Sci-fi

By Polar_Bear
In News
Feb 10th, 2015
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Star Trek has quite a lot of strange alien races in the show. WizKids is bringing another one to the Attack Wing game with the Tholia One. How will you integrate this new ship to your fleets? Source From the post:...
By Polar_Bear
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Feb 9th, 2015
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Spartan Games will be producing miniatures games based on the popular Halo series of video games. It looks as though there’s at least two coming out later this year: both a space-based fleet game and a ground-combat game. Source From the announcement:...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Feb 9th, 2015
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True In One is running a Kickstarter campaign for The Robotic Age: Mars, a new supplement for their Robotic Age RPG setting. With inspiration taken from such sources like RoboCop, Mega Man and Ghost in the Shell, the setting and rules let you build the cybernetic/robotic character you want. The Mars ...
By Polar_Bear
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Feb 9th, 2015
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ClearHorizon Miniatures gives you more ways to play Gruntz with the release of their new SpeCops module. This book is packed with new weapon stats, new rules (including hacking enemy soldiers), new missions (including a new campaign system), and new off-field buffs (because orbital strikes never go o...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Feb 9th, 2015
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Forge World has started taking orders for their new Imperial Armor: The Siege of Vraks book over on their website. 288 pages long, it contains lots of updated background information, as well as army lists for some Death Korps and the Renegades of Vraks (though sadly, not the renegades of funk). You c...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Feb 8th, 2015
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It’s another Sunday. Time for some more of the shorter, bite-sized stories that we’ve come across in the past couple days. Also, yesterday during D&D, our party almost blew up the world (or at least an entire tropical island). Good times. Anyway, for today we have: New Bad Lands Hero...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Feb 6th, 2015
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Games Workshop added their Harlequin Skyweavers to their pre-orders on their website. Take to the skies flamboyantly and go order yours. Source From the website:...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Feb 6th, 2015
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Fantasy Flight Games has announced the release of two new play mats for X-Wing (and Armada, for that matter). There’s one that’s a pretty standard-looking star field. Though the other lets you feel like you’re fighting the battle of Yavin, with the Death Star just below and the gas ...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Feb 6th, 2015
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Forge World gives you more weapon choices for your Reaver Titans with the release of their new Volcano Cannon and Chainfist kits. So whether you want to attack your enemies at long range, or muck it up in melee, your options are there. They’re taking orders now, and will start shipping next wee...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Feb 5th, 2015
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Victoria Miniatures is showing off the Limited Edition mini that will be available at Adepticon next month. Not able to make it to the show? There will be 100 available on the Victoria Miniatures website as well. So if you want one, you’d better be prepared. Source From the announcement:...
By Jared_M
In CMON
Feb 5th, 2015
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Those of you looking forward to the new Dark Age: Outcasts releases but bummed they were hitting first at TempleCon 2015 should turn those frowns upside down. CMON has announced that all the goodies on sale at TempleCon will be available on the Dark Age store at the same time! The sale is live today,...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Feb 5th, 2015
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Titan-Forge has added new Kickstarter exclusives to their X-Terra Space Force vs. Daemonic Kingdom campaign. You can get new objective markers, a new vehicle, or some new artillery. They’ve got a special bundle deal as well. The campaign is more than 3x funded with still 15 days to go. Source F...
By Polar_Bear
In Mantic
Feb 4th, 2015
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Mantic is showing off previews for the blisters and the final painted versions of the new Enforcers they’ve been working on. No more will they be made of resin, these Warpath models are going plastic. Source From the announcement:...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Feb 4th, 2015
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Games Workshop is just a couple days from their Forge World Horus Heresy Weekender event. They’ve posted up photos of the models they’ll have for pre-sale at the show. If you’ll be there, you can grab these figures before any of the other gamers on your block. Source From the announ...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Feb 4th, 2015
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We’ve got another batch of smaller-sized stories for you this Wednesday. Beyond the cut we’ve got: New Spaceships from Brigade Models, a 28mm PDF New Orleans Warehouse from Finger and Toe, the latest releases from Bombshell Miniatures, the latest releases from Spectre Miniatures, new 10mm...
By Jared_M
In CMON
Feb 4th, 2015
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Dark Age fans attending TempleCon 2015 will be among the first to get their hands on the new Dark Age: Outcasts book and figures! Outcasts marks a new direction in CMON’s release format for Dark Age. Originally, a new book was put out yearly at GenCon, but now players can expect to see a new [&...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Feb 3rd, 2015
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Catalyst Game Labs has posted up the street dates for products they’ll be releasing this month. In there, we’ve got Shadowrun: Run Faster (in both standard and limited edition models), a book designed to expand your options with your Shadowrun character. There’s also London Falling,...
