Wargaming Recon #104: Holiday Gift Guide 2013

Holiday Gift Guide 2013

Are you afraid of failing your wargaming gift skill check? Don’t worry because the Holiday Gift Guide 2013 will help you to find the right gift for the gamer in your life. If you are a gamer why not share this gift guide with those in your life who scratch their heads when it comes time to buy you a present?

Special guest Ben Gerber, head honcho of the Troll in the Corner and host of the Indie Talks podcast, joins Jonathan. They share their respective lists.

Jonathan’s List

Under $20

  1. Felt-$4/99/yard Jo-Ann Fabrics
  2. 1/72 scale Plastic models-$7.50 HaT Industrie
  3. Woodland Scenics Clump Foliage-$10.99 Woodland Scenics

Under $50

  1. Mega Wargames book by Jon Sutherland-$50 Wargames Illustrated/Battlefront Miniatures
  2. X-wing Miniatures Core Set [affiliate link]-$29.60 Amazon
  3. Gaming Table-$66.42 Listen to Episode 92 for more information

$100 and up

  1. TotalCon Attendance
  2. Shopping Spree-Battleground Games & Hobbies, Hobby Bunker, The Whiz
  3. Dremel 4000 series Rotary Tool-$138.15 Home Depot

Ben’s List

Under $20

  1. Love Letter card game [affiliate link]-$10 Amazon
  2. Dungeon Roll [affiliate link]-$18 Amazon
  3. Gamers: Dorkness Rising digital download film [affiliate link]-$10 DriveThruRPG

Under $50

  1. Google Chromecast [affiliate link]-$35 Amazon
  2. Lords of Waterdeep [affiliate link]-$39.89 Amazon
  3. The Walking Dead DVDs [affiliate link]-$19.96-$62.98 varies Amazon

$100 and up

  1. Aftershockz AS330F Bluez Open Ear Bluetooth Wireless Headset [affiliate link]-$84.99 Amazon
  2. Gerber 30-000601 Zombie Apocalypse Survival Kit [affiliate link]-$245.99 Amazon
  3. Kindle Fire 7″ HD 8GB [affiliate link]-$139 Amazon

Upcoming Episodes:

  • The final episode of 2013 is Wargames Holiday Centre with special guests Jon & Diane Sutherland

Some Reminders:

  • The show is on break from December 16, 2013 returning with a new episode on January 20, 2014
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Troll in the Corner Podcast Network

Wargaming Recon belongs to the Troll in the Corner Podcast Network (TCPN). You may like some of the other shows on the network.

Indie Talks – bi-monthly on Wednesdays covering independent games, film, television. Includes many interviews. Hosted by Trollitc owner Ben Gerber.

Monsters of the Shattered World – monthly on the last Saturday. Story of a young scholar encountering strange animals on another world.

Promos for the TCPN podcasts appear at the end of the show. Many thanks to Jeremy Kostiew, Troll ITC’s logo designer, for the amazing logos. Check out his portfolio at MightyNightGaunt.com


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