Fantasy

By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Sep 15th, 2017
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As we stand here, on Friday afternoon, on the precipice of the weekend, it seems appropriate to make a profound and meaningful statement about life, itself… … … … Anyone got anything? … Anyone? … Ah well, instead how about we just munch on some bite-sized gaming st...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Sep 14th, 2017
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A DM, in my opinion, can never have too many resources at their disposal when it comes time to run the game. Pre-made adventures are a nice way to get your game going without having to spend hours and hours of prep time on it. You just open up to Page 1 and go. In […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Sep 12th, 2017
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Burning Games will be bringing Dragons Conquer America, their new fantasy RPG to Kickstarter on November 1st. In the meantime, to get gamers informed about the world and excited to see more, they have posted up an introductory adventure, titled The Coatli Stone. You can think of it as Chapter 0 (they...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Sep 12th, 2017
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While giant swarms might seem to move without real direction or purpose at times, it’s really key individuals within that mass that are pointing them which way to go. One such individual within the Uthuk Y’llan faction for Runewars is Kethra A’laak. Her ambition pushes her to ever-greater...
By Polar_Bear
In Dungeons & Dragons
Sep 6th, 2017
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I think we can all agree that gaming is fun and good. Well, what can be even more fun and good? Gaming for a cause, of course! Wizards of the Coast certainly thinks so, and that’s why they are participating in the Extra Life charity event to raise money for Seattle Children’s Hospital. An...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Sep 6th, 2017
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Armies are big, unwieldy sorts of things. They don’t exactly turn on a dime, either, so you’d better know where you’re headed and what’s coming up by sending out scouting parties. The last thing you want is for your entire army to be surprised by what’s ahead and getting...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Sep 5th, 2017
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One of the games that’s been around seemingly forever is Warhammer 40k. Hell, for most of you reading this, it might as well have been around forever, since it’s probably older than you are. To celebrate 30 years of the game, Games workshop has created a commemorative Primaris Space Marin...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Sep 5th, 2017
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Well, it would seem as though the system took a vacation over the long holiday weekend, as it ate the Review Roundup post. Such things happen occasionally. It’s alright… I’ll just make a new one this morning for you. Today we have: Dragons Hoard, Andoria Battlefields, Masters of Ele...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Sep 1st, 2017
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Chronicles is a new fantasy miniatures game that’s up on Kickstarter. Well, really, that’s just part of it. It’s also an Online Community Role Playing Game. Players will be able to head online and continue the fight for their faction as part of a global community of players....
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Aug 31st, 2017
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Well, when it was first announced, people noticed that WizKids’ upcoming set of miniatures had their logo and such pretty close to another property. Well, they’ve been rechristened Wardlings and WizKids is giving us another preview of what you can expect....
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Aug 30th, 2017
2 Comments
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It’s already Wednesday. Is the week going by quickly for everyone else, too? It feels like it is for me, anyway. But being busy will do that, I suppose. If I’m going to keep up this pace, I should stock up on some bite-sized gaming stories. Today we have: Scrap Steel Base Deals Available ...
By Polar_Bear
In Dungeons & Dragons
Aug 30th, 2017
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The Dungeon Masters Guild that Wizards of the Coast has set up allows anyone and everyone to upload their campaign ideas and scenarios up online on their website for others to peruse. Now, of course, there’s going to be some that are more popular than others (that’s just the way of things...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Aug 29th, 2017
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We’re getting closer to October. I know, for a lot of my friends, it’s always been October. It’s when ghosts and goblins and whatnot all come forth and scare the living. Well, if you want that sort of thing to happen on your gaming table, too, you might want to check out the upcomin...
By Polar_Bear
In Age of Sigmar
Aug 28th, 2017
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Time and again I’ve said how much I love the 2-player starter box. Well, Games Workshop is the undisputed rulers of coming out with them for their games. They have a new Age of Sigmar set coming out. It pits the righteous and true Stormcast Eternals versus the putrid and fetid forces of Nurgle....
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Aug 25th, 2017
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Hard to believe it’s Friday already. A week ago, we were into the 2nd day of Gen Con. This week has been one of recuperation from the show along with trying to catch up on almost 2 weeks’ worth of e-mails. O,o So, while I sit here, listening to Austrian Death Machine (thank you, Raoul, [&...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Aug 24th, 2017
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The world of Conan isn’t one filled with a lot of magic, but it certainly does exist. Sorcerers and wizards tap into spiritual energies of the gods and do wondrous things. In The Book of Skelos, players will be able to bring such magic and mysticism to their games of the Conan RPG. The new [&he...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Aug 23rd, 2017
1 Comment
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We’ve all seen countless fantasy settings. Most of them are rather Tolkien-esque in their approach. Well, Renegade Game Studios is looking to do something a little different. They’ve announced Overlight, a new universe that will be the bases for various new games. The first will be an RPG...
By Polar_Bear
In Age of Sigmar
Aug 23rd, 2017
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Games Workshop is looking to make sure that Age of Sigmar is well-supported on their end. To do that, they are coming out with the 2017 General’s Handbook. This book gives players multiple ways to play the game, as well as updating the various rules from previous editions. It’s available ...
By Polar_Bear
In Age of Sigmar
Aug 23rd, 2017
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I am a greenskin. Deep down, the WAAAGH!! flows through my veins. Gork and Mork are my deities of choice. So, when I see that Forge World has started taking orders for a new Rogue Idol miniature, I’m certainly interested....
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Aug 22nd, 2017
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As I work at catching up with all the everything from the past week, here’s a mix of the terrain articles from the past couple days, along with some bite-sized gaming stories. I certainly can use the energy. Today we have: Syrinscape Creating Soundtracks for Starfinder, Acheson Creations Releas...
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
8 Comments
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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
1 Comment
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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....