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Share your minis!

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- Thu, 26 Oct 2017 01:46:15 EST NXpeRQQM No.28671
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Miniature wargaming players, this thread is for showing off minis you've painted! I've been working on the characters for my Ultramarines army.

inb4 Primaris or Smurf Hate
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Alice Brenningbit - Thu, 04 Jan 2018 20:45:24 EST GbfqJSyx No.28715 Reply
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These are figures for the Warhammer40k game. It's a game played on table top or special tables with terrain or miniature cities. It's a bit cumbersome to learn to play, but it's pretty fun.

Collecting an army, assembling your figures, and painting them is a major part of the hobby.
Ian Smallhall - Sun, 07 Jan 2018 21:13:41 EST NXpeRQQM No.28717 Reply
>Collecting an army, assembling your figures, and painting them is a major part of the hobby.

And also a way to spend thousands of dollars and hundreds of hours. No regrets, though.
Ernest Nicklehood - Fri, 10 May 2019 23:38:56 EST Ax/GG2Ov No.29070 Reply
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I like the lighting effect on this.

X-Wing TMG

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- Wed, 11 Jul 2018 14:23:52 EST UI6H3XN3 No.28801
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Anyone play X-Wing here?
Been trying to make HOR Chewie+3 Z-95s work.

I'm also pretty pumped for 2nd edition making B-Wings great again.
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Molly Chammercocke - Sat, 06 Apr 2019 23:32:05 EST UNlHxcS6 No.28987 Reply
It generally doesn't, other than ruling that allied ship collisions don't happen because the offending ship goes above/below the other one.

You can still ram enemy ships but only a select few sips would ever want to.
Matilda Pittdock - Fri, 19 Apr 2019 08:20:28 EST /X1cXsXF No.29018 Reply
Why do Star Wars aircraft look so un-aerodynamic?


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- Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:16:51 EST KJ6MdR48 No.28478
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Where Gods walk the streets and their followers submit themselves to trials;
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Shitting Tillingspear - Fri, 14 Jul 2017 09:42:34 EST Q2bSYx4/ No.28592 Reply
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it's draft weekend! my store is hosting a draft event tonight, though. i hope they still have these Ramunap Excavator promos to give to drafters. It's a cool card and crucible of worlds is so expensive :(

I could use one in my Gitrog Monster deck.
Isabella Budgebanks - Fri, 26 Apr 2019 03:16:43 EST 09fauukx No.29039 Reply
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Amonkhet's indestructible gods return as zombies.
Hugh Dammerwurk - Fri, 26 Apr 2019 15:29:31 EST tlRiK08z No.29042 Reply
Yeah I pulled Bontu himself the legendary zombie god on Arena today. Not quite sure I have the cards to make zombies great again yet but it's getting close. The question is whether to go blue/black, black/white (i've got 2 ethereal absolutions and some other "tokens get better BW cards), or Bolas.


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- Fri, 08 Sep 2017 07:06:06 EST whzaGvxM No.28631
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Vampire Conquistadors vs Merfolk vs Pirates vs Dinosaurs
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James Pengerlock - Wed, 27 Sep 2017 09:33:12 EST UhUbnX9R No.28662 Reply
>For making absolutely 0 secondary design changes
you don't want to make changes that late in the process. despite it probably being financially unfeasible and/or logistically impossible (getting product to the distributors on time is way more important than keeping leaks under wraps), making late tweaks like that is how you end up with ridiculous cards like skullclamp and jitte.

so, do you actually play magic, or just bitch about it on forums? please go to a modern tournament with preordain in your deck and report back with how that goes.
Polly Shakeway - Wed, 27 Sep 2017 15:51:32 EST C86Yq539 No.28663 Reply
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>For [what]?
For not throwing a bitch fit like they did the last few times cards got leaked.
>literally only legal for the first month of Modern
You clearly know the format incredibly well, please tell me more.
Isabella Budgebanks - Fri, 26 Apr 2019 03:09:45 EST 09fauukx No.29038 Reply
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Huatli is back.

Huatli, Heart of the Sun
Legendary Planeswalker - Huatli
Each creature you control assigns combat damage equal to its toughness rather than its power.

[-3]: You gain life equal to the greatest toughness among creatures you control.

d20 simulator

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- Sun, 05 Aug 2018 22:33:18 EST Ct2sNnMQ No.28819
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I'm looking for a free, d20 random number generator available in-browser, preferably compatible with Android so I'm not running back and forth from a desktop setup.

I came to /tg/ to ask this because I'm paranoid about malware (and rngs that aren't quite so random as I don't cheat. I'm playing against myself for chrissakes.) I'm just low on table space right now. So I'm relying on your expertise, /tg/, what do you use when you don't have a die on you?
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Thomas Cripperbotch - Sat, 11 Aug 2018 04:49:00 EST kHFm3y/Z No.28822 Reply
d20 dice rollers have less of that issue, mostly because it's "Made by nerds, for nerds". Dice Ex Machina (by Toby Coulstock) is one of the more popular ones. d20 Calculator (by Lion's Den) has no pretty dice rolling graphics but does the same thing (looks more like a calculator).
Beatrice Dartdock - Tue, 09 Apr 2019 06:00:34 EST nPGdZDD5 No.29002 Reply
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why not use a real d20?

