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We've made it, everyone. It's Friday (be sure to get your free item from Kroger). With any luck, your weekend will be filled with all things gaming. I'm... gonna take it a bit easy. It's pollen season here in GA, and while I'm not particularly allergic to any of it, it's like getting a face-full of dust or chalk. You cough, you sneeze, your eyes water just because of the amount of particulate in the air. So it's best to just stay inside and fill up on bite-size gaming stories.

Today on the platter we have: Figure Storage Inserts for Vehicles Available From Sally 4th, Rise to Nobility launches on Kickstarter on April 5th, Go Fish Fitness Kickstarter - Final Week, Bits of War 3rd Anniversary Sale, Purgatory edges closer to completion with new arrivals of models, and April 1st Deals from Advanced Deployment.

Hey kids. We have made it. It's Friday at last. This certainly has been an eventful week. It's also gone by quickly, at least for me. I hope everyone at Adepticon is having a good time. If you're not there, I still hope you have a weekend of gaming planned. And if you're going to be gaming all weekend, you should power up on some bite-sized gaming stories.

Today on the platter we have: Advanced Deployment's Adepticon Sale Happening Now; Desert Rats Paint Set Available From Battlefront; Topside Minis Jutland Sets Released - 1/1800, 1/2400, and 1/3000 scales; Oddzial Osmy’s 3mm March Releases Arrive at PicoArmor; Afrika Korps Paint Set Available From Battlefront; Frazetta Miniatures Reaches Funding Goal; Color Quest Season 1 Reaches Funding Goal; New Quick Shades Washes Set Available For Pre-Order From The Army Painter; and Spring Sale Happening At Dark Art Studios.

This has been quite a week. There's been all the excitement coming out of GAMA, with lots of great announcements being made. And tomorrow I've got Board Game Day up at the library. I'm feeling a bit drained from it all. Better nosh on some bite-sized gaming stories.

Today on the platter we have: Halfsies Dice - The World Tour On Kickstarter, Blacksmith Miniatures: World of Jean-Baptiste Monge On Kickstarter, The Adventurer's Collection Tabletop Soundtrack on Kickstarter, New Hammer Objective Markers Available From Kromlech, Syrinscape Announces License for Starfinder RPG, New 6mm Hammer's Slammers Vehicles Released, and Gaming Accessories Weekend Promo Happening At Bits of War.

Well, quite a week we're having, aren't we? But that's what happens during big shows like GAMA. I'm sure all the surprises aren't finished, either. Well, if we're going to be hitting F5 on all our gaming sites, hoping for the latest updates, we'll need to stay energized. We can do that by noshing on some bite-sized gaming stories.

Today on the platter we have: Bog’s Minis Releasing Mushroom Men Miniatures on Kickstarter, Koti Games To Launch Badass Riders Kickstarter, Aletta 90mm Mini Available From Brother Vinni, New Releases Available From Hitech Miniatures, Free postage on order over £50 until Sunday From Victrix, Hyacinth Games' Kickstarter Coming In 2 days, New Round Base Skirmish Trays Available From Kromlech, 25mm Dirty Old Town Bases Now Available From Tabletop-Art, Orc and Goblin Minis Up On Kickstarter, and Wu Wei Launches on Kickstarter Next Week.

*drags myself to the next post, clawing at the ground as I go*
This has been some week. New office. Bunch of visitors the the office. And with GAMA next week, I've had several late nights working on (redacted). But, yesterday I got to watch the preview video for (redacted). So that was cool. But yeah, I'll be very happy when that show happens and all the announcements are made. With all that going on, stocking up on some bite-size gaming stories is simply a necessity. So let's get to it.

Today on the platter we have: Khurasan releases modern alien invasion range, March Updates from Advanced Deployment: Dice Towers and Freebies, Ultra Clear XCase: Expandable Transportable Display Case On Kickstarter, The Children of the Sands Sci-Fi Minis On Kickstarter, New Storm Cannon Platform Available From Kromlech, Wreck Age Vehicles Kickstarter Launching March 17th, Brigade Models - New 15mm Neo-Soviet SF Tanks, and Two More Weapons Platforms Released by Kromlech.

Amazing what a difference a week makes. Last week, I was lamenting how long it was all taking. This morning, I woke up and was like, "Whoah... it's already Wednesday!" That certainly works for me. Faster to get to the weekend, the better. But if we're going to be going along at this break-neck pace, we should stock up on some bite-sized gaming stories.

