Games Workshop

By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Apr 22nd, 2017
17 Comments
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Well, many people have been thinking this was going to be coming, and it’s finally here. Games Workshop has announced a new edition of Warhammer 40k. Let’s take you right to the announcement....
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Apr 21st, 2017
0 Comments
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Two ends of the spectrum, of sorts, with new figures over in the Forge World webshop this week. On one side, you’ve got a new Space Wolves Contemptor Dreadnaught (with and without weapon arms). On the other side, you’ve got some new characters available for The Hobbit....
By Polar_Bear
In Age of Sigmar
Apr 18th, 2017
0 Comments
721 Views
You know, when you normally think of dwarves, you think of them down in some mountain keep somewhere. You might not think to look up and see them floating overhead. But that’s just what they’re doing in Age of Sigmar, and you can order the new Kharadron Overlords airship, along with some ...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Apr 14th, 2017
0 Comments
1096 Views
Once again, we’ve got two very distinctly different releases available from Forge World on the same day. Whether you’re looking for a new Blood Bowl team to put onto the pitch or some giant battle robots, they’ve got you covered....
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Apr 13th, 2017
1 Comment
1361 Views
I mean, it’s the Underworld. You can’t really expect there not to be undead running around all over the place. And such will be the case, as a new undead faction will be coming to Warhammer Underworlds: Shadespire. Check out the preview video below the cut....
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Apr 12th, 2017
1 Comment
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The work week continues along. We’re halfway home (“home” in this case being the weekend, of course). If we’ve made it this far, there’s a good chance we’ll make it the rest of the way. But just to make sure, we should bulk up on some bite-size gaming stories. Toda...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Sports
Apr 10th, 2017
1 Comment
795 Views
With a library of miniatures going back literally decades, Games Workshop couldn’t realistically keep everything they’ve ever made in stock. That’d be ridiculous. But since they aren’t made regularly, some older pieces can be really hard to find. Well, occasionally, GW will di...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Apr 7th, 2017
0 Comments
566 Views
Still miffed that when I was a custodian (including at this place), I never got to play with anything as cool as powered armor or a jetbike. Though riding around in the gators was always cool. Though emptying out the parking lot trashcans on a jetbike would’ve been cooler. Anyway, while I didn&...
By Polar_Bear
In Age of Sigmar
Apr 3rd, 2017
8 Comments
541 Views
Blood for the blood god! Even if you’re not a regular GW-player, there’s a good chance you know that call to arms. Khorne, the Chaos god, is fairly well known for the battle cry of his followers. And those followers are getting bolstered in Age of Sigmar by a new Battletome and set of War...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Mar 31st, 2017
0 Comments
794 Views
Those super-soldiers, the space marines, are getting some more releases next week, thanks to Forge World. They’ve started taking orders for Iron Warriors Siege Terminators as well as Legion Moritats, armed with either plasma pistols or volkite serpentas (… whatever those might be)....
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Sports
Mar 27th, 2017
7 Comments
730 Views
On just about every Blood Bowl team, you’ll have “the big guy.” You know, that one player who literally towers above the rest, daring the opponent’s players to try and tackle them. For many, that “big guy” comes in the form of a Troll, and Games Workshop has starte...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Mar 24th, 2017
0 Comments
895 Views
One expects to see tanks out on the battlefield when playing a game of 40k. There’s all manner of them around. And normally you might not expect to see one when playing Blood Bowl. Well, if you’re playing for or against a Dwarven team, that might not be the case. And this week, Forge Worl...
By Polar_Bear
In Age of Sigmar
Mar 23rd, 2017
0 Comments
1474 Views
Well, seems Adepticon is getting a bit of announcements coming out of it. This one’s about Shadespire, a new Age of Sigmar-based miniatures board game coming from Games Workshop later this year. Warhammer Community has some preview shots of it up....
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Mar 20th, 2017
0 Comments
913 Views
So, a while back, Forge World was coming out with a bunch of Adeptus Custodes miniatures. I remember lamenting how cool those space janitors had it while all I ever got was a kinda neat portable pressure washer for after basketball and football games at the Arena. Well, if you’ve been wanting t...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Mar 17th, 2017
4 Comments
1184 Views
The Hobbit is getting a couple more releases over on Forge World’s website. It’s two ends of the scale this week. You’ve got the industrious but short dwarves. And you’ve got the nearly-mindless and rather monstrous trolls. So, whether you want little-smashy or big-smashy, the...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Mar 15th, 2017
6 Comments
2355 Views
I really wish I was at GAMA. Yesterday we had quite a few really important announcements. Of course, those weren’t the only ones made at the show. Games Workshop also had a couple of announcements. One’s in the form of a steampunk-esque Dwarf faction for Age of Sigmar. The other is for a ...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Mar 13th, 2017
0 Comments
1037 Views
In the 40k universe, Space Marine armor has gone through quite a few changes over the centuries. Though game-wise it’s all come down to that 3+ armor that we all know (and maybe love, but that depends on what side of the ceramite your figures are on). But aesthetically, it’s certainly cha...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Mar 11th, 2017
0 Comments
1933 Views
Hello, Saturday! It… was quite a week, I have to say. Very busy. With all the goings-on for GAMA, I almost forgot that PAX East was going on. Hope everyone is having a good time out there. I’m, obviously, not there. I will be at Adepticon in a couple weeks, though. That’ll be fun. L...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Sports
Mar 10th, 2017
0 Comments
861 Views
Forge World is once more letting you expand your Blood Bowl rosters. This time, it’s the Skaven that are getting some love in the form of their Rat Ogre (you’re gonna need a bigger mouse trap). And an old fan favorite once more returns to the pitch. Griff Oberwald has a new figure that yo...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Mar 6th, 2017
3 Comments
1752 Views
Well, seems that the “home base” was getting a bit jealous of Forge World getting all the Primarchs to themselves. Games Workshop has started taking orders for several new miniatures, including Roboute Guilliman (or “Bobby” to his friends) who is part of a “Triumvirate o...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Mar 3rd, 2017
1 Comment
915 Views
Back when I was a custodian, the coolest things I thought we had were the big floor scrubbers or the portable, electric power washers. Space Marine Custodians get a lot cooler gear. One such piece is the Contemptor-Achilles Dreadnaught, available for pre-order from Forge World now....
