Steelheart Pt. IV

The ‘once-a-month’ crew showed up last Saturday for the next episode of the Steelheart Saga. (yes, that’s what I’m calling it. Because it sounds cool) Recap: 1. Our heroes scoured the Wilds for clues to the location of the Tomb of Alrik Steelheart, ancient king and hero of the Dwarf clans. 2. The party entered […]

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Insurgent Earth

I’m pleased to announce that Insurgent Earth is finally done. Insurgent Earth is a tabletop war game in which players take the role of survivors in the chaotic days following a massive invasion of Earth by an advanced alien civilization. In Insurgent Earth, the players are not Generals or Admirals, Presidents or Prime Ministers, they’re […]

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Steelheart Saga – Part 3

A TANGLED WEB The once-a-month group met last Saturday for part three of their Nightwatch adventure. Play testing some simple RPG rules, I incorporated a little ‘theater of the mind’ narrative scenario in the first half of the session before the inevitable combat. Previously, on “The Steelheart Saga“ Having scoured the wilderness for clues to […]

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Rowville Fuel Storage and Transport

An INSURGENT EARTH AAR After their semi-successful shopping trip downtown, the Rowville Resistance Cell sneaked into the fuel depot a few days later. Located in an industrial park on the outskirts of town, the facility sees regular invader traffic and worse, is home to a strange alien transmitter of some kind that is guarded round-the-clock […]

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Insurgent Earth Notes 1

Last week’s Insurgent Earth mission was postponed due to Real Life commitments, so here’s a short post to go over some basics of the game instead. For those already familiar with Exploit Zero and Nightwatch, IE will be another Solo/Cooperative game. In this case, players take the role of Resistance fighters struggling against alien invaders […]

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The Rowville Run

AN INSURGENT EARTH AAR Rowville… a nice town. A quiet town. A good place to raise your kids. Its Main Street was sprinkled with quaint, Mom-n-Pop shops, a Big-n-Juicy Burgers, Sweet Tooths ice cream, one of those shiny aluminum, all-night diners with the neon tube signs, tidy offices for the Sherrif, the PTA, and the […]

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Exploit Zero: Mukden Run

Welcome to S7 in 2022. So far, so good. Here on Cape Cod, our Tuesday Game Nights are off to a solid start as we not only have a new regular at the table – Mike E. – but have launched into a fresh D&D 5E campaign. Props to Neighbor Mike who not merely wrote […]

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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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17/8/2049 – NEO

New Employee Orientation An Exploit Zero AAR Tuesday night was Brandon B’s last session with us. On Cape for the summer, he ended up working with Other Pat at the family restaurant and soon enough was part of our weekly game nights. We decided to go outwith a bang and ran an Exploit Zero mission: […]

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The Korshov Run

A KONTRABAND AAR Aerial drone photos show the town of Korshov riddled with Anomalies, many of them in an industrial park on the southern outskirts. With Yuri’s Crew out of contact on a lengthy expedition, the Institute contracted another veteran team: the Siri Kachky – or ‘Gray Ducks’. A stalker-heavy crew, Pavel (Hound), Boris, (Cobbler), […]

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