Role Playing Games

By Polar_Bear
In News
Oct 23rd, 2017
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Wyrd loves to make Mondays just a little better by having regular previews that day. Well, as today’s Monday, that means a preview. This time around, it’s a look at the Marksman pursuit for Through the Breach. Marksman Pursuit… sounds like a new spy thriller movie coming out next su...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Oct 23rd, 2017
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The world is full of super-powered individuals, created using different genetic variations in humans. Thing is, there’s different factions all trying to fight for their way of doing things and how they think that the human race should evolve. It’s into this secret war that you find yourse...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Oct 23rd, 2017
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DMs can always have another resource available to them to help make their games go more smoothly. I mean, they have to populate an entire world (or universe, or multiverses, really). To aid in that, there’s the NPC For Hire decks. The Heroes & Villains one is back up on Kickstarter and loo...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Oct 20th, 2017
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I have not yet seen the My Little Pony movie. I just don’t like going to the theater, honestly. I do want to see the flick, though, at some point. It’ll just be on Netflix in a couple months. By then, I also might be getting a copy of the official Tails of Equestria Movie […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Oct 20th, 2017
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When the folks at Shades of Vengeance want to expand the Era: The Consortium universe, they don’t just give you one or two expansion books. They look to blow the doors wide open with as many expansion books as they can possibly manage. To do that, they’re running their 2nd A Universe of E...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Oct 20th, 2017
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Pre-made adventures are great for GMs with a time crunch. I’m currently using one for a game I’m running. They give the players a lot of action and adventure and the GM can still play around with it as they please. For those playing the Star Wars RPG from Fantasy Flight Games, a new adven...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Oct 19th, 2017
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Symbaroum, the dark fantasy RPG setting is full of monsters and other dangers for the players to come across. Which monsters? Well, that’s what they’re looking to fund with their current Kickstarter campaign. It is in 3 parts and aims to create a Monster Codex, a book of Adversaries, and ...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Oct 19th, 2017
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Right now, It is one of the most-popular things going on out there. It‘s the story of a group of kids going out and defeating a vile monster. And then you’ve got things like Stranger Things, that people are excited about the upcoming season. Well, if you’re wanting to bring that sor...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Oct 18th, 2017
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Most of the time, when you think of goblins, you think of a fantasy setting. Orcs, elves, forests, dwarves, that kind of thing. Such is not the case in Gobblin‘. Instead, you’re taken into a post-apocalyptic world. Think Fallout meets Tolkien. In this new RPG, you play as a goblin looking...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Oct 17th, 2017
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The next book release is now available for the Tails of Equestria RPG. It’s the Bestiary of Equestria and it details many of the fantastic creatures that inhabit the world. Not only that, but there’s also rules for allowing the first-ever non-pony player characters. Maybe you’d pref...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Oct 17th, 2017
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As with just about every new Star Wars RPG book, there’s lots of new options for players to create more unique and defined characters, letting them play just exactly what they want to. In Cyphers and Masks, a book all about spying and subterfuge, there’s a new specialization (the Courier)...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Oct 17th, 2017
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When I’m playing an RPG, I like to have the right miniature on the board to represent what the PCs are fighting. And I know my PCs like to have a mini that as closely as possible represents their character. As such, it’s always good to have more options available. And that’s what we...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Oct 16th, 2017
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Just this past weekend, I re-watched one of my favorite movies: Predator 2. I nearly watched Alien, instead. And I still might do so sometime this week. Both, obviously, involve aliens going after humans, with heavy horror/action elements. And aliens, horror, and action is what you get in Aliens and ...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Oct 16th, 2017
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Wyrd keeps a nice, steady schedule for their previews. I can certainly appreciate that. I’m a big fan of routine. So, as it’s Monday, that means some new art to look at. In this case, it’s from the Through the Breach book, Above the Law. Check out the Commander....
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Oct 16th, 2017
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Legacy of Dragholt lets you adventure around the world of Terrinoth in new and exciting ways. The game is less of an experience where you’re looking to win or lose, and much more about trying to create a story within the world you explore around. But how all is that supposed to work? Well, that...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Oct 12th, 2017
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23rd Century Productions is looking to bring you a new edition of Battlelords, the sci-fi RPG set in a future full of intrigue and danger. This will be the 7th edition of the game, originally released in 1990. Be one of 15 different core races and deck your character out with a wide array of [&hellip...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Oct 12th, 2017
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In Stuffed Fables, players take on the role of stuffed animals, going on adventures in the night. The game uses an innovative game book that not only gives you the rules for the various encounters and scenarios, but also acts as the map. It has been garnering a lot of attention since its announcement...
