#RPGaDay2016 Day:26 What Hobbies go well with RPG’s?

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For I have a whole list of hobbies that you can get into and

PAINTING

Miniature painting, This can be a good time to relax and reflect on past games or paint figures for the upcoming game sessions. Painting Minis also adds personalisation to your table really just makes your figure stand out. In the age of prepainted figures. Seeing that touch of personalization is awesome. Even more so once you have gotten good at it lol.

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Bloging
Bloging can really be a ton of fun and rewarding as a hobby. Just do it for you. Maybe blog about your parties adventures or use it as a log to recap each week’s adventures. Heck, that is how I got my start.
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Card Games & Board Games
Card games & Board Games go hand in hand with RPG’s. If a player is a no show you can always throw down some good old Board Games and save the night from being a total loss!
There are a ton of Boardgames that feel like RPGs they are done so well. Before your next game session is called due to a no show, Pull out a box and give another game a try.
P.S. Step away from monopoly and give some real good games a look. board-games-3

War Games
Wargaming is a big change of pace from and RPG game. One added benefit is if you love combat maybe a good wargame before the group meets might get that craving for combat out of you. Additionally, you get another awesome benefit.

If you’re already are a Hobby Painter and you pick a war game that has minis that you might use in your RPG’s. Now you benefit from your Painting hobby for both RPG’s and the War Game Table!

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So what are some hobbies you enjoy that go well with your gaming ?

Privateer Press Announces All-New Editions of WARMACHINE and HORDES

I know I am a little late getting to the party on this one. But it is still big news none the less. That’s right after six years with one rules set. Privateer Press is launching a new Edition. The fist glimpses we will get will come in June.

“The current editions of the games are now six years old,” said WARMACHINE and HORDES creator and Chief Creative Officer Matt Wilson. “During that time we’ve accumulated a tremendous amount of knowledge and experience from observing, listening to, and interacting with our worldwide community of players and retailers about how to continue to improve their experience with our games. After years of intensive work, we’re finally ready to share the outcome of that process and give our community what they’ve been asking for in our games.”

What we do know is we will see at least 9 new Warcasters in the starter boxes.
All the main details are Here

Get a Grip with a GripMat !

So as I was browsing along in kickstarter land I bumped into an awesome kick that I nearly missed out on. GripMat ; whats a GripMat you say ? Well they are  awesome mat’s for your board card and RPG games.
The thing that caught my eye on this kickstarter right out the gate as the quality of the Mats. These “gecko approved ? ” Mats can be used for any number of games.  Their price is  competitive coming out the gate with  prices that line up well with chessex mats and look nicer.  Lastly and holy cow do they have an impressive and massive number of mat types they have in their line for you to pick from.  These mats come with or without grids for you war gamers as well.
Two thoughts in closing. They know their audience ! These mats are going to please you if you get one. I love that they made ship mats for Space opera games !
The only down side as RPG gamer I could note and this is being knit picky is they are not dry erase. But they are water proof, wrinkle free and Stain resistant. You can’t get much better then that.  Get over there and give them a look before the kick ends.

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/bfrgames/gripmat-get-a-grip-on-your-game#