Friday, December 27, 2013

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Gaming Sales continue on Amazon, Etsy, and Panjo Marketplace.

See the following links please:

AMAZON: Egyptoid
 - this is where I'm selling gaming books.

ETSY: Egyptoid
 -  where I sell homemade stuff, terrain, etc. Some miniatures.

PANJO: Egyptoid
  - for games, miniatures, and some comic books for sale.

Regrettably I'm not selling on E-Bay anymore.

Thanks for looking.
Elliott

Thursday, October 17, 2013

Greyhawk 3000

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The New Theory of Metaphysics

In a D&D world, one where gunpowder and steamworks also exist,  the previous balance is upset. Normally Psi & Magery used to exist despite each, and their effects whizzed right past each other.

When times change, and guns are invented, and steam-cannons tear down mystic force fields,
Now a triune disharmony unfolds, a rock-scissors-paper balancing, if you will.

Psychics can now pinpoint and disrupt magical effects with relative ease, yet they find that the price of this is that mystic metals, such as cold iron, mithril, adamant, etc can shield and even proof targets against their mental abilities.

Sorcerors can easily upset the apple carts of those who rely on their guns, steamjacks, and other war-engines. However, psychics can pick apart their magic with facility.

GAME TERMS
Metal Dampens Psionics:
Every plus of a carried metal item, such as a +2 mithril sheild, or a +3 cold iron longsword, 
counts  as one-and-a-half plusses to add to the saving throws (if allowed) versus psychic effects launched at the target. And if no psychic save is permitted, still half the plusses carried counts as psychic resistance for the target.

So, Jamal the Fighter has a +2 cold iron hauberk, and a +2 mithril longsword. His +1 steel crossbow bolts do not count since they are mundane metal. Jamal gets +6 on his Will save versus Psionic Charm.
When Jamal gets hit by Psychometabolic Hammer, he has no save, but counts as having power resist 12.
If a power allows both save and resist, he only gets the save.

Psionics Pierce Magic:
Dispel Magic etc. do not affect psychic powers unless activated via a metal focus, such as a staff of cold iron, or a mithril wand. This will at a minimum triple the cost of the item. Psychic defenses count as 150% versus magic, so if a psychic manifest Empty Mind, he gets +2 versus pychic attack, but +3 versus magic charm, for example. If a target gains power resistance from a magical source, a manifester is +2 on his level check. Power Resistance also provide Magic Resistance of 2/3rds value. so PR31 = SR20.

Magic Divides Metallurgy:
Dispel Magic can sabotage the working of Gunpowder, Dweonetics, Computers, Robots, etc.
Magic Resistance can shed off powers such as lightning guns, stun guns, concussion grenades that come from a techno weapon.

More Here.



Sunday, July 21, 2013

AAA now in Antarctica

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The AAA champions
fighting Grunn the Bridger's Telepresence
and Leige-Lord and all there minions
in the tunnels of Antarctica.

Monday, June 17, 2013

Supers of Hampton Roads -Champions AAA

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ANTARCTIC UFO BATTLE SCENE - FOR CHAMPIONS
Bottom left Circle is the Deck of the Grey UFO.
the Ice walls are above and below.
Greys with Blasters are everywhere, even in little wall niches.
Villain Sneak-Thief is off camera to left.
Villain Death-Grip is at Top of Frame, covered with the Rainbow Sloth Entangle.
Doctor Decibel and Thagar are trying the main door.
Cataclysm is sneaking in the window.
Kamun Rider, Tesla and his follower Sonora
are making sure Death-Grip is down for the count.

From the Atlantic Associate Avengers case files. 

Saturday, May 18, 2013

Epic Battle of the Atlantic Avengers Associates

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Underground Temple, City of the Elokians

Off to the left  is the City of the Elokians
River with dock on the top.
Temple with blue columns in middle.
inside the foyer, Sonora (left) has entangled Lumiere (right)
with her 7 giant ground sloths, rainbow colored.
By the River: Wild Wind clocks Doctor Decibel, Stiltman fights for the Redeemer.
Armageddon punches on Mister Foot the Sasquatch, to act as a
distraction for Quantum Rider, who kicks him around a little.
Telsa used teamwork to take down some bad guys.

