By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Feb 28th, 2017
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You know, when it comes to dragons, you can either dodge or get stomped/shredded/bitten/burned. I think the best thing to do would be to dodge. And that’s just what you and the rest of your team of wizards is looking to do in Dragon Dodge. Prod the dragons towards your opponents and maneuver yo...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Feb 28th, 2017
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Dance! Magic! Dance! Man, I need to watch Labyrinth again. And while doing so, I can put in a pre-order for the Goblins! expansion coming for the board game from River Horse....
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Feb 28th, 2017
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It was a big rock! Just about everyone I know will get that reference, since we all watched the hell out of the Batman: The Animated Series back in the day. And one of the best episodes of that series was Almost Got ‘Im. All the various villains are sitting around, playing cards, talking about ...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Feb 28th, 2017
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It’s Tuesday and I’m still updating from home. That’s not a complaint, on either point. But anyway, being Tuesday, that means it’s time to help speed up your work week with a list of gaming podcasts to help eat up that time at the office (even if you’re in your pajamas i...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Feb 28th, 2017
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Exterminate! Exterminate! The Daleks have been the nemesis of the Doctor for seemingly forever. Will he ever be able to finally stop those nefarious constructs and their plans to conquer? That’s just what you’ll be trying to do in Time of the Daleks, coming from Gale Force Nine. We’...
By Polar_Bear
In 19th Century
Feb 28th, 2017
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Firelock Games isn’t resting on their laurels with Blood & Plunder. They know that you, the gaming masses, are hungry for more and they’re ready to bring it to you. They have posted up previews of some new figures they’re working on. They’re Native Caribbeans....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Feb 28th, 2017
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Terrible war has been raging across the galaxy. Earth was one of the last casualties. Seeing that the species could not survive on the planet that sustained them for so long, a large population was sent off in a Worldship to the edges of the galaxy. Unfortunately, directly behind them were more world...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Feb 28th, 2017
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Gen Con is one of the biggest gaming conventions in the whole world. It can easily overwhelm anyone that goes in unprepared. If you want to be prepared and then some, perhaps check out the Geek Nation Tours package for the show. It’s filled with great, exclusive opportunities during the event. ...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Feb 28th, 2017
5 Comments
1269 Views
Ninja Division’s miniatures game, Relic Knights, had a bit of a bumpy start to its existence. But the company is looking to start anew and they’ve launched a Kickstarter campaign in order to make it a reality....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Feb 27th, 2017
1 Comment
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Do you like cats? Do you like mysteries? Do you like world-famous detectives? Do you like piles and piles of horrible puns? Would you go to a bean-eating movie with George Wendt? If you answered, “yes” to these questions (well, maybe not the last one), then you just might like Purrlock Ho...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Feb 27th, 2017
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One Page Rules has been hard at work since they launched their Patreon campaign. They’ve got some new factions posted, as well as major fixes to some of their rules sets....
By Polar_Bear
In Horror
Feb 27th, 2017
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Mantic games has announced that they’ll be coming out with two show-exclusive miniatures for The Walking Dead: All Out War based on the characters from Telltale Game’s The Walking Dead series....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Feb 27th, 2017
0 Comments
662 Views
I’ve always been a fan of abstract puzzle games. They often feel like a real match of wits, as both players look to make the board the way they want it, while keeping your opponent’s moves and advantages to a minimum. A new puzzle game is up on Kickstarter now. It’s called Soul Puzz...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Feb 27th, 2017
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The weekend is over. I’m sure many of you aren’t all that happy about the. I can’t say I’m thrilled, either. But waddyagonnado? Time marches on! And so should we. We must look forward to next weekend and the hope that it will bring more gaming opportunities. In the meantime, w...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Feb 27th, 2017
2 Comments
939 Views
Once more, I’m happy to be posting about a successful Kickstarter campaign that’s now available for general release. Mothership puts you in charge of an alien race that’s at war with several others (there’s only so much space out there, and you want it). Capture planets using ...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Feb 27th, 2017
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The spirits (kami) that inhabit the Jwar Isles can take on all sorts of forms. There’s a spirit for just about everything. In this case, it’s the Kami of Reflection, which will be making its way to your tabletops in Bushido with the next wave of releases....
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Feb 27th, 2017
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Sing a song of six pence. A pocket full of rye. Well, I guess this isn’t a song about six pence. More a song of swords. No, this isn’t tied in with the Heavy Metal Kickstarter (though that’d be cool). Song of Swords is a new fantasy RPG that’s up on Kickstarter now....
By Polar_Bear
In News
Feb 27th, 2017
1 Comment
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Bugs Crawling Out Of People has released The Throwin’ Rocks at Fish RPG. You know, I’ve written a lot of strange sentences in my time here on TGN (24k posts and climbing)… but I’m not sure one will top that one in quite some time....
