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By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Mar 4th, 2015
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A dense fog falls over Atlanta this Wednesday. Though it’s supposed to actually be a nice day later on. A lot of people are headed towards Boston for PAX East this upcoming weekend. If you’re traveling, travel safe, and listen to some Dropkick Murpheys along the way. I’m shippinR...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Mar 2nd, 2015
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Strategic Elite has decided that they will continue publishing Brink of Battle exclusively through Lulu. If you want to get your copies of the game in pdf., you can do so right away, but print versions of the game will be halted temporarily as Strategic Elite decides on how they exactly what to go th...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Mar 2nd, 2015
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Warlord Games has a new T34/76 tank kit as well as a platoon of them for Bolt Action. For you tankers out there, you know how important the Russian T34 was on the battlefield. Now you can get a whole mess of them in one go. Source From the announcement:...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Mar 1st, 2015
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It’s a drizzly Sunday here in Atlanta. But I’ve got gumbo simmering on the stovetop and a batch of fresh cookies. So all is well. Anyway, here’s a couple of the bite-sized stories we’ve come across in the past few days. Below the fold we’ve got: Microworld Games Releases...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Feb 26th, 2015
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Spectre Miniatures has posted up a new set of rules to go with their modern military miniatures. You can check out and download Spectre: Operations for free from the company’s website. They’ve also posted up a tokens set that you can buy to help you play the game. Source From the announce...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Feb 25th, 2015
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Ares Games announced that they’ll be launching a Kickstarter in a couple weeks to bring giant bomber miniatures to their WWI Wings of Glory range. They’ll be looking to bring the Staaken and Handley-Page planes to the skies over your gaming tables, starting on March 10th. Source From the ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Feb 24th, 2015
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Flying Pig Games is running a Kickstarter campaign for Old School Tactical, their military strategy games that harkens back to the cardboard chit games of the 70s. They’re well over their funding goal with still 18 days to get in on the action. Source From the campaign:...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Feb 23rd, 2015
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Warlord Games gets your scouts out there in style. No crawling through underbrush or climbing up trees or walking for miles and miles, they’ve got the new White Scout Car available over in their webshop. Source From the release:...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Feb 19th, 2015
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Warlord Games wants to make sure Bolt Action is good and well-balanced. As such, they’ve taken a look over the Additional Units .pdf and made some updates. Did any of your favorite models get an update? Go check out the file to find out. Source From the announcement:...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Feb 17th, 2015
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Grand Manoeuvre knows an army isn’t nearly as effective if you don’t have good, top leadership. So they’ve added new general paper miniatures to their line. Now you can have Wellington and Napoleon, among others, actually on the battlefield with their armies. Source From the announc...
By Polar_Bear
In Ancients
Feb 16th, 2015
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Victrix Ltd. has a special deal going on over on their website for the rest of February. Buy 2 of their Ancients boxes and get some archers or slingers for for free. Buy 2 of their Napoleonic boxes and get a free flag sheet or British Peninsular War officers. Source From the website:...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Feb 16th, 2015
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Warlord Games had announced a free mini with qualifying purchases in their webshop. Well, they had so many people asking if they could get them separately as well that Warlord decided they’d go ahead and do just that. So now you can get this Russian Command set over in their webshop. This deal ...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Feb 13th, 2015
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Osprey Publishing wants you to be able to read up on your favorite machines of war, and so they’re running a sale over on their website for several of their lines of books. If you’re a gold or silver member, the sale stacks with your membership discount as well. Savings on top of savings,...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Feb 13th, 2015
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Well, my real name is Jason, after all… *whistles innocently while hiding machete behind back* Anyway! We’ve got another bundle of bite-sized stories for you for today. In this grouping we’ve got: New Releases at LaserCutCard and $1 shipping items, New 15mm Late Saxons at Splintered...
By Polar_Bear
In American Civil War
Feb 11th, 2015
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15mm.co.uk is having a sale on their American Civil War line over in their webshop. Until March 1st, you can get these 15mm models at 15% off. Seems like an appropriate number. Source From the announcement:...
