By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
Jan 31st, 2017
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While the heroes tend to take much of the attention in Dice Masters, the Basic Action cards are certainly a big part of the game as well and can be an integral part of your strategy for winning. In this preview, we get a look at 3 of the Basic Action cards coming in the […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jan 31st, 2017
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Getting in just at the end of the year, Zenit Miniatures has their latest releases for Kensi available over in their webshop. This post could almost go in the Terrain Corner feature, as there’s a lot of new pieces for your tabletop beyond the couple units they’ve also got available....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jan 31st, 2017
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Managing a kingdom is hard. There’s all sorts of issues of every manner always cropping up. In order to keep order and peace, the queen has requested that the Guildmasters of the different heroic orders in Tessandor pick from among their numbers those would would best work at fixing each issue....
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Jan 31st, 2017
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Riddle me this, beautiful readers… what does it take to have the self-confidence to go out in bright green like the Riddler and his crew? Especially the bright green spandex. Yeah, I just couldn’t do that. Ah well, even if I can’t go out in public like that, I can still play a Riddl...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jan 31st, 2017
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It’s shaping up to be another really busy week here on this side of the screen. That’s not too bad, as it generally means the week goes by rather quickly. Just gotta keep chugging along working on (redacted) and (redacted) with some side-bits of (redacted) as well. In the meantime, I̵...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jan 31st, 2017
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I recently bought some RPG books in pdf format. I’ve got many game rulebooks in pdf format. They’re actually rather handy to have around. And while I still think I prefer to actually have a book in my hands, I’m not the “non-electronics” snob that I was maybe a couple ye...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jan 31st, 2017
3 Comments
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I know. I know. I know. The game’s not even out there yet. But Fantasy Flight Games isn’t going to just have the starter box and nothing else out there to entice you to play Runewars. They’ve announced four expansion boxes that you’ll be able to pick up....
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jan 31st, 2017
2 Comments
800 Views
You know me. I’m very much a “try before you buy” sort of gamer. So when I hear about a set of rules being put up online for free from a company, I highly respect that move. It lets me, a consumer, check out and see what I’m getting into before I take any sort […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jan 31st, 2017
2 Comments
838 Views
I know how gamers are. They want the latest and the greatest and they want it now, now, now! If they can’t be the first to get the new batch of toy soldiers, they can get rather agitated. Well, some of them, anyway. Well, whether you absolutely must have the greatest right away or not, [&hellip...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Jan 31st, 2017
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Comics are weird. I mean, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is already pretty weird, just starting out. It’s sort of right there in the name. Well, the comics got weirder from there, including all manner of odd characters. In this case, we’re talking about Mini Shredder. Yeah, Austin Powers ce...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jan 30th, 2017
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Old salts will tell you that the sea is a cruel mistress. Billy Joel would probably also say much the same thing, actually… But that’s beside the point. In Alas for the Awful Sea, a new RPG up on Kickstarter, you and your crew find yourselves forced ashore by terrible storms along the Eng...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jan 30th, 2017
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As the various incarnation of the Doctors look to defeat the robotic Daleks in Time of the Daleks, they will be headed all across time and space, going on adventures, recruiting companions, and meeting different alien species (hostile and helpful alike). With all the timey-wimey stuff going on, you&#...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jan 30th, 2017
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It’s a dog-eat-dog world out there in the corporate jobs across the world. People toiling away in their cubicles, looking to make a way for themselves, looking to get that big promotion and land that cushy job and corner office. That’s just what you’re struggling to do in Corporate ...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Jan 30th, 2017
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If you’re reading this, there’s a good chance you’re a fan of miniatures gaming. Gaming is our hobby, and we often spend our spare time talking about it, thinking about it, or playing it. Well, if you want to go that step beyond and make a whole holiday out of gaming, you should che...
By Polar_Bear
In Ancients
Jan 30th, 2017
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We’re once again at the beginning of the week. It’s ok, though, at least for me, because I have cheesecake with raspberry-lime sauce (I did say I was going to make some over the weekend). That should help tide us over to next weekend, where gaming will be had (hopefully). And if thereR...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Jan 30th, 2017
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The convention season is getting another entry to it. Want to head to a con in November but can’t make it to BGGcon? Maybe make your way to Philadelphia for PAX Unplugged, the latest in the PAX series of shows. This one is all about acoustic versions of your favorite alternative music… Wa...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Jan 30th, 2017
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For those looking to add some more super-powered figures to your collection, Pulp Monsters has the newest Pulp City releases available now over in their webshop. Whether it’s some cyber-Russians, robot sentries, or hulking brutes, they’ve got something for you....
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jan 30th, 2017
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The raccoons are out of control. They’ve diversified into many different forms, morphing into all manner of styles. In Raccoon Madness, you’ll have to be good at bluffing in order to get rid of your cards. Will another player call your bluff? The game is up on Kickstarter now....
