Category Archives for "Maps & Minis"
This month’s RPG blog carnival is about cartography and mapping. And I thought dungeon tiles would fit that theme nicely. I like the WotC dungeon tiles a lot and have been collecting sets over the years. They offer a number of advantages over other mapping methods. They save on your toner bill. Printing out maps […]Continue reading
The Stone Bard Inn city tiles by Three Sages Games are seven slick full colour productions designed to enhance tavern brawls and inn encounters. The tiles are actually letter-sized plastic sheets with anti-skid foam backing. Because of the plastic, you can use wet and dry erase markers on them. Three sheets combine to offer a […]Continue reading
Last week featured minis tips on the cheap. This week, the series continues with ideas for doing terrain without breaking your budget. For scenery, keep some rocks, pebbles, lichen and large chips of bark in a shoebox. You can increase the atmosphere a lot with simple terrain. Junked tire. Cut an old tire from a […]Continue reading
Late last year RPT ran a contest for tips about minis and battlemats, with prizes graciously supplied by Gator Games. Response was tremendous! Below is part one of a new series that presents the awesome tips RPT readers submitted for the contest. Part one and two will cover tips aimed at gamers on a budget. […]Continue reading
A reader emailed me this week with a request on where to buy cheap minis online. I know I have stumbled onto a couple of good sites in the past, but darned if I can find the links now. So I tweeted the request and got some great replies. Thanks folks. Now I’m posting to […]Continue reading
Time for a new Roleplaying Tips contest. Gator Games has kindly offered an amazing 12 packs of D&D Heroes minis as prizes. There will be four winners in all, each will receive two or more packs of minis. Thanks very much, Jean! How to enter To enter, email me a tip related to minis or […]Continue reading