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Made in us
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Is there is list of currently produced mini wargames? I saw a wikipedia article and a board game geek article, but they are not up to date, and also have tons of older games that make locating the current ones more difficult.

On a related note, how do you discover new games?
   
Made in us
Longtime Dakkanaut





Guerilla Miniatures Games sells me on a LOOOOOOT of new systems. Beyond that I see things on the news thread here, or it hits facebook via a friend excited about it. There's no shortage of products vying for attention. If anything, I should probably cull a few and focus more on my favorites.
   
Made in gb
Fixture of Dakka




UK

Tabletop Fix gives out info on new releases from a huge bunch of companies
http://ttfix.blogspot.com

Basically if they send out a news email/newsletter and he gets it its normally posted there. It's a great resource and isn't loaded with ads or anything. It's just straight information.


As for a list I know that The Miniatures Page has some lists, but some are also out of date. Though its a good catch-all site resource for wargaming in general.
http://theminiaturespage.com

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Made in ca
Dangerous Outrider




Montreal, QC Canada

 LunarSol wrote:
Guerilla Miniatures Games sells me on a LOOOOOOT of new systems.


Lol, same. He really is the best when it comes to introducing new games. I was not at all interested in Gaslands as i'm not a car guy anyway and the concept, while novel, was not my cup of tea.

Then I saw a Battle Report....holy hell that game is fun.

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Napoleonics Obsesser




MN

Third GMG.

However, I also just find them by:

-Browsing the shelves of my LGS
-Looking at what people are doing on various social media.
-Reading or watching a strong battle report
-Reading reviews on Blogs
-Buy whatever Osprey publishes

I don't worry too much if other people are playing a game I am interested in. As a game designer, I need to expose myself to different mechanics and ideas in order to keep myself motivated. Therefore, I am often searching for novel approaches or genres.

Do you like Free Wargames?
http://bloodandspectacles.blogspot.com/ 
   
 
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