Sci-fi

By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Apr 8th, 2015
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Wednesday. Is there a day that personifies the progression of the week more than Wednesday? We’ve made it through Monday and Tuesday. Thursday and Friday are ahead. Stuck in the middle is Wednesday. Saying “it’s all downhill from here” isn’t exactly the right phrase, but...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Apr 8th, 2015
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Raging Heroes is in their final hours for Toughest Girls of the Galaxy II over on Kickstarter. They’ve made it over $730k for the campaign, with lots of stretch goals broken, giving you more add-ons available as well as freebies thrown into your pledge package. They’re also updating the s...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Apr 7th, 2015
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One Page Rules has posted up a Beginner’s Guide to their popular One Page 40k set of rules. The guide is designed to ease new players into the world of OPR and orient them to the systems that they create. Also, they’re celebrating their 1 year anniversary! Woo! *gets party hats and cake o...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Apr 7th, 2015
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Olleys Armies has just a week to go in their Scrunt Empire Kickstarter campaign. They’ve made it through their basic funding goal and are looking to make it through the stretch goals where many extra styles of minis will be made available. The first set to be unlocked will be the Argonauts. Aft...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Apr 7th, 2015
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Macrocosm is a new sci-fi miniatures game. You can check out the rules as a free download over on the game’s website. Also, they’ve got a special deal going on. If you order a Malignancy Starter Set before the 12th, you’ll get a free Infested Thug model. Go and check it out. From th...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Apr 7th, 2015
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Fantasy Flight Games has announced the 2nd wave of Star Wars Armada expansions. They’ve got two expansions, each, for Imperials and Rebels, and then a combined fighter pack. For Imperials, there’s the venerable Imperial-Class Star Destroyer and Imperial Raider. For Rebels, there’s t...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Apr 6th, 2015
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Bombshell Miniatures has their new releases for April posted up on their website. They have their Candy the Mobile Sniper. They found some more of their Scout Ship so they’ll be in the shop. Also new is the Serina the Mermaid model in the shop. Finally, they will have their Jungle Elf on Raptor...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Apr 6th, 2015
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Raging Heroes has added in a PayPal option for their Toughest Girls of the Galaxy 2 campaign. It’s not on their Kickstarter page (of course), but it’s over on their regular website. And if you want to get in on the campaign, but can’t for some reason right now, you can pledge via th...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Apr 6th, 2015
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Warlord Games has some new Concord Combined Command units available for Beyond the Gates of Antares over in their webshop. They’ve got their Nuhu Mandarin, Support Team with X-Launcher (no word on J, W, and O launchers), Plasma Light Support Drone, Support Drone with Plasma Cannon (yes, those a...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Apr 6th, 2015
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Mantic has just a couple hours left in their Deadzone Kickstarter campaign. They’re closing in on 7x funded and have unlocked quite a few of stretch goals, but they could always make it through a few more. They’ve added Forge Fathers, and they’d certainly love to unlock Hund, Bounty...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Apr 6th, 2015
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Games Workshop adds to their Adeptus Mechanus Skitarii pre-orders with two new units and the codex. Of course, you need the Codex to play the army, that’s sort of the point of it. The two units are the Ruststalkers and the Infiltrators. I’m not sure how one stalks rust. I’m guessing...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Apr 5th, 2015
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It’s another Sunday. To those of you that celebrate it, Happy Easter. To the rest, I hope your Sunday is just as awesome as well. I had my traditional hard boiled eggs and cold kielbasa this morning. It was just as tasty as always. Speaking of tasty bites, we’ve got our also-traditional b...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Apr 3rd, 2015
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Raging Heroes has added a new pledge level to their Toughest Girls of the Galaxy. You can now get the Eminence package. It’s $1,500, but you get over $2,475 worth of minis. There’s also new freebie unlocks available. The campaign has 5 days left if you want to get in on the action. Also, ...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Apr 3rd, 2015
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Fornax Galaxy is a new miniatures-making company that’s looking to get off the ground and have gone to Indiegogo to get the rocket fuel to get there. They’ll be looking to create all sorts of sci-fi, alien, and fantasy miniatures. Their first mini are the Centurions from Fornax. The campa...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Apr 3rd, 2015
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The Ion Age are among the companies having themselves a special sale this month. They start with free world-wide shipping. It’s always nice to know when you don’t have to add that stuff in during checkout. After that, they’re also giving away a goodie bag of minis with each order. A...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Apr 3rd, 2015
