Sci-fi

By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Sep 20th, 2017
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Information is everything. Being informed of the situation at hand, especially in something as chaotic as a warzone can mean the difference between victory and defeat. And when an enemy is captured, getting accurate information from them is a good skill to have. Such is what you’ll be doing as ...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Sep 19th, 2017
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Star Trek wouldn’t be nearly so interesting if they didn’t… y’know… trek anywhere. It’s not called Star Stay At Space Dock, after all. Only by boldly going will your crew complete its however-many-year mission. And, thankfully, Modiphius is here to help. They’...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Sep 18th, 2017
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We all know my love of getting to see the rules for things before I buy them. I like being an informed consumer. Well, Mantic is known for having rules online, and that includes for things that aren’t even out yet. The GCPS is the new faction coming for Deadzone, and to get you excited [&hellip...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Sep 18th, 2017
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In a world where body modification means even more than just getting a tattoo or some cosmetic surgery, pretty much the sky’s the limit. Sure, you might just want to stay fully human, but why not look into getting all sorts of upgrades and enhancements? Well, for players in The Future Belongs t...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Sep 18th, 2017
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It’s never easy when a loved one is lost to us quickly and tragically. Unfortunately, such is the case for Lady Edith Tillington. Her husband had been on board the ship London Bridge when it went down in the deserts of Mars. Now, she would like to get his remains in order for a proper […...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Sep 18th, 2017
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In the grim dark of the far-off future, the line between man and machine has certainly blurred. Cyborg implants help the servants of the Emperor with their everyday tasks, from filing things in the grand libraries to taking on the Heretic. The machine-makers are highly revered as they walk off to war...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Sep 15th, 2017
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Resistance is futile! Well, the Resistance faction in Eden might disagree with you there. And they’re being featured in this month’s releases from Happy Games Factory. They are getting a new starter set. There’s also new figures for the Khan Clan and ISC. But don’t worry, just...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Sep 15th, 2017
3 Comments
788 Views
Over the next three days, high school, then college, and then pro football players will be hitting the gridiron to see who is the best. I’m sure that there are many of you out there that will also be hitting the tabletop gridiron to prove much the same in games of Blood Bowl, as well […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Sep 14th, 2017
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The work week rolls along (that’s a pun for my friend Gavin who just dumped a bunch of ball bearings on the floor, apparently). We’re another step closer to that always-anticipated weekend (at least, I always am anticipating it). Here’s to hoping yours is filled with gaming (mine wi...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Sep 13th, 2017
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A thousand years has passed since the events in the Secrets of the Lost Tomb. However, the work of the Eternal Order of Perseus continues, keeping humanoids safe from the Great Old Ones. Now with their huge space station, the current members of the Eternal Order of Perseus face all-new dangers. Will ...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Sep 13th, 2017
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It’s like breathing in sulphur!… Ok, so I wouldn’t really recommend trying to breathe in these new miniatures from Alternative Armies. I doubt that’d be good for your respiratory tract. However, you can use them to expand your Sulphur II forces. Yeah, I’d suggest you do ...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Sep 13th, 2017
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It’s already Wednesday. I don’t know why that should be such a shock. I mean, yesterday was Tuesday. I guess being at home on Monday makes it feel like the week’s moving along a bit faster. But if we’re going to be keeping up this pace, we should probably stock up on bite-size...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Sep 12th, 2017
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In my opinion, there’s never too many options that you can have for your RPG. Everything is just another way to personalize your character and really make them unique and memorable. Palladium is helping with that for those of you out there playing Dark Designs. They have a new Nightbane sourceb...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Sep 11th, 2017
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Well, it’s not quite Cold and Flu Season, but we’re getting there soon. And Games Workshop is certainly prepared. They have a bunch of Nurgle-related releases available over in their webshop. There’s a new Death Guard codex (available in several different forms, along with extras li...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Sep 11th, 2017
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Gravity. It’s a universal law. Objects with mass attract one-another. But what if you could turn off gravity? Well, you could dance on the ceiling (oh, what a feeling), or you could play a miniatures game. Of course, Zero Gravity doesn’t actually turn off gravity around it, but it does us...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Sep 11th, 2017
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A new Star Wars movie is soon to hit theaters. That means new ships. They’ve always been one of my favorite aspects of the universe. What can I say? I’m a starfighter junkie. And feeding my addiction is Fantasy Flight Games. They’re showing off a couple new ships they will be bringi...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Sep 8th, 2017
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486 Views
In the grim dark of the far-future, there’s lots of armored pieces around you might have to worry about when going into battle. From huge titans and gargants to terminators and crisis suits, you’re gonna need a way to get those enemies off the board. Bathing them in balls of plasma is a g...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Sep 7th, 2017
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Today is Brazil’s Independence Day! As is tradition for them, Corvus Belli is giving away some figures to celebrate. You don’t have to be Brazilian to sign up. Just go put your name in the hat and you could win....
