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By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Apr 24th, 2015
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Friday is once again upon us, dear readers. Oh what a glorious day it is, indeed. The weekend stretches ahead of us with all sorts of possibilities. Hopefully those possibilities include gaming-related goodness. My D&D game last week included using Unseen Servants to use an ogre corpse like a ma...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Apr 23rd, 2015
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Zvezda has announced that they’re coming out with their next installment in their line of Art of Tactic games. This next one will let you relive the tense battle of Stalingrad during WWII. The box will be self-contained, letting you play all the scenarios in the set, but is also compatible with...
By Polar_Bear
In Ancients
Apr 21st, 2015
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Forged in Battle is looking forward to Salute in just a couple days and would love to see you at the show. Any of you gamers out there interested in 15mm Ancient warfare games should definitely stop by their booth. Their War & Empire range, that they successfully Kickstarted a while ago, is soon...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Apr 21st, 2015
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Warlord Games continues their expansion of their Pike & Shotte line with their new Storming Party Musketeers and a new Command Group. The Musketeers were specially trained to take advantage of any break in the enemy’s line or defenses and quickly rush in and cause all sorts of mayhem. The ...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Apr 20th, 2015
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Warlord Games brings some new firepower to the 17th century battlefields of Pike & Shotte. This battery of cannons comes complete with their own field fortifications. With the highly-skilled crews, guns like these can certainly turn the tide of battle in one’s favor. You can get yours now ...
By Polar_Bear
In Ancients
Apr 15th, 2015
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Once again we’re here at a Wednesday. The first half of the week is done. The rest of it stretches before us like a 2-day behemoth. Or maybe it’s not so bad for you. Maybe Thursday and Friday are like puppy-dogs. That’d be nice. I love puppies. But now we’re getting off-topic....
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Apr 13th, 2015
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Warlord Games has had a lot of tanks being released lately. Well, now they’ve got a bit of a way to fight back with their French Anti-Tank rifle team. Plus, it comes with a light mortar and army sniper as well. Along with that, they’ve come up with two French army packages. They’ve ...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Apr 13th, 2015
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Victory Force is running a special deal just until tomorrow over on their website. Spend $100 and use the code “iwo” during checkout and you’ll get a free Iwo Jima diorama kit (worth $45). Not only that, but you’ll also get 10% off your order! But hurry, the sale ends on the 1...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Apr 12th, 2015
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I hope everyone had a great International TableTop Day yesterday. Though, of course, the spirit of International TableTop Day is with us always, and we should celebrate as often and with as many people as we possibly can. As for us here at TGN, it’s another Sunday. So as my arm heals from getti...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Apr 10th, 2015
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Warlord Games helps you Allies players invade Europe with the release of their Sherman V Duplex Drive tank. Built to float using retractable screens, the tanks had propellers to help move them through the water. Part of “Hobart’s Funnies,” named after Major General Hobart and the fa...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Apr 10th, 2015
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You’ve survived another week! You deserve something special. You know, you’ve worked hard. Take the next two days off, on me. (Note: offer only valid if you work Monday-Friday. I don’t need anyone messaging me saying I got them fired over the weekend. ) Hopefully you have some gamin...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Apr 6th, 2015
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Warlord Games gives your Late-German army a bit more of a punch with their new Sd.Kfz 165 Hummel self-propelled gun. You know, so you don’t have to lug the gun around yourself. The tank has a 15cm gun on a Panzer IV chassis. Though it was open-topped and lightly-armored, it was used throughout ...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Apr 6th, 2015
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Victrix is offering free shipping for this week. Any and every order from their webshop will get free shipping. Just enter the code “easter01″ at checkout. You can check out all of their sets on their new website. Along with that, they’ve streamlined their multi-box deal. Buy more b...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Apr 5th, 2015
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It’s another Sunday. To those of you that celebrate it, Happy Easter. To the rest, I hope your Sunday is just as awesome as well. I had my traditional hard boiled eggs and cold kielbasa this morning. It was just as tasty as always. Speaking of tasty bites, we’ve got our also-traditional b...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Apr 3rd, 2015
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Warlord Games is now taking orders for their first 30-years War supplement book for Pike & Shotte, entitled The Devil’s Playground. And as usual for a Warlord Games supplement, if you order from them directly, you can get an exclusive miniature. This time it’s Count von Hosenschlange...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Apr 1st, 2015
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Warlord Games gives your British soldiers some punch at Waterloo with a trio of artillery pieces. They’ve got a 6lb cannon, a 9lb cannon, and a 5.5 inch howitzer with which to blast holes in the enemy ranks. Send Napoleon reeling with these formidable guns and crew. From the release:...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Mar 31st, 2015
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Grenzer Games just launched their Kickstarter campaign for Sector Commander: WWII, their new strategic board game. Players are in control of either the Axis or the Allies and must march their armies across the board in order to secure locations and root out the enemy. Terrain factors in heavily, as e...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Mar 31st, 2015
