By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Apr 30th, 2016
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A friend of mine used to be in the Marines. He served overseas for a couple years. While there, they’d still go on regular training missions. One of them involved having to get from one place to another out in the desert. Well, unfortunately, the guy holding the compass was doing so right next to [&h...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Apr 30th, 2016
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It’s Saturday. Those of you that are at KingdomCon, be sure to selfie responsibly. #RossFace For me, it’s the weekend before CMON Expo, so I’m super-busy getting things put together for the show. Lots to do, both work-related and just other things I need to get done. In the meantime...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Apr 29th, 2016
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Time keeps rolling on. And with that, the CMON Expo keeps getting closer and closer. But even with just one week left until the show starts (or really, by the time you read this, less than a week), that doesn’t mean there’s not plenty to still talk about for the show. There’s Panels...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Apr 29th, 2016
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*eats seeds as a pastime activity* Mark Rein, founder of White Wolf and the creator of Vampire: The Masquerade, has a new project he’s been working on. Toxicity – I Am Zombie getting a new life over on Kickstarter. This new version brings new, cutting-edge rules to some traditional horror...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Apr 29th, 2016
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Zenit Miniatures helps expand your Kensei armies as well as make them look great with their April releases. The far East has been using gunpowder in war longer than anyone else, and there’s two different gunners available now, as well as a new Samurai....
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Apr 29th, 2016
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Battlefield medics have a very rough job (putting it mildly). Everyone out there is looking to tear each-other to shreds. They’re looking to put people back together again. Solar Auxilia Surgeon-Primus Aevos Jovan was a great surgeon before some of his “experiments” were discovered ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Apr 29th, 2016
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As much as I had to keep reminding myself that yesterday was Thursday and not Friday, I can now say that today is, indeed, Friday. There’s certainly plenty going on today. Lots of preparations for the CMON Expo happening next week. More on that later. At the moment, though, it’s time to f...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Apr 29th, 2016
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So, who out there has been enjoying the Thunderbirds board game from creator Matt Leacock? Hopefully a bunch of you just raised your hands (which would be cool if you were just sitting in your cubicle at work and randomly raised your hand). Well, what about branching out from the board game to a full...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Apr 29th, 2016
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Steampunk, as a genre, is generally associated with Victorian England. Victorian England is also associated pretty closely with Gothic Horror. So it seems only fitting that you bring the two together and create a game based on Steampunk Gothic Horror. Such is the case with Dreamwars, a new cooperativ...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Apr 29th, 2016
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The fellows over at Figure Painter Magazine do their best to give you everything you need to up your painting game. But different people learn in different ways and having an instructor actually show you techniques first-hand is a great way to get better. Well, with that in mind, they’ve starte...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Apr 29th, 2016
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In the world of Android, any small gap in your computer security is going to be immediately exploited by anyone and everyone. Well, Titan Transnational Bank’s software created such an opportunity. So now it’s a race against time as hackers rush in to grab whatever they can before 1) someo...
By Polar_Bear
In 19th Century
Apr 29th, 2016
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Warlord Games’ team-up with Perry Miniatures brings you even more figures for you historical wargame fans. This time around it’s British Infantry styled on the uniforms used by those stationed in Afghanistan and Sudan from 1877 to 1885. They’re suitable for use if you’re playi...
By Polar_Bear
In Magazine/webzine
Apr 28th, 2016
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Coming in at two issues in two months (setting the beginning of a new habit for their releases), the folks over at The Golden D6 have their third issue now available for your downloading and reading pleasure....
By Polar_Bear
In 19th Century
Apr 28th, 2016
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Sometimes games just need to get themselves a little update. Old mechanics that worked at the time get to seem bulky or don’t adequately cover what you want them to. New units surpass old ones in value. Things just seem stale. It happens. Well, Too Fat Lardies felt it was time to update Sharp P...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Apr 28th, 2016
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Well, I can’t say I’d ever heard of Pioneer-Punk before. But it’s not something entirely new. I know of a couple other games that might fit that description. But we’re not here to talk about them. We’re here to talk to you about Bloodstone Frontier, a new miniatures skir...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Apr 28th, 2016
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Who else here has seen the old Disney movie The Black Hole? It was always one of my favorites growing up. It certainly gave me a healthy fear of falling into a black hole. It’s that fear that also drive you in Avoid the Void, a new board game from Geek Fever Games that’s up […]...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Apr 28th, 2016
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Man, all night, as I lay in bed, not being able to sleep, I had to keep reminding myself that “tomorrow’s not Friday. Tomorrow’s not Friday.” And, indeed, that is the case. I’ve got my Thursday shirt on and I’m here typing up a Terrain Corner feature. So, instead o...
