Dice Games

By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
Nov 15th, 2017
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Seems we’ve got a couple Dungeons & Dragons releases today that aren’t actually Dungeons & Dragons releases. In this case, it’s the Tomb of Annihilation set for Dice Masters. Want to get your dice-rolling on without your full group there? Now you certainly can, as you take...
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
Nov 14th, 2017
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I wish I was a martial arts master. I just lack discipline… and drive… and pretty much any sort of physical ability at all… But still, how cool would it be to be able to do jumping back-kicks and stuff like that? Well, all the animals in the zoo have been training in their off-time ...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Nov 14th, 2017
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Odin’s missing. Now, that might not seem so bad, if it’s just a quick jaunt, but this is pretty serious. The world tree, Yggdrasil, is shaking violently, its limbs possibly breaking and throwing the nine realms into chaos. The other Norse gods have decided that something must be done. Tha...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Nov 13th, 2017
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The Force is something that sets the Star Wars universe apart from other sci-fi settings. Those that are strong in the Force can perform many great feats. They’re some of the most iconic characters in the series. In Star Wars: Destiny, those characters, their gear, and abilities are represented...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Nov 11th, 2017
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It’s feeling a lot like Saturday 2: Sat Harder (editor’s note: rework that title before publishing) here. Yesterday I spent much of the day at home, hanging out and working on my friend’s Guild Ball minis. He moved recently and a bunch of his stuff got jumbled and busted up. Plus, t...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Nov 9th, 2017
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So, it’s come to this… We all knew they’d show up eventually. Well, they’re here. Asmodee looks to be leading the group, having launched their Holiday sale. And, being Asmodee, it’s not just them, but all their subsidiaries like Z-Man, Fantasy Flight, Days of Wonder, and...
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
Nov 2nd, 2017
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One of the most ubiquitous anime series out there is Dragon Ball. Particularly, Dragon Ball Z. IDW Games has announced that they have reached a partnership with Toei Animation to create a line of Dragon Ball Z board games. The first of these is Dragon Ball Z: Perfect Cell, a dice game which pits the ...
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
Oct 30th, 2017
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Well, you gotta start somewhere. Might as well start at the beginning. This is where we got the job, so this is the beginning. That job? Well, either bounty hunting or saving the galaxy from a tyrannical regime. Take your pick, depending on which of the new Star Wars: Destiny starter sets you want to...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Oct 28th, 2017
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It’s the weekend! Wooooo! Partaaaaaaaaaay! And by “Party,” I mean gaming! Working on getting this Review Roundup and then gonna head out to the LGS to play some Guild Ball. Today we’ve got: Tiny Epic Quest, Sagrada, Azul, InBetween, BONK, Stop Thief!, Agility, Cast the Ritual,...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Oct 25th, 2017
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Fruit Ninja, the popular mobile game about slicing fruit, is getting not one, not two, but three games based on it. Each has its own style and game type, from deck-building, to dice game, to party game. The whole game series is up on Kickstarter now....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Oct 21st, 2017
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It’s Saturday. I’m hanging out in the bear’s den here. LGS has a huge tourney going on, so I’m just gonna hang out here. So it’s me, John Mulaney, and typing up the Review Roundup. Literally Netflix and chill (no innuendo). Everyone needs just some relaxed days occasiona...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Oct 17th, 2017
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“But Polar Bear! Fruit Ninja‘s been out for a while! And it’s a digital game!” I hear you scream at your screens (I also know your browser history. Hey, whatever floats your boat. I don’t judge). Yes, Fruit Ninja is an incredibly popular mobile game where you must cut fr...
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
Oct 17th, 2017
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I haven’t played a collectable game in quite some time. Mostly I’ve just not had the time to keep up with them. But back when I did, my favorite format to play in was draft. It’s seat-of-your-pants gaming. You go in not knowing what your deck was going to consist of and leave it to ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Oct 14th, 2017
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Saturday night’s alright for gaming. Saturday afternoon’s alright for gaming. Saturday morning’s alright for gaming. Pretty much all of Saturday (Saturday, Saturday) is good for gaming. I’m… not currently gaming. I’m baking (yes, again), getting ready for an early ...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Oct 10th, 2017
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Fantasy Flight Games has announced a new set for Star Wars: Destiny, their card and dice game of sci-fi combat. This set adds in new mechanics such as a new die symbol and card type. There’s also going to be two new starter sets for the game, focusing on Luke Skywalker and Boba Fett, two [&hell...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Oct 7th, 2017
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It’s not just Saturday. It’s a 3-day weekend Saturday! The best kind of Saturday! (well, except for 4-day weekend Saturdays, or week-off Saturdays, but let’s not get pedantic here) I’m just kinda chillin’ today. Why go and run yourself ragged? Instead, I’ll just ha...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Sep 30th, 2017
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Woo! Saturday! Woo! As you’re reading this, I’m over at the LGS, hanging out and just taking it easy. I’m hoping you’re doing much the same (or have done so and are just reading this later, as I am typing this earlier). Either way, I hope you’re able to make good use out...
