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Matt Forbeck’s 7 of the Best

The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien Tolkien created the genre of epic fantasy with his Middle-earth cycle, and we tend to forget how silly elves and dwarves could be before he redefined them. The films are decent fun, filled with amazing visuals and decent acting, but the books are stunning. I was fortunate enough to be the developer of The …

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Ryan Devoto’s Devotion to World Building

This seems to be the year that miniatures come to the forefront of tabletop gaming. Stefan Porkorny of Dwarven Forge gets a documentary that’s made it to Netflix, 3d printing becomes more accessible with files available online and we get to see the epic expanse of Ryan Devoto‘s diorama. Much has already been said by other websites regarding the extent …

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Review of The Dwarvenaut

I’m not really a miniatures person, but it isn’t everyday that Netflix suggests an RPG related documentary for me to check out. The Dwarvenaut is a biographical documentary about Stefan Porkorny, artist and founder of Dwarven Forge and follows on the third Kickstarter campaign launched by the company. The documentary assumes you already know about Dungeons and Dragons for the …

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Maintaining Momentum

Momentum isn’t everything, but it’s certainly something, and today we’ll enjoy a look at ten fun ways that DMs can keep it going during those days (or nights) when enough players are unable to attend a scheduled tabletop RPG session. Minifigs Whether you’re gluing, filing, priming, painting, washing, adding hobby rocks to the bases, glazing, varnishing, or just doing a …

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Q&A with Stu Perrins

It’s not every day that we get to enjoy seeing writer Stu Perrins chime in on WHATEVER HAPPENED TO THE ARCHETYPE?, and all things indie comics, so let’s do this, with relish. Q:  WHATEVER HAPPENED TO THE ARCHETYPE? looks like great fun.  What can you tell us about this tale, without giving too much away? SP:  What I’ve tried to …

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Exciting New Deck Building Game Unveiled At Gen Con

VALIANT and CATALYST GAME LABS Release VALIANT UNIVERSE: THE DECK BUILDING GAME The Valiant Universe enters its first-ever deck building game with an interactive story line, collectible figurines, and more!  Debuting this week at Gen Con 2016, Valiant Entertainment is proud to announce the release of VALIANT UNIVERSE: THE DECK BUILDING GAME – the latest tabletop game created in collaboration with …

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Book Retort: Wrath Of The Eternal Warrior #9

“The axe is coming for you” growls Gilad Anni-Padda, the eternal warrior himself, several thousand years old, and in your face on the eye-popping teal-toned double-splash page 2 into 3, and you can bet your bottom platinum piece that Gilad’s axe will slake its thirst for blood before this issue is through. Robert Venditti (writer) along with Raul Allen (artist) …