Tag Archives: minis

3
Nov

Group Beta #49 — Improvised Gambit

22
Oct

Silverbeam Creations Review

For my last birthday, my favorite (only) sister gave me a monthly subscription for roleplaying goodies in a box from Silverbeam Creations. It’s a small company run by one dedicated game-lady named Eileen Bowen who has a passion for 3D printing, miniatures, and all things geeky. Here’s a short interview from the Pinshape blog about her. Silverbeam has sent me piles of gaming accessories over the past several months and we’re going to take a look at a sample.

 

11
Jun

Nerd News — Summer Gaming Conventions

Summer has arrived in the Northern Hemisphere, and some of the big game conventions are about to open their doors to roleplayers, cosplayers, video gamers, and lovers of all things in the nerd-o-sphere. We’ve compiled a giant list of venues for your vacation ventures around the globe, big and small. Look for one near you and go out to support the gaming community!

 

 

6
May

Your Battlemap is Too Small and Boring and You Should Feel Bad

Do you find that your combats feel claustrophobic? Do your encounters seem eternally enclosed – a dull series of clashes where warriors quickly close the distance and smash each other until a winner is decided by who rolled the most dice? It may be because your battlemap is too small (and boring… and you should feel bad!). But don’t worry. It’s an easy fix.

12
Feb

3D Pen Mini’s

As the world of tabletop roleplaying games evolves into what feels like the future, I discern a desperate, mid-life-crisis-ish urge to stay abreast of the cool new tech that came out several years ago (I’m slow to adapt).  3D printing is one such cutting-edge contrivance… but I’m not willing to risk a large investment (read: I’m cheap) in a desktop 3D printer to make miniatures.  Not yet, anyway.  Instead, I bought a 3D Pen to see if I could wield divine power upon the (small-scale) realm of plastic!

4
Dec

Deck (the Halls) of Many Things: Homemade Holiday Gifts for Gamers

If you fail your save against the Spirit of the Season and feel compelled to hand out gifts to your gaming friends, you have oodles of options. Nerdy merchandise is widely available in stores and online, but if you’re feeling frugal or craving crafts, here are a few ideas for making real-life relics for your favorite party members.

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