Miniatures Game

By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Jan 18th, 2017
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The first month of the year is a bit more than half over, seems like a good time to get out your first releases of 2017. That’s what Happy Games Factory has done. They’ve got new Eden releases available now over in their webshop....
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Jan 18th, 2017
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If you’re looking to scout enemy formations, having a vehicle that can get over a wide range of terrain is crucial. That’s just the case with the BRDM-2. Not only can it go across open ground easily, it has an extra set of wheels that it can lower in order to make it over trenches. [&hell...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Jan 17th, 2017
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At the end of WWII, Germany was divided. On one side, you had the French, British, and Americans. On the other, you had the Russians. All were allies during the war, but the differences between their political and economic systems caused them to quickly drift apart. The Iron Curtain came down all acr...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jan 17th, 2017
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Well, we know how you move your figures into combat with each other in Runewars, but what about once you actually get there? How is combat figured out? Flip a coin? Rock, Paper, Scissors? Tickle contest? Apparently, it’s none of those. What it is is previewed in this article they posted....
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Jan 17th, 2017
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2016 was the Year of New Editions, but several of those announced new sets of rules are actually rolling out this year. Now, a lot of players might feel that they’re being forced to buy new rules for a game they already own when a new version comes out. Well, the folks at Battlefront want [&hel...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Jan 17th, 2017
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Where would The Shredder be without his faithful assistant and henchman, Bebop? … … … Probably a lot closer to actually completing his plans of defeating the Turtles and world domination, actually. But that’s beside the point. The Shredder’s Return set for HeroClix will ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jan 17th, 2017
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Droids are an everyday part of the Star Wars world. They’re basically everywhere, filling in roles in all parts of life. As such, they should also be pretty common in the various games made about the universe. And it’s not just the more well-known ones such as R2-D2 and C-3PO, either. Wit...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Jan 14th, 2017
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Being firmly into winter (despite what the thermometer says here in Atlanta), that means we’ve got some rather short days going on. Sure, it’s around a month since the solstice, but the days are still pretty short. As such, there’s plenty of shadows within which you can lurk. Also r...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Jan 14th, 2017
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Ursus Infantry. There, that’s really all I needed out of this release. But you might be interested in some of the other things that are also available. They include British Automated Infantry and Fallschirmj√§ger Falcon Infantry. But really, it’s all about the Ursus Infantry....
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jan 13th, 2017
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Seems Forge World is continuing on with their Lord of the Rings/The Hobbit releases this week. Last time we got some dwarves. This time we go for something a bit bigger. There’s a new pair of Gundabad Ogres available to order. You can get them as a pair, singles, or as part of a unit […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Jan 12th, 2017
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We’ve got some new Warmachine and Hordes releases available from Privateer Press today. But even as you head out to fortify your forces with some new figures, there’s always some more new figures on the horizon. Privateer Press has let us know what they’ll be coming out with in Apri...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Jan 11th, 2017
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Throughout much of military history, men on horseback have been some of the most formidable forces in warfare. Their fast, powerful charges into enemy lines could be the deciding factor in a battle. Later this year, Warlord Games will be coming out with some new British Cavalry models for Black Powde...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Jan 10th, 2017
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Dice Masters isn’t the only game getting a Ninja Turtles expansion soon. HeroClix will be getting their 3rd mutant-themed set when Shredder’s Return comes out. And what would fighting against Shredder be without fighting against Foot Soldiers? Nothing, that’s what. Well, the new set...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jan 10th, 2017
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While some units have ranged attacks and could theoretically just be deployed and stay there the entire game, for most figures on the field, that’s not really an option. You’re going to have to get your figures from one side of the board to the other. But how does that work, exactly? That...
By Polar_Bear
In Hordes
Jan 10th, 2017
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The Northern Hemisphere is well into winter. Cold temperatures are what most of you are experiencing right now. Well, Privateer Press is here to help you warm up and feel like all our friends south of the equator with this batch of releases, including the Protectorate of Menoth’s Command book, ...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Jan 10th, 2017
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It was quite a big deal when the Rebels got their first huge-sized ship for X-Wing. I’ve still been meaning to pick up a Tantiv-IV, just because it’s a cool model, even though I don’t regularly play X-Wing anymore. A while later, the Imperials got their epic ship. But the game has 3...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Jan 9th, 2017
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There are certain battles that stand out in history. Agincourt, Thermopylae, Waterloo. The Battle of the Bulge should also be listed there. It was a last-ditch effort by the Germans to escape the tightening noose that was being formed around Germany by the Allies in WWII. Soon, you’ll be able t...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Jan 9th, 2017
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While 2016 was the Year of New Editions, that doesn’t mean we won’t be getting new editions of games here in 2017. Starting out, you can now pre-order Legends of Kalidasia: Heroes of the Heragul, which is the 2nd edition of the game. If you’re interested in some sci-fi starship acti...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jan 9th, 2017
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Cats vs. Dogs. Cubs vs. Cardinals. Coke vs. Pepsi. There are just some classic rivalries out there. One of the more recent ones that’s come out of nerd-dom is Ninjas vs. Pirates. Well, that’s just what we’ve got previews of from GCT Studios. There’s a new Jung Pirate to check ...
