Horror

By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Jan 18th, 2017
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The truth is out there. In some way, all of us want to know it. What’s actually happening in the world? What are the honest facts, instead of just the spin we see in the media? At least, we think we want to know. There are some things out there it’s probably best that we […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jan 13th, 2017
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A very good friend of mine is getting married today. Tradition has it that he’ll carry his new bride across the threshold later. I’m hoping that his evening doesn’t turn into a Lovecraftian horror story after that point… Though I have a feeling he’d find that pretty cool...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Jan 12th, 2017
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683 Views
My painting skills are lacking. They really are. I’ve not painted anything of note for some time now. So, that means you don’t have to worry about me swooping in and taking the top prize in Mantic’s The Walking Dead: All Out War Painting Competition....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jan 12th, 2017
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I have to admit something: I never want to go out into the ocean. There’s just too many things out there in it that I don’t know anything about and it kinda creeps me out. Simply not for me. That sort of fear of the water can be brought right to my tabletop, if I […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jan 10th, 2017
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Just beyond lays a realm full of elder beings. Crazy, insane gods lurk, ready to make their way into our own world. Defending against these creatures are the Investigators. Their job is a difficult one, since just knowing too much about those elder beings can cause you to go insane. You must tread ca...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Dec 23rd, 2016
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730 Views
December has but a week left. Many people are going on vacation for the holidays. Christmas is in a couple days. Hanukah starts tomorrow. It’s time to wrap things up for the year for many people. Well, that includes the folks over at Wyrd Games who have posted up this month’s Newsletter, ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Dec 22nd, 2016
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As board games and technology look to merge together more, I foresee this type of story becoming more regular than they are now. Fantasy Flight Games has released the first DLC expansion for Mansions of Madness Second Edition. There’s no new figures or cards or anything physical to get, but you...
By Polar_Bear
In Horror
Dec 21st, 2016
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866 Views
Christmas comes early for those of you that like Wyrd’s Through The Breach RPG as well as just keeping abreast of what’s going on with the company. They’ve got two new Through The Breach Penny Dreadful adventures as well as the latest issue of Wyrd Chronicles available for download....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Dec 16th, 2016
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886 Views
Aw Hell… Literally. The denizens of Hell have managed to break through into our dimension due to some careless scientists on Mars. If the security forces don’t act fast and try and stop more portals from opening up, the whole universe could be flooded with foul and horrific beasts. ItR...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Dec 16th, 2016
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1015 Views
Man, it is busy over here on this side of the screen. Pretty much all week there’s been stuff going on. I’m sure that’s part of why it feels like it’s really flown by… And I’ve still not really gotten a handle on what I’m going to do with my D&D group to...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Dec 8th, 2016
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1092 Views
Friday’s almost here. I’m excited, as usual. But it’s a bit extra-exciting since some new releases for The Others will be available. New resources for both the F.A.I.T.H. and the Sins players will bring new resources and challenges to your games. Will humanity be saved? Don’t ...
By Polar_Bear
In Horror
Dec 5th, 2016
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822 Views
Zombies are running amok in the streets. Resources are becoming more and more scarce as time goes on. The city has lots of opportunities to find what you might need, but there’s also lots of opportunities to run into other scavengers as well as those aforementioned zombies. Only by joining toge...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Dec 1st, 2016
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Mansions of Madness 2nd edition will soon be getting their first full game expansion. They’ve had some bits that simply bring 1st edition things to the new version, but this one’s got some all-new content for you. If you want to greatly expand your Mansions experience, you’ll be wan...
By Polar_Bear
In Horror
Nov 30th, 2016
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652 Views
Now when I was just a little boy, standin’ to my Daddy’s knee My Poppa said, “son don’t let the man get you and do what he done to me.” Ok, my dad never actually said that. But I can’t read “Into the Bayou” without thinking of some CCR. Well, whether yo...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Nov 28th, 2016
28 Comments
2256 Views
Pretty much every gamer out there knows of Kingdom Death. The original Kickstarter campaign made over $2mil. But then… oh the troubles. It was one of the campaigns that took the longest to actually deliver. However, from all I’ve seen, it was worth the wait… and worth the weight, si...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Nov 22nd, 2016
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844 Views
Grin: A Darker Age, is a free horror RPG game where all the rules for it fit on a single sheet of paper. Being a horror RPG, the chances for your character to make it out alive are somewhat slim. Monsters and madmen stalk the dark places and are just waiting to pounce out and […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Horror
Nov 18th, 2016
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678 Views
Sometimes you see a game world that you think is really cool, but you’re not sure you can get your group to try it out because it’s not a system they like using. Sure, you could do your best to convert everything over to an equivalent in your group’s desired system, but that can be ...
By Polar_Bear
In Horror
Nov 16th, 2016
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1014 Views
Sometimes you just don’t have the ability to get in on a Kickstarter campaign while it’s running. You might miss the announcement or just not have the funds at the time or whatever other million reasons are out there. During the backerkit portion, you might still miss out. That’s al...
