By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Oct 31st, 2016
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One of the biggest announcements at Gen Con this past year was that Fantasy Flight Games was going to be joining the fantasy miniatures wargame market with RuneWars, a new game set in the world of Terrnoth. Attendees were able to get a bit of a look inside the game and its mechanics, but there’...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Oct 31st, 2016
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More and more people are getting 3D printers these days. Meanwhile, I don’t have a regular printer at home. But that’s beside the point. The proliferation of 3D printers means that game companies can offer games to you without any shipping costs. They just send you the files for your prin...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Oct 31st, 2016
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As an occasional GM, I can certainly appreciate pre-made adventures for games. You don’t always have time to fully realize a deep narrative with twists, turns, and plenty for everyone, then add on encounters, treasure, come up with NPCs and everything else that goes into such things. Well, for ...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Oct 31st, 2016
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Mantic has launched a brand new painting contest. They’re calling it Brush With Death and it’s looking to be a new annual event where gamers from all over the world look to win a special trophy to add to their case....
By Polar_Bear
In Age of Sigmar
Oct 31st, 2016
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Happy Halloween, everyone! I hope everyone is having a good time with some sweet treats and scary movies. And, hey, it’s another chance to break out your convention costumes, too! Bonus! Anyway, let’s make your gaming tables look good, shall we? In the Terrain Corner today we have: New Ag...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Oct 31st, 2016
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The Omega Stone is an artifact of great power, able to grant immortality to the one that possesses it. Of course, such a prize is sought by many. Four great kings have found the components to summon the Omega Stone. However, no one is willing to give up their Blood Stone to anyone else. It […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Oct 31st, 2016
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I don’t have a really big apartment. There’s not lots of storage space available. As such, I have to make sure that space is efficiently used. For someone with a board game collection, that’s not always easy. Thankfully, Playford Games has their new Ancient Conflict Treasure Chest G...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Oct 31st, 2016
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In ancient times, the gods were much a part of everyday life. You weren’t considered heavily religious if you gave thanks, prayers, and offerings to various deities throughout your daily routine. It’s just how people lived. In 7 Wonders Duels: Pantheon, you are looking to create a city fu...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Oct 31st, 2016
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The Joker’s Wild set for HeroClix will be out soon. It’s always nice to know what you’re gonna be getting before you get it. As such, WizKids tends to give us lots of looks inside their sets. This is no different, with a look at not just one, but two versions of Looker....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Oct 31st, 2016
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The ability to disrupt enemy actions via well-placed firepower is crucial in winning a conflict. The Rebel Alliance knows that they’re outnumbered and running behind the Empire in terms of technology, but they make up for it in dedication and training. And Alliance Rangers are able to increase ...
By Polar_Bear
In Ancients
Oct 29th, 2016
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3140 Views
Hey there, everyone. I hope you’re all having a great Saturday. I just got back from the grocery store (I’m typing this up a decent amount earlier than it is set to go live) so I can get ready to have some company over for a low-key Halloween party. I’m making cookies, chocolate-coa...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Sports
Oct 28th, 2016
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Steamcon is coming up in a couple weeks. There, players will get the first chance to really sink their teeth into Season 3. They’ll be able to pick up Kick Off!, the new 2-player starter set and see what all changes have been made to the game. Well, Steamforged also just sent out a preview [&he...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Oct 28th, 2016
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While Tanks from Gale Force Nine puts the emphasis on the machines of war as they roll across the battlefields, blasting at each-other, one would do well to remember that without the crews, those vehicles would just be masses of metal and plastic sitting motionless on the battlefield. And those crews...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Oct 28th, 2016
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On October 3, 1942, everything changed. The world was deeply embroiled in the 2nd World War, but what happened would forever change the nature of that conflict. Dark and terrible things started pouring into the world. Great elder gods, long forgotten, manifested themselves and joined in the war. The ...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Oct 28th, 2016
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We’ve been waiting for this all week. Or, at least, I have been. It’s Friday! Woo! Tomorrow, for me, looks like it’s going to be filled with some cooking, because it’s some for some Halloween goodies to be made. I’m sure a lot of you have Halloween-related plans schedule...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Oct 28th, 2016
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Tiny Epic Quest is the latest in the Tiny Epic game line from Gamelyn Games. A fantasy world is created that’s full of adventure. It’s up to your band of heroes to go out and explore it, looking for wrongs to right and foes to fight, completing quests while gathering more powerful items a...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Oct 28th, 2016
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In a dystopian future, people are struggling for control. Two rival factions have grown up and are looking to defeat the other. The only path to winning lay in defeating the leader of the enemy faction. But nobody’s entirely sure who is in charge. The leaders are kept hidden, blending in with t...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Oct 28th, 2016
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If I could build a dream home, it’d be at least 75% kitchen. Of the remaining 25%, 24% of it would be taken up by “gaming space,” with the last 1% going to essentials like bedroom, bathroom, laundry room, and such like that. I don’t quite think I could make that exact thing in...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Oct 28th, 2016
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The Force Awakens continues the Star Wars saga for a new generation. Though the Empire was defeated, the First Order is looking to retake control. As such, the Resistance is fighting tooth and claw against them. Heroes new and old are joining forces to fight. And you can represent that with the Heroe...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Oct 28th, 2016
1 Comment
2643 Views
Well, sort of two ends of the spectrum in terms of new releases from Forge World this week. It’s rare enough that we see even releases for Age of Sigmar on there. But a Lord of the Rings release? I can’t remember the last one of those. Along with some new dwarves, there’s also a [&h...
