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The Amlet of Fire, a 45A Scenario.
“I don’t know, I’m making this up as I go!” — Indiana Jones, Raiders of the Lost Ark

Here we have a page where all you mooks and lugs can view our material related to 1920s/30s pulp adventure gaming.

BSC 2018: 1956 PANG continued

Posted on Jan 15th, 2018 - By Corey Burger - 0 Comments

Well, Build Something 2018 is well underway at Lead Adventure. You can follow all the entries, including at least two other 3D printed things, over…

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Lead Painters League 11 Gallery

Posted on Jun 27th, 2017 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

I posted my Round 1 entry for the recently concluded Lead Painters League 11 (run over on the awesome Lead Adventure Forum) way back in mid-April but…

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Warbases Church, Part Two

Posted on Jun 8th, 2017 - By Brian Burger - 2 Comments

More progress on detailing the lasercut MDF church from Warbases that I started previously. Stonework & Doors Buttresses and a double row of…

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Review: Warbases MDF Vehicles

Posted on May 31st, 2017 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

Warbases started doing vehicles in lasercut MDF and cardboard (greyboard) a few years ago and I was intruiged right away; a lot of 28mm vehicles are…

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Trumpeter Salute 2017 Photos

Posted on Apr 16th, 2017 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

I headed over to Vancouver for my annual pilgrimage to Trumpeter Salute again at the very end of March. My girlfriend and I decided to tie it in with…

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Lead Painting League 11, Round 1: Old Saber-tooth’s Clan

Posted on Apr 14th, 2017 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

The Lead Adventure Forum runs a great painting contest about once a year called the Lead Painter's League. I've participated before but not for a…

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Trumpeter Salute 2017 This Friday!

Posted on Mar 26th, 2017 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

Bit quiet around here but I've been busy painting up a storm for my Trumpeter Salute 2017 game! "The Faithful of Dagon" will feature several…

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In the Jungle, the Mighty Jungle…

Posted on Feb 5th, 2017 - By Brian Burger - 1 Comment

Several years ago now I did a whole banker's box full of jungle terrain, but it was all fairly low-lying stuff, thickets and bushes and that sort of…

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Trumpeter Salute 2016 Photos

Posted on Apr 22nd, 2016 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

Finally got my Trumpeter Salute 2016 photos off the phone and onto Flickr a few days ago. The full collection is over on Flickr but here's a few…

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Heading Home From Trumpeter Salute

Posted on Apr 3rd, 2016 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

Heading home from Vancouver and an excellent, exhausting weekend at the Trumpeter Salute show! Good to see most of the Trumpeter regulars, many of…

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Off to Trumpeter Salute 2016!

Posted on Apr 1st, 2016 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

Heading off to Vancouver today for the always excellent Trumpeter Salute wargaming show this weekend. I've finally gotten around to setting up the…

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Links of Interest, 26 April 2015

Posted on Apr 26th, 2015 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

A few links to get us through the weekend! I have a moderate font-collecting addiction. Dafont is my go-to source of high quality free fonts, but…

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The Thugee’s Bronze

Posted on May 1st, 2014 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

This sculpted bas-relief is by Bob Murch of Pulp Figures fame, and is included in his Mad Guru set of Thugee. I own most (possibly all, I've lost…

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The Workbench This Week, 29 May 2014

Posted on Apr 29th, 2014 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

Quick overhead snapshot of the painting bench recently. As you might have guessed from recent posts, I've been in a "clear the decks" sort of mood,…

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Lost Luggage Turns Up!

