Crowdfunding

By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 26th, 2017
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You demanded it, and we’re here to deliver (actually, it’d been in the queue already for posting). Napoleon Saga: Waterloo, a new historical board game, is up on Kickstarter. Play out one of the most important battles in Western Civilization and see if maybe this time the French will win....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 25th, 2017
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What love “What if…?” scenarios and to see match-ups between our favorite characters. Who would win in some sort of mythical fight between two icons? Horror Boards lets you live out some of those fantasies by pitting different horror movie characters against one-another in a no-hold...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
May 25th, 2017
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We’re making our way there, everyone. A 3-day weekend is nearly upon us. Have you gotten your plans set yet? I’m… still feeling mine out a bit. We’ll see how it goes. But I do hope to get in at least one game of Guild Ball tonight after work. I’m going to finally get to ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 24th, 2017
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So let’s say that you don’t manage to stop the Metal Dawn and humanity is overthrown. That’s kinda terrible. But with the robots now in charge, that doesn’t guarantee that things are going to be smooth sailing from there on out. Robosapiens aren’t perfect, and criminals ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 24th, 2017
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We all know I’m a big fan of giant robots. The one time I’m not so excited about them is when they’re trying to overthrow the world and kill at the humans. Unfortunately, that’s just what’s happening in Metal Dawn. An AI has gone rogue and is causing all sorts of mayhem,...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
May 24th, 2017
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The week of “getting back to usual” continues along. Of course, we’ll get back off schedule a little, since it’s a 3-day weekend here in the States. But still, good to be on schedule while you can. But, seeing as we’re getting ready for a 3-day weekend, that means we sho...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
May 24th, 2017
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H.E.A.D. Hunters is a new type of miniatures game. In it, you’re in control of your own warrior as you battle against your opponents. What sets H.E.A.D. Hunters apart is that everything you need to play is contained right in the head of your figure. Special ability cards, live tracker cards, mo...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
May 23rd, 2017
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Sometimes, games really take off when they’re released and that can mean it’s hard to get a copy for yourself. Such is the case with Aporta Game’s Avenue. It came out at Essen last year and sold out quickly when the English-language version was released. Well, Aporta’s teamed ...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
May 23rd, 2017
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Sedis is a set of hexagonal game tiles with various markings along the edges. They can be used to play a variety of games, so they’re rather versatile. The tiles are up on Kickstarter now....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 23rd, 2017
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The world of business is pretty cutthroat. But in the far-off future, it’s even rougher. Corporations go at one-another not just with ad campaigns and targeted marketing, but with mechs and bombs and machine guns. That’s just what you’ll be doing in Farsight, a new sci-fi tactical g...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
May 23rd, 2017
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Hand of Fate *Torgo’s Theme plays* … No, that’s Manos… Anyway, Hand of Fate: Ordeals is an adventure deck-building game that’s based on Defiant Development’s video game series. It’s up on Kickstarter now....
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
May 22nd, 2017
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“What goes around, comes around.” “You reap what you sow.” “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.” “Don’t be an ass.” “You brought this upon yourself.” Basically, all of those say much the same thing. The way you act and t...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
May 22nd, 2017
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Being able to laugh at one’s self is important. None of us are perfect, individually, or as a group. And so, taking a tongue-in-cheek jab at ourselves is sometimes warranted. That’s just what Le Neckbeard, a new card game up on Kickstarter, does....
