Sci-fi


New BattleTech Releases Available From Catalyst Game Labs

Catalyst Game Labs is celebrating 35 years of BattleTech with a set of new releases. There's the new Beginner's Box, as well as a new full box set for you to check out. Along with that, they've got all sorts of apparel to show off as well. For me, it should be no surprise, but Clan Ghost Bear forever!


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Fantasy Flight Previews Running in Shadow of the Beanstalk

You may look at that headline and be like, "... so, like a 'dash' mechanic where you move quickly?" To which I would go, "No! Running is the slang term for what is basically hacking another computer system." That sort of Lawnmower Man-esque internet world where it's not just pictures and text on a screen, but a fully-interactive reality, where you're having to do battle with programs designed to keep you out. That's what we a get a look at in this Shadow of the Beanstalk preview from Fantasy Flight.


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Fantasy Flight Previews Separatist Upgrades For X-Wing

The Star Wars sga covers quite a bit of time, with many conflicts. The first we see on film is the war between the Separatists and the Republic. These factions will be making their way to the X-Wing Miniatures Game from Fantasy Flight, with the Separatists getting a starter set soon. In this preview, we get a look at a few of the upgrades they'll have available for their robotic ships.


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New Middle-Earth and Adeptus Titanicus Releases Available From Games Workshop

Quite a lot going on from Games Workshop this week. There's new expansion books for both the Middle-Earth Strategy Battle Game as well as Adeptus Titanicus. There's new minis for those games, too. Not to be outdone, Warhammer Underworlds has two new mobs, who also have dice sets. It's sci-fi. It's fantasy. It's something for just about everyone.


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Verge of War Sci-Fi Minis Game Previews Pirates

Verge of War, the sci-fi minis game that not only successfully funded on Kickstarter, but was able to ship out 3 months before their scheduled date, is looking to expand their game. They're showing off the upcoming Pirates faction. I had never thought was a pirate hat would look like on some dude in beefy power armor. Now I know. And it's pretty damn awesome, if I do say so myself.


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Fantasy Flight Previews Rebel Specialists For Star Wars: Legion

The Rebels have to be really resourceful if they want to stand any chance against the Imperials. Thankfully, they're good at recruiting extremely capable individuals. In Star Wars: Legion, these take the form of the Rebel Specilists. You can get a preview of this new box set coming soon in this preview.


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Skirmisher Publishing Releases Artifacts of the Wastelands

In the bombed-out ruins, our heroes come across all manner of forgotten and lost technology and other trinkets from the past. But what, exactly, are they? That's what the Artifacts of the Wastelands guide is here to help with. It's a new guide from Skirmisher Publishing, and it's available now.


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Midweek Snippets

We're getting there. We've made it to Wednesday. And, for many of us here in the States, we're making our way to a 3-day weekend. That's gonna be nice. But before we get there, we've gotta finish up the week. Powering us along the way is some bite-sized gaming stories.

Today on the platter we have: New Releases Available From RN Estudio, The Art of Privateer Press Up On Kickstarter, Black Topaz Magick Set Coming from Kraken Dice Tomorrow, and Brigade Models Releases New 15mm SF Releases.


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Modiphius Taking Pre-Orders For New Borg Cube Set for Star Trek RPG

Resistance is futile... if you're a Star Trek fan and been wanting to get into the Star Trek Adventures RPG from Modiphius, as they've started taking pre-orders for a new Borg Cube set that's got... well, just about everything you could want that's part of their RPG system. This new collection includes such things as the core rulebook, GM screen, accessories, and all 9 PDF releases from the last 2 years.


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Fantasy Flight Previews New Vehicles For Star Wars: Legion

While we dont' yet have the AT-AT for Star Wars: Legion, that doesn't mean that everyone's on foot in the game. There are already a couple vehicles available, and Fantasy Flight is previewing two more, one each for the Rebels and Imperials. The Imperials are getting the TX-225 GAVw Occupier Combat Assault Tank, while the Rebels are looking forward to their X-34 Landspeeder (significantly beefed up from when we saw Luke driving one at the start of A New Hope).


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Fantasy Flight Previews Archetypes and Careers in Shadow of the Beanstalk

The city of New Angeles offers many opportunities to those that live there. You can specialize in just about anything, and find jobs in all manner of exciting careers. That's what you get a look at in this preview of the upcoming Shadow of the Beanstalk sourcebook for Android, part of Fantasy Flight's Genesys RPG system.


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Friday Snippets

No longer Friday Eve, we've moved into Friday proper. Congratulations, everyone. You've made it through the first full week of 2019. *celebration* I hope it didn't go too badly for you. It was busy AF for me. So I'm looking forward to a nice, relaxing weekend. What sort of stuff do you have planned?

I plan on noshing some bite-sized gaming stories, myself.

Today on the platter we have: New Releases Available From Puppets War, New Tufts and Pre-Painted Bases From Deep-Cut Studio, New D6 and D10 Metal Die Sets From Kraken Dice, and Poly-Orcs Metal Dice up on Kickstarter.


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Fantasy Flight Announces Allies and Adversaries Book for Star Wars RPG

There's about a million or so iconic characters in the Star Wars universe. It'd be really hard to stat out all of them on your own if you're running a Star Wars game. That's where Fantasy Flight is ready to step in and help. They've announced the Allies and Adversaries book. It contains over 130 new NPCs from all the different factions and time periods in the Star Wars saga.


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Tekkaforce Rulebook Now Available

Giant Robot Alert! We have Giant Robot Alert!

Nerdura Games has released the rulebook for their Tekkaforce miniatures game. Build your own giant robot and head out into the field of battle. The game involves heavy RP elements, letting you have a more hands-on relationship with the pilots in your massive machines. Pick up your copy today.


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Fantasy Flight Previews Deluxe Wave II Organized Play Kit For X-Wing

While playing a friendly pick-up game of X-Wing is certainly fun, there's also something thrilling to play some games in hopes of winning some cool swag. With the release of the 2nd edition of the game, Fantasy Flight is also updating their organized play kit. Get yourself a look at it in this preview.


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New Blood Bowl Star Players and Necromunda Bits Available To Order From Forge World

Forge World is heading to the supplemental games from Games Workshop this week for its new releases. There's a pair of Blood Bowl Star Players that you can pick up in the form of Karla von Kill and Helmut Wulf. If Fantasy Sports aren't your thing and you'd prefer some sci-fi skirmish gang action, they've got a bunch of kits for Necromunda that you can pick up as well.


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New Releases Available From Fantasy Flight Games

Fantasy Flight is squeaking out some new releases just before the holidays. If you're looking for a last-minute gift, you can head down to your LGS and pick up two new kits for Star Wars: Legion, including Chewbacca and some of his Wookie friends, get the Mother of Dragons expansion for the A Game of Thrones Board Game, or a new playmat for Arkham Horror.


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Midweek Snippets

We're getting closer to the end of the year. It's practically here. Lots of celebrations will be going on, and with them will come plenty of snacks to eat. In this instance, we're getting you some bite-sized gaming stories.

Today on the platter we have: More Lizard City Bases Available From Tabletop-Art, DreamForge Games Grav-StuG Kickstarter Coming January 25th, New 54mm Barbarian Available From NonsenseMiniatures, and Kraken Dice Buy 3 Get 1 Free Sale Happening Now.


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