Last week for Warlord Games book sale

Warlord Games has just a week left in their big rulebook sale going on over in their webshop.
Don’t miss out!

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From them to you:

Just one week left for you to get your hands on Hail Caesar, Black Powder, Pike & Shotte and Judge Dredd books at a massive discount.

Orders over £50/$75 are sent shipping free worldwide. Below that and it’s a mere £2/$3.50 per order!

Offer ends 31st January.

Free 1844 Regulation Colours from Grimsby Wargames Society

Grimsby Wargames Society, the Saints of Caffeine-hands, have some more free 1844 Regular Colours files for your historical miniatures buffs.

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From the announcement:

The 1844 Regulations colours saw the renaming of both the Kings and second colour.
The former was retitled the Royal colour and the latter finally recieved the offical recognition as the Regimental Colour.
These flags can be used from the period 1844 – 1858,the flags are created onto a A4 size sheet these are as follows – 1st Bengal Fusiliers,5th Northumberland,10th North Lincs,13th Light Somerset and the 19th North York all come as the Regimental and Royal Colours and are free of charge.

If you use our downloadable flags or just enjoy the site we would be grateful if you would consider making a donation to Henry Hydes battlegames charity appeal in aid of the Combat Stress charity. We donated £100 from club funds recently and are keen to help further. It is a great charity Please support it

Massive discounts on selected Warlord Games books

Warlord Games is having a big sale on the rulebooks for their various games over in their webshop.

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From the sales sheet:

While Bolt Action is our best-selling game, we have some other cracking rule systems too!!

We have decided for the rest of January 2014, that is until the 1st February 2014, to offer a hefty discount on Hail Caesar, Black Powder and Pike & Shotte making these great rules sets even more accessible.

As we are really awesome at Warlord we have decided to also offer a discount on all the supplements too, that’s each of the Hail Caesar army lists, Albion Triumphant 1 – The Peninsular Campaign and Last Argument of Kings.

The Zulu! Black Powder supplement and Albion Triumphant 2 – The Hundred Days Campaign are not included as they are too new for this nonsense!!

So as it says above its a New Year so why not try a New gaming system at a more than reasonable price?

Zulus on the Ramparts! 2nd Edition Review posted on Play Board Games

Victory Point Games gets their Zulu on the Ramparts, 2nd edition, reviewed by the experts over at Play Board Games.

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From the review:

Zulus on the Ramparts! is a solitaire game from the States of Siege series. You must defend Mission Station at all cost.

Warlord Games releases Pike & Shotte Dragoons horse holder set

Warlord Games has their new Dragoon Horse Holder set from their Pike & Shotte line.

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From the release:

Dragoons used different tactics than Cavalry. They acted in a scouting role, capturing bridges and woods, and their horses were treated with care and protected from harm, being used for transportation rather than in battle. Their long muskets were impractical to fire from the saddle (and tended to spook the horses), so the regiment would ride into position before dismounting.

New flag sheet available from Grimsby Wargames Society

Grimsby Wargames Society has another free-to-download flag sheet available on their website, those Saints of Caffeine-Hands that they are.

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From the release:

The regiments uploaded are 30th,34th,36th,37th,38th,and 40th, each regiment that mutineered according to eye witness accounts states “A number of regiments carried the royal colours and regiment colours and also flags of slogans” i have also added a number of battle honours to the colours after a lot of research and hope this brings alot of interest to the Indian Mutiny tabletop.

More for the Anglo-Zulu War from Warlord Games

Warlord Games has some more Anglo-Zulu War articles up on their site after the release of the supplement book for Black Powder.

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From the announcement:

To coincide with our glorious new supplement for Black Powder, Zulu!, we’ve stacks of releases, deals and informative articles for the Anglo-Zulu War, one of the most famous of all human conflicts.

Warlord Games releases Zulu supplement book for Black Powder

Warlord Games has their new Zulu supplement book now available for Black Powder.

