Historical

By Polar_Bear
In Historical
May 25th, 2015
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Getting just the right colors for your models is a big part of making them look great. Sometimes that can be rather difficult. This green just isn’t green enough, or that shade of brown isn’t really what you were looking for. This can be doubly-difficult when dealing with historical minia...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
May 22nd, 2015
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Germans Bolt Action players! Are you tired of not having enough firepower over on your side of the board? Well, the fellows over at Warlord Games have heard you and are here to help out. They’ve got the new Jagdtiger Heavy Tank Destroyer kit now available. Built atop the King Tiger chassis, wit...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
May 22nd, 2015
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*does a little “It’s Friday” dance around the office* un-cha, un-cha, un-cha, un-cha, wakachika, wakachika, wakachika, wakachika, boom-nau-nau da-boom-da mananga-nanga, boom-nau-nau da-boom-da mananga-nanga. Oh, hey there. Did you know that it’s Friday? 3-day-weekend sort of F...
By Polar_Bear
In 19th Century
May 22nd, 2015
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Apparently, a lot of you are happy with playing in The Devil’s Playground… by that, I mean the Thirty Years War supplement for Pike & Shotte from Warlord Games. What’d you think I could’ve possibly meant? Anyway, to help bulk up your armies and to provide some strong lead...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
May 19th, 2015
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With the release of the German Grenadier plastic box set, Warlord Games figured it’d be a good time to create a whole starter-set for Bolt Action that features these new figures. Whether you want it to be Heer or Waffen-SS, this starter set is a great place to jump into the game. Usually they c...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
May 19th, 2015
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Cavalry has always been an important part of an army. Napoleon certainly knew that, and so he made heavy use of the Chasseurs a Cheval (or mounted hunters, if you will) to scout and raid the enemy. In the days before satellites and even aircraft, you simply had to go and look for the enemy […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
May 18th, 2015
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The Pike & Shotte historical window is rather wide and includes conflicts from just about every European country, as well as many other countries around the world. Many of these battles were over different viewpoints on religion, as turmoil over the various religious movements dragged thousands ...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
May 18th, 2015
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Battlefront helps protect your soldiers from overhead attack with the release of their Local Forces Anti-Air Company for Flames of War Vietnam. Used to great effect against enemy helicopters, these Type 54 12.7mm anti-aircraft guns would be placed in a triangle, and when the enemy would be near the c...
By Polar_Bear
In 19th Century
May 18th, 2015
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Majestic Twelve Games has set sail and released the 3rd edition of their Grand Fleets rulebook. All aboard for high seas naval warfare. The game covers oceanic combat from the late 1800s with its Ironclads all the way to WWII and the floating cities that were the Battleship and Aircraft Carrier. And ...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
May 17th, 2015
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My fellow TGN readers, welcome to another Sunday Edition. I hope your Saturday was good and your Sunday is being productive. My D&D group from yesterday came close to TPK at least twice. But that’s what happens when you charge up to 4 Dire Bears and basically give them a turn to munch on y...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 15th, 2015
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Hello out there, all you beautiful TGN readers! We’ve once again made it to another Friday. Congratulations! Any good gaming to be had this weekend? Anyone trying out some of the new releases that’ve come out this past week? As for the moment, we’ve collected another batch of bite-s...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 14th, 2015
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Alessio Cavatore loves making games. You can just tell whenever you hear him talk about them. He’s just making them all the time. He’s also a history buff. And coming up next month is the 200th anniversary of the battle of Waterloo. Well, River Horse will be running a Kickstarter for a ne...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
May 14th, 2015
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Warlord Games continues to update their Bolt Action vehicle line from resin to plastic. They’ve gone pretty far, as more are coming out all the time. They figured it’d be a good time to have a sale on these plastic kits. So for a short while, if you order 3 of them, you’ll get a [&h...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
May 13th, 2015
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Wednesday. The previous weekend is two days behind us. The next weekend is two days ahead of us. We are perched atop a precipice. Which isn’t to say “it’s all downhill from here,” but I guess you could consider it as such. At the very least, I hope the first half of the week w...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
May 11th, 2015
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Sacre Bleu! Warlord Games is giving away quite a prize this month. Even if you’re not a fan of historical wargames (everyone has their own personal tastes, and that’s fine), you might want to make an order with Warlord Games to get your name in the hat. Every order made through their webs...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
May 6th, 2015
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Welcome to Wednesday you wonderful … umm… something-gaming-related-that-begins-with-W! The first half of the week is over. It’s all downhill from here to a hopefully gaming-filled weekend. I’ve got my plans set, heading over to a friend’s house for his birthday party whe...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
May 5th, 2015
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Warlord Games helps defend your Allies forces from the menacing Axis fighters with the release of their Crusader AA Mk II/III tank. Used after the North African campaign, these tanks were designed to combat specific anti-tank fighter craft that the Germans were using. You can make sure that your own ...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
May 4th, 2015
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Warlord Games lets you recreate the tumultuous times of the 30 Years War with the release of their The Devil’s Playground supplement for Pike & Shotte. The supplement gives you the history of the conflict, as well as a bit about the various personalities involved. There’s also a brea...
