By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Jan 31st, 2016
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Sunday! Sunday! Sunday! … is what day it is. At least for me as I’m typing this, anyway. But “fun with time zones” will have to wait, because right now we’ve got a couple of bite-sized stories to give you in our Sunday Snippets feature. So let’s get to it. Today we...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jan 31st, 2016
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The Brood is pressing their advantage. The base is starting to crumble. NorTec bodies litter the ground. The transport ships are on their way, but who will make it to the Xenosathem first? Time is of the essence, delaying could mean tragedy. The final hours of XenoShyft: Dreadmire up on Kickstarter a...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jan 30th, 2016
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Well… it was worth the wait. We find ourselves once more in Saturday. Joy… Anyway, let’s get to the various review articles we’ve bee coming across recently. I present to you the Review Roundup. This week we have articles on: Dark Stories, Hunt: The Unknown Quarry, Hengist, My...
By Polar_Bear
In Horror
Jan 29th, 2016
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When Warlord Games took over being the exclusive worldwide distributor for Wargames Factory, they greatly expanded their catalog of possible minis to draw from when making games. Well, since Wargames Factory had quite an extensive range of modern military figures, survivors, and zombies, Warlord figu...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jan 29th, 2016
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The Mortans for Godslayer are getting themselves some new reinforcements to make sure that when those gods are slayed, they stay slayed! They’re getting some new soldiers in the form of the Xisteri Bombers, and a new monster in the form of the Moloch....
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Jan 29th, 2016
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Aliens are invading! Aliens are invading! Run! Run! Run awaaaaaaaay! That’s what you’d be saying if you sat down for a session of End of the World: Alien Invasion. What? You don’t think you can do that? Au contrere! The book is now available for your gaming pleasure....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jan 29th, 2016
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Those who are about to die salute you! The life of a gladiator could bring you heaps of adulation and the chance to buy your freedom. But more-than-likely, you’d end up face-down in the sand, run through with some sharp, metal object, thinking, “Ow… being stabbed really hurts, guys!...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Jan 29th, 2016
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CMON Limited has announced that it has successfully secured $5.3 Million in funding in order to create new tabletop games. CMON, who is widely known for its use of Kickstarter in order to fund the games it makes has raised over $20mil on the crowdfunding platform so far. The campaigns it has run are ...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Jan 29th, 2016
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Well, it seems like it took about 5 weeks to get here, but Friday is finally upon us. It felt like it took 5 weeks to me, anyway. Hopefully your week went by a lot more quickly, as postponing the weekend any more than it already is at the start of the week seems like […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Corvus Belli
Jan 29th, 2016
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Yes, I know the month is basically over, but that’s when Corvus Belli tends to post the month’s releases for Infinity. It’s like getting paid for the month’s work at the end of the month. Makes total sense. Anyway, here you go....
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Jan 29th, 2016
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Once more Forge World has new ways that you can customize your Space Marine miniatures. This time around, if you’re wanting to play Alpha Legion, or if you’ve been itching for some more options for your Cataphractii terminators, you’ll want to see what they’ve got available fo...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jan 29th, 2016
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Collins Epic Wargames has launched their Kickstarter campaign for Polyversal, their new 6mm sci-fi miniatures game. Well, saying it’s just Collins Epic Wargames is a bit false. I’ve been talking lately about “super groups” of game-makers coming together to create something mor...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jan 29th, 2016
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Hendybadger has weaseled his way into finding more about the Marvel Universe Miniatures Game coming out soon from Knight Models. Thankfully, he’s not keeping the info to himself and is, instead, sharing it with the rest of us. This time around we get a look at the different factions and how tea...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jan 29th, 2016
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It’s not uncommon to find setting books for RPGs that don’t have a system associated with them. If it’s a Fantasy setting, you can use it with any Fantasy RPG you might be playing. Same with Sci-Fi or Steampunk or whatever. Well, Drudge is the reverse of that. It’s a new syste...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jan 29th, 2016
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Another day, another game ported to English. This time it’s the supergroup of Fantasy Flight Games and Hobby World as they team up to bring you Mafia: Vandetta, the party card game of murder. The little town of Omerta was no stranger to the occasional murder. But now, it’s a daily event. ...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jan 28th, 2016
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Getting together with friends to tell stories is usually a good time had by all. You can get as silly with it as you want. Collective storytelling is certainly a part of human culture going all the way back. Well, Asmodee is here to help facilitate that and bring it back to your living room […...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jan 28th, 2016
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What would become of our beloved pets if we were to all suddenly disappear? Say the apocalypse comes and wipes out mankind, but all of our pets are left unscathed? Over time, what might become of them? Well, Pugmire has a certain take on that. What if all our puppies became intelligent and looked to ...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jan 28th, 2016
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We’re getting to the end of the XenoShyft: Dreadmire Kickstarter campaign. The enemies are closing in. Xenosathem stocks are filling. It’s time to get elite, but with some old and familiar faces in this new add-on....
