On Tabletop Witchcraft, John builds an amazing gladiatorial coliseum that is one of the most impressive tabletop builds I've seen in a while.
It's also a surprisingly approachable build, if you have a world of patience and time (and ideally a Proxxon hot wire table). Most of it is just foam, toothpicks and skewers, and epoxy putty. He goes through the build step-by-step and even has plans available (US$7).
Celebrated poet and publisher, Janaka Stucky (Ascend Ascend), has launched a very unique and promising project on Kickstarter. It’s called Ekphrastic Beasts. What the hell does ekphrastic mean? Ekphrastic writing “is the vivid, often dramatic description of visual art.” Janaka has teamed up with four illustrators, Ellie Gill, Jeremy Hush, Joe Keinberger, and Nathan Reidt. […]
In an effort to stave off boredom during the great quarantine of 2020, our pals over at Chaosium have made their award-winning Call of Cthulhu The Coloring Book available as a free download. They’ve also announced a Call of Cthulhu The Coloring Book coloring competition. Share your colored handiwork on social media with the hashtag […]
James Floyd Kelly runs the excellent Tabletop Engineer channel on YouTube and Bexim’s Bazaar, a monthly tabletop gaming magazine (to which I often contribute a game-crafting column). Like me, Jim was a lover of 80s roleplaying game fanzines. Unlike me, he’s decided to use Kickstarter’s Zine Quest 2 campaign as an excuse to try his […]
When you sit down to play a new AAA video game like The Last of Us 2, you probably assume it was created by gaming experts with insane levels of artistic and technical talent. And…you’d be right. Top developers are craftsmen of the highest order, pouring literally thousands of man-hours into creating the greatest gaming […]
Earlier this year, we learned that Python had finally accomplished a feat other programming languages had failed for decades, to surpass Java as the second most-used coding language in the world. For its versatility and ease of use alone, its ascent among programmers isn’t hugely surprising. Then when you factor in its key role in […]
What’s your biggest gripe about power strips? Since most power servers like that are pretty standard these days, your beef probably isn’t about performance or connectivity. No, the biggest rap on trying to use many power strips is the curious engineering decision that often leaves multiple oddly shaped plugs and charging units unable to all […]