Off the Top of My Head: Arkham Horror Advice from a Beginner

Arkham Horror Advice from a Beginner I am by no means an Arkham Horror expert. With less than ten full games, none of them played to the letter of the rules, it’d be ridiculous for me to claim it. However, as a relative novice I feel I can offer some helpful advice to other novices …

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Off the Top of My Head: Painting 40k Dark Angels Standard Bearer

My dreadnought got me in the mood to paint more Dark Angels, and I decided to jump into robed characters rather than the standard green-armored tac-marines. The new finecast standard bearer is a nice-looking model with a great bas-relief standard.  It’s what appealed to me about it.  The chance to paint the raised relief edges …

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Off the Top of My Head: Painting 40k Dark Angels Dreadnought

It’s true I love painting orks but, like a lot of 40K folks, I have dedicated myself to a space marine chapter as well.  I went with the Dark Angels over a more codex astartes chapter because of their somewhat mysterious past, duel agenda, and their chapter structure.  Gotta love the Ravenwing… Since I still …

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How to be a Good Fan: You Like this, I Like That…Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off…

In my “Just War” philosophy course in grad school, we learned that during any kind of conflict there comes a time where combatants start to see the situation as “us” versus “them.”  Viewing an opponent this way essentially dehumanizes them and makes it easier for people to do horrible things to each other they wouldn’t …

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