Today on the platter we have: Lion Tower Miniatures Launch First Kickstarter, New Statuesque Asylum and Starport figures and a new Statuesque Female Head size, Battlefront Releases Range Finder For Flames of War, Exiles of the Tetsu Clan Miniatures Up On Kickstarter, New ellipse bases from Micro Art Studio, New Norman Kite Shields Available From Tabletop-art, Fenris Games - Rise of the Draugr Up On Kickstarter, Battlefront Releases New Destroyed Markers For Flames of War, Broken Egg Games are coming to Europe, New Quad Mortar Platform Available From Kromlech, Acheson Creations and Evil Bob’s at Cold Wars March 17-19, New Desert Mission Token Set From Battlefront, Ouroboros Miniatures presents: Fey- The Celestial, and Atlantis Miniatures Launches 28mm Dwarf Minis Kickstarter.

It has been a busy week.
Work has been full of time working on (redacted). I can't wait until I can tell you all about it. Other than that, I'm making pizza tonight. And by that, I mean I made my own sauce from scratch, and the dough ball that will be the crust is currently in the fridge, slowly rising. It'll be brought out when I get home. The only thing I didn't do was cure my own bacon, grind my own Italian sausage, or make my own mozzarella cheese... though I could possibly do those first two, and might at some point. And as for tomorrow, it's Board Game Day at the Milton Library, where I'll be playing Guild Ball and Fujian Trader. Hopefully you have your own gaming plans lined up. With all that going on, it's best to load up on some bite-sized gaming stories.

Today we have: Ancestral Ruins Bases 20x20mm and 25x25mm Now Available From Tabletop-Art, Arcane Arts gets a face lift, Zen Bins Destiny Storage Trays Up On Kickstarter, Titan-forge Launches Dragon Empire Kickstarter, More Info Posted About Trollkins Indiegogo Campaign, New Ultimate Barrage Template from Pyrkol, Desert Basing Kit Available From Gale Force Nine, Khurasan releases Oceanic Republic NF range, and New Weekend Promo from Kromlech.

We're making our way there, ladies and gentlemen. The previous weekend is as far from us as the next one is to us. Have you started getting together any plans? We've got the gaming day at the library coming up this weekend. Gonna hang out and play some Guild Ball and hopefully Fujian Trader. But we've still got a couple days to get through, first. So let's stock up on some bite-sized gaming stories.

Today we have: Luxumbra: Infinity Collectors on Kickstarter, New Silvia Model Available From Brother Vinni, New DBA 3.0 East Frankish or Norman Army Pack Now Available From Baueda, Brigade Models Release Netherlands Aeronef, Gioconomicon Posts Photos From Nuremberg Toy Fair, February Releases Available From Terrible Kids Stuff, PicoArmor's War College is Open, KaYo Miniatures Clown Army Up On Kickstarter, MattimaoPaints Having A Sale On How To Paint Board Game Miniatures Book, Three new SCW 28mm flag sets From Minairons Miniatures, Company B Releases BA-10 Armored Car, Win this Painted Edo Scutter From Bombshell Miniatures, New Age of Sigmar Tokens and Templates Available from Advanced Deployment, Miss Cupidon Available From Predastore, and Oldhammer Goblins Up On Kickstarter.

The week rolls along (and I've got Ace of Spades playing), so you know I'm working at a pretty fevered tempo. If I'm going to keep up this pace as I work on TGN stuff and then get busy with some work on (redacted), I need to get a good meal of bite-sized gaming stories. Good thing that's just what we've got here.

On the platter today we have: Free Hearts February From Advanced Deployment, Luxury Hand Crafted Playing Card Holders On Kickstarter, SpecForce Rangers: Outlanders Phase 4 Sci-Fi Minis Up On Kickstarter, Knuckleduster's Latest Wild West Release Now Available, The Third Law Coming to Kickstarter This Spring, PenguinComics.com Releases Four Horror/Fantasy Fonts for RPG Developers, Renegade Companion App now includes Clank, New Miniatures Released by RBJ Game Company, Battlefront Features Team Yankee East German Gaming Aids, and Sally 4th Releases Sloppy Jalopy 28mm Chieftain kit.

