Fantasy

By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Feb 10th, 2016
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The Pig Men are on the march. … That sounds kind of tasty, actually. I’ve been having pork tenderloin for dinner this week. Very yummy. *coughs* But I’m getting off-topic. Yes, Pig Men. The Pig Men are out marauding. It’s up to you and your fellow valiant heroes to stop them. ...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Feb 10th, 2016
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Well, as Lynyrd Skynyrd said, Tuesday’s gone. That, of course, means we’ve moved on to Wednesday. Woo! We’re halfway through the week! Always a good feeling that. The weekend is getting closer every minute. Before we get there, though, we need to serve up some bite-sized stories we&...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Feb 10th, 2016
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While all our readers down in Australia are trying to not get any sun on them, for fear of instantly bursting into flames, us up in the Northern Hemisphere are having to deal with conditions slightly south of 0C. So if you’re here in the frozen tundra of… uh… Atlanta, or even elsewh...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Feb 9th, 2016
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Anthropomorphic elephants. There really aren’t enough games with anthropomorphic elephants in them. Sure, I’d like to get some more anthropomorphic bears, but you take what you can get, and if I can get anthropomorphic elephants, I’ll take them. Having said that, I direct you to Par...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Feb 9th, 2016
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Shiver me timbers! Yo, ho, ho! And a bottle of rum! We had the news a while ago about the 7th Sea license and how things played out with AEG. Well, John Wick has launched his Kickstarter campaign for a 2nd edition of the 7th Sea RPG. For those that don’t know, 7th Sea takes […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Feb 8th, 2016
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Football season (well, American football, anyway) is over. But that just means you can move your gridiron action to the gaming table. There’s plenty of fantasy sports games you can enjoy. But if you’re going to be playing those, or other miniatures games, you’ll want a good-looking ...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Feb 5th, 2016
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Well, after quite an eventful week including having to spend a night at a friend’s place because my car was being fixed, it’s made its way to once more be Friday. Booyah. Though not exactly “cheering my way” into the weekend, it’s more like a sigh of relief. But hey, any...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Feb 5th, 2016
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Well, they had one good one, why not do another? Mierce Miniatures has launched a Kickstarter campaign in order to raise funding for Darklands: Savage Hordes 2. This one starts right where the last one ended. Groups who didn’t have a chance to get troops or heroes have their chance now. Of cour...
By Polar_Bear
In Age of Sigmar
Feb 5th, 2016
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Well, it’s been a while since we’ve gotten something from the fantasy side of Forge World. Most of their releases tend to focus more on the sci-fi side of things. But such is not the case today. Age of Sigmar is getting a new mini in the form of Skaarac the Bloodborn. And he’s certa...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Feb 4th, 2016
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Thursday already? I guess a couple crazy days in the middle of the week will make it go by rather quickly. I do sort of hope today and tomorrow just go by without major incident, though, even though it does tend to make time go by fast. Instead, if we can just have a nice, […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Feb 4th, 2016
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They say that variety is the spice of life. It’s nice to have options, particularly in your gaming. Just a few changes here and there can turn an old favorite into a new favorite. Well, Fantasy Flight Games is big on helping with just that sort of thing, and they’ve got a new Hero and [&h...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Feb 3rd, 2016
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There have been plenty of mythological women from all around the world. Stories of creatures like harpies and gorgons and such are widespread. While researching a different book, author Christopher Stoll kept coming across these stories. Well, he’s decided to put them together into one book tha...
By Polar_Bear
In Dungeons & Dragons
Feb 2nd, 2016
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“You can accomplish whatever you put your mind to” holds a bit of extra meaning for you psionics-players out there. Different from magic, psionics allows characters to use the “power of positive thinking” in order to change the world around them. In this installment of Unearth...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Feb 1st, 2016
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Well, hopefully you got your orders in for Wave 27 for Bushido in. Of course, since Wave 27 is available to order, we need to start getting a look at what’s coming up in Wave 28. That’s just what we’re here doing today, as the first figure preview for Wave 28 has been posted. For [&...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Feb 1st, 2016
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It’s time to head back to the office. Hopefully that’s not too bad of a thing for you. I don’t mind it so much. Been talking with coworkers about all the cool stuff they did over the weekend. Lots of gaming to be had. Good times. Anyway, for future gaming sessions, you want your tab...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Feb 1st, 2016
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After a bit of silence, we’re getting a couple new releases from Megalith Games for Godslayer in fairly quick succession. This time around it’s the Amazon Hunters cavalry unit. Note: That’s Amazons who go hunting, and not a special unit designed to hunt down Amazons....
