Serene Fist four is in the final stages of playtesting. It's a system I want to use for the other genres so I want to make sure it works. I'm really enjoying it so far. The figures are drawn and just need colouring and layout. Serene Fist five will be a Wuxia heroes and villains set.
Lots more zombies in there besides furry zombies. There will be lots of regular zombies as well as a few toxic varieties. I finalized the game cards this weekend and will be working on the rulebook editing this week. Still hoping to sneak another set out sometime as well.
I may need to take people up on the proofreading... Playtesting finished tonight and a few changes are being made. There are going to be a TON of minis in this set. Just a horde of zombies of all different kinds. Really fun to playtest this. I hope people enjoy playing it. Ok.. back to work.
This set is HUGE... I mean.. huge. Here is my final artwork that needs colouring this weekend. Rules are out for proofreading... oh my .. I feel bad that it's not out before Halloween (which was my deadline), but I think it will be a better set with the extra time.
I'm looking forward to it as well. The game has been really fun to playtest. I'm releasing the game as a free beta release with this set as I am sure there are still tweaks that it will need to be better. Eventually the game will be a free release and future sets will be expansions that i will release as pay sets.
I have finished colouring the set. There is a mind-boggling amount of miniature goodness in this set. Tonight I will start laying them out as minis. The tedious work begins. The Mini game is still out for editing and will probably require the week until it is finished in any way shape or form.
Post by Adam Souza on Oct 30, 2011 19:40:10 GMT -9
Looking Good !
Can hardly wait. Watching Walking Dead has made me want to bring my All Things Zombie campaign back from the dead... This set looks like zombies invaded a comic convention. Pure awesome inspiration for a scenario.
Those are awesome. It's unfortunate that it couldn't be completed by Halloween, but I definitely see these as a Christmas present.
Have you considered where you are going with this line next? I'd still like to go back to the Victorian theme at some point. Victorian Edo or Formosa. Docks, warehouses, pirates in cramped squalid conditions. I'd still like to see someone do some Sampans and Junks. Not necessarily for battles, but then again, why not ...
My texturing sucks, but I've recently been playing with sort of an alternate universe idea. Trying to take oriental buildings like torii, temples, bridges, etc and skinning them out in a Sci Fi theme. I see it in my head, but my skills don't get me there. Sort of a Space Ninjas and Samurais deal.
Enough rambling. Whatever you come up with will be great.
mahotsukai: He also has this to say about speed shooting. Something Lars Anderson is guilty of. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cr_1z3GwxQk
Jan 30, 2015 18:08:22 GMT -9
mahotsukai: The side the arrow is placed is dependent on what release technique is used. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4NrNIbWAWlw
Jan 30, 2015 18:07:35 GMT -9
mproteau: I <3 my robocutter! I realized I hadn't done up a lot of the Okumarts minis yet. I printed and cut (and mostly edged!) Darkfast Dungeons sets 1 - 3 (bonus figures and all!) and I still have time to watch some Game of Thrones tonight!
Jan 30, 2015 16:46:22 GMT -9
eran: When I do combat archery in the SCA, I use a hip quiver - when running around in armor its a lot easier to draw and fire that way than a shoulder quiver. I've seen folks holding sheaves of arrows, but with combat blunts its rather difficult.
Jan 28, 2015 5:11:02 GMT -9
wyvern: Also interesting the impracticality of the open quiver in active combat situations. Ancient artworks often show archers holding a bundle of arrows. Maybe minis should too?
Jan 27, 2015 16:28:25 GMT -9
cowboyleland: Having been taught "the proper way" to shoot, I had always assumed that the artists in old pictures got it wrong. It sure seems like they were actually drawing what they saw.
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okumarts: The further back the illustration, the more likely it is thumb-sided. That could be because as the bow was replaced ballistically it became a target practice tool and less of a weapon. As a weapon the thumb seems more flexible in a combat situation.
Jan 26, 2015 9:55:59 GMT -9
okumarts: Some sources are inconsistent. http://www.luminarium.org/encyclopedia/crecyfroissart.jpg
Jan 26, 2015 9:53:40 GMT -9
okumarts: I don't really remember what side I was on in the debate, but the older images I'm finding seem to support thumb side. http://turkey.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/122.jpg
Jan 26, 2015 9:49:44 GMT -9
cowboyleland: A few years ago there was a debate on this forum about what side of a bow the arrow should be on. I was on the "finger side" of the debate, but I think after seeing this https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BEG-ly9tQGk I'm ready to accept "thumb side" minis.
Jan 26, 2015 6:13:09 GMT -9
mproteau: Just two more pages of gorgeous baddies, and the cutfiles will be done for the Darkfast Dungeons Basic set! C'mon printer, don't fail me now! Bonus - I got a ton of clear acrylic bases from Litko for Christmas. The minis will look even better now!
Dec 28, 2014 7:42:58 GMT -9
dungeonmistress: Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to one and all. Regardless of faith, I wish light and love and happiness to all the good folks here!
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