Author "Polar_Bear"

By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 24th, 2017
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So let’s say that you don’t manage to stop the Metal Dawn and humanity is overthrown. That’s kinda terrible. But with the robots now in charge, that doesn’t guarantee that things are going to be smooth sailing from there on out....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 24th, 2017
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We all know I’m a big fan of giant robots. The one time I’m not so excited about them is when they’re trying to overthrow the world and kill at the humans. Unfortunately, that’s just what’s happening in Metal Dawn. An AI h...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
May 24th, 2017
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Conan had quite a lot of adventures where he wore quite a few different hats. He had his crown when he was a king. He had his headband when he was a Barbarian. He had his… umm… something when he was the Destroyer. He’s also a thief fr...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
May 24th, 2017
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Tails of Equestria is a bit different than the other RPGs we usually feature here on TGN. As such, while most of us are pretty sure in adventure-writing for our games, it might take a bit of fiddling to figure out how to make one for Tails. River Horse...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
May 24th, 2017
2 Comments
The week of “getting back to usual” continues along. Of course, we’ll get back off schedule a little, since it’s a 3-day weekend here in the States. But still, good to be on schedule while you can. But, seeing as we’re get...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
May 24th, 2017
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H.E.A.D. Hunters is a new type of miniatures game. In it, you’re in control of your own warrior as you battle against your opponents. What sets H.E.A.D. Hunters apart is that everything you need to play is contained right in the head of your figu...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
May 24th, 2017
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We recently saw some of the cool things that the Freeborn will be getting to go along with the upcoming expansion, The Chryseis Shard – Ascent of the Locus, for Beyond the Gates of Antares. But what about some of the other factions? Well, they’ve...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 24th, 2017
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The end of civilization is bad enough. You’ve survived so far, but resources aren’t going to last the winter if they’re spread too thin. The various survivors are banding together and now attacking one-another in order to survive. Tha...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
May 24th, 2017
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Knight Models has started taking orders for their next wave of releases for both the Batman Miniatures Game and the DC Universe Miniatures Game. They’ve got the World’s Finest version of Superman coming. It’s a good thing, too, since ...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
May 24th, 2017
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Lots of distribution news coming out lately. Must be the season for it. This time around, it’s CMON updating who they will be using as distributors for their games, as well as announcing a universal MAPP policy for their games....
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
May 23rd, 2017
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Sometimes, games really take off when they’re released and that can mean it’s hard to get a copy for yourself. Such is the case with Aporta Game’s Avenue. It came out at Essen last year and sold out quickly when the English-language v...
By Polar_Bear
In Corvus Belli
May 23rd, 2017
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We’re about a week from the start of a new month. Seems like a pretty good time to start prepping for what will be coming out in June. In this case, Corvus Belli is giving us a look at what you can expect for Infinity....
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
May 23rd, 2017
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Sedis is a set of hexagonal game tiles with various markings along the edges. They can be used to play a variety of games, so they’re rather versatile. The tiles are up on Kickstarter now....
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
May 23rd, 2017
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While the rank-and-file troopers might get much of the job done, they wouldn’t be nearly as effective without the strong leaders that spearhead the charges and direct the arrows. For the Latari Elves, the upcoming faction for Runewars, one of the...
By Polar_Bear
In News
May 23rd, 2017
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While it’s good to be back in the office and once more in my regular routine, after last week’s ordeal with my apartment, I’m still looking forward to the weekend. For those of us here in the US, it’s even (potentially) a long w...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 23rd, 2017
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The world of business is pretty cutthroat. But in the far-off future, it’s even rougher. Corporations go at one-another not just with ad campaigns and targeted marketing, but with mechs and bombs and machine guns. That’s just what you’...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
May 23rd, 2017
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Hand of Fate *Torgo’s Theme plays* … No, that’s Manos… Anyway, Hand of Fate: Ordeals is an adventure deck-building game that’s based on Defiant Development’s video game series. It’s up on Kickstarter now....
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
May 23rd, 2017
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June 3rd. That’s not that far away, really. A week and a half. That’s when you’ll be able to get your name on the list to get the newest edition of Warhammer: 40k from Games Workshop. Once your name’s on that list, it’ll b...
