Fantasy

By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jul 28th, 2015
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A new Games Workshop video game is now available on iOS. Warhammer: Arcane Magic lets players be in charge of a a cadre of wizards in the Warhammer universe, as you look to defeat enemy wizards using powerful spells, a bit of luck, and Arcane Fulcrums (character-specific spells of great power)....
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Jul 28th, 2015
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As if there weren’t already enough going on at Gen Con, there’s yet more to find out about. Hey, knowing early lets you plan, and going to Gen Con without a plan means you’ll end up missing out on quite a lot of things. Anyway, Syrinscape’s got some really cool things theyR...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jul 28th, 2015
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Another month, another set of Darklands miniatures from Mierce Miniatures is available. You may not be able to pronounce most of the names (and thank god for copy/paste instead of trying to remember and type them back out again), but you still may want to use these new figures on your tabletop....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jul 28th, 2015
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Many heroes have come and gone over the ages. They are bright, shining points in the darkness, but they fade out. Well, when the darkness rallies and looks to engulf everything, many lights must be used. Heroes must be brought back from the dead in order to turn the tide and make sure that good [&hel...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jul 27th, 2015
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At the CMON Expo, there was a lot of stuff going on, and not just for CMON, itself. Several vendors were there showing off new projects they had in the works. One of them was On the Lamb Games. I talked with Em and Matt and they showed me a prototype of their new 2-player […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Ancients
Jul 27th, 2015
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This week, we are certain to see lots of awesome-looking terrain tables during Gen Con. If you want your table to look as good, you’ll probably want to check out what sort of terrain is being offered up by various vendors. Conveniently, we’ve put all of those together in one place for you...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jul 27th, 2015
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Age of Sigmar seems to be getting an overall positive response. No, it’s not for everyone. But it seems just about all my friends have ended up with at least a starter set. That includes players who haven’t really played much in the way of Games Workshop games before. Well, a new set of t...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jul 27th, 2015
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Enascentia. It’s not the new fragrance from Calvin Clone. It’s the high-fantasy RPG setting by GGStudio, using the Savage Worlds rules set, and originally published in Italian. The game is now up on Kickstarter in order to bring it over to an English-reading audience. And with your help, ...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jul 24th, 2015
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With the weeks streaming by quickly, we’re already coming to the end of the Bones III Kickstarter campaign. There has been quite a lot unlocked, with a couple hundred more figures being made into the Bones material. But, of course, there’s always more they would like to add to it. There&#...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Jul 24th, 2015
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They say time goes by when you’re having fun. Apparently, I’ve been having the time of my life all week, since it’s just rushed on by. I swear I was writing up the Monday Terrain Corner about an hour ago. But then again, with all the ramp-up to Gen Con keeping me rather busy, itR...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Jul 23rd, 2015
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Hocus pocus! Abracadabra! … Abracapocus! Hocus cadabra! Newport News! Walla-Walla Washington! However you choose to cast your spells, be it magic words and phrases (like Bugs and I choose), or some other method, they can be a rather powerful addition to your repertoire. And in a dangerous world...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jul 23rd, 2015
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The citizens of Ravenor spend their nights terrified. There are… things… that haunt the town and nobody dares stay out after sunset. It is into this town your adventurers find themselves. Can they help out and let the citizens have a restful night sleep for the first time in memory? Or wi...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jul 23rd, 2015
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Iron Crown Enterprises has started up the brand new beta test for the Rolemaster Game System. You can get the rules for free from the Iron Crown website for free and then join in the discussion over on their forums....
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
Jul 22nd, 2015
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Seriously, is the week just chugging along for the rest of you, too? It is for me. Seems just yesterday I was working on stuff for Monday. Now it’s already Wednesday. I guess being ridiculobusy before Gen Con will do that to you. As usual for a Wednesday, we’ve got our collection of bite-...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jul 22nd, 2015
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Some of you may remember Realm – Fantasy Battles by Serious Lemon. It was a fantasy miniatures game that they produced. Then the game went away for a while. Well, it’s back and now being made under the Creative Commons. The core of the rules has been pulled out, reworked, and turned into ...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jul 21st, 2015
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Castles & Crusades is looking to expand the information available to players with a trio of new codices. They’ve taken to Kickstarter in order to get that funding. And looking at the goal total and the pledges so far, it looks like they’ll be able to get them made....
