POLARIS: Deluxe Core Rulebook Set

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Sep 132016

polarisPOLARIS: Deluxe Core Rulebook Set



“Humankind was born in the seas and is now coming back here to die”

–Vulrick the Mad


From the publishers of the Pathfinder RPG’s French edition comes POLARIS, an exciting

post-apocalyptic sci-fi RPG, now in English and its Deluxe Edition!


Take part in the political intrigues, action, exploration and the quest to survive. An all new

and revised english version with over 400 full-color pages, split in two books that are also

sold as a set in a slip case.

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Figure Forge 66 The fighter for Robotech Tactics

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Apr 072015

In this Figure Forge Matt attacks the Valkyrie in guardian mode.  This model is a lot easier to assemble than some of it’s predecessors.



There is only one model left before I start attacking the painting and the rules.  If all goes well I’ll be able make a day or two of Palladium open house.

The Convention Experience is Live on Kickstarter

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Jun 092014

Gen con 014I am proud to announce that our Kickstarter project is live!  The project is all about what it means to attend a convention on a media level as well as an attendee.  Which is really pretty loaded.  But it is really so much more than those simple words.  The project reflects who we are at Through Gamer Goggles.

It will go beyond just footage of the convention and create personal experiences of backers.  It took me quite a bit of time to figure out a way that I could give this project back to those who support it with a little more meaning.

Check it out on Kickstarter!

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Knights of the Dinner Table #202

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Aug 092013

Knights of the Dinner Table #202Knights of the Dinner Table #202

$5.99 SRP

This multiple award-winning comic magazine features the hilarious misadventures of a group of gamers (the ‘Knights’) and their friends, along with useful role-playing and other articles for gamers, from a gamer’s perspective. It’s a slice of (fantasy) life in strips, articles, reviews and features, and a wonderful celebration of the gaming culture!

Feb 062012

In this Inside Look Matt busts open and assembles Alkemy’s  Malikh Meharists of the Khaliman Republic for the Alkemy game line.


Aside from one piece minis I can’t think of any figures that go together easier than these Alkemy figures.

Checkout our Doomsday Drive one lucky winner will earn a 50.00 gift card to the Warstore.

Thanks for watching and a special thanks goes out to Studio 38 for letting us know they are continuing the Alkemy line

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Need Gamers New blog

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Dec 102011

Need Gamers   Is a brand new blog.  The game at Need Gamers is trying to build a community where  gamers can easily find local groups to play with.   Why do I like the their approach.   Well, it is pretty simple they are creating an online data base that you can search.   I like that because you can be out of town and find a game.


It is really brand new so they are still working through things, but I anticipate a promising future.

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Con on the Cob Interview Destini Beard

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Nov 012011

 Con on the Cob Interview with Destini Beard

Hudson Ohio 2011


Well, this is our interview with Destini Beard, a young singer who could only have been gifted such a talented voice.

This is what we will cover in the audo file.

  • Brief Bio and history
  • How she found singing.
  • Where you can find her on the web.
  • What is it like to specialize in gaming music.
  • Her favorite – Phantom of the Opera
  • She travels alot
  • What games she plays.  Little known to herself she has hints in the interview that she is a gm.
  • Careers and her goals
  • Plug to Con on the Cob
  • She explains voice overs in less than 100 words.
  • How she has influenced the industry.
  • Music By Destini Beard.


Coblin Player


You can find Destini facebook here

This is Destini’s YouTube channel

This is Destini’s web page.



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Oct 262011

  • Names: Ryan Rawlings, Edward Yarrus, Alec Stringer, John Arcadian Matt Solomon
  • Favorite Recipe: BEER!
  • What led to the creation of Silvervine Games
  • How the gang got into gaming
  • The nature of their game system
  • Crazy Characters
  • Gaming Industry Prognostication
  • The Influence of Furries and Anime
  • A Complete Step-by-Step Guide to Creating Your Own Highly
    Successful RPG Product Line
  • Hints on Future Products
  • Con on the Cob Lovin’
  • Conflict Management
  • And What’s Really Under Their Kilts

Hit the “Play” button below for an inside look – into the gaming industry, not their kilts.



Coblin Player

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Con on the Cob Interviews Part 5 Sandra Garity

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Oct 222011

Sandra Garity Sculpting Guest of Honor


Sandra Covers these points very well

Her favorite work


  • Brief history of work
  • Visits to Lucas Ranch
  • Working with toys
  • Basic tools for the trade
  • Answers the question “What mini’s should look like?”
  • Talks about working on Dragons
  • Pretty complete work history
  • Favorite mini
  • some how’s and why’s- brass sheeting, compression, and gauging your scale
  • Origins 2012




Coblin Player

She would like to hear from her Fans.  She can be found on facebook.

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Oct 192011

Pre-Convention Expectations

As a gaming convention virgin I really didn’t know what to expect from Con on the Cob in Hudson, Ohio.  I’ve only been to a few “other” conventions of any sort (a toy-fare in Pittsburgh, PA and the Triplet Convention twice with my family), so I understood the general concept.  Gamers gather, play all their favorite games, try out some new games, check out some cool and/or weird art, books and other gaming-related products, attend seminars, enjoy some entertainment and other parties.

Matt and I contacted many of the artists, vendors, game producers and other special guest to set up interviews and promote this site and our larger project of what Through Gamer Goggles is about to become.

And then we arrived.

Initial Impressions

We were a little early by intent, to give us time to meet Andy Hupp – the coordinator for the convention and artist extraordinaire (or at least extraordinarily weird) – as well as set up our own table and orient ourselves to the hotel facilities.

The first day Matt and I met a lot of artists, developers, etc.  Check out the interviews!  I cannot possibly thank all of you enough.  But special thanks go out to Vicky Beaver from Savage-Mojo; Ben who ran some D&D Dungeon Delve encounters; Mary Ann of Chicken Hut Games; Jay and Sue of Lonely Die Press, John, Ryan, Ed, and Matt of Silvervine Games.

While I was secretly thankful for a cold that left my nose stuffy and unable to smell some of the less-than-hygienic gamers, I found this to be the most welcoming and friendly crowd ever.  For a bunch of dice-rolling, basement dwelling, introverted geeks, even someone as shy as myself found it easy and enjoyable to interact with so many different people.  As far as I could tell, a good time was had by all.

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