Fantasy Flight Games

By Polar_Bear
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jul 29th, 2016
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With the new edition of Mansions of Madness being announced, the thing that got most people’s attention was the inclusion of a companion app that would now “run the game.” As such, that would turn Mansions into a fully cooperative experience. There’s been a lot of questions on...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jul 29th, 2016
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Fantasy Flight Games has just announced a new game to be part of the Star Wars line of products they make. This one’s Star Wars: Destiny, a new collectable dice and card game. This game will take some of your favorite characters from all across Star Wars lore and put them together in a grand [&...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jul 29th, 2016
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Man, I remember when the Doom video game came out. I didn’t have it, but my neighbor did. So I’d go over there and we’d play for hours, running up and down those pixelated corridors (that still looked exceedingly awesome at the time) and blasting cyberdemons with our gatling guns an...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Jul 28th, 2016
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Well, the Year of New Editions has now tied in with one of my absolute favorite movies (I’ve read the book, but it was a looooong time ago. The movie, however, I’ll watch once every couple months). For those that don’t know of The Adventures of Baron Munchausen, I’m truly sorr...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Jul 27th, 2016
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The Force Awakens has created a place where new fans can hop on the Star Wars fan bus. And with gaming being more mainstream, that means more people interested in getting involved with the RPG opportunities that are out there. Fantasy Flight Games has made it very easy to get started with their Begin...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jul 27th, 2016
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Well, the big news from yesterday was Fantasy Flight Games adding a bit to the Year of New Editions by telling us that they’re coming out with a new edition of Mansions of Madness. And while there was a 3-question FAQ at the bottom of the preview, a lot of you had a lot more […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jul 26th, 2016
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The Year of New Editions will happily bring in all types of games. From card games to miniatures games to board games. Well, Fantasy Flight Games is stepping up by announcing that Mansions of Madness is getting a new edition. Don’t worry, you’re still going to be hunting down strange mons...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Jul 25th, 2016
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If you’ve played the X-Wing Miniatures Game from Fantasy Flight Games, you know that having your ships within Range 1, and within the firing arc of your opponent’s ships isn’t generally the best place to be. I mean, sure, you want your opponent’s ships to be there, but you gen...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Jul 25th, 2016
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As a conflict progresses, both sides learn things from the other. Crews will gain combat experience and battle plans will be altered based on how technology reacts during engagements. And that’s just what you’ll get to simulate with the Corellian Conflict expansion for Star Wars Armada fr...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jul 22nd, 2016
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Well, King Robert Baratheon is dead (uh… spoilers, I guess, for those that haven’t even seen the whole first season of a show that’s been out for years now). Now, the throne is up for grabs (I mean, really, nobody wants to give it to Joffrey) and so the great houses of Westeros are ...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jul 22nd, 2016
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With summer stretching on, you may feel as though you’ve “played out” all your current games and are in need of a change. But what to get? Well, Fantasy Flight Games is having a “Christmas in July” sale on all the digital versions of all their Legend of the Five Rings RP...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jul 20th, 2016
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Big, adventure board games like Runebound offer an entire day’s worth of gaming in a single package. There’s quite a bit of replayability right in the box, what with all the different heroes, equipment, and skills you can choose from. But any game, if played often enough, can start to fee...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Jul 18th, 2016
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I thought a Special Forces TIE was something a Navy Seal wore to a formal occasion. But it’s also a new type of TIE Fighter for the X-Wing Miniatures Game. It’s got an improved sensor array and also a turret for its gun. I’m still not sure how it doesn’t blow its own solar pan...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jul 18th, 2016
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I hope your Monday is going along well. It’s kind of a hot one here in Atlanta. Even inside the office it’s not exactly comfortable. But it’s ok. I’ll make it through. Just gotta focus on one post at a time. And currently, that post is the Terrain Corner for today. This time a...