Betty
5150: Science Fiction

B and the Old Man

Ed was kind enough to let me preview a beta copy of the upcoming boxing rules set in 5150: New Beginnings. I've ordered boxing miniatures, but they haven't arrived, yet. I played this first game using proxy miniatures. This is a fun game where the components of boxing have been broken down into segments or… Continue reading B and the Old Man

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5150: Science Fiction

A QWIK Conversation #2 – The Uniform

Bzzzzz! M: Yes, Colleen? C: There's an Elvira Nightshade on line 2. M: Never heard of her. Have her go to the site & fill out an app. C: Yes, sir. Bzzzz! M: Yes? C: She says that you are already her agent & she wants to talk to you, now. M: Really? Ok, I'll… Continue reading A QWIK Conversation #2 – The Uniform

Pearl
5150: Science Fiction

Pearl’s Plight Part 7 – Prequel to Revenge

  It was the second part of Vivian's lecture. She had delivered the first part while brushing hair color into Pearl's hair. She had chastised Pearl for being a "rescuer". Pearl sat speechless as Vivian accused her of being a "busybody intent on rescuing people from their woes and stray cats from tree limbs." After… Continue reading Pearl’s Plight Part 7 – Prequel to Revenge

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Pearl’s Plight Part 6 – Plastic Partner

  Mr. Jones met Pearl at the hospital. With the excitement generated by the news media, he already had a security team in place for the arrival of Miss Margaret Dominique a.k.a. Sara Reid. He said he was both amazed and proud of how Pearl had handled the assignment. He had told her that most… Continue reading Pearl’s Plight Part 6 – Plastic Partner

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5150: Science Fiction

A QWIK Conversation #1 – The Call

B: Hello? M: Brisia, baby! How's it going? B: Hello, Manny. Things are ok for now. What's happening? Is Mr. Thorsson really selling the league? M: Yeah, baby. It's the end. Mr. Thorsson wants to move to the next big thing & it ain't roller derby. B: What will I do? You're my agent. What… Continue reading A QWIK Conversation #1 – The Call

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5150: Science Fiction

New Hope Trivia Tidbit: Food

5150: New Beginnings opens with the citizen Bailey stating "Pastrami on rye, nothing better." He then wonders for a moment if it is real pastrami. He decides that it doesn't really matter as long as he believes it is real. More than 97% of the food on New Hope is manufactured in agricultural processing facilities.… Continue reading New Hope Trivia Tidbit: Food

5150: Science Fiction

Pearl’s Plight Part 5 – Panty Explosion

Assembling assets - Pearl storms the breach - Enter the Hishen - It came from lab D Yanni's Pancake House was on Harcourt near the edge of town. The dry riverbed of Broad River was just a few blocks away and beyond the riverbed was nothing but desert. Pearl's team was the last to arrive… Continue reading Pearl’s Plight Part 5 – Panty Explosion

5150: Science Fiction

Pearl’s Plight Part 4 – Promised Payment

Azumi the Xeog Diva - Making a Deal with an Alien Devil - Pearl gets collared Pearl was able to set up a meeting with Azumi. The evening was getting late, yet Azumi had agreed to not only meet Pearl, but to meet Pearl at Azumi's condo in up-town. Up-town was that area of New… Continue reading Pearl’s Plight Part 4 – Promised Payment

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5150: Science Fiction

Pearl’s Plight – Part 3 – Police Procedure

No panties blues - Sally Blue - Pearl gets grilled - Zygote, Inc. - Return to the scene of the crime It was cold. Pearl was handcuffed to the metal chair, a cold metal chair. Everyone else who had been arrested at Value Jean had already been released with no charges filed. Pearl's misfortune was… Continue reading Pearl’s Plight – Part 3 – Police Procedure

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Pearl’s Plight – Part 2 – Poo Happens

Comrade Pearl - the boy next door - Pearl becomes an aunt - Riot at Value Jeans, Inc. - Pearl loses a niece Shady Palms Apartments had seen much better times. The complex was located near the star port right smack in the middle of the approach to the busiest runway. The few remaining palm… Continue reading Pearl’s Plight – Part 2 – Poo Happens

5150: Science Fiction

More Citizens of New Hope City

Well, since the second part of Pearl's story isn't finished, this week's post is a few pictures of some of the figures that will find their way into games of 5150: New Beginnings. Along with some rambling about how my warped mind sees New Hope City. The young ladies on roller skates are from Foundry's… Continue reading More Citizens of New Hope City

5150: Science Fiction

Pearl’s Plight – Part 1- Proposition

  Pearl gets an invitation - Jake's Joint - Good evening Mr. Jones - Parking lot misunderstanding "Vivian is in fine form today." thought Pearl as Vivian prattled on about the health inspector coming a week early for his monthly payoff. Vivian's place, "Elements Salon" was not dirty and everything Vivian did was up to… Continue reading Pearl’s Plight – Part 1- Proposition