Kickstarter

By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
May 22nd, 2017
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Being able to laugh at one’s self is important. None of us are perfect, individually, or as a group. And so, taking a tongue-in-cheek jab at ourselves is sometimes warranted. That’s just what Le Neckbeard, a new card game up on Kickstarter, does....
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
May 22nd, 2017
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Well, I’m back in the office. The tub was fixed. The carpet’s been cleaned. And while I certainly can do what I need from basically anywhere with an internet connection, it’s good to get back to the regular routine. What can I say? I’m a creature of habit. It’s also my h...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 19th, 2017
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Are you not entertained! Well, if you’re not, maybe you’re playing the wrong game. Perhaps you should check out Carthage, the new deckbuilding-board game that’s up on Kickstarter from SAS Creative. In it, you play as a gladiator, looking to gain the favor of the crowd as you defeat ...
By Polar_Bear
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May 19th, 2017
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Things like Google Glass look to blur the line between the real and the digital world. While we’re still a couple years from truly integrating the two seamlessly, in settings like The Veil, it’s an everyday thing. And in the new supplement, Cascade, you can further bring the two together ...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
May 18th, 2017
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Rory’s Story Cubes have helped gamers out there tell great stories with their simple-to-use design and seemingly endless combinations (apparently over 10mil in the base set). Well, now they’re a cornerstone of their own game. Untold: Adventures Await is a new storytelling game that’...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
May 18th, 2017
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You know, your home’s your home, and you’re not gonna let anyone take it from you. In Los Angeles, the various gangs consider their turf their home. They’re not happy with anyone coming onto it without their permission, be it a rival gang, the law, or a bunch of walking undead. That...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 18th, 2017
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Personally, I would’ve called it Manhattan Project 2: Hat Harder, but that’s me. Anyway, Minion Games is running a Kickstarter campaign for Manhattan Project 2: Minutes to Midnight. Use your country’s Nuclear Triad, building up your reserves as well as constantly looking to improve ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 17th, 2017
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Obviously, it’s good when a Kickstarter campaign gets off to a good start. Companies hope to have that initial jump right at the gate to hopefully get some good press going about the project. Well, Ludus Magnus Studios’ newest game, Sine Tempore, got off to a good start. They funded in 34...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
May 17th, 2017
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If there’s one thing I can use this week, it’s a pick-me-up. As you saw from this morning’s Podcast Roundup post, it’s been quite a couple of days since Expo over the weekend. I need to energize with some bite-sized gaming stories. Today on the platter we have: New Hunter̵...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
May 17th, 2017
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So, your adventuring party goes into town and they head to the tavern and they want to not just talk to the bartender, but everyone in the street along the way, as well as all the patrons inside the Inn. As a GM, coming up with all those NPCs can be a bit daunting. That’s […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 17th, 2017
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ELO Darkness is a new MOBA-style board game from Reggie Games. In it, players take control of a team of 5 heroes and look to invade their opponent’s territory, destroying control towers as they go along. The game uses a unique card-driven mechanic for the gameplay. The deck consists of the vari...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
May 17th, 2017
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Yarr arr yarr! I loddie the hotpants! It’s all about pirates and ships and sailing the high seas for adventure and booty in Buccaneer: Through Hell & High Water, a setting sourcebook for Savage Worlds, brings you all of that and more. They’re up on Kickstarter now....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 16th, 2017
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Mage Company is headed underground in their new board game. 12 Realms: Dungeonland is a new standalone game in the 12 Realms universe (note: it’s not an expansion, either). In this cooperative game, you and your other heroes will head into the dark places looking for the source of dark magic th...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
May 16th, 2017
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The popular survival-horror RPG, Era: Survival, had quite a campaign last year on Kickstarter. Well, it delivered and players got their chance to give it a play and they wanted more. Well, the folks at Shades of Vengeance are looking to do just that. They’ve got a Kickstarter campaign up and ru...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
May 16th, 2017
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A new sci-fi miniatures game is looking to make its mark on the world. It’s called Code Zero by Garage Gaming, and it’s up on Kickstarter now. Take control of your own fireteam of troops and look to complete your objectives before your opponents do....
