Events

By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
Nov 22nd, 2017
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It’s cold up in Canada. Very cold. I mean, I used to live in Chicago, and Canada’s colder than that. But for those who love Sailor Moon enough, there just might be a reason to visit that frozen land. Dyskami Publishing is coming out with their Sailor Moon Crystal Dice Challenge game, and ...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Nov 14th, 2017
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People love to see characters grow and change over time. That’s the whole point of the narrative structure for a story. In Guild Ball, we’ve seen how numerous characters have progressed along (including now taking dirt naps, because the Guild Ball fluff is the Game of Thrones of miniature...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Nov 6th, 2017
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It’s never to early to think about the future. In this case, we’re already getting things prepped for CMON Expo 2018. In fact, we’re ready to start taking your names down for if you want to join in. Registration for the show is now open. If you’re wanting to learn about all th...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Oct 23rd, 2017
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It’s a rainy Monday here in Atlanta. I actually love the rain. If there’s one thing I’m annoyed at, it’s that it wasn’t raining yesterday where I could stop and appreciate it more, as opposed to, y’know, driving through it to and from work. Ah well, not everything ...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Oct 13th, 2017
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Warlord Games is turning 10 years old. *snifflesniffle* They grow up so fast! Anyway, this weekend, they’re having a birthday bash over at their place. If you’re in the neighborhood, you should stop by. But even if you’re way over on another continent (such as yours truly), you can ...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Oct 2nd, 2017
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Last year, Steamforged ran their The Butcher’s Civil War event, with players all over the world throwing their support either behind Brisket or Fillet. This year, the scope of their worldwide event is a bit more extensive. The Union, the “mercenaries” of the Guild Ball world, are th...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Sep 27th, 2017
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Wyrd Games has launched a new global campaign for Malifaux. It’s called Homefront and they’re looking to get everyone’s participation. Games can be registered on the company’s website. These aren’t just games entirely for smiles and giggles, mind you. The outcome will ha...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Sep 27th, 2017
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Man, I can’t wait for October. It’s probably my favorite month (even though my favorite holiday, by far, is in November). There’s just so many things I love about that month, mostly having to do with Autumn being in full swing. Another reason to love October, if you’re in Minn...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Sep 26th, 2017
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While my personal convention season is over with, that doesn’t mean that there’s no more conventions to be had. Far form it, in fact. For example, next month, MOAB will be coming to Sydney this upcoming weekend. If you’ll be in the Land Down Under and itching for some gaming, you sh...
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 Pilgrim comic series as well as excited to get Scot...
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 they’ll have going on. Lots of special guests....
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 what you’ll be able to do tomorrow, as Nom...
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 win, participants will possibly win cool prizes f...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Sep 14th, 2017
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Over the past week or two, I’ve been watching through my collection of Terry Gilliam movies. He is, easily, my favorite director, and his commentary tracks are always awesome. As such, it was just a couple days ago I saw, “Listen you stupid bastard, you’ve got no arms left!” &...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Sep 12th, 2017
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It’s never too early to start thinking about convention season. Nowadays, it practically runs all year. For example, BonesCon ’18 is only a mere 5 months away. If you’re going to be in Birmingham (in the UK, not in Alabama) from February 16th-18th, you might just want to stop by. Ti...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Sep 8th, 2017
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Would you like to take a survey? Did you go to Gen Con 50? Did you eat beans at Gen Con 50? Would you go to a convention with George Wendt? Would you go to a bean-eating convention with George Wendt? If you answered “yes” to at least that first question, Gen Con would love […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Dungeons & Dragons
Sep 6th, 2017
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I think we can all agree that gaming is fun and good. Well, what can be even more fun and good? Gaming for a cause, of course! Wizards of the Coast certainly thinks so, and that’s why they are participating in the Extra Life charity event to raise money for Seattle Children’s Hospital. An...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Aug 29th, 2017
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While there’s still plenty going on with this year’s Convention Season (NOVA, Dragon*Con, Essen, etc.), that doesn’t mean you can’t start getting prepped for next year! Conventions don’t come together overnight, of course. That’s why WrightCon has started taking Ve...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Aug 25th, 2017
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Most of you know John Kovalic as the fantastic artist behind things like Dork Tower, Apples to Apples, quite a few Munchkin sets, and many, many, many other projects. But he also likes to go out and raise money for charity while bicycling with a duck attached to his helmet (because he’s cool li...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Aug 23rd, 2017
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Gaming is awesome. We all know that. What could be more awesome? Gaming for a good cause. Brian Stuchell, owner of Greenfire Games in Chicago (my original hometown), has been diagnosed with cancer in his jaw. In order to help with treatment, they’re going to be holding a huge benefit event on t...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Aug 21st, 2017
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Well, Gen Con wrapped up yesterday. Today’s a travel day for me. Then we’ll get you back to a closer-to-regular posting schedule tomorrow and going into the rest of the week. It’s impossible to thank all the people who made this show so awesome. There’s just too many to list (...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 20th, 2017
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Gen Con this year has been everything I was expecting it to be. Mostly: filled with awesome stuff to see and filled with lots of people! Saturday has always been the busiest day, and yesterday was no exception. And while there was a mildly-noticeable larger crowd, we weren’t all packed in like ...
