Fantasy Sports

By Polar_Bear
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Sep 25th, 2012
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DreadBall made it through another stretch goal and so the Asterians are now available. Up next is the Asterian MVP as well as the new Cheerleaders after that. From the announcement: Well would you believe it – with 5 days still to go, the Asterian Team are in! That’s now 2 Asterian players added to [...
By Polar_Bear
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Sep 24th, 2012
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DreadBall has made it over $400k in funding over on Kickstarter. So there’s a new dwarf MVP available. The next goals are for the next team to be released and then a new MVP for that race: the Asterians. From the update: An incredible 4 weeks have passed and we’re into the home stretch – [&hell...
By Polar_Bear
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Sep 23rd, 2012
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DreadBall is almost sold out of the Jack and Striker levels over on Kickstarter. If you want that level and want your minis before Christmas, better go over and pledge now. From the update: What a week! You’ve broken through eight stretch goals on the DreadBall Kickstarter, helping fund many new MVPs...
By Polar_Bear
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Sep 22nd, 2012
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DreadBall keeps rowing the boat over on Kickstarter. They’ve made it through more stretch goals and have still over a week to go. From the campaign: Great stuff – that’s two brand new Keeper sculpts fully funded for the Female team and the Z’zor. Brilliant!...
By Polar_Bear
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Sep 21st, 2012
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Mantic upgraded the one acrylic DreadBall pitch they had over on Kickstarter and added another one as well. From the update: Both of these pitches have been significantly upgraded from the initial prototypes in response to your feedback and both are available at a special reduced Kickstarter prices t...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Sep 19th, 2012
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DreadBall has more available for you on their Kickstarter campaign. They’ve got custom foam trays for the models available. They’re also limiting the number of Jack and Striker sets they’re going to be selling in order to make sure they can get the game out to you before Christmas. ...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Sep 18th, 2012
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DreadBall reached a new funding level, looks to make it to another, and adds shirts and more dice to the mix. From the update: HA! That’s the Z’zor Team fully funded – get in! The Z’zor team are now in the Buy One Get One Free section in the extras alongside the Female Corporation and […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Sep 17th, 2012
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DreadBall has made it past $250k over on Kickstarter and added a whole bunch of minis to many of their funding levels. From the campaign:The DreadBall kickstarter has hit a major milestone and has broken through a quarter of a million dollars. As a massive thank you to all of our backers we’ve added ...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Sports
Sep 17th, 2012
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DreadBall, being a fantasy sports game, of course is going to have leagues. The game’s designer posted up an article a bit about how they’re going to work. The league system in DreadBall is mostly a traditional campaign system much as you will see in many other tabletop figure games (not ...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Sports
Sep 16th, 2012
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Willy Miniatures put up 3D renders of some new Chaos players they’re working on. Take a look. From the preview: Chaos is coming...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Sep 13th, 2012
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DreadBall passed another stretch goal and so another MVP is available. This one’s Wyn Greth’zki. From the update: After yesterday’s update on free figures and buy one get one free teams, we’ve only gone and knocked over another stretch goal – Wyn Greth’zki is in!...
By Polar_Bear
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Sep 12th, 2012
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DreadBall made it through another stretch goal and so the game will now include Goalies (always been a fan of goalies). From the update: And we’re through the stretch goal, meaning a set of very tasty new Keepers for the Season 1 Teams have now been funded! If you want to grab these models, we’...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Sep 10th, 2012
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Mantic keeps rowing the boat over on Kickstarter for DreadBall. They’ve finally got a gameplay video up, as well as 2 more stretch goals. From the update: It’s been a little while coming but… … here is our basic gameplay video!* This is only intended as a demonstration of some...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Sep 10th, 2012
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Mantic posted up their future plans for DreadBall. How fast will they get to those plans? That depends on how well the Kickstarter does. If the first 10 days is any indication, they’ll get here pretty quick. From the update: I thought as we passed the monumental milestone of 1000 pledgers now w...
By Polar_Bear
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Sep 8th, 2012
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DreadBall is still making its way upward in funding on Kickstarter. To help more people into it, Mantic has posted up a sample drive from the game as well as added some new… add-ons… to the project. From the update: Mantic have posted up a three-page downloadable pdf showing an Example Ru...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Sports
Sep 5th, 2012
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DreadBall designer Jake Thorton is taking your questions about game design over on his blog. Check it out. From the blog: What I’d like to hear is any areas of the rules that you’re curious about. Do you want to know how something works? Are you more interested in why things work this way? Ask [&hell...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Sep 5th, 2012
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DreadBall isn’t just for men (or man-orx or man-dwarves). The ladies can get involved, too. Mantic’s got some female DreadBall player WIP artwork up to show that. From the update: We’ve been playing around with what the next stretch goal could be and when we got this concept from Roberto ...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Sep 3rd, 2012
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DreadBall also has a new update on Kickstarter: hex bases for the players. From the update: And we’re through – that’s clear plastic hex bases going to tooling! Thanks to everyone who has made this funding possible. We really do appreciate all of your help so to say thank you we’ve doubled up a...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Sep 2nd, 2012
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DreadBall still chugging along on Kickstarter. Here’s a look at the dice system for the game from one of the game designers. So now you know what stats and roles do and how armour fits in. Now we get to the meat of the game: the core dice mechanic. At the heart of the way […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Sports
Sep 2nd, 2012
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Willy Miniatures has put up their September releases. From the website: Vampire Lord …… available 8€ Southern Shrike Bowl ?… available 8€ Reg Gashnier ” Dragon Bowl” … available 8€ Minotaur … available 10 days Goblins secret weapons … available 10 days ...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Sep 1st, 2012
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DreadBall also has some new add-ons for their Kickstarter campaign. Plus, they’ve made it over the latest Stretch Goal....
