Miniatures Game

By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Nov 21st, 2017
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You might know Battle Systems for all that awesome terrain that they make. Well, if you’ve been wanting a specific game to go with said terrain, your wish has been granted. They are running a Kickstarter campaign for Core Space, a new sci-fi miniatures campaign game. Grab your crew and head out...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Nov 21st, 2017
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Gavin over at Alternative Armies has been a busy bee. He’s got six new releases for you to check out. Along with that, there’s a bunch of sales stuff he’s set up that go live at the end of the week. Save some of your holiday dollars for them!...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Nov 21st, 2017
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We’re just a couple days away from the start of all the Black Friday Sales (well, except for those couple that’ve already started). In the case of Wyrd, they tend to go all-out, and this year is certainly no different. They’ve posted up what they’ll be selling. It’s quit...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Nov 21st, 2017
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Yeehaw, pardner! Mount up, men! We’ll head ’em off at the pass! Come on out with your six-guns a-shootin’ and a-blazin’! Unhand that rancher’s daughter! Tear up that mortgage! Cattle… lariats? … Anyone for tennis? Anyway, Wild West cliche sayings aside, Knuck...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Sports
Nov 21st, 2017
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I’ve mentioned before that I love alternate sculpts for figures, and it’s true. I think they’re a great way to have holiday and event special figures that doesn’t have people that couldn’t attend/whatever miss out on chunks of the game. Well, Steamforged has shown off so...
By Polar_Bear
In Aristeia
Nov 21st, 2017
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Three days hence, we will have our most-darkest of days. That which is called, “Black Friday.” I don’t know why I’m talking like Thor from Texts from Superheroes, considering we’re here to talk about Corvus Belli, but there we are, then. They have posted up a graphic sho...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Nov 20th, 2017
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My favorite holiday of the year is this week. So, personally, for me, it’s all about Thursday. But *sigh*, I know it’s the day after that most people are excited about. I guess I can’t be too upset. I like to save money just like everyone else does. If you’re interested in wha...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Nov 20th, 2017
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The Soviets made some pretty good tanks during WWII. This was causing the Germans some issues. They had their reliable Pak 40 gun, but it wasn’t easy to move the thing around. And the original Tank Destroyers that were made had exposed crew quarters, so they could be taken out with small arms f...
By Polar_Bear
In Corvus Belli
Nov 20th, 2017
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So, they’ve got Aristeia out there to you. But what if you want to just play more Infinity? What sort of stuff do they have coming out for that? Well, you’re in luck. Corvus Belli has posted up a preview of next month’s releases....
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Nov 20th, 2017
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Even rampaging hordes have those individuals at the front, directing it. It’s no good to have a whole army of slathering monsters and soldiers if they’re headed off in the wrong direction. That’s where the Uthuk Y’llan Infantry Command Unit comes in. They’ll make sure al...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Nov 20th, 2017
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Steamforged Games had their SteamCon UK event over the weekend. It was a celebration of all things Steamforged. Of course, there were plenty of announcements about their current projects, but there was also a new game announced. It’s called Godtear, a new fantasy miniatures game. Details are st...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Nov 20th, 2017
3 Comments
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The Ghar might be diminutive on their own, but they compensate on the battlefield by making exoskeletons and walkers that they pilot into battle. That’s what you’ve got here with the hew Ghar releases for Beyond the Gates of Antares. But it’s not just the little fellas hitting the f...
By Polar_Bear
In Aristeia
Nov 20th, 2017
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If you’re looking to get into a new sci-fi sports game, your time has come. Today’s the release day for Corvus Belli’s Aristeia. Grab your team and head on down to the pitch. There’s both the main core box, as well as a collector’s edition available to order over in Corv...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Nov 17th, 2017
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As war goes on, the organization charts for the various armies can change dramatically. As the military heads see what is and isn’t working on the battlefield, they will adjust accordingly. Same goes for the generals in charge of minis games armies. Battlefront has posted up new Force Organizat...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Nov 17th, 2017
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CMON has posted up the latest Dark Age releases. And my favorite faction is front and center. What can I say? I’m a polar bear and they have a lot of Ice Caste stuff. So that’s how things are. This month continues the new packaging and numbering releases, as well as the updated sculpts an...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Nov 17th, 2017
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It was kinda hard to decide which of these two I wanted to feature. On one hand, you’ve got Necromunda, which I know has been a fan favorite for quite some time and is about to hit gaming tables again. On the other, you’ve got a superheavy tank, which is just below giant robots on [&helli...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Nov 16th, 2017
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Ares Games, making of Wings of Glory, is looking to inject a little H.G. Welles into their game. They have announced that they are going to launch a Kickstarter campaign for Tripods and Triplanes. It tells the tale of what would happen if the Martians had really invaded while the world was busy embro...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Nov 15th, 2017
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It’s getting cold out. Some people are more used to cold than others. Those that live in the cold, northern part of Mantica are certainly used to it. But they are heading south, looking to get some feeling back into their fingers. As such, the Northern Alliance is making its way into the Kings ...
