Posts by Polar_Bear


Fantasy Flight Previews Skill Checks in L5R RPG

In the grim darkness of a fantasy Far East, there is... quite a lot to do, actually. Court intrigue, product making, resource collecting, investigations, all sorts of things. But how do you actually do all that stuff? Well, you use skills. In this preview of the Legend of the Five Rings RPG, Fantasy Flight shows off how skill checks work in the game.


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New Bolt Action and Pike & Shotte Pre-Orders Available From Warlord Games

As is pretty common with Warlord Games, they didn't just come out with a single new unit or vehicle or something. They've got quite a large drop of new equipment and a whole troop ship of units making their way to the battlefield. There's a whole slew of new vehicles for Bolt Action and new Ottomans for Pike & Shotte to check out.


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Codex Space Wolves And More Available to Pre-Order From Games Workshop

Awoooo! Werewolves of Fenris. Awoooo!

The Space Wolves are a good Space Marine chapter. Yes they are! Yes they are! And they've got a new codex out from Games Workshop. There's also accesssories like modelling bits to make Primaris Space Wolves. Also dice. And, the biggest of the new releases, a new starter box that has the Spcae Wolves facing off against a Genestealer Cult. Plus some new Nurgle Marines in there as well to round things off (bloated, rotundly rounding it off).


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Review Roundup

Mmmmm, Saturday. It's so loving and comfortable and squishable. I just wanna hug it all day. In fact, I think I will. *warmfuzzyhugs for Saturday*
Yes, things have gotten weird already. That's how it goes sometimes. But let's get you those reviews I know you all so desperately desire.

Today we have: Bob Ross: The Art of Chill, Tradewarz, Super Camelot, Kilt Castle, Grackles, Exodus, Darkest Night 2nd Edition, Dresden Files Dead Ends and Winter Schemes Expansion, Roar: King of the Pride, House of Danger, and Imperial Settlers: We Didn’t Start The Fire Expansion.


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LionWing Publishing Taking Pre-orders For Sainome Colosseum R

It's a good thing when a Kickstarter funds. It means people will be getting their games. But if you miss out on the Kickstarter, that doesn't mean you'll guaranteed be missing out on getting it as soon as possible. Pre-orders and lat pledges are certainly a thing. And LionWing Publishing is taking pre-orders now for their Sainome Colosseum R card game.


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Flames Of War: Eastern Front New Releases Now Available

The Eastern Front during WWII isn't talked about as much, at least here in the states. It's all D-Day and the War in the Pacific. But the Eastern Front was easily as important, if not moreso in the defeat of Germany. Now Battlefront is letting you recreate those battles with their new Eastern Front releases. There's some Soviets. There's some Germans. There's some new minis and some accessories.


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Modiphius Releases Space 1889: City at the Center of the Earth Book

While "space" might be in the name of Space 1889, that doesn't necessarily mean "outer space." It can also refer to "inner space." Though, in this case, we don't mean my stomach. But, instead, to the space within the Earth itself. In City at the Center of the Earth, players head deep into the Earth's crust, to see what sort of strange creatures and plants inhabit the land down under (not Australia).


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City of Mist: Nights of Payne Town Adventure Up On Kickstarter

Forget it, Jack, it's Payne Town.

City of Mist is unlike other cities. Within it, people are suddenly imbued with the powers of various legends and stories. This leads to an underworld filled with all manner of mythological creatures. Nights of Payne Town is a new story arc for the game. It's up on Kickstarter now.


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PopCats Fighter Card Game Up On Kickstarter

Let's get ready to ruuumbleeeeeeeeeeeeeee!

This is the Hairweight Championship Title. Only one cat will walk away with the 9 trillion dollar grand prize. But which fighter will make the right their own heaven and everyone else their own litter box!? That's up to you to decide! PopCats Fighter is a new card game that throws you into the ring in control of your own wrestling cat. You can find it up on Kickstarter now.


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Gather Together Games Releases Battle: Superheroes vs. Villains Card Game

Villains... they're always trying to take over the world (or blow it up, or something). Superheroes. They're always trying to save the world. It's a delicate balance, sometimes with the villains pretending to be heroes in order to keep everyone off their track. But, eventually, a fight almost always breaks out. In the end, will the Earth be saved or not? That's up to you to decide in Battle: Superheroes vs. Villains, a new card game available from Gather Together Games.


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Z-Man Games Taking Orders For Love Letter: Wedding Edition

First comes love. Then comes marriage. At least, that's how the old saying goes (well, "saying" being an old mocking tune, but still). Love Letter has been reskinned several ways, but now things are getting serious. The wedding invitations are going out, and it's time to get hitched (shotguns optional). Z-Man Games is taking orders for Love Letter: Wedding Edition.


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Warlord Games Taking Orders For Operation Gigant Bundle

The Germans had plans to invade the British Isles. It was named Operation Sea Lion, and the world might be a very different place if the assault had happened. Well, Warlord Games lets you play the "What-if?" game with their Operation Sea Lion and Operation Gigant kits. They've bundled them together and have them available to order now.


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Fantasy Flight Releases Cyphers and Masks Sourcebook and Signature Abilities Decks for Star Wars RPG

Espionage is a major part of any conflict. Getting information on enemy numbers, movements, plans, and planting false information, along with carrying out covert, strategic strikes on enemy installations can easily lead to victory in an overall conflict. And when you're outnumbered and outgunned, it matters even more. Well, the Rebel Alliance is outnumbered and outgunned, so they require their spies to go above and beyond. If you'd like to play a character like that in the Star Wars RPG, you'll want to pick up the Cyphers and Masks book, along with the Signature Abilities Decks. All of them are available now.


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Anacharis Scoria Available To Pre-Order From Forge World

Anacharis Scoria takes the idea of "if a little is good, a lot must be better" when it comes to cybernetic upgrades. Why have a single new arm when you can have a dozen? A pair of new legs when you can have ten? An extra gun when you can have an entire weapons rack? He's the new Horus Heresy character available to order from Forge World, along with a pair of Battle-Automata Maniples.


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