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From the release:

Zulu! is our latest Black Powder supplement and covers the Anglo-Zulu War of 1879.

This lavish 92 page supplement chronicles such legendary battles as Isandlwana, Rorke’s Drift and Ulundi. Zulu! brings you not only the background for these momentous battles but other, less well known conflicts as well as rules and force listings – all wrapped up with the usual photographs of beautifully painted miniature and armies!

Zulu supplement for Black Powder pre-order and free miniature offer from Warlord Games

Warlord Games is taking down names of those of you gamers who would like their Zulu supplement for Black Powder as soon as it’s available.
Like always, they’re offering a free miniature with orders as well.

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From the announcement:

This lavish 92 page supplement provides historical background as well as character profiles and rules for recreating the key engagements of the war, including the Isandlwana, Ulundi and Rorke’s Drift, as well as other less well known conflicts. Of course it is also packed with images of these battles recreated on the table-top, as well as photos of the region and battlefields as they appear now.

Pike & Shotte now available as eBook from Warlord Games

Warlord Games has their Pike & Shotte book now available in electronic format for those of you with tablets and smarty cellphone telephones and all that kind of stuff.

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From the announcement:

In an exciting new venture for Warlord, we are now offering our Pike & Shotte rulebook for sale as a digital version, so you can have all the rules to hand on your smartphone or ipad.

1806-1807 Prussian Army Uniformological Plates painting guides available from FG MiniZ

FG MiniZ helps you paint your historical minis in the right colors with their new Prussian Army Uniformological Plates.

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From the release:

As promised here is a nearly unique painting guide for the 1806-1807 Prussian Army: Plates have been hand painted.

It is rare to have so many reference in one document and I think it will help a lot of people looking for Prussian uniforms and flags.

I hope you will enjoy it

New 28mm 1806-1807 Prussian Infantry available from FG MiniZ

FG MiniZ has some new Prussian Infantry available over on their website, so go take a look-see.

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From the release:

Hi, Gentlemen!

I am very happy to announce that our Prussians are now available for sale, and that our online shop is running.
The next release will be Fusiliers and Command.

Black Hat posts new 15mm Sikh Wars Releases

Black Hat Miniatures has their latest 15mm Sikh Wars releases available now over in their webshop.

From the release:

We finally have some new releases for our 15mm Sikh Wars range:

SKW016 – Light Dragoons in Covered Shakos
SKW017 – Light Dragoons Command in Covered Shakos
SKW018 – Bengal Native Infantry in Uncovered Shakos Advancing
SKW019 – Bengal Native Infantry in Uncovered Shakos Firing
SKW022 – Bengal Native Infantry in Covered Shakos Advancing
SKW023 – Bengal Native Infantry in Covered Shakos Firing
SKW030 – Bengal Native Infantry command
SKW073 – British Civilians
SKW074 – Indian Civilians

Packs are 10 infantry/5 cavalry or 5 infantry/3 cavalry command. The civilian packs contain 8 unique sculpts.

Next release will be the Afghan Tribesmen and then the Native light and Irregular horse for the British.

New Compagnie Franches de la Marine boxed set from Warlord Games available for Black Powder

Warlord Games has a new Compangnie Franches de la Marine box set available as part of their Black Powder line.

From the release:

This week sees the release of a new boxed set for the French Indian War range we are distributing on behalf of Conquest Miniatures – the Compagnie Franches de la Marine.

New modern ANZACs and Victorian NW Frontier models available from Baker Company

Baker Company has posted up their August releases on their website including new ANZACs and a Victorian NW Frontier line.

From the releases:

Added to our web-store is a new range within our Victorian Wars category: The Afghan Northwest Frontier of the 1890s. It currently contains British Infantry with command and Afghan Tribesmen.

These 28mm white metal miniatures are from our friends at Studio Miniatures.

Available now are the first three ANZAC packs for the Vietnam range!

As you will see, there are currently the command and support weapon pack, ANZAC Rifles (encompassing running and firing poses all armed with SLR) and the SASR pack full of different weapons and special forces goodness!