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Sports
Feb 27th, 2017
7 Comments
736 Views
Just the other day I got the new Blood Bowl box set and put it together. It’s been funny to see how the models have gotten bigger over the years. I know there’s even more extreme examples out there. So if you’ve got yourself an Ogre for your team, your older figures might not be [&h...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Feb 24th, 2017
0 Comments
719 Views
With my love of giant robots, I’ve always loved Terminators in 40k. I know. I know. They’re a guy in a suit. But considering the suit-to-guy ratio there, they’re basically giant robots (I mean, Gundams are “a guy in a suit, too”). I’ve just always loved the way Ter...
By Polar_Bear
In Age of Sigmar
Feb 20th, 2017
5 Comments
1410 Views
Games Workshop has been expanding out their board game lines as of late. But other than maybe some special shoulder pads or something, none have really gotten big, full expansions. That’s not the case anymore, as Warhammer Quest is getting the Shadows over Hammerhal. There’s also some new...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Feb 17th, 2017
2 Comments
1340 Views
Forge World is once again hitting a bunch of different games with this week’s set of pre-orders. Blood Bowl is getting another legendary Star Player. The Horus Heresy has the latest book. And for The Hobbit, the dwarves get a couple different reinforcements....
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Feb 13th, 2017
0 Comments
1211 Views
Well, it’s Monday and we’re back in the office. Though it’s highly likely this is the last Monday here in this office. We’ll be changing locations soon. No, there shouldn’t be a big gap in posts. Worse comes to worse, with my laptop, I can update from anywhere with wifi....
By Polar_Bear
In Age of Sigmar
Feb 13th, 2017
5 Comments
869 Views
The Stormcast Eternals are getting a bunch of new releases over on the Games Workshop website. These defenders of order versus the seemingly unending waves of Chaos are getting a new Order Battletome book as well as 7 new units. That includes the Gryph-Hounds, who look like they just want to be pette...
By Polar_Bear
In Age of Sigmar
Feb 11th, 2017
2 Comments
1712 Views
Ah, Saturday. Don’t know about you, but I’m going to be putting together a pair of Guild Ball players (Granite and Veteran Siren) that Ray picked up for me at LVO. Then I’m gonna make my own protein bars (like Clif bars, for those that know about them) since I’m trying to get ...
By Polar_Bear
In Age of Sigmar
Feb 10th, 2017
0 Comments
1125 Views
Just about every day I see someone posting about the new Blood Bowl set. I really have been meaning to pick it up. I’ve just never gotten the chance. Perhaps this weekend. We’ll see. If you do have it and are looking to add a new Star Player to your lineup, Forge World has one […]...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Feb 6th, 2017
0 Comments
1072 Views
The situation in the galaxy in the 41st millennium is certainly in flux right now. The Gathering Storm series is showing that new things are afoot and it might actually have some lasting impacts on the story. The next book, Fracture of Biel-Tan, is up for pre-order now, along with some new minis to g...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Feb 3rd, 2017
1 Comment
1009 Views
As I’ve said, space janitors in the 41st millennium have all the coolest things. The Legio Custodes get these cool Coronus Grav-carriers to get from place to play. Best we had was a couple gators (like, not actual alligators, but those 6-wheeled vehicles) back at the Arena. Ah well, you can ord...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jan 28th, 2017
0 Comments
1426 Views
Hey everyone. Congratulations as you’ve made it to the weekend. Saturday is here and that means it’s time to sit back and relax some. Hopefully you’ve got something gaming-related going on. I might be working (on a super-secret project that’s set to revolutionize the gaming wo...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Jan 27th, 2017
0 Comments
1456 Views
Forge World’s hitting a couple different bases with this latest set of releases. For you Blood Bowl fans, you can get one of the most famous star players, The Mighty Zug. For you 40k players, there’s some happy puppies in the form of the Wolf-Kin of Russ. Finally, there’s dice, beca...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Jan 23rd, 2017
29 Comments
1792 Views
One of the types of games that people want to see come back from Games Workshop (from just chats that I have with my various gamer friends) are the skirmish games that allow a campaign system that lets your grow your characters as you go along. You know the couple classic titles where you could [&hel...
By Polar_Bear
In Age of Sigmar
Jan 23rd, 2017
0 Comments
1096 Views
The forces of Chaos are relentless in their war against the mortal realms. They have vowed to not stop until the world all around them matches their home of twisting, shifting, changing landscapes. There’s one group that excels in twisting reality to their whim. They are the followers of Tzeent...