Osprey Publishing Posts Preview For A New Expansion for Dracula’s America: Shadows of the West

The world in Osprey’s Dracula’s America is one where all the dark creatures that lurk in the shadows from various fairy tales are not only real, but they’re in charge of things! As such, werewolves, mystics, shamans, and other such are not only hanging around, but they can be the core of your army. The Hunting Grounds expansion will be coming out soon. With it, two new factions will become available. Have a look for yourself, if you dare!
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Modiphius Posts Free Quick-Start Guides For Several RPGs

It’s the start of a new year. There’s never been a better time to try out a new game system. But which one should you get? You don’t want to drop down that hard-earned money on a game you’re not going to like. Best to see what you’re getting into. Modiphius agrees, and is helping out by letting you check out free quick-start versions of their RPGs. They’ve put four new quick starts on their website for you to check out.
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New Operation Sea Lion and German Releases Available From Warlord Games

In the “What If??” situation of Operation Sea Lion, the Germans have invaded the British isles and made various headways into the countryside. However, it’s not just the British army that’s fighting back. Everyday citizens are organizing, taking to the streets, and fighting against the German advances. Warlord Games has released several new citizens brigade units that you can use to play these alternate-history matches. Also, for you German players, they’ve released some STUG-rider figures in winter gear. It does get cold out, you know.
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Register Now For A Free 3rd Edition Rulebook For Dystopian Wars

Warcradle Studios has taken over production for the Dystopian Wars line. If you’re a fan of the game, or perhaps looking to see what the new company will be doing with the game, they’ve got a special offer you can sign up for. Just put your name on the list and you’ll get a free version of the Dystopian Wars 3rd Edition rulebook. Pretty simple, really.
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Team Yankee: Stripes Releasing Now

Team Yankee looks at what WWIII might look like as the forces of NATO go against the Soviets on the fields of Europe. This week, the Stripes book came out, adding to the American forces. This new book can be picked up now. Next week, we’ll be seeing new versions of several American units, including Harriers, Abrams tanks, and AA options.
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SIGMATA: This Signal Kills Fascists RPG Up On Kickstarter

In an alternate, dystopian 1980s, the US is taken over by fascists. These thugs look to stamp out all forms of freedom. But there are those that fight back, and they have a secret weapon. When in range of FM towers broadcasting a specific signal, certain people turn into superhumans, letting them fight against the oppressive regime. But when not around those signals, they’re just regular people. How will they be able to fight on? That’s what you’ll have to figure out in SIGMATA: This Signal Kills Fascists, a new RPG that’s up on Kickstarter now.
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Battlefront Posts a Look Inside the Stripes Book for Team Yankee

WWIII is not currently happening. Let’s do our best to keep it that way, eh? I don’t really want Team Yankee to turn into a modern game, as opposed to just post-modern-sci-fi. So, for the meantime, these are just figurative, uh, figures. And in the Stripes book, Battlefront expands the U.S. options. Take a look at what you’ll get, and a bit more about items in this book.
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Ares Games Launches Tripods & Triplanes Kickstarter

During the midst of the Great War, the skies opened up and the heavens rained down. But this wasn’t the enemy’s shells. This was vehicles from another planet. The Martians are invading and both sides are finding that there’s a new force to deal with. That’s the story behind Tripods and Triplanes, a new standalone game in the Wings of Glory world. The game is up on Kickstarter now.
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New Konflikt ’47 Releases Available From Warlord Games

The folks over at Clockwork Goblin and Warlord Games have been busy. They’ve got a whole batch of new Konflikt ’47 releases available over in their webshop. It’s a lot of heavy gear, including a walker, armored transport, and numerous turret emplacements. If you want a place to be well-defended against enemy attack, you’ll be able to do it with these.
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Battlefront Posts New Force Org Charts for Flames of War and Team Yankee

As war goes on, the organization charts for the various armies can change dramatically. As the military heads see what is and isn’t working on the battlefield, they will adjust accordingly. Same goes for the generals in charge of minis games armies. Battlefront has posted up new Force Organization Charts for the Late War era in Flames of War, as well as for Team Yankee.
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Tripods & Triplanes to launch on Kickstarter on November 28th

Ares Games, making of Wings of Glory, is looking to inject a little H.G. Welles into their game. They have announced that they are going to launch a Kickstarter campaign for Tripods and Triplanes. It tells the tale of what would happen if the Martians had really invaded while the world was busy embroiled in WWI.
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New Japanese Units Available For Konflikt ’47

Konflikt ’47 gives us a look at what the world might be like if WWII didn’t end when it supposedly did… and we got a whole new influx of strange technology. It’s not an entirely off-the-rails Weird War II game, but there’s certainly a lot of sci-fi elements thrown in, such as compression rifles and exo-suits. And that’s what you get with these two new releases for the Japanese faction.
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New Army Bundles Available To Pre-Order For Team Yankee

