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By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Jan 14th, 2015
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It’s Wednesday already? This week’s going by like last week did. It’ll be Saturday before you know it (and time to play some D&D for me, anyway). So here’s another group of shorter stories we found over the past few days we wanted to pass along. After the break, we’...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jan 13th, 2015
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Bombshell Games’ Rogue Planet is now available in print version with two versions available. (Personally, even in this electronic age, I still prefer actual books to just e-versions) The two different versions are the regular, and then the full-color. Source From the announcement:...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Jan 12th, 2015
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Fantasy Flight Games posted up a new preview for X-Wing with a look at the IG-2000 pack. The name of the game with the IG-2000 is “Location, Location, Location.” With a very versatile maneuver dial and lots of ways to tack on extra actions for more movement, it shouldn’t be too hard...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jan 12th, 2015
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Catalyst Game Labs has opened up voting for their Shadowrun: Crossfire Mission Contest. You sent in your missions, now it’s time to decide which is the best. You can either vote on their forums or send an e-mail directly to Randall. Source From the announcement:...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jan 12th, 2015
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World’s End Publishing is happy to announce Dispatches From the Wastes. These will be an ongoing series of articles talking about This is Not a Test, their upcoming post-apocalyptic miniatures wargame. The game draws inspiration from just about any post-apocalyptic source you can think of and i...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jan 11th, 2015
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Hey everyone. It’s another overcast Sunday here in Atlanta. So why not curl up with some of the shorter stories we found in the past couple days? There’s some WIP 15mm terrain from Tabletop-Art, a countdown to Impudent Mortal’s Warehouse terrain sets Kickstarter, a new QuadCannon fr...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Jan 9th, 2015
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CMON starts off the new year with a Dark Age release. They’ve got some models for both the Saints and the Forsaken (sort of the two ends of the spectrum there). Go check them out. Source From the release:...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Jan 9th, 2015
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Forge World has begun taking orders for their new Castellax-class Battle-Automata (no modern kitchen is complete without it!) over in their webshop. I must say, I like the look of the Mechanicum line (I won’t be starting an army any time soon, but I do like the way they look, at least). It̵...
By Polar_Bear
In Deadzone
Jan 8th, 2015
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Mantic’s very own Ronnie Renton gives us a bit of a look back at 2014, but more so, a look forward to 2015 and what they’ve got in store. Sounds like they’ll have lots of (free) rules posted online about many of their games. Kings of War will be getting beta rules posted prior to [&...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jan 7th, 2015
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Stoelzel’s Structures brings a new terrain kit to your tabletop with their Modular Urban Construction Kit 3: After The Bomb. The creation of this set is to coincide with the upcoming Super-hero Dinosaur Zombie Apoclypse (S.D.Z.A.) by Nexus miniatures … and I think my mind just broke from ...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Jan 7th, 2015
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Hey everyone. Here’s another batch of news snippets for you. Remember, snippets aren’t “leftovers” or “scraps” or anything like that. They’re news like everything else. They’re just… smaller. There’s good stuff in here and we want you to kno...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jan 7th, 2015
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Warlord Games has announced that they will be the exclusive distributor of the upcoming Terminator Genisys miniatures game. Genisys will still be a River Horse property, but the game will be only available from Warlord (sort of like how they are with Judge Dredd). The connection between the two compa...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jan 6th, 2015
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WizKids gives us another preview (through StarTrek.com) of another Wave 11 release for Star Trek Attack wing. This time it’s the Romulan Prototype 01. And I’ll be honest, I’m surprised that my spellchecker is telling me that “Romulan” isn’t a word. Anyway, the Prot...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jan 6th, 2015
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Abyss is a new line of miniatures and busts by Jason Monkman. They have plans on making all sorts of miniatures and other such products in all sorts of scales. Basically, if they think it’s cool, they’re going to make it. They’ve posted up some previews of various busts and a 54mm m...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Jan 5th, 2015
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Dark Age has one of the coolest prizes for their world championships every year at Gen Con. The winner gets to work with the design team to create a miniature of their choosing to be added to the game. This year’s pdf. of the guidelines have been posted, and you can check them out through [&hel...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jan 5th, 2015
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River Horse, Alessio Cavatore’s game company, has posted up a teaser photo about a new miniature game they’re apparently working on. A tie-in with the upcoming Terminator movie, the new game hasn’t had much in the way of beans spill about it yet. So feel free to let your imagination...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jan 5th, 2015
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One Page Rules has the latest version of the 40k rules posted up on their website. While nothing major has been changed, there were a lot of little tweaks to various rules, as well as some layout changes in order to make the game play and read more smoothly. A few examples of rules changes […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jan 5th, 2015
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Gangfight Games has posted their Games Gazette #1 up online for your reading pleasure. In this inaugural issue, they talk about how happy they are to have Mechadrome already shipped to backers (a month ahead of schedule) and how all the models are now available over in their webshop. Along with that,...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jan 4th, 2015
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It’s a cold, rainy Sunday here in Atlanta. Perfect weather to stay inside and do some gaming. In today’s News Snippets we’ve got a look at some greens from AntiMatter Games, an update from Rocket Games about Last Saga’s model-making process, new survivors added to RN Estudio&#...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jan 2nd, 2015
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Attack Wing has started the previews of the Wave 11 releases. In this look from StarTrek.com, they’re showing off the cards that come in the Federation Fighter Squadron 6 Expansion Pack. It’ll be out later this month. This wave will bring fighter squadrons to the game, bringing a new angl...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jan 2nd, 2015
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Crooked Dice is another company running a New Year’s Sale. You can get 20% off your order for the month of January. Just enter LOWHUG15 in the coupon code section during checkout. But also, they’ve got new releases available as well. Their Temporal Travelers 2 set brings back two members,...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jan 2nd, 2015
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Statuesque Miniatures is celebrating the new year by overthrowing the establishment. Or at least, they’re allowing you to have soldiers to overthrow the miniature establishment with their sale of the Resistance Fighters over in their webshop. They’re between 10-20% off for the whole month...
