Fantasy

By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
May 31st, 2016
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I love a good, unique setting for a game book. This isn’t one you see very often. It’s a gloomy, nautical fantasy realm called The Driftwood Verses. Don’t go all, “Aye, mehearties!” on me, as that’s not really what’s going on. They describe it as something ou...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
May 30th, 2016
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Welcome back to Monday. I know a lot of you are probably reading this not at your regular work desk. Along those lines, a happy Memorial Day to you. At the moment, it’s a good time to get your gaming tables looking as good as possible. That’s right, we’ve got our Terrain Corner. Thi...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
May 30th, 2016
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Bakemono are tricky, little buggers. Some can jump into shadows and come out elsewhere. Others employ various magic spells to confound you. And some just turn into giant, hulking brutes and bash your brains in with their now-oversized hands. That’s the case for Xi-Han and his alter-ego, Zoo. Th...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
May 27th, 2016
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Sometimes it can be rough to find a gaming system that’s good to use to introduce new gamers, particularly younger ones, to the world of gaming. Well, Anthro-Adventures is designed to be just that. Though that’s not to say that it’d be boring to veteran gamers. Instead, it looks to ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 27th, 2016
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Descent had quite a lot of expansions come out for it before it changed to the 2nd edition. Making sure that people get to play with all those cool figures if they like the new edition has been a priority for Fantasy Flight Games. Having said that, I’m letting you know that they’ve releas...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
May 26th, 2016
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The great dragon Soberia has been passed out for the past 1,000 years. But it has now awakened and, not feeling so great, has decided to turn the land of Alcoholia into Hangoverdor (a land of waste and ruin). It’s up to the heroes to bring an end to Soberia’s destructive ways and save the...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
May 26th, 2016
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Can anyone ever really have too much Munchkin? I don’t really think so. But that’s me. The folks over at Steve Jackson Games also don’t think you can have too much Munchkin. As such, they’ve got two new expansions available....
By Polar_Bear
In Dungeons & Dragons
May 25th, 2016
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Spring is in the air… everywhere that I go. And it’s certainly in the air in the town of Pertalo. They’re getting set for the Fertility Feast of Agnor, a yearly celebration of winter coming to an end and warmth returning to the land. However, amid the preparations, an evil force had...
By Polar_Bear
In Age of Sigmar
May 25th, 2016
7 Comments
1157 Views
Ok, so I know the vast majority of you are probably playing Overwatch right now. That’s cool. That’s cool. I don’t blame you. But for those that prefer something a bit more fantasy as opposed to sci-fi, Total War: Warhammer is now available....
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
May 25th, 2016
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The week continues on. We’ve made our way to Wednesday. Hopefully the first half of your week has been drama-free (unless you’re, like, a thespian or something). It’s that time to fuel up on some bite-sized gaming stories so we can get through the last half of the week and get back ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 25th, 2016
2 Comments
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My D&D group is meeting again this weekend. It’s the first time we’ve met in… oh… about 7 months. It’s just been difficult to get everyone together to play lately. Well, if you’ve got a game like Dungeon Crusade, you can have the experience of playing an RPG, ...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
May 24th, 2016
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The folks over at Rebel Minis have decided it’s time to have themselves a sale. Mighty Armies books are all $8 for the print version or $5 for the PDF....
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
May 19th, 2016
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Steady-on, folks. The weekend is getting ever-closer. I’m still working on recovering from the plague that I apparently caught last weekend. Here’s to hoping that it clears up more by the time this weekend shows up. In the meantime, we’ve gotta talk about making your gaming tables l...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
May 18th, 2016
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One of the longest-running RPGs is up on Kickstarter looking to get an English edition printed. It’s The Dark Eye and it’s Europe’s most popular fantasy RPG. It’s been in print for more than 30 years and it’s now looking to make its way into English-speaking households....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 18th, 2016
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Well, I felt well-enough to head back into the office today. Though, I have to admit, I did have some incentive. But be that as it may, it’s time to power-up with some bite-sized gaming stories in our Midweek Snippets feature. Today we have: Welcome to the Olde World … Miniatures Kickstar...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
May 16th, 2016
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The Native Americans of the Great Lakes region had many tales and legends of spirits and elusive beasts that roamed the forests and around the lake edges. Now those mythic creatures are making their way to the Flint and Feather battlefield. New Spirit Monsters have been added as an add-on to the Kick...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
May 16th, 2016
1 Comment
976 Views
*coughcough* Ugh… Yesterday I woke up with a slightly scratch throat. Unfortunately, as the day wore on, it got worse and worse. As such, I’m typing this from home, as opposed to the office. That way, I’m not “Patient 0” in an office-wide epidemic. But that doesn’t...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
May 16th, 2016
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Avatars of War has a new release available now over in their webshop. Everyone’s good at something. In the case of this new release, they’re good at warring. They’re so good, they go at it with both hands, literally, as the Champion of War heads into battle with two weapons (actuall...
