Tag Archives: Terrain

Gaming and Crafting With the Kids — Part IV

Gaming and Crafting With the Kids — Part IV

My boys and I finished up the month of February having played a number of games, including ‘Frostgrave.’ Let me show you some of the newer terrain objects I’ve created this last week. Read More

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New Fantasy RPG Products for DMs and Players

New Fantasy RPG Products for DMs and Players

I think any of us who play an RPG or two (or ten) will agree that it is a GREAT time to be a role-playing gamer. Between Kickstarter and Twitch.tv and the explosion of gaming cons, there is no shortage of places to play, new RPGs to explore, adventures to watch or join, and new products to try out. Read More

New Kickstarter – 3D Printed Buildings From Fat Dragon Games

New Kickstarter – 3D Printed Buildings From Fat Dragon Games

I’ve got a large post coming up in mid-September featuring a number of fantasy RPG gaming aids, and I’ll be covering Fat Dragon Games’ new Kickstarter in a bit more detail in that post. The Kickstarter, however, has already started and there are a number of stretch goals and surprises in store for backers. Read More

Fantasy RPG 2D Terrain Products – Past & Present

Fantasy RPG 2D Terrain Products – Past & Present

If you’re into Dungeons & Dragons and enjoy using miniatures, you might be interested in the history of 2D terrain products, both old and new. For over 40 years, players have enjoyed the extra bit of realism that miniature dioramas and terrain have brought to the game, so here are some examples of what has been used in the past and what is available today. Read More

Dungeon Casting Part 2: Creating Custom Molds

Dungeon Casting Part 2: Creating Custom Molds

In my prior post, Dungeon Casting Part 1: Creating Dungeons With Hirst Arts Molds, I showed you how to create the crypt from ‘Pathfinder’s Crypt of the Everflame’ game module. The key feature of the crypt is Kessen’s sarcophagus. This sarcophagus lid is cast from a custom mold that was surprisingly simple to create. In this post, I will show you how to create your own molds that can be used to cast your own pieces similar, or identical, to Hirst Arts stones. One reason you may want to do this is to create a custom piece otherwise not available, such as this sarcophagus lid. Read More

Tales of 2D and 3D ‘D&D’ Adventuring

Tales of 2D and 3D ‘D&D’ Adventuring

I love being a DM. It scratches a creative itch for me. Creating an adventure, running it, improvising when necessary to counter whatever craziness the players throw my way–these are all aspects of the job that I absolutely enjoy. Toss in the smiles and laughs of my players at the end of a session as they recall one or two significant events from the night, and there are moments when I could be convinced to actually pay to sit in that chair. Read More