Sci-fi

By Polar_Bear
In Corvus Belli
Oct 23rd, 2017
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We’re under a week away from November. It might not be my favorite month, but it’s got my favorite holiday in it. It’s also going to have a new round of Infinity releases. I know that’s something a lot of you will be thankful for. They’ve posted up some preview photos so...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Oct 23rd, 2017
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The world is full of super-powered individuals, created using different genetic variations in humans. Thing is, there’s different factions all trying to fight for their way of doing things and how they think that the human race should evolve. It’s into this secret war that you find yourse...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Oct 23rd, 2017
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One of the first video games that I played heavily were the X-Wing/TIE Fighter games. I played the bloody hell out of them (when not playing Mechwarrior 2, that is). One of the few ships on the Imperial side that actually had some shields was the Alpha-Class Star Wing. It was kinda crazy to actually ...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Oct 23rd, 2017
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You know, it’s been a while since I’d seen anything new coming out for the space elves. But that’s changing right now as Games Workshop has started taking orders for a new Codex: Craftworlds. You can get the new book, or a fancy version of the new book, some new model bundles, and s...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Oct 20th, 2017
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When the folks at Shades of Vengeance want to expand the Era: The Consortium universe, they don’t just give you one or two expansion books. They look to blow the doors wide open with as many expansion books as they can possibly manage. To do that, they’re running their 2nd A Universe of E...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Oct 20th, 2017
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Who likes getting things for free? Everyone, that’s who. This weekend, if you’re looking to try out some new sci-fi miniatures game rules, you should look no further than Ground Pounders. You can get a digital copy of the rules free from Amazon for this weekend only....
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Oct 20th, 2017
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Pre-made adventures are great for GMs with a time crunch. I’m currently using one for a game I’m running. They give the players a lot of action and adventure and the GM can still play around with it as they please. For those playing the Star Wars RPG from Fantasy Flight Games, a new adven...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Oct 20th, 2017
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Man, space-janitors have all the cool gear. There’s a new laser cannon available for the Legio Custodes’ dreadnaughts over in the Forge World webshop. Oh how helpful that’d be after a football game… Also available to order is the huge Tau Tiger Shark. Having a problem with ene...
By Polar_Bear
In Corvus Belli
Oct 20th, 2017
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We’re moving into the last 1/3 of October. It’s certainly getting colder outside. I almost didn’t drive with the windows down this morning. But seeing as it’s almost time for trick-or-treat, Corvus Belli is giving us all a treat. Their October releases are now available over i...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Oct 19th, 2017
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We’re reading the last bit of October. I know the weather finally caught up here in Atlanta. So it’s a good time to have some October releases for your games. Certainly, Happy Games Factory thinks so. They’ve got their latest releases for Eden available now in their webshop. They...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Oct 19th, 2017
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Well, civilization has come to an end again. Damnit, Todd! Now we’re going to have to use your cab service as vehicles of war to get across this nuclear desert while fighting off those that want to steal our resources. We’ll need to probably add spikes and blades and such, along with stoc...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Oct 19th, 2017
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We’re making our way through the work week. The weekend is coming soon. A little more and we’ll make it there. And with the weekend (hopefully) comes gaming. I know my LGS is going to be packed, with 2 different tourneys going on. And you know the tables are going to be looking good. So, ...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Oct 18th, 2017
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Most of the time, when you think of goblins, you think of a fantasy setting. Orcs, elves, forests, dwarves, that kind of thing. Such is not the case in Gobblin‘. Instead, you’re taken into a post-apocalyptic world. Think Fallout meets Tolkien. In this new RPG, you play as a goblin looking...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Oct 18th, 2017
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Halfway there. We’re halfway to getting back to the weekend. Methinks I’m going to take it easy this weekend. I found out my LGS is going to be absolutely packed with several events running for games I don’t really play, so I’ll probably just veg at my place. I could use a rel...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Oct 17th, 2017
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As with just about every new Star Wars RPG book, there’s lots of new options for players to create more unique and defined characters, letting them play just exactly what they want to. In Cyphers and Masks, a book all about spying and subterfuge, there’s a new specialization (the Courier)...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Oct 16th, 2017
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Just this past weekend, I re-watched one of my favorite movies: Predator 2. I nearly watched Alien, instead. And I still might do so sometime this week. Both, obviously, involve aliens going after humans, with heavy horror/action elements. And aliens, horror, and action is what you get in Aliens and ...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Oct 13th, 2017
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I wouldn’t mind being a cyborg. I mean, having some robotic limbs or a cybernetic eye or something cool like that. The Argent faction in Tech Dusk is all about enhancing themselves through machinery. The first part of the faction is available now, with the rest coming soon....
