July ’10 releases for Infinity

by Grant Hill

Several new releases for Infinity were announced by Corvus Belli at the end of July 2010. The company are kind enough to provide us with review samples on a relatively regular basis. The average miniature for the Infinity range tends to have a good level of detail and be well cast, with small mould lines. To avoid repetition across our Infinity reviews, the detail and casting will only be mentioned if the particular miniature is different to the rest of the range. Review samples were sent to us for the following July 2010 releases:
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TGN November 2010 purchasing poll

Tabletop Gaming News is attempting to get an idea of how gamers are spending their time and money. To that end we have two polls. This poll asks you how your spent your gaming dollars in November 2010. The other asks what games you played during the month.

You can select up to four options. Remember that you can select a game even if you didn’t play it. We’re interested solely in purchasing, our other poll covers the games you actually played.

Also note that the intent of the poll is to track what you purchased the product for not what it was intended for. So if you bought a GW Warhammer miniature to use in Songs of Blades and Heroes then please don’t mark it as a Warhammer purchase.
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New 15mm buildings available at Miniature Building Authority

Miniature Building Authority have released several new 15mm buildings.

Hotel DeVille
Hotel DeVille

From their announcement:

Miniature Building Authority is glad to announce the latest 15mm releases.

We at MBA now have two new 15mm releases just in time for the holidays. This time we have added the Hotel DeVille, and our third set of buildings for the middle eastern series.

  • 15110 Hotel Deville $59.95
  • 15703 Middle Eastern Town Set C $39.95

These come completely painted and assembled ready to go on your table. Both of these products are convertible and make ruined versions by removing the upper portion of the buildings. They are now available at www.miniaturebuildingauthority.com

Thanks for your support.
Kirk Stephens

Two new Company Lists for Unbridled Fury

Furidion Games have released two new Company Lists for the Unbridled Fury rules.

From their announcement:

Two more company lists for Unbridled Fury have been added to the downloads page of the Furidion Games website.

The Grimmhammers: a company list for ‘classic’ dwarfs has been released. You know, the grumpy, grudgebearing, hard drinking, underground living kind of Dwarfs.

Covert Operations: a sci-fi themed company list for UF that focuses on elite teams of special operations troops trained and equipped for high intensity surgical strikes.

TechCommander Dwarf AC3 now available

Sea Dog Game Studios have released the Dwarf AC3 miniature for their TechCommander sci-fi game.

Dwarf AC3
Dwarf AC3

From their announcement:

The Dwarf AC3 is finished. A stat card for it will be available shortly. If you want one for the holidays, it will be $30 US with your choice of either the Fireshrike or Saber load-outs. Feel free to contact us if you are interested.

New releases and special offer from Under Fire

Under Fire Miniatures have released a new pack of 20mm miniatures and have a Christmas special offer.

German pack 4
German pack 4

From their announcement:

Announcing the release of German pack 4. A command set, containing an officer, medic, rifleman carrying cable drum, rifleman pushing a bike and panzer crewman lounging, smoking a cigarette.

Also, in the run up to Christmas, from the 1st December to January 5th any order placed, worth more than £20 will receive a free bag of 5 random figures. This offer is whilst stocks last.

Pendraken December releases

Pendraken Miniatures have announced their December 10mm historical miniature and terrain releases.

10mm figures

From their announcement:

This month sees a couple of new figure codes, some new scenery, and more additions to our Basing and Trees ranges. We’ll be working overtime over the Xmas period to mould up all kinds of stuff ready for a big January release.
A quick note as well, we now have a shiny new laser machine sitting in the corner, so we can now supply any size of bases you require. Drop us an email with your requirements, and we’ll get them sorted for you.


  • SYR30 Horse grenadiers, winter coat (15) £3.25



  • BR152 Parachutist, descending (10) £1.10

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Field Command: Singapore 1942 news

Field Command: Singapore 1942 Cards ExpansionWorldsForge has sent some news about a new release as well as an introductory article for their Field Command: Singapore 1942 boardgame.

