By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Aug 31st, 2015
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As you know, Steve Jackson Games is doing guest artist editions of their Munchkin games. Most of those were originally illustrated by John Kovalic. Well, when it came time to do the original Munchkin Fu game Mr. Kovalic wasn’t able to do it. Well, that means that he is actually a guest artist f...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Aug 31st, 2015
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Mount up, men! We’ll head ’em off at the pass! “Head them off at the pass?” I hate that cliche! D6 Shooter is a fast-paced, press-your-luck dice game that’s right near the end of their Kickstarter campaign and is working their way through stretch goals....
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Aug 31st, 2015
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The Road Kill rules have been around for a bit, but they’ve not always had a set of minis that have been for the game. Now, JohnnyBorg Casting is running a Kickstarter campaign to fix that. These new cars are designed to be rather modular, so you can arm them as you want, and are […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Aug 31st, 2015
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Gloom of Kilforth is a new fantasy adventure quest card game that’s up on Kickstarter and looking for some funding love. The game takes 1-4 players through a high fantasy world (though with some Gothic touches around the edges). The game can be played competitively or cooperatively. You can hav...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Aug 31st, 2015
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It’s Monday. Let’s not try and dwell on that fact too much and instead just think about what cool things you might be planning for next weekend. If plans include gaming, you’ll possibly need some terrain. That’s why we’re here with our Terrain Corner. Today’s batch...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Aug 31st, 2015
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The Ganesha Games Kickstarter for their Song of Blades: Hammer and Forge dwarves sets just keeps on rolling along. They are closing in on 3x funded with still 16 days to go. They’ve unlocked several new sculpts, letting backers add-on even more to their pledge....
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Aug 31st, 2015
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What could be more natural than sitting around and playing games with loved ones? Well, how about playing Nature Fluxx? Granted, you can’t quite do that yet (unless you work for Looney Labs), but you will be able to do so soon....
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Aug 31st, 2015
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The “Build An Army” deal for Bolt Action has gone over very well. People are using the website to make a force using the drop-down menus, then getting themselves a free tank with the deal. Well, Warlord Games is expanding the deal to their other game systems. First up is Black Powder....
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Aug 31st, 2015
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It is time, once again, for the world to end in new and exciting ways. The End of the World RPG has you playing as essentially yourself when the end of the world comes. The different sourcebooks give different ways that such a thing can happen. The next book announced is apocalypse via Alien Invasion...
By Polar_Bear
In Age of Sigmar
Aug 31st, 2015
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An army’s gotta have a leader. Otherwise, you just have an unruly mob. A highly-armed unruly mob. Way at the head of the Sigmaran army is the Celestant-Prime. This figure is now available to order from Games Workshop....
By Polar_Bear
In Ancients
Aug 30th, 2015
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It’s a rainy Sunday here in Atlanta. Seems like just the time to make some caramel-filled chocolate chip cookies. Also seems like a good time to give you some bite-sized stories we’ve come across over the past couple of days. In this batch, we have: Fireforge New Deals, Great Escape Games...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 29th, 2015
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If you’re a regular reader, I’m sure you’ve figured out that my favorite day of the week is Saturday. And, I mean, it’s gaming day. What’s not to love about it? Hopefully you’ve found some gaming to be had. And if you’re looking for a new game, I’ve got...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 28th, 2015
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Less is a new abstract strategy board game up on Kickstarter and looking for funding love. And love they have found. The campaign is more than 2x funded with still 37 days left on the clock. But what’s all the excitement about? Let’s take a look....
