WizKids

By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Oct 19th, 2017
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It was a pretty big announcement when Fantasy Flight Games and Games Workshop parted ways. At the time, it seemed as though it was going to be Games Workshop that was going to be making all of their board games. But we’ve just gotten a new announcement from WizKids that they are now partnered w...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Oct 17th, 2017
1 Comment
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When I’m playing an RPG, I like to have the right miniature on the board to represent what the PCs are fighting. And I know my PCs like to have a mini that as closely as possible represents their character. As such, it’s always good to have more options available. And that’s what we...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Oct 14th, 2017
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Saturday night’s alright for gaming. Saturday afternoon’s alright for gaming. Saturday morning’s alright for gaming. Pretty much all of Saturday (Saturday, Saturday) is good for gaming. I’m… not currently gaming. I’m baking (yes, again), getting ready for an early ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Oct 12th, 2017
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For a while there, it seemed like WizKids had a new game announcement every day. Well, now we’re getting the other half of that, as they’ve got them hitting store shelves. This time around it’s Dungeon Hustle. In the game, players will take on iconic dungeon-delving characters such ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Oct 5th, 2017
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The Expanse show on Syfy is filled with action, adventure, and intrigue, spread all across the solar system. Now, you can bring that down to your tabletop and participate in it, yourself, with The Expanse Board Game from WizKids. Gain control of one of the four factions from the show and push your ow...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Sep 27th, 2017
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Hey kids! What time is it? “Wartime!” Sorry, that’s just the first thing I think of when I see the name of this game. Wartime is the new strategic board game from WizKids where a unit can only be used when the timer associated with it runs out. Each one has a little sand timer [&hel...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Aug 31st, 2017
1 Comment
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Well, when it was first announced, people noticed that WizKids’ upcoming set of miniatures had their logo and such pretty close to another property. Well, they’ve been rechristened Wardlings and WizKids is giving us another preview of what you can expect....
By Polar_Bear
In Horror
Aug 31st, 2017
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My current playlist I’m listening to (and have been for a couple weeks now) includes songs like Misfits – Halloween, Ministry – Everyday is Halloween, and The Cramps – Naked Girl Falling Down the Stairs (because if you’re gonna write a song, write a damn song!). As you c...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Aug 28th, 2017
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For Star Trek Attack Wing, the cards are where it’s at. I know, the ships are flashy and actually do the moving around on the board, but it’s the cards that tell you what you get to do when that ship is in position. As such, WizKids is going to be coming out with card […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 24th, 2017
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WizKids has yet another game they’re announcing. If anyone’s been coming out with lots of games lately, it’s been WizKids. This one takes you to mythical England and the Court of King Arthur. Players will be Knights of the Round Table and must travel the land, performing great deeds...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 23rd, 2017
6 Comments
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The beautiful and iconic Favelas of Rio De Janeiro need your help. The Beautification Council needs you to make these neighborhoods more stunning. But the council members are fickle and prone to changing their mind about what they like. Currying their favor and making the right decisions is key to co...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 23rd, 2017
0 Comments
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KHAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAN!!! Sorry, whenever I see that name, that’s the first thing I think of. And I’m sure I’m not the only one. Well, one of Star Trek’s greatest villains is making his presence known in Star Trek: Frontiers. WizKids has announced The Return of Khan (KHAAAAAAAAAAA...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Aug 23rd, 2017
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We’ve got a new HeroClix set coming out soon. This one focuses on the Norse god of Thunder, Thor, and the various allies and foes that surround him. WizKids has posted up a plethora of previews you can check out. I feel like I should be posting this tomorrow, with it being Thor’s Day and ...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Aug 21st, 2017
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Well, Gen Con wrapped up yesterday. Today’s a travel day for me. Then we’ll get you back to a closer-to-regular posting schedule tomorrow and going into the rest of the week. It’s impossible to thank all the people who made this show so awesome. There’s just too many to list (...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 11th, 2017
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It’s the 18th century and European countries are expanding all over the globe, taking over territories in order to amass great wealth from all the resources available abroad. The leaders of countries such as France, Russia, and Great Britain are vying with one-another for those colonies. That&#...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Aug 10th, 2017
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If you’ve got a kingdom, you want it to be a strong kingdom. However, there’s several different ways to measure whether your kingdom is strong or not. Do you have a massive army? Do you take to the caverns below mountains to stay safe? Will you dwell in the deep forests? That’s the ...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Aug 9th, 2017
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Is anyone else announcing as many game releases as WizKids is right now? It feels like almost every day I’m seeing a new announcement from them. That’s not any sort of condemnation of it, mind you. Just more of a, “whoah, they’re coming out with more? Alrighty!” Anyway, ...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Aug 8th, 2017
