Author "Polar_Bear"

By Polar_Bear
In News
Jun 26th, 2017
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Summertime. Summertime. Sum-sum-summertime. It’s summer (well, in the Northern Hemisphere, anyway). That means trips to the beach or park or wherever you’re going with family and friends. And on those trips, it’s fun to play games. Th...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Jun 26th, 2017
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While my Monday is continuing to be very much a Monday, it does mean that we get a new Wyrd artwork preview for Malifaux. This week, it’s the Lampad for the Resurrectionists....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jun 26th, 2017
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Just this morning, I learned that a coworker doesn’t like ants. And by that, I mean she haaaaaaaaates them. She got goosebumps just at the mention of them. And while they’re not specifically ants, I’m sure the giant swarms in Unbreaka...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Jun 26th, 2017
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Things are heating up out in the faraway star systems. The various factions in Beyond the Gates of Antares continually clash against one-another. New tactical formations and equipment are making their way to the field. They’re also making their w...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jun 26th, 2017
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It’s Monday. How’s yours going? Mine’s… being a Monday. But, as usual, we’ll make it through. And getting our gaming tables looking good is going to help. Today in the Terrain Corner we have: New Terrain Available For Beyo...
By Polar_Bear
In Age of Sigmar
Jun 26th, 2017
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Well, you’ve had the new 40k set for a couple weeks now. I’m sure you’re all just so tired of that and want to get back to the Fantasy side of things… or not. But if you’ve been playing 8th Edition and had someone go, R...
By Polar_Bear
In Job Opportunity
Jun 26th, 2017
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Are you a really good colored-goop slinger? I am not. My painting skills were never that great and have certainly atrophied over the years due to disuse. But if your painting is of the level that other gamers drool over it (make sure to seal your figur...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jun 26th, 2017
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The land of Westeros is full of intrigue. Alliances are forming, breaking, and shifting all the time. What might be your friends one day can turn into your enemies the next. Staying ahead of any plots against you is key. In The Wars to Come, a new expa...
By Polar_Bear
In Corvus Belli
Jun 26th, 2017
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We’re in the last week of June. By this weekend, it’ll be July. Not much time left to get out this month’s releases. But Corvus Belli is here. They’ve got their June figures for Infinity available now....
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Jun 26th, 2017
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Operation Sea Lion saw the Germans invading Britain. The fighting soon made it so everyday citizens were suddenly on the front lines, battling the advancing army. The Germans had their own infiltrators in the British populace, looking to sew discord wh...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jun 24th, 2017
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I’m an unabashed fan of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic. I put it in the same league as something like Animaniacs and Tiny Toons, where, sure, I may not be the real target audience, but I feel it’s a quality cartoon product that has enough referenc...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jun 24th, 2017
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It’s Saturdaaaaaaaaaaay! Woooooooo! Due to the rain, my initial plans for the day fell through. But I’m hoping to rebound and maybe hang out with some people here and just chill. Yes, just me, them, and a whole pan of homemade banana puddin...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jun 23rd, 2017
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Lots of releases coming out today. CMON’s got several, themselves. If you’re a fan of Rum & Bones, there’s a new faction, some new mercenaries, as well as some deep sea creatures available. If you’re a fan of simple bluffin...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jun 23rd, 2017
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It seems that even in the far future, there’s issues with proper disposal of our unused items. As humanity has expanded throughout the galaxy, our old, discarded robots are starting to pile up in the spaceways. That’s causing issues and som...
By Polar_Bear
In Magazine/webzine
Jun 23rd, 2017
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We all love to fill our lives with all things gaming. If you’re a fan of the Frostgrave setting and wish there was more for it that you can interact with, your wish has been granted. Next week, the new Spellcaster: The Frostgrave Magazine will la...
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
Jun 23rd, 2017
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If you’re going to name your game, name your game. That’s just what WizKids has done with DiceBot Megafun. In the game, players are looking to create their own robot by heading to the junkyard and picking up parts. Then, once their bots are...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Jun 23rd, 2017
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We know it happens for things like San Diego ComicCon, but never before has Gen Con announced that they may have entirely sold out. And yet, that’s where we’re at. The gaming convention held annually in Indianapolis is reaching maximum capa...
