I’m a big fan of film noir. The Maltese Falcon, Casablanca, it’s all good stuff. Plus, I really wish I still had that trench coat I used to have. Well, Nightcrawl will let me relive those great movies right on my tabletop. It’s a noir-inspired RPG that’s up on Kickstarter now.
Thursday, Thursday, Thursday… never could get a handle on Thursdays. I certainly enjoy them, as it means we’re getting close to the weekend, but we’re obviously not quite there yet. So, it’s like, “Woo! Almost-weekend-eve!” Ah well, we’ll get there in time. But before then, we need to make your gaming tables look good.
Today in the Terrain Corner we have: Final Days for Kongo Afrika Kickstarter and Deep-Cut Studio launches unique service to make game mats with hexes or grids.
We’re standing (well, I’m sitting) at the threshold to the weekend. With any luck, yours will be filled with all manner of gaming. I’ve yet to fully decide what I’ll be up to. But that’s sometimes half the fun. But whatever I end up doing, I should fuel up on bite-sized gaming stories. Good thing that’s what we’ve got here.
Today on the platter we have: SnapDice: Magnetic Dice Tray Up On Kickstarter, Chaos Books of Damnation Available From Kromlech, and Sally 4th Running Classic Movie Miniatures Kickstarter.
In the real world, Venus is a hellish planet. Rivers of iron. Clouds of sulfuric acid. Incinerating heat. It’s not a place you’d want to walk around on. However, the Venus in the Space 1889 universe is a bit more hospitable to life. And if you’d like to go there, Modiphius has released a whole sourcebook for our sister planet. It’s available now in both print and pdf versions.
Would you believe the year is half-over already? Yeah. As we stand on the cusp of July, the first half of the year is behind us. Is it going by fast for you, too? It certainly has for me. Personally, I’m ready for autumn, because it’s my favorite time of year. Plus, I want to make pumpkin pie, and if I tried to serve that now, people would be all, “… no.” Ah well. Since I can’t munch on pumpkin pie, I can still munch on some bite-sized gaming stories.
Today on the platter we have: New 15mm BMP-1P from Khurasan, New releases from Terrible Kids Stuff – July 2017, Legionary Saber Jetbike Available From Kromlech, Hand of Glory Miniatures Coming to Kickstarter Next Month, Brigade Models Release 6mm Neo-Soviet Tanks, and Cold War Miniatures Launches Hawkmen Kickstarter.
It’s that time again, everyone. Friday. The gateway to the weekend. I’m sure a lot of you are going to be heading out to the LGS to try the new edition of 40k. I’m hoping to just hang out with some friends and keep things chill. I saw some games of 8th Edition last week via a preview copy my LGS had. People were really excited about it. It’s looking like a good system. But if you’re going to be at the LGS all day, gaming it up, hardcore, you need to have plenty of energy. Best to fill up on some bite-sized gaming stories.
Today on the platter we have: Hawkmen Prepare for Kickstarter Launch, Kromlech Weekend Promo Sale, Sloppy Jalopy T62 Available Now From Sally 4th, Devil Forge Miniatures Release Odo Grumblebelly, and The Raider Vs the Unnameable In Alien Invasion Kickstarter.
It’s always cool when a bit of pop culture gets its own gaming rules. You have enjoyed watching/reading about the various characters and the world they inhabit, and now you feel like you’re able to join them in their adventures. As such, folks that are fans of The Goon comic will love to hear that the dark, pulp universe is getting a set of rules to go with it. And they’re ones you know, too, as it’s coming to Savage Worlds. The book is up on Kickstarter now.
The week continues to just crawl on by. Man, I’ve not felt a week has taken this long for quite a while. I feel like I should be typing up the Friday Snippets instead of the Thursday Terrain Corner. But here we are. What do you suppose the chances are that the weekend will be like that? Where Saturday afternoon I’ll be going, “Geeze! Isn’t it supposed to be Monday by now!?” Probably very low. But, in the meantime, let’s make your gaming tables look as good as possible.
Today in the Terrain Corner we have: Battlefront Features Battlefield in a Box: Small Desert Houses, Robot City Obelisks Available From Frontline Gaming, Obelisk and Amphora sets Available From Tabletop-Art, Battlefront Features Battlefield in a Box: Desert Walls, Battlefield Game Mat Available From Pwork Wargame, New Arabian Terrain From Najewitz Modellbau, and New Exotic Locations Terrain From Sally 4th.
You know, if you’re going to have a pulp-style adventure, you should name it like one. And The Revenge of the Robots of Doom is certainly everything I’d expect from a pulp-style adventure. It would seem as though I keep saying that 2016 was the Year of New Editions, 2017 is looking to be one as well. The Revenge of the Robots of Doom was originally published in the main rulebook for Pulp Adventures (second edition), but it’s being updated and is up on Kickstarter now.
