Sci-fi

By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Jul 21st, 2017
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I remember when Dropzone Commander was just coming out. I was exceedingly interested in this new miniatures game. A lot of my friends back in the day had played Epic, and it looked like that same sort of feel to it. However, after watching a couple games, I realized it just wasn’t quite for me....
By Polar_Bear
In Corvus Belli
Jul 21st, 2017
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The next set of releases are available from Corvus Belli for Infinity. Head on down to your LGS or make your way to their webshop and pick you up some high-tech soldiers....
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jul 21st, 2017
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A bit all over the map with this week’s set of pre-orders from Forge World. In one corner, we’ve got a new armored vehicle for 40k, particularly the Sisters of Silence. In another corner we’ve got a Blood Angels Legion Transfer Sheet. And, in the final corner, there’s some Iro...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jul 17th, 2017
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And we’re back once more in the office. The start of the work week is upon us. It feels like it’ll be an eternity until next weekend, but we’ll make it there. I hope your weekend was good. I spent all day Saturday playing games with my friend, as I mentioned. There was Ascension, Mu...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jul 14th, 2017
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The Coriolis RPG, which has been described as “the Arabian Nights in space,” is getting a bit bigger. Four new supplements have been released in .pd format over in Modiphius’ webshop. You can get them separately, or as a bundle. They give you new insight into different technology, d...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Jul 14th, 2017
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When you’re playing an RPG, you want the rules to be present, but not get in the way of the game. And with all the options that a player’s character can have, it can be really easy to forget how something works, or forget you have some special bonus at all. Thankfully, there’s resou...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Jul 14th, 2017
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The next set of releases is available for Dark Age from CMON. This month, we have the new Haniel Triad Unit Box, as well as the continued repackaging of unit boxes for the Fire Caste, with boxes for the Cinder Slaves, Brimstones, Volcanic Helots, Volcanic Phalanx, and Infernos. Along with all that, t...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Jul 14th, 2017
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Three new ships are available for the X-Wing Miniatures Game from Fantasy Flight. This is because Wave XI of ships is out now in their webshop as well as your LGS (well, hopefully at your LGS, anyway). They’re the new Auzituck Gunship, the Scurrg H-6 Bomber, and the TIE Aggressor....
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Jul 14th, 2017
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Who doesn’t love giant chain guns? Nobody, that’s who. If you’d like to add a new, giant chain gun tank to your arsenal, then Forge World has what you’re looking for. They’re taking orders for their new Legion Sicaran Punisher Assault Tank over in their webshop now....
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Jul 14th, 2017
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Vive la France! Man, you ever want to read about a strange time of turmoil, go read about the French Revolution. But, it’s over with now (and has been for quite some time) and to celebrate, as usual, Corvus Belli is having an Infinity giveaway....
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Jul 13th, 2017
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Forge of Destiny is a new sci-fi miniatures game that has been in development for quite some time. Well, the creators feel they’re close enough now to launch to let everyone know about it (the rules are on their last run through playtesting). The game has 3 races mostly-done, with a 4th on the ...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Jul 12th, 2017
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Is the week going by fast for anyone else? I woke up this morning and was like, “whoah… it’s already Wednesday!” I guess being busy will do that for you. Monday was All the News! Yesterday was more news, a regular meeting, and then working on a new article. Today’s headi...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Jul 12th, 2017
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Though Mars is dry and dusty now, it is still full of various forms of life. At least, in Space 1889 it is. The jury is still out if there’s any life on it in the real world. But anyway, you can’t really travel there now, but you can in the game, so let’s just […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Jul 12th, 2017
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Emperor Palpatine seized control during a time of turmoil. He manipulated events so he could claim himself as undisputed leader. This left a bad taste in a lot of people’s mouths, as they were used to the freedom granted by the Republic. As such, a rebellion was quickly formed to fight against ...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jul 10th, 2017
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It’s one thing to play a game where you’re worried about just winning or losing. It’s another when that win or loss really means something as it’s part of an overall narrative or campaign. That’s just what’s coming to Grimdark Future: Firefight and Age of Fantasy: ...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jul 10th, 2017
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The galaxy is vast. It’s filled with all sorts of alien species in different stages of development. There’s various anomalies like electrical storms or gravity wells or giant energy ribbons. Heck, there might even be a plant full of Greek Gods or Nazis. It’s up to you to go out ther...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Jul 10th, 2017
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In any fantasy RPG, someone’s almost always going to pick the rogue to play. You know, they want to be sneaky, staying in the shadows, picking locks, stealing pants off of unwitting bar patrons, backstabbing with a ballista… That kind of thing. Players that like that kind of character can...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Jul 10th, 2017