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Jan 31st, 2016
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Sunday! Sunday! Sunday! … is what day it is. At least for me as I’m typing this, anyway. But “fun with time zones” will have to wait, because right now we’ve got a couple of bite-sized stories to give you in our Sunday Snippets feature. So let’s get to it. Today we...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Jan 29th, 2016
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Well, it seems like it took about 5 weeks to get here, but Friday is finally upon us. It felt like it took 5 weeks to me, anyway. Hopefully your week went by a lot more quickly, as postponing the weekend any more than it already is at the start of the week seems like […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jan 28th, 2016
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What would become of our beloved pets if we were to all suddenly disappear? Say the apocalypse comes and wipes out mankind, but all of our pets are left unscathed? Over time, what might become of them? Well, Pugmire has a certain take on that. What if all our puppies became intelligent and looked to ...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jan 28th, 2016
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With the release of Durani: Champions of the Western Wind, that marks the end of new releases for Golem Arcana from Harebrained Schemes. There are no more expansions that are planned. So if you need to catch up on the 17 retail expansions, 14 web exclusives, and other such products, you will have a c...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jan 27th, 2016
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It can be rough finding just the right figure to use for your RPG character. One might not have the right armor type. Another might be armed wrong. Another might just have the wrong color cloak. Well, WizKids is helping out with their Pathfinder Battles: Iconic Heroes Set 5, which is available now, a...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jan 27th, 2016
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Time ever-marches onward! Well… as far as we know, anyway. I guess time could stop for a while and if we were stopped along with it, we’d never really know it’d happened. Unless you were some sort of 4th dimensional being like in Slaughterhouse Five or something, we’d never re...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jan 26th, 2016
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As I have said time and again, there is no such thing as having too many resources available to draw from when you are the GM/DM of an RPG group. Be it location guides or monster books or adventure modules, they can all help you run your game the way you’d like, but may not […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jan 26th, 2016
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If you’ve played RPGs for any amount of time, it’s no doubt that you’ve hacked and slashed your way through countless monsters on your path to find the mystical widget or to overthrow the evil ruler or to get vengeance for your town’s destruction. You probably didn’t thi...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jan 26th, 2016
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Are you familiar with familiars? If you’ve played a magic-user in a D&D game before, you probably are. My favorite familiar was a shocker lizard named Bitey. He was the familiar of a lightning mage I used to play back in the day. Good times. Now, obviously, a shocker lizard isn’t amo...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Jan 26th, 2016
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At the risk of editorializing, I really enjoy playing Bushido (even though I’ve not really had a chance to do so in quite some time). It’s sad how far behind I’ve gotten on releases, considering how much I love the game. But waddyagonnado? Seems I’ll be just a little bit more ...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jan 25th, 2016
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A lot of my friends are at the age where they’re getting their kids involved in gaming. Be it board games, miniatures games, or RPGs, they are sharing the love of our geeky world with their children. However, certain games can have some adult elements in them that might not be appropriate for k...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jan 25th, 2016
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I remember back in high school gym class, we had a section on archery. Of course, nobody was very good at it, and we’d try and shoot those arrows in just about any which way we could. I’m pretty sure some of us tried firing while holding the bow and arrow above our head. I […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jan 24th, 2016
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Well, my left arm hurts. But then again, that’s what happens when you stab it a million times. And for the next couple weeks I get to have Hibiclens and Aquaphor on my person at all times. Anyway, while I was changing the face of my left arm forever, I hope you were able to […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Jan 22nd, 2016
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Well, while it seems like we dodged one bullet here in Georgia the other day, only getting some rain. It’s looking tonight like we might get a bit of accumulated precipitation. Though considering tomorrow it’s supposed to get to 38 and the day after it’s supposed to be sunny and 51,...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jan 21st, 2016
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It’s time to get another look at some upcoming figures for Bushido. This time we get a look at some new pirates and some new figures for the Prefecture of Ryu. As I mentioned in a previous preview, the stats for these figures seem once more a “return to form” for some of the figures...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jan 21st, 2016
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We’re getting there, kids. Slowly but surely. The weekend is getting closer. It was looking like today might’ve had a chance at being a snow day here in Atlanta, but such was not the case. So at least here, we’re not stuck inside. For those of you further north that are stuck inside...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jan 21st, 2016
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You know, in an apocalypse, you’re bound to have marauders. It’s just one of those things that seems like it’s going to happen. If Mad Max has taught me anything, it’s that there will be marauders. Well, Warthrone is getting themselves some Marauders of the Apocalypse....
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jan 20th, 2016
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While Tor Gaming still has their C’thu Kickstarter campaign going, that doesn’t mean they’re not busy working on the other factions for Relics. Quite the contrary, indeed. While the campaign goes on, they also have new pre-orders for a pair of the existing Relics factions....
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jan 20th, 2016
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Have you ever had that really cool idea for a character, but when you go and try and actually make it using the rules for whatever game system your group is trying to use, you find out that you really can’t do it? Tired of having to create a bunch of house rules in order […]...