Northstar Miniatures previewed these pictures of their upcoming grimdark science fiction conversion bits allowing you to assemble the plastic fantasy Frostgrave miniatures as science fiction miniatures!
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Saturday, October 22, 2016
Wayland Games discounted these new edition Privateer Press Hordes and Warmachine two player boxed sets filled with the new rules and miniatures. Everything you need to start playing!
Step into a world forged of iron and tempered by war! This is a 2 Player Warmachine Battlebox and is the perfect set to introduction and guide you and a friend through the rules and game play of this epic tabletop wargame all within an added value box. The set provides two full battlegroups as well as two full units, along with a core rules digest, in-depth tutorial guide, dice, ruler, battle map, and a special narrative scenario. Everything two players’ need to jump right into the game straight out of the box and cheaper than buying the product individually. Check the details here
In a fantasy world ravaged by warfare, warring factions clash in a primal struggle for domination. In this bitter age of fighting, who will emerge victorious? This is a 2 Player Hordes Battlebox and is the perfect set to introduction and guide you and a friend through the rules and game play of this epic tabletop wargame all within an added value box. The set provides two full battlegroups as well as two full units, along with a core rules digest, in-depth tutorial guide, dice, ruler, battle map, and a special narrative scenario. Everything two players’ need to jump right into the game straight out of the box and cheaper than buying the product individually. Check the details here
Friday, October 21, 2016
Macrocosm Miniatures' Dwarves At Arms Kickstarter is entering it's final days with several new stretchgoals within reach. Interested in unusual and unique dwarf miniatures, please read on.
This project is to help us launch a range of Historical/Fantasy multi-part Dwarven miniatures. We are looking to get £2000 of funding to pay for the moulding and production of several new multipart miniature ranges of 28mm Dwarves. By joining our project as a backer you will be receiving your miniatures at a 20%+ discount (some are 33% like the Halfling horde!) on getting them at retail. You will also be reciving them well before their release dates to retail (several months in some cases).
Discover dwarf crusader (including tank), Norman (including medieval ogre), viking (including trolls), english civil war, Holy grail characters (like the black knight), late-roman style dwarves and now funding cool samurai, with WW1 Russian (with tank and auxiliary) still to come. Check the full Kickstarter here and field these interesting dwarves in your tabletop wargames.
Totentanz Miniatures: Corvus Belli and Totentanz Miniatures have reached an agreement to produce, under license, Corvus Belli’s 15mm historical miniature ranges which went out of production a time ago. Soon we will publish the release schedule with the planning for making this figures, you have been longing for, available again.
Early Imperial Roman, Celts and Hundred Years War ranges will be available for Christmas, and during the first quarter of 2017 the rest of the ranges should hit the shelves: Iberians, Carthaginians, Numidians, etc
15mm.co.uk: The 'Ultra Simple Engine for Miniature Engagements' or USEME is now at 15mmcouk as Digital Downloads for just 3.00GBP each.
All twelve titles in the series are there Science Fiction, High Fantasy, World War Two, Modern Warfare, American Civil War, Starship Battles, Post Apocalypse, Wild West, Zombie Dawn, Cyberpunk as well as Eldrich Horror and the fantastic Support Pack that works with the other titles. You also get an 'Ease Print' plain text version included with each title. Thanks. GBS Discover more about these books here
Bestial Wars: Bestialwars miniatures is glad to introduce Q'Thulu, a model sculpted by Danilo DeFrancesco and cast in white metal. Shipped with a textured scenic resin base and Art card of the model (both kickstart only). A model for collectors and for players who enjoy roleplaying games and wargames. Limited to 250 copies, in White metal. Check the full kickstarter here
The Ion Age: The last release from The Ion Age in October is here! A new pack, five new miniatures, added to the Ion Age Universe range (now with thirty five different non-military figures).
Prydian Xenobiologists great for any game system or setting in 15mm scale. Dangerous Worlds need checked out...these are your lads! Sculpted by Dave Foley. We have a special offer on Drones plus you get IMP38 free in all orders plus your Reward Points. I also want to thank everyone for their support with the digital download books Patrol Angis series too. It has been a busy month and see you all with more new in November. Click through for more. GBS
Thursday, October 20, 2016
Mark Alexander: Peacekeepers is a 4X Inspired Game Set in a Near-Future World. A *Peace-Em-Up* Preventing Civilian Deaths, by Restraint with Mechs. Check the Kickstarter here
Peacekeepers ™ is a strategically detailed tabletop game for 1-5 players. Peacekeepers tells the story of 5 factions seeking to bring peace and stability to a war torn nation. Peace must be created without using the factions greatest assets, overwhelming fire-power and military strength. Peacekeepers thus is a delicate balance of strategy, public relations and manoeuvring.
