WizKids

By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Jul 18th, 2017
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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
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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...
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
Jul 13th, 2017
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The next set for Dice Masters is available down at your LGS. It’s the Superman and Wonder Woman starter set. This is the first starter set for the game that’s not tied to a larger set release. As with usual starter sets, though, it’s got enough dice for two players to get started ri...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Jul 11th, 2017
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So, the previous Batman preview garnered some discussion, mostly about physique. Not sure this one will have as much of that, but still, it might. There’s certainly been more than one alternate version of Batman over the years (have they done the rainbow suits yet?), and here’s another th...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Jul 7th, 2017
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It has been a very long time (since high school gym class) since I’ve shot a bow and arrow. At the time, we used two hands. Well, some people don’t have two hands, so they have to improvise. In the upcoming Elseworlds set for HeroClix, there’s a version of Green Arrow that has lost ...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Jul 6th, 2017
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HeroClix is celebrating its 15th anniversary. They had their What If…? set for Marvel. For DC, they’re going with the Elseworlds. In this case, it’s new version of Superman… umm… I mean Batman… I mean… well… both. It’s The Flying Batman....
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
Jun 23rd, 2017
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If you’re going to name your game, name your game. That’s just what WizKids has done with DiceBot Megafun. In the game, players are looking to create their own robot by heading to the junkyard and picking up parts. Then, once their bots are all prepped and loaded out with weapons, they...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Jun 21st, 2017
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Marvel isn’t the only comic company getting a 15th Anniversary Set for HeroClix. DC is getting their own, too. And much like the Marvel set featured What If? scenarios, the DC one is focusing on the Elseworlds, alternative versions of various characters from their own worlds. In this preview, w...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jun 16th, 2017
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WizKids is coming out with a whole series of products based on the new storyline that Wizards of the Coast is running for Dungeons & Dragons, Tomb of Annihilation. This is more than just a set of minis to go with it. There’s an entirely new board game as well as a Dice Masters set [&hellip...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jun 14th, 2017
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It’s murder in 1930’s New York! The bustling city is filled with intrigue and danger. Time is ticking and the culprit is getting away. It’s up to a crack squad of ace detectives to find the clues and solve the case. That’s just what you’ll be doing in Deadline, a new car...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jun 8th, 2017
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When it comes to a fantasy kingdom, the only limit is your imagination. You can build them just about any way you want. And that’s what you’ll be doing in Fantasy Realms, a card game coming soon from WizKids. In it, players take on the role of a leader of their own kingdom. By playing [&h...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Jun 7th, 2017
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The latest set for HeroClix, the What If? set, is now available. Though it’s more than just a new set of figures. It’s also a milestone. That being that this is the 15th Anniversary set for the game. It’s been an interesting road, with many twists and turns. Obviously, some years ha...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Jun 1st, 2017
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Comics can already be pretty weird on their own. But when you get into “What if…?” scenarios, it can get even stranger. In this case, it’s a look at what would happen if the Venom symbiote was attached to the Hulk, instead of Topher Grace… I mean, Spider Man and then Edd...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
May 31st, 2017
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You can’t have light without dark. You can’t have good without bad. You can’t have up without down. These cosmic rules are kept in check by the In-Betweener, a being that’s the embodiment of balance in the Marvel universe. And soon, he’ll be making his way to your HeroCl...
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
May 31st, 2017
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The Green Lanterns aren’t the only color there is. Some of you might also know about the Yellow Lanterns. But even those are just two of the many, each one representing a different emotion or concept. The White Lanterns represent life, and it’s a couple of White Lantern cards for Dice Mas...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 26th, 2017
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Economies are big, complicated things, and keeping one running, what with its various special needs (based on the individuals in control of them), is difficult. There’s going to be a need for compromise and negotiation. And that’s just what you’ll be doing in Sidereal Confluence, a ...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
May 26th, 2017
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Where we are now is because of a long series of decisions, situations, and happenstance. But what if anything along the way had been different? How would things change? Well, in comics, you can actually change stuff around like that and see what might’ve happened. Like, what if Daredevil was an...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
May 25th, 2017
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The latest set for HeroClix is now available. Headlining her own set for the first time is Wonder Woman. It certainly seems about time for that to happen. Anyway, you can head over to your LGS and pick up your booster packs now....
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
May 19th, 2017
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Whenever you sit down for your RPG session, you want to have the right minis for the right situation. At least, I do my best to always have the proper mini to represent the enemies and NPCs out there. “Yeah, it’s all goblin minis, but they’re really giant spiders” isn’t ...
