Category: Opinion and Discussion
General thoughts and discussions that are more generic and perhaps reflective of our hobby as a whole. Areas such as broader views on gaming, how gaming relates to the world and the people in it, new challenges to the gaming industry and how the perception of it from the outside might be changing.
Lazar Sector Part III: The Ballad of the Crooked Cane
The new season is upon us, and that means the Lazar Sector will soon erupt with a cacophony of the din of battle. Revving chainswords, the heavy buzz of lasgun fire, the rata-tat-tat of autoguns and explosions. All met with screams of pain, blood curdling battle cries and the soft thud of bodies hitting plasteel […]Read More Lazar Sector Part III: The Ballad of the Crooked Cane
Takeover Phase: Cycle 1
We’re half way through the first cycle of the takeover period of the campaign. So far there have been two hard fought battles fought over key territories in the Lazar Sector. First up the Bad Batch shook off their slow start after their arrival in their sector and launched a raid on a vault that […]Read More Takeover Phase: Cycle 1
May the Battle commence!
Welcome to the Lazar Sector Campaign: Part II We now enter the 2nd part of the campaign, the take-over phase. This is relatively simple. Players challenge players for territories other gangs currently occupy. As with the first half of the campaign each gang will need to complete a single game every cycle. The only difference […]Read More May the Battle commence!
A tough old time of it…
It’s been a weird couple of years for me, Matt, aka mcfonz. Many of you who know me well will know I lost my father back at the end of October 2020. It wasn’t an easy journey, and like many thousands if not millions of others, my family had to come to terms with the […]Read More A tough old time of it…
Xeno: All Out War
Another day, a fresh start as they say. Following on from my last article about an on-going project that started back in 2017, I followed up a few things due to requests from fellow hobbyists on social media. I contacted Mantic for their permission to share what I did to convert their rules for their […]Read More Xeno: All Out War
Xeno: All Out War the story so far
Good morning folks, this post is a bit of an unplanned one in the sense that it’s just gone 8am on a crisp August 4th morning, and having been awake for an hour, I hadn’t even contemplated a blog post. Sipping on a cup of coffee trying to brink my brain into some state of […]Read More Xeno: All Out War the story so far
Star Breach – A new project: Part I
Having played around for the last year trying to complete units for various forces in an effort to build them up and have some semblance of a force for different game systems I thought it was about time that I gave Star Breach a proper good look before creating a faction for the game itself. […]Read More Star Breach – A new project: Part I
With a flick of the heels!
Hello and welcome to all. Where to start? This blog is another part of what forms the Random Platypus community which is focused around the web forum but has stretched out to include a youtube channel, facebook page, twitter account and now a blog page. In terms of content, those that are designed for them […]Read More With a flick of the heels!