Fantasy

By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Mar 28th, 2015
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Plaid Hat Games has announced that they’re working on two new games to be released soon. The first, slated for Gen Con, is Ashes: Rise of the Phoenix. This is a hybrid card/dice game, where players play as powerful wizards vying to become a god. Each player gets a customizable deck to represent...
By Polar_Bear
In Dungeons & Dragons
Mar 27th, 2015
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io9 gives us a look at what it takes to make a D&D mini. The article goes from art concept to finished mini that Gale Force Nine goes through to make their figures. The “tour” is guided by GF9’s Matt Parkes, the creative manager for the company. If you’ve ever wondered wh...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Mar 27th, 2015
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Fantasy Flight Games has unleashed the locusts in the latest major expansion for BattleLore. Locust brings new units with which to fight your opponents in the form of the Uthuk Y’llan. Coupled with the new multiplayer version, the expansion also brings 5 new maps for you and your opponent to throw do...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Mar 27th, 2015
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Friday is once more upon us. I hope you’ve got plans for gaming over the next couple days, be it FNM, some miniatures action, or maybe an RPG or two. I’ve got some projects on my desk to work on in the form of some minis to build for review articles. Should be a good […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Mar 26th, 2015
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Modiphius has announced some new big names who are attached to work on their Conan game. For the gamebook covers, they’ve got Ken Kelly and Tomas Giorello joining the team. For writing is also growing with Thomas M Reid, Monical Valentinelli, Kevin Ross, Lou Agresta, and Scott Oden. They’...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Mar 26th, 2015
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Järnringen is running an Indiegogo campaign to bring their Symbaroum fantasy RPG to an English-speaking audience. The game is D20-driven, but there are certain mechanics that make it unique, such as having the players handle all the dice-rolling, which gives the DM more time to focus on narrative and...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Mar 26th, 2015
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ZombieSmith is happy to announce a new faction for Shieldbash, their 15mm fantasy miniatures game. The Ki-kak are ready to make their way onto your tabletop battlefields. There’s a starter set, command set, battle-hardened veterans, and even a “creatures” section with which to toppl...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Mar 26th, 2015
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Gale Force Nine has some new Elemental Evil previews they’re showing off. First, don’t let the players know what you’re doing with their new DM screen. Gotta keep those notes secret. Next up are new Spell Cards to help you keep track of your spells available and their various effect...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Mar 25th, 2015
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We’ve made it to another Wednesday. The previous weekend is as far away as the next one is. Some comment about camels. Hopefully the week has been treating you well. Anyway, we’ve got some of those bite-sized stories to give you. In this installment there’s: Angry Mojo Games opens u...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Mar 25th, 2015
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Raging Heroes once more takes to Kickstarter with a Toughest Girls of the Galaxy Kickstarter campaign. This time it’s Light and Darkness, as they have 6 new armies. One of the armies are the Lust Elves (so be warned if you’re at work and want to peruse the campaign). The campaign funded r...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Mar 24th, 2015
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Darkplane is a new campaign setting compatible with the new 5th edition of Dungeons & Dragons (though the book is pretty rules-light, so you could theoretically adapt it to whatever system you had in mind). It’s currently up on Kickstarter and looking for some funding love. And loved they ...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Mar 24th, 2015
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Pulpasaurus Entertainment has announced that they’re working on a new miniatures mass-combat game based on Robert E. Howard’s Conan setting. Conan: Rise of Monsters (or CROM for short. See what they did there?) will be played using 28mm pre-painted plastic miniatures. Starter sets will co...
By Polar_Bear
In Ancients
Mar 24th, 2015
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Watchful I Studios has launched their Kickstarter campaign for their 28mm Warring States/Qin Dynasty miniatures. Though most of them are made for historical-style gaming, they also have some demons and fu dogs and such for you Eastern-style-fantasy miniatures gamers. The campaign is 3/5 to their goal...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Mar 23rd, 2015
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Knight Errant Games is running a Kickstarter campaign for Heroes’ Tears, their new fantasy rpg setting. Along with that, they want to launch a website that’ll help with character creation and encounter-making. The world is a low-magic one. So not everyone’s going to be slinging spel...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Mar 22nd, 2015
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Sunday, rainy Sunday. At least, here in Atlanta it’s raining. Due to gaming much of the day yesterday (rpg variety for me, though electronic in nature. Hey! I’m allowed!), it’s “do all the chores!!” day here. Most important is the giant stewpot of red beans simmering on ...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Mar 20th, 2015
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Games Workshop adds to their pre-orders with some new stuff. For those following along with the Warhammer Fantasy releases, they have their Khorne Daemonkin book in various forms, from electronic to deluxe edition. To get your figures to and from the table safely, they’ve also got 3 new carryin...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Mar 20th, 2015
3 Comments
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Friday! Friday! Friday! It’s Friday… and while I wouldn’t say “I’m in love,” I’m at least happy that it’s Friday. Hopefully you’ve got some gaming planned for the weekend. Some of you will be gaming at Adepticon. Those are the lucky ones. Some of ...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Mar 20th, 2015
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GCT Studios is showing off a new mini for Bushido. This time it’s Yuui for the Ito Clan. If you want to add to your ranks of half-snake minis, they certainly have your number with this one. From the preview:...
