Crowdfunding

By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Jul 26th, 2017
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Well, it’s certainly been a busy week. But, that also means that things have gone by rather quickly. You know me, I’m always trying to get back to that weekend. But before I get there, I just got a decent-sized proofing project I need to work on. So I’d better make sure I have enoug...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jul 26th, 2017
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The mixing of digital and physical is growing stronger every day, in every aspect of life. Heck, when I tell people where I work, I say, “I work online.” That blending goes to our gaming as well, as more games are adding in apps to not only help them run, but are an integral part [&hellip...
By Polar_Bear
In A Song of Ice and Fire
Jul 25th, 2017
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Well, this is one that a lot of you have been anticipating, I’m sure. CMON has launched their Kickstarter campaign for A Song of Ice and Fire: Tabletop Miniatures Game. In the game, players take control of the forces of one of the major Houses of Westeros. The starter set brings you House Stark...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jul 21st, 2017
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Hut! Hut! Omaha! Hike! You know, the football season (that’s the American variety of football, mind you) isn’t all that far away, really. I mean, we’re almost to August, after all. So I’m sure some of you are going to be getting out your fantasy football teams, both on paper a...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jul 20th, 2017
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Civilization’s gotta start somewhere. And that’s just what’s happening in the world. Tribes are banding together in the deserts, in the forests, and on the plains. But tribes of what, exactly? That remains to be seen. It’s certainly not just humans out there building huts and ...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jul 20th, 2017
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So, we’re not entirely sure if androids dream of electric sheep. But we can be sure that when a psychic has a nightmare, there can potentially be dire consequences. What sort? Well, how about causing some sort of psychic spawn to be created at an interdimensional crossroads? Yeah, that’s ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jul 20th, 2017
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Several prominent scientists and businessmen have warned us about the use of AI. Others are like, “what harm could it really do?” Well, if you have an AI that’s isolated from everyone else due to a seismic weapon that’s used in Europe, well, you could have that AI go haywire i...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Jul 20th, 2017
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From time to time, a game can use a bit of a makeover. With changing times comes changing tastes in rules and attitudes towards different mechanics. With multiple playthroughs, sometimes a discrepancy is found. Or maybe a game has just lost its polish and could use a good buff. Whatever the case, new...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jul 20th, 2017
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The king of Greycastle is dying. Unlike many kingdoms, the next person to take the throne is not chosen through heredity. Instead, the various guilds get together and determine who among them has led their guild to become the most prestigious. That guild’s leader will be the next to take the th...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jul 19th, 2017
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While no, I don’t really go out into the sun too often, it doesn’t actually burn my skin. Such is not the case for the dark elves. They do what they can to avoid the light, staying in the twisting corridors in the city of Spire. There, the high elves are the rulers, and have […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jul 19th, 2017
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The military has all manner of special forces that they train for various missions. Navy Seals, Green Berets, Army Rangers. They are the elite of the elite. They go in where precision raids need to be done and sending in whole divisions of troops just isn’t feasible. In Ghost Ops, players get t...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jul 19th, 2017
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Are humans set along a predetermined course that we must walk until the very end? Or can others enter our lives and alter our destiny? Well, in The Shipwreck Arcana, you and and the other players will be looking to figure out one-another’s fate in order to avoid a watery grave. The one trick? Y...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jul 19th, 2017
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WWII saw many different new weapons and tactics used out on the battlefield. It’d be impossible to represent each and every single way a trooper was kitted out during the conflict… but that doesn’t mean companies can’t try. Baueda has added 6 new characters as add-ons as part ...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jul 19th, 2017
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This week feels like it’s going by quickly. I was waking up this morning and went, “whoah… it’s already Wednesday.” Seems those podcasts are helping. Either that, or it’s because I’m pretty busy over here. Lots going on behind the scenes. My screen’s pr...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jul 19th, 2017
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Mining has always been a very tough job, but also quite possibly a very lucrative one. From ancient times where they were finding copper and gold in the mountains, to the far future where they mine into asteroids to find Xendryd crystals. Star Scrappers: Cave-in takes place in the latter. Players wil...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jul 18th, 2017
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Goblins are pretty prolific. They seem to end up all over everywhere. As such, they can end up being mutated by magic, or environmental factors, or just genetics gone awry. The NurGoblins certainly aren’t your garden-variety greenskin. They’ve been twisted and made evil (well, evil-er), a...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jul 18th, 2017
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Petersen Games’ Cthulhu Wars is one of the most popular Cthulhu-based games out there. Players take on the role of some being, looking to conquer the Earth for their own, nefarious purposes. Well, the game is looking to expand out with a new faction, the Ancients, as well as a new map to fight ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jul 18th, 2017
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The galaxy is vast. It’s full of wonders that no creature can entirely fathom. … Sounds like we need to go out there and claim it for ourselves! That’s what you’ll be doing in Master of the Galaxy, a new board game from Ares Games that’s up on Kickstarter now. Start out ...
