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My First Battle Report Video: 7 Things I Learned

Grymkin vs Menoth (Battle Report)

In this article I describe my thoughts and process about how I made my first battle report video. I learned a lot, and I hope my experience helps or simply inspires those of you who are just starting out. This video documents a game of Warmachine/Hordes I played using my Grymkin army, which faced-off against …

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5 Essential Camera Shots For Better Battle Reports

Do you want to write better battle reports? Are your adventure logs lacking  narrative flair? Maybe you’ve played a memorable tabletop game like Warhammer 40k or Warmachine/Hordes, or are simply keeping a campaign record for your Dungeon and Dragons group. Either way, you’re looking for ways to spruce up your writing with some pictures. This …

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Casual Vs. Competitive Miniature Gamer? Target Audience Matters

Are you a casual tabletop or miniature game player, or are you competitive?

This is a great article that examines the ups and downs of the marketing strategy of a huge game company (i.e., Wizards’ of the Coast, maker of the Magic The Gathering collectable card game), as it relates to the two types of players out there: casual and competitive players.

I highly-recommend this read (link here or below) to anyone who enjoys a bit of perspective into the mechanics of game design, marketing, and sales.

How To "Focus-Stack": Improve Your Miniature Photos

Focus Stack for Better Miniatures Photos - Improve your miniature photography with focus stacking

For miniature painters who want to share their work, or gamers that want to record their battle reports, capturing sharp and clear images is pretty important. Focus stacking can help! Today’s camera technology in smart phones, DSLRs, or mirrorless compact cameras, has made it possible for anyone to take a picture at a moment’s notice. …

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3 Reasons You Need a Hair Dryer for Miniature Painting

3 reasons you need a hair dryer for painting miniatures and models - review and tips for faster miniature and model painting - use a hair dryer to glaze and for advanced techniques

We all need brushes, glue, acrylic paint, and good lighting, but if you’re a regular painter of miniatures, you should also get a hair dryer. This article is about why you should invest in a blow dryer for painting miniatures, and I highlight some tips for effectively using a hair dryer in your miniature painting workflow. …

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