By Polar_Bear
In News
Feb 29th, 2012
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Secret Weapon Miniatures gives us a look at their March releases, including this kick-ass Gothic Generator. Why play on a boring table? The announcement’s not a secret, even if the company is… As today is 29-February we have decided that it doesn’t officially count as February anymo...
By Polar_Bear
In Hordes
Feb 29th, 2012
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Guts ‘N’ Gears posts up a new video review of the Celestial Fulcrum by Privateer Press (for their Hordes line)....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Feb 29th, 2012
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Fantasy Flight Games tells us a little about a new scenario to be released for The Game of Thrones board game. All they want to tell you… for now… At this May 18th-20th event, FFG will debut a never-before-seen scenario for A Game of Thrones: The Board Game Second Edition. The A Dance wit...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Feb 29th, 2012
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Deep Wars shows off a new piece of concept art and gives us some info on their Dark Mariner starter. Damn this game looks like it’s going to be cool. Blubblubblub… That’s fish for, “Here’s what they say about it”: The Dark Mariners are descendents from the original...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Feb 29th, 2012
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Battle Blokx is a new project on Kickstarter! Go help them out! Looks interesting: Hey folks, BATTLE BLOKX, is pleased to announce the launch of its Kickstarter project. For the past few months we have been working diligently to develop what may be the first building block style war-gaming terrain ev...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Feb 29th, 2012
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Blue Moon Manufacturing releases a slew of new Napoleonics figures for your enjoyment. Ironically, these figures are reported to be taller than the actual Napoleon… Just kidding. More Blue Moon Napoleonics Have Arrived We have 6 more 15/18mm Blue Moon Napoleonic codes ready to go! Just released...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Feb 29th, 2012
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Star Fleet Games has Marines coming at you! Ohura, patch the transmission through: STAR FLEET MARINES: ASSAULT MARINES! The very name sends fear through the hearts of alien enemies. Marines kick ass and take names! This is the first entirely new game system from ADB, Inc., in years. It brings infantr...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Feb 29th, 2012
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AlienDungeon, an offshoot of Architects of War, has new Frightmare terrain pieces. Go check ’em out! Not just your average trees and rocks: Architects of War is now 18 months old and we have enjoyed every minute of it. We endeavor to bring you the best 28mm historical miniatures available combi...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Feb 29th, 2012
6 Comments
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Cipher Studios gives us an in-depth look at the 30-Coins Sniper for Hell Dorado. The skinny: It’s not often you come across a blind Sniper. The profession typically benefits from a good pair of eyes, but clearly with a Shooting Skill of 5, 30 Coins is doing just fine blind, thank you very much....
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Feb 29th, 2012
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BaneLegions has an absolutely stunning model for us today, the Typhaggahw dragon. I mean… whoah… DO WANT! April is going to be a very special month for us, as not only are we attending Salute 2012 down in London, we’re also releasing two incredible BaneBeasts – Typhaggahw, Gwyfern of Cere...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Feb 29th, 2012
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WizKids previews Fandral from their next set for Heroclix. Previewity: Like his comrades Hogun and Volstagg, Fandral begins play with the Warriors Three Together trait! This trait boosts Fandral’s damage by +1 if two or more friendly characters with the Warriors Three keyword are within three squares...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Feb 29th, 2012
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Architects of War has a new painting contest up. Who slings the best colored goop around? Get in on the action! Architects of War and Perry Miniatures are proud to announce the Official 2012 North American Perry Miniatures Painting Contest to be held at Historicon (July 19-22, 2012) in Fredericksburg...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Feb 29th, 2012
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Wargame Vault has a new release for paper Sci-Fi terrain tiles by Dave Graham Models. Make your adventure look that much better. As they say about it: This paper terrain kit is easy to assemble, requiring just cardstock paper sheets to print on (110 lb. or 199gsm recommended), hobby knife, paper glue...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Feb 29th, 2012
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Hawgleg Publishing needs your votes for their Showdowns & Shootouts contest. You just try to grab that king when I say, “Go.” Showdowns & Shootouts: Get ready to vote! As ya’ll know, the Showdowns & Shootouts adventure writing contest took a LOT longer than anyone eve...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Feb 29th, 2012
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Play Board Games does a Letterman thing and gives us their Top 10 Dungeon Crawl board games. Who wouldn’t want to see that? Maybe Paul Schaefer will be there. You have to go and see to find out....
