You’ve probably heard of Shadowrun, the cyberpunk/fantasy RPG created by the now defunct FASA Corporation. What you may not know is that in 1997 FASA also made a Shadowrun Trading Card Game. It didn’t take long to track down a sizable quantity of cards and start hacking, rigging, gunning and ‘running.
Purple Pawn has an excellent article up about Iron Wind Metals, maker of fine metal minis. Not only does it include cool inside info (and photos) on the making of the minis, but an in-depth chronology dating back to 1975 and the creation of Ral Partha. The decades in between are a twisting labyrinth of [...]
Jordan Weisman has a strange habit of utterly revolutionizing the gaming industry in incredibly profitable ways. Since founding FASA, creating Battletech, founding Wizkids and basically creating the entire genre of collectible miniatures gaming, he’s been busily forming a new company. What’s he got cooking this time? Probably not what you expect.
If you’re the sort of gamer who prefers your bipedal war machines to be made of metal, hand-painted, and equipped with hit location tracking charts, then we have a treat for you. Guest writer Brian Compter from ScrapYardArmory.com leads us through the twisted real-world history of one of the best sci-fi universes ever created – [...]