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By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Apr 27th, 2017
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The busy week of being busy continues on. Yesterday was more of the same. The one thing that’s nice is that, sure, it’s been busy, but it’s been the good, productive kind of busy. So even though it’s a huge checklist I’m working through, things are being checked off. The...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Apr 27th, 2017
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An ancient evil is once more rearing its ugly head. The peace and prosperity of the land is under attack. Who will stand up to it? That would be the Diceborn, heroes who are able to utilize the power held within the die crystals. It’s up to them to travel throughout the land, performing quests ...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Apr 27th, 2017
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It’s April. The end of April. It’s about to get really hot here in Atlanta for a couple months. I don’t know about you, but I’m already wishing it was October. I mean, I have friends who always wish it was October, but at the moment, I’m ready for it as well. When many t...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Apr 27th, 2017
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Another game that’s recently had a bit of info posted about it, but I know a lot of you are clamoring for more, is the reboot of the Legend of the Five Rings card game, now being done by Fantasy Flight Games. Well, they’ve posted up detailed info about the first two phases of the [&hellip...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Apr 27th, 2017
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The previous announcement about the upcoming Fallout minis game was pretty bare-bones, just like a skeleton that you find out in the wastes. But it’s getting a bit fleshed out, with some more info about the game as well as some new renders of a couple of the figures....
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Apr 27th, 2017
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There were just so many releases coming from Privateer Press this month that they had to split it into two groups. For those with a love of the undead, your wait is over, as the new Cryx Command book is available, along with a couple warcasters and a warjack....
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Apr 26th, 2017
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When playing Dungeons & Dragons, your class is pretty important. Even your race or alignment really isn’t quite as important for your character as your class is. Those others might come up from time to time, but your class comes up pretty much any time you roll the dice. As such, picking j...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Apr 26th, 2017
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How many of you would love to travel through time? Maybe you just want to see how things end up in the future, or check out some major event of the past, or maybe you’ve just got a history test coming up and flashcards just aren’t doing it for you. Whatever the reason, being a […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Apr 26th, 2017
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If you’re playing an RPG set in a medieval fantasy setting, it’s not too difficult to find bunches of magical gear with which you can equip your character or dangle in front of your players for them to quest after. But if you’re playing a game in a more-modern setting it might be a ...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Apr 26th, 2017
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Modiphius has started taking pre-orders for their new sci-fi RPG, Cold and Dark. This isn’t your bright and shiny sci-fi, but more your dark and scary sci-fi, with murderous aliens around every corner. Also, this isn’t your standard pre-order, but more crowdfunding-like. The more pre-orde...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Apr 26th, 2017
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Busy weeks tend to be fast weeks. This is a busy week, and therefore it is a fast week. I can’t believe it’s Wednesday already. Soon, it will once again be the weekend. Have you gotten your plans set? Mine are still a bit up in the air. The Hunter’s Guild releases didn’t come ...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Apr 26th, 2017
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Just about every FLGS I’ve been in has a couple TVs in it, usually playing material based on games that they’ve got for sale. Or maybe it’s just some geeky stuff that the customers love (I don’t know how many times I saw The Gamers while hanging out at The Fantasy Shop, St. Ch...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Apr 26th, 2017
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Step right up! Come one! Come all! Hurry! Hurry! Hurry! We’ve got freaks! We’ve got geeks! We’ve got feats of strength! We’ve got things mother nature never intended! We’ve got prestidigitation! We’ve got it all, and just for a couple dollars you can see it for you...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Apr 26th, 2017
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I live in Atlanta. Driving around the city, I certainly go, “… I could’ve laid out the city better than this! You can’t get anywhere!” I’m sure many of you have done much the same. Well, Valletta gives you the opportunity to build your own city. It’s 1566 and...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Apr 26th, 2017
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Occasionally, you look at a game and go, “you know, this game works just fine, but the art could use a bit of touching up.” That’s just what Fantasy Flight Games did with Blood Bound, their social game of vampire clans. They have announced that a new edition is coming out with all-n...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Apr 26th, 2017
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Sometimes you want to get your D&D adventuring on, but you just can’t seem to get all your players together. Or you don’t quite have the time to have a full session. Well, before, you might just have to call it quits. But with the Dragonfire deck-building game coming from Catalyst Ga...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Apr 25th, 2017
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I’d thought about starting this post with a bunch of bad Italian-American stereotypical thing, but decided against it, since I didn’t want to find myself in the Hudson with a pair of cement shoes on. Anyway, the various crime families in New York are having a bit of a war in order to find...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Apr 25th, 2017
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One of the most popular anime series out there is Sailor Moon. It’s one of those where even if you don’t watch the show and have never even seen an episode, you know about it just through all the other media it’s in. Well, soon you’ll have some new ways to experience the setti...