Posted on Apr 26th, 2014 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

More months ago than I care to admit, I bought some really neat pulp-era 28mm luggage in resin from Slug Industries. I prepped and primed the first…

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Lizards & Lunatics

Posted on Apr 4th, 2014 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

Had two small orders come in last week. I have been saving money for an epic bike vacation to Europe in a few months (Vienna, Austria to Nantes,…

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A Motor Yacht, Part Four

Posted on Nov 29th, 2013 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

Just to prove that there really is progress being made around here, despite the relative quiet on the blogging front, here's a fairly bad late night…

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A Motor Yacht, Part Three

Posted on Nov 21st, 2013 - By Brian Burger - 2 Comments

Slow but steady progress on the 28mm pulp motor yacht. I hit it with a light coat of grey primer, to better show the seams and bits that needed…

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A Motor Yacht, Part Two

Posted on Nov 4th, 2013 - By Brian Burger - 1 Comment

Part One is here, for those of you just joining in. The project is a small 28mm motor yacht for pulp gaming, based loosely on real motor yachts from…

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A Long-Neglected Project Gets Dusted Off

Posted on Oct 30th, 2013 - By Brian Burger - 4 Comments

Back in the long-lost days of mid-2009 (OK, four years back...) a contest called "Build Something" was held over on the excellent Lead Adventure…

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The Dread Thuggee, A Pulp Alley League!

Posted on Oct 28th, 2013 - By Brian Burger - 1 Comment

First, on a quick administrative note, the Warbard was offline for part of last week due to an attempted attack on the Wordpress installation that…

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Blank League Roster for Pulp Alley

Posted on Oct 23rd, 2013 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

As a followup to last week's posting of four of our Pulp Alley Leagues, here's the blank PDF version of the roster I created. Pulp Alley is of course…

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Four of our Pulp Alley Leagues

Posted on Oct 13th, 2013 - By Brian Burger - 2 Comments

Although things have been quiet on this blog (too quiet...) we have been gaming fairly regularly! In fact, this long weekend is the first weekend in…

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Links of Interest, 3 September 2013

Posted on Sep 2nd, 2013 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

Quiet around here recently; I've been gaming regularly through the summer but not doing a whole lot of painting, scenery building or much of anything…

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Added Peril & Weirdness in Pulp Alley!

Posted on Aug 5th, 2013 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

Sunday's five-player Pulp Alley game set a number of "firsts" locally, as our biggest-ever Pulp Alley-powered game with five players and about thirty…

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Sarissa CityBlock Buildings, Finished

Posted on Aug 4th, 2013 - By Brian Burger - 3 Comments

Finally have the Sarissa CityBlock 28mm lasercut MDF buildings to a table-ready state, including another hand-painted advertising sign on the side of…

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Sarissa CityBlock Buildings, Part The Third

Posted on Jul 31st, 2013 - By Brian Burger - 5 Comments

Progress continues on my seven Sarissa Precision buildings, albeit at a slower pace than I'd intended! Basecoat and drybrushing is done on all…

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Sarissa CityBlock Buildings, Part The Second

Posted on Jul 22nd, 2013 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

Having assembled my new Sarrisa Precision lasercut buildings, it was time to consider adding some extra details to really make these buildings "pop"…

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Sarissa CityBlock Buildings, Part The First

Posted on Jul 20th, 2013 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

In my last post (two+ weeks ago!) I mentioned I'd bought a bundle of Sarissa Precision's lasercut 28mm CityBlock buildings to bring our pulp gaming…

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Lead Painters League 7, Round Nine

Posted on Jun 16th, 2013 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

Second-to-last round of the 7th Lead Painters League over on the Lead Adventure Forum, and it's more Pulp Figures for me, with a cadre of suspicious…

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Lead Painters League 7, Round Seven

Posted on Jun 2nd, 2013 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

Round Seven of the LPL is up, and here's my entry. These guys are 28mm U.S. Navy gunboat sailors from Pulp Figures. I used the famous movie The Sand…

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Lead Painters League 7, Round Four

Posted on May 12th, 2013 - By Brian Burger - 2 Comments

Last week's LPL entry moves from the Lost Worlds of Round Three to the mysterious corners of the Indian subcontinent with some 28mm Thuggee cultists,…

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Lead Painters League 7, Round Three

