Sci-fi

By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Feb 17th, 2017
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Sometimes, you need to get some help from someone else. But, if you want something done right, you gotta do it yourself. Thankfully for the Doctor, he can do both at the same time. In Time of the Daleks, some tasks are just too daunting to do on your own. Thankfully, there’s other Doctors who [...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Feb 17th, 2017
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It has been a busy week. Work has been full of time working on (redacted). I can’t wait until I can tell you all about it. Other than that, I’m making pizza tonight. And by that, I mean I made my own sauce from scratch, and the dough ball that will be the crust is […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Feb 17th, 2017
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WizKids continues to expand out from their core products of HeroClix and Dice Masters with the announcement of another new board game. This time it’s based on the Syfy television series, The Expanse. Who will you be in control of? The Earth’s UN Forces? The military of Mars? The rebels of...
By Polar_Bear
In Corvus Belli
Feb 17th, 2017
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For a couple months, Corvus Belli was a bit behind with their monthly releases. We had November’s releases in December, for example. Well, with the new year, they’ve caught back up again. Their February releases are now available over in their webshop....
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Feb 17th, 2017
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Forge World is once again hitting a bunch of different games with this week’s set of pre-orders. Blood Bowl is getting another legendary Star Player. The Horus Heresy has the latest book. And for The Hobbit, the dwarves get a couple different reinforcements....
By Polar_Bear
In News
Feb 16th, 2017
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Void has gotten some new releases from Scotia Grendel. They also have a new Nexus group over on Facebook that they’re recruiting to. Want to get a special coupon for 10% off your Void order? Just join the group. They’re also having special give-aways happening over there. You’ll pro...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Feb 16th, 2017
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We’ve made it to Thursday. Just a couple days now and we’ll be firmly into the weekend. As we roll along, you might be thinking about your gaming tables and wanting to make them as good-looking as possible. Good thing that’s just what we’re here to do now. Today in the Terrain...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Feb 16th, 2017
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For four decades, 2000 AD has been bringing sci-fi action to newstands. The British magazine has brought us many iconic characters over the years. Soon, a whole set of tabletop adventure games will be making their way to you thanks to EN Publishing. They’ve got a license deal with Rebellion. Th...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Feb 15th, 2017
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You know, if you’re going to be travelling around in Traveller, you could travell with just your feet or you could use a vehicle so your travelling is more… travell… able… Anyway, if you do want to get into a spiffy new vehicle, you shouldn’t look much further than the V...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Feb 15th, 2017
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Bow ties. Only certain people can really rock the look. Orville Reddenbacker. Alton Brown. Bill Nye. Matt Smith certainly did as well in his portrayal of the 11th iteration of The Doctor. Soon he’ll be headed to your tabletops in Time of the Daleks, and Gale Force Nine gives us a look at what y...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Feb 15th, 2017
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We’re making our way there, ladies and gentlemen. The previous weekend is as far from us as the next one is to us. Have you started getting together any plans? We’ve got the gaming day at the library coming up this weekend. Gonna hang out and play some Guild Ball and hopefully Fujian Trad...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Feb 14th, 2017
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Ever since the dawn of work, there’s been varying levels of tension between bosses and workers. When that tension boils over, things can get really nasty. That’s just what’s going on in Broken Contract, the miniatures adventure game set in a not-too-distant future. There’s a K...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Feb 14th, 2017
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2 Hour Wargames has created a new companion book to their 5150 Star Army – 2nd Tour game. It’s 5150 Star Marine and it gives you the chance to play a skirmish game using the same rules. Make your way onto enemy ships during daring boarding actions, conduct raids on enemy camps planetside,...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Feb 13th, 2017
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Nuclear Shrimp Games has launched their Indiegogo campaign for their brand new sci-fi miniatures game, Black Earth. Take control of your own band of troopers in this near-future (the game’s set in 2070) game....
