Sci-fi

By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Aug 28th, 2017
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For Star Trek Attack Wing, the cards are where it’s at. I know, the ships are flashy and actually do the moving around on the board, but it’s the cards that tell you what you get to do when that ship is in position. As such, WizKids is going to be coming out with card […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Infinity
Aug 28th, 2017
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I realized, as I drove in this morning, this was the first Monday out of the last 3 that I’m just coming into the office to do my “regular thing.” 2 weeks ago, I was leaving for Gen Con. Last week, I was just flying home from Gen Con. Man, that show really does eat […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Corvus Belli
Aug 28th, 2017
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The Infinity world expands out from just the miniatures game. There’s also a comic based on it. Now, you can bring those events off of the pages and onto your tabletop with the Outrage Missions pack....
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Aug 25th, 2017
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Grand Admiral Thrawn. That’s really all you need to know, but I’m sure you want to know more. *urge to know more intensifies* Fantasy Flight Games has announced the next wave of Star Wars: Armada releases and one of the upgrade cards you’ll be getting is Grand Admiral Thrawn. The Re...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Aug 25th, 2017
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Hard to believe it’s Friday already. A week ago, we were into the 2nd day of Gen Con. This week has been one of recuperation from the show along with trying to catch up on almost 2 weeks’ worth of e-mails. O,o So, while I sit here, listening to Austrian Death Machine (thank you, Raoul, [&...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Aug 25th, 2017
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Janitors in the 41st Millennium have the coolest gear. I know I’ve mentioned this before, but every time something new comes out for the Legio Custodes, it just reinforces my thoughts on the matter. They’ve got some new Aquilon Terminators you can pick up. Also, the Sisters of Silence hav...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Aug 24th, 2017
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As is tradition for Corvus Belli, during a country’s National Day, they have themselves a giveaway. Today it’s Ukraine’s turn. Want to get yourself a free unit? Check out their Facebook post and put your name in the hat....
By Polar_Bear
In News
Aug 23rd, 2017
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With the release of Starfinder, Silver Games has gone and updated their Ponyfinder: Beyond Everglow book to make it compatible with that system. Want to take your pony characters out into the stars? Want to give them cybernetic enhancements? Want to face off against new threats on distant planets? No...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 23rd, 2017
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KHAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAN!!! Sorry, whenever I see that name, that’s the first thing I think of. And I’m sure I’m not the only one. Well, one of Star Trek’s greatest villains is making his presence known in Star Trek: Frontiers. WizKids has announced The Return of Khan (KHAAAAAAAAAAA...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Aug 23rd, 2017
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Warlord Games has some new Beyond the Gates of Antares releases for you. There’s a couple drones, as well as the new expansion book, The Chryseis Shard, as a pdf. You now, for those of you that don’t like to have to haul a real book around, and would prefer the electronic version (persona...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Aug 22nd, 2017
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While Star Wars Legion might be the Star Wars game that everyone’s talking about right now, Fantasy Flight certainly isn’t going to neglect their other Star Wars games. That includes X-Wing. They have announced the next wave of ships that will be available for the game. And one of these t...
By Polar_Bear
In Corvus Belli
Aug 22nd, 2017
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With Gen Con over, as far as I’m concerned, it’s fall. September, October, and November are my 3 favorite months. Corvus Belli is ready for September, too. They’ve posted up what will be the Infinity releases for that month....
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Aug 22nd, 2017
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As I work at catching up with all the everything from the past week, here’s a mix of the terrain articles from the past couple days, along with some bite-sized gaming stories. I certainly can use the energy. Today we have: Syrinscape Creating Soundtracks for Starfinder, Acheson Creations Releas...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Aug 21st, 2017
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Well, Gen Con wrapped up yesterday. Today’s a travel day for me. Then we’ll get you back to a closer-to-regular posting schedule tomorrow and going into the rest of the week. It’s impossible to thank all the people who made this show so awesome. There’s just too many to list (...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 20th, 2017
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Gen Con this year has been everything I was expecting it to be. Mostly: filled with awesome stuff to see and filled with lots of people! Saturday has always been the busiest day, and yesterday was no exception. And while there was a mildly-noticeable larger crowd, we weren’t all packed in like ...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Aug 19th, 2017
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Gen Con is a great place to pick up new releases for the games you love. Well, you don’t have to just be at Gen Con in order to get the latest offerings for Dark Age from CMON. They have posted up August’s releases in their webshop, and they should be available at your LGS, […]...
