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Adepticon 2022 – The Adeptining?

Twenty-twenty…too? No way! Let’s get back to where 2019 left us and delve once more in to what is likely the best miniatures wargaming convention in the states: The return of Adepticon! This article will be a pic-heavy drop recapping my experiences at this year’s convention. I’m always like a kid in a playground at ... Read more


AAR- Mech Attack Battle at Adepticon 2022

As noted in the earlier post, this March was the return of Adepticon and CSW’s almost-famous big 28mm Mech Attack game. What follows is an overview and pictures of that battle. This was the first year in which we had a full signup and an equally long waiting list. Every player on the signup and ... Read more


Mech Attack Layout Improvements For Adepticon 2022.

After a 2 year hiatus, last weekend Adepticon and my yearly Adepticon Mech Attack game returned to Schaumberg Illinois. Those who have followed our 10 year history with Mech Attack will know that each year we’ve tried to add interesting visual elements to the 7×8 Table on which we play the game. Helicopters, a Sci-Fi ... Read more


Paw Patrol Jet Becomes Sci-Fi Spacecraft. Part 1, Construction begins.

 It’s been a couple years since I built any large 1:56 Spacecraft. I sold the three spacecraft that I built previously -and detailed on this blog- but with Adepticon coming at the end of the week, I’m in overdrive building another centerpiece for my Mech Attack Game. I’m turning a Paw Patrol flyer (“Super PAWs, ... Read more


AAR- Planet28: “Why are there so many planets?”

“Why are there so many planets? The brochure said there’d only be a few planets.” – Don Knotts if he played sci-fi skirmish minis games.Salutations friends and onlookers! It’s been a long while as this world has been thrashing and whirling in a fit of unsurety the past year or two, so it’s good to ... Read more


AAR- Marvel Crisis Protocol- Battle in the Subway

Michael and I recently got together to play Marvel Crisis Protocol. We set up a cool board using my new Black Site Studios Subway station. His evil Cabal force tried to destroy the city, while my small group of Avengers attempted to save the day. His force consisted of Ultron, Venom, Crossbones, Doc Oc, and ... Read more


Review- Black Site Studio Arklight Metro kit

I took advantage of Black Site Studio’s black friday sale to pick up a couple of kits that I’ve been eyeing for some time. The first of these kits is their huge Arklight Metro kit. This is designed to work in 28-40mm scale, and is great for zombie, post apoc, modern, or super hero games. ... Read more


AAR/Impressions- Marvel Crisis Protocol

Last night, I joined a group of regulars at Oak Lawn Comics for their inaugural weekly Marvel Crisis Protocol night. The game is usually played on a 3×3 board, so we set up a sprawling abandoned military installation on a 6×4 table, and played 2 separate games on each half. Brian and I played the ... Read more


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