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
May 18th, 2017
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While Batman takes care of much of the crime problem in Gotham, he doesn’t work alone. Commissioner Gordon certainly does all he can from within a system that seems tailor-made for corruption and ineptitude. He’s getting a card and dice in the upcoming Dice Masters set, as is it Bat-Signa...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
May 18th, 2017
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You know, if you’re going to have a set called Wonder Woman, you’d better have Wonder Woman in there. And WizKids has just that. The new set is on its way soon and, in this preview, we get a look at the Amazonian, herself....
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
May 17th, 2017
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A new DC-centered Dice Masters set is hitting soon from WizKids. Though the focus is on Batman, as always, there’s plenty more heroes and villains to check out. A pair of do-gooders with vastly different approaches, Hawk and Dove, are among the new heroes showing up. You can get a look at them ...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
May 16th, 2017
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The new Wonder Woman set gets ever-closer to release for HeroClix. As always, the set includes characters from both the “good” and “bad” side of the law. In this case, it’s Cheetah. Because one Cat-Woman wasn’t enough for the DC universe (not to say Mervel doesn...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
May 11th, 2017
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The Wonder Woman set for HeroClix will be coming out soon. In it, they’ll have more than just Wonder Woman. Though, with all the different versions characters go through in comics, I could see them coming out with a set of “just one character.” Anyway, one (well, two of the figures,...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
May 10th, 2017
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A lot of people were excited to see the unpainted line of figures coming from WizKids. Well, they’ve heard you and are thus going to be expanding the line. And, once more, they’ve heard you. They took all the suggestions you sent in after the initial release, distilled them down, and are ...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
May 4th, 2017
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The knights at Camelot were considered the best in all the land. They were the bravest, most loyal, most cunning, and the greatest warriors around. But who among them was the best? Only one way to find out! Tournament! And that’s just what you’ll be doing in Tournament at Camelot, availab...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Apr 28th, 2017
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Role playing characters level up (unless they get killed off or your group can never manage to get together for a game). It’s sort of what they do. They gain new abilities and gear. Things change. So why shouldn’t your miniatures? WizKids has announced their D&D Icons of the Realms Ep...
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
Apr 25th, 2017
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Well, we’ve got the Avengers/Defenders War set coming for HeroClix. Might as well have some Defenders show up in Dice Masters, too, eh? WizKids has announced that they’ll be coming out with a Defender’s Team Pack for the game, including such heroes as The Hulk, Iron Fist, and Luke C...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Apr 25th, 2017
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One of the bigger announcements in comic books in the past year or so was the revelation that Captain America had always been a deep-cover Hydra agent this whole time. Spoilers: it’s not that they retconned all of Steve’s backstory from the beginning. It’s that Red Skull is having s...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Apr 24th, 2017
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In the upcoming Avengers/Defenders War set for HeroClix, some of the heroes are listed as “title characters.” They have special abilities tied to them called… well, “title character abilities.” This allows them to gain and spend Plot Points in order to do special things ...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Apr 14th, 2017
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Ah, comic books. You gotta love ’em. You can have a super villain who has titanium table saw blades strapped to the back of some gloves. Because why the hell not? This time around in their previews of the Avengers/Defenders War set for HeroClix, WizKids takes a look at Gladiator....
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Apr 13th, 2017
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WizKids continues their look at the upcoming Avengers/Defenders War set for HeroClix with a peek at Batroc. A master of martial arts, Batroc can get pretty much where you need him on the map, having a bunch of different movement abilities. That way, you can apply his Karate chops right where you want...
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
Apr 13th, 2017
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WizKids has announced a new Dice Masters set. We’ve seen Marvel. We’ve seen Ninja Turtles. We’ve seen Dungeons & Dragons. This time around, they’re headed to the world of DC Comics. Yes, Batman is getting his own Dice Masters set....
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Apr 11th, 2017
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You know, just the other day, we had Super Happy Sentai Hour. Now we’ve got DiceBot MegaFun. You know, the world can sometimes seem very dark and depressing, but leave it to games to help try and lift our spirits. Anyway, enough waxing poetic. WizKids is bringing you DiceBot MegaFun, their new ...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Apr 6th, 2017
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If you keep your teeth nice and sparkly-clean, maybe yours, too, can be added to the Crown of Fangs. Ok, maybe that doesn’t sound like something you should really aspire to. But nonetheless, Crown of Fangs is coming. It’s a new Pathfinder Battles set from WizKids, and they’ve got a ...