Cyclopaedia 21: Pirates

Welcome to Cyclopaedia 21: Pirates. Cyclopaedia is a monthly article on the InnRoads Ministries website as part of the Getting Started series. While growing up, I was introduced to classic books by my grandfather, including Robinson Crusoe and Treasure Island. It was there I was first introduced to the villainous yet adventurous world of pirates. Since then … Continue reading

Gen Con Preview 2: Electric Boogaloo

When I posted my initial preview list of games releasing at Gen Con this year – I commented about being overwhelmed by the number of titles I was interested in. As such, despite a number of companies without any games announced for the list, I wrote my preview anyway. There certainly wasn’t … Continue reading

Mike’s Gen Con 50 Preview

The Board Game Geek Gen Con Preview recently went up. I’ve brought it upon myself in years past to sift through this preview and give what I think are the highlights for those making their way to Indianapolis. When I’ve done this before, I’ve tried to give some time for the BGG list to fully … Continue reading

The War Within

The same power flows through all of them. The same source rose up in the world to crush a common foe. The same voice calls each of them to unification. And yet, the Phoenixborn are at a crossroads. Will unity come as the powerful stand together for the mutual benefit of … Continue reading

Miniatures Painting for Beginners Part 3: What the Flock?

Welcome to Miniature painting for beginners part 3, if you have not read part 1 or 2 yet I would suggest you check it out Part 1 and Part 2 Part of creating beautiful miniatures is making the bases look awesome as well. The picture above is an example of “advanced” basing job. … Continue reading

Miniatures Painting for Beginners Part 2 : Paint Tips

Welcome to Miniature painting for beginners part 2, if you have read part 1 yet I would suggest you check it out HERE! In this article I would like to give you some tips to help your paint look the best and last the longest so you can squeeze every penny … Continue reading

A New Light

Playing games as my ministry makes for an interesting set of vocabulary. There is a surprising amount of overlap in both these spheres. I evangelize. I share the joy and wonder of what I have seen and experienced in order that others might have a chance to see it themselves. … Continue reading

Miniatures Painting for Beginners

One of my obsessions is painting miniature figures, vehicles, and terrain for tabletop gaming.  I started painting probably the way many kids do. I painted model cars, so, when I discovered miniature gaming, I was already decent hand at painting.  I was 16 years old when I started painting Warhammer … Continue reading