Author "Polar_Bear"

By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Jul 24th, 2017
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It’s back into the office for most of us. Hopefully your weekend went well. I didn’t get any tabletop gaming in, but I did have a great time with a friend I’d not seen in a bit. So I can’t really complain. Also got a ton done ar...
By Polar_Bear
In Horror
Jul 24th, 2017
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Mondays generally aren’t seen as being so great. But Wyrd does their best to make them better by giving us regular previews. This time around, we’ve got another Malifaux artwork preview. Today, we get a look at the Gravedigger. No, it’...
By Polar_Bear
In Magazine/webzine
Jul 24th, 2017
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Just last week, I watched a great documentary series on Netflix that was about WWII. It’s certainly not the first series I’ve seen on the war. And it probably won’t be the last. WWII fascinates a lot of people with just the scope and ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jul 24th, 2017
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Spartan Games has started taking pre-orders for what will be the first in their new series of “out of the box” board games. That is to say that everything you need is all in one package. This first outing is Firestorm: Strike Force. Take co...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jul 24th, 2017
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You know, there’s a big difference when previewing items. By that, I mean, if some company were to show you 1/10 of a new figure they were working on, you’d get, like, a kneecap or something. If someone were previewing their new rules set, ...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Jul 24th, 2017
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Who wants to walk into battle? Nobody, that’s who. You want to get there in style. And what’s cooler than getting to the fight in a cool motorcycle? Perhaps a tank? Well, the Germans were doing both in WWII, and Warlord Games is giving you ...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Jul 24th, 2017
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The first codex release for 8th Edition 40k is now available. And they’re starting out with the Tau! … No, of course they aren’t. They’re starting out with the most iconic of their factions, the Space Marines. You can order the ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jul 22nd, 2017
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We’ve made it to Saturday! Woo! *runs around the place with my arms up in the air* Woo! *takes a moment from my running around to type up the review articles you so desperately desire* Today we have: Wibbell++, Play Tray UK, Pocket Mars, Master o...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Jul 21st, 2017
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You know, bull sharks have been seen in fresh water. They have been found in rivers in Australia and in places even as far away from the ocean as St. Louis. And that’s with them swimming in the water. Just think if those sharks could run across t...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Jul 21st, 2017
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I remember when Dropzone Commander was just coming out. I was exceedingly interested in this new miniatures game. A lot of my friends back in the day had played Epic, and it looked like that same sort of feel to it. However, after watching a couple gam...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Jul 21st, 2017
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As you all know, I’m a big fan of seeing rules for a game before I buy it. Well, Warlord Games’ newest endeavor, Blood Red Skies, has its rulebook now posted up online as a free .pdf download. If you’d like to check out this new game ...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Jul 21st, 2017
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And here we are once more. It’s Friday. And I’m having a conversation with a friend in Wales about chip butty, because that’s how life works sometimes. It’s really got me wanting some poutine, actually. … or just anything,...
By Polar_Bear
In Corvus Belli
Jul 21st, 2017
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The next set of releases are available from Corvus Belli for Infinity. Head on down to your LGS or make your way to their webshop and pick you up some high-tech soldiers....
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Jul 21st, 2017
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Many of you out there have been in charge of an RPG game before. Be it GM or DM or whatever other title you want to call it, you’ve written your own adventures for your players. Well, over at Kort’thalis Publishing, they’re celebratin...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jul 21st, 2017
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Hut! Hut! Omaha! Hike! You know, the football season (that’s the American variety of football, mind you) isn’t all that far away, really. I mean, we’re almost to August, after all. So I’m sure some of you are going to be getting...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Jul 21st, 2017
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Hopefully you’re enjoying the Wicked Harvest releases for Hordes that just came out. I’m sure some of you have picked up the new faction. But what if you just want to fight against them? Well, there’s some new releases coming out for ...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jul 21st, 2017
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A bit all over the map with this week’s set of pre-orders from Forge World. In one corner, we’ve got a new armored vehicle for 40k, particularly the Sisters of Silence. In another corner we’ve got a Blood Angels Legion Transfer Sheet....
