Sci-fi

By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Jan 30th, 2015
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Fantasy Flight Games gives us another look inside Star Wars Armada with a preview of the Rebel expansion packs for Wave 1. The game is soooo close to release, I can almost taste it! I can’t wait for this to hit store shelves. Source From the preview:...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Jan 30th, 2015
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Games Workshop added a Harlequin Tropue and a Solitaire up on their website in their 40k pre-orders section. No Jokers, however. Source From the announcement:...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Jan 30th, 2015
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The week is coming to an end. What do you have planned for your weekend? I’ve got some new review articles I’ll be working on. It’s been really exciting playing some of these new games. Anyway, there’s been a bunch of bite-sized stories coming across my desk, so it’s tim...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jan 29th, 2015
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Ater has just a few days left in their Kickstarter campaign. They’ve unlocked all of their stretch goals (Lasciva being the latest), so you can now pledge for any of the minis they’ve shown. You have until the 2nd to pledge. Source From the update:...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jan 29th, 2015
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Ultimum is back up on Kickstarter. They’ve regrouped, reconfigured, and relaunched their campaign for their sci-fi tabletop RPG. Players adventure on an Earth in the far future where new sentient creatures and aliens bring unique situations to the sessions. Players will also help determine the ...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jan 29th, 2015
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Spider Monkey Games is running their Kickstarter campaign for Terminus Gate, their scenario-driven sci-fi skirmish game. Players build their forces of space privateers and must work to complete contracts in order to gain riches and experience. The game sounds much like Gorka-Morka or Mordheim, where ...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jan 29th, 2015
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Soda Pop Miniatures has posted up their January releases for Relic Knights over on their website. There’s a new unit for each of the factions, helping you bolster your forces on the battlefield. Source From the release:...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Jan 29th, 2015
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Forge World has a trio of new releases up for pre-order on their website. The first is the next in their line of Horus Heresy characters. Sevatar was the First Captain of the Night Lords. Rather nasty fellow, it would seem. Next up are a new Imperial Fist Legion Command. You get a banner bearer [&hel...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Jan 28th, 2015
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Hopefully all our readers up in the North East are safe and warm. Well, if you’re snowed in (or even if you’re not, I guess), here’s a selection of some of the shorter stories we’ve come across the past couple days. We’ve got: 2nd Special Edition Dragon Head Challenge Co...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jan 28th, 2015
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Dead Earth Games has begun taking orders for a new gang for their post-apocalyptic miniatures skirmish game, Across the Dead Earth. These are the The Engineers Forward Expeditionary Squad (or just “Engineers” to their friends). The first 5 of them are just about ready to head to your gami...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jan 27th, 2015
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Kolaps Ground Zero is a new sci-fi miniatures skirmish game using 40mm miniatures that’s back up on Indiegogo after regrouping an re-evaluating their product. Players fight in a post-apocalyptic Europe with themes from horror, sci-fi, cyberpunk, and even mythology. They’ve made it over th...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jan 26th, 2015
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Warlord Games brings out the big guns for Beyond the Gates of Antares with their new Boromite Team with Heavy Frag Borer. This certainly looks like something I don’t want to be standing in front of when it goes off. The kit comes with the gun, 3-man crew, spotter drone, and an orders die. That&...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jan 26th, 2015
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Titan-Forge has their latest Kickstarter project underway. They’ve left behind the steam and iron for the wide open spaces of outer space. Whether you want some of the X-Terra Space Force or some of the demonic Daemonic Kingdom, they’ve got the minis for you. They’re already more th...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jan 26th, 2015
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Warlord Games has a big release for Judge Dredd. This time it’s the Manta Prowl Tank. Cruise around Mega City 1 in style with this kit. Baddies won’t know what hit ‘em when you go in and uphold the law. “I am, the Law!” “Laaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaw!” Source From the...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jan 25th, 2015
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Hey kids, Laundry’s getting cleaned, red beans and rice are in the pot for dinner, and I’m about to do some editing for the next issue of Ravage. In the meantime, he’s some of the shorter stories we found in the past couple days we wanted you to know about. Included are: the next up...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jan 24th, 2015
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We’ve got another Saturday here on TGN and that means a collection of the review stories we found throughout the week. What are others saying about the games you’re interested in playing? Read on to find out. This time we’ve got reviews (and a couple previews) for games/models like:...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Jan 23rd, 2015
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Fantasy Flight Games gives us a look inside the new Scum & Villainy Faction for X-Wing Miniatures straight from the horse’s mouth. The game’s developers, Alex Davy and Frank Brooks, show us some of what can be done with the range, including some same fleets you can put together with ...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Jan 23rd, 2015
