By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 31st, 2015
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Hey everyone. Welcome to another Sunday Edition here on TGN. Now, some of you might’ve noticed that we ran Sunday Snippets on Saturday and are doing the Review Roundup here on Sunday. I’m… not entirely sure how that happened actually. I think all the necromantic energy from the Zomb...
By Jared Miller
In Board Games
May 30th, 2015
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The final reveal is here for Guillotine Games’ Zombicide: Black Plague core Survivors. If you haven’t had a chance to check them all out, you can find links to each Survivor at the end of this post. Not a bad way to spend a Saturday if I say so myself. Today’s hero is the elven arch...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
May 30th, 2015
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Hey there, everyone. I hope your Saturday is going by nicely. Mine’s doing just fine. I’ve got some Joy Division playing (They keep calling me!!) and after I finish typing this up, I’m going to play a couple games so I can write some review articles for the site in the next couple w...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
May 29th, 2015
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It’s time again for another CMON Expo 2015 update. Time is growing short. The show’s only 3 weeks away. And yet there’s still got plenty to talk about before it gets here. This installment, there’s an update about the painting classes, a new vendor to add to the ranks, and inf...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 29th, 2015
2 Comments
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Seems the previews just never stop for the upcoming Zombicide: Black Plague Kickstarter. Along with all the character previews (1, 2, 3, 4, and 5), box game previews, and the Wulfsburg preview, CMON, has posted up the video that will accompany the Kickstarter campaign. You can check it out embedded b...
By Polar_Bear
In News
May 29th, 2015
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WizKids brings us a preview that’s not a version of Hank Pym this time around. This hero doesn’t need science in order to be one of Earth’s mightiest heroes. He just uses his two fists and his joy of conflict to carry him through… and his lineage as the son of Zeus. This chara...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
May 29th, 2015
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One of my earliest memories is going to the circus. It was when I lived in Chicago. I don’t remember much about it, except that it was really loud. I also don’t remember any super villains being involved. But that could just be my youth. I do remember my denim jacket, though. But thatR...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
May 29th, 2015
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While, thanks to The Simpsons, the current joke is that the French are a bunch of “cheese-eating surrender monkeys,” the truth is that for much of their history, the French army was one of the most-feared fighting forces in Europe. And some of the most-feared were the Grenadiers of the Ol...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
May 29th, 2015
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The work week is coming to an end. We’ve once more made it to Friday. *does Friday dance* It’s been quite an exciting week, what with all the Zombicide previews. I know a lot of people are excited for that Kickstarter to launch. But that’s as may be. Right now we’re here to br...
By Jared Miller
In Board Games
May 29th, 2015
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A quick note to our readers, if you’ve been keeping up with the reveals everyday, you might have notice Samson’s Skills seem shockingly similar to Nelly’s from Thursday. That’s because they are! Or well, were. The designers at Guillotine Games caught the issue yesterday, and T...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 29th, 2015
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Deal is a new board game by Borderline for 3-6 players. Each player is in charge of a drug traffic ring and is in competition with one-another to be the… most druggiest (??) one of them all. You do that by gaining respect. This can be done a number of different ways, not all of […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
May 29th, 2015
1 Comment
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Weird West has been a pretty popular genre, especially lately. With the rise of Blackwater Gulch, Shadows of Brimstone, and Wild West Exodus, among others, more and more gamers are heeding the call of “Go West, young man (and woman).” The Sixth Gun RPG Kickstarter is also going like gangb...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
May 29th, 2015
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Vampires, Werewolves, and Super Humans. They just can’t ever seem to get along with one-another. And in a game like Bane, the new card game from Gamesicle that’s up on Kickstarter, it doesn’t look like their overall differences are going to be solved. Instead, the various groups out...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Sports
May 29th, 2015
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Are you ready for some DreadBall!? While the stereotype has it that gamers don’t even know the most basic fundamentals of sports, the truth is that many of us are sports fans (my personal preferences being hockey and college football). And a lot of us want to play game that are meant to simulat...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 28th, 2015
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Get behind the wheel of your souped-up sportscar and go tearing around the streets in Street Kings, the new board game from Board to Death that’s up on Kickstarter now. But you don’t get the best stuff right away. You’ve gotta win some races, get some cash, and upgrade your car and ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 28th, 2015
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Iello loaded up this new announcement with goodness. They have a new game in the form of Welcome to the Dungeon, which is a dungeon-crawl mini-game for 2-4 players aged 8 and up. Then, if a new game weren’t enough, they’re announcing the first three expansion sets for Guardians’ Chr...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
May 28th, 2015
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Legion of the Cow had a successful Kickstarter campaign for their fantasy miniatures. They’ve now got their miniatures available over in their webshop. And if you’d like to get some, you can… at pretty big savings right now, actually. If you get their Fantasy Pack of miniatures, you...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 28th, 2015
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Get ready for more zombie-slaying action, everyone! Guillotine Games has just announced the launch date and time for Zombicide: Black Plague. The campaign will go live at 3pm, Eastern, on June 8th! Get your flaming swords and lightening bolt spells ready. There’s more than just zombies coming a...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 28th, 2015
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Calliope Games is well-known for their gateway games. They want to get as many people involved in gaming as possible. They want to make games that anyone can pick up and play, even if those people don’t feel like they’re “gaming people.” The Titan Series of games is all about ...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
May 28th, 2015
1 Comment
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Have you ever wanted the power of a god? Well, in World of Mythology from Jumperound, you can not only have the power of one god, but of a whole pantheon of deities as you look to defeat other gods in card combat. The four mythologies in the starting set are: Greek, Egyptian, Norse and […]...
