Welcome to Spustoshenyy

Population: 0 There you are, a veteran crew returning from a five-day mission. Sore backs, sore feet, tired, hungry, half your ammo gone – but still alive. And there’s a payday waiting. Even better. The Institute wanted Anomaly readings and environmental data from an area in the Deep Zone, so they hired you to babysit […]

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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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Goretusk’s Totems

A NIGHTWATCH game I’ve been using Nightwatch to teach my two eldest grandsons the basics of wargaming and RPGs. Set piece, straight forward battles rather than complex missions with waves of enemies spawning at random from portals. Here, their Monster Hunters (and occasional Hirelings) fight Minions of Darkness led by a ‘Personality’, which isn’t a […]

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Defending the Sisters

A NIGHTWATCH Battle Report Isaac Von Dorn readied the grenadoes in his satchel. “The Verminkin are already here,” he said, peering through the trees. “Just two but it looks to be a lieutenant and one of the brute aberrations. They’re preparing for their foul ceremony.” Lael Sein cinched the shield straps and drew his sword. […]

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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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Escorting the Duke Redux

After groping my way through the slideshow program, I figured it was only proper to do a real write up of last Tuesday’s NIGHTWATCH mission. Other Pat, Occasional Tom, and Matt the Evil Meme Master showed up to game on the new mouse pad mat from Playmats.eu and some freshly-painted 3D printed terrain designed by […]

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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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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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NIGHTWATCH: Branok’s Stairs

We were fortunate to be able to game last Tuesday evening. Tech-Max, Matt the Evil Meme Master, and Other Pat showed up for a quick game of Nightwatch. Adept-level Hunters and two Hirelings were tasked with defending the monument of a long-dead hero. Set in the foothills outside the village of Marren’s Eve, a Mancer, […]

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NIGHTWATCH: Minions of Darkness

Managed to get in some quick gaming yesterday. Occasional Tom showed up ready to command a small Guild Pact tasked with destroying the obscene totems erected by the forces of darkness. A simple party of Initiate-level Hunters, no Hirelings, Companions, or Familiars. Just four Guild members trying to pick up the trail of a lich […]

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