By Polar_Bear
In Corvus Belli
Oct 27th, 2016
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Getting near the end of the month. Still plenty of time, though, to take a look at the October releases that will be coming out for Infinity from Corvus Belli. So let’s get right to it....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Oct 27th, 2016
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1091 Views
Halloween is less than a week away. I know a lot of people that will be celebrating this weekend. Heck, I’ll be celebrating this weekend, and I’m not even one for celebrating holidays all that much. You know who else is celebrating? The folks over at USAopoly. They’re running their ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Oct 27th, 2016
1 Comment
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As people have started to get their copies of the Conan board game from Monolith Games. As such, everyone else is getting a bit of a look inside of it in preparation for when the game comes out on November 23rd. But for those that don’t have a friend whose copy they can borrow, Asmodee [&hellip...
By Polar_Bear
In Corvus Belli
Oct 27th, 2016
0 Comments
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Modiphius has been busy at work on the Infinity RPG. There’s a lot to go through, though, and they want to make it just right. As such, they’re looking to bring on someone to help out in the form of a Freelance Art Director....
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Oct 27th, 2016
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2549 Views
Hello, Thursday. Nice to see you again. And it is nice to see Thursday, as it means we’re well into the latter part of the week and so the weekend will be here soon. Hopefully you have gaming lined up for this weekend. And if you do, you’ll want your gaming table to look as […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Oct 27th, 2016
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As we get close to the end of the year, there’s still conventions to think about going to. “Convention Season” never truly ends, with meetups and get-togethers every month. And this isn’t just some small group of people getting together in a shed. This is London’s bigges...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Oct 27th, 2016
0 Comments
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I’m almost ashamed to say I’ve never read The Divine Comedy. I’ve played parts of the musical arrangement based on it, though. So that’s gotta count for something. The tale of Dante being led by the angel Virgil through Hell, Purgatory, and Heaven. Now, it’s also a board...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Oct 27th, 2016
0 Comments
911 Views
Electronic versions of games can really be handy when you’re not at home but you want to play a game. I mean, most of us don’t have a whole game library at our offices that we can pull from during lunchtime. And even those of us that do, we might not always have the room […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Oct 27th, 2016
0 Comments
1454 Views
While I certainly am a prolific writer (23,346 posts here on TGN at the time this one goes live), I’m certainly not much of a storyteller. Or, at the very least, I type up ~10 stories a day, but most are about 2 paragraphs lone. I’m the master of the short-subject, I guess. 😀 What [&helli...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Oct 27th, 2016
0 Comments
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There’s a new edition of Citadels coming out. It’s going to bring a lot of new elements to the overall party. Those that enjoyed the original will find their options for play expanded, with new avenues to victory. Of course, where there’s new options for you, there’s those sam...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Oct 26th, 2016
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The Edge: Downfall is not a new documentary about the waning fame of U2. No, it’s a new board game by Awaken Realms that’s up on Kickstarter. Choose one of the six factions and compete on two different levels: the conflict board and the campaign map....
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Oct 26th, 2016
0 Comments
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Well, it would seem as though a group of rebel demons have managed to kill Satan. Seems quite a task to undertake. And while I’m generally not a fan of assassination, I think in this case I’ll make an exception. It was Satan, after all. Anyway, the various souls that Satan used to maintai...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Oct 26th, 2016
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1887 Views
We’re reaching the peak. After this, it’s a slide back down to the weekend. I’m hoping to have some friends over for gaming and cooking, as well as basically a “mini-Halloween” party (my apartment’s not really that big. Hard to have more than 4-5 people over 😛 ). T...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Oct 26th, 2016
0 Comments
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Pretty much all of us have people we’d love to game with more often. Unfortunately, teleportation technology hasn’t quite been worked out yet. So while you’d like to game with friends in other states, countries, or even hemispheres, it’s not so easy to do. However, with a virt...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Oct 26th, 2016
0 Comments
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Guilds are sort of the corporations of the medieval world. They’re looking to attract the best talent, have the best guild hall, create items that let them go out and perform quests which will earn them more money and prestige. Just, instead of coming out with the greatest smartphone or automob...