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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian10 Jan 2019 5:14 p.m. PST

How often do you play miniature wargames with your offspring?

TMPWargamerabbit10 Jan 2019 5:16 p.m. PST

Working on it….. Roman is 3 months old. His sister Blair gets the teddy bears to place into formation next year.

nnascati Supporting Member of TMP10 Jan 2019 5:54 p.m. PST

I've gamed with my daughters, trying to get grand daughter interested. My son in law is my regular opponent.

Ragbones Supporting Member of TMP10 Jan 2019 6:17 p.m. PST

My grandson, soon to be 10, loves to wargame.

Allen57 Supporting Member of TMP10 Jan 2019 7:16 p.m. PST

My granddaughter is 12. I have never been able to generate any interest in my hobbies. My grandson is 9 and into videogames. Both will play some boardgames but not wargames. I think the problem is my inability to present wargames, board or miniature properly.

Personal logo etotheipi Sponsoring Member of TMP10 Jan 2019 8:07 p.m. PST

Any year now …

TGerritsen Supporting Member of TMP10 Jan 2019 9:35 p.m. PST

I game with my kids quite a bit- probably my most common opponents. My oldest son started at age 7 at Little Wars and is now 21. My youngest started playing some minis and my daughter played a huge Uncle Duke game back when she was 12 (she's now 24).

None have grandkids yet, though the daughter just got engaged, so I can start planning to corrupt any kids she might have.

Personal logo x42brown Supporting Member of TMP10 Jan 2019 10:10 p.m. PST

My grandson in law runs a RPG meeting once a month which me and my granddaughter attend and I have occasional games with their kids.


Personal logo COL Scott ret Supporting Member of TMP11 Jan 2019 2:33 a.m. PST

So far only one and she is adorable but less than 4 months old. In a couple of years.

Personal logo PzGeneral Supporting Member of TMP11 Jan 2019 4:18 a.m. PST

I do when I can. But the oldest now brings his Xbox with him when he comes over.

Which he won't have to do anymore since I got one for Christmas grin

World of Tanks is taking up my painting time now.

We did have a GREAT 'Paint and Play' 5 years ago…..

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Frederick Supporting Member of TMP11 Jan 2019 5:09 a.m. PST

Whenever they visit – the youngest loves to play Panzer Kids with 15mm tanks (hint – never let them use the Tiger!)

Legion 411 Jan 2019 6:23 a.m. PST

Don't have [or want] any! AFAIK !!!! evil grin

Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian11 Jan 2019 8:45 a.m. PST

Don't have [or want] any! AFAIK !!!!

Take the DNA test, then see what falls out of the woodwork! grin

Uesugi Kenshin Supporting Member of TMP11 Jan 2019 9:37 a.m. PST

Once a year (New Years) with 2 of my Nephews. I look forward to it all year.

Personal logo ColCampbell Supporting Member of TMP11 Jan 2019 10:04 a.m. PST

My granddaughter is 4-1/2 and likes to watch me paint. I haven't tried to start her on gaming yet. She's more interested in dancing right now (my daughter is a dance instructor at local community college).


Personal logo Dentatus Sponsoring Member of TMP Fezian11 Jan 2019 3:40 p.m. PST

Two eldest grandsons. Once a month. Mostly Orks and Space Marines.

Legion 412 Jan 2019 8:43 a.m. PST

Take the DNA test, then see what falls out of the woodwork!
I have ! Found a very large number of unknown relations. But none were my kids ! evil grin

custosarmorum Supporting Member of TMP14 Jan 2019 6:13 p.m. PST

I have been both painting and playing with my seven year old grandson. We are painting War of the Roses knights (mostly plate armored).

As to gaming we are doing very simple games -- roll to hit and then a saving throw using FIW and WWII. He really likes setting up terrain and making "scenarios." I think when he turns eight we might try What a Tanker from TFL.

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