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
May 15th, 2017
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You know, all of us have information in our heads that we feel is pretty useless. Sure, you might remember all the states and capitals in the United States and that’s good and all, but what about all that gross, taboo, or other NSFW facts you’ve got floating around? S— For Brains is...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
May 15th, 2017
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Pretty much every game, over the course of time, can use a new edition. Many also look to expand to add more options to them. The RONE (Races of New Era) Kickstarter is looking to do both. The campaign is aimed to create a 2nd edition of the post-apocalyptic game and add some new factions […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
May 15th, 2017
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London has had an occult air to it for much of its history. Strange, hidden groups worship long-forgotten gods. But what’s happening is coming to a head. The year is 1927 and if you want to see 1928, you and your fellow investigators must try and stop a Great Old One from coming in and [&hellip...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
May 15th, 2017
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Zenit Miniatures has had Kensei available for a while, but many people haven’t really given it much of a look or feel like they’ve had access to it. Well, perhaps a Kickstarter campaign can help out. This campaign looks to fund a rulebook that’s got updated rules, including warmachi...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
May 12th, 2017
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Hey everyone. As you read this, I’m having a blast here at the CMON Expo. I know I’m going to sound biased, but this really is one of my favorite shows of the year since it’s so calm, cool, and relaxed compared to something like Adepticon or Gen Con. You can just hang out and [&hell...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
May 11th, 2017
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I’m a fan of hidden-information games. Being able to bluff your opponent to make moves they think they should make, but actually help you, is something I love (to try) to do. Archmage Origins lets you do stuff like that, as you and your opponent are looking to capture the most powerful monsters...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
May 11th, 2017
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Sometimes you watch the news or see what’s going on around you and think, “Man, it’d be so much easier if I were just in charge.” But most of us can’t really go out, raise an army of monsters, and take over. But, boy, it sure sounds like fun. And that’s what you ge...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
May 11th, 2017
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Nature’s ruthless. You go out there and it’s survival of the fittest. Those fuzzy, cute animals will straight-up murder you if they need to. And when armed with axes, swords, and crossbows, they get even more ruthless. And that’s just what’s going on in Hedgerows & Heroes...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
May 11th, 2017
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Well, it’s Thursday. This week has gone by super-fast, mostly because of how busy it’s been. But that’s what happens the week before a show. Also, we’ve had a lot of people in the office to help prep. So that makes time go by, too. At the CMON Expo, there’ll be plenty of...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
May 11th, 2017
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In many deck-building games, players have limited interaction with one-another. You might grab a card another player wanted, but not much more than that. Others have you work cooperatively on some sort of task, having you win and lose together as a group. Village of Legends, a new card game that̵...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 11th, 2017
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You were supposed to be in charge of the Realms. You were the rightful heir. But the Tyrant Queen has come in, taken over, and thrown you out. But you’re not just going to settle back and enjoy retirement in exile. You want to get back what is yours. And so you will raise an […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 11th, 2017
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You might look around you these days and go, “Man, Earth’s not really all that great.” But to the aliens out in space, they see a whole new world of resources that they’d more-than-love to take off our hands. But even if we don’t love it right now, we’re not gonna ...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
May 11th, 2017
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I do my best to make sure that the stories I post are backed up by sources. That’s why you rarely ever see me post rumors. It’s just not what I’m about. I don’t want anyone saying I’m fake news. But when playing Fake News!, you will probably be saying that a lot....
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
May 10th, 2017
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Back when the poker craze really started to take off, a group of my gaming buddies and I would get together for poker nights. We just would just have a nickel ante, so losing $10 over the course of a night meant you really lost your shirt (we were poor gamers, after all). We’d play […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 10th, 2017
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We’ve got giant robots on the radar. Keep calm, everyone. … … Ok, maybe not. You know how much I love giant robots. Anyway, in this case, it’s AEGIS, a new tactical board game that’s up on Kickstarter. These aren’t just giant robots, they’re giant combining r...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 10th, 2017
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One of the most popular RPG series which has been adapted to several different systems as well as numerous versions, Rifts is a game that many of us have played at some point. But for the first time, it is coming to the tabletop as a board game. Rogue Heroes Publishing has launched a Kickstarter [&he...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 10th, 2017
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Gamelyn Games has launched a Kickstarter campaign for Heroes of Land, Air & Sea, their new 4-X board game for 1-6 players. Lead your faction to victory across the massive game board, warring with other players for resources and using 80 miniatures....
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
May 9th, 2017
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It’s amazing how different a figure can cost when made out of different materials. I know that’s pretty common knowledge, but it still often blows my mind. Case in point: Impact! Miniatures and Royal Art Games have a Kickstarter running now in order to make a couple of Rolljordan fantasy ...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
May 9th, 2017
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You ever suddenly realize, “whoah… I’m an adult.” That’ll happen to me from time to time. Like, I’ll come home from work, make dinner, pay some bills, do the dishes, and go, “… I’m adulting the hell out of the day.” Life’s full of stra...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 9th, 2017
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Most of us could see it coming. Corporations running amok. Diseases spreading through the land. Weather going all crazy. Society basically collapsed and there’s little left except those nations that hung on going to war with one-another over what resources are left. That’s what’s ha...