Miniatures Game

By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Nov 30th, 2017
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It’s a country’s National Day. Hooray! This time around, it’s Scotland. So grab your kilt, bagpipes, and whiskey. Also, be sure to head over to Corvus Belli’s Facebook page, as they have their traditional giveaway happening. If you want some free minis, go and put your name in...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Nov 28th, 2017
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During the midst of the Great War, the skies opened up and the heavens rained down. But this wasn’t the enemy’s shells. This was vehicles from another planet. The Martians are invading and both sides are finding that there’s a new force to deal with. That’s the story behind Tr...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Nov 28th, 2017
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Working in the gaming industry, there’s a lot of going ahead with plans as set on your timetables and hoping that everything should work out right. Occasionally, they don’t. Something comes back from the printer’s that’s messed up. A sculptor’s work gets destroyed in a f...
By Polar_Bear
In Hordes
Nov 28th, 2017
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Privateer Press has updated their homepage with quite an assortment of new previews. There’s some Retribution, there’s some Trollbloods, there’s some Cygnar, there’s some Circle… like I said, it’s a bit of everything. If you want to know what’ll be coming out...
By Polar_Bear
In Hordes
Nov 27th, 2017
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The second wave of November releases is now available from Privateer Press. They’ve got still some more Cygnar releases. The Trolls are getting some more new figures. And to keep everyone warm, Menoth’s got a colossal release. So whether you’re more for the Warmachine or the Hordes ...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Nov 27th, 2017
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GCT Studios has gone through some changes in the past year. There’s been an upswing in players, and this has led to greater resources for those behind the company. However, it also means more time devoted to the product, which can be hard. It’s sad to say that one of the founders, Toby, h...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Sports
Nov 27th, 2017
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The game of Guild Ball is part rugby, part soccer, part football (and yes, I know many of you think that soccer and football are the same game, but you know what I’m talking about here), but in their upcoming expansion, the Blacksmiths are showing that it’s also part polo. Farris takes to...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Nov 27th, 2017
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Everyone over at Fantasy Flight has apparently been busy. They’ve got a whole host of new releases available, along with new pre-orders. If you’re looking for the new Runewars figures, they’ve got ’em. If you’re looking for the new A Game of Thrones Catan, they’ve ...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Nov 27th, 2017
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The folks over at Clockwork Goblin and Warlord Games have been busy. They’ve got a whole batch of new Konflikt ’47 releases available over in their webshop. It’s a lot of heavy gear, including a walker, armored transport, and numerous turret emplacements. If you want a place to be w...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Nov 21st, 2017
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You might know Battle Systems for all that awesome terrain that they make. Well, if you’ve been wanting a specific game to go with said terrain, your wish has been granted. They are running a Kickstarter campaign for Core Space, a new sci-fi miniatures campaign game. Grab your crew and head out...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Nov 21st, 2017
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Gavin over at Alternative Armies has been a busy bee. He’s got six new releases for you to check out. Along with that, there’s a bunch of sales stuff he’s set up that go live at the end of the week. Save some of your holiday dollars for them!...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Nov 21st, 2017
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We’re just a couple days away from the start of all the Black Friday Sales (well, except for those couple that’ve already started). In the case of Wyrd, they tend to go all-out, and this year is certainly no different. They’ve posted up what they’ll be selling. It’s quit...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Nov 21st, 2017
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Yeehaw, pardner! Mount up, men! We’ll head ’em off at the pass! Come on out with your six-guns a-shootin’ and a-blazin’! Unhand that rancher’s daughter! Tear up that mortgage! Cattle… lariats? … Anyone for tennis? Anyway, Wild West cliche sayings aside, Knuck...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Sports
Nov 21st, 2017
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I’ve mentioned before that I love alternate sculpts for figures, and it’s true. I think they’re a great way to have holiday and event special figures that doesn’t have people that couldn’t attend/whatever miss out on chunks of the game. Well, Steamforged has shown off so...
By Polar_Bear
In Aristeia
Nov 21st, 2017
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Three days hence, we will have our most-darkest of days. That which is called, “Black Friday.” I don’t know why I’m talking like Thor from Texts from Superheroes, considering we’re here to talk about Corvus Belli, but there we are, then. They have posted up a graphic sho...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Nov 20th, 2017
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My favorite holiday of the year is this week. So, personally, for me, it’s all about Thursday. But *sigh*, I know it’s the day after that most people are excited about. I guess I can’t be too upset. I like to save money just like everyone else does. If you’re interested in wha...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Nov 20th, 2017
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The Soviets made some pretty good tanks during WWII. This was causing the Germans some issues. They had their reliable Pak 40 gun, but it wasn’t easy to move the thing around. And the original Tank Destroyers that were made had exposed crew quarters, so they could be taken out with small arms f...
