Sci-fi

By Polar_Bear
In Modelling
Jun 23rd, 2017
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It’s here, ladies and gentlemen. Friday. Gateway to the weekend. The work week is almost over and we just need to push through these last few hours and we’ll be free. Hopefully you’ve got some plans put together. Mine have solidified, with some chill card gaming tonight with a frien...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jun 22nd, 2017
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We’re getting closer to that weekend. Just another day and a half and we’ll be there. Hopefully, you’ve got some gaming plans lined up. I’ve got some partial ones, myself. We’ll see how it goes. But if you are going to be gaming, you should have a good-looking gaming tab...
By Polar_Bear
In Corvus Belli
Jun 21st, 2017
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We’re getting into the last 1/3 of June. Seems like a pretty good time to start showing off what will be available next month. And that’s just what Corvus Belli is doing. They’re showing off the next batch of releases for Infinity....
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Jun 21st, 2017
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Well, I don’t know about you, but my week’s already been pretty full of gaming stuff, mostly yesterday. I ended up having my order from Miniature Market come in (containing the Curse of the Statuettes adventure), and then Ray got back from Origins and I got some Muse on Minis tokens for G...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Jun 21st, 2017
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It’s always important to make sure you and your opponent are on the same page when it comes to rules. It’s also good to see that a company is supporting a game they make, wanting it to be as good and balanced as possible. If you’re a Star Wars: Armada player, you’ll want to ch...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Jun 20th, 2017
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Droids are just an everyday part of life in the Star Wars universe. They’re everywhere, but it takes a large support staff to keep them going. Just like organic creatures need doctors, the droids need repairmen and repairwomen and repairsmizmars to keep them going. In Fully Operational, the new...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Jun 19th, 2017
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One thing about many secondary weapons in the X-Wing Miniatures Game is that most of them run out after just a single use. There’s an upgrade where you can get a second shot with your missiles or bombs, but still, that’s it. Well, with the upcoming release of the Scurrg H-6 Bomber, anothe...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Jun 19th, 2017
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The Earth Caste are the new kids on the block, even though they’re part of one of the oldest factions for Dark Age. They’re making their presence known in the battles on the planet’s surface, as well as on tabletops, as they’ve got a new box set available. Not to be outdone, t...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Jun 16th, 2017
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It’s that time again, everyone. Friday. The gateway to the weekend. I’m sure a lot of you are going to be heading out to the LGS to try the new edition of 40k. I’m hoping to just hang out with some friends and keep things chill. I saw some games of 8th Edition last week […]...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Jun 16th, 2017
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Forge World is hitting two ends of the timeline spectrum this week with their releases. On one side, they’re in the far off and mythical past of Blood Bowl with some new goblin secret weapon figures, plus a new pitch to play on, as well as bundling those in with teams and the base box […...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Jun 14th, 2017
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July 1st isn’t too far off. That’s when players will be able to get their hands on The Chryseis Shard, the new expansion book for Beyond the Gates of Antares from Warlord Games. But before then, they’ve posted up a preview showing off three of the new characters that you can expect ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jun 13th, 2017
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We’re always looking to improve ourselves. Maybe we want to lose a little weight, or learn to play an instrument, or get better at juggling geese. Human Interface: Be a Better Human is more about… well… escaping from a megacorporation’s illegal prison, gathering evidence of th...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Jun 13th, 2017
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The Dragyri are getting a new caste in Dark Age. They’re the Earth Caste. You thought the Ice Caste was big on heavy-hitting and some armor. Well, the Earth Caste has that as well, plus several other tricks up their sleeve. The stat cards for the new subfaction have been posted online (I know, ...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Jun 12th, 2017
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Getting into a new game, or even just a new force within a game you already play, can be a bit of a chore. Trying to figure out what all you need isn’t always the easiest to figure out. That’s where ready-to-play (once assembled, anyway) army forces can really help out. In the case of [&h...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Jun 12th, 2017
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“Let the wookie win.” Well, you probably don’t want to let that extend to “ships piloted by wookies or used around the planet of Kashyyk” because then you might not be winning too many more games of X-Wing, as Fantasy Flight is coming out with the Auzituck Gunship. They&...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Jun 12th, 2017
1 Comment
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It’s another National Day and that means another giveaway from Corvus Belli. This time, it’s Russia Day. Grab some vodka and get to drinkin’. Also, head over to Corvus Belli’s Facebook page and put your name in the hat for a free mini....
