Games Workshop

By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Jun 24th, 2016
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Forge World’s got quite a bit going on today with their pre-releases. There’s a new Horus Heresy character available. You can get him both as a single and as a two-pack. Then, to make sure your mini looks nice, there’s a couple paint kits as well as some transfer sheets available....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jun 20th, 2016
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Some board games can seem a bit intimidating in terms of “moving parts” for it. And while they might really be all that complicated, having a digital version that does some of the bookkeeping for you is pretty handy. Such is the case with the digital version of Talisman. There’s als...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Jun 17th, 2016
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When rules get released for armies, they can sometimes be spread out across a couple publications. Or, at the very least, you can have different publications that each have a different army in them. Carrying around all those books can get tedious, so the folks over at Forge World have consolidated th...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Jun 15th, 2016
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White Dwarf, the Games Workshop magazine (for those that somehow didn’t know that), will be returning to a monthly release schedule starting in September. It’s also going to be a rather robust magazine, clocking in at 156 pages....
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Jun 13th, 2016
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Games Workshop has their new board game, Lost Patrol up for pre-oder over in their webshop. Now, you might think, “Oh, another Marines vs. Tyranids board game. Pass.” But, having had a chance to play it, I really think you should give it a look....
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Jun 10th, 2016
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Once more we stand on the precipice of the weekend. But before we dive over, we’d best make sure we’re well-stocked with gaming goodness. Good thing there’s a tray of bite-sized gaming stories right here for us to nosh on. So let’s dig in. Today we have: New Web G.I.S. for tab...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Jun 6th, 2016
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It’s Monday. Ok, so that’s not so great a thing. But we’ll get through. We already had our Wyrd preview for the day. So now we get to our Terrain Corner. It should help. Anyway, today we have: Eslo Terrain Spaceship Module Pre-Order Package, New Space Mat Designs are available at Ma...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Jun 6th, 2016
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Well, not long ago Games Workshop did that special promotion at Games Workshop stores for the opening of their 100th location. This isn’t exactly the same, but it’s pretty close, as GW locations are going to have a limited edition Terminator mini available soon....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jun 4th, 2016
3 Comments
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Good times, Saturday. As you read this, I’m hanging out at a Gundam Model Build day at a shop on the South Side of town. After that will hopefully be some Guild Ball. I’ve already had my tacos lingua. But as you’re here for a review roundup, let’s get you a review roundup. Tod...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Jun 3rd, 2016
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When it comes to giant robots, it’s tough to get bigger than the Warlord Titans from 40k. Being Games Workshop, there’s plenty of options in how you outfit your titans. But there’s not always an actual piece to use for that. Well, Forge World is helping out with a new Titan head, as...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
May 29th, 2016
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Well… you know that Battle Chef I talked about a couple times last week? Uh… you see… wha-ha-happen wuz… Crits from ogre-sized lizardmen hurt, y’all. But this is just an opportunity to create a new character. I’m thinking I’m gonna go with a TV-preacher style...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
May 27th, 2016
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All good things must come to an end. In order to make room for new figures in their warehouse, the folks over at Forge World have decided to discontinue making certain other items. These pieces are never going to be made again. So if you want any of them, you’d better hurry....
By Polar_Bear
In Age of Sigmar
May 25th, 2016
7 Comments
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Ok, so I know the vast majority of you are probably playing Overwatch right now. That’s cool. That’s cool. I don’t blame you. But for those that prefer something a bit more fantasy as opposed to sci-fi, Total War: Warhammer is now available....
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
May 23rd, 2016
1 Comment
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Games Workshop has been working on opening up new shops around. They’re celebrating the opening of their 100th. That’s a lot of places to go get your minis-gaming on. To celebrate, they’re letting people pick up a special miniature, Captain Centos, at North American locations this w...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
May 21st, 2016
6 Comments
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Games Workshop has been rolling out the specialist games one after the other lately. Since the announcement that they were going to be expanding that range, we’ve had Betrayal at Calth, which was Marines vs. Marines. Then there was Deathwatch: Overkill, which gave us Marines vs. Tyranids. And now we ...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
May 20th, 2016
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Giant Robots! Woo! *runs around with arms over my head* *cough* Um, yes. Forge World has started taking orders for their new Iron Circle Domitar-Ferrum Class Battle-automata. Which is a really drawn-out and roundabout way of saying, “new giant robots available.”...
By Polar_Bear
In Age of Sigmar
May 14th, 2016
15 Comments
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Well, we all know that Games Workshop is expanding their “Specialist Games” line. This one’s a pretty big title to make it back to your tabletops. It’s Warhammer Quest. The new box game, itself, is called Silver Tower....
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
May 11th, 2016
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Nomad Games actually has a double-whammy of releases available for those of you that like the digital version of Talisman. They have the new Horus Heresy expansion available. There’s also the Nether Realm expansion that’s now available on iOS as well....
