Super Heroes

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In Miniatures Game
Aug 10th, 2017
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Knight Models has their August releases now available over in their webshop. You’ve got some alternate-universe characters that turn heroes into villains, some Birds of Prey, some Teen Titans, and more. Quite a lot going on, actually....
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In Miniatures Game
Jul 18th, 2017
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For the 15th anniversary set of HeroClix, WizKids is headed to the Elseworlds, a group of alternate-realities from the DC Universe we normally know. We all know that Wonder Woman is pretty big right now, what with her hit movie and all. But, in the comics, she was big, literally. Like, a walking buil...
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
Jul 13th, 2017
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The next set for Dice Masters is available down at your LGS. It’s the Superman and Wonder Woman starter set. This is the first starter set for the game that’s not tied to a larger set release. As with usual starter sets, though, it’s got enough dice for two players to get started ri...
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In Miniatures Game
Jul 13th, 2017
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Knight Models has posted up their July releases for the DC Universe Miniatures Game as well as the Batman Miniatures Game (since their figures come with stats for both). This time around, it’s quite a set. There’s a new version of Batman, as well as several Justice League members. And you...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Jul 11th, 2017
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So, the previous Batman preview garnered some discussion, mostly about physique. Not sure this one will have as much of that, but still, it might. There’s certainly been more than one alternate version of Batman over the years (have they done the rainbow suits yet?), and here’s another th...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Jul 10th, 2017
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Comics are full of strange characters. Many of said characters are part of the gallery of figures that revolve around Batman. That includes Bat-Mite. Players of the DC Universe Miniatures Game and the Batman Miniatures Game will be able to pick up this pint-sized fellow at Gen Con....
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Jul 7th, 2017
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It has been a very long time (since high school gym class) since I’ve shot a bow and arrow. At the time, we used two hands. Well, some people don’t have two hands, so they have to improvise. In the upcoming Elseworlds set for HeroClix, there’s a version of Green Arrow that has lost ...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Jun 28th, 2017
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As I mentioned earlier today, I love when companies have their cards up online for free. In this case, it’s Knight Models that’s updated their online card catalog. They have posted their Suicide Squad cards for the DC Universe Miniatures Game as a free download on their website....
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Jun 23rd, 2017
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Knight Models has the latest set of miniatures available for both the DC Universe Miniatures Game as well as the Batman Miniatures game (since their releases come with stats for both games). The big release of this month would have to be Wonder Woman as well as the new Amazon figures. They round thin...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Jun 21st, 2017
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Marvel isn’t the only comic company getting a 15th Anniversary Set for HeroClix. DC is getting their own, too. And much like the Marvel set featured What If? scenarios, the DC one is focusing on the Elseworlds, alternative versions of various characters from their own worlds. In this preview, w...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Jun 7th, 2017
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The latest set for HeroClix, the What If? set, is now available. Though it’s more than just a new set of figures. It’s also a milestone. That being that this is the 15th Anniversary set for the game. It’s been an interesting road, with many twists and turns. Obviously, some years ha...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Jun 6th, 2017
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Gamers love to play in events for the games they enjoy. They also love when there’s come cool, exclusive thing they can get for playing in said events. Well, Knight Models is here to do what gamers love, as they’ve announced the first of their Tournament Packs. The kits will be available ...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Jun 1st, 2017
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Comics can already be pretty weird on their own. But when you get into “What if…?” scenarios, it can get even stranger. In this case, it’s a look at what would happen if the Venom symbiote was attached to the Hulk, instead of Topher Grace… I mean, Spider Man and then Edd...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
May 31st, 2017
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You can’t have light without dark. You can’t have good without bad. You can’t have up without down. These cosmic rules are kept in check by the In-Betweener, a being that’s the embodiment of balance in the Marvel universe. And soon, he’ll be making his way to your HeroCl...
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
May 31st, 2017
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The Green Lanterns aren’t the only color there is. Some of you might also know about the Yellow Lanterns. But even those are just two of the many, each one representing a different emotion or concept. The White Lanterns represent life, and it’s a couple of White Lantern cards for Dice Mas...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
May 26th, 2017
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You know, I really should get around to seeing Guardians of the Galaxy 2… And for that matter, I should get around to seeing Guardians of the Galaxy 1. Ok, so I’m not exactly up-to-date on my movies. Though you don’t have to have seen the movie to enjoy a new game that’s comin...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
May 26th, 2017
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Where we are now is because of a long series of decisions, situations, and happenstance. But what if anything along the way had been different? How would things change? Well, in comics, you can actually change stuff around like that and see what might’ve happened. Like, what if Daredevil was an...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
May 24th, 2017
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Knight Models has started taking orders for their next wave of releases for both the Batman Miniatures Game and the DC Universe Miniatures Game. They’ve got the World’s Finest version of Superman coming. It’s a good thing, too, since the other releases are the likes of General Zod, ...