By Polar_Bear
In Dungeons & Dragons
Mar 18th, 2015
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Wizards of the Coast is all about giving players the options they need to make the characters they want. To tie-in with the Elemental Evil Encounters Season that starts today, they’ve posted up a free-to-download Player’s Companion with some new elemental-themed options. Want to create a ...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Mar 18th, 2015
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Impact! Miniatures took a bit of a break from them for a while, but now they’ve launched another Kickstarter campaign. This time it’s expanding their Chibi Dungeon Monster range. And it seems people are excited about it, since they’ve already made it up and over their funding goal. ...
By Polar_Bear
In American Civil War
Mar 18th, 2015
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I don’t know about the rest of you, but for me, the week is just flying by! Can you believe it’s already Wednesday? I hardly can. Hopefully the week is going well for the rest of you. I know a lot of readers are either on their way to, or about to make their way […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Mar 16th, 2015
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Dwarven Forge is running a Kickstarter campaign for their new City Buildings terrain pieces. So now, instead of just various hallways and caverns and such that you’re used to getting from them, they have full buildings of all shapes and sizes, from little huts to tall inns to castle towers. Of ...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Mar 16th, 2015
4 Comments
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Avatars of War is taking advantage of the recent value-drop for the Euro and is having themselves a sale over on their webshop to celebrate (sort of). At any rate, those that had always feared exchange rates will be happy to know they can get Warthrone and Arena Deathmatch minis for a bit cheaper rig...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Mar 13th, 2015
8 Comments
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Games Workshop added a new hero to their pre-order page for Warhammer. Well, anti-hero is probably more like it, unless you think that the slaughter of your enemies in the name of your insatiable god makes you a hero. It’s all about perspective, I guess. Anyway, I’m getting off track. You...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Mar 13th, 2015
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Raging Heroes has announced that they’ll be starting a new Kickstarter campaign on the 25th. Now that the Toughest Girls of the Galaxy has been handled, they’re moving on to the Toughest Girls of the Galaxy 2: Tough Harder (ok, that’s not really the sub-heading. I just made it up). ...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Mar 11th, 2015
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New Realms Publishing sets off for further adventures with their Module #2, Scourge of the Scurvlings. Good with any fantasy RPG rules set, the module comes with set-up cards, monster cards, gold and loot cards, and location description cards. It’s everything you could need to get your party go...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Mar 11th, 2015
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Gale Force 9 is showing off some new accessories they have in store for the upcoming Elemental Evil D&D books that are coming out. They have things like a DM screen as well as some new miniatures to coincide with what you’ll find in the book. Will your players make it through? From the pre...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Mar 11th, 2015
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We’ve made it to another Wednesday. And at the time of this posting, it’s halfway through the workday. It’s like the Wednesday of hours on the Wednesday of days. If only it were the 15th of the month, too. Then it’d be the Wednesday of the month on the Wednesday of the week on...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Mar 11th, 2015
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Fantasy Champions set two is now up on Kickstarter. After a first, successful Kickstarter campaign, Nick Ryan and Menhir Games are at it again with a whole new group of minis. An interesting part of this campaign is that when you get your mini, you’ll also get the 3D files for it, so you can [&...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Mar 10th, 2015
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Mantic has the Pledge Manager for their Kings of War 2 Kickstarter campaign now up and running. Backers can now pick out exactly what they want from all the options available, from the various miniatures and army sets, to terrain, and tablescapes tiles. Didn’t back the Kickstarter? No worries. ...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Mar 10th, 2015
2 Comments
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Kenzer & Co. are giving away the first installment of their new Viking/Norse setting, the Blood-Clans of Jorikk. This new RPG setting takes players to a fantastical Scandinavian-inspired land where beards have magnificent braids, forests are dark, deep, and snow-covered, and when you’d lik...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Mar 9th, 2015
1 Comment
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Dark Sword Miniatures has 9 new releases available over in their webshop. There’s some giant lizards, some female warriors, some foxes, and more. They also give us a look ahead to July, when they’ll be at Gen Con Indy and a bit about what they have in store. One note: not all the minis on...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Mar 8th, 2015
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Welcome to the world of the 1-hour-in-the-future. I hope everyone enjoyed their little time-jaunt this morning (everyone being “everyone who lives with daylight savings time,” that is). So, fellow time-travelers, let’s see what bite-sized stories we found in the past couple days. In...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Mar 7th, 2015
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Well, well, well. Here we are at another Saturday. I hope that those of you out in Boston for PAX East are having a good time, enjoying the cold and snow and all that. Here in Atlanta, it’s rainy and decently warm. Not the greatest weather to be outside, so that’s why everyone should be [...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Mar 6th, 2015
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Games Workshop added to their pre-orders page for Warhammer. The new products include Khorne Wrathmoners and Skullreapers (including a web bundle) as well as their Archaon book (with a hardcover, an e-version, and a limited-edition version). Blood for the Blood God! From the website:...
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