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3D Printing Miniatures at Home
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 09:50:48 +0000

Recently, I've purchased a ELEGOO Ender 3 3D printer. I put it together in less than 2 hours and have been printing on it every since. I use Cura with the defaults for CR-10 and PLA. So far, no real problems with printing miniatures and terrains.

I found that printing with 20% infill in more than enough when it comes to miniatures that requires no support. But when I print miniatures with support, sometimes the arms, legs, and other thin objects break when I try to pull off the support.

Maybe infill needs to be 100% when the miniature needs support?

What are you experiences 3D printing miniatures at home?


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Cyno's Role-Play Android App Released!
Wed, 25 Jan 2017 22:39:48 +0000

We have finally released Cyno's Role-Play for Android SmartPhones and tablets. Now you can carry all of the rule books, supplements, and scenarios everywhere. Read and play on the go. You can interact with us, other players, and game masters through the forums within the apps. Almost everything you can do on our web site, you can do in the app. It also acts as an e-book reader for our role-play short stories. The app interfaces to this fantasy web site and our science fiction sister web site.

The Cyno's Role-Play Android app is completely free to download. You may also support us by paying for a premium version of the app. Download the free version on our Aptoide store by clicking here. See you in the app.


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Using Children's Miniature for Role-Playing Games
Sat, 14 Nov 2015 02:47:42 +0000

For a long time, my kids had been a little too young to get into the pencil and paper role-playing games. But recently, they turned 8 and 6 years old. They learned how to read, write, and do arithmatic.

So when my son wanted Minion miniatures, I figured it is the perfect time to get them to practice their new found skills... with old fashion D&D like games.

Kids mind are already very creative. But their imagination skills can be toned wiyh vatious figurines. They already have Lego pirate, mermaid, skeleton, Minecraft figures. They also have My Little Pony, Sick Bricks, Shopkins, and many others. These figures are, surprisingly, similarly in scale to traditional RPG miniatures.

For example, My Little Pony can serve as the miniature for horses. Skeleton Lego figures can be skeleton monsters. And instead of playing a basic human kids, your children can play a Minion character.

It would be fun to run a small game using these children miniatures. I am going running the simple "Mystical Dungeon" story with my kids and their miniatures and see where it goes.


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"Lone Crusader" Android App
Wed, 22 Aug 2012 17:45:05 +0000

We released the "Lone Crusader" Android app, several weeks ago, onto various Android app stores. It's a free app that lets you play our "Lone Crusader" online adventure.

This adventure was started by a fan of our "Make Your Own Adventure" stories. And we wanted to see where all of our fans--including you--will take the story.

You decide. As part of the "Make Your Own Adventures", you can traverse through the adventure on different paths. When you are done, use your creativity and write new paths for this adventure.

Be sure to download the "Lone Crusader" app to your Android phone or tablet today.


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Search Integration
Thu, 14 Jun 2012 22:34:56 +0000

Originally, Cyno's Role-Play is split between two sites: and The former site is targeted to modern warfare and science fiction role-play. The latter site is targeted to fantasy role-play. However, that made searching for common topic across two independent sites difficult.

Today, we started the search integration. The plan is to keep the two separate site to stay focused on the genre, however, integrate the two domains so that one search can produce data from both sites.

To carry forward this plan, two additional hosts are added to the two individual domains: and Soon you will be able to search on Cyno's Role-Play materials from both sites using a single interface.


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Heroes of Neverwinter
Sun, 10 May 2020 17:01:28 +0000

Still remember Dungeons & Dragons? Especially the non-advanced version where adventure is as close as your family room and the fun is in venturing into the dungeon depth rather than interpreting the rules? That simple fun in the past has came back in the form of a Facebook app called Heroes of Neverwinter.

This free to play Facebook app allows you to take on a D&D character. You can then recruit your friends to travel into fantasy caves and dungeons around Neverwinter. It's turn-based, much like traditional D&D. So playing the game feels like a walk in the park, rather than walking down a New York street. It's a great way to get back into the fun.


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Heroes of Neverwinter - Grinding Without Actually Grinding
Mon, 26 Sep 2011 04:48:05 +0000

One reason to play the Heroes of Neverwinter on Facebook is to reach level 10. What's so great about reaching level 10? That's when you gain access to the Dungeon Workshop, where you can create your own adventures. Surely, those of us who have been Dungeon Master before can't wait to gain access to it. Because we can now bring our past stories to live for all Facebook D&D fans to play.

But to grind away at the same old pre-made adventures in Heroes of Neverwinter can be quite boring. After all, we already know the stories. And letting you play each adventure in "Normal", "Hard", and "Heroic" mode is hardly motivational. Many Dungeon Masters probably have already switch to playing "Heroic" mode right off the bad to receive maximum experience (XP) to reach level 10 faster.

Well, there is a trick to leveling in Heroes of Neverwinter without doing much work. In fact, let the computer do all the work for you. Before starting on an adventure, bring a set of high-level characters characters with you in your party. Then pick a low level adventure to start. Play "Heroic" mode to maximize XP. Once you are in the game, toggle the "AI" mode to "All". Now, the computer will execute all of the action for the playing character (PC) and the non-playing character (NPC)!

After that, all you have to do is sit back, surf the web, do some work, or watch the action. The only thing left for you to do, in the game, is to move the characters from room to room and collect your rewards. This is not only a great way to level, but also a great way to collect gold and other treasures.


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