By Polar_Bear
In 19th Century
Jul 18th, 2017
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Firelock Games is coming to the end of their latest Kickstarter for Blood & Plunder. The No Peace Beyond the Line expansion looks to add to everyone’s factions. But how best to keep track of it all? Well, that’s where the Unit Decks come in. Instead of having to flip through the rule...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jul 18th, 2017
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Many people don’t know that John Carpenter’s The Thing was actually a remake of an older movie. It was also based on a book (so when people are all, “Adaptations and remakes are never good!” I just go, “oh, really? How about The Thing?”). Well, Certifiable Studios ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jul 17th, 2017
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It looked as though all was lost. The defenders were being pushed back to the very limit. But with a change in strategy, they’ve reversed their course, and now the citadel seems as secure as it ever was. Such is the case with Defense of the Citadel. The original Kickstarter campaign wasn’...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jul 17th, 2017
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And we’re back once more in the office. The start of the work week is upon us. It feels like it’ll be an eternity until next weekend, but we’ll make it there. I hope your weekend was good. I spent all day Saturday playing games with my friend, as I mentioned. There was Ascension, Mu...
By Polar_Bear
In American Revolution
Jul 17th, 2017
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They say you want a revolution. Well, you know, we all wanna rule the world. In this case, it’s time to cast off the shackles of British rule so the colonies can become an independent nation on its own. That’s just what you’ll be doing in Revolutionaries, a new RPG that’s set ...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Jul 14th, 2017
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This fast week (or so it felt) is coming to an end. We’re steaming our way full-speed ahead towards Saturday. Hopefully, you’ve got some gaming lined up. I’ve still gotta figure out what I’ll be up to. … Something, I’m sure. But no matter what, I should fill up on ...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jul 13th, 2017
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Sitting around a campfire and telling stories is just part of human nature. We’ve been doing it for thousands and thousands of years. Well, Firelight, a new card-driven RPG that’s up on Kickstarter now, looks to take that tradition and bring it to your tabletop (far away from the nasty, b...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jul 13th, 2017
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The Yates family is cursed. Someone, somewhere in their lineage must’ve done something to cause the family to go into decline like this. But who did it? What did they do? And what can be done to fix it? That’s where the Visionaries come in. By collecting information and delving into the p...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jul 13th, 2017
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It’s a deadly game of cat and mouse. A ninja is loose in the house of the Emperor. The samurai dedicated to protecting him must find out where the ninja will strike next and catch him before the Emperor is killed. That’s just what you’ll be doing in Bushido Breaker, a new hidden-mov...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jul 13th, 2017
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I wanna rock! … is a great statement for when you’re at a concert (possibly for Twisted Sister, but any good rock/metal band will work). It’s not so great when you’re on a viking longship and you’re out exploring/pillaging. Rocks of Ruin is a new expansion for Explorers ...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jul 12th, 2017
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The comeback for Alkemy continues. The skirmish game is on the road to recovery, a road which passes through another Kickstarter campaign. Alchemist Miniatures has announced they will be running a new Kickstarter campaign in order to create new box sets designed to help new players get into the game,...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Jul 12th, 2017
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Is the week going by fast for anyone else? I woke up this morning and was like, “whoah… it’s already Wednesday!” I guess being busy will do that for you. Monday was All the News! Yesterday was more news, a regular meeting, and then working on a new article. Today’s headi...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jul 12th, 2017
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Gods of Tyn Harra is a new fantasy battling card game that’s up on Kickstarter now. In it, players are looking to defeat their opponents by casting different spells and summoning creatures. The game starts with players drafting the 25 cards that will be part of their deck. Place your monsters i...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jul 12th, 2017
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I’m a big fan of getting the most value for the money. Well, when you get the Multitude Game Set, you get 50 games all in one box. That’s… quite a lot. The set comes with 72 cards and 50 dice, and each of the games that you can play utilizes both in some fashion. […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jul 11th, 2017
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Acheson Creations is looking to bring you a new miniatures skirmish game. They’ve launched a Kickstarter campaign for Vikings: Great Hall Burning which brings in some all-new terrain, as well as figures commissioned by Company D Miniatures, and rules by Two Hour Wargames. It’s like a Just...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jul 11th, 2017
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You know, sometimes life doesn’t work out the way you want. Things go wrong. Maybe you’re thrown overboard while on a boat and end up washed up (literally and figuratively) on a strange island. What’re you gonna do? Well, you’re gonna look to rebuild your life and make it bett...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jul 10th, 2017
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SolarFlare Games is looking to create a new miniatures skirmish game. It’s called Dawn of the Archmage. Players take the roll of said Archmages and will compete against one-another to show the dominance of their particular school of magic as well as their command of various fierce beasts. The g...