Tagged: scenarios

AAR: La Maisontaal, Now With 33% More Evil!

I like good scenarios. While I’ll happily sit down with friends and play a game using whatever sextet of standard setups a ruleset provides, in my heart I want more. After a few monthly games of KOW with the rulebook scenarios, a 3 player game necessitated something special. As luck would have it, I had ... Read more


Unit Creation Mechanics- With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility

No pictures today folks, just my musings on unit creation mechanics… Promethean Fire or Pandora’s Box? I was recently interacting on the One Page Rules (publisher of Grimdark Future, my choice for gaming in the 40k universe) Discord and I noticed the questions people have about unit creation. Though OPR does provide extensive army lists ... Read more


AAR- The Imprudent Kidnappers: A Song of Blades and Heroes Battle Report

A recent Song of Blades and Heroes game with my son became an impromptu scenario creation session when he presented me with a table full of forest with a river and bridge on one side. On the spot I made up scenario- The Imprudent Kidnappers  -which I recommend briefly reading over to understand what follows ... Read more


The Imprudent Kidnappers- A Song of Blades and Heroes Scenario.

The Imprudent Kidnappers. A Song of Blades and Heroes Scenario By Karl Paulsen A band of ner-do-wells venture into the forbidden forest to attempt to kindap an elf. The elves of the forbidden forest are unimpressed and vow to wipe out the invaders.    Description A challenging scenario where the attacker have the seemingly simple ... 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


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


The Scenic Route: A Walking Dead Campaign- Chapter 3: Runaway Train

“Runaway train never going back Wrong way on a one way track Seems like I should be getting somewhere Somehow I’m neither here nor there…” Escape! Miraculous, but it seems like you may have just done it. A train means you can move quickly and safely and  hopefully get you where you all need to ... Read more


The Scenic Route: A Walking Dead Campaign- Chapter 2: UP NW

The survivors went in two by two Hoorah! Hoorah! The survivors went in two by two Hoorah! Hoorah! The survivors went in two by two Mad Dog, and Me-Shawn too And they all went into the tunnels for to escape the walking dead… 12 went shuffling into the subterranean gloom holding hands like school kids ... Read more


The Scenic Route: A Walking Dead Campaign- Chapter 1: Chicago, Overrun

You’ve been holed up in downtown Chicago trying to survive but that all changed when the dead blew through the city like a bad wind. Now you’ve got to keep moving if you want to stay alive; you’ve even been thinking of joining forces with the other survivors instead of going it alone.  There’s strength ... Read more


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