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 Crowdfunding
Nov 14th, 2017
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Longtime readers know my nostalgia around Steve Jackson’s Ogre game. Heck, I used to go by Ogre_MkV online in places. Well, Steve’s looking to get more miniatures made for the 6th edition of the Ogre minis game, and so they’ve taken to Kickstarter in order to get it done....
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Nov 14th, 2017
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I love alternate sculpts for minis. I truly do. They’re a great way to add some personality and customization to your armies and teams without having to be a professional modeller, yourself. Plus, for those that are sticklers for such, they’re not proxies, so they’re good in any tou...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Nov 13th, 2017
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Aetherium takes place in the digital world of a cyberscape filled with programs. And, like most of us know, there’s malevolent programs out there wanting to just gobble up your normal programs and make your computer melt. In the game, those are the Rhommox. In this preview, we get a look at the...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Nov 13th, 2017
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Doctor Who has fought against all manner of strange alien creatures. The cast of characters that have been part of the TV series for the last, oh, 900 years will eventually be making their way to your tabletops in the Exterminate! miniatures game. Two of those will be the Draconians and the Vervoids,...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Nov 13th, 2017
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The Phantom II, as a fighter… is lame. That’s just the nature of it. It’s not a fighter craft, it’s a shuttle. You’re not going to be getting a lot of kills with it. And that’s ok. That’s not what it’s in your squadron for. What it’s there for is ...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Nov 13th, 2017
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Konflikt ’47 gives us a look at what the world might be like if WWII didn’t end when it supposedly did… and we got a whole new influx of strange technology. It’s not an entirely off-the-rails Weird War II game, but there’s certainly a lot of sci-fi elements thrown in, su...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Nov 13th, 2017
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I know a lot of you out there are excited about the prospect of playing a miniatures wargame in the Star Wars universe. Well, we know that Star Wars: Legion is coming from Fantasy Flight. We’ve had some previews of the game, but what was it like for the designers of the game? What did […...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Nov 13th, 2017
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If you’re a big fan of historical miniatures gaming, one of the biggest settings is the era of the Napoleonic Wars in Europe. The Little Emperor (who was of average height, actually) wanted it all, and he damn-near got it. You can reply out those battles and see if you can do better than he [&h...
By Polar_Bear
In Games Workshop
Nov 13th, 2017
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Well, this is a blast from the past. If you’re a fan of old-timey Games Workshop games, you’ll want to see what we’ve got for you here. Necromunda. Yes, grab your gang and head to the Underhive. The game is making its way back to your tabletops soon. You can get your order in for [&...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Nov 10th, 2017
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Star Saga is Mantic’s space-faring sci-fi miniatures game. It’ll take you and your fellow intrepid adventurers into the depths of space, looking to root out evil wherever you find it. The game includes several different play modes, including cooperative and one-vs-many, as well as solo va...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Nov 10th, 2017
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It would seem as though Gordon and Odin have gone a little ape over at GCT Studios. And by that, I mean that they’ve posted up a new piece of artwork for Bushido featuring a new ape character. They’re also being a bit of a tease about it, not giving us much info beyond just […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Hordes
Nov 10th, 2017
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We got a first batch of February previews from Privateer Press just the other day. Well, they’ve got a couple more up. One’s the Gator Boil Master. You know, I’ve seen some videos of people trying to deep-fry turkeys that looked much the same…...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Nov 10th, 2017
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While I’m taking the day off, the folks over at Wyrd aren’t. They’ve got their regular Friday preview up. This time, it’s the Armored Whelk. … Man, the last time I thought about whelks was the last time I watched that Monty Python skit where John Cleese does the nature d...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Nov 10th, 2017
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It wouldn’t be Games Workshop if there weren’t multiple versions of vehicles and units. In this case, you’ve previously had the Tau Tiger Shark AX-1-0, but you’ve not had the “standard issue” Tiger Shark. Well, that’s what you’re getting this week (like...
By Polar_Bear
In Aristeia
Nov 9th, 2017
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Some of you have your pre-order already in for Aristeia, the new fantasy sports game coming from Corvus Belli. But we still don’t know everything about the game. In their continuing preview series, this time we get a look at Skills and Special Effects in the game. And I don’t mean CGI....
By Polar_Bear
In Hordes
Nov 9th, 2017
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The first set of releases for the month are available now from Privateer Press. And it’s kind of a nice transition between the two themes. You’ve got Cygnar on one side and Trollkin on the other. Meeting in the middle is the Trencher Express Team, which is a Trollkin and a Trencher workin...