Author: beat ronin

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Copycat

With the rapid growth of the copycat industry there is now a dizzying variety of knock-off phone brands. One has recently appeared (with) president Obama as its spokesman and sports a beaming Obama on its advertisements. “This is my Blackberry,”...

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Top X!

OK so I’ve dropped all pretense of weeklitude. Behold: a “sort of within a fortnight(ish) of the last one” Top X! There has been a lot of really great stuff on the rolls, and it was hard to choose. Especially...

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Weekly Top X!

Hi everyone, beat ronin here again with a (sort of) weekly Top X! First up… I try to steer clear of spotlighting posts from the blogs of our own HoP writers, unless of course they really deserve it (and everyone...

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Weekly Top X!

Well hello there, and welcome to another weekly Top-X, brought to you by my brand new laptop after my old one succumbed to a fatal wound caused by a mug of tea. This week I have a preponderance of Games...

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Weekly Top-X!

Hi everyone, beat ronin here with a Top X. Really any time you look over our roll, there’s stuff that’s interesting and worth drawing attention to. So what you get at any given time in a Top X says a...

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Wintercon, and the Way of Warhammer

This weekend at Exhibition Park in Canberra (also known as EPIC, bro), it was Wintercon: Canberra’s other games con. It’s held in the middle of winter, in one of the coldest parts of Australia, so is pretty much just locals....

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Art and the Hobby

Hi everyone, One of the great things about being part of a community of bloggers is that what we see others write about can inspire us. Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about our hobby and where it stands in relation...

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beat ronin plays 40k… badly

Hi everyone, A little while ago I played in a 40k doubles event at 3D6 in Tuggeranong. It was 2500 points a side, with each player required to bring 1250 points. I haven’t played in a 40k event for maybe...

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The SAGA saga: Vikings versus Irish

Hi everyone, I’m back again, this time with a battle report for SAGA. This was going to be a post about models, history versus fantasy, and basing, but after SinSynn constantly pestered me for politely requested a batrep, I thought...

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The SAGA saga: introduction

  Hi everyone, I’m beat ronin. After years of being on the other side of the comments section here at the House of Paincakes, I have at last slipped through the looking glass. I’m down the rabbit hole and thus,...