Role Playing Games

By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Jul 27th, 2016
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The Force Awakens has created a place where new fans can hop on the Star Wars fan bus. And with gaming being more mainstream, that means more people interested in getting involved with the RPG opportunities that are out there. Fantasy Flight Games has made it very easy to get started with their Begin...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Jul 27th, 2016
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Companies often run special promos at their booth during big shows, and Gen Con is certainly a big show. As such, Arc Dream Publishing is going to be running their Open the Green Box promotion. People will be able to sign up ath Booth 623 to be able to open up the box and win […]...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jul 26th, 2016
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The Year of New Editions just just hold for games, but also the material that goes with them. Modiphius has released the Venusian Apocalypse campaign for Mutant Chronicles, with an updated and expanded version of the original adventure. Howso expanded? Well, you get the original three chapters (updat...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jul 26th, 2016
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We all know my love of giant robots. One place they tend to show up a lot is in anime. Well, if you’d like to bring your love of giant robots to your gaming table, you might want to check out the Anime Hack supplement that Okumarts Games just put out for The Black Hack […]...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jul 25th, 2016
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While Monday means a return to the regular workday for us, it also means that it’s time for another preview from Wyrd. So we’ve got that going for us. This week we step away from Malifaux to look at Through the Breach. That has a new book coming out as well. It’s called Into the [&h...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jul 22nd, 2016
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With summer stretching on, you may feel as though you’ve “played out” all your current games and are in need of a change. But what to get? Well, Fantasy Flight Games is having a “Christmas in July” sale on all the digital versions of all their Legend of the Five Rings RP...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jul 21st, 2016
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A dense mist hangs in the air, giving a dreamlike feeling to the near-motionless garden. The sun rises on scene, casting the first bits of light onto two warriors. They stand in silence, staring intently at one-another. They know each other well. And as the dawn works its way, bringing a new day to t...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jul 21st, 2016
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We’ve got another bit of Star Trek news for you today. Modiphius, makers of such games as Mutant Chronicles and the Conan and Infinity RPG games has announced that they’re going to be making Star Trek Adventures, a new RPG as well as a line of miniatures to go along with it. This is the [...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jul 20th, 2016
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The Year of New Editions comes up with another. This time it’s the 3rd Edition of Mutant Chronicles by Modiphius, formatted to be used with the Savage Worlds game system. So if you like the setting for the game, but not the way the rules work in their original format, perhaps give this version ...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jul 20th, 2016
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The Year of New Editions takes on many forms. Take, for example, the Chronicles of Arborell. They’ve recently released 38 updated and reformatted PDF titles. Not only that, but they’ve bundled together 25 of those into a special mega-pack, giving a special price of less than $1 per book....
By Polar_Bear
In 19th Century
Jul 20th, 2016
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We’ve made it to the halfway mark. Just the rest of today, and then two full days and we’ll be back into the sweet embrace of the weekend. How will you be beating the heat? Inside gaming? Outside trying to catch them all? A little of both? Just be sure to hydrate. A group of […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jul 19th, 2016
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So, it would seem that all the books that H.P. Lovecraft wrote weren’t just some crazy stories he decided to jot down. They were, instead, notes from investigations that he was doing into the strange, other-worldly beings that were seen invading into our own reality with ever-increasing regular...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jul 19th, 2016
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As we all know by now, I feel that you can never have too many options when it comes to your RPG. You should be able to create the character you want when playing, and having more resources to help make that character a reality is good. That’s why Interjection Games made their Strange Magic [&h...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jul 18th, 2016
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I have a young niece. As such, when I visited my parent’s place a couple weeks ago, and my sister brought her kids over (I also have a young nephew), I was exposed to various children’s television shows I might not have otherwise been inclined to see. One was something about friends being...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jul 18th, 2016
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In the world of Contagion, there’s a secret war going on in the shadows. Just out of view, unknown by basically every person on Earth, there’s a battle going on between various factions for the control of not just the Earth, but all of the souls of its inhabitants. It’s not just Ang...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jul 14th, 2016
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I tell you, 16 tons. What do you get? Another day older and deeper in debt. The mining town of Temperance has always been afraid of the regular troubles mining towns can have. Floods and cave-ins can cause quick loss of life, let alone any accidents that might happen down in the mine. But now [&helli...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jul 13th, 2016
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Castles & Crusades is expanding. Troll Lord Games is currently running a Kickstarter campaign to bring two new books to the system. They’re basically a setting guide as well as a player’s guide for The Hallowed Oracle. and it would seem people are excited about it, as the Kickstarter...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jul 13th, 2016
