Posts by Polar_Bear


Mythical Island Board Game Coming to Indiegogo

In the beginning, creatures of the different elements of Earth, Wind, (and) Fire, and Water lived in harmony on a single island. However, as time went on, tensions grew, and eventually, war were declaired. In the end, four elemental Protectors were summoned by the island itself to right everything. That's the story and where you come in in Mythical Island, a new tile-laying game coming soon to Indiegogo.


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Rusty Industry Board Game Up On Kickstarter

An ancient civilization has been found right under your feet. This civilization was highly technologically advanced, and now the race is on to get the best bits. Different entrepreneurs have set up operations and are looking to get the greatest riches for themselves. That's the story behind Rusty Industry, a new board game that's up on Kickstarter now.


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Men of Hawkshold for Battleground Fantasy Warfare Up On Kickstarter

Battleground Fantasy Warfare has been around for quite some time. It's great for the minis fantasy player who doesn't necessarily want to deal with minis. In this Kickstarter, the Men of Hawkshold, the first faction for the game, is looking to get an update. There's new artwork. There's updated rules. It's got a bit of everything.


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Midweek Snippets

It's weird how I can wake up and go, "Oh hey, it's Wednesday!" and "Man, it's only Wednesday" at the same time. But such is life. We're halfway back to the weekend. I've got D&D to look forward to on Saturday. Should be a good session. But before we get there, we need to fill up on some bite-sized gaming stories.

On the platter today we have: Dead Through Time Historical Zombie Miniatures Up On Kickstarter, New Releases and Dark Forces Sale From Puppets War, 5e Fantasy RPG Advent Calendar Up On Kickstarter, Goliath Dice Sale Happening at Kraken Dice, and Nomad's Magnetic Dice Tower Up On Kickstarter.


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Charmed & Dangerous Princess Adventure Card Game Up On Kickstarter

Editorial: I love everything about this campaign. Just so you know going in.
Charmed & Dangerous: The Sisters Grimm is a new tactical RPG card game that's up on Kickstarter now. It reimagines classic heroines and sets them out on adventure. You've got characters like Briar Rosa the Necromancer, Snow White the Ranger, and (my personal favorite) Gretel the Barbarian.


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CMON Launches Bloodborne: The Board Game Kickstarter

The town of Yharnam is being overrun by a terrible plague. It's up to the Hunters to solve this mystery and save the city before the Blood Moon rises and everyone dies (though, being Bloodborne, dying's just half the fun). That's the story behind Bloodborne: The Board Game, the new project from CMON that's up on Kickstarter now.


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Dire Wolf Digital Taking Pre-orders for Game of Thrones: Oathbreaker Board Game

Who can you trust in Westeros?
Nobody, that's who. That's a trick question. We all know that literally nobody can be trusted any further than you can comfortably stab them with a poisoned dagger. But you can't just run around stabbing people. You've gotta be subtle and sly about it. And that's what you'll be doing in Oathbreaker, a new board game coming from Dire Wolf Digital.


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Iron GM Games Releases Abattoir 8 Sci-Fi RPG Adventure

Grimmerspace is the new horror sci-fi setting that's compatible with the Starfinder RPG system. Iron GM Games has released the first adventure for it. It's called Abattoir 8 and it's not about being a hero, it's about making it out in as few pieces as possible (preferrably one). This new adventure is free to download for a short period of time. Get your copy now.


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Podcast Radio

Tuesday. Another day closer to the weekend. And I got a new Goliath die from Kraken Dice yesterday, because I don't have a problem and I can stop whenever I want. #NoSuchThingAsTooManyDice
Anyway, to help speed things along to the weekend, there's always gaming podcasts. As usual, there's a bunch, so let's get into it.

Today on the dial we have: Morrus' Unofficial Tabletop RPG Talk Episode #44: U2 Danger at Dunwater; Geeks of the North Episode 70: Grumpisode; The Polyhedron Collider Cast Episode 60: Donning the Purple, Treasure Island and Charterstone; Meeples & Miniatures Episode 265: Salute 2019; Tabletop Talk Episode 18: Why Craig (and you) Should be Playing Warhammer Underworlds; The D6 Generation Pip 17: Emergent Narratives Thanks to Great Mechanics; Rolling Dice & Taking Names Episode 169: Fifth Annual Screening, Streaming, or Steaming Summer Movie Preview; Blue Peg, Pink Peg Episode 145: Tudor; and The Secret Cabal Episode 181: Kingsport Festival, Civilization A New Dawn and A Short Topic Extravaganza.


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