Posts by Polar_Bear


Precinct Omega Releases Ballmonsters

You know... I'm a fan of games with a unique premise. And this one certainly seems to be it. Precinct Omega has taken over production and distribution of Macrocosm Miniature's Ballmonsters. And they're working on a game using the floating fellows that's something akin to billiards... of sorts... played if the balls were alive and bit people.


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Kitbash Games Announces Supers Unlimited Miniatures Game Coming to Kickstarter

While I'm sure that nobody wants to see me in a spandex outfit, there are many out there that can pull it off. Mostly, they're also the ones doing superheroic deeds. Kitbash Games is going to launch a Kickstarter next year for Supers Unlimited, their new line of superhero-inspired figures, as well as a quick set of skirmish rules to go with them.


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Waterdeep: Dungeon of the Mad Mage And Guildmaster's Guide to Ravnica Up on Roll20

When you can't always get everyone together for a gaming session because they live too far away, there's always programs like Roll20 so that you can still get gaming sessions in. They've recently released two new products you can use to enhance your Dungeons & Dragons sessions. The first is a new adventure, Waterdeep: Dungeon of the Mad Mage. The other is the Guildmaster's Guide to Ravnica. So if you want to get some loot on, or you want to further explore the realm from Magic: The Gathering, you've got your choices open.


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UnderWorld Deck-Building Game Up On Kickstarter

Superpowered beings exist. They've always existed. And they've broken up and created 8 factions which all secretly control the world. But why only control 1/8th of the world when you can control all of it? The time is right to make a move and dominate the planet. The's the story in UnderWorld, a new deck-building card game that's up on Kickstarter now.


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Happy Games Factory Running ArenaBots Miniatures Board Game Kickstarter

In the desolate world of Happy Games Factory's Eden universe, many are left hunkering for shelter in underground living spaces. However, there's little to do under there, and many turn to a life of building and learning to pilot different robots. Of course, where there's an act, there's a competition to see who's best at that act. And that's what brings us to ArenaBots, a new sci-fi miniatures board game that's up on Kickstarter now.


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Fantasy Flight Previews the RZ-2 A-wing For X-Wing

The Resistance, much like the Rebel Alliance that preceeded it, uses a variety of different fighter craft in order to get the job done against the First Order. That includes their own versions of classics, such as the A-Wing. Nimble and fast, it's an interceptor of the highest order. Get a look at it for the X-Wing Miniatures Game in this preview.


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Mixtape Massacre: Escape From Tall Oaks Coming to Kickstarter Next Year

Just when the credits roll and you think you've escaped, the monster's hand twitches and you've gotta get ready for another round. Mixtape Massacre: Escape From Tall Oaks is the upcoming sequal to the breakout horror game. Head around the town, evade slashers, find other survivors, rescue potential victims. The game will be up on Kickstarter at the start of next year.


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Battlefront's Armistice Sale Happening Now

We just passed the 100th anniversary of the end of WWI. It was, I consider, the true foundation of the rest of the 20th century. In honor of the end of the war, Battlefront is having a sale for the rest of November on Great War. They are also announcing that they are upgrading the rules to the current format for Battlefront games. Head on over and get your figures now.


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Heroes of Terinoth Now Available

Terinoth is Fantasly Flight Game's fantasy setting. It's where quite a few of their products are set, and a new one has just hit the streets. Heroes of Terinoth pits players against all the strange and weird creaters, monsters, and other dangers of the land, as they work to complete the quest set before them. You can pick up your copy now.


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Podcast Radio

Hey everyone,

Regularly scheduled posting will be back soon, I promise. We appreciate your understanding during this bit of a rough patch. But the resolution is in sight, and we'll get everything back rolling ASAP. And while I handle various whatnots associated with it, I'm gonna crank some gaming podcasts to help me think of nerdy stuff.

This week on the dial we have: The Polyhedron Collider Cast Episode 50: Arkham Horror 3rd ed, Deep Madness and Monolith Arena; Chance of Gaming Episode 118; Epic Gaming Night Episode 178: Events & Encounters!; The Secret Cabal Episode 170: Blitz Bowl and Blood Bowl Comparison, The Thing Infection at Outpost 31 and Gimmicks in Board Games; Dungeon Masters Ludus Episode 08: Running Horror Adventures; The Offline Gamer Episode 34: Essen Spiel 2018; and Blue Peg, Pink Peg Episode 134: Essen 2018 & Feudum.


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Z-Man Games Posts Pandemic: Fall of Rome Preview

In the original Pandemic, players are trying to stop the spread of deadly diseases all across the world. There was no need for something called battle dice. In the Pandemic where you're trying to stop the floods in the Netherlands, there's no need for something called battle dice. In the Pandemic where you're trying to stop the fall of the Roman empire, there's definitely a need for something called battle dice. Take a look at how they work in this preview for Pandemic: Fall of Rome.


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