WizKids

By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Feb 24th, 2017
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Star Trek Attack Wing has been around for a couple years now. Some of the earlier ships have become hard to find. As such, WizKids’ latest waves have been made up of repaints and reissues of previous ships. Wave 29 will include a new, updated version of Bioship Alpha, of which we get a look [&h...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Feb 24th, 2017
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Just how many Deadpool figures are going to be in the Deadpool & the X-Force set for HeroClix? Judging by the previews, about a hundred. We’ve got another one to check out there. This one’s Pulp Deadpool....
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Feb 23rd, 2017
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One thing you’d expect to get in a set called Deadpool & X-Force is at least one Deadpool miniature. You might even expect two or three. Well… never let it be known that WizKids doesn’t name their sets appropriately, as this set is creaking at the seams with Deadpools, of which...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Feb 22nd, 2017
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Why don’t we continue our far-East theme with a look at an upcoming release for Star Trek Attack Wing? Seems like a good idea. WizKids is going back through some of their older ships and giving them repaints in the last couple waves. Wave 29 is no different. It will include the U.S.S. Excelsior...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Feb 22nd, 2017
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Just about everyone in the Marvel universe has had a Deadpool parody of them at some point, it seems. In this instance, it’s the Hulk that gets the Deadpool makeover. I have to admit, not having read comics for almost 2 decades now, I don’t quite know the circumstances that Wade ended up ...
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
Feb 21st, 2017
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Iron Man. Iron Man. Does whatever… umm… an iron can? Ok, so that might not work out so well as a song, but you can still increase the tech level of your Dice Masters games with the new Iron Man & War Machine set that’s now available....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Feb 17th, 2017
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WizKids continues to expand out from their core products of HeroClix and Dice Masters with the announcement of another new board game. This time it’s based on the Syfy television series, The Expanse. Who will you be in control of? The Earth’s UN Forces? The military of Mars? The rebels of...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Feb 16th, 2017
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The latest Dungeons & Dragons Board Game from WizKids is now available. Assault of the Giants takes you into the Storm King’s Thunder adventure and lets you take control of an army of giants as you attack settlements in order to gain resources like food, artifacts, and ore. Will you comman...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Feb 15th, 2017
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Well, it would seem as though the hordes of the undead are once again threatening the world. Damnit, Carl! I told you to stop reading out loud from that book made out of human skin! Well, it seems as though we’re going to have to band together to stop them and send them back to […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
Feb 9th, 2017
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Cowabunga, dudes! The new Heroes in a Half Shell set for Dice Masters is now available. The new starter has everything you need to get going, including over 90 dice, over 60 cards, and a paper play mat to help keep everything square. Grab some pizza and get to rolling....
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Feb 9th, 2017
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Well, from a story about a Marvel game that’s ending to a story about a Marvel game that’s getting a new release soon. WizKids is showing off another couple of figures from the upcoming Marvel HeroClix: Deadpool and X-Force set. This time around it’s a pair of Stingrays....
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
Feb 8th, 2017
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The Basic Action cards can really be the difference between winning and defeat in Dice Masters. You want to pick ones that help you, while hopefully not giving too much of a benefit to your opponent. Having Basic Actions that are tied to specific types of heroes can help, and that’s just what y...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Feb 2nd, 2017
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… Comics really are weird. So, clones are really no big thing anymore, really. We’ve had Dolly the sheep around for decades now. And comics make heavy use of them all the time. But then you’ve got Shredder Shark. It’s a shark! It’s an octopus! It’s a Shredder! It&#...
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
Jan 31st, 2017
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While the heroes tend to take much of the attention in Dice Masters, the Basic Action cards are certainly a big part of the game as well and can be an integral part of your strategy for winning. In this preview, we get a look at 3 of the Basic Action cards coming in the […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Jan 31st, 2017
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Comics are weird. I mean, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is already pretty weird, just starting out. It’s sort of right there in the name. Well, the comics got weirder from there, including all manner of odd characters. In this case, we’re talking about Mini Shredder. Yeah, Austin Powers ce...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Jan 26th, 2017
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The previews are coming hot and heavy for the upcoming Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles releases from WizKids. Both Dice Masters and HeroClix are getting sets, and that means plenty of characters in various forms. The one for HeroClix today is a bit of a mouthful to say. Take a look at Savanti Alfonso Ju...
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
Jan 25th, 2017
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HeroClix isn’t the only set getting another Ninja Turtles set. WizKids also has a Dice Masters set coming down the pipeline. They’ve posted up a preview of some of the heroes you’ll be getting, as well as some of the Basic Actions you can be expecting....