So the middle of yesterday sort of dragged along, but overall the week is still going by in a flash (for me, at least). Hopefully you have weekend plans like I do. We’re going to be having a build party for my friend’s original Kingdom Death set. Though, really, I’m gonna be trying to get people to play Guild Ball, instead, since I didn’t get a chance last week like I was gonna have. 😛
But in the meantime, we need to make your gaming tables look as good as possible.
In the Terrain Corner today we have: Frontline Games 20% OFF Holiday Sale Plus Special Deals, Dungeon Worlds Part 3 Kickstarter Stretch Goal #2 Posted, New Micro Art Studio battlefield terrain, Deep-Cut Studio releases a new game mat for Dropzone Commander, GAMEIN5D Foldable Game Board On Kickstarter, Deadland: Pwork Wargames Gaming Mat Now Available, Final Hours For Exotic Locations Indiegogo Campaign, Heroic Maps Whitlark Forest Trading Post Now Available, and New Tyranid Hive Planet Mat From Warzone Studio.
In a dark, modern city, nothing is quite as it seems. You go about your everyday, ordinary life feeling that things are just “off.” Things that seem like coincidences follow a nonsense pattern. You feel as though you’re destined for much more than just the “wake up, work, come home, sleep” routine you’ve been stuck in. You feel something stirring in you (besides the leftover take-out you probably should’ve thrown away). Something… mythical. Will you embrace this new power, or will you fight against it, even as the city seems to be fighting to keep you boring and ordinary? That’s the story behind City of Mist, a new RPG that’s up on Kickstarter.
The days have circled around again and we find ourselves deposited in a Monday. I hope you had a good weekend. I spent Saturday playing Small World and Ascension with some friends. Then on Sunday I assembled a bunch of another friend’s Guild Ball models, because I enjoy assembling figures and he’s been super-busy lately.
But that’s as may be. It’s time to make sure your gaming tables look as good as possible.
Today in our Terrain Corner we have: Battlefield in a Box: Automobile Garages (BB211), Exotic Locations Pulp Terrain up On Indiegogo, Manorhouse Workshop Update #7 – Hard Plastic -Forgotten Halls: Stairs & Upper Floors, Early Bird Sale from Miniature Building Authority Happening Now, Heroic Maps – Discover: Valley of the Ancients Now Available, Great Again Gaming Mat Available From Warzone40k, Deep-Cut Studio launches 9 new game mats for Fantasy Football, Manorhouse Workshop Update #8 – Hard Plastic – Forgotten Halls – A scale, and Warland: Pwork Wargames Fantasy Gaming Mat Now Available.
Well, it’s Thursday and that means a couple things. 1) I’m in my Thursday shirt. 2) The weekend’s just over a day away. 3) We’ve gotta make sure that your gaming tables look as good as they possibly can. As the first one is already in play and the second we can’t really do much about (unless you happen to have a time machine handy), let’s take care of that third one.
In the Terrain Corner today we have: Mobilescape Adventures Tabletop RPG Terrain Up On Kickstarter, Modular Underground Project Now Offering Pre-Painted Terrain, Crossover Miniatures Running Massive Zeppelin Terrain Kickstarter, Deep-Cut Studio releases specialised game mats for Malifaux, Castle II Kickstarter from Miniature Building Authority Running Now, and Outlander: Pwork Wargames Gaming Mat Now Available.
Friiiiiiidaaaaaaay! The gateway to the weekend. Hopefully you’ve got some gaming planned for the next couple days. I don’t have anything specific lined up, but there’s still plenty of time. At the very least, I’m thinking I want to make some brownies this weekend. Though I might throw in something a little special…
That being cayenne pepper. You know, I’ve heard a lot about mixing “heat” with “sweet” and am finally gonna give it a go. I’ll let you know about the results.
Anyway, before we get to those tasty bites, we have some tasty bites here to deal with.
On today’s platter we have: New Thousand Sons Legion Transfer Sheet From Forge World, Lead Adventure Miniatures Launches Astropolis Kickstarter, Terrible Kids Stuff Posts September New Releases, New Damage Trackers From Proxie Models, Syrinscape Releases Geek & Sundry’s Critical Role: Goblin Raid SoundPack, Code Orange Games Running Free Collision Model Giveaway Contest, Kromlech Weekend Promo: Jump Packs, Turncoat Games Running WWII Cavalry Kickstarter, and Sally 4th Posts Free Combat Patrol – Falklands War Supplement.
