Sci-fi

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
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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...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
May 6th, 2015
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Welcome to Wednesday you wonderful … umm… something-gaming-related-that-begins-with-W! The first half of the week is over. It’s all downhill from here to a hopefully gaming-filled weekend. I’ve got my plans set, heading over to a friend’s house for his birthday party whe...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
May 6th, 2015
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Bombshell Miniatures has launched a Kickstarter campaign in order to bring some heavy support to the world of Counterblast. The fights in the pop-sci-fi world of Counterblast are getting serious and some heavy machinery is making its way to your tabletops. You can get the Edofleini Scutter, Lancers I...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
May 6th, 2015
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War Mage Games is headed to Cologne for the RPC Convention and will be bringing their various scale terrain kits with them. They’d certainly love to see you there. In fact, they’re going to be running special deals during the show. Spend over €50 and you’ll get a 10% discount. Also,...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
May 5th, 2015
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Bad Roll Games is running an Indiegogo campaign for Punkapocalyptic, their new post-apocalyptic skirmish miniatures game. You’ve probably seen the individual miniatures they’ve put out, now you can get the rules and gangs to play the skirmish game. An average game will have you playing ar...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
May 5th, 2015
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Sky Relics is a new sci-fi-esque miniatures game that’s up on Kickstarter and looking for some funding love. The ancient world of Targus was created specially by the gods to be a perfect land. They poured so much of their power into the planet that they lost their immortality. They cultivated c...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
May 4th, 2015
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One Page Rules released WarStuff not really happy with the rules as they were written. Seems that many gamers have had much the same feeling and have sent in copious amounts of feedback. As such, One Page Rules has updated WarStuff to what they are calling version 1.5. That new set is now available o...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
May 4th, 2015
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Darkraven Games and Ruby Nile Games are running a Kickstarter to help enhance your sci-fi game sessions. They want to bring 26 new tracks to your sound bank. It’s hard to downplay what a good soundtrack can do for your games. It’s one of those things you don’t really notice until it...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
May 4th, 2015
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Fantasy Flight Games is showing off another part of the upcoming Imperial Raider pack. While the big ship might draw most of the attention, there’s still that little TIE Advanced inside. The Imperial Raider might only be useable in certain cases, any game of X-Wing can have the new TIE Advanced...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
May 4th, 2015
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Games Workshop has started taking pre-orders for some new Imperial Knight models, as well as the Imperial Knight codex over on their website. The codex has several new variants of the Imperial Knight figure, with which you can bring swift, exploding death to the enemies of the Emperor. I don’t ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 3rd, 2015
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Welcome to Sunday. Hopefully you had a good day yesterday. I had my character die in my D&D game, but it was scripted that way, as I am taking back over DM duties for the campaign. It should be a good time. Anyway, it’s Sunday and we’ve got another batch of bite-sized stories to pres...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
May 1st, 2015
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CMON knows that one of the coolest groups in any setting is the Bounty Hunters. The sci-fi minis game, Dark Age, has their own set of guns-for-hire that can be added to your force. Their May releases this month focus on these sellswords. With a couple resculpts and a bunch of brand new faces to [&hel...
By Polar_Bear
In News
May 1st, 2015
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DreamForge-Games heads into May with the release of their new Eisenkern Panzerjägers squad. These badass ladies are armed to the teeth. And knowing DreamForge-Games kits, there’s plenty of pieces in it to work with making the squad look unique for your tabletop. In celebration of their release,...
