By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Jan 31st, 2015
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It’s another Saturday. Hopefully you’ve got something fun going on. Anyway, here’s the reviews we found during the week (it was apparently a big week for posting reviews. There’s quite a lot to go through). We’ve got reviews/previews of: Chaos & Alchemy, Fields of A...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Jan 30th, 2015
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Fantasy Flight Games gives us another look inside Star Wars Armada with a preview of the Rebel expansion packs for Wave 1. The game is soooo close to release, I can almost taste it! I can’t wait for this to hit store shelves. Source From the preview:...
By Polar_Bear
In Magazine/webzine
Jan 30th, 2015
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Wargames Illustrated has their February issue available now for your downloading and reading pleasure. As usual, the issue is packed with articles. It includes such as a look at fighting in South Africa during WWI, painting several WWI forces, a battle the Australians fought during Vietnam, and a loo...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Jan 30th, 2015
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Games Workshop added a Harlequin Tropue and a Solitaire up on their website in their 40k pre-orders section. No Jokers, however. Source From the announcement:...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jan 30th, 2015
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Mindclash Games is running a Kickstarter campaign for their new board game, Trickerion. In it, players play as magicians and illusionists looking to be the David Copperfield of them all (he’s still a thing, right? I remember watching his specials all the time when I was younger. My sister was a...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Jan 30th, 2015
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WizKids has posted up their list of convention exclusives for both DC and Marvel HeroClix. If you’ll be going to these shows, be sure to pick up yourself some, or procure yourself a ninja shopper. Source From the announcement:...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Jan 30th, 2015
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The week is coming to an end. What do you have planned for your weekend? I’ve got some new review articles I’ll be working on. It’s been really exciting playing some of these new games. Anyway, there’s been a bunch of bite-sized stories coming across my desk, so it’s tim...
By Jared Miller
In Card Games
Jan 30th, 2015
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TGN contributor and Ravage Magazine’s EIC Jared Miller managed to get a moment of Elan Lee’s time to quickly chat about the “Most Backed Campaign in Kickstarter History,” Exploding Kittens....
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Jan 30th, 2015
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Darkraven Games is running sort of a double-Kickstarter all in one. They’re looking to fund both a Cthulhu-Fantasy and Horror Music soundscapes sets. Bring some atmosphere to your gaming sessions (because blasting Foreigner during your fantasy RPG group just isn’t cutting it… unless...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Jan 30th, 2015
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Warlord Games helps you keep your French troops in line with the release of their new French Army HQ set. And to get them around safely and in style, they have the new Lorraine Armored Carrier as well. I hear it can also transport cheese very well. Because the Simpsons. Source From the website:...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jan 30th, 2015
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Werewolf House is a spin on the classic party/convention game Werewolf. They’ve got a Kickstarter campaign up and running for a new deck of cards with specialty artwork along with special characters for the game. Source From the campaign:...
By Enrico Nardini
In 40K
Jan 29th, 2015
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Associate Editor Enrico Nardini pulls out a pernicious problem present in Games Workshop’s latest press announcement. See what has him piqued! There are times when I feel like Games Workshop is in a position where they can do no right. 2014 did show improvement in some areas. Did you ever think you w...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jan 29th, 2015
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Monolith Games has listened to you, the backers of their Conan board game Kickstarter campaign, and expanded their Khitai expansion to include more. More what? More just about everything. There’s a new hero, a new game board, and a pair of new scenarios. The campaign still has a little less tha...
