Today’s figure is from the Reaper Dark Heaven Legends line. His name is Amathor, Arch Mage. He is wearing a robe, cloak and hat, carrying an owl familiar and wielding a staff with a face, with a rode on his belt. I found him in two places, on Reaper Miniatures site and karasrocha.com. According to the Karas and Rocha description, there used to be an … Continue reading Figure of the Week: Amathor, Arch Mage
Todays figure is Kurz, Orc Fighter. He is from the Reaper Dark Heaven Legends line, wields an orc double-axe and is wearing piecemeal armor (a mix of plate, chain and hide). I used this as a half-orc character that I played as well as a few other people in various groups that I’ve played with. The last one had me add blood to the axe … Continue reading Figure of the Week: Kurz, Orc Fighter
Today’s Figure of the Week is the Frogman, it is a Dark Heaven Legends Reaper figure, wielding a short spear and a turtle shell shield, wearing a sea-shell breastplate, elbow guards, bracers, greaves and a grass skirt. I had fun painting him and am looking for more to paint in the future. A link for the Grippli Pathfinder advanced race. Continue reading Figure of the Week: Frogman
Not long ago I got in a twitter conversation about character backstories. One of my followers @CrossingNewLeafe chimed in on a conversation that I had commented on with @theGodDamnDM about making an awesome backstory that will impress your DM. One commenter had stated that they felt that a short backstory was the best. Others had stated that there was nothing wrong with a long and … Continue reading Player Characters Backstories are Not Stories.
Earlier this month Wizkids announced that they were preparing to release a new line of minis for gamer’s in the 4th quarter this year. This is not the first time that WizKids has put out a line of unpainted minis. Back in the day of Mage Knight they had released a very nice line of figures with the help of Ral Partha. There will be … Continue reading Wizkids unveils Unpainted Mini product
Recently I have been wanting to write a blog about player tips. A guide to help new and even old players at the table. As I began to pour my ideas on to paper I noticed a trend in my writing. I had many tips and suggestions but more and more of them were falling into several common categories. So I began narrowing in on … Continue reading Player F.A.C.T.S
So as we move on to the third installment of Cypher Shadowrun we move to running the Matrix. Essentially running the matrix is no different from any other skill based series of Tasks in the Cypher System. The world moves faster and instead placing added rules to represent this we just handle this aspect of the game in RP. There are really only a few … Continue reading Cypher System Shadowrun the Matrix.