Is this week just rocketing by for anyone else, or just me?
I mean, it’s already Wednesday.
Well, seeing as it is Wednesday, let’s get ourselves stocked up on some bite-sized gaming stories.
Today we have: Public Alpha For Cold Start Posted, How to Paint Board Game Miniatures: The Beginners Guide to Painting Board Game Miniatures Now Available, Terrible Kids Stuff – Christmas 2016 releases, Battle for the Universe Coming to Kickstarter in January, Jet Bike Construction Kit Up On Kickstarter, Oddzial Osmy’s 3mm November Releases Arrive at PicoArmor, Khurasan releases two 15mm fantasy sets by Tom Meier, Final Week for The Roots of Magic On Kickstarter, Dystopian World Expansion Passes Funding Goal, Ouroboros Tales Posts New Stretch Goals, New Viking Shield Sets Available from Tabletop-Art, Brother Vinni Holiday Sale Happening Now, 15mm 1st Carlist Wars & Spanish American War (1898) back in production, and New Junk City Bases Available From Kromlech.
When a lot of us think of “wizards,” we think of frail, old men in pointy hats and sporting long beards. You know, the Tolkien-esque view. But a lot of us forget that Gandalf was rather badass, and certainly wasn’t frail. Think of his battle against Saruman. Those guys were beating the hell out of each other and kept on fighting. Or Gandalf’s fight against the Balrog. Well, The Roots of Magic takes that sort of “badass warrior wizard” and brings it to your tabletops as a new miniatures skirmish game that’s up on Kickstarter now.
And we have the week continuing along. Seems this one’s going rather slowly, if you asked me. Earlier today, I looked at the clock and went, “How is it only just after 10am? I’ve been here in the office for the past 17 hours!” Note: I’d not actually been here 17 hours at that point. Just seemed like it. Perhaps snacking on some bite-sized gaming stories will help out.
Today on the platter we have: Krakon Games Running Frills & Fauna Kickstarter, Gioconomicon Posts Photos From Spiel 2016, On Target Green & Red Lasers For Line of Sight On Kickstarter, Mojo Tray System: Modular Transport On Kickstarter, New releases from Terrible Kids Stuff – First half of October 2016, New Condition Markers, Melee Widgets and Base Inserts from Advanced Deployment, The Roots of Magic: Students of Sorcery Kickstarter coming in November, Divine Art Playing Cards Relaunched on Kickstarter, and Devils Dungeon Kickstarter – Milestone Unlocked.
As we roll along, the weekend grows ever-closer. As I mentioned, I’ve got a full day of gaming scheduled for Saturday. That’ll include some games that use various bits of terrain on a game mat. You want your games to look good, right? I know I do. So let’s see what we can do to make your games look good.
In our Terrain Corner today we have: Deep-Cut Studio releases dedicated game mat for Roots of Magic, New Terrain Pieces Available From Micro Art Studio, and Badlands: Pwork Wargames Fantasy Gaming Mat Now Available.
Friday has once again blessed us with its presence. Let us bask in its warm glow of warming glowing… or something.
Suffice to say that the weekend is almost here. What sort of plans do you have coming up? Gaming? Cooking? Or just boring, old “yard work” and the like?
For the moment, we’ve got our batch of bite-sized stories.
Today’s include: Darkmook Paper Miniatures begin back catalogue upgrade, Fey A new line of 54mm miniatures, Retained Command Charlie released at The Ion Age, The Roots of Magic- an upcoming fantasy skirmish wargame, Willy Miniatures Necromantic – Undead Fantasy Football Team Coming Soon, Thinker Tinker Maker: Game Inserts & CCG Boxes On Kickstarter, Rebel Minis Releases 28mm Earth Force Security “Hounds”, Hitech Miniatures Releases Mystic Sergius, New Female Viking Unit from Brother Vinni, Alternative Armies releases four classic Goblin packs, Fantasy Treasure Chest by Fantasy Coin Coming Soon, Kromlech New Release – Chaos Legionary Jump Pack, and Madzzle Jigsaw Puzzle Game Up On Kickstarter.