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The Wolves of St Augustine: A WW2 Tale of Horror

Posted by Robin Wiley on

It’s the early hours  of June 6 th, Allied paratroopers are dropping all over Normandy. They are tasked with capturing important crossroads and bridges, blowing up bridges and generally causing panic to the enemy.   But Task Force 13 has a very special mission. Resistance contacts have reported strange goings on at the ruins of the Church of St. Augustine. Local villagers have disappeared and weird lights have been seen at night. But most importantly, the German scientist, Dr Rudolf Seltsam has been spotted in the area. Task Force 13 has tangled with Selfsame and some of his experiments before....

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Uprising!: A Galactic Heroes game

Posted by Robin Wiley on

The Slave Mines of Drazzit IV are a cruel place, run by even crueler masters. Daleks have enslaved races from across the galaxy to toil away digging ceaselessly for ore to fuel their spaceships. But now, a strange savior has appeared, promising freedom the Dalek overlords. He brings weapons and a chance for escape! Disclaimer: I am not a Dr Who fan. I know just enough Who-lore to be dangerous. But, we have a player amongst us you is very passionate about all things Dr related and he provided the Dr Who minis while I provided the alien prisoners. The...

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Fistful of Big Battles!

Posted by Robin Wiley on

Fistful of Lead: Big Battles!  A quite village...for now  Allied forces The German Empire Had another great play test, another great battle. 6 players. 16 units on the table including armored contraptions and flyers, all fought to conclusion in 2 1/2 hours with drinking and BSing included.  Upright Citizen's Brigade. Rated as d8s. They couldn't seem to keep going Low on Ammo. Makes sense.  Contraption fight! The Killenkanners torn the Allied mech open with his Kannenopener  French in the ruins  Naval Brigade in action  Luftmarines introduce themselves to the locals  Rokkittruppen land with only one loss from their experimental jetpacks...

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Fistful of Lead: Galactic Heroes - Betrayal!

Posted by Robin Wiley on

crackle-crackle..."Fire team Bravo, what's it look like out there?" "All clear Alpha. Except I don't trust those mercenaries we have manning the barricades." "I hear ya, Bravo, but orders are orders, and I don't mind the rest."BOOM! Pop! Pop! Pop!"Alpha, we have movement outside the barricades and the mercs are shooting at each other! Some are headed this way, and they look like trouble!" "All teams, man the wall! Man the wall! Treat anything headed your way as hostile!""Alpha. This is Jenkins in the tower. We have have Rebel troops massing in front of the barricades."  "All teams! The Rebs...

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Galactic Heroes: WW2 Pulp Horror crossover!

Posted by Robin Wiley on

Last night I attempted to show the diversity of the Fistful of Lead: Galactic Heroes rules by running a 7 player Weird War 2 Pulp Horror game. Four Allied players led by Major Victory and the Liberty League had to assault a Nazi research base located in the castle of the mysterious Count Orlock, a noble who had somehow ruled the local area for four centuries. The Nazi players new the Allies would attack, but not how or where. They had secret reinforcements ready to go in case of just such an attack. Each player had a Leader with four...

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