Fantasy Flight Games

By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Sep 6th, 2017
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Armies are big, unwieldy sorts of things. They don’t exactly turn on a dime, either, so you’d better know where you’re headed and what’s coming up by sending out scouting parties. The last thing you want is for your entire army to be surprised by what’s ahead and getting...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Sep 5th, 2017
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Well, it would seem as though the system took a vacation over the long holiday weekend, as it ate the Review Roundup post. Such things happen occasionally. It’s alright… I’ll just make a new one this morning for you. Today we have: Dragons Hoard, Andoria Battlefields, Masters of Ele...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Sep 1st, 2017
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Happy Force Friday and stuff! (slightly paraphrased from a saying we have here in the office on Fridays) With all of the new Star Wars toys and such that are coming out, we’ve got an announcement from Fantasy Flight Games about a new product they’re releasing. In this case, it’s the...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 31st, 2017
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The Empire has a new weapon to use against any system that dares oppose its rule. The Death Star is a massive space station that houses a weapon strong enough to destroy a planet. If the Rebellion hopes to continue on, they’re going to have to get the plans for that thing and find a […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 31st, 2017
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Fantasy Flight Games isn’t just remaking the Legend of the Five Rings card game. They’re coming out with other games based on the universe. The first to be announced is the Battle for Rokugan board game. While all the clans are loyal to the Emperor, they’re still more-than-willing t...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Aug 29th, 2017
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We’re getting closer to October. I know, for a lot of my friends, it’s always been October. It’s when ghosts and goblins and whatnot all come forth and scare the living. Well, if you want that sort of thing to happen on your gaming table, too, you might want to check out the upcomin...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Aug 28th, 2017
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It seems that the announcement of Legion while at Gen Con wasn’t the only thing that Fantasy Flight Games has been working on. This upcoming Friday is Force Friday II, celebrating the impending release of The Last Jedi. All sorts of products related to the movie will be announced, and that incl...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Aug 25th, 2017
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Grand Admiral Thrawn. That’s really all you need to know, but I’m sure you want to know more. *urge to know more intensifies* Fantasy Flight Games has announced the next wave of Star Wars: Armada releases and one of the upgrade cards you’ll be getting is Grand Admiral Thrawn. The Re...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Aug 24th, 2017
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When talking about the Star Wars universe, a thing that really sets it apart from some other sci-fi universes is the Force. It’s the magical, mystical … umm… force… caused by bacteria or something… (man, the Prequels really kicked the lore right in the junk, didn’t...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Aug 22nd, 2017
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While Star Wars Legion might be the Star Wars game that everyone’s talking about right now, Fantasy Flight certainly isn’t going to neglect their other Star Wars games. That includes X-Wing. They have announced the next wave of ships that will be available for the game. And one of these t...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 20th, 2017
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Gen Con this year has been everything I was expecting it to be. Mostly: filled with awesome stuff to see and filled with lots of people! Saturday has always been the busiest day, and yesterday was no exception. And while there was a mildly-noticeable larger crowd, we weren’t all packed in like ...
By Polar_Bear
In A Song of Ice and Fire
Aug 19th, 2017
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Once more it’s early in the A.M. and I’m up. That’s just my schedule. But I’ve got another batch of galleries to show off from Day 2 of Gen Con. Remember, the best way to see these immediately is to follow us over on our Facebook page. Anyway, let’s get to it!...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Aug 18th, 2017
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Well, Fantasy Flight is known for pulling out a big announcement while at Gen Con, and this is one of the biggest I can think of. They have announced Star Wars Legion, a new miniatures game based on the Star Wars universe....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 18th, 2017
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It’s early dawn here at Gen Con Day 2. I… wish I could tell you what happened to Day 1. I swear it was just here a minute ago. At least, that’s how it feels. I can tell you that the hall is busy. But what would you expect from a show that’s sold out? […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Aug 16th, 2017
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As I’ve said numerous times over the past couple weeks, Gen Con is coming. Like… tomorrow. There’s going to be, oh, about a bajillion things going on, so it’s best to stock up on some bite-sized gaming stories. Plus, since we didn’t get it on Monday (and there’s a ...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Aug 16th, 2017
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Many gamers love tweaking their army lists to get the most out of them. They look for any points-saving measure they can find. Well, the Guns for Hire expansion for the X-Wing Miniatures Game gives Scum & Villainy players several new options to do just that. One such is the Vaksai title. It redu...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 16th, 2017
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One of the bigger news stories of the last week (and there’s been several), is that Fantasy Flight Games is coming out with a new edition of Twilight Imperium. Got an older version? Want to see what’s changed? Wondering what all the excitement is about? Well, the rulebook has been posted ...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Aug 15th, 2017
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Even the dead hate to simply walk their way into battle. And what’s a horse to do after it’s been put out to pasture and, well… passed? Their glory days can be relived during the nightmare life of an undead cavalry horse. That’s just what will be galloping their way to Runewar...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 15th, 2017