Posted on May 8th, 2013 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

More Pulp Figures goodness from last week's LPL round. This crew of underdressed primitives was started sometime last year, finished over the winter,…

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Awesome Junkers Aircraft Poster

Posted on May 7th, 2013 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

Via the excellent Dieselpunk, an great 1919 poster from Germany, advertising civilian air travel with Junkers aircraft. This would have been…

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Lead Painters League 7, Round Two

Posted on Apr 28th, 2013 - By Brian Burger - 3 Comments

Round Two of the ten-week Lead Painters League over on Lead Adventure Forum didn't go so well for me, but at least the Blood Bowl dwarf team my…

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Chinese Warlord Cards & Blinds

Posted on Mar 25th, 2013 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

Corey recently started painting up a Chinese Warlord force from Copplestone 28mm figures to extend our Russian Civil War gaming in a more Back of…

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28mm Pulp Baggage Review

Posted on Mar 21st, 2013 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

Phil of Slug Industries (and Adventures in Wargaming, his personal blog) has recently released a set of 28mm pulp luggage. Cast in resin, you get six…

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A Pulp Alley Game

Posted on Mar 19th, 2013 - By Brian Burger - 2 Comments

We've been playing a lot of Pulp Alley recently; this photo is actually from ten days ago, not our most recent game, but it's better than any of my…

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The Tome of Madness

Posted on Feb 21st, 2013 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

This is not a new project, just something I remembered while waiting for glue to dry on my current scenery and decided to revisit. In September of…

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First Game of Pulp Alley

Posted on Feb 17th, 2013 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

I picked up a copy of the recently published pulp skirmish rules Pulp Alley sometime last month, and we finally got a game of it in today. Pulp…

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GottaCon 2013, Friday

Posted on Feb 1st, 2013 - By Brian Burger - 1 Comment

Spent the morning doing a few bits of last minute prep for my Russian Civil War game, mostly putting the finishing touches on the field gun and crew.…

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Look, Up In The Sky…

Posted on Jan 26th, 2013 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

...it's a bird, it's a plane... well, actually, it's a flying stand to get my existing SPAD and Nieuport fighters onto the table properly! The…

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1920s Atlas Scans

Posted on Jan 24th, 2013 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

The website Hipkiss' Scans of Old Maps has the 1920 London Geographical Institute's The People's Atlas scanned as fairly high quality images. It…

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Ainsty Crates

Posted on Jan 23rd, 2013 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

Painted up the first bits from my December Ainsty order, the rifle crates and tea crates. The rifle crates are really nice pieces, with well…

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Renedra Tents Painted

Posted on Jan 21st, 2013 - By Brian Burger - 1 Comment

As a diversion from painting Russians, I've painted up the first part of my recent Renedra plastics order from J&M Miniatures. I ordered two…

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Pulp-era Aviatrixes

Posted on Jan 7th, 2013 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

"Aviatrix" is the feminine version of "aviator", but of course you knew that already. This fabulous pair is courtesy Kemon's Flickr stream, which has…

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Happy New Year, Have a Pulp Travel Sticker!

Posted on Jan 1st, 2013 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

I haven't posted any random pulp graphics for a while, so here's a 1920s/30s style British India luggage sticker featuring the Taj Mahal. I'll…

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US Marines in Interwar China

Posted on Oct 7th, 2012 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

Dusting off my sadly-neglected blog this Canadian Thanksgiving weekend to post a link to a very cool trio of old movies shot in the early 1930s by…

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Pulp Atmosphere

Posted on Aug 7th, 2012 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

Urban pulp is often about the dark alleyways, the gritty industrial districts, the shadowy corners, the threatening figures in fedoras and…

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Airships for Lenin!

