Posts by Polar_Bear

Plaid Hat Games Announces Gen7: Breaking Point Expansion

Most games are good up to about 4 players. But what happens when the whole crew shows up and you all want to play a game together? Well, if you're wanting to play Gen7, you'll soo be able to seat up to 6 players at the table. Plaid Hat Games has announced Gen7: Breaking Point, which will add compatibility for up to 6 players, as well as a new scenario to the mix.

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Beasts of Chaos Made to Order For One Week Only from Games Workshop

Games Workshop has a huge back catalog of figures. They can't really always have all of them in production at once. It's just too much. So, from time to time, they'll go back and whip up batches of some older figures. In this case, it's the Beasts of Chaos. So if you've been looking to get some of these, but haven't had the chance, they're available to order for this week only.

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Seven Ronin Set Available To Pre-Order For Test of Honour

A new set for Test of Honour is available to pre-order from Warlord Games. In this case, it's a set of seven ronin. For those that don't know, ronin were masterless samurai who traveled around the countryside, helping those in need. They're also the only people I know of who made the man-bun hairstyle look good. Anyway, you can get your orders in now so that these seven samurai don't walk past your door.

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Emberwind RPG Up On Kickstarter Now

Normally, in an RPG, you work your character around the rules of the game to create what you want. Nomnivore Games thought that was kinda silly. So, instead, they created a game system that builds the rules around what you want to do with your character. That's where Emberwind comes in, it's their new system and it's up on Kickstarter now.

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Asmodee Announces Nosedive Card Game

Black Mirror is this generation's Twilight Zone. It gives us worlds that seem pretty normal, but then there's always something sinister lurking just below the surface. In the episode Nosedive, people look to create a perfect social life while avoiding "dings" to their reputation. Now, Asmodee will be releasing a card game that mimics the episode. The game will be exclusive to Target stores and, with the game hitting shelves on the 25th.

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Battlespace Games Releases Red Menace Solo Wargame

When you can't find anyone else to game with, you'd think that'd mean your luck's out. But such does not have to be the case when you've got Red Menace, a new solo military strategy game all about the nuclear back-and-forth during the late 50s. Take on the role of the Americans, Canadians, and British as they square off against the Russians. Everyone's got their nuclear arsenal, and only one set will be standing at the end. You can get your copy now.

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Friday Snippets


I know that I just got back into the regular swing of things again, but I'm already ready to just take a couple days off. My weekend will be spent gaming, but of the video variety. Hey, I'm allowed. But while I crunch those 1s and 0s, I'll be needing to snack, and having some bite-sized gaming stories in my tummy will be awesome.

Today on the platter we have: The Mighty Exo-Armoured Dwarves 28mm scale miniatures up On Kickstarter, Lizard City Bases Now Available From Tabletop-Art, Ophidian Menace Fantasy Miniatures Up On Kickstarter, Baueda Releases New 15mm Forest Bases, Riders of the Storm Fantasy Miniatures Up On Kickstarter, and Kraken Dice Releasing Kelpie Dice This Evening.

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Shadow of the Demon Lord: Occult Philosophy Up On Kickstarter

You can never have enough spells. I'm often using spellcasting classes in my RPGs, and it always seems like there's never quite the one I want available. I've got a certain thought in mind in what type of magic I want them to use, and I often can't find what I want. Well, for those playing Shadow of the Demon Lord and wanting to find "just the right spell," you'll want to check out Occult Philosophy. It's bringing 800 new spells to the game. The book is up on Kickstarter now.

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New Wardens of Gondor Set Available To Order From Forge World

The glittering white city, Minas Tirith, has many who protect it from all foes. In this set, Húrin and Ingold can be added to your ranks. The forces of Mordor will have their work cut out for them when such stalwart warriors take the field. The Wardens of Gondor set includes 3 figures, and can be ordered now over on the Forge World site.

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