Fantasy Flight Games

By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Sep 26th, 2016
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Jabba the Hutt operated outside the realm of the law, be it the crushing restrictions of the Empire or the more open rule employed by the Rebellion. He was a gangster, after all. He did his own thing, surrounding himself with his own type in order to rule his criminal empire. So, in Jabba’s Rea...
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 Board Games
Sep 23rd, 2016
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Sort of two ends of the spectrum for this batch of releases from Fantasy Flight Games. On one side, you’ve got starships flying around in a galaxy far, far away. On the other, you’ve got investigators searching through an old house. Well, both involve “hokey religions” anyway....
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Sep 19th, 2016
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I really should get around to watching The Force Awakens at some point. Then I can see what all the fuss is about with these new cards for the X-Wing Miniatures Game coming in Heroes of the Resistance. We’ve seen what sort of things are designed for the Falcon (though you can use some of [&hell...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Sep 16th, 2016
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Tattooine’s just not all that great a planet, it would seem. At least, nobody that comes from there seems to be all that happy about it. It’s not got the most glowing endorsements from its long-time residents. But there are some shining lights in the rough that is the various hives of scu...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Sep 14th, 2016
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Ah-ha! Got the drop on you with MY disintegrating pistol! And brother, when it disintegrates, it disintegrates! *pulls trigger* *watches gun disintegrate* Well, waddya know? It disintegrated. Seriously, I know it’s one of the more-famous lines from Star Wars, but that’s all I can think of...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Sep 13th, 2016
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The Star Wars: The Force Awakens Beginner Game box helps you and your friends get into the Star Wars RPG system from Fantasy Flight Games. It’s got everything you need, including a beginning adventure for your players to go on. But what if you’ve finished that adventure and don’t kn...
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
Sep 12th, 2016
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Well, we know Fantasy Flight won’t be making Games Workshop-themed games anymore. But that doesn’t mean they’re not making Star Wars games anymore. Those are still going full-steam ahead. Their newest, Star Wars: Destiny, is a dice-driven combat game. Today, we get a look at how the...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Sep 10th, 2016
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And we’ve once more made it to the weekend successfully. The natural order has been maintained. I mean, just think if we woke up the day after Friday and it was, like, Wednesday or something. Man, that’d be a mess. But, as I said, that’s not happened. As such, we should get on with ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Sep 9th, 2016
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I don’t know about you, but for me, it seems like just yesterday was Wednesday. I’m not 100% sure what happened to Thursday (maybe Langoliers ate it?), but it’s already gone. That’s alright, mind you. I’m always ready for it to be the weekend. Best to power up with some ...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Sep 9th, 2016
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There’s been a few rumors floating around about this. Now we’ve got official confirmation. Fantasy Flight Games and Games Workshop are concluding their business relationship with one-another. The agreement, which started back in 2008 will officially come to an end on February 28th, 2017....
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Sep 6th, 2016
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The Heroes of the Resistance set for the X-Wing Miniatures Game gives us a pair of ships that’ve already seen time on the tabletops, but with a new look and new upgrades to make it an entirely new set of options for your games. Today’s preview is arguably the most iconic ship from the ser...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Sep 2nd, 2016
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Fantasy Flight Games has announced that Wave 10 for the X-Wing Miniatures Game just got a little bigger. Two new ships are being added. They’re the U-Wing and the TIE Striker. Haven’t heard of them before? You will, as they’re going to be in the Rogue One movie....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Sep 1st, 2016
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Fantasy Flight Games has a nice batch of new releases available for you this week. If you’re a fan of either RuneBound or Descent, you’ll want to check it out. If you’re a fan of their The End of the World RPG series, you’ll also want to check it out. And if you’re a fan...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Aug 31st, 2016
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My favorite time of the year is coming up. My Kroger already has Halloween decorations out. I’m stocking up on cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, star anise, and cloves (aka – pumpkin spice). It’s not so hot in the morning that I contemplate using the AC in my car at 5:30am as I drive to t...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 29th, 2016
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When you come out with a new edition of a game like Mansions of Madness, you’re going to have a lot of gamers wondering what’s going to happen to all that material that you came out with for the previous edition. New gamers, who might take the new edition as a jumping-on point for the [&h...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 27th, 2016
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So, since I spend all my regular workdays gaming, I will often step away from it on my time off. You know, you don’t want to get burned out on a thing. However, last weekend and this, I’ve been all-out gaming just about every chance I can! Last week was game day at the Milton, […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 23rd, 2016
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Even with just the main box set, Runebound offers a lot of replayability, what with all the different quests that can come up at different times, the different heroes you can be, and the different pieces of equipment you can buy. But, if you’re like me, you want even more variance. That’s...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Aug 18th, 2016
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Rokugan is a vast and magical place. Those that have played the Legend of the Five Rings RPG already know this. But what about getting maps of all those cities and lands all put into one place? That’s what you’ll be getting with the Atlas of Rokugan, which will be available next month....
