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Announcing – The Painting Detail show from Play Unplugged

Play Unplugged has a new show in the works that's designed to help everyone become better painters. The Painting Detail is coming soon to a computer screen near you.



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From the announcement:

It is with an unbelievable amount of excitement that I announce our newest web-series The Painting Detail.

The goal of this show is to make painting miniatures an accessible and enjoyable hobby for everyone. You can join me on this journey beginning 9/31/13 at the Play Unplugged YouTube channel: PlayUnpluggedTV.



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Play Unplugged TV – Getting Super Nerdy About Dice

Play Unplugged talks about a subject near and dear to all of us gamers... dice.
How many do you have? At one point, I played a 2000pt game of 40k (3rd edition) with my Orks and never rolled the same D6 twice.



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From the video:

Play Unplugged‘s Enrico Nardini and The Geekadrome‘s Paul Drabick get super nerdy while talking about all kinds of gaming dice. They look at a selection of different dice from Chessex, Koplow, and Q-Workshop. The discussion includes thoughts on what they like in a set of gaming dice and the wide range of styles and prices that are available.



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Play Unplugged TV - Origins 2013 Interview with Paizo Publishing

Play Unplugged had an interview with Paizo Publishing while at Origins. They taped it and are now showing it off for everyone to see.



From the interview:

Like a lithe elven ranger, Play Unplugged‘s Andrew Lotz tracks down to of the creative individuals behind Paizo Publishing‘s runaway RPG success Pathfinder. Erik Mona and Jason Bulmahn discuss the current and future development of the Pathfinder RPG and the world of Golarion



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Play Unplugged TV - Interview with Larry Elmore

Play Unplugged had a chat with Larry Elmore while at Origins and figured everyone would want to see what they talked about.



From the interview:

This post marks both Play Unplugged‘s 500th piece of gaming content and our 100th episode of Play Unplugged TV! How awesome is that?!?! Well, we have just the video for such a special occasion. Origins Game Fair 2013 featured many fantastic artists working in the industry. Play Unplugged’s Andrew Lotz got to take a few minutes to speak with one who can truly be called an industry icon: Larry Elmore. Larry Elmore’s vision forms the basis for the way in which many fantasy gamers picture their worlds. In this interview he discusses his recent and future Kickstarter projects, as well as what it is like to work in the fantasy game industry as an artist.



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Play Unplugged TV 3-4: Forcemaster Vs. Warlord Release Event Coverage

Play Unplugged has posted episode 3-4 of their vidcast up online for your viewing pleasure.



In this episode:

In this episode of Play Unplugged TV we take a look at Forcemaster Vs. Warlord: Enter the New Challengers, the release event for Mage Wars latest expansion! We interview four of the players from the tournament – two Forcemasters and two Warlords. They give us their thoughts on how these new arcane gladiators function in the arena and share their evolving tactics.



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Play Unplugged TV 3-3: Interview with Patrick Connors of Arcane Wonders (Mage Wars)

Play Unplugged posted up vidcast episode 3-3 for your viewing pleasure.



In this episode:

Greetings Play Unplugged fans! Last weekend Play Unplugged cosponsored a release event with Arcane Wonders and Phantom of the Attic Games, and it was a huge success! The event spanned two days and included a Mage Wars Demo Day and a tournament featuring the latest release for Mage Wars: Forcemaster Vs. Warlord. Arcane Wonders' communications director was on-hand and took a break from the festivities to speak with us about the present and future of the Mage Wars game including some special scoops for Play Unplugged viewers!



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Play Unplugged TV 2-26: Interview with Eric Johns of Wyrd

Play Unplugged continues their seemingly never-ending (a good thing) interview series from GenCon with one with Eric Johns of Wyrd.



From the interview:

Up and at ‘em soldier! Sgt. Murder brings you his last interview from Gen Con Indy 2012. His guest this time is Eric Johns of Wyrd Miniatures. Eric gives Play Unplugged fans the skinny on Malifaux’s shift to plastic miniatures and their newest game (another Kickstarter success) Evil Baby Orphanage.



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Play Unplugged TV 2-25: Interview with Erik Mona of Paizo

Play Unplugged continues their interview series from GenCon. This time it's with Erik Mona of Paizo Publishing.



