Terrain: Thinking small is thinking smart

Small terrain pieces are always appreciated on a game table. Not only can they serve as a strategically placed piece of terrain, a well-built bit of terrain adds atmosphere to the sci-fi setting of any battlefield in the Corvus Cluster. I confess, however, that I’m guilty of being […]

Imperial counterattack retakes Barad Mine

IMPERIAL VOXCAST (3 294 736.M41)—Imperial troops launched a successful attack on the ork-held Barad Mine yesterday, Imperial authorities have announced. According to Gen. Tiberius Vectrix, supreme commander of Imperial forces on Hegira, the grand assault by armored and infantry forces was “a great victory in our crusade to […]

Ork invaders repulsed at Susa City (Part 1)

From his command post on the left flank, Captain Cauis Velaz scanned the horizon with binoculars. Although dawn was still minutes away, a pale glow reddened the sky, and the young officer was desperate to spot any clues to the enemy advance. “You’re wasting your time, Captain,” said a gray-haired sergeant standing […]

Ork invaders repulsed at Susa City (Part 3)

As he scanned the battlefield, Klein felt his pulse quicken. Although the ork Warboss, supported by walkers, had blunted his mechanized attack up the center, his men were poised on the flank of the ork main assault. “Lieutenant! Tell the veterans to leave the ork walker alone. Have […]

New worlds in the Corvus Cluster

When our narrative campaign began nearly 21 months ago, there were only a handful of planets on our star charts. Yet, as often happens with a narrative campaign, the “story” goes in directions never imagined. Thus a number of additional worlds have made their mark on the great […]

3-D star chart of the Corvus Cluster

The two-dimensional campaign map (see below) is perfectly acceptable for visualizing the geography of the Corvus Cluster. But it is somewhat misleading. For example, the Brimlock and Petronuis systems appear practically neighbors on the campaign map, yet if you consider their “vertical” positioning—their position in relationship to the […]

Tau break out on Al’gel II

For more than half a year, the Tau expeditionary force was stymied  in its efforts to break out of its initial landing zone on Al’gel II. Eventually, at great cost, Tau forces managed to double the perimeter of their occupied territory, but no one believed the war was […]