By Polar_Bear
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Feb 3rd, 2015
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Mystical Throne Entertainment has released their Entropic Heroes sci-fi supplement for their Entropic Gaming System. Filled with new gear, character choices (including pre-made species as well as rules for making your own), and missions, the book is useful for both players and GMs to create a truly u...
By Polar_Bear
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Feb 2nd, 2015
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Kalidasia Fleet Commander is a new way to play in the Kalidasia universe. Play as either the besieging Surakari or the besieged Heragul in this asymmetric game of planetary invasion. Initial information has been posted, with more to come soon, but for now you can see the beta-versions of some of the ...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Feb 2nd, 2015
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The Ion Age, as they do every month, has a new free miniature posted up. Just make an order in their shop and you’ll get a Xin Youxia added to it, gratis. Source From the announcement:...
By tgn_admin
In Alternate History
Feb 2nd, 2015
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Is Battlefront refusing to pay for the remaining Kickstarter rewards for Operation Babylon? Dust Tactics is a Weird War II game set in an alternative super science version of World War II, created by Dust Studio – of which Paolo Parente is one of the principals. In 2013, Fantasy Flight Games dr...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Feb 1st, 2015
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I know that gamers aren’t generally known for their sports knowledge, but you’d have to be willfully ignorant not to know that it’s Big Game time (because the NFL is about as litigious as GW, I’ll skip out on using the actual term for what’s going on today). That’s...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Jan 30th, 2015
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Fantasy Flight Games gives us another look inside Star Wars Armada with a preview of the Rebel expansion packs for Wave 1. The game is soooo close to release, I can almost taste it! I can’t wait for this to hit store shelves. Source From the preview:...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Jan 30th, 2015
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Games Workshop added a Harlequin Tropue and a Solitaire up on their website in their 40k pre-orders section. No Jokers, however. Source From the announcement:...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Jan 30th, 2015
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The week is coming to an end. What do you have planned for your weekend? I’ve got some new review articles I’ll be working on. It’s been really exciting playing some of these new games. Anyway, there’s been a bunch of bite-sized stories coming across my desk, so it’s tim...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jan 29th, 2015
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Ater has just a few days left in their Kickstarter campaign. They’ve unlocked all of their stretch goals (Lasciva being the latest), so you can now pledge for any of the minis they’ve shown. You have until the 2nd to pledge. Source From the update:...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jan 29th, 2015
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Ultimum is back up on Kickstarter. They’ve regrouped, reconfigured, and relaunched their campaign for their sci-fi tabletop RPG. Players adventure on an Earth in the far future where new sentient creatures and aliens bring unique situations to the sessions. Players will also help determine the ...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jan 29th, 2015
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Spider Monkey Games is running their Kickstarter campaign for Terminus Gate, their scenario-driven sci-fi skirmish game. Players build their forces of space privateers and must work to complete contracts in order to gain riches and experience. The game sounds much like Gorka-Morka or Mordheim, where ...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jan 29th, 2015
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Soda Pop Miniatures has posted up their January releases for Relic Knights over on their website. There’s a new unit for each of the factions, helping you bolster your forces on the battlefield. Source From the release:...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Jan 29th, 2015
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Forge World has a trio of new releases up for pre-order on their website. The first is the next in their line of Horus Heresy characters. Sevatar was the First Captain of the Night Lords. Rather nasty fellow, it would seem. Next up are a new Imperial Fist Legion Command. You get a banner bearer [&hel...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Jan 28th, 2015
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Hopefully all our readers up in the North East are safe and warm. Well, if you’re snowed in (or even if you’re not, I guess), here’s a selection of some of the shorter stories we’ve come across the past couple days. We’ve got: 2nd Special Edition Dragon Head Challenge Co...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jan 28th, 2015
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Dead Earth Games has begun taking orders for a new gang for their post-apocalyptic miniatures skirmish game, Across the Dead Earth. These are the The Engineers Forward Expeditionary Squad (or just “Engineers” to their friends). The first 5 of them are just about ready to head to your gami...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jan 27th, 2015
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Kolaps Ground Zero is a new sci-fi miniatures skirmish game using 40mm miniatures that’s back up on Indiegogo after regrouping an re-evaluating their product. Players fight in a post-apocalyptic Europe with themes from horror, sci-fi, cyberpunk, and even mythology. They’ve made it over th...
By Polar_Bear
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Jan 26th, 2015
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Warlord Games brings out the big guns for Beyond the Gates of Antares with their new Boromite Team with Heavy Frag Borer. This certainly looks like something I don’t want to be standing in front of when it goes off. The kit comes with the gun, 3-man crew, spotter drone, and an orders die. That&...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jan 26th, 2015
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Titan-Forge has their latest Kickstarter project underway. They’ve left behind the steam and iron for the wide open spaces of outer space. Whether you want some of the X-Terra Space Force or some of the demonic Daemonic Kingdom, they’ve got the minis for you. They’re already more th...
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