WizKids

By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Nov 17th, 2017
0 Comments
140 Views
Some people work well in groups. Those types of people will probably do well in Team Play, a cooperative card game coming from WizKids (licensed from Schmidt Spiele). Players will be looking to complete objectives and score points faster than the other teams. However, you can’t just communicate...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Nov 16th, 2017
0 Comments
330 Views
Oh, to be able to control time. You’d be able to speed through the week and get to the weekend again. Or go back in time and relive really great moments. Hell, I’d go ahead and schedule up TGN posts for the next decade or two at one time. But if there were other people […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
Nov 15th, 2017
0 Comments
533 Views
Seems we’ve got a couple Dungeons & Dragons releases today that aren’t actually Dungeons & Dragons releases. In this case, it’s the Tomb of Annihilation set for Dice Masters. Want to get your dice-rolling on without your full group there? Now you certainly can, as you take...
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
Nov 14th, 2017
0 Comments
746 Views
I wish I was a martial arts master. I just lack discipline… and drive… and pretty much any sort of physical ability at all… But still, how cool would it be to be able to do jumping back-kicks and stuff like that? Well, all the animals in the zoo have been training in their off-time ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Nov 14th, 2017
4 Comments
818 Views
WizKids has announced they have expanded their licensing partnership with Wizards of the Coast. As such, they will be creating a line of miniatures as well as a board game based on the popular Magic: The Gathering card game. The announcement says we’ll be getting this stuff in Fall of 2018. So ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Nov 10th, 2017
0 Comments
618 Views
Information is worth a lot of money. I mean, just think about now where just about any website where you have to give personal information can sell that information to advertisers. Or there’s all the hacking attacks that grab people’s information. Knowledge, truly, is power, and power mea...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Nov 9th, 2017
0 Comments
627 Views
It’s the 18th century and the time of conquest is upon us. Countries like Spain, Russia, France, and Great Britain are sending out explorers to far-flung reaches, claiming land in their name. The race is on to grow the most grand empire in all the world. And that’s what you’ll be do...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Nov 3rd, 2017
0 Comments
1087 Views
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
Oct 27th, 2017
1 Comment
682 Views
Magic is a tricky thing (pun… somewhat intended). Using white magic can heal and restore you and the other members of your coven. However, to actually defeat the dread demons looking to steal away your soul, you must use black magic. Sure, it’ll destroy the demons, but it’ll also co...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Oct 19th, 2017
11 Comments
4886 Views
It was a pretty big announcement when Fantasy Flight Games and Games Workshop parted ways. At the time, it seemed as though it was going to be Games Workshop that was going to be making all of their board games. But we’ve just gotten a new announcement from WizKids that they are now partnered w...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Oct 17th, 2017
1 Comment
889 Views
When I’m playing an RPG, I like to have the right miniature on the board to represent what the PCs are fighting. And I know my PCs like to have a mini that as closely as possible represents their character. As such, it’s always good to have more options available. And that’s what we...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Oct 14th, 2017
0 Comments
1665 Views
Saturday night’s alright for gaming. Saturday afternoon’s alright for gaming. Saturday morning’s alright for gaming. Pretty much all of Saturday (Saturday, Saturday) is good for gaming. I’m… not currently gaming. I’m baking (yes, again), getting ready for an early ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Oct 12th, 2017
0 Comments
822 Views
For a while there, it seemed like WizKids had a new game announcement every day. Well, now we’re getting the other half of that, as they’ve got them hitting store shelves. This time around it’s Dungeon Hustle. In the game, players will take on iconic dungeon-delving characters such ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Oct 5th, 2017
0 Comments
1235 Views
The Expanse show on Syfy is filled with action, adventure, and intrigue, spread all across the solar system. Now, you can bring that down to your tabletop and participate in it, yourself, with The Expanse Board Game from WizKids. Gain control of one of the four factions from the show and push your ow...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Sep 27th, 2017
0 Comments
1152 Views
Hey kids! What time is it? “Wartime!” Sorry, that’s just the first thing I think of when I see the name of this game. Wartime is the new strategic board game from WizKids where a unit can only be used when the timer associated with it runs out. Each one has a little sand timer [&hel...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Aug 31st, 2017
1 Comment
1056 Views
Well, when it was first announced, people noticed that WizKids’ upcoming set of miniatures had their logo and such pretty close to another property. Well, they’ve been rechristened Wardlings and WizKids is giving us another preview of what you can expect....