The middle of the week and the start of a new month. 2017 is already 1/12 in the books. January sure did go by quick (at least for me). Before you know it, we'll be announcing Black Friday sales. Ok, maybe that's a bit much. Plenty of things to do between now and then. And if we want to keep up our strength, we should nosh on some bite-sized gaming stories.

Today on the platter we have: Mighty Meeples: Ghostbusters Collection Released by Cryptozoic; 4th Edition Preview Flames of War Preview: New Paint Sets, Spray Cans, Token Sets and Gaming Aids; Eye for an Eye: Arena Coming To Kickstarter; Acheson Creations announces two "Big Events" for February 2017; Numenera Audio Collection from Plate Mail Games; The Dragon Tray Up On Kickstarter; Aenor Miniatures Releases New Zombie Survivor; New Line of SCI-FI Miniatures by RBJ Game Company; Dice Base: Master GM Screen Up On Kickstarter; Black Earth tabletop wargame coming on IndieGoGo in February; F'aa'thum, Greater Stygian Wardemon of Fate Available From Kromlech; Baueda New DBA 3.0 Norse Irish Army Pack is Now Available; Elder Dice Coming to Kickstarter; and New Circular Ruler From Micro Art Studio.

And we're already to Wednesday. It helps the week go along when you're off on Monday.
It's also my friend Gilbert's birthday!
Yo.
Gilbert.
You old, dude.
Anyway, along with cake and ice cream, we should fill up on some bite-sized gaming stories.

Today on the platter we have: Mindwork Games New Online Store Now Open, Acheson Releases Five Dungeon Worlds Part 2 Figures, KaYo Miniatures Releases The Imitator, New Mini Battle Dice Available From Kromlech, Tabletopia Launches International Keyflower Tournament, Tabletop-Art Releases New Flagstone bases and a Monster base, Knuckleduster Miniatures Releases Five New Western Characters, New releases from Terrible Kids Stuff - First half of January 2017, New Destiny Tokens Available From Micro Art Studio, Red Panda Miniatures Webstore Now Open, and Vanguard of War Becomes Archon Studio’s Most Successful Kickstarter.

Friiiiiiiidaaaaaaay!
Woo! We've made it, everyone! At least for me, it was a nice, calm, "standard" week. As a creature of habit, I'm very grateful for that. Many of us here in the US are also getting a 3-day weekend, what with Martin Luther King Jr. Day being this upcoming Monday. So that's cool. I hope you have some cool weekend activities planned and that today being Friday the 13th doesn't mean anything bad for you. But as we go into the weekend, we should stock up on bite-sized gaming stories.

Today we have: New Ruler Designs From Kromlech, Cryptozoic Releases Mighty Meeples: DC Justice League Collection Tin, New Aufklarungs Passenger trays from Dark Art Miniatures, New Warbikes and Trikes from Raging Heroes, Rebel Minis Releases New 28mm Sci-Fi Packs, Cardstock Warriors Site is Live, Weekend Promo from Kromlech, and New Bases Available From Micro Art Studio.

Ravyn over at Advanced Deployment's been rather busy this holiday season. She's come up with a bunch of new token sets for you to check out. Always good to mark various effects you might have out on the field.
The final week of 2016 continues on. I know a lot of people are enjoying a bit of a break here at the end of the year. Many game companies are taking a little bit of time off. But that's not to say we don't have a good bit of bite-sized stories to snack on.

So let's get to it.

Today we have: Tactical folding kit for board RPGs on Indiegogo, Victoria Miniatures Previews 2017 Releases, Nightmare Forest: Alien Invasion Coming to Kickstarter, Oddzial Osmy’s 3mm December Releases Arrive at PicoArmor, Advanced Deployment After Christmas Sale, New Battle Rulers Available from Kromlech, and Tercio Creativo Christmas Offer Going On Now.

The week rolls along. Hopefully it's going well for you. Mine's been very busy. But that's meant things are going by quickly. Quickly is good and bad in some cases, as there's a lot to still get done by the end of the year. With Christmas this week and then New Year's the week after, there's lots of end-of-the-year items to work through in the next week and a half. If we're gonna make it through, we need to keep our energy up. That means chowing down on bite-sized gaming stories.