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Aug 18th, 2016
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Star Wars is based around conflict (it’s not called “Star Peaceful Diplomatic Negotiations” after all). The Rebel Alliance is fighting a desperate battle to keep the forces of the Galactic Empire from utterly dominating all life. They’ve got to have well-trained soldiers to co...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 16th, 2016
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Jack the Ripper is arguably the most famous serial killer of all time. In Letters from Whitechapel, you get to play out those terrifying nights in London, either as the police looking to capture the monster, or as Jack, looking to find another victim and escape into the fog. Now, Fantasy Flight Games...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Aug 16th, 2016
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The operatives of the Rebel Alliance will go anywhere and do anything in order to keep a system free from the tyranny of the Galactic Empire. But you never know who you can really trust, because the Empire has their own operatives roaming around. Also, the various native populations of the planets mi...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 15th, 2016
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As we’ve seen, Mansions of Madness is getting a new edition. This new set makes the game into a 100% cooperative game, using an app to control all the monsters and create the map. But what about some of the 1st edition things that weren’t in the main box? Will those be getting updated? Fa...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Aug 12th, 2016
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While the news of the last week might be about the next 3-6 months in gaming (what with all the previews and announcements that were revealed during Gen Con), that’s not to say you have to wait those 3-6 months before new stuff hits your tabletops. Fantasy Flight Games has released the latest w...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 11th, 2016
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Galaxies are always changing. They merge together with other galaxies. They spawn new stars. Stars collapse and form black holes. All sorts of things going on all the time that can potentially lead to new regions opening up to exploration. And in those newly-found regions, you might encounter strange...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 10th, 2016
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Seeing as how Monday I was in a car for about 13-14 hours, I didn’t get a chance to do the regular Terrain Corner piece. So, much as I did Friday, with the combined Snippets/Terrain Corner post, I’m giving you another of those today. Gotta catch back up from Gen Con. Anyway, today we have...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 9th, 2016
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So, over the weekend, many companies had a lot of announcements about games and expansions they’re coming out with. I was able to get photos of many of them. Here, now that Gen Con’s over, it’s time to post up the website updates for many of them. Fantasy Flight Games certainly had ...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Aug 7th, 2016
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Well, it’s getting to be bedtime. Gotta get to sleep so I can make the epic migration back to the sauna that is Atlanta in August. I’m going to miss Gen Con. This was a good year. Despite the fact that I didn’t get really much of a chance to hang out with too many […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Aug 6th, 2016
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I swear this show is just screaming by this year. It’s already the end of Day 3. Today will be the last day for Gen Con 2016. As usual for Gen Con Saturday, it was a whirlwind of activity. There was roaming the hall, taking photos most of the morning and early afternoon. Then there […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Aug 6th, 2016
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Another big announcement coming out of Gen Con. Fantasy Flight Games has posted up what will be the 10th wave of ships coming out for the X-Wing Miniatures Game. Once more, they tap into some of the newer Star Wars properties, by taking ships from Rebels and The Force Awakens....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 5th, 2016
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So, it’s coming up to 8pm. Day 2 is definitely in the books for Gen Con 2016. It’s been a very busy day. I’m tired, but still pretty amped about everything that’s gone on. And I’m sure you all would like to know about some of it. There’s been about a billion things...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Aug 5th, 2016
13 Comments
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Gen Con’s a great place to make announcements about the games and products you’ve got coming out soon. It’s pretty much a decent chunk of a gaming company’s demographic all in one place. So it’s with that in mind that Fantasy Fight Games has just announced the RuneWars M...
By Polar_Bear
In 19th Century
Aug 5th, 2016
2 Comments
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Hey Everyone! It’s really hard to believe the first day of Gen Con’s already over and I’m here getting prepped for Day 2! It was such a whirlwind, I didn’t get a chance to make this post last night. But don’t worry, I’ll be sure to get plenty more pictures today an...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Aug 2nd, 2016
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Don’t lose your heads (or… other body parts…), but Fantasy Flight Games has announced a new card game based on A Game of Thrones. It’s called Hand of the King and it pits the various houses of Westeros against one-another in order to become the real power behind the throne as ...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Aug 1st, 2016
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The next wave of X-Wing releases is nearly upon us. Though there’s still some time for some previews. This wave has a bit of a focus on non-conventional tactics, particularly when it comes to the firing arcs of you and your opponent. The new TIE has an auxiliary firing arc. The Protectorate fig...