Fantasy

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 A Song of Ice and Fire
Aug 18th, 2017
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The Media Event that CMON held here at Gen Con gave us a chance to check out what they have coming down the pipeline in terms of new releases. One of the games people were most-interested in was A Song of Ice and Fire: Tabletop Miniatures Game. The Kickstarter campaign was a success, making sure [&he...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 16th, 2017
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There’s treasure in them-thar barrows. And you aim to be the one to get it. Collect together your band of legendary heroes and head into the deep, dark, foreboding, and monster-infested halls underneath dark-ages Britain. That’s what you’ll be doing in Darkholds: Ancient Barrows, a ...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Aug 16th, 2017
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As I’ve said numerous times over the past couple weeks, Gen Con is coming. Like… tomorrow. There’s going to be, oh, about a bajillion things going on, so it’s best to stock up on some bite-sized gaming stories. Plus, since we didn’t get it on Monday (and there’s a ...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Aug 16th, 2017
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Dungeons & Dragons is a great game. However, it can, occasionally, be rough to try and keep up with everything for it. The various books and other supplemental material offer players and DMs lots of chances for customization, but it can occasionally be a bit daunting to sort through it. ThatR...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Aug 15th, 2017
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Many of my gaming friends have kids that are just starting to get to the age where they’re wondering about all these cool games that their parents are playing. But many games are a bit more complex than your average 6yr old can really manage. Thankfully, there’s an ever-growing catalog of...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Aug 15th, 2017
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Even the dead hate to simply walk their way into battle. And what’s a horse to do after it’s been put out to pasture and, well… passed? Their glory days can be relived during the nightmare life of an undead cavalry horse. That’s just what will be galloping their way to Runewar...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Aug 15th, 2017
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We’re halfway through August, the most gaming of months. Seems like a pretty good time to have your latest releases available. And that’s just what Mierce Miniatures has. You can go pick up their latest Darklands offerings over in their webshop....
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 A Song of Ice and Fire
Aug 10th, 2017
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The A Song of Ice and Fire: Tabletop Miniatures Game Kickstarter campaign continues to roll along, like a river. Rivers are certainly something the Tulley Sworn Shields know about. And they’re going to be bringing that river’s strength to the game. They’ve been included as an option...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Aug 10th, 2017
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If you’ve got a kingdom, you want it to be a strong kingdom. However, there’s several different ways to measure whether your kingdom is strong or not. Do you have a massive army? Do you take to the caverns below mountains to stay safe? Will you dwell in the deep forests? That’s the ...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Aug 9th, 2017
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By this time next week, multitudes of gamers will be converging on Indianapolis, ready for the start of Gen Con the next day. Yeah, we’re a week and a day away from the start of the show. Though, many people know that basically the whole week is Gen Con, these days. So we should probably [&hell...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Aug 8th, 2017
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In the fantasy battles all across Terrinoth, you might not want your opponent, with their swords and spears, to get all that close to you. Those things can hurt! As such, it’s not a bad idea to reach out and attack at a distance. That’s what the Heavy Crossbowmen are here to do, and they&...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Aug 4th, 2017
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Gamers love being the first one on their block with the latest releases when they’re made available. One of the best ways to insure that you’ve got your new figures first is to pre-order. Well, for those who are fans of Bushido from GCT Studios, you can put your name down on the list to [...
