Blog Post: Battletech

Battletech Dragonfly One Group

Dragonfly Group One: Tasked with holding the ground around the site of a drop ship that crashed with some los-tech. Dragonfly One. <break> Hold off incoming Davion assets. <break> Affirmative, LRMs outbound. <break> Longbow and Strikers take up position in the woods, infantry in support. Valkyrie and hover support attack the flanks- delay as long as you can. Incoming Stalker, Rifleman, Schrek, and Saladin. Skirmish with the light mechs. LRM’s outbound… Can’t slow these assault’s Read more…

By Wargamer Fritz, ago
Blog Post: Wings Of Glory

Need More Wings Of Glory

Planning some Wings of Glory WW I games for the summer, I really need to get back into this amazing game, not that I ever left… Knights of the sky, World War I, it has both the mechanics and multiplayer that I enjoy, pushing it to a great multiplayer wargame. How many wargames that you have or play can scale to any amount of players and still work. Games of 10 vs. 10? The mechanics Read more…

By Wargamer Fritz, ago
Blog Post: Battletech

BBL: Battletech Battlemaster Back Lasers

“Incoming Davions, hold the line, fire at will as soon as they are in range…” Rear mounted lasers and weapons- in the past I’d use them once a while, they mostly seemed like a novelty at best, and at worst wishing you have that weapon front facing as you square off against mechs. Its taken a good string of games with my Battlemaster to both appreciate them and unlock how to use them effectively. Your Read more…

By Wargamer Fritz, ago
Blog Post: Battletech

Your Craziest Battletech Moment?

BATTLETECH is a game of awesome tension. Massive war machines firing lasers, missiles, and cannons- taking tremendous amount of damage. Mech with limbs blown off, leaking internals, smoking, burning, and still fighting to the end. One never knows just what is going to happen in the game, and every now and then, by my odds 1-12 games, something extrodinary happens- smashing the dice gods, breaking the Vegas odds, and turning the flow of the battle Read more…

By Wargamer Fritz, ago
Blog Post: Warhammer 40K

Warhammer 40K Movement Tactics

I’ve been reviewing some of the fundamental (in my opinion) tactics of Warhammer 40K. Been an influx of new readers to my blog- welcome & Hail Horus! Not knowing your current experience in 40K I wanted to push more starting content to the archives here. Every wargame has a learning curve, and if a few of my posts can cut down that learning curve, that is the plan… In this post I want to explore Read more…

By Wargamer Fritz, ago
Blog Post: Battletech

Battletech Mech Tactics: Quickdraw

  On the BATTLETECH tabletop I feel like the Quickdraw is a heavy mech that plays as a medium mech- it certainly feels like one, and every time I check the tech manual I’m a bit surprised to again see it is indeed a heavy mech. The challenge is not so much the armor and speed, but the weapon configurations (stock) vs. heat sinks. So we start off with the LRM 10 laying down some Read more…

By Wargamer Fritz, ago