Battletech Lunchtime Challenge – Turn 1a

Turn 1 of the second Battletech Lunchtime Challenge takes shape with movement and the Attacker’s declaration of fire. The Defender made a bold dash toward the goal, while the Attackers swept in behind him and let loose with an uncharacteristically successful barrage of fire from medium lasers. Battle has been joined and first blood drawn. … Continue reading

Battletech Lunchtime Challenge 2: Scenario

The second Battletech Lunchtime Challenge is a very specific kind of scenario of survival and evasion on the one hand, and harassment and evasion on the other. It pits one large, heavily-armed and armored, slow-moving opponent, against two lightly outfitted, much faster aggressors. The scenario is set in 3028. The Defender: The defender will be controlling a … Continue reading

Battletech Lunchtime Challenge 1: End of Turn 6

Turn 6 of the challenge was another round of massive concentrated fire of each side on a single mech of the other, but without the fiery detonations of Turn 4.  The Rented Swords lightly damaged the Panther again and the Regular Irregulars maintained their fire on the Quickdraw, and scored significant hits on the Assassin and Quickdraw. The Dervish launched … Continue reading

Battletech Introductory Box Set Unboxing 1

I ordered the 25th Anniversary Introductory Box Set with some misgivings due to conflicting reports on quality and contents. Despite these concerns, the price was right, and so I decided to order from FRP Games – quite simply the easiest means of getting international game orders in my rarely humble opinion. It Arrived! The box … Continue reading

Saturday Seed ~ 39 (Shadowrun)

This week’s seed is being planted for Shadowrun and is even smaller a seed than I usually plant, but as the possible directions for it to go are so varied and expansive, I hope that you will forgive me. The seed: The runners come across a chemical which has some effectiveness as a weight loss … Continue reading

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