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By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Oct 11th, 2013
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Rusty Nickel Miniatures is a brand new minis company that has launched a Kickstarter campaign in order to fund their first ever game, Frozen Rampage. Frozen Rampage takes the excitement of hockey and brings it to your tabletop. Being a former hockey player myself (playing goalie in local rec. leagues...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Oct 10th, 2013
10 Comments
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Paulson Games is a relatively new company that makes resin bits, but now they’ve started to expand their repertoire into minis games. Mechs have been a favorite of mine for quite some time. The first computer game I really got into was Mechwarrior 2. I played that game even after it was cool to...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Oct 5th, 2013
32 Comments
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Wreck-Age, by Hyacinth Games, is a post-apocalyptic skirmish game. Human civilization has collapsed and those that remain must struggle against the elements to survive in any way they can. Players take control of a small group of humans who must eke out a living. Hyacinth was kind enough to send me a...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Oct 1st, 2013
2 Comments
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Fluo Games is running a Kickstarter campaign for their second game, Color Warz: Dark Threat right now. That game is the sequel game to Color Warz: Paint Brawl. Well, Fluo was kind enough to send me a copy of Paint Brawl so I could give it a look-see. So get your rollers ready, break out […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Aug 29th, 2013
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Waning Gibbous Games just got their Kickstarter campaign for Larceny underway yesterday. They were kind enough to send me an advanced copy of the game to check out and share my thoughts about it with you. So let’s take a look at this new party card game in this installment of TGN Reviews. The c...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Aug 21st, 2013
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Whiskey Jack Gaming has created a new card game that they’ve called Pong Tactics. It takes the fun of Beer Pong and adds in that extra “gamer twist.” So sit back, relax, and pour yourself one of your favorite adult beverages as we settle in for another TGN Review. Whiskey Jack Gamin...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Aug 20th, 2013
2 Comments
585 Views
GenCon was an absolute blast and very busy. We didn’t get a chance to get this video up during the show, but here it is now for your viewing pleasure. From the video: Interviews from our final day at GenCon. It was quite a busy show. Thanks again to all that stopped by and talked […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Aug 6th, 2013
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Iron Box Games is running their Kickstarter campaign for their first ever game, a dice and token game called Angry Sheep. Misterjustin (most notably known for Secret Weapon Miniatures) is at the helm, guiding the sheep ship to its destination. He was kind enough to sit down for a quick minute and fie...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Aug 2nd, 2013
2 Comments
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The Silvermoon Trade Syndicate will be available for the first time at GenCon in… well, two weeks from now (well, yesterday, but still). So while GCT has posted up plenty of previews, what do the actual starter contents look like? Well, the fellows at GCT sent me a set. So here’s a little...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Jul 19th, 2013
13 Comments
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So, the “Greatest Four Days in Gaming” is coming up in just a little under 1 month. GenCon is always a good time. I, along with my fearless reporter Spencer and our intrepid cameraman Jonathan, will be there covering the event from every angle possible. Of course, we want to get as many i...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jul 16th, 2013
2 Comments
667 Views
When getting together materials for our recent review of Ascension: Rise of Vigil from the lovely folks over at Stone Blade Entertainment, it was offered to have a chat with Ascension’s creator and Stone Blade Entertainment’s founder, Justin Gary. Since, as I’d mentioned in the revi...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jul 8th, 2013
50 Comments
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Bushido, by GCT Studios, is a fantasy skirmish game that draws its influence from many different Far Eastern sources. The Jwar Isles, where the game is set, consists of many different groups all vying for power. Which one will you command to glory? GCT has recently released the first full rulebook fo...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jun 28th, 2013
0 Comments
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Ascension, by Stone Blade Entertainment, has been rather successful as one of the new genre of games, the Deck-Builder. Their most recent expansion, Rise of Vigil, came to me the other day (I was happy. I did a little dance). So here’s my review. And here we go with Ascension: Rise of Vigil. Ri...
By Polar_Bear
In Infinity
Jun 14th, 2013
24 Comments
1106 Views
Infinity is a sci-fi skirmish game made by Corvus Belli. It’s a game I’ve always wanted to try, so when given the opportunity to review a dinged-up copy we had around here, I jumped at the chance. So without further ado, a review of Infinity, 2nd Edition Revised....
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
May 31st, 2013
0 Comments
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Over the past couple months, a bunch of games and gaming materials have been piling up on my desk as I was busy doing Convention Coordination for CoolMiniOrNot. Now that the CoolMiniOrNot Expo is passed (and it was a great time. You should all come out next year), I’ve had some time to get back...
By Polar_Bear
In News
May 27th, 2013
1 Comment
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Well we’re back with another TGN Review. Yes, it’s been a while, but trust me, I’ve been busy (like everything with the awesome time everyone had at the CoolMiniOrNot Expo, but that’s beside the point). Today we’re going to be taking a look at the Cyborg line of terrain ...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
May 24th, 2013
1 Comment
556 Views
Spencer, our intrepid Action News Team Field Reporter, talked with Kevin Clark while at the CoolMiniOrNot Expo. They discuss Wrath of Kings and Zombicide. Fun times....
