Fantasy Sports

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 Blood Bowl
Aug 11th, 2017
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It’s Friday, so that means it’s new-order-day over at Forge World. Today’s releases could’ve partially ended up in a Terrain Corner post, too, but since everything’s all in one place, we’ll put them here. They’ve got a new set for The Hobbit in the form of Ba...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Sports
Aug 2nd, 2017
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I love Moana. I think that movie is awesome. Didn’t see it in the theaters, but did watch it a bunch of times when it came out on Netflix. So I’m totally in a groove with Polynesian culture and such. So I’m pretty interested in these new Toa Orcs that Punga Miniatures is creating....
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Aug 1st, 2017
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The American Football season is starting later this week. So I’m sure a lot of people are going to be starting up fantasy football leagues. That’s both types of fantasy football, mind you. If you’re the type to start a league for the tabletop game variety, you might want to check ou...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Sports
Jul 31st, 2017
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We’re about to hit August here, and that means that the football season (that’s American football) is about to fully get underway. Heck, preseason games will be happening this week! Seems like a perfect time to bring that bone-crunching action to your tabletop. That’s where Techno B...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Sports
Jul 28th, 2017
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Nothing is perfect. And the more complex something is, the more chances that something not being quite right getting through. Well, miniatures games can be pretty complex, and sometimes things need to be fixed. Guild Ball has a lot of interactions that go on, and some of them have been deemed a bit t...
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 Fantasy Sports
Jul 24th, 2017
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Always two there are, master and apprentice. Where you find one, you will find the other. Recently, we got a preview of Furnace. He was the master. So, now we get a look at the apprentice. Her name’s Cinder. She can, literally, blow up the ball and have another one kicked out onto the pitch. [&...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jul 21st, 2017
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Hut! Hut! Omaha! Hike! You know, the football season (that’s the American variety of football, mind you) isn’t all that far away, really. I mean, we’re almost to August, after all. So I’m sure some of you are going to be getting out your fantasy football teams, both on paper a...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jul 19th, 2017
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This week feels like it’s going by quickly. I was waking up this morning and went, “whoah… it’s already Wednesday.” Seems those podcasts are helping. Either that, or it’s because I’m pretty busy over here. Lots going on behind the scenes. My screen’s pr...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jul 18th, 2017
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Goblins are pretty prolific. They seem to end up all over everywhere. As such, they can end up being mutated by magic, or environmental factors, or just genetics gone awry. The NurGoblins certainly aren’t your garden-variety greenskin. They’ve been twisted and made evil (well, evil-er), a...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Sports
Jul 17th, 2017
9 Comments
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The Blacksmith’s Guild is looking to reshape the world of Guild Ball like a smith reshapes metal. Their Master/Apprentice dynamic gives you a team with no mascot and no official captain (you pick who is in charge at the start of the game). So there’s a lot of anticipation on what these pl...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Jul 7th, 2017
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Forge World once again has two far ends of the spectrum available to order from this week. For you 40k (or, I guess, technically, 30k) fans, they’re expanding their Horus Heresy Characters range with Magistus Amon of the Thousand Sons Legion. Meanwhile, on the Blood Bowl pitches, Skaven players...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Sports
Jun 27th, 2017
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The Blacksmith’s Guild is an interesting group, to say the least. Steamforged is slowly showing off this new Guild Ball team, teasing us along as they go. This time around, we get a look at team building. Here’s a place where the Blacksmiths break a couple rules. 1st: no mascot. 2nd: no c...
By Polar_Bear
In Age of Sigmar
Jun 26th, 2017
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Well, you’ve had the new 40k set for a couple weeks now. I’m sure you’re all just so tired of that and want to get back to the Fantasy side of things… or not. But if you’ve been playing 8th Edition and had someone go, “do they make it with, like, wizards and chario...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Jun 19th, 2017
1 Comment
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My dad’s side of the family is from South Dakota. Many of them are farmers. It’s not easy work. Me, as a city boy, would go and visit and spend a week or so helping out around the farm. It was fun, but man, it would definitely kick my ass. It’s easy to see how […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Sports
Jun 19th, 2017
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It goes without saying that Games Workshop has been making miniatures for quite a long time now. Many sculpts have come and gone, thought to be never seen again. Well, occasionally, they’ll grab some molds from a bygone time and whip up some figures if you ask them nicely. For Blood Bowl coache...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Jun 16th, 2017
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Forge World is hitting two ends of the timeline spectrum this week with their releases. On one side, they’re in the far off and mythical past of Blood Bowl with some new goblin secret weapon figures, plus a new pitch to play on, as well as bundling those in with teams and the base box […...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Sports
Jun 14th, 2017
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The little previews of the upcoming Blacksmith’s Guild continue. Anvil and Sledge are the two starter figures that are being shown, slowly but surely. This time around, we get a look at the full front of the stat card for Sledge....
