By Polar_Bear
In News
Aug 31st, 2017
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I’m a huge fan of puzzle games. Blokus, Set, and Apotheca are three my absolute most-favorite games out there, for example. So I’m looking forward to getting a chance to try NMBR 9, the new tile-stacking game from Z-Man Games. Players are looking to place their number-shaped tiles on the ...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Aug 31st, 2017
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People in groups act in interesting ways. There’s actually a whole field of study based on it. Some people know how to handle groups of people, figure out what they’re thinking, and move them in certain directions (literally and metaphorically). It’s trying to figure out what people...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Aug 31st, 2017
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Well, when it was first announced, people noticed that WizKids’ upcoming set of miniatures had their logo and such pretty close to another property. Well, they’ve been rechristened Wardlings and WizKids is giving us another preview of what you can expect....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 31st, 2017
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The Empire has a new weapon to use against any system that dares oppose its rule. The Death Star is a massive space station that houses a weapon strong enough to destroy a planet. If the Rebellion hopes to continue on, they’re going to have to get the plans for that thing and find a […]...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Aug 31st, 2017
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Another month is coming to an end. August has been quite the month. Gen Con was simply amazing, as always. But as we move into September, with the temperature falling along with the leaves from the trees, we’re entering my favorite time of the year. However, it’s always a good time of the...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Aug 31st, 2017
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While the GCPS isn’t normally the ones headed into Deadzones, sometimes that’s all that will work against whatever threat to humanity is to be found there. And keeping humans safe is what the GCPS is all about. Ever since the Mandrake Rebellion, they have redoubled their efforts to make s...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Aug 31st, 2017
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While I might personally have preferred Gorka-Morka (greenskin that I am), many people out there are excited for Necromunda, Games Workshop’s other sci-fi skirmish miniatures game of gangs of thugs fighting against one-another. If you’d like a few more details about what you can expect fr...
By Polar_Bear
In Horror
Aug 31st, 2017
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My current playlist I’m listening to (and have been for a couple weeks now) includes songs like Misfits – Halloween, Ministry – Everyday is Halloween, and The Cramps – Naked Girl Falling Down the Stairs (because if you’re gonna write a song, write a damn song!). As you c...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 31st, 2017
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I think it’s safe to say that if you’re here on the site (or following us on Social Media), you’re a fan of board games. However, learning a new game can, at times, be a bit of a chore. Even a good rulebook can sometimes leave you with questions. That’s where Dized comes in. I...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 31st, 2017
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Fantasy Flight Games isn’t just remaking the Legend of the Five Rings card game. They’re coming out with other games based on the universe. The first to be announced is the Battle for Rokugan board game. While all the clans are loyal to the Emperor, they’re still more-than-willing t...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Aug 30th, 2017
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One of my first games I got into was Steve Jackson’s Ogre. Heck, Ogre_Mk5 was a screen name I used for quite a long while. Well, there’s an Ogre/G.E.V. video game in the works that accurately recreates not just that video-box game, but all of the Ogre minis world on the tabletop. TheyR...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Aug 30th, 2017
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I wish I could be a fighter pilot. No, really. Back when I was a kid, that was near the top of my list of things I wanted to do. Unfortunately, I’ve got godawful eyes and so Top Gun academy was never really in my fates. But I can live vicariously through my RPGs. And […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Magazine/webzine
Aug 30th, 2017
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I know many of you love to fill up your day with as much gaming as you can. Well, for those times where you’ve got a bit of downtime, you can grab yourself a gaming magazine. One of the fine publications you could read is Initiative Magazine. You can get your own copy of Issue […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Aug 30th, 2017
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It’s already Wednesday. Is the week going by quickly for everyone else, too? It feels like it is for me, anyway. But being busy will do that, I suppose. If I’m going to keep up this pace, I should stock up on some bite-sized gaming stories. Today we have: Scrap Steel Base Deals Available ...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Aug 30th, 2017
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I read several webcomics. Some I’ve followed for quite some time. One that’s been around and has quite a following is Scandinavia and the World. It’s a humorous look at what countries would be like if they were people and how they’d interact with one-another. Now, they’r...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 30th, 2017
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River Horse has started taking pre-orders for their next board game inspired by a beloved Jim Henson movie. This time, it’s The Dark Crystal. Will Jen and Kira be able to defeat the terrible Skeksis, skekSil and skekUng? That’s up to you to decide. The game will be released early in 2018....
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Aug 30th, 2017
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So, we play tabletop games. That means you (generally) need a table to play them on (unless you want to play on the floor, I suppose). And, sure, you could play on just any card table or kitchen table. But if you really want a gaming experience, you’ll get a real gaming table. Like what? [&hell...
