Geek Pride Day 25th May

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Just one of this last year’s pound store distractions to be proud of …

Crossposted from my Man of TIN blog, celebrating my Man of TIN 3rd blogaversary and Geek Pride Day:

https://manoftinblog.wordpress.com/2019/05/25/happy-geek-pride-day-and-its-my-3rd-blogaversary-25th-may-2019/

BBC Archive (@BBCArchive) Tweeted:
It’s #GeekPrideDay. Here’s a Heart of the Matter clip about fantasy role-playing games, broadcast #OnThisDay in 1980 https://t.co/Y9HDGrXiw0

 

P.S. It’s not My Pound Store Plastics Warriors  blogaversary, that’s in September 2016.

Enjoy whatever your Geek is today!

Mark, Man of TIN the Glorious 25th of May 2019

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Author: 26soldiersoftin

Hello I'm Mark Mr MIN, Man of TIN. Based in S.W. Britain, I'm a lifelong collector of "tiny men" and old toy soldiers, whether tin, lead or childhood vintage 1960s and 1970s plastic figures. I randomly collect all scales and periods and "imagi-nations" as well as lead civilians, farm and zoo animals. I enjoy the paint possibilities of cheap poundstore plastic figures as much as the patina of vintage metal figures. Befuddled by the maths of complex boardgames and wargames, I prefer the small scale skirmish simplicity of very early Donald Featherstone rules. To relax, I usually play solo games, often using hex boards. Gaming takes second place to making or convert my own gaming figures from polymer clay (Fimo), home-cast metal figures of many scales or plastic paint conversions. I also collect and game with vintage Peter Laing 15mm metal figures, wishing like many others that I had bought more in the 1980s ...

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