Kickstarter

By Polar_Bear
In Ancients
Feb 24th, 2017
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Man, no day has felt entirely “right” this week. Monday was an amalgam of Saturday, Sunday, and Monday. Tuesday was like a Monday. Wednesday was kinda like a Friday. Yesterday was like a Saturday, but a lot busier. Today’s… still getting started, honestly. But it doesn’t...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Feb 23rd, 2017
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What legacy will you leave when you die? What will the ages say about you and your life? “He wrote a lot about games and stuff” is probably what mine will be. 😛 Graveyard of Heroes is a new fantasy RPG up on Kickstarter that looks to match the feel of old-school games, but with […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Ancients
Feb 23rd, 2017
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It’s Thursday and I’m at home. The Office Move continues, with much of the furniture making its way to the new building. But since the new place isn’t quite ready yet, many of us are working from home. Besides, trying to write while movers are going up and down the halls with stuff ...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Feb 23rd, 2017
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You know, if you’re going to have a pirate-themed RPG, you might as well name it appropriately. That’s just what you’ve got with Yarr! It’s based on the OSL (aka – 5th Edition) and gives you everything you need to play some swashbuckling adventure action, including ship-...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Feb 23rd, 2017
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What is it about dinosaurs that people just find so fascinating? The idea that these creatures that seem so alien were once the dominant species on the Earth, and for such a long time, is just kinda cool. Kids, in-particular, seem to love ’em. Mr. Fossil’s Dino Farm is four kids games in ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Feb 22nd, 2017
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Who wouldn’t want a dinosaur of their very own? I know I’d want one, or a couple dozen. In Dinosaur Island, players don’t just get one dinosaur, but a whole park worth. Just make sure your enclosures have enough room for your charges, and some security, or your concession patrons mi...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Feb 22nd, 2017
4 Comments
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Alderac Entertainment Group (for those that didn’t know what AEG stood for) has launched a Kickstarter campaign for their new edition of the Thunderstone deck-building game. This time around it’s called Thunderstone Quest. Like before, you’re in a fantasy realm, looking to do battle...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Feb 22nd, 2017
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Mutant: Year Zero is getting its second big expansion. Mutant: Mechatron brings a robot uprising to the post-apocalyptic setting. What happens when robots that were set to just “continue on” after all the humans have left? For decades, they did just “continue on” in their slow...
By Polar_Bear
In American Civil War
Feb 22nd, 2017
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We’re already to Wednesday. That’s what happens when you’ve got a day off at the start of the week. This’ll be my last day here in the old office. We’re moving up the street a couple miles to a new building. Got a couple days at home, though, as they work to finish up so...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Feb 22nd, 2017
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Long-time readers of TGN know that I love giant robots. At Gen Con this past year, one of the booths I came across was Weta Workshop and their GKR: Heavy Hitters game. The game really caught my attention, especially since GKR stands for “Giant Killer Robots” and all. They had said they we...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Feb 21st, 2017
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It just seems as though Dwarves and Trolls are never gonna get along. Trolls keep stealing things for Dwarves and the Dwarves have to go and get it back. That’s just what’s going on in Dwarves of Iron Peak, a new board game up on Kickstarter. A band of intrepid Dwarf adventurers are looki...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Feb 21st, 2017
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There’s a couple games out there that give us alternate versions of WWII where the war continues on much longer than it did here in the real world. Well, Mauser Earth does much the same, but with WWI. There’s a new expansion for the game up on Kickstarter called War for Paris. It focuses ...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Feb 20th, 2017
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So, koala with a rocket launcher or parrot with a flamethrower? Gorilla with an uzi or rhinoceros with a katana? Terrier with a landmine or cheetah with a sap? The answers to these questions can be found in Animals with Weapons, a new card game up on Kickstarter....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Feb 20th, 2017
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Being a teetotaler, I… don’t get beer. Like, have you all actually tasted it? Whoof. I mean, there’s things like Code Red in the world. So, in a fantasy setting is pretty much the only place I’m going to be dealing with the stuff. Thankfully, there are games out there that can...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Feb 20th, 2017
2 Comments
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It’s President’s Day here in the US and we’ve got the day off here at TGN Industries. So why am I making posts? Because the news doesn’t stop, and with all the announcements that’ve come in from various places, especially what’s going on in New York this past weeke...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Feb 20th, 2017
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Who doesn’t love a good B Horror movie? Swamp monsters. Giant apes. Aliens and their bubble-dome helmets. Vampires. All of them out to find the next hapless victim. Most games have you fighting against such monsters. But Campy Creatures puts you in control of one and sends you out trying to get...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Feb 17th, 2017
2 Comments
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It has been a busy week. Work has been full of time working on (redacted). I can’t wait until I can tell you all about it. Other than that, I’m making pizza tonight. And by that, I mean I made my own sauce from scratch, and the dough ball that will be the crust is […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Feb 16th, 2017