Today on the platter we have: Apocalyptic Upgrades: Viral Outbreak Up On Kickstarter, The Cardmogrifier Up On Kickstarter, Ainsty Castings December Sale, Purgatory enters the Pledge Manager, Ramshackle Games Previews Orc Rider For Jet Bike Kickstarter, Tercio Creativo Holiday Sale Happening Now, Paper U-Wing transport released, and Brother Vinni Releases Ingrid female Viking trumpter.

Today's a day to celebrate. Why? It's my 5th anniversary with TGN. Yes, on this day, 5 years ago, I made my first post on the site. It was the new plastic Warp Wolf kit that Privateer Press was coming out with. Oh how gaming has changed since then. I remember having a conversation, a couple months into my tenure, with Ross "The Legend" Thompson (my boss at the time) about, "These Kickstarter-things."
So, to celebrate, let's have a bunch of bite-sized gaming stories.
What? We do that every Wednesday? Well, fine, be that way.

Today we have: Dice Coins 2 Up On Kickstarter, I Will Never Grow Up becomes exclusive distributor of Field Marshal Games products, Ramshackle Games Posts Stretch Goal Goblin For Jet Bike Kickstarter, New Discworld Death Bust -15% discount, Factions Fantasy Playing Cards Coming To Kickstarter in January, New Releases Available From Scotia Grendel, Casual Game Revolution Posts 2017 Tabletop Gaming Conventions Map, Mage Company To Launch Sleeves and Gaming Accessories Kickstarter, Kill the Unicorns Coming to Kickstarter in June, New Morbid Legionary Torsos From Kromlech, Temple of Isis Round Lip Bases Now Available From Tabletop-Art, New Releases And Final Christmas Sale From Advanced Deployment, Flatminis 2D preprinted miniatures are now available as PDF download, Two new Characters bring gold to Talisman: Digital Edition, and Khurasan releases 15mm Hezbollah and Syrian Government Forces.

The DC Universe is full of plenty of colorful characters that have had different iterations over the years. Many of those different versions have made their way into the Batman Miniatures Game from Knight Models. It seems there's always another version of Batman and Robin to add to the game. Well, with the latest set of releases, there's a new version of Batman and Robin, as well as some of their more-formidable foes.
I technically have the day off today. Why? Because CMON went public on the Hong Kong stock exchange and they're giving us the day off to celebrate. But the news doesn't stop just because the office is closed. Neither rain, nor sleet, nor snow, nor slush, shal keep me from giving you your news (ok, so maybe eating lots of food last week would keep me from doing it, but still...). Gonna be a bit shorter day today, but I still want to get you your bite-sized gaming stories. So let's get to it.

On the platter today, we have: Ramshackle Games Releases the Boom Wagon, Gods & Goddesses 5th edition supplement coming to Kickstarter in February, Kromlech New Release: Vehicle Hull Points Markers, Raging Heroes Sale Extended Through This Weekend, Aether Captains: Action Cards Update, Liam Games distributes MAGE Company in Israel, and Czacha Games to publish Polish Raid and Trade in 2017.

It's the last day of November. We're 11/12s of the way through the year. We just might make it after all.
Actually, I'm looking forward to this weekend. It should be a good time, as they generally are. I mean, weekend, right!?
But, before we get there, we've got some more days to get through. To help, we should power up on some bite-sized gaming stories.

Today we have: Nomad Games adds Wizards and Tricksters to Steam Early Access of Smash Up!, Introducing Boxwood Genius Dice, Digital Edition of Colt Express Now Available, New Releases Available to Order From Victoria Miniatures, WarSeer Forum Relaunches Tomorrow, New Chaos Templates From Pyrkol, Old World Leather Gaming Mats for RPG Metal Dice Rolling Up On Kickstarter, Fantasy Football teams available at Flatminis as 2D plastic miniatures, New Release: Kromlech Battle Rulers, New Statuesque Fine & Pulp Scale Female Heads - Bald on sale, Special Artizan Service Miniatures Presents: Contractor On Kickstarter, Yet More Victoria Miniatures Releases, New Release: Kromlech Wound Markers, and Ouroboros Tales 54mm Fantasy Miniatures Up On Kickstarter.

Not sure why, but this week's been a time enigma. I woke up this morning going, "wow, already Wednesday!" But since I've been here at the office, it's been the exact opposite. "How is it only 10am? I feel like I've been here forever!" What might help is noshing on some bite-sized gaming stories.

