The Blue Goblin

Mistress of Time, Episode 3 A Carousing Story Though this Carousing Encounter does take place in a tavern, if you think all Carousing Encounters take place in taverns or inns, you a selling yourself short. The Carousing Encounter found in WHAT is the perfect catch-all encounter to use for all sorts of occasions and situations… Continue reading The Blue Goblin

Colonial Era / Pulp

New Year – New Project – Zandeland

Why Zandeland? Well, my jungle terrain is beginning to look a bit shabby so what better incentive for refurbishing existing terrain and building new terrain than to expand my African collection with new miniatures - the Azande! I know of only two companies who make 28mm figures of the Azande (both by the same sculptor):… Continue reading New Year – New Project – Zandeland

5150: Science Fiction

Star Punk Dreams: The Orange Line

Sleeping Dragon, Episode 2 *Note: This episode is from a 5150 New Beginnings Travel Encounter. Why a Travel Encounter? Because, the characters are traveling from one point in the city to another. The Travel Encounter is a short encounter to play and sometimes nothing happens in the encounter. But, remember all of that backstory you've… Continue reading Star Punk Dreams: The Orange Line

5150: Science Fiction

Star Punk Dreams: The Sex Party

Sleeping Dragon, Episode 1 - NSFW *Note: This episode was generated from a Chillin' Encounter from the 5150 New Beginnings rule set published by Two Hour Wargames. The actual game encounter took about fifteen minutes to play, including the time to create characters. It involved my Star, interaction with an NPC with favorable results and… Continue reading Star Punk Dreams: The Sex Party


WHAT – A Look at Alignment

Alignment Defined & Problems Dungeons & Dragons, Pathfinder and other RPGs define Alignment as a character's or creature's basic moral and ethical orientation or attitude. Some game systems avoid alignment altogether. In simplistic terms, Alignment has to do with good and evil. However, life isn't simple. We can all say we have seen "good" people… Continue reading WHAT – A Look at Alignment

Fantasy, Miscellaneous

DIY Tavern Floor Tiles

I've come to believe that growing and learning is something we should endeavor to do until we draw our last breath. Why? Things change. It's often been said that change is the only constant in the universe. So, what has all of this talk about growth and change have to do with Tavern Floor Tiles?… Continue reading DIY Tavern Floor Tiles

Colonial Era / Pulp

Colonial Lemuria – a Homage

"Lemuria - the primal land, old when Eden was young. A land with more secrets than other lands have history. Secrets both ancient and new, that beckon the traveler to face danger and surprise at every turn. Long lost civilizations lurk in the shadows, brooding and biding their time." - Colonial Lemuria, Back Cover Last,… Continue reading Colonial Lemuria – a Homage

Colonial Era / Pulp

CA – Ambush at Juju Falls

Continuing with a celebration of THW Classics available from Rebel Minis, it is time to take a look at Colonial Adventures. "Colonial Adventures is a set of unit-based battle rules that can be played with any figures you may already have." - Colonial Adventures, page 1. Before you think the Colonial Era of the latter… Continue reading CA – Ambush at Juju Falls

Colonial Era / Pulp

FW&L – The Okbona Expedition

Good Rules with So-So Army Lists Another THW Classics rule set available from Rebel Minis is Fortunes Won and Lost. Fortunes Won and Lost is a skirmish set pitting small groups of figures against one another. There have been a few who have confused this rule set with Colonial Adventures, which has Fortunes Won and… Continue reading FW&L – The Okbona Expedition

Colonial Era / Pulp

MSM – Chicken Raid

THW Classics To celebrate the availability of THW Classics at Rebel Minis, I thought I'd play an encounter from one of the colonial era rule sets, Mission St. Mary. Mission St. Mary is a Victorian Era/Pulp set of rules set in the mythical kingdom of Nobelongga. You can purchase these rules directly from Rebel Minis… Continue reading MSM – Chicken Raid