By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Dec 31st, 2016
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Happy New Year, everyone! 2016 is finally over and 2017 stretches ahead of us. What will the new year bring? Hard to say, really (man, if only I knew how to tell the future…). But I hope it means a lot of gaming for you. But what games? Well, how about checking out some reviews […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Dec 30th, 2016
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CMON is known for their miniatures in their games. I mean, the M stands for “Mini.” In The World of Smog: Rise of Moloch, the game will come with plenty of miniatures. But how do you know they’re going to be the C (that is to say, “Cool”)? Well, you get a preview of them...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Dec 30th, 2016
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It’s the penultimate day of the year. 2016 is on its way out. Lots of people are going to be partying about it. I’m sure some of that will include gaming. At least, I hope it does for you. Anyway, if you’re going to be partying to midnight tomorrow, you’ll want to stock up on ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Dec 30th, 2016
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It’s not easy robbing a train. You’ve gotta get the conductor to stop the thing. You’ve gotta make sure you get the goods. You need to make sure the other members of your gang aren’t going to double-cross you. And you’ve gotta make sure the passengers don’t put up ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Dec 30th, 2016
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Fantasy Flight has some expansions available for some of their popular board games. Whether you’re a Star Wars fan or more into an Earth-centered sci-fi world in the form of XCOM, there’s some new releases that will change how you play the game....
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Dec 30th, 2016
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One of the most important civilizations in world history (and, quite possibly, one of the largest threats to everyday life, if comics and movies are to be believed), Egypt has left a lasting legacy. Even today, fascination with the land along the Nile continues to grow. Well, gamers that have an inte...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Dec 30th, 2016
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I think it’s safe to say that these will be the last releases from Warlord Games for Beyond the Gates of Antares… for the year. Well, it is the 30th, after all. Well, they’re not ending with just a figure or two, they’ve got quite a lot coming out, including a new starter box ...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Dec 29th, 2016
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Comic writers love to give us alternate versions of the characters we love. With the multiple universes that they create, you can get all different types of characters, letting you explore them from different angles and under different circumstances. One such alternate universe is Earth X, where we g...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Dec 29th, 2016
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We’re here at our last Terrain Corner for the year. Lots of companies are still on vacation, but we’ve got a couple posts for you here. Let’s just get right to them. We have: Heroic Maps release winter Giant Maps, Dark London: Pwork Wargames fantasy gaming mat Now Available, and War...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Dec 29th, 2016
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Mantic has a lot coming next year. Lots of new releases for their various games. March will see the official release of the second edition of Deadzone, their sci-fi skirmish miniatures game. Well, more than just a revamp of the old rules is coming. They’ve got some new stuff in store as well....
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Dec 29th, 2016
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This time of year, you tend to get a lot of things as gifts. Well, the folks over at Wild West Exodus are looking to maybe get you something else for free. They’re giving away ten copies of their rulebook to some lucky winners....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Dec 29th, 2016
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Early next year, Fantasy Flight Games is coming out with the first full expansion for Mansions of Madness, 2nd Edition. Beyond the Threshold brings you all new investigators to the horrific house that is Arkham. But along with just some new investigators, they’ll also be coming out with new sce...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Dec 29th, 2016
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Along with all the other deals that Warlord Games currently has going on, they’ve got another one for you to check out. This time, they’ve got a special Black Powder offer to help you recreate one of the most famous battles in history....
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Dec 28th, 2016
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The Federation doesn’t have friends everywhere. In particular, the Xindi feel that they need to defend against Federation encroachment. To do this, they use the Calindra Aquatic Cruiser. It’s going to be in Wave 28 for Star Trek Attack Wing, and you can get a look at it in this preview....
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Dec 28th, 2016
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The final week of 2016 continues on. I know a lot of people are enjoying a bit of a break here at the end of the year. Many game companies are taking a little bit of time off. But that’s not to say we don’t have a good bit of bite-sized stories to snack on. […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Dec 28th, 2016
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In 2017, we here in the US will be getting a new President. It was a very long election season, and many people are glad it’s over. But if you’re a die-hard election junkie, you can still get your politics fix with some election board games, such as Two-Seventy, which is now available....