Posted on Jul 10th, 2012 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

A bit later than the Russian Revolution/Russian Civil War-era Russian history that I usually post about, but it overlaps so beautifully in our pulp…

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A Zeppelin Baggage Sticker

Posted on Jun 9th, 2012 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

I haven't posted one of my "World More Pulpy" graphics in ages, but here's something that's been lurking on my harddrive for ages and needs some…

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Cannibals on a Rope Bridge

Posted on May 5th, 2012 - By Brian Burger - 2 Comments

It's been one of those weeks around here, hobby-wise and otherwise. I overdid a black wash on the Armstrong-Whitworth armoured car and am having to…

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Red Airships!

Posted on Mar 25th, 2012 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

I am, as mentioned in the last post, neck-deep in prep for my Russian Civil War game less than a week away at Trumpeter Salute 2012. Nevertheless,…

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Spectacular Zeppelin Model

Posted on Mar 10th, 2012 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

Bit of a quiet week here on the Warbard. I've been burning up all my available hobby time painting Russian Civil War figures. There's two dozen…

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Zeppelins From Foam

Posted on Feb 28th, 2012 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

This has minimal bearing on the 28mm pulp gaming we usually do that might involve a zeppelin, but it's such a cool and masterful technique I have to…

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Autogyros, Pulptastic Cars and Such

Posted on Feb 26th, 2012 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

Via the excellent x planes tumbblog, this rare cabin-equipped autogyro, the Pitcairn PA-19: ... and via the equally excellent Dieselpunk, this…

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Fiskars Circle Cutter Review, and Markers for M&B

Posted on Feb 24th, 2012 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

Back one of the before-Christmas sales, I picked up a Fiskars circle cutter on deep discount from one of the local art supply stores. It's been on my…

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Belated GottaCon Report

Posted on Feb 14th, 2012 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

Never did write that post-GottaCon post, did I? Ran a very good game of .45 Adventures, lots of dinosaurs and mayhem. Four cars started the…

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Templates for Cards

Posted on Dec 20th, 2011 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

Because I happen to have a stockpile of them around the place, several years ago I started using pre-punched Avery business card sheets as gaming…

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More Autogyrations

Posted on Dec 16th, 2011 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

Via Flickr user kitchener.lord, some still images of interwar autogyros recently posted. Most of what kitchener.lord posts is interwar…

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Pack Up Your Dinosaurs

Posted on Nov 25th, 2011 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

“I have never listened to anyone who criticized my taste in space travel, sideshows or gorillas. When this occurs, I pack up my dinosaurs and leave…

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Autogyro!

Posted on Nov 17th, 2011 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

Second-pulpiest flying machine (after, naturally, the dirigible) the autogyro is barely seen these days but carved out a niche for itself in the 20s…

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Hairy Apemen!

Posted on Oct 24th, 2011 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

Missing Links? Yeti? Sasquatch? Some other sort of yet-undiscovered ape-man? The result of Mad Science? Any or all of the above? The two big…

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Pulpish Links of Interest, 13 October 2011

Posted on Oct 13th, 2011 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

A miscelania of links, just so I get back into the habit of posting here! Adventures of the 19XX is a pulptastic webcomic, full of zeppelins,…

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Unofficial .45 Adventure 2nd Edition Character Sheets

Posted on Oct 4th, 2011 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

These are my unofficial draft versions of character sheets for Rattrap's .45 Adventure 2nd Edition; they use a vaguely period typewriter font for a…

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Jurassic Pulp II: Rex Stomps Back!

Posted on Sep 4th, 2011 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

Back in October 2009, near the beginning of this pulp craze of ours, I ran a game I called "Jurassic Pulp", inspired by that T Rex vs SUV chase scene…

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Werewolf! Where wolf?

