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What’s in the Golden D6 Issue #12 – Review of Root by Meeple University

Issue 12 of the Golden D6 features:

Taken from this issue is the review of the boardgame Root. It was contributed by Meeple University.

This is a first for the Golden D6 as we’re looking to expand the topics that we bring to you. Hopefully you enjoy!

Make sure you don’t miss Issue #12 of the Golden D6!

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The Golden D6 issue two reader survey

The Golden D6 lives because you are you reading it. If you weren’t so interested, I wouldn’t be able to keep making it.

TO help me keep producing a magazine that you will keep reading, the Golden D6 loves getting your feedback.

Welcome to the official Golden D6 reader surveys!

The survey asks you to rate each article in the issue.

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The Golden D6 issue one reader survey

The Golden D6 lives because you are you reading it. If you weren’t so interested, I wouldn’t be able to keep making it.

To help me keep producing a magazine that you will keep reading, the Golden D6 loves getting your feedback.

Welcome to the official Golden D6 reader surveys!

The survey asks you to rate each article in the issue.

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What’s in the Golden D6 Issue #8 – Painting textured Ork skin tutorial

Issue #8 of the Golden D6 features:

Make sure you don’t miss Issue #8 of the Golden D6!

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What’s in the Golden D6 Issue #9 – Unboxing Super Dungeon Explore

Issue #9 of the Golden D6 features:

From the pages of issue #9 comes Unboxing Super Dungeon Explore: Super Ninja Ambush! K-thanx-bai.

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Make sure you don’t miss Issue #9 of the Golden D6!

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Reclaim your hobby today!

I have been playing role-playing games and tabletop wargames for the better part of twenty-five years. In that time, I would like to think that I have developed an eye for awesome. And that is what I want to bring to you.

Do you remember a time when hobby magazines were about the hobby and all the elements that make up playing, painting and collecting? The Golden D6 aims to cover all the wonderfully varied and amazingly diverse aspects of this incredible hobby of ours. Our hobby, that we enjoy, has so very many facets and it’s all out there for you to find.

We have been granted access to information unlike another time in history. Games of an infinite variety spring up like weeds in the information superhighway, hoping to bloom into flower and spread.

And they’ve got the chance to.

In recent years, games like Warmachine, Malifaux, Frostgrave, Kings of War, Infinity and a plethora of others have sprung up. They gain a following and also have the vehicle to grow that following. It’s honestly fascinating. You can hardly swing a cat in Melbourne town without hitting some establishment or another that runs a board games night and wargaming clubs run regularly in your FLGS or independently.

Whilst forums have, to a greater or lesser degree, made way for social networks and blogging, there’s a LOT of cool stuff to have to sort through. Everything from converting Space Marines, painting techniques involving airbrushes, zenithal spray techniques, game reviews and product launches. You can’t hope to read it all in a day, or even a week.

The Golden D6 has been created to capture and inspire tabletop wargamers’ imaginations.

I look forward to hearing from you.
Adam Jones aka. Ratboy

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What’s in the Golden D6 Issue #10 – Chaos Knight Titan Ironfate

The Golden D6 Issue #10 features the following articles:

Issue 10 was all about looking at single miniatures finished by our beloved contributors. Straight out of your grim-dark-nightmares comes the stomp of Ironfate. The Chaos Knight from Thor is a sweet piece of work that is well checking out. Thor gets extra thanks for pulling this issue together for me.

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Make sure you don’t miss Issue #10 of the Golden D6!

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What’s in the Golden D6 Issue #11 – Detail painting Death Guard tutorial

As usual, the Golden D6 looks at this amazing hobby of ours and some of the interesting things that gamers are doing. One of the things that always excites me about the gaming community is the willingness that people have to share their stories and information if you are willing to ask for it.

Let’s face it, we all love having a war story to share. And we’ve all got that one bit of advice that can make the difference to someone’s game or a technique that helps them paint better.

You’ll be surprised what you know that someone else doesn’t!

That’s why I’m putting together the Golden D6; to find the cool stuff out there and make sure you can see it!

The Golden D6 Issue #11 features the following articles:

From Issue #11 comes this awesome tutorial for taking a perfectly normal looking Space Marine and making turning it into a suitably grungy, dirty and downright gross looking Death Guard.

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Offical Golden D6 merchandise

Available now on #redbubble is the OFFICIAL Golden D6 merchandise!

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There’s a full range of apparel in a heap of colours and sizes available. As well, we’ve got phone, iPad and laptop skins.

And even a very swanky looking coffee mug!

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Or, if you want to get all guerrilla marketing, there’s some sweet looking, official, Golden D6 stickers to add to your figure case!

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I really appreciate all the help, support and, most importantly, interest and feedback that you have give me. I’m looking forward to future issues of the Golden D6 and I hope you are too!

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