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TUTORIAL: How To Speedpaint Stormtrooper Minis from Star Wars: Legion

<i>Geek & Sundry’s Painters Guild is our show where host Will Friedle goes on a journey to learn how to paint miniatures. Last season, he learned basic</i> …

Board Games

A Board Gamer’s Guide to Getting into Miniatures Games

<i>Geek & Sundry’s Painters Guild is a show where we show you how to elevate miniatures, whether they’re for your board games, RPGs or miniature</i> …

How To Get Organized And Be A Better Miniature Painter in 2018

<i>Geek & Sundry Painters Guild is our show where host Will Friedle goes on a journey to learn how to paint miniatures. Last season, he learned basic</i> …

How to Make Gorgeous Tabletop Terrain for Less than $15

<i>On The Geek & Sundry Painters Guild, host Will Friedle (who is new to the hobby) is joined by veteran hobbyists who show him the ins and outs of</i> …

Board Games

5 Must-Have Miniature Painting Tools from the Cosmetics Aisle

<i>On The Painter’s Guild, host Will Friedle (who is new to the hobby) is joined by veteran hobbyists who show him the ins and outs of painting minis.</i> …

What Makes Miniature Wargaming So Much Fun?

<i>Game the Game is Geek & Sundry’s tabletop board game show that airs every Wednesday starting at 4PM PT on Twitch and Alpha. Join host Becca Scott as</i> …

How to Play ‘Warhammer Underworlds: Shadespire’: A Tactical And Gorgeous Game For All Gamers

When Geek & Sundry first got our hands on <i>Warhammer Underworlds:</i> <i>Shadespire</i> at a preview earlier this year, my colleague Nathan Pullan said, “<b>it has</b> …

Transforming a Boring Photo Into a Dramatic One With Photoshop

The mere mention of image manipulation may make some photographers cringe, but there’s no denying that some skill with Photoshop can enable you to …

HeroClix: New Marvel's 'What If?' Clix Unboxed

Thor and Daredevil join the fight, and we get a look at the new boosters with Scott Porter!<p>Marvel’s “What if?” series places characters in odd, …

Daredevils

Why Dark Age Is The Best Minis Game You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

Cool Mini Or Not have a reputation for their incredible board games packed full of miniatures. It’s no real surprise then to find out that CMON also …

Kick Off Your Guild Ball Experience with an Amazing 2 Player Starter Set

Miniatures games sure look cool don’t they? Clusters of nicely painted miniatures battling it out across richly detailed terrain fill many FLGS and …

How I Stopped Resisting and Learned to Love D&D – Tips for RPG Newbies

Do you wish your significant other played D&D? Are you struggling to convince them that it’s a fantastic and strategic fun night playing with friends …

Board Games

Bring Napoleonic Warfare to Your Kitchen Table With Chosen Men

If you enjoy Naomi Novik’s <i>Temeraire Series</i>, or Susanna Clarke’s <i>Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell</i>, then you might be interested in <i>Chosen Men</i>: a new war …

Board Games

There’s an Easter egg inside every modern D&D book

And discovering it almost destroyed my computer<p>A few years back, while I was on the road for a feature story here at Polygon, my entire role-playing reference library literally fell off the wall, shelf and all. It happened in the middle of the night, woke up the wife and kids and almost crushed my …

This Boxed Set Is The Best Intro to RPGs

<i>The Lone Wolf Adventure Game</i> is a box set designed by Cubicle 7 to be the best intro to RPGs for new players. Despite stiff competition, it may have …

4 Reasons You Need To Play This 38 Year-Old RPG Now

<i>RuneQuest</i>‘s first edition.<p><i>RuneQuest</i>, is a child of the Carter administration. It’s a fantasy game set in the world of Glorantha, where characters do …

The rise and rise of tabletop gaming

Gentler designs with an emphasis on teamwork are fuelling a boom in board game sales. Why, in the golden age of video games, are we choosing to play with counters round a table? Below, the best of the new wave<p>It’s a bright Thursday morning in Oxford, and the Thirsty Meeples cafe on Gloucester Green …

Five Dungeons & Dragons Roleplaying Tips Inspired By Critical Role

Years ago, I wrote the article Five Roleplaying Tips From Watching <i>The Guild</i>. As a passionate fan of the web show, I noticed keen roleplaying …

How to Make a Better D&D Dungeon by Playing Baldur’s Gate

It’s hard to make a good D&D dungeon. Geek & Sundry always strives to give good DMing tips. Seriously, we throw ‘em around like candy. But we don’t …

Dungeon Crawlers that Do More than Dice and Minis

The dungeon crawl is a staple of RPGs and board games alike. It’s always fun to descend into uncharted regions full of danger, face the onslaught, …

Whoops, It’s 2016 and I Just Got Obsessed With Magic: The Gathering

After years of resistance, a political campaign's worth of peer pressure, and then probably a couple hundred dollars spent trying and failing, I'm …

The Star Wars Board Games Just Keep Getting Better

Tabletop D&D Without the Hours of Prep

RPGs are awesome. I’ve spent many a night delving into a dungeon and discovering the mysteries in long forgotten caverns. But the one down side is …

Interested in Dungeons & Dragons? Start With This Video

There are loads of videos, articles, and Comic Con panels out there to help a <i>Dungeons & Dragons</i> player become a successful Dungeon Master. But what …

Board Games

Frostgrave – An approachable miniatures game in the spirit of old school dungeon delvers

See sample pages from this book at Wink.<p><i>Frostgrave: Fantasy Wargames in the Frozen City</i><p>by Joseph A. McCullough (author) and Dmitry Burmak …

I Learned How to Play ‘Dungeons & Dragons’ at a Refreshing Meetup

Some London enthusiasts guide me through why 'D&D,' back in the headlines thanks to 'Stranger Things,' is such a wonderful way to spend time with friends.<p><i>Get the VICE App on iOS and Android.</i><p>Once again, the internet has gone mad for another Netflix series. And it's not about an upper-middle-class …

Board Games

A Helpful Dungeon Master Explains the Basics of Dungeons & Dragons for New or Curious Players

Author and helpful Dungeon Master Matt Colville explained the basics of Dungeons & Dragons for new players or anyone curious about trying the game. …

Sunnydale Slaying: There is a Buffy Boardgame

Coming soon to your friendly neighborhood games shoppe, it’s <i>Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Game</i>. This time it’s you. You are the Joss Whedon. Ok, …

How To Play Dungeons & Dragons With Friends Around The World

It used to be that finding the time and a place to play <i>Dungeons & Dragons</i> was rather easy. We would quickly stuff manuals, modules, dice, and Trapper …

Board Games