Rum & Bones

By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Sep 15th, 2016
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Yarr arr yarr! I loddie the hotpants! It’s that time of year again, meharties. Talk Like A Pirate Day is coming up at the start of next week. Now, we all know pirates love to get things for free (you think they got all that gold through stocks and bonds trading?), and so in true […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Arcadia Quest
May 6th, 2016
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It’s been a great day here at the CMON Expo. Lots of cool stuff going on. Lots to see. Lots to do. What? You don’t believe me? I thought we were better friends than that. But fine, if you want photographic evidence of the awesomeness, that’s alright. I’ve got you covered....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Apr 28th, 2016
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This is it, kids. The final day for Rum & Bones: Second Tide up on Kickstarter. The campaign has come a long way. They’ve made it through a lot of stretch goals. They’ve brought in some great add-ons. If you want to be part of this Kickstarter, you have just today to join in....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Apr 27th, 2016
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In a group of individuals as you have when dealing with those involved with piracy, you’re going to come across the ones that are just in it for themselves, trying to get as much money as they possibly can, their other crewmates be damned. Normally, such a character on board a ship that require...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Apr 26th, 2016
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So the other day we had the Blutrausch Legion added to the Rum & Bones Kickstarter campaign. It’s a whole new Orcy faction that you can have join your high-seas adventures. But what if you want more than just the basic set? Well, that’s where you can pick up the Blutrausch Hero Pack ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Apr 22nd, 2016
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Yo, ho, ho, and a bottle of Sobe Citrus Energy (being a teetotaler, I don’t drink rum. And besides, the vitamin C will help stave off scurvy). The wild winds in the world of Rum & Bones has brought forth some strange creatures in this Kickstarter campaign. There’s been the denizens o...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Apr 20th, 2016
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Ahoy, mateys! It’s time for another update for the Rum & Bones: Second Tide Kickstarter campaign. It’s been going swimmingly so far, but it’s time for an addition. The seas have been known to turn people a bit green. Well, the characters in the Tusketeers add-on don’t nee...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Apr 15th, 2016
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Arr, mateys! Give me timbers a coat and a cup o’ soup, because they be cold. They be shiverin’! And I be standin’ behind that joke all the way. Standin’ behind it because when ye be throwin’ the tomatoes, they be hittin’ the joke. Ok, enough of that. The Iron Inqui...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Apr 13th, 2016
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The Rum & Bones: Second Tide Kickstarter has been sailing steadily for the past couple days. They passed their funding goal in mere minutes and have been unlocking stretch goals since then. Now they’ve started posting up some optional buys as part of the campaign. This one’s a new pi...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Apr 11th, 2016
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Arr, mateys! The winds of fate be blowing our direction! The seas be just right to set sail! Hoist the misenmast! Batten down the hatches! Buckle all swashes! It’s time for the second tide! And that’s just what’s going on over on Kickstarter. CoolMiniOrNot has launched their campaig...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Apr 8th, 2016
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Rum & Bones: Second Tide is coming to Kickstarter in just a couple days. It’s more than just an expansion, it’s a bit of a revamp of the whole system. Not a total overhaul, but a revamp. They’ve posted up a new preview video for you to check out....
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Apr 6th, 2016
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At Adepticon, people are able to stand around and chat with game designers about the upcoming projects they have been working on. But that’s a pretty rare thing, in general. Not everyone can make it out to a show. And then, the designer might be busy or such. Panels are one way you can find [&h...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Apr 4th, 2016
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Yarr Arr Yarr! I loddie the hotpants! Me be thinkin’ about it, my less-than-rested brain be servin’ me well for talkin’ like a pirate, matie. Avast meharties! Thar be a Second Tide off the port bow! She’s comin’ in fast! Hoist the misenmast! Batten down the hatches! Buck...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Apr 2nd, 2016
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It’s day 3 here at Adepticon. It’s been a wild day… and I’m not even talking about the gaming. We woke up to some lovely weather. And then, just about 10min. ago, for about a minute, the lights all went out in the dealer’s hall/gaming area. I just missed snapping a photo...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Mar 9th, 2016
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Well, we just had the Masmorra: Dungeons of Arcadia Kickstarter end last night. As has become somewhat customary, with the end of one project comes the announcement about the launch of a new one. CMON has given us a look at the next Kickstarter project they’re going to be running and it’s...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Jan 22nd, 2016
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We’re just a couple weeks into the new year. Just in time for the convention news to really start heating up. Though May may seem like it’s far away, it’ll be here before we all know it. As such, CMON Expo gets the ball rolling on this year’s announcements about who will be th...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Dec 18th, 2015
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Yo ho ho ho! Merry Christmas! And a bottle of rum! I think that’s how it goes, anyway. It goes that way for the duration of this story, anyway, since CoolMiniOrNot has released a limited-edition version of Albrecht up in their webshop....
By Polar_Bear
In Blood Rage
Dec 12th, 2015
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December rolls along and CoolMiniOrNot keeps coming out with more and more cool stuff. This week is no different. For those that are playing Blood Rage, Rum & Bones, or Dark Age, you’ll want to check out the new goodies that are available over in the webshop. There’s still time to po...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Dec 5th, 2015
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Hello to everyone on this cold Saturday. I hope you’re having a good day. I’m cracking nuts… for that fruitcake I’ve been telling you all about all week. They don’t use the phrase, “nutty as a fruitcake” for nothing, you know. I hope you have your own project...
