By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Sep 30th, 2015
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Well, seems people were excited about the Apocalypse Box over on The Others Kickstarter. The funding has risen and now all of Envy has been unlocked. Even more than that, another hero has been unlocked with another upcoming....
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Sep 30th, 2015
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Essen is just around the corner and a lot of companies are gonna be there. GCT Studios will be there. They’re also running a show special. If you want to get the new Kappa figure, you’ll have to pick it up at the show, or order it online form their webshop during the show (for […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Sep 30th, 2015
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Cryptozoic has released the 3rd Crossover Pack for the DC Comics Deck-Building Game. Expand your plethora of cards with the Legion of Super-Heroes pack. Though, of course, a hero needs a villain to fight. And a Legion of Super-Heroes needs a Legion of Super-Villains. So those come with the set as wel...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Sep 30th, 2015
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Serious Poulp has launched their Kickstarter campaign for their new adventure survival board game, The 7th Continent. The game is sort of a board game version of “choose your own adventure” books, where you and your other players work cooperatively in order to lift horrible curses that we...
By Polar_Bear
In Ancients
Sep 30th, 2015
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I hope you’re making it through the week just fine. Mine’s hit a bit of a bumpy road, as I’m typing this from the mechanic’s. Thankfully, they have free wifi. Seems Bitey, my car, isn’t feeling so good and so he’s getting a checkup. So yeah, hopefully your week is ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Sep 30th, 2015
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October seems to be made for Wyrd. Or perhaps it’s vice-versa. Either way, it seems the two were made for each-other. As such, you can expect a lot of new minis for Malifaux, and that is certainly the case. The new sets include their first Story Encounter & Adventure Box, which has Malifau...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Sep 30th, 2015
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Essen is a great chance for companies to release new games to quite a large audience all at once (just like other big conventions like Salute and Gen Con). Ares Games is certainly taking that opportunity and running with it. They have quite a lot of games that they’ll be offering for the first ...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Sep 30th, 2015
4 Comments
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Steam. It is arguably the most-important product in the industrialized world. Sure, we don’t use it as much as we used to, but still, anything that runs via nuclear power technically runs on steam. Being so important, it’s no wonder that it has its own fan group: Steampunk. Stone Manor Ga...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Sep 30th, 2015
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Happy Otter Games has their first board game up on Kickstarter and looking for some funding love. Creature College puts the head of the college class against one-another in order to win the Creature College Cup. How do you do that? By bidding on the best monsters, building up your lab, and training y...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Sep 30th, 2015
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When I was growing up, my sister was in Girl Scouts and my mom was a den mother. So I got brought along to a lot of those functions. I never did get into Boy Scouts, though. However, I don’t know if they had a “Game Design Badge” like they apparently have now. Well, one […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Sep 29th, 2015
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I know. I know. We don’t usually cover video games on TGN. But this is one of those times where we make an exception. Harebrained Schemes has launched their Kickstarter campaign for a new turn-based Battletech video game. What makes this one so special? Well, Jordan Weisman is on board to help ...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Sep 29th, 2015
7 Comments
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Bots Battleground is a new card game that’s up on Kickstarter and looking for some funding love. In the game, you must play your robot cards in order to beat your opponent’s robots. However, each one has special attacks and defenses that are better against some enemies than others. Team-u...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Sep 29th, 2015
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3…2…1… Blastoff! Rocket Games has taken flight with their own webshop. You can now pick up your Saga miniatures direct from them. Don’t know about Saga? Want to know more? You can download the rules from their website as well....
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Sep 29th, 2015
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The Warpath Kickstarter campaign is inching ever closer to 10x funded. That would be a pretty big milestone for the campaign and the game, and not just in terms of having gotten to 10x their funding level. That will unlock the Asterians, a new faction for the game. Yes, they’re rather lithe and...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Sep 29th, 2015
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The great hurdle that is Monday is behind us. And as we go into Tuesday, we build momentum in order to overcome the hurdle of Wednesday. From there, it’s a downhill slide into Thursday, Friday, and then the weekend. Ah yes, glorious weekend. We will be with you soon. Until then, let’s lis...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Sep 29th, 2015
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It would seem those token packs were really something people wanted, as The Others Kickstarter really took off a bit yesterday. Or it could be that another new, big expansion box was added as an add-on. Probably that (though the tokens are cool). The Apocalypse is at hand with the new Apocalypse Box....
