Australian Block Dice reaches funding goal, stretch goals await

Aussie Block Dice got to their minimum funding goal over on Indiegogo. They’ve got a lot of time left, so it’s stretch goals ahoy!

From the update:

All steam ahead at Aussie Block Dice HQ, we’ve reached our funding goal which means the lovely Pink and Green “Coral Reef” dice have been unlocked!

Next up are the “Croc Hunters”, Khaki with Dark Green ink.

Brueckenkopf reviews Khador Colossal from Privateer Press

Brueckenkopf has a review up (in German, of course) of the Khador colossal, the Conquest, from Privateer Press.

From the review:

Its big, its red and its from Khador, the new Conquest Colossal has made his way onto our review table.

Black Kiwi ordering window closes tonight at midnight

The Black Kiwi heads back to the depths of Hell that spawned him at midnight. If you want to order your copy from On the Lamb, you’d better think about doing it now.

From the website:

Tonight at midnight The Black Kiwi will be removed from the webstore. This model will never be avaliable again, so if you want one now is the time to order!

Dominion of the Gods in last days on Kickstarter, previews new green

Dominion of the Gods from Comfy Chair Games has just around 2 days left on Kickstarter with still a ways to go to get to their funding level. To help things along, they’re showing off another green they’ve got in as well as upping some of the funding level deals.

From the update:

We have just received this new green of Jokul Frosti for the Norse box set of the new game, Dominion of the gods. Jokul Frosti is the Norse embodiment of winter itself. One part old man winter, one part Jack Frost, mixed with some serious killing power! Jokul’s mere presence brings Frost across the land. His touch can blacken a man’s skin with frostbite as he glides effortlessly over water and land alike. The men of the North know it is wise to respect the winter, now during these trying times winter fights beside the men of the North.

Friday, November 2 9:00 PM EST will be the end of the kickstarter campaign for dominion of the gods. This is your last chance to get in early on this exciting new game and also receive an extra large size model in each box set (the Celtic and Lovecraft boxes contain a free medium based model due to Army build.)

7ombieTV: For Ghouls and Colleges released from Crooked Dice

Crooked Dice isn’t going to be left out of the Halloween fun. They’ve released their 7ombieTV expansion book over on their website.

From the release:

Just in time for Halloween, this 7ombieTV supplement brings a UK twist and some minor misdemeanours to your favourite horror skirmish game.

Play cannibal ghouls such as the twisted Number 11 or two new survivor casts – the Girls of St Searle’s or the vicious Borstal Boys. It’s 44 pages packed with:

– New weapons and rules for Ghoul casts; including a new Elder Ghoul Star and new Cannibal and Feral Child Extras.

– Three new casts – the Girls of St Searle’s, The Borstal Boys and the ghoulish Number 11 – each with Cast Event Cards.

– Five episodes including a linked story with scenarios from Chris Viau and Mik Hollands.

– A new Spawn deck to use with the episodes, but generally useful for random zed generation and solo games.

– A cardstock double decker from Wayne Peters.

– Background on the Barron Pictures failed foray into UK teen horror market by archivist Helena Rodings!

– Cracking photography from Kevin Dallimore!

In store now!

Pontiac and Black Hawk now available at Warlord Games

Warlord Games now has Pontiac and Black Hawk (the Native American leaders, not the car brand and hockey team) available over on their website.

From the release:

Two more great Indian war chiefs are now available. Ottawa leader Pontiac and Black Hawk, leader of the Sauk will make perfect additions to your armies or as miniatures worthy of spending that little more time painting!

Play Unplugged Review – Dungeon

Play Unplugged continues our hour of reviews with Dungeon.

From the review:

Hang on to your torches! Play Unplugged’s Enrico Nardini reviews Dungeon! the new (and old) board game from Wizards of the Coast in which you adventure in a… dungeon… Who’d have guessed?

Frontline Gamer Reviews Munchkin Zombies

Frontline Gamer gives us another Halloween-themed update with a review of Munchkin Zombies.
And apparently I’m currently out of silly things to say about the subject…

From the review:

Frontline Gamer continues his zombie themed week by reviewing one of Steve Jackson’s many iteration’s of Munchkin… obviously given the theme of the week it’s Munchkin Zombies.

Mantic Games at Crisis, Antwerp

Mantic will be another of the manufacturers heading to Crisis in Antwerp (link takes you to the Crisis Facebook page). I wish I was going.

We’re at Crisis in Antwerp this year for the first time with all of the latest new releases, gossip and rumours.

It looks like Mr Ronnie Renton will be running the stand… and he’ll be bringing DreadBall, Kings of War and Warpath with him! Go and check it out.

