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By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jun 24th, 2017
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I’m an unabashed fan of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic. I put it in the same league as something like Animaniacs and Tiny Toons, where, sure, I may not be the real target audience, but I feel it’s a quality cartoon product that has enough references to keep me interested (they dress up as [&hell...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jun 24th, 2017
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It’s Saturdaaaaaaaaaaay! Woooooooo! Due to the rain, my initial plans for the day fell through. But I’m hoping to rebound and maybe hang out with some people here and just chill. Yes, just me, them, and a whole pan of homemade banana pudding cheesecake… But at the moment, I know wha...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jun 23rd, 2017
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Lots of releases coming out today. CMON’s got several, themselves. If you’re a fan of Rum & Bones, there’s a new faction, some new mercenaries, as well as some deep sea creatures available. If you’re a fan of simple bluffing games, there’s Kronia, which is one I per...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jun 23rd, 2017
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It seems that even in the far future, there’s issues with proper disposal of our unused items. As humanity has expanded throughout the galaxy, our old, discarded robots are starting to pile up in the spaceways. That’s causing issues and something needs to be done about it. That’s wh...
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
Jun 23rd, 2017
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If you’re going to name your game, name your game. That’s just what WizKids has done with DiceBot Megafun. In the game, players are looking to create their own robot by heading to the junkyard and picking up parts. Then, once their bots are all prepped and loaded out with weapons, they...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Jun 23rd, 2017
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We know it happens for things like San Diego ComicCon, but never before has Gen Con announced that they may have entirely sold out. And yet, that’s where we’re at. The gaming convention held annually in Indianapolis is reaching maximum capacity and they just might reach that this year. It...
By Polar_Bear
In Modelling
Jun 23rd, 2017
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It’s here, ladies and gentlemen. Friday. Gateway to the weekend. The work week is almost over and we just need to push through these last few hours and we’ll be free. Hopefully you’ve got some plans put together. Mine have solidified, with some chill card gaming tonight with a frien...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jun 23rd, 2017
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You’d think that time could just take care of itself. Once something’s done, it’s done. That’s not the case, though. Without regular monitoring, the whole time stream can unravel. In this case, the Reconquista of Spain isn’t going as it should. The T.I.M.E. Agency has to...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jun 23rd, 2017
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Game designers Sen-Foong Lim and Jessey Wright are teaming up to bring you The Legend of Korra: Pro-bending Arena, a new board game from IDW Games. The game will let players compete against one-another using a team of benders, then draft cards in order to play and place elements around the arena. The...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jun 23rd, 2017
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Well, it’s been almost a week. So, I’m sure all of you are all extremely tired of 40k already and want to play something else… I’m kidding. But if that actually is the case, and you want to play some The Hobbit, well, Forge World has some new figures you can order for the game...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jun 23rd, 2017
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It starts with a cough or a runny nose. Soon, people’s organs are melting. Ok, maybe that’s a bit extreme, but it’s still sort of what’s going on in Pandemic. People fawned all over Pandemic Legacy: Season 1. But where there’s a 1, there’s a 2. As such, Z-Man Games...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Jun 23rd, 2017
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Knight Models has the latest set of miniatures available for both the DC Universe Miniatures Game as well as the Batman Miniatures game (since their releases come with stats for both games). The big release of this month would have to be Wonder Woman as well as the new Amazon figures. They round thin...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jun 22nd, 2017
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Music’s a pretty big part of my life. I’ve got it going basically all the time. I also love a rather eclectic mix. The CD in my car has got such artists as A Hawk and a Hacksaw, Echo and the Bunnymen, Johnny Cash, Dethklok, Soundgarden, and Nim Vind (among many others). In Damn the [&hell...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jun 22nd, 2017
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Eagle-Gryphon Games is taking players back to the fantastic world of Fantastiqa. They’ve launched a Kickstarter campaign for a new expansion for the game. This one is called Rival Realms. In it, two magicians have been teleported to the realm. They will compete against one-another to summon loc...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jun 22nd, 2017
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Get your stinkin’ paws off me, you damn, dirty ape! That’s just one of the classic lines in movie history. Hard to believe the movie is going to be 50 years old. To commemorate it, WYSIWSYGames is coming out with a Planet of the Apes board game. It will be headed to Kickstarter at the [&h...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jun 22nd, 2017
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Steve Jackson Games has announced a new version of Munchkin will be making its way to Walgreens stores in the near future. This one’s aimed at a slightly younger audience (though no version of Munchkin, that I know of, is too adult in nature). This one’s called Munchkin Spell Skool....
