Dice Games

By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jun 22nd, 2017
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On a distant and remote planet sits a monolith. Nobody’s quite sure how long its been there or who put it there, but from it comes various forces that are said to control the cosmos. Every seven years, four alien races send a lone monk to the monolith. There, they will battle with one-another t...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jun 17th, 2017
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And we’ve made it to another weekend. I’m sure a lot of you are up at the LGS, trying out 8th Edition 40k. But between those games and talking about all the stuff you’re going to do with your army, here’s the regular grouping of reviews that I know you all love so much. Today ...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jun 16th, 2017
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Grand Admiral Thrawn. Yeah, I just got a little giddy there, too. I might just have to build me a Star Wars: Destiny deck that has him as one of the characters. I’ll be able to do so once Star Wars: Destiny’s newly-announced set, Empire at War, hits store shelves. That’s going to be...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jun 16th, 2017
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WizKids is coming out with a whole series of products based on the new storyline that Wizards of the Coast is running for Dungeons & Dragons, Tomb of Annihilation. This is more than just a set of minis to go with it. There’s an entirely new board game as well as a Dice Masters set [&hellip...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Jun 14th, 2017
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The week continues on. We’ll eventually be getting back to the weekend. Just another couple days. In the meantime, we need to keep our energy up. To do that, we should nosh on some bite-sized gaming stories. Today on the platter we have: Tikki Trolls Metal Minis Up On Kickstarter, June Releases...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
May 31st, 2017
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We’ve all known someone who just loves cats and is seemingly always getting more. Well, if you want to do that, but don’t have the space for a whole herd of cats, you can live vicariously through Just1MoreCat, a new card and dice game that’s up on Kickstarter....
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
May 31st, 2017
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The Green Lanterns aren’t the only color there is. Some of you might also know about the Yellow Lanterns. But even those are just two of the many, each one representing a different emotion or concept. The White Lanterns represent life, and it’s a couple of White Lantern cards for Dice Mas...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 20th, 2017
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Well, it’s almost like the week is getting back on schedule, even though it’s Saturday. I woke up. I got groceries. I’m now typing up the Review Roundup in my living room while listening to music and contemplating the rest of my day. Sort of nice to get things back to how they shoul...
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
May 18th, 2017
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While Batman takes care of much of the crime problem in Gotham, he doesn’t work alone. Commissioner Gordon certainly does all he can from within a system that seems tailor-made for corruption and ineptitude. He’s getting a card and dice in the upcoming Dice Masters set, as is it Bat-Signa...
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
May 17th, 2017
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A new DC-centered Dice Masters set is hitting soon from WizKids. Though the focus is on Batman, as always, there’s plenty more heroes and villains to check out. A pair of do-gooders with vastly different approaches, Hawk and Dove, are among the new heroes showing up. You can get a look at them ...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
May 5th, 2017
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Spirit of Rebellion, the first expansion for Star Wars: Destiny, is now available at your local gaming shops. Bring new characters to your games and load them up with new weapons and abilities. Will you fight for the Light or the Dark side?...
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
May 1st, 2017
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Power has a tendency to corrupt those with it. If you are a Force-user and you succumb to corruption, you’re on a train headed right to the Dark Side. But hey, shooting lightning out of your hands is pretty cool, if you ask me. I’d do it, if I could. Anyway, Spirit of Rebellion for [&hell...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Apr 27th, 2017
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An ancient evil is once more rearing its ugly head. The peace and prosperity of the land is under attack. Who will stand up to it? That would be the Diceborn, heroes who are able to utilize the power held within the die crystals. It’s up to them to travel throughout the land, performing quests ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Apr 25th, 2017
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One of the most popular anime series out there is Sailor Moon. It’s one of those where even if you don’t watch the show and have never even seen an episode, you know about it just through all the other media it’s in. Well, soon you’ll have some new ways to experience the setti...
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
Apr 25th, 2017
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Well, we’ve got the Avengers/Defenders War set coming for HeroClix. Might as well have some Defenders show up in Dice Masters, too, eh? WizKids has announced that they’ll be coming out with a Defender’s Team Pack for the game, including such heroes as The Hulk, Iron Fist, and Luke C...
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
Apr 24th, 2017
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The Light Side of the Force has plenty of powerful allies. The Jedi looked to keep peace and order across the galaxy. The Emperor almost wiped them out, but he missed a couple. You can’t keep a good Jedi down too long, apparently. And you’ll be able to bulk up your Star Wars: Destiny deck...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Apr 18th, 2017
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The Imperial Military Machine was quite a sight to behold. The First Order inherited many of the doctrines of the Galactic Empire, continuing the tradition of things like Storm Troopers and TIE Fighters. You’ll be able to bring those fighters to your tabletops in Spirit of Rebellion for Star Wa...
