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by HANS
Fri Aug 29, 2014 6:41 am
Forum: Miskatonic University Podcast
Topic: MU Podcast 062 - Under the Gun
Replies: 16
Views: 19190

Re: MU Podcast 062 - Under the Gun

... supposedly the British army sent someone to Finland during the early 1930's to look into either buying or getting the licence to make Lahti SMGs only to have the project cancelled because the 'top brass' didn't want anything to do with "...gangster weapons..." (From memory that phrase was actua...
by HANS
Fri Aug 29, 2014 6:32 am
Forum: Miskatonic University Podcast
Topic: MU Podcast 062 - Under the Gun
Replies: 16
Views: 19190

Re: MU Podcast 062 - Under the Gun

... I once read somewhere that in China during the 1930's what they'd do is test fire an automatic weapon (like a Thompson) see which direction the recoil dragged the muzzle and then in combat hold the weapon such that the recoil produced a spray of bullets in a flat plane rather than a climbing ar...
by HANS
Mon Aug 18, 2014 4:28 pm
Forum: Miskatonic University Podcast
Topic: MU Podcast 062 - Under the Gun
Replies: 16
Views: 19190

Re: MU Podcast 062 - Under the Gun

Reading a book right now "Quartered Safe Out Here" (highly recommended) about the Burma campaign in WWII by the guy who wrote the Flashman novels. In it, he is given a Tommy gun upon promotion and two things jumped out at me: 1. He hated it and tried to get rid of it at the first opportunity. Too h...
by HANS
Fri Aug 15, 2014 12:35 pm
Forum: Miskatonic University Podcast
Topic: MU Podcast 062 - Under the Gun
Replies: 16
Views: 19190

Re: MU Podcast 062 - Under the Gun

Thanks for the kind words about my work and Investigator Weapons 1: The 1920s and 1930s, specifically. We're hard at work to follow this up with several other volumes; Investigator Weapons 2: Modern Day, for support of Now, Delta Green, and The Laundry campaigns is in layout. Investigator Weapons 3:...
by HANS
Wed Aug 13, 2014 7:41 am
Forum: Product Reviews
Topic: Investigator Weapons for Call of Cthulhu
Replies: 1
Views: 3319

Re: Investigator Weapons for Call of Cthulhu

Anyway, I'm thumbing through it right now, it's well written, has some nice rules to add to your game and lot's of guns, guns, guns!! $25 I think is a bit steep for a book of this size, but for info and having a kind of gun catalog for you 20's and 30's period game, it will get lots of use. 60 Ston...
by HANS
Wed Aug 13, 2014 7:39 am
Forum: Character Equipment
Topic: A history of violence
Replies: 7
Views: 9657

Re: A history of violence

Although late, I'd like to point to Investigator Weapons 1: The 1920s and 1930s, which has detailed information on the weapon laws in the USA and Massachusetts in particular (pp. 18-20).

Cheers

HANS