From their announcement:
Two quick but interesting updates for the upcoming holiday season.
Featured in GTM Article
We are very proud to have Field Command: Singapore 1942 featured in Issue #130 of the Game Trade Magazine.  It is the foremost trade magazine in North America (and possibly the world) for our industry.
Field Command: Singapore 1942 Cards Expansion shipped
After months of hard work designing and playtesting, the long-awaited Cards Expansion to “Field Command: Singapore 1942” has finally shipped and just in time for the holiday season.

Mega Minis release Field Guide to the Demobot

Field Guide to the DemobotMega Minis have released a free PDF based Field Guide to the Demobot for their recently acquired Star Mogul range.

From their announcement:
Mega Miniatures releases the 11 page Field Guide to the Demobot. This science fiction FREE pdf is available at www.MegaMinis.com and contains the following:
• Assembly directions for this 17 part miniatures kit
• Salvage Crew Demobot stats and history
• Optional Nova Bombard and Tachyon Rifle stats and history

Plus I would like to thank the following people for their contribution of stats for the following game systems.
Scott Pyle of Supersystem (aka Superfigs)
Jack Herman of Villains & Vigilantes
Michael Taylor for Bash: Ultimate Edition

If any other game company would be interested in contributing stats based on this 60mm miniature, please contact Johnny at MegaMinis@yahoo.com

Updated versions of the Field Guide will be made available periodically.

15mm product review vidcast

The Gruntz website has a new vidcast looking at some recently released 15mm sci-fi figures.

From their website:

In this news update I feature myself on camera, which is both disturbing and bloody difficult to film naturally. 20 takes later and I was able to say “Kaamados Dominion – Dragamaa Heavy”. It is another un-boxing overview video with a mix of Critical Mass Games models and Khurasan.

The featured new item is the Chewk Drill Tank which I have filmed in its unpainted state. Along with a couple of the little Chewks, which are nice tiny aliens.

I also picture the Kier and King bases which are perfect for small artillery or vehicle bases, if you want a urban or rural look.

Unseen Lerker issue 6 released

Issue 6 of Unseen Lerker magazine is now available.

From their website:

Well, it’s that time again. The premier independent fantasy gaming magazine continues its run of ambling shenanigans and outrageous fashion advice (seal fur is soooo in this season) with its October—November edition. 
Still at 56 pages of full-colour, eye-melting goodness, the latest issue contains: 

Wayne’s World: a brand new series of hobby articles written by Wayne Kemp of Heelanhammer podcasting fame. This issue he provides his unique take on building a Rat Ogre Bonebreaker from an all manner of bits and pieces, using a plastic River Troll as a basis.

A Legend Never Dies: it may sound like the title for a James Bond film, but it’s actually a coverage of the recently held Giant Fanatic tournament, wonderfully written by our Danish agent in the field, Jimmi Stender. GF is one of the premier events in Europe and Jimmi gives us all the hot gossip on what went down, who did what, and what colour the carpet was (just kidding – there was no carpet). Also included is an interview with one of the organisers, a familiar face, about the merits of a newly conceived Line of Sight system that was used.

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Heavy Gear Arena shipping delay

Dream Pod 9 have announced a delay in shipping Heavy Gear Arena.

From their website:

Due to issues with our printer in the USA that have been resolved, we are unable to ship the full color Arena Core Rule book on schedule as announced.  Any orders that we have received with the full color Arena Core Rule book will ship on the 10th of December 2010 along with the second wave of Arena releases.

We apologize for any inconveniences that this delay may have caused.  

On the other hand, the same book is available now in e-book format from DrivethruRPG.com . This package includes the full color e-book as well as a black and white small format e-book version.

Splintered Light Woodland miniature preview

Splintered Light Miniatures have posted a new preview of upcoming 15mm figures from their Woodlands range.

Wood Elf Archers
Wood Elf Archers

From their website:

And tonight we have the woodland stuff, including the first two wood elf packs and the new treeman.  I am also posting a comparison picture of the treeman with a wood elf and halfling.  These woodland figures were sculpted by Faron Betchley and I am really excited to see how the other wood elves end up.  It should be a really fun range and Faron has lots of great ideas for allies and additional units.