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Sep 6th, 2017
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Evolution is, if nothing else, an almost magical thing. It will take whatever environment the universe might concoct and fill it with all manner of life, each one perfectly suited to conditions that we here on Earth might look at and go, “no damn way!” So, when headed out among the stars,...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Sep 6th, 2017
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In space, no one can hear you scream. … But as far as I’m concerned, lasers still go “pew, pew, pew” and ships explode in fireballs. That’s just how I like it. If you’re a fan of space combat between squadrons of fighters, you might want to check out Shadows in the...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Sep 6th, 2017
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We’re already halfway through the week. Having Monday off certainly helps with that. But as we continue our way through the week, I know I could still use a bit of a pick-me-up. So I’m going to nosh on some bite-sized gaming stories. Today on the platter we have: RPG Player Kits Up On Kic...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Sep 5th, 2017
7 Comments
739 Views
One of the games that’s been around seemingly forever is Warhammer 40k. Hell, for most of you reading this, it might as well have been around forever, since it’s probably older than you are. To celebrate 30 years of the game, Games workshop has created a commemorative Primaris Space Marin...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Sep 1st, 2017
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Just this morning, we were talking about The 10 Commandments. Obviously, there’s strong Egyptian themes in that movie. Well, then I log on to check news stories, and the strong Egyptian themes follow me here. Forge World has started taking orders for their new Thousand Sons Legion Praetor figur...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Aug 31st, 2017
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While the GCPS isn’t normally the ones headed into Deadzones, sometimes that’s all that will work against whatever threat to humanity is to be found there. And keeping humans safe is what the GCPS is all about. Ever since the Mandrake Rebellion, they have redoubled their efforts to make s...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Aug 31st, 2017
5 Comments
1793 Views
While I might personally have preferred Gorka-Morka (greenskin that I am), many people out there are excited for Necromunda, Games Workshop’s other sci-fi skirmish miniatures game of gangs of thugs fighting against one-another. If you’d like a few more details about what you can expect fr...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Aug 30th, 2017
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747 Views
I wish I could be a fighter pilot. No, really. Back when I was a kid, that was near the top of my list of things I wanted to do. Unfortunately, I’ve got godawful eyes and so Top Gun academy was never really in my fates. But I can live vicariously through my RPGs. And […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Aug 30th, 2017
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527 Views
Corvus Belli is wishing you a Happy Turkey Day. No, it’s not Thanksgiving (despite how much I wish it was). It’s Turkey’s National Day. And, as is their tradition, Corvus Belli is having a special giveaway....
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Aug 29th, 2017
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459 Views
A new expansion for TiRoBEx has been released. If you’re tired of this summer heat (even as things are starting to cool off a bit here in Atlanta) and wish things were a bit more south of freezing, it’s the expansion for you. Founding of the Arcant gives players new TRS that can be used [...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Aug 29th, 2017
1 Comment
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Everyone loves saving money. You can get more stuff that way. Well, Osprey Publishing is adding to their Summer Sale by bringing in Scrappers, their post-apocalyptic skirmish miniatures game. Earth was ruined around 150 years ago (Thanks, Todd! Sheesh!), and those that have survived are fighting with...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Aug 28th, 2017
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For Star Trek Attack Wing, the cards are where it’s at. I know, the ships are flashy and actually do the moving around on the board, but it’s the cards that tell you what you get to do when that ship is in position. As such, WizKids is going to be coming out with card […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Infinity
Aug 28th, 2017
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I realized, as I drove in this morning, this was the first Monday out of the last 3 that I’m just coming into the office to do my “regular thing.” 2 weeks ago, I was leaving for Gen Con. Last week, I was just flying home from Gen Con. Man, that show really does eat […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Corvus Belli
Aug 28th, 2017
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The Infinity world expands out from just the miniatures game. There’s also a comic based on it. Now, you can bring those events off of the pages and onto your tabletop with the Outrage Missions pack....
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Aug 25th, 2017
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Grand Admiral Thrawn. That’s really all you need to know, but I’m sure you want to know more. *urge to know more intensifies* Fantasy Flight Games has announced the next wave of Star Wars: Armada releases and one of the upgrade cards you’ll be getting is Grand Admiral Thrawn. The Re...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Aug 25th, 2017
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Hard to believe it’s Friday already. A week ago, we were into the 2nd day of Gen Con. This week has been one of recuperation from the show along with trying to catch up on almost 2 weeks’ worth of e-mails. O,o So, while I sit here, listening to Austrian Death Machine (thank you, Raoul, [&...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Aug 25th, 2017
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Janitors in the 41st Millennium have the coolest gear. I know I’ve mentioned this before, but every time something new comes out for the Legio Custodes, it just reinforces my thoughts on the matter. They’ve got some new Aquilon Terminators you can pick up. Also, the Sisters of Silence hav...