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Feb 13th, 2017
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Well, it would seem as though the gaming industry has started to take real note of another crowdfunding medium. Patreon has been seen more and more often here on the site. It’s a way for you to back a creator without the “you have to do it RIGHT NOW!” that Kickstarter and Indiegogo ...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Feb 10th, 2017
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All of us gamers by know fairly well know about crowdfunding through Kickstarter and Indiegogo. One we’ve seen a couple times before is also Patreon. For those that might not have looked into it before, it’s basically a subscription service for a project someone’s working on. For a ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Feb 10th, 2017
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It’s time to once more look into the future (of sorts) by seeing what waits in store for us in the Doctor Who: Time of the Daleks board game that’s coming out from Gale Force Nine. This time around, we get a look at some of the tokens you will come across in the game, […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Ancients
Feb 10th, 2017
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We’ve arrived, beautiful readers. Friday is here and we’re making our way through it to the weekend. It won’t be long now and there’ll be a couple great days of just hanging out and maybe doing some gaming. I’m happy because my friend came back from LVO and brought me th...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Feb 10th, 2017
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Well, I got into the office today and it seems that the Boromites are just coming up from out of holes in the ground! … Though, now that I think about it, that is sort of their M.O. So I really shouldn’t be all that surprised. Still the same, there’s four new units released for [&he...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Feb 9th, 2017
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A new horizon is just up ahead. The Third Horizon, to be exact. In this case, that means a new cluster of star systems. As one of the first to adventure into this territory, you’ll come across strange structures left behind by the Portal Builders. What sort of creatures (sentient and otherwise)...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Feb 8th, 2017
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So it’s the far future. You’re ex-military. You’re also a criminal. The government could put you away forever. Or it could utilize your skills and put you to work in the far reaches of space, dealing with things that no sane person should ever have to deal with. That’s what...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Feb 8th, 2017
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The week rolls along (and I’ve got Ace of Spades playing), so you know I’m working at a pretty fevered tempo. If I’m going to keep up this pace as I work on TGN stuff and then get busy with some work on (redacted), I need to get a good meal of bite-sized gaming stories. […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Feb 7th, 2017
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As humanity has spread out into the stars, they’ve come to realize they aren’t the only intelligent race out there. The alien Qirulian have their own space forces and they aren’t too keen on sharing the galaxy with us. As such, each side has created massive fleets, each with their o...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Feb 7th, 2017
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Ironwatch is more than just a fan-made magazine about Mantic’s products. They already have one game under their belt, so they figured that they’d make themselves another. This time it’s sci-fi instead of fantasy and space ships instead of gangs. Check out Quarantine....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Feb 7th, 2017
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Gale Force Nine likes to put in special surprises with their first print-run of games. You could get special cards or scenarios. For Time of the Daleks, they’re adding in a fan-favorite from the Doctor Who series, K-9. Get a look at what that’ll en-tail (see what I did there?) in this pre...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Feb 6th, 2017
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Did you see that ludicrous display last night? I know a lot of people did. Another American Football season is in the books. Time to look forward to next year. Also time to look ahead to next weekend and hopefully some more gaming. And if you’re gaming, you want your gaming tables to look good....
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Feb 6th, 2017
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The situation in the galaxy in the 41st millennium is certainly in flux right now. The Gathering Storm series is showing that new things are afoot and it might actually have some lasting impacts on the story. The next book, Fracture of Biel-Tan, is up for pre-order now, along with some new minis to g...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Feb 3rd, 2017
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There’s a lot of not-so-great people in the Star Wars universe, and someone has to bring them to justice. The various police forces can’t always keep up, so it’s up to the bounty hunters in order to get the job done. And if they pick up some money on the side by doing jobs for [&hel...
By Polar_Bear
In Ancients
Feb 3rd, 2017
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We’ve made it back to Friday. The weekend stretches before us like an empty canvass, ready to be painted with all the colors in life’s palate… Man, listening to Chuck Mangione while typing posts will do something to me, apparently. But anyway, it’s time to stuff ourselves once...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Feb 3rd, 2017
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As I’ve said, space janitors in the 41st millennium have all the coolest things. The Legio Custodes get these cool Coronus Grav-carriers to get from place to play. Best we had was a couple gators (like, not actual alligators, but those 6-wheeled vehicles) back at the Arena. Ah well, you can ord...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Feb 3rd, 2017
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It might be winter, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t things that go “bump” in the night you should be concerned about. The February releases for Dark Age are up and they feature a lot of the Dargyri Shadow Caste. But if your response to spiders is “Kill it with fire!&#...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Feb 2nd, 2017
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Spartan Games has their first releases for the new year up on their website. They’ve got new releases for three of their games: Dystopian Wars, Firestorm Armada, and Halo: Ground Command. So you’ve got some steampunk, some sci-fi space battles, and some sci-fi ground battles. Pretty nice ...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Feb 2nd, 2017
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Wave X of X-Wing is now available. I don’t know why, but I just like how that looks. Anyway, there’s a whole new set of ships that you can add to your squadrons for the X-Wing Miniatures Game. Grab your flight suit and helmet and get out there....
By Polar_Bear
In News
Feb 2nd, 2017
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As I’ve mentioned (even just earlier this week), I like to know what I’m getting into before I buy a game. These days, with so many coming out, you can’t possibly buy all of them. But how do you pick? well, some companies put out free rules so you can check ’em out ahead of [&...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Feb 1st, 2017
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How can you really compete with a title like Psi-Paladins and Techno Barbarians? Listening to Devo while typing up this post also just seems incredibly appropriate as well. It’s just got a bit of everything going for it. Anyway, Psi-Paladins and Techno Barbarians, from Ganesha Games, is a new s...