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Aug 31st, 2012
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Greebo has added some pretty excited new concepts to their Nippo Goblin team over on IndieGoGo. How about Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Villains!? From the update: We want make more! Nippo team can’t be very Nippo without rat and turtles! And we want to add them to the perks! In future we wi...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Sports
Aug 31st, 2012
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Mantic keeps chugging along with their DreadBall news. This post is all about the Veer-myn for the game. From the update: How can Veer-myn play in the DreadBall leagues? What about Orx and Forge Fathers? Aren’t they the enemy? Is this safe? These were the sort of questions that greeted the earliest n...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Aug 30th, 2012
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DreadBall, by Mantic, has made it past $100k. As such, they’ve put out the next two stretch goals for the game. From the update: $110,000 – Expand your teams! You get four teams of 10 players in Striker! and, with the addition of Wildcard, 5 MVPS – but we want to give you more! If [&helli...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Aug 29th, 2012
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Mantic is also doing well on Kickstarter. They’ve passed $90k and are working their way to $100k where they’ll add in this new model: From the update: That’s the Veer-myn unlocked and two free Veer-myn players into Jack and Striker! Not only that, but if you’ve pledged Striker...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Aug 27th, 2012
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DreadBall is getting higher and higher in their funding campaign on Kickstarter. Meanwhile, there’s been a lot of comparisons between it and other Fantasy Sports games out there. In his blog, Jake Thornton talks about the design of the game and how it’s not just “another Blood Bowl....
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Sports
Aug 27th, 2012
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Baueda has another team available for you fantasy football players out there (the kind with little toy players, not the kind at the office) with their new Dark Elves Night Talons team. From the announcement: a new wave of 28mm figures is now available in the Esair Fantasy range. Sculpted by S. Cavane...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Aug 25th, 2012
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DreadBall from Mantic has made it to their first stretch goal, bringing referees to the party. From the campaign: Wow, what a start to the weekend! Not only are we now fully funded but we’ve smashed the first stretch goal meaning there’s now a refbot in every copy of DreadBall – The Futuristic Sports...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Sports
Aug 22nd, 2012
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Mantic has just announced a new project they’re working on: DreadBall, a futuristic sports game. From the announcement: Good Moooorning Sports Fans!!! In association with VitaCarbs StimShake(tm) – the stimulating ‘shake that gets you up in the morning – we are quickly approaching the most...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Aug 22nd, 2012
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Impact! Miniatures are the kings of Kickstarter. They’ve got another one just started up to fund some new Ice Hockey figures they’re working on. From the announcement: Impact is pleased to announce that our four ice hockey miniatures have made their way to Kickstarter. They are 28mm scale...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Sports
Aug 11th, 2012
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Impact! Miniatures has new Platypus models for all your fantasy sports game needs. From the release: Enter the Platypus (“he’s just a Platypus they don’t do much”) ah but like that Platypus this one becomes very special once he puts on his hat or grabs some dynamite. He is 24m...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Sports
Aug 10th, 2012
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Neomics has two new orc releases. One’s got a chainsaw, and the other chases the first one around, trying to put the bloody pulps back together. From the release: Introducing 2 new figures for the orcs range: apothecary and chainsaw (with optional bakcpack for his victims’ bits)....
By Polar_Bear
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Aug 8th, 2012
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Greebo posted up a photo of their WIP of the exclusive goblin they’re making for their IndoeGoGo Nippo Goblin project. From the update: Wip for the exlusive Bonzo Miniatures...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Sports
Aug 8th, 2012
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Taban Miniatures lets you know the score with their new fantasy football scoreboard. From the release: Resin element, 70mm tall. Includes 1x65mm round base, wooden frame (4parts) and 18 score markers that you can easily switch to bring more realism to your matches !! Suits any 25 up to 32mm miniature...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Aug 6th, 2012
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Maow Miniatures has a new limited edition fantasy sports model they’ve got over on their website. Don’t miss out. From them to you: Walking Ed is our new limited edition (400 copies). He comes with two different right arms. You could then make a fantasy football player or a walker 🙂...