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AAR: Mech Attack At Adepticon 2017

After many weeks (and several blog posts) of preparation, CSW’s Adepticon 2017 Mech Attack game finally happened, and the results were EPIC. The table got a huge amount of attention resulting in getting blogged by Beasts of War. Further, Tim’s brilliant ideas of having Chicago Skirmish Wargames T-shirts for us and business cards to handout made ... Read more


Adepticon Prep part 5: Quadruple ‘Copters!

In this final bit of my Adepticon preparation, I present the additional game element that we are adding to this year’s event: Aircraft! In past years we’ve added vehicles and infantry, but this year we’re adding flying units. The “Melk Defense Command” (MDC) will have access to two troop-transport helicopters and the “Unified Colonies” (UC) ... Read more


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


What We Did Between Blogs (part 1, gaming)

Anyone looking at our blog will notice that there is a significant gap between the new and old posts.  You might be wondering what happened while the blog was on hiatus? Well, don’t fear! Chicago Skirmish Wargames has continued our regular games and even started a new fantasy campaign.This post will catch you up on ... Read more


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