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By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Mar 28th, 2015
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Fantasy Flight Games has released Star Wars Armada. You can now take control of your own fleet of mighty starships and battle against your opponents for control of the skyways. Will you use your Star Destroyers to crush the Rebellion, or Nebulon-B Frigates and Corellian Corvettes to bring freedom to ...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Mar 28th, 2015
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Paizo, mostly known for the Pathfinder game, has made a deal with French company Gob In Tux to bring their RPG games and novels to a North American audience. The first release will be Polaris, a sci-fi game set in an undersea world. The core rulebook (400 pages) will be released this October. Later w...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Mar 27th, 2015
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Acheson Creations has reconfigured their Kickstarter’s stretch goals in order to get them to closer to their current pledge totals, meaning the ability to get them unlocked is right within reach. With just a few more pledges, they should be able to make it through the first of them. They’...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Mar 27th, 2015
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Games Workshop has announced a new army is coming for Warhammer 40k. They are the Adeptus Mechanus: Skitarri, the shock-troopers of Mars. They currently have two units available on pre-order. They’re the Rangers and the Vanguard. They also have a walker (which has two variants), the Syndonian D...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Mar 27th, 2015
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Friday is once more upon us. I hope you’ve got plans for gaming over the next couple days, be it FNM, some miniatures action, or maybe an RPG or two. I’ve got some projects on my desk to work on in the form of some minis to build for review articles. Should be a good […]...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Mar 27th, 2015
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Forge World has begun taking orders for Armillus Dyant, the Harrowmaster of the Alpha Legion, another mini in their Horus Heresy Character Set. He comes with both a 32mm and a 50mm scenic base, so you can pick how you want to mount him. This model isn’t as flamboyantly posed or adorned as a lot...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Mar 26th, 2015
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Mantic continues to roll along with their Deadzone Kickstarter campaign. Though, for those of you that just want the terrain that they’ve got as part of the game, they’ve heard your pleas and have created a terrain-only pledge level. The sets utilize the same terrain system that Mantic ha...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Mar 26th, 2015
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ThunderChild Miniatures has posted an overview pdf of their Waseman sci-fi skirmish game up on their Kickstarter page. Along with that, they’ve added some new add-ons, including Johan the Slayer, a Kickstarter exclusive for the campaign. There’s 9 days left to get in on the action. From t...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Mar 26th, 2015
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Iron Ivan Games is happy to have released Age of Saints, their new Sci-Fantasy Miniatures game. The game presents the age-old struggle of good vs. evil, saintly vs. demonic, and so forth in their 145 page book. It covers everything from troops, to heroes, to vehicles, to special weapons. All set to t...
By Polar_Bear
In Modelling
Mar 25th, 2015
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TGN is happy to have some great reviewers we can call on to check out items we get into the office. We’re also happy to get a first look at a new company’s products. This review combines both, as the Miniature Mistress gives us an exclusive review of Quantum Gothic’s Dogs of War min...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Mar 25th, 2015
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Anvil Eight has just opened up their webshop. You can now get all those Aetherium miniatures (and, of course, the game, itself) for your very own. Another one of those products that come from a successful Kickstarter campaign, it’s always good to see those turn into general releases, and I look...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Mar 25th, 2015
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We’ve made it to another Wednesday. The previous weekend is as far away as the next one is. Some comment about camels. Hopefully the week has been treating you well. Anyway, we’ve got some of those bite-sized stories to give you. In this installment there’s: Angry Mojo Games opens u...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Mar 25th, 2015
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Raging Heroes once more takes to Kickstarter with a Toughest Girls of the Galaxy Kickstarter campaign. This time it’s Light and Darkness, as they have 6 new armies. One of the armies are the Lust Elves (so be warned if you’re at work and want to peruse the campaign). The campaign funded r...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Mar 25th, 2015
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Olleys Armies has launched their 3rd Kickstarter campaign. This time they’re looking to expand their Scrunt line even more with the Armies of the Scrunt Empire. With the help of stretch goals, they’re hoping to bring you several new Scrunt styles. From underwater, to cenobite, to Prussian...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Mar 24th, 2015
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DLD Productions has launched a Kickstarter campaign for This is War! their new 15mm sci-fi miniatures game. The game is scale-able from the battalion level to just some mechanized infantry squads. The fate of the 23rd century is in your hands. The campaign is set to run for the next 28 days. From the...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Mar 24th, 2015
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Mantic has been making their way through stretch goals over on their Deadzone Kickstarter campaign. Next to be unlocked is the Brood Mother add-on for the Veer-Myn faction. They also have deluxe gaming mats that you can add to your campaign, either with a single one, or a pack of four (the mats are 2...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Mar 24th, 2015
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Assault Publishing is running a special deal for the month of march on their laser-cut terrain pieces. Usually costing 120euro, you can get their new starter set for just 99euro. You get quite a bit of terrain in this pack, including rooms and hallways, plus 16 doors to keep them separated. The deal ...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Mar 22nd, 2015
