New French Releases For Team Yankee

When it comes to World Wars, the French have had a rather tough time at it. Usually one of the first countries singled out for attack, they’ve had to twice fight off enemy troops from within their borders. They’re looking to make sure that WWIII isn’t a repeat, and have the arms, equipment, and troops to make sure that this time, it’s closer to a Napoleonic War than a World War. New releases are now available for the French in Team Yankee. Battlefront has also created painting templates to make sure you get your figures looking accurate.
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Battlefront Running Operation Buffalo Sale

For the month of July, Battlefront will be having a sale going on for their NVA Regular army figures for ‘Nam, their Vietnam miniatures game. You can get these figures for 25% cheaper than you’d usually have to spend, so why not check it out?
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New Australian Sets Available for Bolt Action

Aussie! Aussie! Aussie!
The Australians are hitting the beach and looking to push back the Axis forces in Bolt Action. A whole new wave of releases is available from Warlord Games. There’s all sorts of artillery, as well as new commando units, and other specialized groups.
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Warlord Game Previews New Konflikt ’47 Releases

With new technology comes new ways to wage war. In 1947, as the 2nd World War rages on, every nation looks to secure victory via new arms. In this preview for Konflikt ’47, we get a look at some of the units coming in the new Defiance expansion book.
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New Bombers and Transports Available To Order for Blood Red Skies

The skies over WWII battlefields were filled with all manner of aircraft. While you may mostly think about the fokkers or the spitfires or the zeroes, there’s plenty of bombers and transports up there as well. And they weren’t helpless up there. A variety was called the Flying Fortress, after all. For those that are playing Blood Red Skies, you can now order some new bombers and transports to join your fighters.
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Friday Snippets

Fridaaaaaaaaaaay! Woooooooo!
*Friday dance*
And I’ve got D&D coming up tomorrow. So I’m all the excite. I hope you’ve got some gaming going on as well. But whatever you’re doing, you don’t want your blood gaming levels to drop too low. So let’s snack on some bite-sized gaming stories to fill up.

Today on the platter we have: Orc Vehicles Exhaust Pipes Available From Kromlech, Acheson Creations’ Next Round of Viking Kickstarter Products Now Available, and Magic Description Cards Kickstarter Launches Today.

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Battlefront UK Open Day Happening This Weekend

Battlefront has a whooooooole ton of stuff going on this weekend. It’s their UK Open Day and they’re making sure to jam-pack it full of everything. Check out their Facebook page all weekend for live updates on events, previews, and more. They’ve also got new releases going up, so be sure to check out those, too.
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New Onna-bugeisha Available From Warlord Games

Medieval Japan is full of badass warrior women in the form of the Onna-bugeisha. And they’re hitting the battlefields in Test of Honour. Warlord Games is taking orders for the Onna-bugeisha of Asakura set. If you want to add to it, they also have separate sets of the different components you can get.
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New Konflikt ’47 Pre-orders Available From Warlord Games

The Italians were a major player in WWII. And as the war drags on into 1947, they have kept up with the other powers in creating intricate suits of armor and other future-tech. These new kits are available to pre-order now from Warlord Games for Konflikt ’47, as well as the Defiance supplement, which adds this army to the pantheon already engaged in the war.
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Fate of a Nation Pre-Order Sale Happening Now

The actual release of Fate of a Nation is still a week and change away. However, if you want to be one of the first gamers on your block with it when it’s released, you can go ahead and put in a pre-order for it now. And to help out even more, Battlefront is running a pre-order sale on Fate of a Nation products.
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New Soviet Konflikt ’47 Releases Available From Warlord Games

As World War II rages on, all the warring countries are constantly creating new soldiers and tech to fight on the battlefields. Wait, “creating soldiers?” Yes, like making bear warriors for the Russians. And then, there’s their Mastadon heavy walker. Both of these are available now for Konflikt ’47 from Warlord Games.
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New Australian Releases Available For Team Yankee

Aussie, Aussie, Aussie!
Though they might be from a land down under, the Australians are taking part in WWIII along with their allies. These Bruces are hitting the fields of Europe along with NATO in Team Yankee. You can check out these new releases now over on Battlefront’s website.
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Warlord Games Posts Rules For Amphibious Assaults in Bolt Action

