Medieval

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 Historical
Sep 11th, 2017
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In any society, there’s going to be those who don’t want to follow society’s rules and would rather just forge their own path. This often means taking from others, leading to a rough life of banditry. Certainly, there were those types in feudal Japan, and Warlord Games is letting yo...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Aug 4th, 2017
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Friday is here! Gateway to the weekend that it is, I hope you’ve all got some sort of plans for gaming over the next couple days. I’m certainly hoping to get some dice-rolling on tomorrow (as well as possibly check out this new West African restaurant I found out about). But before we get...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Jul 28th, 2017
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We have made it to the weekend. Well, almost, anyway. Just gotta finish up today and we’ll get there. It’ll be fine. But to make sure we can get to the cool stuff of the weekend, we should stock up on some bite-sized gaming stories. Today on the platter we have: Last Sword Miniatures̵...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Jul 24th, 2017
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Warlord Games is bringing a new faction, as well as some new cavalry options to Test of Honour, their new far-Eastern miniatures skirmish game. The new faction is Ch?bei’s Renegades. They’re based on a real figure from Feudal Japan. Ch?bei is seen as a Robin Hood type of character, who would pr...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jul 11th, 2017
1 Comment
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Acheson Creations is looking to bring you a new miniatures skirmish game. They’ve launched a Kickstarter campaign for Vikings: Great Hall Burning which brings in some all-new terrain, as well as figures commissioned by Company D Miniatures, and rules by Two Hour Wargames. It’s like a Just...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Jul 7th, 2017
0 Comments
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One thing about Historical games is that you often get to play characters that were actual people and had actual lives. … I guess it’s a bit different if you play a young version of them and they get killed off in a fight… Ah well, that’s half the fun. Anyway, Warlord Games is...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jun 7th, 2017
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Well, this has been quite a week. Monday had the site down for reasons that are still not 100% identified (it blipped again a little earlier today, but was once more fixed by our outstanding IT guy, Lucas). Tuesday was busy playing catch-up. Plus, there’s been article-writing and such behind-th...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Jun 2nd, 2017
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Pillage! Plunder! Burn! That’s the mantra of vikings. That’s also what you’ll be doing in Great Hall Burning, a new set of rules by 2 Hour Wargames for playing armies during the Viking Age (about the 8th century to the 11th, give or take a couple decades). The rules include a robust...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
May 19th, 2017
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Alternative Armies has started taking pre-orders for Furioso, their upcoming set of Renaissance-era miniatures warfare. The game is designed to be used with multiple scales, from 6mm to 28mm. Pre-orders will save 20% off the price, as well as get a 10% coupon for Alternative Armies’ 15mm Renais...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 9th, 2017
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Most of us could see it coming. Corporations running amok. Diseases spreading through the land. Weather going all crazy. Society basically collapsed and there’s little left except those nations that hung on going to war with one-another over what resources are left. That’s what’s ha...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Apr 5th, 2017
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This is a story that could also potentially fit in with tomorrow’s Terrain Corner. Warlord Games is going to be coming out with new rules for sieges in the upcoming Pike & Shotte book, To Kill a King. They have posted up a preview of those rules for you to check out. Along with that, [&hel...
By Polar_Bear
In Ancients
Mar 22nd, 2017
0 Comments
1703 Views
Hey kids. I see from my friends feed that quite a lot of you are headed to Chicago for Adepticon. I really wish I was going. I would be, but there’s a bunch of proofing projects that are coming along, and I know how you gamers get if you have to wait even an extra […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Mar 8th, 2017
0 Comments
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Amazing what a difference a week makes. Last week, I was lamenting how long it was all taking. This morning, I woke up and was like, “Whoah… it’s already Wednesday!” That certainly works for me. Faster to get to the weekend, the better. But if we’re going to be going alo...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Feb 20th, 2017
2 Comments
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It’s President’s Day here in the US and we’ve got the day off here at TGN Industries. So why am I making posts? Because the news doesn’t stop, and with all the announcements that’ve come in from various places, especially what’s going on in New York this past weeke...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Feb 1st, 2017
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The middle of the week and the start of a new month. 2017 is already 1/12 in the books. January sure did go by quick (at least for me). Before you know it, we’ll be announcing Black Friday sales. Ok, maybe that’s a bit much. Plenty of things to do between now and then. And […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Ancients
Oct 29th, 2016
0 Comments
3059 Views
Hey there, everyone. I hope you’re all having a great Saturday. I just got back from the grocery store (I’m typing this up a decent amount earlier than it is set to go live) so I can get ready to have some company over for a low-key Halloween party. I’m making cookies, chocolate-coa...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Oct 11th, 2016
1 Comment
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The British Isles certainly have seen their fair share of conflict over the centuries. Seems everyone wanted that piece of land to call their own. Rather rich in various resources, it’s no wonder that armies have almost constantly been plundering it. Now you can recreate some of those conflicts...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Oct 10th, 2016
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Pike & Shotte brings yet another of the greatest military leaders the world has known to your tabletop. This time it’s the longest-reigning sultan of the Ottoman Empire. He’s Suleiman I, also known as Suleiman the Magnificent to Westerners. Along with figures for him, Warlord Games a...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Sep 21st, 2016
2 Comments
1935 Views
Is this week going by quickly for everyone else, or is it just me? I woke up this morning and sort of shocked myself with the fact that I was putting on my Wednesday shirt already. We’ll be getting to the weekend before we know it. But in the meantime, we should stock up on […]...