Friday, May 17, 2013. AAA Campaign.

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

AVENGERS for CHAMPIONS

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Lately I been working on 
The Avengers Project

and selling off the rest of my gaming stuff to concentrate on Champions.

Sunday, July 08, 2012

Xeno Guide for 40K

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New Files on the Horizon

Everyone knows about Orks and Tyranids, right?but when the Rogue Trader flavor text
starts talking about Lacrymole, or Rak-Gol, or the Laeran,
can you or your players keep it all straight?


Now you can with Inquisitor Krella's 
handy Field Guide to Xeno Heresy
Know What You Are Hating !

Wednesday, July 04, 2012

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More RPG Battle Cards

These use the stats from Battlefleet Koronus,
laid out in Epic Armageddon style.
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ORK UNITS, which I put at 1 lower tech level than the usual Navy level.
(They even it out in Numbers)

Plus 2 sheets of various Imperial or Merc units
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Thursday, May 17, 2012

First Squad

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Rogue Trader
 Field Police


Space Marines


from the 1987 edition of Warhammer 40K
This is the first squad painted
from the "pick my marines" thread on RPG.net

Saturday, April 28, 2012

How do I shot Kraken ?

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About

“How Do I Shot Kraken?” is a popular catchphrase paired with an image of Lady Rogue Trader Armengarde, that is typically used in vox conversations to poke fun at a newbie's behavior.

Origin

The original image panel was first published in a 41184 issue of The Koronus Gazetteer, with Armengarde appearing in a promotional page asking for Adeptus  feedback on advertisements.  There are conflicting reports regarding the birth of “how do I shot Kraken?”, but numerous reference materials point to Ad-Mech forums’s “tech-lords-only”  server as the earliest known site of origin. According to firsthand accounts, it was originally quoted during a round of Imperial Selection, wherein the K-Nib enemies’ primary choice of weapon was shooting spider-webs. Out of sheer frustration, a newbie apprentice repeatedly asked “how do i shot Kraken?” in Low Gothic, which presumably meant “How Do I Shoot the Kraken.”  The earliest Crew-Tube sighting of the phrase was reported as early as  41203.

Spread

This grammatically strange phrase initially spread as an in-joke among Genetor  users who frequented the Xeno-Lore section, but reached across the boards on Tech-Heterocity, eventually reaching the Tech-Chan Board, where an image macro of Armengarde saying the phrase spawned hundreds of other pictures containing the phrase.

Reaction

None. Apparently no Ad-Mech has had the courage or need to bring this to Armengarde's attention, and they, as in-jokes. remain on vox networks where presumably she does not look.

Friday, April 27, 2012

Died and Went to Gamer Hell

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What - is this 1992 ?   
"New" products on the game shelf consist of 
  • Battle-Tech : Re-Vamped
  • Shadow-Run : Re-Hashed
  • Hero-Quest : Re-Dux
 And dribbling in nearby are Rifts (Necro Edition),
D&D Reanimated, and
Vampire (OMG why is that still alive)

It's like Microsoft bought out the gaming industry.
"Let's recycle junky crud that didn't work 20 years ago,
  slather it with maybelline, and sell it again!"

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Version 1.O of RT:RPG Mass Battle Cards

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Preview One:





 Kaledon Hunters, an IG ranger unit

 IG 337th: Tank Battalion

 Kalvenian 187th: IG Anti-Air Battlaion


Naval Ratings: Unit of ship-bound troopers







LINK to FILE






Preview Two:


Murder Servitors: massed guardians of ship

Followers: troopers who follow the Sisters and Misionaries

PDF: Svards home defense unit


Cultists: men who are Whisperers, also from Svard


For Rogue Trader RPG, Mass Battles,
from the Book: Battlefleet Koronus

Available as an XLS file.

For which R.T.House does she work ?