By Polar_Bear
In Mantic
Jan 6th, 2017
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Well, the world’s once more come to an end. Damnit, Carl! I told you to not go out into the cold weather! Now there’s zombies, zombies everywhere! (… and not a drop to drink?) But while we sit here in our bunker, hearing all the cries of “braaaaaains!” from just outside,...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Jan 6th, 2017
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We’ve got a little bit of everything from Forge World today. For those that are Lord of the Rings fans, there’s a new Hill Dwarf Unit and Command. Those that love their Imperial Knights have some new heads to choose from, as well as some waterslide transfers. Finally, if you’re want...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Jan 5th, 2017
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Hard to believe that Knight Models has been making their Batman Miniatures Game for five years now. Their stunning line of figures has long been sought after by collectors, but when they put some rules to them, all of you gamers out there jumped at them as well. Now, Knight Models is running special ...
By Polar_Bear
In Interviews
Jan 4th, 2017
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The Doctor Who television series has enthralled millions over the decades. We’ve got two games based on it coming this year. Warlord Games is making a miniatures game that has a lot of players excited. But details have been few and far between so far. Well, to fill in some of those gaps as the ...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jan 4th, 2017
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Last year, Fantasy Flight Games announced Runewars, their new rank-and-file fantasy miniatures game based on their Terrinoth world, previously seen in Runebound. The system is a mix of various other games they have, including the X-Wing Miniatures Game, giving you a pair of Command Dials that you wil...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Jan 4th, 2017
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Ok, so, what would happen if you mixed the power of the Red Hulk, added in the symbiotic might of Venom, and threw in a dash of Biblical vengeance from Ghost Rider? Well, you’d get the Spirit of Vengeance Red Hulk. Yes, it happened (comics are weird) and it’s coming to your tabletops for ...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Dec 30th, 2016
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It’s the penultimate day of the year. 2016 is on its way out. Lots of people are going to be partying about it. I’m sure some of that will include gaming. At least, I hope it does for you. Anyway, if you’re going to be partying to midnight tomorrow, you’ll want to stock up on ...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Dec 30th, 2016
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I think it’s safe to say that these will be the last releases from Warlord Games for Beyond the Gates of Antares… for the year. Well, it is the 30th, after all. Well, they’re not ending with just a figure or two, they’ve got quite a lot coming out, including a new starter box ...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Dec 29th, 2016
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Comic writers love to give us alternate versions of the characters we love. With the multiple universes that they create, you can get all different types of characters, letting you explore them from different angles and under different circumstances. One such alternate universe is Earth X, where we g...
By Polar_Bear
In Deadzone
Dec 29th, 2016
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Mantic has a lot coming next year. Lots of new releases for their various games. March will see the official release of the second edition of Deadzone, their sci-fi skirmish miniatures game. Well, more than just a revamp of the old rules is coming. They’ve got some new stuff in store as well....
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Dec 28th, 2016
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The Federation doesn’t have friends everywhere. In particular, the Xindi feel that they need to defend against Federation encroachment. To do this, they use the Calindra Aquatic Cruiser. It’s going to be in Wave 28 for Star Trek Attack Wing, and you can get a look at it in this preview....
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Dec 28th, 2016
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There’s a lot of things that live out in the ocean. Whales, fish, squid, whale-fish-squid-men… It’s that last group that you should really worry about the most. But if you can take control of those fierce fighters, you can not only control the waves, but potentially the land, too. B...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Dec 28th, 2016
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Most of the Warlord Games crew is out of the office. But the ones left over have gone a bit CRAZY!! They’ve slashed prices on a bunch of products and now’s your chance to get games and minis at a special price. Better get there quick before Paul gets back and everything goes back to [&hel...
By Polar_Bear
In 19th Century
Dec 27th, 2016
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One of the new games that really took the miniatures world by storm this year was Blood & Plunder from Firelock Games. The Kickstarter campaign for this new Caribbean-armies themed game broke through a bunch of stretch goals and was very popular at Gen Con. Well, they’re letting us know a ...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Dec 27th, 2016
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Fantasy Flight is headed for the stars in this latest set of releases. If you’ve been on the lookout for the latest set of Star Wars: Armada ships, as well as their new campaign, you’re in luck. Also available is a new expansion for Cosmic Encounters. Plus, there’s new card protecto...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Dec 23rd, 2016
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Wave 28 of Star Trek Attack Wing is coming next month. This wave takes a look at some iconic ships that had previously been released with some new paint jobs on them. Since some of these ships are hard to find and still rather sought-after, it might be the first chance a lot of players […]...