By Polar_Bear
In 19th Century
May 1st, 2015
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Brigade Games has quite a lot of new releases to talk about for their War of 1812 and Napoleonic ranges. For the War of 1812, they have a little bit for everyone. They have several new sets of Canadian militia, as well as various U.S. Troops, and even some Native American squads. Their Napoleonic rel...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
May 1st, 2015
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You’ve made it to Friday. Congratulations! You should reward yourself with some gaming. Or perhaps take in a movie. *opes the paper to see if anything good is playing right now* 😉 However you choose to spend your weekend, be it fighting against robot hordes, or just watching them on the big scr...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Apr 29th, 2015
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Here we are again. Half-through with the week. With any luck, you’ve had some gaming opportunities. Or at the very least, have some coming up. Looks like I’ve got D&D again this weekend. Should be a good time, though we’ve got a player moving to Ohio soon. So we’re gettin...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Apr 27th, 2015
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Warlord Games is here to help out you German commanders with your little “Russian Tank” problem. They’ve released their new Marder I Tank Destroyer kit. Originally made from reconfigured vehicles and re-purposed guns, these tank destroyers eventually started to give Russian tank-dri...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Apr 26th, 2015
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It’s Sunday. Hopefully you had an epic Saturday of gaming. For those that went to Salute, I hope it was a blast. I’m really jealous of those that were able to go. It’s a show I’d love to make it to at some point in time. My Saturday was full of building the Eisenkern APC [&hel...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Apr 24th, 2015
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Friday is once again upon us, dear readers. Oh what a glorious day it is, indeed. The weekend stretches ahead of us with all sorts of possibilities. Hopefully those possibilities include gaming-related goodness. My D&D game last week included using Unseen Servants to use an ogre corpse like a ma...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Apr 23rd, 2015
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Zvezda has announced that they’re coming out with their next installment in their line of Art of Tactic games. This next one will let you relive the tense battle of Stalingrad during WWII. The box will be self-contained, letting you play all the scenarios in the set, but is also compatible with...
By Polar_Bear
In Ancients
Apr 21st, 2015
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Forged in Battle is looking forward to Salute in just a couple days and would love to see you at the show. Any of you gamers out there interested in 15mm Ancient warfare games should definitely stop by their booth. Their War & Empire range, that they successfully Kickstarted a while ago, is soon...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Apr 21st, 2015
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Warlord Games continues their expansion of their Pike & Shotte line with their new Storming Party Musketeers and a new Command Group. The Musketeers were specially trained to take advantage of any break in the enemy’s line or defenses and quickly rush in and cause all sorts of mayhem. The ...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Apr 20th, 2015
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Warlord Games brings some new firepower to the 17th century battlefields of Pike & Shotte. This battery of cannons comes complete with their own field fortifications. With the highly-skilled crews, guns like these can certainly turn the tide of battle in one’s favor. You can get yours now ...
By Polar_Bear
In Ancients
Apr 15th, 2015
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Once again we’re here at a Wednesday. The first half of the week is done. The rest of it stretches before us like a 2-day behemoth. Or maybe it’s not so bad for you. Maybe Thursday and Friday are like puppy-dogs. That’d be nice. I love puppies. But now we’re getting off-topic....
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Apr 13th, 2015
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Warlord Games has had a lot of tanks being released lately. Well, now they’ve got a bit of a way to fight back with their French Anti-Tank rifle team. Plus, it comes with a light mortar and army sniper as well. Along with that, they’ve come up with two French army packages. They’ve ...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Apr 13th, 2015
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Victory Force is running a special deal just until tomorrow over on their website. Spend $100 and use the code “iwo” during checkout and you’ll get a free Iwo Jima diorama kit (worth $45). Not only that, but you’ll also get 10% off your order! But hurry, the sale ends on the 1...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Apr 12th, 2015
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I hope everyone had a great International TableTop Day yesterday. Though, of course, the spirit of International TableTop Day is with us always, and we should celebrate as often and with as many people as we possibly can. As for us here at TGN, it’s another Sunday. So as my arm heals from getti...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Apr 10th, 2015
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Warlord Games helps you Allies players invade Europe with the release of their Sherman V Duplex Drive tank. Built to float using retractable screens, the tanks had propellers to help move them through the water. Part of “Hobart’s Funnies,” named after Major General Hobart and the fa...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Apr 10th, 2015
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You’ve survived another week! You deserve something special. You know, you’ve worked hard. Take the next two days off, on me. (Note: offer only valid if you work Monday-Friday. I don’t need anyone messaging me saying I got them fired over the weekend. 😛 ) Hopefully you have some gam...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Apr 6th, 2015
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Warlord Games gives your Late-German army a bit more of a punch with their new Sd.Kfz 165 Hummel self-propelled gun. You know, so you don’t have to lug the gun around yourself. The tank has a 15cm gun on a Panzer IV chassis. Though it was open-topped and lightly-armored, it was used throughout ...