Posts by Polar_Bear


Dance Card! Board Game Up On Kickstarter

In what should be a surprise to absolutely nobody, I was a bit reclusive and very nerdy back in high school. I never even considered going to any sort of dance. And since those days are far, far, far behind me, the only way I could experience that sort of thing now (without being extremely creepy about it by just showing up at one) would be to play a game like Dance Card! from Cardboard Console. The game is up on Kickstarter now.


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Awaken Realms Previews Etherfields Board Game Kickstarter

Awaken Realms has been hard at work at a new board game. It's called Etherfields and it's been designed by Michał Oracz, who has quite a resume to his name. They'll be launching a Kickstarter campaign for the game soon and wanted to show off what the campaign will look like. Also, they want to make sure people sign up for notification when it launches, since if you back in the first 24 hours, you'll get an extra figure for the game.


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AntiMatter Games Taking Pre-orders for Elder Sea Dragon

I never want to go out into the ocean. We have no idea what really is living out there, and it'd be just my luck that I take one step into the waves and something like this Elder Sea Dragon attacks. So, I'll just live vicariously through games like DeepWars. And speaking of those two, AntiMatter Games has started taking down names of those who would like a new Elder Sea Dragon mini when it's released next month.


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Midweek Snippets

Halfway through the week. That's where we're at. It's been an alright week, if you ask me. Busy. Lots of stuff to get done. But that makes the time go by. It also makes me a bit peckish for some bite-sized gaming stories.

Today on the platter we have: Mighty Lords Miniatures Up On Kickstarter, Ardent Roleplay Augmented Reality for RPGs Coming Soon, Andrehyos Fantasy Miniatures Up On Kickstarter, Privateer Press Announces Savage MiniCrate, and Kraken Dice Releasing Journey of Souls Collection Dice.


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Reaping at River's End RPG Adventure Up On Kickstarter

When you're sick, you go get some medicine and get fixed up (or, at least, that's the idea). The people of River's End have been relying on a wizard named Mortimer for the Dragonberries that he creates. It's the only thing that will keep their wither rot disease at bay. But now Mortimer's gone. What will happen to the town? That's up to you in Reaping at River's End, a new RPG adventure for D&D and Swords & Wizardry that's up on Kickstarter now.


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Dungeons & Dragons Essentials Kit Now Available

With the golden age of gaming we've got going on right now, more people than ever are joining the nerdy masses. Many of them are looking to try some of the classic games they've heard of for so long, including Dungeons & Dragons. But where can they get everything they need to get playing? That'd be the Essentials Kit, just released from Wizards of the coast. It's even got a 1-on-1 variant, essentially making it a 2-player starter set for D&D.


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2-Player Starter For Trilaterum Now Available

Longtime readers know my love of 2-player starter sets for games. With a single purchase, you can get gaming right away with a friend. No need to worry about what, exactly, to pick up for a starter force, or make sure you have the right rules or dice or counters. The folks behind Trilaterum feel the same way, so they've got their new 2-player starter set, Encounter at Sarin's Rim, now available.


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Renegade Game Studios Announces Teens In Space

So, you're a kid on your bike, tooling around the neighborhood, but you long for something more. You look out into the stars and wish you were there. In Renegade Game Studios' Teens in Space, that's just what you'll get to do. The new RPG coming in August uses the Kids on Bikes game system, but blasts off into the cosmos. Pre-orders are being taken now.


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Podcast Radio

Tuesday. We're into the week, proper. It's been a busy start, and it's going to be a busy continuation. That's fine, since next week will be a short one. But to have a short week, gotta get everything done in the meantime. So, here we are. To help get you through the day, we've got our regular spot of gaming podcasts. Let's listen in.

This week on the dial we have: Chance of Gaming Episode 33; Blue Peg, Pink Peg Episode 149: Origins 2019; Meeples & Miniatures Episode 270: UK Games Expo 2019 & OML7; Nerdherders Episode 33 (123): Returnherders; Morrus' Unofficial Tabletop RPG Talk Episode 53: A Touch More Class with Mike Myler; Geeks of the North Episode 77: Pulp ramble; and All Us Geeks Episode 89: The Geeks Go On A Few Runs In The Shadows.


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