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AdeptiCon 2018 Live Blog – Part 2!

AdeptiCon 2018 Live Blog – Part 2!

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Join us for a trip to the USA as Dawn and Gianna delve into everything that is going on at AdeptiCon 2018.

Check Out Part One Here

We're going to be covering the whole event, finding out what games are going on, talking to vendors, checking out amazing tournaments and much more besides.

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If you'd like to know a bit more about this year's events and maybe give some hints as to where Dawn & Gianna should explore next, make sure to check out some of these key resources.

...and that's just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to what's going down at AdeptiCon this year.

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Welcome To Day 3 Of Adepticon 2018!

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Welcome to day 3 of Adepticon 2018! Today is the pinnacle of this 4 day convention. A full schedule already. Ready, Set, GO!

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Reminder! The VIG Swag Bag – Comment To WIN Some Awesome Prizes

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Make sure to drop your comments into this Live Blog or over on Part One for the chance to win this EPIC Swag Bag full of awesome goodies for tabletop gamers.

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A Tale of Great Battles And Great Plays - SAGA Players Tell All

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Dawn catches up with a group of SAGA players to see how the tournaments are going.

The Children Of Odin

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Saga minis on display. So spectacular.

The Children Of Odin
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Stunning Diorama For WYSIWYG Games' Plant of the Apes

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WYSIWYG Games has an awesome diorama, created by the super talented, Dave Taylor. If this doesn't get you pumped to play the Planet of the Apes Miniatures Board Game, I don't know what will.

Stunning Diorama For WYSIWYG Games' Plant of the Apes

My Code Of Life

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Bushido Minis on display. So pleasing to the eye that it's Zen-like.

My Code Of Life

He Shot First

He Shot First6 Comments
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Come With Us On A Journey Through The Land Of Awesome!

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Here is your musical interlude for Saturday day 3 of Adepticon 2018. A tour of the sales floor.

"No prisoners"!

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Masters of Malifaux has drawn a multitude of competitors into its clutches, all of them seeking victory and power, none of them scouring for prisoners. Out of all the challengers that have appeared for combat, only one will leave victorious.

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Meet The Master Craftsman Julio From Julio's Woodshop

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Dawn catches up with Julio the genus behind the game table in the U.S. Studio to see how the convention is going and to see if we can get him to come up with the next great idea to elevate the studio to the next level.

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Hitch Up Your Gun Belts And Get Ready To Ride Pard!

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Dawn chats with the guys from Warcradle Studios about the rebirth of Wild West Exodus.

Let them Fight!

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Utter Board Games' Battlescars is based on a modular combat system with the machines they battle with have interchangeable weapons at bay for easy switching based on the situation and need. The miniatures look great, they are simple and look great at what they were designed for. This will be a fun game to remember and a great game to play.

Let them Fight!
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There Be Pirates On The Horizon Captain!

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We stop at the Firelock Games booth to see what is new for Blood and Plunder.

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Talking Wander Barnacle Bay With Panda Cult

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Dawn finds Heath and Jonathan from Panda Cult and talks Wander Barnacle Bay their upcoming adventure game.

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Uncle Atom Working On Bringing Gamers Together

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Dawn sits down with Uncle Atom and talk about an app that he has been working on called Gamefor that helps bring gamers together.

""Armies, Legions, and Hordes... Oh My!!!""

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Always Players For Space Hulk

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There's never a lack of players for Space Hulk. There's just something about playing on such a big board that draws you into the game!

Always Players For Space Hulk
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The Way Of Bushido

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What did GCT Studio bring to Adepticon?

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Star Wars: Legion Designer Chat

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Dawn stops at the FFG stand to catch up with Alex Davy the creator of Star Wars: Legion

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Even More Awesomeness From The Crystal Brush Cases

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I'm truly speechless. Every time you think you couldn't possibly see anything better in the cases, you do! I can't wait for the ceremony to find out who's masterpieces are who's.

Even More Awesomeness From The Crystal Brush Cases

Look who I found!

Look who I found!4 Comments

"Live with Gale Force Nine's very own John-Paul at 2pm (7 PM GMT)"

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"OVERCHARGE!!!"

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Orkzzez Go Fast-aZ!!!

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3-2-1... Go! and Lift-off... This Ork flyer has its own race track.

Orkzzez Go Fast-aZ!!!
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G3 Games Talks Paragon Miniatures

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We have been following G3 Games since they first came to Adepticon with an idea and an artbook a few years back. This year they have miniatures!

