Sunday, 10 November 2019

Palaeo Diet: Pulp - starting out with 15mm capers in Cairo

I can quietly acknowledge that a pulp expansion for Palaeo Diet: Eat or Be Eaten is once more on the cards. The game will introduce early 20th century adventurers with new traits and trappings, as well as a number of suitably pulp beasties such as dinosaurs and mummies and a few thematic scenarios. As I already have a 15mm city suitable for a desert setting, I decided to embark on testing in that scale.

To begin with, I have picked up three pulp heroes from Rebel Miniatures. Here we see test pieces wielding three of the four gun options - pistols, a shotgun and a rifle. I have three more adventurers en route. 

For my mummies I've gone with Ral Partha Europe's offering - a pharaoh and a priestess.

And playing around with real 'green stuff' for the first time, I've put together three three little swarms of scarab beetles. It might not be clear in the photo, by the middle base there has a scarab at the back pushing a wee dung ball. Bless.

This is one of five different wargaming/rules writing projects that I'm currently working on, but I imagine it will be one of the first to be finished.