Role Playing Games

By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Sep 19th, 2017
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The Curse of the Statuettes ended with the ponies headed down into the deep underground beneath Equestria. But what happened down there? Well, now we can find out. River Horse has released The Festival of Lights, the next adventure for the Tails of Equestria RPG. Note: River Horse doesn’t ship ...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Sep 18th, 2017
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Cats. On the internet. It’s a thing. And while I may be more of a “bear” person than a “cat” person, I certainly have nothing against our feline friends. But you don’t have to be a super-cat-person to enjoy CATaclysm, a new RPG coming from Akinji Entertainment. Hum...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Sep 18th, 2017
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In a world where body modification means even more than just getting a tattoo or some cosmetic surgery, pretty much the sky’s the limit. Sure, you might just want to stay fully human, but why not look into getting all sorts of upgrades and enhancements? Well, for players in The Future Belongs t...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Sep 18th, 2017
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It’s never easy when a loved one is lost to us quickly and tragically. Unfortunately, such is the case for Lady Edith Tillington. Her husband had been on board the ship London Bridge when it went down in the deserts of Mars. Now, she would like to get his remains in order for a proper […...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Sep 18th, 2017
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The first thing you do when playing in an RPG is create your character (unless you’re the GM, in which case you’re creating everything else in the world, but that’s getting ahead of ourselves). Not much of an RPG if you don’t have a character to role (roll) as. It’s a pr...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Sep 15th, 2017
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There are many amazing creatures in the lands of Equestria. Hydras, dragons, cave eels, and much, much more. Soon, you’ll be able to bring all of those characters to your Tails of Equestria games, as River Horse and Ninja Division will be releasing the My Little Pony: Bestiary of Equestria book...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Sep 15th, 2017
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As we stand here, on Friday afternoon, on the precipice of the weekend, it seems appropriate to make a profound and meaningful statement about life, itself… … … … Anyone got anything? … Anyone? … Ah well, instead how about we just munch on some bite-sized gaming st...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Sep 14th, 2017
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A DM, in my opinion, can never have too many resources at their disposal when it comes time to run the game. Pre-made adventures are a nice way to get your game going without having to spend hours and hours of prep time on it. You just open up to Page 1 and go. In […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Sep 14th, 2017
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An upcoming game that’s gotten some real attention lately is Stuffed Fables from Plaid Hat Games. It’s the adventure gamebook where players collectively tell a story using the book as a rules guide, game board, and more. Players will take on the role of different stuffed animals and their...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Sep 12th, 2017
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Burning Games will be bringing Dragons Conquer America, their new fantasy RPG to Kickstarter on November 1st. In the meantime, to get gamers informed about the world and excited to see more, they have posted up an introductory adventure, titled The Coatli Stone. You can think of it as Chapter 0 (they...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Sep 12th, 2017
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In my opinion, there’s never too many options that you can have for your RPG. Everything is just another way to personalize your character and really make them unique and memorable. Palladium is helping with that for those of you out there playing Dark Designs. They have a new Nightbane sourceb...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Sep 7th, 2017
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Island of Bees has launched their Kickstarter campaign for Westbound, their new RPG. Though this isn’t Sergio Leone’s west. This world mixes the wild west with classic fantasy. So you can have Elf Sheriffs, Orc Banditos, and dwarf prospectors (ok, so that one you probably could’ve h...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Sep 6th, 2017
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Evolution is, if nothing else, an almost magical thing. It will take whatever environment the universe might concoct and fill it with all manner of life, each one perfectly suited to conditions that we here on Earth might look at and go, “no damn way!” So, when headed out among the stars,...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Sep 6th, 2017
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We’re already halfway through the week. Having Monday off certainly helps with that. But as we continue our way through the week, I know I could still use a bit of a pick-me-up. So I’m going to nosh on some bite-sized gaming stories. Today on the platter we have: RPG Player Kits Up On Kic...
