Tabletop Tips and Guides

Are you new to tabletop gaming? Are you looking for specific tips for storing your games, painting your miniatures, or getting new players into your RPG? Well, you’ve come to the right place! Here you’ll find tips and guides on all sorts of subjects, and if there’s something you’re looking for and we don’t have it, be sure to let us know in the comments and we’ll get to work!

Storing / Managing Games

Where Do I Put All the Bits?! Storage Solutions for Games
The Lord of the Rings – The Hunt for Storage

Teaching / Reaching New Gamers

Adding to the Ranks: Teaching Games New Players

Raising A Geekling – Playing Tabletop With Kids

Raising A Geekling : Part 1 – Introductions : Dice & Cards
Raising A Geekling : Part 2 – Cootie, Sneaky Snacky Squirrel Game
Raising A Geekling : Part 3 – Animal Upon Animal, Matching Card Games, Rory’s Story Cubes
Raising A Geekling : Part 4 – Stack Up!
Raising A Geekling : Part 5 – Feed The Woozle, Dino Hunt, and a word about losing games

Gaming Guide MISC

What Makes a FLGS?
Calling All Heroes – Organizing a Game Night
Best Behave Yourself – Game Night Etiquette
Gaming with the Family
Try It Before You Buy It – Why Demos Are Important
Kae’s Guide To The Settlers of Catan
Back To Basics – Nostalgic Gaming

Major Miniature Tips

Discoveries on the Miniature Assembly Line
Painting Miniatures: Tips for Beginners

Steampunk-Horror: Malifaux

Into the Breach – What is Malifaux?
Throwing Your Lot in with the Crowd – The Factions of Malifaux

Steam-Powered Combat: Warmachine and Hordes

Warmachine – What is a Warcaster?
Warmachine – What is a Warjack?
Warmachine – What is a Unit?
Warmachine – Building Your List
Warmachine – Building a Scenario Board

DIY Boards, Terrain, and Tabletop Crafts

Shadows of Brimstone : Constructing a Safe Haven – Building The Swamp Board
To Buy Or Build : Wargaming Battlemat
To Buy Or Build : Wargaming Terrain
Dungeons & Decorations – DIY Fantasy Flasks

Seasonal Games And Recommendations

Games of the Season – Halloween
Kae’s Christmas Recommendations 2013
Raine’s Christmas Recommendations 2013
Jacob & Christina’s Christmas Recommendations 2013
Don’s Christmas Recommendations 2013
Kae’s Christmas Recommendations 2014
Raine’s Christmas Recommendations 2014
Don’s Christmas Recommendations 2014


3 Comments on “Tabletop Tips and Guides”

  1. Chris Palmer November 14, 2014 at 11:30 AM #


    I’m writing from Mantic Games – we’re running a Kickstarter project for Kings of War, a mass battle fantasy tabletop game.

    The link is here:

    We were wondering if you’d post up something about it?


    • Kae November 14, 2014 at 12:01 PM #

      We can make that happen! Thanks for reaching out!


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