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Aug 28th, 2015
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Ares Games is teaming up with Planplay in order to bring you the English version of Quickpick: Island of Monster Masks. So you’ve got an Italian game company coming out with the English version of a game originally from a Chinese company. Don’t you love how worldwide the gaming industry i...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Aug 28th, 2015
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These days, it seems as though the “Convention Season” never really ends. That’s not a bad thing, mind you. But sometimes I worry for guys like “The Legend” who ends up at seemingly 9/10 of them. 😛 Tickets are now available for one of the first shows of next year. The La...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Aug 28th, 2015
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Warlord Games has added a new squad to their list of minis you can order for Beyond the Gates of Antares. The Concord get themselves another set of figures added to them in the form of the C3 Drop Squad. Warlord is also showing off a couple figures that aren’t available to order yet, but [&hell...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Aug 28th, 2015
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Friday! Glorious Friday! Time to kick back, relax, and hopefully get some gaming on. It’s also time for another group of bite-sized stories before we head into the weekend. In this batch we have: Kromlech Releases New Battle Dice colors, Syrinscape Launches In Hell’s Bright Shadow for the...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 28th, 2015
2 Comments
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Do you like territory-acquisition games? How about dice games? What about games with research tech trees? Do you like resource-acquisition games? If you answered “Yes!” to these questions, then you might just want to check out Commanders, a new tactical strategy game from RedCricket Desig...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Aug 28th, 2015
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While upcoming events like PAX Prime, Dragon*Con, and others like it might get the big headlines, there’s still other shows that are coming up that deserve your notice. If you’re not going to one of the bigger ones, you can still get your convention on. GASPcon is in their 16th year and t...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Aug 28th, 2015
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Looking at the scientific papers, you can see that humanity is getting ever-closer to true bionic people. Fully-functioning robotic arms and legs are becoming more common and more lifelike all the time. Though we’re not quite to the phase where people are doing this sort of stuff voluntarily. H...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Aug 28th, 2015
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What in the name of all that is good and sweet in Odin’s beard!?! Looks like Osprey Games is going to be bringing back the classic game Odin’s Ravens to print. The game has gone through some tough times recently and Osprey hopes to get it back on track....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 28th, 2015
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As I sit here listening to surf rock, I get a story about Parrot Passages, a new board game all about sailing around the Caribbean. Now, I realize surf rock is from the West Coast and the Caribbean is over on the East side of things, but still. Sand, sun, surf, and palm trees are […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Aug 27th, 2015
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With all the talk of other conventions going on, we’ve not really heard much about PAX Prime. There will be gaming there. I’ve seen Randall from Catalyst talk a bit about it on their Facebook page. Flying Frog Productions will also be there, and they’ll have some pre-releases for Sh...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Aug 27th, 2015
1 Comment
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In the upcoming issue of Ravage Magazine US, there’s a review of the Batman Miniatures Game by Knight Models. Before now, I have to admit that I’d not really looked into the game. However, after reading the article, I’m rather intrigued and just might have to look into it more. In t...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 27th, 2015
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Can you believe we’re only a couple days away from September? We’re 2/3 through the year. Oh how time does fly by. My Kroger has had Halloween candy displays for 2 weeks already. And after that… we’ll start getting the 4th of July stuff… In the meantime, Catalyst Game La...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Aug 27th, 2015
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Pulp Monsters, makers of Pulp City loves their fans. They love you so much, they want you to be able to get their superhero and supervillain figures for cheaper than you’d usually have to spend. So they’re having a “Thanks to Our Fans” sale over in their webshop....
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Aug 27th, 2015
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Thursdays. Arthur could never get a handle on them. The Cure didn’t care about them. It’s after Wednesday, so we’re in the latter half of the week. But it’s not the joy and relief of a Friday. Oh well, we do get a Terrain Corner feature to hold us over, though. Today’s i...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Aug 27th, 2015
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One of the biggest conventions of the season is coming up. Dragon*Con basically takes over downtown Atlanta during Labor Day Weekend. And seeing as it’s just a couple exits south of here, of course CMON will be going. I mean, how can you have “Nerd Mardi Gras” without some quality g...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Aug 27th, 2015
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If you’re a Hordes, Warmachine, or High Command player, it’s a good day for you, because Privateer Press has some new releases available for those games over in their webshop. *hits the “New Releases” alarm*...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Aug 27th, 2015
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The reactions to Plaid Hat Games’ announcement about Tail Feathers, their new miniatures skirmish game based in their Mice and Mystics universe, has been overwhelmingly positive. Looks like people are really excited about the set. For those of you on the fence, who may want to know how the game...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 27th, 2015
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Days of Wonder keeps Ticket to Ride nice and fresh with new map packs coming out to change up your game a bit. Once you think you’ve mastered one map, you can move on to the next. Map Collection 5 – United Kingdom will be coming out at Essen. It has maps of the UK […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Aug 27th, 2015
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Zombies have taken over the city! (I hate when that happens) Now it’s time to load up and go take it back. (Hot dog!) That’s the story behind Deadville, a new dice game that’s up on Kickstarter and looking for some funding love....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 26th, 2015
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Kickstarters sometimes end up at rather inopportune times for people. Maybe you just backed another project you’re really excited about, or maybe it falls in-between pay periods, or maybe you had some car repairs or something. Whatever the reason, perhaps you weren’t able to get in on the...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Aug 26th, 2015
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Just yesterday I posted my review of Fate of Akalon: Tribes by Foursight Games. I really enjoyed the game. I was initially a little dubious, but I found a lot of tactical depth in the game play. Well, the Kickstarter campaign for the game has just gotten underway....
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Aug 26th, 2015
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I have several friends who are gamers and who either have small kids or are expecting kids soon (and in some cases, both). It’s very possible that you are in the same situation. It’s never too early to get the kids involved in the hobby we so love. ToyVault agrees. That’s why they&#...