By Polar_Bear
In 19th Century
Feb 11th, 2015
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Hey everyone. The week’s half-over (for you Monday-thru-Friday types, anyway). We’ve got another set of shorter stories we’ve collected together. In this batch we have: over a dozen new releases from Paulson Games, a new terrain/bits company Cathedral Arcanum, Warlord Games previews...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Feb 9th, 2015
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Warlord Games knows one of Russia’s greatest assets in wartime is their winter. Having turned back more than a few invaders already, it happened again during WWII. But the weather alone wasn’t what kept occupying forces back. It was also the stalwart Russian infantry. Warlord has released...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Feb 8th, 2015
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It’s another Sunday. Time for some more of the shorter, bite-sized stories that we’ve come across in the past couple days. Also, yesterday during D&D, our party almost blew up the world (or at least an entire tropical island). Good times. Anyway, for today we have: New Bad Lands Hero...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Feb 4th, 2015
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We’ve got another batch of smaller-sized stories for you this Wednesday. Beyond the cut we’ve got: New Spaceships from Brigade Models, a 28mm PDF New Orleans Warehouse from Finger and Toe, the latest releases from Bombshell Miniatures, the latest releases from Spectre Miniatures, new 10mm...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Feb 3rd, 2015
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Warlord Games has a new German High Command set available for Bolt Action. Great for use as your commanders for your force, the piece could also be an objective or part of a diorama. The piece is available now over in the Warlord Games webshop. Source From the release:...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Feb 3rd, 2015
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Warlord Games has released their fist sets for their Italian Wars line (part of their Pike & Shotte series). They include a Landsknect hunting party, guard set, pikemen, and command (both standing and advancing). I tell you what, those are some fashions we need to bring back today. Source From t...
By tgn_admin
In Alternate History
Feb 2nd, 2015
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Is Battlefront refusing to pay for the remaining Kickstarter rewards for Operation Babylon? Dust Tactics is a Weird War II game set in an alternative super science version of World War II, created by Dust Studio – of which Paolo Parente is one of the principals. In 2013, Fantasy Flight Games dr...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Feb 2nd, 2015
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Warlord Games goes back to WWI with this release. Tanks were still a very new thing at the time and arms designers hadn’t quite worked out all the designs yet. With that, we have the Saint-Chamond tank, now available for your Bolt Action games. Source From the release:...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Jan 31st, 2015
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It’s another Saturday. Hopefully you’ve got something fun going on. Anyway, here’s the reviews we found during the week (it was apparently a big week for posting reviews. There’s quite a lot to go through). We’ve got reviews/previews of: Chaos & Alchemy, Fields of A...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Jan 30th, 2015
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Warlord Games helps you keep your French troops in line with the release of their new French Army HQ set. And to get them around safely and in style, they have the new Lorraine Armored Carrier as well. I hear it can also transport cheese very well. Because the Simpsons. Source From the website:...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Jan 28th, 2015
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Battlefront continues their “all artillery, all the time” previews for Fate of a Nation with a look at the M50 155mm gun. It certainly can’t be said that you don’t have options in your methods of bombardment in that game. I’ve got basically no knowledge of the conflict t...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Jan 28th, 2015
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Warlord Games has a new, thematic set for Bolt Action available. It’s the “Guarding the Chateau” set and is good for use as a command section for your German army. Or the guy in the trench coat, hat, and glasses could work in something for 7tv, too. Source From the website:...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Jan 27th, 2015
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Battlefront doesn’t want you to have to leave your artillery pieces without crew and looking like there’s no leadership. So they’re showing off their Artillery HQ and Crew for Fate of a Nation. While most of the artillery was surplus from WWII, it doesn’t mean it was any less ...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Jan 27th, 2015
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Warlord Games adds to their Bolt Action line with the release of their new Waffen-SS Cavalry set. Yes kids, men on horseback were used during WWII and still used even later. While it seems rather backward, these units could still be very effective, going over terrain and into places at a speed that o...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Jan 26th, 2015
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Capitan Games gives you a new way to create and manage your Divisional Commander forces with their free online army builder program. Players can create their armies and even keep a record of matches with the software. Source From the announcement:...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jan 24th, 2015
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We’ve got another Saturday here on TGN and that means a collection of the review stories we found throughout the week. What are others saying about the games you’re interested in playing? Read on to find out. This time we’ve got reviews (and a couple previews) for games/models like:...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Jan 23rd, 2015
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Battlefront knows all those artillery pieces they’ve been showing off lately aren’t any good unless you’ve got a good command structure in place to know where to aim all of it. As such, they’re showing off their Israeli Command Teams for Fate of a Nation. Source From the websi...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Jan 22nd, 2015
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Laser Dream Works adds to their maritime offerings with a new laser-cut wooden ship. This one’s the HMS Speedwell. As with other sets, this is a reproduction of an actual ship. Great for many historical games as well as fantasy settings, the ship is available now in their webshop. Source From t...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Jan 22nd, 2015
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Battlefront continues their study of artillery pieces used during the 6-Day War with a look at the 37mm 61-k gun. This one’s equally as useful against infantry and light vehicles as it is against aircraft. Rather versatile, indeed. Source From the website:...
By Polar_Bear
In 19th Century
Jan 21st, 2015
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Warlord Games helps you battle back those dastardly French with some reinforcements for the opposition with the release of new King’s German Legion units for Black Powder. Available with either muskets or rifles, they are available now over in the Warlord Games Webshop. Source From the release:...
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