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Feb 29th, 2012
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Frontline Gamer gives you a chance to win an autographed copy of Tribes of Legend on their website! Go and enter now! Go now! But read this first: Well those lovely chaps at the Foundry and Jake Thornton gave me a signed copy of their new Tribes of Legend rulebook to give away in a […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Feb 29th, 2012
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Microworld Games lets us know that just when you thought dwarves couldn’t get any smaller, they actually can. Here’s what they’ve got to say about it: Microworld Games is proud to announce the release of our 6th 6mm Fantasy army, the Dwarves. All miniatures were sculpted by Michael ...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Feb 29th, 2012
7 Comments
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Monsters in the Sky lets us know that while they’ve maybe not been vocal recently, they’ve not drifted off to that sweet goodnight. From the Cap’n: It’s been a few months since the last update of “Where is Leviathans?”, and while we’ve not reached any critical “something broke free”...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Feb 29th, 2012
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Fantasy Flight Games announces Days of Ice and Fire! Read all about it: Fantasy Flight Games is proud to present three days of fun and fantasy in the world of A Song of Ice and Fire. May 18th – 20th, 2012 at the Fantasy Flight Games Event Center in Roseville, MN, Days of Ice and […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Editorial
Feb 29th, 2012
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Penny Arcade Report talks with Days of Wonder CEO, Eric Hautemont Ben Kuchera of the Penny Arcade Report recently interviewed Days of Wonder CEO, Eric Hautemont. The conversation focused on Ticket to Ride – both the cardboard and digital versions. The result was a wide-ranging and sometimes philosoph...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Feb 28th, 2012
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Board To Death gives us a great review of the board game Conquest of Planet Earth by Flying Frog Productions. Aliens and saucers and ray guns, Oh my! The great guys at Board to Death TV Have done many more video reviews, and here is the latest one: http://www.boardtodeath.tv/review/3091 You should jo...
By Polar_Bear
In American Civil War
Feb 28th, 2012
8 Comments
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Gordon and Hague shows off a new video showing pieces from their new game: Severed Union. Lights! Camera! Action! Gordon & Hague Historical Wargames, makers of 10mm pre-painted American Civil War miniatures and the Severed Union miniatures game, have posted a teaser video showing images of games...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Feb 28th, 2012
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Stronghold Terrain releases new cobblestone streets packs. Why just play on a blank table?...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Feb 28th, 2012
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Skirmisher publishing slashes the price on their popular “Experts 3.5” RPG! But this price won’t last forever! Happy Anniversary! As part of its 10th anniversary celebration, Skirmisher Publishing has discounted PDF downloads of its popular title Experts v.3.5 by a full 96% RPGNow a...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Feb 28th, 2012
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Ares Games gives us a look at their upcoming Wings of Glory WWII aerial combat game. Tora! Tora! Tora! The Wings of Glory game will debut on the market in March with the release of the first WW2 Airplane Packs featuring four aircrafts (Curtiss P-40 Warhawk, Yakovlev Yak-1, Kawasaki Ki-60 and Reggiane...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Feb 28th, 2012
3 Comments
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Rebel Minis makes this a bug hunt with a look at their new Space Scorpions. I see shares of RAID going up soon. Game over, man! Game over! Rebel Minis is proud to announce our newest bug, the Space Scorpion. This multipart metal model works well with 15mm and 28mm....
By Polar_Bear
In News
Feb 28th, 2012
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Guts ‘N’ Gears comes out with their next episode of their podcast. Don’t be the only one not listening! Guts N Gears Proudly Presents: The Lock N Load 2012 Episode Cast: Jason “Supply Master” Martin head of Lock N Load, Andres Olivares with Mouth Of The South....
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Feb 28th, 2012
8 Comments
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Mantic Games shows off their Veery-myn Night Spawn concept art. You’re going to need a better mousetrap for this one, fellas. You’ll be the one going “eek! eek!” In last week’s newsletter we posted up a concept sketch of the Veer-myn Night Spawn to accompany our “Mantic Elite ...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Feb 28th, 2012
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Blue Moon Manufacturing now has a new ambulance figure. “WeeeOoooWeeeOooo” noises sold separately. Is there a doctor in the house? Blue Moon Manufacturing has just released two 15/18mm ACW Ambulances. Now your valiant soldiers can get the much need medical assistance they so deserve. 15AC...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Feb 28th, 2012
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Warlord Games shows us another of their new terrain features with the star fort. From the announcement: Our mate Paul McDonagh has been hard at work making us new scratchbuilt, ready-painted terrain pieces. The first of these is this amazing star fort. Ideal for use in games set in the Pike & Sh...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Feb 28th, 2012
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Lost Reich, by Fat Dragon Games, shows us their new Skorpion Ausf. II over on Wargame Vault. Antarctica uber alles! LOST REICH is a downloadable PDF game set in an alternate history, where the Germans fled to Antarctica at the end of WWII and secretly began rebuilding their armies, patiently waiting ...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Feb 28th, 2012
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Kromlech gives us the winners of their “Most Wanted” competition. Hi all, As promissed two weeks ago, the time has come to announce the winners of the ‘Most Wanted From Kromlech’ competition. It was suprizingly easy to come up with the best of the best requests- we just printe...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Feb 28th, 2012
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Hasslefree Miniatures has new Dwarves! Off to the copy we go: It has taken a while for these little guys to work their way to the top of the production queue, but now they are here and (even if i say so myself) they are pretty fab. There are two new multi-packs and one more […]...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Feb 28th, 2012
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Vesper-On shows us their new model for Carnevale: The Black Spectre. Spooky! Details: New miniature: THE BLACK SPECTRE Faction: The Patricians Commentaries: It is the Black Spectre, the special character of the Patricians. This ghostly character certainly will give many problems to his enemies to app...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Feb 28th, 2012
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Corvus Miniatures gives us a look inside Painting Crusade 9, Belgium’s #1 painting event. I mean… this stuff makes it look like I painted my minis from 20 feet away by just loading paint into a shotgun and firing. Report of this year’s edition of Belgium’s number one painting ...