By Polar_Bear
In 19th Century
Aug 10th, 2016
0 Comments
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The folks over at Rebel Minis have been doing rather well lately. So well that they’ve decided to create a spin-off in the from of Iron Keep Press in order to continue to working on current rules sets for their minis, as well as coming out with new rules sets that aren’t specifically base...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jun 16th, 2016
0 Comments
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Try not to panic, everyone, but the weekend is just around the corner. I’ve spent the last 3 going around all over Atlanta gaming (D&D one weekend, Guild Ball the next, and Drunk Quest (even though I didn’t drink) the next). What sort of things have you been up to? And have you had c...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 6th, 2016
1 Comment
2556 Views
It’s been a very busy morning here at CMON Expo 2016. But the phone needs a bit of time to charge, so I’m coming here to recharge as well. Time to fill up on some bite-sized gaming stories. Today we have: Cheeky Parrot Games Bringing Hoard to Kickstarter Soon, Mage Company Posts Aether Ca...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Mar 14th, 2016
0 Comments
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I hope everyone’s getting by alright, what with the time change and all. Hopefully you got to your office on time and weren’t an hour late. I got here on time this morning. So it’s all good. As usual for Monday, we’ve got a Terrain Corner, letting you know what sort of terrain...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Mar 11th, 2016
0 Comments
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Well, folks, we’re almost there. We’ve made it through almost all of the work week and we’re cruising towards the weekend. We’ll be there before you know it. Just some more things to do here and then we’ll be free! Wheee! Best to fill up on some bite-size gaming stories ...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Feb 28th, 2016
0 Comments
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The hectic bustle of Saturday has given way to the smooth calm of Sunday (at least for me). Yesterday I got in some Guild Ball, some Warmachine, and some Ascension. How about you folks? I think all of us could stand for some bite-sized gaming stories just about now. So let’s get to it. Today [&...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Sports
Feb 14th, 2016
0 Comments
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Happy Valentine’s Day, everybody! Or, if you’re like me, Happy Singles Awareness Day, everybody! 😀 The best thing about Valentine’s Day? 50% off boxes of chocolate at the grocery store tomorrow. 😛 And speaking of bite-size morsels of joy, let’s get to today’s Snippets. I...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Jan 28th, 2016
0 Comments
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Is this week going by slowly for anybody else? I dunno, but it feels to me like it should’ve been Friday by now. Well, we’ll get there eventually. But seeing as it’s Thursday (as I’m in my Thursday shirt and all), let’s get to giving you some ways to make your tabletops ...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Dec 10th, 2015
0 Comments
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We’re heading down that slope into the weekend, picking up speed as we go. Thursday is here and that means it’s time to make sure your gaming table looks as good as possible with our Terrain Corner feature. Today’s stories include: Winterdale: Medieval Fantasy Citadel Collection for...
By Polar_Bear
In Ancients
Nov 30th, 2015
0 Comments
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The time for pre-orders has come and gone. You can now order the 2nd edition of Sword & Spear for yourself from Great Escape Games. The rules let you play large battles set in the Ancient and Medieval periods. There aren’t any minis specifically for the game, so you can use whatever figure...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Nov 25th, 2015
0 Comments
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Or is it Friday Snippets, because I have the day off tomorrow? (and hopefully you do, too) Either way, it’s some bite-sized stories before we have lots more bites tomorrow for Thanksgiving. And yes, I really am as jazzed about the holiday as it seems. Anyway, today’s bites include: Lead A...
By Polar_Bear
In Ancients
Nov 11th, 2015
2 Comments
2001 Views
For those of you historical gamers out there, Great Escape Games is now taking pre-orders for their 2nd edition rules set for Sword & Spear. For those that don’t know, Sword & Spear is a rules set that lets you play out battles from the Ancient to Medieval time periods. There’s no...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Nov 4th, 2015
0 Comments
2602 Views
Is the week racing along for everyone else or is it just me? Hard to believe that it’s already Wednesday. Seems that we just started this week a couple days ago… Ok, so we did just start this week a couple days ago, but you know what I mean. What it does mean, though, is […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Oct 23rd, 2015
1 Comment
1570 Views
If you’re gonna have your troops do what you need them to do, then you need to have good commanders in charge of them. So it is with that in mind that Warlord Games has released some new Janissary Command models. Though even with good command, it’s a battle, so people are bound to get [&h...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Oct 19th, 2015
0 Comments
1870 Views
This week is certainly getting off to a rocket of a start. Obviously, you can’t see any of the goings-on over on the opposite side of the screen, but needless to say, it’s been a rather busy morning. Thankfully, all of it is “busy in a good way.” Anyway, as I have a moment fro...