By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Jun 30th, 2017
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Along with Friday being the gateway to the weekend, Wyrd is posting up previews of The Other Side on Fridays. This time around, we get a look at Charles Edmonton and his gun. It’s quite a thing. I wonder what the recoil is on something like that…...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Jun 30th, 2017
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The second batch of releases for the month are now available over in the Privateer Press webshop, as well as an LGS near you (probably). This group is another batch of the elves, with some units, a solo, a warjack, and a new… well… old… new-old warcaster making an appearance....
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Jun 30th, 2017
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Ok, so maybe you don’t want a skirmish-sized WWII game. Maybe you want platoons and artillery and such all over the field. So you play some Bolt Action. And for those that are looking for a new force, there’s a whole bunch of Polish Airborne forces you can pick up now. And I do mean [&hel...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jun 30th, 2017
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Sometimes you don’t want to play a big game of whatever. But if you’re a historical miniatures fan, you might feel you’ve got limited options for skirmish-sized games. Well, 1-48TACTIC looks to change that. It’s a WWII skirmish game where you can play with as few as 3-4 figure...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jun 30th, 2017
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Would you believe the year is half-over already? Yeah. As we stand on the cusp of July, the first half of the year is behind us. Is it going by fast for you, too? It certainly has for me. Personally, I’m ready for autumn, because it’s my favorite time of year. Plus, I want to […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jun 30th, 2017
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The sea is a cruel mistress. Entirely unforgiving, if you’re stranded out there, the chances of survival are slim. But the spirit to continue on is strong. That’s just what the survivors of the Esperanza, a ship that went down with 163 people not getting out. Four did, and they’re h...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Jun 30th, 2017
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All the races in Beyond the Gates of Antares were once human. But with the different planets they all colonized, and the different environmental factors therein, they diversified. Well, Togg’s race was once human. But where he came from and if there are more like him is a mystery. Found on a cr...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jun 30th, 2017
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When the bombs start to fall from the sky, the safest place to be is in another country that’s not having such an issue… but when that’s not an option, you might want to head underground. Safe (relatively) below the surface, you do your best to stay alive. It’s not just the bo...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Jun 30th, 2017
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I wish it was October. I really do. It’s quite possibly my favorite month. The cool temperature. The beautiful leaves. Plus, it tends to rain a lot (and yes, I realize it’s been raining a lot in Atlanta these past couple days). And if I happened to be anywhere near Saint Robert, Missouri ...
By Polar_Bear
In A Song of Ice and Fire
Jun 30th, 2017
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Are you excited about the A Song of Ice and Fire Miniatures Game? I’m guessing you are. It’s alright. It’s only natural. I know a lot of you are wanting to know more about the game before its Kickstarter launches next month. Well, to help with that, CMON has posted up a short interv...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Jun 30th, 2017
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Many times I have shown my envy at the Custodians of the 40k universe. There are certainly times I’ve had to go into a bathroom to clean it and wish I had dreadnought armor to protect me. For those really big jobs, the Legio Custodes have the Telemon Dreadnoughts. You can order yours now from [...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jun 29th, 2017
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Two weeks! Ok, it might actually be a little bit longer than that before the Total Recall board game hits Kickstarter, but the folks over at Overworld Games still figure you’d like to know about it. Is it really happening? Is it just a dream? What is real? What isn’t? That’s up to y...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jun 29th, 2017
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The end of the month is just a day away, but that doesn’t mean it’s too late to get your June releases out to the public. That’s just what Zenit Miniatures has. If you’re a fan of Kensei or their new sci-fi game, Last Saga, they’ve got new releases available for you, fro...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jun 29th, 2017
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Who doesn’t like saving couple bucks? I know I certainly do. I’m also a fan of far-Eastern cultures. Add those two together and you get Kaigaku being on sale for half off. Yes, that’s right, Thunderegg Productions has put both the .pdf and print version of their OSR-inspired samurai...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jun 29th, 2017
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No matter how long a Kickstarter campaign is, there’s always the chance you just don’t have the funds available at the time. It’s happened to all of us. Well, if it happened to you during the Zombicide: Green Horde Kickstarter campaign, never fear! The Late Pledges have opened up an...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jun 29th, 2017
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The work week continues on. We’ll make it to the end, though. Just another day and a half and we’ll be back at the weekend. And with weekends comes gaming (hopefully). And with gaming comes gaming tables. So let’s do our part to make your gaming tables look as good as possible. Toda...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jun 29th, 2017
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Love is a many-splendored thing. At least, so I’m told. *is a grump and single, but waddyagonnado?* Couple get together, go on dates, fall in love. All that mushy stuff. But love is also fickle and a battlefield. Dates can and will go wrong. Will the happy couple remain one at the end? ThatR...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jun 29th, 2017
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I wish I had a chance to watch more Rick & Morty. I’ve seen several episodes, but need to get them on DVD or something. Though, even with my limited knowledge, I feel I’d still get a kick out of Rick & Morty: Anatomy Park, a new board game coming from Cryptozoic and Cartoon Netw...
