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  • #150718
    irishserb
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    Here are a few pics of a couple recent games, the first fight in the jungle with a  some of my more sophisticated post apoc forces in a non-post apoc game.

    More pics here:  http://irishserb.blogspot.com/2021/02/bungle-in-jungle-28mm-sci-fi.html

    And a post apoc AAR from two weekends back:

    More pics and the AAR on my blog at:

    http://irishserb.blogspot.com/2021/01/the-chase-28mm-post-apoc.html

    Hope they might be of interest, and thanks for looking.

    #150719
    Thomaston
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    Nice set up for the jungle game, very impressive. Ols Cadian vs new Cadian was kind of funny.

    The second game was, differnt. Were the kids smaller scale minis?

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    #150728
    irishserb
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    The second game was envisioned as a pursuit ending in a firefight, but rolled up with four parties involved, one being random critters, and ended up going it a little different from what I expected.   There were two smaller children, one of which mostly ends up out of the pics that are 28mm Hasslefree figs, and one older child that was from Leading Edge.  I can’t remember if those were marketed as 25mm or 28mm.  It was from either the Lawnmower man set or one of the Aliens sets.

    #150742
    Darkest Star Games
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    Really good stuff.  The ending of the 2nd game was just like a TV show or movie, leaves so much open to further adventures.  I’m sure the baddies grabbed the girl as a slave or breeding stock (to be tactful), but I am hoping they have a less nefarious plan as that would be much more interesting.  Can’t wait to see what the man in the orange had does when he appears next!

    "I saw this in a cartoon once, but I'm pretty sure I can do it..."

    #150762
    Stephen Madjanovich
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    Always love your game reports, especially the post apoc ideas. Just looked at the rumble in the jungle so far and am curious what rules you are using? I get the impression they are your own but are they based on an existing rules set? Thank you.

     

    #150771
    irishserb
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    Thanks guys.  I was completely surprised by the way the chase game developed, and kind of blind-sided that they got away with the girl.  I didn’t really think it would happen.  I’m going to work on seeing where the story (and scenarios) go over the weekend.

    The rules are all home-brew, the same set for both games.  They grew out of a set that I wrote for a light role-play colonial adventure set around piracy and whatnot in the south Pacific (inspired by the movie Nate and Hayes among other things).  I expanded them to include a wider range of weapons and equipment, and have worked with two versions, a sort of long and short version, having a little more or less granularity.  The short version works great for smaller skirmishes, but the range of factors and results is a little cramped for something like the jungle game, so I’m sort of weighing how to compromise the two.

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