By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Dec 31st, 2014
0 Comments
1938 Views
CMON Expo will be here before you know it! It’s a great convention because the special guests aren’t sequestered away in some back room until their panel and then hidden once more. No, they’re out there on the convention floor, just talking with anyone and everyone. Want to play Kao...
By Polar_Bear
In Ancients
Dec 31st, 2014
0 Comments
2363 Views
Warlord Games has some new Thureophoroi Light Infantry available over in their webshop. While not “the world’s oldest profession,” mercenaries have certainly been around a long time, too. At least, long enough to have fought in some of the biggest battles in all of history. Well, no...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Dec 31st, 2014
0 Comments
1692 Views
It’s that time again for another posting of the podcast produced previously this past week. As always, there’s a new episode of Removed From Play, episode 105 of Lost Hemisphere Radio, Episode 14 of Privateer’s Primecast, Screaming Heretic 75 (because we can’t just have Privat...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Dec 31st, 2014
0 Comments
2015 Views
Fantasy Flight Games gives us another look inside the Scum and Villainy faction for X-Wing with a preview of the M3-A Interceptor. Not exactly the most iconic ship in the Star Wars universe (in fact, I can’t say I remember hearing about it, but it’s been a long time since I read any of th...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Dec 31st, 2014
0 Comments
1796 Views
Troll Lord wants to ring in the new year in style. They’ve been more than 5x funded in their Aihrde RPG setting Kickstarter, but want to get even further. So if they can break $25k by midnight tonight, they’ll add in a free adventure to all backers. They’ve got less than $4k to go t...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Dec 30th, 2014
0 Comments
2625 Views
Raging Heroes continues to bring out more models from their Toughest Girls of the Galaxy line over in their webshop. The first Iron Empire heroes are now available. And because they’re so kind-hearted and in the spirit of giving this season, they’ve got some special deals over in their we...
By Polar_Bear
In Modelling
Dec 30th, 2014
0 Comments
4429 Views
Dragon Forge starts bringing you the first of their new 32mm bases for your new Space Marine armies with their Broken Wasteland set. And since 32mm isn’t the only type of base you might need in Broken Wasteland style, they’ve got a whole bunch of new sizes available in that style as well....
By Polar_Bear
In News
Dec 30th, 2014
0 Comments
1719 Views
Aegis Studios brings out more for their Crazy8s rpg system with the release of Mecha8s. Who doesn’t love giant powered armor suits battling it out against one-another? If you just said “me.” then… you’re kinda lame, but that’s alright. We love you, anyway. The Mech...
By Polar_Bear
In Modelling
Dec 30th, 2014
0 Comments
1662 Views
Fire For Effect Studios wants you to start the new year off by becoming the best sculptor you can be. As such, they’re having a sale on their Miniature Sculpting Courses over on their website. They’ve got a bunch of different options for the sale, depending on what you want to focus on (o...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Dec 30th, 2014
2 Comments
2189 Views
Warlord Games continues to expand their Beyond the Gates of Antares line with some new Algoryn releases. They have their new AI Squad, which is cool. But for me, I’ve always been about the big guns. They’ve got a new mortar and a plasma cannon platform as well. And to make sure you’...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Dec 30th, 2014
0 Comments
1815 Views
A Clear and Present Madness is the first expansion for Warfare in the Age of Madness. The expansion adds a bit of everything to the party, including more battlefield obstacles, more gear, more units, and more actions. The set also changes the force creation charts a bit in order to give you more opti...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Dec 30th, 2014
0 Comments
4380 Views
Micro Art Studio is filling up your Infinity table in one, easy step with their Table Street Set. The kit comes with 16 terrain sets, as well as the gaming mat to go underneath. Granted, even if you’re not playing Infinity specifically on the table, you still get a good bunch of terrain for a [...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Dec 30th, 2014
1 Comment
3190 Views
Crafty Games is running a Kickstarter for their Mistborn Allomancy Dice. The initial goal was to create 8 individual dice with a special symbol for the 6. And, well, they’ve made it! Their real hope is to expand the line to 10 dice. They’re a good ways there, and with 25 days yet to go, [...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Dec 30th, 2014
0 Comments
1538 Views
The Game Publishers Guild is a group of small, independent role-playing game publishers who have banded together in order to help strengthen their overall forces in this topsy-turvy world of gaming. Initially created by Aaron Huss of Mystical Throne Entertainment, the 7 charter members (Arcanum Syndi...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Dec 29th, 2014
0 Comments
3373 Views
Deep-Cut Studio has teamed up with Wargame Print (Deep-Cut loves those team-ups) for four new gaming mats. Available in several different sizes, so you can make sure you’ve got the right size mat for your game, they make sure your table is lookin’ good. The four styles are rocky plains, a...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Dec 29th, 2014
3 Comments
3208 Views
Maze Quest – Eternal Stone is a new dungeon delving board game that’s up on Verkami (a crowdfunding website). Taking creative cues from works like Labyrinth and The Dark Crystal, the game pits heroes versus a labyrinth master who will do everything they can to keep the heroes from their g...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Dec 29th, 2014
0 Comments
1444 Views
New Realms Publishing thinks a new year is a great time to start a new adventure… and I’d have to say that I agree with that. As such, they’re having a sale on their universal adventures over on RPGNow. Go get yourself 25% off their products until January 5th. Source From the announ...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Dec 29th, 2014
0 Comments
2631 Views
Sally 4th knows you love their modern/near future terrain sets. But if you’re a 15mm gamer, they weren’t really useful for you. Well, now Sally 4th has several new 15mm modern city blocks terrain kits available over in their webshop. There’s several buildings as well as roadways and...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Dec 29th, 2014
0 Comments
1944 Views
Calliope Games posted up another short video interview with another of their Titan Series game designers. This time it’s Paul Peterson, designer of such games as Guillotine and Smash Up. Stay tuned in the coming weeks as TGN will have an interview with Ray Wehrs, president of Calliope Games, al...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Dec 29th, 2014
0 Comments
1911 Views
Okumarts Games now has their Darfkast Dungeons Basic Set now available. You can even get it at a discount if you hurry. Successfully funded via Kickstarter, Darkfast Dungeon is a print-and-play dungeon crawl game, great for new players and introducing non-gamers to the genre. With multiple scenarios ...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Dec 29th, 2014
0 Comments
1730 Views
Underground Lasers has only about 5 hours left in their third Kickstarter campaign. They’ve made it over their funding goal, but it’s just barely over. With some extra pledges, though, they can maybe make it through some stretch goals. They have some new photos up of some of the terrain p...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Dec 29th, 2014
1 Comment
1632 Views
Bombshell Games has a 25% off sale going on for Rogue Planet and Mayhem going on now until the 5th of January. So if you’re looking for sci-fi or fantasy mass battles, they’ve got you covered. Go pick up one of the games (or both) for cheaper than usual. Source From the announcement:...