Posted on Jul 29th, 2011 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

Ten whole days since my last post. Egads! Here, have a werewolf. This big hairy brute is from the Strange Aeons miniatures of Uncle Mike. He's a…

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Pulpy Painting & Prep

Posted on Jul 14th, 2011 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

I generally do figure prep (taking off moldlines and flash) and basic basing in fairly large batches, prime the whole batch, then tuck most of them…

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Great War Resources

Posted on Jul 8th, 2011 - By Brian Burger - 1 Comment

Having recently picked up a copy of TooFatLardies' Great War large skirmish rules Through The Mud and the Blood, I went looking for further reading.…

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Half-Timber Barn WiP Part II: Thatched Roof

Posted on Jun 21st, 2011 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

Picked up a cheap towel to use as thatching. Here it is in a quickie late-night photograph, glue still wet on the roof of the half-timber…

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Half-Timber Barn WiP

Posted on Jun 15th, 2011 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

Something for the English Civil War/Thirty Years War table, as well as for pulp games set in the quainter parts of the UK or Europe! All those crops…

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LPL5 Week 10: Gunga Din (1939)

Posted on May 22nd, 2011 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

The final round of LAF's Lead Painters League 5 was another bonus round, this one "A Scene From The Movies", with bonus points for two teams and a…

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Zeppelins. We like Zeppelins.

Posted on May 19th, 2011 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

There's zeppelin on the curent banner for this site, and we're notorious pulp gamers, so it should come as no surprise that zeppelins are amongst our…

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Another Review of .45 Adventures 2nd Edition

Posted on May 17th, 2011 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

Another review of .45 Adventures 2nd Edition has come out, this one in The Ancible #9, a free-to-download PDF magazine. I hadn't actually grabbed…

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A Few Bolshies!

Posted on May 13th, 2011 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

These guys started out as a Lead Painters League entry, but didn't get finished in time, and besides, I'd already run too many groups of riflemen in…

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LPL5 Week 7: The Lewis Gun

Posted on May 2nd, 2011 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

"Whatever happens, we have got/the Lewis gun, and they do not" — with apologies to Mr. Kipling, of course. My LPL5 Week 7 entry was more…

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LPL5 Week 6: White Russians!

Posted on Apr 25th, 2011 - By Brian Burger - 6 Comments

No, not the (very tasty!) drink, but White Russian Rifles from sometime in the Russian Civil War; the figures are 28mm from Brigade Games and very…

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LPL5 Week 5: Hunting von Lettow-Vorbek

Posted on Apr 18th, 2011 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

Week Five of the LAF's Lead Painters League having just ended, here's my entry. This was one of the bonus theme weeks; the bonus theme this time was…

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.45 Adventures 2nd Edition, A Review

Posted on Apr 12th, 2011 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

Rattrap Productions released the much-anticipated 2nd Edition of their .45 Adventures pulp adventure rules a few weeks ago, I received my copy of the…

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LPL5 Week 4: No new entry, sorry!

Posted on Apr 11th, 2011 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

With getting ready for Trumpeter Salute taking up almost all of my gaming time the week before the convention, I didn't manage to get a new entry…

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An Egyptian Souvenir

Posted on Apr 8th, 2011 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

OK, I've never actually been to Egypt. But it's a classic in pulpish destinations (and the closely-related Lovecraftian/Cthulhuian destinations!) and…

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LPL5 Week 3: Lord M Hosts a Weekend

Posted on Apr 4th, 2011 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

My Round Three entry for LAF's Lead Painters League, more Pulp Figures sculpts. This time it's the upper classes, with the PGJ-14 Upper Crust Swells…

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Trumpeter Salute 2011 Photos & More!

