Campaign Framework: FactoruM

I am looking at the campaign framework put forth in the Factorum Battletech Alpha Strike 3024: New Ivaarson enhanced event pack. You may be asking what is an “Ehnhanced Event”? They open right up with saying “Enhanced Events are narrative driven, open to new and veteran players alike.” This framework is designed to string multiple… Continue reading Campaign Framework: FactoruM

Campaign Framework: Alpha Strike 350 Campain

I was recently sent a campaign framework that is based on the Alpha Strike 350 tournament rules…. sort of. The framework starts right out saying, in the 3rd sentence no less, that it is designed for their local meta that “prefers head to head competitive type games.” And the rules support that. This is fine,… Continue reading Campaign Framework: Alpha Strike 350 Campain

What’s a Good Campaign Framework?

In my quest to find a good campaign framework for BattleTech Alpha Strike, a game that I have played less than a dozen times, what should I be looking for, or include, if I can’t find an acceptable one that is already been created? You might be asking why even do a narrative campaign when… Continue reading What’s a Good Campaign Framework?

AS350 History & Campaign Talk

Last night I drove down to Sarge’s to deliver our latest order of BattleTech Force Boxes, borrow an Clan Fire Star so that I can use the Dasher to round out my AS350 list. Then we started talking about our test campaign, using the DFA campaign framework. That’s when I noticed that the list I… Continue reading AS350 History & Campaign Talk

Company Achievement Unlocked

Today Aries Games and Miniatures posted that for sure their restocking of the Battle Force boxes would be in on Monday and put them up for pre-order. I ordered a IS Command Lance, IS Battle Lance, and 2 IS Direct Fire Lance boxes. Sarge also jumped in on the order as well. Since he had… Continue reading Company Achievement Unlocked

Narrative Campaign Starting

Sarge and I are going to start testing out a more narrative/”historic” BattleTech Alpha Strike campaign using the DFA Wargaming‘s campaign framework and most of the AS350 Tournament rules from Wolf’s Dragoons (limiting the optional rules, mech Special Abilities, and such). Last night we chatted on the phone for an hour and a half discussing… Continue reading Narrative Campaign Starting