By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Nov 30th, 2016
0 Comments
1346 Views
As I’ve said before, I’m very much a “try before you buy” sort of person. I’m sure a lot of you out there are the same. Well, Sit Down Games will be coming out with a new game called Magic Maze in February. But they’ve posted up a print-and-play version of it so yo...
By Polar_Bear
In Magazine/webzine
Nov 30th, 2016
0 Comments
983 Views
We’re actually getting some rain here in Georgia for the first time in several months. As such, it’s hard to go outside and frolic (as I am wont to do… ??). Best to stay inside and curl up with a gaming magazine. Thankfully, there’s a new issue of The Golden D6 to read....
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Nov 30th, 2016
0 Comments
1010 Views
There’s never a bad time to start planning for the future. Well, next year is almost here and so it’s time to fill out your calendar with all the events you want to attend. For those that are a fan of Eden, you might want to attend the Happy Factory Days event that Happy Games […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Nov 30th, 2016
0 Comments
1961 Views
It’s the last day of November. We’re 11/12s of the way through the year. We just might make it after all. Actually, I’m looking forward to this weekend. It should be a good time, as they generally are. I mean, weekend, right!? But, before we get there, we’ve got some more days...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Nov 30th, 2016
0 Comments
1109 Views
Sure, the Germans had their Tiger tanks, but they had plenty of other weapons of war at their disposal, especially late into the conflict. One of those vehicles was the Sd Kfz armored car. There were many different varieties of this vehicle, as the turret was easily modified to hold a different array...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Nov 30th, 2016
0 Comments
1052 Views
Six new figures will soon be making their way to your gaming tables as you look to take over your own little bit of the Jwar Isles. Yes, Bushido players are getting some new figures next month, with the Jung Pirates making out like bandits (see what I did there?) with 4 new releases. The […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Horror
Nov 30th, 2016
0 Comments
1272 Views
Now when I was just a little boy, standin’ to my Daddy’s knee My Poppa said, “son don’t let the man get you and do what he done to me.” Ok, my dad never actually said that. But I can’t read “Into the Bayou” without thinking of some CCR. Well, whether yo...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Nov 30th, 2016
0 Comments
1530 Views
As the general of a marauding fantasy army, you’re not always so concerned what you’re marauding against, as long as you’re marauding. Look! A hill! We should maraud against that! And look! There’s other armies marauding that way as well! Now we’ve definitely gotta marau...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Nov 30th, 2016
0 Comments
1474 Views
Shadowrun is where a lot of players go to get their cyberpunk on. It’s a setting that’s got a long and storied history, with lots of supplements and players all over the world. It… can be kinda intimidating, actually, if you’re a new player and want to get into it. Where do yo...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Nov 29th, 2016
0 Comments
1337 Views
It’s always cool to see items that were on Kickstarter be available for general sale. It shows a real successful Kickstarter campaign. Well, Gavin over at Tor Gaming has started taking pre-orders for the latest C’thu models for Relics. They were originally on Kickstarter, and now you can ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Nov 29th, 2016
1 Comment
1389 Views
Round 2… Fight! So, round 1 didn’t go so well for Way of the Fighter, the Street-Fighter-Style board game from Soda Pop Miniatures. The campaign was stagnating badly and hadn’t reached its goal a week from the end. So it was taken down. With a bit of refactoring, the game’s ba...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Nov 29th, 2016
0 Comments
1636 Views
I don’t know about you, but I can’t afford to just go out and buy every game that comes out onto the market. Even games that fit a particular interest grouping of mine, there’s just so many, and I only have so much storage space and gaming time, I like to know what I’m getting...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Nov 29th, 2016
0 Comments
1368 Views
Time keeps on slippin’ into the future. Shintiara is a planet on the edge. Both its host star as well as a nearby black hole push and pull on it with strange consequences. Time paradoxes are an everyday part of life, but that doesn’t always mean you’re used to that sort of thing. Su...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Nov 29th, 2016
0 Comments
1008 Views
It’s time once again to get you some gaming podcasts to listen to. Helps to get through the day when you can’t actually do any gaming, but you still have gaming on the mind. This week we have: Singled Out Episode 19: Changes In Season 3 With Jamie Perkins, Guild Ball Tonight Episode 50: J...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Nov 29th, 2016
0 Comments
1118 Views
November’s almost over, but there’s still some time to get the month’s releases posted so you, the eagerly-awaiting public, can get a hold of them. Such is the case with the folks over at Pulp Monsters, as the latest batch of Pulp City Releases are now available....
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Nov 29th, 2016
0 Comments
1132 Views
The German Tiger Tank was one of the most feared pieces of war on the battlefields of Europe during WWII. It was no small feat to actually defeat one in combat. Many allied tankers would just do their best to avoid conflicts with one. Well, Battlefront is letting you field groups of them in your [&he...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Nov 29th, 2016
0 Comments
1467 Views
“I don’t want to live on this planet anymore.” One of my favorite lines from Futurama, and one that’s been thrown around a lot lately. Well, whatever might be going on in the world, I’d say that an impending meteor strike would certainly cause someone to want to flee the...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Nov 29th, 2016
0 Comments
1442 Views
The holidays are a good time to get together with family. The Boromites are certainly family-centered in Beyond the Gates of Antares. Their new releases include the matriarch and patriarch of the family. But they’re not the only ones getting new figures. The Isorians are getting something speci...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Nov 29th, 2016
1 Comment
1463 Views
There’s a lot of ships in the Star Wars universe with movable parts. X-Wings and B-Wings first come to mind, but there are many others. Until now, all the figures for the X-Wing Miniatures Game didn’t have movable parts. Well, with the release of the U-Wing (I’m going to name mine P...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Nov 28th, 2016
0 Comments
1187 Views
For those that have been waiting, there’s a new batch of Alkemy releases available now over in their webshop. What? You mean to tell me you’ve not been waiting for these new releases? That’s just silly. Of course you have. Let’s take a look at them....
