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By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jun 24th, 2017
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It’s Saturdaaaaaaaaaaay! Woooooooo! Due to the rain, my initial plans for the day fell through. But I’m hoping to rebound and maybe hang out with some people here and just chill. Yes, just me, them, and a whole pan of homemade banana pudding cheesecake… But at the moment, I know wha...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jun 23rd, 2017
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Lots of releases coming out today. CMON’s got several, themselves. If you’re a fan of Rum & Bones, there’s a new faction, some new mercenaries, as well as some deep sea creatures available. If you’re a fan of simple bluffing games, there’s Kronia, which is one I per...
By Polar_Bear
In A Song of Ice and Fire
Jun 20th, 2017
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When you’re wealthy, you can trick out your troops with the best. That’s just what the Lannisters do in A Song of Ice and Fire Miniatures Game coming from CMON. Their swordsmen have better arms and armor than just about anyone else out there. Though, since you can’t spend money when...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Jun 19th, 2017
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The Earth Caste are the new kids on the block, even though they’re part of one of the oldest factions for Dark Age. They’re making their presence known in the battles on the planet’s surface, as well as on tabletops, as they’ve got a new box set available. Not to be outdone, t...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Jun 16th, 2017
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Tabletop Gaming News, the industry’s leading source for board and miniature gaming news, is for sale by the site’s owners CMON Limited. Originally launched in 2006, CMON took over the site in 2012 to help grow its presence and deliver the latest news to the community, no matter the publisher or game....
By Polar_Bear
In A Song of Ice and Fire
Jun 16th, 2017
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One of the most-anticipated miniatures games that will be hitting your gaming tables is A Song of Ice and Fire, a game that will let you recreate the George R.R. Martin book series right on your tabletops. CMON has posted up an overview article about the game, giving you a bit of a look at […]...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Jun 13th, 2017
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The Dragyri are getting a new caste in Dark Age. They’re the Earth Caste. You thought the Ice Caste was big on heavy-hitting and some armor. Well, the Earth Caste has that as well, plus several other tricks up their sleeve. The stat cards for the new subfaction have been posted online (I know, ...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Jun 11th, 2017
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I know. I know. This was supposed to go up yesterday. Well, WordPress has been flaky lately and it missed its posting window. Hence why it’s going up now with a reworded opening talking about it not being posted on Saturday instead of saying, “I’m going to the LGS and gonna pick me ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jun 6th, 2017
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As with the big-box releases for Zombicide, there’s a smaller-box expansion that goes along with it. In the case of Green Horde (currently up on Kickstarter), it’s the Friends and Foes box. There’s some new survivors, new familiars, and some new tiles, full of zombie goodness....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 30th, 2017
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The Black Plague games have shown us that it’s not just humans that can succumb to the forces that cause you to be raised from the dead and seek to feast on the living. We’ve seen crows and wolves, but other sentient races can be affected as well. I Green Horde, the orcs have had [&hellip...
By Polar_Bear
In Arcadia Quest
May 27th, 2017
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It’s Saturday. But it’s not just any Saturday. It’s the Saturday of a 3-day weekend. Hopefully, you’re out, enjoying yourselves somewhere. Be it gaming, out at the lake, a camping weekend, or whatever. But if you’re stopping by here, I know it’s because you still c...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
May 24th, 2017
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Lots of distribution news coming out lately. Must be the season for it. This time around, it’s CMON updating who they will be using as distributors for their games, as well as announcing a universal MAPP policy for their games....
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
May 22nd, 2017
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Sometimes we post stories about companies teaming up. This is the opposite. CMON Limited and Ankama Products are no longer going to be working together for game distribution....
By Polar_Bear
In Arcadia Quest
May 19th, 2017
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This month brings you quite a lot of releases from CMON. There’s a new robot fighting game (so you know I’m on board). There’s a new worker-placement game (again, right up my alley). There’s also a bunch of Arcadia Quest releases, including new pets and dragons (gee, did they ...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
May 18th, 2017
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As you all know, last weekend we had the CMON Expo. While there, players of Dark Age were able to pick up the latest releases, and now they’re available for anyone who wasn’t able to make it to the show. This is one you want to check out if you play, as it includes the […]...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
May 14th, 2017
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One of the big events that happens at CMON Expo is the Dark Age Immortals tournament. This is the culmination of an entire year’s worth of qualifying events, with the winners of those getting a Bloodgelt that lets them participate in the finals. The prize? Being able to work with the design tea...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
May 13th, 2017
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As we should all know, A Song of Ice and Fire is not CMON’s first foray into a miniatures game. They’re long-standing game, Dark Age, as well as Wrath of Kings, are both still being developed. They’ve had a couple panels for these two games, hosted by Bryan Steele, Dave Taylor, and ...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
May 12th, 2017
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Hey everyone. We’re here at CMON Expo 2017 at the A Song of Ice and Fire panel. This is the first real chance people are getting to hear about the upcoming miniatures game from designers Michael Shinall and Eric M. Lang. On the panel, we have Eric, Michael, and Guille (producer for the project). This...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
May 8th, 2017
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Lots of people love to go to amusement parks. The rides. The games. The food. There’s certainly plenty to do there. But the competition for those entertainment dollars means that parks are in fierce competition with one-another. In Unfair, players are the owners of their own theme park. They mu...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 2nd, 2017
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Be that as it’s May, we’ve got all sorts of plants blooming. The world is becoming green. Though the green that’s just over the horizon isn’t quite what we want to have in our garden. Green Horde is the new standalone set coming for Zombicide: Black Plague. It’ll be laun...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
May 1st, 2017
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The Dragyri are the alien race that has longest inhabited the planet where Dark Age takes place. For too long, they just let the humans do whatever they wanted. Now, they’re joining together to retake their now-desolate planet. They’re getting another reinforcement shot in the latest rele...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Apr 28th, 2017
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Here’s one that I’ve known about for a bit, but can finally tell all of you about. CMON Inc is getting a new General Manager in the form of Adam Lovell. He’s bringing a lot of experience with the gaming community to the party. It’s going to be good to welcome here to the Atlan...
