Survival horror


Horror at the Top of the World AAR

I hosted a 1980s Pulp game but with a Halloween twist, a survival horror game.The game takes place in the Arctic at an abandoned Cobra station. Players have 2 characters each that were shot down and bailed out.  The objective is to secure a vehicle and escape off the table, but where is everyone in the station...The Cobra facility.Players begin on one of the short ends of the table.Movement triggers attacks, Snow is kicked up masking the attackers. One of the attackers is stunned.More attacks!Wild Bill and Snow Job approach a penguin...carefully....Joes advanceA view of the attacks on the Cobra side of the table.Joes are also attacked and Scarlett and Roadblock are wounded.Next turn the attackers reveal themselves, Graboids!!Joes climb for high ground, providing some cover between themselves and the Graboids.Cobra forces seek the high groundLifeline tends to the wounded as the Joes fend off attacks.Destro and the Baroness defend against a smaller Graboid.Snowjob and Wild Bill solve a re Dare! Location re

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Terror at the Top of the World! 28mm Pulp 80's Survival Horror game

October is great time for some Table Top Horror themed games to be run and what better genre than in the Pulp 1980s.This scenario is a mash up of sorts, combining a Horror movie with the 80's action stars of GI JOE and I think it works, especially giving a little nod to Cobra-La and it's Bio Horrors that have existed before man, hidden in the ice...The game begins with the players at the end of the table, there aircraft downed by a firefight above.  In front of them lays an abandoned Cobra facility, or is it?The Factions, Joe and Cobra are on opposite sides but both must commandeer a vehicle on the other end of the table to escape.Each player gets 2 Characters, no Ninjas.  Below is the list I usedJoesCobraAce and SnowjobDestro and The BaronessWild Bill and IcebergKwinn and Dr. MindbenderLift Ticket and LifelineTomax and XamotScarlett and RoadblockCrystal Ball and Wild WeaselObjectivesSecure an operational vehicle and escape off a table edge.Victory PointsEach Character Escaped = 5 VPEach Discovery M

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Terror at the Top of the World! 28mm 1980s Pulp Horror game Prequel

October is coming fast and I’m running a Survival theme horror game set in the Arctic for 1980s Pulp gaming.I made some blood counters for the game using blister pack plastic and some black and red ink.Come in command, no sign of Patrol yet, about two kliks out from base.Jesus...command, I think we may have found Patrol...Coordinates are Zero two eight-More to come,Doc

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Deep Madness Review

There are times in life when you say “screw it”, throw caution to the wind, drop all pretence of sensibility and just get stuck into something. Be it a new hobby, sport or simply just spunking a wad of cash so thick it could be used to prop up a skyscraper. With the notion of Kickstarter (other crowdfunding platforms are available), it’s getting ever easier to buy and back games with increasing production costs (and consequentially improved quality), timescales and grandeur. I’m not going to start a rant about the cost of games getting silly, there’s a time and a place for that and it’s not this review. Read more »

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