Hobby Bunker Game Day 2016: Wargaming Recon #168

The Hobby Bunker Game Day 2016 was held Saturday August 27, 2016 from 10am-10pm EST at the Hobby Bunker in Malden, Massachusetts. Jonathan is joined by new co-host and amazing GM Mike Paine to give their take on the day of gaming while they share a few stories of their tabletop adventures.

The longest-running tabletop wargaming podcast on the planet

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Hexographer 2 with Joe Wetzel – Wargaming Recon #167

Hexographer 2 can help you bring a wargame campaign from concept to reality. Joe Wetzel explains the software, the Kickstarter project, and why wargamers should snag a copy of this indispensable world building computer program.

 

The longest-running tabletop wargaming podcast on the planet

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Through his research Neil discovered the 3 longest-running shows are Drop Pod Cast, his Meeples & Miniatures, and Wargaming Recon.  Neil also said according to dates on the feeds Wargaming Recon takes first place by 6 days and it has been around 6 months longer than Meeples & Miniatures.  Other podcasts like the Dice Tower, This Week in Tech, & The Adam Carolla Show, for example, have been around longer but, they’re not tabletop wargaming podcasts.

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Gladius Publications with Henry Hyde – Wargaming Recon #166

Henry Hyde has launched his own publishing firm named Gladius Publications. Learn how the author of The Wargaming Compendium (also on Kindle) will publish digital history, militaria, and wargaming books.

 

The longest-running tabletop wargaming podcast on the planet

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Through his research Neil discovered the 3 longest-running shows are Drop Pod Cast, his Meeples & Miniatures, and Wargaming Recon.  Neil also said according to dates on the feeds Wargaming Recon takes first place by 6 days and it has been around 6 months longer than Meeples & Miniatures.  Other podcasts like the Dice Tower, This Week in Tech, & The Adam Carolla Show, for example, have been around longer but, they’re not tabletop wargaming podcasts.

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10 Years of Wargaming Recon – Wargaming Recon #165

Discover listener’s favorite episodes of Wargaming Recon.  Jonathan shares his fondest memories and reveals a humbling announcement about the show in this special 10th anniversary episode.

The longest-running tabletop wargaming podcast on the planet

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Through his research Neil discovered the 3 longest-running shows are Drop Pod Cast, his Meeples & Miniatures, and Wargaming Recon.  Neil also said according to dates on the feeds Wargaming Recon takes first place by 6 days and it has been around 6 months longer than Meeples & Miniatures.  Other podcasts like the Dice Tower, This Week in Tech, & The Adam Carolla Show, for example, have been around longer but, they’re not tabletop wargaming podcasts.

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5 Tips for Hiring a Miniatures Painter – Wargaming Recon #164

Reasons Why You’d Hire a Minis Painter.

  • Are you unhappy with the way you paint or think you’re a bad painter?
  • Don’t have the time to paint your models?
  • Want to focus on other aspects of the hobby?
  • You could be helping a friend out with their new venture.
  • Maybe you have lots of spare money.

5 Tips for Hiring a Miniatures Painter

1) Have a clear vision of your project
2) Word of Mouth can be the best way to find a painter to hire
3) Communicate your needs, desires, and wants to the painter
4) Have a written agreement with the painter.
5) Understand what you’re getting into and how the painter works

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