IDW Games

By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Dec 14th, 2017
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I mean, sure, jousts are pretty cool as they are now. But if one were to look out into the animal kingdom and pick any animal that might be better-suited to jousting than the horse, it’d have to be the rhinoceros. It’s got its own jousting lance right on the front of its face! Well, [&hel...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Dec 8th, 2017
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Edgar Allen Poe is one of the world’s great authors. Inventor of the detective novel, he’s more well-known for his study of the macabre. One of his famous stories is Masque of the Red Death. Next year, players will be able to put themselves into the dark narrative, as IDW will be having a...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Dec 4th, 2017
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It’s always cool when a pre-production copy of a game makes it to the office. Sure, it’s not the entirely final version of the game, but there’s still plenty going on that you can get a good feeling of what you can expect in the retail copy. IDW Games got themselves one of their pre...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Nov 8th, 2017
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Planet of the Apes is a fairly iconic movie. Even if you’ve not seen it, yourself, I can all-but guarantee you’ve seen countless things that were spin-offs or parodies of it. You’ve heard Charlton Heston talking about stinking paws and where they should or should not be, and maniacs...
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
Nov 2nd, 2017
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One of the most ubiquitous anime series out there is Dragon Ball. Particularly, Dragon Ball Z. IDW Games has announced that they have reached a partnership with Toei Animation to create a line of Dragon Ball Z board games. The first of these is Dragon Ball Z: Perfect Cell, a dice game which pits the ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Oct 14th, 2017
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Saturday night’s alright for gaming. Saturday afternoon’s alright for gaming. Saturday morning’s alright for gaming. Pretty much all of Saturday (Saturday, Saturday) is good for gaming. I’m… not currently gaming. I’m baking (yes, again), getting ready for an early ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Sep 16th, 2017
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Hey everyone. We’ve made it around to another weekend. I said I was going to probably be doing some baking. Well, I’ve got some magic cookie bars cooling right now. I love these things… probably too much… *looks at my stomach* … definitely too much. But issues with my wa...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Sep 14th, 2017
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A new sport is soon to be hitting your tabletops. What do you do when you take a person who can manipulate water, and add to that someone who can manipulate fire and someone who can manipulate earth? You’ve got yourself a Pro-Bending team in the making. Get to the stadium and get your team [&he...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Sep 7th, 2017
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An ounce of preparation beats a pound of cure. It’s a pretty old saying, but it’s true. Being fully ready to go for something beats trying to change things on the fly. Well, some new items are being added to the Legend of Korra: Pro-Bending Arena game coming from IDW Games. Instead of try...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 20th, 2017
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Gen Con this year has been everything I was expecting it to be. Mostly: filled with awesome stuff to see and filled with lots of people! Saturday has always been the busiest day, and yesterday was no exception. And while there was a mildly-noticeable larger crowd, we weren’t all packed in like ...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Aug 15th, 2017
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You know, we get movie trilogies all the time. Certainly there’s plenty of book trilogies out there. And that guy from Spinal Tap’s working on his musical trilogy, but there aren’t as many game trilogies. Well, IDW Games and March Hare are looking to change that. They’ve annou...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 15th, 2017
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One of the companies that ends up with a lot of really cool licenses for games is IDW. They’ve got several rather popular IPs that they’re working on games for and they’ll have them here at Gen Con this week for you to check out. There’s sci-fi. There’s fantasy. There...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jul 19th, 2017
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Nick, Nick, Nick, Nick, Ni-Nick-Nick-Nick. Nickelodeon! Yeah, there’s a good portion of you that read that in a certain tone with a certain tempo. I know you’re out there. Well, those of you that want some Nickelodeon games for your tabletop, you’ll be happy to know that they’...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jun 28th, 2017
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You maniacs! You blew it up! Another classic line from the original Planet of the Apes movie. With the film’s 50th anniversary coming up, IDW Games has teamed up with 20th Century Fox and game designer Richard Launius (creator of Arkham Horror, among others) to bring you a series of board games...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jun 23rd, 2017
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Game designers Sen-Foong Lim and Jessey Wright are teaming up to bring you The Legend of Korra: Pro-bending Arena, a new board game from IDW Games. The game will let players compete against one-another using a team of benders, then draft cards in order to play and place elements around the arena. The...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jun 12th, 2017
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Orphan Black is getting its fifth season. It’s also going to be the show’s final season. To commemorate the event, and to keep the game alive even when it’s only available in reruns, IDW Games is coming out with Orphan Black: Clone Club, a new card game based on the show. They’...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 18th, 2017
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While most people think of comics just in “the big two,” there are other companies out there creating real quality graphic novels. One such is Wayward. They are teaming up with IDW Games to release the Wayward board game. In it, players will take on the roles of iconic characters from the...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
May 10th, 2017
