Monday 20 April 2015

Terror of the Jungle king Astounding adventures AAR

 I promised more AARs  and  getting back on track with the another astounding adventures game by Howard Whitehouse, fun fast paced  skirmish game, this one follows after Count Zero  floating islands of the Amazons, his   success on  shutting down the   field that protects the islands he lands  full force and his first target is the treasures of the  Dark walker site, believed the  idol holds riches unbound , but  guarded by fearsome beasts and  the idol is  said not to hold but imprison some thing, 
His plans not unnoticed the ghost who walks  come to the Amazons aid, the high priestess has  also summoned the  keepers and some thing far worse..
 the good guys Melia the priestess, the ghost who walks and Devil his  companion. Raven and the mighty  king of the jungle Klyde, and a tribe of Huge gorilla guardians
 The Ghost who walks with Devil
 Count Zero, Verina the insane, Tor the brute, a Steel man robot and the crew of Zeros ship
 the lost ruins of the temple of the Dark walker, only the priestess and the Ghost who walks are on the table for the defenders at the start of pay the others are part of the card generated activations
 Verina leads a squad of highly armed  men
 Zero uses his  war wagon its fire-power and armour is beynd the amazons 
 riding his walker and with his  crew Zero is confidant of his prize today
 the Ghost who walks  uses cover his speed and cunning sending Devil to harry the invaders till help arrives
 Trees and bushes he  gets close and his  Automatic blaze death
 2  invaders fall and third follows and he sinks back into the jungle

 a pack of gorilla guardians charge into the  invaders teeth and  huge fists thrashing
 the crew men stunned by the ferocity fall  and the Apes  go into frenzy

 one battles the Steel man whos  armour  glances its blows

 the beast falls to the metal mans claws
 Zero reaches the   ruins and prepares to open the idols treasure
 The priestess Melina strikes her blade  ending one of the invaders intent on stopping the opening of the idol
 The ghost who walks again  blazes away sending 2 more crew to there  doom
 he is  suddenly  ambushed by Verina her blade  wielding cold steel he ends her off  but some blows get through her skill at killing becoming  evident
 2 more crew struggle with Melina her courage all that stops her falling
 Count Zero continues his     time to open the idol (used a activation D6 number added to 30 for him to open the idol
 Tor finishes off a mighty Ape  savage Vs Brute strength
 the ghost who walks knocks Verina down and rushes to aid the priestess no sign of help alone they face the whole crew of invaders and vile villains
 his agility and skill he is atop the  walker guns blasting around but
 the war wagons fire power  laces his body  from afar
 Tor is charged by Devil 
 the ships captain is lucky as his wild shot fells the ghost who walks is all now lost
 Recovered Verina strikes  dropping Devil she  goes after the priestess next
 Melina  stops another invader then another is hope  in sight
 Verina charges and  her blade cut shorts any hope
 felled the  ruins are theres now and  victory in sight
 A tremendous howl and from the jungle  Klyde and Raven charge  on the opposite side
 the remaining ape advance in  a devastating charge
 the war wagon is swamped its gun firing into the fur and fists
 Steel man again faces a gorilla

 Klyde  leaps and in bounds is on the ruins 
 Tor wounded is no match for an ape
 smashing the walker into the jungle   like a  toy
 he then grabs the steel man 
 burning walker the captain runs for his life
 the war wagon is now battered and  failing to the apes assault
 Zeros opens the idol to find to his horror is was actually a prison for a deamon Morrigan free he scans the   once prison 
 Klydes fist  smashes straight through steel man how falls wreaked and mangled
 the final moment as the war wagon explodes form the apes assult
 Klyde leaps and faces the Mighty deamon
 the captain runs directly into an ape
 Verina amidst the confusion is struck down by an ape guardian
 the Newly released Deamon is no match for Klyde who smashes and batters the  being back to where he belongs
 the captain  screams as the ape rips him apart
 Count Zero alone face the king of the jungle as Raven motions the  great ape to deal with him, a might fist  crushes Zero down in a swipe, victory to the Amazons Count Zero Verina and Tor are taken inot  custody by a wounded Ghost who walks, But the island is now open to all and new  enemy's lurk and wait
Great fun game and as always the rules work above all else. More to come H. G wells and the  time machine at the end of time, Nemo and  the battle of  the  Babeatrons and more..


  1. As Casey Stengel once said about the '62 Mets "Amazin'...simply amazin'."