Wednesday, October 18, 2023

Stay Tuned, True Believers!

Oh boy, it's been well over a year since I last posted anything to the ol' blog. Shame, shame. But while I haven't been posting any new content to this little ol' site, I have been anything but idle. In the year plus since I started playing Marvel Crisis Protocol I've become something of a terrain hoarder. 

Previously, I shared an article explaining my plans to build custom boards that interconnect with each other as well as an industrial board that featured many shipping containers. Well, that whole idea was a bit too large and it wasn't really something I could make a reality (at this time). Instead, I started working on individual terrain sets that I can use with premade gaming mats. 

The goal moving forward is to share indepth looks at each of these terrain sets, posting articles about scratch building some of their components, with instructions and even sharing pictures of the various characters I've finished painting.

I hope to get rolling on this all very soon now that life has settled down a little bit. So stay tuned!

Saturday, July 2, 2022

Crisis Protocol - Shipping and Receiving

 I've been playing around with ideas for the city boards project and I've decided that it'll be best if I start with the Industrial sector first. This will allow me to get the hang of techniques and since the elevated train set is supposed to go on this board I feel like there's already progress being made. 

So with that in mind, I started scouting out the industrial areas of Spider-Man Remastered on PS5, looking around the shipping docks and warehouse areas for some inspiration. I think I've decided on a plan of attack now. 

Thursday, June 23, 2022

Crisis Protocol - City Planning

In my previous update, I had mentioned that I was working with my FLGS on getting Marvel Crisis Protocol gaming days going at the shop. This has sparked the need to design a table layout that would work either as four individual play areas for game days or as a connected mega table for special events.

 For my current games, I've been using a city streets map from Mats by Mars, which is really cool and is marked with positions where tokens are supposed to be placed. So it makes set up easy, but players need to be able to measure their token placement properly for games that don't use these style mats, and it feels like it has actually hindered my learning of the game as far as token placement goes.

Also, if you've been around for awhile, you know that I like to dream big and that it was only a matter of time before I started looking at modeling opportunities. When we started talking about having gaming days at my FLGS, and I started working on a collection of terrain to bring to the shop, the time had come.

Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Deep into MCP and New Projects!

Wow, it's been well over a year since I've posted anything on the ol' blog. Personal life and the way of the world really brought my productivity down to a screeching halt. 

But now ever since I returned from Adepticon 2022, I am in full on hobby mode once again! What started as building a team of models to play games with at Adepticon has turned into an obsession with all things Marvel Crisis Protocol. 

It's been a wild few months and the hobby mojo is overflowing.