Saturday, 13 February 2016

Rethinking 2016

It's been a very heavy start to the year work wise which has meant that wargaming has been pushed even further to the margins of my spare time. This has been frustrating but not entirely unexpected so I've decided to re-think my plans for this year in a fairly radical way. I now know that my opportunity to get involved with games at the club is very much limited, so much so that I've only had one game this year so far. As a result, I'm rapidly falling out of the loop as far as club games are concerned, meaning that projects tied down to other players at the club are really a bit of a non-starter.

So, I'm having to scale back and re-think what I'm doing this year, with a focus much more on my own solo projects that I can tinker away with in my own time, whenever I get the chance. I've decided to focus almost exclusively on 15mm Sci-Fi in 2016, which was one of the areas that I set out to tackle in the New Year. This has the advantage of being very scaleable and has no strings attached in terms of the rules that I use, the setting or the miniatures. It's also very much an 'imaginations' project and one which I will enjoy. It also means I can indulge my mdf habit with some new terrain!


  1. Good luck with your project. I'm thinking along similar lines this year myself. Fewer new projects and more focus on developing interesting solo ones that I am already working on. Hope it all works out and you have an interesting gaming year!

  2. I have a batch of 28mm SF stuff languishing on my shelves. Some gamers have been reworking Too Fat Lardies' CoC rules for SF, which I find tempting, so the figures may come out again one of these days.

    1. We did a scifi mashup of their TW&T rules and though it never really went anywhere, we had a ton of fun with it.
      I don't see any reason why CoC shouldn't be just as adaptable.

  3. Good plan :)
    Get carried away with your own idea and not those of others!

  4. There's something nice about focusing on one particular thing for a while. You get more in tune with your projects I think.

    Of course, you picked two great games to do so ;-)