"Follow Me Sons Of Russ!!!"

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Space Wolves and Allies. What an awesome display.

Beam Me Up Scotty...

Beam Me Up Scotty...4 Comments

Warhammer 40K Displays

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A view of some of the displays on the floor for the Team tournament

Warhammer 40K Displays
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Bringing Dark Age Into The Light With Bryan

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Dawn talks with Brian Steele the man behind the game Dark Age.

The only thing worth guarding

The only thing worth guarding3 Comments

"You are either a slave, or you are a gladiator"

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Arena Rex kicked off with a bang with people fighting for favor of crowds against lions and rhinos for entertainment.

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Adepticon Live Saturday Show ***Recording Now Posted***

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Recording has been posted for all to enjoy!

With special guest John Paul from Gale Force 9

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Oh Ronnie What Did Mantic Bring To Adepticon?

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Perennial favorite Ronnie Renton talks with Dawn about the future of Mantic.

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Wouldn't Be Adepticon Without Epic Battles

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Just like more is more, sometimes bigger is better, like these epic battles that have become tradition at Adepticon.

Wouldn't Be Adepticon Without Epic Battles

"Be you a hero or a monster, you will die the same"

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RelicBlade is a fantasy skirmish game for the ages, you can play as either the heroes or the monsters, there are pig warriors, undead skeletons, bears. It grabs a lot of attention as it is simple and doesn’t take a long time to play and learn and enjoy the game

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This Is Not A Test... No Really It's Not It's A Game!

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We catch up with Joey and see how his baby ( I mean game) is doing.

This is how all 40K armies should arrive at tournaments

This is how all 40K armies should arrive at tournaments7 Comments

"If I Hear One More Waaaaaaaaagggggghhhhh! I Will Go All TAU On Your Butt!"

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In The Old West With Knuckleduster Miniatures

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I get a chance to talk to Forrest from Knuckleduster Miniatures about his new game Gunfighters Ball.

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Bloodbowl Games In Full Force

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The second floor of the convention center is full of even more gaming. While roaming the halls I stumbled on some heated matches of Bloodbowl.

Bloodbowl Games In Full Force
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Someone Get The Bug Repellent!

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One of the local gaming clubs put together a huge game of Starship Troopers. They tweaked the original rule set and made it a cooperative gaming experience where the players are working together as the military trying to fend off the bugs.

Someone Get The Bug Repellent!

"I still want to play some games! Maybe tonight at Mantic Night"

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Pico Armour Brings Tiny Vehicles To A Big Battlefield

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I get a chance to talk with John from Pico Armour about all war vehicles in the amazing 3mm scale.

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DUST 1947 Games Under Way And Look Who's Playing!

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There's no surprise that Gianna, Lloyd & I love our DUST, but it makes me happy to see others love it too. While scoping out the games, I found a familiar face at the tables, Paolo Parente!

DUST 1947 Games Under Way And Look Who's Playing!

Underhive!

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Good Night From Adepticon Day 3!

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Well, it is the end of a very busy Saturday here at Adepticon. We hope you have enjoyed it as much as we have bringing it to you. Remember we are giving away 2 VIG Swag Bags AND there is Dawn's Favorite Contest for your chance to win either a Dark Age Starter Set or Guildball Kick Off Starter Set!

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Good Morning From Day 4 Of Adepticon 2018

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Well, this is it. The last day of Adepticon 2018 and it has been a whirlwind of activity. Well will be working at a furious pace to cover as much as possible with the time left. Remember to comment on the live blog posts for your chance to win amazing prizes!

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Stunning 40K Displays For Armies On Parades

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One of the highlights at Adepticon is the Saturday night, Armies on Parade, where gamers proudly display their amazing displays. It's obvious that these individuals put a lot of blood, sweat and tears into these stunning displays. Enjoy!

Stunning 40K Displays For Armies On Parades

Adepticon Charity Raffle

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For those here in attendance, Adepticon offers a chance for groups to donate superbly painted armies. These are then put on display and raffled off for Charity.

Adepticon Charity Raffle
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What's New With Games And Gears

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Dawn catches up with Craig from Games and Gears to talk tufts to brushes...yes I know

Arrrrrrrrrhhhhh!

Arrrrrrrrrhhhhh!7 Comments
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More Jaw Droppers From The Parade of Armies

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Here's more of the 40K displays from last night's parade of armies.

