Posts by Polar_Bear


Steamforged Previews New Fisherman's Guild Teams

Steamforged is looking to move their team production for Guild Ball from the metal teams they used to have to resin teams for the classic Guilds. The Fisherman's Guild will be the next one coming out. They'll be light blue. Steamforged has posted up a preview of what they'll look like (you might remember them from their failed Indiegogo campaign from several months back).


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Paizo Taking Pre-orders For Pathfinder Character Sheet Pack

Keeping all your stats, abilities, feats, gear, and spells straight for your character is very important. You might forget that you have that one ability that would totally make that fight super-simple if you just remembered it. Having a good, clean, and organized character sheet will help with that. And Paizo is taking pre-orders for their Pathfinder 2nd edition character sheet pack now.


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Fantasy Flight Posts New Spark of Hope Preview

While the Force-users often take center stage in the Star Wars saga, there are plenty of other notable leaders and troopers that the conflicts revolve around. In this preview of the upcoming Spark of Hope expansion for Star Wars: Destiny, we get a look at some of the cards and dice for a few of the leaders and troopers coming to the game.


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New Blood Red Skies and Konflikt '47 Releases Available From Warlord Games

The Japanese air force is making its way to the scene in Blood Red Skies. Warlord Games has a new Imperial Japanese Expansion Pack, as well as a pair of squadrons, available for the game. There's also a pair of Konflikt '47 releases, for those that like their WWII with a bit of Weird thrown in.


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New General's Handbook, White Dwarf, LoTR Releases Available to Order From Games Workshop

Big pre-order week for Games Workshop this week. Primarily, they've got the 2019 General's Handbook for Age of Sigmar. Those that want to be up-to-date with the rules will want to check it out. There's also a host of Lord of the Rings releases, including Radagast the Brown. Finally, the latest issue of White Dwarf is available to order. And, right there on the cover, a white dwarf. Seems fitting.


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Six Gun Showdown Card Game Up On Kickstarter

I love having a couple games around that I can just throw in my gaming backpack and pull out at a moment's notice. They're great for between other games, or to fill up time when waiting for more players to show up. Six Gun Showdown is just such a game, taking only 5-10min per hand. How fast are your reflexes? Can you get the drop on your opponent? The game is up on Kickstarter now.


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USAopoly Announces Toy Story: Obstacles and Adventures Game

USAopoly is celebrating all things Toy Story with a couple of new releases coming soon based on the franchise. There's a new Chess set. But probably more exciting for you all is the Obstacles and Adventures deck-building game. Players must work together to get through the events of the different movies, each contained in their own box of cards. As players progress through, new heroes and villains will join the mix. Both of these sets will be available soon.


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Overworld Games Announces The Zorro Dice Game

Mythical swashbuckling hero Zorro is getting to old for this stuff. He's looking to retire. However, he's not going to leave the poor unprotected from harm. He's looking to find a replacement. But only one will be good enough to take up the mask. Will it be you? That's what you'll be looking to find out in The Zorro Dice Game, coming soon to Kickstarter from Overworld Games.


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Friday Snippets

Fridaaaaaaaaaaay!

It has been quite a week. Lots got done. Lots still to do. But it will be the weekend afterward, and that's always fun. Gonna be hanging out with a friend and celebrate her birthday (which was Thursday). So, should be good times. But before we have cake and ice cream and such, we should snack on some bite-sized gaming stories.

Today on the platter we have: New Warbus Available From Puppets War, New Tactical Command Table From Kromlech, Orcs in Shorts Metal Minis Up On Kickstarter, Buy 3 Get 1 Free Sale Going On Now at Kraken Dice, New Late War Accessories Available From Battlefront For Flames of War, Undead Miniatures Up On Kickstarter, and Mighty Lords Miniatures Up On Kickstarter.


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New Necromunda Accessories and Figures Available to Order From Forge World

Along with every paint color they've got coming, Forge World also has some new Necromunda items in their Pre-Order category right now. You can pick up two new weapon sets, a new set of heads, as well as a pair of new figures: Ammo-jack and Dome Runner. And, like I mentioned, aaaaaaaaaaall the paints.


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Dungeons & Dragons Essentials Kit Coming Soon

With all the focus lately on gaming, new players are joining the fold all the time. Many are looking to get into such popular games as Dungeons & Dragons. But where should they begin? With all the different books and supplements out there, it can be intimidating for a new player. Thankfully, Wizards of the Coast is coming out with D&D Essentialls, a new entry-level starter pack to get players gaming as quickly as possible.


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Star Wars: Outer Rim Now Available

Out on the fringes of the galaxy, the Empire's grasp on star systems is much more tenuous. There, smugglers of all form ply their trade, dealing with various criminal organizations while still trying to stay ahead of the few Imperial agents that exist there, as well as a plethora of bounty hunters. How will you make your living? That's what you have to figure out in Star Wars: Outer Rim, the new board game available now from Fantasy Flight.


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BattleTech: Clan Invasion Coming to Kickstarter July 17

<whoop! whoop! whoop!> Giant robot alert! We have giant robot alert!

And it's hitting me in my nostalgia centers, because it involves some of the first giant robots I ever really got involved with (after Transformers). Mechwarrior 2 was my jam back in the day. Though I never did get into BattleTech, it's always had that spot in my heart. Well, this July, BattleTech: Clan Invasion is coming to Kickstarter. And looking at the minis that'll be part of it, I know where some of my money will be going this summer.


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