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[Review] TableWar MegaMat Gaming Mat

I recently picked up a 4′ x 4′ Barren Wasteland gaming mat from Tablewar.  This is part of my move to focus more on the parts of the hobby that interest me most: Cool models playing on a cool table with cool people. This is part of the ‘cool table’ plan and my general slow, slow push to get nice terrain and things.

I caught their original kickstarter a little too late to take part in it, but after seeing one of our locals’ mat who did, I knew I wanted one! Let’s have a look shall we?

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Quick Review: CMON Ultimate Miniature Painting Guide

CMON painting guide

With me only recently getting into this hobby, I can honestly say I’ve spent more time looking at guides, tutorials, videos, wikis, you name it, more than I’ve spent painting.  Whether that’s good or bad, I don’t know (practicing is probably better), but sifting through every thing that is out there can be a hassle.  And believe me, there is a lot to sift through in the miniatures hobby online…

And lo, I came across this painting guide along my travels.  A tome of great wisdom! The Cool Mini or Not Ultimate Miniature Painting Guide!

At 400 pages, does it pack the goods?  Read on to see what I thought about it…

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