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Sunday, rainy Sunday. At least, here in Atlanta it’s raining. Due to gaming much of the day yesterday (rpg variety for me, though electronic in nature. Hey! I’m allowed!), it’s “do all the chores!!” day here. Most important is the giant stewpot of red beans simmering on ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Mar 21st, 2015
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Welcome to another Saturday. This week went by quick (at least for me). I hope you’ve been enjoying the Adepticon photos we’ve been posting. Be sure to check out the ones of the Desert Hydra. Makes me almost wish I played Skorne. I might get one of those just to paint up. Anyway, as is [&...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Mar 20th, 2015
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Spartan Games added a whole slew of new pre-orders available up on their website. They have various Dystopian Wars sets, including one with a steam-mechanical alligator (which is pretty awesome if you ask me). There’s various bomber sets coming for Dystopian Legions. There’s also a trio o...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Mar 20th, 2015
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Mantic has gotten their Deadzone: Infestation Kickstarter campaign. And you all have wasted no time in rocketing past their funding goal of $50k. So better settle in for stretch goals, since we’ll be going through them for the next 17 days. This time they’re adding in the Veer-Myn to the ...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Mar 20th, 2015
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Forge World has started taking orders for their new Mechanicum Scyllax Guardian-automata over in their webshop. They’re kinda like “Squiddies” from The Matrix brought to the 40k universe. You can order the minis now and they’ll ship out next week. From the website:...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Mar 19th, 2015
5 Comments
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Steve Jackson Games has announced that they’ll be running a Kickstarter for Car Wars Arenas that will start at the end of the month. The set gives you new locations to have your Car Wars battles, printed in Cars Wars Classic scale. The campaign will start on the 31st of the month. From the webs...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Mar 19th, 2015
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Grenade Punch Games has launched a Kickstarter for Neon Sanctum, their new card-driven sci-fi RPG game and setting. The cards are designed to help in every aspect of the game, from character stats, to gear, to special moves. As such, it’s very easy to get new players into the game. You can down...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Mar 19th, 2015
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Fantasy Flight Games will have Armada starter sets to all of you excited gamers (and I certainly count myself as one of those in such a category) very soon. They’ve posted up a couple sample fleets that you can make with just the items from the starter set, as well as some fleets you can [&hell...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Mar 18th, 2015
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Steve Jackson Games has announced that they’re going to be teaming up with Your Move Games to bring their Ogre character (well, it’s a character that’s a city-block+ sized tank, but still, it’s a character) to the Battle for Hill 218 world. As such, the legions of soldiers and...
By Polar_Bear
In American Civil War
Mar 18th, 2015
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I don’t know about the rest of you, but for me, the week is just flying by! Can you believe it’s already Wednesday? I hardly can. Hopefully the week is going well for the rest of you. I know a lot of readers are either on their way to, or about to make their way […]...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Mar 18th, 2015
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Forge World will be at Adepticon this weekend (will you be?). And, seeing as it’s sort of the “GW event of the year” here in the US, they’ll have plenty of goodies with them. Check out all they’ll have in store for the show. From the announcement:...
By Enrico Nardini
In News
Mar 16th, 2015
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It’s not just a review, and it’s not just a painting guide; it’s a TGN Review N’ Paint! Ravage Magazine‘s Enrico Nardini travels to the post apocalyptic world of Thunderchild Miniatures to scrutinize the Wasteland Pilgrims and take you step-by-step through his painting process....
By Polar_Bear
In News
Mar 16th, 2015
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Warmill has started taking orders for their new, huge, sci-fi terrain set, the C.A.S.Hstak sci-fi city block. This modular terrain is full of buildings and walkways and all sorts of nice hiding places for your sci-fi miniatures gaming. And as if that weren’t enough, until April 3rd, their terra...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Mar 15th, 2015
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Happy Ides of March! If your name is Caesar, maybe want to not go out amongst friends today, just in case. Anyway, we’ve got another set of bite-sized stories we wanted to share with you. In this grouping, we’ve got: Now available Undead Ground and Shaleground 40x40mm diorama from Tableto...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Mar 14th, 2015
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Saturday night’s alright for fightin’… orcs, and zombies, and evil robots, and elves, and any other sort of nasty you can think of. Saturday’s also the day for rounding up all the reviews we found over the past week and presenting them to you. In this batch, we have reviews of...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Mar 13th, 2015
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Ramshackle Games ran a successful Kickstarter for their Minimus Squat’s Bounty Hunter Crew, and now it’s available for general release. This is quite a large kit, coming with the tank and two trailers, plus a bunch of crew miniatures, as well as captives. Only want part of the kit? That&#...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Mar 13th, 2015
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Dark Age is showing off a green for a new mini over on their Facebook page. Check out the Frenzied. Just… don’t try and shake her hand. From the preview:...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Mar 13th, 2015
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Raging Heroes has announced that they’ll be starting a new Kickstarter campaign on the 25th. Now that the Toughest Girls of the Galaxy has been handled, they’re moving on to the Toughest Girls of the Galaxy 2: Tough Harder (ok, that’s not really the sub-heading. I just made it up). ...
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