By Polar_Bear
In A Song of Ice and Fire
Aug 4th, 2017
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One thing that CMON really does go out of their way for their games is making some great artwork for them. In order to show that off, they have added the Deluxe Rulebook for their A Song of Ice and Fire: Tabletop Miniatures Game to their Kickstarter campaign....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 2nd, 2017
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“Sometimes you just gotta burn down a warehouse.” That’s a phrase that an old gaming group I was part of used often due to some… occurrences in the game. You know, we don’t think about it, but in a world with fireballs and fire-breathing dragons and buildings with thatch...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Aug 2nd, 2017
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My Kroger has Halloween decorations out in front of it. They’ve been there for at least a week now. Kids are going back to school. It’s time for all the fun of Autumn. Zenit Miniatures is also joining in on the fun, as they’ve got some new monsters available for Kensei over in their...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Aug 2nd, 2017
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We’re chugging along, everyone. Wednesday is upon us. The weekend is coming ever-closer. Has the week gone by quickly for everyone else? It’s been a fast start for me. And with several new proofing projects in the pipe, I’m certainly going to be busy the rest of the week. But hey, b...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Aug 2nd, 2017
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Pretty much all of us have played a video game where we have different units that attack at different speeds. Sure, that artillery unit can do a ton of damage, but it takes a while to reload. Those scouts, though, can attack time and again. Well, WizKids is looking to bring that sort of timing [&hell...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Aug 1st, 2017
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You’d think that after a major evil was defeated that things would be great for everyone afterward. But that’s not always the case. So, sure, Teralos has had about a decade of peace, but things are getting troubling again. Will the heroes be able to keep the peace, or will everything they...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 1st, 2017
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Where there’s dungeons, there’s monsters. There also tends to be treasure. As such, explorers are always headed into them to find that treasure and kill the monsters. The dungeon in Dungeon Hustle is no different. Though the tiles are a bit more color-coded than just the dull grey floor o...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Aug 1st, 2017
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While the Elves are usually known for their prowess with the bow and arrow, those ranged weapons might not always be the best during a fight, especially if things get up close and personal. Thankfully, many elves are also proficient with swords, such as the Darnati Warriors. We get a preview of their...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Aug 1st, 2017
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The mages of Sorcado may not be in charge anymore, but that doesn’t mean they’re weak. They regularly face challenges to their might, with each mage showing that they are true masters of their chosen school. That is the story behind Dawn of the Archmage, a new fantasy miniatures skirmish ...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jul 31st, 2017
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Awful Fantasy Games has announced their next foray into the Awful Fantasy world. They had a successful campaign with their Kickstarter. This time around, it’s Awful Fantasy Adventures, a quick-playing cooperative card game. They will look to fund the base game as well as three Adventures as par...
By Polar_Bear
In A Song of Ice and Fire
Jul 31st, 2017
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The A Song of Ice and Fire: Tabletop Miniatures Game Kickstarter continues on. The campaign has more than doubled its funding goal as players look to pick up the starter set for the game. Well, starter sets are just that, a start. You’ll want to add to that, and now you can with these new [&hel...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jul 27th, 2017
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Just. One. More. Stretch. Goal! That’s how a lot of companies and backers feel about campaigns. It seems there’s always just that one extra cool thing you want to add. Sometimes you make it there. Other times, you fall a bit short. But that doesn’t mean you have to leave that out, e...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jul 27th, 2017
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Man, most of yesterday, I felt like it was Thursday. This morning, I was thinking, “man, it’s Friday. Nice.” And then I realized that sad truth: the weekend was still another day away. Probably doesn’t help that I’ve not been feeling all that great the last day or so. So...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jul 26th, 2017
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The latest releases for Kings of War, Mantic’s fantasy battles miniatures game, are now available over in the Mantic webshop. There’s quite a lot to check out. There’s the Edge of the Abyss summer campaign supplement book for you veteran players. But you don’t have to be a vet...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jul 25th, 2017
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DSG Games has a couple new releases available for Freeblades, their fantasy miniatures skirmish game. It includes a couple bard miniatures. I’ve always loved playing bards in games. I might pick up this set to use as PCs, even away from games of Freeblades....
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jul 25th, 2017
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Where you have elves, you’re going to have elven archers. It’s just one of those things. The Latari elves from Runewars are certainly no different. They’ll be getting a Deepwod Archers expansion set soon, and so you can know what you’re getting into (whether they’re figh...
By Polar_Bear
In A Song of Ice and Fire
Jul 25th, 2017
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Well, this is one that a lot of you have been anticipating, I’m sure. CMON has launched their Kickstarter campaign for A Song of Ice and Fire: Tabletop Miniatures Game. In the game, players take control of the forces of one of the major Houses of Westeros. The starter set brings you House Stark...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jul 25th, 2017
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Felix Paniagua, the creative force behind Avatars of War, has announced a new, limited edition set of figures, the first of which is available now. How limited are these figures? Very limited. Meaning that there’s 1. This first figure is the Dwarf Dragon Seeker figure....
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jul 25th, 2017
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Hunted throughout the Jwar Isles, the Blood Brothers and their servant are mercenaries who will sell their services to various factions in order to gain some coin and continue on their flight from the law. They’ll be a new edition to your Bushido choices, working for many of the factions, each ...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jul 21st, 2017
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A bit all over the map with this week’s set of pre-orders from Forge World. In one corner, we’ve got a new armored vehicle for 40k, particularly the Sisters of Silence. In another corner we’ve got a Blood Angels Legion Transfer Sheet. And, in the final corner, there’s some Iro...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jul 20th, 2017
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Civilization’s gotta start somewhere. And that’s just what’s happening in the world. Tribes are banding together in the deserts, in the forests, and on the plains. But tribes of what, exactly? That remains to be seen. It’s certainly not just humans out there building huts and ...