25 Mar 2017

@ the Rumble 17 - part 2

This was supposed to be a series of posts while I played but a few things happened.

1. I lost all my matches.
2. I was having too much fun.
3. PC and Internet access was limited at best.

Here is the breakdown

17 Mar 2017

@ the Rumble 17 - part 1

So Lady Bear and I have arrived in New Mexico and so far the event has been pretty fucking slick.

Met some awesome folks, hung out with Ian who will be my first opponent, and help set up some tables.

I snagged my swag early - was the first in line. I got drunk with one of the TOs - Seth. I hung out with Oren and his fiance from Israel, two folks from Edmonton Alberta, and a bunch of others... seriously good folk so far looking forward to today's games.

I've also been lumped in with the other two Canadians, Oren, and the guy (yet to meet him) from Sweeden. We five make up the O-12 team. There is a team from each state and us the international team. The top player from each team gets to walk away with a fancy group leader prize. I don't think I'll make it to the top but I'd love to be middle of the pack.

So I've got my coffee in hand, there is 15 mins before the room opens, and another 2 hours before the morning admin and the first of three rounds. I'm a happy fucker and I wish more of my mates were here with me at this thing. I'm glad Lady Bear came with me and that she'll be relaxing with a spa today and a bike tour tomorrow while I hit the tables.

Shout out to the folks from the Ottawa WIN (weekly infinity night): We may not play like we used to but hot fucking damn boys this is awesome. I've already volunteered at least one table for GENCON maybe we can do two.

To Doc, McGee, Ontos, Sergeant, and Mr Wolf. - wish you boys could be here.

- Cheers


13 Mar 2017

Ready to Rumble on Route 66: Part 6

Today is a bad day...

I'm so far behind. My Bakunin are not going to make it and I feel like I wasted all the time I had to prep something on a failed cause.

Lady Bear made tea. Alt-J's Summer Remix is playing in the background. I'm upset that my army will look like crap and I need to step away. Then she asks: "Why' not your Japanese?"

Untouched since they showed up to GENCON my Japanese Sectoral Army is my most painted force and looking at them now I feel like such a fucking fool.

OK - New Plan. That's what I'm good at...

Step 1: Build Lists
Step 2: Add more paint
Step 3: Pack them for the FUCKING RUMBLE ON ROUTE 66 - 2017! 'Cause for everyone else who may or may not read this - I'M GOING TO HAVE FUN! I will NINJA, I will BUSHI, Triangles are my FAVORITE SHAPE*, I will MECHA GESHA!


GENCON gets Bakunin.

Dozer is going to have fun and enjoy himself in spite of everyone else and that's another thing he is good at - doing things in spite of the fucking world.

- Cheers


*(stream of conscious writing does not work when tessellate is playing in the background)

12 Mar 2017

Ready to Rumble on Route 66: Part 5

Quick post as I'm busy as fuck. We lost an hour to daylight savings and I'm trying to catch up.

It's Sunday. I'm drinking Bridgehead Coffee and Beau's Lug Tread (Lagered Ale), chilling in the living room working on my minis. Moby my loyal pooch is next to me and Daft Punk (A favorite classical artist to the people of the Nomad Nation) is playing in the background.

I've got a game at 1230 today at Wizard Tower, which after this past couple of weeks is the only game I've been able to keep scheduled. Life got turned upside down around here with a bunch of folks needing help and I've had to can out of Doc and others who've offered up game times to my schedule. I wanted more time to paint and play as per my plan but that went right to hell with the way February went with both jobs.

Beasts of War has a great video with Carlos from Corvus Beli around minute 35 so I recomend you check it out if you're a fan of Infinity. I've posted it below for folks looking for some great news.

- Cheers