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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian27 Sep 2021 8:37 p.m. PST

You were asked – TMP link

Painter or Player? Which are you best at?

44% said "I'm a better player"
35% said "I'm a better painter"

Green Tiger27 Sep 2021 10:21 p.m. PST

Not especially good at either – I do more painting though.

45thdiv Supporting Member of TMP28 Sep 2021 2:50 a.m. PST

I'm better at terrain. I'm ok as a painter and gamer, the dice are not my friend at times.

arthur181528 Sep 2021 3:16 a.m. PST

I much prefer playing to painting. Whether my battlefield performance is better than my skill with a brush is debatable!

Ed Mohrmann Supporting Member of TMP28 Sep 2021 3:19 a.m. PST

Dfinitely a better player than painter – that's not saying
much, though…

Huscarle28 Sep 2021 5:17 a.m. PST

I prefer playing to painting, but sadly playing is a very minor activity these days.

Doug MSC Supporting Member of TMP28 Sep 2021 6:04 a.m. PST

I love both and am good at both. (Not great just good.)

Hlaven Supporting Member of TMP28 Sep 2021 9:58 a.m. PST

Painting and making terrain.
Like to game though.

Ryan Zulu Supporting Member of TMP28 Sep 2021 2:25 p.m. PST

I would love to have a game, though never have.

I do play pc strategy games (tw,close combat, American conquest etc) when painting becomes a chore.

I think I'd be fairly competent on the table with some guidance but my love of the tranquil side of our hobby would always mean I'm better with a brush.

UshCha28 Sep 2021 4:17 p.m. PST

Player, hate painting and see no reason to do anything but a fast colour job as you notice little at 4 ft when you are under pressure to avoid failure of your plan. So painting awful, playing very keen, not great another 10 years and I will improve.

Terrain Hexon II does hills better than me and the rest is just pre-made or simple cardboard is fine for me.


huron72529 Sep 2021 8:27 a.m. PST

90/10 painting to playing. I have improved greatly over the years.

machinehead Supporting Member of TMP29 Sep 2021 4:14 p.m. PST

Never played, only build and paint.

Captain Pete30 Sep 2021 12:36 p.m. PST

I am much more painter than player right now. I have not participated in a game for about 2 years.

I am hoping to rectify that soon but will still probably spend more time overall painting (Getting units ready) than playing.

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