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Compagnie pour l’exploration et l’extraction des Technologies Inconnues

SoldierSo while I was going through the various companies for In Her Majesty’s Name I was a bit taken by the French Foreign Legion company. The idea was nice but as I was thinking of it I started to envision a group of French troops that were lead by an explorer who was attempting to find and return technology for the French government. And so Le Compagnie pour l’exploration et l’extraction des Technologies Inconnues was born.

Or at least it has been conceived.

While at Sentry Box today I picked up Renegade French WWI Chausseurs who probably aren’t the most accurate figures but they seem the part and looked pretty nifty. I also grabbed two Chronoscape Autonomon figures as well as a female technician. The only thing I need to add to the group is some sort of infantry command figure or two. Sadly the Renegade rack was a bit slim on command figures for the WWI French minis so I may need to order something from North Star.

Song of Bones and Heroes

For quite some time I have been interested in trying out the Song of Blades and Heroes fantasy skirmish rules from Ganesha Games. If you are not familiar with them, they are a very basic set of rules that strips the game down to a set of two statistics (Quality and Combat) and a few special rules to create a game that focuses on your tactics and not the peculiarities of the game system or the interactions of the unit abilities and stats. (more…)

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