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By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
May 25th, 2015
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Artipia Games is in their final hours on Kickstarter for Project: ELITE. And by “Final Hours” I really mean just a couple left to go. Sometimes you see someone say “final hours” and it’s like “final 1000 hours.” But this is not the case here. Final hours is 3...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
May 25th, 2015
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Games Workshop has started taking pre-orders for some new Cult of Mechanicus units over in their webshop, as well as bundling some of the products together. And, since having the rules for the units is generally a good idea, they’ve got the new codex up for pre-order as well. As per usual, they...
By Polar_Bear
In Interviews
May 24th, 2015
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Hey everyone. It’s come time for another edition of Sunday Snippets. Hopefully your weekend is going well. Many of you may have tomorrow off from work as well. We’ll be in the office, but we’re gonna be having a BBQ in the afternoon. So it’ll be a good time had by all! Plus, t...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 23rd, 2015
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Welcome once again to another TGN Saturday Edition where we round up all the reviews we’ve found over the week and put them into our Review Roundup (and around and around… and it comes out here). This week we’ve got reviews of: Builders of Blankenburg, Robotech RPG Tactics, Brew Cra...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
May 22nd, 2015
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*does a little “It’s Friday” dance around the office* un-cha, un-cha, un-cha, un-cha, wakachika, wakachika, wakachika, wakachika, boom-nau-nau da-boom-da mananga-nanga, boom-nau-nau da-boom-da mananga-nanga. Oh, hey there. Did you know that it’s Friday? 3-day-weekend sort of F...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 20th, 2015
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Happy Wednesday, everyone! I hope the week has been treating you well. I’ve… actually been sick this week. Don’t worry, I’ve made sure to disinfect every post just before it goes up, so you shouldn’t catch anything. Anyway, we’ve collected the various bite-sized st...
By Polar_Bear
In News
May 20th, 2015
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DreamForge-Games has their Eisenkern troopers boxes available, but a trooper without good leadership is not going to be anywhere near as effective. As such, they’re coming out with their new Eisenkern Command Squad set. But it’s not just command, there’s other additions to your poss...
By Polar_Bear
In News
May 20th, 2015
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Come with me if you want to live… Or really, if you just want to see the 3D render of the T-1000 for the upcoming Terminator Genisys miniatures game. Yeah, sure, you can see part of the mini up there in the feature, but it’s below the cut where you get to see the whole […]...
By Polar_Bear
In News
May 19th, 2015
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While many gamers may feel that “marines are marines are marines,” there’s actually quite a lot of variety between the different chapters. Each has access to different vehicles, wargear, and psychic powers. Even various unit structures can be different between them. As such, while t...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 18th, 2015
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Artipia Games’ Project: Elite has made more than 4x their funding goal over on Kickstarter. They’ve made it through various stretch goals, but this one’s a biggie. Backers can now add the Adrenaline expansion to their pledge. There’s new heroes, new monsters, new maps, and new...
By Jared Miller
In Board Games
May 18th, 2015
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Frame6 recently launched a Kickstarter for Crysis Analogue Edition. This is their first board game, with previous releases including two video games. Based on the Crysis video game series from Crytek, Analogue Edition looks to bring the world and action of the digital game series to tabletops. Two to...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
May 17th, 2015
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Rolling across the battlefield on tank treads instead of legs, and essentially devoid of anything left that makes them human (except for a few scraps of flesh over some metal frames… which makes me wonder why bother with that bit anyway, but I’m not a Tech Priest), the Battle Servitors wa...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 15th, 2015
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Hello out there, all you beautiful TGN readers! We’ve once again made it to another Friday. Congratulations! Any good gaming to be had this weekend? Anyone trying out some of the new releases that’ve come out this past week? As for the moment, we’ve collected another batch of bite-s...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
May 15th, 2015
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Vesper-On Games has a brand new game system that they’re bringing right into your living room. Home Raiders, which is over on Kickstarter right now, is a game of tiny inter-dimensional creatures invading our universe and battling for supremacy of your coffee table, office desk, or living room r...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
May 15th, 2015
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Bombshell Miniatures is in their final hours over on Kickstarter for their Counterblast Heavy Support campaign. They’ve made it over their funding goal and are just looking to push through to get some more stretch goals broken before the time runs out. The campaign ends at 9:45pm, Eastern (so 9...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
May 15th, 2015
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Warhammer World is having their grand opening this weekend. If you’re a Games Workshop fan and in the area, it might be worth your while to stop by. They’ve got some brand new products coming out that won’t be available anywhere else. Special note should be made for any Ultramarines...
By Polar_Bear
In News
May 14th, 2015
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A lot of times, you’ll see a set of minis and think, “Wow, those are cool. Is there a game that goes with them?” and when you find out there’s not, there’s that twang of, “awww, damn.” Sure, you could use the set of minis for another set of rules you might kn...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
May 14th, 2015
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Star Wars Armada puts you in charge of… well… it’s sort of right there in the name, isn’t it? Anyway, up until now, we’ve only had the starter box contents to play with. And while, yes, there is some variation you can create with that, after a while, we yearn for somethi...
