Posts Tagged ‘Campaign’

Whatever happened to Captaine Steiger’s expedition on the Burning Sands? (TMWWBKs campaign)

Posted on June 11th, 2018 under , , , , , . Posted by

Ambush on the LahlafeBefore the relocation, Tonio and myself managed to finish of the Burning Sands campaign. But real world issues delayed it getting to the blog.Read more »

Morvauvil. An introduction

Posted on June 10th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Morvauvil (Mor-vow-vee) stands as the central example of all that is mysterious in the Steamship Troopers setting. The island is …Continue reading →

Tabletop Meditations #20: Organized Flow Theory

Posted on June 6th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

There are several theories on how RPG’s function and what that may mean. The intention behind my RPG ludology and having a personal critical theory is practicality. It is handy for writing and during play, and as a framework in the designing of games. This is how I understand roleplaying games as a whole and […]

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RPG War Mastery #2: The Landscapes of War

Posted on May 30th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

The clash of steel, the pulse of blood through arteries and onto the ground and snatching glory on the battlefield, the personal devastation realized when surveying the field of victory, roleplaying War. War can enhance a roleplaying game not just because of its opportunities for fantasy violence and power fantasies but because of its depth […]

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When Maurice went to sea (18th century colonial campaign) Part 2

Posted on May 17th, 2018 under , , , . Posted by

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Rats of Tanglethorn Pt.2: The Green Well

Posted on May 16th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Afheesh the ratling quickling (played by me), Pabst the human duelist (played by Jenn), and Wufcor the ratling canny-jack (played by Isis) had been escorted by a contingent of city guard to an office near the White Rose Perfumery. The office was small, crowded with stacks of yellowed parchment sheets. Also scattered everywhere were small […]

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When Maurice went to sea (18th century colonial campaign) Part 1

Posted on May 14th, 2018 under , , , . Posted by

Things a are bit slow on the hobby front at the moment. New job,new country seriously dents hobby time. Between the moving and down time stuck in various airports, bus terminals I have been pondering a campaign linking Sails of Glory with Maurice and p…

Rats of Tanglethorn Pt.1: Street Mercs

Posted on May 2nd, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

The two small groups of gang members were facing off in the middle of the wide paved boulevard just outside of the Caskroom Tavern (#15 on the Map). It was a chill evening and the cobblestones pale and moist with fresh filth. Rag pickers, the occasional wagon, and the odds and ends of Tanglewood society […]

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Mapping Progress

Posted on April 26th, 2018 under , , , , . Posted by

Hi All,Just wanted to share some minor progress I’ve made in mapping of late.I think you’ll all recall my Mighty Empires campaign.Monfel is the area I want to map more closely to give more fluff to the Bretonnian army I’ve been making for the OWAC.One …

Rats of Tanglethorn: Intro

Posted on April 25th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Since Game-Master Cris’ game turned out to be so lethal Isis, Jenn, and I had to generate new characters. I decided on a ratling male. We were still playing in an “evil” campaign in the Poisonwood city of Tanglethorn. I dubbed my new character the ratling Fourthborn Afheeshh the Nervous. He is a thorn runner […]

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Protected: Hurricane Season Scenario 1

Posted on April 16th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , . Posted by

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Tabletop Meditations #18: Disease

Posted on April 11th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

The Player Characters (PCs) are traveling through a fetid, sweltering swamp. Halfway through their adventure the expedition begins to fall sick with fever. At first, just a few torchbearers were sick and then a few porters. Eventually almost the entire adventuring party is sick even a few PCs are ill. The danger made apparent before […]

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Revisiting Hurricane Season

Posted on April 10th, 2018 under , , , , , . Posted by

This is the first of what will probably become a series of posts on me and my friend Matt’s play-through of Hurricane Season, the first campaign book for Dystopian Wars that came out way back in 2012. I have to … Continue reading

Suspicious circumstances at Stone Forest

Posted on March 31st, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Necroposter This session took the elvish boys, agents of the Judiciary of Parsantium, to an outlying village known as Stone …Continue reading →

The Haquara hurdles on the Burning Sands (TMWWBKs campaign)

Posted on March 22nd, 2018 under , , , , , . Posted by

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Last stand at Beni Ashen? On the Burning Sands (TMWWBKs campaign)

Posted on March 12th, 2018 under , , , , , . Posted by

Attack of the Ait Ammarte Captaine Steger’s march to the east is in trouble. His supply line is under attack from the Ait Ammarte tribe. This time he will not have the luxury of being able to pick his force instead he must make do with what is ava…

Bolt Action Campaign New Guinea

Posted on March 6th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , . Posted by

After Empire in Flames, Bolt Action revisites the far east with the supplement Campaign New Guinea. With 132 pages, Campaign New Guinea set a short new high score for page load, trumping Battle of the Bulge and Duel in the Sun (both 124 pages), only second to the recently released The Road to Berlin (148 […]

Sellswords & Spellslingers Campaign

Posted on March 2nd, 2018 under , , , , . Posted by

A couple of weeks ago, K. and I have started a Sellswords & Spellslingers campaign. We both created two characters. I’m playing Bad Boy, a Dwarf fighter, and Ingwa, a Dwarf inventor with a big handgun. K. is playing Amarantia, a…

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Arvan Sale Extended ONE more week!

Posted on March 1st, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

40% Off Sale on Arvan: Land of Dragons fantasy setting PDF’s on the OneBookShelf sites! Extended for 1 more week until Sat. March 10th! This sale will not be repeated this year, get yours at a discount while you can! And contractually I may not be able to repeat this deal longer than that! Arvan: […]

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N1 session wrap up – The Miracle of Trobridge

Posted on February 4th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

The New Year has brought renewed focus on the campaign. We spent the better part of last year, and maybe …Continue reading →

Its war in the the Burning Sands (TMWWBKs campaign)

Posted on February 1st, 2018 under , , , , , . Posted by

Tonio looks bemused one minute, he is innocently inquiring if anybody is available for a game at the club next week, next thing he is drafted into the French Foreign Legion promoted to captain and sent of a campaign for a “couple” of months.  In my def…

Wyvern Wargamers – Woodville Campaign – Battle 1- The Town of Pointington.

Posted on January 24th, 2018 under , , , , . Posted by

Sunday night saw the opening salvo in the Wyvern Wargamers – Woodville ACW Campaign.With the Union Command advancing on the town of Pointington.With initiative in hand the Union Players selected a flank attack on the town hoping to catch the Confederat…

Age of Sigmar -Thunder and Plague in the Amethyst Realm – Part 1

Posted on January 23rd, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Whilst we don’t cover it a great deal, rest assured, we love Age of Sigmar! TTGUK are very excited about the upcoming Malign Portents content […]

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Wyvern Wargamers – ACW Campaign – Opening Moves.

Posted on January 20th, 2018 under , , , , , . Posted by

The Wyvern Wargamers – ACW Campaign is a go.With forces drawn up and support points picked both commands set about giving orders for the first few days. Days one and two pass without incident apart from the odd straggler wandering into camp or th…

The Cabal of Eight Pt.44: Betrayed at Last!

Posted on January 17th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Nighttime – the four mages stumbled into camp, beat-up and dirty. Gornix (played by Gil) was nursing a gut wound. On their way out from the treasure vault, they had backtracked to a few rooms that they had missed. Gornix had been gored by an animated obsidian rhino statue. Szoosha (played by Isis) and Fauna […]

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