Sometimes the hardest strategy game of all is about how to not fight. Sometimes not using tactics is harder than using tactics. This is a board game about peacekeeping, and not using weapons, as opposed to traditional conflict type games. A war game of world peace. This is the setting of Peacekeepers.
Pen and Sword Books released the Tabletop Wargames: A Designers’ and Writers’ Handbook by John Lambshead and Rick Priestley. Learn new game mechanisms and gain new insights for designing your own unique wargame rules!
Unlike chess or backgammon, tabletop wargames have no single, accepted set of rules. Most wargamers at some point have had a go at writing their own rules and virtually all have modified commercially available sets to better suit their idea of the ideal game or to adapt favourite rules to a different historical period or setting. But many who try soon find that writing a coherent set of rules is harder than they thought, while tweaking one part of an existing set can often have unforeseen consequences for the game as a whole. Now, at last, help is at hand.
Veteran gamer and rules writer John Lambshead has teamed up with the legendary Rick Priestley, creator of Games Workshop’s phenomenally successful Warhammer system, to create this essential guide for any would-be wargame designer or tinkerer. Rick and John give excellent advice on deciding what you want from a wargame and balancing ‘realism’ (be it in a historical or a fantasy/sci-fi context) with playability. They discuss the relative merits of various mechanisms (cards, dice, tables) then discuss how to select and combine these to handle the various essential game elements of turn sequences, combat resolution, morale etc to create a rewarding and playable game that suits your tastes and requirements.
By John Lambshead, Rick Priestley
Imprint: Pen & Sword Military
Published: 5th September 2016
Check this new Tabletop Wargames: A Designers’ and Writers’ Handbook here at Pen and Sword Books for only £11.99. Create your own wargames, suited to your own taste and requirements!
Pwork Wargames: Classic Pwork’s gaming mat! We present the great game mat design: Ice Planet. Star Wars Hoth or Frostgrave Fellstad?
The Game Mat Ice Planet is a PVC or Cloth made rollable terrain mat, ideal for wargames, in size 4x6’ (122x183cm), 4x4’ (122x122cm), 3x3’ (92x92cm), 3x6' (92x183cm), representing the scenery of a frozen world, where frost and snow reign supreme. The Wargame Mat Ice Planet offers the possibility of setting battles between armies of miniatures among ice storms, snow fields and sub-zero temperatures. The mat is a perfect Science-Fiction setting for futuristic game play! Are you ready to battle?
Mad Robot Miniatures: Mad Robot has completed their move and is celebrating with a weekend of kick ass prices!
Warlord Games: To celebrate our 9th Birthday, for a limited time, we are offering free standard postage. So what are you waiting for… dive on in!
And what great timing we shout! With the year speeding by its time to start thinking about exactly what you’re going to buy your loved ones over the festive period (and – more importantly – how many Avenger Skimmers or Tigers you’re going to ask for, for yourself… right?!)
…but if you’re struggling to think exactly what to ask the better half/Santa for, and are not yet fully decided… or perhaps you’re looking for a suitable present for a partner, and don’t quite know where to start? Well then don’t despair! We’ve got you covered… Wishlists and Gift Cards are now up and running in the webstore, and we have a few Gift Suggestions below as well…
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Vexillia: North Africa Card Game In Development - The fertile mind of Neal Reid has produced yet another new card game! This time it's a WWII strategy game for the North African campaign entitled "This Hard & Calcined Earth".
The title is a quotation from the beginning of episode 8 of the famous Thames TV series "World At War". Well worth seeing if you haven't seen it already. The game itself has been developed and we are now working on the design of the cards. Prior to the launch of the game we will be releasing the rules for the game as a free download. If you'd like to receive updates and the latest news about this game by email subscribe to our pre-release newsletter here
Alternative Armies: Flintloque 3rd edition! All print books and 28mm starter packs are now in stock and on special offer plus for the first time ever all the books are now digital downloads too!
Alternative Armies has priced the download books at twenty percent less than print and you get them straight after placing your order. We also now have a mighty all book bundle for download that gets you the whole range. If you have been thinking about getting into Flintloque this is your time. Offers open until end of October. Click through for more. Thanks. GBS
Heroic Maps: We've released two new expansions to our Modular Kit: Town range. Modular Kit: Town - Church & Library comprises 4 different tiles that can be printed multiple times and arranged in limitless combinations with maps from the Modular Kit: Town range. Modular Kit: Town - Tavern & Town Guard comprises 5 different tiles that can be printed multiple times and arranged in limitless combinations with maps from the Modular Kit: Town range.
GCT Studios released this Bushido Plague Rats and Sho.