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Jun 11th, 2017
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I know. I know. This was supposed to go up yesterday. Well, WordPress has been flaky lately and it missed its posting window. Hence why it’s going up now with a reworded opening talking about it not being posted on Saturday instead of saying, “I’m going to the LGS and gonna pick me ...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Jun 9th, 2017
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This has been quite a week. Deadlines. The website acting up. Just lots going on. I’m very much ready for the weekend. Tomorrow I’m headed up to the LGS to pick up a Guild Ball figure they got in for me, as well as hopefully playing a game of the aforementioned game, plus just hanging [&h...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Jun 9th, 2017
14 Comments
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It was hard to decide which item to feature here for this latest set of releases from Forge World. They didn’t have anything last week, but they’ve certainly made up for it this week. There’s a new version of the famous Thunderhawk Gunship, a pair of new Imperial Armour books, and a...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Jun 9th, 2017
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The Scum and Villainy Faction is getting their first huge-sized ship for the X-Wing Miniatures Game. They can now play along with the likes of the Corellian Corvette and that Imperial Cruiser. More than just a big ship, the set also includes upgrades you can use in any mode of X-Wing play....
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jun 8th, 2017
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Some people want it all and they want it now. Well, if you’re looking to get into the Star Trek Adventures RPG from Modiphius, you might not be able to get it now, but you can get it all. And you will be getting it as soon as possible. They have started taking pre-orders for […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jun 7th, 2017
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Giant robot alert! Giant robot alert! There’s a trio of mecha figures up on Kickstarter now for the WHISPER wargame. You can get the three figures as-is, but there’s also a bunch of add-ons you can do for different weapons and such, letting you customize your suit just how you want it....
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Jun 7th, 2017
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Assault Publishing is coming out with a new sci-fi rules set called Shadows in the Void. It’s a new sci-fi minis page in 3mm scale. So you can get excited about this new set of rules, they’re showing off some of the minis for the Confederated Outer Colonies, one of the factions in the gam...
By Polar_Bear
In Horror
Jun 7th, 2017
1 Comment
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You might think to yourself, “man, all these zombies around here. I should just blast myself into space. It’s probably safer there.” But that might not actually be the case. There’s war among the stars, too. So you might as well pick your poison. Take on some new releases for ...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Jun 5th, 2017
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Normally, you don’t want your own ships just crashing into others while fighting in space… or really down on a planet’s surface, either. But sometimes it’s just what is going to get the job done so your side can win. Entire strategies have been built around such tactics, and s...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Jun 3rd, 2017
21 Comments
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By now, I’m sure you’ve probably heard about it. I mean, we mentioned it last week. But there’s a new edition of Warhammer 40k available to pre-order from Games Workshop. 8th Edition brings familiar mechanics that you’ve seen before with some new twists and ways to put forces ...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Jun 2nd, 2017
6 Comments
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One of the games that’s been around for as long as I can remember is Battletech. I was first introduced to it as Mechwarrior II on my computer, but it’s been a tabletop game (in several forms) for just as long. Well, Catalyst Game Labs has moved around some personnel to make sure it conti...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jun 2nd, 2017
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It’s Friday! Woo! We all know how much I love the weekend. Do you have any gaming plans? I know a lot of you are at/will be at the UK Games Expo. For me, I just got my “I Can’t Believe It’s Not Tiamat” yesterday from Bones III, so I’ll be putting that together. But...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Jun 2nd, 2017
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Happy Republic Day to all of you in Italy! As per their tradition, Corvus Belli is celebrating a country’s national day like this with a special giveaway. Want to get yourself a free mini? Read on....
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jun 1st, 2017
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For a shortened week, this one still seems to be going by slowly. Ah well, it’s Thursday, and we’ll eventually make our way back to the weekend. I’m hoping many of you have some gaming plans lined up for said weekend. And if you’re going to be gaming, you want your gaming tabl...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Jun 1st, 2017
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Gamers love to be the first one on their block with the new releases when they’re available. One way to ensure you get that is to put your name on the list for a pre-order. Well, Counterblast, the retro-sci-fi minis game from Bombshell Miniatures, is getting a new edition. You can pre-order it ...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
May 31st, 2017
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Just because you’re out doing things just for credits doesn’t mean you can’t be one of the best of the best out there. I mean, if you’re good, you get paid more, right? So it’s with that in mind that Fantasy Flight is coming out with a new elite pack for their X-Wing Min...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
May 30th, 2017
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The newest expansion for TiRoBEx (which stands for Tiny Robots, Big Explosions) takes you out to the jungle. *puts on some CCR* The Expansion is called Rise of the Golden Mask and it brings you rules for new types of terrain as well as some new TRS. You can get your copy now....
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
May 30th, 2017
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It’s not just an alternative Wild West that’s getting an update. One Page Rules has also rolled out an update for Grimdark future, where they’ve added in Mercenaries. They’ve also updated Age of Fantasy by updating the Forces of Havoc with a new name (Havoc Warriors) and a bun...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
May 26th, 2017
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Continuing their Primarchs Series, Forge World is now taking orders for Magnus the Red. As usual, he’s available in several forms. You can get him on his own, with a retinue of troops, or as a diorama set along with Leman Russ (the primarch, not the tank)....