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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 Arcadia Quest
May 19th, 2017
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This month brings you quite a lot of releases from CMON. There’s a new robot fighting game (so you know I’m on board). There’s a new worker-placement game (again, right up my alley). There’s also a bunch of Arcadia Quest releases, including new pets and dragons (gee, did they ...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
May 18th, 2017
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As you all know, last weekend we had the CMON Expo. While there, players of Dark Age were able to pick up the latest releases, and now they’re available for anyone who wasn’t able to make it to the show. This is one you want to check out if you play, as it includes the […]...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
May 14th, 2017
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One of the big events that happens at CMON Expo is the Dark Age Immortals tournament. This is the culmination of an entire year’s worth of qualifying events, with the winners of those getting a Bloodgelt that lets them participate in the finals. The prize? Being able to work with the design tea...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
May 13th, 2017
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As we should all know, A Song of Ice and Fire is not CMON’s first foray into a miniatures game. They’re long-standing game, Dark Age, as well as Wrath of Kings, are both still being developed. They’ve had a couple panels for these two games, hosted by Bryan Steele, Dave Taylor, and ...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
May 12th, 2017
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Hey everyone. We’re here at CMON Expo 2017 at the A Song of Ice and Fire panel. This is the first real chance people are getting to hear about the upcoming miniatures game from designers Michael Shinall and Eric M. Lang. On the panel, we have Eric, Michael, and Guille (producer for the project). This...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
May 12th, 2017
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Hey everyone. Just a reminder that I’m currently at CMON Expo 2017. You should stop by and say, “Hi.” If you’re not able to make it, be sure to check out the Facebook Page so you can keep up-to-date on all the cool goings-on here at the show!...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
May 8th, 2017
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Lots of people love to go to amusement parks. The rides. The games. The food. There’s certainly plenty to do there. But the competition for those entertainment dollars means that parks are in fierce competition with one-another. In Unfair, players are the owners of their own theme park. They mu...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 2nd, 2017
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Be that as it’s May, we’ve got all sorts of plants blooming. The world is becoming green. Though the green that’s just over the horizon isn’t quite what we want to have in our garden. Green Horde is the new standalone set coming for Zombicide: Black Plague. It’ll be laun...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
May 1st, 2017
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The Dragyri are the alien race that has longest inhabited the planet where Dark Age takes place. For too long, they just let the humans do whatever they wanted. Now, they’re joining together to retake their now-desolate planet. They’re getting another reinforcement shot in the latest rele...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Apr 28th, 2017
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Here’s one that I’ve known about for a bit, but can finally tell all of you about. CMON Inc is getting a new General Manager in the form of Adam Lovell. He’s bringing a lot of experience with the gaming community to the party. It’s going to be good to welcome here to the Atlan...
By Polar_Bear
In Arcadia Quest
Apr 21st, 2017
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It’s release day for a bunch of new games and expansions from CMON. That includes one of my new favorite games, Ethnos. Other than that, Rum & Bones 2nd Tide, the Pets expansion for Arcadia Quest, and 75 Gnom’ Street are all available now down at your gaming shop....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Apr 4th, 2017
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Overnight, CMON’s Rising Sun Kickstarter came to an end. It did alright. If you consider $4.2 million, “alright.” o,O As has become customary, the end of the old campaign ushers in an announcement of a new one. In this case, it’s a new expansion for Zombicide: Black Plague. In...
By Polar_Bear
In Arcadia Quest
Mar 31st, 2017
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It’s the last day of the month. We’re 1/4 of the way through the year. The summer heat isn’t far away. Time to get your board game collection bulked up and get set for some hot months ahead (or cold ones, if you’re down south). CMON’s got a whole bunch of new releases av...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Mar 24th, 2017
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Many, many, many times I have said it’s great for a game to have two-player starter sets. With one purchase, you can get yourself everything you need to get going right away with a game (except for maybe needing some glue). Well, with the latest releases for Dark Age, they, too, now have a 2-pl...