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Chorda ?
Armengarde ?
Contessa Cortelax ?

and what is he doing with those two ugly, stupid, smelly, heretical xenos by her side ?

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Rogue Trader - Koronus Profiteers

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Time and time again the Eldar prove they’re not only whores, but cheap whores.

Monday, April 16, 2012

Values for Rogue Trader Units in 40K-RPG

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Here's my followup work. I've corrected some of the math from previous ideas, so the 2 proceeding pictures should be considered beta previews. The data is for average baseline units, except the last few rows of specials.  This sheet can be quickly copied and modded to make Elites, Low-Tech, or what have you. The book says there are no low-tech Heavy Armor or Titans, but I've seen both Gargants and Wild Wild West, so I'm going to allow them. I'm also taking the suggestion that Anti-Air units (AK-AK) do half damage when forced into regular combat, and expanding that to say that Titans can also screen like AK-AK.


The data is from Battlefleet Koronus by FFG, for their quickie representation of mass combat in 40K style.

Monday, April 09, 2012

Kaledon Hunters for RTG

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Based on the planet's position on the Galaxy Map,
I had worked the Kaledon Guards into the flavor text of
my Rogue Trader Campaign, House Windsor.

Now the players have relatively easy access to these guys,
and as part of the ongoing effort to make play aids
for RTG, these guys are among the first to be built.


Sunday, April 08, 2012

Unit Cards for Rogue Trader Wars

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Preview of spreadsheet with Unit Data



laid out like Epic Cards ; I used  the 3 units described in the BFK book, and extrapolated the Skitari.
What say you ?

Saturday, April 07, 2012

Rogue Trader - Mission Details - 1

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First in a Series
Illustrated Tales of Daring-Do from the masters of Billion-Throne Gambles...

Drop-Pods and Transport

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the Wonder Hawk, and 2 Drop Pods Custom Built

Monday, March 05, 2012

Why do they call gamers "Geeks" ?

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I can show you quite a few players that amass  
a massive amount of gaming books, 
miniatures, accessories, and dice. 
The collections can become quite impressive.











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I can show you dozens of players that know the rules to games. 
They can quote you chapter and verse from their favorite tomes of lore.




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I can show you scores 
of gamers who are quite clever.
Their intellect and verbiage 
can seem quite extraordinary.


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Can you show me a gamer that is a pleasant person with which  to spend an evening ? That would be most impressive of all.





Sunday, February 26, 2012

February is Dark Eldar History Month

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Mark Your Data-slates, and tell your Servo Skulls to remind you,
that February is Dark Eldar History Month at the Schola Progenium.

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Vote for Chapter

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Choose Space Marine Colors!
POLL CHOICES
  • Legion of the Damned
  • Mentor Legion
  • Raptor Legion
  • Fire Hawks
  • Death-Watch
  • Omega Chapter
  • Vengeance Knights
  • Lupercal Knights
  • Gold Legion
  • Mortifactors
  • Brotherhood of a Thousand
  • Rogue Trader Field Police  (here)
Pick one on the RPG net forum, please. I've got some old marines, some beakies, and I can't decide what scheme to have them painted for chapter colors. Of the thousands of chapters, I narrowed it down to these 12.

For my marines I want either a striking look, or a chapter idea that I like. I don't want any of the usual Ultra-Wolves or Raven-Scars run-of-the-mill garbage.  I already made up my own Chaos Chapter, so I want to have an existing one for my marines.
Legion of the Damned: the undead marines.
Mentor Legion: the high-tech marines.
Raptor Legion: in their original colors (White Dwarf 101)
Fire Hawks: in their original colors (1st edition)
Death-Watch:  love these guys after we played the RPG
Omega Chapter: fan chapter I like.
Vengeance Knights: aka Phoenix Knights. cool fan story bro.
Lupercal Knights: fan chapter, cool colors.
Gold Legion: fan-based "Gold Two"
Mortifactors: ancient chapter since like first edition
Brotherhood of a Thousand: love the name
Rogue Trader Field Police: kickin it old school.

