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By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Feb 1st, 2016
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Are you a master colorful-goop-slinger? I’m… certainly not. I’ve not painted anything in quite a long time, and I wasn’t very good to start out with, so I’m sure right now if I did paint something, it’ll look like I did it with a paintball gun at 25 yards. But, if ...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Jan 26th, 2016
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Happy Australia Day to all our friends down under! I… can’t say that I know much about Australia beyond what Men at Work have told me. But I certainly would like to visit one day. Besides me, Corvus Belli would also like to wish everyone a happy Australia Day. Though they’re also ha...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Jan 21st, 2016
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The fellows over at Raging Heroes are giving you a chance to win some of their minis over on their website. While the group is working on a set of rules for their figures, they know that a lot of people are intending to use them as stand-ins for minis from other games. What they’d […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Jan 15th, 2016
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Kromlech is having themselves a bit of a celebration this weekend. They’ve decided to have a sale until Sunday over in their Bits of War shop. Head on over there and you can get 12% off your order. 12% may not seem to spectacular, but they’re also having a special drawing where one person...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jan 13th, 2016
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So, if I could have any pet I wanted, I’d want a whole herd of polar bears. However, I’m sure something like that would require very specific zoning laws and whatnot. So, in the meantime, I’d want a whole pack of dogs. Granted, my apartment’s a bit small, so I should probably ...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Dec 20th, 2015
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Busy preparations this weekend. It’s the week of Christmas and so I’m a busy little baking bear. Yesterday was brownies, two batches of chocolate chip cookies, and a batch of caramel-filled dark-chocolate-chip cookies. Today I’ve got four more types I’m planning on making. Did...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Dec 18th, 2015
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Some of you may have heard about Deck Builder: The Deck Builder Game. It’s a little side-project for Greater Than Games that they came out with this summer. It was a big hit, and so they’re going to make another like it. Well, somewhat like it. You see, they’re running a design cont...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Dec 15th, 2015
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568 Views
‘Tis the season of giving. Sure, there’s a lot of sales going on, but it is pretty cool, as well, to get something as a free gift. Say, something from one of the many gaming companies out there. Oh, hey! Look what Kromlech is up to! They’re doing just such a thing over on their [&he...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Dec 15th, 2015
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542 Views
Many people have time off around this part of the year. What better time to grab your paintbrushes and maybe win some prizes for doing so? Well, that’s what Flying Frog Productions is hoping you’ll do, anyway. They’re running a Shadows of Brimstone painting contest over on their web...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Dec 2nd, 2015
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Stonemaier Games is looking to turn their success into a helping hand for those that are less-fortunate. As such, they’re having a charity auction over on BoardGameGeek for 10 copies of their Viticulture/Tuscany Collector’s Edition game. 10 different charities will be getting the proceeds...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Dec 2nd, 2015
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670 Views
This time of year people are generally getting together with friends and loved ones to celebrate the end-of-the-year holidays (whichever you might choose to celebrate). Well, USAopoly is a great place to pick up various games to play with said friends and loved ones. There’s dozens of “cl...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Dec 2nd, 2015
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713 Views
While most of us use our little toy soldiers for our various games we play, lots of people turn them into rather stunning dioramas. It’s this part of the hobby that Warlord Games is looking to praise with their Diorama Contest....
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Dec 1st, 2015
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690 Views
If you’re in the Northern Hemisphere, you’ll probably want to start staying inside because it’s getting cold out. If you’re in the Southern Hemisphere, you’ll probably want to stay in because it’s getting so darn hot. Either way, you shouldn’t be outside. You...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Nov 22nd, 2015
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Hello everyone and welcome to Sunday. It’s the start of my favorite week. Thanksgiving is coming up and I simply can’t wait. Sure, you may have your favorite holiday as Halloween or Christmas or Australia Day or whatever, and those are certainly all fine holidays. For me? It’s Thank...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Nov 18th, 2015
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Hello there, Wednesday. How are you? I see you’ve brought the Guns ‘N’ Roses weather back with you. And while I know I’m in the minority here in Atlanta when I say, “woo! Rain!” I don’t care. I enjoy it. So there. Along with the rain, Wednesday brings us our ...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Nov 16th, 2015
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Social Media can make or break a company these days. You can’t just have a good website. You’ve also gotta have social media pages where you can reach out and interact with your audience *waves to everyone seeing this on TGN’s Facebook and Twitter pages, too*. West Wind Productions ...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Nov 11th, 2015
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Who doesn’t love getting free stuff? I like getting free stuff? I’m sure you like getting free stuff? (Note: I’m not talking about “here, have this 3-day old, half-eaten donut I just found on the floor.” I’m talking about free stuff you actually want). In this case...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Nov 9th, 2015
