Too often paper terrain is overlooked in favor of buildings made of resin, plastic, MDF, or polystyrene. We explain the pros and cons of paper terrain. Then we recommend a few paper terrain resources.
Affordable or FREE
Easy to build a varied collection
Quick to obtain
Assembly can be fiddly
Requires specific tools
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With the growing popularity of mega cons are smaller game conventions dying out? Jonathan addresses the question with his thoughts. Be sure to listen to the entire episode to hear an important announcement about the birth of Jonathan’s first child.
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Mega Convention Pros
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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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Learn how to survive the closing of your friendly local game store (FLGS). Guest Aaron Bostian has tips based on his experience of his FLGS shutting down.
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Advice to survive the closing of your Friendly Local Game Store
Communicate with one another. Social media can become your best friend.
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Due to illness and scheduling conflicts Aaron Bostian couldn’t do the show. So, NO NEW EPISODE right now. To make up for it we’re sharing this episode from the vault. The classic episode comes to you from the dark ages where the show had a different name. Since this is a CLASSIC episode some of the links, content, giveaways, contests etc may be out of date or ended.
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This is Smackdown Copyright 2014 Winged Warrior Publishing (ASCAP). All Rights Reserved! Song Length = 2:41 Audio = Stereo MP3 Sample Rate = 44,100 Samples/Second Bit Rate = 192 Bits/Second
Genre: Cinematic / Soundtrack Theme: The triumphant opening titles of a would-be movie!
This is Smackdown is a triumphant opening titles song if Kaiju Kaos were a summer blockbuster... [click here for more]
Steven Parenteau is the Event Director for TotalCon. He has also overseen the Roleplaying Game and Miniatures Gaming sections of GenCon.
Steven provides a glimpse into TotalCon 2015. If you didn’t get to TotalCon in 2015 this episode will whet your appetite for 2016!
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To get you acquainted with Toxic Bag's sounds, we've stocked this sampler with sounds from each of our Game Masters and BATTLES CDs, as well as some sounds from our 99¢ Soundpacks. We have over 200 sound effects for role-playing games available.
The Toxic Bag sampler includes: From the Game Master's Collection Volume 1: The Twentieth Century
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Ever wonder what makes Jonathan tick? Listener Aaron Bostian turns the tables, takes the mic, and serves as host for this special episode.
Jonathan is in the hot seat while Aaron interviews him about his life and gaming. We hope you enjoy this peak behind the curtain.
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Holiday Gift Guide 2012.
December is here and that means it is time for another installment of the annual holiday gift guide. Don’t worry, Jonathan mistakenly says “Holiday Gift Guide 2013″ in the episode but he really means 2012. This year there are a couple of changes. The price categories are now Under $20, Under $50, and $100 and Up. Also, categories have 3 recommendations... [click here for more]