Sci-fi

By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Mar 1st, 2015
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It’s a drizzly Sunday here in Atlanta. But I’ve got gumbo simmering on the stovetop and a batch of fresh cookies. So all is well. Anyway, here’s a couple of the bite-sized stories we’ve come across in the past few days. Below the fold we’ve got: Microworld Games Releases...
By tgn_admin
In Crowdfunding
Feb 28th, 2015
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Regular readers may be aware of the continuing saga around the Dust Tactics Operation Babylon Kickstarter – (you can catch up here).  What little glimmer of hope there was of resolving the matter amicably appears to have evaporated with this recent post by Dust Studio claiming legal action has ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Feb 27th, 2015
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We’ve made it through another week. *throws a party* It seems to be the general consensus that this week “took forever.” Has that been the case for you? Anyway, that’s all in the past, as the weekend will soon be upon us. What sort of gaming do you have planned? We’ve al...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Feb 27th, 2015
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Forge World has started taking orders for their new Worder Bearers Mhara Gal Tainted Dreadnought over in their webshop as they continue to release the miniatures they had at their Games Day. This fearsome abomination takes the idea of a dreadnought and ramps it up to demonic levels, able to take on t...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Feb 27th, 2015
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Fantasy Flight Games is happy to announce that the 6th wave of ships are now available for the X-Wing Miniatures game. This wave brings the Scum & Villainy faction to the mix. Giving us a 50% increase in the number of factions for the game, Scum & Villainy has an initial offering of 7 ships...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Feb 26th, 2015
1 Comment
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Dark Nexus Arena is Games Workshop’s entry into the MOBA-style game stage. Pre-Sale Early Access is going on now, if you want to be one of the first to jump in on the action. The game is being developed by Whitebox Interactive. Source From the website:...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Feb 24th, 2015
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Fantasy Flight Games has released their Fly Casual sourcebook for the Star Wars RPG. Now you can be the “cool one” in your gaming group, playing the sly smuggler, just trying to get some credits while the big, Imperial government is trying to keep you down. Yes, now you can be the charact...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Feb 23rd, 2015
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Star Trek Attack Wing will soon have their next set of ships available. The final preview for this wave is the Romulan I.R.W. Haakona. Grab your disruptor beams and pointy ears and have a look. Source From the preview:...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Feb 23rd, 2015
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Fantasy Flight Games shows off some more about the upcoming Star Wars Armada game with a look at both the Imperial and Rebel fighter squadrons and some of the special character upgrades you can buy for them. Still eagerly awaiting this one to get here. I know there’s all those delays on the Wes...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Feb 23rd, 2015
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Miniature 13 is a new company working on a set of sci-fi minis. They’ve got their first offerings up on Kickstarter now. They’ve only got 6 days left, if you want to get in on the action. They’re over their goal, and closing in on 3x funded, so check out the stretch goals. Source Fr...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Feb 22nd, 2015
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It’s what I’d call a perfect Atlanta Winter’s day here today. Not cold, but cool. Some fog hanging around here and there. No wind. Just a nice, pleasant day. Also sounds like a great day to make some gumbo, but that’s for later. In the meantime, here’s some of the shorte...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Feb 20th, 2015
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The Ion Age doesn’t want your planetary militia to have to walk everywhere they go. This is the future, here! Go get some wheels and cruise around in style. Their new vehicles are available now in their webshop. Source From the announcement:...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Feb 20th, 2015
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Spartan Games is showing off and taking pre-orders for their batch of minis they’ll be releasing on March 25th. There’s a little something for everyone, whether you play Dystopian Legions, Firestorm Armada, Dystopian Wars, or Firestorm Planetfall. There’s a lot of photos just beyond...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Feb 20th, 2015
1 Comment
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Forge World continues to release the minis they had on sale at their Gamesday event. The next one in line’s a biggie. You can now order the Stormhammer supherheavy tank on their website. They’ll start shipping next Friday. If you don’t feel you’ve got enough guns on the board,...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Feb 19th, 2015
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CMON has posted the updated version of the Outcasts and Bounty Hunters faction description and stat cards up on their website. The faction got an overhaul in the latest book release, but you can download the new unit cards for free from the website. That’s very nice of them, isn’t it? Sou...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Feb 18th, 2015
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The week’s half-over. There’s a chance for more ice here in Atlanta. And it’s some for some more of the bite-sized stories we’ve found over the past couple days. This time we’ve got: Sector Commander Announces Kickstarter Launch Date, ACP Games Running Vanir Drop Ship Ki...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Feb 18th, 2015
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Ninja Division has a new Star Nebula Corsair they’re showing off for Relic Knights. Go check out Golden Vance and Minnow. They’ll be available in a couple weeks. Source From the release:...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Feb 18th, 2015
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Forge World lets you get the collections you want in a single click with their new bundle sets. They’ve 17 of them, total. There’s collections for if you want their Horus Heresy characters with a squad with them, or a group of tanks, or a group of dreadnaughts. Check them out over in thei...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Feb 17th, 2015
