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By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Mar 23rd, 2017
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Good news, everyone! We have defeated the Martians! The problem is that the world alliance that was able to do so didn’t really last, and it looks like all the nations are gearing up for what will surely be called The Great War. That’s the broad story behind Shattered Crown, a new alterna...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Mar 23rd, 2017
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The woods are always a bit of a place of mystery. Since ancient times, they’ve been where witches and monsters live. But you’re young and strong and want to prove your worth. So you’re headed into those woods, to face off against whatever you might find. Will you come out the victor...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Mar 23rd, 2017
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Aeon’s End, the deck-building game from Indie Boards and Cards is getting a stand-alone expansion. It’s called War Eternal and it continues on the fight with the last bit of The World that Was trying to hold on against The Nameless. Will you be able to push them back and save the little b...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Mar 23rd, 2017
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The Guardians of the Galaxy certainly does have some interesting-looking characters they interact with. One of them is the space pirate, Yondu. I mean, he’s got an arrow that he can control… psychically? Magically? I don’t honestly know. But you don’t want to get hit by it, th...
By Polar_Bear
In Horror
Mar 23rd, 2017
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The weekend looms ever-closer. I know many of you are up in Chicago right now. I wish I was there with you. But I can live vicariously through all the photos that are being posted. *sighs longingly…* Anyway, let’s make sure your gaming tables look as good as possible, eh? Today in the Ter...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Mar 23rd, 2017
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Well, earlier today we had the announcement of the new Pathfinder unpainted minis. But what if you’re playing a bit more spacey? … That doesn’t sound quite right, but you know what I mean. What if you’ve traded in your bow and arrow for a laser blaster and your horse and wagon...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Mar 23rd, 2017
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A good RPG is all about immersion. You don’t feel like you’re a group of gamers sitting around a table (or computers if you’re using a VTT), but you’re actually your characters out on an adventure. One of the ways to help with that is the GM creating deep an intriguing culture...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Mar 23rd, 2017
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Well, we’ve had the Desert Rats book as well as the Monty’s miniatures set. We’ve also gotten the Afrika Corps book, so that just leaves Rommel’s miniatures. And that’s just what we have for you now from Battlefront for Flames of War....
By Polar_Bear
In Age of Sigmar
Mar 23rd, 2017
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Well, seems Adepticon is getting a bit of announcements coming out of it. This one’s about Shadespire, a new Age of Sigmar-based miniatures board game coming from Games Workshop later this year. Warhammer Community has some preview shots of it up....
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Mar 23rd, 2017
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Some of us love to paint. Some of us don’t. Personally, I fall into the “don’t” category, but I certainly can understand why others do enjoy it. For those that want to have your own RPG minis in the colors you want, you can now pick up the Pathfinder Battles Deep Cuts minis. T...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Mar 22nd, 2017
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We’ve seen the Desert Rats book for Flames of War. But it’s hard to play a miniatures game without miniatures. So Battlefront has their Monty’s Desert Rats set that you can pick up....
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Mar 22nd, 2017
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Are you ready to continue on your adventures in the Chronicles of the Throne of Thorns cycle? That’s good, because Jarningen has launched a Kickstarter campaign in order to fund it. It’s called Karvosti – the Witch Hammer and it’s 152 pages of adventure as the sequel to Thistl...
By Polar_Bear
In Magazine/webzine
Mar 22nd, 2017
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As I mentioned earlier, I’ve seen a lot of you are traveling to Chicago for Adepticon. Many of the updates are coming from people sitting in airports, waiting for their flights. Well, if that’s where you’re at (or are anywhere that you can stop and read a digital magazine, really), ...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Mar 22nd, 2017
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Politics play a huge part in our lives, whether we’re thinking about them or not. Most of us have an opinion on how things are run and feel we could do better. But to do that, first you have to be elected. Politics With Allies lets you test your ability to be elected. It’s a […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Ancients
Mar 22nd, 2017
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Hey kids. I see from my friends feed that quite a lot of you are headed to Chicago for Adepticon. I really wish I was going. I would be, but there’s a bunch of proofing projects that are coming along, and I know how you gamers get if you have to wait even an extra […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Mar 22nd, 2017
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Doctor Who is getting a couple new games this year. One of them is the miniatures skirmish game coming from Warlord Games. If you’re one of the many Who (see what I did there?) have been wishing they could just jump ahead and time and get it, you’ll be happy to see that there’s a [&...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Mar 22nd, 2017
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These aren’t just not the droids you’re looking for, you want to make sure that they’re not the droids that are looking for you. While they might outwardly look like C-3P0 and R2-D2, don’t expect BT-1 and 0-0-0 to help you overthrow oppressive regimes. They’re going to b...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Mar 22nd, 2017
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Soon, I discovered this “rock” thing was true. Jerry Lee Lewis was the devil. Jesus was an architect, previous to his career as a prophet. All of a sudden, I found myself in love with the world, so there was only one thing that I could do was ding-a-ding-dang my dang-along ling-long. I wo...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Mar 22nd, 2017
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Our good friends over at Burning Games are at it again. Their award-winning sci-fi RPG, Faith, is getting an updated version. They’re also adding in miniatures to the mix, because everyone loves high-quality minis! They’ve launched a Kickstarter campaign for them, and have been so kind as...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Mar 22nd, 2017
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We all know the story of the 3 Little Pigs. They built their houses out of straw and sticks and bricks in order to remain safe from the Big Bad Wolf. Well, those pigs had siblings who had piglets of their own. These little nieces and nephews also live in an enchanted forest and are […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Mar 21st, 2017
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In an ancient land, different factions look to pass on their knowledge to the next generation. Martial Arts Masters are all training promising students, hoping that they will carry on the power of their moves. Meanwhile, the Emperor is also looking to solidify their rule and create a dynasty. Only on...