From D-Day to Sicily to all the Island-Hopping in the Pacific, WWII was filled with amphibious assaults. And while Bolt Action has had various rules for them, they’ve been collected and updated in this post over on their website. So grab your transport boats and hit that beach!
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New Japanese Battle-Frame Infantry Officer For Konflikt ’47

Apparently, Warlord tossed out one last release for Konflikt ’47 on Friday after I’d done my news sweep through. S’alright, I check them every day. So now I can tell you about the new Japanese Battle-Frame Infantry Officer that they’ve got available in their shop. If you want to keep your troops in line, this is just the set you need.
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New Releases Available From Warlord Games

Is is their tradition on Fridays, Warlord Games has opened the flood gates and has a whole new flood of figures available. This time around, we’ve got new German units for Konflikt ’47, several new American releases for Bolt Action (including new bundles), and a new mounted unit for Pike & Shotte. Let’s take a deeper look.
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Free Nations Live Launch Weekend Starts Tomorrow

Time Zones are a funny thing. When it’s an hour or two, it’s just kinda like, “yeah, whatever.” But then you hit that point where there’s people already in tomorrow when you’re still in today. As Battlefront is over in New Zealand, they’re well ahead of those of us in the US and UK, and are often in the next day when many of us are just getting going with our regular routine. This means that they’ll begin their Live Launch Weekend for Free Nations tomorrow (well, tomorrow for most of us, 2 days from now for them, which is still just tomorrow, but… You know what, never mind. Just go to their site, damnit).
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New Bolt Action Kits and Bundles From Warlord Games

Bolt Action has been Warlord Games’ flagship game for quite some time now. And a mainstay of the game is the average, American G.I. Well, as often happens, the kit, while good when it came out, has gotten a bit old and stale. And that’s why we’re getting a new US G.I. Troopers set. Along with that, there’s all sorts of bundles and sets to get you and your buddies playing right away.
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New Previews Up From Battlefront For Team Yankee

The folks over at Battlefront have a lot going on in this update. First off, with Free Nations coming out next weekend, they’ve got various previews up for that. Then, they also have a look at an updated version of the Bishop, with new cards so you can add them to your Flames of War games. Finally, they’ll be at the UK Games Expo this weekend, where you can pick up some Team Yankee stuff before anyone else.
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Onna-bugeisha of Asakura Available to Pre-Order For Test of Honour

In Japan, it wasn’t just the men who could train in martial arts and learn the Samurai ways. Women were able to do that as well, and many noblewomen did just that. They were called the Onna-Bugeisha, and if you’d like to add these kick-ass warrior women to your Test of Honour collections, you can put your name down on Warlord Game’s list so they arrive as soon as possible.
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Warlord Games Releases Infanterie schlepper UE (f) mit wurfrahmen For Bolt Action

The Germans, early in the war, had quite a lot of successes out on the field where they were able to grab enemy arms and armaments. Situations like Dunkirk and the fall of France meant that much of what they could field were not of original German design. That includes the Infanterie schlepper UE (f) mit wurfrahmen. German commanders in Bolt Action can now at it to their forces, too.
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Warlord Games Taking Pre-Order For New Konflikt ’47 Expansion Book, Defiance

World War II included much of the world’s population in what seemed to be the war to end all wars. Well, in the Konflikt ’47 universe, where WWII has continued on, as well as incorporated strange, new technology. But there’s just as many nations, if not more, involved in the fight. In the upcoming Defiance expansion, we get a look at what the Italians and Greek are bringing to the front lines.
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Friday Snippets

Fridaaaaaaaaay!
3-day weekend Fridaaaaaaaaay!
There’s few Fridays better during the year than a 3-day weekend Friday. I mean, I know what I’ve got planned. A friend and I are going out to an LGS tonight to pick up some Guild Ball stuff. Tomorrow, I’ll put it all together, and Sunday, we’re gonna BBQ and play some games. I mean, what more could you want? Maybe a plate of bite-sized gaming stories.

Today on the platter we have: Final Days for Kraken Dice Kickstarter, Ancient Machinery Bases Bundles Now Available From Tabletop-Art, and New Arabian Archers From Brother Vinni.

