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By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Dec 7th, 2016
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In the world of Smog, zombies have become a regular part of life. They’re not the rampaging hordes you usually see in horror movies (well, most of the time they’re not, but we’ll get to that). Instead, they’re a cheap and readily-available labor source. The factories around Lo...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Dec 1st, 2016
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Here’s a story we don’t see too often, but is rather exciting considering what opportunities it can bring. CMON Limited is going public tomorrow (December 2nd) on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange’s (HKEX) Growth Enterprise Market (GEM). Yup, the company is going public....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Dec 1st, 2016
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In a steampunk Victorian England, dark forces are at work. The crown is not safe, as an evil cult looks to bring the nefarious Moloch into the world. The only thing standing against these dark forces are the gentlemen of the Unicorn Club. But who will eventually control the dark, rainy, smog-filled s...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Nov 19th, 2016
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Well, I did my Thanksgiving grocery shopping. It’s… well, I’m having 2 Thanksgivings, so there’s that. Turkeys, dressing, potatoes, sweet potatoes, stuff to make glazed carrots, rolls (from scratch), and a couple pumpkin pies. Because, you know, if anything’s worth doing...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Nov 19th, 2016
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The next batch of Dark Age releases are now available. The focus is on the Dragyri this month, with some resculpts as well as some new models for the Shadow Caste....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Nov 16th, 2016
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The leadership of the Banana Bandits Gang is up for grabs… somewhat literally. Every one of the members of the gang wants to be that leader. But only the most skilled will be raised to that position. In order to show their prowess, these banana-loving gorillas are going to have to collect Goril...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Nov 14th, 2016
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The new Doge (the royalty-type, not the meme-type) is having a masked ball. This is the perfect opportunity, of course, for you to find out how you can make sure that your needs for your faction are taken care of. If you can get in good graces with the Doge, as well as eliminate your […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Nov 12th, 2016
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It’s time once more for a Review Roundup. Why? Because it’s Saturday! Woo! As you read this, I’m hanging out with some friends, playing games. Took over a group of favorites, and hopefully will get me a new Guild Ball opponent, too. I also baked brownies, because I can’t go to...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Nov 11th, 2016
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Are you observant? Do you have a keen eye for details? Do you have a pretty good vocabulary and might know a couple different names for things that might start with a different letter? Then you’ll probably be pretty good at Kaleidos, a new game available from CMON....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Nov 10th, 2016
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Cranio Creations and CMON Limited are teaming up to add more games to your collection. There will be an English version of Lorenzo il Magnifico as well as an updated version of Council of 4. I’ve actually gotten a chance to see the Lorenzo il Magnifico rulebook. If you’re a fan of worker ...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Nov 10th, 2016
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The Annual Talent Show for Wizards is once again here. Each wizard is looking to show off their skills, competing to be the greatest wizard for the year. It’s quite a free-for-all, though, as every wizard is looking to do their most flashy tricks all at once. Will you have what it takes to be [...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Nov 8th, 2016
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Bloodborne is one of the more-popular video games of the last few years. The challenge comes from basically making it as far as you can before you’re brutally killed in-game. It’s not so much a question of if you’ll die, but just how far you get before you die. Well, that dark dunge...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Oct 21st, 2016
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Most of us know about the 7 Deadly Sins. You know. Stuff like Greed, Gluttony, Sloth, and such like that. Well, what if they weren’t just philosophical concepts but were actual, living, breathing things? And what if they were looking to take over the world? That… would be pretty bad. And ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Oct 20th, 2016
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The Year of New Editions continues to roll along, updating much-loved games and bringing them to new levels with updated mechanics, cleaned-up rules, rebalanced features, and more. Another new edition of a game will be available tomorrow. Ankama and CMON will be bringing you Krosmaster Arena 2.0....
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Oct 19th, 2016
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Arachnophobes beware. There’s new releases available for Dark Age over in the CMON webshop and they include some giant spiders. Well, it’s a lot more than just some big spiders. The new Dragyri book and card packs are also available. Need something to smush those spiders? The Kukulkani ce...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Oct 18th, 2016
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October is the time for all sorts of spooky and scary things to invade our everyday world. Zombies certainly fit into that category. Seems a couple games of Zombicide would be a perfect way to celebrate the season. And in just a couple days, there’ll be some more releases for the game to expand...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Oct 15th, 2016
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*puts on Elton John garb* Saturday! Saturday! Saturday! Saturday! Saturday! Saturday! Saturday! Saturday! Saturday night’s alright! Ok, so it’s not actually Saturday night yet, but it will be soon (well, for me. Some of you are already well into Saturday night. Bloody time zones). Anyway,...
