Sci-fi

By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Sep 5th, 2017
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One of the games that’s been around seemingly forever is Warhammer 40k. Hell, for most of you reading this, it might as well have been around forever, since it’s probably older than you are. To celebrate 30 years of the game, Games workshop has created a commemorative Primaris Space Marin...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Sep 1st, 2017
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Just this morning, we were talking about The 10 Commandments. Obviously, there’s strong Egyptian themes in that movie. Well, then I log on to check news stories, and the strong Egyptian themes follow me here. Forge World has started taking orders for their new Thousand Sons Legion Praetor figur...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Aug 31st, 2017
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While the GCPS isn’t normally the ones headed into Deadzones, sometimes that’s all that will work against whatever threat to humanity is to be found there. And keeping humans safe is what the GCPS is all about. Ever since the Mandrake Rebellion, they have redoubled their efforts to make s...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Aug 31st, 2017
5 Comments
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While I might personally have preferred Gorka-Morka (greenskin that I am), many people out there are excited for Necromunda, Games Workshop’s other sci-fi skirmish miniatures game of gangs of thugs fighting against one-another. If you’d like a few more details about what you can expect fr...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Aug 30th, 2017
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I wish I could be a fighter pilot. No, really. Back when I was a kid, that was near the top of my list of things I wanted to do. Unfortunately, I’ve got godawful eyes and so Top Gun academy was never really in my fates. But I can live vicariously through my RPGs. And […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Aug 30th, 2017
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Corvus Belli is wishing you a Happy Turkey Day. No, it’s not Thanksgiving (despite how much I wish it was). It’s Turkey’s National Day. And, as is their tradition, Corvus Belli is having a special giveaway....
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Aug 29th, 2017
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A new expansion for TiRoBEx has been released. If you’re tired of this summer heat (even as things are starting to cool off a bit here in Atlanta) and wish things were a bit more south of freezing, it’s the expansion for you. Founding of the Arcant gives players new TRS that can be used [...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Aug 29th, 2017
1 Comment
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Everyone loves saving money. You can get more stuff that way. Well, Osprey Publishing is adding to their Summer Sale by bringing in Scrappers, their post-apocalyptic skirmish miniatures game. Earth was ruined around 150 years ago (Thanks, Todd! Sheesh!), and those that have survived are fighting with...
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
5 Comments
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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
16 Comments
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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 ...