By Polar_Bear
In Dungeons & Dragons
Aug 30th, 2017
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The Dungeon Masters Guild that Wizards of the Coast has set up allows anyone and everyone to upload their campaign ideas and scenarios up online on their website for others to peruse. Now, of course, there’s going to be some that are more popular than others (that’s just the way of things...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Aug 30th, 2017
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Corvus Belli is wishing you a Happy Turkey Day. No, it’s not Thanksgiving (despite how much I wish it was). It’s Turkey’s National Day. And, as is their tradition, Corvus Belli is having a special giveaway....
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Aug 29th, 2017
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While there’s still plenty going on with this year’s Convention Season (NOVA, Dragon*Con, Essen, etc.), that doesn’t mean you can’t start getting prepped for next year! Conventions don’t come together overnight, of course. That’s why WrightCon has started taking Ve...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Aug 29th, 2017
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A new expansion for TiRoBEx has been released. If you’re tired of this summer heat (even as things are starting to cool off a bit here in Atlanta) and wish things were a bit more south of freezing, it’s the expansion for you. Founding of the Arcant gives players new TRS that can be used [...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 29th, 2017
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We all love getting new games right when they’re made available. Everyone wants to be the first gamer on their block with the new hotness, after all. The best way to do that is to put your name down for a pre-order. Even better is if you can pick up your game at a convention. […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Aug 29th, 2017
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There are some that want to revamp how we elect the President here in the US. Well, in Outlaws: Last Man Standing, a card game coming from Holy Grail Games, it’s certainly a bit different than just casting a vote. In the game, players take on the role of a Western governor looking to become [&h...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Aug 29th, 2017
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It’s Tuesday. The work week is well underway. Hopefully yours is going well. There’s lots going on this upcoming weekend, what with NOVA Open as well as Dragon*Con, so I’m sure many of you are wanting the time to go by as fast as possible. Heck, you might just be looking forward to ...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Aug 29th, 2017
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You know squirrels. They’re always looking after their nuts. And that’s just what they’ll be doing in Dirty Rotten Squirrels, a new card game that’s up on Kickstarter. Though, unlike reality, these squirrels are packing heat. Plus, being flighty (as squirrels are wont to be), ...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Aug 29th, 2017
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Everyone loves saving money. You can get more stuff that way. Well, Osprey Publishing is adding to their Summer Sale by bringing in Scrappers, their post-apocalyptic skirmish miniatures game. Earth was ruined around 150 years ago (Thanks, Todd! Sheesh!), and those that have survived are fighting with...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Aug 29th, 2017
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Even Origins-Award Winning games can sometimes use an update. Such is the case with Kampfgruppe Command, the game of WWII conflicts. It has been worked on by the original author, David Reynolds, and is now available with its 3rd edition book from Studio Capitan....
By Polar_Bear
In Dungeons & Dragons
Aug 29th, 2017
6 Comments
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Would you like to take a survey!? Do you like RPGs? Do you like George Wendt? Would you play RPGs with George Wendt? Would you play a bean-eating RPG with George Wendt? Does anyone out there get these references? If you answered “yes” to any of those questions… well… they̵...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Aug 29th, 2017
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We’re getting closer to October. I know, for a lot of my friends, it’s always been October. It’s when ghosts and goblins and whatnot all come forth and scare the living. Well, if you want that sort of thing to happen on your gaming table, too, you might want to check out the upcomin...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Aug 28th, 2017
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For Star Trek Attack Wing, the cards are where it’s at. I know, the ships are flashy and actually do the moving around on the board, but it’s the cards that tell you what you get to do when that ship is in position. As such, WizKids is going to be coming out with card […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Aug 28th, 2017
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If you’ve not noticed, superheroes are a pretty hot property right now. That includes in the world of gaming. If you’d like to strap on the spandex and wear your underwear on the outside of your pants, there’s a new RPG up on Kickstarter that’ll let you do just that. It’...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Aug 28th, 2017
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Making a new edition of a game gives a company a chance to update everything, from the rules to the model stats, to the layout of cards. Knight Models is taking the upcoming 2nd Edition of their Batman Miniatures Game to do all of that. In this preview, we get a look at how the […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Aug 28th, 2017
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Mondays generally aren’t seen as people’s favorite days. But Wyrd does their best to make it a bit better by posting up regular previews those days. And today is no different. This time, check out the artwork for the Union Steamfitters....
By Polar_Bear
In Infinity
Aug 28th, 2017
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I realized, as I drove in this morning, this was the first Monday out of the last 3 that I’m just coming into the office to do my “regular thing.” 2 weeks ago, I was leaving for Gen Con. Last week, I was just flying home from Gen Con. Man, that show really does eat […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Corvus Belli
Aug 28th, 2017
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The Infinity world expands out from just the miniatures game. There’s also a comic based on it. Now, you can bring those events off of the pages and onto your tabletop with the Outrage Missions pack....