By Polar_Bear
In Horror
Nov 10th, 2016
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1100 Views
While I think that October is my favorite month, November holds my favorite holiday: Thanksgiving. Though, anymore, you can’t talk about Thanksgiving without talking about the day after Thanksgiving. Yes, Black Friday, when the Christmas Shopping season officially begins. Well, the folks at Wyr...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Nov 3rd, 2016
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805 Views
Something is not right at the boarding school. The children are acting a little… weird. Something has taken them over, something nobody can fully explain. While the Priest says he has ways to help, most just want to deal with any children thought to be possessed with slightly… quicker mea...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Nov 2nd, 2016
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755 Views
Well, the zombie apocalypse has happened again. You and your fellow survivors must go and collect resources you need to survive while avoiding the walking dead. Collect what you need and get out and you win. Get eaten and… well… don’t get eaten....
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Nov 2nd, 2016
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921 Views
Not sure why, but this week’s been a time enigma. I woke up this morning going, “wow, already Wednesday!” But since I’ve been here at the office, it’s been the exact opposite. “How is it only 10am? I feel like I’ve been here forever!” What might help is...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Oct 21st, 2016
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Most of us know about the 7 Deadly Sins. You know. Stuff like Greed, Gluttony, Sloth, and such like that. Well, what if they weren’t just philosophical concepts but were actual, living, breathing things? And what if they were looking to take over the world? That… would be pretty bad. And ...
By Polar_Bear
In Horror
Oct 19th, 2016
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996 Views
October is pretty much the perfect month for Wyrd. Malifaux certainly has a Halloween-esque vibe running through it. The company knows it and so has plenty of stuff going on. They’ve posted up their October newsletter so you can catch a look at what all is happening....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Oct 14th, 2016
2 Comments
2139 Views
At the bottom of the ocean, a mysterious sphere has been found. Nobody knows where it’s come from or its purpose here on Earth. One thing is known, though. It takes the human mind and twists it, warps it, and changes it. Now, an entire deep-sea mining facility has been corrupted. Will you survi...
By Polar_Bear
In Horror
Oct 5th, 2016
2 Comments
1776 Views
Wyrd Games has made the latest expansion for Malifaux, Ripples of Fate, available as a pdf. For those that don’t like having to carry around physical copies of a book, or if you’d just like a back-up copy to your other copy, you can get an electronic version....
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Oct 5th, 2016
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The week continues to chug along. Hopefully yours has gone relatively easily. Mine’s certainly been busy. It might not look like it, but it’s been fairly hectic on this side of my screen. Writing posts, e-mailing people about all sorts of things, proofing projects for upcoming games. Just...
By Polar_Bear
In Horror
Sep 23rd, 2016
0 Comments
998 Views
A parent can think of little worse than the loss of a child. One such rather wealthy couple has had their daughter stolen away from them. They’ve put out a call to anyone who might be able to track down and find out what happened, and hopefully bring the daughter back safe and sound. Unfortunat...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Sep 23rd, 2016
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1061 Views
I totally failed to realize that yesterday was the first day of autumn. So it’s officially ok to start talking about all things spooky and scary. Pumpkin-flavored everything! The latest releases for Black Plague fit the first thing fairly well. Though I wouldn’t suggest trying to find out...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Sep 22nd, 2016
1 Comment
794 Views
When you were a kid, how much did you wish all the parents would just suddenly disappear and you could just do whatever you wanted? I’m guessing a lot of you felt that way, but the actual prospect of such a thing happening would really be quite terrifying. You wake up and suddenly find out [&he...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Sep 16th, 2016
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1038 Views
Everybody go crazy! There’s a new adventure for Call of Cthulhu up on Kickstarter! Ok, maybe don’t go crazy, literally. That would inhibit your playing ability. Though, being Call of Cthulhu, it’s highly likely that your character will go crazy. That’s just sort of par for the...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Sep 13th, 2016
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822 Views
We’re about hip-deep into September. Lots of companies are coming out with their newsletters and new releases for the month. Wyrd certainly is on that list. Their latest newsletter is out, letting you see what the releases for the next couple months are going to be, as well as letting you know ...
By Polar_Bear
In Horror
Sep 12th, 2016
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808 Views
Gaming is a great way to bring people together. Have some friends over. Grab a game. Get playing. Or head to the LGS and get some games in with your buddies. But what about a global sort of thing? It doesn’t take video games to get you to feel that link with gamers all over […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Horror
Aug 26th, 2016
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1127 Views
Wyrd’s doing a bit of batch-bundling with their stories, which is alright with me. They’ve got a new issue of their Wyrd Chronicles magazine that you can read over, hopefully escaping from this nasty heat that’s still outside (at least, nasty heat here in Atlanta). They’ve als...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 24th, 2016
0 Comments
794 Views
There’s all sorts of reasons why you might miss out on a Kickstarter. Perhaps you just didn’t have the funds at the time, or you were out of town when the campaign was going and missed the announcement for it, or you’ve since decided you wished you’d been on it. Well, thankful...