Author Archives: Mark

Painting the Adjudicator

I’ve got an old GW Orc fleet primed, and ready to be painted, but apparently I don’t like them. I painted my brand-new Adjudicator from Studio Bergstrom instead. It’s the one on the right in the picture. (As usual, click … Continue reading

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First Hot Rod Preview

So the artists and I had our kick-off meeting last week, and the hard part of Aliens Built My Hot Rod is underway: the art. As a result, you’ll start to see some teaser art for the game along with … Continue reading

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Unpacking a Studio Bergstrom Order

So I made an order to Studio Bergstrom, primarily for some fighters to round out Leanne’s Directorate fleet, but also to get some of Charles Oines’ not-quite-Star-Trek models to spiff up my demos, and to get a sample of the … Continue reading

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Squadron B and EsCon scheduling

I’ll start with the scheduling, first: Purple Fuzzy Monster will be at EsCon most of the day on the 15th, but will probably be missing around lunchtime of the 16th. We’ve got a minor scheduling conflict, so it’s best to … Continue reading

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This is becoming really interesting. According to the news, a researcher who’s really into debunking these kind of claims took a shot at the EM Drive recently. Like all the previous tests, the equipment claimed the drive produced thrust, and … Continue reading

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Out of Dry Dock and back to a Con

I had friends who had a room at Comic-Con, and they did me a favor and kept an eye on my demo box while I wasn’t working. They even transported it to and from the Con, so that I didn’t … Continue reading

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After Comic-Con, 2015

So I had a fun and busy demo session at Comic-Con. I think every Aerospace Engineer at the Con came by my table and played Starships. A good time was had by all, including a few 12-year-olds who weren’t rocket … Continue reading

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Comic-Con International, 2015

So they’ve got the schedule up. We’re going to be in the Hyatt, on the Fourth Floor (Regatta A). We’re going to be there Friday afternoon (1:30 to 5:00) and Saturday (10:00 to 5:00, minus lunch). Right now, the schedule … Continue reading

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Updates

Purple Fuzzy Monster will be at Comic-Con International. Officially, we’re demoing Starships, but if you ask nicely, you can talk us into showing off the playtest deck for Aliens Built My Hot Rod. We should be in the Hyatt on … Continue reading

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Starships: Errata and Proposed Changes

Starships has been out for almost a year now, and I’m thinking I’m going to need a 2nd edition eventually. Right now, there aren’t that many changes in the pipeline, so I don’t feel a rush to get them done … Continue reading

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