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
Jan 29th, 2015
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WizKids keeps to their “show two things” for their D&D Dice Masters previews as well, with a look at two of the upcoming cards from the set. Check out the Dimension Door basic action card and the Beholder Apprentice Aberration card. Eye hope you like it. (see what I did there?) Sourc...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jan 29th, 2015
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Ater has just a few days left in their Kickstarter campaign. They’ve unlocked all of their stretch goals (Lasciva being the latest), so you can now pledge for any of the minis they’ve shown. You have until the 2nd to pledge. Source From the update:...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jan 29th, 2015
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Ultimum is back up on Kickstarter. They’ve regrouped, reconfigured, and relaunched their campaign for their sci-fi tabletop RPG. Players adventure on an Earth in the far future where new sentient creatures and aliens bring unique situations to the sessions. Players will also help determine the ...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jan 29th, 2015
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Spider Monkey Games is running their Kickstarter campaign for Terminus Gate, their scenario-driven sci-fi skirmish game. Players build their forces of space privateers and must work to complete contracts in order to gain riches and experience. The game sounds much like Gorka-Morka or Mordheim, where ...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jan 29th, 2015
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Soda Pop Miniatures has posted up their January releases for Relic Knights over on their website. There’s a new unit for each of the factions, helping you bolster your forces on the battlefield. Source From the release:...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Jan 29th, 2015
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Forge World has a trio of new releases up for pre-order on their website. The first is the next in their line of Horus Heresy characters. Sevatar was the First Captain of the Night Lords. Rather nasty fellow, it would seem. Next up are a new Imperial Fist Legion Command. You get a banner bearer [&hel...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jan 29th, 2015
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Fantasy Flight Games tells you to watch the skies, their new XCOM board game is now available. Players must attempt to thwart an alien invasion, played by an application on your smart phone, tablet, or online, in order to protect the world. But it’s not just the aliens you have to worry about. ...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jan 28th, 2015
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WizKids keeps up their previews for the upcoming Trinity War set for DC HeroClix with a look at Dr. Sivana and Black Adam. I looked up the Trinity War on the DC Wiki the other day. Seems like an interesting (if maybe a bit confusing at times) story line. Are you HeroClix players also comic […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Jan 28th, 2015
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Hopefully all our readers up in the North East are safe and warm. Well, if you’re snowed in (or even if you’re not, I guess), here’s a selection of some of the shorter stories we’ve come across the past couple days. We’ve got: 2nd Special Edition Dragon Head Challenge Co...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jan 28th, 2015
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Dead Earth Games has begun taking orders for a new gang for their post-apocalyptic miniatures skirmish game, Across the Dead Earth. These are the The Engineers Forward Expeditionary Squad (or just “Engineers” to their friends). The first 5 of them are just about ready to head to your gami...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jan 28th, 2015
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Action Phase Games has launched a Kickstarter campaign for Heroes Wanted: The Stuff of Legend, their first expansion to their popular Heroes Wanted board game. Inside, you’ll get new Mythic and Supernatural heroes, as well as new game mechanics, and some new scenarios, too. They’re more t...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Jan 28th, 2015
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Battlefront continues their “all artillery, all the time” previews for Fate of a Nation with a look at the M50 155mm gun. It certainly can’t be said that you don’t have options in your methods of bombardment in that game. I’ve got basically no knowledge of the conflict t...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jan 28th, 2015
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Petersen Games and Historical Games Factory are teaming up to bring you an English version of their Theomachy card game. They’ve got a Kickstarter campaign up and running to get it funded, and they’ve already made it to their goal. So it’s on to stretch goals and extras for the next...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Sports
Jan 28th, 2015
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Mantic is now taking pre-orders for the next expansion of DreadBall, DreadBall Xtreme. This version of the game eschews the lights and glamor of the arena for the rough and rumble world of “wherever we can have a game that doesn’t get busted by the feds.” No referees. No fouls. Just...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jan 28th, 2015
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R.A. Salvatore, the world-famous author, is running a Kickstarter campaign for his DemonWars: Allheart RPG. A continuation of his DemonWars RPG series, the game expands the story of the world as well as a new character class (the Knight), and new game systems like jousting. The campaign still has 22 ...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Jan 28th, 2015
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Warlord Games has a new, thematic set for Bolt Action available. It’s the “Guarding the Chateau” set and is good for use as a command section for your German army. Or the guy in the trench coat, hat, and glasses could work in something for 7tv, too. Source From the website:...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jan 27th, 2015
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WizKids is showing off another pair of minis for the upcoming Trinity War DC HeroClix set. This time it’s a pair of Lex Luthors, as they take a look at Lex Luthor and Mazahs. Source From the post:...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jan 27th, 2015
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Zenit Miniatures has their latest releases for Kensei available over in their webshop. Included is their new Army Box. Get yourself a whole Kensei army in one go, complete with samurai, ashigaru, and a clan hero. Source From the release:...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Jan 27th, 2015
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Battlefront doesn’t want you to have to leave your artillery pieces without crew and looking like there’s no leadership. So they’re showing off their Artillery HQ and Crew for Fate of a Nation. While most of the artillery was surplus from WWII, it doesn’t mean it was any less ...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jan 27th, 2015
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It’s time again to collect all the podcasts and vidcasts from the past week into one place for you. This week we’ve got: Geeks of the North episode 10, d-Infinity Live Series 4, episode 4, Gamers Lounge ep. 102 – Deadzone, Adeptus Infernus Episode 013,...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jan 27th, 2015
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Kolaps Ground Zero is a new sci-fi miniatures skirmish game using 40mm miniatures that’s back up on Indiegogo after regrouping an re-evaluating their product. Players fight in a post-apocalyptic Europe with themes from horror, sci-fi, cyberpunk, and even mythology. They’ve made it over th...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jan 27th, 2015
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Rise of Cthulhu is a new 2-player strategy card game that’s up on Kickstarter. Players must lead their cult in order to gain the most influence at key Lovecraftian locations in order to have the most favor with the Old Ones when they return. Sure, you’ll lose your sanity at the end, more ...