Epicalypse 40K

My friend Vince and I decided to play Warhammer 40K Apocalypse at 6 mm scale. It started with the annual Apoc-Luck In December my local group conducted our annual Apocalypse wargame and holiday potluck event, "Apoc-luck" (Check out our events from 2017, 2018, and 2019). Power level 1500 40K Apocalypse is my favorite Games Workshop … Continue reading Epicalypse 40K

Director’s Commentary: Five Parsecs from Home, turn one

Magical creative engine. Here I follow up on Space Adventure! with an attempt to relate that story to the process of playing and daydreaming that inspired it. The process was iterative and non-sequential, posing a fun challenge to explain in this format. Let me know how I did. Space Adventure! Episode 1. Director's Commentary. Film … Continue reading Director’s Commentary: Five Parsecs from Home, turn one

Space Adventure! Five Parsecs from Home, turn one

Episode 1. Pilot. Film producer Clarius Delling hatched a new idea for a serial broadcast. Space Adventure! would be filmed as a reality TV documentary series, following a scrappy crew on their daring exploits around the Fringe. His pitch landed with a ship construction magnate named Stender Benissard. "Imagine the sales this broadcast could generate!" … Continue reading Space Adventure! Five Parsecs from Home, turn one

Majesticon Day 1: Nightwatch and Open Combat

Circumstances permitted me to host a two-day skirmish wargaming extravaganza! Comrade Patrick reports. Hullo dear reader! I’m back after an uncharacteristic pause on this here blog. It’s been a busy summer without a lot of time for gaming, I’m afraid. But now that the days are getting shorter and the autumn winds are picking up, … Continue reading Majesticon Day 1: Nightwatch and Open Combat

Speed painting Imperial Guard test models with oil paints

Inspiration Marco Frisoni mini painting tutorials get me excited to sit down and try things. When he tossed out a "this is already quite interesting" remark halfway through this week's video on oil painting, I couldn't help but think "you're right Marco, I should speed paint an Imperial Guard army like this!" I've been orbiting … Continue reading Speed painting Imperial Guard test models with oil paints

Stargrave Dead or Alive: pursuit of Tamix Phage

In my first ever game of Stargrave, the crew of the Errant Wanderer chased down a bounty named Tamix Phage in a solo scenario from the free Dead or Alive mini-expansion. Dead or Alive gives rules for randomly generating various bounty hunting jobs your crew can embark on, with special rules for using decision trees … Continue reading Stargrave Dead or Alive: pursuit of Tamix Phage