Thursday, August 21, 2014
Nightfall counter set) in the middle of the map and park an armor unit for two turns or an Ogre for one turn in an adjacent hex to download the dead cybertank's computer core. So in addition to lobbing nukes at each other, the four players were racing to complete the mission.
Thursday, August 14, 2014
Song of Drums and Shakos Large Battles, a Napoleonics game using the Song of Blades and Heroes game engine. The rules include activation rolls and contested combat rolls, but with SDS you add more dice to your roll instead of modifying a single die roll. Also, every failed activation roll gives your opponent a chance to react with one of his units.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
It took forever to get here, but I have to say the game's designs look pretty cool all in black.
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
I had a chance to play the X-Wing miniatures game last weekend, too. I got out my Rebel transport, and we tried one of the scenarios from the rules for that ship. The freighter was supposed to hold out for eight turns, while the Imperials' goal was to destroy it. I took my Alphabet Soup squadron (A-wing, B-wing, X-wing, Y-wing) to escort the massive ship.