Skip to main content

Spring Catchup Post

The months of February through April are the hardest months for me to make new blog posts.  I really don't know what causes this drought yet is seems very cyclical.

Despite the lack of posts, there has not been a shortage of games being played.  So, rather than trying to write AAR's for all the games played over the past few months, I'll just post up some photos of the most recent game sessions.  I did participate in a Lord  of the Rings SBG 'Doubles' tournament which deserves it's own post and AAR.  For now here is a montage of the latest battles.

Played some 'Saga' at OwlCon, it was a great game!  But like many new games, it requires custom dice.
Also at OwlCon, had a great game of Blood Bowl vs. Coach K
I used a borrowed Human team, in green uniforms
One player is wide open and screamin' "Gimme da Ball!"
There's daylight in the middle and a green player headed that way!
I like how in this game you can lose players to injury or possibly death!
All the King's Men at ChimaeraCon
Ed ran a great game of All the King's Men.  I like this game alot and hope to paint up some figures for it!
Joe and Johnny running Circus Maximus at ChimaeraCon
Somebody was speeding around turn 2 and lost the chariot
Circus Maximus is a big draw for ChimaeraCon, I'm glad LSHM was able to run it this year.
Ted hosted a game of Super Dungeon Explore
Starmada at Desert Scribe's house, (me) Federation vs. (scribe) Klingons
The Klingons allowed the Feds to get to point blank range!
Each fleet lost one ship, the small frigate to the right is the USS Stauffenberg, the ship used in my Prime Directive campaign
The last Klingon recharged his disruptor cannons and finished off the frigate. Nothing left to do but recover the escape pods.

Comments

  1. hey man, here's my blog. All about lord of the rings miniatures :)
    http://middleearthminis.blogspot.pt/

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment

Popular posts from this blog

Star Trek Miniatures Games

This past weekend, I had a game of Starmada with my friend Ken. He and I have been long time Trekkies. We both wanted to try a Star Trek miniatures battle. Ken even purchased the 10-pound grab bag of Starfleet 2400 miniatures from Amarillo Design Bureau. I have been gathering some plastic minis from bargain bins at local game stores and I borrowed a set of metal Starfleet minis from another friend. Between the two of us, we had enough figs to setup a reasonable sized skirmish battle.

I attempted a game of Starmada before with Desert Scribe (some photos are here). We were both unfamiliar with the rules and struggled with some the details. In my recent game, Ken and I did much better but there we still made a few mistakes in game play. Ken played the Federation faction with a 1x Command Cruiser, 1x Heavy Cruiser, and 1x Frigate.  I took the Klingon faction with 1x D7C command cruiser, 1x D6 cruiser, and 1x F5 Frigate.

The game took three hours to complete despite the fact the results we…

Battleship Texas and Monte Cassino

Earlier this month, my brother and I attended the Texas Broadsides! mini-convention. What makes this event unique? Unlike other events that take place in a hotel or meeting space, this convention happens on board the battleship U.S.S. Texas!

A little primer about the U.S.S. Texas (BB-35). It's a US Navy battleship that has seen service in the "Tampico Incident" and both World Wars. It is one of the oldest battleships remaining in the world. It was first launched on 18 May 1912. It was first installed with coal-fired boilers and was converted to oil-fired boilers sometime between the World Wars. It was also the first US battleship to have anti-aircraft guns installed. Rather than retell the ship's remarkably long service record, I'll just direct you to the Wikipedia page at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Texas_(BB-35) for more details.

Currently, the ship is moored at the San Jacinto State Historical site and is open to the public as a museum. Most of the lowe…