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Old April 7th, 2021, 01:48 PM
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Cool. I've done the cheaper version but used paint instead of ink. I may have to pick up some ink. Thanks for sharing.
I got the inks in the other week and they turned out pretty great compared to a paint wash. I test painted 9 stormtroopers with the black ink wash to check it out and it worked pretty well. I decided to take the plunge the other day and picked up a nice hardback set of the core Dungeon and Dragons books off of Amazon. They have some kind of foil covers on them and come with a DMs screen as well. It has the players handbook, the dungeon masters guide, and the monster manual. They are out for delivery today. In the set, they ran at about 91 dollars. Separately through other sites I browsed at the time they were much more. Canít wait to dive into reading them. I got with my brothers to see if they would want to play it as well as some of my other family members and they told me to give it a go. I have some neighbors that like to play board games with us as well that want to try it. I have plenty of minis, terrain, and dice already so it just made sense to get the manuals. Got my lando and kallus legion expansions in as well as me kicking some of my printers on the other night. I have started printing some of those rebel speeder trucks. I had to cut the model in half to fit it on my print bed . My brother printed me a handful of the big bases for those and the new laat since he can print the bases in one piece on his larger print bed and bases donít come out as good when they have to be printed multiparty. In return I hooked him up with 93 assorted Heroscape bases I had previously printed for kicks. Iím chunking through my painting backlog pretty well. After my last pirate crew is painted which are a crew of Vikings for rum and bones, Iíve put all the other merc boxes on a randomizer. Iíve done it before, random painting different sets to keep the painting excitement fresh. Iíll probably do the same thing with my other games, or squad sets to keep from painting too many of the same types of troops at once. Lots of fun stuff.
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That should be fun if you can get people into DnD. The main thing is being able to have somewhat regular sessions, because otherwise people will forget what's going on and such. The group I'm in was playing once or twice per month, depending on schedules, but Covid pretty much messed that up for a while now.

I've been enjoying the play by forum Star Wars Edge of the Empire rpg campaign I've been in for about a year now. Lots of great SW moments. In fact, my group just hired a group of 5 Clone veterans to help us with an assault.

I just ordered a PDF bundle of 2 rpgs for like $26. One is a space themed rpg called Coriolis and supplements, and the other is Tales From the Loop, where you play as kids from age 10 to 15 in the 80's time period. But this has some Sci Fi elements to it because of the scientific inventions and the partical accelerator. Magnetic floating ships, robots, dinos, time travel etc. I am going to be playing that on BGG in a play by forum once everyone gets ready. We're just in the early phase of getting this going.

Here's the link to the bundle, as it has 11 days left.

https://bundleofholding.com/presents/2021CoriolisLoop

There is a second bundle for the games with more supplements. I got that too.

https://bundleofholding.com/presents/CoriLoop2

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Here's a Nickstarter for Stargrave if anyone was interested:

http://nstarmagazine.com/STARGRAVE_1...XJk5HMljozEPLw

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Here's a Nickstarter for Stargrave if anyone was interested:

http://nstarmagazine.com/STARGRAVE_1...XJk5HMljozEPLw
This is definitely a good deal. If I were to do it, I would do the 50.00 set for the three boxes with the book and stretch goals. With all the minis I have already I only really need the book, but for someone looking to jump in that is a great deal. All the sprues can make even more figures if you know how to kit bash them and make extra bits on a printer. I know I 3d printed bodies for both my cultists box and snakemen box and literally doubled the amount of models from them. I'll still keep my eye on it though.
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