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TMX 2022- Thoughts and a Mech Attack Gallery

This June 4th and 5th, my son and I attended the Tabletop Minions Expo (TMX) in Oshkosh WI. It’s a very small affair put on by Adam Loper, host of the Tabletop Minions show. Differing from most conventions, it’s arranged as a gathering without tournaments in which gamers can hang out and showcase and demo ... 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


Dragon-Fall 2019 Walking Dead Narrative Games

At Dragon-Fall 2019, I prepared a 2 part Walking Dead All Out War narrative campaign. The first part was a twist on the scenario I have run numerous times before, and the second part was something totally different. This was a city once, a long, long time ago. Now it’s a tomb filled with the ... Read more


Adepticon 2019- Walking Dead Narrative Scenarios- Escape From Chicago

At Adepticon this year, I ran the first 2 scenarios of our Walking Dead All Out War narrative campaign. I ran scenario 1 on Friday, and scenario 2 on Saturday. We had a full group of 6 players, including a number of players attending both games. I tried some new things with the group this ... Read more


Dragon-Fall 2018 Charity Raffle- Final Prize Post

Dragon-Fall 2018 is next week! This will be our last prize post, but there are still more items coming in, so please come see us and help us raise money for Child’s Play Charity! As some of you may know, I am the Philanthropic Coordinator for Dragon-Fall 2018. This year, we have partnered with Penny Arcade’s Child’s ... Read more


Dragon-Fall 2018 Charity Raffle- Part 12

Part 12 of our Dragon-Fall prize posts: As some of you may know, I am the Philanthropic Coordinator for Dragon-Fall 2018. This year, we have partnered with Penny Arcade’s Child’s Play Charity: Child’s Play, a game industry charity dedicated to improving the lives of children with toys and games in our network of over 100 hospitals worldwide. ... Read more


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