Midweek Snippets

By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Jul 15th, 2015
TGN-Midweek Feature

The work week rolls on. I’m once more in my Wednesday attire (Kansas State Baseball practice jersey over SIUE t-shirt), which is appropriate, seeing as it is Wednesday. With any luck, your week is going by nicely. Here at the office we’re looking to play some Age of Sigmar this afternoon. It’ll be our first time playing. Don’t worry, we’ll let you know how it went later in the week.

But at the moment, we’ve got a batch of bite-sized stories to give you.

This bundle includes: Age of Sigmar Points Calculator & Patch from One Page Rules, some more installments of The Fiver from The Meeple Mechanic, Abyssal Dwarves and Vampire Counts added to Army Throne from Warthrone, New miniature by Brother Vinni: “Project Limes” Commander, Another World Indiegogo campaign: Stretch Goal Unlocked, War Mage Games to launch their Tournament & Transport Solution this week, Cibo’s Little Dudes Historical Miniatures, Interdimensional horrors invade Meridian Miniatures, Ancient Machinery 30mm and 40mm Round-Lip Bases Available from Tabletop-Art, Titan-forge new Ghostbikes, Celestial Knight preorder from Kabuki Models, and Syrinscape Now Compatible with iPhone and Android Phone.

Age of Sigmar Points Calculator & Patch from One Page Rules

One Page Rules

Even though we originally said we weren’t going to, we still couldn’t resist it… so we tried to come up with a simple way to calculate point costs in Age of Sigmar.

The system we came up with is not 100% perfect, but should make for some fairly balanced games. It serves more as a solid basis from which to start, and then you can tweak units that are clearly unbalanced.

Give it a try.

On top of that today we are updating Page of Sigmar to v0.5, fixing some typos and clarifying a couple of things that needed some more definition.

The Fiver with Joshua Buergel on Designing Hocus


Hello! My name is Joshua Buergel. By day, I’m a software developer at a small company, and by night, I’m a tabletop game obsessive. I’ve been playing hobby games, starting with D&D, for about the last 33 years. I’ve been designing off and on for about the last 12 or so, but this year is the first that I’ve made a big push getting those games out to people. When I’m not gaming, I’m thinking about gaming, and when I’m not doing that, I’m chasing around three small children.

The Fiver with Daniel Isom on Designing STAC


Hello! My name is Daniel Isom and I’m an alcoh…oh wait wrong place. Let’s try that again. Hello! My name is Daniel Isom and I’m the designer of STAC and the founder of Simple Design Publishing.

I currently live in Delaware with my wife and two kids; one of which was born almost exactly 1 week to the hour prior to STAC’s Kickstarter launch date. Yes, I was stupid…I mean brave enough to run a campaign with a newborn and a two-year-old running around. When I’m not designing games or flooding my social media feeds with advertisements for my designs, I’m either spending time with my family or cooking up a new dish in the kitchen. I even used to write two separate food blogs for a while.

The Fiver with Brian Suhre on Designing Paradox


Hello, My name is Brian Suhre, and I’m the designer of Paradox. I live in Illinois with my wife and two kids. I spend most my days fiddling around with game design and chauffeuring my kids from one location to another.

The Fiver with Cheese Block Games on Designing Cargo: Dead in the Water


Hey, everyone, we’re Chad and David of Cheese Block Games. We live in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. In our day jobs Chad is an elementary school teacher and David has a marketing and branding company. When not working we like to spend most of our time playing board games or watching sports.

We wouldn’t really call it a career, but we’ve been working on our current game Cargo: Dead in the Water for over a year and a half now. It’s been a pretty long road, but we’re pretty happy with how the game turned out and how much we’ve learned about designing board games.

Abyssal Dwarves and Vampire Counts added to Army Throne from Warthrone


Warthrone approved army lists are unofficial lists created by fans, that have been submitted to AoW, and have been reviewed, tested and approved to be used against any of the other approved lists (official and unofficial) for Warthrone.

These lists can be an adaptation of existing armies from other games, or completely invented armies, I will welcome all submissions!

New miniature by Brother Vinni: “Project Limes” Commander

Project Limes

New miniature by Brother Vinni: “Project Limes” Commander.

28 mm scale, resin casting produced by Brother Vinni.

This new miniature you can purchase in our webstore

Another World Indiegogo campaign: Stretch Goal Unlocked

Another World

Our indiegogo campaign has reached our second stretch goal:
Fluffy the crazy dog, a very nice miniature, sculpted by Alessio Cisbani aka Wolfbane!
FREE for all backers who choose the I WANT THEM ALL PERK!!!
Congratulation, you’ll take 12 miniatures now with your already great deal !!!
Other backers can take it at only 3 euros (free shipping!)
But You cannot take this perk if you’re not a backer of this campaign!

WarMage Games to launch their Tournament & Transport Solution for X-Wing, STAW and D&D AW this week

Carrying Case

When at a tournament or playing a game of X-Wing or Star Trek / D&D Attack Wing with friends, we all know what happens when people use the slippery plastic trays from fast food restaurants.

We created a solution for this, our Tournament Tray.
In addition, we also created the modular Transport Solution, incorporating the Tournament Tray into a system with which you can easily carry all your space ships, tokens, cards, maneuver wheels and everything else to the game venue safely and in style.

Everything is organized and quick to set up. Be ready and relax while the others still pick up their pieces from the floor.

Cibo’s Little Dudes Historical Miniatures


Interdimensional horrors invade Meridian Miniatures


After last year’s successful KS campaign I am pleased to announce that the Aequatheium and it’s unwholesome kin are now available from the Meridian Miniatures online store.

Ancient Machinery 30mm and 40mm Round-Lip Bases Available from Tabletop-Art

Now available – Ancient Machinery 30mm RL deal (20x bases) and 40mm RL deal (8x bases)

Titan-forge new Ghostbikes

Ghost Bikes

Titan-forge releases Ghostbikes models for their new miniatures range: Ancient Spectres

Celestial Knight preorder from Kabuki Models

CK_preorder start

Are you ready for the ultimate miniature? 😉 The most detailed, time consuming model from the Knights Of Legend range is finally ready, today we start the preorder.
Only 100pcs will be offered as preorder, so if you loose your chance now you will have to wait that we post those 100 units and receive the second stock, so better to be ready with your mouse!
The preordered units will be shipped from August 3rd

ClearHorizon Miniatures release the 15mm – Hura Technocracy and Human Epsilon Exo-Skeleton Squads

Hura Technocracy Expedition Squad $8.99
The Hura Technocracy Expedition Squad contains eight (8) metal miniatures, 1x command, 1x heavy squad support weapon, and 6x armed with standard weapons. There are nine (9) separate head options.

Epsilon Squad – Base Squad $8.99
The Epsilon Squad – Base Squad contains six (6) metal miniatures, 1x command, 1x heavy squad support weapon, 1x communication specialist and 3x armed with standard weapons. Each soldier comes with (3) three head options and the communication specialist can be modeled with an open or closed terminal. The pack also comes with a command sprue with melee weapon options and additional head options.

Syrinscape Now Compatible with iPhone and Android Phone


Syrinscape, the award-winning app that puts the power of custom, movie-like sound effects, soundscapes, and music, into the hands of the gamer, is thrilled to announce today, it is now compatible with iPhones and Android Phones.

Syrinscape makes this news as it gears-up to head into Gen Con, North America’s largest hobby gaming convention, taking place in Indianapolis July 30 – August 2. With the addition of iPhones and Android Phones to Syrinscape’s compatible devices, the estimated 60,000 Gen Con attendees, and gamers worldwide, will have even more ways to bring epic sound to their gaming table.

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