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Kickstart Monday: Detailed Painting and a Spiky Cheering Squad

It’s Monday and you know what that means. Well yeah, we have to go back to work, but it’s also time for Kickstart Monday!!!

GhosTiny Fine Detail Paint Brush Set For Miniatures

Jeff Beyer has launched his new project. This project is aimed at making affordable, smaller tipped paint brushes for miniature painting. GhosTiny Find Detail Paint Brush Set features 9 total brushes. That will include 7 unique round brushes, 1 chisel shaped brush, and 1 flat brush. Of course, like most projects you will have options to pick up the original set. There is all a really cool skull shaped cup that you can pick up to hold all of your paint brushes.

Chaos Pact Cheerleader Team: Fantasy Football

The Miniatures
Courtesy of their Kickstarter Page

Generic Miniatures has released their new project for their take on a Chaos Pact Cheerleader Team: Fantasy Football. You have options to back and receive the STL files for your 3D printing fun or with their partnership with Kazrak Miniatures you can back and receive metal or resin versions of these models.

On top of that, there are number of cool add-ons and stretch goals. That goblin hot dog vendor is one of my favorites!

Did we miss your favorite project?

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Episode 77: WiscoDice Strikes Back with Star Wars: Rebellion

Star Wars: Rebellion

For episode 77 of the WiscoDice Tabletop Gaming Podcast we review Star Wars: Rebellion from Fantasy Flight Games.

Other games we talk about on the show include:

Rebellion all set up and being played
Look at that Death Star!!!

We also talk about online gaming platforms. The platforms that were mentioned:

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Conesy’s Diary: Episode 45 Seven Wonders in a Two Player Duel

7 Wonders Duel

Seven Wonders was a great card drafting game when it was released. With more of us looking to entertain ourselves at home, it just doesn’t work as well in the two player game. 7 Wonders Duel puts all of that together in a little two player box.

Conesy takes the time to review this brilliant little game. Catch the full review by downloading the show now!

Conesy’s Diary: 2/11/2021

Go, listen to the show!

Kickstart Monday: Racing for Beer and Board Game Survival

Welcome to the week! Time to get it started right with two new crowdfunding projects coming to you from the land of Kickstarter. We will be racing for beer and picking up our essentials for board game survival. Let’s check the featured projects out!

The Belgian Beers Race US Edition

Grand Gamers Guild has a new project and this time you will be racing around Belgium, sampling great beer, and trying not to get too intoxicated in the process. If that doesn’t sound like a college European vacation then I am not sure what does!

The game will take place over three game days. The game appears to use an action time track where various actions take differing amounts of time. Whoever is furthest behind (has the most time) is the next person to activate. When the day runs out of time then the round is done for you.

During each round you will need to travel by hitch hiking, buss, or biking around Belgium to reach each brewery. Of course, once you stop you can choose to take a taste and purchase beer, purchase cheese, and meet up with the other players. Of course all of these activities take time. Worst of all, meeting up with friends and tasting beer will move you up on the breathalyzer track. Move too far up and you will lose time the next day!

Each round you will score points for various activities. If you have what it takes for a wild, beer soaked ride in Belgium then you should probably do that instead. However, for the rest of this, we can relive one of our college vacations when we play The Belgian Beers Race.

Make 100: The Board Game Survival Kit

Sit down to play a game at the table, just to find out the game doesn’t have components for your player color? Tired of getting confused during the game because you had to settle for a player color you usually don’t play? Well bring your own player pieces in this handy tin in this project.

Atikin Games, the publisher of this Kickstarter, is including a tin to hold your survival kit, 5 meeples, 2 dice, a plastic player marker, and a round cylinder in the kit. You can upgrade the kit to have a custom an updated logo on the tin, a deluxe version that includes a set of polyhedral dice and bag, and several of the Atikin board games in various bundles.

This is a great little way to help ensure you don’t get mixed up the next time you play a game.

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Explore the Final Frontier in Ganymede the Board Game

Ganymede

I dreamed of exploring space as a child. I loved staring at the stars at night. Growing up in rural Wisconsin allowed for me to have a good view of the night sky. Dreaming of that exploration can be made a little more real in Ganymede the board game.

In Ganymede you will play as a corporation that is seeking to colonize our solar system. Collect colonists of different types on Earth, use Mars as a stop off point, and then fly off to parts of our solar system!

  • Players: 2-4
  • Playtime (with Setup): We find it between 60-90 minutes
  • Publisher: Sorry We Are French
  • Designer: Hope S. Hwang

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