Monthly Archives: June 2011

BEAMSTRIKE

BEAMSTRIKE is a proudly open-source 15mm scifi wargame, with several supplements, force lists, and other materials. It’s not wildly dissimilar in scope from StarGrunt, but works remarkably differently. Check it out! (imma firin mah lazor)

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No Limits

No Limits is an OSS scifi wargame that proudly defies convention. No Limits uses an alternate unit activation turn sequence in which players take turns moving and fighting with units until all units have been activated. Their marketing team deserves … Continue reading

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WarEngine, an OSS wargame

WarEngine is a brilliant project that has successfully generated a rules engine and a small community of gamers to back it up. They’ve also created a number of settings/rulebooks for several games using the engine. WarEngine uses common mechanics – … Continue reading

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Mad Props

http://www.freewargamesrules.co.uk/fantasy.html is a directory of free fantasy tabletop wargames. Not to be outdone, http://www.freewargamesrules.co.uk/sci-fi.html has your sci-fi fix. Some other aggregate lists of wargames, for the purposes of science: http://www.wargamingworld.com/wargames – They’re doing a good job keeping track of the big … Continue reading

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Historic Prices of GW Space Marines

Lets compare a few late 80’s advertisements for Space Marines (courtesy of the awesome solegends.com) to some prices on the website today: OMG YAYYYY 30 plastic Space Marines for £9.99, and they’re a multipart plastic kit! Comes with special weapons, heavies, … Continue reading

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Recruiting friends

Looking for a few brave souls to save the hobby of wargaming. Did H.G. Wells play with the rules on the shelf? Did Gary Gygax complain that publishers wouldn’t deliver? There’s no point in being chained to the proprietary rules … Continue reading

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Hello world

In the grim darkness of the immediate present, there are only proprietary tactical miniatures skirmish game sets. We’ll change that soon. 😀

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