Posts by Polar_Bear


Escape the Dark Sector Adventure Game Up On Kickstarter

So, you've found yourself with your spaceship impounded and you locked up in jail on a space station. That's no place that anybody wants to be, so you've decided to escape. Using whatever you can find, and maybe a bit of luck, you escape, find your ship, and make a hasty getaway. That's exactly what you'll be doing in Escape the Dark Sector, a new adventure game that's up on Kickstarter now.


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The King of Dungeons Fantasy RPG Up On Kickstarter

I have a rather conversational tone here on TGN, as I'm sure you've noticed. When you read my posts, I would like to think you're reading them as though someone's talking to you, instead of just as text on a screen. Well, The King of Dungeons RPG writers were looking to do the exact same thing with their game. It's a more conversational, less strict, and less "reads like stereo instructions" take on the fantasy RPG genre. It's also up on Kickstarter now.


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Podcast Radio

Tuesday. We've made it through the start of the week that is Monday and we're into the week proper. I'm ready for the weekend, which shouldn't be a surprise to anyone. I'm always ready for the weekend. But, I mean... who isn't? Honestly? We all are. So, let's make the work week go by quickly with some gaming podcasts to listen to while we work.

This week on the dial we have: Drive Thru FM Episode 26: Questions and Answers; Morrus' Unofficial Tabletop RPG Talk Episode 52: The Lazy Dungeon Master, Mike “SlyFlourish” Shea; Geeks of the North Episode 76: Pulp City is back!; Meeples & Miniatures Episode 269: Everything you ever wanted to know about six, but were too afraid to ask, Part II; Game Classy Podcast Episode 189: Grimace of Catan; Singled Out Episode 89: Discussing Season 4 Blacksmiths with Fraser McFetridge; Epic Gaming Night Podcast Episode 203: Origins games with Emerson!; Tabletop Talk Episode 26: M3e Path to Podium with Alyx Drake; The D6 Generation Pip Episode 21: Joan of Arc & My 15 yo Daughter; Anonymous Tabletop Episode 34: From Origins to Endgame; Rolling Dice & Taking Names Episode 173: Top 5 List, Imperial Settlers Roll & Write, Tiny Towns; and Lords of the Dungeon 28: Board Gamifying RPGs, Homebrew Settings and Campaign Settings We Want To Try.


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Gallant Knight Games Running Tiny Legacies Kickstarter

Creating a game world from scratch can be hard. It's amazing just how many details there are to get into there for it to work. Well, for those wanting to world-build in the Tiny Supers game, Gallant Knight Games is here to help. They're running a Kickstarter for Tiny Legacies, a new guide for creating your own worlds and campaigns in the game.


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Dyskami Publishing Announces BESM Naked

No, it's not that the characters run around with no clothes on. That would be the Hentai edition. This is simply a pared-down version of Big Eyes, Small Mouth Fourth Edition. The two games are distinct from one-another. So, if you want the "full game," you go with BESM regular. If you want something that's more rules-lite, you'll go for BESM Naked.


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Paizo Previews August Releases

August is not all that far away. With it will come Gen Con and some new releases from Paizo. ... *looks at the number of releases* Ok, so "some" might be an understatement. There's going to be a deluge of releases. But then, it will be the release of the new Pathfinder edition. So there's that. Have yourself a look-see.


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Arcane Wonders Announces English Version of Smartphone Inc

Look, I only speak one language. I realize that many of you out there are multi-lingual and that's cool. But if it's not in English, I'm kinda out of luck when it comes to games. Thankfully, there are those out there looking to bring games to an English-speaking audience. In this case, it's Arcane Wonders bringing Smartphone Inc. to those of you out there like me.


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Fantasy Flight Previews Resistance Transport From X-Wing

While taking a transport into a dogfight might seem like taking a conversion van into a NASCAR race, there are definitely upsides to doing so. Namely, all the upgrades and crew you can generally put on them. In this case, we get a look at the Resistance Transport for X-Wing. It's versatile, because if you want to ditch the bottom 3/4 of the ship, you can do so and just fly around in the cockpit.


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Rather Dashing Games Running Dwarven Miner: Reforged Kickstarter

Rather Dashing Games is coming out with a new, updated version of their Dwarven Miner game. It's got updated rules based on years of feedback from those that enjoyed the original version. It's also got updated artwork from legendary artist Larry Elmore. Yes, that Larry Elmore. Have yourself a look. Dwarven Miner: Reforged is up on Kickstarter now.


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Singh Unleashed and Araine Unleashed Released For Achtung! Cthulhu

Some new miniatures are available for Achtung! Cthulhu from Modiphius. They're the Unleashed version of Sing and Araine. And, I have to admit, the effect on the Singh Unleashed miniature is rather interesting. These figures can be used in your RPG games or games of the Achtung! Cthulhu minis game.


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Mondo Games and Restoration Games Announce Bruce Lee Expansion For Unmatched

Mondo Games and Restoration Games will soon be bringing you Unmatched, a new card-driven miniatures skirmish game where players take on the role of history's and mythology's greatest fighters in a one on one grudge match to the end. They're also excited to announce that the first single-hero expansion pack will feature Bruce Lee.


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Monday Terrain Corner

Well, it's Monday again. It was inevitable. Not that Monday's all bad, mind you. Can't say it's my favorite day. But I don't hate it. I'm not Garfield. Besides, I've got new hot sauces hopefully arriving today. So, it's not all bad. We'll make it through and get back to the weekend eventually. In the meantime, though, let's make sure that when it does come time again to game, your gaming tables look good.

Today in the Terrain Corner we have: Tabletop World Previews New Stable Terrain, and New Hive City Billboard Available From Tabletop Scenics.


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