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Galen Fiore
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Editorial: Wargamers and The Judgement of "Normals"
Normals (noun)- someone who is not a part of a hobby that the user of the term is a member of. As a wargamer I have often gotten the feeling that some people look down on me believing that I want a war. Quite the contrary. Having studied military strategy a...

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Editorial: Wargamers and the Judgement of them by "Normals"
Normals (noun)- someone who is not a part of a hobby that the user of the term is a member of. As a wargamer I have often gotten the feeling that some people look down on me believing that I want a war. Quite the contrary. Having studied military strategy a...

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Galen's Musings: RPGs vs. Wargaming
So I've been talking with a friend about how dissatisfied I am becoming with role-playing games. We began to talk about the frustration of trying maintain a continuous campaign and the elements that can make or break an RPG. We also discussed why wargaming ...

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Tutorial: Let's go Muddin'
So where I live, apparently "mudding" is a thing. I guess it has something to do with driving a truck, dirtbike, or four wheeler through mud. I think. Someone correct me. But let's get real... You're not here to learn about southern pastimes. You want to kn...

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"No Tiger Fear"; A Review of Stoessi's Heroes Miniatures
So a while back I posted on Stoessi's Heros Faceboook page about how much I would love to review his models, but I had no money to purchase them. Wonderfully, Thomas Stoesser got in touch with me and we arranged for me to get three models to review for free...

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Tutorial: Elephant Grass/ Bamboo Stalks
So I've had a fascination with the Vietnam War for a long time now, and I've always wanted to game it. But only recently have I begun to build and collect models and terrain for the conflict. One of the things I've been scratching my head at is the infamous...

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Tutorial/Painting Guide: Galen's US Infantry/Airborne
This is the painting guide I have developed for my United States Army forces. Is it completely historically accurate? No. But it's close enough! For those of you that have an issue with non-historical accuracy for miniatures I'd like to direct you to this  ...

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Tutorial: Pimp My MDF Building- Part One
So I've picked up a few MDF buildings from Sarissa Precision and 4Ground. Now some of them don't come painted. Now I could have just painted them quickly and been done with them, but I've decided to actually spend some hobby time in making my buildings look...

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Wargame Theory: Variations on Uniforms for Your Army?
Over the past year I've probably painted about 200-400 Germans in 28mm; and I can say I am sick of Feldgrau and Feldgrün. It's a bit of a problem when you can't stand painting the uniform colour of your army any more and you still have another fifty to pain...

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We have a Facebook page now!
As the title says, I have created a Facebook Page now! As much as I dislike social media (I only really use it for organizing events/games), I figured we could use a page. The main use for the page will be for sharing Work in Progress Pictures, Hobby Showca...
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