By Polar_Bear
In Ancients
Apr 28th, 2016
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Granny Grating Armies (or GGA to their friends) fell short of their goal the first time around on Kickstarter. But they didn’t let that keep them down. They retooled, re-imagined, reconfigured, and have relaunched their campaign. This time they’re seeing much more success, having made it ...
By Polar_Bear
In Magazine/webzine
Apr 28th, 2016
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Seeing as I’ve recently picked up Guild Ball, I really should think about getting back into painting. It’s only a half-dozen models on a team when playing, and there’s only about twice that available for each team, anyway. Reading through the pages of Figure Painter Magazine will ce...
By Polar_Bear
In Dungeons & Dragons
Apr 28th, 2016
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The first game I ever picked up was Magic: The Gathering. Back at the time, the only card games I’d known of were Gin Rummy and Poker. So the idea of a game where you can build your own deck just sounded weird. But like most, I soon learned exactly what that all meant and […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Apr 28th, 2016
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Mierce Miniatures makes some of the coolest monster figures around, if you ask me. They’ve got some great designs, great detail, great posing, and a lot of character in their figures. They’re currently running a Kickstarter campaign to bring some more of these great monsters to the world ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Apr 28th, 2016
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If you’re about my age, a good deal of your knowledge of the Ghostbusters didn’t necessarily come from the movies or comics. No, it came from the cartoon show. I know I watched the hell out of it. Well, now The Real Ghostbusters are making an appearance in the Ghostbusters board game from...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Apr 28th, 2016
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The world of Terrinoth, in Runebound, is full of adventure, excitement, and really wild things. Each time you play, you take on the role of a great hero about to head out on a great adventure full of danger, but also filled with an opportunity for phat loots. And now you’ll have even more optio...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Apr 28th, 2016
7 Comments
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This is it, kids. The final day for Rum & Bones: Second Tide up on Kickstarter. The campaign has come a long way. They’ve made it through a lot of stretch goals. They’ve brought in some great add-ons. If you want to be part of this Kickstarter, you have just today to join in....
By Polar_Bear
In News
Apr 27th, 2016
8 Comments
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I can’t draw. Well, that’s not entirely true. I took a couple drafting classes. But as such, if I want to draw a stick figure, I need a drafting machine, t-square, and a set of French curves. Thankfully, you don’t have to be a Doc Nickel, or Rickard Jonasson, or Lar DeSouza in order...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Apr 27th, 2016
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As I mentioned earlier, everybody wants to rule the world. In a game like Quadropolis, you get to take over a city. In Ultimate Scheme, you can potentially take over the world. But what evil scheme will you use? Maybe building a freeze ray. Or perhaps you’ll market Evil Soda (which reminds me, ...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Apr 27th, 2016
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The other day we got the first half of the Uncanny X-Men Fast Forces pack for the upcoming HeroClix release. This time around we have the second half of that set....
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Apr 27th, 2016
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We know that Blood Bowl will be making a return soon. With that, I’ve seen people dusting off old teams or starting to think about getting a new team. With the idea of new teams in mind, Goblin Guild is running a fantasy football team Indiegogo campaign....
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Apr 27th, 2016
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Ok, everyone, we’re progressing along at a nice, steady pace through the week. We can keep this up. We can manage to continue this direction and speed and the weekend will be here before we know it. But we should stock up on energy. A great way to do that is via some bite-sized gaming […...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Apr 27th, 2016
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Ral Partha has been around, making miniatures for… well… just about as long as people have been around making miniatures, really. They have miniatures older than most of the people reading this page. Well, Iron Wind Metals has a Kickstarter campaign going to bring back some of those class...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Apr 27th, 2016
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While I certainly do enjoy a lot of different miniatures games, one of my favorites is Bushido by GCT Studios. It checks many of my, “I love when they do this in games” boxes. So I’m very much thrilled to hear that they’ll be coming out with a new faction for the game at Gen [...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Apr 27th, 2016
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And once more the world has come to an end. Damnit, Carl! I told you to get better umbrellas for the meteor storm! Now society has been almost utterly destroyed and we’ve gotta fight with other survivors for whatever meager resources are left. And let’s not forget about the new chemicals ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Apr 27th, 2016
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In a group of individuals as you have when dealing with those involved with piracy, you’re going to come across the ones that are just in it for themselves, trying to get as much money as they possibly can, their other crewmates be damned. Normally, such a character on board a ship that require...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Apr 27th, 2016
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Everybody wants to rule the world. Or so Tears for Fears told us. Obviously, none of us actually do rule the world (that’d be the lizard people who get to do that). Though with some hard work and dedication, we might be able to be the mayor of a city. That’d be pretty cool. Or, […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Apr 26th, 2016
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Gale Force Nine is coming out with a new Star Trek game this summer. It’s called Star Trek: Ascendancy and it’s a bit different than most of the other Star Trek games out there. Others tend to focus on just the Federation, or put you in charge of a handful of ships. In Ascendancy, you [&h...