What say you?                  Poll is Here

Thursday, February 09, 2012

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Battlefleet Gothic Cruiser Parked over Hampton Roads

The ship hovers over the mouth of the James River, which is 5 miles wide at point D. (Bridge Tunnel)
Other features to give scale:
  • Huge rail-yard and switching station at K.
  • Berths for repairing cruise liners and navy ships at A.
  • Coal-yard that powers the ship-yard at C.
  • Monitor-Merrimac tunnel at B.
  • Aircraft Carriers parked at Norfolk Naval Base at E.


original from this site: SIzes

Wednesday, February 08, 2012

Latest on Game-Watch

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The games I wanted to happen didn't, namely D&D with old friends,
or Rogue Trader. The pisser was that I had supplied miniatures to
the DM for a game he said he would run, and had a car-load
of miniatures and terrain for the RT game.

IN ANY CASE:
Some other guys had Dystopian Wars and we had a go at that.

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Far out in the Pacific the Americans thwart the Japanese.



Friday, December 30, 2011

NECRON CODEX !

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Thank Goodness they finally upgraded the Codex.

Wait, what the... I don't... MATT WARD !

Friday, December 16, 2011

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Forward to the Future   That's my new motto.

After long preparation for Hordes of the Things, I found out that one of my favorite players of the game has no further desire to hang out with me anymore. I can understand that, but not understand why he couldn't be honest about it, or told me before I did all the work. But I shall look on the bright side, somewhere somehow, people that like HOTT will show up and I'll get to use these new armies somehow.

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Also in my D&D campaign I had to sack the whole thing.
I had seven players, and five of them were unable to be polite during the game.
  • one talks quite a bit about other miniatures games during RPG time.
  • one cannot silence his cell phone or stay off of it. Which I could understand if he were a doctor or had a life; but he does not.
  • one cannot help but contradict me and correct me on the rules.
  • one cannot show up on time, or stay awake
  • one cannot quit playing other video games or music during RPG time.
At some juncture a tipping point was reached, and the signal-to-noise ratio  grew too lopsided, and I disbanded the weekly game.
But I remain positive. Somehow somewhere there are people who can politely join in a gaming group.

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Trolls of Minaria

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The trolls march out to war with my newest Hordes Army

  
Back Row: Behemoths and Cleric
Next Row: Warbands and Artillery
Front Row: Spears and Sneaker

Friday, September 09, 2011

DIVINE RIGHT- HORDES of the THINGS for MINARIA

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What if we had miniature armies for each of the nations on the Minaria map from the game Divine Right.
This neednt be huge, there's only 14 or so countries to represent
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SEE HERE

undead campaign

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Our un-heroes battle the last of the Death Giants,
reputedly the last giants in all of Minaria.

Saturday, August 20, 2011

Beholder Conversation

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From the excellent discussion thread on beholders from Rpg.Net:

Sunday, June 19, 2011

Lords of Death

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Time to Expand our Domain

Were going to open this place with
a mithril suggestion box.


Friday, April 01, 2011

Divine Right, Kingmaker, Hex Map, Pathfinder

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New & Improved Campaign Area Map
With 12 miles hexes overlayed on the subject Area
Setup right for a Kingmaker style Sandbox Adventure.


Tuesday, March 22, 2011

City of the Dead - Minaria D20

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Map of Campaign Area


DIVINE RIGHT for D&D


The PCs  control the Area in the Hunger Hills
near the big red Star.

Rogue Trader Cargo List

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Items contained in the Primary Hold 
of the EMPERORS HAND RT Cruiser.

Most products are self explanatory, however:
Barrage is a Combat Drug ; Ultra-Smoke is for the Battlefield ; Toxicontin is a medical drug. ;   Denomagen is a classified food substance ; Stokelies are vegetable rations ; Bacoreals are protein rations ;  An organic energy reactor is bascially an STC compatible  Mr.Fusion module.

Sunday, March 13, 2011

Let's Talk About Rogue Trader

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Looks like the Warp Storm is about to slam into Esteban and Quistorol.

Wednesday, March 02, 2011