“We got you covered.” After a pair of near- disastrous jobs, Yuri Bonyev, the Exclusion Zone’s premier tour guide, decided to shift his operation from a one-man outfit to a full blown salvage and security crew. For all its danger, the Zone is a busy place: Scientists, Corporations, Traders, PMCs, Criminals, Cultists, Loners… So many […]Read More Ushanka Security
A History It’s no secret I’ve been fascinated with the STALKER game setting since ‘Shadow of Chernobyl’ released back in 2007. 30 sq km around the Chernobyl Nuclear Reactor site reproduced for a single-player, first person shooter/survival/horror sandbox game, S:SoC was quirky and buggy as hell but it was also moody, atmospheric, smoldering, dangerous, and […]Read More ZONA ALFA crews
ZONA ALFA Test Game Jan. 19, 2019 Four members of the Cape Cod Wargame Commission spent Saturday afternoon playing Zona Alfa. We decided on a Factory Raid in a Threat Level Two area – four Hot Spots plus the Mission Objective. A 2 v 2 game, Other Pat and I faced off against Matt and John. […]Read More ZONA ALFA: The Factory at Dobryanka
A little side project I’m working on. A cooperative game where players are jacked up Agents sent on corporate black ops. Guess who played way too much Syndicate back in the day… *** An All-Nighter Someone tipped off Han Chou Telemetrics. 04:17 in the Shunyi District, HCT Corporate Zone, you and […]Read More HARDWIRED
I’ve been thinking about games that have durability, replay-ability, longevity. As anyone familiar with hobbyists and the hobby industry knows, “Shiny” comes and goes. Indeed the hobby industry is built on ‘shiny’ and every gamer worth his salt has a lead/plastic pile that bears mute witness to the fickle siren song of new figs, a […]Read More Games that stick.
SAMPLE CHARACTER SHEET FOR ZONE FIREFIGHTS CHARACTER NAME: Leytenánt Timur Bok CORE PROFILE MOVEMENT COMBAT ABILITY ARMOR WILL 6″/Action 5 Mil-Body Armor (4) 6 WEAPONS WEAPON TYPE RANGE FIREPOWER DAMAGE MP443 GRACH Pistol Melee -12″ 1 0 AK74 Assault Rifle 1″- 36″ 3 1 OPERATIONAL SPECIALTY/ABILITY SCROUNGER: May SEARCH Terrain item twice. HUSTLE: +2″ […]Read More ZP Sample Character Sheet
Fast-play war game rules for skirmishing, salvaging, and surviving in the Exclusion Zone. Sorry no Bat Reps this time. I’m slammed with real life obligations and our Tues night games have been solid but not very dramatic. This past session for example, 4 out of 5 Heroes could NOT roll to get off the […]Read More Zona Perestrelki – Zone Firefights