Sci-fi

By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Feb 5th, 2016
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You’ve got to have strong individuals to be in charge and take the lead if you want your group to succeed. This certainly holds true for a group such as the Rebellion. They were outnumbered and outgunned greatly by the Imperial forces. Without strong and competent leaders, the Emperor wouldR...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Feb 5th, 2016
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Well, after quite an eventful week including having to spend a night at a friend’s place because my car was being fixed, it’s made its way to once more be Friday. Booyah. Though not exactly “cheering my way” into the weekend, it’s more like a sigh of relief. But hey, any...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Feb 4th, 2016
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Even award-winning games, after years of play, can find that there are some things that might not be the greatest and, as such, can use a bit of an update. That’s when they come out with a 2nd edition. Such is the case with Apocalypse World 2nd Edition that is up on Kickstarter now. Will [&hell...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Feb 4th, 2016
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Thursday already? I guess a couple crazy days in the middle of the week will make it go by rather quickly. I do sort of hope today and tomorrow just go by without major incident, though, even though it does tend to make time go by fast. Instead, if we can just have a nice, […]...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Feb 4th, 2016
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Wave 23 is the next set of ships coming out for the Star Trek Attack Wing game from WizKids. It’s due to hit next month, so now’s a good time to start checking out what ships (and all the various extra crew/upgrades/etc they will have) will be available. The first of these previews is the...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Feb 3rd, 2016
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Well… that was a bit of an adventure. For those interested in keeping track, Monday I noticed my car had a coolant leak. Tuesday I took it into the shop. They originally said, “it’ll just be a couple hours.” Then they said, “it’ll be overnight (they needed a part)....
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Feb 2nd, 2016
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Aetherium is getting 50% bigger. House Ikaru, a new 3rd faction for the game, is up on Kickstarter now. This new faction is sure to shake up the balance of the Aetherium, as their operatives move in to show that financial control of the real world is only the start of the aspirations of this [&hellip...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Feb 2nd, 2016
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Well… it’s happened again. Gavin left the kettle on too long and the world has ended. Don’t you just hate it when that happens? Well, it looks like the remains of humanity will once more have to collect themselves together into small tribes and search the wasteland for the supplies ...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Feb 2nd, 2016
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Well, kids, the wait is over. ThunderChild Miniatures has released their Wasteman miniatures game. So if you want to get some pulpy, campy, post-apocalyptic sci-fi action, you’re in luck, as this is just the game for you....
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Jan 31st, 2016
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Sunday! Sunday! Sunday! … is what day it is. At least for me as I’m typing this, anyway. But “fun with time zones” will have to wait, because right now we’ve got a couple of bite-sized stories to give you in our Sunday Snippets feature. So let’s get to it. Today we...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jan 30th, 2016
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Well… it was worth the wait. We find ourselves once more in Saturday. Joy… Anyway, let’s get to the various review articles we’ve bee coming across recently. I present to you the Review Roundup. This week we have articles on: Dark Stories, Hunt: The Unknown Quarry, Hengist, My...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Jan 29th, 2016
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Aliens are invading! Aliens are invading! Run! Run! Run awaaaaaaaay! That’s what you’d be saying if you sat down for a session of End of the World: Alien Invasion. What? You don’t think you can do that? Au contrere! The book is now available for your gaming pleasure....
By Polar_Bear
In Corvus Belli
Jan 29th, 2016
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Yes, I know the month is basically over, but that’s when Corvus Belli tends to post the month’s releases for Infinity. It’s like getting paid for the month’s work at the end of the month. Makes total sense. Anyway, here you go....
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Jan 29th, 2016
6 Comments
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Once more Forge World has new ways that you can customize your Space Marine miniatures. This time around, if you’re wanting to play Alpha Legion, or if you’ve been itching for some more options for your Cataphractii terminators, you’ll want to see what they’ve got available fo...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jan 29th, 2016
3 Comments
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Collins Epic Wargames has launched their Kickstarter campaign for Polyversal, their new 6mm sci-fi miniatures game. Well, saying it’s just Collins Epic Wargames is a bit false. I’ve been talking lately about “super groups” of game-makers coming together to create something mor...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Jan 28th, 2016
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Is this week going by slowly for anybody else? I dunno, but it feels to me like it should’ve been Friday by now. Well, we’ll get there eventually. But seeing as it’s Thursday (as I’m in my Thursday shirt and all), let’s get to giving you some ways to make your tabletops ...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jan 28th, 2016
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Mutant: Genlab Alpha is the first major expansion to the Mutant: Year Zero RPG. This new book by Free League Publishing and Modiphius Entertainment is both expansion and stand-alone to the original game. It’s also up now on Kickstarter and looking for some funding love. Hey, it’s got bear...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jan 28th, 2016
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Well, it would seem, by post clicks from yesterday, that far and away the biggest story of the day was the announcement of the Marvel Universe Miniatures Game by Knight Models. I can’t say that I really disagree. While there were certainly plenty of fine news items coming out, at the risk of ed...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Jan 28th, 2016
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Fantasy Flight Games has announced a new, and pretty cool, tournament series for the X-Wing Miniatures Game. Do you think you have what it takes to be the best of the best of the best? Well grab your minis and prepare your squadron, as you have the chance to be flying against the greatest pilots [&he...
