Tagged: mech attack
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- Trying a BIG game!
Tim and I met for a game of Mech Attack last month. We decided to attempt our biggest game of Mech Attack yet. Three 60 point sections on each side. As in the past for 10mm Mech Attack we used our collection of rebased Mechwarrior Clix. I was on the south side with the Grey ... Read more
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
Mech Attack at Adepticon 2019: 2 Chances for Mecha Mayhem!
A couple weeks ago Josh and I got together to plan for our games at Adepticon (brief post about that coming soon). I’m pleased to remind you all that we will have not 1, but 2 Mech Attack games on Saturday the 30th. As I write this, both of these games still have spots available so ... Read more
Midwest Miniatures Expo Recap
It was time for a club road trip, out in to the mysterious back alleys of Detroit, for The Midwest Miniatures Expo! MMX is a fledgling event, gathering some Michigan area hobby enthusiasts to join in a fun weekend of miniatures gaming. CSW volunteered to run a pretty wide variety of games with our jack-of-all-trades ... Read more
Adepticon 2018: Showdown at Valstetech Airfield.
Two weeks ago we hosted Mech Attack at Adepticon for the 4th year in a row! This was our best game yet, played out on our best terrain with more participants than ever before. As with past years this year continued the storyline of the retaking of Melk 3. Here’s what players signing up for ... Read more
Last Minute Adepticon Prep- 3 Spacecraft for 28mm Mech Attack.
It’s one week from our annual Mech Attack game at Adepticon (Saturday at 10AM) and I’m working like mad to finish up this year’s additions. Two years ago, we added a short train line. Last year we added a full elevated freight train and aircraft. This year we’re adding Spaceships! The game is a get-to-the-dropzone ... Read more
Neo Soviet Gun Turrets
As part of the prep for our Mech Attack game at Adepticon, I made these gun turrets to use as defensive works. They are a simple foam core box with a couple of bits and texture added. The gun itself is the turret from a KV-2 inspired tank made for Dust. To begin, I made ... Read more