By Polar_Bear
In News
May 1st, 2015
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Hawk Wargames has posted up their Newsletter #40, which gives us a look inside the workings of their upcoming fleet miniatures game, Dropfleet (working title). They teased this game a bit at Salute, but now there’s some concrete details. Much as in Dropzone Commander, Dropfleet will focus on ma...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
May 1st, 2015
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You’ve made it to Friday. Congratulations! You should reward yourself with some gaming. Or perhaps take in a movie. *opes the paper to see if anything good is playing right now* 😉 However you choose to spend your weekend, be it fighting against robot hordes, or just watching them on the big scr...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
May 1st, 2015
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Forge World is a little bi-polar in this update. On one hand, they’ve got their new Solar Auxilia Tactical Command squad. This squad is headed by the Lord Marshal, who has the ability to call in tactical air strikes and command entire legions of men and tanks to defend the Imperium from whateve...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Apr 29th, 2015
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Here we are again. Half-through with the week. With any luck, you’ve had some gaming opportunities. Or at the very least, have some coming up. Looks like I’ve got D&D again this weekend. Should be a good time, though we’ve got a player moving to Ohio soon. So we’re gettin...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Apr 29th, 2015
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Warlord Games had some preview material for Terminator Genisys on display recently, including a look at the box contents, the rulebook covers, and some of the sprues. There’s also a (slightly grainy) photo of some painted-up human survivors. They also remind us that pre-orders are to begin next...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Apr 29th, 2015
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Syrinscape has another pair of SoundSet Packs in order to enhance your gaming sessions. This time they go to the sci-fi side of things with Mech Battle and Nuclear Submarine. The exciting, explosion-filled Mech Battle is great not just for your rpgs, but could bring a lot of flavor to your sci-fi min...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Apr 29th, 2015
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Star Trek.com posted up a new preview for the upcoming wave of Star Trek Attack Wing release from WizKids. Along with the new ship, of course there are new upgrade cards to be had as well. This one gets you some pretty nasty new weapons, including a once-per-game shot that rolls 8 dice for attack [&h...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Apr 28th, 2015
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Fantasy Flight Games wants to make it easy for anyone to get into their Star Wars RPG system. Any time a player gets into a new game, it can be very confusing, even for veterans. If you’re a totally new player to RPGs, the concepts may seem incredibly foreign to you. If you’re a long-time...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Apr 28th, 2015
2 Comments
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Spiral Arm Studios launched their Kickstarter campaign for Maelstrom’s Edge, their new sci-fi miniatures skirmish game. The Kickstarter aims to bring you their first starter set, the Battle for Zycanthus, has already been funded. So it’s on to adding more to the box and unlocking extra pi...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Apr 27th, 2015
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MidKnight Heroes has launched their Season 0 Kickstarter campaign. They are looking to fund their initial release of fantasy-inspired sci-fi minis. While just miniatures for this campaign, MidKnight Heroes is looking to release a skirmish game uses these figures. The game promises to be innovative an...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Apr 27th, 2015
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Ramshackle Games is running a Kickstarter campaign for their Ramshackle Robots. These multi-piece resin kits are highly modular. Don’t quite like the look of the “standard” construction? Prefer the arm from one guy and the head from another? That’s just fine. Build them howeve...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Apr 26th, 2015
0 Comments
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It’s Sunday. Hopefully you had an epic Saturday of gaming. For those that went to Salute, I hope it was a blast. I’m really jealous of those that were able to go. It’s a show I’d love to make it to at some point in time. My Saturday was full of building the Eisenkern APC [&hel...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Apr 24th, 2015
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Friday is once again upon us, dear readers. Oh what a glorious day it is, indeed. The weekend stretches ahead of us with all sorts of possibilities. Hopefully those possibilities include gaming-related goodness. My D&D game last week included using Unseen Servants to use an ogre corpse like a ma...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Apr 24th, 2015
5 Comments
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Fantasy Flight Games knows the Imperial players for their X-Wing Miniatures Game are chomping at the bit to get their hands on the new Imperial Raider expansion. Too long have the Rebels been laughing with their Corellian Corvette and Medium Transports on the table. Well, time is coming soon, and the...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Apr 24th, 2015
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Spartan Games has posted up their next set of pre-releases on their website. These new kits will be available May 27th, but you can get your orders in now to make sure you have them on your doorstep ASAP when they’re released. If you play Firestorm Armada or Firestorm Planetfall, there’s ...
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