Snakes! Why’d it have to be snakes? Well, a lot of people like snakes and they’ve been a part of human culture for a very long time. Take Ancient Egypt, for example. You’ll see snakes all over the place. And it’s into such a tomb, decorated with all manner of snakes, that you must go in Tomb of the Serpent, a new Pulp Alley release that’s available to pre-order from Sally 4th.
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 based around their figure line.
We once more stand on the precipice of the weekend. I hope you’ve got gaming stuff planned. I know I do. It’ll be a good time had by all. Lots of gaming, and then lots of reporting about said gaming back to you all.
But I’m still getting over being sick. I’m hoping I’m on “the last day” of this nonsense today. But just in case, I’m keeping up my “being sick” protocols. And I’m also going to need to fill up on some bite-sized gaming stories. Good thing that’s just what I’ve got here.
Today we have: Askari Miniatures Webstore Back Open, Hitech Miniatures Releases Battle Walker “Onslaught”, New Toughest Girls of the Galaxy Box Sets Available From Raging Heroes, Sally 4th Pulp Alley Character Cards released today, Oddzial Osmy’s 3mm and 15mm May Releases Arrive at PicoArmor, and Kromlech New Release: Legionary Heavy Flamers.
As much as I had to keep reminding myself that yesterday was Thursday and not Friday, I can now say that today is, indeed, Friday. There’s certainly plenty going on today. Lots of preparations for the CMON Expo happening next week. More on that later. At the moment, though, it’s time to fill up on some bite-sized gaming stories to help you power your way to the weekend.
Today we have: Today’s new release – Praetorian Armour type Termos From Puppets War, Khurasan releases 15mm Timurids, Final Hours for Big Angry Monsters on Kickstarter, New 15mm Cold War Range From Totentanz Miniatures Coming Soon, and New Pulp Alley offers from Statuesque Miniatures.
The weekend is but a memory. The work week is once more staring us down. We’ve just gotta start at the top and work our way back to Friday and then the weekend. Stay with me, everyone, and we’ll make it alright.
As usual for Mondays, we’ve got our Terrain Corner, to make sure that when you get your chance for some gaming, it’s the best-looking table it can be that you’re playing on.
Today we have: Pwork City Ruins – Mousepad Wargame Mat Now Available, Heroic Maps – Spacecraft: HLS Sentinel Now Available, and New Pulp Collection terrain by MCStudio.
As we all know from watching Matt Damon, Mars isn’t a very forgiving place. There’s the windstorms, the vast deserts, the sky pirates, the sand worms… Ok, so The Martian may have glossed over a couple of those. Thankfully, the Perils of Mars book for Hollow Earth Expedition picks up the slack. The book is up on Kickstarter now.
It’s not easy, boating around the South Asian Sea. A storm can come up out of nowhere and get you off-course. There’s all sorts of coral reefs that you have to worry about. There’s the possibility of just ending up on some island, far from any major civilization. That last one is just what happens to you in PenguinComic’s second book in their Random Solo Adventure Book series, Jungle Quest.
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 Adventure Miniatures Release Bruegelburg Knights, Bombshell November Releases Posted, YooAmeGames preview their new card game Madness Skull, New website/store for Imaginative Miniatures, New Statuesque Pulp Alley Pre-Orders, Aegis Studios Releases Character Compendium 1 Under the Hero Kids Compatibility License, Notification of Results for the 2015 Windhammer Prize, Dark Art Studios Launches Forums, Announcing the First Wave of Scenarios for Post Captain, New Windfall Bases Available From Kromlech, Echoes Revealed for Shattered Earth’s Humanist Rebellion, Watchful I Studio proudly announces that it will be opening its webstore, Games Workshop Black Friday Deals Coming Soon, and New Hammer’s Slammer Detachment Packs From Brigade Models.
Sometimes a TV show just needs a reboot. I know a lot of people complain about how Hollywood is nothing but reboots and sequels. But I’m not as down on it. How do you know a reboot won’t be better than the original? You don’t until you try it out. So I’m always excited to hear about a new one coming. Well, the folks over at Crooked Dice are rebooting 7tv. They’ve got several box sets put together for it as well that you can order.
This week just keeps humming along. There’s buzz around the office here as people are getting ready to head downtown for Dragon Con. I will not be going to the show. I have other things I’ll be working on. Some of those things will include the weekend updates.
But we’re only midweek. So lets get our Midweek Snippets post typed up here to you.
