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12 Oct 2017 8:06 a.m. PST
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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian12 Oct 2017 8:05 a.m. PST

Do you have a shed dedicated to miniature wargaming?

foxweasel12 Oct 2017 8:10 a.m. PST

Yes, it has an 8'x5' table and plenty of storage space, but at the moment it's become the family dumping ground for random stuff.

Wackmole9 Supporting Member of TMP12 Oct 2017 8:12 a.m. PST

I have a 3 car garage, Who needs a Shed.

ZULUPAUL Supporting Member of TMP12 Oct 2017 8:21 a.m. PST

No but about 1/4 of the basement for figure storage & an extra bedroom for my painting unpainted stuff & books.

cfielitz12 Oct 2017 8:21 a.m. PST

Bonus room over the garage that's officially known as the Soldierr Room. I do have to share it with my daughter's craft table and my wife's tennis racket stringer.

Joes Shop Supporting Member of TMP12 Oct 2017 8:24 a.m. PST

No. Separate room in house used for gaming.

Rallynow Supporting Member of TMP12 Oct 2017 8:39 a.m. PST

Define shed. A shed where I am from is a two or three sided little building with no front to it. Gets mighty cold in the winter. I game in my garage.

GatorDave Supporting Member of TMP12 Oct 2017 9:06 a.m. PST

No. Finished basement. Life is good…

Dentatus Fezian12 Oct 2017 9:53 a.m. PST

Dedicated wargaming room.

jambo1 Inactive Member12 Oct 2017 9:57 a.m. PST

God I wish!!! One day though….

FusilierDan Supporting Member of TMP12 Oct 2017 10:58 a.m. PST


Tom Reed Supporting Member of TMP12 Oct 2017 11:21 a.m. PST

Spare bedroom is now my game room. Room for a 5' x 7.5' table and chairs, plus shelves in the closet and along one wall.

Personal logo Zeelow Supporting Member of TMP12 Oct 2017 11:41 a.m. PST

Man Divot!

Norrins12 Oct 2017 12:31 p.m. PST

Yes I do. Cheaper than moving house and keeps everything in one place. Mind you it's more a cabin than shed.

RudyNelson12 Oct 2017 3:24 p.m. PST

I have a building downtown. Many many years ago when my son got into high school and college, he converted the basement to a hang out for his band. better him at home than no one knows where according to my wife.
So I bought a building downtown to reopen my shop which I had moved from Auburn.

Ragbones Supporting Member of TMP12 Oct 2017 3:29 p.m. PST

No shed but a game room currently in the basement which will soon migrate up to a large room on the main living level.

Shagnasty Supporting Member of TMP12 Oct 2017 4:29 p.m. PST

I am about to acquire one at a "gettaway" cabin.

JimDuncanUK12 Oct 2017 5:17 p.m. PST

Yup, 17 foot by 10.

Cyrus the Great12 Oct 2017 5:36 p.m. PST

Finished craft room, semi-finished game room and utility room.

Personal logo etotheipi Sponsoring Member of TMP12 Oct 2017 5:56 p.m. PST

I have one room upstairs. My stuff spills out all over the place, regardless.

McWong7312 Oct 2017 6:31 p.m. PST

Yep, previous owners of my house did an extension across the driveway leaving a near four car, full brick garage inaccessible to vehicles. Why I like to tell folks I bought a garage with a house next to it.

LostPict Supporting Member of TMP12 Oct 2017 6:32 p.m. PST

I have a Victorian era workshop that is 30x16 that serves as a gaming and ceramic studio. In the big La Plata tornado of 2002, it stood up to the F4 twister as it hit maximum strength next to my house. With the storm gone, the shop was off her foundations and rotated 45 degrees. The local amish folks recentered her and fixed the damage as well as rebuilt the house. A little bit of history for a place to play historical games.

Personal logo Saber6 Supporting Member of TMP Fezian12 Oct 2017 6:41 p.m. PST

I have a Den of Iniquity

Frederick Supporting Member of TMP12 Oct 2017 6:51 p.m. PST


Unfinished but very comfortable basement with a nice warm concrete floor and lots of space

Given that I live in Canada not sure how practical a shed would be from October to April unless I was prepared to insulate and heat it

Doug MSC Sponsoring Member of TMP12 Oct 2017 6:58 p.m. PST

Yes, my whole house and garage!

Toaster12 Oct 2017 9:32 p.m. PST

The garage is normally 5% laundry, 5% parking for my motorbike, 20% my workshop and 70% wargaming. Currently it's 50% book storage for the upcoming church fair.


Titchmonster12 Oct 2017 10:01 p.m. PST

20ft x 12ft room in the basement.

Personal logo Bashytubits Supporting Member of TMP12 Oct 2017 10:02 p.m. PST

Nope, but thinking about building one.

Personal logo COL Scott ret Supporting Member of TMP12 Oct 2017 11:37 p.m. PST

Oh … a shed how fancy.

When we were growing up we could just wish for a shed. We would wake up half an hour before going to bed in order to construct storage from used popsicle sticks and school paste, just to have to take it down each day before the morning beatings.

Kids these days have it easy. wink

Apologies to Monty Python

Wargamer Blue12 Oct 2017 11:39 p.m. PST


Personal logo Toy Soldier Green Supporting Member of TMP12 Oct 2017 11:43 p.m. PST

Have my own war room in the house.

Personal logo Wolfshanza Supporting Member of TMP12 Oct 2017 11:44 p.m. PST

Have sheds full of gaming stuff. Gaming is in the dining room on da table. Small house but it's all mine ! (along with da gubiment and mortgage company)

redbanner414513 Oct 2017 5:07 a.m. PST

A 3rd floor bedroom. It's a hike and not quite big enough but it's mine.

jameshammyhamilton Inactive Member13 Oct 2017 7:50 a.m. PST

Attic games room with space for a bed, cupboards shelves and two 6 by 4 tables plus landing storage for games.

Plans for a new games basement room which should fit four 6 by 4 tables and an adjacent store room which should be about 12 by 8 or so.

Micman Supporting Member of TMP13 Oct 2017 12:43 p.m. PST

While I did use our 8x10 shed to store my gaming stuff when we moved in last month, no the shed is for stuff that can live out of doors.

With no basement or garage ( had both at the rental) buying a house did not allow for a dedicated game area. I have the utility room for storage of gaming items and part of the guest room for my desk/painting area.

The plan is to either put an addition on the house or build a separate garage with hobby area. That is at least a couple of years off.

Bunkermeister Supporting Member of TMP13 Oct 2017 8:45 p.m. PST

I have three sheds, and a two car garage. The sheds however, are going away and I am in the process of making other arrangements for the collection and game room.

Mike Bunkermeister Creek

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