Tagged: mechs

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

Greenfire Games Fall 2016 Demo Day

Our Fall 2016 Demo Day at Green Fire Games was a huge success. There was a great turnout. We answered a lot of questions, ran demos, talked games, and saw some really nicely painted minis! Matt from Wreck-Age is running Mike through a Wreck-Age demo. Check out the awesome terrain layout! Here is another angle of ... Read more

Mech Attack Adepticon Playtest Report

The club is putting on its first-ever game at Adepticon next weekend, and so last week we got together to playtest the scenario we’ll be running there. The setup is similar to last year’s scenario: a raid where the attackers are aiming to destroy certain buildings in a built-up urban environment. The rest of the ... Read more

Robotech, Battletech and Mechwarrior Mechs for 28mm Wargaming

Thanks to a recent trade with a gentleman on DakkaDakka, I acquired a huge box of mech toys for 28mm gaming. With this acquisition of figures, my collection has gotten pretty big, so I took some time to write up a guide to Robogear, Battletech, Mechwarrior, Macross and other mecha suitabable for 28mm gaming. Throughout ... Read more

Alpha Strike Game Report and Review

At last week’s club night, Jon, Tyler and I tried Alpha Strike for the first time. Alpha Strike is the new game set in the Battletech universe, using simplified mechanics and terrain (rather than a hex map) to enable larger battles that play faster than the traditional Classic Battletech rules. Rather than using the usual ... Read more

Epic Photo Dump from Little Wars 2013

Little Wars took place the last weekend in April, and as in years past, the Chicago Skirmish Wargames crew was on hand to run a game. This year we elevated our ambitions a little bit by running Mech Attack, the fast-play sci-fi mech skirmish game, in 28mm. Mech Attack was written for much smaller scales, ... Read more

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