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By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Jun 23rd, 2016
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
May 2nd, 2016
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Gamers are a competitive lot. It’s sort of there right in the name. If you’re gaming, you want to win. Even casual gamers, such as myself, still want to do well and hopefully win the games we’re playing. That extends out to adding colored goop to your minis. For those who are intere...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Apr 15th, 2016
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Olde World Miniatures has launched their Kickstarter campaign for Carpathia, their new fantasy skirmish miniatures game. The land of Carpathia is an ancient one, filled with all sorts of relics from times gone by, when a civilization only known as The Ancients experimented with all sorts of magic. Su...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Apr 14th, 2016
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As you know, I’m a fan of gaming. If that gaming also helps a charitable foundation, then that takes something already pretty cool and just turns the awesome up to 11. The NOVA Open Charitable Auction works to raise funds for charities by selling raffle tickets for armies for various games. The...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Apr 13th, 2016
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From my experience, every gamer out there has a game that they’ve been working on in their head. Some even make it to written notes or even a prototype form, but they don’t tend to get much further than that. Well, if you really do want to try and take the plunge into publishing your [&he...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Apr 7th, 2016
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Who doesn’t love a birthday? Cake. Party games. Friends. Cake. Balloons. Cake. Well Legionnaire Games is turning 5 this year. *sniffle.* They grow up so fast… And they’re having a celebration in which you get the presents. They have a Birthday Contest Giveaway up and running now....
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Apr 6th, 2016
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This past Sunday at Adepticon, the Crystal Brush Award were handed out. Painters from all over the world submitted their entries, all with the hopes of being the one to go home with the $10,000 top prize. We’ve already posted up the winners, but now we’ve got the video coverage from the a...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Apr 3rd, 2016
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Well, it’s been a long road. Crystal Brush Qualifiers have been held. World-renown painters have submitted their pieces. The judges and you have had your say. It’s now time to reveal the winners for this year’s Crystal Brush Awards. And the winners are *drumroll…….*...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Apr 2nd, 2016
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Here at Adepticon we’ve got the Crystal Brush awards. But what if you can’t make it out to where the painting contest is happening? Well, there’s several online painting contests you can join in on. One such is the Dark Art Studios painting contest. They’re taking submissions ...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Apr 2nd, 2016
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As you saw in my gallery the other day, there’s a lot of fantastic models in the Crystal Brush this year (the cases filled up a lot since then). Every entry is absolutely awesome, but only one will be able to take home the grand prize. And you can have a help in deciding which […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Apr 1st, 2016
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So, the guys over at Games & Gears wanted to throw in something a little extra with the Demo Report I just did for Dark Deeds (see the post directly below this one). As such, they gave me an extra game, an extra Adepticon promo pack, AND an original sketch by artist Mark Gibbons. Yes! […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Mar 25th, 2016
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Happy Greek Independence day! *waves a Greek flag and passes out the hummus and gyros* The folks over at Corvus Belli are celebrating as well by giving away a Hector (and if you don’t know how Hector fits in with Greek culture, you need to go pick yourself up a book)....
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Mar 21st, 2016
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It’s Monday again. I hope your weekend was full of exciting things. Saturday I finished up that Guild Ball review. Sunday I… boiled water. Lots. I had eggs to boil for next Sunday. I had to blanch some broccoli for dinners this week. Then I had some pasta for dinner. So… yeah…...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Mar 17th, 2016
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I am 50% Irish, from my mother’s side. So of course I’m celebrating St. Patrick’s. Though I don’t drink, so I’m just going for the corned beef without the Guinness. I’m also going to hopefully win me some Kaeltar Specialists from Corvus Belli in their St. Patrick&#...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Mar 4th, 2016
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And we’ve made it to Friday. The weekend is just a “rest of the work day” away. Unless, of course, you have to work on Saturday and/or Sunday. As someone who used to work at a hospital, I know your pain. Which reminds me, be sure to thank your LGS workers this weekend. Without them,...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Mar 4th, 2016
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Everyone likes getting more for their money. Well, Forge World is looking to add some extra value to certain customer’s orders by giving away a pair of Warhound Titans, a Reaver Titan, and a Warlord Titan. To be eligible, all you have to do is make a qualifying purchase over in the Forge World ...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Feb 23rd, 2016
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As if one competition wasn’t enough, here’s another one. This time The Campaigner is looking for those that paid attention to Owen Top’s terrain-building tutorials in their magazine. They’re giving away the piece created for the Terrain Crusade issue, and only by showing you l...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Feb 23rd, 2016
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As I have mentioned on numerous occasions before, when it comes to painting contests, you need not worry about me swooping in and taking the prize away from you. My talent for the application of colorful goop is “barely passable” at best. So it’s all the other great painters out the...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Feb 19th, 2016
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We’re getting there, people. We’re getting there. The weekend is damn-near here. I’ve got a couple Guild Ball teams to put together. It’s so close that our friends over in Australia are already there. Hello people in the future! How’s the weekend starting out? Good, I ho...
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 ...