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Nov 28th, 2016
0 Comments
1782 Views
Well, it’s Monday and I’m back in the office after a very long and very nice weekend. 3 days of gaming/eating and then a chill day at home and watching my first Christmas movie of the year (National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, to be exact). Since Thursday was a holiday, we didn...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Nov 28th, 2016
28 Comments
3117 Views
Pretty much every gamer out there knows of Kingdom Death. The original Kickstarter campaign made over $2mil. But then… oh the troubles. It was one of the campaigns that took the longest to actually deliver. However, from all I’ve seen, it was worth the wait… and worth the weight, si...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Nov 28th, 2016
0 Comments
1506 Views
The weekend might be over, but the weekend sales aren’t. Cyber Monday is here and there’s still some new deals to be found. What sort of deals? Just go check ’em out. But note: many of these end today, so you’d better be quick....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Nov 28th, 2016
0 Comments
1102 Views
Who doesn’t like getting a package in the mail? These days (and considering those of you in the audience), there’s a good chance it’s that game you’ve been waiting on seemingly forever since the Kickstarter campaign ended. Well, once the campaign for this game ends, you’...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Nov 28th, 2016
0 Comments
1257 Views
It’s one thing to get a one-shot module to augment your D&D game. It’s another to get a group of them that you can sprinkle throughout a larger campaign, creating effectively a “B-story” for everything else that might be going on. That’s just what the Places by the ...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Sports
Nov 28th, 2016
0 Comments
1231 Views
While those of us here in the States were celebrating Thanksgiving, gamers over in Britain could’ve gone to Steamcon, the inaugural convention by and for all things Steamforged Games. Well, one of the things people at the convention could pick up were the Season 3 stat cards for Guild Ball. Sin...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Nov 26th, 2016
0 Comments
2072 Views
It’s officially the holiday shopping season. Gamers all over the world will be getting and giving gifts. But what games should you buy? You don’t want to chance your money on something you won’t end up playing. As such, Reviews are a great way to save money, letting you know how a g...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Nov 26th, 2016
0 Comments
1860 Views
Hey everyone. I hope you had a good Thanksgiving (for those that celebrate) and a good Thursday and Friday (for those that don’t). I’ve had a great couple of days, taking time to have both Thanksgiving and Thanksgiving 2: Thank Harder. Also got in some good gaming. Ascension, Raise Your G...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Nov 24th, 2016
0 Comments
1578 Views
Yes, I know you Canadians are like, “Thanksgiving was about a month ago, eh?” *is looking at you, PA* But still, to everyone, a happy Thanksgiving (even those that don’t celebrate. I still hope you have a great Thursday). I’m going to be getting my gaming on and cooking up a s...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Nov 23rd, 2016
0 Comments
2126 Views
Not every Kickstarter is successful the first time around. Some people would say, “well, you didn’t make it the first time. I guess you’re finished.” I say, “Nay nay!” (RIP John Pinette) Many Kickstarter campaigns start out with their first project not making it. B...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Nov 23rd, 2016
0 Comments
2149 Views
Who says wizards can’t get nasty when there’s gold involved? Research materials and books are expensive, y’know. So when there’s a pile of gold to be split, every wizard is going to want to get their share of it, and they’re not above using spells in order to do so. That...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Nov 23rd, 2016
1 Comment
4061 Views
Just about every company out there is having some sort of Black Friday sale (many of them already started). Well, I figured I’d help out by collecting a bunch of their announcements into one spot for you. We have sales from: NonsenseMiniatures, Voodooworx Miniatures, Tercio Creativo, Victoria M...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Nov 23rd, 2016
0 Comments
2710 Views
Happy Thanksgiving Eve! Or, for those of you not in the US. Happy Wednesday! As for me, I’m going to be busy when I get home. I need to bake another pumpkin pie, put turkey 1 into the brine bucket, speed-thaw turkey 2 (place in cold, running water for a couple hours), and make whipped […...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Nov 23rd, 2016
0 Comments
1172 Views
The town of Ferryport has had some tough times recently. Merchant vessels are disappearing along the river west of town. So, simple case of river pirates, right? Just go in and beat ’em up and possibly get back some of the merchant loot. Badabing, badaboom. You’re done. Not so fast, hot-s...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Nov 23rd, 2016
0 Comments
1136 Views
I have a messenger bag that I use to carry my laptop around, and also just various other useful things (like pens and notepad when I’m at a convention or such). It’s incredibly plain. I wouldn’t mind getting a bit more “nerdy” bag. And thankfully, Steve Jackson Games is ...