On Sean's Table

What I Learned From My First Year of Blogging

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OST Tag ImageA year ago, in need of a creative outlet, I set myself the task of writing one fully developed ‘Mind Candy’ gaming blog post per week. I wanted to spend less time idly consuming and more time creating what was on the web. On the site of Henry Hyde, the ‘Dean’ of wargaming, I publicly threw down the gauntlet. With the upcoming publication of an article in a major wargame magazine, which will in turn pay for an upgraded website, I feel I can say: Year One Mission Accomplished! Here are a few things I learned this year and the first post on the new website: OnSeansTable.com 

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Publication in Wargames, Soldiers, & Strategy Magazine, #94

WSS Landing ImageWelcome WSS readers! I’m thrilled to have an article published in Wargames, Soldiers, and Strategy Magazine #94. This edition’s theme is Tank Combat During WWII. My ‘how-to’ article is about building Renedra’s Mud Brick House terrain piece for use in a Western Desert setting. Articles of interest for wargamers are noted in this post. You can order a copy of the magazine from the publisher.  Thanks for visiting!

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Merry Christmas Everyone!

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Christmas Mini GraphicFrom everyone who gathers around my gaming table to all the other gamers and bloggers out there: Merry Christmas! I hope the end of 2017 brings a healthy, happy, and meaningful transition into the New Year. I’ll be taking a short break from blogging in pursuit of our traditional family time, eggnog, turkey, and some rest and rejuvenation (around the gaming table of course!). See you again early next year. Stay well!

Smash Up! Munchkin & The Big Geeky Box

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Let’s continue our exploration of Smash Up by looking at the two releases that are different from the slew of regular expansions. The Big Geeky Box is a clever storage system that keeps all past and future cards in order. Smash Up: Munchkin is a stand-alone alternate starter set that features eight new factions themed around Steve Jackson’s Munchkin franchise. The Geeky Box is an automatic purchase if you like the game but Munchkin is not for everyone.

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Blitzkrieg Miniatures DAK Vehicle Review

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I came across a range of WWII vehicles by Blitzkrieg Miniatures while perusing the Perry Miniatures website and thought I’d take three of them for a test drive. A couple of weeks later a lovely batch of Perry Desert Afrika Korps (DAK) minis showed up in the mail along with vehicles to transport them. Here’s how the resin Blitzkrieg vehicles worked out.

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Smash Up! A game done right.

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I clearly remember playing Smash Up! for the first time back in 2012. It was such an awesome idea! Shuffle two factions into one deck and throw down against one to three other players and their combos: Zombie-Pirates, Alien-Dinosaurs, Trickster-Wizards, or Robot-Ninjas! From the starter box alone there are 28 possible faction pairings. Fast forward to 2017 and Smash Up! remains fun, popular, and fresh with 55 factions and 1,485 possible faction combos. In this first of a series of posts we’ll explore Smash Up! and why it remains a game done right.

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Why Visit The Hairy Tarantula North?

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Hairy Tarantula North Entrance11The Hairy Tarantula North in Toronto is the kind of store only a diehard gamer or comic fan could love. To enjoy a visit you need to be so enamoured of the endless shelves of eclectic games, books, and collectibles that you can see past the grotty basement, uncertain pricing system, and inconsistent customer service. I enjoy a visit a couple of times a year. Here’s why I still visit The Hairy Tarantula North despite its flaws. Read More

Vallejo DAK Airbrush Paint Set

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There are two types of people: Those who don’t see anything wrong with paying a premium price for a model that comes unassembled, unpainted, and requires specialized tools and a lot of patience to put together, and those who think such things are lunacy. Those of us in the first camp are always on the lookout for ways to improve the quality of the models we produce. Let’s have a look at Vallejo’s DAK Airbrush Paint Set to see if it’s worth the purchase.

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I Remember Wilfred Patrick Souter

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In Canada, on November 11th we commemorate Remembrance Day. At the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month we stop to remember the cost of war and the people who paid that cost on our behalf. On Remembrance Day I will remember my father Wilfred Patrick Souter who survived WWII, and parenthood, to become someone I continue to look up to and admire. Read More

Push Your Luck Dice Games

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The earliest physical dice on record date back to a Bronze Age dig site in Turkey. The Egyptians, Romans, and Chinese played with dice hundreds of years before we started numbering years upwards from zero. In the 17th century Galileo used dice to codify the first mathematics of probability. The humble six-sided die has kept intellectuals, gamblers, families, and sailors entertained since we figured out how to push our luck and roll the bones. 

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