Wastes and the New Colorless Mana

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- Mon, 28 Dec 2015 00:48:52 EST uX/k8kSV No.27869
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What does 420chan think of the new Wastes and Colorless mana? If you don't know about the change, it's explained here: http://www.mtggoldfish.com/articles/kozilek-wastes-and-the-new-colorless-mana

I think it's stupid.
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Jenny Cheblingfut - Mon, 08 Apr 2019 03:46:14 EST WEvINlcz No.28999 Reply
Fair point.

You couldnt get close to her anyway because you'd lose your mind and turn into a mindless eldritch horror.
Ian Puddleton - Mon, 08 Apr 2019 11:51:46 EST kHFm3y/Z No.29000 Reply
>you'd lose your mind and turn into a mindless eldritch horror.
Yeah but social media does the same to me, I think I'd rather take my chances with the eldritch cutie.

Ask a GM/DM

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- Sat, 17 Nov 2018 23:08:21 EST dQiYrMM2 No.28905
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Hey y'all, I'm starting a new podcast about being a GM/DM. What are some questions you have about being a GM/DM?
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Hamilton Nickleway - Wed, 27 Mar 2019 04:04:04 EST qsBLJG4v No.28956 Reply

>how does this guy have 25AC
the multiclass character has just that. full plate and a shield and the spells shield/shield of faith and decent saves, but that's it, he has really nothing else going for him. he likes to try out magic item combo's and see how he can utilise them. he isn't really creative with his spells though.

>How often do you let these guys rest?
one long rest since they've entered the tomb, at the end of the session. I knew I was doing this wrong so I had withers come and tell some lore and brag about his traps and how he allowed them to rest as a "reward" for managing to actually clear the first floor, while also gently not so gently telling them they won't easily find their rest next time.

>If you're going easy on them with traps you're probably letting them go easy
oh no, those traps are far too much fun for me. the players know this, they see me smile behind the screen when something triggers and the looks I get when I tell them what happens are priceless! it's mostly the combat encounters they have no problems with, migitating danger from the traps alot of the time

I also have the shadow from near the entrance following them which the players haven't figured out yet. I plan to ambush them at an opportune moment. I think the rotating trap room on floor 3 will make a nice spot for an ambush.
Hamilton Nickleway - Wed, 27 Mar 2019 04:27:07 EST qsBLJG4v No.28957 Reply
also, thanks for the link and combat tips. dis gon' be gud
David Wammlehall - Fri, 29 Mar 2019 14:41:05 EST gnClD7Tx No.28959 Reply
The monsters know is good. I'd read for the monsters you're running but if you ever write your own shit give it a go. Even if you don't memorise every entry it changes the way you approach monsters and fights. The basic assumptions of "they know what they're doing" because most of them are either evolved with those abilities and do it instinctively or they are sentient and in most cases are used to combat and gets you in the mindset of actually using the abilities they have properly.

I ran goblins last night and the players chewed them up, but most of the characters lost a lot of HP on several fights (one got downed once and reduced to 2hp another time, the final boss wasn't horrendous but everyone was below half HP and out of resources by the end). I had the giant rats using pack tactics, the goblins running to cover to hide and that sort of thing and this was a party who didn't let anyone escape and warn the other groups until they were in the base they even captured and interrogated one of the goblins on the patrol they found then refused to let him off to warn the enemies. They found his name, grew attached, then let him free hoping he'd help them. He decided to backstab them but was shot dead running to join his tribe, mostly because it made sense in the circumstances but also because it was funnier that way. If they'd been any less thorough or stealthy there'd have been ambushes waiting everywhere.

Shadows are good because they attack stats (and one that most parties, though possibly not yours, dumps). This makes them really fucking nasty regardless of level. Be wary of turn undead so maybe during another fight (so it ruins the cleric's action economy) or it grabs someone more than 30 feet away from the cleric.

Oh and remember tanky mctankface is probably going to be ignored. He's tough but as long as he's not in attack of opportunity range he's the least threatening. This isn't an MMO where you have defensive stance or your armour increases your aggro generation. If he's grabbed sentinel or can hold chokepoints that's good, but if not he can only hold one enemy at a time. And that assumes they even care about his attack of opportunity. If he pulls out a wand of fireballs of course it's all change.

animated gifs yay

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- Wed, 20 Mar 2019 22:32:58 EST RIY4Di7G No.28947
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Archie Blevingfitch - Thu, 21 Mar 2019 14:44:38 EST kHFm3y/Z No.28948 Reply
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You mean animated gif thumbnails. Aww yiss.