Posted on Apr 4th, 2011 - By Brian Burger - 2 Comments

Took a fair number of photos while having a great time attending Trumpeter Salute 2011 this last weekend, and a surprising number of them actually…

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io9 covers WW1, interwar, and WW2 European pulp

Posted on Apr 2nd, 2011 - By Corey Burger - 0 Comments

io9, source of much pulpy goodness such as the Tozo comic, has turned its attention to European pulp, covering the period from 1914 all the way…

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Photos from the Amulet of Fire game at Dak’Kon

Posted on Apr 1st, 2011 - By Corey Burger - 1 Comment

I have finally got the pictures from the Amulet of Fire game at Dak'Kon. This is the second time the game has been run (the first was GottaCon in…

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Trumpeter Salute Countdown II

Posted on Mar 30th, 2011 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

Amulet of Fire characters all converted to .45A 2nd Edition. With a certain amount of cut'n'paste magic in Open Office, but whatever. Grade One mooks…

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Prepping For Trumpeter Salute 2011

Posted on Mar 29th, 2011 - By Brian Burger - 1 Comment

Alongside the Lead Painters League over on LAF, the other thing keeping me amused this week is getting ready for Trumpeter Salute 2011 over in…

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LPL5 Week 2: Command On The Frontier

Posted on Mar 28th, 2011 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

More goodness from the Lead Painters League, this time my Week Two entry, titled Command On The Frontier. The frontier in this case being the…

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LPL5 Week 1: Lord M’s Household Staff

Posted on Mar 21st, 2011 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

LPL5 Round 1 is over and Round 2 begun by the time you read this. The LPL format, for those of you not familiar, is ten week-long rounds, with…

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A White Russian, And Other News

Posted on Mar 18th, 2011 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

A bit quieter around the Warbard right now; I'm having most of my gaming time sucked up by the Lead Painters League 5 and real life; Corey is however…

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An LPL3 Archive

Posted on Mar 10th, 2011 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

As discussed in my last post on entering LAF's LPL5, here's all ten of the images from my 2009 LPL3 entries. I finished somewhere in the bottom third…

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Lead Painters League 5!

Posted on Mar 9th, 2011 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

[L]ess than a week left until Round One of the Lead Adventure Forum's famous and awesome Lead Painters League opens; I entered in 2009 in LPL3, sat…

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Shoreline Part 2 (Sort of…)

Posted on Mar 4th, 2011 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

[F]ound, buried in my harddrive, another couple of forgotten work-in-progress shots from the first round of shoreline/riverbank construction back in…

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The Caribbean’s Hidden Paradise!

Posted on Feb 28th, 2011 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

[M]ore pulp graphic lunacy via Inkscape and the peculiar inside of my skull. This time it's a travel poster to that oft-forgotten tropical hellhole…

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45A 2nd Edition Demo out!

Posted on Feb 26th, 2011 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

[R]attrap Productions has just released the demo PDF of .45 Adventures 2nd Edition! There's a 22 page set of demo rules which include the full…

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Shoreline or River Bank Terrain Pieces

Posted on Feb 26th, 2011 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

These riverbanks or shorelines made from picture-framing board (mattboard). I did the first set back in 2009 and another batch in the winter of 2010.…

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1920’s Egypt in colour

Posted on Feb 21st, 2011 - By Corey Burger - 0 Comments

Egypt, much in the news today as it was in the 1920s when these pictures were taken, is the focus of this photo collection: Egypt in the 1920's in…

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Tozo – the Public Servant: a Tintin-esque comic

Posted on Feb 20th, 2011 - By Corey Burger - 2 Comments

The Tintin series is a great resource for all sorts of pulpy goodness, and in that, vein, comes Tozo - the Public Servant. Just take a look at the…

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Dirt Roads from Caulking

Posted on Feb 18th, 2011 - By Brian Burger - 2 Comments

A graphic tutorial I whomped up for the heck of it, as usual in the incomparable Inkscape. Because Inkscape has been getting a…

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Pulp Design Tools & Resources, Part Three: Inspiration

Posted on Feb 17th, 2011 - By The Editors - 1 Comment

A necessarily brief, personal and idiosyncratic tour through some websites with noteworthy archives of 1920s/30s posters, postcards, luggage tags and…

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Pulp Design Tools & Resources, Part Two: Fonts

Posted on Feb 15th, 2011 - By The Editors - 1 Comment

This is the second in a series of posts (three or more) aimed at introducing gamers to some of the resources out there they might not be aware of for…

