Fantasy Sports

By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Sports
Oct 23rd, 2017
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Busy morning for Steamforged Games. First off, they’ve launched their Halloween Sale over in their webshop. They’ve got a trio of new kits you can pick up. One’s showcasing all the different characters that’ve died in the fluff, while another has a Pumpkin King vibe to it, wit...
By Polar_Bear
In Aristeia
Oct 20th, 2017
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Aristeia is not golf. It’s not curling. It’s not competitive underwater basketweaving. No. It’s full-contact. You’re going to be making attacks. But… how do those work? Well, in this preview, we get to find out....
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Sports
Oct 19th, 2017
5 Comments
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Recently, Deep-Cut Studios started a new program where you can send in a photo and they’ll print a custom game mat for you. They sent out invitations for reviewers to get an early look at the service and give people their thoughts. I was one such reviewer selected, and since I’d been meaning to get [...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Oct 17th, 2017
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You know, despite the fact that it’s October (and more than halfway through it, at that), we’ve had relatively few “creepy, crawly, spooky, and haunted” sort of stories. Well, this post looks to help turn the tide in a more Boris Karlof and Bella Legosi direction. The Hallowee...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Sports
Oct 16th, 2017
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The Union in Chains event is continuing. … All my teams are losing… badly (or I guess, they’re really great at losing, it would seem). So there’s a chance I won’t get any of these awesome resculpted models for my teams, but that doesn’t mean someone won’t be ...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Oct 13th, 2017
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The American football season continues along while I’m sure many of you are in leagues for tabletop versions of the game. If you’re looking to branch out to a new team, I might suggest checking out Fireforge Games’ Amazon SmasHers Kickstarter. It’s a set of 16 figures, all dif...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Sports
Oct 10th, 2017
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The Union in Chains event will see several members of the Union get new versions of their characters being recruited into different Guilds. These figures aren’t just going to get a new stat card and you use the old mini. Oh no. They’re all getting new sculpts. The first we get to look at ...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Oct 4th, 2017
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The American Football season is well under way. And I’m sure many of you have tabletop football seasons going as well. If you’d like to expand out your roster with a new team, you can do so over on Kickstarter. Atlas Miniatures is running a campaign to fund their S.P.Q.R. team of Ogres an...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Oct 2nd, 2017
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Last year, Steamforged ran their The Butcher’s Civil War event, with players all over the world throwing their support either behind Brisket or Fillet. This year, the scope of their worldwide event is a bit more extensive. The Union, the “mercenaries” of the Guild Ball world, are th...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Sports
Sep 29th, 2017
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You might think that a team like the Blacksmith’s Guild would have all the subtlety of… well… a gigantic hammer smashing into a near-molten-hot piece of metal. “Ninja” might be the last thing on your mind. However, the Blacksmith’s Guild knows that just running hea...
By Polar_Bear
In Corvus Belli
Sep 28th, 2017
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I think it’s safe to say that most miniatures games out there use dice of some kind. Sure, there are those that go for some other method, but the fairly tried-and-true method of randomization comes from little plastic polyhedrons bouncing across the table. Aristeia is no different. But Corvus B...
By Polar_Bear
In Corvus Belli
Sep 21st, 2017
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Corvus Belli is hitting the fantasy sports scene with Aristeia! But how do you actually win the game? What are you supposed to do out there on the pitch? Well, there’s actually a couple different ways to go about it, depending on what scenario you’re playing. All of them involve getting v...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Sep 19th, 2017
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There’s no such thing as “too many dice.” Also, it’s cool to have dice that match your team/army. Well, For those playing Techno Bowl from Bombshell Games, they’re giving you a chance to get custom dice for your team over on their website. *urge to know more intensifies*...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Sports
Sep 19th, 2017
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The article, itself, already uses “Home is where the Hearth is,” so I can’t really do that one again. So, I’ll go with “Happy Hearth’s-Warming, everyone!” A few of you might get that, anyway. But enough on puns of this player’s name, Steamforged is show...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Sep 15th, 2017
3 Comments
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Over the next three days, high school, then college, and then pro football players will be hitting the gridiron to see who is the best. I’m sure that there are many of you out there that will also be hitting the tabletop gridiron to prove much the same in games of Blood Bowl, as well […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Sports
Sep 14th, 2017
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Steamforged Games has been looking to make entry into Guild Ball easier for new players. They’ve created starter boxes for all of their factions. But what if someone has looked online, seen the stat cards, and kinda wanted the other captain and mascot for the team? Well, there’s help now ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Sep 14th, 2017
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A new sport is soon to be hitting your tabletops. What do you do when you take a person who can manipulate water, and add to that someone who can manipulate fire and someone who can manipulate earth? You’ve got yourself a Pro-Bending team in the making. Get to the stadium and get your team [&he...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Sep 13th, 2017
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The American Football Season is underway. Players are hitting the gridiron and duking it out for supremacy. On tabletops, many gamers are doing much the same with their fantasy football games and leagues. Well, Gaspez Arts is looking to expand the sport with a new team. They’re running a Kickst...
By Polar_Bear
In Corvus Belli
Sep 11th, 2017
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So, we’ve gotten a look at what the rules for the various characters from the Aristeia starter set will look like, and the artwork has been around for a while. But what about the miniatures, themselves? Corvus Belli is known for its miniatures, so what will these new ones look like? The wait is...
By Polar_Bear
In Corvus Belli
Sep 8th, 2017
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Aristeia! is Corvus Belli’s venture into the world of fantasy sports. We’ll be first introduced to this through their starter box. In this preview, take a look at the characters that’ll be coming in said box and check out their various stats and special abilities....
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Sports
Sep 8th, 2017
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Guild Identity cards give coaches in Guild Ball a new way to customize their team. Each Guild is starting out with 3 different Identities they can choose from, each one giving you a universal ability, from getting you more kicking distance to offering new ways to get VPs and just about anything in-be...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Sports
Sep 6th, 2017
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Still rather new to the Guild Ball pitch, the Farmer’s Guild has an interesting dynamic of planters and reapers on their team. Planters set out harvest tokens that can later be used by the reapers for some sort of bonus. There’s a lot that goes into building a Farmer’s team, looking...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Sports
Sep 1st, 2017
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Before a game, professional teams will do a lot to prepare for their upcoming opponent. That includes particular training regimens that are designed to specifically beat what the other team usually brings to the match. Until now, Guild Ball has lacked such a details. But Steamforged is looking to cha...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Sports
Aug 25th, 2017
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Punga Miniatures is expanding their Toa Orcs line. For those that might’ve forgotten, those are the fantasy football orcs that are based off of Polynesian themes. Well, now you can expand your team with a couple new players that are now available over in the Punga Miniatures webshop....
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Aug 25th, 2017
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Hard to believe it’s Friday already. A week ago, we were into the 2nd day of Gen Con. This week has been one of recuperation from the show along with trying to catch up on almost 2 weeks’ worth of e-mails. O,o So, while I sit here, listening to Austrian Death Machine (thank you, Raoul, [&...
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
3 Comments
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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
1 Comment
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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...