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Mar 31st, 2015
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Steve Jackson Games has launched their Kickstarter campaign for Car Wars Classic Arenas. The campaign is to bring 5 maps from various supplements and put them all in one place in full Car Wars scale. There’s also a rules booklet that details special abilities for each arena. Plus, it has rules ...
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In Fantasy
Mar 31st, 2015
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Zenit Miniatures has their latest release for Kensei available now over in their webshop. You can now order their Otokodate Army Box and get yourself an entire army in one click (well, probably more than just one, but you know what I mean). This 29-mini box gives you two different 10-man units, along...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Mar 31st, 2015
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Grenzer Games just launched their Kickstarter campaign for Sector Commander: WWII, their new strategic board game. Players are in control of either the Axis or the Allies and must march their armies across the board in order to secure locations and root out the enemy. Terrain factors in heavily, as e...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Mar 31st, 2015
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Deck of the Dead pits you versus the zombie hordes in a bid for survival. The player who best manages to barricade themselves and get the highest zombie body count is the winner. If you don’t survive, you become one of the zombies that attacks the other players. Use various weapons in your ques...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Mar 31st, 2015
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Ninja Division keeps rolling along with their Ninja All-Stars Kickstarter campaign. They’ve made it through some more stretch goals and posted more up to take their place. There’s always something cool to unlock just on the horizon. Not sure you want to pledge without seeing how the rules...
By Polar_Bear
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Mar 31st, 2015
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Wake Up, Cthulhu is a new board game that’s over on Verkami and looking for some funding love. And it seems that they’ve found it, since there’s 10 days left in the campaign and they’re closing in on 4x funded. Players of this card-driven board game are playing as cultists try...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Mar 31st, 2015
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Fantasy Flight Games has announced that they’ll be coming out with a new edition of the Cave Troll board game. You and your fellow adventurers (well, they might not exactly be your fellows. They want their gold, too) are headed into a newly-discovered dungeon to see what sorts of riches can be ...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Mar 31st, 2015
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Tuesday is once more upon us. Did Monday go by quickly enough for you? Mine went by fast. As is our custom, we’ve collected the podcasts from the past week and present them to you now for your listening pleasure. In this grouping we’ve got: Shut Up & Sit Down Podcast #26 and Spoken A...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Mar 31st, 2015
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CMON continues their Spotlight Video Series for Wrath of Kings with a look at Hadross. These denizens of the deep invade the surface world to battle their opponents. With tough defensive abilities, they could be seen as the “tank faction” of the game. Their resonating abilities mean your ...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Mar 31st, 2015
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Warlord Games knows that a tank offensive is not going to reach its full potential without a good tank commander. As such, they’ve got their new Carro Comando vehicle. You can’t have your commander just running around on foot, they need to be able to be right up in the thick of things, an...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Mar 31st, 2015
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Corvus Belli is showing off their March releases for Infinity. They’ve got 5 new sets for you this month, ranging from lightly-armored infantry, to a new bounty hunter on a bike, to reinforced suits carrying big-ass guns. Go have yourself a look-see at them below the cut. From the post:...
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In Magazine/webzine
Mar 31st, 2015
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Figure Painter Magazine has released issue 23 of their magazine for your reading pleasure. Every issue, they look to up your painting game. Some of the articles from this issue to help with that are: Marta ?lusarska goes over some of the basic fundamentals of painting, Jason Martin talks about light ...
By Polar_Bear
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Mar 31st, 2015
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Icarus Miniatures continues to work at refining their The Icarus Project rulebook to make sure it’s as perfect as it can be. This latest update has 11 changes to the rules, including some general clarifications, expanded background for the units, and a readjustment of the gear for various units...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Mar 31st, 2015
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GCT Studios is now taking orders for their 22nd wave of Bushido minis. With these last two previews, they’ve shown off everything and you can now put your name on the list to get these figures when they’re available. Be the first gamer on your block with them! The orders are happening now...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Mar 31st, 2015
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Cards Against Humanity may have the cards be against humanity, but the people behind the game are all for humanity, and the advancement of it. As such, they’re joining up with SMBC for a Science Ambassador Scholarship. This scholarship is for women who are seeking an undergraduate degree in the...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Mar 31st, 2015
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Gen Con LLC has talked with governor Mike Spence about the passage of SB101 and has posted another open letter about their reaction to the bill’s passing. Gen Con is working with businesses in the Indy area as well as the Indianapolis mayor to make sure that nobody is discriminated against duri...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Mar 30th, 2015
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Tin Man Miniatures is happy to be bringing back their annual spring sale. You can get all the springs you want from their shop with *gets handed a note* *reads the note* … Oh, an update, Tin Man Miniatures does not sell springs. They are, however, bringing back their sale where you can get 35% ...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Mar 30th, 2015
