Sci-fi


Nerdura Games Running Tekkaforce Kickstarter

Giant Robot Alert! We have Giant Robot Alert!

Nerdua Games has launched a Kickstarter campaign for Tekkaforce. It's a miniatures game of robot combat, with the robots being customized and built by yourselves. But more than just a minis game, there's also rules for an RPG to go along with it. Grow your character as you battle through campaigns with or against one-another.


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Fantasy Flight Previews Mining Guild TIE For X-Wing

While most of the time when you think of a TIE Fighter, you're thinking of the Empire, they're not the only faction to use the cheap and nimble ship. For X-Wing, the Scum & Villainy faction is getting their own version of the TIE, brought in by the Miner's Guild. In this preview, we get a look at how it works.


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Fantasy Flight Previews Imperial Royal Guards For Star Wars: Legion

The Emperor, while certainly a master of the dark Force, is still in need of those to protect him when he goes out (he doesn't have a lot of friends). Those protetors come in the form of the Imperial Royal Guards, those red-robed sentinels always around him. In this preview, we get a look at what they'll be like when coming to the tabletops in Star Wars: Legion.


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New Adeptus Titanicus and Lord of the Rings Releases Available To Order From Games Workshop

Really going for two ends of the spectrum here with this week's set of pre-orders from Games Workshop. On one hand, you have Giant Robot Alert in the form of new kits for Adeptus Titanicus. On the other side, there's a whole lot of stuff for The Middle-earth Strategy Battle Game, including new Gandalf and Theoden kits, plus a new book, as well as a whole host of units.


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Rebel Minis Releases 5150 Platoon Leader & 5150 Battalion Commander

Just in time for the holidays, Rebel Minis and Two Hour Wargames has not just one, but two new sci-fi miniatures games for you. They're 5150 Platoon Leader and 5150 Battalion Commander. You can go pick up your copies now and spend your off-hours these next months getting your mini sci-fi battle groove on.


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Mutant: Elysium Sci-Fi RPG Up On Kickstarter

It's often that you find an expansion for a board game that also counts as a stand-alone game ("expanshalone" is what I remember calling something like that back in the day). What you don't quite see so often is an RPG that's a stand-alone expansion. But that's what we have here. Mutant: Elysium is the 3rd of the Mutant: Year Zero RPG expansions, but while it's an expansion, it's also a stand-alone game on its own. The game is up on Kickstarter now.


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Fantasy Flight Previews Jyn Orso And Rebel Pathfinders For Star Wars: Legion

The Rebels have their own scouts, out there looking for any weaknesses in the Imperial machine. Their use of cammo and covert tactics makes them perfect for it. In this preview for Star Wars: Legion, Fantasy Flight takes a look at a pair of new releases, Jyn Orso as well as a unit of Rebel Pathfiners.


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Friday Snippets

Fridaaaaaaaay!

I know that I just got back into the regular swing of things again, but I'm already ready to just take a couple days off. My weekend will be spent gaming, but of the video variety. Hey, I'm allowed. But while I crunch those 1s and 0s, I'll be needing to snack, and having some bite-sized gaming stories in my tummy will be awesome.

Today on the platter we have: The Mighty Exo-Armoured Dwarves 28mm scale miniatures up On Kickstarter, Lizard City Bases Now Available From Tabletop-Art, Ophidian Menace Fantasy Miniatures Up On Kickstarter, Baueda Releases New 15mm Forest Bases, Riders of the Storm Fantasy Miniatures Up On Kickstarter, and Kraken Dice Releasing Kelpie Dice This Evening.


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Vanguard: Boarding Actions in the Fifth Frontier War Skirmish Game Up On Kickstarter

In deep space, many conflicts will be between opposing troops on their ships. Much like the ancient Greeks fought out in the Mediterranean, so will it be as boarding parties rush over to the other vessel, dealing death in the confines and tight quarters of the enemy ship. That's what you'll be doing in Vanguard, a new sci-fi miniatures skirmish game that takes place within the Traveller universe. The game is up on Kickstarter now.


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Fantasy Flight Previews the RZ-2 A-wing For X-Wing

The Resistance, much like the Rebel Alliance that preceeded it, uses a variety of different fighter craft in order to get the job done against the First Order. That includes their own versions of classics, such as the A-Wing. Nimble and fast, it's an interceptor of the highest order. Get a look at it for the X-Wing Miniatures Game in this preview.


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Fantasy Flight Announces Wave III of X-Wing

Fantasy Flight has announced the next wave of releases for the X-Wing Miniatures Game. And it includes a couple surprises in the form of two new factions. They're the Galactic Republic and Separatists Alliance. Yes, the prequels are making their way into the game. I'm sure we're all thrilled about that.


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