Fantasy Sports

By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Mar 16th, 2017
5 Comments
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Well, with a company name like Impact! Miniatures, it seems only right that they’ve got some teams out there for fantasy football (it’s sort of what they were known for before they went into the chibi and dice market for a while there). Well, they’re back with not one, or two, but t...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Sports
Mar 10th, 2017
0 Comments
660 Views
Forge World is once more letting you expand your Blood Bowl rosters. This time, it’s the Skaven that are getting some love in the form of their Rat Ogre (you’re gonna need a bigger mouse trap). And an old fan favorite once more returns to the pitch. Griff Oberwald has a new figure that yo...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Sports
Mar 8th, 2017
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Yes, they already make a joke about “seasoned brisket” in their post. So I don’t really need to make another one here. Suffice to say that, having left the Butcher’s Guild, it might seem as though Brisket was going to be out of Guild Ball. That’s definitely not the case,...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Sports
Mar 3rd, 2017
0 Comments
797 Views
Most of the members of the Union that we’ve seen for Guild Ball have been the lowest dregs of society. Thieves, murderers, liars, deranged psychopaths (ok, that maybe covers a lot of Guild Ball players, but still…). These two new players are quite different. Grace and Benediction bring a ...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Sports
Feb 27th, 2017
7 Comments
575 Views
Just the other day I got the new Blood Bowl box set and put it together. It’s been funny to see how the models have gotten bigger over the years. I know there’s even more extreme examples out there. So if you’ve got yourself an Ogre for your team, your older figures might not be [&h...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Sports
Feb 24th, 2017
0 Comments
643 Views
Happy Guild Ball Release Day, everyone! As you would expect, I’m rather excited about the next 3 releases being made available. However, I won’t be picking up Hag right away for my Fisherman’s Guild. I’m gonna be getting her at Adepticon. But that doesn’t mean you should...
By Polar_Bear
In Ancients
Feb 23rd, 2017
0 Comments
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It’s Thursday and I’m at home. The Office Move continues, with much of the furniture making its way to the new building. But since the new place isn’t quite ready yet, many of us are working from home. Besides, trying to write while movers are going up and down the halls with stuff ...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Sports
Feb 23rd, 2017
0 Comments
589 Views
We’re only a couple days from having the next wave of Guild Ball releases available. One of them is Veteran Ox for the Butcher’s Guild. He used to be the captain for the team. But if the fluff for Guild Ball is like anything, it’s like Game of Thrones. Characters die, get thrown in ...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Feb 17th, 2017
2 Comments
1201 Views
Forge World is once again hitting a bunch of different games with this week’s set of pre-orders. Blood Bowl is getting another legendary Star Player. The Horus Heresy has the latest book. And for The Hobbit, the dwarves get a couple different reinforcements....
By Polar_Bear
In Age of Sigmar
Feb 10th, 2017
0 Comments
1001 Views
Just about every day I see someone posting about the new Blood Bowl set. I really have been meaning to pick it up. I’ve just never gotten the chance. Perhaps this weekend. We’ll see. If you do have it and are looking to add a new Star Player to your lineup, Forge World has one […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Feb 9th, 2017
0 Comments
1177 Views
The American Football Season is over. It’s a long, long wait until it starts back up again. … … But in the meantime, you can still play fantasy football games. And if you’re looking to pick up a new team for next season, you might want to check out the Florence Knights Kicksta...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Sports
Feb 3rd, 2017
4 Comments
1057 Views
So, you probably already know by now that Guild Ball is one of my favorite games that exists right now. I’ve let my love for the game show numerous times. So when I opened my e-mail this morning and saw this in there, I let a very audible “SQUEEE!” Though, since I’m the only o...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Jan 27th, 2017
0 Comments
1304 Views
Forge World’s hitting a couple different bases with this latest set of releases. For you Blood Bowl fans, you can get one of the most famous star players, The Mighty Zug. For you 40k players, there’s some happy puppies in the form of the Wolf-Kin of Russ. Finally, there’s dice, beca...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jan 27th, 2017
0 Comments
832 Views
So, who’s ready for the Super Bowl? Being here in Atlanta, there’s certainly a lot of hype going around about it. And that’s making a lot of people want to get out their fantasy football teams (that is, high-fantasy) and play some games. Well, the folks over at GoblinGuild Miniature...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Sports
Jan 20th, 2017
0 Comments
886 Views
Season 3 of Guild Ball somewhat-started when we got the stat cards right after Steamcon. But I know a lot of people (myself included) have been really wanting to get the actual Season 3 stat cards. I mean, sure, the print-outs work, but just like getting the official token packs, there’s just s...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jan 19th, 2017
0 Comments
3594 Views
The end of the American Football Season is almost here, but that only means it’s time to start prepping for next year. Why not get set for the next season with a new team? That’s just what Franchise D.R.A.F.T. is hoping you’ll do, as they’ve got a fantasy football team up now ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jan 12th, 2017
0 Comments
778 Views
Behind football (or, as Americans call it, soccer), Cricket is the most popular professional sport on Earth. Sure, we here in the states might not get too involved in it, but that’s just our corner of the globe. And, like most sports, those of us in the gaming community would like to have a tab...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Jan 9th, 2017
3 Comments
1203 Views