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Forge World has started taking orders for their new Primus Redoubt terrain piece (apparently, they doubted Primus once and have decided to do it again. No comments yet from Les Claypool on the topic). The piece is 2′ square and has a bunker built right into it, along with a giant double turbo l...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Apr 2nd, 2015
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Steve Jackson Games is running a sale on all Car Wars items over in Warehouse 23 for the month of April. This due to the Car Wars Kickstarter that’s happening now. For the entirety of April, you can save 25% off of Car Wars rulebooks, supplements, and more. From the announcement:...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Apr 2nd, 2015
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ThunderChild Miniatures are in their last few days on Kickstarter for their Wasteman campaign. They’re creeping ever closer to their funding goal, but they’re not quite there yet. To try and get them to that goal, they’ve cut the cost of the Survivor Pledge level in half, as well as...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Apr 2nd, 2015
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Crooked Dice has their latest releases for 7TV available over in their webshop. This month’s releases include a new deputy and a corporal, along with two scientific advisers. They all seem just a bit… familiar… for some reason, but I’m not sure Who they look like. Also, along ...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Apr 1st, 2015
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Dave Graffam Models wants you to be able to fill up your gaming table with all the terrain you want. As such, they’re helping out by having a big sale on their paper terrain kits. They’ve made it so dozens of their kits are now just $1. $1! for terrain downloads! Go grab yourself some. [&...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Apr 1st, 2015
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CMON expands their Dark Age line with new Forsaken releases. There’s 8 new skus to check out, including resculpts of the Brutes. They’ve also gotten a restock on Outcast books, in case you missed your chance previously. No foolin’, get your new models now! Check them out below the c...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Apr 1st, 2015
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We’re once again between the weekends. With any luck, the week is treating you right. Anyone got some mid-week gaming planned? League nights at the shop? Some after-work RPG sessions? Bueller? Bueller? Anyway, we’ve collected some bite-sized news stories and now present them to you. In th...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Mar 31st, 2015
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Steve Jackson Games has launched their Kickstarter campaign for Car Wars Classic Arenas. The campaign is to bring 5 maps from various supplements and put them all in one place in full Car Wars scale. There’s also a rules booklet that details special abilities for each arena. Plus, it has rules ...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Mar 31st, 2015
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Corvus Belli is showing off their March releases for Infinity. They’ve got 5 new sets for you this month, ranging from lightly-armored infantry, to a new bounty hunter on a bike, to reinforced suits carrying big-ass guns. Go have yourself a look-see at them below the cut. From the post:...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Mar 31st, 2015
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Icarus Miniatures continues to work at refining their The Icarus Project rulebook to make sure it’s as perfect as it can be. This latest update has 11 changes to the rules, including some general clarifications, expanded background for the units, and a readjustment of the gear for various units...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Mar 30th, 2015
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Tin Man Miniatures is happy to be bringing back their annual spring sale. You can get all the springs you want from their shop with *gets handed a note* *reads the note* … Oh, an update, Tin Man Miniatures does not sell springs. They are, however, bringing back their sale where you can get 35% ...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Mar 30th, 2015
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Spartan Games has several really great deals going on over in their webshop. For starters, all of their rulebooks are at least half-off. Sure, you can download them for free from their website, but some people like to actually have a book in their hand (I’m included in this count), and Spartan&...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Mar 30th, 2015
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Mantic is in their final week for their Deadzone Kickstarter campaign. To help that sprint to the end, they’ve added in a stretch goal that, if passed, will ad a Faction Booster, for free, to any Quarantine-level pledge. Who doesn’t love free minis? I know I love free minis. The Faction B...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Mar 30th, 2015
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Hyacinth Games is running a Scenario Contest over in their game forums for Wreck-Age. Simply come up with a scenario for their game, or conversely, you can come up with a scenario for an RPG that’s set in the Wreck-Age universe, and post it up. All participants will get a $10 voucher for the Hy...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Mar 29th, 2015
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Sunday! Sunday! Sunday! The weekend is halfway done. Hopefully you got a chance to get some gaming in, or will be doing some today. I’ve got some photos of minis to take. Or at least, that’s the plan. We’ll see if that actually happens, what with other various whatnots to attend to ...
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 […]...
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