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Jan 25th, 2017
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While comics take place in a world much like ours (except where you can have giant aliens and robots and such, of course), they’re usually a step apart and you don’t get too many real-world crossovers. Well, back in 1978, DC brought boxer Muhammad Ali to their pages where he sparred again...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Jan 24th, 2017
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Well, they give us a look at half of it, anyway. WizKids is coming out with a new Fast Forces set for the upcoming Shredder’s Return set for HeroClix and they give us a look at three of the figures within: Raphael, Donatello, and Michelangelo....
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Jan 20th, 2017
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Ah, the alternate universe. It’s a great way for a writer to take characters that we all know and love and put them into new situations or give them similar but altered traits. And that’s just what happened in the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles comic. In an alternate reality, the Turtles ga...
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
Jan 17th, 2017
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A new set for Dice Masters is coming out soon. A much more technologically-advanced set, it focuses on Tony Stark and the various suits he has created for himself and others. Iron Man & War Machine gives you several versions of Iron Man’s armor that haven’t been seen before in the ga...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Jan 17th, 2017
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Where would The Shredder be without his faithful assistant and henchman, Bebop? … … … Probably a lot closer to actually completing his plans of defeating the Turtles and world domination, actually. But that’s beside the point. The Shredder’s Return set for HeroClix will ...
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
Jan 12th, 2017
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Don’t you know that you are a shooting Dice Stars? Well, that sounded a lot better in my head, but it has helped mold what playlist I’m going with today here in the office. For those that are less concerned with classic rock and more concerned with dice games, you’ll be happy to kno...
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
Jan 11th, 2017
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*guitar riff* I am Iron Man! *more guitar* While I wouldn’t say that you have to play Black Sabbath when you get your Iron Man & War Machine starter set for Dice Masters next month, I’m not saying that you shouldn’t do it, either. If you’re interested in taking a look at w...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Jan 10th, 2017
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Dice Masters isn’t the only game getting a Ninja Turtles expansion soon. HeroClix will be getting their 3rd mutant-themed set when Shredder’s Return comes out. And what would fighting against Shredder be without fighting against Foot Soldiers? Nothing, that’s what. Well, the new set...
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
Jan 10th, 2017
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The characters in the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles world have gone through dozens of iterations since their initial comic release. Sometimes they’ve been a bit more dark and gritty. Other times they’ve been more lighthearted and kid-friendly. So just saying, “Ninja Turtles” ca...
By Polar_Bear
In Dungeons & Dragons
Jan 9th, 2017
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I’ve got a D&D game that I’m running. Our next session is in a couple weeks. We like to use miniatures to represent our characters and monsters out on the board. I know a lot of you do much the same. But we’re all sticklers for having just the right mini for our purposes. Yes, [...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Jan 4th, 2017
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Ok, so, what would happen if you mixed the power of the Red Hulk, added in the symbiotic might of Venom, and threw in a dash of Biblical vengeance from Ghost Rider? Well, you’d get the Spirit of Vengeance Red Hulk. Yes, it happened (comics are weird) and it’s coming to your tabletops for ...
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
Jan 3rd, 2017
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Cowabunga, dudes! I very much remember growing up with the Ninja Turtles cartoon. I remember getting my first of the figures, too. And the games! Like the original one on the NES that was friggin’ impossible! That damn dam level! Gah! Well, WizKids is taking us down nostalgia lane with a new Ni...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Dec 29th, 2016
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Comic writers love to give us alternate versions of the characters we love. With the multiple universes that they create, you can get all different types of characters, letting you explore them from different angles and under different circumstances. One such alternate universe is Earth X, where we g...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Dec 28th, 2016
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The Federation doesn’t have friends everywhere. In particular, the Xindi feel that they need to defend against Federation encroachment. To do this, they use the Calindra Aquatic Cruiser. It’s going to be in Wave 28 for Star Trek Attack Wing, and you can get a look at it in this preview....
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Dec 23rd, 2016
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Wave 28 of Star Trek Attack Wing is coming next month. This wave takes a look at some iconic ships that had previously been released with some new paint jobs on them. Since some of these ships are hard to find and still rather sought-after, it might be the first chance a lot of players […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Dec 23rd, 2016
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As we saw in the previous preview from WizKids about their upcoming Convention Exclusives for HeroClix, Pym Particles can be used to make things smaller, or they can be used to make things much, much bigger. That doesn’t just include Hank Pym, himself, but various objects as well, including tan...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Dec 20th, 2016
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Pym particles are mostly known for shrinking you down in size. However, with the right application, they can also cause things to grow to gigantic size. As such, Ant-Man can also become Giant-Man. WizKids is going to have a limited-edition version of Giant-Man at their WizKids Winter Open and wanted ...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Dec 16th, 2016
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Friday night is pizza night. It always has been for me as long as I can remember. I’m planning on having pizza tonight, in fact. So the idea of a pizza-monster attacking me seems like something out of my nightmares. Well, that’s just what can happen in HeroClix. In their continuing look a...