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Well, the Betrayal at Calth set seems to be getting a lot of attention, as one would expect. Heck, I spent much of Saturday morning typing about it. Unfortunately, as I was feeling rather under the weather yesterday, I didn’t get a chance to put the rest of the set together. That’ll be ev...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Nov 6th, 2015
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It’s always great to have a birthday party. It’s fun to get together, hang out, swap stories about the person having the party. Just generally a good time. Well, The Army Painter is turning 8 years old and so they’re holding a party. But it’s not them that’s getting the ...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Oct 19th, 2015
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Secret Weapon Miniatures and Dark Art Miniatures (Secrets of the Dark Art Weapons Miniatures?) are running themselves a little contest. They are looking to promote the possibilities of the Malice RPG line by giving you a chance to win some terrain. Everyone likes terrain. All you have to do is write ...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Oct 19th, 2015
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It’s always cool when companies are able to survive in such a volatile market such as minis. Let’s face it, it’s very easy for a company to start up and then not be able to make it. We are sort of “luxury items.” Well, Steve Barber Models has managed to go the distance. ...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Oct 9th, 2015
4 Comments
1327 Views
Well, after the fake-out that was on yesterday (a cruel trick by Wednesday in making me feel that the day after would be Friday, when it obviously wasn’t), we have made it to the real Friday. It’s going to be a busy one for me. I’ve gotta make a cheesecake tonight for a friend’...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Oct 8th, 2015
1 Comment
987 Views
Pwork Paper Wargames is looking to get some more followers over on their Facebook page, and they’re willing to reward you for doing so. Well, one of you, anyway. They’re having a contest over on their page where someone will win one of their Woodland mats....
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Sep 25th, 2015
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Days are now darker than they are light. The leaves are turning and getting ready to fall from the trees. Temperatures are dropping (it’s only supposed to get to about 67 here in Atlanta, if that tells you anything, which it might not if you don’t know US geography that well). Wyrd Miniat...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Sep 25th, 2015
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Friday! Woo! *tosses papers in the air* *remembers that there’s still a good half of the day left* *scrambles to try and put all those thrown papers back in order* *has his boss lean in and say, “Polar Bear! Do you have those TPS reports all set and ready for the presentation? It’s ...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Sep 25th, 2015
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So it’s officially autumn (or… you know… spring). We’re just a couple days from October. So while I know a lot of people (myself included) have already been enjoying “pumpkin spice” … everything… those hold-outs who think that we were celebrating early ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Sep 22nd, 2015
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USAopoly is adding 5 new games to their catalog. They want to see those games in the hands of people all across the US. They’re so committed, that they’re taking the direct approach. They’re holding a contest where five people from each state in the union will get a copy of one of t...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Sep 20th, 2015
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Ah, Sunday. A great day to get stuff done. Or just lounge around and enjoy some (American) football games (though personally, Saturday is football day for me. Go K-State!). Whether you’re busy or lounging or busy just being busy, let’s take a moment to have some bite-sized gaming news sto...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Sep 16th, 2015
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I’m a firm believer that every gamer out there is also a bit of a game designer. Honestly, everyone that’s ever played a game has thought of a model they’d make for that game. At least, I know I’ve scribbled down rules for various models for games I’ve played over the ye...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Sep 15th, 2015
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Game distributors PHD and Coqui Hobby Distribution are looking to get some people some motivation to paint up some minis. They think that giving away some prizes for The Army Painter would be a good idea. I certainly agree. As such, they’re running a painting competition where hobby stores can ...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Sep 1st, 2015
6 Comments
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Privateer Press recently posted the rules for both Warmachine and Hordes up on their website. You can now go and download them for free. That’s old news (that we reported on here). Well, they’re upping the ante, wanting to see all of you trying out the game and are willing to give away pr...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Aug 24th, 2015
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Warm up those brushes, ladies and gentlemen, it’s time for a painting contest. Purgatory Miniatures wants to see what you can get done on their first ever model and they’ve got some prizes for the ones that are found to be the winners....
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Aug 21st, 2015
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It’s always good to see a company listening to the people. What better way to make sure that what you’re doing is in line with what your customers want? Fireforge Games is looking to make some new plastic sets. But which ones should they make? That’s where you come in. Vote for your...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Aug 20th, 2015
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It’s cool to see when tabletop companies collaborate with online gaming. Playing one can net you some bonuses in the other. Most of us aren’t just tabletop gamers or video gamers. We do both. Well, there’s a new expansion out for the Neverwinter MMORPG and WizKids is giving people t...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Aug 19th, 2015
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Paizo is looking for the next RPG Superstar and they need your help to find them. Voting has begun on the 9th season of the RPG Superstar Search over on the Paizo website. Contributors from all around the world are vying to be the best. They’ve made their submissions and now you get to go [&hel...