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The new edition of 40k‘s starter set has the Space Marines facing off against the foul chaos figures dedicated to the god Nurgle. If you’re looking to expand out from there, Games Workshop has several new kits you can order from them. There’s some new Primaris figures, as well as De...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Jul 7th, 2017
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It feels like a short week, but it’s certainly been a busy week. Yesterday, got pulled aside for a vital project before the A Song of Ice and Fire Miniatures Game Kickstarter launches later this month. That was a cool couple of hours. But yeah, just been busy all-around. Ready for that weekend!...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Jul 7th, 2017
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One of the oldest factions for the game, The Brood have a storied history in Dark Age. They’re what happens when genetic testing doesn’t just go wrong, it goes wrong, then jumps fence and breeds wild in the swamps. Well, they’re getting an update, and you can check out what all will...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Jul 7th, 2017
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Forge World once again has two far ends of the spectrum available to order from this week. For you 40k (or, I guess, technically, 30k) fans, they’re expanding their Horus Heresy Characters range with Magistus Amon of the Thousand Sons Legion. Meanwhile, on the Blood Bowl pitches, Skaven players...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Jul 7th, 2017
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Both the Imperial and Rebel navies are constantly looking for an advantage over the other. As such, there’s always new ship designs going into production, and new tactics being created to utilize those ships. This means new ships hitting your tabletops for Star Wars: Armada. In this case, it...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Jul 6th, 2017
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HeroClix is celebrating its 15th anniversary. They had their What If…? set for Marvel. For DC, they’re going with the Elseworlds. In this case, it’s new version of Superman… umm… I mean Batman… I mean… well… both. It’s The Flying Batman....
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jul 5th, 2017
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It’s always cool to see when a company gets a game they’re really excited about helping make better. Such is the case for Why Not Games and their acquisition of Rocket Age. Why Not is looking to expand the range, as well as help make it so more people can get the current product line....
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Jul 3rd, 2017
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I’ve got a lot of friends that’ve picked up the new 8th edition of 40k. They all seem to be enjoying it. Mostly, they seem to like the new Primaris Space Marines. Well, as disciplined and such as those guys are, they still need strong and capable leaders to get the job done. Thankfully, G...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jun 30th, 2017
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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 […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Jun 30th, 2017
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All the races in Beyond the Gates of Antares were once human. But with the different planets they all colonized, and the different environmental factors therein, they diversified. Well, Togg’s race was once human. But where he came from and if there are more like him is a mystery. Found on a cr...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Jun 30th, 2017
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Many times I have shown my envy at the Custodians of the 40k universe. There are certainly times I’ve had to go into a bathroom to clean it and wish I had dreadnought armor to protect me. For those really big jobs, the Legio Custodes have the Telemon Dreadnoughts. You can order yours now from [...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jun 29th, 2017
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The end of the month is just a day away, but that doesn’t mean it’s too late to get your June releases out to the public. That’s just what Zenit Miniatures has. If you’re a fan of Kensei or their new sci-fi game, Last Saga, they’ve got new releases available for you, fro...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jun 29th, 2017
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The work week continues on. We’ll make it to the end, though. Just another day and a half and we’ll be back at the weekend. And with weekends comes gaming (hopefully). And with gaming comes gaming tables. So let’s do our part to make your gaming tables look as good as possible. Toda...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Jun 29th, 2017
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It’s always good to make sure you’ve got the most up-to-date rules for your games. You don’t want to make an army, take it to the table, and then figure out that stuff’s all changed when your opponent goes, “whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa… hold on a minute.” So, for ...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Jun 28th, 2017
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The week continues along. We’ll get back to that ever-loving weekend soon. Just another couple of days and it’ll be time once more. And I’m sure a lot of people in the US are going to be celebrating this weekend. With the 4th of July being a Tuesday this year, I’m guessing a l...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Jun 26th, 2017
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Things are heating up out in the faraway star systems. The various factions in Beyond the Gates of Antares continually clash against one-another. New tactical formations and equipment are making their way to the field. They’re also making their way to your tabletops. Both the Algoryn and Boromi...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jun 26th, 2017
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It’s Monday. How’s yours going? Mine’s… being a Monday. But, as usual, we’ll make it through. And getting our gaming tables looking good is going to help. Today in the Terrain Corner we have: New Terrain Available For Beyond the Gates of Antares, Final Week For Eslo Terr...
By Polar_Bear
In Corvus Belli
Jun 26th, 2017
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We’re in the last week of June. By this weekend, it’ll be July. Not much time left to get out this month’s releases. But Corvus Belli is here. They’ve got their June figures for Infinity available now....