By Polar_Bear
In Dungeons & Dragons
Oct 11th, 2017
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Silver Games is further expanding their Ponyfinder product line with Ponyfinder: Tactics. This book looks to give players a whole bunch of new options for their characters. New feats, new base class (the Elementalist), new races and subraces, new spells. And for the GM, new monsters. It’s got a...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Oct 11th, 2017
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Well, the world’s come to an end again. Damnit, Todd! I told you to get that cough looked at. Now there’s a zombie outbreak and we’ve got to try and stay alive! Good thing I’ve got this Survivor’s Guide for Outbreak: Undead 2nd Edition. … Ok, so I don’t actua...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Oct 10th, 2017
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Game sourcebooks for your RPGs are all about options. They give GMs new places that they can steer the game. There’s new types of gear that the PCs can get. There’s new monsters the PCs can fight. There’s new things that the PCs can incorporate into their characters. The Dawn of Reb...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Oct 10th, 2017
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Another classic is being brought to your tabletops with Masks of Nyarlathotep for Eldritch Horror. But more than that, there’s also going to be a new edition of the Call of Cthulhu adventure, updating it to the current 7th edition rules. So it’s sort of a two-for-one update here. Cults al...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Oct 5th, 2017
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Stuffed Fables is a new type of storytelling game where the game book, itself, is the scene for all the action. Players will move their figures on the book’s pages, even as it tells them how the scenarios they’re playing goes. But how does that all work, exactly? In this preview, Plaid Ha...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Oct 5th, 2017
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Fantasy Flight Games has posted up the open beta rules for the Legend of the Five Rings RPG. If you’ve been re-excited about all things Rokugan from the recent re-launch of the card game, now’s your chance to create your own character and leave your own mark on the land. So, what clan wil...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Oct 4th, 2017
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The Ogre Gate Inn and the Strange Land of Li Fan is a new sourcebook for Wandering Heroes of Ogre Gate. If you’re interested in some wuxia RP action, you’ll want to check it out. It will take players to the land of Li Fan, where restless ghosts and other spirits haunt the living. Dare [&h...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Oct 4th, 2017
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Worlds of Empyrea, written by Frank Mentzer (famed Dungeons & Dragons author) is a setting book with a difference. It’s not written for just one system. Or two. Or three. It’s written with rules for 10 different gaming systems. If you’re wanting a new place for your game to be ...
By Polar_Bear
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Oct 4th, 2017
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These days, the world of the digital and tabletop are blending together more and more. You’ve got board games that have apps that not only help run them, but are vital to the play experience. Well, Alchimie Inc. is blending technology and umm… non-technology in NecroMech, their upcoming D...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Oct 4th, 2017
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I’m a huge fan of innovation in game worlds. There’s lots of fantasy RPGs, walking-undead board games, and sci-fi skirmish games out there. What you don’t see a lot of are games where you and the other players are mice who form a club and build their own motorcycles. But that’...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Oct 3rd, 2017
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I wish I could be a sleeper agent. Just nap all day, snuggling up with your teddyrancor, under your X-Wing sheets. *gets handed a note* Oh… that’s not what a sleeper agent does at all. Apparently they’re deep-cover operatives that infiltrate a location and basically live a double-li...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Oct 2nd, 2017
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Andromeda the Game is actually the name for a whole project worth of products based in the same universe. It’s broken up into various parts, from The Abyss, which is an RPG, to The Void, a board game including minis. There’s also a soundtrack and an app. As I said, it’s a bit of eve...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Oct 2nd, 2017
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Sure, when many people think of playing in an RPG, they think of heading down into the dungeon and smacking around some goblins or kobolds, grabbing the loot, and heading back to town, but what about when you do make it back to town? Or when you’ve got to get papers from the local nobility [&he...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Sep 29th, 2017
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And here we are again. Friday: threshold to the weekend. I’m sure many of you are gearing up for a weekend of gaming, possibly starting as early as when you get off of work. I’m looking to spend tomorrow at the LGS, hopefully getting in some games of Guild Ball and Bushido. But whatever y...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Sep 28th, 2017
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Starfinder lets you take a rules set you know (Pathfinder, in case you somehow didn’t know) and head out into the stars. Well, while there may be literally thousands of minis out there for your fantasy RPG games, the market is decidedly smaller for sci-fi games. Paizo and Ninja Division are loo...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Sep 28th, 2017
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Many people are excited for the upcoming Stuffed Fables storytelling game from Plaid Hat. It’s gotten quite the reaction over on our social network sites. So you should be excited to know that a new preview has been posted. This time, we get a look at another of the fuzzy creatures that you can...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Sep 27th, 2017
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Fearlight Games is looking to be efficient with their Kickstarters. They have one going for both a new set of cases for their Baker Street RPG. It’s also got a new set of adventures for Hood: Swashbuckling Adventures in Sherwood. So whether you want to hit the mean streets of London in a trench...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Sep 27th, 2017
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The launch of the Legend of the Five Rings card game seems to be doing rather well. We’ve got like 5-6 people here at the office that play. This has brought a lot of attention back to the property, and Fantasy Flight is looking to get you, the players, involved. They are going to start [&hellip...