Author Archives: that70sbloke

A Tale of Two events, part 2

Event 2 was at 7th city collectibles near Nottingham this past sunday, 14th September. I’ve been there previously for Aristeia! and guild ball. This was a four round event. This ended up being a bit rushed. 3 of my games went to time rather than actually finish. I took defenders this time as the new […]

A Tale of Two events, part 1

This blog should have been last weeks’ but for some reason I couldn’t access wordpress! In the mean-time I have now been to two events! The first event was on Sunday 30th August at Board in Brum. I’ve been to BiB before but they have a new venue now with a lot more space. It’s […]

I’m Back!

So Covid Happened. Technically it meant I had more time to write the blog, but I had a lot less to blog about. No cinema, No IRL games, no events, no IRL RPG. Also no designated “day off” that I was writing the blog on. Whereas in the last week I’ve seen two new releases […]

2d20 deconstructed

So it doesn’t look like we’re getting an official 2d20 core any time soon, so I’m going to have a look at doing my own. I’m going to take the cortex+ approach. Cortex+ included Smallville, Leverage, Marvel Heroic Roleplaying and then some quickstarts. Eventually they released a hackers guide where they renamed the variations to […]

2d20 for other settings…

This is prompted by a Facebook thread where I pointed out genesys is taking off and 2d20 has stalled. The main problem 2d20 has is there is no core book, but also each iteration is different. I reckon 2d20 can actually cover most genres already…and unlike genesys which requires huge amounts of work to create […]

League of Legends RPG

I’ve got really back into league but am surprised to find there is no system for it. And then i looked across the internet and there aren’t any hacks either. So i’ve spent a while looking at systems, and here is my initial thoughts: Genesys 5-7 = -2 Pro Talents Versatile magic Can use specialisations […]

MCP Overwatch Sombra

Either the last for now…or I have 1 left…not sure!

MCP Overwatch: Mercy

Missed a Week! so 2 this week, then i think i’m done. Still not playtested!!  

MCP Overwatch : Hanzo

And… Hanzo. did Genji, gotta do Hanzo. Again, these are not playtested…really need to get onto that. Still waiting for half my models…

MCP OverWatch: Genji

Genji next. Nice figure for him from SMS. Really need to try these out…Just waiting for rest of overwatch figs.

Marvel Crisis Protocol The Review

I’m glad I’ve had time to actually play games and read the rules so this is mostly a review of the box itself. What’s in the Box? The box is pretty crammed with goodies. Counter sheets, measuring tools, dice, lots of sprues and the how to play book. The Models: The models are great! The […]

Release Day / 15 in 15

So it’s release Day. At Last! I was hoping to do my review today, but since i don’t have a copy of the game it didn’t seem right. So when i started this 15 day streak i was hoping i could manage 15 blogs in 15 days, well i did way more than that. I […]

MCP LOL : Vi

Why Vi? Because i found a model for her. That’s pretty much it. Annoyingly she comes with 3 passives and two almost identical attacks…but oh well.

MCP LOL : Ahri

Franchise number 3: League of Legends. I haven’t played it in years, but it has some cool characters. Also, i can order a figure for Ahri…so here she is I really need to get her on the table and try her. Coming up with the powers based on a MOBA character is easy enough, balancing […]

MCP Street Fighter : Fei Long

Yes, Fei Long is an odd choice, but I have the heroclix mini. His main attack was awkward, and could have been built off strike. And maybe he should only be threat 2 as he is quite similar to Black Widow. As always, feedback welcome! What’s in store for tomorrow? Depends on if i get […]

MCP Street Fighter : M Bison

And next up for this batch is M Bison (or Balrog in Japan). He had to come along at some point, he’s the main baddie! So he comes in at a rare threat 4. Basically because he is v tough but also dishes out good damage. That’s it for now! I might return to SF […]

MCP Street Fighter : Dhalsim

Dhalsim is up next as he has very different powers to the other characters, and also i have the heroclix model for him! I got to throw in some interesting things here involving his stretching, teleporting and flight. Pretty happy, but he might need toning down or pushing to threat 4.

MCP Street Fighter : Chun-Li

So Chun-Li had to be next as the most iconic female Street fighter Character. This was hard not to end up with another Ryu/Ken but i made her strike represent her multiple kick and threw in some Powers based on her backstory.

MCP Street Fighter : Ken

If i started with Ryu, obviously Ken is next! Ken is funnily enough pretty much the same as Ryu but he has a different ultra and his supers have different wild effects.

MCP Street Fighter : Ryu

So after Overwatch i still really had the bug for doing custom characters. Someone had suggested SF and i got my heroclix out…so Ryu up first. I did a back card because i was already on 4 attacks and needed an ultra. Plus it meant i could use a semi-amusing continue picture! Ryu has pretty […]