Friday, November 28, 2014

The Friday Grab Bag - Lloyd Metcalf, Eric Lofgtren, & Claudio Pozas Artwork, Plus CMG Offerings

Lloyd Metcalf discusses "Black Friday RPG Shopping" and makes an appeal for supporting the independent artist on this holiday.  Find out more here.


Also, over on the Society6.com storefront, you get a holiday discount and free worldwide shipping with the right code below on Eric Lofgren's prints here and Claudio Pozas's artwork here.


Finally, please do check out if one of the 25% off Thanksgiving CMG offerings is something you can use in your gaming here.



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Thursday, November 27, 2014

Happy Turkey Day Sale!

Here in the USA it is Thanksgiving Day.  To celebrate, Creative Mountain Games is runnning a T-Day Sale with 25% off on the whole CMG catalog on RPGNow.com here and Drive Thur RPG here.  Thanks to everyone for their past and continued patronage!


Throwback Thursday - Replica Pirate Ship

Over on Craig's List from the San Francisco Bay area, you can find a replica pirate ship available for sale for a mere $50K.  Find out more here.


A look back at early tabletop hobby gaming
 or gaming-adjacent topics of the past.
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Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Events & Play Wednesday - Upcoming Gamedays

Still in November but upcoming, Lake Geneva Games is hosted a gameday this Saturday, November 29th in celebration of the anniversary of their opening.  Watch for more information on the Lake Geneva Games Facebook page here and check the events list here.


Also, Kris Herzog is organizing a gameday for Saturday December 7th at 11 am to be held at Gregs Catering 3120 Roberts St, Franksville, Wisconsin 53126.  It's a short trip from the Milwaukee, Lake Geneva, and Kenosha areas, so stop on by for free gaming a great, reasonably-priced eats.  Join the event on its Facebook page here.


The third Sunday of December will once again include A Gathering of Gamers at the Pizza Ranch in Elkhorn, WI, from 11 am until 8 pm.  Lots of boardgaming and a $12 all day buffet includes endless beverages.


Look for the excitement to pick back up in the new year but these gamedays will help you get through the holidays if you live in the region.  Don't forget, for the Thanksgiving Holiday weekend, Creative Mountain Games is offering 25% Off its entire catalog here.

News of Conventions and Gamedays as well as pictures
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Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Tech Tuesday - 18th-century Game Table

Over on the Metropolitan Museum of Art YouTube channel, check out the 18th-century Game Table.  Enjoy.


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Monday, November 24, 2014

Media News Monday - Inhumans, Sci-Fi Zines, & Hobbit's Last Goodbye

Over on observationdeck.io9.com, learn about "Inhumans: Everything You Didn't Need to Know" here.


Meanwhile on hyperallergic.com, they herald a "New Project to Digitize 10,000 Sci-Fi Zines" here.


Finally, on the CBMTrailers YouTube channel, enjoy "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Music Video - 'Billy Boyd - The Last Goodbye' (2014)."



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Sunday, November 23, 2014

Sunday Funnies - Guardians Ending(s), Chinese Star Wars Comic, & Worse Ideas

Over on the How It Should Have Ended YouTube channel, they take on The Guardians of the Galaxy.  Enjoy.



Over on nickstember.com, there is a Chinese Star Wars Comic here.


If you're stuck for a worse idea than anything you can't come up with on your own, visit "The Terrible Crossover Fanfiction Idea Generator" here.


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