Review – Kentucky Sawdust Dice Trays

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Thomas Elmore of Kentucky Sawdust was generous enough to send over two woodwork dice trays for review. Kentucky Sawdust, based out of Louisville, Kentucky, crafts a number of custom wood gaming products and has been selling them in their online shop since 2015. Shown below are two of their Premium Dice Trays. The first dice tray displayed is a personal …

Review – Eldritch Arts Dice Boxes

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A few days ago Eldritch Arts sent me three of their more popular dice boxes to check out: Deep One, Elemental Flame, and Elven Tree. Eldritch Arts is based out of Stanwood, Washington. They produce a number of beautiful laser-cut Jatoba (Brazilian Cherry) dice boxes that they sell on Etsy.com. Jatoba is a strong, wear-resistant, reddish-colored wood (twice the hardness …

Review – 3DPrinterSpencer Low Poly Tabletop Units

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Lately, I have been seeking out quality sources for good 3D prints. In my search, I stumbled upon 3DPrinterSpencer. Spencer McGuire out of Valdosta, Georgia, prints and sells a number of gaming items on Etsy.com (like this charging dock for Nintendo Switch or this Joycon Mini-Grip). In particular, his Low-Poly D&D Tabletop Units got my attention. The designs for these …

Review – 3D Central Life Counter and Dice Box

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3D Central is a local operation based out of Richmond, Virginia. They offer a variety of 3D printing equipment and accessories. The store has been owned and operated by Chris Caswell and Cyndi Laird since 2011, when they bought their first 3D Printer and opened up an online store together. In addition to some really innovative services, like one-on-one training …

Review – InspiredCraftwork Imperial Assault Tokens and Storage

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Piggybacking off my recent reviews of Broken Egg Games’ custom acrylic Imperial Assault tokens and Feldherr’s foam trays, I wanted to take a moment to spotlight the print work of InspiredCraftwork, a custom print shop out of Daly City, California, owned and operated by Derick Hui. InspiredCraftwork prints a number of 3D items that you can purchase on Etsy.com, such …

Privateer Press – WARMACHINE March Releases

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Privateer Press has released its March collection. You can find the full release schedule here. Pictured below are: PIP 1080 Forces of WARMACHINE: Cygnar Softcover PIP Code: 1023 Price: $34.99 Cover Type: Soft Cover Hardcover Available: Yes PIP 31122 Captain Allison Jakes (Jakes II) – Cygnar Warcaster Base Size: 30mm PIP Code: 31122 Price: $15.99 Model Materials: Metal Model Count: 1 Packaging: Blister Release Date: March 08, 2017 PIP 31123 Brickhouse …

Review – Feldherr Imperial Assault Foam Tray

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Anyone who owns and plays Star Wars: Imperial Assault by Fantasy Flight Games knows that there are a lot of box components. And, with Fantasy Flight releasing expansion after expansion—and hoards of solo units—the free space on my closet shelf is dwindling fast. Organization is also a problem. Where do you keep all of the game tiles, tokens, and cards? …

Review – Broken Egg Games’ Imperial Assault Tokens

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One great way to kick a game of Star Wars Imperial Assault or Star Wars: Destiny up a notch is through customization. It is truly awesome how something as small as a token or a door placed on the board can revolutionize your game’s aesthetics. Currently, there are a lot of great outfits with a lot of great custom pieces …

Paint Tutorial – Imperial Assault AT-ST – Part 2

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Previous Posts in Series: Part 1 – Part 1.5 Now that the model is assembled, it is time to put paint to plastic. First, I primed the model. Despite my ambitious intentions, I only used Army Painter’s Uniform Gray spray primer to cover the entire model (and I went ahead and glued the legs to the base). I sprayed the …

Paint Tutorial – Imperial Assault AT-ST – Part 1.5

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Previous Posts in Series: Part 1 There is no “right” way to paint your model. With so many personal style preferences and color options out there, the possibilities are limitless. Before touching a brush to a model, I always comb through the interwebs for some inspiration. There are a lot of very talented people out there sharing pictures of their …