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By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Nov 22nd, 2017
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Lots of people love MOBA-style video games. But sometimes you want to unplug from the computer and go play something with someone else in the room. Well, for that, you could try out Fields of Eleria. It’s a new customizable card game that’s up on Kickstarter. It combines MOBA-style action...
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 Board Games
Nov 22nd, 2017
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Out in the wasteland, resources are scarce. Those that you come across, you’re going to have to fight to keep. And, let’s face it, you don’t have the awesome, godlike abilities of The Final Pam. You’re going to have to go at this the hard way. In this preview of the upcoming F...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Nov 22nd, 2017
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Yet more Black Friday Deals being previewed. This time around, it’s Steamforged Games. They do a lot of alternate-sculpt minis for their Guild Ball figures. You’ve been seeing some of the previews. Well, the alt-sculpts aren’t the only thing they’ll have. Check out the full de...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Nov 22nd, 2017
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Continuing the theme, in a way, it’s Friday, since it’s the last workday of the week. But it’s actually Wednesday. Thankfully, either way, we’d be having a Snippets post. So, before we all chow down on all that delicious food tomorrow, let’s tide ourselves over with some...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Nov 22nd, 2017
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The Battle of Kursk was the largest tank battle the world had ever seen. It was also a point where the seemingly unbeatable German war machine was halted by the Russians. A true turning point in history, it will soon be brought to your tabletops in Platoon Commander Deluxe: Kursk, a new board game up...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Nov 22nd, 2017
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Longtime readers know my love of cooking, especially in the “sweets” realm. Cookies, pies, cheesecakes. I have created and consumed them all. (which reminds me that I need to make a pumpkin pie and some spiced whipped cream for tomorrow…) So, when I see a card game that’s call...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Nov 22nd, 2017
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While Heath “BA” Foley has been around in the gaming world for quite some time as an artist now, this is his first year as a game designer with Panda Cult Games. They had their successful Kickstarter campaign for Wander earlier. And now they’ve got their own Black Friday Sale coming...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Nov 22nd, 2017
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This is the season of buying things for cheaper than you’d usually have to spend. Pretty much every company out there’s got a sale going, and Privateer Press is no different. Their sale is actually already going. You’ve only got until Sunday to get these special deal pricings, thoug...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Nov 22nd, 2017
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No, the headline doesn’t mean that we’re taking a look at the different bardic classes in the game. Here, tone refers to how the game comes across for players. Is it light-hearted and comedic? Is it dark and brooding? Is it gritty? When a system says that it’s universal, it should b...
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 Fantasy
Nov 21st, 2017
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We all know how much I love posting stories about Kickstarters that succeed and then are able to be put up for sale to the general public. So, it could be said, that I love making this post, because that’s exactly what we’ve got. The Games Collective is pleased to announce that their Awak...
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 News
Nov 21st, 2017
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In a way, it’s Wednesday, because it’s the middle of the work week for me. In a way, it’s Thursday, because it’s the penultimate day of the work week for me. But in several ways, it’s Tuesday, because it’s the 2nd day of the work week for me, and I’m also in ...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Nov 21st, 2017
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Modiphius takes you out into the stars in Mindjammer, their sci-fi RPG of space-faring action and excitement. But when you’re out there, it’s good to know where you are and what you’re doing. These two releases help you do just that. There’s the Enhanced Commonality Space Sche...
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 Card Games
Nov 21st, 2017
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Well, this game’s name is at least a bit shorter than what Cryptozoic has been putting out lately. This time around, they take on Teen Titans Go! with a new Deck-Building game, appropriately titled the Teen Titans Go! Deck-Building Game (one thing you have to say, you know exactly what you̵...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Nov 21st, 2017
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Games are, by their very nature, competitive. Someone is going to win, in the end. However, some games have all the players working together against the game, itself, instead of against one-another. Imperial Assault wasn’t originally a cooperative game. It was one player as the Light side and o...
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 Job Opportunity
Nov 20th, 2017
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Do you want to get involved in the gaming industry? Do you like working with your hands? Are you willing to relocate (or are already in) the Seattle area? If you answered “yes” to these questions, you might just be the person that Privateer Press is looking for to add to their team as a [...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Nov 20th, 2017
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You know… I don’t think anyone makes games with names as long as Cryptozoic does. Full disclosure, I’m copy/pasting that name in this article. I’ve got to much to do to type out Epic Spell Wars of the Battle Wizards: Melee at Murdershroom Marsh every time I want to mention Epi...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Nov 20th, 2017
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You know, if you’re going to have a gun, you might as well know how to use it properly. And not just little guns, either. But big ones. Really big ones. Really, really big ones. Such is the case with the Gunner pursuit from Through the Breach: Above the Law. We get a look at […]...
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 Fantasy
Nov 20th, 2017
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This is gonna be a pretty short week for me. It’s like it’s already Wednesday, in a way, since there’s only 2 more days after this to the weekend. But it’s not actually Wednesday. It’s Monday. As such, that means my Robin Hood/Star Wars shirt and a Terrain Corner, rather...
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
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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 News
Nov 20th, 2017
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Skirmisher Publishing loves their customers. Really, really, really loves them. How much? Well, they’ve got a special bundle available from their DriveThruRPG shop that’s only $0.10 for 10 titles. Yes, a penny apiece. Obviously, this won’t stay around forever, so you might want to h...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Nov 20th, 2017
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While we might not think of them much anymore, for the longest time, trains were the main mode of long-distance transportation. And one country that was quick to adopt the locomotive and use it to expand all across its land was the United Kingdom. And that’s where the new Ticket to Ride expansi...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Nov 20th, 2017
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I foresee making a lot of similar posts along this line in the upcoming week or so. The fine fellows have wrapped up their stay at PAX Unplugged and are ready to tackle the holidays. They’ve got their seasonal sale going on over in their webshop now. If you want to get some of the […]...
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...