By Polar_Bear
In News
May 23rd, 2017
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Ares Games has announced that they will now be distributing Galakta’s games across the world (except for Europe… So most of the world, anyway). This includes titles such as Age of Thieves, Champions of the Arena, and the upcoming This War o...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
May 23rd, 2017
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Another TIE variant is making its way to your tabletops in the X-Wing Miniatures Game from Fantasy Flight. This time, it’s the TIE Aggressor. This isn’t the first time we’ve see a TIE with a turret on it, to be fair. But it will give ...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
May 22nd, 2017
2 Comments
“What goes around, comes around.” “You reap what you sow.” “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.” “Don’t be an ass.” “You brought this upon yourself.” Basically, all of tho...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
May 22nd, 2017
1 Comment
Being able to laugh at one’s self is important. None of us are perfect, individually, or as a group. And so, taking a tongue-in-cheek jab at ourselves is sometimes warranted. That’s just what Le Neckbeard, a new card game up on Kickstarter,...
By Polar_Bear
In News
May 22nd, 2017
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The folks over at Wyrd do their best to make our lives better. One way they do that is by giving us previews on Mondays. Because, let’s face it, Mondays aren’t generally considered that great. So any help they can get is good. So, let’...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
May 22nd, 2017
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If there’s one thing that the space battles in Star Wars taught us, it’s never underestimate the power of a fighter squadron. X-Wings and a light cruiser take out the Death Stars. An A-Wing crashing takes out the Executor. Squadrons of figh...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
May 22nd, 2017
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Well, I’m back in the office. The tub was fixed. The carpet’s been cleaned. And while I certainly can do what I need from basically anywhere with an internet connection, it’s good to get back to the regular routine. What can I say? I&...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
May 22nd, 2017
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The folks at Spartan Games have a whole bunch of new releases available to pre-order for a trio of their games. Both Halo Wars: Fleet Battles and Ground Command are getting some new ships (a couple of them huge, relatively), and there’s a new edi...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Sports
May 22nd, 2017
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From one sports-themed game to another (we seem to be doing two-fers today). This time, it’s from Baseball to Football. Scibor has a whole new Ogre football team available over in their webshop. You can pick them up individually or as a team set....
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
May 22nd, 2017
3 Comments
Many of you are not just gaming fans, but you’re also sports fans. I know the cliche is that us nerds don’t know anything about sports, but that’s really not the case. There are many sports games out there that have come and gone, som...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
May 22nd, 2017
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From one fantasy game to another. Fantasy Flight Games continues to expand their Runewars line for the two armies currently available. In this case, the undead are getting a mounted knights unit, the Death Knights....
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
May 22nd, 2017
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Sometimes we post stories about companies teaming up. This is the opposite. CMON Limited and Ankama Products are no longer going to be working together for game distribution....
By Polar_Bear
In Age of Sigmar
May 22nd, 2017
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You know, as I’ve gone on in my gaming career, I’ve more-and-more found myself drawn to skirmish games. Not that I think there’s anything inherently bad or wrong with large-army games. They’re just not really for me, anymore. So...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 20th, 2017
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Well, it’s almost like the week is getting back on schedule, even though it’s Saturday. I woke up. I got groceries. I’m now typing up the Review Roundup in my living room while listening to music and contemplating the rest of my day. ...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
May 19th, 2017
2 Comments
Warlord Games is moving along the story in Beyond the Gates of Antares with their next campaign book, The Chryseis Shard – Ascent of the Locus. Pre-orders for the book are being taken now. Warning, though, if you go and check out the page for it,...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
May 19th, 2017
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Alternative Armies has started taking pre-orders for Furioso, their upcoming set of Renaissance-era miniatures warfare. The game is designed to be used with multiple scales, from 6mm to 28mm. Pre-orders will save 20% off the price, as well as get a 10%...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 19th, 2017
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Are you not entertained! Well, if you’re not, maybe you’re playing the wrong game. Perhaps you should check out Carthage, the new deckbuilding-board game that’s up on Kickstarter from SAS Creative. In it, you play as a gladiator, look...