By Polar_Bear
In Corvus Belli
Jan 28th, 2016
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I only speak English, as I’d mentioned yesterday. However, I do know a bit if French. I first learned it back in highschool (about 95 years ago, it seems), taking 2 year’s worth. I originally picked French because, at the time, I was sure I was going to be a hockey player and if I [&helli...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jan 27th, 2016
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Time ever-marches onward! Well… as far as we know, anyway. I guess time could stop for a while and if we were stopped along with it, we’d never really know it’d happened. Unless you were some sort of 4th dimensional being like in Slaughterhouse Five or something, we’d never re...
By Polar_Bear
In Interviews
Jan 27th, 2016
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I always find it interesting when you get to hear a game designer talk about the games that they have worked on. Interviews can really help you get an idea of why a designer put certain aspects into the game that they did, or why they got inspired to make the game to begin with. […]...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jan 26th, 2016
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While the first month of the New Year (for many of us) is almost over, that doesn’t mean it’s too late to be having a New Year’s Sale. Warmill is currently running theirs, but you’d better hurry if you want to be a part of it....
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Jan 26th, 2016
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Happy Australia Day to all our friends down under! I… can’t say that I know much about Australia beyond what Men at Work have told me. But I certainly would like to visit one day. Besides me, Corvus Belli would also like to wish everyone a happy Australia Day. Though they’re also ha...
By Polar_Bear
In American Civil War
Jan 25th, 2016
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Hey everyone. To those in the Northeast, I hope you’re ok and you’re able to start digging out of the snow that landed on your doorstep. Here in Atlanta, we didn’t have much trouble at all. In fact, it was almost 50 degrees yesterday. *ducks the various things that are suddenly thro...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jan 24th, 2016
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Well, my left arm hurts. But then again, that’s what happens when you stab it a million times. And for the next couple weeks I get to have Hibiclens and Aquaphor on my person at all times. Anyway, while I was changing the face of my left arm forever, I hope you were able to […]...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jan 22nd, 2016
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Spartan Games has started taking pre-orders for their next wave out of releases. These are the figure sets that will be available starting on February 24th. They’re bunched into two types this time around. First there are a bunch of new hexes for Planetfall. Next, they have a new game: Firestor...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Jan 22nd, 2016
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Well, while it seems like we dodged one bullet here in Georgia the other day, only getting some rain. It’s looking tonight like we might get a bit of accumulated precipitation. Though considering tomorrow it’s supposed to get to 38 and the day after it’s supposed to be sunny and 51,...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Jan 22nd, 2016
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As many people that play 40k know, a lot of people play some form of Space Marines. It makes sense since there’s numerous chapters, even before you get into Chaos and the various marines that they can put on the battlefield. So making your army stand out from your buddy’s army can be a bi...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jan 22nd, 2016
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Lots of players like to create their own backstories for their armies. They may put together a commander they like to use and give them a particular narrative to describe how they got to where they are. However, others prefer to see what the writers come up with for the world and see what sort [&hell...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jan 21st, 2016
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For those that have been around the gaming block a time or two, Traveller needs no introduction. … … … Ok, for those of you who haven’t been around the gaming block a time or two, Traveller is a sci-fi RPG system, a new version of which was just released in digital form by Mon...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jan 21st, 2016
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It’s been my general notice that the smaller the miniature in question, the larger scale battle that the figures are used to fight out. So while you could play with a small skirmish force consisting of 6mm models, it seems like that’s just not what most people are wanting to do. They want...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jan 21st, 2016
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We’re getting there, kids. Slowly but surely. The weekend is getting closer. It was looking like today might’ve had a chance at being a snow day here in Atlanta, but such was not the case. So at least here, we’re not stuck inside. For those of you further north that are stuck inside...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Jan 21st, 2016
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The fellows over at Raging Heroes are giving you a chance to win some of their minis over on their website. While the group is working on a set of rules for their figures, they know that a lot of people are intending to use them as stand-ins for minis from other games. What they’d […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Jan 20th, 2016
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As we hunker down here for what could potentially be the first major winter weather event here in Atlanta (in which the temperatures are supposed to be above freezing, except for an hour or so, I’m not really expecting much of an issue here. Though the Northeast looks like it needs to brace its...