More Jaw Droppers From The Parade of Armies

Cup of Joe.. And The Rule Of Three

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"We Are Coming. Look To The Skies For Your Salvation."

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Warhammer 40K Team Tournament. A quick glance at the playing field with some magnificent models

Youngbloods At Play

Youngbloods At Play9 Comments
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Polyversal Comes To Adepticon

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Byron Collins from Collins Epic Wargaming has brought his new offering Polyversal to Adepticon for all of those who love Sci-fi and 10mm.

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Planet of the Apes Demo Game From WYSIWYG Games

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Dawn sits down with Simon to get in a demo game of Planet of the Apes.

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Even More Goodness From 40K Armies On Parade

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It was really hard just to decide what to look at first last night. These displays were amazing!

Even More Goodness From 40K Armies On Parade

"Still so much to see (and buy)!"

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Family fun with painting

Family fun with painting9 Comments
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TableWar Designs Talks Mats

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We find out from TableWar Designs what they brought to Adepticon.

No Quarter Given

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Warmachine Tournament. Great models in action.

 No Quarter Given

nothing beats a ship battle

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The battlefleet Gothic tournament is flying along with many ships already smoldering and floating endlessly.

nothing beats a ship battle

Stressed Out! No Problem...

Stressed Out!  No Problem...3 Comments

Star Wars... Nothing But Star Wars...

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X-Wing Tournament.

Star Wars... Nothing But Star Wars...

They came from the sea on another planet- Crucible Crush

They came from the sea on another planet- Crucible Crush7 Comments
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Gribbly, Oozy, Goozy Minis From The 40K Parade of Armies

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Do not underestimate the power of gribble goodness! Just look at the paint jobs on these!

Gribbly, Oozy, Goozy Minis From The 40K Parade of Armies
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Open Gaming Is the Perfect Place To Grab a Game of Zombicide

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There's games of every flavor being played in open gaming, and I stumbled on group trying to fight their way through a hoard of zombies!

Open Gaming Is the Perfect Place To Grab a Game of Zombicide
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Talking Godtear With Steamforged Games

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We get a look at Steamforged Games upcoming game Godtear.

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A Look Inside The Making of A Game: Requiem of the Starblades

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Now you too can have a look inside the creation of a game with this short demo of a turn.

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Talking Terrain With Laser Craft Workshop

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Dawn's eyes have been drawn to this terrain since we first saw it on day 1.

Games For Days!

Games For Days!4 Comments
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Talking Chibis with Impact Miniatures

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What is Chibi and awesome? Impact Miniatures that's who!

"Live Show 2PM DST/ 8PM BST"

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Naval Battles On the High Seas In Sail Power

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There’s just something magical about gaming on the high seas. Folks were really enjoying the large battle of Sail Power up in the open gaming area.

Naval Battles On the High Seas In Sail Power
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3D Printable Scenery And I Didn't Do The Interview?!! Curses!

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So while I am here in the office sweating away editing Dawn went out and got the interview I really wanted.  Curses! The awesome Printable Scenery!

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More Fantastic 40K Displays

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I think we could've spent HOURS looking at the 40K armies on parade last night. Just amazing.

More Fantastic 40K Displays

You find the darndest things at Adepticon

You find the darndest things at Adepticon14 Comments
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An Update From Anvil Eight Games

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We catch up with the creators of Aetherium to see what they brought to the show.

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One More Peek In The Crystal Brush Cases

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I had to take one more quick look at the Crystal Brush cases before the ceremony this afternoon at 3pm. Who do you think will win it?

One More Peek In The Crystal Brush Cases
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Adepticon Live Sunday Show

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It is time for the Sunday Episode of Adepticon Live. Our featured guest today is DUST 1947.

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Winged Hussar Publishing

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Dawn finds Vince and finds out what's coming.

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More Good Stuff From The 40K Parade of Armies

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Here's even more of the fantastic displays from last night.

More Good Stuff From The 40K Parade of Armies

For The Emperor!

For The Emperor!6 Comments

"Crystal Brush Any Minute! Who's Going To Reign?"

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Secret Weapon Miniatures Talks Exciting Updates

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We stop by the Secret Weapon booth and find out what is new at the show.

Michael Pisarski Wins Overall Crystal Brush With Apocalypse

Michael Pisarski Wins Overall Crystal Brush With Apocalypse7 Comments
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Reaper Miniatures Always Brings Their "A" Game!

