Lord of the Rings

By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Dec 4th, 2017
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Games Workshop’s a little bit of all over with this week’s set of pre-releases that you can order now. The biggest one is probably the new Blood Angels codex, as well as a bunch of units for them, including Primaris Marines with Blood Angels insignia. Second would be the Blood Bowl items,...
By Polar_Bear
In Ancients
Oct 27th, 2017
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Here we are, once more at the threshold to the weekend. I know I’m ready for it. It’s been a busy week with a lot of work going on here at the office. I could use a day of just hanging out and playing with my toy soldiers with some good friends. At least, that’s […]...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Sep 25th, 2017
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Games Workshop is looking to be all-inclusive with this week’s set of releases. There’s new Nurgle releases for 40k. There’s a bunch of new box sets for Age of Sigmar, as well as a campaign system. There’s even a pair of Hobbit releases. Let’s take a look....
By Polar_Bear
In Blood Bowl
Aug 11th, 2017
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It’s Friday, so that means it’s new-order-day over at Forge World. Today’s releases could’ve partially ended up in a Terrain Corner post, too, but since everything’s all in one place, we’ll put them here. They’ve got a new set for The Hobbit in the form of Ba...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jul 21st, 2017
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A bit all over the map with this week’s set of pre-orders from Forge World. In one corner, we’ve got a new armored vehicle for 40k, particularly the Sisters of Silence. In another corner we’ve got a Blood Angels Legion Transfer Sheet. And, in the final corner, there’s some Iro...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jun 23rd, 2017
4 Comments
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Well, it’s been almost a week. So, I’m sure all of you are all extremely tired of 40k already and want to play something else… I’m kidding. But if that actually is the case, and you want to play some The Hobbit, well, Forge World has some new figures you can order for the game...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
May 30th, 2017
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A little different item for you today from Games Workshop. They’ve not come out with a Hobbit release for a bit, but you can get two kits from their webshop. One’s the main crew, being Thorin Oakenshield & Company. The other is the Goblin King & Retinue. There’s also some ...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
May 19th, 2017
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Whether you’re on the fields of Middle Earth or on some planet far off from Terra, nobody likes having to walk to battle. Better to get someone or something else to deliver you to the action. I.E. – Drive closer so I can hit them with my sword! Well, that’s what Forge World has for ...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Apr 21st, 2017
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Two ends of the spectrum, of sorts, with new figures over in the Forge World webshop this week. On one side, you’ve got a new Space Wolves Contemptor Dreadnaught (with and without weapon arms). On the other side, you’ve got some new characters available for The Hobbit....
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Mar 17th, 2017
4 Comments
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The Hobbit is getting a couple more releases over on Forge World’s website. It’s two ends of the scale this week. You’ve got the industrious but short dwarves. And you’ve got the nearly-mindless and rather monstrous trolls. So, whether you want little-smashy or big-smashy, the...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Feb 17th, 2017
2 Comments
1973 Views
Forge World is once again hitting a bunch of different games with this week’s set of pre-orders. Blood Bowl is getting another legendary Star Player. The Horus Heresy has the latest book. And for The Hobbit, the dwarves get a couple different reinforcements....
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jan 13th, 2017
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Seems Forge World is continuing on with their Lord of the Rings/The Hobbit releases this week. Last time we got some dwarves. This time we go for something a bit bigger. There’s a new pair of Gundabad Ogres available to order. You can get them as a pair, singles, or as part of a unit […]...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Jan 6th, 2017
6 Comments
2564 Views
We’ve got a little bit of everything from Forge World today. For those that are Lord of the Rings fans, there’s a new Hill Dwarf Unit and Command. Those that love their Imperial Knights have some new heads to choose from, as well as some waterslide transfers. Finally, if you’re want...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Dec 10th, 2016
3 Comments
2680 Views
It’s Saturday. That means it’s the weekend. That means I’m happy. Went grocery shopping this morning to get ingredients to make turkey soup as well as this year’s fruitcake. Still need to get one last thing (that has its own theme song for the activity of getting it). ThatR...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Dec 9th, 2016
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A bit of a scatter-shot set of new releases from Forge World this week. There’s some new pieces for Blood Bowl. You’ve got some new bits for your 40k armies. And there’s a new unit for The Hobbit. Pretty much all we’re missing is an Age of Sigmar release....
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Oct 28th, 2016
1 Comment
2776 Views
Well, sort of two ends of the spectrum in terms of new releases from Forge World this week. It’s rare enough that we see even releases for Age of Sigmar on there. But a Lord of the Rings release? I can’t remember the last one of those. Along with some new dwarves, there’s also a [&h...