By Polar_Bear
In Corvus Belli
Nov 20th, 2017
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So, they’ve got Aristeia out there to you. But what if you want to just play more Infinity? What sort of stuff do they have coming out for that? Well, you’re in luck. Corvus Belli has posted up a preview of next month’s releases....
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Nov 20th, 2017
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Even rampaging hordes have those individuals at the front, directing it. It’s no good to have a whole army of slathering monsters and soldiers if they’re headed off in the wrong direction. That’s where the Uthuk Y’llan Infantry Command Unit comes in. They’ll make sure al...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Nov 20th, 2017
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Steamforged Games had their SteamCon UK event over the weekend. It was a celebration of all things Steamforged. Of course, there were plenty of announcements about their current projects, but there was also a new game announced. It’s called Godtear, a new fantasy miniatures game. Details are st...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Nov 20th, 2017
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The Ghar might be diminutive on their own, but they compensate on the battlefield by making exoskeletons and walkers that they pilot into battle. That’s what you’ve got here with the hew Ghar releases for Beyond the Gates of Antares. But it’s not just the little fellas hitting the f...
By Polar_Bear
In Aristeia
Nov 20th, 2017
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If you’re looking to get into a new sci-fi sports game, your time has come. Today’s the release day for Corvus Belli’s Aristeia. Grab your team and head on down to the pitch. There’s both the main core box, as well as a collector’s edition available to order over in Corv...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Nov 17th, 2017
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As war goes on, the organization charts for the various armies can change dramatically. As the military heads see what is and isn’t working on the battlefield, they will adjust accordingly. Same goes for the generals in charge of minis games armies. Battlefront has posted up new Force Organizat...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Nov 17th, 2017
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CMON has posted up the latest Dark Age releases. And my favorite faction is front and center. What can I say? I’m a polar bear and they have a lot of Ice Caste stuff. So that’s how things are. This month continues the new packaging and numbering releases, as well as the updated sculpts an...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Nov 17th, 2017
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It was kinda hard to decide which of these two I wanted to feature. On one hand, you’ve got Necromunda, which I know has been a fan favorite for quite some time and is about to hit gaming tables again. On the other, you’ve got a superheavy tank, which is just below giant robots on [&helli...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Nov 16th, 2017
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Ares Games, making of Wings of Glory, is looking to inject a little H.G. Welles into their game. They have announced that they are going to launch a Kickstarter campaign for Tripods and Triplanes. It tells the tale of what would happen if the Martians had really invaded while the world was busy embro...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Nov 15th, 2017
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It’s getting cold out. Some people are more used to cold than others. Those that live in the cold, northern part of Mantica are certainly used to it. But they are heading south, looking to get some feeling back into their fingers. As such, the Northern Alliance is making its way into the Kings ...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Nov 14th, 2017
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People love to see characters grow and change over time. That’s the whole point of the narrative structure for a story. In Guild Ball, we’ve seen how numerous characters have progressed along (including now taking dirt naps, because the Guild Ball fluff is the Game of Thrones of miniature...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Nov 14th, 2017
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Longtime readers know my nostalgia around Steve Jackson’s Ogre game. Heck, I used to go by Ogre_MkV online in places. Well, Steve’s looking to get more miniatures made for the 6th edition of the Ogre minis game, and so they’ve taken to Kickstarter in order to get it done....
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Nov 14th, 2017
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I love alternate sculpts for minis. I truly do. They’re a great way to add some personality and customization to your armies and teams without having to be a professional modeller, yourself. Plus, for those that are sticklers for such, they’re not proxies, so they’re good in any tou...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Nov 13th, 2017
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Aetherium takes place in the digital world of a cyberscape filled with programs. And, like most of us know, there’s malevolent programs out there wanting to just gobble up your normal programs and make your computer melt. In the game, those are the Rhommox. In this preview, we get a look at the...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Nov 13th, 2017
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Doctor Who has fought against all manner of strange alien creatures. The cast of characters that have been part of the TV series for the last, oh, 900 years will eventually be making their way to your tabletops in the Exterminate! miniatures game. Two of those will be the Draconians and the Vervoids,...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Nov 13th, 2017
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The Phantom II, as a fighter… is lame. That’s just the nature of it. It’s not a fighter craft, it’s a shuttle. You’re not going to be getting a lot of kills with it. And that’s ok. That’s not what it’s in your squadron for. What it’s there for is ...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Nov 13th, 2017
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Konflikt ’47 gives us a look at what the world might be like if WWII didn’t end when it supposedly did… and we got a whole new influx of strange technology. It’s not an entirely off-the-rails Weird War II game, but there’s certainly a lot of sci-fi elements thrown in, su...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Nov 13th, 2017
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I know a lot of you out there are excited about the prospect of playing a miniatures wargame in the Star Wars universe. Well, we know that Star Wars: Legion is coming from Fantasy Flight. We’ve had some previews of the game, but what was it like for the designers of the game? What did […...