Category Archives: Academy: Tabletop Miniature Games

Academy: Tabletop Miniature Games

Thrifty Wargamer – BattleSworn and Reaper Miniatures: Bones

My all conquering undead!

Thrifty Wargamer – BattleSworn and Reaper Miniatures: Bones Enrico Nardini, Play Unplugged Tabletop miniature games can be expensive. This reality is frustrating to both beginners looking for a low-cost entry point and veterans looking for value. Our Thrifty Wargamer articles highlight inexpensive and exciting games and figures that provide the most bang for your buck….

Unplugged Halloween Picks 2013

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Unplugged Halloween Picks 2013 Enrico Nardini, Play Unplugged Greetings gamers and ghouls! It’s that time of year again, the time when I ask Play Unplugged’s team of freelancers what games they would like to be playing this Halloween. These games can be brand new horrors or spooky old favorites. Here are their terrifying choices.  Paul…

A Month of MERCS Part Five: First Impressions From Play

An FCC Pack Rat hugs the terrain

A Month of MERCS Part Five: Impressions From Play Enrico Nardini & Chris Snyder, Play Unplugged It’s A Month of Mercs at Play Unplugged, and gamer/hobbyists Enrico Nardini and Chris Snyder are building, painting, playing games of MERCS, and writing about their experiences! Enrico Nardini, FCC Whoooo! I can’t wait to play my next game!…

A Month of MERCS Part Four: Converting the Housemaster

Finished Housemaster conversion ready for primer

A Month of MERCS Part Four: Converting the Housemaster Enrico Nardini, Play Unplugged It’s A Month of Mercs at Play Unplugged, and gamer/hobbyists Enrico Nardini and Chris Snyder are building, painting, playing games of MERCS, and writing about their experiences! When I’m making a force for a miniature game, I like to personalize my force…

A Month of MERCS Part Three: Painting

Finished Pack Rat

A Month of MERCS Part Three: Painting Enrico Nardini & Chris Snyder, Play Unplugged It’s A Month of Mercs at Play Unplugged, and gamer/hobbyists Enrico Nardini and Chris Snyder are building, painting, playing games of MERCS, and writing about their experiences! Painting the FCC (Enrico Nardini) With my models assembled and primed it was time…

A Month of MERCS Part Two: MERCS Assemble!

Hey buddy... you got somethin' on your shoulder.

Month of MERCS Part Two: MERCS Assemble! Enrico Nardini & Chris Snyder, Play Unplugged It’s A Month of Mercs at Play Unplugged, and gamer/hobbyists Enrico Nardini and Chris Snyder are building, painting, playing games of MERCS, and writing about their experiences! Enrico Nardini: FCC I started the assembly portion the process by separating each figure’s…

A Month of MERCS Part One: Keizai Waza Starter Kit Unboxing

Keizai Waza Starter Kit

A Month of MERCS Part One: Keizai Waza Starter Kit Unboxing Enrico Nardini, Play Unplugged A Month of MERCS kicks off with a bang, as Play Unplugged’s Enrico Nardini unboxes the Keizai Waza Starter Kit from MERCS Minis! This is part one of our A Month of MERCS coverage, in which gaming buddies Enrico Nardini…

Academy: Following Up On A Good Start

Man-O-War Demolition Corps

Academy: Following Up On A Good Start Scott Pyle, Play Unplugged After splitting the contents of Privateer Press’ Two-Player Battle Box for Warmachine, I began to ponder my next moves. Play Unplugged founder and chief contributor Enrico Nardini got the Menoth stuff, while I was very pleased to get the Khador pieces. For those who…

Academy: Tabletop Time Management and Pre-Sorting

Dice sorted and labeled for ease and speed of use

Academy: Tabletop Time Management and Pre-Sorting Andrew Lotz, Play Unplugged While we dearly love our table-top miniature games, one drawback that is undeniable is that they consume time. You read about the armies, assemble the models, and spend time painting. Then there’s the actual game time spent setting up and conducting the game. What makes…

Academy: Organizing Miniature Events at Your LGS Part 2

Players await the the events commencement

Academy: Organizing Miniature Events at Your LGS Part 2 Enrico Nardini, Play Unplugged Part 1 focused on the reasons why you would want to run a miniature event at your LGS, developing a relationship with your LGS’s owner/manager, and planning the event. This week we take a closer look at the event flyer, running the…