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By Polar_Bear
In American Civil War
Nov 16th, 2016
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At once, it feels both like, “wow. Already Wednesday?” and “wow. How is it only Wednesday?” Is it that way for anyone else or just me? I feel like I’ve gotten a lot done, but have a lot more waiting ahead of me. Ah well. We’ll make it. Break on through to the other...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Nov 11th, 2016
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Along with being Veteran’s Day, and the day that WWI ended, it’s also Polish Independence Day. And, as is tradition for Corvus Belli, they’re having themselves a one-day special giveaway....
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Oct 31st, 2016
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514 Views
Mantic has launched a brand new painting contest. They’re calling it Brush With Death and it’s looking to be a new annual event where gamers from all over the world look to win a special trophy to add to their case....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Oct 27th, 2016
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Halloween is less than a week away. I know a lot of people that will be celebrating this weekend. Heck, I’ll be celebrating this weekend, and I’m not even one for celebrating holidays all that much. You know who else is celebrating? The folks over at USAopoly. They’re running their ...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Oct 27th, 2016
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659 Views
While I certainly am a prolific writer (23,346 posts here on TGN at the time this one goes live), I’m certainly not much of a storyteller. Or, at the very least, I type up ~10 stories a day, but most are about 2 paragraphs lone. I’m the master of the short-subject, I guess. πŸ˜€ What [&helli...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Oct 26th, 2016
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We’re reaching the peak. After this, it’s a slide back down to the weekend. I’m hoping to have some friends over for gaming and cooking, as well as basically a “mini-Halloween” party (my apartment’s not really that big. Hard to have more than 4-5 people over πŸ˜› ). T...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Oct 12th, 2016
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621 Views
It’s another national holiday. This time around it’s the National Day of Spain. How do I know this? Because Corvus Belli is having another of their Infinity giveaways. This time around you can get yourself a Knights of Santiago unit....
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Oct 3rd, 2016
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676 Views
Who needs a calendar to let you know when a country around the world has an independence day or other special holiday? You can just check out Corvus Belli. They’ll let you know, and will likely have a special giveaway associated with it, too. That’s the case today, as they are having a Ge...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Sep 29th, 2016
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592 Views
Tomorrow starts what is the favorite month of the year for many of my friends. I don’t think it’s that bad, either, though I think I slightly prefer November. But that’s as may be, it’s a lot of my friends’ favorite month because, of course, of the Rotten Harvest paintin...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Sep 23rd, 2016
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1133 Views
Friiiiiiidaaaaaaay! The gateway to the weekend. Hopefully you’ve got some gaming planned for the next couple days. I don’t have anything specific lined up, but there’s still plenty of time. At the very least, I’m thinking I want to make some brownies this weekend. Though I mig...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Sep 15th, 2016
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816 Views
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 Contest
Sep 13th, 2016
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727 Views
We’re about hip-deep into September. Lots of companies are coming out with their newsletters and new releases for the month. Wyrd certainly is on that list. Their latest newsletter is out, letting you see what the releases for the next couple months are going to be, as well as letting you know ...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Sep 7th, 2016
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508 Views
Another day, another independence celebration. This time around, it’s Brazil. As is their custom, Corvus Belli is celebrating by holding a special giveaway for a free Infinity model to one lucky winner....
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Aug 30th, 2016
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749 Views
Happy Turkey Day, everyone! No, I don’t mean Thanksgiving. Don’t be so self-culturally-centered. I mean Turkey Victory Day! As is tradition for Corvus Belli, when there’s a National Day going on, they have a giveaway. Today’s no different....
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Aug 24th, 2016
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869 Views
Seems any day a country has their “national day,” Corvus Belli has themselves a giveaway to honor it. That’s not a bad thing, mind you. It’s certainly helping me think about various other countries around the world and their histories. Well, today’s Ukraine Day and, once...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Aug 10th, 2016
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922 Views
Who doesn’t like getting free stuff? Nobody. We all love getting free stuff. Well, Code Orange Games is looking to bring some attention to their upcoming miniatures game, Collision. What better way than to offer free minis? Well, I guess they could just give away the whole game for free, but th...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Aug 3rd, 2016
1 Comment
1754 Views
So, I have made it to Indianapolis for Gen Con. And I’m sitting in my hotel room, sorting e-mails, replying to e-mails, and typing up these posts. I hope you all appreciate it. πŸ˜‰ πŸ˜› Anyway, seeing as it is Wednesday (though it certainly doesn’t feel like it, at least to me), it’s tim...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jul 27th, 2016
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It’s been a scorcher so far this week in the US. Certainly has been here in Atlanta, at least. That heat’s made it rough to go outside for anything. Seems like a good time to stay inside and do some gaming. Or at least get set for some gaming this weekend. But if we’re going [&helli...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Jul 14th, 2016
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848 Views
Gee, I never realized how many “National Days” are all lumped pretty close together here in the summer. Thankfully, Corvus Belli has been reminding us of all of them by having a special contest on pretty much every one. Today’s France’s National Day and once again Corvus Belli...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Jul 1st, 2016
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699 Views
During this time of year, lots of people go out on holiday. Maybe you’re taking a week to go see the folks. Or perhaps you’re gonna spend a weekend at the lake. Or you’re headed just downtown for an afternoon to see a show. Whatever it is, Kromlech wants to come along. They’re...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Jul 1st, 2016
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746 Views
Happy Canada Day all you Canuckistanians in the audience! Corvus Belli, being the international corporation that they are, is holding themselves a little contest, giving away a Miranda Ashcroft mini to one lucky winner (you don’t even have to be Canadian to win)....