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Sep 29th, 2015
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Man, I really need to do another kung-fu movie marathon sometime soon. Maybe this weekend. The reason I bring this up is because GCT Studios has another look into the next wave of Bushido minis. There’s a trio of minis to show off this time around. Two are for Prefecture, while the other is for...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Sep 29th, 2015
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Wyrd has a new Through the Breach RPG Penny Dreadful One Shot adventure available (that’s quite a mouthful). It seems that this time of year is just right for playing some Through the Breach and this new one-shot adventure is even more in tune with the season. The Carver is coming to town....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Sep 29th, 2015
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Soda Pop Miniatures is gearing up for their next Kickstarter campaign which will be Super Dungeon Explore 2nd Edition. Along with the new base game, they’re also coming out with Super Dungeon Legends, which is a new way to play the game. Already, characters gain new equipment as they make their...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Sep 29th, 2015
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New York Comic Con may not be your first thought when you think of “conventions with games,” but that doesn’t mean they’re not there. Particularly, Cryptozoic will be there and they’ll have some pretty neat specials going on at the show. If you want to try out or pick up...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Sep 29th, 2015
2 Comments
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I really want to go to Essen some year. I’ve done Gen Con many times now (something like 7-8) and think it’d be cool to go see some of the conventions over in Europe. Salute is one and Essen is the other. This year, Mayfair Games will be present and they’ll have some of their [&hell...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Sep 28th, 2015
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Aliens are invading the space station Argo. It’s every astronaut for themselves as they rush to get to the escape pods. Unfortunately, the a descendant of the guy that built the Titanic was put in charge of deciding how many seats to have on the escape pods, so there’s not enough room for...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Sep 28th, 2015
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Along with getting back into the office and the Terrain Corner, Mondays also have a Wyrd preview. Well, we sometimes also have weird previews, but that’s beside the point. Anyway, we get a look at the artwork for the Ghost Eater for Through the Breach....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Sep 28th, 2015
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It’s just over a week left for The Others: 7 Sins on Kickstarter. The Envy Controller, Cards, and Board have recently been unlocked. So that’s part of the main pledge for the game now. But what about if you want something a little… fancier for your tokens? Well, this recent couple o...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Sep 28th, 2015
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Back in the office and talking to everyone about what they did over the weekend. One did a bit of moving into a new place. Another went to a wrestling event several hours away. I made white chocolate and raspberry sauces as a test for an upcoming friend’s birthday party. Hey, we all have our [&...
By Polar_Bear
In Corvus Belli
Sep 28th, 2015
1 Comment
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It seems that almost every day we’re getting new pledge levels or add-ons for the Infinity RPG over on Kickstarter. Corvus Belli and Modiphius are listening to you, the backers, and adjusting accordingly as new things get requested and added on. You want more minis? You’ve got it. You wan...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Sep 28th, 2015
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My dad used to work for the airlines (and my uncle worked for American in the tower… and a cousin was a mechanic for United…). He was a ticket agent for TWA and later, American. So I grew up with flying as just part of something we did. There was a couple times when we […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Sep 28th, 2015
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Frostgrave is getting some new releases for it. Brigade Games and Sally 4th are teaming up to get you some great deals as part of their Nickstarter program. Yes, Nickstarter and not Kickstarter. Because, while they’re not over on Kickstarter looking for funding and such, they do have stretch go...
By Polar_Bear
In Age of Sigmar
Sep 28th, 2015
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So, what sort of monstrosity do you think you would need to have in order to control chaos? Well, for Age of Sigmar, you’d need some sort of hulking brute who would just pick up and throw any dissenters towards the enemy. Perhaps someone with a really huge axe and even a braided beard that [&he...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Sep 28th, 2015
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The first expansion book for Wrath of Kings is on its way. The five major houses are gearing up for war. New soldiers are hitting the battlefields, ready to defend or conquer, depending on what’s needed at the time. One group that doesn’t seem like the “sit around and wait to defend...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Sep 27th, 2015
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Well, it’s the first Sunday of autumn and yeah, it’s easy to tell here in Atlanta. Yesterday was a heavy drizzle all day. Today it’s overcast with a little bit of a breeze. Rather nice. And, as usual for Sundays, we’ve got some bite-sized stories to give to you. Today’s ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Sep 26th, 2015
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It’s Saturday. That means reviews. Without further ado, let’s get to it. Today’s subjects include: Armello, Castle Panic: The Dark Titan Expansion, Spearpoint 1943 Eastern Front, Clash of Nebulas Battle Mat, Fog & Friction, Heroes, Takenoko Chibis, Mafia de Cuba, Volt: Robot Ba...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Sep 25th, 2015
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Ordering direct from a game company via their online store can be a great way to make sure you get the figures you want and give support to said company. However, sometimes the shipping costs can make it such that any money you might’ve saved ordering direct is more-than wiped out. Well, West W...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Sep 25th, 2015
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The Russian military isn’t necessarily known for subtlety. The phrase “bigger is better” certainly seems to be alive and well in their strategist’s minds. From gargantuan tanks to massive airplanes to huge artillery pieces. Even the equipment used for fighting among the buildi...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Sep 25th, 2015
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Days are now darker than they are light. The leaves are turning and getting ready to fall from the trees. Temperatures are dropping (it’s only supposed to get to about 67 here in Atlanta, if that tells you anything, which it might not if you don’t know US geography that well). Wyrd Miniat...