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Jun 9th, 2017
14 Comments
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It was hard to decide which item to feature here for this latest set of releases from Forge World. They didn’t have anything last week, but they’ve certainly made up for it this week. There’s a new version of the famous Thunderhawk Gunship, a pair of new Imperial Armour books, and a...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Sports
Jun 1st, 2017
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Well, Steamforged shows off most of Anvil, anyway. We got a little preview back when they first announced the Blacksmith’s Guild, but now we’re getting a little more. They’re showing off the rest of the front of Anvil’s card, along with the majority of the back of it....
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
May 31st, 2017
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I’m always a fan of what different companies come out with in terms of fantasy sports teams. This time around, Tercio Miniatures has a distinctly Spanish-inspired group ready to hit the field and score some touchdowns. The team is up on Kickstarter now....
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Sports
May 26th, 2017
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It’s New Release Day over at Steamforged Games. The next couple of releases are available for Guild Ball. I just got a game in of that last night. 12-0 Win for the Hunters against the Union. Though things might’ve been different if these two new Union members had been on the pitch. Grace ...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Sports
May 22nd, 2017
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From one sports-themed game to another (we seem to be doing two-fers today). This time, it’s from Baseball to Football. Scibor has a whole new Ogre football team available over in their webshop. You can pick them up individually or as a team set....
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
May 22nd, 2017
3 Comments
761 Views
Many of you are not just gaming fans, but you’re also sports fans. I know the cliche is that us nerds don’t know anything about sports, but that’s really not the case. There are many sports games out there that have come and gone, some sadly so. Well, one’s getting a rebirth i...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Sports
May 15th, 2017
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The Farmer’s Guild, the new team coming for Season 3 of Guild Ball hasn’t quite hit the pitch yet, but I know many people are looking forward to what’ll be coming next. Well, that’s just been announced. The Blacksmiths’ Guild is coming....
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Sports
May 15th, 2017
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The new season of Blood Bowl is now available to order from Games Workshop. If you were hoping for some of the teams from the older version of the game that weren’t there in the latest version (for example, Lizardmen for me), you’ll be happy to see that they’re here, as well as some...
By Polar_Bear
In Age of Sigmar
May 12th, 2017
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Some people see rats as pests. Others see them as pets. Still others see them as a force to be reckoned with on the battlefield or pitch. That last group are Ratling players. They should be excited about a new Star Player for Blood Bowl and a Verminlord for Age of Sigmar being available to […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
May 9th, 2017
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It’s amazing how different a figure can cost when made out of different materials. I know that’s pretty common knowledge, but it still often blows my mind. Case in point: Impact! Miniatures and Royal Art Games have a Kickstarter running now in order to make a couple of Rolljordan fantasy ...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Sports
May 5th, 2017
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Steamforged is looking to repackage some of their old kits in order to do a couple things: make it easier for a player to know what they need to field a basic team and make it easier for stores, since they won’t have as many SKUs on the shelf and in their catalog (note: those […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
May 4th, 2017
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The NFL Draft was held recently. Lots of people are excited about the upcoming season. Many of those people are also gamers. If you want to have another tabletop football game, check out Gridiron PowerRun. It’s a real-time, dexterity game that’s over on Indiegogo now....
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Sports
Apr 21st, 2017
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Here’s one that I’ve been waiting several months to post. The new expansion for the Hunter’s Guild for Guild Ball is now available from Steamforged Games. You’ve got a new captain, a new mascot, a new veteran player, and a new regular player. Want to get a look at what they do...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Apr 19th, 2017
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The week continues on. Most of my friends had a really busy weekend, so they’re having a bit of a time making it through the week. But it’s halfway over. The next weekend is making its way here as fast as the natural laws of time will allow. What might help is by filling up […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Sports
Apr 14th, 2017
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Well, I’m ridiculously excited. One of my primary teams for Guild Ball is getting a pretty hefty expansion coming out next week. The The Heralds of the Winter’s Moon set comes with a new captain, new mascot, their first veteran player, and a new “regular” player with which to augmen...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Apr 14th, 2017
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Once again, we’ve got two very distinctly different releases available from Forge World on the same day. Whether you’re looking for a new Blood Bowl team to put onto the pitch or some giant battle robots, they’ve got you covered....