Wrath of Kings

By Polar_Bear
In CMON
May 13th, 2017
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As we should all know, A Song of Ice and Fire is not CMON’s first foray into a miniatures game. They’re long-standing game, Dark Age, as well as Wrath of Kings, are both still being developed. They’ve had a couple panels for these two games, hosted by Bryan Steele, Dave Taylor, and ...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Mar 7th, 2017
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We’re officially a week into March. Seems like a good time to get the word out about the releases that will be happening this month. At least, CMON thinks so (and I certainly agree). They’ve put up a short video showing off what new box sets will be available for Wrath of Kings....
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Aug 19th, 2016
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Wrath of Kings: Rising Conflicts will be releasing soon. With it will be plenty of new things to add to your forces. But this is more looking back on old releases, but in a new way. Since the game’s release, thousands of gamers have played probably a couple hundred-thousand games of Wrath of Ki...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 5th, 2016
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So, it’s coming up to 8pm. Day 2 is definitely in the books for Gen Con 2016. It’s been a very busy day. I’m tired, but still pretty amped about everything that’s gone on. And I’m sure you all would like to know about some of it. There’s been about a billion things...
By Polar_Bear
In Arcadia Quest
May 8th, 2016
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Well, yesterday was quite a whirlwind of activity. Nothing but nonstop activity and excitement here at the 2nd day of the CMON Expo. There’s lots to do and see, so let’s show some of it off....
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
May 7th, 2016
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There are many awesome things about the CMON Expo. Getting information about future games and game releases from the panels is one of them. The first panel here today is being given by Dave Taylor about future releases for the miniatures games Dark Age and Wrath of Kings. So, let’s dive in....
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Apr 23rd, 2016
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Time and time again you have seen me laud the decision of companies coming out with two-player starter sets for their games. You get pretty much all you need to get you and an opponent playing a game as soon as possible. Well, Wrath of Kings has themselves a brand new 2-player starter that you [&hell...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Apr 16th, 2016
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A couple weeks ago at Adepticon, I posted up some photos of the display case for Wrath of Kings. A lot of people were “Oooh!”ing and “Aaah!”ing at them. Well, the first releases of figures from those photos are now available....
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Mar 31st, 2016
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Hey everyone! It’s been a very busy morning here at Adepticon. I’ve already seen some awesome armies, some cool, new models, and talked to some great people who obviously love our hobby. If you’re not following our Facebook page than you’ve been missing out. What sort of thing...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Mar 29th, 2016
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There are many crazy things that live in our oceans. Just the other day I saw this story about some neon-green-eyed fish-thing that they brought up from the depths. Yeah, I really have no desire to go swimming in the ocean, thankyouverymuch. Hell, I might run into a Neritic Horror! At least if that d...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Mar 12th, 2016
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As you’ve seen me say before, I love 2-player starters. My first foray into a miniatures game was splitting a 2nd edition 40k starter with my friend. Well, the fellows over at CoolMiniOrNot have created a new 2-player starter set for Wrath of Kings. It’s got pretty much everything you nee...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Mar 9th, 2016
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Though I don’t get to have it all that often, I do love seafood. In particular, I love shellfish. However, this is one crustacean that’s just as likely to try and eat me as I am to eat him. A new preview for Wrath of Kings has been posted. It’s the Shell Cracker for Hadross....
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Jan 15th, 2016
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In Wrath of Kings, Resilience can very much mean the difference between keeping a figure on the field and having them taken off as a casualty. Sure, there are your wounds backing you up, but if you’ve got a good Resilience score, you might never have to worry about taking a wound. Well, in any ...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Jan 4th, 2016
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My first ever purchase for a miniatures game was splitting a 2-player box set (of the 2nd edition 40k box, actually). They’re ridiculously handy for getting you and your friend into a game. We didn’t have any tape measures or dice or anything like that, but the set had everything we need....
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Dec 4th, 2015
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The previews for the next set of releases for Wrath of Kings continue coming. Goritsi is featured this time around. Pack Master Kozakar is a new character who specializes in fast deployment of the troops around him. He’s able to run ahead of the group and then call others to him, as you’l...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Dec 3rd, 2015
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This Con Season may be over, but it’s not going to be long before next year’s starts up. With how wide the “Con Season” is, it barely ends at all. Besides, you gotta plan ahead for these things. You can’t just wake up the day before an event and think, “Yeah, IR...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Nov 24th, 2015
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If you want to get the cool toys, you have to be able to find out where they’re being sold. Well, CMON Inc. and EBS Hobbies are teaming up to bring UK gamers the CMON minis games. These are Dark Age And Wrath of Kings....
