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By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jan 18th, 2017
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We’ve been having a small discussion about My Little Pony in the comments section. Mostly about whether or not the show is ubiquitous enough that people can just use the acronym “MLP” and have it be known what they are talking about. Whether you feel the show has gotten to that poin...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Jan 18th, 2017
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And we’re already to Wednesday. It helps the week go along when you’re off on Monday. It’s also my friend Gilbert’s birthday! Yo. Gilbert. You old, dude. Anyway, along with cake and ice cream, we should fill up on some bite-sized gaming stories. Today on the platter we have: M...
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 Board Games
Jan 18th, 2017
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Sometimes you just get the urge to build an empire. Or, at least, I do. Now, you can’t really be going out there, building an army, conquering neighboring territories while also advancing technology and creating diplomatic relations with your neighbors. However, you can live vicariously through...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jan 18th, 2017
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Capital cities are very important to a country. Sure, cities are important, in general, in terms of trade and crafts and such, but capital cities are where your government will be and that means it’s where you’ll be having meetings with foreign dignitaries. Having a capital city that̵...
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 Fantasy Flight Games
Jan 18th, 2017
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The truth is out there. In some way, all of us want to know it. What’s actually happening in the world? What are the honest facts, instead of just the spin we see in the media? At least, we think we want to know. There are some things out there it’s probably best that we […]...
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 Card Games
Jan 17th, 2017
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It’s good to be the king. It’s so good, in fact, people are willing to raise armies and backstab their friends in order to get there. And that’s just what you’ll be doing in Reign, a new card game that’s up on Kickstarter now. Will you be the one to wear the onyx crown?...
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
Jan 17th, 2017
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A new set for Dice Masters is coming out soon. A much more technologically-advanced set, it focuses on Tony Stark and the various suits he has created for himself and others. Iron Man & War Machine gives you several versions of Iron Man’s armor that haven’t been seen before in the ga...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jan 17th, 2017
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The streets of London are choked with thick fog and smoke from the factories. People go about their everyday lives. The undead are used as a labor force, putting many out of a job. Strange creatures, tainted by the runoff from the factories, lurk the alleyways. In all of it, the Cult looks to bring [...
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 News
Jan 17th, 2017
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And we’re back in the office after a long weekend. You know, when it comes to long weekends, I prefer having Monday off as opposed to Friday. Reason being is you’ve got a long weekend and then a short week. Gets you back to the weekend that much quicker. What can also help the week [&hell...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jan 17th, 2017
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Well… hmm… *looks over the campaign and see what sort of things I can actually share about it, considering we try and keep TGN to a PG-13 rating, considering a lot of people browse while at work/school* Umm… well… it’s a card game. We can’t show you any of the artw...
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 Alternate History
Jan 17th, 2017
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Fiction is a wonderful thing. While there is certainly plenty of strange and wonderful things in our own, real world… we can’t ride around on dinosaurs or own a flying saucer or control lightning with our minds. But in a fictional world, anything is possible. And “anything is possib...
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 Board Games
Jan 14th, 2017
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It’s a beautiful Saturday here in Atlanta. The sun’s shining. It’s warm outside. … Sounds like a perfect time to go to the LGS and stay inside, playing games all day! 😀 And to those dealing with ice up in the midwest, best to stay inside and play some games all day. Long story...
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 Fallschirmjäger Falcon Infantry. But really, it’s all about the Ursus Infantry....
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Jan 13th, 2017
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*meditates* Inner peace… Inner peace… Inner peace… *grooves along to Static-X while meditating, because why not?* Even though the Jedi were wiped out once, there are those that still follow the Light Side of the Force. They’re those that use the Force for knowledge and clarity...
By Polar_Bear
In Magazine/webzine
Jan 13th, 2017
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For those of you that have a fear of the number 13, today’s a pretty scary day. To help calm you, you could read issue 13 of Game Nite Magazine, which is available now. That way, you can see that the number 13 isn’t so bad, after all....
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jan 13th, 2017
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Sometimes you like a particular setting for a game, but your other players like a particular rules set. Often, that can create tension as you want to play one thing while other want to play something else. Well, that’s where settings getting cross-over books to different systems help. In this c...
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
Jan 13th, 2017
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Long before humans colonized the stars, an ancient race created Gates that would send travelers to far-flung reaches of the galaxy. Now, the various panhuman races (those that have evolved apart from each other and the core human ancestor they all share) are fighting for control of those gates. You&#...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Jan 13th, 2017
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Friiiiiiiidaaaaaaay! Woo! We’ve made it, everyone! At least for me, it was a nice, calm, “standard” week. As a creature of habit, I’m very grateful for that. Many of us here in the US are also getting a 3-day weekend, what with Martin Luther King Jr. Day being this upcoming Mo...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jan 13th, 2017
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Robert E. Howard’s Conan series of books had a very wide cast of characters. The titular barbarian king traveled far and wide across Hyboria and met with many strange creatures. Howard was also friends with H.P. Lovecraft, and you can see where that friendship influenced certain things, such as...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jan 13th, 2017
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A very good friend of mine is getting married today. Tradition has it that he’ll carry his new bride across the threshold later. I’m hoping that his evening doesn’t turn into a Lovecraftian horror story after that point… Though I have a feeling he’d find that pretty cool...
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 Corvus Belli
Jan 13th, 2017
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Can you draw? Do you like miniatures games? Would see a movie where George Wendt eats beans? If you answered “yes” to those questions, then Corvus Belli might be looking for you. They are in the market for a new concept artist....
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Jan 12th, 2017
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My painting skills are lacking. They really are. I’ve not painted anything of note for some time now. So, that means you don’t have to worry about me swooping in and taking the top prize in Mantic’s The Walking Dead: All Out War Painting Competition....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jan 12th, 2017
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Behind football (or, as Americans call it, soccer), Cricket is the most popular professional sport on Earth. Sure, we here in the states might not get too involved in it, but that’s just our corner of the globe. And, like most sports, those of us in the gaming community would like to have a tab...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jan 12th, 2017
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Kids love dinosaurs. At least, as a kid, I did. I never really grew out of it, either, to be honest. The giant lizards that used to roam our Earth seem almost too cool to be actually true. And while there are some dinosaur-themed games out there, a lot of them have you hunting the […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jan 12th, 2017
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The “week of being back to normal” continues. I’m certainly a creature of habit, and so getting back into “the regular swing of things” has been rather relaxing. Plus, there’s some really awesome things going on here at the office that I’ve been part of. I me...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jan 12th, 2017
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The cultural impact of Doctor Who is undeniable. Especially if you’re in the “nerd crowd,” you see references and allusions to it all over. And it’s not just the older Doctors who get referenced. The newer ones have their own followings, as people debate about which was the be...