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Games Workshop started taking pre-orders for their new 40k Codex for the Necrons. There’s the regular version, plus their fancy, limited-edition version that they only made 1000 of. Source From the announcement:...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Jan 23rd, 2015
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Forge World has started taking orders for their new Deredeo Pattern Dreadnaught and the first couple weapon systems for it. I know I’ve lamented the look of some of Forge World’s dreadnaughts before, but this one I like. Granted, I think it’s because it reminds me of Mechwarrior (ki...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Jan 22nd, 2015
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We’ve got another set of those shorter news stories for you. It’s time for another Snippets posts. In this installment, we’ve got: A new Sulphur scenario from Terragnosis, New Round-lip Shaleground Bases from Tabletop-Art, New 32mm Bases from Dragon Forge Design, David Lowry from Cl...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jan 22nd, 2015
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Skirmisher Publishing has released issue 49 of Wisdom From the Wastelands for your downloading and reading pleasure. This issue continues their series on Superscience artifacts. These pieces were designed for Mutant Future, but can be easily ported over to other RPG systems of your choice. Source Fro...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jan 22nd, 2015
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The Ion Age gives you two new Adder vehicle versions with which to fill your motor pool. They are the Control Car and Control Lifter. Check them out, along with the other Adder variants. There’s a special deal going on if you want a whole bunch of ‘em. Source From the announcement:...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jan 22nd, 2015
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DreamForge-Games decided 1 or 2 releases wasn’t good enough, so they went all the way to 13. They’ve got 4 new 28mm kits, including the Eisenkern APC as well as 3 units of troopers, and 9 new 15mm kits, including Leviathan Mortis and a bunch of arm replacements. Source From the release:...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jan 20th, 2015
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WizKids wants to make sure that new players aren’t intimidated by the special resources that they might’ve missed out on that were prizes before they started playing. As such, they’ve set a schedule of retirement for certain resources from the game. Source From the website:...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jan 20th, 2015
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We’ve got another set of shorter news stories for you this afternoon. These stories include: Sally 4th launches range of Fantasy Football Terrain & Accessories, The Siege of Monstral from Irrational Number Line Games released, New 10mm Sci-Fi Buildings from Brigade Models, new Drop Sled an...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jan 20th, 2015
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Death Spiral is running a Kickstarter campaign for Sleeper, their new sci-fi RPG setting and system. In Sleeper, players play as remnants from a secret super-soldier project created during the Cold War. Never actually used, the agents are now left in a world that doesn’t really know what to do ...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jan 20th, 2015
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One Page Rules continues updating their rules sets with the new version 2.0 of Kill Team. Faster and more streamlined, this new version is a great way to get someone new involved in the hobby using just a handful of minis. Source From the announcement:...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jan 19th, 2015
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Thon has been chugging away at these rules for a while now. Just shy of 3 years, apparently, since they started, the completed rulebook is now available, for free, over on their website. Pre-orders for the physical version are also available. Source From the post:...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Jan 18th, 2015
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Here we are again. Some shorter stories for Sunday surfing. Today we’ve got: new Commands and Colors storage options from Sally 4th, Club Fantasci Interviews Ed Teixeira of THW Game Designs about Heroes of the Colosseum, new Abscessus release from Hitech Miniatures, a new Wolsung preview, new 1...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Jan 16th, 2015
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Fantasy Flight Games has a new preview up for Star Wars: Armada. This time, they’re branching out to the expansion packs, looking inside the Victory Star Destroyer and Gladiator Star Destroyer sets. As always, there’s plenty of things to see, with new upgrades, new ship cards, new pilots ...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Jan 16th, 2015
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Spartan Games has posted up the latest set of pre-releases on their website. These are for Dystopian Wars and Firestorm Armada. They’ll be shipped out on Feb. 25th. For Firestorm Armada, there’s several sets for both the Rense System Navy as well as the Oroshan. For Dystopian Wars, the Le...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Jan 16th, 2015
3 Comments
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Tindalos Interactive and Focus Home Interactive (very interactive names there) have announced that they’ll be creating a real-time strategy video game based on the Battlefleet Gothic miniatures game from Games Workshop. You’ll be able to create and customize your own ships and fleets of n...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jan 16th, 2015
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The Ion Age gives you more versatility with their Hab Dome terrain pieces with a new set of topmount weapons and accessories. Make sure your Hab Dome is well-protected. Source From the release:...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Jan 16th, 2015
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Forge World has a whole bunch of new pieces available to order over in their webshop. For starters, if you play either Alpha Legion or Iron Warriors, they’ve got new hatches and doors for both Rhinos and Land Raiders with their chapter logo on them. Also for Alpha Legion, they’ve got new ...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jan 15th, 2015
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Warlord Games continues work on Beyond the Gates of Antares. They’ve created 6 “starter scenarios” and have posted them up in a bundle as a pdf over on their website. They also have a quick reference sheet available. And remember, it’s all free to download. Source From the ann...