By Polar_Bear
In A Song of Ice and Fire
Aug 19th, 2017
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Once more it’s early in the A.M. and I’m up. That’s just my schedule. But I’ve got another batch of galleries to show off from Day 2 of Gen Con. Remember, the best way to see these immediately is to follow us over on our Facebook page. Anyway, let’s get to it!...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Aug 18th, 2017
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Well, Fantasy Flight is known for pulling out a big announcement while at Gen Con, and this is one of the biggest I can think of. They have announced Star Wars Legion, a new miniatures game based on the Star Wars universe....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 18th, 2017
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It’s early dawn here at Gen Con Day 2. I… wish I could tell you what happened to Day 1. I swear it was just here a minute ago. At least, that’s how it feels. I can tell you that the hall is busy. But what would you expect from a show that’s sold out? […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Aug 16th, 2017
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As I’ve said numerous times over the past couple weeks, Gen Con is coming. Like… tomorrow. There’s going to be, oh, about a bajillion things going on, so it’s best to stock up on some bite-sized gaming stories. Plus, since we didn’t get it on Monday (and there’s a ...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Aug 16th, 2017
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You know, a lot of bad things can happen out in space. So when a giant ice hauler suddenly started changing its course and not telling anybody why, people were curious. Enough so that a team has been sent out to find out what happened. That’s what’s going on in The Dying Ship, a new [&hel...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Aug 16th, 2017
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Many gamers love tweaking their army lists to get the most out of them. They look for any points-saving measure they can find. Well, the Guns for Hire expansion for the X-Wing Miniatures Game gives Scum & Villainy players several new options to do just that. One such is the Vaksai title. It redu...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Aug 15th, 2017
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Spartan Games is looking to massively expand their Firestorm Armada range. They have launched a Kickstarter campaign in order to do just that. The project contains a couple different 2-player starts (and we all know how much I love those), a 3.0 set of rules, as well as core faction expansions and ot...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Aug 15th, 2017
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If there’s a game that lets you go just about anywhere and do just about anything, it’s Rifts from Palladium. It’s well-known that players can dimension-hop all over everywhere. With such an open ability to travel, there’s countless potential destinations. One such is the Myth...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 15th, 2017
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Catalyst Game Labs has announced that they have acquired the license to make tabletop games based on the Master of Orion computer game universe. Their first game as part of that series will be a deck-building game called Master of Orion: Conquest. But that is only the beginning of what they have plan...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Aug 15th, 2017
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Shades of Vengeance’s last Kickstarter campaign was to create a bunch of expansions for Era: The Consortium. It was successful and the game got quite a huge boost in terms of material. Well, those products are now starting to be made available to a general audience. That’s in preparation ...
By Polar_Bear
In Games Workshop
Aug 13th, 2017
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I’d been hearing some rumors floating around that this was going to be the case, but it looks like it’s now officially being announced. Games Workshop, who has been bringing back a lot of their older stand-alone games such as Blood Bowl, has announced that fan-favorite Necromunda will be ...
By Polar_Bear
In Modelling
Aug 11th, 2017
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Fridays are generally pretty cool. But this is the last Friday before Gen Con. As I’ve been talking with a few people today, when they say, “are you ready for Gen Con?” my answer is, “you’re never 100% ready for Gen Con. You’re just ‘as ready as you are when ...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Aug 9th, 2017
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Quite a few of you have tried Pathfinder over the years. Well, if you prefer your RPGs more in the “far future and another galaxy” type, Paizo is looking to oblige with Starfinder. Well, Soda Pop Miniatures is making official figures for the game, and they are taking pre-orders for those ...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Aug 9th, 2017
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Yet more Gen Con releases to let you know about. With all this cool stuff, I might need to get an 8th mortgage… Anyway, this time around, it’s the sci-fi skirmish game, Dark Age, that has posted their new releases for the show. Check ’em out....
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Aug 7th, 2017
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The long-standing nemesis of the Space Marines, the forces of Chaos continually try to bring their foul gods to the real universe. Some of the staunchest anti-demon forces, the Grey Knights are always doing their best to stay ahead of them. Well, both sides of the conflict are getting new codices as ...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Aug 4th, 2017
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Friday is here! Gateway to the weekend that it is, I hope you’ve all got some sort of plans for gaming over the next couple days. I’m certainly hoping to get some dice-rolling on tomorrow (as well as possibly check out this new West African restaurant I found out about). But before we get...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Aug 4th, 2017
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Tanks! “You’re welcome!” There’s certainly plenty of heavy metal vehicles making their way through Forge World’s pipeline. They’ve got the new Legion Sicaran Arcus Strike Tank, a bunch of upgrade kits for Predator tanks, a Relic Datalink Telemetry set, as well as I...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Aug 3rd, 2017
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The Ion Age has some pretty big news for you in their latest update. The first part of it is that, since it’s a new month, they have a new free miniature that comes with every order. They’re also announcing that this will be their last free miniature. But it’s not to say that The [&...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Aug 2nd, 2017
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Even award-winning games can, after a while, feel like they’re not working as well as they could. Sure, the original was great, but what if various aspects got further expansion and clarification? That’s when a new edition is due. Such is the case for Glimpse the Beyond, the sci-fi RPG ab...