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Jan 30th, 2017
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War is a rather confusing thing. In combat, you’re never 100% sure what your opponent is up to. You might not know exactly where they are. Orders from command can get garbled or might not reflect what is actually going on in combat and are thus ignored. Morale can mean a whole lot. So trying [&...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jan 30th, 2017
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When something is super-successful and is nominated/wins awards, there’s a good chance that there will be a follow-up sequel or expansion to it. Well, the original Spyfall card game was super-successful and was nominated/won some awards. As such, Cryptozoic and Hobby World are bringing you Spyf...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jan 28th, 2017
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Hey everyone. Congratulations as you’ve made it to the weekend. Saturday is here and that means it’s time to sit back and relax some. Hopefully you’ve got something gaming-related going on. I might be working (on a super-secret project that’s set to revolutionize the gaming wo...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jan 27th, 2017
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From the recent Runewars preview, people are wondering when the game will be hitting gaming tables all over the world. Well, there’s not much longer to wait, as Fantasy Flight Games is taking pre-orders for the launch event kits. There’s two you can get in order to make sure that the rele...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jan 27th, 2017
4 Comments
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The gods have summoned you from the mortal realms to the world of the celestial islands. You’re there to compete against other mortals, with the winner becoming a new demigod. Dice Forge is a new board game coming from Asmodee and Libellud. The game uses a unique dice-altering system where it&#...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Jan 27th, 2017
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Forge World’s hitting a couple different bases with this latest set of releases. For you Blood Bowl fans, you can get one of the most famous star players, The Mighty Zug. For you 40k players, there’s some happy puppies in the form of the Wolf-Kin of Russ. Finally, there’s dice, beca...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Jan 27th, 2017
7 Comments
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Ok, so maybe this next set of Konflikt ’47 releases aren’t quite as cool (personal opinion) as the last set of releases, they’re still pretty cool. Warlord Games has a new batch of kits for the British, Soviets, and US forces....
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Jan 27th, 2017
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The weekend is pretty much upon us. We just need to finish up this afternoon and we’ll be there. Do you have plans? I’m still unsure. Though I think I want to make a cheesecake, because it’s been a while since I’ve made cheesecake. Probably make more strawberry-lime sauce to g...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jan 27th, 2017
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One of the card games that many of us learn, even before we’ve become “gamers” is War. You know, where you’ve got a split deck of 52 cards and flip over the top card and see who wins. Pretty simple and not a lot of strategy involved. Well, what if you were to take some [&helli...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jan 27th, 2017
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So, who’s ready for the Super Bowl? Being here in Atlanta, there’s certainly a lot of hype going around about it. And that’s making a lot of people want to get out their fantasy football teams (that is, high-fantasy) and play some games. Well, the folks over at GoblinGuild Miniature...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jan 27th, 2017
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The folks over at Renegade Game Studio have been rather busy. They’ve got a pair of new board games that they’d like to announce, which will be available for your tabletops soon. They’re… sort of two ends of the spectrum, really. Sci-fi action… and cute fuzzy puppies....
By Polar_Bear
In Magazine/webzine
Jan 26th, 2017
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The releases that Privateer had this month was too much to contain in just one set of releases. So get ready for Privateer January Releases 2: Release Harder. You’ve got a new warcaster and warjack for the Protectorate. You’ve got the new Retribution colossal. You’ve got yourself th...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jan 26th, 2017
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Osprey Game’s Of Gods and Mortals lets you play out mythical battles between various deities and their human followers. The first supplement for it, Celts, is now available from Ganesha Games, giving you yet more gods, monsters, and mortals with which to wage your wars....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jan 26th, 2017
0 Comments
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Those that do not learn history are bound to repeat it. That’s why museums are so important. They help us connect with the past through the artifacts that they house. And the archeologist that is able to secure great artifacts can have their names go down in history as well. That’s what y...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jan 26th, 2017
8 Comments
1559 Views
Well, it would seem we’ve got another adult-themed card game on our hands. And once again, I struggle for a way to describe it without going over the PG-13 rating we’ve imposed for the site. Suffice to say, this one’s a bit more free-form than the previous one, with 3 levels of R...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jan 26th, 2017
2 Comments
1322 Views
A rather busy week is working its way towards the end. We’ve made it over the hill in the middle that is Wednesday and are now sliding our way through Thursday, soon to be Friday. With any luck, you’re finalizing plans for some gaming. And if you’ll be gaming, you’ll want your...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jan 26th, 2017
1 Comment
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Those of you gamers out there with young kids might wonder what sort of game is best to get them into the hobby, as well as when you might start doing so. There’s more and more good kid-friendly board games out there. Soon, there’ll be another, based on one of the most popular game series...