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Proof of Progress - Fantasy - Book III is Here

Posted by Russell Wiley on

It's a dream finally realized, and it's been a year in the making.  Book III is here and it looks GORGEOUS!  It's full color.  Just look at those monsters in the back! We are still waiting on the CLASSIC cards and the hardback to return from the printer, but we will be releasing fun .pdf's for you to download, print and cut out in the meantime... Get excited!

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Let's Talk Magic

Posted by Russell Wiley on

Magic & Mages - BOOK II Fistful of Lead: Magic and Mages, the second book in our Fantasy Trilogy, introduces spellcasting to the Fistful of Lead family of games.This is not a standalone set of rules. You’ll need the first book, Might and Melee, or at the very least the Fistful of Lead Core rules. You can use this book to introduce magic into other genres if you choose. Wielders of magic are able to tap into the arcane energies of the “Else” and use these energies to bend reality to their will. They are powerful additions to your Retinue...

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FAVORITE FISTFUL OF LEAD TRAITS

Posted by Russell Wiley on

On March 13th, Jaye spent some time in Rocky’s War Room for “Saturday Night Rambles” (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ynnbk8YVRxY) discussing their favorite Fistful of Lead TRAITS.  Here are the TOP 14 TRAITS from the show. What are TRAITS? Traits are in every Fistful of Lead rule book.  Adding traits to your crew can really add flavor. It’s a great way to show characteristics or special training. Is the +1 to shooting rolls the “Deadeye” trait gives you because of advanced optics, is your team member a really crack shot, or have a super power?   *Leader: Leaders of a crew receive this Trait for free....

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Star Wars Bigger Battles: The Battle of Corona Prime

Posted by Robin Wiley on

We had a rare chance to play on a Saturday. I had originally set up the game for some out of town guests, but when one of them texted me he had woke up with a fever, I said "stay the F home"!We still had an 8 player game on me 8' x 6' table. We actually had to play with some unpainted vehicles (GASP!) to cover enough troops for everyone. The first couple of turns all but 3 cards were used a turn.The situation: There has been a rebel uprising on the backwater planet of Corona Prime, an important...

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Fistful of Lead Bigger Battles: Night of Rivets and Steam...

Posted by Robin Wiley on

...and sometimes no steam. About 6 weeks out from the release of Fistful of Lead: Bigger Battles (yes, that's the newest title). It's all about last minute playtesting. This time getting fresh eyes on some newer aspects like Vehicles, Heroes and Commanders. The last two we tried out a couple of weeks ago with an ACW game between me and my son, but I wanted some of my gaming group who have a more critical eye to take a gander. This time, each of the 4 players had a 4 units or 10 miniatures, a small vehicle or mechanical suit,...

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