Renfield is a free print and play game from Cheapass Games. It’s a trick taking game where the goal is to eat the fewest bugs, as long as you eat one. Renfield, for the unenlightened, is the name of the bug eating madman in Bram Stoker’s Dracula
Make magazine (I subscribe — it’s one of the coolest magazines ever) has a blog post on making miniatures out of Shrinky Dinks.
Donning the Purple is a 1 – 3 player print and play game about political intrigue in ancient Rome. I have the physical kickstarter game and enjoy it as a solo endeavor.
Running a “campaign” can add context and interest to a miniature wargame. Here’s a Tobruk Desert Campaign for Flames of War.
Battle Chronicler is an interesting piece of software that helps you create great looking battle reports.
Battle Chronicler aims to make it quick and easy to produce great looking battle reports that other gamers will want to read. Using the latest developments in Windows technology Battle Chronicler delivers fantastic graphics and a ultra modern user interface.
So if you are miniatures wargamer looking to enhance your hobby with some cool software then you have come to the right place.
Why you need it
There are lots of reasons to write a battle report; share tips and tactics with other players, or to publicize your best victory on the web.
Table top games are about positioning and movement and words are not enough. You also need diagrams for a good battle report. Making plans and diagrams of a game is hard to do, which is why very few games every get recorded in a battle report. That was until now.
Battle Chronicler has been designed to do this one task and to do it well.