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, Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective: Jack the Ripper...
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 creatures have escaped and it’s up to you to cap...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Sep 16th, 2017
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Hey everyone. We’ve made it around to another weekend. I said I was going to probably be doing some baking. Well, I’ve got some magic cookie bars cooling right now. I love these things… probably too much… *looks at my stomach* … definitely too much. But issues with my wa...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Sep 13th, 2017
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The color yellow, at least in certain cultures, has often been associated with being cowardly. “What are ya, yellah?” is something you’ve possibly heard in some old western movie. But the yellow cards in Star Wars: Destiny are hardly a bunch of cowards. Empire at War proves that wit...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Sep 9th, 2017
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Let’s see if the system decides to eat this one or not. Anyway, it’s Saturday, and that means I’m happy. I’ve been doing various domestic things this morning in order to be ready for when a friend comes over for some gaming (Guild Ball and Ascension are the most-likely games t...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Sep 5th, 2017
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Well, it would seem as though the system took a vacation over the long holiday weekend, as it ate the Review Roundup post. Such things happen occasionally. It’s alright… I’ll just make a new one this morning for you. Today we have: Dragons Hoard, Andoria Battlefields, Masters of Ele...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Sep 1st, 2017
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Happy Force Friday and stuff! (slightly paraphrased from a saying we have here in the office on Fridays) With all of the new Star Wars toys and such that are coming out, we’ve got an announcement from Fantasy Flight Games about a new product they’re releasing. In this case, it’s the...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Aug 24th, 2017
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When talking about the Star Wars universe, a thing that really sets it apart from some other sci-fi universes is the Force. It’s the magical, mystical … umm… force… caused by bacteria or something… (man, the Prequels really kicked the lore right in the junk, didn’t...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 12th, 2017
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Usually, I’m all like, “hey! It’s Saturday! Go get your gaming on!” and, in a way, I’m still that. But I’m also, “It’s the Saturday before Gen Con… … … I Have So Many Things I Still Need To Do!!!” A couple people have asked me, &...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Aug 5th, 2017
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Woo! Saturday! Woo! I’ve… got nothing, really. I’m about to head over to a friend’s place to game. So let’s just dive into the reviews, shall we? We shall. This week, we have: Wordstacker, Wordsy, Dragoon, Founders of Gloomhaven, Quest for the Antidote, Tokaido, Marvel L...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jul 29th, 2017
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Saturday! Saturday! Saturday! Umm… read that like Elton John. Anyway, it’s Saturday (if you hadn’t noticed), so that means it’s time to hang out and play some games. But it’s also time for some reviews. Today we have: Unearth, Zooscape, Moonquake Escape, Balloon Pop, Pur...
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, but only showed you 1/10 of it, you might get a [...
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
Jul 13th, 2017
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The next set for Dice Masters is available down at your LGS. It’s the Superman and Wonder Woman starter set. This is the first starter set for the game that’s not tied to a larger set release. As with usual starter sets, though, it’s got enough dice for two players to get started ri...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jul 12th, 2017
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I’m a big fan of getting the most value for the money. Well, when you get the Multitude Game Set, you get 50 games all in one box. That’s… quite a lot. The set comes with 72 cards and 50 dice, and each of the games that you can play utilizes both in some fashion. […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
Jul 6th, 2017
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Got another of those “games changing hands” stories for you. This time around, it’s Mage Company. They’ll be taking over Goblin Dice from Gaga Games. In the game, you play as a goblin in a race. But it’s not just making sure you beat your opponents, it’s about maki...
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
Jun 23rd, 2017
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If you’re going to name your game, name your game. That’s just what WizKids has done with DiceBot Megafun. In the game, players are looking to create their own robot by heading to the junkyard and picking up parts. Then, once their bots are all prepped and loaded out with weapons, they...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jun 22nd, 2017
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On a distant and remote planet sits a monolith. Nobody’s quite sure how long its been there or who put it there, but from it comes various forces that are said to control the cosmos. Every seven years, four alien races send a lone monk to the monolith. There, they will battle with one-another t...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jun 17th, 2017
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And we’ve made it to another weekend. I’m sure a lot of you are up at the LGS, trying out 8th Edition 40k. But between those games and talking about all the stuff you’re going to do with your army, here’s the regular grouping of reviews that I know you all love so much. Today ...