On the Lamb Games introduces Lyra Cosine and updates Endless Fantasy Tactics dice appearance

On the Lamb Games has updated their Endless Fantasy Tactics dice over on Kickstarter to look more distinct. They’re also introducing Lyra Cosine to the Endless family.

From the update:

Impatient with the structured process of the Magickal Akademy, Journeywizard Lyra Cosine dropped out of the school in a manner that been described by the faculty as “abjectly unprofessional”. Since leaving the school, Lyra has taken to self-teaching, most often by practicing spells on highwaymen and bandit dens. This behavior has earned her the gratitude of many outlying villages throughout Wugin, but the ire of others.

Accepting large payments for the defense of small villages, Lyra has sometimes done more damage than the bandits during her ‘protection’ of a village. With her fees pre-paid by the community, Lyra skips town before the smoke has even settled.

Lyra will be added to all Thief, Dragoon, and Cleric level pledges when we hit $60k.

Free Gear Krieg Zombie Preview booklet from AD Publishing

AD Publishing is giving away free preview booklets for their Gear Krieg Zombie expansion. Seems fitting for this time of year.

From the announcement:This is a free supplement for our “Victory Decision: World War II” miniatures game.
Have some scary fun…

A copy of the Victory Decision: World War II rulebook is necessary to fully use the content of this book.
The full Victory Decision: Gear Krieg rulebook will be released later this year or early 2013.

The Victory Decision: Gear Krieg Preview booklet brings two of the Two-fisted Pulp Superscience units of Dream Pod 9’s classic Gear Krieg game to the Victory Decision: World War II line of products.
Victory Decision is a fast-playing game based on real historical units and vehicles. With Victory Decision: Gear Krieg you will get more.
Included are the rules for the German Zombietrupp and the Imperial Japanese Koumajutsu and the new infantry ability to use them in your games of Victory Decision: World War II.

As with all our ebooks you will get in fact 2 products:

•a full colour version with many high quality pictures of fully painted models
•in addition a B&W text only printer friendly version

Warmill taking the elevated road to Crisis

Warmill will be making their way to Crisis and are going to be bringing their elevated road system with them.

From the update:

Warmill is heading to Antwerp for Crisis 2012, where we will be releasing our new ELMOR system, the Elevated Modular Road for 28mm sci-fi games.

Made from laser-cut MDF, the ELMOR is sturdy, can be assembled without glue, and features removable barriers and road surfaces for complete flexibility in-game. Each individual straight section measures 225mm long by 125mm wide, and the largest set contains 4.5 feet of road in straights alone! The low level set will soon be followed by the sky-level set and will be completely compatible with it. The low-level sets are available now for pre-order to be shipped November 8th.

To celebrate it’s release, we will have a small number of sets available at Crisis before the official release date, where we will be offering a 10% discount on all our products!

Rebel Minis won’t be headed to Fall-In. Holding sale online

Rebel Minis won’t be headed to Fall-In, so you can’t stop by and say, “Hello.” You can take advantage of their online sale, though.

From the update:

It is with a sad heart that I am announcing that we won’t be attending Fall IN! this year. We had planned to go, had our booth and were packed up and ready… but it is an 11 hour drive for us and we just didn’t want to risk it.

That being said, we are going to have a Rebel Minis “Not Going to FALL IN Because of a BIG Storm” Sale! Our loss, is your gain! From Now until midnight Nov 4th, everything on the site is 20% off! Use the coupon: Noshow when you check out.

You know we only have 2 sales a year, so we must really be feeling bad to have another!!

And don’t forget… shipping worldwide is just $6 USD!

Miniature Building Authority will be at Fall-In

Miniature Building Authority is headed out to Fall-In. You should stop by and say, “Hello.”

From the announcement:

Well, Jim and I are packing up Wednesday morning and heading into the storm. Hopefully all will be cleared up by Thursday afternoon or at least letting up. Hope to see new and old friends.

We will be bringing with us all of the new items that arrived in September. We will have some of the new items that will be out late, late this year or early next year. Lot’s of good times.

Also, at the show we will be continuing our 15% off sale, so stop by the booth and take advantage of the big sale.

Armorcast releases new Steam/Smoke plume

Armorcast has a new steam/smoke plume to add a little flair to your minis.

From the update:

A dramatic large smoke plume with flames erupting from the base designed by Shawn Lux There are two plumes supplied in this set and are supplied unpainted. Great for any Steam Punk model or ScrapTech vehicle. $5.00 per pack.