By Polar_Bear
In A Song of Ice and Fire
Jun 29th, 2017
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We’re just a couple weeks away from the launch of the A Song of Ice and Fire Miniatures Game Kickstarter (as we know it will begin sometime in July). As such, it’s a good time to show off some more renders for figures that’ll be part of the game. In this preview, we get a […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jun 29th, 2017
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The anticipation for the release of the new Legend of the Five Rings game from Fantasy Flight is growing. Just the other day, I was hearing about people getting together “buy-lists” for people headed to Gen Con, saying what they wanted their ninja-shopper friend to purchase for them. Well...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Jun 29th, 2017
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It’s always good to make sure you’ve got the most up-to-date rules for your games. You don’t want to make an army, take it to the table, and then figure out that stuff’s all changed when your opponent goes, “whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa… hold on a minute.” So, for ...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Jun 28th, 2017
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So, how do you top having your rules online for free? Having them in multiple languages for free! Wyrd has announced that not only is their Malifaux rulebook available for free to download, it’s available also in French, German, Italian, Russian, and Spanish (besides English, that is)....
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Jun 28th, 2017
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As I mentioned earlier today, I love when companies have their cards up online for free. In this case, it’s Knight Models that’s updated their online card catalog. They have posted their Suicide Squad cards for the DC Universe Miniatures Game as a free download on their website....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jun 28th, 2017
2 Comments
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While I’m not one that partakes in the “herb,” several of my friends have been known to (since the legalization in many places, mind you. Don’t come down on me, fuzz!). I’m sure of you have been known to toke up from time to time. Well, Ludoca is creating a game for you....
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jun 28th, 2017
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I really think there needs to be more focus on WWI. Much of the world as we know it today comes from that conflict. Thankfully, there are games like The Grizzled. Speaking of which, CMON Limited has announced that they are purchasing the game from Sweet Games. Along with that, they’ve announced...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Jun 28th, 2017
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The week continues along. We’ll get back to that ever-loving weekend soon. Just another couple of days and it’ll be time once more. And I’m sure a lot of people in the US are going to be celebrating this weekend. With the 4th of July being a Tuesday this year, I’m guessing a l...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jun 28th, 2017
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You find yourself in a dark and spooky house. Lightning strikes outside, briefly illuminating your surroundings. You start to hear strange noises from somewhere in the house. You run. You trip. You hit your head. And that’s when you wake up inside a submarine, deep underwater. The hull is creak...
By Polar_Bear
In Hordes
Jun 28th, 2017
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We’ve known that Privateer Press was going to go mostly-paperless with their games Warmachine and Hordes. This means you’ll have to get the cards online. But where? Well, in the new Card Database that they’ve launched, of course. It’s free to access and has every card for ever...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jun 28th, 2017
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You maniacs! You blew it up! Another classic line from the original Planet of the Apes movie. With the film’s 50th anniversary coming up, IDW Games has teamed up with 20th Century Fox and game designer Richard Launius (creator of Arkham Horror, among others) to bring you a series of board games...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Jun 28th, 2017
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Versatility is good. Having one thing be able to do multiple things is just efficient. That’s where the Genesys Role Playing Game comes in. Fantasy Flight Games has announced this new system, which utilizes their Narrative Dice mechanic. It’s realm-free, meaning you can use it in your fan...
By Polar_Bear
In A Song of Ice and Fire
Jun 28th, 2017
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As with the end of every CMON Kickstarter, they’ve announced when the next one will be. In this case, it’s going to be the A Song of Ice and Fire Miniatures Game. And while we don’t have the exact date yet, we are being told that it will be sometime next month. So start saving [&hel...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Sports
Jun 27th, 2017
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The Blacksmith’s Guild is an interesting group, to say the least. Steamforged is slowly showing off this new Guild Ball team, teasing us along as they go. This time around, we get a look at team building. Here’s a place where the Blacksmiths break a couple rules. 1st: no mascot. 2nd: no c...
By Polar_Bear
In Job Opportunity
Jun 27th, 2017
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Wyrd Games is looking for a new game designer to join their team. This is one of those “big jobs” that everyone’s looking to get in the gaming industry. I’m pretty sure all of us have at least one game design in our heads, and some pretty strong opinions on what constitutes go...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jun 27th, 2017
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The people, united, will never be divided! Rise above! We gotta rise above! You gotta fight for your right to party! When social change needs to happen, the people will get together and make it happen. That’s just what you’ll be doing in Rise Up: The Game of People & Power, now avail...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jun 27th, 2017
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I don’t know what it is about Tuesday that I like. Maybe it’s just that it’s “not Monday.” But it feels like the week’s good and underway. Like, “that mess yesterday’s over with. Bring on the rest of the week!” Maybe that’s just me, but I li...