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
Oct 21st, 2016
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Fantasy Flight Games has a pair of new releases for you this week. One’s a new dice game set in the Lord of the Rings universe. The other is a new Star Wars RPG supplement. … Sort of at the two ends of the spectrum in terms of games, really....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Sep 1st, 2016
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Fantasy Flight Games has a nice batch of new releases available for you this week. If you’re a fan of either RuneBound or Descent, you’ll want to check it out. If you’re a fan of their The End of the World RPG series, you’ll also want to check it out. And if you’re a fan...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Nov 27th, 2015
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Games Workshop teased us that they’d have some Black Friday deals going on today, and that certainly is the case. Whether you play 40k, Age of Sigmar, or The Hobbit, they’ve got special deals going on for you....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jul 20th, 2015
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As announced on Thursday, Ares Games has begun taking pre-orders for their Anniversary Release of War of the Ring 2nd edition over on their website. They are only going to be making a couple thousand of these, and orders are only being taken for 2 days (they’ve even got a little counter on thei...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jun 27th, 2015
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I, as I mentioned in my post yesterday, am more-than-likely playing 2nd edition D&D when this will be posted to the site. Some friends I know have a long-running campaign and the DM is writing me in as an occasionally-recurring NPC. Not sure what my character will be (at time of typing), but it ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jun 15th, 2015
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If there’s one thing that happens in Lord of the Rings, it’s some pretty epic battles using a large variety of races. Well, Ares Games is looking to give you more options for your War of the Ring board game with the release later this year of Warriors of Middle-earth. Now, factions that w...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Dec 20th, 2014
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4055 Views
As usual, here’s the reviews we found during the week. There’s quite a few of them. We’ve got a pair of reviews for Blurble, a look at Dice Crawl from SoulJar Games, an Imperial Assault unboxing, a look at Rivet Wars, a review of the Malifaux terrain by PlastCraft, and more! Check i...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Dec 30th, 2013
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Knight Models has started taking orders for their new Galadriel mini over in their webshop. Source From the website: GALADRIEL Referer: K35HBT003 Price: 11.06 € In stock...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Dec 26th, 2013
1 Comment
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Knight Models has another new green they’re showing off. This one’s for Galadriel. Source From the preview: Galadriel 35mm green...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Dec 20th, 2013
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Games Workshop is taking orders for their new Desolation of Smaug rulebook and units for The Hobbit over in their webshop. Source From the announcement: The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug™ provides a wealth of supplemental rules, which recreate the thrilling events of the film on the tabletop with y...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Sep 3rd, 2013
3 Comments
622 Views
Knight Models is showing off another photo (with much less “hand in the way-ness”) of the Gandalf green they’re working on. From the preview: Gandalf green in 30mm...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Apr 1st, 2013
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Games Workshop has some more Hobbit models available for pre-order over on their website. From the announcement: This weekend sees another selection of miniatures for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey™ go up on pre-order on games-workshop.com. This time all of the miniatures come in our premium resin...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Feb 25th, 2013
12 Comments
586 Views
Games Workshop is now taking pre-orders for their next set of Hobbit releases. Get your name on that list and get these models as soon as possible. From the announcement: This weekend Games Workshop adds even more models to its growing collection of miniatures for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey &#...
By Polar_Bear
In Editorial
Feb 12th, 2013
9 Comments
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Play Unplugged’s famous Enrico has posted up an editorial about his thoughts on Games Workshop’s The Hobbit line, as well as his thoughts on the whole Lord of the Rings line and the ups and downs of its past. It’s a pretty interesting read. From the article: Enrico shares his though...
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
Jan 18th, 2013
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WizKids gives us a look inside their Lord of the Rings dice building game they’re working on. From the overview: The dice building game engine was pioneered in WizKids Games 2011 release Quarriors! designed by Mike Elliott and Eric M. Lang. Similar to deck building games where players collect a...
By Polar_Bear
In Games Workshop
Jan 7th, 2013
6 Comments
634 Views
Games Workshop has a couple new Lord of the Rings models available for pre-order over in their webshop. From the announcement: Get ready to expand your miniatures collection as this weekend even more The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey plastic kits and Citadel Finecast models are on Advance Order....
By Polar_Bear
In Games Workshop
Dec 5th, 2012
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Tale of Painters cracks open one of the new Hobbit starter sets from GW and takes a look inside. From the unboxing: Garfy from Tale of Painters went out and got the new boxed starter set for “The Hobbit” by Games Workshop. Read his thoughts and check out the contents in his nice and clean...
By Polar_Bear
In Games Workshop
Dec 3rd, 2012
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Play Unplugged posted up a video unboxing of the Escape From Goblin Town (limited edition) set from Games Workshop. From the unboxing: No fan of Play Unplugged would call this an unexpected journey. Play Unplugged’s Enrico Nardini delves down-down-to-Goblin-Town, to examine the contents of Games Work...
By Polar_Bear
In Games Workshop
Nov 26th, 2012
39 Comments
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Games Workshop has started taking names of those that want to get the new The Hobbit gaming gear as soon as it’s available. Be the first gamer on your block with these new Lord of the Rings sets when they’re available! From the announcement: Re-live the action from The Hobbit: An Unexpect...