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jun 28th, 2016
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The folks over at USAOpoly (*waves to “The Legend”*) want to give you a free copy of their Munchkin: Marvel set. Don’t know about that one? Well, you can check out the Review I did. Back from reading that? Good. Now go potentially get yourself a copy for free....
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Jun 28th, 2016
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1074 Views
If you’re like me, you have spent a lot of time looking over stats for models in a game you play and endlessly coming up with different builds for your teams/armies/fleets. “I could take X, and that’d give me points for Y, but not enough for Z.” and so forth and so on. Well, F...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Jun 23rd, 2016
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838 Views
With the release of Battle For Xilos, lots of people are jumping on the Beyond the Gates of Antares bandwagon and picking up armies. Well, the figures don’t come pre-painted (as you well know). Warlord Games would love to see all those new figures with some shiny, new paint jobs on them. As suc...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Jun 21st, 2016
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1165 Views
Look, not every miniature is going to appeal to everyone. We all have different things we will like or dislike about a figure. That’s alright. Well, the folks over at Siren Miniatures are asking you what figure they’ve made you like the best, and which you think is the worst. And theyR...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Jun 17th, 2016
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It’s Friday, everyone. Keep calm and we’ll get through this just fine and then move onward into the bliss that is the Weekend. My gaming is going to start early, as when I get out of here, I’m going to an Irish Pub nearby for some bangers and mash. Afterward, it’s back to my p...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Jun 13th, 2016
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781 Views
I do greatly appreciate a well-done cosplay (or even not-so-well-done). It’s just another aspect of our hobby, really. It takes a lot of time, research, skill, and dedication. Certainly it takes a lot more work than I’ve ever considered putting into it. Though if I could, I certainly woul...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Jun 10th, 2016
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1885 Views
Painting a miniature is its own reward. You’ve got a little work of art that you can also use to attack your opponent’s forces and achieve total victory on the gaming table!! But hey, if you’re really good at slinging that colored goop around, you could also get extra prizes if your...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Jun 8th, 2016
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1383 Views
It’s going guys. The week is continuing on. We’ll make it. The weekend will be here as soon as it can. In order to make sure we have plenty of strength, we should stock up on some bite-sized gaming stories. Today we have: 5E RPG Condition Cards on Kickstarter, Polyversal Update- 300 backe...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Jun 2nd, 2016
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1810 Views
Gaming really is an international hobby. While all of us mostly just focus on what’s happening down at our LGS, the companies that make our games really are international, and there are millions of LGS’s all across the world. So companies like Corvus Belli celebrate special holidays from ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 30th, 2016
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Dark Gate Games will be bringing Vampire Hunters back to Kickstarter in a couple months. In the run-up to the campaign, they’ve got a special contest that they’re running. In order to spread the word about their game, they’re giving away copies of it (well, when they’re availa...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
May 17th, 2016
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We all love getting free stuff. That goes x10 when the free stuff is really awesome. And this contest here, you can win some really awesome free stuff, indeed. Burning Games is giving away one of the very last Deluxe editions of their Faith sci-fi RPG....
By Polar_Bear
In 19th Century
May 13th, 2016
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1856 Views
I’ve really been looking forward to this weekend. Not that the work week’s been bad, mind you. It’s actually gone by in a flash. No, I’m just ready for a full weekend of gaming (and article-writing, which is a direct result of the gaming). What sort of things do you have plann...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 9th, 2016
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All good things must come to an end. That is the way of it. Such was the case yesterday with the CMON Expo. I realize I’m going to seem rather biased for saying it, but it really is my favorite show of the year. Unlike the bigger shows, the Expo is designed to be low-key. […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
May 4th, 2016
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Privateer Press is running a pretty interesting competition over on their website. With the new edition of Warmachine and Hordes looming on the horizon, they are getting out some pretty big prizes that you and your LGS can win. And while I’m not generally a fan of trophy-hunting, this is one I ...