By Polar_Bear
In Horror
Aug 31st, 2017
0 Comments
1128 Views
My current playlist I’m listening to (and have been for a couple weeks now) includes songs like Misfits – Halloween, Ministry – Everyday is Halloween, and The Cramps – Naked Girl Falling Down the Stairs (because if you’re gonna write a song, write a damn song!). As you c...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Aug 28th, 2017
0 Comments
813 Views
For Star Trek Attack Wing, the cards are where it’s at. I know, the ships are flashy and actually do the moving around on the board, but it’s the cards that tell you what you get to do when that ship is in position. As such, WizKids is going to be coming out with card […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 24th, 2017
0 Comments
1206 Views
WizKids has yet another game they’re announcing. If anyone’s been coming out with lots of games lately, it’s been WizKids. This one takes you to mythical England and the Court of King Arthur. Players will be Knights of the Round Table and must travel the land, performing great deeds...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 23rd, 2017
6 Comments
819 Views
The beautiful and iconic Favelas of Rio De Janeiro need your help. The Beautification Council needs you to make these neighborhoods more stunning. But the council members are fickle and prone to changing their mind about what they like. Currying their favor and making the right decisions is key to co...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 23rd, 2017
0 Comments
726 Views
KHAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAN!!! Sorry, whenever I see that name, that’s the first thing I think of. And I’m sure I’m not the only one. Well, one of Star Trek’s greatest villains is making his presence known in Star Trek: Frontiers. WizKids has announced The Return of Khan (KHAAAAAAAAAAA...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Aug 23rd, 2017
0 Comments
787 Views
We’ve got a new HeroClix set coming out soon. This one focuses on the Norse god of Thunder, Thor, and the various allies and foes that surround him. WizKids has posted up a plethora of previews you can check out. I feel like I should be posting this tomorrow, with it being Thor’s Day and ...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Aug 21st, 2017
0 Comments
2992 Views
Well, Gen Con wrapped up yesterday. Today’s a travel day for me. Then we’ll get you back to a closer-to-regular posting schedule tomorrow and going into the rest of the week. It’s impossible to thank all the people who made this show so awesome. There’s just too many to list (...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 11th, 2017
0 Comments
1074 Views
It’s the 18th century and European countries are expanding all over the globe, taking over territories in order to amass great wealth from all the resources available abroad. The leaders of countries such as France, Russia, and Great Britain are vying with one-another for those colonies. That&#...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Aug 10th, 2017
0 Comments
922 Views
If you’ve got a kingdom, you want it to be a strong kingdom. However, there’s several different ways to measure whether your kingdom is strong or not. Do you have a massive army? Do you take to the caverns below mountains to stay safe? Will you dwell in the deep forests? That’s the ...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Aug 9th, 2017
0 Comments
739 Views
Is anyone else announcing as many game releases as WizKids is right now? It feels like almost every day I’m seeing a new announcement from them. That’s not any sort of condemnation of it, mind you. Just more of a, “whoah, they’re coming out with more? Alrighty!” Anyway, ...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Aug 8th, 2017
0 Comments
874 Views
Getting stranded on an island out in the middle of the ocean is pretty terrible. Thankfully, there’s a small amount of resources to be found. There’s only one issue. There’s not quite a lot of food. Hey… did you ever realize that you kind of look like a ham sandwich? WizKids h...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 4th, 2017
0 Comments
837 Views
Demons are real. To protect the world from their corrupting influence, witches cast spells in order to purify their dark energies. But sometimes, you have to fight fire with fire, and they will use corrupting magic as well. It’s a fine balance to walk, as they want to defeat the demons, but if ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 3rd, 2017
0 Comments
662 Views
Trade! Trade is the name of the game in Sidereal Confluence: Trading and Negotiation in the Elysian Quadrant (quite the name there). But what one person wants, another one might not want them to have. So it might take some heated negotiations so you can get what you want. And, of course, in the end, ...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Aug 2nd, 2017
2 Comments
1269 Views
Pretty much all of us have played a video game where we have different units that attack at different speeds. Sure, that artillery unit can do a ton of damage, but it takes a while to reload. Those scouts, though, can attack time and again. Well, WizKids is looking to bring that sort of timing [&hell...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 1st, 2017
0 Comments
1022 Views
Where there’s dungeons, there’s monsters. There also tends to be treasure. As such, explorers are always headed into them to find that treasure and kill the monsters. The dungeon in Dungeon Hustle is no different. Though the tiles are a bit more color-coded than just the dull grey floor o...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jul 29th, 2017
0 Comments
1650 Views
Saturday! Saturday! Saturday! Umm… read that like Elton John. Anyway, it’s Saturday (if you hadn’t noticed), so that means it’s time to hang out and play some games. But it’s also time for some reviews. Today we have: Unearth, Zooscape, Moonquake Escape, Balloon Pop, Pur...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jul 27th, 2017
0 Comments
1012 Views
I deal with deadlines every day. Hell, I sort of have one every hour from 9am to 6pm, M-F. I make it, most of the time. Though, thankfully, none of my deadlines deal with murder and intrigue in 1930s New York. For that, I would have to go play Deadline, the new investigation card game […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Jul 18th, 2017
0 Comments
982 Views
For the 15th anniversary set of HeroClix, WizKids is headed to the Elseworlds, a group of alternate-realities from the DC Universe we normally know. We all know that Wonder Woman is pretty big right now, what with her hit movie and all. But, in the comics, she was big, literally. Like, a walking buil...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jul 14th, 2017
2 Comments
1952 Views
You know, for a company called WizKids, they don’t have a lot of miniatures that are kids that are wizards. Well, they’re looking to fix that issue. They’re also going to have kid clerics and kid rangers and all other sorts. That’s what their Thistleguard range of miniatures i...