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Feb 27th, 2017
0 Comments
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Got another Patreon campaign to tell you all about. I know some of you are still new to the platform, but you can think of it like a subscription service to help a company or person make a product. In this case, it’s a fantasy RPG called Angelblood. The unique think with them is that […]...
By Polar_Bear
In 19th Century
Feb 27th, 2017
0 Comments
748 Views
Studio Capitan has set sail for adventure with Post Captain, their new set of 10mm naval combat rules. They’ve got a Kickstarter campaign going that also includes miniatures and ships. If you’re ready for some high-seas (with mini boats) action, you might just want to check it out....
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Sports
Feb 27th, 2017
7 Comments
907 Views
Just the other day I got the new Blood Bowl box set and put it together. It’s been funny to see how the models have gotten bigger over the years. I know there’s even more extreme examples out there. So if you’ve got yourself an Ogre for your team, your older figures might not be [&h...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Feb 27th, 2017
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Knight Models is going to be coming out with a new campaign book for their Batman Miniatures Game. If you’re into the game, you’ll want to pre-order it when those start up (we’ll let you know). Why? Because you get an exclusive Arkham Knight figure with multiple head options....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Feb 25th, 2017
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Hello Saturday! How are you? Is everything going well? Of course it is! It’s Saturday! So, let’s not wait around. Let’s get right to the reviews so we can get back to it being Saturday. Personally, I’m thinking of watching a movie and questioning Netflix’s algorithms in ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Feb 24th, 2017
0 Comments
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We’ve seen a lot of different previews about how the different Doctors work in Time of the Daleks, the new Doctor Who board game coming from Gale Force Nine. But what about the Doctor’s greatest nemesis, the Daleks (whose own greatest enemy is a flight of stairs)? How do the Daleks work a...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Feb 24th, 2017
0 Comments
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Gavin has been busy over in his Tor Gaming workshop. The amounts of tea he’s been drinking could be considered “insane,” even for a Brit. But all that caffeine has resulted in a new edition of Relics. You can download them, for free, over on the Tor Gaming website. To go along with ...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Feb 24th, 2017
0 Comments
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Star Trek Attack Wing has been around for a couple years now. Some of the earlier ships have become hard to find. As such, WizKids’ latest waves have been made up of repaints and reissues of previous ships. Wave 29 will include a new, updated version of Bioship Alpha, of which we get a look [&h...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Feb 24th, 2017
0 Comments
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How quickly can you do basic math problems? What about finding matching cards? Or maybe picking out items based on their color? What about solving other small puzzles? If you’re good at those, you’ll be good at Braintopia, the new party game available now from Asmodee....
By Polar_Bear
In Ancients
Feb 24th, 2017
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Man, no day has felt entirely “right” this week. Monday was an amalgam of Saturday, Sunday, and Monday. Tuesday was like a Monday. Wednesday was kinda like a Friday. Yesterday was like a Saturday, but a lot busier. Today’s… still getting started, honestly. But it doesn’t...
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
Feb 24th, 2017
0 Comments
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When you go out into the ocean, you can never be truly certain what is lurking just below the waves underneath your boat. That’s why you’re not going to find me out there. No, I don’t actually believe that Cthulhu is down there. But at the same time, I’m not ruling it out, eit...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Feb 24th, 2017
0 Comments
657 Views
Just how many Deadpool figures are going to be in the Deadpool & the X-Force set for HeroClix? Judging by the previews, about a hundred. We’ve got another one to check out there. This one’s Pulp Deadpool....
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Sports
Feb 24th, 2017
0 Comments
829 Views
Happy Guild Ball Release Day, everyone! As you would expect, I’m rather excited about the next 3 releases being made available. However, I won’t be picking up Hag right away for my Fisherman’s Guild. I’m gonna be getting her at Adepticon. But that doesn’t mean you should...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Feb 24th, 2017
0 Comments
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The Rising Sun previews continue. We’ve seen a bunch of the minis. We’ve learned a bit about diplomacy. But what about when talking fails and fighting is the only way to resolve issues? Well, we get a look at how that works here in this preview....
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Feb 24th, 2017
1 Comment
1057 Views
Trevor Noah has a new special out on Netflix. In it, he has this whole bit about Russian being the scariest accent out there. If you ever want to frighten someone away, just start talking in a thick Russian accent. So I could only assume that if you were to have a conversation with the […]...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Feb 24th, 2017
0 Comments
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With my love of giant robots, I’ve always loved Terminators in 40k. I know. I know. They’re a guy in a suit. But considering the suit-to-guy ratio there, they’re basically giant robots (I mean, Gundams are “a guy in a suit, too”). I’ve just always loved the way Ter...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Feb 23rd, 2017
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What legacy will you leave when you die? What will the ages say about you and your life? “He wrote a lot about games and stuff” is probably what mine will be. 😛 Graveyard of Heroes is a new fantasy RPG up on Kickstarter that looks to match the feel of old-school games, but with […]...