In today’s batch of bite-sized stories we have: New Life for Bladestorm Tabletop – Quick-Start Rules Released, ClearHorizon Miniatures releases the Apocalypse-Class Superheavy Tank, Khurasan releases 15mm Great Orcs, Hitechminiatures new release: Monk Luther, Pulp Alley expansion Pulp Leagues up for Pre-Order at Statuesque,
For Americans, the Old West takes on mythical status. Gunslingers, cowboys, rustlers, marshals, bandits. All of them are larger than life. Famous lawmen and outlaws are still names that people know. Scaldcrow Games is running a Kickstarter for Wild West Horse Opera, their pulp-style Wild West RPG. So now you can recreate wild stagecoach heists on your tabletop.
Code Blue. If you hear that while in a hospital, it means someone’s having a very bad day (I used to work as a supervisor for housekeeping at a large hospital here in the Atlanta area). Code Blue is also the new expansion that’s available for Spy or Die Trying from Warm Acre. This new set takes you below the waves. How well-pressed will your tuxedo be underneath that wetsuit?
The reboot. While some people say it’s the death of Hollywood, sometimes the new version is better than the previous. It’s got the same elements as the original, but with some new ideas behind it. Well, 7TV from Crooked Dice is getting a reboot. The new beta version is up online and you can check it out for free.
Well, we’re mostly caught-up here after the Expo last weekend. Still a few things to deal with, but my inbox was actually down to a manageable level after going through it yesterday. Of course, it’s now filled back up again, but waddyagonnado?
Another thing that’s full is the box with the bite-sized stories we’ve collected over the past couple days.
Good thing it’s time for our regular Snippets post.
In this batch we have: New Releases from Scotia Grendel, Mounted Heroes 3D Store Opening This Fall, Some More Installments of “The Fiver” with The Meeple Mechanic, Spirit of Slaughterloo scenario for Flintloque, Manorhouse Workshop Update #38 – Modular Underground Project – New Pledge and new Early Bird, Iron Battlefield: corridors, buildings and catwalks for Space Hulk & Infinity on Indiegogo, Siren Miniatures posts Concept art for incoming July releases, Japanese-themed Robin Hood figures on Indiegogo, New Colossal Zeppelin from Titan-Forge, New Dungeon Saga Tiles Previews, New Dungeon Saga Tiles Previews, Heroic Maps – Outstation H9-7M, Infinity Plus One Master of Coin Kickstarter Happening Now, Soda Pop Miniatures Previews Beach Party Marie-Claude, Tabletop-Art Previews new Terrain, Historical, Fantasy and Sci-fi Offers at 15mm.co.uk, New Pulp Alley figures by Statuesque, and Demigods Evolution unlocks Angel of Death.
We’re half there to back to the weekend.
This weekend will be a rather busy one. Tomorrow it’s set-up for the CMON Expo and Friday it starts. We’ve got a lot planned, especially for Saturday. Be sure to check back on that day regularly as we post updates from the various panels that’ll be happening that day. If you’re interested in CMON’s games, you’ll want to check back often.
But that’s this weekend. We’re still on Wednesday. Let’s not get ahead of ourselves. Right now, we’ve got another set of bite-sized stories.
This batch we have: Forge Prints HD Dungeon Accessories and Bases Kit 1 on Kickstarter, Robot Zombie Cat Card Game On Kickstarter, Crooked Dice release Heroic Archetypes, The Thin Blue Line: Detroit Savage Worlds Module Coming to Kickstarter Soon, Rebel Minis Releases 28mm Earth Force Widowmaker Battlesuits, Adeptus Mechanicus joins the fray in One Page 40k, Several More Installments of The Fiver from The Meeple Mechanic, Heroic Maps New Wardenhale Gambling Den Map, Post Captain Master Index Pt 2. Advance Rules, Another World Indiegogo Funded And now going for Stretch Goals, Sea Dog Game Studios releases Nassau Sloop kit for Sailpower 2.0, New 32mm bases available from Tabletop-Art, Manorhouse Workshop Update #34 – Modular Underground Project – KS launch delayed, “War is Coming” the army game searching for playtesters, Final Days for 12 Realms: Bedtime Story on Kickstarter, Kromlech New Release – Legionary Weapons, Instant Dungeon Tactical Up on Kickstarter, SyrinScape Launches Exclusive Pathfinder Player Character Soundsets, and In-Store Play Program for Free RPG Day June 20, Honour or Death: Icarus Miniatures Preview the Praesidian Honour Guard, Cracked Earth Studios New Tabletop Terrain Line Coming to Kickstarter, Hexagon Mill Terrain Kickstarter Running Now, Legion of Set Artwork Previewed for Conan Rise of Monsters, and Deep-Cut Studio releases a new gaming mat in sand and rock environment.
You’ve made it to Friday. Congratulations!