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Dec 28th, 2016
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There’s a lot of things that live out in the ocean. Whales, fish, squid, whale-fish-squid-men… It’s that last group that you should really worry about the most. But if you can take control of those fierce fighters, you can not only control the waves, but potentially the land, too. B...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Dec 28th, 2016
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Most of the Warlord Games crew is out of the office. But the ones left over have gone a bit CRAZY!! They’ve slashed prices on a bunch of products and now’s your chance to get games and minis at a special price. Better get there quick before Paul gets back and everything goes back to [&hel...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Dec 28th, 2016
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For the majority of us, movement is a 3D experience. You can go forward, backward, left, right, up, down, and any combination thereof. However, we’re all pretty much locked into one direction when it comes to time. The Doctor, however, doesn’t have such constraints. As such, movement in D...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Dec 27th, 2016
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I hope everyone’s having a great holiday season. It’s been a nice one over here. Christmas, itself, was kinda lackluster, but yesterday we smoked a pork shoulder and made a fruitcake. Smoked pork shoulder might not be the most traditional of Christmas meals, but I could certainly stand to...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Dec 27th, 2016
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We’re only 4 days away from the end of 2016. I know a lot of people are going to be very happy about that. Lots because 2016 wasn’t the greatest. But, really, it’s also because there’s a lot to look forward to in 2017. Certainly, the folks at Mantic have a lot planned, and the...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Dec 27th, 2016
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The Tengu Descension brings together everyone on the bird-to-man spectrum. You’ve got 100% humans. You’ve got birdmen. And you’ve also got 100% birds. Well, you will, anyway, when the next release for them comes out. GCT has also posted up their show schedule for next year, includin...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Dec 27th, 2016
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Doctor Who… it’s almost hard to put it into perspective. It’s been around basically forever, has had billions of watchers over the course of that time, and is a worldwide phenomenon. Even if you’re not a die-hard fan, you generally have a knowledge of it, just by how much it h...
By Polar_Bear
In 19th Century
Dec 27th, 2016
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One of the new games that really took the miniatures world by storm this year was Blood & Plunder from Firelock Games. The Kickstarter campaign for this new Caribbean-armies themed game broke through a bunch of stretch goals and was very popular at Gen Con. Well, they’re letting us know a ...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Dec 27th, 2016
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You’d think that being part of a starship crew would already mean lots of action and adventure. And you would be right. However, nothing can quite prepare you for the coming of the Fury, an event that will shake the whole galaxy more than the biggest supernova. That’s just what’s ha...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Dec 27th, 2016
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Fantasy Flight is headed for the stars in this latest set of releases. If you’ve been on the lookout for the latest set of Star Wars: Armada ships, as well as their new campaign, you’re in luck. Also available is a new expansion for Cosmic Encounters. Plus, there’s new card protecto...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Dec 24th, 2016
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It’s Christmas Eve and the first night of Hanukkah, so there’s a good chance you’re hanging out with friends and family. Hopefully that includes playing games of some sort. But how do you know which game might be the best? Good thing there’s reviews out there. And that’s...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Dec 23rd, 2016
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We finish off the week’s posts like we will for many Fridays for the next several months: a CMON Expo Update. As usual, it’s a triple-threat with three new bits of information. This time around there’s an update about registration, and the first guest and event announcements....
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Dec 23rd, 2016
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Wave 28 of Star Trek Attack Wing is coming next month. This wave takes a look at some iconic ships that had previously been released with some new paint jobs on them. Since some of these ships are hard to find and still rather sought-after, it might be the first chance a lot of players […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Magazine/webzine
Dec 23rd, 2016
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In the next week, a lot of us are going to spend time with family. Now, I’m not saying that you shouldn’t interact with your next of kin, but let’s face it, sometimes you need to get away and take a breather from Aunt Ruthie or Cousin Dwayne. Thankfully, you can find a quiet corner ...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Dec 23rd, 2016
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Hey guys. You might’ve noticed we didn’t have a Terrain Corner yesterday. That’s because I was whisked away to help work on a super-ultra-deep-covert project. Or, being that a lot of companies are currently on holiday, there wasn’t much to report on. One of the two. Anyway, so...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Dec 23rd, 2016
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2016 may have been the Year of New Editions, but that doesn’t mean 2017 won’t have some of its own rolling out. One such includes the 4th edition of the very popular WWII game, Flames of War. For the initial rollout of this updated set, the folks at Battlefront are headed to the deserts o...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Dec 23rd, 2016
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December has but a week left. Many people are going on vacation for the holidays. Christmas is in a couple days. Hanukah starts tomorrow. It’s time to wrap things up for the year for many people. Well, that includes the folks over at Wyrd Games who have posted up this month’s Newsletter, ...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Dec 23rd, 2016
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As we saw in the previous preview from WizKids about their upcoming Convention Exclusives for HeroClix, Pym Particles can be used to make things smaller, or they can be used to make things much, much bigger. That doesn’t just include Hank Pym, himself, but various objects as well, including tan...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Dec 23rd, 2016
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For those that have played it, Dixit is quite a bit different than your average card game. Each card has a strange and whimsical scene on it that the Storyteller player must describe using just a word, phrase, or sentence. Other players then look at their own hand of cards and choose their own card [...