Events

By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 7th, 2017
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As we get closer to the show, we get more companies posting up what sort of awesome goodies they’ll have at the show. In this case, it’s Gale Force Nine. They’re certainly not going to the show empty-handed. They’re bringing new items for pretty much every one of their lines. ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 7th, 2017
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One thing about Gen Con is that many companies will have the newest of their releases available for the first time at the show. Want to get a game before it’s made it to your LGS? Gen Con’s a good place to pick it up. Cryptozoic will certainly have some pre-releases at the show. Like [&he...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Aug 3rd, 2017
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I’ve mentioned how this week is flying by. That also means that Gen Con is flying towards us at a very high rate of speed (about 24 hours per day). There’s still lots of prep to do before the show, such as getting a “to buy” list together for all the cool things that’re ...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Aug 2nd, 2017
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Man, we’re just a couple weeks away from Gen Con. This show is going to be off the hook, being sold out as it is. Companies are posting up what they’ll be having at the show so you can get your shopping lists together (and lining up a ninja shopper, if necessary). If you’re wonderin...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jul 31st, 2017
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Gen Con’s just a couple of weeks away. The show’s going to be the biggest it ever has been, and many new games will be making their way into people’s hands. Ares Games will be there and they’re bringing along a lot of new goodies with them. That includes the new releases they ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jul 27th, 2017
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If you want to build up hype for your game, it’s hard to think of a much better place to do it than Gen Con. And, considering this show is just about sold out, it’s easy to say that this is going to be the biggest Gen Con ever. So, it’s good that, prior to […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Jul 26th, 2017
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Gen Con is just around the corner. Very soon, tens of thousands of gamers will be descending upon Indianapolis for the 50th anniversary of the show. Greater Than Games will be there, and they’ve posted up what special deals they’ll be running during the show. Do you like free stuff? You c...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Jul 25th, 2017
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Well, like Corvus Belli earlier today, Steamforged is showing off their upcoming releases for Gen Con. Also, like Corvus Belli, there’s Chibis involved. And… ok, I’m not too proud to say it, but I actually went, “Squeee!” when I saw that there’s going to be a Chibi...
By Polar_Bear
In Corvus Belli
Jul 25th, 2017
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I’ve been waiting to see these come in. Gen Con’s just a couple weeks away, and that means lots of gamers (more than has ever been at the show before, it would seem) are going to be descending upon Indianapolis to see what there is to see. Like every year, there’ll be exclusives and...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Jul 25th, 2017
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Konflikt ’47 is still a pretty new game. I really only remember seeing figures on tables for the first time at Gen Con last year. So that means it’s coming up to its 1 year anniversary, of sorts. Well, for those that want to get into the game and become better generals, Warlord Games is [...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Jul 17th, 2017
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It’s always good to give to charity. And if you get some cool prizes back for it, bonus. Well, over on the WAMP forums, they’re looking to raise money for Tommy’s. As part of that, you can buy tickets and potentially win some awesome stuff? What kind of stuff? Well, they’re go...
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 Events
Jul 10th, 2017
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Comics are full of strange characters. Many of said characters are part of the gallery of figures that revolve around Batman. That includes Bat-Mite. Players of the DC Universe Miniatures Game and the Batman Miniatures Game will be able to pick up this pint-sized fellow at Gen Con....
