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That's a lot of stuff

I haven't posted in any of my blogs for a couple of weeks, mostly because I haven't done anything particularly hobby-related in that entire time.

But, as a way of, um, kickstarting my hobby enthusiasm, I got my Vampire-level Reaper Bones Kickstarter package, along with the red dragon and Cthulhu upgrade.


Oh yes, and the Reaper paint set too, just for good measure.

Now I need to get going and start the 100+ miniatures involved.

Nuclear Scare [Marvel Heroic Roleplaying recap]

When last we saw our heroes... The Ferret, Abrasax, and Mr. Eternity had successfully stopped Empyrean from obtaining alien DNA from the Celestial, but only because the Celestial had mysteriously returned to life as the Dark Celestial.  Now the Dark Celestial is on the loose, and the three heroes have rounded up most of the Ultimate Posse to help.
Scene One The Ferret, Abrasax, Mr. Eternity, Samkhara, and Dr. Mind are approached at the HQ by Gen. Niles MacCauley of the USAF, who reports that the Dark Celestial is heading for the Strategic Air Command base at El Seguro.  There's a nuclear arsenal there, and MacCauley fears the worst.  After some very un-heroic dickering over what kind of future support the USAF would give to the Ultimate Posse, they head out in their new jet, which doesn't yet have a name. The team also sees news footage of Empyrean's trio of clone bodyguards--Crimson, Cobalt, and Viridian--attempt to intercept the Dark Celestial and fail.  Cobalt falls to e…

Not the Ultimate Posse's Finest Hour

Friday we played another game from our Marvel Heroic Roleplaying campaign.  Here's the recap:

Scene One

Mr. Eternity, the Ferret, and Abrasax the Guardian Gargoyle were alerted by the authorities to a break-in at a Genesis Technologies facility that manufactures military- and industrial-grade construction vehicles.  Accompanies by the new heroine the Huntress, they rushed over in their new jet (whose name hasn't quite been determined yet) and discover three supervillains--Feral, Gale Force, and Crowdsource--obviously trying to steal something.  The four heroes and three villains ended up fighting a highly destructive battle that left most the facility in ruins.  Shortly after defeating the villainous trio, Lancelot shows up, rebukes the heroes for causing so much damage, and hauls the villains off into custody.

The Huntress was being played by my daughter, who wanted to try out MHR and would help flesh out the group.  The players rolled incredibly badly, and the doom pool at the…