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While everyone's going crazy over sales, Corvus Belli is right up there with some new releases. If you're wanting some new Infinity figures to add to your collection, now's the chance to get them. The November figures are now available over in their webshop as well as down at your LGS. Check 'em out.

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It's Friday. Woo! Time this week seemed to be entirely on its own course. Some days flew by. Some hours took forever. Though many days I said to myself, "Wow, it's already ----day," it still felt like it took a long time to get through. Maybe I'm just excited about game tomorrow. Whatever it might be, at the moment, it's time to get you some bite-sized gaming stories.

Today on the platter we have: New Titan Weapons Available to Order From Forge World, Puppets War Announces Black Friday Sale, Kraken Dice Black Friday Sale Happening Now, and New Great Axes Available From Puppets War.

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The turkey might still be thawing in the fridge, but that doesn't mean that you can't get some post-Thanksgiving deals online. Mantic Games has launched their Black Friday sale over in their webshop. Head on over now to check out some great savings. Crazy Bobby is back, baby!

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Fantasy Flight Games is constantly looking to refine and update their current game systems, offering new ways for gamers to play. In this instance, they're bringing Star Wars: Legion a new game format. It's the Skirmish format and allows for smaller games on a smaller table. What are the details? Take a look for yourself.

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Aftermath is Plaid Hat Games' upcoming Adventure Book Game. So... like, you know you get an adventure book. But what else comes in the box? Probably some minis and cards and stuff, right? Well, let the ambiguity begone! Plaid Hat has posted up a video showing just what you'll be getting when you plunk this box down on your gaming table.

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While partially a part of a Terrain Corner feature, the upcoming Crashed Escape Pod Battlefield Expansion for Star Wars: Legion also includes a pair of iconic Star Wars characters, C-3PO and R2-D2. They're complete with figures, stat cards for Star Wars: Legion, and even extra upgrades. In this preview, we get a look at just what this dynamic duo is capable of.

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Here's another starships game that hasn't been getting a lot of news lately but is coming back now. We've got a new Star Wars: Armada announcement from Fantasy Flight Games. This time around, it's the Nadiri Starhawk. This new Rebel ship is pretty darn big. Have a look for yourself.

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We all know about crowdfunding and stretch goals. That's half the fun. But Steve Jackson Games is looking to create pre-stretch goals. They're stretch goals that happen even before the campaign's been launched. They'll soon be getting their Car Wars campaign underway, and depending on how many people sign up to follow the campaign, new things will be added right from the start. Go have a look.

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We're about 2/3 of the way through November. A lot of holidays are coming up, and there'll be plenty of new Starfinder and Pathfinder releases available for players to get as presents. Paizo's latest releases are now available. You can pick up some maps, some adventures, and the Starfinder Character Operations Manual.

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The figures in Defiance are fully a part of the Infinity miniatures game. But how do those pieces work in the sci-fi skirmish game? That's exactly what we get a look at in this article.

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TTCombat has some new Dropfleet Commander releases available now. It's been a while since we've seen some of these, so it's good to see new ships hitting gaming tables. Monitors are making their way to gaming stores.

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Sisters of Battle. They've been something 40k players have been waiting for. Now, you can head over to the Games Workshop website and... well, they're sold out there right now... but you can still maybe pick it up at your LGS. They've got a whole army set, as well as starter sets for some other factions, if you're so inclined.

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Fantasy Flight's got some new Star Wars releases available for you this week. If you're an X-Wing player, there's the 2nd edition version of the C-ROC Cruiser. So, Scum & Villainy gets their huge ship back. Meanwhile, in Legion, they have the Count Dooku and Clone Captain Rex Commander Expansions that you can pick up.

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Having options for your character is what every player in an RPG wants. That's exactly what Starfinder players are getting with the Character Operations Manual. New classes, new options for existing classes, new feats, new spells, new equipment, new roles for starship combat. It's got a bit of everything. This isn't one to miss.

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Yes, it's the Giant Robot Alert going off for the new Forge World items on order this week. There's a Dreadnaught body, a couple sets of Dreadnaught weapons, and even a complete Dread if you want to just buy everything all at once. Let's take a look.

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The Judge Dredd Miniatures Game takes players into the mean streets of Mega City One. Will you roll with the Judges, looking to bring justice? Or will you be one of the many gangs fighting for territory? In this preview, we get a little look at the system, the factions, as well as the campaign system that will be coming with the game's release.

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Corvus Belli's Infinity: Defiance game takes players into the Infinity universe in a whole new way. The players are traveling aboard the Defiance, an interstellar space ship. We've seen a bit about what they do while aboard, but what else are they capable of doing? There's going to be down-time between missions, so what happens then? We get a look at that information in this article.

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In space, nobody can hear you play RPGs.

December 10th, Free League Publishing will be releasing the much-anticipated Alien RPG. Head out against one of the nastiest, stealthiest, most ruthless creatures in the galaxy. Will you be able to make it out alive?

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The new year will be here relatively soon. And while my own eyes need glasses to see correctly, Privateer Press is giving us 2020 vision with a look at what will be coming out in February. Have yourselves a look at new Warmachine, Monsterpocalypse, and Riot Quest releases.

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Yup, that's right. Giant robots ahead.

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Sort of two camps worth of pre-orders this week from Games Workshop. On one side, you've got a new Necromunda box set as well as book in the form of The Book of Ruin. On the other side, you've got a whole bunch of new Lord of the Rings sets, including some named characters like Legolas, some of the Dwarves from The Hobbit, and more. So, whether you want sci-fi gangs or epic high-fantasy figures, there's a little something for you.

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Fantasy Flight has quite a few new releases hitting shelves. As you can see from the featured image, there's a new KeyForge set. You can pick it up in many differentn forms, from a 2-player starter, to a regular deck, to a deluxe regular deck, to an even more deluxe-er set. For you X-Wing fans, there's the Huge Ship Conversion Kit as well as the Multiplayer Epic Expansion. If you missed out on getting a Tantiv IV before, you can pick up one now designed for 2nd edition.

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Wake up. Grab your brush, put a little makeup. It's the things we take for granted for our RP characters. They're not -always- adventuring, swinging swords or shooting blasters. There's downtime, too. In this article for the upcoming Character Operations Manual for Starfinder, Paizo takes a look at new downtime systems to make them more interesting than just "time passes."

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Strong and Resilient aren't usually terms used when describing Guinea Pigs. But that's for us here in the regular world. In the world of Aftermath, after the Calamity, things are a bit different. Grumple, the guinea pig, is the big badass of the team. Get a look at what she's capable of in this preview.

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In the Star Wars universe, nobody's just walking around. There's hundreds of different vehicles to get from place to place. And, obviously, you can't walk from one planet to another. That's where all those different starships come in. Soon, you'll be able to use a whole bunch of those vehicles in your Star Wars RPG game with the Starships and Speeders sourcebook.

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In any game you play, the choices you make as a player should matter somewhat. When making Infinity: Defiance, Corvus Belli wanted to add extra elements to the way players make decisions and, almost as importantly, if they make poor decisions and things don't go their way. In this article, they look at just that.

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