By Polar_Bear
In News
May 14th, 2015
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Ack! Ack ack ack ack ack ack. Ack ack ack. Ack. Ack ack. Ack ack ack ack ack ack. Now translated into English: Steve Jackson and Topps have announced that they’re bringing the wild world of Mars Attacks to GURPS 4th edition....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 14th, 2015
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In the grim darkness of the future, there is only endorsement deals. Iron League is a new fantasy sports board game that’s up on Kickstarter. In it, players are in charge of their own Iron League team and must bash, beat, and outscore their opponents to the title. Only through dogged determinat...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
May 13th, 2015
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Wednesday. The previous weekend is two days behind us. The next weekend is two days ahead of us. We are perched atop a precipice. Which isn’t to say “it’s all downhill from here,” but I guess you could consider it as such. At the very least, I hope the first half of the week w...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
May 13th, 2015
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How about a little fire, Scarecrow!? Well, I wouldn’t suggest just using the end of a broom that’s on fire against this Scarecrow. The results might not be what you’d hoped for. Spiral Arm Studios, having made it to their funding goal and then some, have added the Epirian Scarecrow ...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
May 13th, 2015
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The truth is out there. And the truth is that UFOs are invading! Run for your lives! Aaaaah! Ok, maybe not exactly, but that’s what’s happening in UFO Squad: Alien Invasion from Crossover Miniatures. Yes, they’re taking a step away from the super hero genre for a moment to go full-o...
By Polar_Bear
In News
May 12th, 2015
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Moving can be such a pain. You have to collect all your things back together and put them into boxes, and nothing ever fits right, and stuff ends up in boxes with other things that don’t really go together, and you’ve got to stack all those boxes together, and then you’ve got to mov...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
May 12th, 2015
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One Page Rules gives you yet another option for your miniatures gaming needs. They have updated their rules sets to bring you new units that have been coming out that had not yet been represented in their games. One Page 40k got the biggest update of the bunch, bringing you several new units, as well...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
May 11th, 2015
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Many of us have been gaming for quite some time and as we go along, we sometimes get pangs for some “old school”-looking miniatures. I originally started playing miniatures games with Warhammer 40k, Second Edition. My friend and I split a starter box. He got the Marines. I got the Orks. O...
By Polar_Bear
In News
May 11th, 2015
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Catalyst Game Labs expands your Shadowrun resources with two new campaign books. You can get them in pdf now, or if you prefer something a little more solid, you can pre-order the print versions over in their webshop. The two books differ much from one-another, and will test your players in very diff...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
May 10th, 2015
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Hey there again, everyone. Welcome to Sunday. A quick note: It is Mother’s Day. Just sayin’. If possible, I’d suggest giving your mom a call. It probably couldn’t hurt. I’m gonna give mine a call here after I finish typing this up. But that’s as may be. At the mome...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
May 10th, 2015
2 Comments
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Games Workshop has some new pre-order kits available over in their Webshop. The Adeptus Mechanus are getting a bit of a boost to their numbers with the new Kastelan Robots. As with much of the technology of the Empire of Man, the Kastelan Robots are ancient, having been built tens of thousands of yea...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 9th, 2015
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Welcome back to Saturday, dear friends. Hopefully you’re enjoying the day. I’ve been running around like crazy this morning, getting stuff done before I head to my friend’s place this evening for gaming fun. Once I’m done making this post, I need to bake cookies. But that̵...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
May 8th, 2015
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Friday has once again graced us with its presence. We may be battered and bruised from the work week, but the end is here and your reward is a couple days to do whatever you want (well, not whatever, but you know what I mean). With any luck, your weekend plans include gaming. I’m hoping [&helli...
By Polar_Bear
In News
May 8th, 2015
4 Comments
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Ninja Division has announced their first expansion for Relic Knights, and they’re going in with both feet. The new expansion, called Relic Knights: Void Break, will have 40 new units spread across all 6 factions for the game. The set is designed to be a new jumping-on point as well, with a new ...
By Polar_Bear
In News
May 8th, 2015
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Warlord Games has started taking pre-orders for starter sets for the upcoming Terminator Genisys miniatures skirmish game. The game pits the stalwart defenders of the last of humanity against the incessant Terminators. The starter box has everything you need to get started, with a special Kyle Reese ...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
May 8th, 2015
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Forge World is here to help you upgrade your marines with some more personality. Sure, they might be known as “Vanilla” marines in many circles, but that doesn’t mean your Ultramarines need to look generic. As such, there are two new torso/head upgrade sets, as well as a set of new ...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
May 7th, 2015
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Mantic brings the Mars invasion to your tabletop with Mars Attacks. Now they want to give one lucky Facebook follower a whole invasion force of their own. When they hit 23k likes, they’ll select one winner to get a massive Mars Attacks prize pack worth of £300. All you have to do is “Like...