Dice Games

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 […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jan 27th, 2017
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The gods have summoned you from the mortal realms to the world of the celestial islands. You’re there to compete against other mortals, with the winner becoming a new demigod. Dice Forge is a new board game coming from Asmodee and Libellud. The game uses a unique dice-altering system where it&#...
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
Jan 25th, 2017
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HeroClix isn’t the only set getting another Ninja Turtles set. WizKids also has a Dice Masters set coming down the pipeline. They’ve posted up a preview of some of the heroes you’ll be getting, as well as some of the Basic Actions you can be expecting....
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jan 19th, 2017
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Dwarves love to go digging in the ground. It’s just what they do. Sometimes they find items of great wonder, like gold, jewels, or long-lost artifacts. Other times, they find things like nests of goblins or a dragon’s lair. What will your dwarves find when you play Dwarves: Dig, Delve, Di...
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
Jan 17th, 2017
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A new set for Dice Masters is coming out soon. A much more technologically-advanced set, it focuses on Tony Stark and the various suits he has created for himself and others. Iron Man & War Machine gives you several versions of Iron Man’s armor that haven’t been seen before in the ga...
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
Jan 13th, 2017
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Long before humans colonized the stars, an ancient race created Gates that would send travelers to far-flung reaches of the galaxy. Now, the various panhuman races (those that have evolved apart from each other and the core human ancestor they all share) are fighting for control of those gates. You&#...
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
Jan 12th, 2017
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Don’t you know that you are a shooting Dice Stars? Well, that sounded a lot better in my head, but it has helped mold what playlist I’m going with today here in the office. For those that are less concerned with classic rock and more concerned with dice games, you’ll be happy to kno...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jan 11th, 2017
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Star Wars: Destiny is the new card and dice game from Fantasy Flight where players build their own fantasy team and attack their opponents using equipment and abilities taken from all over the Star Wars universe. The initial release was pretty well tied in with The Force Awakens. Well, we’ve ha...
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
Jan 11th, 2017
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*guitar riff* I am Iron Man! *more guitar* While I wouldn’t say that you have to play Black Sabbath when you get your Iron Man & War Machine starter set for Dice Masters next month, I’m not saying that you shouldn’t do it, either. If you’re interested in taking a look at w...
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
Jan 10th, 2017
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The characters in the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles world have gone through dozens of iterations since their initial comic release. Sometimes they’ve been a bit more dark and gritty. Other times they’ve been more lighthearted and kid-friendly. So just saying, “Ninja Turtles” ca...
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
Jan 3rd, 2017
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Cowabunga, dudes! I very much remember growing up with the Ninja Turtles cartoon. I remember getting my first of the figures, too. And the games! Like the original one on the NES that was friggin’ impossible! That damn dam level! Gah! Well, WizKids is taking us down nostalgia lane with a new Ni...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Dec 17th, 2016
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The holiday season is well and truly upon us. It’s the last weekend before Christmas and all through the house, my D&D group had to cancel because everyone had last-minute stuff come up due to the holiday and the end of the year :/ … But waddyagonnado? Me? I’m gonna probably ba...
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
Dec 8th, 2016
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The Batman: The Animated Series show was one of the highest quality cartoon products I feel I’ve seen. It really captured the dark, dense world of Gotham and the inhabitants thereof. Though we watched it as kids (or, at least, I watched it as a kid), it really was full of grown-up themes and si...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Dec 7th, 2016
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Yay Games is running a Kickstarter campaign for Ominoes, their dice game set in ancient Egypt *Imperial march starts playing* Nonono, it’s cool. No evil here. Anyway, throw your support behind one of four Egyptian gods and roll the dice, looking to collect sets of your chosen god....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Dec 2nd, 2016
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Fantasy Flight Games has a couple pretty big releases for you this week (and one middle-size one)....
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
Dec 1st, 2016
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I guess if you happen to be a nurse during WWII, being thrown back in time to 1743 might not be so bad. Sure, you don’t have “modern” conveniences anymore, but hey… no Hitler. That’s gotta be a trade-up, right? Well, you can find out what it’s like for Claire Randa...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Nov 21st, 2016
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We’ve been getting Star Wars: Destiny previews for a while now. We’ve seen what the different colors of cards mean, and a bit about the dice a long time ago. But we’ve never really gotten it all put together as to how the game actually works. If you’ve been astute and really r...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Nov 17th, 2016
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Fantasy Flight’s not the only one that has their holiday sale going. Asmodee has also gotten theirs underway (and considering the latter owns the former, it makes sense). If there’s something from their vast library of games you’ve been looking to pick up, now might just be the time...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Nov 17th, 2016
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Fantasy Flight Games is getting things started quickly with the holiday shopping season. They’ve launched their holiday sale over in their webshop. Want to get some games for cheaper than usual and delivered in time to give to friends and loved ones? Get your order in....
