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MechWarrior Training

Over the weekend, I played a game of BattleTech with my brother Jake. He had played with me when we were kids, but it’s probably been about a decade since the last time he played. That meant our game was more about relearning the rules than anything else. I wanted to use my new miniatures […]

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Frostgrave

Red King 10: Ethereal Tethers

Even though the Herald of the Red King had fallen, the cataclysm shaking the ruins of Felstad had not stopped. The Red King’s invasion continued and time was running out as reality continued to be torn asunder. After a short rest, Vladimir and Vivian located a set of pylons that seemed to be pulling the […]

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Frostgrave

Red King 9: King of the Hill

After exploring the null magic area that seemed to resist the powers of the Red King, Vivian and Vladimir had only a brief rest before they discovered the location of the Herald of the Red King in the city’s ruins. Hoping to put an end to the invasion, the two wizards planned to attack the […]

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MegaMek Unit Digest

I’ve continued working on the MegaMek file parser that I mentioned a couple months ago, and over the weekend I got to the point where it could handle every valid mech file from MegaMek! That means that the tool I wrote is generating summaries for 3,755 mech variants and handling almost every piece of technology […]

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Frostgrave

Red King 8: Planar Sinkhole

Pursued by the forces of the Red King following the sudden invasion, both Vivian and Vladimir began to seek out safe haven. Unfortunately, there was little safety to be found in the ruins of Felstad as storms of reality warping magic raged through the city and demonic soldiers prowled the streets. The two warbands eventually […]

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A Better Trebuchet

In a recent game, I used the Clan Invasion version of the Trebuchet and was a bit disappointed with the design. It is a solid improvement over the Succession Wars variants that I’ve used more often, but the tonnage devoted to the Narc beacon and its ammo felt like a waste in the game. As […]