By Polar_Bear
In Events
Jan 31st, 2013
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TempleCon is happening this weekend (for those few that didn’t know) and while I’m not there, personally, I do have multiple field operatives on-site who will be assisting with reports from such events as the big Dark Age tourneys and Privateer Press’ Keynote address. Stay tuned. It...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jan 31st, 2013
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Throne of Angels gives us the second of their two-day posts with episode 24, now online for your viewing pleasure. In this episode: Finishing up our two day sprint with Episode 24, we take a quick look at Project Father Johann, another Dark Age force building project. We also take a look at the newes...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jan 31st, 2013
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Kingdom Death has a lot of wonderful models in their line (and of course, there’s that Kickstarter thing that they did semi-ok with…). Anyway, here’s a look at another: The Beetle Knight. This was posted up by the sculptor, Thomas David. From the preview: Hello everyone! New article...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jan 31st, 2013
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Paulson Games gives you some more variety in your tabletop terrain with some new near-future pieces. From the release: Paulson Games has released several 28mm terrain pieces for use with modern and near future sci fi games....
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jan 31st, 2013
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Mayhem, the new fantasy mass-battles combat game from Bombshell Games, will be available tomorrow. Be sure to check it out. From the announcement: MAYHEM, the new fantasy mass battle game from Brent Spivey and Bombshell Games, will be available on Wargame Vault in PDF format tomorrow for just $7.99....
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jan 31st, 2013
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Center Stage Miniatures posted up a photo of the Lemures from their recent Kickstarter. From the update: A trio of Lemures, from our Demons & Devils Kickstarter. sculpted by Federico Genovese. Painted by Kristina Herbst....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jan 31st, 2013
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Puzzle Strike is the latest to get their turn to get reviewed over on Play Board Games. From the review: Puzzle Strike is a chip-building game similar to most deck-building games. The difference is that you buy chips that go into a bag you draw from instead of using cards and a deck. The 3rd [&hellip...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Jan 31st, 2013
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Rivet Wars is nearing the end, but still has more in store for stretch goals, posting up 3 new ones as well as a second painting video (this time on how to paint your Blight). From the update: We seem to be knocking these down quite quickly, so in the spirit of things here’s some […]...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jan 31st, 2013
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Micro Art Studio brings some more variety to your tabletop with two different City Building terrain sets, available now. From the update: We’re happy to show you new hard foam terrains. Big City Highground building: Approximate size of one building: Length: 24 cm / 9,5 inch Width: 19,5 cm / 7,7...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Jan 31st, 2013
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Black Hat Miniatures got a painted-up squad of their new French WWI Halflings and is showing them off. From the update: This is the initial full squad of 9 halflings for our Kickstarter painted by Jez at Shakespeare Studios. Still has 9 days to go!...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Jan 31st, 2013
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Kabuki Models got in the painted photo of their new Patton-X model. And heeeeere he is. From the update: Our 4th General Patton-X is finally arrived. Now he’s finally painted and ready to lead the fight!!...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Jan 31st, 2013
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Barking Irons has yet another USE ME update available. This one’s for Interwar aircraft. From the announcement: Heya Folks, Yesterday saw the release of the first article in a series by Alistair McBeath presenting some cracking counters you can print to represent vehicles in your games. The fir...
By Polar_Bear
In Ancients
Jan 31st, 2013
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Red Republic Games continues our theme of new company (or at least, new to us) announcements. Though this time there’s an extra bit of goodness as they’re announcing a new minis line and game system. Arena Rex is coming soon! From the announcement: Red Republic Games announces Arena Rex, ...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Jan 31st, 2013
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Blitzkrieg Labs is another company that’s been put on my radar, so it’s my job to put it on yours, too. Not a lot going on yet, but what is there looks like a good start. Hope to see more coming from them soon....
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jan 31st, 2013
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Hand Cannon Online has posted up episode 25 of their Removed From Play podcast up online for your listening pleasure. In this episode: Hand Cannon Online presents… The 25th episode of REMOVED FROM PLAY. Hosted by Charles (Omnus), and Emanuel (Bloodrath). For this episode we invited Jake Shearer aka S...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jan 31st, 2013
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Predastore is a company that was just brought to my attention by a colleague. We’d had them come through once before when another website did a review of some of their models, but never just a “go check out these guys” sort of post. We don’t make that type of post very often, ...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jan 31st, 2013
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WizKids gives us a look at two versions of Kraven the Hunter that’s coming out in their upcoming Spider Man set. From the preview: Today’s Marvel HeroClix: Amazing Spider-Man takes us on a safari of sorts, where Spider-Man is the hunted and the hunters are members of the feared Kravinoff family...
