Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Love Letter Card Game from AEG on BBGTV

On the GameNight! show, on Board Game Geek TV, the gang plays a game of Love Letter, published in 2012 by AEG (though with deeper roots).  Enjoy!

Monday, December 30, 2013

Creative Mountain Games eBay Store

Once in a great while I like to remind folks that I have an eBay store.  Take a look at what is there, click lower left to get updates, and perhaps bookmark the page.  I'll be added a lot more in the new year now that I am settled after the move and have some previously stored items to add.  Thanks and see more here!

Sunday, December 29, 2013

Roll20 Dev Q&A

You can get a look behind the scenes of Roll20 with the Dev Q&A they have up on YouTube.  Enjoy!

Saturday, December 28, 2013

Unboxing the Whisper & Venom Box Set from Lesser Gnome by JST3P.com

Over on JST3P.com, there is a fine pictorial of an unboxing of Lesser Gnome's Whisper & Venom box set.  See more here!

Friday, December 27, 2013

Tabletop with Wil Wheaton does Carcassonne

Over on the Geek & Sundry YouTube channel, Wil Wheaton plays Carcassonne on his Tabletop show with Jesse Cox, Nika Harper and Kumail Nanjiani.  Enjoy!

Thursday, December 26, 2013

Fan Scenario Contest for OGRE from SJG

Steve Jackson Games, the developers of OGRE, are having a Fan Scenario Contest.  See more here!

Wednesday, December 25, 2013

More, Better Wappel Basing

James Wappel has another fine look at one of his excellent bases for your edification.  See more here!

Tuesday, December 24, 2013

The Thrifty Wargamer Brush Sale

Check out the brush section of The Thrifty Wargamer's online store for some darned good deals.  See more here!

Monday, December 23, 2013

Sean K Reynolds on Etsy

There are some very well painted minis and other stuff at the Sean K Reynolds Etsy store.  See more here!

Sunday, December 22, 2013

Cliff Project Update from TerranScapes

Over on the TerranScapes YouTube channel. there is an update on the Cliff Project.  Enjoy!

Saturday, December 21, 2013

Minis Market Deals on Clearance Goods

The Miniature Market is giving ten times the usual rewards points on clearance items, apparently to make some room in their warehouse.  See more here!

Friday, December 20, 2013

The Blood Stone of Ankmoor

There is a very cool setup on the Dwarven Forge boards for how to make use of your pieces.  See more here!

Thursday, December 19, 2013

Sails of Glory Kickstarter Update

In case you missed the news, there has been a recent update regarding the shipping for the Sails of Glory Kickstarter.  See more here!

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Here Comes Cinder Claws

Purple Duck Games has a couple of holiday adventures wrapped into one neat package for the holiday written by Daniel J. Bishop for the DCC RPG system.  Read more here!

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

The Terrain Guy WIP Video

Over on his YouTube channel, The Terrain Guy has a new video showing off his progress on a 28 mm project.  Enjoy!

Monday, December 16, 2013

Painted in Sheffield

If you live in the UK, and need some finely painted minis, check out the eBay auctions of "phminis" for some excellent pieces.  See more here!

Sunday, December 15, 2013

Qwirkle and 12 Days on TableTop with Wil Wheaton

Over on the Geek & Sundry YouTube channel, you can watch Qwirkle and 12 Days where Kelly Hu, Meredith Salenger, and Nolan Kopp join Wil Wheaton on TableTop. Enjoy!

Saturday, December 14, 2013

LEGO Rivendell

Someone built Tolkien's Rivendell using more than 200K LEGOs.  See more here!

Friday, December 13, 2013

Tabletop Towns - Resin Door and Gate Set

Tabletop Towns has some great "Tabletop Towns - Resin door and gate sets" on eBay. See more here!

Thursday, December 12, 2013

Amazing Mold Putty Kit

The putty kit over on the Alumilite website was recently recommended to me and there is even a video to watch.  See more here!

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Shaper Sheet

There is a new product from Woodland Scenics that is quite remarkable called Shaper Sheet highlighted in a video on their YouTube channel. Enjoy!

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Mushrooms on The Lost and The Damned

Over on The Lost and The Damned website, Mortis is taking a closer look at Mushrooms.  See more here!

Monday, December 9, 2013

Wappel's Guard Tower

James Wappel has some new pics on his blog showing off his guard tower diorama.  See more here!

Sunday, December 8, 2013

Magnetic Dungeon

Over on the Swords of Legend blog, there is a tutorial on how to make a magnetic dungeon.  See more here!

Saturday, December 7, 2013

Fantasy Currency Kickstarter

There has been a relaunch of the Kickstarter for the "Rare Elements - Elemental Fantasy Currency Set" and they are well on their way to meeting their funding. See more here!

Friday, December 6, 2013

Fangwood Keep in 3D from Dungeon Master Mark

Dungeon Master Mark has a new video on his YouTube channel, showing the Fangwood Keep adventure rendered in 3D with the added bonus of some lighting effects.  Enjoy!