By Polar_Bear
In A Song of Ice and Fire
Aug 19th, 2017
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Once more it’s early in the A.M. and I’m up. That’s just my schedule. But I’ve got another batch of galleries to show off from Day 2 of Gen Con. Remember, the best way to see these immediately is to follow us over on our Facebook page. Anyway, let’s get to it!...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 18th, 2017
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It’s early dawn here at Gen Con Day 2. I… wish I could tell you what happened to Day 1. I swear it was just here a minute ago. At least, that’s how it feels. I can tell you that the hall is busy. But what would you expect from a show that’s sold out? […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Aug 17th, 2017
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As you all can probably tell from the multiple times I’ve mentioned it: I’m in Indy for Gen Con. It’s the 50th anniversary of the show and so it’s going to be quite wild. The show is completely sold out! Already, over the past couple days, I’ve seen this city start to sw...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Aug 16th, 2017
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It’s coming down to the wire. It’s the last day before Gen Con officially begins (though, trust me, there’s plenty of activity going on behind the scenes). Vendors are setting up their booths and carting in product. What sort of product? New and awesome things you’ve yet to se...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Aug 16th, 2017
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Guys! Guys! Gen Con is just a couple days away! I know, I spent all of yesterday and will be spending all of today getting ready for it. It’s going to be an awesome show. All the vendors here are excited to get things underway. There’s tons of new things to see and games to […]...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Aug 16th, 2017
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Gaming is cool. Gaming for a cause is even better. Gen Con has a yearly charity that they give to, and this year is no different. Child Advocates helps children in need through ensuring care and court help. During Gen Con, CMON will be helping Child Advocates by running special demo events for Rising...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 15th, 2017
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Osprey Games is one of the hundreds of vendors that’ll be here in Indy this week for Gen Con. They’re going to have some new pre-releases available at their booth, as well as a chance to meet some of the game designers. Check it out....
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Aug 15th, 2017
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I’m here in Indy, ready for Gen Con. Ok, so not quite actually ready for Gen Con yet. But I’m closer to ready than I was yesterday and the day before. Anyway, other companies are also filtering in and about to get things set up. That includes Modiphius, who has posted their Gen Con plans....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 15th, 2017
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One of the companies that ends up with a lot of really cool licenses for games is IDW. They’ve got several rather popular IPs that they’re working on games for and they’ll have them here at Gen Con this week for you to check out. There’s sci-fi. There’s fantasy. There...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Aug 14th, 2017
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Hey everyone, It’s travel day for me. Gen Con’s just a couple days away and I’m on my way to Indy. I’ll try and get some posts scheduled in for you when I make it there. Until then, safe travels to everyone this week and I’ll see you at the show! -PB...
By Polar_Bear
In Corvus Belli
Aug 11th, 2017
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A while ago, Corvus Belli let us know about their Infinity deals they’re going to have at Gen Con next week. At the time, they had this Miyamoto Mushashi figure as part of it. Some people were wondering if the figure was going to be available separately. Apparently so, as they have started taki...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 10th, 2017
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As I mentioned in the Terrain Corner for today, Gen Con’s just a week away. There’s going to be hundreds of vendors there. One of them is Passport Game Studios. They’ve posted up a look at what they’ll be doing at the show, so you can know to stop by and check them out....
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Aug 9th, 2017
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Yet more Gen Con releases to let you know about. With all this cool stuff, I might need to get an 8th mortgage… Anyway, this time around, it’s the sci-fi skirmish game, Dark Age, that has posted their new releases for the show. Check ’em out....