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
Apr 13th, 2017
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WizKids has announced a new Dice Masters set. We’ve seen Marvel. We’ve seen Ninja Turtles. We’ve seen Dungeons & Dragons. This time around, they’re headed to the world of DC Comics. Yes, Batman is getting his own Dice Masters set....
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Apr 12th, 2017
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Where better to go find some loot than a dungeon? Unfortunately, as one would expect, the creatures and other denizens of said dungeon aren’t very interested in having company over. Slay the monsters, get the loot. Pretty simple. That’s what you’re doing in Dungeon Dice from Potluck...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Apr 11th, 2017
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You know, just the other day, we had Super Happy Sentai Hour. Now we’ve got DiceBot MegaFun. You know, the world can sometimes seem very dark and depressing, but leave it to games to help try and lift our spirits. Anyway, enough waxing poetic. WizKids is bringing you DiceBot MegaFun, their new ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Apr 8th, 2017
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It’s Saturday, the day that’s full of possibilities (Ok, so every day is full of possibilities, but it just feels moreso on Saturday to me). With any luck, your day is full of gaming. But at the moment, I know you’re all interested in what sort of reviews we’ve got for you. We...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Apr 6th, 2017
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Who wouldn’t want to be nobility? You get titles and land and prestige and the tabloids following you around all over everywhere. Ok, so maybe that last bit isn’t so great, but the other parts are pretty cool. In Rise to Nobility, you’re looking to stop being just the head of an inf...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Apr 5th, 2017
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Steve Jackson Games is looking to help retailers out by offering free gaming mats with the purchase of some of their games. People love gaming mats, and they love free stuff. So it’s pretty much a win-win all around....
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Apr 3rd, 2017
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Well, we’ve seen some yellow cards for the upcoming Spirit of Rebellion set for Star Wars: Destiny, both heroes and villains. This time around, we’re changing primary colors to Red. Take a look at some of the red cards (as well as one silver one thrown in) on the good side of the scale....
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
Mar 27th, 2017
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There’s a lot of shady characters out there. Some are just “more out for themselves than anyone else,” while others are downright evil (or were programmed that way). They use all sorts of underhanded tactics in order to get ahead. In Star Wars: Destiny, this translates to many surpr...
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
Mar 20th, 2017
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Spirit of Rebellion is the next set coming out for Star Wars: Destiny. It will get here sometime in the next couple months. The game has really taken off, from what I’ve heard, so people are clamoring for more. In this preview, we get a look at some of the yellow cards (and dice) that […...
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
Mar 14th, 2017
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Ok, so you defeated one set of aliens that were invading and became Champion, but now there’s another set of aliens invading! What’s up with that?! Anyway, you’d better defeat these aliens, too. It seems only right. Turn One Gaming Supplies is happy to announce that they’re no...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Mar 8th, 2017
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I’m allergic to bee stings. Not terribly. I don’t carry an EpiPen or anything. But when I get stung, it’s not just some mild pain like some get. So I tend to steer very clear of them. Thankfully, a game like Beeeees from Action Phase Games doesn’t include any real bees. Instea...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Mar 8th, 2017
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Gamers are notorious for wanting to be the first ones on their block with the latest and greatest games. They also love getting cool swag that others won’t be able to get. Add those two together, and you’ve got a good reason to hold pre-release events for your games. Certainly, Fantasy Fl...
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
Feb 24th, 2017
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When you go out into the ocean, you can never be truly certain what is lurking just below the waves underneath your boat. That’s why you’re not going to find me out there. No, I don’t actually believe that Cthulhu is down there. But at the same time, I’m not ruling it out, eit...
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
Feb 21st, 2017
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Iron Man. Iron Man. Does whatever… umm… an iron can? Ok, so that might not work out so well as a song, but you can still increase the tech level of your Dice Masters games with the new Iron Man & War Machine set that’s now available....
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
Feb 9th, 2017
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Cowabunga, dudes! The new Heroes in a Half Shell set for Dice Masters is now available. The new starter has everything you need to get going, including over 90 dice, over 60 cards, and a paper play mat to help keep everything square. Grab some pizza and get to rolling....
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
Feb 8th, 2017
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The Basic Action cards can really be the difference between winning and defeat in Dice Masters. You want to pick ones that help you, while hopefully not giving too much of a benefit to your opponent. Having Basic Actions that are tied to specific types of heroes can help, and that’s just what y...
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
Feb 2nd, 2017
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Just about anyone who knows even a bit about the Cthulhu mythos knows of the legendary sunken city of R’lyeh. It was lost below the waves of the Atlantic long, long ago. But the city has risen once more and the investigators have made their way there. But is going there at the seeming behest [&...
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
Jan 31st, 2017
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While the heroes tend to take much of the attention in Dice Masters, the Basic Action cards are certainly a big part of the game as well and can be an integral part of your strategy for winning. In this preview, we get a look at 3 of the Basic Action cards coming in the […]...