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By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Mar 23rd, 2017
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The woods are always a bit of a place of mystery. Since ancient times, they’ve been where witches and monsters live. But you’re young and strong and want to prove your worth. So you’re headed into those woods, to face off against whatever you might find. Will you come out the victor...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Mar 23rd, 2017
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Aeon’s End, the deck-building game from Indie Boards and Cards is getting a stand-alone expansion. It’s called War Eternal and it continues on the fight with the last bit of The World that Was trying to hold on against The Nameless. Will you be able to push them back and save the little b...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Mar 22nd, 2017
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Politics play a huge part in our lives, whether we’re thinking about them or not. Most of us have an opinion on how things are run and feel we could do better. But to do that, first you have to be elected. Politics With Allies lets you test your ability to be elected. It’s a […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Mar 22nd, 2017
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Soon, I discovered this “rock” thing was true. Jerry Lee Lewis was the devil. Jesus was an architect, previous to his career as a prophet. All of a sudden, I found myself in love with the world, so there was only one thing that I could do was ding-a-ding-dang my dang-along ling-long. I wo...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Mar 21st, 2017
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Great Escape Games has started taking pre-orders for The Curse of Dead Man’s Hand, the next expansion for Dead Man’s Hand. The set includes four new gangs: The Baron, The Seven, the Mountain Men, and The Malevolent Seven. Sounds like a right nasty group of ruffians....
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Mar 20th, 2017
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When reading over the description for this game, all I could think of was the old Toys R Us jingle, “I don’t wanna grow up. I’m a Toys R Us kid…” And now I’ve probably gotten that stuck in a lot of your heads, too. No, I’m not ashamed. Anyway, Renegade Game S...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Mar 20th, 2017
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You know, normally, you’re trying to keep various Lovecraftian horrors from invading our mortal realm. But, you know, sometimes you just want your brain melted into insanity. Amirite? That’s what you do in Necronomicards. There’s a new expansion for the game that’s up now on K...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Mar 18th, 2017
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Ah, Saturday. And it’s Games Day at the Milton Library. So, of course, that means it’s raining. Funny how that seems to be happening. 3rd weekend of the month, we’ve got some rain. But, seeing as I like rain, it’s all good. Rain and gaming. Seems great. Anyway, we’ve got...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Mar 17th, 2017
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Just when you thought you were going to have a nice, relaxing weekend, a portal has opened and now hordes of undead are pouring through. I mean, really now. Well, if you’re going to salvage your weekend camping trip, you’d best deal with that. You and your other magic-inclined friends mus...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Mar 16th, 2017
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Bushiroad has announced that they’ll be coming out with a new CCG this August. Dragonborne lets players take on the role of, well, a Dragonborne. They’re individuals that have been given great power by one of the 5 Great Dragon Lords. You’ll be the representative of your land and yo...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Mar 16th, 2017
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Quite a headline there. But then, items in the Harry Potter tend to have names like that. Well, you’re a wizard in training and you’re at what is an exceedingly dangerous school to be learning in. Now, there’s even more stuff out to get you with the Monster Box of Monsters expansion...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Mar 16th, 2017
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You’ll get caught up in the… Wait, no. That’s not what’s going on here. Plaid Hat is not making a new version of the bb-shooting game (unfortunately…). Instead, they’re taking you back to the Specter Ops universe with Crossfire. Will you be able to protect the Raxx...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Mar 15th, 2017
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I know it barely classifies as food, but I do enjoy fast food. Taco Bell, Arby’s, Burger King. I don’t go as often as many (maybe going once every-other week or so), but I still go. Well, now I can bring that love of fast food to my tabletop as I watch various food items […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Mar 14th, 2017
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Well, aliens are invading. Doesn’t that just ruin your work week? I guess we should try and defend our home planet. You know. It’s the only one we’ve got right now. Of course, humans being the competitive species that we are, the person who kills the most of these invaders will be c...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Mar 14th, 2017
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Omen Quest is a new trick-taking card game that’s up on Kickstarter. You can either play head-to-head, or as a team of two facing off against another team of two. Choose either good or evil and play your cards right in order to defeat your opponent’s plays....
