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15 Nov 2017 7:39 p.m. PST
by Editor in Chief Bill

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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian15 Nov 2017 7:37 p.m. PST

Have others accused you of being a wargaming diva?

Winston Smith Supporting Member of TMP15 Nov 2017 7:39 p.m. PST

Im overweight and can't sing all that well. Heaven knows, I've tried.

Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP15 Nov 2017 7:57 p.m. PST

Dear God no. Nothing should be that serious around a gaming table.

Dan

Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian15 Nov 2017 8:34 p.m. PST

J'accuse! evil grin

Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP15 Nov 2017 9:01 p.m. PST

Ditto! :)

Dan
PS. Then again, this isn't a wargaming table.

Personal logo Bashytubits Supporting Member of TMP15 Nov 2017 9:53 p.m. PST

How does one become a "Wargaming Diva"? Because I so want to be famous and rich, while yet fashionably snotty to everyone.

Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP16 Nov 2017 3:12 a.m. PST

Bashytubits

It begins by wearing a fat opera lady outfit (complete with horned helmet) to a miniatures' gaming convention … and then act like you own the place. The rest is pretty much all downhill from there. Loud singing helps too. And some dancing.

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Dan
PS. The ballerina outfit is also a winner, as long as you act spoiled and stand-off-ish. It's all about playing the part.

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Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP16 Nov 2017 3:34 a.m. PST

Bashytubits

I hope you appreciate the trouble I went through to find those creepy pictures. :)

Dan

Joes Shop Supporting Member of TMP16 Nov 2017 6:14 a.m. PST

No.

Legion 416 Nov 2017 6:51 a.m. PST

NO …

Dentatus Fezian16 Nov 2017 7:03 a.m. PST

I host and run a lot of games.
Do I insist on good sportsmanship? Yes.
Do I insist on painted miniatures and terrain? Yes.
Do I insist on players stay reasonably focused on the game? Yes.
Do I insist players have a working knowledge of the rules?
Yes.
Do I shut down ignorant talk and attitudes if/when they crop up? Yes.
Am I open to other games and game systems? Sure. But if you're at a game I'm running, this is what we're playing.

Does that make me a Diva? Maybe.

Personal logo etotheipi Sponsoring Member of TMP16 Nov 2017 8:34 a.m. PST

Dinosaur In Various Aspects?

Rawr, yes!

Dynaman878916 Nov 2017 10:30 a.m. PST

No – The language used for things I HAVE been accused of would set the bleep-o-matic on fire.

Ed Mohrmann Supporting Member of TMP17 Nov 2017 2:41 a.m. PST

Diva ? No, I don't swim that well, so – oh, wait…

Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP18 Nov 2017 7:08 a.m. PST

Beware the steaming divot.

Dan

Personal logo capncarp Supporting Member of TMP20 Nov 2017 6:41 p.m. PST

Clorox Cranium-Purge, please. No, not a glass, the whole carbuoy. Wait, I'll remove my eyes to help the flow.

Rallynow Supporting Member of TMP21 Nov 2017 1:02 p.m. PST

Diva Las Vegas! Diva Las Vegas!

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