By Polar_Bear
In News
May 28th, 2015
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The old gods have returned, and you could be one of them! Aegis Studios has released a new supplement for Contagion 2nd edition. It’s called Rise of the Ilu. In it, it gives players the option of playing the long-missing Ilu race, or their spawn, the Ikkibu. Or, even if you don’t get to p...
By Jared Miller
In Board Games
May 28th, 2015
2 Comments
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Update: This post has been edited since its initial publication. Guillotine Games discovered the stats for Nelly and Samson had been mixed up in some sort of horrible encounter with a Necromancer’s dark forces. (Imagine a designer’s face turning into something from Munch’s The Screa...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 28th, 2015
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Coiledspring Games will be making their way to the UK Games Expo this weekend (the show starts tomorrow!) and will be showing off some new games while at the show. One’s great for people who like to go traveling (I am the wanderlust king!) and another is for people who want to just go to [&hell...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
May 28th, 2015
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Wrath of the Righteous kicks off the new season of Organized Play for the Pathfinder Adventure Card Game from Paizo Publishing. In this season, players will do battle against all manner of demons and cultists as they work to close the demonic and hellish Worldwound (probably want to get some triple a...
By Polar_Bear
In News
May 28th, 2015
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Greetings Program! I always did like the idea of going into a computer, into the internet and just flying around inside of it. Movies like Tron and Lawnmower Man (don’t laugh. I liked that movie) and TV shows like Futurama (where they go into the internet) have always been fascinating to me. I&...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
May 27th, 2015
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Collins Epic Wargames has some new releases they’re working on for Spearpoint 1943, their popular WWII card game. One takes us to the Eastern Front, where the sleeping bear that is Russia has awoken, being poked by Hitler’s forces, and has decided that such a poking cannot go unmauled. Th...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
May 27th, 2015
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PaizoCon has come and gone. There was a lot to behold for the almost 1000 attendees to this 4-day event of all things Pathfinder. One of the things people enjoy the most are getting to see what’s coming out soon for the game. There’s a trio of books that were shown off and now we’ve...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
May 27th, 2015
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Welcome to another edition of Found on TGN Desk. This is our segment where we take a look at a game that’s happened to slide across our desk recently. Just so you know, this week’s installment isn’t kosher. That’s because this week’s game is Hogger Logger by Hogger Logger LLC. Let me just sausage you...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
May 27th, 2015
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Welcome back, TGN Readers. The week is half-over. Or it’s half-started. I guess that depends on if your an optimist or a pessimist. Or how much you liked last weekend versus are looking forward to the one about to come up. Or some other psychology stuff that doesn’t really matter right no...
By Jared Miller
In Board Games
May 27th, 2015
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When it comes to fighting the Zombies, Abominations, and Necromancers of Guillotine Games’ upcoming Zombicide: Black Plague, strength of conviction and sharpness of blade are key, as our previous Survivor reveals have shown. But blade and brawn are not the only way the game’s heroes stand...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
May 27th, 2015
1 Comment
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Warlord Games will be shipping the Terminator Genisys: The War Against The Machines starter sets soon. However, as we all know, starter sets are great for starting, but they’re not so great when you really want to get into the real nuts and bolts of a game. That takes expansion packs. Warlord&#...
By Polar_Bear
In News
May 27th, 2015
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WizKids keeps on giving us more looks into their Storyline Organized Play (or SLOP, if you will…) kit with a look at another of the many alter-egoes of Hank Pym. This time, instead of getting small, they go big. Pym Particles can shrink or grow things, as required. Well, Hank decided that Golia...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
May 27th, 2015
1 Comment
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Spartan Games has updated their webshop with their new releases that will be coming out on June 24th. You can start taking orders for these new figures to make sure that you’re the first gamer on your block with these models when they’re released. They’ve got new releases for Firest...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
May 27th, 2015
1 Comment
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Upper Deck has announced that this Gen Con they’re going to be bringing back their Vs. System card game system via their new Vs. System 2PCG. “2PCG” stands for 2-Player Card Game. The new box game will come with everything that two players need to make decks and start playing. No ad...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
May 26th, 2015
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Fantasy Flight Games is soon to release their Imperial Raider expansion pack. In it, you get the new Raider Corvette ship, a new TIE Advanced, and a whole mess of upgrade cards. There’s ship titles, weapons, special abilities, and crew. Let’s take a look at one new crew member in particul...