Are Painted Minis Essential to Miniatures Wargaming?
Inspired by Sam Mustafa’s column in Wargames, Soldiers, and Strategy issue 71 (Buy the PDF) Jonathan editorializes on the the necessity, or lack thereof, of painted miniatures. As a current non-painter Jonathan approaches the question of “What exactly is our hobby?”
Karwansaray Publishers sought responses from... [click here for more]
5 Tips to Turn OFF a Potential Wargamer
It isn’t easy to run a good demo game, participation game, or event at a gaming convention. This episode shares 5 tips to AVOID…unless you want to turn off a would be wargamer. Just kidding!
When listening to this episode keep in mind the tips to turn off a would be wargamer are presented facetiously. Use this episode as things... [click here for more]
This classic episode features host Jonathan J. Reinhart as he discusses Huzzah Con 2011 (click to go register). He chats about the games he will be playing and why he is attending the con with his wife. Jonathan highlights some other games that he wishes he could play. He manages to insert a reference to deceased estates while discussing the bring and buy on Sunday.
For those attending the con Jonathan... [click here for more]
Steven MacLauchlan and Flames of War
Steven MacLauchlan is the former Digital Content Manager for Battlefront Miniatures (maker of Flames of War) and is also the head honcho at the WWPD: News From the Front podcast. Steven returns to the show to discuss Flames of War and his life after Battlefront.
Listeners may recall that Steven first appeared on Episode 50: WWPD News From... [click here for more]
The Analogue Hobbies Painting Challenge is NOT your average painting contest. Jonathan shares how and why you may want to enter.
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Listener Adam’s entries
BenG’s 20mm Wurrtemburg Horse Artillery
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Listener David commented about episode 131 Ancient History Magazine Kickstarted saying “Both... [click here for more]
Facebook groups can be an incredible resource for wargamers. Discover 5 great Facebook groups for wargamers by listening to this episode.
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Wargames Directory (now Tabletop Wargames Network)
Wargames @ BattleShades
Wargames Calendar Events + Shows
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The Merimbula Wargaming Society is an Australian wargaming club founded by Joshua Shoobridge. Josh discusses Australian wargaming and shares some tips for being a dad wargamer.
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e-Mail Josh: TheHobbyDesk@gmail.com
The Hobby Desk Facebook Page
The Hobby Desk Google+ Page
The Hobby... [click here for more]