Posts by Polar_Bear


Munchkin Harry Potter Deluxe Now Available

Join up with your favorite house, head through the halls of Hogwards, overcome obstacles and defeat monsters, and get yourself to the head of the class. That's what you'll be doing in the latest Munchkin release from Steve Jackson Games, this time skinned (figuratively, not literally) in Harry Potter. You can pick up your copies now.


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Eden: City of Sagaar & Snowmen - Christmas Special Edition Up On Kickstarter

The folks over at Happy Games Factory have launched a quick turn-around Kickstarter campaign for some new miniatures for their Eden miniatures game. The first set is the City of Sagaar. They're a whole new faction for the game, representing where the game's come since its creation. Then there's the Snowmen, who are just holiday fun, through and through.


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Podcast Radio

Tuesday.

It's Tuesday.

... Tuuuuuuuuuuesday...

Yeah, apparently, I got nothin'. So let's just get to the podcasts.

Today on the dial we have : The Secret Cabal Episode 172: Arkham Horror 3rd Edition, Betrayal at Baldur’s Gate and The Founder’s Guide to Knowing How To Act Right; Rolling Dice & Taking Names Episode 160: Fireball Island, Victorian Masterminds, Blackstone Fortress; Singled Out Episode 79: Designing Entertainers with Sherwin and Russ; The Polyhedron Collider Cast Episode 52: Deep Sea Adventure, Detective and Dungeons And Dragons; and Geeks of the North Episode 56: To 54mm and beyond.


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Here's Negan: The Board Game Now Available

Mantic has released their new game based on The Walking Dead series. It's called Here's Negan and it puts players in the role of henchmen in his organization, looking to do evil deeds, and gain reputation with the big baddie himself. Just watch out, as your opponents will be looking to cut you down to size if ever given the opportunity.


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Ostfront Releases Shipyard WWII Naval Combat Game

Many WWII games just tell you what sort of equipment was used in a battle and off you go. However, Ostfront's Shipyard actually lets you construct different ships to take into combat. Using the special construction rules, you can create your own fleet from scratch and set sail for the high seas. You can get your copy now.


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New Harry Potter and DC Universe Pre-Orders Available From Knight Models

Lots of new releases up on Knight Model's website for you to check out, available now for pre-order. There's a couple kits for the Harry Potter Miniatures Adventure Game, as well as the DC Universe Miniatures Game. So, if you want some wand-waving action, or some superhero stomping, they've got you covered.


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Grand Manoeuvre Releases Storm of Spears Hoplite Rules

It feels like it's really been a while since we've gotten an ancient warfare miniatures release on here. That changes with the release of Storm of Spears, a new set of miniatures rules for playing games set in 431-360BC. Grab your round shield, your pike, and your helmet, and hit the field shoulder-to-shoulder with your brothers in arms.


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Highlander: the Board Game Now Available

After a successful Kickstarter campaign and sending pledges out to backers, River Horse is happy to release their Highlander board game. Based on the popular series, the Highlander board game has players participating in the game, where in the end, there can be only one. Grab your sword of choice and fire up the Queen.


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Monday Terrain Corner

It's getting towards the end of the year, and kinda in a doldrums in terms of too many news announcements. I'm sure you've noticed the slight slowdown. That's not a sign that I'm giving out, mind you. Still plenty to talk about, but a lower volume. For example, we've got a pretty short Terrain Corner for you today, with just one entry.

Remember, if you see a new story you'd like me to cover here on TGN, feel free to use the Submit News form and let me know about it. It's not just for the designers/makers themselves. I gladly listen to tips brought in by you. Or, if there's a company you'd like to see get their stories on the site, and be one that I should be watching, lemme know. I'm just one bear in the huge sea of gaming!

But anyway, today in the Terrain Corner we have: Hel Planet Game Mat Available From Loke Battlemats.


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