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Reaper Miniatures is always a big draw here at Adepticon. Whether it is the paint and take or the giant monsters they have. You can count on something for everyone!

"Shingen You Win The Warsenal Prize! "

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Warlord Games Reports Off!

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Gaddis Gaming

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Dawn learns a little about Gaddis Gaming and what they have to offer.

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40K Brings Out Da Top Goff

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Someone sought inspiration from Top Gear with their Top Goff display in the 40K Parade of Armies. Genious!

40K Brings Out Da Top Goff

Rebel Scum!

Rebel Scum!4 Comments

"Oh my gosh, this car is PACKED! #ALotOfNewToys"

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Bringing It Home With Wreck Age

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Local favorites Hyacinth Games creators of Wreck Age tell us how the Con went for them.

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Open Gaming Was Crazy This Year! Crazy Good!

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Big thanks to Doug's team for running such a great open gaming space. There's nothing better than having somewhere to take your new games out for a spin or connect with friends here at the con.

Open Gaming Was Crazy This Year! Crazy Good!

Bearshark!

Bearshark!2 Comments
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Mod Cube Custom Dice...You Choose How You Play

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Mod Cube is a set of custom dice you can use to enhance your games with custom sides to help clear up some of the clutter on your game table.

Mod Cube Custom Dice...You Choose How You Play
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Goodbye Adepticon 2018!

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Another show is in the books. The U.S. Team has worked hard this weekend to bring you the finest that Adepticon has to offer. We truly hope you have enjoyed the coverage. We will see you soon at the next show. Thank you to Hank and Matt from Adepticon as well as all of the other incredible volunteers that make this show amazing!

"We Came, We Saw, We Showed And We Are Out...Back To You Ireland!"

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commanderkaiser
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This live blog and the weekender? We are being spoilt here.

Cradush
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Just playing several days catch up and thanks again for another video log.
I may have to persuade my wife that we should take a holiday to your neck of the woods next year.

sunabe
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let the fun begin

dimbus
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For day 3, you lovely ladies look too well rested. :]

Keep up the good work!

carlosfandango
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Dawn, what does the Han So.o mini look like up close? The pictures make it look a bit…mediocre. I wonder how good the paint job is…

deltagamegirl22
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I thought the mini looked pretty good. I had a hard time getting a good angle to take the picture with minimum glare from the glass case.

carlosfandango
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Stupid iPad. That was obviously supposed to be ‘Solo’. Oops.

tankkommander
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That Han Solo mini is so bad. It looks nothing like him. Are FFG trolling us?

enie
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Any presence from Modiphius Fallout ?

Paul Mullis
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Thanks for the coverage guys. I’m not able to get to cons at the minute, and certainly not ones on the left-hand side of the pond, so its great to experience it from your videos and commentary. Lovely stuff.

ants
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This show is on the bucket list.

dogma2097
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One day, when I own a large castle and don’t want for mortal things such as cash, I shall own a 40K Titan hangar, nestled beneath a fortress monastery, with a hive city board attached in a room the size of a football stadium.

It shall rock.

But until then there’s Adepticon.

hargarpad
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This show is great!

dash
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Excellent coverage, wish I was there. Those Wild West Exodus miniaturas are great.

bigdaddio
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So much Adepticon goodness!!

kadmon
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Let’s start 🙂

spaderfish
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I’m really hoping that you get to speak to GCT Studios again this year as I do love Bushido. Spot 401 on the floor. They have a new faction that’s rumored to come out this year so everyone is looking forward to the bear clan.

nosebiter
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Incredible stuff all round.

robbie40000
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Cant wait yo catch up on this when i have some free time

peas20
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Any chance we might see what Acheson Creations brought?

khy0te
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Saturday… the big day.

wizardv12222
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Just got home from Adepticon… good times were had

steviant
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Great show so far. Loving everything.

heavygear02
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Cool show.

dealerofdeth
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you guys should check out slowfusegaming hes right next to forge world and is painting there all weekend. hes the one who provided the brush cleaner in the bag and has brushes and other things he’s selling there!

jonlikesdice
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Are you guys going to talk to steamforged games or privateer press

deltagamegirl22
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Yes, we’re talking to Steamforged tomorrow about Godtear. 🙂

mc1gamer
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Did the winners from Adepticon swag bag get announced. Wasn’t on last weekender

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