Battlefront has more than just their Stripes book available for pre-order for Team Yankee. They’ve also got a trio of army bundles. If you’re looking to start in on the game, or just get yourself a new force, you’ll want to check them out.
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Team Yankee: Stripes Pre-orders Now Open

So, while WWIII is still a fantasy, Battlefront is taking orders for Stripes, their new book for Team Yankee. It’s actually… well… the Yankees. No, not the baseball team. But the Americans. You can get your pre-order on for not just the book, but a special army bundle, too.
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Dragons Conquer America RPG Up On Kickstarter

I’m a big fan of unique settings and stories for games. There’s lots of fantasy settings and sci-fi settings and such. But there’s not many that I can think of that include 16th century Central America and various dragons and mythical creatures that have started roaming the land. But that’s just what you’ll find in Dragons Conquer America. You’ve got the Conquistadors. You’ve got the Aztecs. But you’ve also got feathered serpents and many other legendary beasts. You can get your copy of the game over on Kickstarter now.
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Achtung! Cthulhu – Zero Point – Code of Honour Available From Modiphius

Pre-made adventures make the life of the GM just soooooo much easier. Just open up the book and get your players going. That is, as long as your players are willing to at least somewhat stick to the script. Thankfully, if they are, you’ve got your next couple sessions planned out ahead of time with relatively little prep work. Modiphius has a new adventure for Acthung! Cthulhu available. You can pick up your copy now.
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New Japanese Units Available For Konflikt ’47

Warlord Games has a whole slew of new Japanese releases for Konflikt ’47. If you want some new units, you can get the new Ghost Attack Squad (not actual ghosts, nor do they attack ghosts) or the Battle Exoskeleton Squad. Want something with a bit more armor? You can get the Chi-Ha Tank with Compression Turret or the Scorpion Light Walker. As I said, you’ve got some options.
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New Edition of Wild West Exodus Coming This September

September is a time for change. We’ve got a new season starting up in just a couple days. The leaves are starting to change color. Warcradle Studios is also coming out with a new edition of Wild West Exodus. In fact, the first couple sets are available for pre-order. So if you want to be the first gamer on your block with the hot, new edition of the game, you can put your name down on the list now.
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Space 1889: London Bridge Has Fallen Down Adventure Now Available

It’s never easy when a loved one is lost to us quickly and tragically. Unfortunately, such is the case for Lady Edith Tillington. Her husband had been on board the ship London Bridge when it went down in the deserts of Mars. Now, she would like to get his remains in order for a proper service and burial. Unfortunately, this is a bit more than simply a (rather grisly) “fetch quest.” There’s plenty of intrigue and nefarious goings-on to have to contend with. That’s what’s happening in London Bridge Has Fallen Down, a new adventure that’s available for Space 1889.
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New Book and Army Sets Available To Pre-Order For Konflikt ’47

WWII continues to rage on. As the various factions look to see what will finally turn the tide of war, new technology is constantly being brought to the battlefield as factions that’ve been fighting since the beginning equip new troops and send them to war. Warlord Games and Clockwork Goblin Miniatures are bringing these new forces to your battlefields with Resurgence, a new book for Konflikt ’47. They also have Japanese and Finnish army sets that you can pre-order.
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Space 1889: Venus Sourcebook Now Available From Modiphius

In the real world, Venus is a hellish planet. Rivers of iron. Clouds of sulfuric acid. Incinerating heat. It’s not a place you’d want to walk around on. However, the Venus in the Space 1889 universe is a bit more hospitable to life. And if you’d like to go there, Modiphius has released a whole sourcebook for our sister planet. It’s available now in both print and pdf versions.
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Dust USA Posts Gen Con Releases

WWII continues on. Each side is looking to find that one advantage that will finally bring the conflict to an end. However, a new faction is joining the fray. The Popular Liberation Army out of China is hitting the battlefield. This is certainly a new thing that commanders of the other forces will have to take into account.
At least, that’s what’s going on in the world of Dust. They’re giving us a look at what new releases they are going to have at Gen Con.
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Firestorm: Red Thunder – Two Weeks Till World War III

It’s great when companies give you new things to keep your game fresh. For Team Yankee, that’s Firestorm: Red Thunder. It’s the first part in what will be an ongoing campaign. Sign up with either the forces of NATO or the Warsaw Pact and vie for control of the plains of Europe.
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Konflikt ’47 Boot Camp Coming this August

