Crowdfunding Spotlight: Hammer Steam Custom Design Copper Coins on Indiegogo

I wanted to draw your attention to this crowd-funder, that doesn't seem to be getting any love. Hammer Steam are offering 20 people the chance to get their very own hammered copper coins to their own design specs with this project. Personally, I think that they are quite nice, they have an authentic look and… Continue reading Crowdfunding Spotlight: Hammer Steam Custom Design Copper Coins on Indiegogo

Media hype wargaming connection with convicted murderer (here we go again…)

  Well, the UK press are at it again, and I don't just mean talking crap and hacking phones, this time us wargaming bods are under attack. It all concerns this fellow in the picture trying to dress like an assassin (which is exactly what he became as it happens...) The story goes that Wayne… Continue reading Media hype wargaming connection with convicted murderer (here we go again…)

Seven things I miss about LARP…

Now what seems like an age ago, I used to LARP (live roleplay, LRP for the purist!). For years, week after week, come rain or shine, snow or winds, we would all cogregate in our meeting spot each weekend to travel up to the local woods in which we used. Many an event we'd attend,… Continue reading Seven things I miss about LARP…

Hey people, share a bit of love for the LARP crowd…

[TMP] ""Double Double"" Topic. This topic over on TMP makes me wonder why so much distain is aimed at the lowly LARPer, sure it's a strange hobby, and it's quite hard for people to understand what the hell is it all about and such like. But this is coming from a site that promotes miniature… Continue reading Hey people, share a bit of love for the LARP crowd…

Crowdfunding Spotlight: Michael Baird’s Folklore Monster Puppets Kickstarter

Puppets if done correctly can be quite brilliant, so with that in mind I'd like to bring this KS to your attention. Coming from a LARP background, big 3D puppets and bodysuits can add so much to the whole ambience of a live game and this kind of thing would be ideal. Although this is… Continue reading Crowdfunding Spotlight: Michael Baird’s Folklore Monster Puppets Kickstarter

The Grinning Skull, End of year crowd funding round up

Hello all, hope your enjoying the holiday season and santa brought you something nice!! Ok I thought I'd give you a heads up on some of the stuff we have been following on the Indiegogo and Kickstarter crowd funding sites, as well as a couple to look out for too. Lets start with a new… Continue reading The Grinning Skull, End of year crowd funding round up

LARP Roleplay magazine campaign launched on Kickstarter.

RolePlay Magazine by Ryan Harden — Kickstarter. Now, I was involved in LARP (or LRP if your kickin' it old school like me!) for many years to what seems like a long time ago now, So even now, I have a real soft spot for the hobby even to this day. While I don't play… Continue reading LARP Roleplay magazine campaign launched on Kickstarter.