By Polar_Bear
In Dark Age
May 23rd, 2013
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Continuing our series from the CoolMiniOrNot Expo, here’s the TGN Interview with Mike Shinall, Brand Manager for Dark Age Games....
By Polar_Bear
In Events
May 22nd, 2013
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Tabletop Gaming News unleashed our newest member of the Action News Team, Reporter Spencer, on the CoolMiniOrNot Expo. We’ll be posting interviews from the show all week. Here’s the first one where Spencer interviews Derek Osborne, Director of Business for CMON. Note: You can spot me in t...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Apr 9th, 2013
6 Comments
679 Views
Guilds of Cadwallon is just making its way out of our warehouse, winging its way to you eagerly-awaiting-gamers-and-stores. Take a look at the box contents with our latest TGN Unboxing. And yes, only seeing my arms in-shot has become my schtick....
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Apr 5th, 2013
0 Comments
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Privater Press Business Director Will stopped and talked with our roving reporter Bo while at PAX East (yes, we kept Bo busy while there). Here’s the interview:...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Apr 3rd, 2013
90 Comments
695 Views
We’ve got another Unboxing video up and available on your YouTube channel (and obviously, embedded down below, too). Take a look inside the latest expansion for Super Dungeon Explore, Von Drakk’s Manor. One note: In the video, I mixed up my chibi monsters. The model I call Von Drakk is ac...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Apr 2nd, 2013
0 Comments
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Randall Bills from Catalyst Game Labs was kind enough to talk to Bo, our roving TGN Reporter, while at PAX East. We promised we’d post this, and here it is....
By Polar_Bear
In Interviews
Mar 29th, 2013
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Steve Jackson Games also was gracious enough to talk with Bo, one of the two roving reports of the TGN Action News Team at PAX East. We get a look into the current status of Ogre, the future of Munchkin and even a demo of Castellan....
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Mar 28th, 2013
0 Comments
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Mercs Miniatures was kind enough to stop and talk with Bo, one of our intrepid roving reporters on the TGN Action News Team while at PAX East and talk some about their Myth game. (check out their Kickstarter here)...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Mar 13th, 2013
30 Comments
875 Views
Do you like pirates? Of course you do! You’re reading this page, so you’re a gamer and gamers like pirates! Well, in today’s TGN Review, we’ve got a pirate skirmish game: Freebooter’s Fate, made by Freebooter Miniatures (seems appropriate). Arrr me harteys! Set sail and ...
By Polar_Bear
In Interviews
Mar 12th, 2013
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Loka: Fantasy Chess, from Mantic, has 12 days to go up on Kickstarter. The creator of the game, Alessio Cavatore, recently sat down with TGN and had a chat about his history with Chess and a bit of the history behind his relation with Mantic Games. And so here we go for another TGN Interview!...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Mar 5th, 2013
10 Comments
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Hey there everyone! Welcome to our first video production here on TGN (at least, during my tenure). We’re starting off big with a Leviathan Crusader from DreamForge-Games. First up we’ve got an unboxing video. Then we’ll show you as we put together this monster of a figure (with lot...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Feb 20th, 2013
6 Comments
642 Views
So recently LaserCutCard sent me some terrain packs so I could check them out and see how they stack up (pun… maybe intended). They arrived and I’ve had my chance to assemble the first of their kits and give them a once-over. So now I’m passing on my experiences to you. Prepare your...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Feb 13th, 2013
0 Comments
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So as you know, one thing we’re looking to do here at TGN Central is more in-house reviews, interviews and other articles. We’ve had a lot of fun with the giveaways (another one will be up soon), but today it’s a game review. Precarious @ Best has created a new, abstract-style board...
By tgn_admin
In Board Games
Feb 8th, 2013
12 Comments
1434 Views
We’ve got a great exclusive interview with Guillotine Games about the upcoming Toxic City Mall Expansion, and also Prison Outbreak – a full standalone game! Check out the whole interview after the break!...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Sep 9th, 2012
74 Comments
1595 Views
We managed to snag a copy of Bolt Action’s rulebook from Warlord Games and have created a little review of it for you. Also, you’ve got a chance to win the rulebook from us. Details at the bottom of the review. Bolt Action, by Warlord Games, is the much-anticipated rules set for their rat...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jun 1st, 2012
2 Comments
743 Views
As you more-than-likely know, Mike McVey has a Kickstarter Campaign going on to raise funds for his Sedition Wars board game. It’s doing great, having just crossed the $100k mark, still with 29 days to go. They’ve even just put up a new stretch goal for an alternate-sculpt. Well, Mike was...