Dragoons Inventory Fall of 2022

I joined the ranks of BattleTech Alpha Strike back the end of August of this year. I have purchased Game of Armored Combat, Clan Invasion, Beginners Box, Inner Sphere Battle Lance, Inner Sphere Command Lance, 2 Inner Sphere Direct Fire Lances, 2 Clan Fire Star boxes, 2 Wolf’s Dragoons Assault Star, and a few odds… Continue reading Dragoons Inventory Fall of 2022

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

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

Historic Turning Points – Misery

So, I ordered the PDF versions of the BattleTech Classic’s Historic Turning Points: Misery and Operational Turning Points: Death to Mercenaries books to build on the fluff of my Wolf’s Dragoons army. It was very interesting reading through the missions that were laid out for the Chaos Campaign rules. I read through the Misery book… Continue reading Historic Turning Points – Misery

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

Dipping the Toe in the Alpha Strike Pool

As I said in the previous post, 40K to BattleTech Alpha Strike?, there was a perfect storm that formed to get me to the spot where I was willing to try a game of Alpha Strike. The real question is will this new game take over the for 40K? Or is this new fascination just… Continue reading Dipping the Toe in the Alpha Strike Pool