Coming soon will be ANZAC Scouts and a patrolling section. We will then also offer a platoon pack special deal to work with the Ambush Alley Vietnam game. These extra packs are available now as pre-orders and will be completed by the end of August. Any order that contains a pre-order will be refunded the postage, worldwide!

Battlefield Game Designs releases Buckskins and Rangers, skirmish gaming during the French and Indian War

Battlefield Game Designs released Buckskins and Rangers, their new rules set for skirmishes during the French and Indian wars.

From the release:

Following on the release of two previously successful rule systems, Battlefield Game Designs is pleased to announce the debut of its third skirmish rule system: Buackskins and Rangers
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More 15/18mm Blue Moon Colonial Releases available now

Blue Moon Manufacturing has been quiet, but that doesn’t mean they haven’t been busy. Here’s their most recent releases, available now.

From the release:

We have been very busy at Blue Moon have the next group of Colonial figures ready to go!
Available from the Colonial Sudan Campaign are:
Sudan Campaign – THE ANGLO-EGYPTIAN ARMY 1884-1898
15SCB-11 Egyptian Infantry Command (14 figures) $8.00
This pack consists of 3 Standardbearers, 4 Sergeants, 4 Officers and 3 Buglers.
15SCB-13 British Infantry Command 1897 (15 figures) $8.00
This pack consists of 6 Sergeants, 6 Officers, 1 Drummer and 2 Buglers

15SCB-16 Highlander Command 1898 (15 figures) $8.00
This pack consists of 7 Sergeants, 6 Officers and 2 Pipers
Sudan Campaign – DERVISH
15SCD-03 Fuzzy Wuzzy Command (16 figures) $10.00
This pack consists of 4 Standardbearers, 6 Drummers, 6 Officers and shields.
15SCD-08 Ansar Command (16 figures) $18.00
This pack consists of 6 Standardbearers, 6 Drummers and 4 Officers.

New Anglo-Zulu War miniatures at Warlord Games

Warlord Games expands their Black Powder range with some new Anglo-Zulu War miniatures, available over on their website.

From the website:

This week sees a new addition to the range of Anglo-Zulu War miniatures we get in from Empress Miniatures. These perfectly support our own range of plastic Anglo-Zulu War miniatures.

Chelmsford, Crealock and Nogs will add extra depth of character to an already character-filled period!

Warlord Games having a sale on Pike & Shotte

Warlord Games is having a sale on their Pike & Shotte box sets.

From the sales sheet:

With the Dragoons, Harquebusiers and Thirty Years War Swordsmen not being in stock for quite a while we thought we would celebrate their return by reducing the price of the following Pike & Shotte box sets for a week (until the 24th May 2013) as a way of saying thank you to everyone for your patience.

More Comanche releases from Warlord Games for Black Powder

Warlord Games continues to expand their Black Powder line with the release of some new Comanche models.

From the update:

The Comanches were fierce warriors who lived on the Southern Plains. They were formidable opponents who developed strategies for using traditional weapons for fighting on horseback. Warfare was a major part of Comanche life.

Historically, the Comanches were hunter-gatherers with a horse culture. They may have been the first group of Plains natives to fully incorporate the horse into their culture and to have introduced the animal to the other Plains peoples

New Pike & Shotte mounted commander from Warlord Games

Warlord Games continues to expand their Pike & Shotte line with the release of their new mounted commander.

From the announcement:

This is a brand new mounted commander for your Pike & Shotte armies which comes with two head options, allowing you to build him either side of your chosen war, be it the Thirty Years War or English Civil Wars!

Play Unplugged posts another Unboxing – Woodland Indian War Party (Warlord Games)

Play Unplugged has another Unboxing article up. This one’s for the Woodland Indian War Party set from Warlord Games.

