Sci-fi


New Warhammer Underworlds Deck and Leman Russ Tank Available to Order from Games Workshop

Well, that's a kit that's been around for quite some time mostly unchanged. It's the Leman Russ. Games Workshop has retooled the old Imperial Guard mainstay. There's also a new Warhammer Underworlds deck called Power Unbound. Both of these are available to pre-order now from their website.


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Forge World Taking Pre-Orders For White Scars Legion Ebon Keshig Terminators

So, you've brought shame and dishonor upon your name and your clan! You shall be punished by... being given some kick-ass power armor and super-powerful weapons. Seems legit to me. That's exactly what the White Scars do with their dishonorable soldiers. I guess when you're in a chapter that's all about speed and maneuverability, being "stuck" in terminator armor could be a drag. You can pre-order your White Scars Legion Ebon Keshig Terminator troops now from Forge World.

And again, here's appropriate music while ordering.


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Paizo Previews August Releases

August is not all that far away. With it will come Gen Con and some new releases from Paizo. ... *looks at the number of releases* Ok, so "some" might be an understatement. There's going to be a deluge of releases. But then, it will be the release of the new Pathfinder edition. So there's that. Have yourself a look-see.


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Fantasy Flight Previews Resistance Transport From X-Wing

While taking a transport into a dogfight might seem like taking a conversion van into a NASCAR race, there are definitely upsides to doing so. Namely, all the upgrades and crew you can generally put on them. In this case, we get a look at the Resistance Transport for X-Wing. It's versatile, because if you want to ditch the bottom 3/4 of the ship, you can do so and just fly around in the cockpit.


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New Necromunda Accessories and Figures Available to Order From Forge World

Along with every paint color they've got coming, Forge World also has some new Necromunda items in their Pre-Order category right now. You can pick up two new weapon sets, a new set of heads, as well as a pair of new figures: Ammo-jack and Dome Runner. And, like I mentioned, aaaaaaaaaaall the paints.


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BattleTech: Clan Invasion Coming to Kickstarter July 17

<whoop! whoop! whoop!> Giant robot alert! We have giant robot alert!

And it's hitting me in my nostalgia centers, because it involves some of the first giant robots I ever really got involved with (after Transformers). Mechwarrior 2 was my jam back in the day. Though I never did get into BattleTech, it's always had that spot in my heart. Well, this July, BattleTech: Clan Invasion is coming to Kickstarter. And looking at the minis that'll be part of it, I know where some of my money will be going this summer.


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Skirmisher Publishing Releases Things That Go Bump in the Spaceship

Out in space, no one can hear you accidentally smack into a bulkhead. But on a spaceship itself, they can hear that. And they will with Things That Go Bump in the Spaceship, a new collection of aliens for your sci-fi RPG games from Skirmisher Publishing. You can pick up your copy now.


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Black Cats Gaming Posts The Spy Game RPG Quick Start Rules

Gamers can sometimes be uninterested in learning a whole new rules set, and can be set in their ways. But what if you want to play in a different setting? Thankfully, many rules can be adapted, especially RPG rules. As such, if you want to play an ultra-modern espionage and action RPG, you can still do that while using the 5th Edition rules many of you already know. That's because Black Cats Gaming is releasing The Spy Game. The full game is coming to Kickstarter soon, but you can snag a copy of the Quick Start rules now.


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Privateer Press Previews September Releases

Man, I wish it was September. While we've had a bit of a respite from the heat this past week, being only the start of June still, it'll come back, and with a vengeance. Not looking forward to that. What I am looking forward to are all the Privateer Press releases in September. There's Warmachine. There's Hordes. There's Monsterpocalypse (including <whoop! whoop! whoop!> Giant robot alert!). There's Riot Quest. Let's take a look.


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Modiphius Taking Pre-Orders For Fallout: Wasteland Warfare RPG Expansion Book

You maniacs! You blew it up! Damn you! Damn you all to hell!

Ok, so that was from Planet of the Apes and we're talking about Fallout, but the overall theme's the same. Nuclear war has devastated the land and now people are trying to scratch out a living in the aftermath. With few resources left, those out in the wasteland are constantly in conflict for them. That's where things pick up in Fallout: Wasteland Warfare, the new expansion book coming from Modiphius. If you want the book as soon as it's available, you can pre-order your copy now.


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The After Post Apocalyptic Setting For Savage Worlds Up On Kickstarter

So, the world has been destroyed. Damnit, Carl, I told you to not shine that laser pointer up into the sky. Various alien races came and fought a war over control of Earth. Now, cities are gone, and only a few small, isolated groups of humans remain. That's also the story behind The After, a new post-apocalyptic RPG that runs on the Savage Worlds system. The game is up on Kickstarter now.


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Acastus Knight Asterius Available to Order From Forge World

<whoop! whoop! whoop!>
Giant robot alert! We have giant robot alert!

Forge World has a new knight model that you can order from their webshop. It's the Acastus Knight Asterius and it's a biggie. Giant weapons. Missile launcher on the back. It's got it all. You can put in your orders for it now.


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Rocket Age RPG Setting Book for 5th Edition Up On Kickstarter

Rocket Age takes you back to the sci-fi era as envisioned in classic sci-fi tales. Where every planet was habitable and filled with strange civilizations and adventure, travelling between planets took a day or two at most, and rayguns were standard-issue. They've adapted the game to work with 5th edition Dungeons & Dragons and have put the book up on Kickstarter.


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Fantasy Flight Previews Dathomirians and Nightsisters in Collapse of the Republic

Darksaber. If you've read it, you might regret it. If you haven't read it, you might've heard about it. It was one of the least-liked Star Wars EU books that came out years ago. And while the Disney purge of the EU wiped it from existence, elements from it remain, such as the planet Dathomir and the Force Witches that live there. And soon, they'll be making their way to the Star Wars RPG. Have yourselves a look in this peek into Collapse of the Republic.


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Hard Wired Island RPG Up On Kickstarter

Hard Wired Island is a retro-futuristic sci-fi RPG that takes its inspiration from great 90s anime series like Ghost in the Shell, Bubblegum Crisis, and (one of my personal favorites) Cowboy Bebop. It takes place on an orbiting space station that is slowly being taken over by corporations. The game is up on Kickstarter now.


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Single Models Now Available From Punkapocalyptic Starter

Long-time readers know that I'm a fan of 2-player starter sets. They get you going in a game right away, with a second force that your friend can try out. Though, it can be a bit of a pain if there's models that are only available in said starter. What if you just want one? Well, the folks at Punkapocalyptic are here to help. They have the individual modesl from their starter set now available as singles.


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Battletech Previews Alpha Strike: Commander’s Edition and House Arano: The Aurigan Coalition

Catalyst Game Labs is working on a whole host of new books for BattleTech. They want to show off their hard work, so they've posted up pages from some of the upcoming books, Alpha Strike: Commander's Edition as well as House Arano: The Aurigan Coalition. If you want, head on over and take a peek.


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Catalyst Game Labs Posts Shadowrun 6th Edition Q&A

the Sixth World is getting a shake-up with a sixth edition of Shadowrun. The classic sci-fi RPG of mixing fantasy worlds with the rust-tech of cyberpunk will be making its way to you later this year. But what's changing? Catalyst Game Labs has posted up a quick Q&A session with game designer Jason Hardy. Have yourselves a look.


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