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Oct 13th, 2017
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The latest releases for Dark Age are now available. The Shadow Caste for Dragyri gets a bit of beefing up, as they’ve got four new boxes available, all filled with new an exciting ways to jump out of the shadows and murder your opponents. The Brood is also getting something new. If you’ve...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Oct 13th, 2017
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Road/Kill is looking to get its first expansion. It’s called Vendetta and it brings a whole new style of play to the game. In the book, you’ll find rules for infantry and drone support, as well as team play. Go into the arena as one of four factions and test both your mettle and your [&he...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Oct 13th, 2017
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One of the most iconic things about the Star Wars universe is the Force. It’s basically what makes the space wizards in the setting work. Many of the main heroes and villains have access to this power, and three are making their way to your Imperial Assault tabletops. You can now get Emperor Pa...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Oct 12th, 2017
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23rd Century Productions is looking to bring you a new edition of Battlelords, the sci-fi RPG set in a future full of intrigue and danger. This will be the 7th edition of the game, originally released in 1990. Be one of 15 different core races and deck your character out with a wide array of [&hellip...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Oct 12th, 2017
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The folks over at Hyacinth Games had their successful Kickstarter not too long ago. Well, they’ve gotten their backer’s minis shipped out, and so now it’s time for the rest of us to get in on the action. You can head over to their webshop now and pick them up....
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Oct 12th, 2017
1 Comment
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It’s Spain’s National Day! Woo! And while there’s certainly been some unrest in the region lately, Corvus Belli still wants to celebrate the day in their traditional way: a giveaway. Want to get some free Infinity models? Yeah, I know I want some free Infinity models....
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Oct 10th, 2017
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There is no “i” in team. But there is a “we” in weapon. In this case, both the Freeborn and the Boromites are getting themselves some new heavy weapons crews with which they look to punch giant holes in the enemy forces....
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Oct 10th, 2017
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Game sourcebooks for your RPGs are all about options. They give GMs new places that they can steer the game. There’s new types of gear that the PCs can get. There’s new monsters the PCs can fight. There’s new things that the PCs can incorporate into their characters. The Dawn of Reb...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Oct 10th, 2017
10 Comments
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Cold and Flu season is coming, and by that, I mean that the forces of Nurgle are amassing and will soon be spreading their virulent pestilence all across the galaxy. … Best stock up on orange juice, Kleenex, and Baneblades. Yes, along with some new Nurgle releases, Games Workshop is taking pre-...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Oct 6th, 2017
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Reasons why today’s pretty awesome: 1) It’s Friday 2) It’s going to be a 3-day weekend 3) We’ve got our chili and dessert cook-off today I mean… how does it really get much better than that? Well, I guess I could be gaming afterward. But I don’t have any lined up f...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Oct 6th, 2017
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One of the more-popular Imperial Guard groups is the Death Korps of Krieg. I’ve always loved how they look, with their trench coats and gas masks. It’s a very WWI-feel to me, which I think is awesome, since I think that war gets overlooked a lot more than it should. Anyway, there’s ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Oct 4th, 2017
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It’s halfway over. The work week is about half-done for most of us. With any luck, you’re looking forward to a weekend of gaming. I might be doing some of that. But I can guarantee that I’ll be doing some baking. Actually, that’ll start tomorrow. We’re having a chili and...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Oct 4th, 2017
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These days, the world of the digital and tabletop are blending together more and more. You’ve got board games that have apps that not only help run them, but are vital to the play experience. Well, Alchimie Inc. is blending technology and umm… non-technology in NecroMech, their upcoming D...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Oct 4th, 2017
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Ramshackle Games is looking to bring a new set of rules to your tabletops. It’s called Mini Gangs and, as one would expect, it puts you in charge of your own post-apocalyptic gang. It’s designed to be quick to play, without lots of charts and rules, in three different rules tiers, dependi...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Oct 3rd, 2017
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I wish I could be a sleeper agent. Just nap all day, snuggling up with your teddyrancor, under your X-Wing sheets. *gets handed a note* Oh… that’s not what a sleeper agent does at all. Apparently they’re deep-cover operatives that infiltrate a location and basically live a double-li...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Oct 3rd, 2017
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It’s German Unity Day! Being half-German, myself, I’m half-excited about it. What could make me whole-excited? Getting a free mini from Corvus Belli. As is their tradition, it’s a country’s National Day, so they’ve got a giveaway. Put your name in the hat and you could g...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Oct 2nd, 2017
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Andromeda the Game is actually the name for a whole project worth of products based in the same universe. It’s broken up into various parts, from The Abyss, which is an RPG, to The Void, a board game including minis. There’s also a soundtrack and an app. As I said, it’s a bit of eve...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Oct 2nd, 2017
1 Comment
869 Views
We’re not quite to cold and flu season, but it’s certainly on its way. And what do you use to fight against it? Why, the power and fury of the Imperial Army, of course! Well, that’s what happens in 40k when you’ve got Plague Marines on the rampage; the Imperial Guard steps in ...