Kickstarter

By Polar_Bear
In Ancients
Dec 15th, 2017
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Hey everyone! We’ve made it to another Friday! Hopefully your week is going well. As we get nearer to the end of the year, mine’s getting busier and busier. Articles, proofing projects, just all sorts of things to work on. It’s going to be a busy holiday. But it’s alright. Any...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Dec 14th, 2017
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I often talk about how useful pre-made adventures are. I’ll even mention how a good GM can use one that’s not quite right for their game, possibly because of the level of the dungeon, and fudge it to make it work. Well, the folks at Arcadian Games don’t want to make it so you have [...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Dec 14th, 2017
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It’s not just any Thursday. It’s also the anniversary of my first post on TGN. 6 years ago, I told you about the new plastic Warp Wolf kit coming from Privateer Press. That was 26,284 posts ago. Oh, how times change. What will the future hold? It’s hard to say. But I do have shades....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Dec 14th, 2017
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Sure, you’ve got Conan out there, but what about Red Sonja? She’s out there kicking as much ass as anyone else. She’s also getting a new board game. In Red Sonja: Hyrkania’s Legacy, players will work together to complete objectives and overcome evil. The game is up on Kickstar...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Dec 13th, 2017
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I just realized this morning that this upcoming weekend is the last one before Christmas. Ok, so, technically Christmas has one more weekend before it, but since it falls on a Monday, it means this upcoming week is the last one before the holiday. As such, I’ve just now realized how much baking...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Dec 12th, 2017
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Pretty much everyone knows about Santa’s Naughty and Nice lists. If you’re on the Nice list, you get presents. If you’re on the Naughty list, you get coal. But it’s not easy to get and stay on the Nice list, especially when you’ve got the evil Krampus around, looking to ...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Dec 12th, 2017
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I can’t draw. I really wanted to when I was young, and I tried to a lot, but it just never came together. I needed a drafting machine and a set of French curves just to make a stick man, and it wasn’t even a very good stick man. But even if you can’t draw, […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Dec 12th, 2017
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Sometimes it can be really difficult when putting a model together because of all the options you’ve got. Which head looks better? What accessories are the best? Do you have a preference between a couple different backpacks? All of this can lead to potentially not assembling the thing because y...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Dec 11th, 2017
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I survived the Snowpocalypse here in Atlanta. And I’m one of the lucky ones that never lost power (for more than just a flicker, anyway). I’ve got some friends that are still without. Hopefully they’ll get it back soon. And I hope all of you had a chance to enjoy the winter wonderla...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Dec 11th, 2017
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Giant robot alert! We have a giant robot alert on the screen! *loud buzzing and beeping while red lights flash* Dream Pod 9 is running a Kickstarter campaign for their giant robot miniatures game, Heavy Gear Blitz!. With the Kickstarter, they’re looking to create new core army miniatures for th...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Dec 6th, 2017
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In an alternate, dystopian 1980s, the US is taken over by fascists. These thugs look to stamp out all forms of freedom. But there are those that fight back, and they have a secret weapon. When in range of FM towers broadcasting a specific signal, certain people turn into superhumans, letting them fig...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Dec 6th, 2017
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Sometimes campaigns don’t go the way you want. It’s nothing to be ashamed of. All of us have started something only to realize we need to start over with a better plan. After some retooling, reconfiguring, and reassessing, a relaunch can go much further than originally anticipated. That&#...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Dec 6th, 2017
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Occasionally, you end up gaming on your own. Maybe plans just don’t line up. Or people have to cancel on you. Or you’re just really early to a gaming session. Whatever the reason, there’s plenty of times where a solo gaming option is best. Nemo’s War is one such game, where yo...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Dec 6th, 2017
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A cold wind is blowing here in Atlanta. Yes, I know many of you are much colder than we are here, but it was also almost 70F out yesterday. Today it’ll be closer to 45F. Definitely glad that, earlier this week, I got out my extra blankets that were buried in my closet. So those’ll [&helli...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Dec 5th, 2017
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It seemed like a nice place, at the time. A valley that had a bit of a swamp problem, but nothing that couldn’t be fixed without a little dam. It turned the valley into a rather productive one, agriculturally-speaking. But now, there’s rumbling in the hills around the valley. Goblins. Tho...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Dec 5th, 2017
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Few villains work alone. You’ve got the leader of a criminal organization and their hordes of underlings. Or a cult leader and all their cultists. Or a dragon and all their dragonlings. Whatever the case, you have a Master and Minions, and that’s also what we’ve got in this 5th edit...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Dec 5th, 2017
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I’m a big fan of anything that makes the job of a GM easier. Having been one, in many game systems, for decades at this point, I love when I get something that streamlines the process for everyone. And pre-made adventures are great at that. In this case, we’ve got The Best Below, a 5th [&...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Dec 4th, 2017
