December 3, 2016 by crew
Welcome to The Weekender where we’ve got a foolproof and totally sincere gift guide for you to think about ahead of your Christmas shopping for a loved one who is a tabletop hobbyist.
There’s much more too so stay with us for the whole episode!
Joe Dever’s Lone Wolf
The first thing we’re going to be talking about today is the sad passing of Joe Dever who designed some awesome adventure game books called Lone Wolf.
There’s been plenty more going on in the world of tabletop gaming too…
- UK Games Expo Tickets Available – Entry Tickets are now available for the event next June!
- No Weekender Next Week – We will be running the Dropfleet Boot Camp next week so no shows.
- Let’s Play Dropfleet Commander – Catch up on us playing through the game ahead of next weeks adventures in space.
What else caught your eye from the week?
It’s time to let Warren know what on earth has been going on…
- 4Ground Producing Bushido Terrain – A new announcement from 4Ground working with GCT Studio.
- Cybermen Arrive For Warlord’s Doctor Who Game – Will you be tempted to pick up this set?
- Fantasy Arc’s Elven Terrain – Fantasy terrain to use with your Middle-Earth tabletops perhaps?
- PlastCraft Build Dropzone Commander Terrain – A gleaming city takes shape for their ColorED range.
- Guild Ball Going Pre-Assembled Plastic? – What do you think of this change from Steamforged?
Get stuck in down in the comments and let us know what you think.
Perfect Gifts For Hobbyists
After looking at our gaming mat of the week from Kraken Wargames we just had to get stuck into more hobby ideas to share with our community and those hobbyists looking to pick up goodies this Christmas.
- Paint Sets - Army Painter Licence Warpaints, Army Painter Warpaints
- Paint Racks - XLC Paint Station, TTCombat Paint Racks
- Gaming Mats - Deep Cut Studio (Grass & Red Planet Mats), Game Mat EU, PWorks D&D Mat
- Hot Wire Cutters - Hot Wire Foam Factory
- Card Sleeves - Ultra Pro Core Products, Cooler Sleeves!
Will any of these be making it into your bag of goodies for Christmas do you think?
We Get A Gift!
We got an amazing gift from one of our community members, scragglybeard, who sent us this amazing Forge World Tank, the Macharius Vanquisher.
In chatting with John we work out what to do with it and plan a Parts To Painted blog for the new year.
What’s going on in the world of fundraising?
- Kingdom Death: Monster 1.5 Update – Let’s find out just how mad things have gone with this campaign!
- Kraken Scatter Terrain – We show off some of the scatter terrain from this campaign currently running online.
Phew, that’s a lot to get your brains wrapped around!
Have a great weekend!