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Pulp Design Tools & Resources, Part One: Inkscape

Posted on Feb 12th, 2011 - By The Editors - 2 Comments

Everytime Corey or I post player aids, faux-vintage ads, building signs, faux magazine covers or similar to forums or elsewhere, there's always…

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GottaCon Gone

Posted on Feb 6th, 2011 - By Brian Burger - 1 Comment

I only made it to Saturday's sessions at GottaCon - busy Friday night and working Sunday - but it was good. Had a decent RPG session Saturday morning…

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Convention Checklist

Posted on Feb 4th, 2011 - By Brian Burger - 1 Comment

Under 24hrs to go until my Gottacon game... checklist time. Figures, Scenery & Stuff Glue drying on the bases of the last figure needed. Dullcote…

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A Classic Lost World Image

Posted on Feb 1st, 2011 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

Via x-ray delta one on Flickr, this image (no source is given) is a classic "Lost World" illustration! I want a 28mm miniature of the guy on…

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One Week Until GottaCon & “Amulet of Fire”!

Posted on Jan 29th, 2011 - By Brian Burger - 1 Comment

Next Friday GottaCon 2011 opens here in Victoria, and a week today, Saturday the 5th, is my pulp adventure game, "The Amulet of Fire". I've just…

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Mesa we will see you again?

Posted on Jan 28th, 2011 - By Corey Burger - 1 Comment

Large terrain pieces are the lifeblood of any good gaming table and in a fit of boredom late one night at my old job (after my work was done for the…

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Old Signs for your Pulp Gaming

Posted on Jan 27th, 2011 - By Corey Burger - 1 Comment

Inspired by my brother's Fake Pulp Adverts post, I thought I would share one of my projects. Over the past few weeks I have been working on a series…

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Random Pulp Fake Adverts.

Posted on Jan 26th, 2011 - By Brian Burger - 1 Comment

I've posted these on various forums, but never collected them into one place before. For your amusement, a batch of fake 1930s ads - grab the full…

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Pulp Music Online

Posted on Jan 25th, 2011 - By The Editors - 0 Comments

So, you're writing a classic interwar pulp scenario to play with your favourite rules. Or you're just reading one of the great pulp stories for…

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The Amulet of Fire

Posted on Jan 22nd, 2011 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

After running last year's .45 Adventures convention scenario at least six times, it was time to retire it. Few things worse than a bored gamemaster,…

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Building A 28mm Tent

Posted on Jan 16th, 2011 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

There's been previous versions of this tutorial posted on Lead Adventure and the Speakeasy, but I figured it's worth reposting here. After killing…

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“Fighting Tales!” Magazine Covers

Posted on Jan 16th, 2011 - By Brian Burger - 1 Comment

Some graphics inspired by interwar pulp magazine covers. Done in Inkscape primarily, with some of the photos manipulated first in GIMP. For…

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The Seagull

Posted on Jan 13th, 2011 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

In 1933, according to Popular Mechanics, there was the Seagull, which "...skims water at seventy miles an hour." In 28mm resin, in the present…

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Links: Pulp Wargaming

Posted on Sep 29th, 2010 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

Some links of interest to pulp wargamers. An ongoing project; I'll bump it back to the top of the posts when it gets updated and…

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Pulp: Styracosaurus for .45 Adventures

Posted on Sep 21st, 2010 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

Rattrap Production's .45 Adventures has an excellent supplement called "Valley of the Thunder Lizard", filled with dinosaurs, dino-men, Neanderthals…

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Pulp Vehicle Cards

Posted on Sep 17th, 2010 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

A while back, I made up a set of eight vehicle outlines, designed to be printed on Letter-sized business card blanks or regular cardstock and used…

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Pulp Gallery On Flickr

Posted on Sep 9th, 2010 - By Brian Burger - 0 Comments

I have a set over on Flickr for all my pulp wargaming photos - check them out. Some…

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