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Gamers, in my experience, are people who enjoy their booze. They also, in my experience, tend to have lots of obscure trivia floating around in their heads. Drinkuisition brings those two concepts together in a new party card game. Players will draw cards and have to answer questions that seem like t...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Dec 4th, 2017
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Back in the office after a busy weekend. Heck, I was just here the other day, helping to pick and pack orders (or “the ol’ P’ n’ P'” as they apparently don’t call it, much to my disappointment). But it’s back to the regular desk (at least for now), making new...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Dec 1st, 2017
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I’ve almost run out of Thanksgiving leftovers. I still have some turkey and some sweet potato casserole, along with just a touch of one pumpkin pie left. BTW: the sweet potatoes still being around are a case of “Save the best for last.” Not to sound haughty, but trying some of it, w...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Nov 30th, 2017
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I mean, being in charge of a starfighter is pretty cool. So is being in charge of a couple of them. But for those that want real power, being an admiral in charge of a fleet of capital ships and their squadrons of fighters is really where it’s at. If that sort of power is […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Nov 30th, 2017
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Thursday, Thursday, Thursday… never could get a handle on Thursdays. I certainly enjoy them, as it means we’re getting close to the weekend, but we’re obviously not quite there yet. So, it’s like, “Woo! Almost-weekend-eve!” Ah well, we’ll get there in time. B...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Nov 29th, 2017
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This year is ending and a new one is set to begin. It’s never a bad time to think about the future and see what’s coming up. In this case, HobbyHorse Games has announced that they’re working on a new game called Furocious. In it, players will be looking to build up a team of [&helli...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Nov 29th, 2017
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Hill Gaming Company has been pulling together some of the best card game artists and designers out there to bring you Arkon, their first card game. In the game, players are looking to control the clans in the Wildlands. Innovative mechanics within the game include bidding as well as multi-use cards. ...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Nov 29th, 2017
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Arabian niiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiights, like Arabian daaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaays! Ok, now that I’ve got that song stuck in your head, you should go check out Capharnaum, a new Arabian Nights-themed RPG that’s up on Kickstarter. It’s by Mindjammer Press, the same folks behind Mind...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Nov 29th, 2017
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I don’t know about you, but I’ve still got tons of leftovers from Thanksgiving. That was by design, mind you, and the original intent behind Thanksgiving 2: Thank Harder that I had last Friday. And no, I’m not getting tired of turkey and all the trimmings. However, it wouldn’t...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Nov 29th, 2017
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Originally, I had high hopes to make a rhyming entry for this post. But then I realized that I’m really terrible at that kind of thing. However, with Dumb Thumb, I might get better at it. In the game, you are given two words that rhyme and then must have your friends guess what you’ve [&h...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Nov 29th, 2017
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I enjoy a good game of Chess. It’s been a while since I played, but I used to get in a game just about every day during lunch. I like the game just fine, but occasionally I wish there was a bit… more to it. Well, that’s what you get in Random Coping Chess. It […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Nov 29th, 2017
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What do you want to play? I dunno. I’m up for playing whatever. *gets out a copy of Whatever, the party card game* Gotcha! Whatever is a new party card game that’s up on Kickstarter. Participate in truth-or-dare style dares or compete in competitions with another player. Can’t handl...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Nov 28th, 2017
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Sure, many of us play video games. But how many of us actually get to play inside video games? That’s where NuÆther comes in. It’s a new RPG that puts you in the world of video games. And not just a fantasy setting like you’d find in an RPG, but a video game RPG, itself. […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Nov 28th, 2017
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Not every Kickstarter makes it the first time around. But with some retooling, reconfiguring, and a good relaunch, they can make it further than ever. Well, Andoria Battlefields is back up on Kickstarter and they’re doing quite well. If you’re looking for a drafting, area control, battle ...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Nov 28th, 2017
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During the midst of the Great War, the skies opened up and the heavens rained down. But this wasn’t the enemy’s shells. This was vehicles from another planet. The Martians are invading and both sides are finding that there’s a new force to deal with. That’s the story behind Tr...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Nov 27th, 2017
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In life, there are choices. Left or right? Fries or salad? Sandals or boots? Well, OR?!, a new party card game up on Kickstarter, asks you all sorts of questions like this, forcing you to decide between two horrible options. It’s a new take on Would You Rather, a game that most of us have [&hel...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Nov 27th, 2017
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Over the centuries, many different groups have inhabited the lands surrounding the Mediterranean, and they have fought with each other for every bit of coastline they can get. But, then again, they’ve also traded with each other. It’s kind of a love-hate relationship they all have. And in...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Nov 27th, 2017
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So, I’m back in the office after one of the greatest Thanksgiving breaks I’ve ever had. Thursday I was at my friend’s place. We gamed. We had turkey. We watched football. It was amazing. Friday, I had friends over at my place for Thanksgiving 2: Thank Harder. We games more. We had m...