The new year is just underway. We’re slightly more than a week in. Of course, like anything, it’s good to know what’s ahead and have some direction. Well, the fine folks over at Burning Games have let us know what they’ll be coming out with in 2017 and even given you readers a...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Sports
Dec 23rd, 2016
0 Comments
945 Views
The year is coming to an end. We’ve got just over a week left. Time to look forward to next year. We’ve already seen some releases for January and February from Steamforged Games for Guild Ball. But they’re not stopping there. They’re marching right into March with three new f...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Dec 17th, 2016
0 Comments
1906 Views
The holiday season is well and truly upon us. It’s the last weekend before Christmas and all through the house, my D&D group had to cancel because everyone had last-minute stuff come up due to the holiday and the end of the year :/ … But waddyagonnado? Me? I’m gonna probably ba...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Sports
Dec 9th, 2016
0 Comments
1029 Views
Steamforged Games is getting ready for the holiday season. They had their big Black Friday sale (which, sadly, they were out of the one LE model I wanted by the time I was able to make my order 🙁 ), but that’s not the only sale they have planned for this holiday season. Many of […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Sports
Dec 2nd, 2016
0 Comments
1157 Views
Steamcon was just last weekend, and we’re still pouring over all the information given at the show. The Season 3 cards have also been up online this week. I know I’ve been looking over them daily, looking for what all has changed. Well, it’s not just the old, but the new. There̵...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Nov 30th, 2016
0 Comments
1197 Views
It’s the last day of November. We’re 11/12s of the way through the year. We just might make it after all. Actually, I’m looking forward to this weekend. It should be a good time, as they generally are. I mean, weekend, right!? But, before we get there, we’ve got some more days...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Nov 28th, 2016
0 Comments
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Well, it’s Monday and I’m back in the office after a very long and very nice weekend. 3 days of gaming/eating and then a chill day at home and watching my first Christmas movie of the year (National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, to be exact). Since Thursday was a holiday, we didn...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Sports
Nov 28th, 2016
0 Comments
773 Views
While those of us here in the States were celebrating Thanksgiving, gamers over in Britain could’ve gone to Steamcon, the inaugural convention by and for all things Steamforged Games. Well, one of the things people at the convention could pick up were the Season 3 stat cards for Guild Ball. Sin...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Sports
Nov 22nd, 2016
0 Comments
681 Views
One of the teams I play against the most often in Guild Ball is the Mortician’s Guild. It’s Blackstock’s go-to team. So I’ve had some experience with dealing with them. They’re a rather hard team to pin down, always bouncing around wherever they want to go and stabbing y...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Nov 21st, 2016
0 Comments
1413 Views
In a way, it’s Monday, because it’s the first day back in the office after the weekend. But it could also be seen as Wednesday, since it’s only 3 days from being the weekend again (Woo! Thanksgiving! Woo!). But what makes it once more feel like a Monday is that it’s time for a...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Nov 18th, 2016
0 Comments
1607 Views
How’s everyone doing today? Ready for the weekend? I think I’m gonna keep mine rather chill, just putting together the last of my friend’s Guild Ball stuff. They’re already assembled. They just need greenstuff work done on ’em (filling in some small gaps, filling in the ...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Nov 17th, 2016
0 Comments
1282 Views
We’re just one week away. A week away from what? My favorite day of the year, of course! I’ve already got one turkey. I’ll pick up another this weekend, along with a bunch of other stuff so I can make dinner for my friends when I go over there on Thursday. It should be a […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Sports
Nov 17th, 2016
0 Comments
681 Views
Another day, another new Season 3 preview for Guild Ball. With every model being free to play in Guild Ball (except for captains and mascots, really), that means that every model must be exactly as good as any other, since there’s no points cost to differentiate power levels between players. Yo...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Sports
Nov 16th, 2016
0 Comments
603 Views
Arguably the toughest models to balance in any game are the mercenary figures. You have to make sure that they work not only with their own group of figures, but also with potentially every other model in the game. And while the captain of the Union won’t be mixing with models from other Guilds...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Sports
Nov 15th, 2016
0 Comments
641 Views
My main team in Guild Ball is the Fishermen. A major part of my team strategy for them is getting my opponents tied down to Kraken. With a 40mm base and 2″ reach, he takes up a lot of board space. So it was with a lot of anticipation that I was looking forward to […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Sports
Nov 14th, 2016
0 Comments
942 Views
Some figures changed very little as we head into Season 3 for Guild Ball. Midas isn’t one of those figures. He had a play that would copy the effects of some other player’s play, swapping it out and now making the Alchemists’ Guild captain able to use it whenever. While that sounds ...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Nov 14th, 2016
0 Comments
1359 Views
The days have circled around again and we find ourselves deposited in a Monday. I hope you had a good weekend. I spent Saturday playing Small World and Ascension with some friends. Then on Sunday I assembled a bunch of another friend’s Guild Ball models, because I enjoy assembling figures and h...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Sports
Nov 12th, 2016
14 Comments
2602 Views
Well, it’s been the one people have been clamoring for. Ever since Games Workshop stated that they were once again going to be backing their specialty side-games, this is the game everyone’s been anticipating. Sure, Calth and Quest and Overkill are cool and all, but they’re not the ...