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All posts by Richard Wilcox


Unpainted Lead: Tabletop Games in Digital

I remember as a kid I dreamt of a world in digital. Homework would no longer be hand written but rather typed up and brought in on 5.25 floppy disks. Yes I am aware that mentioning 5.25 floppies might date [...]

June 19, 2012 ZDONOTUSE
Table Top the show from Geek and Sundry

Review: Table Top Episode Six: Castle Panic

Geek and Sundry brings us another episode of the hit web show Table Top hosted by Wil Wheaton and in keeping up with themes of introducing viewers to new or familiar games, they bring us the turret defense board game [...]

June 18, 2012 ZDONOTUSE
Free RPG Day Logo

Unpainted Lead: Free RPG Day

To think it was only a few short weeks ago we had Free Comic Book Day. It was a moment for comic book geeks new and old to gather together and revel in the joys of their shared hobby. Comic [...]

June 12, 2012 ZDONOTUSE
Table Top the show from Geek and Sundry

Review: Table Top Episode Five: Munchkin Deluxe

So I was at the Phoenix Comicon this last weekend where I was able to witness the Inside Table Top panel hosted by Table Top Associate Producer and Game Master Boyan Radakovich. It was while I sat there listening to [...]

June 2, 2012 ZDONOTUSE
Phoenix Comicon 2012 Logo

Unpainted Lead: Comicon Through Their Eyes

Anyone who reads Unpainted Lead on a weekly basis knows that I tend to divert quite often from the miniature wargaming scene and go off on my own tangents and reviews… This is another one of those days. This past [...]

May 29, 2012 Features
Ticket to Ride Märklin game

Unpainted Lead: Ticket to Ride Märklin

Last week we saw Wil Wheaton have a battle of train entrepreneurs and rail road barons on Table Top as they played the Days of Wonder game Ticket to Ride. If you haven’t seen the episode I highly recommend you [...]

May 23, 2012 ZDONOTUSE
Little Wars by H.G. Wells

Unpainted Lead: Miniature Wargame History Video

Some might be wondering what happened to this week’s regularly scheduled Unpainted Lead. Some probably didn’t even notice… *sigh*. Regardless, this week is a special treat as much as it is an experiment in the attention span of the average [...]

May 17, 2012 ZDONOTUSE
Skirmish in Public Day August 8th

Unpainted Lead: Gamers Assemble

It has been a long time since I had last been in a game shop. That might seem odd to many reading this, as I do write about gaming every week. Mind you I have some good excuses for this, [...]

May 8, 2012 ZDONOTUSE
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Review: Table Top Episode Three: Zombie Dice, Get Bit! & Tsuro

Geek and Sundry has put together some amazing shows that have me hooked better than a one-handed pirate fist pump and at first glance one would accuse such show producers of being sell outs with Table Top. Each episode is [...]

May 5, 2012 ZDONOTUSE
Zombie Dice by Steve Jackson Games

Unpainted Lead: Zombie Dice

Breathing… The sporadic yet seemingly harmonious cords of multiple organic pumps draw your interest as church bells on a Sunday morning… There are three of them! As you raise yourself from the ground you hear gurgling of gasses pass from [...]

May 1, 2012 ZDONOTUSE
Tabletop from Geek and Sundry

Review: Table Top Episode Two – Settlers of Catan

The second episode to any series can make or break its run. An amazing first episode will always get people to watch at least one more. The second episode proves whether lighting truly was caught in a bottle. Should the [...]

April 21, 2012 ZDONOTUSE
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Unpainted Lead: Skirmish in Public Day

Anyone who follows me on Twitter, or just knows me in general, will see a correlation between the weekend and me posting quips about whatever game I’m currently playing. I’ve never had a problem letting others know how much fun [...]

April 17, 2012 ZDONOTUSE
Jace and Niv-Mizzet overlooking Ravnica

Magic: The Gathering Return to Ravnica Announced

Those who were in attendance to the PAX East 2012 Wizards of the Coast Magic: The Gathering panel hosted by Paul Levy, Dave Humpherys, Brady Dommermuth, and Dave Guskin were presented an awe inspiring announcement: The October 2012 fall expert [...]

April 11, 2012 ZDONOTUSE
Special delivery of blood thirsty unicorns!

Unpainted Lead: The Wargamer Rules

I was playing a four-way battle of Toymallet 40 Cents with my wife and a couple of friends. The armies consisted of an American strike force with helicopters and tanks; a swarm of dragons, unicorns and pegasi guided by an [...]

April 9, 2012 ZDONOTUSE
HBO's A Game of Thrones Poster

Unpainted Lead: A Game of Thrones the Boardgame

Some may see this as a shameless attention grab due to the second season of the hit HBO show A Game of Thrones premiering just a few days ago. But in all reality, I am nothing more than a simple [...]

April 3, 2012 ZDONOTUSE

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