Fantasy

By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Feb 17th, 2017
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Sure, they say it’s good to be the king. But you know what’s better? Being the god. What’s so fun about being a god? Well, how about when you literally hurl monsters down from the heavens to punish those puny mortals who didn’t quite burn your favorite incense during worship y...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Feb 17th, 2017
2 Comments
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It has been a busy week. Work has been full of time working on (redacted). I can’t wait until I can tell you all about it. Other than that, I’m making pizza tonight. And by that, I mean I made my own sauce from scratch, and the dough ball that will be the crust is […]...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Feb 17th, 2017
2 Comments
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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 Crowdfunding
Feb 16th, 2017
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The Shadow is invading the Clanlands. This nefarious force does more than just attack at the walls. No, it can influence your mind and turn you into its pawn, making you fight those you once called friend and family. Who can stand against such an enemy? Well, hopefully you can. You’re a member ...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Feb 16th, 2017
9 Comments
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\m/___ \m/ Heavy Metal and RPGs go back a very long way. I mean, Led Zeppelin sang about Lord of the Rings, after all. Then you’ve got Amon Amarth that sings about being the protectors of Valhalla. One of my favorite characters I’ve ever played was a bard and his “electric lute̶...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Feb 16th, 2017
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Oh I wonder, wonder who, badooooo *bass-drum*, who wrote the book of love? Well, in terms of The Book of Passion, a new OGL sourcebook that’s up on Kickstarter, that would be Christina Stiles. We might be a couple days removed from Valentine’s Day, but there’s no reason you can̵...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Feb 16th, 2017
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We’ve made it to Thursday. Just a couple days now and we’ll be firmly into the weekend. As we roll along, you might be thinking about your gaming tables and wanting to make them as good-looking as possible. Good thing that’s just what we’re here to do now. Today in the Terrain...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Feb 16th, 2017
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*party cannon* We’re less than a month away from being able to take on Ursa Majors, Timberwolves, and Changelings (before they go good, of course). River Horse has announced March 14th as the official release date for the Tails of Equestria main rule book. *party cannon*...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Feb 16th, 2017
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The latest Dungeons & Dragons Board Game from WizKids is now available. Assault of the Giants takes you into the Storm King’s Thunder adventure and lets you take control of an army of giants as you attack settlements in order to gain resources like food, artifacts, and ore. Will you comman...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Feb 15th, 2017
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The Bloodied Hooves is the 3rd part in the To Found an Empire adventure series. It picks up right from where the previous adventure, The Gem Gnoll War, though you don’t have to have played that in order to make use of the book. It’s designed for 3-7 characters of around 5th level. You can...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Feb 15th, 2017
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We’re making our way there, ladies and gentlemen. The previous weekend is as far from us as the next one is to us. Have you started getting together any plans? We’ve got the gaming day at the library coming up this weekend. Gonna hang out and play some Guild Ball and hopefully Fujian Trad...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Feb 15th, 2017
11 Comments
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The folks over at DGS Games are looking to expand their Freeblades range with a new set of figures, the Eclipse Sisterhood. The dangerous ladies are fighting for equality in the Traazorite Empire, where women cannot hold office, run a business, or serve in the military. Well, they’re going to s...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Feb 15th, 2017
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Well, it would seem as though the hordes of the undead are once again threatening the world. Damnit, Carl! I told you to stop reading out loud from that book made out of human skin! Well, it seems as though we’re going to have to band together to stop them and send them back to […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Feb 15th, 2017
9 Comments
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This is one that people have been waiting for since it was announced last year at Gen Con. Fantasy Flight Games has started taking pre-orders for their new rank-and-file fantasy war game, Runewars. Get your name on the list and be the first gamer on your block with the new figures when they’re ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Feb 14th, 2017
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You’d think that when you’re dead, you’re dead. Not really much else going on. But you’d be wrong. The underworld has all sorts of things going on, with various factions looking to control that dark, desolate land all for themselves. In Nocturn, you find yourself in charge of ...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Feb 14th, 2017
20 Comments
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Fan-favorite game, Confrontation, is going to be making its way back to tabletops soon. Sans Detour has acquired the right to the game world of Aarklash and are going to be making a new miniatures skirmish game, a board game, and a range of miniatures to go with them....
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Feb 13th, 2017
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SagaBorn is a new fantasy RPG that’s up on Kickstarter now. It’s designed to keep the rules out of the way for when you just want to tell a cool story with your friends....