From the article:

It’s time to apply your war paint and reload your musket! Play Unplugged’s Enrico Nardini unboxes Warlord Games Woodland Indians War Party. These historical figures are designed to represent Native Americans of the eastern woodlands during the French and Indian War.

FG MiniZ makes it to their funding goal on Indiegogo

FG MiniZ has made it to their funding goal on Kickstarter for their1806-1807 Prussians over on Indiegogo. They’ve still got 12 days left, so it’s stretch goals from here on out.

From the update:

Thank you very much to all who participates in our campaign and who kindly placed their confidence in our project. Thanks to all the people who spread the word about our campaign on TMP, Facebook and their blogs. And thank you very much fro all the advice given for enhancing our project.

It is great to have reached this limit before the end of the campaign BUT it must not be an achievement.

There are still a lot of beautiful things to unlock: to give a boost to our project we have decided to make something on our side.

We are going to change the stretch goals: 9000 € and 10000 € for Jaegers and Battalion Artillery do not change but we have decided that Hussars in Mirliton and Busby with their command will be unlocked at 11500 € rather than 13000 € ( ie 12 cavalrymen), the 3 Generals and AdCs will be unlocked at 13000 € rather than 15000 € , and the new infantry phase that is to say 36 new figures in charging/advancing poses will be unlocked at 16000 € rather than 18000 €.

I hope these changes will encourage some new participations.

FG Miniz announce Partnership with GMB Designs for 28mm 1806 Prussian

FG MiniZ is now teamed up with GMB Designs for their 28mm Prussian campaign over on Indiegogo.

From the announcement:

I am glad to announce that Grahame at GMB Designs is going to be our partner for our Indiegogo Campaign.

GMB flags are certainly among the best and most researched flags on the market and it is an honor for us that he accepted to be associated with our campaign.

As Grahame wrote: “By coincidence I have recently been updating the artwork for the SYW / early Napoleonic Prussians to conform to the quality of my newer ranges – I’m very pleased with the greater depth of colour and increased detail.
You will already know that the Prussian flags of this time were very colourful. I’ve gone to great lengths with my research and I think I’ve been successful in reproducing the many colours and shades ( the greens alone include, apple green, copper green, olive green, Peacock green, sea green…)”

No doubt that these new flags will be a huge addition to any Prussian Unit.

We have 300 packs of 1806 Prussian GMB flags to offer to level 5 and above from the 03/12/13 at the rate of one pack of your choice per battalion.

To thank our first customers, someone who had already signed for any level before that date will benefit of this offer too.

Grahame has sent us some samples: I will post photos as I get them

Indus Miniatures – new releases available now

Indus Miniatures has several new squads of infantry available now on their website.

From the announcement:

Indus miniatures has just released Baluchi tribesmen. These can used for any wars in India from 1500- 1900. They can also be used for Darkest Africa or Pulp adventures.

Venexia Miniatures begining to finally roll out at Sgt Major Miniatures

Sgt Major Miniatures recently took over the Venexia Miniatures line, has remastered them, and has started to release them back out to you.

From the announcement:

or those of you have been patiently awaiting the return of Venexia miniatures, I have a small piece of good news. The 15mm Ottoman Turks are now back in production, and available for sale.
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New War of 1812 packs from Knuckleduster Miniatures

Knuckleduster Miniatures has released some new War of 1812 packs over on their website.

From the announcement:

Back again with more new stuff!

This time I’ve got two new 1812 packs, and one addition to an old pack.

The first new pack is a set of three British or Canadian officers in round hats . The round hat was more popular among the officer corps than one would think. Renee Chartrand reported that practically all of the British officers at Queenston heights wore them instead of the old cocked hat or the new shakos.

The second pack is long overdue and often requested; British infantry in stovepipe shakos, advancing. This pose is sought after because of it’s versatility; it can readily be used for formed infantry or skirmishers. Put this together with the flank company figures B021, or buy an entire regiment at a significant discount, BRP7.

Finally, I’ve added an NCO to the Glengarry Command pack.

