Tagged: sci-fi

AAR- Trying Grimdark Future With New Minis, Table and Terrain

I am continuing my campaign to indoctrinate my children into wargaming I introduced my son to Grimdark Future last month shortly before our trip to TMX. The Tau miniatures (his new obsession), terrain, mat and table topper were all acquired from Josh recently. I’ve never tried to put together a 40k-style ruined city, but suddenly ... Read more


Paw Patrol Spacecraft Part 2. Completed!

It’s finally done! The toybashed Paw Patrol resale shop find is now a fully functional Dual-Scale spaceship! Lets take a look at the exterior. Close up showing the paintwork which is mostly light layers of spray paint with lots of drybrushing of black and tan smudges for weathering and scorch marks. Black Washes also in ... Read more


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 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


Dragon-Fall 2018 Charity Raffle- Part 3

Part 3 of our Dragon-Fall prize posts: As some of you may know, I am the Philanthropic Coordinator for Dragon-Fall 2018. This year, we have partnered with Penny Arcade’s Child’s Play Charity: Child’s Play, a game industry charity dedicated to improving the lives of children with toys and games in our network of over 100 hospitals worldwide. ... Read more


Dragon-Fall 2018 Charity Raffle- Part 2

Part 2 of our Dragon-Fall prize posts: As some of you may know, I am the Philanthropic Coordinator for Dragon-Fall 2018. This year, we have partnered with Penny Arcade’s Child’s Play Charity: Child’s Play, a game industry charity dedicated to improving the lives of children with toys and games in our network of over 100 hospitals worldwide. ... Read more


Dragon-Fall 2018 Charity Raffle- Part 1

As some of you may know, I am the Philanthropic Coordinator for Dragon-Fall 2018. This year, we have partnered with Penny Arcade’s Child’s Play Charity: Child’s Play, a game industry charity dedicated to improving the lives of children with toys and games in our network of over 100 hospitals worldwide. Over the years, you as ... Read more


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