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It is getting hot outside. Oh, how I long for winter. Though I’m not sure I’d like a Siberian winter (despite being a polar bear as I am). You’ve got dangerous animals, terrible weather, and lots of other things that can go wrong. Trying to survive those long winters will test a per...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 6th, 2017
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Hey kids. It’s Saturday! If you’re like me, you’re at the LGS, hanging out and talking/playing games. I hope you’re doing that, anyway. I mean, it’s what Saturday’s for! It’s also for reviews. So let’s get to it. This week we have: Heldentaufe, Monster ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 4th, 2017
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Someday I hope to get out to Ross “The Legend” Thompson’s KingdomCon. It sounds like a good time had by one and all. One of the things that went on was the first public spin for Rayguns & Rocketships, IDW’s new sci-fi board game. The Kickstarter campaign’s in its fi...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Apr 20th, 2017
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10… 9… 8… 7… 6… 5… 4… 3… 2… 1… Blast off! And that’s just what IDW Games has done with their new retro-sci-fi board game, Rayguns & Rocketships. They’ve taken to the Kickstarter launchpad and are go. Grab your fishbowl helmet...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Apr 10th, 2017
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Any ship has to have a captain. I mean, otherwise, people are just running around, doing whatever they want. In the harsh outer reaches of space, you need someone with a clear and level head to take charge. But if you’re out there, you’d better be bold, as well. That’s just what you...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Apr 6th, 2017
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There’s just something classic about the look of science fiction as dreamed up by the 50s and 60s. Rocketships with big fins on them. Fishbowl-style helmets on your spacesuit. Rings around basically everything. Well, IDW Games is bringing all that nostalgia to your tabletops with Rayguns and Ro...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Apr 3rd, 2017
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There’s a ton of games out there. And when you live in certain regions, there’s a chance you might never get a chance to play some of them. The folks at IDW Games and Hutch! think that’s terrible. Everyone should have a chance to play all the cool games out there. As such, they̵...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Mar 31st, 2017
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Last weekend, the Crystal Brush Awards were held at Adepticon. I certainly wasn’t in danger of winning them. And I’m probably not in danger of winning the new TMNT: Shadows of the Past Hobby Challenge that IDW Games has launched over on their website....
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Mar 29th, 2017
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Well, it’s part preview, part designer’s diary. The article, written by game designer Jon Cohn, gives us a look at the philosophy behind the creation of King of the Creepies. That philosophy starts with bad puns and dad jokes. It then builds up from there....
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Mar 10th, 2017
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Are you not entertained!? Well, maybe you’ll be entertained when it’s the Creepies that are battling it out in the arena. That’s what will happen in King of the Creepies, a new combat card game coming from IDW. In it, you and your opponent will look to recruit Creepies to fight for ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Mar 8th, 2017
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To show my age, I’m going to tell you that when I was a kid, I remember having an Atari 2600. My sister and I played the hell out of that thing. I’m not sure what, exactly, happened to it over the years. There’s a good chance it’s still in my parent’s basement somewhere....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Mar 4th, 2017
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Well, it seemingly took an eternity, but it is now Saturday. And, as I expected, from the time I clocked out until even now seems to have gone by very quickly. So, by the time I finish this, I guess it’ll be time for Monday’s Terrain corner… But that’s as may be. Today we have...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Mar 2nd, 2017
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For those that watched the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles cartoon, you know that their best human friend was the yellow-jumpsuit clad reporter, April O’Neil. She’s gone through quite a few iterations over the years, with her next one coming for the Shadows of the Past board game from IDW. H...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Feb 27th, 2017
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Do you like cats? Do you like mysteries? Do you like world-famous detectives? Do you like piles and piles of horrible puns? Would you go to a bean-eating movie with George Wendt? If you answered, “yes” to these questions (well, maybe not the last one), then you just might like Purrlock Ho...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Feb 25th, 2017
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Hello Saturday! How are you? Is everything going well? Of course it is! It’s Saturday! So, let’s not wait around. Let’s get right to the reviews so we can get back to it being Saturday. Personally, I’m thinking of watching a movie and questioning Netflix’s algorithms in ...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Feb 15th, 2017
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You know, I love chicken. But I tend to like it without any sort of flippers or tentacles or anything on it. They say that tuna is the chicken of the sea, well, in Random Encounter: Seas of the Sea Chicken, you’ll find that the sea chicken is the chicken of the sea… *shrugs lots* [&hellip...
By Polar_Bear
In Job Opportunity
Nov 23rd, 2016
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The holiday season is almost upon us. Why not get yourself the gift of a job in the gaming industry? IDW is looking for an associate marketing manager to join their team. Want to make sure that their games are in as many homes as possible? You might just be the gamer they’re looking for....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Nov 5th, 2016
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And we once more find ourselves deposited here in Saturday. Yayweekend! I’ve already had some good gaming going on. Got a game of Guild Ball in right after work last night. Masons (me) vs. Butchers (Ray). Technically speaking, I won. But really, I lost. Ray fudged his activation order on the la...