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Jan 28th, 2016
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Is this week going by slowly for anybody else? I dunno, but it feels to me like it should’ve been Friday by now. Well, we’ll get there eventually. But seeing as it’s Thursday (as I’m in my Thursday shirt and all), let’s get to giving you some ways to make your tabletops ...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jan 28th, 2016
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With the release of Durani: Champions of the Western Wind, that marks the end of new releases for Golem Arcana from Harebrained Schemes. There are no more expansions that are planned. So if you need to catch up on the 17 retail expansions, 14 web exclusives, and other such products, you will have a c...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jan 28th, 2016
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Mutant: Genlab Alpha is the first major expansion to the Mutant: Year Zero RPG. This new book by Free League Publishing and Modiphius Entertainment is both expansion and stand-alone to the original game. It’s also up now on Kickstarter and looking for some funding love. Hey, it’s got bear...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jan 28th, 2016
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Hello Campers, and welcome to Camp Wenamigunnagohome. Last one to get to the highway is zombie food! Haha! I’m only kidding, of course! Everybody except the first person to get to the highway is zombie food! Hahaha! I’m only kidding there, of course, too! There’s a good chance all of us are going to ...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jan 28th, 2016
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Well, it would seem, by post clicks from yesterday, that far and away the biggest story of the day was the announcement of the Marvel Universe Miniatures Game by Knight Models. I can’t say that I really disagree. While there were certainly plenty of fine news items coming out, at the risk of ed...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Jan 28th, 2016
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Fantasy Flight Games has announced a new, and pretty cool, tournament series for the X-Wing Miniatures Game. Do you think you have what it takes to be the best of the best of the best? Well grab your minis and prepare your squadron, as you have the chance to be flying against the greatest pilots [&he...
By Polar_Bear
In Corvus Belli
Jan 28th, 2016
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I only speak English, as I’d mentioned yesterday. However, I do know a bit if French. I first learned it back in highschool (about 95 years ago, it seems), taking 2 year’s worth. I originally picked French because, at the time, I was sure I was going to be a hockey player and if I [&helli...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jan 27th, 2016
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What if the people with the tinfoil hats were telling the truth? Hitler really is being cloned. RPGs really are giving your soul over to Satan. Lizard-people really do run the world. Well, if you were to find out, you’d rush to tell as many other people as you could! The world has to know! [&he...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jan 27th, 2016
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We seem to be getting a lot of announcements lately about a company now producing an English version of some game. That’s not a gripe, mind you. It’s great to get games that otherwise wouldn’t be in English made available to people like me who only speak English (as much as I’...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jan 27th, 2016
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It can be rough finding just the right figure to use for your RPG character. One might not have the right armor type. Another might be armed wrong. Another might just have the wrong color cloak. Well, WizKids is helping out with their Pathfinder Battles: Iconic Heroes Set 5, which is available now, a...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jan 27th, 2016
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Time ever-marches onward! Well… as far as we know, anyway. I guess time could stop for a while and if we were stopped along with it, we’d never really know it’d happened. Unless you were some sort of 4th dimensional being like in Slaughterhouse Five or something, we’d never re...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jan 27th, 2016
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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!” The other day, while getting my new tattoo, we put on Blazing Saddles for something to listen to (besides the buzzing of the tattoo machine). I think the only thing that movie didn&...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jan 27th, 2016
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While I’m generally one for more mild and temperate climates, and am generally someone who avoids the beach, I’d still like to visit Hawaii. It seems like a very fascinating place, full of plenty of adventure, even away from the sand and surf. Well, while I may never actually get to the i...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Sports
Jan 27th, 2016
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With all the news about The Walking Dead, this one almost got by. But Mantic’s not just working on their upcoming zombies game. Oh no. They’ve also got all the pulse-pounding action of DreadBall that they’ve been working on. Every team is looking to be the best. But how do you know ...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jan 27th, 2016
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As I’ve mentioned before, back when I read comics in the early-mid 90s, I was a Marvel kid. Not that I had anything particularly against DC, I just didn’t read any of their books. It was all X-Men and X-Factor and such that I would get every month. That preference for Marvel has kept up [...
By Polar_Bear
In Interviews
Jan 27th, 2016
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I always find it interesting when you get to hear a game designer talk about the games that they have worked on. Interviews can really help you get an idea of why a designer put certain aspects into the game that they did, or why they got inspired to make the game to begin with. […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jan 26th, 2016
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Another day, another new game that’s going to be published in North America by Ninja Division. This time around it’s Crisis: Tokyo from Edge Entertainment. So for any of you retailers or distributors out there who might want to get some copies of this game, you’ll want to go ahead a...