New Texas War of Independence models from Blue Moon Manufacturing

Blue Moon Manufacturing has new Texas War of Independence models available over in their webstore.

From the release:

Just finished are 6 codes in our Texas War of Independence Range. These are part of the Mexican troops. There will be Texican codes coming next. We will have all of these with us at Fall In 2012.

15TRT-207 Mexican Sappers $8.00 Contains 15 figures.
15TRT-209 Mexican Generals $7.00 Contains 6 mounted Generals
15TRT-210 Mexican Dead and wounded $15.00 Contains 30 figures
15TRT-211 Mexican Light Cavalry with Command $16.50 Contains 15 figures (consisting of 1 Officer, 1 Bugler, 1 Standardbearer and 12 Troopers)
15TRT-212 Mexican Regular Cavalry with Command $16.50 Contains 15 figures (consisting of 1 Officer, 1 Bugler, 1 Standardbearer and 12 Troopers)
15TRT-213 Presidial Cavalry with Command $16.50 Contains 15 figures (consisting of 1 Officer, 1 Bugler, and 13 Troopers)

More French Foreign Legion troops from Blue Moon Manufacturing

Blue Moon Manufacturing expands their French Foreign Legion troops with these new sets.

From the update:

More Blue Moon Manufacturing Legionnaires Released

We have just added more Legionnaires to our 5/18mm French Foreign Legion range of figures. On the web site and ready to go are:
15FFT-104 Legionnaires with Machine Guns $10.00 Consists of 3 guns, 9 crew and 1 Officer
15FFT-105 Legionnaires Dead and Wounded $15.00 Consisting of 30 figures.
15FFT-110 Legionnaires with Machine Guns in Great Coats $10.00 Consisting of 3 guns, 9 crew and 1 Officer
15FFT-111 Legionnaires Dead and Wounded $15.00 Consisting of 30 figures
15FFT-112 Legionnaire Mule Company $16.50 Consisting of 9 mules with loads, 2 mule handlers and 1 mounted Officer
15FFT-113 Mounted Chausseurs d’Afrique $16.50 Contains 15 figures consisting of 1 Officer, 1 Bugler and 13 Troopers

Blue Moon Manufacturing has new British War of 1812 models

Blue Moon Manufacturing has the first of their British War of 1812 models now available, and they’re Canadians.

From the update:

Now available the first pack in the British War of 1812 codes.

15WBT-103 Canadian Uniformed Militia in Roundhats with Command $5.00 (30 figures consisting of 2 Colorbearers, 1 Sergeant, 1 Drummer, 1 Officer and 25 Privates.

All The King’s Men now carries Victrix 54mm French

All the King’s Men has new 54mm Victrix French available on their website.

From the announcement:

All the King’s Men is pleased to announce that we now carry the new 54mm Napoleonic French from Victrix. They include grenadiers and voltigeurs. Like other Victrix sets, these are hard plastic and require assembly, but offer amazing pose variety and conversion possibilities. You can see all the details on our Napoleonics page.

Each set is $40 USD, plus postage. These figures ideally complement the line French that we already offer. They make perfect lights and storming parties to our regulars.

Speaking of conversion possibilities, heads from ATKM French match the new Victrix perfectly. That makes for even more options in figure making. These are a few images of plastic figures “wearing” our metal heads. Order two+ Victrix boxes, and you get a set of nine metal heads free with each box. You choose the types of heads.

American War of 1812 Infantry available from Blue Moon Manufacturing

Blue Moon Manufacturing has some American War of 1812 Infantry now available.

From the update:

15/18mm Blue Moon Manufacturing War of 1812

Our sculptors are turning out new figures at a steady pace so new codes are becoming available on a consistent basis. We have just released 2 more codes in the Blue Moon War of 1812 range of figures. Ready to go are:

15WAT-105 American Infantry Fatigue Jacket Leather Shako Marching (30) $15.00
15WAT-108 American Command Fatigue Jacket Leather Shako (10) $6.00