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 CMON
Mar 17th, 2017
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I’d been hinting and alluding to a lot of things over the past couple months. Stuff that I couldn’t rightly talk about. One of those things was that I had been playtesting A Song of Ice and Fire. The other thing is that I’d been doing pretty much all the writing for the new CMON [&h...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Mar 16th, 2017
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So, there’s been a lot of big news over the past couple days. Arguably one of the biggest was that CMON is going to be making A Song of Ice and Fire miniatures game. Well, they posted some photos from the show, including a couple preliminary shots of the miniatures (along with a look at [&helli...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Mar 14th, 2017
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So, this is one of the ones I’ve really been having to bite my tongue about for the past couple months. I’ve been playtesting the A Song of Ice and Fire Miniatures Game. Yeah, it’s not been easy to not go, “Hey! Everyone! Look at what I’m playing!!!” I think you...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Mar 14th, 2017
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I told you there was some more, really important news coming from GAMA. This time around, it’s that CMON Limited has hired on Eric M. Lang (you know him as the designer/co-designer of such games as Dice Masters, Blood Rage, Bloodborne the card game, Rising Sun, The Godfather: Corleone’s E...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Mar 13th, 2017
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Well, GAMA is just getting underway and we’ve already got a pretty big bit of news for you (ok, to be fair, I knew about this one before this morning). CMON Limited has hired Adrian Smith as the lead artist for the company. So, if you’re a fan of his work in Blood Rage, Zombicide, [&helli...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Mar 9th, 2017
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The Friendly Local Gaming Store (FLGS for short) is really the center of gaming life. It’s where we gamers congregate and play games, as well as pick up the great games we play. Well, CMON wants to make sure the LGS isn’t overlooked when it comes to Kickstarter campaigns. That’s whe...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Mar 7th, 2017
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This is one that people have been looking forward to since its announcement last year at Gen Con. CMON has launched the Kickstarter campaign for Rising Sun. The game, designed by Eric Lang, with artwork by Karl Kopinski, and featuring miniatures from Mike McVey, the game takes players back to Feudal ...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Mar 7th, 2017
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We’re officially a week into March. Seems like a good time to get the word out about the releases that will be happening this month. At least, CMON thinks so (and I certainly agree). They’ve put up a short video showing off what new box sets will be available for Wrath of Kings....
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Mar 3rd, 2017
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The art in a game can really make or break it. We’ve all played games that drew us in via the great artwork for it. That’s the first thing you’re going to see, really, about a game. So having a great artist on staff means a game company can count on great-looking games. Well, CMON [...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Feb 24th, 2017
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The Rising Sun previews continue. We’ve seen a bunch of the minis. We’ve learned a bit about diplomacy. But what about when talking fails and fighting is the only way to resolve issues? Well, we get a look at how that works here in this preview....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Feb 22nd, 2017
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There’s a lot of games out there that have you battle it out against your opponent, crushing them with the might of your military industrial complex. Few include a way to talk your way out of conflict, though. Rising Sun is in that latter category, with diplomacy and alliance-forming being a ma...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Feb 17th, 2017
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Sure, they say it’s good to be the king. But you know what’s better? Being the god. What’s so fun about being a god? Well, how about when you literally hurl monsters down from the heavens to punish those puny mortals who didn’t quite burn your favorite incense during worship y...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Feb 17th, 2017
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It seems you all have been just eating up the Rising Sun previews we’ve had. And I can’t blame you. I’m really looking forward for this one, too. Well, we’ve seen a lot of miniatures, but what about gameplay? CMON has posted up a short interview with Eric Lang were they get a ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Feb 16th, 2017
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With every new preview of the minis coming out in Rising Sun, I know I’m getting a bit more excited to see the final game. This game looks like it’s going to be pushing the boundaries of what single-piece figures in a board game can look like. Here’s another couple previews....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Feb 14th, 2017
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Rising Sun is gonna have a lot of awesome minis in it. If there’s one thing that the various previews have shown, it’s that. Well, there’s a couple new minis they’re showing off for the game. Take a look for yourself....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Feb 10th, 2017
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The Rising Sun Kickstarter draws ever-closer. We’re less than a month away from its launch. CMON has posted up some more of the miniatures that will be available as part of the game, if you’d like to take a look....
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Feb 3rd, 2017
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It might be winter, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t things that go “bump” in the night you should be concerned about. The February releases for Dark Age are up and they feature a lot of the Dargyri Shadow Caste. But if your response to spiders is “Kill it with fire!&#...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Feb 3rd, 2017
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Well, the latest CMON Kickstarter has come to an end. Rise of Moloch did rather well, getting $1.17mil. But if you’re not a fan of steampunk stuff, maybe that wasn’t the game for you. Well, then you’ll want to perhaps check out the next game hitting Kickstarter for the company. Thos...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Feb 1st, 2017
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The time has come. The end is nigh! Time is running short! The end of the Kickstarter campaign for The World of SMOG: Rise of Moloch is upon us! Or, it will be in the next 24 hours (from time of posting, anyway). As is usual for a CMON Kickstarter campaign, they’re way over their […]...