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Mar 14th, 2017
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Sometimes it’s good to be bad. Sure, most games have you playing as the goody-two-shoes heroes. But that can get old after a while. Well, thankfully, there’s occasionally times where you get to play as the villains in a game. Cryptozoic is letting you do just that with the next Crossover ...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Mar 13th, 2017
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What does the fox say? Well, judging by YouTube videos of foxes, they make little squeaking sounds, mostly. However, in fairy tales, they tend to say a lot more. Fairy tales are full of strange things happening all the time, and that’s what they bring to Fox in the Forest, a new trick-taking ca...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Mar 11th, 2017
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Hello, Saturday! It… was quite a week, I have to say. Very busy. With all the goings-on for GAMA, I almost forgot that PAX East was going on. Hope everyone is having a good time out there. I’m, obviously, not there. I will be at Adepticon in a couple weeks, though. That’ll be fun. L...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Mar 10th, 2017
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Greenbrier Games ones more takes you to the western-themed sci-fi world of their Grimslingers universe with Grimsligners: The Northern Territory, a new expansion to their battle card game. This is more than just a couple new cards, too. It also refines the core gameplay along with giving you new solo...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Mar 10th, 2017
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As I’ve mentioned a couple times recently, I will really only consider buying a game if I’ve tried it already. My wallet and shelves basically demand it. So it’s always nice when companies post rulebooks online so you can read them over and maybe cobble together a sort of prototype ...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Mar 10th, 2017
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All aboard! Z-Man Games is bringing First Class over from Europe. The game involves players looking to create a train that rivals in majesty even the vaunted Orient Express. By adding cars as they go along, they’ll look to be the train to be on if you want to be seen....
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Mar 10th, 2017
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*drags myself to the next post, clawing at the ground as I go* This has been some week. New office. Bunch of visitors the the office. And with GAMA next week, I’ve had several late nights working on (redacted). But, yesterday I got to watch the preview video for (redacted). So that was cool. Bu...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Mar 10th, 2017
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Are you not entertained!? Well, maybe you’ll be entertained when it’s the Creepies that are battling it out in the arena. That’s what will happen in King of the Creepies, a new combat card game coming from IDW. In it, you and your opponent will look to recruit Creepies to fight for ...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Mar 10th, 2017
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When dealing with hazardous chemicals, it’s important to take proper precautions. Labs can be dangerous places. You don’t want to be exposed to anything. But if you are, you want to make sure you can come up with the antidote in a hurry. That’s what you’re trying to do in Anti...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Mar 9th, 2017
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I sit at a desk all day, typing up these news stories for you, as well as doing other various bits of writing/editing. I have the body of someone who sits all day. I really should get up and move more often. Well, Tricorn Games has launched a Kickstarter for Go Fish Fitness. They say […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Mar 8th, 2017
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So, I mentioned in the last article that gamers love exclusive swag. You can get that sort of thing via pre-release sets, like in that other article, or you can get them via Organized Play Kits. If you’re a fan of the DC Deck-Building Game from Cryptozoic, you’ll be excited to know that t...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Mar 8th, 2017
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Gamers are notorious for wanting to be the first ones on their block with the latest and greatest games. They also love getting cool swag that others won’t be able to get. Add those two together, and you’ve got a good reason to hold pre-release events for your games. Certainly, Fantasy Fl...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Mar 7th, 2017
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Those of you long-time readers of TGN know that, along with giant robots, one of my gaming obsessions is the deck-building game, Ascension. I currently have about 95% of all the available cards for the game, only missing a couple of the promos. Well, soon I’ll have a whole new expansion to lear...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Mar 7th, 2017
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I know it seems like we just got an announcement about new Ashes expansions. And we did. But Plaid Hat Games is also letting people know about some tweaks they’ve been doing to the rules that will be rolling out soon, too....
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Mar 6th, 2017
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The temperatures are starting to rise here in the Northern Hemisphere. We’re almost to spring and people might think about breaking out of their hibernation and going on a camping trip. But what happens when that dream camping trip turns into a nightmare? A deranged psychomurder is after you an...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Mar 6th, 2017
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I would have a whole herd of polar bears if I could. But seeing as that would probably be rather restricted anywhere I would want to live, the best I could do is maybe get a bunch of large dogs like Great Pyrenees or something. Granted, I’d certainly love a huge pack of dogs running […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Mar 6th, 2017
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Parle vous Francais? Non? Me, either, despite having a couple years of it back in High School (but hey, that was decades ago at this point). But if you are up on your French, you should check out the Arcane Master card game that’s relaunched on the French crowdfunding site, Ulule....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Mar 4th, 2017
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Well, it seemingly took an eternity, but it is now Saturday. And, as I expected, from the time I clocked out until even now seems to have gone by very quickly. So, by the time I finish this, I guess it’ll be time for Monday’s Terrain corner… But that’s as may be. Today we have...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Mar 3rd, 2017
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I’m a huge fan of cartoons. It’s interesting to think that each frame of a cartoon was drawn by someone and it’s just that the different drawings are moving quickly in front of me that makes it seem like they’re moving (I know actual pictures are what does that for movies, too...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Mar 1st, 2017
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Considering I have an Ozzy-themed playlist going on Pandora, I wanted to start this post with a parody of War Pigs. But I’m just not lyrically creative. BaRPiG is a new adventure party card game that’s up on Kickstarter. It’s billed as a combination of wild party card games and adve...