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jul 21st, 2015
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Well, kids, the time has come. It’s our review of Games Workshop’s Age of Sigmar. Let’s get right to it, shal we? The first miniatures game I played was Warhammer 40k. My LGS in St. Louis (The Fantasy Shop, St. Charles, for any of you that might know of it) had a demo of 2nd [&helli...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jul 20th, 2015
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Did anyone else’s weekend just fly by? Heck, all of last week seemed to just rocket by. I usually end up with the same checkout clerk at the grocery store, since I go fairly early on Saturdays and there’s only a couple lanes open. I remember saying, “… didn’t we just do ...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jul 20th, 2015
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Birds (or for my friends from New York, “Boids”). They’re what dinosaurs turned into (think of that next time you’re eating a McNugget). So, as such, they can be pretty badass. Well, some of the most badass birds around are those of the Tengu Descension for Bushido from GCT St...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jul 19th, 2015
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Hello, beautiful readers, and welcome to another Sunday. Here at the bear cave, I’m doing a bit of cleaning and then I’ve got some Gen Con prep to work on. Yeah, the show is getting ever-closer. It’ll be here before you know it. Just one more weekend after this before it’s her...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jul 18th, 2015
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Hello there, beautiful TGN readers. And welcome once more to Saturday. Hopefully you’re getting some gaming in, or are going to be getting some gaming in at some point today. It seems only right. Let us know what you’ve been getting up to with this great hobby of ours. Being Saturday, we ...
By Polar_Bear
In Blood Rage
Jul 17th, 2015
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I told you that gaming companies were going to be putting up their announcements and such for Gen Con. Well, here’s another one. This time around it’s CMON. They’ve posted up both their pre-releases they’ll have at the show, as well as the various events they’ve got plan...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jul 17th, 2015
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Not too long ago, it was announced that Total War, the popular video game of military combat, was getting a Warhammer version. People were pretty excited, and rightly so. Well, they’ve now posted up an in-engine trailer for the game, and we figured you’d like to see it. Check it out below...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jul 17th, 2015
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At some point, I’m sure someone at Reaper, during the planning for the Bones III Kickstarter said, “You know, for this campaign, we really have to bring out the big guns.” Apparently, someone took that statement fairly literally. They then called up the fine folks over at Victoria M...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Jul 15th, 2015
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The work week rolls on. I’m once more in my Wednesday attire (Kansas State Baseball practice jersey over SIUE t-shirt), which is appropriate, seeing as it is Wednesday. With any luck, your week is going by nicely. Here at the office we’re looking to play some Age of Sigmar this afternoon....
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jul 15th, 2015
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Well, Reaper continues to roll along with their Bones III Kickstarter campaign. They’ve made it through the first page of their stretch goals and have rolled over to the next. Helping this along are the number of add-ons that’ve been unlocked. There’s several dragons. There’s ...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jul 14th, 2015
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It’s always cool to see a game that had been funded on Kickstarter see a general release. This is one of those times, as Red Republic Games has opened up their Arena Rex webshop. Now, if you missed out on the campaign, you can get your hands on the miniatures originally only available there. Yo...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jul 13th, 2015
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The weekend is over and we’re once more back to the regular work week. Hopefully yours was good. I got my Age of Sigmar box set all put together. I had no major mess-ups during assembly. Though my right thumb does hurt from getting stabbed repeatedly by little, plastic spikes. Both the Sigmaran...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jul 13th, 2015
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Over the weekend, I assembled my Age of Sigmar starter set that was sent to me. Simply being the gamer that I am, looking over the various warscrolls, I found myself immediately starting to think about what I would want in order to expand on the forces. Granted, my immediate plans didn’t really...
By Polar_Bear
In 19th Century
Jul 12th, 2015
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Welcome back again to TGN. Hopefully you had a good day yesterday. I spent the morning cleaning the place up a bit. Then most of the afternoon assembling a little more than half of the Age of Sigmar box set. The other half will be done today, after I get this post scheduled up. I’ve […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jul 10th, 2015
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Congratulations to everyone for once again making it to Friday. You’ve worked hard all week, and now it’ll be time to kick back, relax, and enjoy some gaming. My weekend plans include putting together an Age of Sigmar set to test out early next week. Since the release of the rules last Sa...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jul 10th, 2015
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The time has come, everyone. They’ve been promoting it for a while, but now Mantic has posted up their Kings of War 2nd edition rulebook. You can go download the rules for free, as well as the rules for the various factions, off of the Mantic site....
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jul 9th, 2015
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Did you ever read those Choose Your Own Adventure books as a kid? I had one that I remember. You were using a time machine to look for dinosaurs and learn about them. The “best ending” was you found the Archaeopteryx and discovered “the first dinosaur with feathers” (so the bo...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jul 9th, 2015
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Hi. I’m Norm Abram. Welcome to “This Old Gaming Table.” … Ok, I’m not really Norm Abram. And this is Terrain Corner. But trust me, if I could get Norm Abram to guest-star in one of these posts, I damn-well would! Anyway, we’ve collected various terrain-related stor...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jul 8th, 2015
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Risk. It’s a classic board game. I’d be safe to say that the vast majority of us have played it at one point in time or another. Some enjoy it. Others don’t. That’s fine. But generally at one point or another, we’ve had to deal with someone holed up in Australia. The gam...
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