Kickstarter

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 Crowdfunding
Jun 22nd, 2017
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Music’s a pretty big part of my life. I’ve got it going basically all the time. I also love a rather eclectic mix. The CD in my car has got such artists as A Hawk and a Hacksaw, Echo and the Bunnymen, Johnny Cash, Dethklok, Soundgarden, and Nim Vind (among many others). In Damn the [&hell...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jun 22nd, 2017
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Eagle-Gryphon Games is taking players back to the fantastic world of Fantastiqa. They’ve launched a Kickstarter campaign for a new expansion for the game. This one is called Rival Realms. In it, two magicians have been teleported to the realm. They will compete against one-another to summon loc...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jun 22nd, 2017
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Get your stinkin’ paws off me, you damn, dirty ape! That’s just one of the classic lines in movie history. Hard to believe the movie is going to be 50 years old. To commemorate it, WYSIWSYGames is coming out with a Planet of the Apes board game. It will be headed to Kickstarter at the [&h...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jun 22nd, 2017
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We’re getting closer to that weekend. Just another day and a half and we’ll be there. Hopefully, you’ve got some gaming plans lined up. I’ve got some partial ones, myself. We’ll see how it goes. But if you are going to be gaming, you should have a good-looking gaming tab...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jun 22nd, 2017
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Sure, my friend Henrix can speak and read Swedish, but despite what he’s tried to teach me, I haven’t quite gotten it down yet. In the meantime, I still need English versions of games. And that’s why I’m thankful that Åskfågeln (however that’s pronounced) is bringing Wes...
By Polar_Bear
In 19th Century
Jun 22nd, 2017
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It’s time to set sail once again for the Caribbean. There’s pirates, natives, Spanish, French, and all sorts of people navigating through the tropical waters in search of resources. This, of course, leads to all manner of conflict. Those you can play out on your table in Blood & Plun...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jun 22nd, 2017
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On a distant and remote planet sits a monolith. Nobody’s quite sure how long its been there or who put it there, but from it comes various forces that are said to control the cosmos. Every seven years, four alien races send a lone monk to the monolith. There, they will battle with one-another t...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Jun 21st, 2017
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Well, I don’t know about you, but my week’s already been pretty full of gaming stuff, mostly yesterday. I ended up having my order from Miniature Market come in (containing the Curse of the Statuettes adventure), and then Ray got back from Origins and I got some Muse on Minis tokens for G...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jun 21st, 2017
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Sure, games are cool and all, and pretty much all of them are great to play right out of the standard box… But many of us really want expansions! You know, the stuff that is able to take a game you love and really add to it, giving you new options and increasing the replayability. […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jun 20th, 2017
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This is one that, I’m sure, will catch people’s attention. The folks behind the original Legend of the Five Rings game have teamed up to bring you a board game set in the 7th Sea universe. Players will take control of one of the warring nations, who have been going at it for 30 years, [&h...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jun 20th, 2017
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Nobody likes trolls. We hate them on the internet and we hate it when they eat our goats. But it’s time to fight back against those goat-eating trolls by using our herd of mutated monster goats! Yeah! That’ll show those trolls who’s boss! That’s what you’ll be doing in G...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jun 20th, 2017
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Under the sea… Well, now that I’ve got that song stuck in your head, let’s take a look at DeepWars. AntiMatter Games is running a Kickstarter to expand their DeepWars line, including a new submarine as well as various other sea creatures and characters....
