Reviews

By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Mar 6th, 2012
2 Comments
562 Views
Brueckenkopf does a review of Forged In Battle, a 15mm skirmish game. They also help you with your German homework. Well, reading the site will help with your German, at least. I don’t know if the guys, themselves, will. Perhaps if you asked nicely. We are taking a closer look on the 15mm scale...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Mar 6th, 2012
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Anatoli’s Game Room has a great review of Brink of Battle, a generic game system usable in almost any time period. But don’t let me tell you all about it. I didn’t do the review. They did: “Brink of Battle: Skirmish through the ages” is a pretty unique set of rules. It is not period...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Mar 5th, 2012
2 Comments
516 Views
Play Unplugged does a review of A Call To Arms: Star Fleet. And no, the book you read in grade school was “A Farewell to Arms.” This is different. It wasn’t a horrible book, though. But that’s beside the point: It’s time to arm photon torpedoes, lock on phasers, and divert pow...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Mar 5th, 2012
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Play Board Games takes a look at Eminent Domain. And I don’t just mean the new city ordinance that’s widening State st. From the review: Eminent Domain is a sci-fi themed, civilization-building, card game. It combines deck-building, role selection and tech improvements. You must score mor...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Mar 3rd, 2012
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The D6 Generation regales us, in their latest episode, about the state of gaming today and where it should go and a review of Rex. This episode we’re joined by Dan Yarrington in the third chair. Dan is the owner of Myriad Games and the driving force behind Game Salute and has over ten years [&h...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Mar 2nd, 2012
9 Comments
601 Views
Frontline Gamer gives us a look at Warpath and lets us know how they feel about it. Well… I’m intrigued… Frontline Gamer takes an intial look at Warpath from Mantic games. This is the fifth article in the ‘Games that intrigue’ series. Ah, good. The feeling’s mutual...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Mar 2nd, 2012
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561 Views
Play Board Games does a review of The New Era....
By Polar_Bear
In News
Mar 2nd, 2012
2 Comments
573 Views
Chest of Colors lets you know how they feel about the Winsor and Newton series brushes vs. others out there. But don’t just listen to me. Winsor & Newton series 7 brushes are often considered the best brushes for miniature painting. Do they live up to their reputation? Check this Winsor &#...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Mar 2nd, 2012
2 Comments
558 Views
Play Unplugged does a Dread-ful review. See what I did there? Sorry for the dreadful pun above… really… Get your nightlight out, and pull your covers over your head! Play Unplugged reviews horror RPG Dread....
By Polar_Bear
In Editorial
Feb 29th, 2012
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Penny Arcade Report talks with Days of Wonder CEO, Eric Hautemont Ben Kuchera of the Penny Arcade Report recently interviewed Days of Wonder CEO, Eric Hautemont. The conversation focused on Ticket to Ride – both the cardboard and digital versions. The result was a wide-ranging and sometimes philosoph...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Feb 28th, 2012
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Board To Death gives us a great review of the board game Conquest of Planet Earth by Flying Frog Productions. Aliens and saucers and ray guns, Oh my! The great guys at Board to Death TV Have done many more video reviews, and here is the latest one: http://www.boardtodeath.tv/review/3091 You should jo...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Feb 26th, 2012
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Play Board Games reviews Nightfall: Blood Country. I love these reviews. They’re always so thorough. As they say on the site: Nightfall: Blood Country is the second expansion for Nightfall. This is not a stand-alone expansion and requires the base game of Martial Law to play. This expansion tak...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Feb 25th, 2012
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479 Views
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Feb 24th, 2012
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516 Views
Play Board Games takes a look at Dungeon Run. Explanation! Dungeon Run is a dungeon crawl with a twist. You and your “friends” must kill the dungeon boss and retrieve the summoning stone. The problem is only one of you can exit with the stone and win the game....
By Polar_Bear
In Editorial
Feb 24th, 2012
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573 Views
Historical Wargames posts up Episode #4 of their podcast. From the website: In this Bonus Episode, I am again joined by my trusty sidekick Mike Garner as we discuss the Strategicon-OrcCon event this past President’s Day weekend. I talk about my experience at the WAB event and a few others games...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Feb 22nd, 2012
0 Comments
519 Views
Play Unplugged does a review of the D&D 4.0 Heroes of the Elemental Chaos. Hey! It’s tabletop gaming and don’t let me hear a single one of you say otherwise! The Players explain: Play Unplugged dives into the very nature of creation to review Player’s Option: Heroes of the Elem...
By Polar_Bear
In Editorial
Feb 22nd, 2012
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601 Views
The Secret Cabal updates with their latest podcast Here’s what you’re in for: In episode #12, the gang gives you a walkthrough and review of the new Fantasy Flight re-imagining of the Tom Jolly Ameri-Trash classic, Wiz-War. Then they have a round table discussion of the pros and cons of p...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Feb 22nd, 2012
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573 Views
Frontline Gamer takes a look at Banelegions miniatures and wow… they are breathtaking figs. But don’t take my word for it: Frontline Gamer has a look at the Banelegions range of miniatures and reviews the range in general. Then goes on to talk about some of the ranges there potential uses...
By Grant
In Reviews
Aug 29th, 2011
2 Comments
809 Views
by Grant Hill Microworld Games is a manufacturer of 6mm Fantasy and Science Fiction miniatures. The Foundationists are generic sci-fi figures, with a variety of vehicles and two different classes of infantry available. For this review, Microworld Games kindly provided us with one of each vehicle avai...
