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This was a big weekend for HeroClix, capped on both ends by new previews from WizKids Games. The newest appeared just this morning, and reveals the Marvel X-Men Monthly OP Kit Rogue utilizing the same sculpt as the figure that came with the Blue Strike Force team base in the Wolverine and the X-Men set. The other is an amazing new Deathstroke in his Flashpoint appearance coming to the DC HeroClix Flash set!

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September 29, 2014

Last week publisher Erik Mona was out sick so we didn't get a Pathfinder Battles preview over at Paizo. This week he made up for it and more with a reveal of no fewer than six new figures coming in the Lost Coast expansion! As everyone knows by now, the set doesn't keep to a strict Adventure Path theme like most of the previous ones, but rather brings to life great creatures and characters from all over the Pathfinder world. This time around we get to see two great commons and four uncommons.

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September 29, 2014

Today, CritToHit takes a look at two of the ships from Fantasy Flight Games' Star Wars X-Wing Miniatures Game Wave 4 release, the Imperial TIE Defender and the Rebel E-Wing. Both ships, along with the other Wave 4 vessels TIE Phantom and Z-95 Headhunter, come from the Star Wars Expanded Universe of novels, comics, and video games. The E-Wing and Defender both represent some of the most cutting edge advancements by their respective factions and make for really fun X-Wing expansions!

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September 29, 2014

While WizKids has brought back Mage Knight in the appropriately titled “Resurrection,” there are still lots of cool classic MK products out there to enjoy. Today we’re going to look at a couple of those, specifically the Gatehouse and Keep terrain packs from the Mage Knight Castle lineup. Both of these awesome and highly useful role-playing and miniature gaming tools are still available today, and Miniature Market currently has them on price-breaking clearance.

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September 26, 2014

The next major company-specific event on the calendar is Warhammer Fest, Games Workshops' huge gathering in Coventry, UK happening the weekend of October 11th. Hardcore fans already know all about it (and probably have their tickets), but for the uninitiated, GW has put together a list of seven reasons why you should attend. They range from meeting and speaking with team members from Games Workshop Design Studio/Forge World/Black Library authors to attending seminars on upcoming models, and more.

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September 26, 2014

As most Heavy Gear Blitz players know by now, Dream Pod 9 is in the process of creating the next edition of the game due out next year for the big anniversary. The process has been long and players have been involved all the way from the first alpha design notes and progressing through the recent release of the beta rules. Now, DP9 has released a new version of the beta rules with a significant amount of fixes and clarifications, and you can download it for free!

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September 26, 2014

Do you have a son, daughter, niece, cousin, or other kid in your life that you think would enjoy role-playing games but don't know where to start? CritToHit reviewer and contributor Jordan Callarman has the answer, having created a unique RPG designed for adults to play with kids called Goobles & Goblins! The perfect introduction to the world of role-playing games, G&G is easy and quick to learn whether you're running or playing an adventure.

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September 25, 2014

Warlord Games is hard at work on its upcoming sci-fi wargame Beyond the Gates of Antares, and players can get in on alpha testing right now. In the meantime, artwork and renders show off the awesome models in progress, with the latest preview centering on the elite Concord Combined Command group! Naturally, the group centers around the Concord Commander, a powerful soldier in heavy armor and closed helmet, and his support team of bodyguards and Concord X-Launcher crew.

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September 25, 2014

Mantic Games' Mars Attacks the Miniatures Game is set to release next week, and in advance of the big day the company has partnered with Army Painter to give you some ideas on painting your human and Martian minis! Known for their paint guides and easy to follow instructions, the Army Painter has created two paint sets for Mars Attacks, the Martian Set and US Soldiers Set. In the image guides below you can see their process for painting the solid colored Martian soldier from the game.

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September 25, 2014

It's well known that in addition to incredible technological advancements and a cool world Harebrained Schemes' Golem Arcana has some of the most unique and distinctive fantasy sculpts around today. In the latest article on the GA website we get a fantastic behind the scenes look at the process that creates these magnificent creatures with the main in-house sculptor Maury Weiss. He takes us through the process with a new golem, the Zikia Water Carrier.

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September 25, 2014

GCT Studios, best known for its Bushido miniatures game, has a brand new board game building steam right now on Kickstarter. We first got a look at Rise of the Kage at Gen Con, and we were very impressed. "Rise" tells the story of ninja fighting back against the Jwar Isles' overbearing ruling Takashi clan. In the game, one player controls the loyal guards of the Prefecture of Ryu while the others (1-3) play Shadow Wind ninja infiltrating the palace to put an end to the Takashi reign!

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September 24, 2014

Last week we got to see some interesting fairytale-inspired character join the Yu-Gi-Oh HeroClix Series Two lineup, and today WizKids Games has revealed another of Yugi Muto's iconic cards with the Magician of Black Chaos! Reminiscent of other characters like the Dark Magician and Dark Magician Girl, the Magician looks fearsome in a deep blue and purple outfit reminiscent of leather gear. He stands at attention with a massive headdress, his Chaos Scepter held out to the side at the ready.

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September 24, 2014

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