By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
May 31st, 2017
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I’m always a fan of what different companies come out with in terms of fantasy sports teams. This time around, Tercio Miniatures has a distinctly Spanish-inspired group ready to hit the field and score some touchdowns. The team is up on Kickstarter now....
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
May 31st, 2017
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You can’t have light without dark. You can’t have good without bad. You can’t have up without down. These cosmic rules are kept in check by the In-Betweener, a being that’s the embodiment of balance in the Marvel universe. And soon, he’ll be making his way to your HeroCl...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
May 31st, 2017
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We’ve all known someone who just loves cats and is seemingly always getting more. Well, if you want to do that, but don’t have the space for a whole herd of cats, you can live vicariously through Just1MoreCat, a new card and dice game that’s up on Kickstarter....
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
May 31st, 2017
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Each faction in Runewars has their various troop units and characters, but they’ve also got that one “big” unit that stalks around the board, being rather intimidating and taking out enemies. For the upcoming Latari Elves faction, those are the Aymhelin Scions, of which we get a pre...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
May 31st, 2017
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The week continues along. It’s a shortened week for many of us, but it’s still a week. We’ll make it to next weekend, eventually, though. No worries. But if we want to get there, we should re-energize with some bite-size gaming stories. Today we have: New Magic Tokens Available From...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
May 31st, 2017
2 Comments
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Take the galaxy, please! Eh, I get no respect. *loosens tie* Ok, so that might not truly be fitting with the theme of Take the Galaxy, a new empire-building card game that’s up on Kickstarter, but we could all use some more Rodney Dangerfield in our lives. Anyway, in the game, you’re look...
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
May 31st, 2017
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The Green Lanterns aren’t the only color there is. Some of you might also know about the Yellow Lanterns. But even those are just two of the many, each one representing a different emotion or concept. The White Lanterns represent life, and it’s a couple of White Lantern cards for Dice Mas...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 31st, 2017
2 Comments
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Warring Colonies, the new expansion coming out for Dead of Winter, gives players the chance to team up against one-another and fight over the meager resources to be found. But what happens when there’s an odd number of players? That’s where the Lone Wolf variant comes in. It’s rules...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
May 31st, 2017
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For a long time, the British had some of the best fighting forces on the planet. Their various units of cavalry and regiments led them to conquest all over. Warlord Games is letting you bring some of that to your tabletop with some new cavalry units as well as an infantry regiment for Black Powder. [...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
May 31st, 2017
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Just because you’re out doing things just for credits doesn’t mean you can’t be one of the best of the best out there. I mean, if you’re good, you get paid more, right? So it’s with that in mind that Fantasy Flight is coming out with a new elite pack for their X-Wing Min...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
May 30th, 2017
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The UK Games Expo continues to grow, becoming one of the more-anticipated shows of the year. GCT Studios will be there, as usual, and they’re showing off what they’ll be doing while there, including having a new game you can demo, as well as having their World Championship Event for Bushi...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
May 30th, 2017
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The folks over at Tercio Creativo have some new releases they’re showing off. They’re the New Order, but they’re not so new that you can’t mix them with the Old Purples, if you so choose....
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
May 30th, 2017
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The newest expansion for TiRoBEx (which stands for Tiny Robots, Big Explosions) takes you out to the jungle. *puts on some CCR* The Expansion is called Rise of the Golden Mask and it brings you rules for new types of terrain as well as some new TRS. You can get your copy now....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 30th, 2017
11 Comments
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The Black Plague games have shown us that it’s not just humans that can succumb to the forces that cause you to be raised from the dead and seek to feast on the living. We’ve seen crows and wolves, but other sentient races can be affected as well. I Green Horde, the orcs have had [&hellip...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
May 30th, 2017
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Everyone likes getting their money’s worth. And so, when you see a sale, you might want to jump at the chance to get something at a special price. Well, if you’ve been looking at trying out Godslayer, from Megalith Games, and particularly have been eyeing the Halodynes faction, now’...
