations in a deadly competition to dominate the market. CORPORATE WAR Rather than Agents facing waves of increasingly dangerous H-SEC (Hostile Security), […]

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Bullets, Boots, and Vodka

Uvyadshaya Slava – “Faded Glory” Three members of the CCWC got together last Tuesday eve for a quick game of ZONA ALFA. They wanted to get in a solid Zone run before we all begin another excursion to Davokar. As much as I enjoy straight tabletop wargames, RPGs are much easier with a large group […]

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