By Polar_Bear
In Job Opportunity
Mar 21st, 2017
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Mantic Games is looking to add to their team. They are in need of a new Events and Organized Play Coordinator. If you’re very organized, detail-oriented, and able to take care of multiple tasks at a time, all while making sure Mantic’s organized play program is the best, then you’re...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Mar 21st, 2017
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Garage Gaming has launched a Kickstarter in order to fund their Anazi Dynasty miniatures for their Code Zero game. These will be the first miniatures produced for the game (which will come at a later date). Code Zero is a sci-fi miniatures skirmish game, with players collecting together their own tro...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Mar 21st, 2017
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Great Escape Games has started taking pre-orders for The Curse of Dead Man’s Hand, the next expansion for Dead Man’s Hand. The set includes four new gangs: The Baron, The Seven, the Mountain Men, and The Malevolent Seven. Sounds like a right nasty group of ruffians....
By Polar_Bear
In News
Mar 21st, 2017
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And we’re back to Tuesday. I’d totally forgotten that yesterday was the first day of Spring. It certainly felt like it. The bit of a cold snap we’d had is gone. It’s supposed to get up to 80 today. We’ve switched the thermostat in the office from “heat” to &#...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Mar 21st, 2017
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Well, unfortunately, I’m not going to be able to make it to Adepticon this year. Sad, too, because I was really looking forward to trying out Red Panda Miniatures’ new game, Wander: The Cult of Barnacle Bay. Well, I can still live vicariously through photos posted online. Or I could just ...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Mar 21st, 2017
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When a lot of people think “post-apocalyptic,” one of the things that’ll pop into their mind is Mad Max. And what’s Mad Max without all those awesome vehicles? Well, Hyacinth Games’ Wreck-Age game also takes place in a post-apocalyptic world, and they’re looking to...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Mar 21st, 2017
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So, yesterday was the first day of Spring (or Fall, depending on which part of the equator you’re on). We’re only mostly through March, but the true spirit of Christmas should be in our hearts all year ’round (or so we say at Christmas, anyway). Well, that includes games, of course....
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Mar 21st, 2017
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I guess, if you play a game of Flames of War, you could have the British fighting against the British. To my knowledge, there’s nothing that says otherwise. But, really, people want to play the British versus the Nazis. And since we got a look at the Desert Rats book before, let’s take a ...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Mar 21st, 2017
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The Guardians of the Galaxy are making their way back to the silver screen. They’re also going to be making their way back to your tabletops. WizKids is coming out with a Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2 set for HeroClix. We’ve seen Drax. Let’s take a look at Star-Lord. *dance-off*...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Mar 21st, 2017
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When you’re dead, you’re dead. Or maybe not. What happens after we die is a mystery, only revealed once we get there. In the world of Terrinoth, death doesn’t mean you’re done with your military obligation. The reanimated dead walk the land, taking up arms for their masters. T...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Mar 20th, 2017
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With Battlefront headed to North Africa with their latest Flames of War releases, they’ve decided to head that direction in Tanks, their armored skirmish game as well. In May/June, they’ll be coming out with 6 new sets....
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Mar 20th, 2017
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Printing books is expensive. You’ve got to get together all the writing, all the artwork, and the layout done. Then you’ve got to send those files off to the printer. And you want to get as good a quality product as you can. Well, quality costs money. Even for popular titles, it might tak...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Mar 20th, 2017
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When reading over the description for this game, all I could think of was the old Toys R Us jingle, “I don’t wanna grow up. I’m a Toys R Us kid…” And now I’ve probably gotten that stuck in a lot of your heads, too. No, I’m not ashamed. Anyway, Renegade Game S...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Mar 20th, 2017
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The most interesting thing about King Charles the I is that he was 5’6″ tall at the start of his reign, but only 4’8″ tall at the end of it (source). … Ok, seriously, that’s the only thing I could hear while reading about this book. Warlord Games has started taking...