Author "Polar_Bear"

By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Sep 23rd, 2017
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Saturdaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay! *runs around with arms over my head* Wooooooooooooooooo! Alright, let’s do this thing! Today we have: Tulip Bubble, Nuked, Wasteland Express Delivery Service, Brutal Kingdom, Dwarven Smithy, Crows, Sticky Chameleons, Sher...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Sep 22nd, 2017
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Japanime Games has started taking pre-orders for a new card game called Terrifying Girl Disorder. It takes its inspiration from the novel Dogra Magra. In the game, players are highly-psychically-powerful women who have lost their memories. The goal is ...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Sep 22nd, 2017
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Sometimes you just gotta bring out the big guns. Enemy armor or fortifications need to be blown to smithereens and your regular hand-held piece just won’t do it. So you call in the artillery. That’s what we’ve got with these new relea...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Sep 22nd, 2017
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I am very much a creature of habit. I love regular schedules and routines. So, let’s see… *gets out Friday list* Forge World post: check Friday Snippets: check Wyrd Friday Preview: check Murmaider! Murmaider! Murmaider! Murmaider! Anyway, t...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Sep 22nd, 2017
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As I’ve said with pretty much every Legio Custodes release, I wish I had that kind of gear back when I was a janitor. This one, in particular, would’ve been nice. Trust me, I’ve come across many, many, many things in those previous jo...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Sep 22nd, 2017
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We’re standing (well, I’m sitting) at the threshold to the weekend. With any luck, yours will be filled with all manner of gaming. I’ve yet to fully decide what I’ll be up to. But that’s sometimes half the fun. But whateve...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Sep 22nd, 2017
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Z-Man Games has another updated version of a game they’re working on. This time around, it’s History of the World. So, in a way, they’re rewriting history… If you’ve ever wanted to be in charge of a civilization and see it...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Sep 22nd, 2017
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The Cities of Splendor expansion for… well… Splendor is now available. Actually, it should be The Cities of Splendor expansionS. Reason being is that it’s not just one new set of rules inside the box, but actually several. You can mix...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Sep 22nd, 2017
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Steamforged Games is going to be launching their Kickstarter campaign for the Resident Evil 2 board game on September 25th. That’s just a couple days away. In order to build up the hype and excitement, they’re giving away a pledge to one pe...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Sep 22nd, 2017
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One of the perhaps less-known parts of WWII was the exploits of the Chindits. These jungle-fighting specialists went into Southeast Asia and deep into enemy territory to harass the enemy’s back flanks. They would disrupt support and rail lines wi...
By Polar_Bear
In Corvus Belli
Sep 22nd, 2017
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The next batch of releases for Infinity are ready to hit your tabletops. You can head out to your LGS and pick up the new figures, expanding your forces with hot new options like the Nagas, Hellcats, and Caledonian Volunteers. Or, if you’re just ...
By Polar_Bear
In Corvus Belli
Sep 21st, 2017
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Corvus Belli is hitting the fantasy sports scene with Aristeia! But how do you actually win the game? What are you supposed to do out there on the pitch? Well, there’s actually a couple different ways to go about it, depending on what scenario yo...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Sep 21st, 2017
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Well, civilization has collapsed again, this time because the sun exploded. Damnit, Todd. I told you to stop throwing rocks at it. Thankfully, things like a host start for your planet aren’t as necessary as you might think if you’ve got som...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Sep 21st, 2017
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Look… it’s something we all do at some point. And we’ve all been “crop dusted” at some point. Maybe it was in class, or at a party, or in the office, or in an elevator, but it’s happened. So why not make a humorous g...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Sep 21st, 2017
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Well, it seems that civilization has once more come to an end. Damnit, Todd! I told you that working with those mutagenic compounds wasn’t a good idea! And pick up your stuff around here! There’s a rampaging horde of deformed mutations comi...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Sep 21st, 2017
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My week continues to rocket by, so it feels. That’s not a complaint, mind you. Anytime the work week goes by quickly, looking to toss me back into the weekend, I’m happy. Not that I dislike what I do, of course. But, c’mon… week...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Sep 21st, 2017
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We all have our favorite celebrities. For gamers and other nerdy types, that tends to go into areas such as artists and game designers (beyond just tv/movie stars and recording artists that many people have). Well, if you’re a fan of the Scott Pi...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Sep 21st, 2017