Konflikt ’47 is still a pretty new game. I really only remember seeing figures on tables for the first time at Gen Con last year. So that means it’s coming up to its 1 year anniversary, of sorts. Well, for those that want to get into the game and become better generals, Warlord Games is holding a Boot Camp event at their Store HQ this August.
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Gaslight Victorian Fantasy 3rd Edition Up On Kickstarter

From time to time, a game can use a bit of a makeover. With changing times comes changing tastes in rules and attitudes towards different mechanics. With multiple playthroughs, sometimes a discrepancy is found. Or maybe a game has just lost its polish and could use a good buff. Whatever the case, new editions come out. In this case, Battlefield Press is coming out with the 3rd edition of Gaslight Victorian Fantasy, their alternate-history setting that uses the Savage Worlds game system. The book is up on Kickstarter now.
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New Dystopian Wars Pre-Orders Available From Spartan Games

There’s a new 2-player starter set coming out for Dystopian Wars. You all know my love of 2-player starters. This one is called Operation North Star. It pits the Teutonic Order from Scandinavia against the Dominion of Canada. Along with the 2-player kit, there’s numerous other sets for the game that are available to pre-order now. They’ll begin shipping out in August.
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Dracula’s America Nickstarter Running Now

The description of this game starts with, “It is 1875, and Count Dracula is President of the United States of America.” So it’s got that going for it. It’s like the exact opposite of Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter. Well, I don’t know if I can say much more than that, really. Dracula’s America is available via Nickstarter (Osprey’s own Kickstarter-like pre-order campaign) now.
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New German Releases Available For Konflikt ’47

WWII continues on. All sides of the conflict are looking to overwhelm their opponents. On the German lines, they’ve been working with a new walker design that they’re sure will help out. Then, with a look at emphasizing precision strikes, they’ve been training some elite sniper units with new, heavier rifles that can even take out enemy vehicles. Both these sets are available for Konflikt ’47 from Warlord Games.
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Red Thunder For Team Yankee Releases Tomorrow

There’s a new book coming out for Team Yankee. It’s called Red Thunder, and as you’d expect from them, they’re having a whole day dedicated to features for it. That day, by the way, is tomorrow. It starts pretty early, too. I mean, for many of us, it’s this afternoon, since it’s beginning on New Zealand time.
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Warlord Games Previews Upcoming Konflikt ’47 Releases

In the world of Konflikt ’47, WWII continues to rage on. The Axis and the Allies both are looking for that one advantage that will finally bring the war to an end. So far, the game has focused on the European front, with German, Russian, American, and British forces. But the war is still going on in the Pacific, too. As such, there’s the Japanese forces to reckon with. Get a look at what they’ll be getting, along with some other pieces for the other forces, in this preview.
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New Operation Sea Lion Minis Available From Warlord Games

Operation Sea Lion saw the Germans invading Britain. The fighting soon made it so everyday citizens were suddenly on the front lines, battling the advancing army. The Germans had their own infiltrators in the British populace, looking to sew discord where they could. Two new sets from Warlord Games let you bring such colorful characters to your Bolt Action tabletops.
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Warlord Games Looks Inside Campaign Gigant

The German invasion of Britain not only stalled out, but the counter-attack is threatening to push them back into the sea. With the stakes high, the German High Command is launching Campaign Gigant, their own counter-counter-offensive that will hopefully (for them, anyway) see the tide turn back once more. The new book coming for Bolt Action, Operation Gigant adds new options and missions for players. Warlord Games has posted up another preview looking into just what the operation (militarily) consists of.
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Warlord Games Previews Campaign Gigant Scenario: Battle for Nottingham

It’s WWII and Germany has invaded Britain. The British people are fighting back with everything they have against the occupying forces. That’s what’s going on in Campaign Gigant, the second book in the Operation Sea Lion series for Bolt Action. In this preview, take a look at one of the scenarios that’s coming. Nottingham is under attack (the Germans obviously want to take over GW’s operations).
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Warlord Games Taking Pre-Orders For Operation Sea Lion: Phase Two: Gigant

So, the Germans have invaded Britain as part of Operation Sea Lion. However, the British put up a significant defense and have actually driven the Germans back to the sea. Now, Kent is the only place left under German occupation. Not wanting to give up, the German High Command has launched Phase Two of the invasion, nicknamed Gigant. It’s this new “What if…?” scenario you can play out in Bolt Action with the Operation Sea Lion: Phase Two: Gigant book, available to pre-order now.
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New Halo and Dystopian Wars Releases Available To Order From Spartan Games

The folks at Spartan Games have a whole bunch of new releases available to pre-order for a trio of their games. Both Halo Wars: Fleet Battles and Ground Command are getting some new ships (a couple of them huge, relatively), and there’s a new edition of Dystopian Wars you can pick up the rulebook for, plus the Republic of Egypt makes an appearance.
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