  • Wood Elf Swords
  • Wood Elf Archers
  • Treeman
  • Treeman Comparison Picture

GZG Christmas Special Offers 2010

Ground Zero Games have posted details of their 2010 Xmas Special Offers.

From their website:

Yes, it’s that time of year again. We’ve given you all a little prior warning this year about the start of our Christmas Special Offer, and now it’s here.

Our 2010 Xmas Special starts from 00.01 (UK time) hours on Wednesday 1St December and runs for a fraction over two weeks, ending strictly at 24.00 (UK time) on Wednesday 15th December. Please note this is a shorter offer period than previous years, because we want to get all pre-Christmas orders dispatched well before we close up for the holidays. All qualifying orders (which are all those for over £30 of product) will get two specials included:

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Scibor Christmas Promotion

Scibor’s Monstrous Miniatures is giving away a special Christmas miniature with select orders.

Christmas Pilot
Christmas Pilot

From their website:

Christmas, so we have another promotion for all our clients.

To every order for minimum $40 (without shipping cost) placed and paid until the end of this year we will add our promotion model of Christmas Dwarf  Pilot. For every order for minimum $70 (without shipping cost) we will add 2 miniatures: Christmas Snowman Slayer and Christmas Dwarf  Pilot. You may also buy these models in 28mm Fantasy Miniatures section.

Dead Walk Again rules revised

The Dead Walk Again horror rules have been updated and revised.

From their announcement:

We are glad to post the most recent version of Dead walk Again rules. Thanks to Patrick Weaver’s work (our new zombie slave) the translated rules now have lots of typos corrected and grammar bugs have been hunted and removed (maybe a future game…). Some rules have been rewritten to help clarify game play and a few new things added as well. All in all, we can now offer a rules system that reads much more smoothly in English. (not like the Viking-Froggy-Babblefish translated one from before)

We hope you will enjoy this new version and you can now download it on our Yahoo group. Our L4D supplement is currently being corrected and the new version will be uploaded soon. Plus, keep a look out for new DwA material to be posted soon. We’ll get the news out as soon as we can!

The DwA team

Shuuro – Chess with a Twist

Beasts of War talk with Alessio Cavatore about his chess based game Shuuro.


From their announcement:

Warren and Alessio Cavatore sit down for a chat about his new game, Shuuro and to tell the truth it’s a great game taking the form of the classic chess set and then going one step farther in to the realms of wargaming but in general it’s just something fun that you and your friends can sit down to and have fun with when 40k and all the other war games are just getting boring.

New Army Painter galleries

The Army Painter have added two new galleries showing their upcoming Angel Green primer.

Angel Green primer

From their announcement:

With the forthcoming release of the new Colour Primer Spray: Angel Green in January 2011, The Army Painter has added 2 new galleries to their website. These how-to-paint galleries is the first in a small series of galleries featuring Dark Angel Space Marines. Jonas has painted a small Dark Angel Battleforce with marines, veterans, dreadnought and commander. More Dark Angel galleries will be added to the website during December.

New Vietnam figure previews from WarTime

WarTime Miniatures have posted photos of several new packs of 20mm US Vietnam-era troops.

From their website:

A little further advanced over the last few weeks guys. Finally able to break down the Vietnam Era US Infantry into actual packs. Still quite a bit of trimming, cutting etc to do along with helmet covers, but hope to have this first batch done and away for moulding next week.

  • US Riflemen Pack 1
  • US Riflemen Pack 2
  • US Riflemen Pack 3
  • M60 Pack

I am looking to also do another M60 pack (1 kneeling team, 1 prone team), PL HQ Pack and M67 RR Pack.

Reaper new releases

Reaper Miniatures have added several new sci-fi and fantasy miniatures to their online store.

