Ben Porter  (He/Him)
Associate Writer and Podcaster

Ben is the editor for Unlucky Frog Gaming and co-host of the Unlucky Frog Gaming podcast. Enthusiastic about all things dwarven, he enjoys writing, drawing, gaming and painting miniatures. He lives in Glasgow, Scotland with his wife, their daughter, an entitled cat, and a clumsy tortoise.

Ben Porter
Associate Writer and Podcaster
 

Articles & Podcasts By Ben Porter

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Unlucky Frog Gaming Podcast
Podcasts & Videos U UnluckyFrogGaming Updated August 05, 2019 569   0
This week Josh and Tom pour over the various releases coming out of GenCon, update everyone on their Kill Team campaign and announce a new member of the Unlucky Frog Team.
Miniatures Belong in Games
Articles O oberael Updated July 29, 2019 1349   0
Something that consistently surprises me about the tabletop hobby is how divisive miniatures seem to be. Some of the reasons people are opposed to miniatures in a game seem sensible enough; sometimes they lack the inclination to paint them (which I will address later on). Often it is felt that they drive the price of a game up past what is considered reasonable to many people, and it can be difficult to argue with that – especially when we consider how expensive games are becoming. Cost is already a huge barrier to entry for many into the hobby. Tabletop...
Unlucky Frog Gaming Podcast - Brain Goop
Podcasts & Videos U UnluckyFrogGaming Updated July 29, 2019 440   0

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A Scottish tabletop gaming podcast.
This week Josh and Tom catch up on the latest tabletop releases, Tom's office gaming club and our Kill Team campaign. 
Unlucky Frog Podcast
Podcasts & Videos U UnluckyFrogGaming Updated July 24, 2019 502   0

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Description
A Scottish tabletop gaming podcast.
This week Josh and Tom are joined by convention overlord David Wright to get the latest on Tabletop Scotland 2019. Josh also takes the opportunity to confront Tom about how his character is being mistreated in their Pathfinder campaign.
Ben's Magmic Battleforge - A Painting Guide
Up Your Game O oberael Updated July 18, 2019 1039   0

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Finally, GW has produced a piece of dwarf - sorry, duardin - themed scenery. Fyreslayers got a very nice new update recently which included three Magmic Invocation models, and a Magmic Battleforge that provides a couple of interesting buffs to everyone's favourite flame-haired fanatics. I was really excited for this release and so set to painting the invocations and the forge as soon as I got them home. Since I wasn't overly keen on the example on the box for the forge (way too much gold) I decided to go with something that meshed more nicely with the colours...
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