Author "Polar_Bear"

By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Oct 17th, 2017
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“But Polar Bear! Fruit Ninja‘s been out for a while! And it’s a digital game!” I hear you scream at your screens (I also know your browser history. Hey, whatever floats your boat. I don’t judge). Yes, Fruit Ninja is an inc...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Oct 17th, 2017
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As with just about every new Star Wars RPG book, there’s lots of new options for players to create more unique and defined characters, letting them play just exactly what they want to. In Cyphers and Masks, a book all about spying and subterfuge,...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Oct 17th, 2017
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We’re firmly on our way into the new work week. And, of course, I’m looking forward to the weekend. The past couple have been pretty busy, so I think I’m gonna take it easy this upcoming Saturday. Might still get some gaming in, thoug...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Oct 17th, 2017
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You know, despite the fact that it’s October (and more than halfway through it, at that), we’ve had relatively few “creepy, crawly, spooky, and haunted” sort of stories. Well, this post looks to help turn the tide in a more Bori...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Oct 17th, 2017
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Organized crime has a long and storied history in Britain. I mean, just watch a Guy Richie movie and you’ll know that. (whywouldIwantacaravanthataintgotnofookinwheelsonit?) In Gangs of Britannia, you’ll be in charge of one of those gangs, l...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Oct 17th, 2017
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I certainly hope that you find TGN a reputable news source. I do my best to not post rumors and only give you stories that I can back up with a source. However, with news, that’s not always the case. Some places are better sources than others, an...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Oct 17th, 2017
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When I’m playing an RPG, I like to have the right miniature on the board to represent what the PCs are fighting. And I know my PCs like to have a mini that as closely as possible represents their character. As such, it’s always good to have...
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
Oct 17th, 2017
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I haven’t played a collectable game in quite some time. Mostly I’ve just not had the time to keep up with them. But back when I did, my favorite format to play in was draft. It’s seat-of-your-pants gaming. You go in not knowing what y...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Oct 16th, 2017
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The process to create models for a game is a long and complex one, with artists, sculptors, and producers going back and forth on designs until everything is juuuuuuust right… Or, at least, just right for the time. We’ve all looked back at ...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Oct 16th, 2017
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Longtime readers know I love it when a company posts a rulebook for their games online. You can check out the rules and see if the game’s for you. Also, having electronic versions of the book can really come in handy. In this case, the game is Wa...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Oct 16th, 2017
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Just this past weekend, I re-watched one of my favorite movies: Predator 2. I nearly watched Alien, instead. And I still might do so sometime this week. Both, obviously, involve aliens going after humans, with heavy horror/action elements. And aliens, ...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Oct 16th, 2017
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Wyrd keeps a nice, steady schedule for their previews. I can certainly appreciate that. I’m a big fan of routine. So, as it’s Monday, that means some new art to look at. In this case, it’s from the Through the Breach book, Above the L...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Oct 16th, 2017
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Within the demonic hordes of the Uthuk Y’llan of Runewars, there are heroes. No, most of the outside world wouldn’t use that term to describe them, probably preferring something a bit more like, “grotesque monster” or “awf...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Oct 16th, 2017
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It’s Monday. That means it’s back to the office after the weekend. I… feel like I could use another. *yawns* Saturday was baking cookies and then hanging out with friends. Sunday was busy doing stuff around the apartment. I think this...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Oct 16th, 2017
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We all love gaming (or, at least, I assume we all do, considering the website we’re on right now). However, it can often be hard to find others to game with. And sure, there’s plenty of solo games out there, but really, we want to hang out ...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Oct 16th, 2017
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Gotta, gotta get up to get down. Gotta, gotta get up to get down. Ok, really, that’s not the song that describes me at all. I’m much more, “I can’t dance. I can’t talk. The only thing about me is the way that I walk.”...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Sports
Oct 16th, 2017
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The Union in Chains event is continuing. … All my teams are losing… badly (or I guess, they’re really great at losing, it would seem). So there’s a chance I won’t get any of these awesome resculpted models for my teams, bu...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Oct 16th, 2017
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Legacy of Dragholt lets you adventure around the world of Terrinoth in new and exciting ways. The game is less of an experience where you’re looking to win or lose, and much more about trying to create a story within the world you explore around....
