Steve Barber Taking Pre-Orders For Painting Miniatures for the American Civil War Guide

Steve Barber Models has started taking pre-orders for their new guide on how to paint figures set during the American Civil War. If your painting could use a leg-up (like mine certainly could), this is the ultimate guide in blues and greys (as well as all the other appropriate colors). You can even order a copy signed by the author.


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Podcast Radio

It's Tuesday. But it's also kinda like Wednesday, because it's the middle of the work week. But it's also kinda like Thursday, because it's the 2nd-to-last day of the work week. But since I'm typing up a Podcast Radio post, that means it's Tuesday. Let's get to it.

This week on the dial we have: Game Classy Episode 175: GeeDubb roundup; Meeples & Miniatures Episode 255: Tales of Tabletop Gaming #1; Blue Peg, Pink Peg Episode 135: James Hudson & Porta Nigra; Lords of the Dungeon Episode 21: RPG Sports, GM vs Player Description and Playing Your Alignment; Rolling Dice & Taking Names Episode 158: Arkham Horror, Shadows:Amsterdam, Hail Hydra; and Epic Gaming Night Podcast Episode 179: Choices.


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Trick or Tree : Handmade Magnetic Wooden Blocks Toy & Game Up On Kickstarter

Trick or Tree is a new magnetic blocks building game up on Kicksarter now. Players draw cards and must attach the appropriate color and shape of branch to the tree. However, you can't get too crazy, as you don't want the tree to fall over! Fun for the whole family, go and check it out.


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Z-Man Games Posts Carcassonne Safari Preview

If you're tired of being in the bustling streets and dark alleys of Carcassonne, you can soon take an adventure out to the wide open spaces of Africa. Z-Man Games is coming out with Carcassonne Safari, that takes players on a hunt to spot all the majestic creatures of that continent. In this preview, we get a look at how the game works, including scoring different tiles.


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Fantasy Flight Previews Jyn Orso And Rebel Pathfinders For Star Wars: Legion

The Rebels have their own scouts, out there looking for any weaknesses in the Imperial machine. Their use of cammo and covert tactics makes them perfect for it. In this preview for Star Wars: Legion, Fantasy Flight takes a look at a pair of new releases, Jyn Orso as well as a unit of Rebel Pathfiners.


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River Horse Taking Pre-Orders For The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Board Game

I do not volunteer as tribute. I don't know a lot about the Hunger Games universe, but I do know I'd probably get my ass killed out there. Where I won't get my ass killed, however, is sitting down at the gaming table playing The Hunger Games: Mockingjay from River Horse. They have put the game up for pre-order over on their website now.


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Monday Terrain Corner

Someone decided it needed to be Monday again. While I'm not all that thrilled with the decision, I do know that it's going to be a short week. So that's gonna be good. Thursday is Thanksgiving here in the US, and so I'll be off Thursday and Friday, just chillin' and trying to avoid all the fracas at the Maul. In the meantime, though, let's get your gaming tables lookin' as good as my dining room table will be this Thursday.

Today in the Terrain Corner we have: Frosty Plain Gaming Mat Available From Pwork Wargame, TerrainCrate Town & Battlefield available to order now, and Hive City Habitat Available From Tabletop Scenics.


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Plaid Hat Games Announces Gen7: Breaking Point Expansion

Most games are good up to about 4 players. But what happens when the whole crew shows up and you all want to play a game together? Well, if you're wanting to play Gen7, you'll soo be able to seat up to 6 players at the table. Plaid Hat Games has announced Gen7: Breaking Point, which will add compatibility for up to 6 players, as well as a new scenario to the mix.


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