Today in the platter we have: Brigade Models New Release Update, New Ammunition Chain Sets From Tabletop-Art, Victoria Miniatures Female Victorian Guard Now Available, Motherland Tokens now available from Advanced Deployment, Dek-Den: Deck Building Game Assistant On Kickstarter, Aenor Miniatures First Releases Now Available, Terrible Kids Stuff releases Goblin Shaman, Kromlech New Release: Legionary Heavy Thunder Gun with Heavy Flamer, Khurasan releases Tah-sig (non-humanoid alien) range, Ulisses Spiele GmbH To Take Over Publishing Fading Suns RPG, and 25x50mm flat bases Now available From Tabletop-Art.

We're reaching the peak. After this, it's a slide back down to the weekend. I'm hoping to have some friends over for gaming and cooking, as well as basically a "mini-Halloween" party (my apartment's not really that big. Hard to have more than 4-5 people over :P ). There will be Cryx Necrotite Sugar Cookies, Atomic Peanut Butter Balls, and a bubbling cauldron of gumbo.
But that's as may be. Right now, we've got a bunch of bite-size gaming stories to give you.

On the platter today we have: Zucati Dice: Retro Classic Pure Aluminum Dice On Kickstarter, Totentanz Miniatures to Make Corvus Belli's 15mm Historical Miniatures Range, Purgatory Shows off 2 freshly completed models for the Kickstarter, New Swan Faction Tokens from Advanced Deployment Now Available, Ramshackle Abomination and Robot Sale, Armorcast LLC announces the Fifth Cinematic Effects Modeling Contest, Last Days To Enter Tercio Creativo's Wipley Drawing, New Releases Available From Micro Art Studio, Ouroboros Miniatures' First Release Now Available, 5-Minute Dungeon Coming to Kickstarter Next Week, and Era: The Consortium - A Universe of Expansions Kickstarter in the last week.

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.

Well, yesterday slowed things down, but it seems to have picked back up again rather nicely. We now find ourselves halfway through Friday. That weekend will be here before we know it! What have you all got set up for the weekend? I've got a whole heap of chores to get done before Gen Con in a couple weeks (new shoes, haircut, etc), but still hope to get some gaming in afterward. I'm gonna need my strength. Better fill up on some bite-size gaming stories.

Today on the platter we have: Dragonfather Tokens available from Advanced Deployment, Oddzial Osmy’s 3mm July Releases Arrive at PicoArmor, Blackwater Gulch 2nd Edition Kickstarter Launches August 15th, The Animal Games Coming To Kickstarter August 2nd, and Short Fuse Designs Launches Tokens Kickstarter.

Well, as was expected, Thursday has turned into Friday. The week's still going by quickly (that's NOT a complaint). So it should be almost no time before I'm headed home for a lovely weekend of... I'm not 100% sure what I'll be up to this weekend. Having spent the last two Saturdays driving ~9 hours, if I just was to chill at home, I'd be able to handle that. But that doesn't mean I shouldn't stock up on some bite-size gaming stories in the meantime.

Today we have: Final Minutes for Wander on Kickstarter, FossilPunk Foundry To Launch Sauriana Kickstarter, Pre-orders open for Full Battle Rattle Miniatures modern Canadian Infantry, Organisers Guide to Tanks OPS Kits Posted, Victoria Miniatures Universal Victorian Guard Now Available, Drawlab Running Legendary Dice Throwers Kickstarter, Poorly Dubbed Action Heroes Paper Minis Now Available, Brigade Models Release 6mm Kirin Walker, and New Tokens & Templates for WW2 Gaming from Sally 4th.

The week keeps on keepin' on. We've gotten past the first half, with the second coming right at us. If we're going to be making it to the weekend (where I plan on doing as little as possible), we'd better stock up on some bite-sized gaming stories.

Today we have: Advanced Deployment Ravyn's Birthday Sale, Hell Rangers Coming to Kickstarter Soon, New Releases Available From Dark Sword Miniatures, Miniature Wargaming: The Movie Up On Kickstarter, New Classical Mage Mini From Brother Vinni, Final Days for Revenants Vs Ancestrals on Indiegogo, New Bottles and Cans from Tabletop-Art, Vampire Hunters launches on Kickstarter in less than a week, and New Dwarf Wild Chieftain Available From Scibor.

 

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