Posts by Polar_Bear


Hamlet of Heroes D&D Supplement Up On Kickstarter

The thing with adventuring with low-level parties is that it can feel like the GM really has to bend the rules to make sure it's not just a TPK every time someone rolls initiative. Hamelt of Heroes looks to help, as it's a whole extended supplment of low-level adventures that your players can go on. The book is up on Kickstarter now.


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Fearsome Foes: And Where to Fight Them Up On Kickstarter

Monsters. They're a staple of most RPG games. You've got your adventuring party. They find out about some monster terrorizing the local populace. They go out and fight it. If you're having trouble coming up with monsters for your party to fight, and locations for where they can have said fights, you should check out Fearsome Foes: And Where to Fight Them, a new book for 5th edition up on Kickstarter.


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Monday Terrain Corner

We knew it had to happen again at some point: Monday.

I've got D&D this upcoming weekend. So that'll help. But, seeing as it is Monday, we should get your gaming tables looking good.

Today in the Terrain Corner we have: Hive City Penance Station Available From Tabletop Scenics, Loke Battlemats Running The Dungeon Battle Mat Book Set Kickstarter, Terrains4Games Running Tabletop Village Kickstarter, and Mystic-Realm 3D Printable Terrain Up On Kickstarter.


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Don't Bump the Table Stacking Game Up On Kickstarter

Bumping the table. It's like the mini-earthquake of the gaming world. Pieces get moved. Dice get shifted. Drinks occasionally spill. It's annoying. But if you're playing Don't Bump the Table, it oculd be truly catastrophic, as the goal is to build stacks of figures. The game is up on Kickstarter now.


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Monsterpunk RPG Up On Kickstarter

Don't you just hate it when society collapses? I told you to not push that button, Carl. Now look what's happened! Humanity has been crushed and turned into slaves by the monsters that now run the Earth. Only by entering pacts with magical creatures can humans even survive in such a harsh world. That's the story behind Monsterpunk, a new post-apocalyptic RPG that's up on Kickstarter now.


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Broadsword Magazine Up On Kickstarter

If you want to fill your day with gaming information, a gaming magazine can certainly help with that. Broadsword Magazine is one dedicated to all things 5th Edition, with new content monthly. If you're looking to join in, they have a Kickstarter campaign for it up and running now.


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New Nightvault, Adeptus Titanicus, and Lord of the Rings Kits Available to Order From Games Workshop

There's just a ton of stuff over in Games Workshop's pre-order page right now. Some of it is still from last week, including the various Chaos figures they had. But there's also plenty of new things, like new Nightvault expansions, a whole bunch of figures for the Middle-earth Strategy Battle Game, and some returning items that are getting another release, like a book for said Middle-earth Strategy Battle Game and Adeptus Titanicus.


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Old-School Essentials RPG Up On Kickstarter

Everything that's old is new again. While lots of new games keep coming out daily, there are those that long for the classic rules sets. And that's what we've got here. Old-School Essentials ties in perfectly with "Basic/Expert" games from 1981 (for those that remember those). The new rules are up on Kickstarter now.


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Descent into Mirefen RPG Adventure Up On Kickstarter

The Bloodstone of Targun is a mystical, magical stone, revered for its life-enhancing properties. The party has been asked to get it back out of the Mirefen bog. However, the local frog people have decided they don't exactly want to give it up. That's the story behind Descent into Mirefen, a new RPG adventure for 5th edition that's up on Kickstarter now.


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Koryo Hall of Adventures Campaign Setting up on Kickstarter

Civilizations all over the world have their own sets of myths and legends. And while some seem to get all the focus, there are others that are equally as rich and fertile to draw inspiration for a fantasy setting for your Dungeons & Dragons games. In this instance, we're headed to Korea with Koryo Hall of Adventures. It's a new camapign sourcebook that's up on Kickstarter now.


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Runes & Regulation Card Game Up On Kickstarter

Who doesn't want a yard full of amazingly cute fantastical creatures? Nobody, that's who. And that's what you're trying to get in Runes & Regulations. However, your neighbors don't want to be outdone, so they'll be looking to steal your pets or get the Home Owner's Association on your butt if you don't follow the rules. This new card game from the creators of Unstable Unicors is up on Kickstarter now.


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Friday Snippets

Fridaaaaaaay! Woo!
Just a half-day to go and then it's the weekend. My plans are up in the air. I might go downtown to a convention that's going on there. Or I might hang out at a friend's place and try hot sauces. Kind of two ends of the spectrum there. But, either way, I should snack on some bite-sized gaming stories first.

Today on the platter we have: New Caribbean Cobalt Dice Coming from Kraken Dice, New Tormentors Available From Puppets War, The Second Government of Inneath Miniatures Up On Kickstarter, Dice Vaults and Treasure Coins up on Kickstarter, and Pride Dice Bags up on Kickstarter.


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Modiphius Releases A Forest Apart Adventure for Star Trek RPG

Deep space. It's got just about everything. Including a damaged vessel containing a race of sentient trees, as well as a race of time-accelerated insects that eat the trees. Because... why not? And when that vessel starts heading for a Bronze-Age civilization, it's up to your crew how to best decide the course of action. That's what's happening in A Forest Apart, a new adventure for the Star Trek RPG, available from Modphius.


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Eagle-Gryphon Games Running On Mars Kickstarter

Mars, the next big frontier for humankind. In the not-too-distant future, the United Nations will establish a colony. From there, private enterprises will look to do the same, branching off from the original one. That's where you find yourself in On Mars, a new board game from Eagle-Gryphon Games. Complete missions for the United Nations as well as your own, secret agenda, and create the greatest colony on the red planet. The game is up on Kickstarter now.


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