By Polar_Bear
In Arcadia Quest
Apr 21st, 2017
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It’s release day for a bunch of new games and expansions from CMON. That includes one of my new favorite games, Ethnos. Other than that, Rum & Bones 2nd Tide, the Pets expansion for Arcadia Quest, and 75 Gnom’ Street are all available now down at your gaming shop....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Apr 4th, 2017
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Overnight, CMON’s Rising Sun Kickstarter came to an end. It did alright. If you consider $4.2 million, “alright.” o,O As has become customary, the end of the old campaign ushers in an announcement of a new one. In this case, it’s a new expansion for Zombicide: Black Plague. In...
By Polar_Bear
In Arcadia Quest
Mar 31st, 2017
15 Comments
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It’s the last day of the month. We’re 1/4 of the way through the year. The summer heat isn’t far away. Time to get your board game collection bulked up and get set for some hot months ahead (or cold ones, if you’re down south). CMON’s got a whole bunch of new releases av...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Mar 26th, 2017
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Adepticon has many fine tournaments and contests that take place over the course of the show. But only one of them gives away $10k to the winner. That’s the Crystal Brush Awards, the culmination of a year-long painting contest process that ends up in Chicago. Well, the overall winners have been...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Mar 24th, 2017
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Many, many, many times I have said it’s great for a game to have two-player starter sets. With one purchase, you can get yourself everything you need to get going right away with a game (except for maybe needing some glue). Well, with the latest releases for Dark Age, they, too, now have a 2-pl...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Mar 17th, 2017
30 Comments
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I’d been hinting and alluding to a lot of things over the past couple months. Stuff that I couldn’t rightly talk about. One of those things was that I had been playtesting A Song of Ice and Fire. The other thing is that I’d been doing pretty much all the writing for the new CMON [&h...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Mar 16th, 2017
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So, there’s been a lot of big news over the past couple days. Arguably one of the biggest was that CMON is going to be making A Song of Ice and Fire miniatures game. Well, they posted some photos from the show, including a couple preliminary shots of the miniatures (along with a look at [&helli...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Mar 14th, 2017
41 Comments
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So, this is one of the ones I’ve really been having to bite my tongue about for the past couple months. I’ve been playtesting the A Song of Ice and Fire Miniatures Game. Yeah, it’s not been easy to not go, “Hey! Everyone! Look at what I’m playing!!!” I think you...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Mar 14th, 2017
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I told you there was some more, really important news coming from GAMA. This time around, it’s that CMON Limited has hired on Eric M. Lang (you know him as the designer/co-designer of such games as Dice Masters, Blood Rage, Bloodborne the card game, Rising Sun, The Godfather: Corleone’s E...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Mar 13th, 2017
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Well, GAMA is just getting underway and we’ve already got a pretty big bit of news for you (ok, to be fair, I knew about this one before this morning). CMON Limited has hired Adrian Smith as the lead artist for the company. So, if you’re a fan of his work in Blood Rage, Zombicide, [&helli...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Mar 9th, 2017
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The Friendly Local Gaming Store (FLGS for short) is really the center of gaming life. It’s where we gamers congregate and play games, as well as pick up the great games we play. Well, CMON wants to make sure the LGS isn’t overlooked when it comes to Kickstarter campaigns. That’s whe...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Mar 7th, 2017
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This is one that people have been looking forward to since its announcement last year at Gen Con. CMON has launched the Kickstarter campaign for Rising Sun. The game, designed by Eric Lang, with artwork by Karl Kopinski, and featuring miniatures from Mike McVey, the game takes players back to Feudal ...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Mar 7th, 2017
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We’re officially a week into March. Seems like a good time to get the word out about the releases that will be happening this month. At least, CMON thinks so (and I certainly agree). They’ve put up a short video showing off what new box sets will be available for Wrath of Kings....