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The Shadow is invading the Clanlands. This nefarious force does more than just attack at the walls. No, it can influence your mind and turn you into its pawn, making you fight those you once called friend and family. Who can stand against such an enemy? Well, hopefully you can. You’re a member ...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Feb 16th, 2017
10 Comments
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\m/___ \m/ Heavy Metal and RPGs go back a very long way. I mean, Led Zeppelin sang about Lord of the Rings, after all. Then you’ve got Amon Amarth that sings about being the protectors of Valhalla. One of my favorite characters I’ve ever played was a bard and his “electric lute̶...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Feb 16th, 2017
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Oh I wonder, wonder who, badooooo *bass-drum*, who wrote the book of love? Well, in terms of The Book of Passion, a new OGL sourcebook that’s up on Kickstarter, that would be Christina Stiles. We might be a couple days removed from Valentine’s Day, but there’s no reason you can̵...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Feb 15th, 2017
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We’re making our way there, ladies and gentlemen. The previous weekend is as far from us as the next one is to us. Have you started getting together any plans? We’ve got the gaming day at the library coming up this weekend. Gonna hang out and play some Guild Ball and hopefully Fujian Trad...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Feb 15th, 2017
11 Comments
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The folks over at DGS Games are looking to expand their Freeblades range with a new set of figures, the Eclipse Sisterhood. The dangerous ladies are fighting for equality in the Traazorite Empire, where women cannot hold office, run a business, or serve in the military. Well, they’re going to s...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Feb 14th, 2017
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Quodd Heroes is a new board game that’s up on Kickstarter. Players take on the role of one of the 6-sided heroes as they tumble their way around the board. As you move, you’ll land on different sides of your characters, opening up different abilities and movement options. Talk about makin...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Feb 14th, 2017
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You’d think that when you’re dead, you’re dead. Not really much else going on. But you’d be wrong. The underworld has all sorts of things going on, with various factions looking to control that dark, desolate land all for themselves. In Nocturn, you find yourself in charge of ...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Feb 14th, 2017
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Ever since the dawn of work, there’s been varying levels of tension between bosses and workers. When that tension boils over, things can get really nasty. That’s just what’s going on in Broken Contract, the miniatures adventure game set in a not-too-distant future. There’s a K...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Feb 13th, 2017
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SagaBorn is a new fantasy RPG that’s up on Kickstarter now. It’s designed to keep the rules out of the way for when you just want to tell a cool story with your friends....
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Feb 13th, 2017
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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 Board Games
Feb 10th, 2017
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If you’re a pirate, you plunder. It’s just your thing. And once you’ve got that treasure, you need to hide it. So you find a nice, remote island, and you bury it. Thing is, other pirates are also on the lookout for treasure and are more-than-happy to dig up your hoard and carry it b...
By Polar_Bear
In Ancients
Feb 10th, 2017
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We’ve arrived, beautiful readers. Friday is here and we’re making our way through it to the weekend. It won’t be long now and there’ll be a couple great days of just hanging out and maybe doing some gaming. I’m happy because my friend came back from LVO and brought me th...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Feb 9th, 2017
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The American Football Season is over. It’s a long, long wait until it starts back up again. … … But in the meantime, you can still play fantasy football games. And if you’re looking to pick up a new team for next season, you might want to check out the Florence Knights Kicksta...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Feb 9th, 2017
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What’s worse than a zombie apocalypse? How about a zombie apocalypse that also includes zombie super heroes (or, former super heroes, anyway)? Yeah, that seems like it would be much, much worse. That’s just what’s happening in Rotted Capes. How are you to live through such a thing? ...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Feb 9th, 2017
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The week rolls along. We’ve made it through the longest parts and just need to finish up a day and a half and we’ll be back at the weekend. Do you have any sort of gaming plans set? Anyone wanna get together for some gaming? I’m currently free. Well, if you are going to be […...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Feb 9th, 2017
3 Comments
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Sometimes you want a game that’s a bit more than “just a card game” but is also not as bulky to carry around or sometimes fiddly as a miniatures game. You know, something were the cards you play is just as important as how you position your unique and powerful characters and valuabl...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Feb 9th, 2017
1 Comment
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Robin Hood. Danny Ocean. Catwoman. Han Solo. We’ve all seen the “thief” and “outlaw” become the hero of their story, and quite possibly wanted to take on that role, ourselves. I mean, rogues are a thing, after all. Well, how about an entire RPG based around your group as...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Feb 9th, 2017
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“Ok, it’s the Fighter’s turn. What do you do?” “Swing my sword.” “That’s the 5th round in a row you’ve swung your sword” “Yeah, well, there ain’t much else to do, is there?” Au contrere, mon frere! Why let all the flashy co...