By Polar_Bear
In Dungeons & Dragons
Sep 6th, 2017
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I think we can all agree that gaming is fun and good. Well, what can be even more fun and good? Gaming for a cause, of course! Wizards of the Coast certainly thinks so, and that’s why they are participating in the Extra Life charity event to raise money for Seattle Children’s Hospital. An...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Aug 30th, 2017
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I wish I could be a fighter pilot. No, really. Back when I was a kid, that was near the top of my list of things I wanted to do. Unfortunately, I’ve got godawful eyes and so Top Gun academy was never really in my fates. But I can live vicariously through my RPGs. And […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Dungeons & Dragons
Aug 30th, 2017
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The Dungeon Masters Guild that Wizards of the Coast has set up allows anyone and everyone to upload their campaign ideas and scenarios up online on their website for others to peruse. Now, of course, there’s going to be some that are more popular than others (that’s just the way of things...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Aug 28th, 2017
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If you’ve not noticed, superheroes are a pretty hot property right now. That includes in the world of gaming. If you’d like to strap on the spandex and wear your underwear on the outside of your pants, there’s a new RPG up on Kickstarter that’ll let you do just that. It’...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Aug 24th, 2017
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Precis Intermeida has acquired the rights to Supergame, the super-powered RPG. Players are able to create their own superhero characters, statted out via a points system. The initial release will be a re-issue of the 2nd edition of the rules. After that, Precis is looking to create a 3rd edition, wit...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Aug 24th, 2017
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The world of Conan isn’t one filled with a lot of magic, but it certainly does exist. Sorcerers and wizards tap into spiritual energies of the gods and do wondrous things. In The Book of Skelos, players will be able to bring such magic and mysticism to their games of the Conan RPG. The new [&he...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Aug 23rd, 2017
4 Comments
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I was into model-building before I really knew what the hobby actually meant. Why is that? Because back when I was a kid, I had a ton of G.I. Joe figures. And anyone that knows those kits knows that you had to put them together, yourself, which I did, even back when I was just […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Aug 23rd, 2017
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Sometimes you want to game in a far-off, mystical land. Other times, you want to game in a far-off, sci-fi land. And sometimes you want to game right here on Earth in a modern setting. Though, while there’s lots of fantasy and sci-fi games, there’s not quite as many modern-setting games. ...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Aug 23rd, 2017
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We’ve all seen countless fantasy settings. Most of them are rather Tolkien-esque in their approach. Well, Renegade Game Studios is looking to do something a little different. They’ve announced Overlight, a new universe that will be the bases for various new games. The first will be an RPG...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Aug 23rd, 2017
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With the release of Starfinder, Silver Games has gone and updated their Ponyfinder: Beyond Everglow book to make it compatible with that system. Want to take your pony characters out into the stars? Want to give them cybernetic enhancements? Want to face off against new threats on distant planets? No...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Aug 23rd, 2017
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In the real world, Venus is a hellish planet. Rivers of iron. Clouds of sulfuric acid. Incinerating heat. It’s not a place you’d want to walk around on. However, the Venus in the Space 1889 universe is a bit more hospitable to life. And if you’d like to go there, Modiphius has relea...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Aug 22nd, 2017
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As I work at catching up with all the everything from the past week, here’s a mix of the terrain articles from the past couple days, along with some bite-sized gaming stories. I certainly can use the energy. Today we have: Syrinscape Creating Soundtracks for Starfinder, Acheson Creations Releas...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Aug 21st, 2017
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Well, Gen Con wrapped up yesterday. Today’s a travel day for me. Then we’ll get you back to a closer-to-regular posting schedule tomorrow and going into the rest of the week. It’s impossible to thank all the people who made this show so awesome. There’s just too many to list (...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 18th, 2017
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It’s early dawn here at Gen Con Day 2. I… wish I could tell you what happened to Day 1. I swear it was just here a minute ago. At least, that’s how it feels. I can tell you that the hall is busy. But what would you expect from a show that’s sold out? […]...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Aug 16th, 2017
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You know, a lot of bad things can happen out in space. So when a giant ice hauler suddenly started changing its course and not telling anybody why, people were curious. Enough so that a team has been sent out to find out what happened. That’s what’s going on in The Dying Ship, a new [&hel...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Aug 16th, 2017
1 Comment
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Dungeons & Dragons is a great game. However, it can, occasionally, be rough to try and keep up with everything for it. The various books and other supplemental material offer players and DMs lots of chances for customization, but it can occasionally be a bit daunting to sort through it. ThatR...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Aug 16th, 2017
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Just about everyone, when they were a kid, had some sort of stuffed animal that was their favorite. Maybe a stuffed bear or dragon or tiger or something. You know, the Hobbs to your Calvin. And, like Calvin, you probably went on some epic adventures (either real or imaginary) with them. Well, Plaid H...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Aug 15th, 2017
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Many of my gaming friends have kids that are just starting to get to the age where they’re wondering about all these cool games that their parents are playing. But many games are a bit more complex than your average 6yr old can really manage. Thankfully, there’s an ever-growing catalog of...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Aug 15th, 2017
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If there’s a game that lets you go just about anywhere and do just about anything, it’s Rifts from Palladium. It’s well-known that players can dimension-hop all over everywhere. With such an open ability to travel, there’s countless potential destinations. One such is the Myth...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Aug 15th, 2017
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Shades of Vengeance’s last Kickstarter campaign was to create a bunch of expansions for Era: The Consortium. It was successful and the game got quite a huge boost in terms of material. Well, those products are now starting to be made available to a general audience. That’s in preparation ...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Aug 10th, 2017
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Well, it seems that civilization has come to an end again. Todd, at least this time it wasn’t you. No, it was the agents of H.A.V.O.C. that exploded a bunch of nuclear weapons, devastating the land. That was decades ago, and the survivors are just starting to once more come to the surface. That...