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In life, there are going to be setbacks. It’s not going to be one perfectly smooth transition from one thing to the next. Well, you can either let those setbacks turn into walls, or you can still continue to push your way forward. The folks behind the Epic R.A.G.E. RPG are taking the second rou...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Jul 12th, 2016
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Star Wars is all about conflict. It’s sort of, y’know, right there in the name. It’s not Star Peaceful Talks Next To A Fireplace, after all. Nearly countless soldiers fought for the Rebel side, looking to free the galaxy from the tyranny of the Empire. If you’d like to be one ...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jul 12th, 2016
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The Third Horizon beckons. Humanity has taken to the stars. The first to make it out to the remote star cluster that is now called The Third Horizon were called the First come colonists (seems appropriate). They worship the Icons. Meanwhile, a new wave of people have started arriving in the system. T...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Jul 11th, 2016
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We’re just over a week into July. There’s plenty going on this month and Wyrd Games wants to make sure you know what to expect from them in the upcoming weeks. They’ve posted up their monthly newsletter knowing you about new releases as well as some updates on various irons they hav...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jul 9th, 2016
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Hey there, everyone. I hope you’re enjoying your Saturday. Mine’s not the greatest, as I’m driving back from visiting my parents. Not that visiting my parents is bad. But the 8.5 hour drive back home is. Buh. No fun at all. But at least once I’m back home I’ll be able to...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jul 8th, 2016
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Well, for those of us here in the US, it’s been a bit of a shorter week this week, what with the holiday on Monday. I’ve always preferred holidays on Mondays as opposed to Fridays, since then, after a long weekend, you’ve got a nice, shortened week before the weekend is back once ag...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Jul 6th, 2016
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The Empire’s hold on individual star systems doesn’t leave much room for people to live free and express themselves. If an Imperial does something against you, chances are good that you’re not going to have much cause for redress. Or, even if the Empire isn’t directly involved...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jul 5th, 2016
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You guys know me. I love when companies post up the rulebook for their games for free on their website. That’s a bit tougher for an RPG, as the rulebook is quite often all you’ve got for the game. That doesn’t mean, though, that they can’t post up a starter book to give you a ...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jul 5th, 2016
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The time has come for your hero to learn their true name. But to do so, they must overcome the challenges that the Oracle has set in front of them. They will be astrally-whisked away to the Isle of Silence where they, along with the other heroes, must succeed a gauntlet of tasks, each one […]...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jul 5th, 2016
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Aw, Hell. Literally. Two demonic factions are looking to overthrow America (please, no political jokes 😛 ). It’s up to the Men-at-Arms to turn the tide and keep the Earth from being annexed into Hell, itself. Because if America falls, the rest of the world is likely to follow. Thankfully, there...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jul 1st, 2016
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The Year of New Editions continues to roll on. This time around it’s Arc Dream Publishing with a new, and expanded, version of Puppetland, their RPG of… well… talking puppets. What can you expect in this edition? Well, there’s expanded and clarified rules for playing the game,...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Jun 29th, 2016
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The week continues along, as it tends to do. It’s only just today that I really realized that this upcoming weekend is a long one for those of us here in the US. The 4th of July falls on Monday. So that’ll be cool. Time for some BBQs. But before we get to the hamburgers, […]...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jun 28th, 2016
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Sometimes you want to get away from your solo gaming books and go out and meet up with other gamers. It’s ok. It happens to most of us at some point. ( 😉 ) Well, the folks over at Wyrd are here to help with the release of a new Penny Dreadful one-shot adventure for […]...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jun 28th, 2016
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Modiphius continues to expand the game world of Mutant Chronicles by bringing you another new guide book. This time around it’s Luna & Freelancers. As you can expect, you’ll be heading to the moon in this book (“bang, zoom” optional)....
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jun 28th, 2016
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We sometimes find ourselves without opponents/party-mates for our game nights. It happens. But what if you still want to get some gaming in? Well, Chronicles of Arborell has you covered. They’ve released the Well of Shadows gamebook… and another 19 other books, available in .pdf format....
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Jun 24th, 2016
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It’s been a long week. Well, ok, technically it’s been as long as pretty much every other week. But it seems that it really slowed down starting Wednesday afternoon. I’m certainly ready for the weekend, anyway. Gotta refuel in order to make it there, though. So I’m going to ch...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Jun 23rd, 2016
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As I’ve mentioned many times, having extra resources available to your DM is only ever a good thing, in my mind. Most groups don’t have 6-8 months between games like my group does. So the DM has to be more-ready for game. Sometimes that doesn’t happen. That’s where pre-generat...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jun 22nd, 2016
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The week continues along. As it goes, so do we along with it. The weekend is coming up soon. It’ll hopefully be here before we know it. I’m going to an inaugural board game day at a library that a friend works at. Probably to play Guild Ball. I know that’s not technically a board [&...