Evil Mushroom Games holding Halloween Sale

Evil Mushroom Games is running a sale over on their website for Halloween. Check it out.

From the sales sheet:

Its Halloween so as way of offering to please the dark forces . Evil Mushroom Games is having a Limited time 20% off
The offer starts Now and ends 2nd Nov so be quick.
head over to www.evilmushroomgames.com spend a minimum of £15 and use the code at the check out .

the code is …. Halloween2012

Happy Haunting

AntiMatter Games posts ShadowSea Kickstarter Update

ShadowSea keeps plugging away over on Kickstarter. They’ve still got 18 days to make it to their goal. To help out AntiMatter Games has posted an update.

From the update:

The ShadowSea Kickstarter has been updated so that now it is producing all six forces in the initial funding goal. There is a new video to show the other forces, although concept art is still in progress for two of them. Also of note is that backers can mix and match starters and books from either DeepWars or ShadowSea with their rewards, or take all DeepWars products and get them in shipped out in November.

MiniCon 2013 – Strategy Gaming Convention in Glocuestershire, UK

MiniCon is coming to Glocuestershire in January. Will you be there?

From the con sheet:

MiniCon – the Gloucestershire Miniatures and Strategy Games Convention – is back in 2013 at a new and much larger venue. So join us for participation games, traders, the painting competition (the “Minnies”) and more. Whether you favour space marines, voltigeurs, zombies, plainswalkers, warjacks.

Tickets for MiniCon 2013 are now on sale! Our goodie bags (given to the first 100 ticket sales) so far include a free miniature and a set of five resin bases. We’ll update you as we add more goodness to those. Don’t forget the painting competition! And we are still looking for Game Masters to run one-shot RPGs in our dedicated RPG room. If you’re interested, contact us via our website.

MiniCon is run in aid of local charities and our profits this year are being split between the National Star College and the Gloucestershire Deaf Association.

Bolt Action errata now available for download from Warlord Games

Warlord Games put up the Bolt Action errata document online so you can make sure you’re playing the game correctly.

From the update:

As with any new game system, there will be questions asked and clarifications sought. This downloadable PDF should answer your queries regarding our Bolt Action WWII game.

Fantasy Flight Games posts Olympus rules online

Fantasy Flight Games has posted the rules for their Olympus board game online so you can get a look at it before you buy. Always a nice thing, that.

From the website:

The ancient Grecian city-states are seeing unprecedented growth! The rules for Olympus, the board game of state-building in ancient Greece, are now available on our support page.

Gary Games backs Immortal Heroes release up a week to Nov. 12

Gary Games is taking pre-orders for their Immortal Heroes expansion to their Ascension deck-building game. The previous announcement had it listed for a Nov. 5th release. Now we get Nov. 12th.
Better late than never.

From the update:

The Ascension: Immortal Heroes release is finally upon us! On November 12th, the latest Ascension expansion will arrive in local stores and internet retailers, and everyone who’s preordered will be able to get their hands on an exclusive promo, Arha Sanctuary!

One Pound Wargames announces MechaWar Mission Generator beta release

One Pound Wargames has started the public Beta-test of their MechaWar Mission Generator.

From the announcement:

One Pound Wargames is delighted to announce its first free DLC to support its first game system.

The MechaWar Mission Generator is strongly inspired by the format of real-life military missions. Incorporating a terrain dispersal system, deployment bidding and a quick and easy way to randomly generate or choose missions that you can either keep secret or reveal to your opponent, the Mission Generator includes a quick reference table so you can always remember to focus on your objectives.

Designed for MechaWar, the Mission Generator can quickly and easily be adapted for other SF and near-future miniatures games of all scales. This first release is a beta version, but the finished version will still be free and will be out on general release by the end of November. Thoughts, feedback and suggestions are welcome and should be directed to the Precinct Omega Forums.

If you’re new to MechaWar, you can buy the game at Precinct Omega. It’s only £1.00. Why not give it a try?

Umpire of the Dead: Free Online ‘Empire of the Dead’ Campaign/Faction builder released

Umpire of the Dead is a free-to-use campaign and faction program for West Wind Production’s Empire of the Dead game.

From the announcement:

Just in time for Halloween, a free on-line Faction creation and Campaign admin web-site for the Victorian Fantasy Horror skirmish game ‘Empire of the Dead’ by West-Wind Productions has been released.

The ‘Umpire of the Dead’ can track Campaigns, create Factions and produce printer-friendly rosters for use during and after the game.

There is full support for ‘Empire of the Dead’s character progression Campaign system with Character death, injury, stat improvements and new skills.

