Category Archives: none yet

Irulan (Irillian) session one

Are we there yet? PreambleThe SPI DragonQuest campaign is reaching Irillian. I have not posted much about the previous adventures, as they are all based on commercially available scenarios, and I don’t want to spoil them, but Irillian is technically … Continue reading

Posted in DragonQuest, Essence RPG, none yet, RPG, Writing | Leave a comment

A look at Tanks: Modern Age

After 2020’s 10mm painting plan didn’t come together, I decided to do some Cold War Era tank combat, as I would not need many models and, as it was solo, there was no rush to paint. I also got some … Continue reading

Posted in none yet | Tagged | Leave a comment

1066 by Peter Denis and Andy Callan

Using the simple, one page version of the included war game of 1066. With apologies to Dave Elrick A few birthdays ago, my friend Dave got me the book 1066 by famed illustrator Peter Dennis. This is a book of … Continue reading

Posted in none yet, Solo Wargaming, Wargaming, Wargaming | Leave a comment

“Viking Fury” by Gary Graber – Minden Games

It has been a Viking heavy Christmas. We have a Julbok Christmas straw goat, I’ve been catching up with the series “Vikings”, playing “Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla” and in a couple of gifts from one of my oldest friends, Dave, I … Continue reading

Posted in none yet | Leave a comment

Review – Books of Battlemats Volume II, Giant and Big from Loke Battlemats

Reviewed by Colin D. Speirs Giant Book of Battlemats Volume II – £32.99Big Book of Battlemats Volume II – £19.99Available direct From Loke Battlemats or from hobby and river nameD retailers The concept of these is quite simple, A book … Continue reading

Posted in none yet | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

LOCS C&S Geek code circa 2000

Andy Staples commented on C&S 5 abbreviations. In the days of steam internet, even being a fan could involve abbreviations… ADV = Adventurer GM = Gamesmaster GMA = GM/ADV M/C = Mix/Custom Supplements SB= Sourcebook LoTRS = Land of the … Continue reading

Posted in none yet | Leave a comment

My first Chivalry and Sorcery campaign

I first obtained the Chivalry and Sorcery 1st edition in 1980, a second hand copy with a red cover that no other copy I have ever seen had. Certainly it mystified Ed and Wilf when they saw it. I quickly … Continue reading

Posted in Chivalry & Sorcery, none yet, RPG | Leave a comment

Seeking Sanctuary in RPGs

On the way to work this morning, I listened to the podcast by “Dirk the Dice” ( @thegrognardfiles ) and friends on Cities in RPGs and on the “Thieves’ World” multi-system RPG supplement. That podcast is here . In case … Continue reading

Posted in none yet | Leave a comment

To a more realistic medieval RPG

The new Chivalry and Sorcery will include, for the first time, rules for characters of the Jewish and Islamic religions. These will be enough for character generation and more in-depth supplements may be produced later. Now, there was a question … Continue reading

Posted in none yet | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Rosalie Smith

This was first written on a Psion 3a during commutes between cities to work and was published in “Alarums and Excursions” and later in the C&S “Armourer’s Companion” This form is the one from the Armourer’s Companion and was edited … Continue reading

Posted in none yet | Leave a comment