Help support TMP


"steam punk Old West gaming " Topic


13 Posts

All members in good standing are free to post here. Opinions expressed here are solely those of the posters, and have not been cleared with nor are they endorsed by The Miniatures Page.

For more information, see the TMP FAQ.


Back to the Pulp Gaming Message Board

Back to the SF Discussion Message Board

Back to the American Wargaming Message Board

Back to The Old West Message Board


998 hits since 21 Sep 2012
©1994-2014 Bill Armintrout
Comments or corrections?

skyking20 Inactive Member21 Sep 2012 9:53 a.m. PST

So if I want to fall through the inter-dimensional hole and try adding some steam punk to my Old West gaming do I turn to Malifaux or Deadlands?

Personal logo Pictors Studio Sponsoring Member of TMP21 Sep 2012 10:06 a.m. PST

Why not both? Or are you looking for a system to play?

Jeff W21 Sep 2012 10:07 a.m. PST

Isn't Deadlands an RPG, while Malifaux is a skirmish wargame? Which kind of play are you looking for?

Crow Bait21 Sep 2012 10:14 a.m. PST

The Great Rail War is the miniature game set in the Deadlands era. You can also use Savage World Showdown, their current miniature game.

Jeff W21 Sep 2012 10:28 a.m. PST

Cool, did not know that.

skyking20 Inactive Member21 Sep 2012 10:37 a.m. PST

I think skirmish gaming with a bit of punk thrown in is what I want. Is that a mix of the two?

Personal logo Steve Supporting Member of TMP21 Sep 2012 11:08 a.m. PST

Make sure you have some steam spiders!

TMP link

auction

Steve

Personal logo doc mcb Supporting Member of TMP21 Sep 2012 12:02 p.m. PST

Great Rail Wars is a FUN game.

Personal logo Pictors Studio Sponsoring Member of TMP21 Sep 2012 1:03 p.m. PST

I would say that you should find your favourite set of Wild West rules and then add in the steam punk stuff.

richardmkii Inactive Member29 Sep 2012 9:23 a.m. PST

Savage Worlds (Deadlands)is a miniature based RPG, all the mechanics use minitures and it runs like a wargame.

Personal logo mmitchell Sponsoring Member of TMP04 Oct 2012 4:28 p.m. PST

I've not played The Great Rail Wars, but I've got the rules and they sound like a lot of fun. Based on its solid reputation, I would add my endorsement for trying that to bring some Steampunk fun into your game night.

solosam Supporting Member of TMP30 Oct 2012 6:43 p.m. PST

Spartan Games just released its Dystopian Legions game. It has a steampunk cowboy faction, along with British, German, and Japanese.

-Solo Sam

Cowboyminiatures.blogspot.com

Thieses Inactive Member01 Nov 2012 6:23 a.m. PST

Rail Wars is a blast. The figures are still available. I know someone picked them up. You can also supplement the figures with all kinds of repainted D&D minis.

Here in an image from Wargames Workbench

picture

Sorry - only trusted members can post on the forums.