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jul 20th, 2017
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Civilization’s gotta start somewhere. And that’s just what’s happening in the world. Tribes are banding together in the deserts, in the forests, and on the plains. But tribes of what, exactly? That remains to be seen. It’s certa...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jul 20th, 2017
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So, we’re not entirely sure if androids dream of electric sheep. But we can be sure that when a psychic has a nightmare, there can potentially be dire consequences. What sort? Well, how about causing some sort of psychic spawn to be created at an...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jul 20th, 2017
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Several prominent scientists and businessmen have warned us about the use of AI. Others are like, “what harm could it really do?” Well, if you have an AI that’s isolated from everyone else due to a seismic weapon that’s used in ...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jul 20th, 2017
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The week continues along, with the weekend looming ever-closer. Out in CA, there’s thousands of people converging in San Diego. Apparently, something’s happening out there this weekend. 😉 But I’m nowhere near all that. I’m just ...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Jul 20th, 2017
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From time to time, a game can use a bit of a makeover. With changing times comes changing tastes in rules and attitudes towards different mechanics. With multiple playthroughs, sometimes a discrepancy is found. Or maybe a game has just lost its polish ...
By Polar_Bear
In A Song of Ice and Fire
Jul 20th, 2017
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Sure, many times, you might just want to set up your armies on the board and go crashing them against one-another. There’s absolutely nothing wrong with that. But maybe you want something a bit different. Well, for the A Song of Ice and Fire Mini...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jul 20th, 2017
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The king of Greycastle is dying. Unlike many kingdoms, the next person to take the throne is not chosen through heredity. Instead, the various guilds get together and determine who among them has led their guild to become the most prestigious. That gui...
By Polar_Bear
In Corvus Belli
Jul 20th, 2017
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For me, I need a drafting machine and a set of French curves to make a stick man. It’s even worse when it comes to digital art. MS Paint is about as far as I get. So you don’t have to worry about me sniping the Corvus Belli Graphic Designer...
By Polar_Bear
In Hordes
Jul 20th, 2017
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The other day, a friend of mine snapped a picture outside of her local Kroger. They had Halloween decorations for sale. It seems Privateer Press is much in the same spirit, as the Grymkin, the latest faction for Hordes, full of creepy and scary monster...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jul 19th, 2017
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While no, I don’t really go out into the sun too often, it doesn’t actually burn my skin. Such is not the case for the dark elves. They do what they can to avoid the light, staying in the twisting corridors in the city of Spire. There, the ...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jul 19th, 2017
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The military has all manner of special forces that they train for various missions. Navy Seals, Green Berets, Army Rangers. They are the elite of the elite. They go in where precision raids need to be done and sending in whole divisions of troops just ...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jul 19th, 2017
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Are humans set along a predetermined course that we must walk until the very end? Or can others enter our lives and alter our destiny? Well, in The Shipwreck Arcana, you and and the other players will be looking to figure out one-another’s fate i...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jul 19th, 2017
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WWII saw many different new weapons and tactics used out on the battlefield. It’d be impossible to represent each and every single way a trooper was kitted out during the conflict… but that doesn’t mean companies can’t try. Baue...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jul 19th, 2017
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This week feels like it’s going by quickly. I was waking up this morning and went, “whoah… it’s already Wednesday.” Seems those podcasts are helping. Either that, or it’s because I’m pretty busy over here. Lots...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Jul 19th, 2017
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Underestimated Games has completed the rulebook for their miniatures game, Purgatory, and have posted it on their Facebook shop for your downloading, reading, and playing pleasure. The book also has 40 pages of background about the world the game takes...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jul 19th, 2017
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Mining has always been a very tough job, but also quite possibly a very lucrative one. From ancient times where they were finding copper and gold in the mountains, to the far future where they mine into asteroids to find Xendryd crystals. Star Scrapper...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jul 19th, 2017
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Nick, Nick, Nick, Nick, Ni-Nick-Nick-Nick. Nickelodeon! Yeah, there’s a good portion of you that read that in a certain tone with a certain tempo. I know you’re out there. Well, those of you that want some Nickelodeon games for your tableto...
By Polar_Bear
In Dungeons & Dragons
Jul 19th, 2017
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When you want to fill up your whole day with gaming, you can’t go wrong with gaming magazines. Wizards of the Coast certainly has put a few out there over the years. One of their more-recent ones is Dragon+. You can get issue 14 of it now, where ...