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Jul 10th, 2017
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The folks over at Wyrd love to come up with alternate models for their games. They then love to release those kits during holidays or at shows. Well, Gen Con is a pretty big show. So Wyrd’s coming out with a whole alternate Hamelin box set called the Nightmare Box that will be available there. ...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Jul 7th, 2017
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It feels like a short week, but it’s certainly been a busy week. Yesterday, got pulled aside for a vital project before the A Song of Ice and Fire Miniatures Game Kickstarter launches later this month. That was a cool couple of hours. But yeah, just been busy all-around. Ready for that weekend!...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Jul 7th, 2017
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They warned us about it. Now, it’s happened. Gen Con has sold out of 4-day badges. They still have some limited amounts of single-day badges, but those are going fast, too. If you want to go to the show, you might want to snag one of those badges fast....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jul 6th, 2017
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Gen Con is a great place to show off new games that your company is working on. You’ve got several thousand gamers all in one place, specifically on the lookout for the “newest and hottest.” So, it’s with that in mind, and because their Dark Souls events sold out, Steamforged ...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Jun 30th, 2017
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I wish it was October. I really do. It’s quite possibly my favorite month. The cool temperature. The beautiful leaves. Plus, it tends to rain a lot (and yes, I realize it’s been raining a lot in Atlanta these past couple days). And if I happened to be anywhere near Saint Robert, Missouri ...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Jun 28th, 2017
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The week continues along. We’ll get back to that ever-loving weekend soon. Just another couple of days and it’ll be time once more. And I’m sure a lot of people in the US are going to be celebrating this weekend. With the 4th of July being a Tuesday this year, I’m guessing a l...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Jun 23rd, 2017
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We know it happens for things like San Diego ComicCon, but never before has Gen Con announced that they may have entirely sold out. And yet, that’s where we’re at. The gaming convention held annually in Indianapolis is reaching maximum capacity and they just might reach that this year. It...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jun 22nd, 2017
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Gen Con is just around the corner. I mean, we’re damn-near to July, and that’s month-adjacent to Gen Con. Thousands up on thousands of gamers are going to descend upon Indianapolis for the show. It’s a great time for companies to release new products. dV Giochi is doing just that, a...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jun 2nd, 2017
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Big shows are a great place to release new games, as well as preview upcoming projects. Ares Games is taking those opportunities at Origins in a couple weeks. They’ll be having the official launch of Sword & Sorcery, as well as giving attendees a chance to play several new games that’...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
May 30th, 2017
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The UK Games Expo continues to grow, becoming one of the more-anticipated shows of the year. GCT Studios will be there, as usual, and they’re showing off what they’ll be doing while there, including having a new game you can demo, as well as having their World Championship Event for Bushi...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
May 30th, 2017
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Gen Con is just a couple months away. …Holy hell! Gen Con’s only a couple months away!!! *cough* … yes, anyway, well, at the show, Ninja Division is going to be running their Golden Kobold painting competition. Grab your paints and brushes, it’s time to show that you’re ...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
May 26th, 2017
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The weekend is just about upon us, everyone. For those in the States, it’s a 3-day weekend for many. Here’s to hoping that you’ve got some gaming plans lined up, along with whatever other activities you might have planned. It’s the unofficial start of summer, so go to the pool...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
May 14th, 2017
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One of the big events that happens at CMON Expo is the Dark Age Immortals tournament. This is the culmination of an entire year’s worth of qualifying events, with the winners of those getting a Bloodgelt that lets them participate in the finals. The prize? Being able to work with the design tea...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
May 12th, 2017
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Hey everyone. Just a reminder that I’m currently at CMON Expo 2017. You should stop by and say, “Hi.” If you’re not able to make it, be sure to check out the Facebook Page so you can keep up-to-date on all the cool goings-on here at the show!...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
May 10th, 2017
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There’s all sorts of great gaming events that happen all around the year all year. Pretty much if you pick a weekend, you’ll be able to find a show. Or, if you’re in one place long enough, one will come to you. Well, wither you’re just going to happen to be in Connecticut on J...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
May 10th, 2017
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While gaming might usually be considered pretty fun and funny stuff, there’s games out there that are a bit more “serious business.” And I’m not just talking about people who take games too seriously. Games can be used to help teach people all manner of things. The Serious Pla...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Apr 21st, 2017
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There’s a ton of things that go into running a gaming convention. Trust me, I know. One of the things it takes is money. If you want to book a convention space, have special guests, get special room rates, and have all the tables, chairs, and other million “little things” you need t...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Apr 20th, 2017
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It’s Thursday. You know, having had Monday off, this week is going by nice and quick. I know I’m looking forward to the weekend. Probably gonna swing by the semi-LGS (seeing as how no two places in Atlanta are closer than about an hour’s drive from one-another, especially since all ...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Apr 20th, 2017
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I have never been to a convention where I wasn’t working for some gaming company. Back in the day, it was Privateer Press, doing things like running Tour of Duty for 40 hours, or Iron Arena (where, among other shifts, I once did a 24 hour shift). Then, of course, once I took over this […...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Apr 19th, 2017
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Many of you have memories of your time at some sort of summer camp. While I never went away to one, we did have a 5th Grade Camp thing we went away to for a week during school. Mostly, it was a way to get the kids out of the house for a bit during […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Apr 11th, 2017
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Salute is coming up soon. It’s an all-out, one day extravaganza. Think of a really huge gaming convention, and then cram all of it into a span of just a single day. That’s Salute. And, obviously, such a big deal means that companies at the show have big deals of their own. Steamforged Gam...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Mar 30th, 2017
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Mantic’s Open Day event is a celebration of all things Mantic. They’re opening their doors and letting everyone come on in (if you have a ticket, that is) for a full day of gaming and seminars. They’ve posted up some more details about what you can expect during the show, in case yo...