By Polar_Bear
In Modelling
Jun 23rd, 2017
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It’s here, ladies and gentlemen. Friday. Gateway to the weekend. The work week is almost over and we just need to push through these last few hours and we’ll be free. Hopefully you’ve got some plans put together. Mine have solidified,...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jun 23rd, 2017
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You’d think that time could just take care of itself. Once something’s done, it’s done. That’s not the case, though. Without regular monitoring, the whole time stream can unravel. In this case, the Reconquista of Spain isn’...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jun 23rd, 2017
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Game designers Sen-Foong Lim and Jessey Wright are teaming up to bring you The Legend of Korra: Pro-bending Arena, a new board game from IDW Games. The game will let players compete against one-another using a team of benders, then draft cards in order...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jun 23rd, 2017
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Well, it’s been almost a week. So, I’m sure all of you are all extremely tired of 40k already and want to play something else… I’m kidding. But if that actually is the case, and you want to play some The Hobbit, well, Forge Worl...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jun 23rd, 2017
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It starts with a cough or a runny nose. Soon, people’s organs are melting. Ok, maybe that’s a bit extreme, but it’s still sort of what’s going on in Pandemic. People fawned all over Pandemic Legacy: Season 1. But where thereR...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Jun 23rd, 2017
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Knight Models has the latest set of miniatures available for both the DC Universe Miniatures Game as well as the Batman Miniatures game (since their releases come with stats for both games). The big release of this month would have to be Wonder Woman a...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jun 22nd, 2017
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Music’s a pretty big part of my life. I’ve got it going basically all the time. I also love a rather eclectic mix. The CD in my car has got such artists as A Hawk and a Hacksaw, Echo and the Bunnymen, Johnny Cash, Dethklok, Soundgarden, and...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jun 22nd, 2017
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Eagle-Gryphon Games is taking players back to the fantastic world of Fantastiqa. They’ve launched a Kickstarter campaign for a new expansion for the game. This one is called Rival Realms. In it, two magicians have been teleported to the realm. Th...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jun 22nd, 2017
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Get your stinkin’ paws off me, you damn, dirty ape! That’s just one of the classic lines in movie history. Hard to believe the movie is going to be 50 years old. To commemorate it, WYSIWSYGames is coming out with a Planet of the Apes board ...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jun 22nd, 2017
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Steve Jackson Games has announced a new version of Munchkin will be making its way to Walgreens stores in the near future. This one’s aimed at a slightly younger audience (though no version of Munchkin, that I know of, is too adult in nature). Th...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jun 22nd, 2017
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We’re getting closer to that weekend. Just another day and a half and we’ll be there. Hopefully, you’ve got some gaming plans lined up. I’ve got some partial ones, myself. We’ll see how it goes. But if you are going to be ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jun 22nd, 2017
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Gen Con is just around the corner. I mean, we’re damn-near to July, and that’s month-adjacent to Gen Con. Thousands up on thousands of gamers are going to descend upon Indianapolis for the show. It’s a great time for companies to rele...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jun 22nd, 2017
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Sure, my friend Henrix can speak and read Swedish, but despite what he’s tried to teach me, I haven’t quite gotten it down yet. In the meantime, I still need English versions of games. And that’s why I’m thankful that Åskfågeln ...
By Polar_Bear
In 19th Century
Jun 22nd, 2017
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It’s time to set sail once again for the Caribbean. There’s pirates, natives, Spanish, French, and all sorts of people navigating through the tropical waters in search of resources. This, of course, leads to all manner of conflict. Those yo...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jun 22nd, 2017
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On a distant and remote planet sits a monolith. Nobody’s quite sure how long its been there or who put it there, but from it comes various forces that are said to control the cosmos. Every seven years, four alien races send a lone monk to the mon...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jun 22nd, 2017
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The strangeness of Arkham isn’t just limited to its creepy buildings like the Asylum and Miskatonic University. It’s making its way out into the streets. Everyday people are becoming corrupted by the malevolent forces at work. Before everyo...
By Polar_Bear
In Hordes
Jun 22nd, 2017
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The Grymkin are getting ever-closer to your tabletops. This new faction for Hordes harkens back to the very beginning of Privateer Press where many of these creatures appeared in the Monstronomican and the Iron Kingdoms Campaign Setting book. Soon, you...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jun 21st, 2017
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It’s never good when a cult leader moves into town. Things start getting weird. Dark magic starts to take over, and mutations and various corruptions start manifesting in the populace. What that town needs is some heroes to come in and save the d...