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
Nov 16th, 2016
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The Merc with the Mouth is making his way to your tabletops in the Marvel Dice Masters: Deadpool set, now available in North American stores (the rest of the world will get their soon). There’s over 30 new heroes and villains (and their associated dice) that you can now add to your collection....
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
Nov 14th, 2016
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While the sides in Star Wars are generally broken up rather simply to Light and Dark sides of the force, like everything in life, it’s not really that simple. There’s the 3rd “faction” to deal with. They’re the smugglers, the bounty hunters, the thieves, and many others ...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Nov 10th, 2016
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The Annual Talent Show for Wizards is once again here. Each wizard is looking to show off their skills, competing to be the greatest wizard for the year. It’s quite a free-for-all, though, as every wizard is looking to do their most flashy tricks all at once. Will you have what it takes to be [...
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
Nov 10th, 2016
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I know what you might be thinking. “Wouldn’t a company just selling some blank dice be more grounds for part of a Snippets post?” And you’d be right, if it was just that there were some blank dice available. However, while they can certainly be used for whatever you might need...
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
Nov 9th, 2016
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The Gates of Antares aren’t just some cool name given to a certain part of space. No, they are actual gates that allow travel between distant star systems. The different factions of humans look to control those gates in order to connect their various worlds, as well as discover new places where...
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
Nov 7th, 2016
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Blue cards *hears horses whinny off in the distance* … aren’t the “Good guys” as one might initially think in Star Wars Destiny. It’s not that red cards represent the dark side of the force while blue means light (which would be an easy assumption to make. Just look at l...
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
Nov 3rd, 2016
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Those that know about H.P. Lovecraft’s work know about the mythical city of R’lyeth. Heck, even those with only a passing knowledge of Lovecraft’s books might recognize the name of the city sunken in the Pacific ocean that’s devoted to Cthulhu. Well, soon you’ll be able ...
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
Oct 21st, 2016
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Everyone’s favorite Merc-with-a-mouth (well, except my friend CP. He hates Deadpool) is getting his own Dice Masters set. If you’re a Deadpool fan (so… not CP), you’ll want to check it out, as there’ll be cards for Deadpool, Lady Deadpool, Dogpool, and Evil Deadpool....
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
Oct 21st, 2016
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Fantasy Flight Games has a pair of new releases for you this week. One’s a new dice game set in the Lord of the Rings universe. The other is a new Star Wars RPG supplement. … Sort of at the two ends of the spectrum in terms of games, really....
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
Oct 17th, 2016
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There’s at least two sides to every story. We’ve seen the Kylo Ren starter for Star Wars Destiny. So now let’s take a look at the new Jedi on the block, Rey, and her starter for Star Wars Destiny....
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
Oct 7th, 2016
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People seem pretty interested in Star Wars: Destiny. It’s certainly an IP that people tend to get on board with. And Fantasy Flight Games is known for making a quality product. So I know several who are looking forward to that pre-release event. One of the packs they’ll be able to get the...
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
Oct 4th, 2016
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I know a lot of you are rather excited to get your hands on Star Wars: Destiny, the new dice game coming from Fantasy Flight Games. And, being gamers, you all want to be the first ones with those dice and cards. I can’t really blame you. Well, you’ve got just a little over a […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Arcadia Quest
Oct 1st, 2016
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It’s Saturday. It’s also October. I mean, seriously, can it really get that much better than this? Oh, yeah, *puts on some Type O Negative while working on the post* There we go. Anyway, you want ’em, so here’s your reviews for the week. Today we have: Patchwork, Epic Roll: Ec...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Sep 29th, 2016
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Just about as soon as a game gets released, you’ll see people asking for an expansion. They can be a great way to get a lot more content and options into a game. Well, Epic Roll isn’t just getting an expansion, they’re getting a stand-alone expansion. Epic Roll: Eclipse takes player...
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
Sep 23rd, 2016
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One of the bigger announcements recently was Fantasy Flight coming out with a new Star Wars-themed game. People have been wondering how this new game will work. Well, we’ve got some previous previews that show off what the dice and such look like, and even a bit about what all the symbols mean....
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Sep 20th, 2016
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The written word is very powerful. I mean, look at what you’re doing right now. I’m imparting knowledge to you via written language (ok, typed, but still). Wizards are well known for having scrolls filled with all sorts of arcane knowledge in the form of powerful spells. As an apprentice ...