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Shatterzone: Xenos Alpha (MACE 2017)

Some crafts I used in my Shatterzone RPG at MACE 2017 – billowing fires (explosions), and body markers. Inspired by many crafts from here. This game went well but took too long.  I decided to do a random encounter en-route

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Star Trek: Ascendancy (MACE 2017)

This is the first time I played this game with the new expansions.  Both were played with a 4 player game, leaving the Romulans out. I think most of the players played conservatively at the beginning.  That tends to make

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Savage Reich Star: Ice Station Schatzgräber (MACE 2017)

My Savage Reich Star game at MACE 2017.  Ice Station Schatzgräber. The crafts included the ruined New York City block (New York was nuked in 1942 in this timeline), the initiative Savage Skulls in use, and the pièce de résistance –

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My MACE 2017 Schedule

Fri 8 pm – 12 am: Shatterzone Xenos Alpha I play tested this at RonCon.  I am not sure how well this is going to go.  I never ran SZ at a Con because of its complexities.  I am going to

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4 years of almost nothing should say something…

In the case of ConGregate, I am either a big failure or circumstances surrounding the convention are not conducive to a success gaming track.  Three of those four years, I gave it everything I could give. It was like squeezing

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Necropolis (ConCarolinas 2017)

SYSTEM: Call of Cthulhu 7e Another one of the canned adventures by Chaosium for the summer convention season, Necropolis is a short introductions adventure with a simple premise and straightforward purpose.  It is meant to help the players get used to

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The Dreaming Ward (ConCarolinas 2017)

SYSTEM: Call of Cthulhu 7e Chaosium released a few free adventures for the summer con season and I decided to run some of those.  Key word is that these are free.  You get what you pay for.  Although they are

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Alien Vs. Predator, The Hunt Begins, MACE West 2017

These are pictures of my playtest but I did play it at MACE West 2017 with 2 other players.  I want to like this game so much but I think it has its flaws.  Either that, or we are playing

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Star Trek Ascendancy, MACE West 2017

This is a great game!  It really has a Star Trek feel.  I plan to do a review of this but I really look forward to playing this more and more, especially with expansions.  The 3 player game is great

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Scythe, MACE West 2017

I plan to write a review of this game soon.  It has be torn.  It has a strong Euro feel but just enough player interaction and combat that it keeps my attention.  This was by far one of the best

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