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
May 22nd, 2017
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Well, I’m back in the office. The tub was fixed. The carpet’s been cleaned. And while I certainly can do what I need from basically anywhere with an internet connection, it’s good to get back to the regular routine. What can I say? I’m a creature of habit. It’s also my h...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 19th, 2017
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Are you not entertained! Well, if you’re not, maybe you’re playing the wrong game. Perhaps you should check out Carthage, the new deckbuilding-board game that’s up on Kickstarter from SAS Creative. In it, you play as a gladiator, looking to gain the favor of the crowd as you defeat ...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
May 19th, 2017
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Things like Google Glass look to blur the line between the real and the digital world. While we’re still a couple years from truly integrating the two seamlessly, in settings like The Veil, it’s an everyday thing. And in the new supplement, Cascade, you can further bring the two together ...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
May 18th, 2017
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Rory’s Story Cubes have helped gamers out there tell great stories with their simple-to-use design and seemingly endless combinations (apparently over 10mil in the base set). Well, now they’re a cornerstone of their own game. Untold: Adventures Await is a new storytelling game that’...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
May 18th, 2017
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You know, your home’s your home, and you’re not gonna let anyone take it from you. In Los Angeles, the various gangs consider their turf their home. They’re not happy with anyone coming onto it without their permission, be it a rival gang, the law, or a bunch of walking undead. That...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 18th, 2017
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Personally, I would’ve called it Manhattan Project 2: Hat Harder, but that’s me. Anyway, Minion Games is running a Kickstarter campaign for Manhattan Project 2: Minutes to Midnight. Use your country’s Nuclear Triad, building up your reserves as well as constantly looking to improve ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 17th, 2017
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Obviously, it’s good when a Kickstarter campaign gets off to a good start. Companies hope to have that initial jump right at the gate to hopefully get some good press going about the project. Well, Ludus Magnus Studios’ newest game, Sine Tempore, got off to a good start. They funded in 34...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
May 17th, 2017
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If there’s one thing I can use this week, it’s a pick-me-up. As you saw from this morning’s Podcast Roundup post, it’s been quite a couple of days since Expo over the weekend. I need to energize with some bite-sized gaming stories. Today on the platter we have: New Hunter̵...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
May 17th, 2017
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So, your adventuring party goes into town and they head to the tavern and they want to not just talk to the bartender, but everyone in the street along the way, as well as all the patrons inside the Inn. As a GM, coming up with all those NPCs can be a bit daunting. That’s […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 17th, 2017
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ELO Darkness is a new MOBA-style board game from Reggie Games. In it, players take control of a team of 5 heroes and look to invade their opponent’s territory, destroying control towers as they go along. The game uses a unique card-driven mechanic for the gameplay. The deck consists of the vari...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
May 17th, 2017
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Yarr arr yarr! I loddie the hotpants! It’s all about pirates and ships and sailing the high seas for adventure and booty in Buccaneer: Through Hell & High Water, a setting sourcebook for Savage Worlds, brings you all of that and more. They’re up on Kickstarter now....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 16th, 2017
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Mage Company is headed underground in their new board game. 12 Realms: Dungeonland is a new standalone game in the 12 Realms universe (note: it’s not an expansion, either). In this cooperative game, you and your other heroes will head into the dark places looking for the source of dark magic th...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
May 16th, 2017
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The popular survival-horror RPG, Era: Survival, had quite a campaign last year on Kickstarter. Well, it delivered and players got their chance to give it a play and they wanted more. Well, the folks at Shades of Vengeance are looking to do just that. They’ve got a Kickstarter campaign up and ru...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
May 16th, 2017
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A new sci-fi miniatures game is looking to make its mark on the world. It’s called Code Zero by Garage Gaming, and it’s up on Kickstarter now. Take control of your own fireteam of troops and look to complete your objectives before your opponents do....
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
May 15th, 2017
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You know, all of us have information in our heads that we feel is pretty useless. Sure, you might remember all the states and capitals in the United States and that’s good and all, but what about all that gross, taboo, or other NSFW facts you’ve got floating around? S— For Brains is...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
May 15th, 2017
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Pretty much every game, over the course of time, can use a new edition. Many also look to expand to add more options to them. The RONE (Races of New Era) Kickstarter is looking to do both. The campaign is aimed to create a 2nd edition of the post-apocalyptic game and add some new factions […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
May 15th, 2017
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London has had an occult air to it for much of its history. Strange, hidden groups worship long-forgotten gods. But what’s happening is coming to a head. The year is 1927 and if you want to see 1928, you and your fellow investigators must try and stop a Great Old One from coming in and [&hellip...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
May 15th, 2017
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Zenit Miniatures has had Kensei available for a while, but many people haven’t really given it much of a look or feel like they’ve had access to it. Well, perhaps a Kickstarter campaign can help out. This campaign looks to fund a rulebook that’s got updated rules, including warmachi...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
May 12th, 2017
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Hey everyone. As you read this, I’m having a blast here at the CMON Expo. I know I’m going to sound biased, but this really is one of my favorite shows of the year since it’s so calm, cool, and relaxed compared to something like Adepticon or Gen Con. You can just hang out and [&hell...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
May 11th, 2017
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I’m a fan of hidden-information games. Being able to bluff your opponent to make moves they think they should make, but actually help you, is something I love (to try) to do. Archmage Origins lets you do stuff like that, as you and your opponent are looking to capture the most powerful monsters...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
May 11th, 2017
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Sometimes you watch the news or see what’s going on around you and think, “Man, it’d be so much easier if I were just in charge.” But most of us can’t really go out, raise an army of monsters, and take over. But, boy, it sure sounds like fun. And that’s what you ge...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
May 11th, 2017
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Nature’s ruthless. You go out there and it’s survival of the fittest. Those fuzzy, cute animals will straight-up murder you if they need to. And when armed with axes, swords, and crossbows, they get even more ruthless. And that’s just what’s going on in Hedgerows & Heroes...