If there’s one thing that can exceed the income of one, it’s the income of many. Given that fact, it’s actually possible to minimize the financial impact of a hefty RPG book purchase by spreading the cost among friends. In doing so, the individual members of the group can bounce back from the expense much […]Read More 3rd World Gaming: Group Libraries
With the local economy once agian on the fritz, I’m looking at my budget again with regards to my RPG purchases. Back in college, I was pretty much a big spender, having managed to collect nearly all of Mage: the Ascension, Revised Edition (except for Tradition Book: Virtual Adepts, which eludes me for this day…) […]Read More 3rd World Gaming: PDFs or Books?
Miniatures. Some games don’t need them, but all games seem to do better when you’re not arguing about distance and cover. That being said, not everyone can afford to find, collect, assemble or paint miniatures anymore. Especially here in the Philippines, when even getting the collectible pre-painted types will cost you an arm and a […]Read More 3rd World Gaming: DIY Miniatures
Welcome back to 3rd World Gaming, a little series dedicated to gaming cheaper, without sacrificing fun. Being a resident of the Philippines tends to reduce your options when it comes to buying RPG related stuff to pretty much nothing. There’s only one store that actually has an active RPG inventory (hint: it’s not the one […]Read More 3rd World Gaming: DIY Dice Tray (and future topics?)
Gaming in a third world country is sort of like living in a post-apocalyptic lifestyle. Sometimes, you just have to make do with what you have… and in order to do that you have to get creative and learn to improvise. Today I’m looking at battlemat substitutes.Read More 3rd World Gaming Supplies: $2 Battlemats