Miniatures Game

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 Miniatures Game
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 Miniatures Game
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 […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Dec 23rd, 2016
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2016 may have been the Year of New Editions, but that doesn’t mean 2017 won’t have some of its own rolling out. One such includes the 4th edition of the very popular WWII game, Flames of War. For the initial rollout of this updated set, the folks at Battlefront are headed to the deserts o...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Dec 23rd, 2016
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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 Miniatures Game
Dec 23rd, 2016
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As we saw in the previous preview from WizKids about their upcoming Convention Exclusives for HeroClix, Pym Particles can be used to make things smaller, or they can be used to make things much, much bigger. That doesn’t just include Hank Pym, himself, but various objects as well, including tan...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Sports
Dec 23rd, 2016
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The year is coming to an end. We’ve got just over a week left. Time to look forward to next year. We’ve already seen some releases for January and February from Steamforged Games for Guild Ball. But they’re not stopping there. They’re marching right into March with three new f...
By Polar_Bear
In Hordes
Dec 22nd, 2016
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Just in time for the holidays, Privateer Press has a new batch of releases for Hordes available. If you’re a Trollbloods or Circle player, you’ll want to check out these releases....
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Dec 22nd, 2016
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Corvus Belli has a lot of drawings on their Facebook and Twitter pages. Usually, there’s one whenever a country is celebrating an independence day. Well, this isn’t one of those drawings. This one’s because Christmas is just a couple days away. And it’s an extra-big drawing, t...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Dec 21st, 2016
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This upcoming set for the Doctor Who Minis Game is based on the as-yet to be shown Christmas special of the show. As such, while I don’t think there are any real spoilers ahead, compared to what might’ve been out for promos for the show already out there, I’ll put all the info behin...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Dec 20th, 2016
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Pym particles are mostly known for shrinking you down in size. However, with the right application, they can also cause things to grow to gigantic size. As such, Ant-Man can also become Giant-Man. WizKids is going to have a limited-edition version of Giant-Man at their WizKids Winter Open and wanted ...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Dec 20th, 2016
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“Try before you buy” is a mantra I tend to stick with, especially for my miniatures and board games that I look to purchase. Ulisses Spiele is going even one step further into that, with “try before we even print it.” They’re doing a public beta test for their Conan: Ris...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Dec 19th, 2016
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I love alternate sculpts for models. They’re a great way to add some extra personal flavor to your forces. Not all of us can cut and remodel our own figures. Well, Wyrd is well-known for making alternate sculpts for their figures. This time around, we get a look at an Alternate version of Lazar...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Dec 19th, 2016
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Warlord Games has a bunch of new releases they’ve got out now for Beyond the Gates of Antares. Both the Ghar and C3 are lining their sides with some new releases. And they both go form the heavy-hitting to the light and nimble....
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Dec 19th, 2016
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Star Wars: Armada scales up the battles by scaling down the ships. Though the big ships like Star Destroyers and Mon Calamari Cruisers might take center stage, any admiral would be remiss to ignore the smaller ships and fighter squadrons. There’s a new batch for both the Imperials and Rebels co...
By Polar_Bear
In Corvus Belli
Dec 19th, 2016
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Corvus Belli just recently released their November set of figures for Infinity. So it seems only right that we now have the December releases to look at. And that’s just what we’ve got. One of the sets even allows for proxies....
By Polar_Bear
In Age of Sigmar
Dec 19th, 2016
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This time of year, there’s lots of talk about elves helping out in Santa’s workshop. There’s also talk of rats, if you’re a fan of ballet. So it seems fitting that Games Workshop would be releasing a new box set for Age of Sigmar that features their versions of elves and rats ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Dec 17th, 2016
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The holiday season is well and truly upon us. It’s the last weekend before Christmas and all through the house, my D&D group had to cancel because everyone had last-minute stuff come up due to the holiday and the end of the year :/ … But waddyagonnado? Me? I’m gonna probably ba...