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7 Unique Tabletop RPG Gaming Accessories

So you went to the gaming convention at PAX Unplugged? What cool swag did you find? Well, I’m here to tell you about my adventures in shopping the vendor hall at the 2019 PAX Unplugged tabletop gaming convention. In this article, I (Eleni Stamos) highlight 7 cool products and accessories shown at the best tabletop …

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10 Great Airbrushes for Painting Miniatures and Models

Are you looking for an airbrush to paint miniatures? Keep it simple! Take a look at this list that compares several widely-respected airbrushes in the miniature painting community. Continue reading, or skip ahead with the links below. The following are my recommended top 10 best airbrushes for painting miniatures and models. Badger Patriot 105 Badger Renegade Velocity …

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Behold, a Guide to Attending a Tabletop Gaming Convention

Starter guide to attending a tabletop gaming convention - PAX unplugged events

Are you going to your first tabletop gaming convention? Intimidated? Tabletop gaming conventions are huge events and can be overwhelming for first-time attendees. You never know what to expect! Tabletop gaming conventions pull you from reality, surrounding you with exciting gaming events, cosplay, celebrities, artists, and designers. Many vendors from big and small companies attend …

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30 Miniature and Model Assembly Tips: “Mise En Place”

30 Miniature and Model Assembly Tips: How to Assemble Wargaming and Tabletop Game Models

Do you enjoy assembling miniatures? Many scale models arrive in boxed kits that require assembly. Miniatures are often plastic, resin, or metal. Each kind of material and model kit requires a different assembly approach to achieve the best results. Tabletop games such Warhammer 40k, Age of Sigmar, Infinity the Game, Guild Ball, and many others …

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50 Miniature Painting Tips: What I Learned as a Commissioned Painter

50 Miniature Painting Tips: What I Learned as a Commissioned Painter - Essential painting tips for miniatures and models - how to paint miniatures - how to paint models and miniatures for warhammer 40k and tabletop wargames

I’ve painted miniatures for a long time. Along the way I’ve gathered up a collection of miniature painting tips that have helped me. Many of the tips and tricks I’ve learned are from providing a miniature painting service. Through the years, I’ve learned how-to be a more effective painter. Of course, I’m always looking for …

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7 Best Magnifying Lamps for Painting Miniatures and Models (Review)

Best magnifying lamp for painting miniatures - Banner lights for painting models and miniatures

Are you looking for the best magnifying lamps for painting miniatures and models? You need to see details clearly to paint and craft those beautiful scale models. The best magnifying lamps for painting miniatures are those that have both full-spectrum light and have lenses with sufficient magnification (ideal: 2x to 2.5x) and focal length (i.e., …

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Great Papercraft Terrain for Tabletop Gaming! Easy Mode!

Great Papercraft Terrain for Tabletop Games - Infinity, Warhammer 40k, DnD, RPGs, roleplaying games, and more!

Are you looking for good papercraft terrain for Warhammer 40k, Kill Team, Infinity, or role playing games, like Dungeon and Dragons (DnD)? Paper models or papercraft is a budget-friendly, fast way to get awesome looking wargaming terrain and buildings on your tabletop. Good tabletop papercraft terrain is all over the internet and a lot of …

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3 Awesome Ways to Make Wargaming Terrain (Cheap, Easy, and Free)

Are you a tabletop miniature gamer? The battlefield you play on might be a dining room table, but it should be more. That’s where terrain pieces come into play. If you’re playing games like Warhammer 40k and looking for terrain ideas, all it takes is an online search. Images of beautiful wargaming terrain are everywhere. …

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5 Simple Ways to Choose a Paint Color Scheme for Warhammer and Other Models

Are you trying to choose a paint color scheme for your miniatures? Looking for a good paint scheme for Warhammer 40k or other tabletop games? Even if you’re familiar with painting techniques, you’ll still need to know what colors to choose for painting miniatures. For those who are in product development, a primary challenge is …

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106 Best Audiobooks for Horus Heresy 30k and Warhammer 40k (Updated)

105 Audiobooks Out Now for Horus Heresy 30k and Warhammer 40k (Updated)

Are you looking for audiobooks in the Warhammer 40k Universe? Warhammer 30k? The Horus Heresy epoch?Audiobooks are a great listen while you work on your miniatures and models, or simply for taking the tedium out of a long drive or flight. For a long time, Games Workshop’s digital books and audiobooks were embargoed from third-party …

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