The Painting Frog

By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Nov 29th, 2017
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I don’t know about you, but I’ve still got tons of leftovers from Thanksgiving. That was by design, mind you, and the original intent behind Thanksgiving 2: Thank Harder that I had last Friday. And no, I’m not getting tired of turkey and all the trimmings. However, it wouldn’t...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Oct 13th, 2017
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Friday is here! Woo! Gateway to the weekend. I’m hoping yours will be filled with all sorts of gaming. I might get in some Guild Ball on a brand-new gaming mat this evening. Tomorrow, I’m gonna be hanging out with friends for an early Halloween party. Should be a good time filled with tas...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Apr 12th, 2017
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The work week continues along. We’re halfway home (“home” in this case being the weekend, of course). If we’ve made it this far, there’s a good chance we’ll make it the rest of the way. But just to make sure, we should bulk up on some bite-size gaming stories. Toda...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jan 7th, 2017
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Well, one down and 51 to go. We’re a week into 2017 and it’s been a bit of an odd one, at least for me. No single day was “an average day,” really. Whether I was working from home or had to go to the repair shop, or just had the day off, I’m somewhat […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Nov 12th, 2016
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It’s time once more for a Review Roundup. Why? Because it’s Saturday! Woo! As you read this, I’m hanging out with some friends, playing games. Took over a group of favorites, and hopefully will get me a new Guild Ball opponent, too. I also baked brownies, because I can’t go to...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Oct 15th, 2016
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*puts on Elton John garb* Saturday! Saturday! Saturday! Saturday! Saturday! Saturday! Saturday! Saturday! Saturday night’s alright! Ok, so it’s not actually Saturday night yet, but it will be soon (well, for me. Some of you are already well into Saturday night. Bloody time zones). Anyway,...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Sep 2nd, 2016
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Seems just about everything is going on this weekend. PAX, Nova Open, and Dragon*Con are all happening… well, right now, actually. If you’re at one of the shows, awesome. I hope you’re having a blast. If you’re not, well, at least we still have Friday going for us, which is ni...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Apr 20th, 2016
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Monday and Tuesday are in the rear view mirror. Meanwhile, we work our way towards the weekend. We’re halfway there, people. We can make it. But if we’re gonna do it, we should stock up on some bite-sized gaming stories. Thankfully, that’s just the sort of thing we have for you righ...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
May 10th, 2015
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Hey there again, everyone. Welcome to Sunday. A quick note: It is Mother’s Day. Just sayin’. If possible, I’d suggest giving your mom a call. It probably couldn’t hurt. I’m gonna give mine a call here after I finish typing this up. But that’s as may be. At the mome...
By Polar_Bear
In Games Workshop
Oct 3rd, 2014
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The Painting Frog continues their tour series of various gaming companies with a look at Games Workshop in Bath (not in the bath, you dirty-minded individuals). Source From the post: The Painting Frog has published yet another article about visiting wargaming companis in England and this time the art...
By Polar_Bear
In Editorial
Sep 12th, 2014
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The Painting Frog continues their survey of all the Nottingham gaming companies with a trip to Warlord Games. Source From the post: As I have mentioned in the first article in this series I’ve taken advantage of a trip to England in January 2014 to visit a few wargame companies based in the city of [...
By Polar_Bear
In Editorial
Jul 4th, 2014
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The Painting Frog posted up notes from their trip to Mantic’s HQ before their recent move to a new location. Source From the post: So how does one company goes from the ugly duckling to the swan it is today, from a company seen only as a cheaper brand of models into one of the […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Oct 11th, 2013
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The Painting Frog posted up an editorial on their thoughts about the new Bones Kickstarter based on their experiences from the first one. Source From the article: The Painting Frog blog shares its views on the newest Reaper Miniatures Kickstarter campaign discussing how the changes implemented from t...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Sep 3rd, 2013
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The Painting Frog has created a video unboxing of the Reaper Bones line they recently got. That’s one Kickstarter I wish I’d gotten in on. From the video: The Painting Frog blog has published an article featuring the unboxing video of the rewards for the Reaper Kickstarter campaign. If yo...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jun 26th, 2013
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The Painting Frog posted up a battle report the other day. Now, I know we don’t generally do battle reports, but this one’s tied in with a sale going on over at Warmill. And we do post sales. So it all works out. From the update: The “The Painting Frog” blog has published a Ba...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jun 25th, 2013
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The Painting Frog takes a look at the Catwalk Set from Micro Art Studio and gives you their thoughts on the subject. From the review: The Painting Frog blog reviews an “old but gold” scenery set by Poland’s Micro Art Studio. There’s also a Portuguese version of the article...
By Polar_Bear
In Games Workshop
Mar 20th, 2013
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The Painting Frog goes over the new Games Workshop retailer practices and explains what they mean for your gaming store. From the editorial: GW is effecting new trade term concerning independent retailers for their products based in the USA and Canada. Amongst other changes the new policies terminant...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Mar 1st, 2013
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The Painting Frog put up a review and assembly of The Outpost Kit from Warmill. From the review: The “The Painting Frog” blog has published a review about one of Warmill’s MDF scenery “entry Kkts”: The Outpost Kit....
By Polar_Bear
In Infinity
May 10th, 2012
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The Painting Frog has a video unboxing for Infinity up on their website. Check it out. But all that is now in the past and I’m extremely happy to publish today “The Painting Frog” blog’s first original content video. As a part of the ongoing experience of learning a new gaming system and chronicling ...