Year 2017


Punga Miniatures Previews Whale Troll Figure For Toa Orcs

I'm always a big fan of seeing new twists on classic miniatures types. There's been troll miniatures around for seemingly forever, but I have to say, I've not seen so many whale trolls. Well, for those that are interested in the Toa Orcs that are coming from Punga Miniatures (like I am), then you'll want to check out what they've been working on.

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Invasion: Free State Announced For 2018 Release

The invasion is on! Aliens are raining down from the skies. But the people of the world aren't going to idly sit by as some bug-eyed monster tries to push them over. Take the fight to those extraterrestrials and show them that this is our home and they can't have it. That's the story behind Invasion: Free State, a new tactical urban combat board game that's coming out next year.

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Sky Relics Fleet Core Minis Game Up On Kickstarter

I mean, being in charge of a starfighter is pretty cool. So is being in charge of a couple of them. But for those that want real power, being an admiral in charge of a fleet of capital ships and their squadrons of fighters is really where it's at. If that sort of power is what you've got in mind, you should check out Sky Relics, a new fleet battle miniatures game that's up on Kickstarter now.

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Thursday Terrain Corner

Thursday, Thursday, Thursday... never could get a handle on Thursdays. I certainly enjoy them, as it means we're getting close to the weekend, but we're obviously not quite there yet. So, it's like, "Woo! Almost-weekend-eve!" Ah well, we'll get there in time. But before then, we need to make your gaming tables look good.

Today in the Terrain Corner we have: Final Days for Kongo Afrika Kickstarter and Deep-Cut Studio launches unique service to make game mats with hexes or grids.


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Z-Man Games Talks With Original Designers of History of the World

The study of how history changes over time is called Historiography. Yes, history can and very often does change over time. As new evidence and sources come out, and more analysis is done on the subject, things we thought were one way can very much prove to be another. So, as Z-Man interviewed the original creators of History of the World, they talk about how things have changed with the game over time. It's all rather meta, considering the subject of the game. Anyway, check it out.

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WizKids Announces Who Should We Eat Survival Game

Thanksgiving was just a week ago, and I know I've still got plenty of leftovers to go through. But when one is trapped on a desert island, there's not a lot of sweet potato casserole and cornbread stuffing just laying around. You might find some coconuts, but resources are going to scarce and you might just have to Donner-party this thing up. That's what's going on in Who Should We Eat?, a new survival game coming from WizKids.

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Plaid Hat Posts How-to-Play Video for Stuffed Fables

The release of Stuffed Fables grows ever-closer. People are excited to try out taking on the role of those snuggly characters and head into the dream world to protect their dreamer. You know who else is snuggly? Rodney Smith. He's created a how-to-play video of the game and Plaid Hat has posted it up on their website. Check it out.

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Fantasy Flight Games Previews TIE Silencer for X-Wing

The ubiquitous starfighter for the Empire is the TIE. The standard form is almost entirely convertible into new forms. There's many different varieties out there because of it. This has gone forward into the new era as the New Order continues to use TIE variants. One preferred by Kylo Ren is the TIE Silencer. Soon, you'll be able to hit the skies with this ship. But so you can see the specs before you enter the furball, here's a preview.

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Scottish National Day Giveaway From Corvus Belli

It's a country's National Day. Hooray! This time around, it's Scotland. So grab your kilt, bagpipes, and whiskey. Also, be sure to head over to Corvus Belli's Facebook page, as they have their traditional giveaway happening. If you want some free minis, go and put your name in the tartaned-hat.

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HobbyHorse Games Announces Furocious New Game

This year is ending and a new one is set to begin. It's never a bad time to think about the future and see what's coming up. In this case, HobbyHorse Games has announced that they're working on a new game called Furocious. In it, players will be looking to build up a team of mercenaries that they'll be sending through a dungeon, looking for loot. The game will be making its way to Kickstarter at the start of next year.

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Arkon Card Game Coming To Kickstarter In 2018

Hill Gaming Company has been pulling together some of the best card game artists and designers out there to bring you Arkon, their first card game. In the game, players are looking to control the clans in the Wildlands. Innovative mechanics within the game include bidding as well as multi-use cards. Their Kickstarter campaign will be getting underway in February of next year.

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Capharnaum Arabian Nights RPG Up On Kickstarter

Arabian niiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiights,
like Arabian daaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaays!
Ok, now that I've got that song stuck in your head, you should go check out Capharnaum, a new Arabian Nights-themed RPG that's up on Kickstarter. It's by Mindjammer Press, the same folks behind Mindjammer (as one would expect). But, instead of the stars, its the sands that you'll be exploring for all manner of adventure and excitement.

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Midweek Snippets

I don't know about you, but I've still got tons of leftovers from Thanksgiving. That was by design, mind you, and the original intent behind Thanksgiving 2: Thank Harder that I had last Friday. And no, I'm not getting tired of turkey and all the trimmings. However, it wouldn't hurt to nibble on something different for a moment. That's why we've got a whole bunch of bite-sized gaming stories for you to snack on.

Today on the platter we have: New Releases Available From Klukva Miniatures, New Statuesque Female Heads - Angry Bobs on sale now, New fantasy characters and Goblin Horde in stock from Aenor Miniatures, Creatures of the Night: Wrath of Cichol Fantasy Minis Up On Kickstarter, and 3rd Rumble in the Jungle - an event report by The Painting Frog.


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