Sci-fi


Fantasy Flight Previews Rebel Commandos For Star Wars: Legion

While the Rebellion might've started out as just a rag-tag group of individuals fighting against the Empire, they've become a fighting force that, while they can't match the Imperial's numbers, they can certainly match their skill. The Rebel Commandos are elite troopers, trained in small-squad tactics and able to perform surgical strikes on enemy positions. Check out their rules for Star Wars: Legion.

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New Kill Team Starters, AoS Kits Available To Order From Games Workshop

Games Workshop is bulking up both of their latest games with this week's pre-releases. For those that have picked up Kill Team, there's some new starter sets, including Tyranids and the Imperium (plus loads and loads of new dice. #NoSuchThingAsTooManyDice). For those that are going along with the new edition of Age of Sigmar, both the Stormcast Eternals and the undead are getting new releases, including a new version of the legendary Black Coach.

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Paizo Posts New Starfinder Armory Preview

You can't really just grab any suit of armor, start wearing it, and expect to be able to just do all the things you regularly do unless you've been trained in its use. You're not going to be as mobile, as flexible, or nearly as well protected unless you work with that armor. In the new Starfinder Armory, there's new character options that show when you've really put in the time and effort to learn just how armor works, and that's what we get a preview of here.

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Entromancy Sci-Fantasy RPG Coming To Kickstarter

Every day, we're looking for new power sources for our world. Fossil fuels will run out eventually, and we need to replace them with something. In Entromancy, part of that replacement is made by ceridium, a new element. However, along with energy, it's unleashed magic on an unsuspecting world. Your characters find themselves in San Francisco in such a world. How will they make it day to day? That's up to you to decide. The game is coming to Kickstarter next month.

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Alien Ass, Hydrogen Gas, or Cosmic Grass... No One Warps For Free Supplement Available For Alpha Blue

As I've mentioned many times, there's no such thing as too many options for a GM. Having extra scenarios, character types, charts, graphs, and tables can all make running the game a lot easier. That's where Alien Ass Hydrogen Gas, or Cosmic Grass... No One Warps For Free comes in. It's a new supplement for Alpha Blue that brings you all that and more.

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Fantasy Flight Previews TIE Advanced For X-Wing

In the first Star Wars movie, there's only two Imperial fighters that we see. We get the standard TIE Fighter and the special, advanced version that Darth Vader flies. That's the TIE Advanced. It's got shields and a hyperdrive, along with many other advancements (ooooh, now I get the name). But Vader's wasn't the only one produced. You could have a whole squadron of them, including in the X-Wing Miniatures Game. We get a look at the 2nd edition version of the ship in this preview.

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July Releases For Eden Available From Happy Games Factory

Is it just me or, despite how fast it's felt it's gone by, July seems to be just keeping around, too? There's still about a week left of it to go, but that just means there's still plenty of time for the July releases for Eden from Happy Games Factory. This batch of releases includes the starter set for a new faction, the Matriarchy White Order.

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New Releases, Pre-orders Available From Warlord Games

I feel this post could be titled, "Warlord Games Releases Everything" and it wouldn't be that far off. They've got new releases for Konflikt '47 and Bolt Action, as well as extending their Strontium Dog line with new pre-orders. So let's get to them. It's not a short list.

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Games Workshop Taking Orders For Kill Team

A lot of this could theoretically go in today's Terrain Corner as well, but we'll get to that. Games Workshop has started taking orders for Kill Team. What is Kill Team? Basically skirmish-sized 40k. Don't want to get your huge-ass army out every time? Grab an elite core of minis and go at it in the tight spaces on the table. There's a starter box, main rulebook, some other starter sets. Just lots of stuff to get you going.

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Friday Snippets

Happy Weekend Eve!
As always, I'm excited that it's Friday. I've got D&D tonight and then a weekend of cleaning. But hey, there's still some gaming in there. But before I pretend I'm a blue dragonborn and then go all domestic on my domicile, I need to fill up on some bite-sized gaming stories.

Today on the platter we have: Elder Dice Now Available To Order, Animal Adventures: Tales of Dungeons and Doggies Up On Kickstarter, New Master Commander Available From Brother Vinni, Deraj Studios Announces Fantastical Sub-Saharan Miniatures Kickstarter Relaunch Date, Lost Kingdom Miniatures: Cuetzpal Empire Up On Kickstarter, and Dark Art Summer Sale Happening Now.


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Infinity Pre-orders Available For Gen Con

Good lord, Gen Con's damn-near here. And along with the seemingly billion of other things to get done, don't forget to pencil in time to get your pre-orders in over on Corvus Belli's website for your Infinity and Aristeia. Then, you'll just have to go to the booth and pick 'em up. Saves a bit of time so you can run off to the next booth and get the awesome things there.

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Privateer Press Posts Monsterpocalypse Rulebook

As I mentioned before, it's another Year of New Editions. This one's a bit more of a blast from the past, Monsterpocalypse from Privateer Press. I remember when the original game came out at Gen Con and people were snapping it up left and right. We'll see if that happens at the re-release this Gen Con. In preparation for it, Privateer has posted the game's rulebook that you can check out.

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Fantasy Flight Previews the TIE Fighter For X-Wing

Besides the Star Destroyer, the most iconic ship in the entire Imperial fleet has got to be the standard TIE fighter, or TIE/ln for you that prefer such nomenclature. The "eyeball" was the main ship used by Imperial fighter pilots. Fast, maneuverable, and easy to build, what they lacked in shields, they made up for in being able to swarm the enemy. With the new edition of X-Wing coming out from Fantasy Flight, it's time to take a look at how this ship will be changing.

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