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Warlord Games knows that a tank offensive is not going to reach its full potential without a good tank commander. As such, they’ve got their new Carro Comando vehicle. You can’t have your commander just running around on foot, they need to be able to be right up in the thick of things, an...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Mar 30th, 2015
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Ares Games is in their final 3 days on Kickstarter for their Wings of Glory – Giants of the Sky campaign. They’re closing in on 10x funded, and it would be awesome to see them pass that. In order to get them there, they’ve added in a cultural icon, Snoopy. You can get Snoopy pilotin...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Mar 30th, 2015
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Warlord Games is now taking pre-orders for their Stug III Zug Box Set over in their webshop. The set not only contains the standard 3 tanks (which an be assembled as either the StuG III?Ausf G assault gun or as the 10.5cm Sturmhaubitze infantry support gun, but they’re throwing in an extra bonu...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Mar 29th, 2015
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Sunday! Sunday! Sunday! The weekend is halfway done. Hopefully you got a chance to get some gaming in, or will be doing some today. I’ve got some photos of minis to take. Or at least, that’s the plan. We’ll see if that actually happens, what with other various whatnots to attend to ...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Mar 27th, 2015
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Friday is once more upon us. I hope you’ve got plans for gaming over the next couple days, be it FNM, some miniatures action, or maybe an RPG or two. I’ve got some projects on my desk to work on in the form of some minis to build for review articles. Should be a good […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Mar 25th, 2015
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Osprey Publishing is running a sale this month on all their Campaign books. You can get 20% off your order of either the physical version, or the eBook version from their webshop. This is in addition to any discount you get if you’re a silver or gold member. Along with that, they have their Jun...
By Polar_Bear
In Ancients
Mar 24th, 2015
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Watchful I Studios has launched their Kickstarter campaign for their 28mm Warring States/Qin Dynasty miniatures. Though most of them are made for historical-style gaming, they also have some demons and fu dogs and such for you Eastern-style-fantasy miniatures gamers. The campaign is 3/5 to their goal...
By Polar_Bear
In Ancients
Mar 23rd, 2015
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Victrix has started taking pre-orders for their new plastic Carthaginians box set. If you order from them early, you can get a set of limited-edition shield trasfers for your little mans. Orders taken until the 29th are eligible for these free decals. From the announcement:...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Mar 22nd, 2015
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Sunday, rainy Sunday. At least, here in Atlanta it’s raining. Due to gaming much of the day yesterday (rpg variety for me, though electronic in nature. Hey! I’m allowed!), it’s “do all the chores!!” day here. Most important is the giant stewpot of red beans simmering on ...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Mar 20th, 2015
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Battlefront has released their plastic British Comet Platoon for Flames of War. Note: They’re not actual comets. They’re tanks. If they were real comets, that’d change Flames of War from a Historical game to a Sci-Fi one. Though, perhaps some day in the far future, we will use actua...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Mar 20th, 2015
3 Comments
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Friday! Friday! Friday! It’s Friday… and while I wouldn’t say “I’m in love,” I’m at least happy that it’s Friday. Hopefully you’ve got some gaming planned for the weekend. Some of you will be gaming at Adepticon. Those are the lucky ones. Some of ...
By Jared Miller
In Board Games
Mar 19th, 2015
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Announced at the GAMA Trade Show, the French game Les Poilus (first release in France in February 2015) is receiving an English translation and release in America as The Grizzled thanks to Sweet Games and CoolMiniOrNot. Les Poilus was designed by Fabien Riffaud and Juan Rodriguez, with art by Tignous...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Mar 19th, 2015
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Warlord Games has started taking down names of those of you gamers out there who want to get their upcoming Senegalese Tirailleurs Infantry box set as soon as it’s available. Be the first gamer on your block with these figures when they’re released. WWII was truly a World War, with many n...
By Polar_Bear
In American Civil War
Mar 18th, 2015
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I don’t know about the rest of you, but for me, the week is just flying by! Can you believe it’s already Wednesday? I hardly can. Hopefully the week is going well for the rest of you. I know a lot of readers are either on their way to, or about to make their way […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Mar 18th, 2015
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Warlord Games and Sarissa Precision help you make your gaming table look like an actual European town during WWII with some new factory terrain pieces. They’ve got their large factory, the office/warehouse, and the power room. Go check ‘em out and see if you’d like to have your litt...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Mar 16th, 2015
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Warlord Games has another pair of Soviet tank kits available for Bolt Action. Both sit on the same chassis, but the armaments are rather different. The KV-1E had your standard 76.2mm tank cannon, while the KV-8 got all toasty with a flamethrower. From the release:...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Mar 16th, 2015
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Victrix wants you to be able to get those Napoleonic French miniatures you’ve always been looking at, but haven’t quite saved enough for yet. As such, they’re having a 25% off sale this week in their webshop. Muskets. Bright uniforms. Tall hats. They’ve got it all. Go check &#...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Mar 13th, 2015
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Though it’s raining here in Atlanta on this Friday the 13th, we’re not letting it get us down. GAMA is next week, as well as AdeptiCon. So there’s plenty to be looking forward to. And, of course, there’s gaming this weekend. For me, there’ll be D&D. What do you have...