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Sep 28th, 2015
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The first expansion book for Wrath of Kings is on its way. The five major houses are gearing up for war. New soldiers are hitting the battlefields, ready to defend or conquer, depending on what’s needed at the time. One group that doesn’t seem like the “sit around and wait to defend...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Sep 16th, 2015
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Though the focus right now might be on The Others, that doesn’t mean that CoolMiniOrNot isn’t busy working on its other properties. For example, Wrath of Kings, their fantasy miniatures game is starting to get ready for a new expansion. So what sort of things can you expect from this new ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 18th, 2015
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While, for a lot of people, the convention may seem to end at Gen Con, that’s really not the case. There’s still shows after that. One of them is the NOVA Open, held in Arlington, VA. Many different gaming companies will be there holding events. CoolMiniOrNot is one of them. They’ve...
By Polar_Bear
In Arcadia Quest
Aug 2nd, 2015
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Saturday was everything one would expect from Gen Con. The hallways were certainly filled with gamers, geeks, and nerds of all type. All sorts of awesome things were happening. Too many to just have still photos cover it all. Thankfully, there’s video, and CMON has a Day 3 video wrap-up they...
By Polar_Bear
In Arcadia Quest
Aug 1st, 2015
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The CMON booth was once again a big hive of activity. The World of Smog: On Her Majesty’s Service and The Grizzled joined Blood Rage from the day before as sell-outs at the show. People are simply gobbling up these games like crazy. (personal note: I love The Grizzled. I tried it out at CMON [&...
By Polar_Bear
In Arcadia Quest
Jul 31st, 2015
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Gen Con is fully underway now. The first day went by in a flash. The energy in the air was palpable. Everyone I’ve talked to agrees that this year is much busier than last. When the doors open, there’s a huge rush as all the eager gamers head to the various booths in order to […]...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Jul 17th, 2015
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I told you that gaming companies were going to be putting up their announcements and such for Gen Con. Well, here’s another one. This time around it’s CMON. They’ve posted up both their pre-releases they’ll have at the show, as well as the various events they’ve got plan...
By Jared Miller
In CMON
Jun 20th, 2015
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CoolMiniOrNot’s miniature game news keeps rolling in from CMON Expo as the design team behind the newly launched Wrath of Kings (WoK) held a panel looking at the future of the franchise. For those of you unfamiliar with the game, it’s a miniatures game offering scalability in battle, ranging fr...
By Jared Miller
In Arcadia Quest
Jun 19th, 2015
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The CoolMiniOrNot Expo 2015 (or CMON Expo if you’re hip) kicked off in Atlanta, Georgia today. For those of you unfamiliar with the event, it’s an annual tabletop gaming convention hosted by the folks at CMON where gamers get to try out the company’s past, present, and future games along with a wide ...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Jun 1st, 2015
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Wrath of Kings, the fantasy miniatures game from CMON, is getting a bit of an expansion this month. Each faction is getting a new unit box to add to their arsenal in their bid to take over the ancient throne and unite all 5 houses back together under one single leader....
By Polar_Bear
In Arcadia Quest
May 21st, 2015
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If you’re going to San Francisco, be sure to wear some flowers in your hair. Yeah, ask your parents about that song. Anyway, whether you have flowers in your hair or not, if you’re in San Francisco this weekend, be sure to stop by KublaCon for all sorts of fun gaming to be had. CMON [&hel...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 2nd, 2015
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Welcome, friends, to Saturday. Another week is over and it’s time to relax with some gaming. When this posts, I’ll be in the middle of a D&D session. The current DM and I are gonna tag out once more and I’m gonna take back over the campaign. Of course, that leaves my character ...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Apr 1st, 2015
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Wrath of Kings, the new fantasy miniatures game from CMON, is now available over in their webshop. The initial release sees starter boxes and specialist boxes for each faction, as well as the core rulebook. Grab one of the 5 houses and prove that yours is the one to rule over all the land. Check [&he...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Apr 1st, 2015
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CMON wants to find you your soul mate… if your soul mate is a jellyfish-man, that is. They’re running their Date With Oorath contest over on their Wrath of Kings Facebook page. Just type in why you think you’d be a perfect match and Eric Kelley, CMON’s head writer, will write ...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Mar 31st, 2015
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CMON continues their Spotlight Video Series for Wrath of Kings with a look at Hadross. These denizens of the deep invade the surface world to battle their opponents. With tough defensive abilities, they could be seen as the “tank faction” of the game. Their resonating abilities mean your ...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Mar 30th, 2015
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CMON has started posting up new Faction Spotlights for the upcoming Wrath of Kings game. They’ll be posting one a day. The first one is the Nasier. This faction draws most of its power from ceremonial masks that have been imbued with spiritual and elemental powers. They’re a very martial ...
By Enrico Nardini
In Board Games
Jan 15th, 2015
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It’s that time of the year again. Enrico Nardini reports on 5 CMON staff members and their gaming resolutions for 2015 (in no particular order)....
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Jan 9th, 2015
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CMON Expo is headed to its third year. The first couple events have just been posted on their website (I know, because I put them there). There’s a Dark Age March to Immortality, an Infinity event, and a Wrath of Kings narrative event, which is pretty cool since it changes each day, depending o...