Friday, 10 June 2011

Pound o' Dice

There are approximately 100 factory-second dice in this bag.(Number of dice will vary with the mix-four-siders are lighter than other shapes, for example.)
These dice are mixed in a variety of styles & colors. Every bag does not necessarily have every style & color. Sizes may include 6, 8, 10, 12, 20 & 30-sided dice (and, possibly, other sizes) in colors that include (but are not limited to) speckled, marble, rainbow, opaque and translucent.
This assortment features one complete 7-die polyhedral set of never-released speckled dice, available ONLY in this Pound O' Dice assortment!!

So once again, we have something between Airborne caterpillar cocoons and Zamboni Cannons, so the CGSF is spoken for (WE were going for Zedbras but it wasn't in the range)

Wednesday, 1 June 2011

BrikWars is a miniatures wargaming system by Mike Rayhawk, created for use with plastic building blocks and figurines. It is designed to be simplistic and flexible, allowing for its players' full range of creativity in creating armies, creatures, vehicles, and worlds out of construction toys. Although targeted primarily at adults, BrikWars is known for its straight-faced acceptance of the kinds of ridiculous scenarios and multi-genre mashups that arise naturally when children dump out their unsorted toybins on the floor. Much of its humor comes from satirizing "serious" wargames and their players, while flouting or deliberately misinterpreting conventions of the genre.
BrikWars is the plastic-brick wargaming system that throws the peaceful worlds of your favorite construction toys into wanton chaos and destruction!
— from the homepage
BrikWars uses "minifigs" (usually LEGO minifigures or equivalent miniature figures from other construction toy brands) as small soldiers, and terrain constructed from construction bricks or random objects found near the playing area. While the game can be played with completely non-construction-toy related objects, such as action figures, stuffed animals, or tin soldiers, the rules lend themselves best to figures and structures which can be easily disassembled and reconstructed. These models might represent real or fictional-world forces and situations, but are just as likely to represent exactly what they are - toys engaging in arbitrary battles for toy supremacy.

So we at the CGSF have found a new project to support, and because lego is somewhere between airborne caterpiller cocoons and zamboni cannons, this shall be our current goal.

-Good night, and may paulson be with you,