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Spartan Games has several really great deals going on over in their webshop. For starters, all of their rulebooks are at least half-off. Sure, you can download them for free from their website, but some people like to actually have a book in their hand (I’m included in this count), and Spartan&...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Mar 30th, 2015
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Mantic is in their final week for their Deadzone Kickstarter campaign. To help that sprint to the end, they’ve added in a stretch goal that, if passed, will ad a Faction Booster, for free, to any Quarantine-level pledge. Who doesn’t love free minis? I know I love free minis. The Faction B...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Mar 30th, 2015
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Hyacinth Games is running a Scenario Contest over in their game forums for Wreck-Age. Simply come up with a scenario for their game, or conversely, you can come up with a scenario for an RPG that’s set in the Wreck-Age universe, and post it up. All participants will get a $10 voucher for the Hy...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Mar 30th, 2015
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Cthulhu Project has a Kickstarter campaign up and running for Who is Lovecraft? their new board game where one player will be crowned the true author, while the others are just hack wannabes. You can check out a preview of the rulebook on their Kickstarter page. The campaign is set to run for another...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Mar 30th, 2015
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Ares Games is in their final 3 days on Kickstarter for their Wings of Glory – Giants of the Sky campaign. They’re closing in on 10x funded, and it would be awesome to see them pass that. In order to get them there, they’ve added in a cultural icon, Snoopy. You can get Snoopy pilotin...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Mar 30th, 2015
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CMON has started posting up new Faction Spotlights for the upcoming Wrath of Kings game. They’ll be posting one a day. The first one is the Nasier. This faction draws most of its power from ceremonial masks that have been imbued with spiritual and elemental powers. They’re a very martial ...
By Polar_Bear
In Dungeons & Dragons
Mar 30th, 2015
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Gale Force 9 has two new air-themed sets (seems appropriate) that they have released as part of their collector series of D&D miniatures. The first is the Air Myrmidon, which is an elemental bound to a magical set of armor and used at the whims of its creator. The other is the Aerisi Kalinoth &#...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Mar 30th, 2015
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GASPcon, put on by the Gaming Association of Southwestern Pennsylvania, GASPcon 16 is coming to the Monroeville Convention Center (the same place the event was held last year) in Pittsburgh this November. November 6th-8th, to be specific. So be sure to mark your calendars. New for this year will be a...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Mar 30th, 2015
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Warlord Games is now taking pre-orders for their Stug III Zug Box Set over in their webshop. The set not only contains the standard 3 tanks (which an be assembled as either the StuG III?Ausf G assault gun or as the 10.5cm Sturmhaubitze infantry support gun, but they’re throwing in an extra bonu...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Mar 30th, 2015
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Mierce Miniatures (whose website is back up and running after being down most of last week), has their latest set of Darklands releases available. There’s 14 of them to check out. In classic Meierce fashion, there’s monsters, giants, trolls, snake-people, and all other sorts of things to ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Mar 29th, 2015
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Sunday! Sunday! Sunday! The weekend is halfway done. Hopefully you got a chance to get some gaming in, or will be doing some today. I’ve got some photos of minis to take. Or at least, that’s the plan. We’ll see if that actually happens, what with other various whatnots to attend to ...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Mar 28th, 2015
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Plaid Hat Games has announced that they’re working on two new games to be released soon. The first, slated for Gen Con, is Ashes: Rise of the Phoenix. This is a hybrid card/dice game, where players play as powerful wizards vying to become a god. Each player gets a customizable deck to represent...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Mar 28th, 2015
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Harebrained Schemes has announced some new features for their Golem Arcana miniatures game, as well as some new expansions. Some of the features include saving your game partway through so you can come back to it later. There’s also a way for the various devices to communicate with one-another,...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Mar 28th, 2015
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Fantasy Flight Games has released Star Wars Armada. You can now take control of your own fleet of mighty starships and battle against your opponents for control of the skyways. Will you use your Star Destroyers to crush the Rebellion, or Nebulon-B Frigates and Corellian Corvettes to bring freedom to ...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Mar 28th, 2015
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Paizo, mostly known for the Pathfinder game, has made a deal with French company Gob In Tux to bring their RPG games and novels to a North American audience. The first release will be Polaris, a sci-fi game set in an undersea world. The core rulebook (400 pages) will be released this October. Later w...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Mar 28th, 2015
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Welcome to another Saturday. I’m working on putting together a Kanjira mini from Reaper Minis, documenting it for an upcoming issue of Ravage magazine. Other than that, since I often mention my culinary hobby as well, there’s Italian Beef in the crock pot. It’s an old family recipe ...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Mar 27th, 2015
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CMON Expo posted another trio of events for the upcoming show. I know I’m excited for it to be here. One of the new events is for Dogs of War. I don’t know if you’ve had a chance to play it or not, but it’s one of my favorite board games out there. It’s worker […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Mar 27th, 2015
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Silverleaf Games is running a Kickstarter campaign for Battleborn Legacy, their new strategy board game. Choose your unique hero to lead one of the many races in a race to control and maintain territories while managing the difficult task of overseeing a growing empire. Of course, your opponents are ...