Still got LARP on the brain. I must be masochistic as fuck.

starting magic

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- Wed, 14 Nov 2018 03:54:20 EST mk6F6gZq No.28893
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I was thinking about getting into magic the gathering. I have no idea how to start and i don't really know any people who'd play it with me but i guess there are a lot of meetings/tournaments?

How do i get into MTG and is it worth it?
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Simon Tillingshaw - Sun, 09 Dec 2018 16:12:10 EST bg0csFvD No.28928 Reply
Kinda late, but heres how I got into MTG 2 years ago:

I watched this on Vice and my curiousity was piqued: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Plr81gaUIr0

Next, I was able to convince a buddy to get into MTG with me. We then proceeded to go to our local walmart and bought a Duel Deck and a few random packs. We used the internet to learn the rules and subtleties of the game. We each chose "colors" and started building decks around those colors. Every week we would meet up on sunday mornings, get high af and play magic for a few hours. Everytime he would destroy my decks I would go back to the drawing board and retool my decks to counter his decks. Eventually we started building more decks and expanded into different formats (standard, modern, commander). We still get together once every week or two and play MTG but we stick to commander mostly (standard got too expensive and we weren't going to FNM so we didnt care).

My advice to you if your going to play paper magic, find a friend and do your thing for a little bit and then go to a LGS. The LGS that i first went to was super supportive giving us free starter decks, sleeves and they even assessed my deck and taught me about the mana curve. Avoid spending money on expensive cards when you're a beginner because you want to LEARN before you start investing in expensive products.

Good luck dude!
Graham Crezzlewill - Sun, 09 Dec 2018 20:43:05 EST WEvINlcz No.28929 Reply
This guy is right.

I started at a FNM with some jank ass deck that I went 1 win with and lost all the rest because I didn't know how to really play.

Then I started getting into commander which is really fucking fun because you can pull some shit out your ass and really play.

Seriously, if you get into paper magic, Commander is the way to go. Modern/Vintage is about who spends the most money or who started playing back when to collect those cards, and Standard is usually a meta game that is also expensive. Commander is just bring your 100 card deck and hope it works out in the end while having a grand ole time.
Beatrice Fuzzledock - Wed, 20 Mar 2019 13:39:10 EST rDv06+Wm No.28945 Reply
find 3 friends and grab yourselfs 4 of the commander premade decks.
those are the most complex but also most fun games in all formats.
4 player no teams matches

Infinity the Game by Corvus Belli

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- Wed, 19 Aug 2015 08:36:57 EST KB8Mruda No.27685
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So, does anyone else here play the world's best spanish anime tabletop skirmish action game?
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Graham Trotworth - Wed, 14 Nov 2018 15:48:40 EST kHFm3y/Z No.28897 Reply
>Thumbnail looks like the big robot dude is taking a selfie on his iPhone
Can't unsee
Emma Siddleduck - Tue, 04 Dec 2018 01:54:15 EST 5zJ1lXRH No.28920 Reply
Does anyone have PDFs of Angel Giraldez's A to Z masterclass books?

2018 Chess World Championship

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!lfsExjBfzE - Sat, 10 Nov 2018 01:09:41 EST E8FShe42 No.28889
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The #1 and #2 grandmasters Magnus Carlsen and Fabiano Caruana gonna go to war. Who’s gonna be the next world champ?


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- Wed, 28 Nov 2018 01:26:58 EST 7AXitPWU No.28911
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Does anyone actually sit down to play this? Also KULT
Eugene Sozzlenune - Sun, 02 Dec 2018 19:08:08 EST g6II+HCc No.28917 Reply
I am in a numenera game and am enjoying it.
Phineas Feshtick - Tue, 04 Dec 2018 21:25:01 EST 7AXitPWU No.28921 Reply
It seems pretty nice. I pirated the source books not too long ago. I really like the idea of the cypher system.

Capeshit ho

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- Thu, 19 Jul 2018 07:52:14 EST 1SNylzPH No.28807
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If anyone wants to play some superhero play-by-post, there's one starting up at
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Doris Bubberbanks - Sun, 02 Dec 2018 16:22:42 EST 4erWz9Nt No.28916 Reply

Cosplaying ladies could solve that 'never' roadblock. Everybody's got their price, as they say.

Guilds of Ravnica

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- Thu, 13 Sep 2018 06:02:21 EST KFSGSBcC No.28831
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Boros vs Selesnya vs Izzet vs Dimir vs Golgari
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Frederick Grandstock - Sat, 17 Nov 2018 08:50:41 EST kHFm3y/Z No.28904 Reply
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This cute little guy and Impervious Greatworm are my favourites, along with their respective colours. So far I like to keep it to mono-colour decks to prevent mana screw (it's real, yo) and it's so much fun.
Nathaniel Dartbanks - Sun, 18 Nov 2018 11:16:28 EST WEvINlcz No.28907 Reply
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If you're running blue, you better have 4 Opts in your deck. Better if you're running Psychic Corrosion.

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