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jun 22nd, 2017
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We’re getting closer to that weekend. Just another day and a half and we’ll be there. Hopefully, you’ve got some gaming plans lined up. I’ve got some partial ones, myself. We’ll see how it goes. But if you are going to be gaming, you should have a good-looking gaming tab...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jun 22nd, 2017
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Gen Con is just around the corner. I mean, we’re damn-near to July, and that’s month-adjacent to Gen Con. Thousands up on thousands of gamers are going to descend upon Indianapolis for the show. It’s a great time for companies to release new products. dV Giochi is doing just that, a...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jun 22nd, 2017
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Sure, my friend Henrix can speak and read Swedish, but despite what he’s tried to teach me, I haven’t quite gotten it down yet. In the meantime, I still need English versions of games. And that’s why I’m thankful that Åskfågeln (however that’s pronounced) is bringing Wes...
By Polar_Bear
In 19th Century
Jun 22nd, 2017
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It’s time to set sail once again for the Caribbean. There’s pirates, natives, Spanish, French, and all sorts of people navigating through the tropical waters in search of resources. This, of course, leads to all manner of conflict. Those you can play out on your table in Blood & Plun...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jun 22nd, 2017
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On a distant and remote planet sits a monolith. Nobody’s quite sure how long its been there or who put it there, but from it comes various forces that are said to control the cosmos. Every seven years, four alien races send a lone monk to the monolith. There, they will battle with one-another t...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jun 22nd, 2017
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The strangeness of Arkham isn’t just limited to its creepy buildings like the Asylum and Miskatonic University. It’s making its way out into the streets. Everyday people are becoming corrupted by the malevolent forces at work. Before everyone becomes scaled, tentacled, slime-spewing…...
By Polar_Bear
In Hordes
Jun 22nd, 2017
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The Grymkin are getting ever-closer to your tabletops. This new faction for Hordes harkens back to the very beginning of Privateer Press where many of these creatures appeared in the Monstronomican and the Iron Kingdoms Campaign Setting book. Soon, you’ll be able to control them like never befo...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jun 21st, 2017
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It’s never good when a cult leader moves into town. Things start getting weird. Dark magic starts to take over, and mutations and various corruptions start manifesting in the populace. What that town needs is some heroes to come in and save the day. That’s just what you’ll be doing ...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jun 21st, 2017
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Circle of Blood (sounds like a Slayer song) will be making its way to the English-speaking world. Currently, those who speak Spanish are able to enjoy it, but Last bullet Games wants to expand out their audience. The game is a fantasy skirmish game with some rpg elements to it. Players can compete ag...
By Polar_Bear
In Magazine/webzine
Jun 21st, 2017
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You know me, I tend to fill my day up with all the gaming that one person can handle. I know many of you out there are the same way. To help with that, there’s gaming magazines, in particular, Casual Game Insider. They’re offering a digital copy of their upcoming issue free. All you need ...
By Polar_Bear
In Corvus Belli
Jun 21st, 2017
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We’re getting into the last 1/3 of June. Seems like a pretty good time to start showing off what will be available next month. And that’s just what Corvus Belli is doing. They’re showing off the next batch of releases for Infinity....
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Jun 21st, 2017
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Well, I don’t know about you, but my week’s already been pretty full of gaming stuff, mostly yesterday. I ended up having my order from Miniature Market come in (containing the Curse of the Statuettes adventure), and then Ray got back from Origins and I got some Muse on Minis tokens for G...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jun 21st, 2017
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Sure, games are cool and all, and pretty much all of them are great to play right out of the standard box… But many of us really want expansions! You know, the stuff that is able to take a game you love and really add to it, giving you new options and increasing the replayability. […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jun 21st, 2017
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For as long as anyone can remember, the walls of Bastion have held fast. Enemy armies have broken upon it like waves on a cliff. But it’s not just orcs and goblins marching up to the sturdy defenses. This time, things might just go differently, unless the various heroes of the city can come to ...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Jun 21st, 2017
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It’s always important to make sure you and your opponent are on the same page when it comes to rules. It’s also good to see that a company is supporting a game they make, wanting it to be as good and balanced as possible. If you’re a Star Wars: Armada player, you’ll want to ch...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Jun 21st, 2017
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Marvel isn’t the only comic company getting a 15th Anniversary Set for HeroClix. DC is getting their own, too. And much like the Marvel set featured What If? scenarios, the DC one is focusing on the Elseworlds, alternative versions of various characters from their own worlds. In this preview, w...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Jun 21st, 2017
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The German invasion of Britain not only stalled out, but the counter-attack is threatening to push them back into the sea. With the stakes high, the German High Command is launching Campaign Gigant, their own counter-counter-offensive that will hopefully (for them, anyway) see the tide turn back once...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jun 20th, 2017
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This is one that, I’m sure, will catch people’s attention. The folks behind the original Legend of the Five Rings game have teamed up to bring you a board game set in the 7th Sea universe. Players will take control of one of the warring nations, who have been going at it for 30 years, [&h...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jun 20th, 2017
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Nobody likes trolls. We hate them on the internet and we hate it when they eat our goats. But it’s time to fight back against those goat-eating trolls by using our herd of mutated monster goats! Yeah! That’ll show those trolls who’s boss! That’s what you’ll be doing in G...