“Free Mars” Kickstater Campaign includes minis

Free Mars is a webcomic about a hard-rocking band out to free… well… Mars.
Anyway, as part of their Kickstarter, they’ve got minis available, so we figured we’d post it up here for you guys to check out, even though it’s not normally the thing we post.

From the campaign:

Ashes 2 Ashes is a new chapter in the Free Mars saga, an epic tale of punk rock, revolution, and the Red Planet. As part of their Kickstarter incentive list, the guys at Free Mars have had all 3 band members sculpted by Chris Borer. Own all 3 of The Sisters Grimm Vikki, Samantha and Taryn in 30mm scale. Check out the Kickstarter, help out an awesome comic, get some cool minis…what have you got to lose?

Impact! unlocks Marilith snake demon on Kickstarter

Impact! Miniatures is closing in on their last 2 days on Kickstarter but there’s still plenty of time to get to more stretch goals. The latest one they broke through adds the Marilith snake demon to the package.

From the update:

Impact! reached stretch goal #21 with their KickStarter which unlocked the Marilith.

She is a 60mm tall miniature and is provided with a 46mm base. She can be added to any reward level for $8.

Heer46 Hunting seasen- E50 Jagdpanzer

Heer46 has their new E50 Jagdpanzer over on their website for you to check out… so check it out!

From the update:

After the E50 and the E75 you see the next tank from the E Serie. The E50 Jagdpanzer.

The chassis and the tracks are made in resin. The two guns and the IR System are made in metall.
One E50 Jagdpanzer cost 15€ at the start.

Bolt Action Orders Dice are back in stock at Warlord Games

Warlord Games had been out of their Orders dice for Bolt Action, but now they’ve got them back.

From the update:

Our Bolt Action orders dice proved so popular that some of them sold out temporarily. Happily we now have them all back in stock so don’t hang around…

Hangar 18 Miniatures Photo Backgrounds Now Bigger and Better In A2 Size

Hangar 18 Miniatures makes photo backgrounds to make sure when you take pictures of your minis that they look their best. They’ve got some new bigger sizes available over on their website.

From them to you:

Hangar 18 Miniatures just released their High Definition photo backgrounds in A2 size (23.4 in x 16.5 in) or twice the size of A3 print (17 in x 11 in) for $24.99 each.

What is so special about these backgrounds? Each Hangar 18 Miniatures photo background is printed on high quality, flexible and durable material. They are not only easy to install and clean, but they can also be backlit to create a more dramatic effect.

Burn In Designs Releases new terrain set Welcome to Rock Ridge

Burn In Designs gives you a place for your common clay of the New West miniatures with their Rock Ridge terrain sets.
The Sheriff is near!

From the release:

We are pleased to announce the first wave of the new Welcome to Rock Ridge Terrain Sets are ready to order. Now we are bringing a bit of the old west to your tabletop games. As part of the launch we are offering a couple of special deals to help you quickly build a new game table.

New Halloween bases from Titan Forge

Titan Forge has some new Halloween-themed bases available over in their webshop.

From the release:

Titan Forge releases new set of bases.

Game Classy 21 is online

Game Classy posted episode 21 of their podcast up online for your listening pleasure.

In this episode:

Joe and Steve discuss gaming with your pumpkins out this Halloween! Along with the holiday festivities, our hosts discuss the new rule sets for Bolt Action and Dystopian Legions. Also they answer some fan mail about the Mini-game mechanics they like the best.

Darkmook Paper Miniatueres releases Survival Horror Urban Magic Set 2

Darkmook Paper Miniatueres has a new set available to get over on RPGNow. Just print and play.

From the release:

SURVIVAL HORROR URBAN MAGIC SET 2: HENRY BREMEN, URBAN MAGE now available on RPGNow!

Henry Bremen, Urban Mage, and Bob his familiar battle against the Deep Ones’ Toad Hound in the sewers beneath Chicago. Is it a battle they can win..?

Frontline Gamer reviews Zombie Fluxx

Frontline Gamer didn’t have to hide in dumpsters or wear funny costumes or speak in a funny voice to do this review of Zombie Fluxx…
It makes me a little sad, really…
It’s still a good review, though.

From them to you:

Frontline Gamer kicks off their zombie themed Halloween week by reviewing Looney Labs utterly bonkers Zombie Fluxx game.

Tercio Creativo shows of Le Garou from their Indiegogo campaign

Tercio Creativo continues to give us looks of what they’re working on with their Indiegogo funds. I’d say it’s money put to good use. Meet Le Garou.

From them to you:

Another one of the Mercenary Personalities shown during the Indiegogo campaign, painted by Emuse.