IDW Games

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...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 5th, 2016
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Got a couple pieces of new from Pandasaurus and IDW for you at the moment. They’ve got a new, stand-alone game that’s part of the Machi Koro family, as well as a whole new game release, Starfall, designed by Scott Almes....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 4th, 2016
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Gamers love to be the first ones to get a new game. To be the first one on the block with the new hotness is a badge of honor. Well, if you want to be the first one to get yourself a copy of Wasteland Express Delivery Service, you can put in your pre-order now. […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jul 2nd, 2016
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Saaaatuuuuuuurrrdaaaaaaaaaay! Saturday of a long weekend, too. All. The. Bonus! But that doesn’t mean I’m going to shirk my duties. You want your review articles, and I’m here to give them to you. So I present to you: Who Knew, Everdawn, Flick ‘Em Up, Night of Man, Ra, Through...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jun 18th, 2016
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Ah, Saturday. What cannot be accomplished on a day like today? *hears someone shout out “You can’t build Rome in a day!”* … Ok, besides that. *hears people shout out hundreds of other things* Ok, fine! But besides the roads, education, the aqueduct, and stability, what have th...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jun 3rd, 2016
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We are living in the future. At least according to Back to the Future. I’m still sad that we don’t have hoverboards, but waddyagonnado? Well, IDW thinks that you can play their new Back to the Future: An Adventure Through Time game....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Mar 19th, 2016
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Yeehaw! Get on there, little dogie! Hup! Hup! Hey there, pardners, it’s time once more for a Review Roundup. So let’s get this rodeo on the road! Today we have: Super Dungeon Explore: Forgotten King, Mage Knight, Lil’ Cthulhu, Fleet Wharfside, Patchwork App, Techno Bowl, RubiconR...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Mar 17th, 2016
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Well, once more, the world has come to an end. Damnit, Carl! We’ve talked about this! Now we need to start a business as delivery drivers, taking food, water, and guns to the few remaining outposts of humanity. Of course, seeing as this is a post-apocalyptic world, there’s all sorts of ra...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Feb 19th, 2016
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It’s undeadalicious here, so it would seem. Ghosts, zombies, and now vampires. Is nowhere safe for the living?!? Ah well, think of all these games as “training exercises” for when some form of undead menace finally does befall us. So, this latest one is V-Wars, a new board game from...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Feb 3rd, 2016
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*guitar* Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles! Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles! Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles! Heroes in a half-shell. Yeah… if you’re anywhere near my age, you only read those couple lines a certain way, and I’m sure the theme song to that cartoon series is in your head now. We...
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
Nov 13th, 2015
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Though board games have been around for… well… thousands of years, there’s always different mechanics and innovations that are being made. Sure, we’ve got the melding of the tabletlop and the technical with some games integrating tablets and so forth. But sometimes you see a b...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Nov 12th, 2015
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You know, Pirates and Ninjas seem to get a lot of the attention, but what about vikings? Everyone loves vikings. They kick ass! Not to say that they’re entirely underrepresented in gaming, but it’s always good to see them getting to the forefront. As such, IDW Games and Pandasaurus Games ...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Nov 12th, 2015
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The Game. You just lost. Yup, and thinking about that, you just lost again. Though that particular The Game (you just lost yet again) isn’t the The Game we’re talking about currently. And while you can certainly lose at The Game and The Game (as you just did again), the version of The Gam...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Oct 10th, 2015
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Hello, and welcome once again to Saturday. Mine so far has been… busy. Wake up, groceries, mechanic, and now here. Birthday party for a friend later (for whom I made a cheesecake last night), and possible gaming to be had. Should be a good time. But before we get to that, we’ve got some r...