By Polar_Bear
In Age of Sigmar
May 14th, 2016
15 Comments
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Well, we all know that Games Workshop is expanding their “Specialist Games” line. This one’s a pretty big title to make it back to your tabletops. It’s Warhammer Quest. The new box game, itself, is called Silver Tower....
By Polar_Bear
In 19th Century
May 13th, 2016
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I’ve really been looking forward to this weekend. Not that the work week’s been bad, mind you. It’s actually gone by in a flash. No, I’m just ready for a full weekend of gaming (and article-writing, which is a direct result of the gaming). What sort of things do you have plann...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
May 12th, 2016
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The weekend rapidly approaches. With any luck, you’ve got gaming on-deck for those wonderful days. I know I’ve got some lined up. If you do, you’ll want your gaming tables to look as good as possible. And we’re here to help with our Terrain Corner. Today we have: Valquiria Stu...
By Polar_Bear
In Dungeons & Dragons
May 12th, 2016
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On June 1st, Meltdown Comics will be holding a special Dungeons & Dragons session with various comedians. They’ll be playing a new adventure, run by Matthew Mercer (veteran voice actor and leader of the Critical Role series). The game is going to be broadcast on the Dungeons & Dragons...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
May 11th, 2016
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We’re making our way through the week here at a steady pace. It’s already Wednesday. I hope it’s going smoothly for you. It’s been naturally busy the first couple days after the Expo. I’m mostly caught up. Just a couple things left. But at the exact moment, it’s br...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
May 11th, 2016
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Games do well when they have support behind them from the companies that make them. Well, Modiphius is showing that they have their RPG line fully supported with a new living campaign series they’re calling Modiphius Frontiers....
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
May 10th, 2016
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The inhuman servants of the old gods have been waiting, patiently and silently, for their chance to once more summon their deities to the mortal realm and usher in… well… a lot of bad stuff (well, anyone that’s not a cultist would probably think it’d be bad stuff). Heroes of a...
By Polar_Bear
In Age of Sigmar
May 9th, 2016
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I know a lot of people for whom Halloween is a year-round thing. Well, Games Workshop isn’t waiting for the time of year for ghouls and ghosts to start taking orders for their new Battletome which, coincidentally, is full of ghouls and other things that go “bump” in the night. And a...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
May 6th, 2016
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Some of my favorite RPG characters I’ve played haven’t been the strongest or most-deadly, but they’ve had razor-sharp wit and been able to talk their way out of (or into) just about any situation. If you’re like me and enjoy playing that type of character, then you’ll pr...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
May 5th, 2016
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Happy Cinco De Mayo! *passes around the tacos* Remember to please have Margaritas responsibly. In the meantime, let’s make sure that your gaming tables look as good as possible. Today in our Terrain Corner we have: Introducing Skull Forge Scenics Resin Terrain Kits by Rob Hawkins, Modular City ...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
May 4th, 2016
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It’s a hive of activity here in the office. We’ve got a lot of extra people in the office in town for the Expo this weekend. And it sounds like they’re building something in the warehouse (which is right behind my desk). Everything for the show is in “Final check” phase....
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
May 4th, 2016
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Seems it’s just a time for sales and special offers. Tor Gaming has one of those going for the month of May with their Maverick Mike offer. Just spend £40 or more in their webshop and you’ll get one for free (be sure to add him to your cart and use the “FREEMIKE” coupon code)....
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
May 3rd, 2016
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As I have said many times before, having more options for your RPG games is never a bad thing (unless you get into analysis paralysis, which is your own issue to deal with). The fellows over at The Four Horsemen and Rogue Genius Games agree with me. As such, they have teamed up to bring […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
May 3rd, 2016
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You know, sometimes when you’ve got your gaming group together, looking to start a new game, it’s rough to get people to decide on what genre you should play. Ether is here to help with that. It bills itself as “A Steam, Diesel & Cyber-Punk Fantasy role-playing game set in a Po...
By Polar_Bear
In Ancients
May 2nd, 2016
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I hope your Monday is starting off alright. Mine is starting off with a lot of visitors to the office. Much of the Brazil crew is in town for the Expo later this week. And I got a gift. They brought me some special flour so I can make a traditional Brazilian dish. So my […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
May 2nd, 2016
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Zombies. So, technically, Bushido doesn’t have them. However, they do have the Kairai for the Cult of Yurei. They’re pretty close. No, they won’t eat your brains. But they will gladly bash you to death with a giant mallet or stab you with farm implements at the behest of their maste...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Apr 29th, 2016
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Zenit Miniatures helps expand your Kensei armies as well as make them look great with their April releases. The far East has been using gunpowder in war longer than anyone else, and there’s two different gunners available now, as well as a new Samurai....