By Grant
In Ancients
Jul 19th, 2011
7 Comments
3271 Views
by Bob Barnetson Hail Caesar is Warlord Games’ new ancient rule set. This 192-page rule book retails for £30.00 (GBP) and is written by former Games Workshop designer Rick Priestley. Warlord Games is a UK-based manufacturer of plastic and metal 28mm historical miniatures, with WW2, Ancients and Pike ...
By Grant
In Fantasy
Jul 8th, 2011
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1498 Views
by Grant Hill Mantic Games are a UK based company who make 28mm fantasy miniatures. Although best known for their hard plastic kits, they also produce several white metal miniatures to be used as character pieces etc. All of the miniatures released so far are fantasy stereotypes: Elves, Dwarves, Unde...
By Grant
In Infinity
Jun 28th, 2011
12 Comments
808 Views
by Ian Wood Corvus Belli sent us the following December 2010 releases for Infinity to review: Combined Army Gwailos Haqqislam Hafza Unit (two model blister) Ariadna Moblot Sapper HMG Aleph Myrmidons (four model box) In common with Grant’s Infinity reviews I’m not mentioning casting qualit...
By Grant
In Fantasy
Jun 21st, 2011
1 Comment
690 Views
by Tom Kristensen Harwood Hobbies is a Canadian-based miniatures company that currently offers two different lines of 32mm metal miniatures: Sinbad (fantasy) and Lovecraft Circle (horror). They were kind enough to send me a total of seven models. My review copies arrived in small plastic bags, and ea...
By Grant
In Horror
Jun 20th, 2011
6 Comments
1495 Views
by Ken Whitehurst Hasslefree Miniatures are a small manufacturer based in Derbyshire in the United Kingdom. Hasslefree was founded by longtime miniature sculptor Kev White and his wife Sally, and specialises in being a small and customer-focused manufacturer with a loyal-following. In addition to his...
By Grant
In Infinity
Apr 21st, 2011
1 Comment
1922 Views
by Ian Wood Corvus Belli sent us the following November 2010 releases for Infinity to review: Yu Jing Su-Jian Immediate Action Unit Pan Oceana Military Orders Sectorial Starter Pack Aleph Achilles Nomads Moderator with Spitfire Ariadna William Wallace In common with Grant’s Infinity reviews I&#...
By Grant
In Reviews
Apr 21st, 2011
0 Comments
1486 Views
by Karl Johnson A small handful of tabletop games have been played and supported over a period of time spanning four decades (‘80s,’ 90s, ‘00s, and ‘10s), with the Battletech franchise being arguably one of the more popular of these games. Catalyst Game Labs has chosen to release a special Battletech...
By Grant
In Reviews
Apr 19th, 2011
6 Comments
819 Views
by Mike Hughes Soda Pop Miniatures were kind enough to send along four models from their Relic Knights line for us to review on TGN. This is Soda Pop’s sci-fi line and all of the models are strongly influenced by Japanese anime style (I happen to live in Japan so I have been bombarded by […]...
By Grant
In Horror
Feb 20th, 2011
3 Comments
630 Views
By Jon Webb Tengu Models are a recent addition to the ever–increasing number of small companies putting out diverse and interesting lines of figures. The company seems to specialise in what I would call Pulp (or alternative adventure) figures.  While they currently have no games of their own, I can s...
By Grant
In Reviews
Feb 8th, 2011
0 Comments
642 Views
by Mike Hughes The Boar hacker model is made by Sea Dragon Miniatures for their upcoming game Sapphire Wars (Facebook link), and retails for €11.00. The hacker comes in three parts: the main body, right arm with gun, and head. The kit also comes with a 30 mm round lipped base. Once assembled, the fig...
By Grant
In Reviews
Feb 6th, 2011
4 Comments
510 Views
Tabletop Gaming News would like to post more in-house reviews, but in order to do that we need more people willing to review products for us. While we’re happy to hear from all interested parties, we’re particularly looking for people willing to review games or historical miniatures. It&#...
By Grant
In Infinity
Dec 11th, 2010
6 Comments
634 Views
by Grant Hill Several new releases for Infinity were announced by Corvus Belli at the end of August 2010. The company are kind enough to provide us with review samples on a relatively regular basis. The average miniature for the Infinity range tends to have a good level of detail and be well cast, wi...
By Grant
In Infinity
Nov 30th, 2010
4 Comments
971 Views
by Grant Hill Several new releases for Infinity were announced by Corvus Belli at the end of July 2010. The company are kind enough to provide us with review samples on a relatively regular basis. The average miniature for the Infinity range tends to have a good level of detail and be well cast, with...
By Grant
In Infinity
Oct 18th, 2010
4 Comments
620 Views
by Grant Hill Several new releases for Infinity were announced by Corvus Belli at the end of May ’10. The company are kind enough to provide us with review samples on a relatively regular basis. The average miniature for the Infinity range tends to have a good level of detail and be well cast, ...
By Grant
In Reviews
May 1st, 2010
18 Comments
1954 Views
by Grant Hill Pulp City (warning, site has sound) is a superhero/comic book style pulp game, published by a Polish company, Pulp Monsters. Currently the game rules (Pulp City guide) are a free PDF download but the company does plan to produce a full printed rulebook in the not too distant future. The...
By Grant
In Infinity
Feb 21st, 2010
0 Comments
893 Views
by Grant Hill Several new releases for Infinity were announced by Corvus Belli at the end of November ’09. They have provided us with the following miniatures to review: Nomad Tomcat Engineer Combined Army Cadmus Shasvastii (boarding shotgun) Haqqislam Asawira Yu Jing Kuang Shi...