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Midweek Snippets

Wednesday is spelled wrong.-Demetri Martin So, while my apartment shakes and rattles from the earthquake we apparently just had, its a good time to get some snacks in the form of bite-sized gaming stories. Today on the platter we have: Skwadmarx Base Clips Now Available, Paladin Jean de Bouvre now on kickstarter, New Stone Slab Bases From Tabletop-Art, and Factory Rescue Dice Sale Happening at Kraken Dice. Skwadmarx Base Clips Now Available We have recently released a new gaming accessory cal...


Shades Of Chaos Games Celebrating the New Year By Giving Away The Outland Chronicles PDF For Free

Shades of Chaos is getting prepped for the New Year and celebrating the one that was 2018 with a special giveaway. Folks that sign up for their Facebook group will be able to get themselves a free copy of their Outlands rulebook pdf from the 24th of December until the 5th of January. From the announcement: 2018 was by far the most successful and busy year Shades Of Chaos Games has had since the release of OUTLANDS. To celebrate and usher in 2019 (going to be even more OUTLANDS content), we are...


Handiwork Games, a New Gaming Company, Launches

Always good to have more gaming companies joining the scene. Sure, its a rough and tumble world in gaming, but with competition comes innovation, creativity, and more chances for us, the gamer, to get just what weve been looking for. The new company were talking about here in Handiwork Games. Theyve been working on two setting books for 5th Edition. Theyre Hellenistika and Beowulf. From the announcement: Handiwork Games is a new tabletop games publisher based in Scotland, UK. Led by ex C...


Fantasy Flight Games Posts New Emerald Empire Preview

The land of Rokugan has many iconic locations that players have learned about over the years playing the card game. With the Legend of the Five Rings RPG, players can send their characters to these unique locations for themselves. The Emerald Empire book has specific details on many of them, and we get a preview of just that here today. From the post: The scent of grilled fish and soy, punctuated by notes of incense from the local temple, mixes with the earthy odor of the canal. Riverboats and...


IDW Announces Metal Gear Solid Board Game

The Metal Gear Solid franchise has been hiding under boxes and sneaking through game consoles for quite a long time. Now, IDW is giving you a box of Solid Snake in another form, with the Metal Gear Solid board game, coming soon. From the announcement: Designed by Emerson Matsuuchi (designer of the Century game series, Reef, and Specter Ops)Metal Gear Solid: The Board Game is a fully cooperative, miniatures board game. Following the story of the first Metal Gear Solid video game, players take o...


Privateer Press Seeks Metal Caster

Theres a lot of possible places for jobs that can fit your personality in the gaming industry. If youre one for math and figuring out things like that, theres game design. If youre one for language, theres writing and proofing. If you like getting your hands dirty and working with molten metal, theres minis construction. Privateer Press is looking to add a new Metal Caster to their team. From the announcement: Essential Duties and ResponsibilitiesThe metal caster is a full-time entry-level pos...


SKU-GPD016 PicoDragon Chess #16 by Grace from Chess House  sku

PicoDragon Chess #16 by Grace - GPD016 by ChessHouse.com

Item description: This Chess Board Games product is by ChessHouse.com - Hello my name is Grace, and you're viewing my hand sculpted #16 PicoDragon. This idea seemed like a wonderful way to combine my love for dragons and sculpting. I found there was nothing even like it out there, and it is a joy to imagine and create them. My interest in sculpture started when I was very young, from the time I was playing with Play-Doh, but I got into polymer clay at 13 when I found some in our art cupboard. I started sculpting dragons because I've always had a soft spot for these mythical beasts. Before long, I had made enough to sell at a local library kids craft fair that summer. They were a huge hit, so I kept making them. I got too old for the library fair, but continued selling on youth days at the Bellingham Farmer's Market in the summer, as well as a few other craft fairs. As my craft continued to develop, I began experimenting with sculpting the dragons on chess pieces. I had been playing chess since kindergarten and have always been fascinated by themed chess sets. I loved seeing all the different varieties for sale at the state chess tournaments, but remember being disappointed that there never seemed to be enough dragons. Eventually, I decided to make my own dragon pieces, and it was something of a dream come true to sell them at the Elementary State Chess Championships in2014. I love sculpting because I enjoy using my creativity to put something new and tangible into the world. I also like making items that I would personally want to buy. As a little kid who loved dragons, I always thought there should be more of these wondrous beasts in the world. Now I feel like I can help make that happen for other dragon fans out there! The money I earn is funding my education at Whitman College, where I plan to double major in Visual Art and Math. Eventually, I'd also like to give back to the world and help fund environmental causes.... Learn More

Manufacturer: ChessHouse.com

Category: Board Games

$36.00

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