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
May 11th, 2016
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We’re making our way through the week here at a steady pace. It’s already Wednesday. I hope it’s going smoothly for you. It’s been naturally busy the first couple days after the Expo. I’m mostly caught up. Just a couple things left. But at the exact moment, it’s br...
By Polar_Bear
In Age of Sigmar
May 9th, 2016
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I know a lot of people for whom Halloween is a year-round thing. Well, Games Workshop isn’t waiting for the time of year for ghouls and ghosts to start taking orders for their new Battletome which, coincidentally, is full of ghouls and other things that go “bump” in the night. And a...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
May 2nd, 2016
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Gamers are a competitive lot. It’s sort of there right in the name. If you’re gaming, you want to win. Even casual gamers, such as myself, still want to do well and hopefully win the games we’re playing. That extends out to adding colored goop to your minis. For those who are intere...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Apr 30th, 2016
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A friend of mine used to be in the Marines. He served overseas for a couple years. While there, they’d still go on regular training missions. One of them involved having to get from one place to another out in the desert. Well, unfortunately, the guy holding the compass was doing so right next to [&h...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Apr 29th, 2016
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Battlefield medics have a very rough job (putting it mildly). Everyone out there is looking to tear each-other to shreds. They’re looking to put people back together again. Solar Auxilia Surgeon-Primus Aevos Jovan was a great surgeon before some of his “experiments” were discovered ...
By Polar_Bear
In Age of Sigmar
Apr 25th, 2016
1 Comment
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Orks! Orks! Orks! Orks! Back at my old LGS in St. Louis, they’d hold quarterly used gaming auctions. The miniatures day ones always ran long. I remember it being 3am or so, with still plenty of items yet to go, Dave (the auctioneer and owner of the shop) would just hold up some Orks and [&helli...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Apr 22nd, 2016
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Though my main force back when I played 40k was Orks, after a while I kinda wanted an army that had an armor save, so I bought some Dark Angels, because I still wanted something green, apparently. But then I realized I missed melee. So I went with some Space Wolves for a while. Since […]...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Apr 20th, 2016
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Monday and Tuesday are in the rear view mirror. Meanwhile, we work our way towards the weekend. We’re halfway there, people. We can make it. But if we’re gonna do it, we should stock up on some bite-sized gaming stories. Thankfully, that’s just the sort of thing we have for you righ...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Apr 15th, 2016
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We once more find ourselves perched on the precipice of the weekend. We’ve been working all week and soon it will be time to kick back and relax for a couple days. Of course, I’m sure for many of you, “kick back and relax” means “get in all the gaming action you can!!!&#...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Apr 11th, 2016
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Battlefleet Gothic takes the ground-based battles we know oh so well from the 41st millennium and expands them up into the stars. Unfortunately, it’s a pretty rare thing to find on gaming tables these days. However, fans of the game will soon have a new way to play, and bringing in new players ...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Apr 11th, 2016
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A lot of people that play Warhammer 40k play Space Marines. They’re the iconic army of not just the game but of the entire universe. So it only seems appropriate. Well, with all those players, people are going to want to differentiate themselves from one-another, and the various Codices that ex...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Apr 8th, 2016
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Oh that hotbed of evil… Ancient Egypt! *Imperial March plays* Yes, I stole that joke from Linkara. Anyway, if you’d like to infuse your Chaos Marines with some Ancient Egyptian flavor, you can order the new Dreadnaught and bits from Forge World....
By Polar_Bear
In Age of Sigmar
Apr 5th, 2016
2 Comments
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Seems that J.K. Rowling isn’t the only one that can create a book of beasts set in their setting. Ok, so Godbeasts isn’t just a book of monsters, but is a new supplement for Age of Sigmar that has a bunch of new things inside it for the game. But still, it was the first […]...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Apr 5th, 2016
3 Comments
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Well, it’s time to celebrate a rather special anniversary. And also time to make a lot of us feel rather old… Games Workshop is celebrating thirty years of their Space Marines. Though considering how long they’ve been around, it’s not hard to see why they have become so ingrai...
By Polar_Bear
In Ancients
Apr 3rd, 2016
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It’s early Sunday morning, and that means packing things up here in the room. It’s the final day of Adepticon. If you’ve been here, I hope you’ve had a good time. If you’ve not been here, I hope the photos have helped you live vicariously through my lens. To help with th...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Apr 2nd, 2016
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It’s day 3 here at Adepticon. It’s been a wild day… and I’m not even talking about the gaming. We woke up to some lovely weather. And then, just about 10min. ago, for about a minute, the lights all went out in the dealer’s hall/gaming area. I just missed snapping a photo...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Apr 2nd, 2016
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Forge World was busy trying to give away a set of Titans. Chances are you didn’t win one. It’s ok. I know I didn’t win one, either. But if you find yourself in the position that your 40k opponent did win one (or you just want a gigantic gun on tracks on your side of […]...