By Polar_Bear
In Magazine/webzine
Jan 2nd, 2015
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Dead Earth Games has some new supplemental material for Across the Dead Earth with the release of their “The Rough Guide to the Dead Earth” Issue 1. Besides, it’s free to download, so why not check it out. It’s got a new scenario, updates about what’s coming up for the g...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jan 2nd, 2015
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The Ion Age is here for you again with their free miniature for the month of January. As you know, you get a free mini with any order you make from The Ion Age (because they think the spirit of Giving that comes up in December should last the whole year round), and that mini […]...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Jan 2nd, 2015
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Forge World has several new kits available to help spruce up your Imperial Fists armies for 40k. They’ve got new MkII, III, and IV shoulder pads, plus Legion Phalanx Warder and Legion Templar Brethren upgrade kits. Customizing your forces was always my favorite part of the hobby. When I played ...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Dec 31st, 2014
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Fantasy Flight Games gives us another look inside the Scum and Villainy faction for X-Wing with a preview of the M3-A Interceptor. Not exactly the most iconic ship in the Star Wars universe (in fact, I can’t say I remember hearing about it, but it’s been a long time since I read any of th...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Dec 30th, 2014
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Raging Heroes continues to bring out more models from their Toughest Girls of the Galaxy line over in their webshop. The first Iron Empire heroes are now available. And because they’re so kind-hearted and in the spirit of giving this season, they’ve got some special deals over in their we...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Dec 30th, 2014
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Aegis Studios brings out more for their Crazy8s rpg system with the release of Mecha8s. Who doesn’t love giant powered armor suits battling it out against one-another? If you just said “me.” then… you’re kinda lame, but that’s alright. We love you, anyway. The Mech...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Dec 30th, 2014
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Warlord Games continues to expand their Beyond the Gates of Antares line with some new Algoryn releases. They have their new AI Squad, which is cool. But for me, I’ve always been about the big guns. They’ve got a new mortar and a plasma cannon platform as well. And to make sure you’...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Dec 30th, 2014
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A Clear and Present Madness is the first expansion for Warfare in the Age of Madness. The expansion adds a bit of everything to the party, including more battlefield obstacles, more gear, more units, and more actions. The set also changes the force creation charts a bit in order to give you more opti...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Dec 30th, 2014
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Micro Art Studio is filling up your Infinity table in one, easy step with their Table Street Set. The kit comes with 16 terrain sets, as well as the gaming mat to go underneath. Granted, even if you’re not playing Infinity specifically on the table, you still get a good bunch of terrain for a [...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Dec 29th, 2014
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Underground Lasers has only about 5 hours left in their third Kickstarter campaign. They’ve made it over their funding goal, but it’s just barely over. With some extra pledges, though, they can maybe make it through some stretch goals. They have some new photos up of some of the terrain p...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Dec 29th, 2014
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Bombshell Games has a 25% off sale going on for Rogue Planet and Mayhem going on now until the 5th of January. So if you’re looking for sci-fi or fantasy mass battles, they’ve got you covered. Go pick up one of the games (or both) for cheaper than usual. Source From the announcement:...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Dec 28th, 2014
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Hey there gaming buddies, it’s time again for another Sunday Snippets here on TGN. So what’s happening? We’ve got some photos of Medrin cast in resin resin, Torn Armor gives us an update of their 3D renders with Reaper, a look at some new 10mm terrain from War Mage Games, a new rele...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Dec 27th, 2014
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As usual here on our Saturdays now, we’ve got our Review Roundup. We’ve got some Go for Broke, La Isla, and Board Game Quest takes a look at Gravwell, as well as (see what I did there?) gives us their top 10 board games of 2014....