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Titan-forge is in their last days up on Kickstarter. They’ve blown past the goal and through several stretch goals, but they’d like to go for more before the buzzer goes off. As such, they’ve launched a contest over on their Facebook page. Backers who share their photo can potential...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Feb 16th, 2015
2 Comments
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Halo is coming to your tabletop via Spartan Games. They’ve got some new previews up, showing off some new renders for the starship-based game they’re working on. They’ve included some scale shots so you can know what size vessels we’re talking about. There’s also some in...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Feb 16th, 2015
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Warlord Games is taking orders for a new army starter deal for Beyond the Gates of Antares. Pick yourself up an entire Concord Strike Force with one simple purchase. Get units, command, drones, and your command dice with a couple mouse clicks. Be the first gamer on your block with this set when it...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Feb 15th, 2015
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I hope everyone’s having a lovely weekend (see what I did there?) I made a cheesecake for the first time. It’s very good, but I need to get it out of the apartment, or I’ll eat the whole thing, myself. And considering it’s made with cream cheese, sour cream, heavy cream, and s...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Feb 13th, 2015
1 Comment
555 Views
Games Workshop added some more pieces to their Harlequin pre-order page. You can pick up some dice in a tin, the new codex (including LE version), and a pair of new jet bike variants. Here come the jesters! 1, 2, 3!! Source From the website:...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Feb 13th, 2015
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Burning Games is running a Kickstarter for Faith, their new sci-fi RPG game. The game uses its own system, which is card-based rather than dice-driven (or diceless for you Amber fans out there). Characters are special people, chosen by their god, to carry out their war with the other gods. The campai...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Feb 13th, 2015
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Well, my real name is Jason, after all… *whistles innocently while hiding machete behind back* Anyway! We’ve got another bundle of bite-sized stories for you for today. In this grouping we’ve got: New Releases at LaserCutCard and $1 shipping items, New 15mm Late Saxons at Splintered...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Feb 13th, 2015
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Warlord Games gives you more ways to play their new sci-fi minis game, Beyond the Gates of Antares, with a half-dozen new scenarios that they just posted online. The scenarios are free, and don’t forget that you can still download the rules for free as well. Also, we’ve got a review of th...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Feb 13th, 2015
0 Comments
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Forge World has started taking orders for their Alexis Polux, 405th captain of the Imperial Fists mini over in their webshop. He was for early-release at their Games Day event, but now you can get your own version for your tabletop if you didn’t make it to the show. Orders will be sent out next...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Feb 11th, 2015
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Metal Weave Games has launched a Kickstarter campaign for Scavengers, their new RPG. Players play as a space salvage crew, looking for derelict ships and other random space junk that they can bring back to port and sell for some phat lootz. (No word on whether you’ll find a frozen Sigourney Wea...
By Polar_Bear
In 19th Century
Feb 11th, 2015
0 Comments
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Hey everyone. The week’s half-over (for you Monday-thru-Friday types, anyway). We’ve got another set of shorter stories we’ve collected together. In this batch we have: over a dozen new releases from Paulson Games, a new terrain/bits company Cathedral Arcanum, Warlord Games previews...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Sports
Feb 10th, 2015
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Maki Games now has a webshop of their very own that they’ve opened up on their website. Most of the products are still coming soon, but you can put in your pre-orders for their plastic terrain or fantasy football miniatures now and get them as soon as they’re released. Source From the ann...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Feb 10th, 2015
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Star Trek has quite a lot of strange alien races in the show. WizKids is bringing another one to the Attack Wing game with the Tholia One. How will you integrate this new ship to your fleets? Source From the post:...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Feb 9th, 2015
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Spartan Games will be producing miniatures games based on the popular Halo series of video games. It looks as though there’s at least two coming out later this year: both a space-based fleet game and a ground-combat game. Source From the announcement:...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Feb 9th, 2015
0 Comments
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True In One is running a Kickstarter campaign for The Robotic Age: Mars, a new supplement for their Robotic Age RPG setting. With inspiration taken from such sources like RoboCop, Mega Man and Ghost in the Shell, the setting and rules let you build the cybernetic/robotic character you want. The Mars ...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Feb 9th, 2015
0 Comments
251 Views
ClearHorizon Miniatures gives you more ways to play Gruntz with the release of their new SpeCops module. This book is packed with new weapon stats, new rules (including hacking enemy soldiers), new missions (including a new campaign system), and new off-field buffs (because orbital strikes never go o...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Feb 9th, 2015
0 Comments
292 Views
Forge World has started taking orders for their new Imperial Armor: The Siege of Vraks book over on their website. 288 pages long, it contains lots of updated background information, as well as army lists for some Death Korps and the Renegades of Vraks (though sadly, not the renegades of funk). You c...
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