If I had Known This Back Then – Tips to Starting into Tabletop Gaming

So for the topic today we want to talk about the things that I wish I had known when I started into the hobby. Back a few months I asked this same question in some community groups. Here is the list in no specific order.

  1. Paint what you have before buying new miniatures.
  2. Remember this is a game, buy in because you enjoy the game and want to enjoy it, not to be competitive.
    1. Don’t get caught up on being competitive, enjoy the game first
    2. Having fun is primary, everything else is secondary
  3. The hobby usually costs more than you catch at first sight.
    1. Tools
    2. Paints
    3. Miniatures
    4. Dice
    5. Table
    6. Area to play, build, paint
    7. Terrain
    8. time
  4. Take care of your brushes and they will take care of you
    1. Don’t get paint ferrule
    2. Invest in brush soap (masters [amazon_link asins=’B00F38YVQS’ template=’PriceLink’ store=’minibattlefie-20′ marketplace=’US’ link_id=’4ace6a13-ed1f-11e7-8bc2-2f3a4595c3b4′])
  5. Invest in a wet pallet
    How to make a Wet Pallet
  6. Get involved in a community before starting the game
    1. Make sure that you have people to play
    2. Invest in with someone else
  7. Pick your game carefully
    1. Choose the best for the community
    2. Best for you intest
    3. Best for you budget
  8. Ask if you are not sure, get connected and stay connected.

If you have any more to add, let us know. Join the community. http://minibattlefieldgames.com/community

We will be starting a series on starting a 40k army for $200. More information to come soon!

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