Posts by Polar_Bear


Torg Eternity: Aysle Supplement Up On Kickstarter

Torg Eternity sure has been blowing up the charts since its recent return to tabletops. Players are looking for more cool adventures to add to their collection, and another is up on Kickstarter now. Aysle continues the Possibility War (it's not just possible, it's actually happening). Backers can also possibly help bring more to the game, with the ability to create new Archetypes for the game.


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Mondo Games Announces Jurassic Park Expansions for Unmatched

Some new expansion packs are coming soon for Unmatched from Mondo and Restoration Games.

Welcome to Jurassic Park! *movie theme score plays, but we could only afford the version on kazoo*

That's right, the game about fighting for control will pit humans vs dinosaurs with InGen vs. Raptors later this year, with Sattler vs. T Rex and the Dr. Alan Grant solo sets coming sometime in 2020.

So, seriously, I thought the game looked cool before, but the prospect of playing dinosaurs, particularly a T. Rex has me giddy with anticipation.


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Kingmaker Late Pledges Now Available

When you miss out on a crowdfunding campaign, you might think, "well, damn, all those deals are gone forever." But many times, that's not the case when the company allows late pledges. And that's just what we have here. Paizo is taking late pledges for their Kingmaker adventure for Pathfinder. You have from now until the end of September to get your order in.


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Monday Terrain Corner

Monday. I mean, it's fine. I know some people hate Mondays, but they're alright. The weekend had to end sometime, right? Just as you can't have light without dark, you can't have a weekend without a week. And so the natural cycle progresses. ... Though I do still wish it was the weekend, at least somewhat. But waddyagonnado? Yer gonna make your gaming tables look good is what you're gonna do. So, let's do that.

Today in the Terrain Corner we have: Barn and Shelter Available from Tabletop Scenics, Project Deios Dungeonfog Mapmaker Suite for Worldbuilders Up On Kickstarter, and Hive City Street Holograms Available From Tabletop Scenics.


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Plaid Hat Games Previews Lab Phase for Abomination

So, you're looking to assemble pieces of various cadavers and turn them back into a living, breathing, human person. ... That's a lot easier said than done... How the heck do you do something like that, anyway? That's exactly what we get a look at in this preview from Abomination: The Heir of Frankenstein from Plaid Hat Games. We're looking into the Lab Phase, where players will start assembling their creations.


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CMON Previews Free Folk Heroes 1 Box For A Song of Ice and Fire: Tabletop Miniatures Game

The Free Folk aren't so much a cohesive army as they are a group of armies all with the same agenda and moving in the same direction. Within its number are many different leaders, those that stand out from the rest and drive the battle onward. The Free Folk Heroes 1 box for the A Song of Ice and Fire: Tabletop Miniatures Game has many of these individuals, and soon you'll be able to add them to your forces, dramatically changing how your army plays on the battlefield in the process.


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Warlord Games Taking Orders For SPQR Digital Rulebook, Roman and Gaul Forces

SPQR is the upcoming historical miniatures game from Warlord Games. As one would expect with that title, it's based around ancient Rome and the various forces they fought against. And Warlord Games has started taking orders for the first forces. They're the Romans (naturally) and they have the gaul to be taking orders for Gaul. Yes, that joke was worth it. Anyway, you can get the digital rulebook and these various forces in the Warlord Games webshop now.


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Games Workshop Taking Pre-Orders For Warcry

A new skirmish game set in the Age of Sigmar universe is coming to you from Games Workshop. It's called Warcry and they're taking pre-orders for it now. Control your gang as you fight against others in a chaotic landscape, looking to curry the favor of Archaon the everchosen. To order, there's starter sets, just the rulebook if you want, and card decks so you can make your forces out of your existing collection of figures.
Also, does anyone else think the feature image there could be a heavy metal album cover?


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Fantasy Flight Announces New Luke and Vader Operatives for Star Wars: Legion

Luke vs. Darth Vader. It's the classic confrontation that surrounds the middle of the Star Wars saga. Arguably the most iconic characters in the series, they already have representations in Star Wars: Legion. But both characters go through many changes during their time in the story, and so Fantasy Flight is bringing out new versions of them that will soon be hitting your tabletops. Let's take a look.


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Awaken Realms Running Etherfields Board Game Kickstarter

Awaken Realms has launched their highly-anticipated Etherfields Board Game Kickstarter. Created by Michal Oracz, players head into the realm of the Dream Crawlers. It's a strange, ethereal world where your decisions will have lasting impacts on the game. Build your character up over time and become the ultimate master.


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Renegade Game Studio Taking Pre-Orders for Paladins of the West Kingdom

The West Kingdom series from Renegade Game Studios is getting a new addition. You can head over and put in your pre-order for Paladins of the West Kingdom. West Francia is under attack on all sides from the likes of Saracens, Vikings, and even Byzantines. The nobles of France must find soldiers to defend their territory. In the end, one will be hailed as the savior of France.


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CMON and IDW Announce Dragon Ball Z Miniature Mayhem Board Game

AAAAAAAAAAAARRRRRGGHHHHH!!!!

I don't know. That's what I think of when I think of DBZ. Though I've since found out that all that padding was put in because the animators were under such a schedule that they just needed more time to get more animating done, and that was a great way to stretch things out. But anyway, that's all beside the point. You can power up your attacks as much as you want in the upcoming Dragon Ball Z Miniature Mayhem board game, coming from CMON and IDW.


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New D-Day Americans Available For Flames of War

The Normandy invasion not only changed the course of WWII, but the course of world history. But if you in charge of the various forces, would you have done things differently? That's for you to decide in Flames of War. Battlefront is featuring that momentous day with their recent releases, and they're adding to it with some new American sets available now.


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Friday Snippets

Friday! Gateway to the weekend! You know I'm happy about it, because I have gaming tomorrow. Also, I did end up getting my sauces yesterday. They're all delicious. Any other hot sauce afficionados out there? Since gaming has become my 9-5, food has basically become my hobby. And speaking of bite-size morsels, let's take a look at some gaming-related appetizers.

Today on the platter we have: New Triad Bases Available From Micro Art Studio, Crit Dice Up On Kickstarter, and New Rolling Slaughter Vehicle Attachment Available From Puppets War.


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Wyrd Posts Gen Con Newsletter Showing Show Releases, Hiring Game Designers

Wyrd Games loves to go all-out for Gen Con. And, I mean, why not? It's 4 days of gaming with tens of thousands of gamers from all over the world. For those that'll be at the show, they've posted up what Malifaux and The Other Side releases they'll have at the show.

They're also hiring a pair of game designers. Considered by many to be the "holy grail" of gaming jobs, if you think you have what it takes, send in your resume.


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