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
May 18th, 2017
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While Batman takes care of much of the crime problem in Gotham, he doesn’t work alone. Commissioner Gordon certainly does all he can from within a system that seems tailor-made for corruption and ineptitude. He’s getting a card and dice in the upcoming Dice Masters set, as is it Bat-Signa...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 18th, 2017
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While most people think of comics just in “the big two,” there are other companies out there creating real quality graphic novels. One such is Wayward. They are teaming up with IDW Games to release the Wayward board game. In it, players will take on the roles of iconic characters from the...
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
May 17th, 2017
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A new DC-centered Dice Masters set is hitting soon from WizKids. Though the focus is on Batman, as always, there’s plenty more heroes and villains to check out. A pair of do-gooders with vastly different approaches, Hawk and Dove, are among the new heroes showing up. You can get a look at them ...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
May 16th, 2017
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The new Wonder Woman set gets ever-closer to release for HeroClix. As always, the set includes characters from both the “good” and “bad” side of the law. In this case, it’s Cheetah. Because one Cat-Woman wasn’t enough for the DC universe (not to say Mervel doesn...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
May 11th, 2017
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The Wonder Woman set for HeroClix will be coming out soon. In it, they’ll have more than just Wonder Woman. Though, with all the different versions characters go through in comics, I could see them coming out with a set of “just one character.” Anyway, one (well, two of the figures,...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
May 5th, 2017
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Knight Models has posted up some new previews over on their Facebook page. They’ve given us a glimpse of the upcoming Lex Luthor mini, as well as some LexCorp troopers. To add to that, they’ve posted the stats (for both of their minis games) for ol’ cueball as well....
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
Apr 25th, 2017
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Well, we’ve got the Avengers/Defenders War set coming for HeroClix. Might as well have some Defenders show up in Dice Masters, too, eh? WizKids has announced that they’ll be coming out with a Defender’s Team Pack for the game, including such heroes as The Hulk, Iron Fist, and Luke C...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Apr 25th, 2017
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One of the bigger announcements in comic books in the past year or so was the revelation that Captain America had always been a deep-cover Hydra agent this whole time. Spoilers: it’s not that they retconned all of Steve’s backstory from the beginning. It’s that Red Skull is having s...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Apr 24th, 2017
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In the upcoming Avengers/Defenders War set for HeroClix, some of the heroes are listed as “title characters.” They have special abilities tied to them called… well, “title character abilities.” This allows them to gain and spend Plot Points in order to do special things ...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Apr 21st, 2017
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Just about all of us wish we had some form of super power. Maybe it’s super speed, or flight, or heat-vision, or weather control. Whatever it might be, heading out and fighting crime with our powers (or perhaps being a super villain) isn’t really something we can do. But we can all live v...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Apr 18th, 2017
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Knight Models has posted up a new batch of releases for their DC Universe Miniatures Game as well as their Batman Miniatures Game. Much of it falls distinctly into the “villain” category, including one of the most villainous villains to ever villain: Darkseid. You’ve got him along w...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Apr 14th, 2017
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Ah, comic books. You gotta love ’em. You can have a super villain who has titanium table saw blades strapped to the back of some gloves. Because why the hell not? This time around in their previews of the Avengers/Defenders War set for HeroClix, WizKids takes a look at Gladiator....
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Apr 13th, 2017
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WizKids continues their look at the upcoming Avengers/Defenders War set for HeroClix with a peek at Batroc. A master of martial arts, Batroc can get pretty much where you need him on the map, having a bunch of different movement abilities. That way, you can apply his Karate chops right where you want...
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
Apr 13th, 2017
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WizKids has announced a new Dice Masters set. We’ve seen Marvel. We’ve seen Ninja Turtles. We’ve seen Dungeons & Dragons. This time around, they’re headed to the world of DC Comics. Yes, Batman is getting his own Dice Masters set....
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Apr 7th, 2017
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Professor Pyg and the Dollotrons… Sounds like a prog rock band from the 70s. But, really, it’s a new set that’s coming out for the Batman Miniatures Game from Knight Models. And so you know what you’re getting yourself into, they’ve posted up an in-depth preview of the g...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Apr 5th, 2017
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I am Groot. I am Groot. I am Groot. I am Groot. I guess I could leave it at that and claim that’s all the proper words for letting you know about this preview, but that wouldn’t really be right. Anyway, since there’s a new Guardians of the Galaxy set coming for HeroClix, they’...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Apr 4th, 2017
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Just think what you could do if you had the power of the mighty ant! … Ok, it doesn’t initially sound so awesome, but if you know about Ant-Man, you know it’s really not so bad. He’s making his way back to your HeroClix tables in the upcoming Avengers/Defenders War set. Have y...