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Getting stranded on an island out in the middle of the ocean is pretty terrible. Thankfully, there’s a small amount of resources to be found. There’s only one issue. There’s not quite a lot of food. Hey… did you ever realize that you kind of look like a ham sandwich? WizKids h...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 4th, 2017
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Demons are real. To protect the world from their corrupting influence, witches cast spells in order to purify their dark energies. But sometimes, you have to fight fire with fire, and they will use corrupting magic as well. It’s a fine balance to walk, as they want to defeat the demons, but if ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 3rd, 2017
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Trade! Trade is the name of the game in Sidereal Confluence: Trading and Negotiation in the Elysian Quadrant (quite the name there). But what one person wants, another one might not want them to have. So it might take some heated negotiations so you can get what you want. And, of course, in the end, ...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Aug 2nd, 2017
2 Comments
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Pretty much all of us have played a video game where we have different units that attack at different speeds. Sure, that artillery unit can do a ton of damage, but it takes a while to reload. Those scouts, though, can attack time and again. Well, WizKids is looking to bring that sort of timing [&hell...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 1st, 2017
0 Comments
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Where there’s dungeons, there’s monsters. There also tends to be treasure. As such, explorers are always headed into them to find that treasure and kill the monsters. The dungeon in Dungeon Hustle is no different. Though the tiles are a bit more color-coded than just the dull grey floor o...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jul 29th, 2017
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Saturday! Saturday! Saturday! Umm… read that like Elton John. Anyway, it’s Saturday (if you hadn’t noticed), so that means it’s time to hang out and play some games. But it’s also time for some reviews. Today we have: Unearth, Zooscape, Moonquake Escape, Balloon Pop, Pur...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jul 27th, 2017
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I deal with deadlines every day. Hell, I sort of have one every hour from 9am to 6pm, M-F. I make it, most of the time. Though, thankfully, none of my deadlines deal with murder and intrigue in 1930s New York. For that, I would have to go play Deadline, the new investigation card game […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Jul 18th, 2017
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For the 15th anniversary set of HeroClix, WizKids is headed to the Elseworlds, a group of alternate-realities from the DC Universe we normally know. We all know that Wonder Woman is pretty big right now, what with her hit movie and all. But, in the comics, she was big, literally. Like, a walking buil...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jul 14th, 2017
2 Comments
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You know, for a company called WizKids, they don’t have a lot of miniatures that are kids that are wizards. Well, they’re looking to fix that issue. They’re also going to have kid clerics and kid rangers and all other sorts. That’s what their Thistleguard range of miniatures i...
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
Jul 13th, 2017
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The next set for Dice Masters is available down at your LGS. It’s the Superman and Wonder Woman starter set. This is the first starter set for the game that’s not tied to a larger set release. As with usual starter sets, though, it’s got enough dice for two players to get started ri...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Jul 11th, 2017
0 Comments
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So, the previous Batman preview garnered some discussion, mostly about physique. Not sure this one will have as much of that, but still, it might. There’s certainly been more than one alternate version of Batman over the years (have they done the rainbow suits yet?), and here’s another th...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Jul 7th, 2017
1 Comment
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It has been a very long time (since high school gym class) since I’ve shot a bow and arrow. At the time, we used two hands. Well, some people don’t have two hands, so they have to improvise. In the upcoming Elseworlds set for HeroClix, there’s a version of Green Arrow that has lost ...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Jul 6th, 2017
3 Comments
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HeroClix is celebrating its 15th anniversary. They had their What If…? set for Marvel. For DC, they’re going with the Elseworlds. In this case, it’s new version of Superman… umm… I mean Batman… I mean… well… both. It’s The Flying Batman....
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
Jun 23rd, 2017
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If you’re going to name your game, name your game. That’s just what WizKids has done with DiceBot Megafun. In the game, players are looking to create their own robot by heading to the junkyard and picking up parts. Then, once their bots are all prepped and loaded out with weapons, they...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Jun 21st, 2017
0 Comments
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Marvel isn’t the only comic company getting a 15th Anniversary Set for HeroClix. DC is getting their own, too. And much like the Marvel set featured What If? scenarios, the DC one is focusing on the Elseworlds, alternative versions of various characters from their own worlds. In this preview, w...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jun 16th, 2017
0 Comments
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WizKids is coming out with a whole series of products based on the new storyline that Wizards of the Coast is running for Dungeons & Dragons, Tomb of Annihilation. This is more than just a set of minis to go with it. There’s an entirely new board game as well as a Dice Masters set [&hellip...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jun 14th, 2017
2 Comments
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It’s murder in 1930’s New York! The bustling city is filled with intrigue and danger. Time is ticking and the culprit is getting away. It’s up to a crack squad of ace detectives to find the clues and solve the case. That’s just what you’ll be doing in Deadline, a new car...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jun 8th, 2017
3 Comments
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When it comes to a fantasy kingdom, the only limit is your imagination. You can build them just about any way you want. And that’s what you’ll be doing in Fantasy Realms, a card game coming soon from WizKids. In it, players take on the role of a leader of their own kingdom. By playing [&h...