Posts by Polar_Bear


PostCurious Taking Orders For The Tale of Ord Adventure Puzzle Game

The Tale of Ord is one of those games where they send you bits and pieces of it through the mail, putting you in the shoes of investigators looking to solve a mystery. You'll get four boxes sent to you, once a month, with all sorts of clues and info. From there, it's up to you to decide how you use the material and whether you can solve the mystery or not.


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Dungeon Derby Party Board Game Up On Kickstarter

The race is on. A group of adventurers has headed into the dungeon to find all sorts of loot and treasure, but only one will grab the best gear for themselves. Dungeon Derby is a new party board game from Rabbiteer where players work semi-cooperatively to make their way through a dungeon track filled with monsters. Grab new spells and gear as you all bet on who's winning. Just make sure you're the one actually in the lead when the end comes. The game is up on Kickstarter now.


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Conan: Nameless Cults Book Now Available as PDF from Modiphius

DMs can never have enough resources for their games. They have so much to take care of in the game that having some pre-generated material is nice. In this case, it's a new book for the Conan RPG. It's called Nameless Cults and it has all sorts of information about Hyboria's various gods and those that worship them.


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Monday Terrain Corner

I don't know who decided that it'd be a good idea to stop the weekend and have another Monday, but here we are. It's not that I hate what I do. Far from it. But hanging out with friends all day and gaming? That's objectively better. Ah well, the next weekend will be upon us eventually, and it'll be time for gaming once again. And with that gaming, we need to make sure the gaming tables look good.

Today in the Terrain Corner we have: Paizo Previews Pathfinder Pawns: Dungeon Decor Pawn Collection and Heroic Maps Releases Aerineya: The Traveller's Roost Tavern.


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By Fire and Sword: Task Force Available For Pre-Order

There's a new encounter level coming for By Fire and Sword. Between the skirmish level and the division level is the Task Force level. It's not exactly a small group encountering another, or massed armies meeting on the battlefield, but something in-between, with several squads working together. Pre-orders for the new book detailing all the intricacies of this new game size are available now.


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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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