Nah, you don't need it, you just want it
Why would you want one though?
To be able to directly work on character and level designs in Photoshop, since my printer scanner sucks. That, and to animate.
You don't need a tablet for that though! I suggest just drawing everything on the computer first, but zoom in a lot and use the Pen Tool
I'd totally buy this one if I had the money for it: http://tinyurl.com/3n3brm2
Well there's the wacom bamboo tablets for beginners. There's Connect, Splash, Capture, and Create.
What XPKobold said, start with a Bamboo if you really need a tablet.
And to think, if I waited at least one more year... I could have had the 24HD instead of the 12WX. Oh well.
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