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Welcome to the new website!

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Welcome to the new website!

Welcome to the new site! Cleaner, faster and easier to navigate.

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This Is Not a Test Community Challenge 2017

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This Is Not a Test Community Challenge 2017

Ever wanted to see your name in print? Have an idea to make the wasteland a little more dangerous? Want to write for This Is Not a Test?  If any of that sounds fun, then welcome to the first annual TNT Community Challenge 2017!  Good scenarios are the lifeblood of a tabletop wargame and we want to dramatically increase the amount of them. We also want to tap into the excitement and creativity of our community, by asking you to help us create a scenario book for This Is Not a Test.   While your humble author works tirelessly to produce...

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2016 This Is Not a Test Retrospective-o-Rama!

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2016 This Is Not a Test Retrospective-o-Rama!

Successes Since the launch of the game in 2015 World’s End Publishing has delivered a 175-page rulebook, both in PDF and hardback, three supplements, and small, but growing miniatures line. Most of has happened in 2016 and frankly we have had a great year. Our success is built upon the holy trinity of familiar, yet solid, game mechanics, above-standard production quality, and a respect/maniacal love for our players. TNT was built and designed to be a campaign warband game that would let the hobbyist play out their love of Fallout, Gamma World, etc. on the table top with whatever miniatures...

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Sample Warband Creation

How to play

Sample Warband Creation

As TNT progresses behind the scenes, I thought it might be a bit of fun to talk about warband creation.  Starting warbands cost 400 points in Barter Scrip or BS for short.  For this exercise I am going to be using the roster for the Peacekeepers.  Peacekeepers are mercenary organizations that enforce wasteland justice, keep the roads clear for trade, or force their own petty agendas. The warband below is a pretty despicable lot more interested in lining their pockets and keeping the local settlers under their thumbs.  Called the Wasters, they have taken over the small town of Sorrow,...

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The World of TNT

Why TNT

The World of TNT

The rules of TNT could be used for any post-apocalyptic world, but the official setting begins in the heart of the Tri-State Wasteland, a part of the old Mid-Atlantic States of Maryland, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia....

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