Board Games

By Polar_Bear
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Sep 29th, 2017
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CMON’s got a whole bunch of new releases available for you today. There’s 5 different titles, from dungeon crawlers, to martial arts action, to an expansion for a hugely popular title, to even more. If you’ve been wanting to get a hold of Massive Darkness, Dojo Kun, Gateway: Uprisin...
By Polar_Bear
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Sep 29th, 2017
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One thing about making a game have a digital app component is that a company can release a new scenario and simply make it available for purchase through the app. You can then buy it and play it basically instantly. Such is the case with Trials of Frostgate. It’s a new scenario for Descent that...
By Polar_Bear
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Sep 28th, 2017
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We’re just a couple days away from October. That means a whole new set of releases coming soon from Plaid Hat Games. But what, exactly, is coming out? And when will it be available? All your questions will be answered. (well… those two questions, at least… But not, like, anything re...
By Polar_Bear
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Sep 27th, 2017
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Hey kids! What time is it? “Wartime!” Sorry, that’s just the first thing I think of when I see the name of this game. Wartime is the new strategic board game from WizKids where a unit can only be used when the timer associated with it runs out. Each one has a little sand timer [&hel...
By Polar_Bear
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Sep 27th, 2017
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Junk Spirit Games is running a Kickstarter to create a new edition of Tyler Sigman’s Crows. Set in the world of Tessandor, the crows have, for some reason, started to give off mana, vital for spellcasters to weave their craft. As such, all the different wizards and sorcerers of the land are loo...
By Polar_Bear
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Sep 26th, 2017
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Cheese. We all want it. And if you don’t… well… more for me. *eats all the cheese!* Getting all the cheese you can so you can feed your growing clan of rats (and not just eat it all yourself) is what you’ll be doing in Ratland, a new board game that’s up on Kickstarter n...
By Polar_Bear
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Sep 26th, 2017
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The galaxy is vast and full of wonder… and resources! Best to not sit around and wait, or those resources will be gobbled up by some rival alien race. Expanding out into the stars, claiming areas for you, and placing workers to best make use of those resources is what you’ll be doing in S...
By Polar_Bear
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Sep 26th, 2017
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“It belongs in a museum!” Well, thieves would disagree. They’re out to grab all those priceless artifacts and sell them off to the highest bidder. Though it’s not going to be easy. There’s plenty of security systems such as cameras and guards standing in their way. Only ...
By Polar_Bear
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Sep 26th, 2017
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Inside our minds is a whole other world. It can often feel like its at conflict with itself, as our various emotions fight with one-another for control. Will the forces of Gloom manage to take over and leave us in a sad state, or will Bliss be able to fight off their advances and let […]...
By Polar_Bear
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Sep 26th, 2017
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Well, they’ve taken on Dark Souls. Now Steamforged is looking to tackle another popular video game property and bring it to your tabletops. This time around, it’s Resident Evil 2. Players must work together in order to escape the zombie-filled Raccoon City. Keep topped off on ammo and mak...
By Polar_Bear
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Sep 25th, 2017
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The Force is a very influential … umm… force in the Universe. Those who can tap into it gain powers and abilities far beyond a normal person. For Imperial Assault, three new powerful Force users will soon be making their way to your tabletops, two for the Dark Side, one for the Light. In ...
By Polar_Bear
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Sep 23rd, 2017
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Saturdaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay! *runs around with arms over my head* Wooooooooooooooooo! Alright, let’s do this thing! Today we have: Tulip Bubble, Nuked, Wasteland Express Delivery Service, Brutal Kingdom, Dwarven Smithy, Crows, Sticky Chameleons, Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective: Jack the Ripper...
By Polar_Bear
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Sep 22nd, 2017
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Z-Man Games has another updated version of a game they’re working on. This time around, it’s History of the World. So, in a way, they’re rewriting history… If you’ve ever wanted to be in charge of a civilization and see it through the dawn of time all the way to the 20th...
By Polar_Bear
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Sep 22nd, 2017
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The Cities of Splendor expansion for… well… Splendor is now available. Actually, it should be The Cities of Splendor expansionS. Reason being is that it’s not just one new set of rules inside the box, but actually several. You can mix and match them as you see fit to add several who...
By Polar_Bear
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Sep 22nd, 2017
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Steamforged Games is going to be launching their Kickstarter campaign for the Resident Evil 2 board game on September 25th. That’s just a couple days away. In order to build up the hype and excitement, they’re giving away a pledge to one person who shares their post over on Facebook. Head...
By Polar_Bear
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Sep 21st, 2017
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Having access to advise the king on matters is a good position to be in. You can make sure that the things you find most important get done. Well, King Tritus is looking to add a new person to his Royal Council. The thing is, you’re not the only one that could potentially fill that […]...
By Polar_Bear
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Sep 20th, 2017
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I am a fan of abstract strategy games. I also have an interest in WWI. Well, mix those two together and you get Trench, a new strategy board game that’s up on Kickstarter now. Take control of your army and maneuver your way across the diamond-shaped board and to the other side of the trench [&h...
