Sci-fi

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Crowdfunding
Nov 16th, 2017
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We’re one week from Thanksgiving, my absolute most-favorite-est day of the year. … And I have a metric-****-ton of things to do before we get there! O,o My metaphorical work plate is piled higher than my actual plate will be next week at this time. So while I chew through this mass of pro...
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 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 Crowdfunding
Nov 13th, 2017
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The Monday after a long weekend… I mean, I know many of you out there love what you do for a living (as I certainly do), but there’s always just a bit of “erf…” about the Monday after a long weekend. An extra smack of the snooze button. An extra long shower. An extra cup...
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 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 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 Crowdfunding
Nov 9th, 2017
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It’s Thursday, but it also kinda feels like a Friday. Reason being that tomorrow’s posts will be made from home in the morning before taking the rest of the day off. So I’ve got that going for me. Hopefully gonna help a friend put together some Guild Ball models and just hang out. M...
By Polar_Bear
In Corvus Belli
Nov 9th, 2017
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Modiphius wants to give you a chance to check out their RPG system based on the incredibly popular Infinity miniaturs game from Corvus Belli. They’re even giving you the first hit free. They’ve posted up the Quick Start edition of the rules and aren’t charging a thing for it. So why...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Nov 8th, 2017
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Modiphius is expanding the already mind-expanding world of Mindjammer with a couple pretty handy books. The first is the Core Worlds book, giving you all the information you need about the Commonality Core. The other is the Mindjammer Companion. This one takes you to the Outremer subsector, basically...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Nov 8th, 2017
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It’s half-over, people. Actually, slightly moreso, since many of us get Friday off (thank you, Veterans). As we continue along, I’m feeling a bit peckish. Methinks I’ll nom on some bite-sized gaming stories. Today on the platter we have: Invasion X 1950s and 60s Sci Fi range release...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Nov 7th, 2017
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I deal with words all day. Mostly, it’s in the form of articles and rulebooks, but occasionally it’ll run into the more creative forms. Though I don’t end up dealing with poetry much, it does show up from time to time. If you’re good with syllables, then you might want to chec...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Nov 6th, 2017
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We all know my love of seeing Kickstarter projects turning into regular for-sale items. In this case, it’s the sci-fi/fantasy RPG, Ankur: Kingdom of the Gods. The base rulebook is all you need to get playing. There’s multiple races, classes, and all sorts of options for your characters an...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Nov 6th, 2017
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Aetherium, the minis skirmish game in the realm of cyberspace, is getting itself a new faction. They’re led by the Rhommox, a gigantic hulking thing. They’re showing off the artwork for that, as well as the first program that goes with it, the Wasp. Check ’em out....
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Nov 6th, 2017
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One of my first armies back when I started playing miniatures games was a Tyranid force for 40k. They were still relatively new back in 2nd edition. They were just so cool and alien (and I’d not even seen Alien at the time). Well, for those that might want to get into the faction, there’s...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Nov 3rd, 2017
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The rules for Star Trek Attack Wing are getting some retrofits. The rules are getting a going-over and various things are changing about the game. But what, exactly, are those changes? Inquiring captains want to know! Well, WizKids is here to help. In this article, they go over what’s being alt...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Nov 3rd, 2017
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You know what’s fun? Being in charge. And I don’t just mean of your home or your job. I’m talking of being in charge of an entire section of a galaxy. That’s what you’ll be trying to do in Galactic Warlords: Battle for Dominion, a new tactical board game that’s com...
By Polar_Bear
In Aristeia
Nov 3rd, 2017
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Corvus Belli’s Aristeia, their new sci-fi sports action miniatures game, is still on its way to people’s tabletops, but with just about any game, as soon as it comes out, people are wondering, “so… expansions?” CB’s not wasting any time and has announced the first ...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Nov 2nd, 2017
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Toy Rocket games will be coming out with the full version of their sci-fi RPG, Sea of Stars, next year. But in order to build hype and get people excited about the system and setting, they’ve released a Light version of it that’s got just the core mechanics for the game in it. You can [&h...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Nov 2nd, 2017
2 Comments
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It’s odd. Each day this week I’ve found myself, at some point, looking at the clock and going, “How is it only (time)?! Geeze! Today is taking forever!” And yet, in contradiction of that, I’ve also found myself going, “Whoah! It’s already (day)!? This week is...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Nov 1st, 2017
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Alright. Playtime’s over. All the spooky kiddie stuff is done with. Time to get the real holiday prep going. Thanksgiving is a mere 4 weeks and 1 day away. This is not a drill. Prep work starts now. I need to start collecting together gear and ingredients for all the fantastic things I’m ...