Posts by Polar_Bear


Thursday Terrain Corner

Friday Eve. The weekend is nearly upon us. I'm not only looking forward to that, but my latest Heatonist box will be here today at some point. So there's plenty to be excited about. There's also plenty to be excited about because we've got some really amazing terrain projects to show you today.

In the Terrain Corner we have: MagnaHex Terrain System Up On Kickstarter, ESLOTerrain Running 3d Printable Castle Kickstarter, Tinywargames Roads and Rivers Up On Kickstarter, and Tabletop World's Altburg Stable Up On Kicktsarter.


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Plaid Hat Games Preview Rover for Quirky Circuits

Dogs love bones. That's just a known thing. And Rover, the new figure previewed for Quirky Circuits from Plaid Hat Games, is no different. Though, instead of just chewing on them, he's digging up old bones for a museum exhibit. Will players be able to successfully program where he's to go? That's up to you to find out.


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Warlord Games Previews Their New Resin

SPQR, the upcoming game from Warlord Games, will be the first made with their new material, Warlord Resin. But what is this new material? How will it affect the look of the models? How well does it paint up? How resilient is it? A change in material is usually a really big thing for a game, so I'm sure you're all interested to see what this new stuff is like. Thankfully, Warlord's posted up a little preview of it for you.


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Fantasy Flight Previews Tech From Star Wars RPG: Gadgets & Gear

There's a lot of little gizmos, gadgets, tech, toys, weapons, and other gear in the Star Wars universe. From weapons to communicators to scanners to everything in-between. Fantasy Flight is putting out a book full of the stuff for the Star Wars RPG, called Gadgets and Gear, and they want you to get a sneak-preview of what will be lining Wotto's shelves when the book releases.


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Wyrd Posts New Releases To Be At Gen Con

Good lord, we're damn-near to Gen Con. There's only about... oh... a billion more things I need to do before then (rough estimate). While you're planning out your "To do" lists for the show, you should check out Wyrd's post about what all new goodies they'll be bringing with them. That way, you can know to stop by (or order yourself a Ninja Shopper to help you out).


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Magical Kitties Save the Day RPG Up On Kickstarter

There's problems out in the world. Problems like witches. Problems like aliens. Problems like hyper-intelligent raccoons. And modern problems call for modern solutions. I mean, of course, magical kitties. And that's exactly what you'll be becoming in Magical Kitties Save the Day, a new RPG from Atlas Games that's up on Kickstarter now.


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Gatefall Chapter One: Fantasy Vs Post-Apocalyptic Miniatures Game Up On Kickstarter

The barrier has been broken. A rift has opened. And different realities are clashing, literally. Gatefall is a new strategic miniatures game where players fight against one-another to see whose reality will survive. The theme allows for all types of characters to interact and battle, and the first chapter includes Fantasy and Post-Apocalytpic miniatures. The game is up on Kickstarter now.


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Zenit Miniatures Running Neko Fantasy Football Team Kickstarter

Cats are fast. They are clever. And they are sharp. Sounds like the perfect addition to a football pitch. And that's what you can do with the new Neko Team that Zenit Miniatures has up on Kickstarter now. It's a full team with plenty of extras all set to go. Grab the team that'll have your opponent screaming, "That darn cat!"


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Midweek Snippets

We're halfway there. The weekend will soon be once more upon us. I know I can't wait. I've got game again this weekend. The continuing saga of our D&D group of adventurers that... still really aren't that much of a cohesive group and don't really like each-other that much. ... Yeah, our party dynamics are weird. :P

But anyway, that all aside, we need to nosh on some bite-sized gaming stories.

Today on the platter we have: New Jigswords Available From Puppets War, Kraken Dice Previews Bugaboo Set, and Munchkin Bricks 2 Up on Kickstarter.


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Conan: Savage Legends Up On Kickstarter

The heroes and villains of Robert E. Howard's Conan stories have found themselves thrown together and trapped in a savage land. Seeing as most of them aren't really big fans of one-another, they've taken to fighting. But who will come out on top of this battle royale? That's for you to decide in Conan: Savage Lands. This strategic combat board game is up on Kickstarter now.


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Privateer Press Previews The Wild Hunt Theme Force for Hordes

As Theme Forces are going to be drastically changing with the Oblivion expansion for Warmachine and Hordes, Privateer Press has been giving us a look at just how those themes will be altered. Theme Forces have been a big part of the game for quite a long time, and changing them up is a big overhaul for the game. This time around, we get a look at Circle Orboros and the The Wild Hunt theme force.


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Fantasy Flight Announces Covert Missions Expansion for Star Wars: Destiny

As the latest expansion for Star Wars: Destiny starts to fill out your decks, Fantasy Flight has announced a new one on the horizon. It's called Covert Missions and it adds game-changing missions to the game. With cards like Construct the Death Star, players can have an alternate way to win the game.


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CMON Posts New God of War: The Card Game Preview

The Norns are looking to stop Ragnarok. They're looking into the well of Fate, trying different combinations of heroes and situations in order to do it. That's what you're up to in God of War: The Card Game, coming soon from CMON. In this preview, we get a look at how the heroes work, and some of what makes them unique from one-another.


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