Toy Soldiers and Dining Room Battles

Toy Soldiers and Dining Room Battles

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Blue Blistering Bell-Bottomed Balderdash! It's Captain Haddock!

How in the Antediluvian bulldozer did I get in this Nitwitted ninepins place?

 Addle-pated lumps of anthracite!

 Captain Archibald Haddock meets Tintin for the first time as the rum-loving captain of the Karaboudjan, a merchant vessel used— without Haddock's knowledge— by his first mate for smuggling drugs inside crab tins. Because of his alcoholism and temperamental nature, he was weak and unstable, at times posing as great a hazard to Tintin as the villains they encounter. He is also short-tempered, given to emotional expletive-ridden outbursts, and capable of infuriating behavior. However, Captain Haddock is a sincere figure, a loyal companion, albeit one still given to uttering the occasional "expletive".


Throughout it all, the Captain's coarse humanity and sarcasm act as a counterpoint to Tintin's often implausible heroism. He is always quick with a dry comment whenever the boy reporter gets too idealistic. In his search for the missing Tintin, Captain Haddock has also walked through one of the mysterious gates that has transported him back to 1895, and "Dunderheaded coconuts!", he does not like it.

Cushion footed quadrupeds!


Name: Captain Archibald Haddock
Pluck: 3+
Fighting Value: +4
Shooting Value: +2
Speed: 0
Points: 62
Talents: Erudite Wit (Gibbering anthropoids!), Fearless,  Impervious (See Numb), Intervention, Numb (how many drinks have you had?), Swimming, . Also likes punching communists.
Basic Equipment: Pistol, Cutlass, and Brigadine.
 Could it be? Nanny Goat! There he is!
 The heroes reunited.

"Tintin, who is this lily-livered landlubber?"
"Captain, he is Mr. Randolph Carter representing Miskatonic University in the USA and he has some information he needs to explain to you."

7 comments:

  1. I am so impressed with the way you seemly blend Tin Tin into your setting, me and the kids play games with Tin vs Zombies etc, I used the Artizan designs Pinkerton 1 set for Thompson and Tompson and professor calculus, I'd love to see how you would develop them as Characters

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    1. Great idea for Thompson and Tompson! What figure did you use for Professor Calculus?

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    2. I used the skinny pinkerton from the set, the holding a rifle vertically with one hand, he has little round glasses anyway, I painted him green, turned the rifle into an umbrella and I gave him a GW imperial guard vox caster to represent all his eccentric inventions (sounds better than it looks; my skills are way below being blog worthy)- in our games his umbrella works as shield and fires sleeping gas but its not IHMN so I'm not sure if that would work for your setting

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    3. oh and I also tried to put a bent bit of wire into the Thompsons' empty hands to represent the walking sticks but failed miserably (they looked like shepherds)

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    4. I know exactly which figure you are talking about. Thanks again!

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