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Feb 13th, 2017
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No, “backwards-told” doesn’t mean that you need to read the story while looking into a mirror. That would just be absurd. In this case, it is more like the movie Memento. PenguinComics has created another of their Generic Adventures books. This time it’s designed for one playe...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Feb 13th, 2017
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Well, it’s Monday and we’re back in the office. Though it’s highly likely this is the last Monday here in this office. We’ll be changing locations soon. No, there shouldn’t be a big gap in posts. Worse comes to worse, with my laptop, I can update from anywhere with wifi....
By Polar_Bear
In Age of Sigmar
Feb 13th, 2017
5 Comments
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The Stormcast Eternals are getting a bunch of new releases over on the Games Workshop website. These defenders of order versus the seemingly unending waves of Chaos are getting a new Order Battletome book as well as 7 new units. That includes the Gryph-Hounds, who look like they just want to be pette...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Feb 13th, 2017
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The Savage Wave (of Mutilation) is mostly made up of the tricky goblins and the hulking Oni. In the next set of release for Bushido, a new Oni will be joining their ranks. Sporting a semi-set of armor as well as a pair of nasty-looking cleavers, Goro looks to make his mark on the battlefield....
By Polar_Bear
In Age of Sigmar
Feb 11th, 2017
2 Comments
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Ah, Saturday. Don’t know about you, but I’m going to be putting together a pair of Guild Ball players (Granite and Veteran Siren) that Ray picked up for me at LVO. Then I’m gonna make my own protein bars (like Clif bars, for those that know about them) since I’m trying to get ...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Feb 10th, 2017
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All of us gamers by know fairly well know about crowdfunding through Kickstarter and Indiegogo. One we’ve seen a couple times before is also Patreon. For those that might not have looked into it before, it’s basically a subscription service for a project someone’s working on. For a ...
By Polar_Bear
In Ancients
Feb 10th, 2017
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We’ve arrived, beautiful readers. Friday is here and we’re making our way through it to the weekend. It won’t be long now and there’ll be a couple great days of just hanging out and maybe doing some gaming. I’m happy because my friend came back from LVO and brought me th...
By Polar_Bear
In Age of Sigmar
Feb 10th, 2017
0 Comments
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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
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The week rolls along. We’ve made it through the longest parts and just need to finish up a day and a half and we’ll be back at the weekend. Do you have any sort of gaming plans set? Anyone wanna get together for some gaming? I’m currently free. Well, if you are going to be […...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Feb 9th, 2017
3 Comments
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Sometimes you want a game that’s a bit more than “just a card game” but is also not as bulky to carry around or sometimes fiddly as a miniatures game. You know, something were the cards you play is just as important as how you position your unique and powerful characters and valuabl...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Feb 9th, 2017
1 Comment
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Robin Hood. Danny Ocean. Catwoman. Han Solo. We’ve all seen the “thief” and “outlaw” become the hero of their story, and quite possibly wanted to take on that role, ourselves. I mean, rogues are a thing, after all. Well, how about an entire RPG based around your group as...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Feb 9th, 2017
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“Ok, it’s the Fighter’s turn. What do you do?” “Swing my sword.” “That’s the 5th round in a row you’ve swung your sword” “Yeah, well, there ain’t much else to do, is there?” Au contrere, mon frere! Why let all the flashy co...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Feb 8th, 2017
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Princesses don’t always need to be saved, y’know. They can be just as capable of being badasses as any prince. Hell, they can go and save some foppish prince from some castle. Warrior Princesses in the Realm of Everafter is a setting guide for 5th Edition, while Tales of the Warrior Princ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Feb 8th, 2017
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Happy Games Factory had quite a good Kickstarter run for Gnomes & Associates. They passed over their goal easily and went on to unlock several stretch goals. But what if you missed out on the project? Fret not! They are now taking late pledges for the campaign, complete with all those sweet unloc...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Feb 7th, 2017
1 Comment
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The various fantasy realms that players may use when they play 5th Edition can have all sorts of gods and goddesses floating overhead or deep underfoot. Highly religious characters might even draw their power directly from these deities. But what if none of the current pantheons really do it for you?...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Feb 6th, 2017
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In just about any profession, there’s a question of “who’s the best?” Who is the best copyeditor? Who is the best dentist? Who is the best soldier? Who is the best wizard? In The Arcane Arts, you look to answer that final question by engaging in a wizard’s duel with your...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Feb 6th, 2017
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Bloop! Bloop! Bloop! I still really never want to go out into the ocean. There’s all sorts of things out there that we may never fully know about. And while the chances that there’s a race of super-intelligent fish-people with their own civilization are pretty low… we don’t re...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Feb 6th, 2017
1 Comment
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In any 1-vs-many board game, the single player needs to have a lot of options to feel that they have a chance at defeating the others. The more varied tactics they can use, the more likely they’ll come up with something that the heroes (as they generally are) can’t handle. As such, those ...