By Polar_Bear
In Arcadia Quest
Oct 1st, 2016
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It’s Saturday. It’s also October. I mean, seriously, can it really get that much better than this? Oh, yeah, *puts on some Type O Negative while working on the post* There we go. Anyway, you want ’em, so here’s your reviews for the week. Today we have: Patchwork, Epic Roll: Ec...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Sep 24th, 2016
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It’s that time again, everyone. It’s Saturday. When you read this, it’ll be at least 2pm, Eastern. But for me, currently, it’s 5:30am. I’ve got a group of friends coming over for some gaming starting at 9am and have a bunch to get done before that. We’ll probably g...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Sep 23rd, 2016
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I totally failed to realize that yesterday was the first day of autumn. So it’s officially ok to start talking about all things spooky and scary. Pumpkin-flavored everything! The latest releases for Black Plague fit the first thing fairly well. Though I wouldn’t suggest trying to find out...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Sep 15th, 2016
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Yarr arr yarr! I loddie the hotpants! It’s that time of year again, meharties. Talk Like A Pirate Day is coming up at the start of next week. Now, we all know pirates love to get things for free (you think they got all that gold through stocks and bonds trading?), and so in true […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Sep 8th, 2016
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It is fairly common knowledge that dragons like to hoard treasure in their caves. They’ll grab whatever they can and then stuff it into a hidden away spot, far from adventurers. Or, hopefully it’s far from adventurers. Well, one such cave has been found. Better yet, the dragon doesn’...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Sep 8th, 2016
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The Black Plague in the world of Zombicide is a bit different from that of the real world. Here, you had rats and fleas carrying a virulent diseases all across Europe. The Zombicide world is a bit more straight-forward: You just had necromancers spawning zombies all over the place and those zombies, ...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Sep 1st, 2016
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CMON here in Georgia is hiring. There’s three spots open that they’re currently looking to fill. So if you’d like to get your foot in the door in the gaming industry, perhaps one of these three positions is your ticket. Besides, you’ll get to work in the same office as me. Won...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 27th, 2016
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So, since I spend all my regular workdays gaming, I will often step away from it on my time off. You know, you don’t want to get burned out on a thing. However, last weekend and this, I’ve been all-out gaming just about every chance I can! Last week was game day at the Milton, […]...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Aug 19th, 2016
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Wrath of Kings: Rising Conflicts will be releasing soon. With it will be plenty of new things to add to your forces. But this is more looking back on old releases, but in a new way. Since the game’s release, thousands of gamers have played probably a couple hundred-thousand games of Wrath of Ki...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 10th, 2016
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No matter when Kickstarter campaigns run, or for how long they run, there’s always a chance that you can’t join in on it. Thankfully, there’s the Late Pledge time where you can get in. It’s basically a 2nd chance to get involved with the campaign and still get the exclusives a...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 7th, 2016
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One last press release coming out of Gen Con 2016, and another partnership to tell you about with CMON. This time it’s with Fishwizard Games. Those here at the show might have seen in the case a game called Gateway: Uprising. A few more were able to get a demo of the game. Well, those […...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Aug 7th, 2016
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The final game we took a look at was also a cool bluffing/blind bidding game. It’s by some of the same designers that made Sheriff of Nottingham. So if you liked how those mechanics worked, you’ll probably like how this one works, too. It’s called Kronia and it’s all about get...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Aug 7th, 2016
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Of all the games we saw at the CMON Media Event yesterday here at Gen Con, the only one we got to play a full game of was Raise Your Goblets, and we’re all happy we did. This is a great and fun bluffing and deception game where the object is to simply live through […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 7th, 2016
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Welcome back to the previews of games shown off at a special media event by CMON here at Gen Con. I’m rested and refreshed and ready to tell you about another new game that will soon be gracing your gaming table. And not to spoil it too soon, but I loved this one, and I […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 6th, 2016
5 Comments
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The Year of New Editions sweeps its way into the media event that CMON held at their booth here at Gen Con. The next game on our preview program was the 2nd edition of Dojo Kun. If you’ve ever wanted to run your own martial arts school, this is your chance....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 6th, 2016
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After the two presentations by Eric Lang, he handed us off to CMON’s Guile to tell us about Gekido, designed by Fel Barros. The game involves building and fighting robots. So you know, right off the bat, they’ve got my attention....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 6th, 2016
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Here at Gen Con, CMON has made a couple announcements about new games they’re working on. The one that I’ve heard creating the most buzz is Rising Sun. For those that like Blood Rage, you’re going to want to pay attention, as the “gang’s back together” that worked ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 6th, 2016
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Today at the CMON booth here at Gen Con, the folks were kind enough to invite a group of media people to get a sneak-preview of several games that will be coming out in the next 6-12 months from them. It was a great experience to get a closer look at what will be the […]...