By Polar_Bear
In Age of Sigmar
Oct 16th, 2017
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Games Workshop has started taking pre-orders for the next of their board games. This time they head to the world of Age of Sigmar with Warhammer Underworlds: Shadespire. The city of Shadespire’s rulers were so powerful that they told death that t...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Oct 14th, 2017
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Saturday night’s alright for gaming. Saturday afternoon’s alright for gaming. Saturday morning’s alright for gaming. Pretty much all of Saturday (Saturday, Saturday) is good for gaming. I’m… not currently gaming. I’m...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Oct 13th, 2017
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I wouldn’t mind being a cyborg. I mean, having some robotic limbs or a cybernetic eye or something cool like that. The Argent faction in Tech Dusk is all about enhancing themselves through machinery. The first part of the faction is available now...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Oct 13th, 2017
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The king is dead. The hunt is on for the next person that will be seated on the throne. The nobles vying for the spot can’t just run in and sit down. They’ll need the people’s support. There’s more than one way to get the people...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Oct 13th, 2017
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Friday checklist: Friday shirt| Check Forge World update| Check Friday Snippets| Check Friday Wyrd Preview| Check Murmaider! Murmaider! Murmaider! Murmaider! In this Friday the 13th preview, we get a look at the Karkinoi....
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Oct 13th, 2017
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The American football season continues along while I’m sure many of you are in leagues for tabletop versions of the game. If you’re looking to branch out to a new team, I might suggest checking out Fireforge Games’ Amazon SmasHers Kic...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Oct 13th, 2017
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Friday is here! Woo! Gateway to the weekend. I’m hoping yours will be filled with all sorts of gaming. I might get in some Guild Ball on a brand-new gaming mat this evening. Tomorrow, I’m gonna be hanging out with friends for an early Hallo...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Oct 13th, 2017
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The latest releases for Dark Age are now available. The Shadow Caste for Dragyri gets a bit of beefing up, as they’ve got four new boxes available, all filled with new an exciting ways to jump out of the shadows and murder your opponents. The Bro...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Oct 13th, 2017
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Road/Kill is looking to get its first expansion. It’s called Vendetta and it brings a whole new style of play to the game. In the book, you’ll find rules for infantry and drone support, as well as team play. Go into the arena as one of four...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Oct 13th, 2017
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Warlord Games is turning 10 years old. *snifflesniffle* They grow up so fast! Anyway, this weekend, they’re having a birthday bash over at their place. If you’re in the neighborhood, you should stop by. But even if you’re way over on ...
By Polar_Bear
In Hordes
Oct 13th, 2017
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Being about halfway through October, this year is certainly getting to the end. We’ll soon be making our way into a new year, and with a new year comes new minis. Privateer Press is all about having regular monthly releases, and 2018 will be no d...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Oct 13th, 2017
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One of the most iconic things about the Star Wars universe is the Force. It’s basically what makes the space wizards in the setting work. Many of the main heroes and villains have access to this power, and three are making their way to your Imper...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Oct 13th, 2017
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Z-Man Games has a pair of new releases available for you today. In one, you’re leading a team of spies versus opposing spy teams, looking to complete your objectives while preventing your opponents from finishing theirs. In the other, you’v...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Oct 12th, 2017
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23rd Century Productions is looking to bring you a new edition of Battlelords, the sci-fi RPG set in a future full of intrigue and danger. This will be the 7th edition of the game, originally released in 1990. Be one of 15 different core races and deck...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Oct 12th, 2017
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Have you ever sat around with your friends, watching TV and seen an ad for a new movie that’s coming out and gone, “pfeh. That looks like garbage. I could come up with a better movie idea than that!”? Pretty much all of us have (or so...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Oct 12th, 2017
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The folks over at Hyacinth Games had their successful Kickstarter not too long ago. Well, they’ve gotten their backer’s minis shipped out, and so now it’s time for the rest of us to get in on the action. You can head over to their web...
By Polar_Bear
In Aristeia
Oct 12th, 2017
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You know, you can’t really have an action-packed game without actions. And Aristeia, the new game coming from Corvus Belli, is said to be action-packed. So, let’s take a look at what type of actions you’ll be packing in there....