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jun 19th, 2017
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It’s good to have a versatile card game, one that can be played in multiple ways using multiple difficulty settings, so you can have a game that’s quick and easy to teach to new players, but can be built up to have lots of tactical depth for veterans. Card Master is one such game. Gather ...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jun 19th, 2017
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It’s Monday and we’re back in the office. … I’m sleepy. I could’ve used more sleep over the weekend. But waddyagonnado? You’re gonna do what you gotta do and get your work done, of course! And, for me, that means letting you know about terrain. Today in the Terrain...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Jun 16th, 2017
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It’s that time again, everyone. Friday. The gateway to the weekend. I’m sure a lot of you are going to be heading out to the LGS to try the new edition of 40k. I’m hoping to just hang out with some friends and keep things chill. I saw some games of 8th Edition last week […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jun 15th, 2017
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Players only have to worry about their own character, or maybe just a couple characters. But the GM/DM needs to deal with the entire rest of the planet… and the planes… and beyond! It’s quite a tall task. Thankfully, there’s resources to help with that. If you need an NPC for ...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jun 15th, 2017
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Having pre-made adventures can really speed up the time needed to get your game on the table. Having the adventure be system-agnostic means that no matter what game you’re playing, you can drop the adventure in and get going. Well, that’s what we’ve got with the Schleyscapes Fantasy...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jun 15th, 2017
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Well, civilization as we know it has ended and society has collapsed. Damnit, Todd! I guess we’ll just have to try and survive as best we can in this wasteland. Good thing we had that primer in the form of Tiny Wastelands, the post-apocalyptic RPG. Ok, so civilization hasn’t actually coll...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jun 15th, 2017
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*puts on some appropriate music for this post* Also, you’re welcome for letting you know who did that piece. Anyway, Calidar: Dreams of the Aerie is a new RPG adventure that’s up on Kickstarter. The adventure takes place in a flying circus (I’m guessing there’s a python act in...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jun 15th, 2017
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The week rolls along. It’s been a busy one for me, occasionally getting to the office at 4am to get started on various articles, proofing projects, and, of course, making sure you get the news. But today wasn’t so bad. I got here at the regular 5:45am, as I usually do. 😉 Also, it was [&he...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jun 14th, 2017
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Cthulhu Dark sounds like it might be a new blend from a board game cafe for one of their coffees, or perhaps a dark chocolate dessert. But, in actuality, it’s a new horror RPG that’s up on Kickstarter. This is horror role-playing cranked up to 11. You thought you could handle this sort of...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jun 14th, 2017
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Awful Fantasy is running a Kickstarter campaign for their new cooperative card game, Epic AF (the AF stands for Awful Fantasy… what’d you think it stood for?). In it, players take on the role of great warriors from all over the realms… or just some magician that got pulled along bec...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jun 14th, 2017
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You’ve often heard me talk about how it’s always good for a DM/GM to have access to pre-made items to make running their games go more smoothly and so they don’t have to create everything for their game from whole cloth. Well, the One Shot Compendium is just such a thing. It’s...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Jun 14th, 2017
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The week continues on. We’ll eventually be getting back to the weekend. Just another couple days. In the meantime, we need to keep our energy up. To do that, we should nosh on some bite-sized gaming stories. Today on the platter we have: Tikki Trolls Metal Minis Up On Kickstarter, June Releases...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jun 14th, 2017
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Conan wasn’t a quitter. If something didn’t work out right the first time, he would redouble his efforts and go back after the prize. Well, the same can be said for Pulposaurus Entertainment. They have retooled their Conan: Rise of Monsters miniatures game and have relaunched over on Kick...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jun 13th, 2017
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The city of Covil is far away and isolated from the rest of the world. And yet, it seems everyone wants a piece of it. At least, a group of Dark Overlords all want a piece of it. And they’re fighting with one-another, hiring all sorts of mercenaries and searching for all sorts of mythical [&hel...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jun 13th, 2017
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We’re always looking to improve ourselves. Maybe we want to lose a little weight, or learn to play an instrument, or get better at juggling geese. Human Interface: Be a Better Human is more about… well… escaping from a megacorporation’s illegal prison, gathering evidence of th...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jun 12th, 2017
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We all get sick from time to time. You get a cough or some aches. Hell, last night I slept like garbage because my stomach was just like, “Nope! Time to hurt, buddy-boy!” and when you have as much stomach as I do, you can’t really sleep through that. Well, in Bio-Logic: Microscopic ...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jun 12th, 2017
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Many of us have played tower stacking games, including a particular one with wood blocks where you move those blocks around the tower. … Ok, it’s Jenga. Many of us have played Jenga (hey, the Kickstarter campaign has the name of the game in the title. They’re not afraid of the assoc...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jun 12th, 2017
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And we’re back in the office. Wee! Ok, so I’m actually exceedingly tired because I got very little sleep last night. So, if you want, you could play “Find the Typos!” here today. There might be more than usual. 😛 But what is just as usual is making sure your gaming tables look...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Jun 9th, 2017
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This has been quite a week. Deadlines. The website acting up. Just lots going on. I’m very much ready for the weekend. Tomorrow I’m headed up to the LGS to pick up a Guild Ball figure they got in for me, as well as hopefully playing a game of the aforementioned game, plus just hanging [&h...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jun 8th, 2017
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For those that are fans of the Baby Bestiary, the folks behind it are back with another new book on Kickstarter. This one’s the Atlas Animalia. It takes many of the creatures you’re familiar with and gives them a little spin. How about a panda owlbear? Or arctic phasecat? There’s 15...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jun 8th, 2017
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This has been quite the week. Monday the site was busted. Tuesday we got it fixed and things were alright. Yesterday it tried to break again, but it was fixed rather quickly. Things seem to be flowing smoothly today… Hopefully it stays that way… I just know that I could use a weekend. We&...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jun 8th, 2017
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In the Caldera Dome, two opponents stand opposite one-another across the dusty arena floor. Soon, the silence will be broken as massive beasts clash in a contest of strength. But who will come out on top? That’s the story behind Dome Crushers, a new card game that’s up on Kickstarter now....