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  1. Les Chimériades

    Just at Marseilles airport, waiting for my long flight home after a very pleasant few days at Chimériades.

    I flew in on Friday morning, having set off at 2300 Thursday night to find that my mobile phone had no roaming set up - Thanks Virgin! Eventually I got my lift sorted out and got to Andrew's house where we looked at figures and I met Steve, the modeller. We talked for a while, took a last minute look at the rules, prepared a game board for the con and had a lovely meal. Eventually, ...
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  2. Gloranthan Miniature Skirmish Playtest

    I spent yesterday looking at Mad Knight’s new range of Gloranthan figures and playtesting a set of Skirmish Rules to go with them. They are very impressive figures, harking back to the best of the Citadel figures from RuneQuest’s hey-day.

    We played using broos and trolls, as they were the painted ranges and swept through a Sun County village with devastating results. The sides seemed fairly evenly matched, with the trolls having more figures, half of which were trollkin. We ended up ...
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  3. Getting Better

    The article for Birchbark Chronicles made its way across the Atlantic where Mark Galleotti is going to chop it up and put it through a blender to make it fit with his other articles, so that's one down.

    Merrie England is, after a host of rewrites and additions, almost ready to be published. I remember why I prefer to write things for a website rather than for other people - it's a lot, lot easier. Still, I have ideas for a couple of follow-ups for Merrie England and should have them ...

    Updated October 20th, 2009 at 21:31 by soltakss

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  4. So Much to Do, So Little Time ...

    Hiya All

    I'm looking at what I want to do RPG-wise and I know I haven't time to do anywhere near as much as I'd like.

    Close to home, I have a RQ Campaign set in Third Age Pavis/Prax that is in danger of stalling unless I can find something to inspire me.

    I am working on an article for the Birchbark Chronicles for Mythic Russia that I haven't looked at for a couple of months.

    A long-term project is the mapping of Prax/The Holy Country/Dagori ...

    Updated November 30th, 2008 at 22:48 by soltakss

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