Tag Archives: Minis

In Praise of Dungeon Command

This is a very strange time for D&D as a product line. 4th Edition is all but finished with the announcement and public playtest of D&D Next. I’d guess that most groups are playing either 4th edition or Next, and … Continue reading

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What I Learned from Painting Miniatures (Part 2)

In my last post, we looked at the process of painting miniatures, mainly concerning ourselves with the mindset you need to develop (it won’t be perfect, and that’s okay) and some of the basic supplies needed to get started. Today, … Continue reading

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What I Learned from Painting Miniatures (Part 1)

Over the past year or so, I’ve been enjoying playing Warmachine, a tabletop miniatures game. Though the game itself is fun, most of the enjoyment I’ve gotten from Warmachine has been the hobby elements of the game, especially painting. With … Continue reading

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Using Descent: Journeys in the Dark in Your D&D Game

As my D&D group is meeting only on a monthly basis now, our weekly dedicated game night has been more focused on board and card games. I’m always looking for games that are fun on their own, but also provide … Continue reading

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Plastic Stands + Monster Tokens = Awesome

4E D&D is different from its forebears in many ways, perhaps none so much as the emphasis on tactical combat.  The battle map is a prerequisite for most combat encounters, and you need some way to keep track of player … Continue reading

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What I Learned from Collecting D&D Minis

4th Edition D&D, being more tactical in focus, uses tokens, miniatures, and the battle map to great effect.  The huge amount of tokens available in the Essentials DM Kit and Monster Vault is great, but I, like many other 4E … Continue reading

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