By Polar_Bear
In Hordes
Jan 31st, 2013
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Privateer Press now has their January releases now available. Head to your LGS and get some. These releases include: Mercenary Galleon Trollblood Pyg Burrowers Circle Warpborn Alpha Minion Razor Boars (2) Minion Rask No Quarter Issue #46...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Jan 31st, 2013
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Tales of a Tabletop Skirmisher has another Dystopian Legions review up. this time it’s the Federated States of America. From the review: Its here at last. My final Dystopian Legions Starter set review. (Just in time to start looking at Wave 3!)...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jan 31st, 2013
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Gun Metal Games put up the play test version of their upcoming Interface Zero 2.0 rules online for their Kickstarter backers. From the announcement: We’re pleased to announce the rules for cybernetics and Golemmech rules are up and available to all backers for a test drive! Cybernetic rules are...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jan 31st, 2013
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Armorcast has reissued some out-of-print models, bringing some heavy metal minis back to you. From the announcement: There are seven reissued miniature sets now available in the Armorcast webstore under Lance & Laser: LL04000 Evil Sorceress $4.99 LL04001 Barbarian Scouts (3) $15.00 LL04004 Gobli...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Jan 30th, 2013
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Mongoose Publishing is going to hold their first Judge Dredd Miniatures Game tourney at their Swindon HQ. From the announcement: On April 6th, Apocalypse Mega-City One comes to our Swindon HQ! Apocalypse Mega-City One is the first official tournament for the Judge Dredd miniatures game. We invite you...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jan 30th, 2013
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Throne of Angels has posted up episode 23 online for your viewing pleasure. In this episode: Opening up 2013 a little late with Episode 23, we revisit an old friend in Cang the Implacable and the progress made on him. We then break open the new game from McVey Studios. In this Sedition Wars pseudo-un...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jan 30th, 2013
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Hex Encounter has put episode 11 of their podcast up online for your listening pleasure. In this episode: This podcast covers wargames of the board variety. This episode features an interview with designer John H. Butterfield....
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jan 30th, 2013
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Warmill is now taking names of those gamers who want their MOD.CO.N terrain (Modular Corridor Network) as soon as it’s available. Be the first gamer on your block with these pieces when they’re released. From the announcement: The MOD.CO.N system from Warmill Heavy Industries allows for t...
By Polar_Bear
In Modelling
Jan 30th, 2013
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Thomarillion helps accentuate your terrain pieces and gaming tables with a new set of releases for January. From the announcement: Thomarillion released some new items in January. New sets of columns (more to come), an observatory, orc palisades and some terrain-design material....
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jan 30th, 2013
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Crafty Games has three all-new classes they’ve just released for Fantasy Craft. Go check ’em out. We’re proud to announce the release of three all-new classes for Fantasy Craft: – The Crusader (base class) is an anointed warrior who’s taken up a sacred quest in service to his ...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jan 30th, 2013
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Catalyst Game Labs is on the lookout for some intrepid gamers who want to join their playtest squad for the new Shadowrun Miniatures Game. From the announcement: As announced, Catalyst Game Labs has begun development on a Shadowrun miniatures game, Sprawl Gangers, to be produced and published in conj...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Jan 30th, 2013
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Warlord Games helps direct the battle for the Allies with their new British Forward Observation Officer. From the release: British Bolt Action players rejoice – this superb Forward Observer Team is now available. You’ll be able to call in artillery stonks or radio for the RAF to strafe th...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jan 30th, 2013
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DramaScape gives you more terrain map options with the release of their Vaztstar Shuttle floorplan. From the announcement: The Vaztstar is meant for in-system quick travel. One idea for using the ship is that a wealthy entrepreneur who loves using it to race and joyride owns the Vaztstar....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jan 30th, 2013
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Chest of Colors takes a look inside the Battle for Alabaster box for Sedition Wars and gives us a review. From the website: Sedition Wars: Battle for Alabaster is the latest game from the legendary Mike McVey. Hellspawn documented unboxing the game and wrote a review for us all to read and see what g...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jan 30th, 2013
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Lead Adventure Miniatures gives us a look at another Bruegelburg green they’re working on....
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jan 30th, 2013
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Mantic has put up episode 7 of their podcast online for your listening pleasure. In this episode: (and yes, I know it says 7 above and 8 below in their “from them” blurb. It really is episode 7) Episode 8 see’s Ben Curry talks to James M Hewitt about his first professional experience with...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Sports
Jan 30th, 2013
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Willy Miniatures put up some new 3D renders of the Chaos team they’re working on and gave an expected timeline of 60 days for their release (so it would seem). From the website: Chaos Team … WIP available 60 days...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jan 30th, 2013
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Fantasy Flight Games expands the madness with an expansion announcement for Elder Sign. From the announcement: Fantasy Flight Games is excited to announce Unseen Forces, the first expansion for Elder Sign, the cooperative dice game of Lovecraftian horror. The museum harbors artifacts that draw the at...