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Vikingr RPG Up On Kickstarter

Gamers can’t get enough of the vikings. Those Scandinavian raiders to the British isles and shores of continental Europe are just fascinating for us. Many wish to insert themselves into that time, put on their helms, and head into battle with axe in hand. Vikingr, a new d6 RPG up on Kickstarter now, lets you do just that. And it’s a system flexible enough that if you want to play with all the legends and fantasy elements, you can. Or, if you want to just go historical, you can do that, too.
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Battlefront Posts Free Nations Book Spotlight

We’re just a couple weekends away from the release of Free Nations, the newest book for Team Yankee from Battlefront. But what’s coming in the new release? What new forces will be heading to the fields of Europe? How will they stack up against what’s already available? Well, Battlefront has posted up a detailed book preview for you to check out.
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Interbellum RPG Up On Kickstarter

We’ve got lots of games out there about WWII and subsequently, there’s also a good number of Weird-War-II stuff. What I’d love to see more of is WWI games, and then, Weird-War-I stuff. *looks at Interbellum* Oh, hey there! The game is an RPG that brings in magic and other supernatural elements to the conflicts in the trenches in Western Europe. It’s also up on Kickstarter now.
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Ostfront Releases Air Strike Air Combat Game

Air combat games can be pretty complex. There’s all sorts of things that can be thrown in, and as such, they can tend to be hard for new players. Air Strike does away with all that. It’s so simple, the whole family can enjoy it. Hop into the cockpit of your favorite fighter aircraft and head into that dogfight. You can pick up your copy now.
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New Releases, Pre-orders From Warlord Games

As usual for Warlord Games, they’ve got a whole slew of new things to order for their various games. If you’re a fan of Bolt Action, Konflikt ’47, Pike & Shotte, or Test of Honour, you’ll want to see what’s new on the shelves. Konflikt ’47 has the lion’s share, but there’s a little bit of everything.
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Warlord Games Summer Offensive Sale Happening Now

Who likes paying full price for things? Nobody. We all want to save our hard-earned cash and get more gaming for our buck. Well, if you’re looking to expand your Warlord Games armies, now’s your chance to put down some of that dough. They are holding their Summer Offensive Sale over in their webshop where you can BOGO (Buy One, Get One) on select army sets.
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Battlefront Posts Free Nations Launch Weekend Info

WWIII is underway. The East and the West are at it, fighting across the plains of Europe. Which side will win? That’s up to you to decide in Team Yankee. The next book for the game, Free Nations, will be coming out on June 8th. And, like always, Battlefront is prepping a big celebratory weekend for it.
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New Releases Available From Battlefront

It would seem as though I’m not the only one that’s thought the week went by quickly. The folks over at Battlefront apparently feel the same way. They’ve found themselves at the week and a new set of releases quickly thrust upon us. Not that that’s a bad thing, mind you. They include the last of the Armoured Fist releases for Flames of War.
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New Blood Red Skies Releases From Warlord Games

Over the battlefields of WWII, pilots dueled it out in their planes, swooping, diving, and putting on acts of daring-do. Warlord Games is bringing that excitement and action to your tabletops in Blood Red Skies. And they’ve got new sets that you can order from their website now. Plus, matching dice. Because there’s #NoSuchThingAsTooManyDice.
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Midweek Snippets

Halfway through the week already? Man, it sure does seem to fly on by. We’ll see if today is its usual “seemingly longest day of the week” or if we can get on through it. But any way you look at it, we need to make sure our energy’s up, whether it’s a quick couple of days to the weekend or it takes a while. So let’s snack on some bite-sized gaming stories.

Today on the platter we have: New Bastet Helmets Available From Puppets War, 28mm 1745 Jacobite Rebellion Miniatures Up On Kickstarter, and The Army Painter Announces Official D&D Paints Line.

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The League of Augsburg Taking Pre-Orders For Beneath the Lily Banners: The War of Three Kings

Love is a battlefield… So was Central Europe for much of its history. In order to recreate the conflicts that raged across the continent from 1660 to 1721, the League of Augsburg has created Beneath the Lily Banners: The War of Three Kings. They’re taking pre-orders for this pike & shotte-era miniatures game now.
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New Winter Bolt Action Releases Available From Warlord Games

Here in the Northern Hemisphere, it’s getting warmer and warmer as the days go by. But, eventually, it’ll start heading the other direction and cold will once more set in. Any army out in the field must be prepared for that eventuality, lest their troops simply freeze out in the field. Warlord Games is now taking orders for some British and American winter troops, as well as a new German tank destroyer.
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