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I have a degree in history. I made quite a study of various ancient civilizations, as well as saw just the general flow of history. Of course, with the knowledge of what has happened, it’s easy to look back and go, “Man… I sooo would’ve done that differently!” Well, that...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Aug 15th, 2017
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Mere days away, attendees here at Gen Con will be able to get their hands on the new version of Legend of the Five Rings from Fantasy Flight Games. But there’s still previews to be had. In this case, it’s the Scorpion Clan. Makes me want to watch Five Deadly Venoms....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 11th, 2017
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Just because something has been broken doesn’t mean it’s not worth something. There’s a lot of symbolism, especially in historic cities. Such is the case with Mecatol City. It had been the capital of the Lazax Empire. Now it’s a blasted, shelled-out husk of what it once was. B...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 11th, 2017
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Time and again I have lauded the efforts of gaming companies to let the public know about their products through the free posting of rules online. In this case, Fantasy Flight Games is getting the praise, as they have posted the rulebook for Rise of the Empire, the first big expansion box for Star Wa...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Aug 10th, 2017
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Just a week from now, you’ll be able to get your hands on the new Legend of the Five Rings game from Fantasy Flight Games. Well, those of you that are going to be at Gen Con, anyway. Don’t worry, though. The rest of us will be able to get it shortly thereafter. In this […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 9th, 2017
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Well, the world has come to an end. Damnit, Todd! I told you to clean your s— up! Now everything’s a nuclear wasteland. You start scrounging some bottlecaps and I’ll see if there’s any friendly dogs that we can tag along with (no Labradors). That’s what you’ll be d...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 8th, 2017
4 Comments
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Fantasy Flight Games has announced a new board game set in the world of Runebound. Legacy of Dragonholt is the first in this new series which will use the Oracle system, letting players adventure all around Terrinoth. The game is a cooperative, narrative venture, and comes initially with six quests p...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Aug 8th, 2017
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In the fantasy battles all across Terrinoth, you might not want your opponent, with their swords and spears, to get all that close to you. Those things can hurt! As such, it’s not a bad idea to reach out and attack at a distance. That’s what the Heavy Crossbowmen are here to do, and they&...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 7th, 2017
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Unfortunately, people go missing all the time. It’s a sad reality of life. But when people go missing around Arkham, there’s an extra layer of mystery associated with it. What sort of otherworldly horror is at work this time? That’s what players will have to figure out in Dark Refle...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Aug 4th, 2017
2 Comments
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We’ve been getting a steady supply of previews of the new version of Legend of the Five Rings that Fantasy Flight Games is coming out with at Gen Con. But what about just getting the whole rulebook? And what about finding out what other sorts of goodies they will have at the show? Well, both [&...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Aug 1st, 2017
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While the Elves are usually known for their prowess with the bow and arrow, those ranged weapons might not always be the best during a fight, especially if things get up close and personal. Thankfully, many elves are also proficient with swords, such as the Darnati Warriors. We get a preview of their...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jul 28th, 2017
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Runebound is a competitive game. While all the players want to avoid a defeat via the scenario overwhelming them all, it’s still every hero for themselves. But many people these days like cooperative games. It lets everyone be on the same team and you win or lose together as a group. Also, some...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jul 27th, 2017
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Like a phoenix, Legend of the Five Rings will be experiencing a rebirth in just a couple weeks at Gen Con. Though, y’know, since it’s a big gaming convention, hopefully fire won’t be involved (anyone remember that fire scare from all those years ago? That was like my 2nd show). But ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jul 27th, 2017
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Imperial Assault can be played two ways. You can just get your forces together and battle against your opponent as a skirmish game, or you can have more of a board-game feel and go with the Campaign Mode. Well, if you choose to go the latter, you’ll be excited to know that a new campaign [&hell...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jul 25th, 2017
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Where you have elves, you’re going to have elven archers. It’s just one of those things. The Latari elves from Runewars are certainly no different. They’ll be getting a Deepwod Archers expansion set soon, and so you can know what you’re getting into (whether they’re figh...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Jul 25th, 2017
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I remember first encountering the Star Viper while playing Shadows of the Empire on my N64. Heck, I recently re-found my console and game and might just pop that in this evening. I’ve also fought against them in the X-Wing Miniatures Game. In that case, Scum & Villainy players should take ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jul 24th, 2017
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The Rise of the Empire expansion for Star Wars: Rebellion draws heavily from the Rogue One movie. Since that movie introduced us to some new units, of course those are making their way to the tabletop. There’s four new units for each faction you can check out. Along with that, they use new, gre...