By Polar_Bear
In News
May 30th, 2017
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Back in the office after a “day off” yesterday. So the week’s already feeling like it’s going to be going by quick (not a complaint), but to continue to help it along, here’s the regular set of podcasts that’ve posted new shows. This week we have: Primecast Episode...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
May 30th, 2017
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It’s not just an alternative Wild West that’s getting an update. One Page Rules has also rolled out an update for Grimdark future, where they’ve added in Mercenaries. They’ve also updated Age of Fantasy by updating the Forces of Havoc with a new name (Havoc Warriors) and a bun...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
May 30th, 2017
1 Comment
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Occasionally, game rules can use a bit of an update. You find a problem in balance or something’s not working the way you intended, so you go in and fix things. Or, you’ve realized that some bits of the game are missing and you want to add to it. Whatever the reason, having the rules [&he...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
May 30th, 2017
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Gen Con is just a couple months away. …Holy hell! Gen Con’s only a couple months away!!! *cough* … yes, anyway, well, at the show, Ninja Division is going to be running their Golden Kobold painting competition. Grab your paints and brushes, it’s time to show that you’re ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 30th, 2017
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Most of the time when you think about Cthulean horrors, you think of skulking around in the dark, or looking through a no-often-used part of an old, dusty library, or maybe a small, New England town in the fog. It’s normally not about whole cities being wiped off the map. But that’s what&...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
May 30th, 2017
1 Comment
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A little different item for you today from Games Workshop. They’ve not come out with a Hobbit release for a bit, but you can get two kits from their webshop. One’s the main crew, being Thorin Oakenshield & Company. The other is the Goblin King & Retinue. There’s also some ...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
May 29th, 2017
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Tercio Creativo is once more holding one of their story-writing competitions. This is the 3rd of its kind. Now, I’m all about the non-fiction writing, myself. But if you’re good at character development, plot, resolving conflict, and all that fun kind of stuff, you might want to check it ...
By Polar_Bear
In News
May 29th, 2017
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Everyone loves to see their favorite games supported by the companies that make them. Well, if you’re a fan of The Outland Chronicles, you should also be fans of how Shades of Vengeance has their new “patch” available. It’s free to download and includes extra rules and updates...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 29th, 2017
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As I saw first-hand yesterday, people like to get together and play games (shocking, I know!). And when doing such, they also often like to imbibe alcohol (always responsibly, of course). Now, being a teetotaler, myself, I don’t quite get the “alcohol” thing, but others seem to thin...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
May 29th, 2017
2 Comments
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Afghanistan has a pretty long history of conflict. For around a decade, it was the Russians that were trying to go in and take over the place. It didn’t turn out so well for them. But how did a technologically-superior group have such issues? Well, you can find out in Hind & Seek, a new [&h...
By Polar_Bear
In Dark Age
May 29th, 2017
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Hey everyone. I hope you’re enjoying your Monday. For those of you with the day off, I hope you’re having a great time. I’m still posting, obviously, though from home. That’s after yesterday spending most of it playing games and eating some great food with friends. We got in s...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 29th, 2017
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The Romans. They’re one of history’s most prolific conquerors. But they certainly met with a fair share of resistance from those they were looking to enlighten with civilization (or “enlighten” with “civilization,” depending on which side of the Loricae Segmentata ...
By Polar_Bear
In News
May 29th, 2017
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Got some more of that industry news for you. In this instance, it’s that Geek Fever Games and DPH Studioz are teaming up....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 29th, 2017
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Many of us grew up playing classic fighting video games. I know I spent more than a few hours with Double Dragon in my NES (and losing, terribly, all the time). Well, if you want to recreate some of that feeling on your tabletops now, you should check out Street Masters: Rise of the Kingdom. [&hellip...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
May 29th, 2017
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Slow Death Games is looking to add a bit of roll & bounce to their game, Wild in the Streets by introducing a new gang. These are certainly girls who are no strangers to cracking some heads. They’re the Roller Derby Girls....
By Polar_Bear
In Arcadia Quest
May 27th, 2017
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It’s Saturday. But it’s not just any Saturday. It’s the Saturday of a 3-day weekend. Hopefully, you’re out, enjoying yourselves somewhere. Be it gaming, out at the lake, a camping weekend, or whatever. But if you’re stopping by here, I know it’s because you still c...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
May 26th, 2017
2 Comments
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You know, I really should get around to seeing Guardians of the Galaxy 2… And for that matter, I should get around to seeing Guardians of the Galaxy 1. Ok, so I’m not exactly up-to-date on my movies. Though you don’t have to have seen the movie to enjoy a new game that’s comin...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 26th, 2017
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Economies are big, complicated things, and keeping one running, what with its various special needs (based on the individuals in control of them), is difficult. There’s going to be a need for compromise and negotiation. And that’s just what you’ll be doing in Sidereal Confluence, a ...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
May 26th, 2017
2 Comments
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Simply walking into battle is no fun at all. Why not drop in on your opponent from above, taking them by surprise? That’s what the Airborne infantry do, and you can do it now in Bolt Action. Warlord Games has some new British Airborne releases available, including a starter army and some expans...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 26th, 2017
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Plait Hat Games has announced a new game they’ve been working on. In Crystal Clans, players are looking to control the four powerful crystals that will let them take over the world. They’ll do this by creating armies of fantasy creatures and units. Build your forces, take on your opponent...