Thursday, December 5, 2013

Chessex d20 versus Game Science d20

A little over a year ago, the Awesome Dice Blog published the results of a "d20 Dice Randomness Test: Chessex vs GameScience." See more here!

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

How to Paint 15mm US Stuart Tanks for Flames of War

Doctor Faust has a new video on The Painting Clinic YouTube channel titled "How to Paint 15mm US Stuart Tanks for Flames of War." Enjoy!

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Benoist Poiré Interview on The Bedrock Blog

There is a recent interview on The Bedrock Blog with Benoist Poiré where he discusses working with Ernie Gygax on The Hobby Shop Dungeon as well as other topics.  Read more here!

Monday, December 2, 2013

Unspeakable Words on TableTop

Over on the Geek and Sundry YouTube channel, there is a recent video of the word game "Unspeakable Words" with Troy Baker, Erin Gray, and Felicia Day on Wil Wheaton's TableTop. Enjoy!

Sunday, December 1, 2013

HeroQuest 25th Anniversary Edition Possibly Thwarted

It appears as if the HeroQuest 25th Anniversary Edition that had been in the works might not be happening after all Read more here!

Saturday, November 30, 2013

Pandemic: The Cure - BGG.CON 2013

There has been a recent video uploaded to the Board Game Geek YouTube channel featuring a prototype game called Panademic The Cure.  Enjoy!

Friday, November 29, 2013

Cernunnos the Horned One Diorama

James Wappel has done it again with his "Cernunnos the Horned One" diorama. See more here!

Thursday, November 28, 2013

Tricky Owlbear's Terror Turkey

Last year at this time, Tricky Owlbear came up with a juicy bit Thanksgiving goodness in the form of the Terror Turkey, available on Paizo.  See more here!

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

(O)D&D Reprints

As the (O)D&D reprints find their way into the hands of some grateful gamers, Shannon Appelcline looks back on the originals.  Read more here!

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

How to Build a Folding Warmachine Table

HandCannonOnline.com has a cool article from a couple years back titled "How to Build a Folding Warmachine Table." Read more here!

Monday, November 25, 2013

The James Wappel eBay Store

From time to time I point to some wonderfully painted and crafted mini or diorama on the web blog of James Wappel, and I could point to even more if the world gave us all the time in the world, but I may have been remiss in not simply pointing everyone toward the James Wappel eBay store known as wappellious.  Bookmark or make this a favorite store and you'll go broke snagging everything you want.  See more here!

Sunday, November 24, 2013

TableTop Does Takenoko

Wil Wheaton's TableTop takes on Takenoko with guests Harley Morenstein, Rosanna Pansino, and Drew Roy. Enjoy!

Saturday, November 23, 2013

Heroquest 25th Anniversary Edition

There is a whole website setup to herald the Heroquest 25th Anniversary Edition. See more here!

Friday, November 22, 2013

The Strange RPG Kickstarter

Last chance to get in on The Strange RPG Kickstarter from Bruce Cordell and Monte Cook.  See more here!

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Wappel Does Gronde

Take a look at James Wappel's Gronde project here!

Wednesday, November 20, 2013


It might be cool to write up some guidelines for this Dinovember game that some folks play with their kids.  See more here!

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

The Princess Bride Playing Cards Kickstarter

All fans of The Princess Bride might like to check out the Kickstarter for Princess Bride playing cards.  See more here!

Monday, November 18, 2013

Red Dragon Inn on Amazon or Peanuts

There's a great deal on the Red dragon Inn game on Amazon.  See more here!

Sunday, November 17, 2013

Advanced Bestiary for the Pathfinder RPG Kickstarter

Green Ronin has a Kickstarter for a Pathfinder version of their Advanced Bestiary.  See more here!

Saturday, November 16, 2013

The Hanging Coffins of the Vampire Queen

There is a Kickstarter project for an old school styled dungeon module titled "The Hanging Coffins of the Vampire Queen." See more here!

Friday, November 15, 2013

Wargame Dork on OGRE

Wargame Dork has part one of their series unboxing and reviewing OGRE from Steve Jackson Games.  See more here!

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Hobby Shop Dungeon Playtesting

Ernie Gygax and Benoist Poire have been working together for quite some time to bring a publishable form of the old Hobby Shop Dungeon to fruition.  This is the D&D setting that Ernie would run since the mid/late 70s at the Dungeon Hobby Shop in Lake Geneva, WI.  Ernie has been running freeform scenarios from this at various conventions and game stores and some of us have been lucky enough to participate in some playtesting of this storied setting locally.  Follow me on Facebook and check out the photos there from time to time as I pictorially chronicle this ongoing effort and "Like" the Hobby Shop Dungeon Facebook page.  See more here and here!

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Raging Heroes Dark Elf from James Wappel

James Wappel has one of his excellent hand-painted miniatures up on eBay.  It's titled as "Hand painted miniature Raging Heroes Dark Elf / Drow warrior/fighter custom base." See more here!

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Trains and Stations

The regular weekly gang gave Trains and Stations a try at the end of last week and it proved to be a fun and challenging game.  See more here!