By Polar_Bear
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Sep 20th, 2017
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Playing games is fun. Even watching people play games can be fun. But what’s better than that? Playing or watching games for charity. And what’s possibly even better than that? Getting free stuff for watching games for charity. That’s what you’ll be able to do tomorrow, as Nom...
By Polar_Bear
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Sep 18th, 2017
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Studies show that cheese works on the brain much like narcotics and you can be, basically, addicted to it. Well, I certainly know that I am addicted to cheese. It’s really hard to ever say that I’ve had “enough” of it. So I’m always on a cheese quest, of sorts. But I can...
By Polar_Bear
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Sep 16th, 2017
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Hey everyone. We’ve made it around to another weekend. I said I was going to probably be doing some baking. Well, I’ve got some magic cookie bars cooling right now. I love these things… probably too much… *looks at my stomach* … definitely too much. But issues with my wa...
By Polar_Bear
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Sep 15th, 2017
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It’s a small world after all. You’re welcome. Well, as I wait here for the people coming to hunt me down for doing that, I guess I should tell you about Sky Islands, the new expansion pack announced for Small World. The tiny world hasn’t ever really paid much attention to what goes ...
By Polar_Bear
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Sep 15th, 2017
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It’s not quite cold and flu season yet, but that just means it’s time to stock up on disease-fighting knowledge. It also means to get prepped for the upcoming 2018 Pandemic Survival Series. Yes, Pandemic is usually a cooperative affair, but in this format, you’re racing against anot...
By Polar_Bear
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Sep 14th, 2017
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Sometimes it’s not about the party, but the party after the party. In this case, it’s Ninja Division having a huge sale as the after party. Are all after parties huge sales? I’ve never been to one, but if I can save up to 45% off on games and stuff, I just might start going [&hellip...
By Polar_Bear
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Sep 14th, 2017
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An upcoming game that’s gotten some real attention lately is Stuffed Fables from Plaid Hat Games. It’s the adventure gamebook where players collectively tell a story using the book as a rules guide, game board, and more. Players will take on the role of different stuffed animals and their...
By Polar_Bear
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Sep 14th, 2017
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A new sport is soon to be hitting your tabletops. What do you do when you take a person who can manipulate water, and add to that someone who can manipulate fire and someone who can manipulate earth? You’ve got yourself a Pro-Bending team in the making. Get to the stadium and get your team [&he...
By Polar_Bear
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Sep 13th, 2017
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A thousand years has passed since the events in the Secrets of the Lost Tomb. However, the work of the Eternal Order of Perseus continues, keeping humanoids safe from the Great Old Ones. Now with their huge space station, the current members of the Eternal Order of Perseus face all-new dangers. Will ...
By Polar_Bear
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Sep 12th, 2017
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The Kickstarter campaign for Wander: The Cult of Barnacle Bay is doing well. They’ve made it over their funding goal and are working their way through stretch goals. To help with that, they’ve added on some add-ons, letting you get alternate heroes, extra dice, and (once they get there) a...
By Polar_Bear
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Sep 9th, 2017
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Let’s see if the system decides to eat this one or not. Anyway, it’s Saturday, and that means I’m happy. I’ve been doing various domestic things this morning in order to be ready for when a friend comes over for some gaming (Guild Ball and Ascension are the most-likely games t...
By Polar_Bear
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Sep 8th, 2017
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Alderac Entertainment Group (or AEG, to their friends) has several new releases they’ll be bringing to store shelves this month. If you’re a fan of cats, or smashing things together, or pirates, you’ll be happy to see what’s coming. Yeah, it’s a bit of everything. But wh...
By Polar_Bear
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Sep 8th, 2017
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Murder is afoot! Jack the Ripper has once again started his slayings. The most notorious serial killer London has ever known is loose. It’s up to the investigators to track him down and bring him to justice. That’s just what you’ll be doing in Whitehall Mystery, the new board game a...
By Polar_Bear
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Sep 7th, 2017
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In most games, you play as either the “good guys” or the “bad guys.” You’re either fighting to save the world, or looking to watch it burn. Well, Andoria Battlefields lets you do a bit of both. Players have their own set of heroes they’re looking to use to close th...
By Polar_Bear
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Sep 7th, 2017
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An ounce of preparation beats a pound of cure. It’s a pretty old saying, but it’s true. Being fully ready to go for something beats trying to change things on the fly. Well, some new items are being added to the Legend of Korra: Pro-Bending Arena game coming from IDW Games. Instead of try...
By Polar_Bear
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Sep 6th, 2017
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Charles Dickens has penned some of the most well-known stories of all time. His characters have really become a part of our everyday lives. And now they can be part of your gaming nights, too. Scrooge the Board Game, which is up on Kickstarter now, lets you play as one of Dickens’ characters an...
By Polar_Bear
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Sep 6th, 2017
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Floods. They’re a problem that’s been facing humanity essentially since the first group of huts were set too close to a rising stream. In The Netherlands, there’s a whole series of levees, reservoirs, and pumping stations that keeps the country dry. Well, when those start to fail, s...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Sep 5th, 2017
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You all probably know that one of my favorite artists out there is Heath “BA” Foley. I like his art so much, I got a piece permanently attached to my arm. Well, him and another couple good friends of mine are running their Kickstarter campaign for Wander: the Cult of Barnacle Bay. It̵...