From the interview:

Gen Con Indy 2012 coverage just keeps on coming! Gen Con had so many awesome interview opportunities that we are still posting new content over two weeks after the event! In this episode of Play Unplugged TV, Enrico Nardini interviews Paizo Publising LLC‘s Publisher (try saying that five-times-fast) Erik Mona. Enrico and Erik discuss all things Paizo in this two-part interview. Topics include Pathfinder Battles: Rise of the Runelords prepainted miniatures, Paizo’s relationship with Reaper and WizKids, thoughts on D&D Next, and future Paizo releases. We pack a ton of content into an almost 20 minute interview. Enjoy!



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Play Unplugged TV 2-23: Interview with Curt Covert of Smirk & Dagger Games

Play Unplugged was really busy while at GenCon. Here's another interview they did. This one's with Curt Covert of Smirk & Dagger Games.



From the interview:

Sgt. Murder had just finished playing a demo game of Run for Your Life, Candyman! at the Smirk & Dagger booth, when he bumped into the man behind their mayhem: Curt Covert. Curt took some time out of a busy day of gingerbread man dismemberment to share news of the latest releases from Smirk & Dagger with the Play Unplugged audience. You could call it a “covert” operation!



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Play Unplugged TV 2-22: Interview Laura Tommervik of Wizards of the Coast

Play Unplugged put up another of their video interviews from GenCon. this one is with Laura Tommervik from Wizards of the Coast talking about the Rise of the Underdark.



From the interview:

A dark force is rising in the world of Dungeons & Dragons! Luckily we have a guide to help us navigate through the dangerous dark elf uprising. Play Unplugged’s Enrico Nardini meets with Laura Tommervik, Sr. Brand Marketing Manager at Wizards of the Coast to discuss upcoming releases and the future of D&D. Laura relates lore pertaining to the Rise of the Underdark (WotC’s current world shaking event featuring the insidious underdark dwelling drow), the future of D&D Next, and everything in between.



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Play Unplugged TV 2-21: Interview with Daisy Nanton of Wargames Factory LLC

Play Unplugged has another of their GenCon interviews up online for your viewing pleasure.



From the interview:

At ease disease! Play Unplugged’s Sgt. Murder loves miniatures! The more, the better. One company making tons of miniatures at a great price is Wargames Factory LLC. They were at Gen Con Indy 2012 offering some great deals on boxes of figures including a new line of pre-painted World War II figures and the greatly anticipated Zombie Vixens! Sgt. Murder talks with Daisy Nanton to get you the important intel.



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Play Unplugged TV 2-19: Interview with Brian Shotton and Keith Lowe of MERCS

Play Unplugged posted up a video interview they did with Brian Shotton and Keith Lowe, makers of MERCS, while at GenCon.



From the interview:

It’s back to boot camp at Gen Con Indy 2012! Sgt. Murder inspects the MERCS Miniatures booth and gets some recon on their newest releases ISS and Texico. You’ll have to excuse Murder in this one. He get’s a bit overzealous at times and really hogs the frame!



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Play Unplugged TV 2-18: Interview with Bryan Pope of Mage Wars

Play Unplugged has up another video interview. This one with Bryan Pope of Mage Wars.



From the interview:

Ten-hut gamers! Sgt. Murder is back for for Gen Con Indy 2012 madness! This interview features Bryan Pope, the creator of Mage Wars. After two years of demoing their game at conventions, playtesting, and getting fan feedback, Mage Wars is finally being released at this very show! Bryan Pope briefly discusses the trials and tribulations of bringing Mage Wars to market, their release at Gen Con, the game’s future releases, and organized play.



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Play Unplugged TV 2-17: Interview with Eloy Lasanta of Third Eye Games

Play Unplugged has a video interview up they did with Eloy Lasanta of Third Eye Games.



From the interview:

Play Unplugged’s non-copyright infringing Sgt. Murder is on the scene at Gen Con Indy 2012! His first victim, Eloy Lasanta of Third Eye Games. Fans my know Eloy as the creator of excellent indie RPGs such as API, Wu Xing, and Part Time Gods. Eloy discusses his latest project Mermaid Adventures, an RPG geared for players of all ages with kid friendly themes.



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A Month of Mercs Part One: Keizai Waza Starter Kit Unboxing on Play Unplugged

Play Unplugged kicks off their MERCS reviews with an unboxing of the Keizai Waza starter box.



From the unboxing:

A Month of MERCS kicks off with a bang, as Play Unplugged’s Enrico Nardini unboxes the Keizai Waza Starter Kit from MERCS Minis! This is part one of our A Month of MERCS coverage, in which gaming buddies Enrico Nardini and Chris Snyder will guide you through their experience building, painting, and playing games with MERCS miniatures. Keep an eye on Play Unplugged for more MERCS mayhem coming soon!



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