Sci-fi

By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Jun 5th, 2015
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YayforFriday! That means group lunch here at the office. We did Indian last week. Not sure what we’ll do this week yet. But when this posts, assume I’m eating yummy things. Speaking of bites, we’ve got our regular section of bite-size stories that we present to you here. Today’...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jun 5th, 2015
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People often ask me what my favorite part of working at TGN is. The answer is pretty easy. It’s getting to see new games as they’re in development and trying them out before just about anyone else. I’ve been doing this gig long enough now that games I tried out when they were early prototypes [&helli...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jun 4th, 2015
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Warlord Games has started showing off miniatures for the next faction for Beyond the Gates of Antares. They are The Freeborn, a group of merchants, traders, and other businesspeople who hold a good bit of sway in Antarean space. Due to their wealth, they have amassed large fleets of ships with the go...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jun 4th, 2015
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Masters of Blöödirön, a new post-apocalyptic RPG by Abbott Games, is up on Kickstarter and looking for some funding. In the game world, the Earth has been invaded by The Enemy, who have left nothing but desolate, shattered, scattered outposts of humanity across the globe. Humans must scratch out a me...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jun 4th, 2015
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Mos Eisley isn’t exactly the greatest town in the galaxy. Some might even call it wretched, full of scum, and overflowing with villainy. When walking the narrow streets or visiting one of the shadowy cantinas, one must be cautious. Well, Han Solo’s not known to be cautious. Unfortunately,...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jun 3rd, 2015
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Aegis Studios has a new setting expansion book for Contagion Second Edition. K-24 brings you to one of the most… unique places… yeah, we’ll go with unique… by bringing Contagion to North Korea. Why North Korea? Because if you were going to build a prison for supernatural being...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Jun 3rd, 2015
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Wednesday is once again upon us, dear TGN readers. We’ve been having a busy week at the office. I’m working on a few review articles that’re coming up, and yesterday we shot a new unboxing video. But that’s as may-be. We’ve also collected various bite-sized stories and p...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jun 3rd, 2015
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MidKnight Heroes has regrouped, reconfigured, re-evaluated, recombobulated, and have relaunched on Kickstarter for their Season 0. This new campaign is looking to fund the first of their sci-fi minis, Leonide Fai Barbarian Chieftain of the Kaioe Clan. They’re already about 50% of the way there....
By Polar_Bear
In Corvus Belli
Jun 2nd, 2015
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Corvus Belli is showing off their latest releases for Infinity. PanOceania, Haqqislam, Nomads, Combined Army, and ALEPH are all getting some new figures to add to their forces this time around. Some of the troops are for when you want to be tactical and sneaky. Others just want to watch the world bur...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Jun 1st, 2015
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It’s the first of the month and we know what that means, new Dark Age releases are here! *sets off the alarm bells so everyone knows* The Slavers and the Salt Nomads are the ones getting new figures this month. One of them has huge water bottles on their back. He’s like a human camel. [&h...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Jun 1st, 2015
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Space Marines are the elite troopers of the Empire of Man in the grimdark future of 40k. These heavily-genetically-modified warriors (who can spit acid, and have a couple different hearts, just for starters), stand ready to protect the Empire from the forces of any aliens that may be around, as well ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 31st, 2015
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Hey everyone. Welcome to another Sunday Edition here on TGN. Now, some of you might’ve noticed that we ran Sunday Snippets on Saturday and are doing the Review Roundup here on Sunday. I’m… not entirely sure how that happened actually. I think all the necromantic energy from the Zomb...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
May 30th, 2015
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Hey there, everyone. I hope your Saturday is going by nicely. Mine’s doing just fine. I’ve got some Joy Division playing (They keep calling me!!) and after I finish typing this up, I’m going to play a couple games so I can write some review articles for the site in the next couple w...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
May 29th, 2015
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The work week is coming to an end. We’ve once more made it to Friday. *does Friday dance* It’s been quite an exciting week, what with all the Zombicide previews. I know a lot of people are excited for that Kickstarter to launch. But that’s as may be. Right now we’re here to br...
By Polar_Bear
In News
May 28th, 2015
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The old gods have returned, and you could be one of them! Aegis Studios has released a new supplement for Contagion 2nd edition. It’s called Rise of the Ilu. In it, it gives players the option of playing the long-missing Ilu race, or their spawn, the Ikkibu. Or, even if you don’t get to p...
By Polar_Bear
In News
May 28th, 2015
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Greetings Program! I always did like the idea of going into a computer, into the internet and just flying around inside of it. Movies like Tron and Lawnmower Man (don’t laugh. I liked that movie) and TV shows like Futurama (where they go into the internet) have always been fascinating to me. I&...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
May 27th, 2015
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Welcome back, TGN Readers. The week is half-over. Or it’s half-started. I guess that depends on if your an optimist or a pessimist. Or how much you liked last weekend versus are looking forward to the one about to come up. Or some other psychology stuff that doesn’t really matter right no...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
May 27th, 2015
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Warlord Games will be shipping the Terminator Genisys: The War Against The Machines starter sets soon. However, as we all know, starter sets are great for starting, but they’re not so great when you really want to get into the real nuts and bolts of a game. That takes expansion packs. Warlord&#...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
May 27th, 2015
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Spartan Games has updated their webshop with their new releases that will be coming out on June 24th. You can start taking orders for these new figures to make sure that you’re the first gamer on your block with these models when they’re released. They’ve got new releases for Firest...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
May 26th, 2015
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Rational Basis Media has launched a Kickstarter campaign for Post Replica a new sci-fi tablet-top RPG (no, that’s not a typo). When playing Post Replica, you gather together wherever you want to do your RPG-gaming fun and then fire up your tablet or smartphone or other such device and open up t...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
May 26th, 2015
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Raging Heroes is looking to unlock some more minis for their Toughest Girls of the Galaxy 2 campaign. “But, that Kickstarter’s been over for quite some time now!” I hear you say. Well, just because the Kickstarter is over doesn’t mean that the funding is and that there’s...
By Polar_Bear
In News
May 25th, 2015
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Corvus Belli has announce the latest edition of Infinity: Human Sphere and posted up a quick promo video for it. this full-color book will update the ruleset to Infinity N3, and bring along new rules, new special skills, and of course new weapons and equipment. Also included will be full backgrounds ...
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...