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Warlord Games is turning 10 years old. *snifflesniffle* They grow up so fast. They’re planning quite a party, too. You’ve probably seen the exclusive mini they’re going to have at the show. But that’s not the only cool thing the...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Sep 21st, 2017
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Having access to advise the king on matters is a good position to be in. You can make sure that the things you find most important get done. Well, King Tritus is looking to add a new person to his Royal Council. The thing is, you’re not the only ...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Sep 21st, 2017
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Plaid Hat’s Stuffed Fables has been getting a lot of attention since its announcement. The gamebook style has intrigued many, along with the theme of stuffed animals coming to life to go on adventures and protect the children that they love. In t...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Sep 21st, 2017
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Part of Warmachine/Hordes is that players are encouraged to run theme forces. That is, an entire army based around a certain style of unit or a way of play. Sure, you can go totally “combined arms” with some mercenaries or minions thrown in...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Sep 20th, 2017
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I am a fan of abstract strategy games. I also have an interest in WWI. Well, mix those two together and you get Trench, a new strategy board game that’s up on Kickstarter now. Take control of your army and maneuver your way across the diamond-sha...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Sep 20th, 2017
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What’s the best animal? Ok, I mean, we know it’s the polar bear. But beyond that. What’s the next-best animal? Well, in The Champion of the Wild, you take on the role of an animal trainer that can communicate directly with the animals...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Sep 20th, 2017
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Playing games is fun. Even watching people play games can be fun. But what’s better than that? Playing or watching games for charity. And what’s possibly even better than that? Getting free stuff for watching games for charity. That’s...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Sep 20th, 2017
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September is a time for change. We’ve got a new season starting up in just a couple days. The leaves are starting to change color. Warcradle Studios is also coming out with a new edition of Wild West Exodus. In fact, the first couple sets are ava...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Sep 20th, 2017
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The week continues along. We’ve made it halfway through! The weekend will be here before we know it. At least, I think it will, since it seems this week is going by pretty quickly. Seems I keep looking down at my clock and going, “man, it&#...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Sep 20th, 2017
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No, they’re not dice that are something like 15′ on each size. That’d be pretty awesome (though probably not very practical for your games), but Titan Dice is a new dice game from Eagle-Gryphon Games. In the game, vicious mythic creat...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Sep 20th, 2017
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It’s the dawn of time… Eh, that’s too early. Someone wake me up at the noon of time… No, wait, I need to get up and make my bed… though I should probably build a hut and get a village going. But to have a village, I need r...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Sep 20th, 2017
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Battlefront is awesome at having big, worldwide campaigns for their games. Firestorm: Red Thunder is their latest, and it’s been extended for another weekend to let you get involved. It’s more than just bragging rights for having your side ...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Sep 20th, 2017
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Steve Jackson Games’ Munchkin has been around for quite some time. In all those years, it’s gotten quite a lot of expansions, alternate sets, special add-ons, and all those great custom dice. Well, for this holiday season, Steve Jackson has...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Sep 20th, 2017
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Information is everything. Being informed of the situation at hand, especially in something as chaotic as a warzone can mean the difference between victory and defeat. And when an enemy is captured, getting accurate information from them is a good skil...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Sep 19th, 2017
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Memes are pretty much an everyday part of our lives right now. Hell, I used a couple earlier today when talking with friends. Gaming is also a part of our everyday lives (well, if you’re visiting here, it probably is, anyway). So, why not mix the...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Sep 19th, 2017
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There’s no such thing as “too many dice.” Also, it’s cool to have dice that match your team/army. Well, For those playing Techno Bowl from Bombshell Games, they’re giving you a chance to get custom dice for your team over ...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Sep 19th, 2017
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Well, it’s happened. The world has once more come to an end. Damnit, Todd! I told you to not push that button labeled, “don’t push this button.” But the nuclear bombs have fallen and it’s time to see what’s left. Unf...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Sep 19th, 2017
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It’s back to Tuesday we go. The Work Week will be conquered and we will make it back to the weekend. And a good way to help out with that is by listening to some gaming podcasts. Put one on, and before you know it, you’ve got some great gam...