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Adepticon Prep Part 2: A Compact Church

The preparation for Adepticon chugs on.  Here’s a nice little item that had sat half-done for a few months.  While preparing my various Adepticon terrain pieces I finished this up also.  Though my city already has a grand cathedral, we must not assume that all the residents of Melk-3 are of the “High Church” persuasion. ... Read more


Adepticon Prep Part 1: Mech Attack Scenario Playtest.

Here’s the first of several posts I’ll be making about our preparations for our 5th annual Mech Attack convention game at Adepticon 2017. One spot still available if you’re attending…. For the past 4 years CSW has put on games of “Mech Attack!” at local conventions. It’s a great fast-playing mech game that captures much of ... Read more


Song of Blades and Heroes at Valorcon

Earlier this month, I ran a game of Song of Blades and Heroes at Valorcon, Chicago’s nascent convention for all manner of tabletop and digital games. In this game, a group of orcs faced off against lizardmen with their living metal mercenaries.  The two groups were searching the abandoned island of Lacerta, another location in ... Read more


Adepticon 2015: Fistful of Seamen and the Adventure of HMS Titan’s Uranus

At Adepticon Tim and I participated in the Saturday night edition of this massive, colorfully-named “Fistful of Seamen” (FoS) swashbuckling and sailing game. Easily the largest game I’ve ever been a part of, this massive game spanned a half-dozen tables, a few dozen ships and what appeared to be 50-plus participants. We had spoken with ... Read more


Adepticon: A First-Timer’s Perspective

Earlier this month I had the pleasure of attending Adepticon 2015, and here’s a review of the experience from my varied perspectives, as a: First time attendee who isn’t a player of the flagship Adepticon games  Terrain-building addict  First time Adepticon game master  Bargain hunter  Thoughts as a First-Time Attendee As an attendee, I have ... Read more


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