You should reward yourself with some gaming. Or perhaps take in a movie. *opes the paper to see if anything good is playing right now* 😉
However you choose to spend your weekend, be it fighting against robot hordes, or just watching them on the big screen, hopefully you have a good time.
Before that, though, we’ve got our usual grouping of some bite-sized stories for you.
This batch includes: Warmonger Miniatures 10mm Landsknecht Arquebusiers (Handgunners) Kickstarter On Now, New Pipe Works Terrain System From Mechanical Warhorse, New Pre-painted 28mm Boxes and Crates from 4Ground, Era: Lyres nearing the end of its Kickstarter, New Pulp Alley figures and weapons from Statuesque Miniatures, Kromlech New Release – Legionaries Flamethrowers, Blood and Bone RPG – Goal Surpassed, Hysterical Games previews Dwarf Grenadiers for Panzerfaüste, Predastore Releases Arrow Predette, Bad Roll Games Previews Junkers Starter Pack Artwork, Dog Might Games launches The Adventure Case Kickstarter, Limana Games posts War of Wonders Kickstarter Preview, MidKnight Heroes posts W.I.P. Leonide, and Dragon War- Riders of Ashara Table Top Miniatures Game Kickstarter Announced.
Friday. One of the most beloved of days. Just make it through today and the weekend is your reward. Hopefully you’ve got some gaming lined up. I’m going to be playing some D&D. I’ve got a bard named Lead, because he’s heavy metal, man! *devil horns*
Anyway, as is our custom, we’ve collected some bite-sized stories and offer them to you now.
In this batch, we’ve got: Final Days for Guild Ball Mats on Indiegogo, MidKnight Heroes Previews Kickstarter Stretch Goals, Maelstrom’s Edge Coming to Kickstarter Soon, Ramshackle Games Releases New 20mm bikes, New SciFi container crane from Terrakami Games, New Spray Varnish from The Army Painter, Some more editions of The Fiver from The Meeple Mechanic, Sally 4th Releases Pulp Figures British Range, New 32mm Bases from Tabletop-Art, Manorhouse Workshop Modular Underground Terrain Update #23, New Memethings templates from Advanced Deployment, and Greebo Previews Upcoming Oriental Dwarf team.
ZombieSmith and Gary Hunt Miniatures are joining forces to bring you some new miniatures. Well, they’re new versions of some older miniatures, that is, at least to start with. They’ll be bringing back the Fantasy Warr range to begin with. Then, later on, they’ll be coming out with the 21st Century Amazons pulp range of figures. Gary Hunt Miniatures will also be available soon in the ZombieSmith webshop, starting with the Fire Drake. Previews of new products will be forthcoming. Stay tuned.
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Crooked Dice has their latest releases for 7TV available over in their webshop. This month’s releases include a new deputy and a corporal, along with two scientific advisers. They all seem just a bit… familiar… for some reason, but I’m not sure Who they look like.
Also, along with the releases, the Vlad’s Army book and cards are on sale for 25% off all month.
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We’ve made it to another Wednesday. And at the time of this posting, it’s halfway through the workday. It’s like the Wednesday of hours on the Wednesday of days. If only it were the 15th of the month, too. Then it’d be the Wednesday of the month on the Wednesday of the week on the Wednesday of the hour.
… or maybe I’m just taking things too far now.
Anyway, we’ve got another bunch of bite-sized stories we’ve collected.
This installment we have: The Fiver from The Meeple Mechanic about Tesla vs. Edison, Kromlech gives you the bird, New 2mm Coastal Items from Brigade Models, Special Deal on Pulp Figures from Sally 4th, Pretty Pretty Pictures & Shipping Update for Super Dungeon Explore, MiniWorlds: Finally Mini-Texture arrived, Dies Irae news from Tercio Creativo, Rebel Minis Releases More 15mm Pulp Packs, Ral Partha Europe Miniatures Sci-fi Amphibians kickstarter now live, New Print-and-Play Cedar Mountain Board Game from Wargame Shop, Mage Company Previews 12 Realms: bedtime Story Kickstarter, Deep-Cut Studio releases new sandy desert theme mats, Big Book of Bloodlines Kickstarter launches, Embers Design Studios Launches The City of Brass web-based tabletop RPG app Kickstarter, 15mm Fantasy Buildings pre-order offer at 15mm.co.uk, Open Combat hits initial funding level, and the Figopedia now available from Figone.
Crooked Dice posted up their February releases over on their website. This month they’ve got apes on horses (Planet of the Apes-style), some vicious attack dogs (but we all know they’re just happy puppies), and a new set of police officers (or coppers or bobbies, if you prefer).
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