By Polar_Bear
In Ancients
Dec 29th, 2014
0 Comments
2052 Views
Victrix has posted up some renders of some of the first kits they’re working on for 2015. They’ve got a little bit of everything coming for you historicals gamers. For WWII players, they’ve got new aircraft on the way. Those look pretty sweet. Going back a couple centuries, theyR...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Dec 28th, 2014
0 Comments
2905 Views
Hey there gaming buddies, it’s time again for another Sunday Snippets here on TGN. So what’s happening? We’ve got some photos of Medrin cast in resin resin, Torn Armor gives us an update of their 3D renders with Reaper, a look at some new 10mm terrain from War Mage Games, a new rele...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Dec 27th, 2014
0 Comments
4254 Views
As usual here on our Saturdays now, we’ve got our Review Roundup. We’ve got some Go for Broke, La Isla, and Board Game Quest takes a look at Gravwell, as well as (see what I did there?) gives us their top 10 board games of 2014....
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Dec 26th, 2014
0 Comments
2337 Views
Fantasy Flight Games gives us a Boxing Day treat and lets us know how fleet building works in their upcoming Star Wars Armada miniatures game. They’re showing off how the different ship cards can turn one ship into potentially many different ones, depending on what extras you add. Much like the...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Dec 26th, 2014
0 Comments
3191 Views
CoolMiniOrNot is in their final couple days on Kickstarter for Rum & Bones. Their MOBA-style board game has come quite a long ways since launch. They’ve added new factions in the form of the French and the Chinese. They’ve got boatloads (no pun intended) of of mercenaries and extra c...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Dec 26th, 2014
0 Comments
3853 Views
Heroic Maps has released their 100th product, and it’s a biggie. They have their new Mage’s Tower now available. The map has 6 different floors to it, giving your players many different challenges along the way. The bonus is that it’s on sale for only $1 for the rest of the year. Th...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Dec 26th, 2014
2 Comments
1791 Views
Warlord Games knows that Santa isn’t perfect and sometimes he screws up. Hey, there’s a lot of homes in the world to visit, mistakes are bound to be made. Anyway, if you didn’t get what you wanted, in terms of Warlord Games minis or rulebooks, under the tree like you had hoped for, ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Dec 26th, 2014
0 Comments
1653 Views
Raez is in their final couple days for their strategy board games, Cogz. In the game, players are trying to help a steampunk professor clean up his lab. The machine that he’s built for researching color has gone all wrong. Players are trying to help fix the color streams by playing tiles on the...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Dec 25th, 2014
5 Comments
1822 Views
Alright, so it’s the season of giving. So, what gaming gifts did you give and also, what gaming gifts did you get? I got a new Kitchenaid mixer. How does that relate to gaming? Well, for several years, I brought cookies to GenCon (about 16 dozen every year, to be precise). But my previous mixer...
By Enrico Nardini
In Dungeons & Dragons
Dec 23rd, 2014
3 Comments
5241 Views
Dungeons & Dragons has returned with a 5th edition of the classic fantasy RPG. TGN’s Enrico Nardini shares his adventures and experiences in this newest rendition of the Forgotten Realms. Spoiler Alert! This article contains spoilers for Chapter 1 of the Hoard of the Dragon Queen campaign. If you...
By Polar_Bear
In Horror
Dec 23rd, 2014
0 Comments
5424 Views
Fantasy Flight Games doesn’t head to the “zombie apocalypse” well too often, so it’s interesting to see when they do. This book is the first in their The End of the World line, which will be RPGs that focus on various ways, well… the world could end. Be it zombies or anc...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Dec 23rd, 2014
0 Comments
3398 Views
We’ve got a bunch more news snippets for you. There’s some new miniatures from a new game company, Corvus Corax Miniatures. We’ve got new WWI terrain tile bases from Amera. Kromlech has some new wallpapers for your computer. Troll Forged shows off the test print for their Dreadnaugh...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Dec 23rd, 2014
0 Comments
1521 Views
New Realms Publishing has a new supplement book out for Ogres & Underworlds. This time it’s the Realm of Darkness. Inside you’ll find rules for using darkness to power your spells (I’m attacking the darkness! … with darkness!). It’s got the Warlock class, as well as...