Dark Heaven Legends

  • 03530: Twasha Dawnhunter Ranger DYOM by Patrick Keith ($4.99)
  • 03531: Nalani, Dancing Girl by Jeff Grace ($5.99)
  • 03543: Santa Mousling and Helper by Gene Van Horne ($7.79)


  • 14610: Barbarian Berserker of Icingstead by Matt Gubser ($7.99)
  • 14611: Gnoll Reaver of Kargir by Jason Wiebe ($16.99)


  • 50198: Gallup, Zombie Survivor by Bobby Jackson ($4.99)
  • 50199: Denver, Zombie Survivor by Bobby Jackson ($4.99)

P-65 Heavy Metal

  • 65115: Ice Troll by Ben Siens ($12.99)
  • 65116: Frost Wyrm by Kevin Williams ($34.99)

Micro Art release Small Missile Silo

Micro Art Studio have added a Small Missile Silo to their online store. The resin terrain piece is available for €6.10 and includes one of three terrain pieces.

Small Missile Silo
Small Missile Silo

From their website:

We’re happy to announce new Resin Terrain: Small Missile Silo (1)

In a blister you can find one random selected unpainted Small Missile Silo (1). Approximate Dimensions of this models are:
Length: 9,5 cm / 3,7″ Long
Width: 18 cm / 7″ Width
Height: 3,4 cm / 1,3″ Height

Lead Adventure Miniatures opens for business

Alexander Bews, owner of the Lead Adventure Forum, has started a new miniature company called Lead Adventure Miniatures.

Street Judges
Street Judges

From his announcement:

Over the last months, I haven’t been very present on the forum. The reason for that was that I’ve been very busy preparing the start-up of my miniatures company, a venture which turned out to be one of the most interesting and important projects of my life. It was a lot of really hard work, but I’m happy and proud about the result. Obviously, I hope you’ll like it too.

I’ve decided to name the company after our forum – “Lead Adventure”. Not just because it’s a cool name, no, there’s more to it. It encompasses my wargaming philosophy, and the way I feel about it – individuality, creativity and imagination, all defining qualities of our beloved Lead Adventure forum. These principles should be the cornerstones of the philosophy of Lead Adventure Miniatures.

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Warheads Issue 3 Boxed Set pre-order offer

Urban Mammoth are offering an exclusive figure to anyone pre-ordering the Warheads Issue 3 Boxed Sets.

Odious Outlaws
Odious Outlaws

From their announcement:

Warheads: Medieval Tales Issue 3, Bolshy Bandits & Odious Outlaw boxed sets now available to pre-order. Further any customers pre-ordering either Bolshy Bandits or Odious Outlaws by the 6th of December will receive an exclusive Hugo or Gui miniature respectively for free as a thank you for pre-ordering.

These miniatures will not be available again.

We are taking pre-orders until the 6th of December; when the products will start shipping, so be sure to get your order in by that date as once the product ships there will be no more pre-order miniatures.

Further Urban Mammoth are shipping worldwide for free until the 24th of December, so it’s a perfect time to order your Warheads miniatures.

JoeK Minis release Papa Demon

Papa DemonJoeK Minis have added the Papa Demon figure to their line of fantasy miniatures.

From their announcement:
Happy to announce that the fifth JoeK Mini is now on sale. As you can see, Papa Demon is a distinctly different figure from the previous ones in the range. Designed by Pontus Bjorlin and sculpted by Richard Sweet (whose Avatar of Wars Lizardman is doing the rounds at the moment). Measuring approx.34mm, Papa Demon comes in two parts (body and tail), and the first 100 to be sold will be entered into a raffle, the winner getting every new figure I release until the end of 2011. Hope you like him.

Cool Mini Or Not Cyber Monday Sale

Cool Mini Or Not is offering 10% discounts on their Cyber Monday Sale.

From their announcement:

For our first Cyber Monday sale, get 10% off any product in our store. That’s right, now’s the time to load up on those Christmas gifts. Your cart will automatically be updated to reflect the discount. This sale expires midnight tonight PST so hurry and get your orders in while you still can.