By Polar_Bear
In Blood Rage
Nov 28th, 2015
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The Black Friday/Cyber Monday sale that CoolMiniOrNot is running isn’t the only news they have going on this weekend. They have a bunch of new releases to show off as well. Blood Rage, Rum & Bones, Dark Age, and XenoShyft! Oh my!...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Oct 24th, 2015
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Avast ye maties and shiver me timbers! Thar be new releases for Rum & Bones afoot! Yar arr yarr! I loddie the hotpants! Ok, enough pirate-speak. Talk Like A Pirate Day is over with. What isn’t over with is the release day for Mazu’s Dreadful Curse for Rum & Bones. That’s h...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Sep 3rd, 2015
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Yarr arr yarr! I loddie the hotpants! Grab your grog and get ready to set sail. Rum & Bones, CMON’s pirate combat miniatures board game is available online and at fine gaming stores near you. If you like MOBA-style video games, then the gameplay for Rum & Bones should be right up your...
By Polar_Bear
In Arcadia Quest
Aug 2nd, 2015
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Saturday was everything one would expect from Gen Con. The hallways were certainly filled with gamers, geeks, and nerds of all type. All sorts of awesome things were happening. Too many to just have still photos cover it all. Thankfully, there’s video, and CMON has a Day 3 video wrap-up they...
By Polar_Bear
In Arcadia Quest
Aug 1st, 2015
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The CMON booth was once again a big hive of activity. The World of Smog: On Her Majesty’s Service and The Grizzled joined Blood Rage from the day before as sell-outs at the show. People are simply gobbling up these games like crazy. (personal note: I love The Grizzled. I tried it out at CMON [&...
By Polar_Bear
In Arcadia Quest
Jul 31st, 2015
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Gen Con is fully underway now. The first day went by in a flash. The energy in the air was palpable. Everyone I’ve talked to agrees that this year is much busier than last. When the doors open, there’s a huge rush as all the eager gamers head to the various booths in order to […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Blood Rage
Jul 17th, 2015
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I told you that gaming companies were going to be putting up their announcements and such for Gen Con. Well, here’s another one. This time around it’s CMON. They’ve posted up both their pre-releases they’ll have at the show, as well as the various events they’ve got plan...
By Jared Miller
In Arcadia Quest
Jun 19th, 2015
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The CoolMiniOrNot Expo 2015 (or CMON Expo if you’re hip) kicked off in Atlanta, Georgia today. For those of you unfamiliar with the event, it’s an annual tabletop gaming convention hosted by the folks at CMON where gamers get to try out the company’s past, present, and future games along with a wide ...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Feb 20th, 2015
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CMON Expo creeps ever-closer, and with each week, we get more exciting news about what’s going to be at the show. This update adds two new events (one for Rum & Bones and one “Ultimate” event) and a spotlight for On the Lamb Games, who will be at the show. Source From the annou...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Dec 26th, 2014
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CoolMiniOrNot is in their final couple days on Kickstarter for Rum & Bones. Their MOBA-style board game has come quite a long ways since launch. They’ve added new factions in the form of the French and the Chinese. They’ve got boatloads (no pun intended) of of mercenaries and extra c...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Dec 22nd, 2014
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CoolMiniOrNot heads into the final week of their Rum & Bones Kickstarter with a bang. They’ve added the new Skullkickers add-on to the campaign. For $25, you can add the heroes from the Image Comics series to your crew (and that’d be any crew, since they’re Mercenaries). These ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Dec 19th, 2014
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CoolMiniOrNot knows 3 factions are good, but 4 factions are better. As such, they’ve brought the French into Rum & Bones. Far from being the “cheese-eating surrender monkeys” that the Simpsons and other pop culture has recently made them out to be, the new faction for Rum &...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Dec 18th, 2014
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CoolMiniOrNot has posted up the rulebook for Rum & Bones over on their Kickstarter page. It’s interesting to think back to all the various iterations the game has gone through during development, getting better and better with each new update. During the middle of development, I’d mi...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Dec 15th, 2014
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CoolMiniOrNot knows that a good gamer, like a good pirate, likes to have options. So why not give gamers new options that are pirates? They’ve added their Mercenary Heroes Pack #1 to their Rum & Bones Kickstarter campaign. With this pack, you can add Captain Sarah Kale from the South Pacif...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Dec 12th, 2014
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CoolMiniOrNot has added new dice (because you can never have enough dice. I plan on getting some of them just for general use, and not just use for the game) and new Mazu’s Heroes. You can add on a trio of heroes for $15 or the sets of dice (of which you get 6) for […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Dec 9th, 2014
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CoolMiniOrNot has been adding new models to the Rum & Bones Kickstarter for the two current factions (plus Mercenaries), but now they’ve got something entirely new: Mazu’s Dreadful Curse, the third official faction for the game! With a far-eastern flavor, the new faction really bring...