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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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Play Unplugged TV 2-15: Interview with Ryan O'Connor of Ascension (Gary Games)

Play Unplugged TV has another video interview up. This time it's Ryan O'Connor, one of the people behind Ascension.



From the interview:

Play Unplugged‘s Origins 2012 coverage is winding down as we prepare for upcoming conventions, reviews, unboxings, and more! With two posts left to go, Play Unplugged met with Ascension (Gary Games) director of marketing Ryan O’Connor, who gave us the latest scoop on what to expect in the future for Ascension. We discuss the new expansion Immortal Heroes, the Ascension World Championships, and Ryan lets us know his favorite cards and tactics.



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Play Unplugged TV 2-12: Interview with Randall Bills of Catalyst Game Labs

Play Unplugged TV recently had a chit-chat with Randall Bills of Catalyst Game Labs and they taped it so you can all watch it now.



From the update:

This latest episode marks Play Unplugged’s 300th piece of unique tabletop gaming content! And what better way to celebrate than with one of our best interviews to date. Randall Bills of Catalyst Game Labs sat down with Enrico Nardini at Origins 2012 to update us on all things Catalyst! We discuss the long anticipated release of Leviathans, Shadowrun, Battletech, Cosmic Patrol, Balance of Power, and Catalyst’s new Kickstarter: The Duke. Whoa! Make sure you check out this half hour of gaming goodness!



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Play Unplugged TV 2-12: Interview with Andrew Niggles of Conquest Tactics

Play Unplugged continues with their interview series, this time with Andrew Niggles and Conquest Tactics.



From the interview:

Play Unplugged‘s coverage of Origins Game Fair 2012 continues! Conquest Tactics is a new board/card hybrid game by Zeitgeyser LLC, which also shares some design sensibilities with miniature wargames. Play Unplugged’s Enrico Nardini sat down with the game’s creator Andrew Niggles to discuss this recent release and the supplementary materials that are currently planned. Prepare to conquer Yen Sen!



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Play Unplugged TV episode 2-11 has interview with CMON's David Doust

Play Unplugged has a video interview up with David Doust from CoolMiniOrNot. It's a good watch.





From the interview:

Play Unplugged’s Enrico Nardini sat down with David Doust of CoolMiniOrNot at Origins 2012. David filled us in on the success of Zombicide, Kickstarter’s benefits to the tabletop game industry, Dark Age, and their latest project: the Sedition Wars Kickstarter.



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Play Unplugged TV 2-10: Interview with Bryan Pope and Tom Allen of Mage Wars

Play Unplugged did themselves a video interview with two of the minds behind Mage Wars. Check out the video on their website.



From them to you:

At Origins 2011, Mage Wars made a huge splash! This year Mage Wars returns and and is preparing for their first release in August. As part of our Origins 2012 coverage, Enrico conducts a follow-up interview with Bryan Pope to get an update on the game’s progress. For this interview, Tom Allen, Mage Wars lead writer joins us to describe the Mage Wars setting.



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Play Unplugged TV 2-9: Hordes, Legion of Everblight Battlegroup Starter Unboxing

Play Unplugged TV takes a look and unboxes the Legion of Everblight Battlegroup Starter box for Privateer Press' Hordes line. It's full of blight-y goodness.



From the unboxing:

If you felt the temperature drop suddenly it is because a blighted winter has come to Play Unplugged, brought on by the unboxing of something chilling. From the vast, Nyss controlled frozen wastes above Khador, Enrico examines the monstrous contents of the new Legion of Everblight Battlegroup Starter (battlebox). This redesigned starter box for Privateer Press‘s Hordes miniature game features all new plastic versions of Lylyth, Herald of Everblight, the carnivean heavy warbeast, and shredder lesser warbeasts. Oh man… Where’s Pendrake when you need him?!?!



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Play Unplugged TV unboxes Miskatonic School For Girls

Play Unplugged TV has another unboxing for us. This time it's Miskatonic School For Girls.



From the website:

Question: How many school’s have Ia! Ia! Cthulhu Fhtagn! as a part of the alma mater? Answer: Not many, but as of their successful Kickstarter campaign, Fun to 11 brings us at least one. In this episode of Play Unplugged TV, Play Unplugged‘s Enrico Nardini unboxes Miskatonic School for Girls. This new deckbuilding game features a light-hearted and humorous take on the H.P. Lovecraft Mythos and a mechanic to build other players’ decks as well as your own.



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Play Unplugged TV unboxes Ascension: Storm of Souls

Play Unplugged TV gives you a nice video unboxing of Ascension: Storm of Souls. It's always good to know what you're getting when you buy something.



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What’s this?!?! Dark clouds on the horizon… bursts of gusting wind… the howl of tortured souls…. Is this a sign of our impending doom!?!? No silly; it’s another Play Unplugged unboxing. On this episode of Play Unplugged TV Enrico unboxes Ascension: Storm of Souls, the latest deckbuilding game in the Ascension series by Gary Games.



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