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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

World War II - NUTS!

A Red October 2021

Painting WWII Soviet Winter Uniforms I've grouped the miniatures I received from the Bad Squiddo Games Kickstarter into small batches for painting. In the first batch is the officer, the LMG team, and the six riflewomen in greatcoats. I applied my usual first step in priming the figures with black gesso and adding a zenithal… Continue reading A Red October 2021

Fantasy

The Road to Clerseau

Mistress of Time, Episode 2 A Wandering Story *Note: This story is from a Warrior Heroes Adventures in Talomir, WHAT, Wandering Encounter. A Wandering Encounter (page 99) is used when your characters are traveling from one place to another. In this case, Zhu Paand and Fizzrelda are traveling from the village in the first episode… Continue reading The Road to Clerseau

World War II - NUTS!

A “Ridiculous” Tank

"In this fateful hour, when the Germans had almost defeated us, those ridiculous tanks saved our positions." - Mikhail Katukov, Marshal of Armored Troops General Mikhail Katukov - Commander 1st Guards Tank Army The T-60 Scout Tank has an unusual place in history, it was beloved and universally hated at the same time. While at… Continue reading A “Ridiculous” Tank

Fantasy

WHAT Monsters and Other Critters

"Where are all of the cool creepy monsters?" asks the new player. It's true, when you purchase most RPGs, role playing games, the monsters aren't in the core rules. Some rules like WHAT, Warrior Heroes Adventures in Talomir, cover some of the bases. WHAT has 16 different creatures and races, and when it comes to… Continue reading WHAT Monsters and Other Critters

World War II - NUTS!

First Sign of Winter Arrives at Floozy Manor

Early Christmas Package Labor Day was last week signaling the end of Summer. Today, I received a package full of Winter! Yeah, I received miniatures from a Kickstarter I backed from Bad Squiddo Games - WWII Soviet Women in Winter Uniform! They are so beautiful, no flash or mold lines and the poses are so… Continue reading First Sign of Winter Arrives at Floozy Manor