Posts by Polar_Bear


Kisarta Setting Book for 5th Edition Up On Kickstarter

Look, I know we have 2 months of summer left, but ever since the start of July, I've been listening to my Autum station on Pandora (seeded with Type O Negative, Ministry, Misfits, Calabrese, Joy Divison, Zombie Death Train, etc., etc., etc.). While I don't really consider myself "Goth," I certainly like that aesthetic. And so, I'm kinda interested in seeing more about Kisarta, a new horror setting book for 5th Edition that's up on Kickstarter now.


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AEG Taking Pre-orders for Gen Con Pick-Up

Did you know that Gen Con is just next week? Yeah. Crazy, right? Well, for those that'll be going to the show (and I know there's a bunch of you out there), AEG is no taking pre-orders for their upcoming releases that they'll have there. And you can save on shipping because you can just pick up your games while in Indy.


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Robinson Crusoe: Escape From Despair Island Card Game Up On Kickstarter

Being stranded on a tropical island is rough. You have to find food, water, shelter, and stay away from all the various dangers. That's definitely what you'll be doing in Robinson Crusoe: Escape from Despair Island, a new card game from Old Novel Games that's up on Kickstarter now. Players must search the island for food and supplies while avoiding the dangers that abound.


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Fourtato Games Announces Chicken Heist

What are you? Some kind of a chicken? Well... in Chicken Heist, yes, yes you are. You and your fellow chickens are planning a bank heist. It's all about grabbing that money and making it out safe. But how much can you grab and will you see the right signal to high-tail it out of there? That's up to you to find out in Chicken Heist, a new game coming to Kickstarter from Fourtato Games.


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Podcast Radio

Tuesday. We're firmly into the work week now, with plenty of things to get done, thanks to Gen Con just over a week away. So, while I'll be typing up press releases and articles, I'll be listening to some gaming podcasts as I go.

This week on the dial we have: Morrus' Unofficial Tabletop RPG Talk Episode 57: The Expanse Role Playing Game; Chance of Gaming Episode 34; Meeples & Miniatures Episode 272: The Joy of Six; Rolling Dice & Taking Names Episode 175: Brikks, Dark Domains, Point Salad, Mountains, Dragon’s Breath, Curios; The Secret Cabal Episode 187: Heroes of Land Air and Sea, Gaia Project and a Short Topic Extravaganza; Singled Out Episode 91: Talking Snowflakes With Beard; Tabletop Talk Episode 31: Malifaux Expert Round Table with Doxey, Bynum and Varney; and Blue Peg, Pink Peg Episode 151: Flip, Roll & Write Suite.


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Cryptozoic Announces DC Deck-Building Game: Rebirth

All good things must come to an end, but that doesn't mean they're over. There can be a new beginning for them, and that's what we've got here. Just like comic universes sometimes rebooth, the same is happening with the DC Deck-Building Game from Cryptozoic. They've announced Rebirth, a new edition of the game that adds in elements like linked scenarios, character progression, and being able to visit different places around the DC universe.


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Steve Jackson Games Ogre Miniatures Set 3 Indiegogo Happening Now

Steve Jackson Games has jumped from Kickstarter to Indiegogo for their latest project. They're looking to expand the amount of Ogre miniatures you have at your disposal. They're looking to turn some of the older, hard-to-find metal miniatures that they used to make into new, plastic versions. So, if you're looking for futuristic tanks the size of city blocks, this is your place to go.


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Paizo Previews GM Tools for Pathfinder 2nd Edition

So far, most of the previews for Pathfinder 2nd edition have focused on characters and what they're capable of and how they work. But, while for a player, the character is everything. For the GM, the characters are only the beginning. They've got a whole world to manage, and that's not always so easy. So, in this preview, we get a look at what tools GMs will have at their disposal for making things work smoothly.


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Hyperborea: Otherworldly Tales for Astonishing Swordsmen & Sorcerers of Hyperborea Up On Kickstarter

Who wants to have to make their own adventures? Nobody, that's who! (Ok, I know a lot of you actually do create your own adventures and love it, but just go with me on this one) That's why North Wind Adventures are running their Hyperborea: Otherworldly Tales Kickstarter campaign. It's bringing you two new adventures for Astonishing Swordsmen & Sorcerers of Hyperborea. You can go check out the campaign now.


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Torg Eternity: Aysle Supplement Up On Kickstarter

Torg Eternity sure has been blowing up the charts since its recent return to tabletops. Players are looking for more cool adventures to add to their collection, and another is up on Kickstarter now. Aysle continues the Possibility War (it's not just possible, it's actually happening). Backers can also possibly help bring more to the game, with the ability to create new Archetypes for the game.


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Mondo Games Announces Jurassic Park Expansions for Unmatched

Some new expansion packs are coming soon for Unmatched from Mondo and Restoration Games.

Welcome to Jurassic Park! *movie theme score plays, but we could only afford the version on kazoo*

That's right, the game about fighting for control will pit humans vs dinosaurs with InGen vs. Raptors later this year, with Sattler vs. T Rex and the Dr. Alan Grant solo sets coming sometime in 2020.

So, seriously, I thought the game looked cool before, but the prospect of playing dinosaurs, particularly a T. Rex has me giddy with anticipation.


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Kingmaker Late Pledges Now Available

When you miss out on a crowdfunding campaign, you might think, "well, damn, all those deals are gone forever." But many times, that's not the case when the company allows late pledges. And that's just what we have here. Paizo is taking late pledges for their Kingmaker adventure for Pathfinder. You have from now until the end of September to get your order in.


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Monday Terrain Corner

Monday. I mean, it's fine. I know some people hate Mondays, but they're alright. The weekend had to end sometime, right? Just as you can't have light without dark, you can't have a weekend without a week. And so the natural cycle progresses. ... Though I do still wish it was the weekend, at least somewhat. But waddyagonnado? Yer gonna make your gaming tables look good is what you're gonna do. So, let's do that.

Today in the Terrain Corner we have: Barn and Shelter Available from Tabletop Scenics, Project Deios Dungeonfog Mapmaker Suite for Worldbuilders Up On Kickstarter, and Hive City Street Holograms Available From Tabletop Scenics.


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