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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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Fantastical night of Fistful of Lead

Posted by Robin Wiley on

Taking a break from Big Battles play testing (or is it Bigger Battles?) to play some Fantasy FfoL.The small village of Little Tugwaddle sits between the rivers Tug and Waddle. It's quiet green fields perfect pickings for the dark creatures that lurk beyond the forest. Word has reached Sir Roderick of an eminent attack. He calls upon the good folk of the neighboring lands to come to the defense of his lands. The Good guys:  Sir Roderick and his retinue. Loyal men all!  Korgoth the Slayer. Old adventuring buddy of Roderick. Ferocious barbarians form the hills. Lord Aelaroth from the...

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Star Wars mega battle using FfoL: Big Battles

Posted by Robin Wiley on

Sometimes you have to push a game to it's limits to see if it breaks (like we tried with 45 spaceships a couple of weeks ago). So last night we packed my 8' x 6' table with miniatures until it was veritably groaning under the weight of terrain and miniatures to play test some more Fistful of Lead: Big Battles. We used Steve's huge Star Wars collection and included a fair number of vehicles, making an exception this time on unpainted minis to get as much as we could for the 6 players. As a reminder, Big Battles uses the...

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Artice on Galactic Heroes in Tabletop Games magazine

Posted by Robin Wiley on

Check it out: https://www.tabletopgaming.co.uk/ttg/features/three-more-obscure-science-fiction-wargames-you-may-not-have-heard-of/

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