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
Apr 25th, 2017
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Well, we’ve got the Avengers/Defenders War set coming for HeroClix. Might as well have some Defenders show up in Dice Masters, too, eh? WizKids has announced that they’ll be coming out with a Defender’s Team Pack for the game, including such heroes as The Hulk, Iron Fist, and Luke C...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Apr 25th, 2017
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When Shadows of Brimstone first came out, it was all about the Weird West where you’d head down into a mine in search of the monsters that’d been coming out. It’s since branched out, with those tunnels leading to strange and fantastic worlds. The next tunnel you go down doesn’...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Apr 25th, 2017
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I don’t know about you, but my Monday went by in a flash. It seemed I’d just clocked in when it was already almost time to go. But having a very busy day will do that. And that means this whole week is going to rush by, since I’m certainly busy. And while I work […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Apr 25th, 2017
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In the future, humanity has spread out among the stars. Various planets and systems have all gotten new colonies. Then, all communication with the home planet, Earth, was lost. Nobody was quite sure why, but any expedition sent to figure out what happened has never come back or been heard from again....
By Polar_Bear
In News
Apr 25th, 2017
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I’ve posted many times that I love when a Kickstarter funds, then goes on sale to the general public. Now, most games that do that are months after the projected release date. Well, Legendary Games is doing something not a lot of Kickstarters can claim: releasing 2 months early. So if you want ...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Apr 25th, 2017
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One of the bigger announcements in comic books in the past year or so was the revelation that Captain America had always been a deep-cover Hydra agent this whole time. Spoilers: it’s not that they retconned all of Steve’s backstory from the beginning. It’s that Red Skull is having s...
By Polar_Bear
In Ancients
Apr 25th, 2017
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One of the biggest empires the Earth has known was that of the Romans. They turned the Mediterranean into their own, private lake and pushed far up into Europe with their conquests. There, they found all manner of tribes they simply called “barbarians.” For hundreds of years, the Romans a...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Apr 25th, 2017
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I get the appeal of digital forms for a game book. I really do. Heck, I’m often looking at them every day here on my computer. However, I will always still love to have a hard copy of a book to look through. Just something about actually turning the pages and the feel of it. […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Apr 24th, 2017
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The Algoryn faction for Beyond the Gates of Antares is getting some beefiness added to it. Warlord Games is taking orders for a new plastic command group, a new heavy weapon, and a new starter force. So you can get your new army, make sure it has a proper command structure, and give it the […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
Apr 24th, 2017
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The Light Side of the Force has plenty of powerful allies. The Jedi looked to keep peace and order across the galaxy. The Emperor almost wiped them out, but he missed a couple. You can’t keep a good Jedi down too long, apparently. And you’ll be able to bulk up your Star Wars: Destiny deck...
By Polar_Bear
In Corvus Belli
Apr 24th, 2017
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We’re about a week away from May. So that means that all the rain we’ve been getting here the past couple days is gonna pay off. I don’t think the rain has anything to do with new miniatures, though. Either way, Corvus Belli is showing off their May releases for Infinity....
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Apr 24th, 2017
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Lots of different video games are turning into miniatures and board games recently. One that’s just been announced is Fallout: Wasteland Warfare from Modiphius. So grab your Nuka Cola and be sure to save the bottle cap....
By Polar_Bear
In News
Apr 24th, 2017
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It’s just another Manic Monday… No, really. It’s busy over here. I’m looking at getting the posts done quickly so I can go work on some proofing projects and some writing projects. Anyway, let’s get you a quick Terrain Corner piece for today. We have: Heroic Maps –...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Apr 24th, 2017
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Well, we’re a few days past 4/20, but if you’re in someplace like Colorado, it doesn’t really need to be then to partake in some herb. And when doing such, maybe check out Stoner Loonacy, a new version of the Loonacy card game from Fully Baked Ideas....
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Apr 24th, 2017
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In the upcoming Avengers/Defenders War set for HeroClix, some of the heroes are listed as “title characters.” They have special abilities tied to them called… well, “title character abilities.” This allows them to gain and spend Plot Points in order to do special things ...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Apr 24th, 2017
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Spring has sprung. The temperatures are rising. The pollen is wafting through the air. People are headed outside once more… and they’re realizing that all that pollen and the hot temperatures are sending them right back inside again. Well, if you’re gonna be inside, why not do some ...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Apr 24th, 2017
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You’d think that both being rather mechanical in nature, the Cybermen and the Daleks would get along. Though, (thankfully for most of the rest of the universe) such is not the case. They clash with one-another just like they clash with other races. And that’s just what they’ll be do...