Ancients

By Polar_Bear
In Ancients
Jan 12th, 2015
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Victrix is currently running a 20% off sale for most of their box sets of minis. There’s some Greek, some French, and the bases and trays for them all as part of the sale. Go and get yourself some minis for cheaper than usual. The Sale lasts until the first of February. Source From the [&hellip...
By Polar_Bear
In Ancients
Dec 31st, 2014
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Warlord Games has some new Thureophoroi Light Infantry available over in their webshop. While not “the world’s oldest profession,” mercenaries have certainly been around a long time, too. At least, long enough to have fought in some of the biggest battles in all of history. Well, no...
By Polar_Bear
In Ancients
Dec 29th, 2014
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Victrix has posted up some renders of some of the first kits they’re working on for 2015. They’ve got a little bit of everything coming for you historicals gamers. For WWII players, they’ve got new aircraft on the way. Those look pretty sweet. Going back a couple centuries, theyR...
By Polar_Bear
In Ancients
Dec 15th, 2014
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Victrix has a special deal going on over in their webshop wherein if you buy any box set of Greek or Roman soldiers, you get a free shield transfer sheet as well. Let your caffeine hands rest easy, as the transfer sheets can handle the fine detail work. The offer is simple, buy a box, […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Ancients
Dec 8th, 2014
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Warlord Games expands their Hail Caesar line with the release of a pair of Greek generals: Demosthenes and Theagenes. Though the exact histories of these two seem like they might be the type that I’d put in charge of my own forces (losing battles and tending to kill one’s own people…...
By Polar_Bear
In Ancients
Dec 4th, 2014
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Xyston Miniatures has their latest set of releases available over on their website. First is Antigonas On Pallanquin (a pretty stylish, if a little slow, way to get around). The other is a set of Tarentines Cavalry. Seems to be a theme of “riding into battle” with this set of releases. Th...
By Polar_Bear
In Ancients
Dec 4th, 2014
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Watchful I Studio is showing off renders for their first-ever minis project. They’re working on historical Chinese Warring States and Qin Dynasty Period minis. That period of history has always fascinated me. I took an Eastern Civ. class back during my undergrad days that I absolutely loved. An...
By Polar_Bear
In 19th Century
Nov 25th, 2014
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Warlord Games is running their special Christmas promotions now over in their webshop. Go get some minis for cheaper than usual. Source From the announcement: It’s that time of year again – mince pies have begun appearing (and disappearing at an alarming rate!) around Warlord HQ, and the Elves of the...
By Polar_Bear
In Ancients
Nov 8th, 2014
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Scotia Grendel posted up their November releases up on their website. You’ve got some horsemen, some swordsmen, and a stealth bomber. No, that’s not a typo. Source From the release: New 1/300 scale models This month we present you another two new packs from our Scotia Micro Model range. F...
By Polar_Bear
In Ancients
Nov 6th, 2014
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Xyston Miniatures has some new Numidians for November over in their Nebshop… I mean, webshop. Source From the release: This month we extend our Numidian range with another two packs. The first pack ANC20306 – Mounted Numidian Officers, which consists of 4 riders and 4 mounts from 4 different de...
By Polar_Bear
In Ancients
Oct 28th, 2014
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Victrix has finished their 3D modeling for the new Warriors of Carthage sets they’re working on. Go check out the renders. The box sets will be available early next year. Source From the announcement: We are really please to be able to reveal all the figures for our forthcoming Carthaginian box...
By Polar_Bear
In 19th Century
Oct 19th, 2014
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Warlord Games is running a special sale if you want to bulk up on your Hail Caesar or Pike & Shotte collections and want to get several box sets all at once. Source From the announcement: Till the end of October we’re giving 20% off when you buy 4 plastic or plastic & metal boxed […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Ancients
Oct 14th, 2014
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Victrix has a special deal going on through tomorrow where you can get free shield transfers over in their webshop. Source From the announcement: For every plastic boxed set from our Victrix Warriors of Antiquity range (Greeks and Romans), you will now receive a free LBMS shield transfer sheet of you...
By Polar_Bear
In Ancients
Oct 11th, 2014
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Second Thunder has a new set of rules for pre-gunpowder and fantasy miniatures. The game’s called Open Combat. Source From them to you: Open Combat is a tabletop miniature wargame suitable for any pre- gunpowder historical period or fantasy setting. A fast-paced skirmish-level game that lets yo...
By Polar_Bear
In Ancients
Oct 2nd, 2014
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Warlord Games has some new Bronze Age spearmen available over in their webshop. Source From the website: More reinforcements for Bronze Age armies arrive today, in the form of Levy Spearmen. Our Levy Spearmen have a light spear and either a round or oblong wicker shield. They represent Hupshu or peas...
By Polar_Bear
In Ancients
Sep 18th, 2014
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Khurasan Miniatures expands their ancients line with the release of some new Persians and Greeks. Source From the release: We are pleased to expand our Early Achaemenid Persian range with two new sets — elite Persian cavalry and transitional Greek hoplites. Both sets are suitable for the period...
By Polar_Bear
In Ancients
Sep 16th, 2014
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Warlord Games expands their Hail Caesar range with the release of their new Sea People Command set. Source From the release: Lead your Bronze Age Sea People into battle with this new command group. The figures can be used in all Sea People tribes’ armies, including the Peleset, Sherden, Lukka, Denyen...
By Polar_Bear
In Ancients
Sep 10th, 2014
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Victrix has posted up 3D render previews of their new range of Carthaginians that they’re working on. Hey, those Roman minis gotta fight against someone, right? Source From the preview: Coming hot on the heels of our 3 Republican Roman releases we are pleased to show you some more progress with...
By Polar_Bear
In Ancients
Sep 1st, 2014
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Xyston Miniatures posted their King Prous Personality Pack up on their website. There’s both “on elephant” and “on foot” available. Source From the release: In our previous newsletter we previewed King Porus on elephant, which is now available in our web shop. ANC20303 –...
By Polar_Bear
In Ancients
Aug 26th, 2014
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Warlord Games brings you more Egyptians and Libyans for your ancients gaming needs. Source From the announcement: This week sees the further release of reinforcements for the mighty armies of the Egyptian Pharaohs....
By Polar_Bear
In Ancients
Aug 26th, 2014
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Dadi & Piombo now has Impetus, their medieval and ancients wargaming system, available in pdf format. Source From the announcement: Our popular system for ancients and medieval wargames goes digital! The rulebook is now available at Wargames Vault at 14.99 USD. This is just a new purchase option...
By Polar_Bear
In Ancients
Aug 24th, 2014
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Miniwojna takes a look at the Bandit Buntai box set from North Star Military Figures and gives you their thoughts on the situation in this review article. Source From the post: Inbox of Ronin02 Bandit Buntai boxed set of 28 mm miniatures for “Ronin” game produced by North-star Military Mi...
By Polar_Bear
In Ancients
Aug 23rd, 2014
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Victrix has their new Rome’s Italian Legions box sets now available over in their webshop. Source From the release: We are really pleased to announce the release of our Third set of Republican Romans ‘Rome’s Italian Allied Legions’. This is a superb set of figures. The detail ...
By Polar_Bear
In Ancients
Aug 21st, 2014
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Warlord Games expands their Hail Caesar range with several new Hittite box sets. Source From the release: New this week are three further releases for the armies of the Hittites – Hittite command, Hittite spearmen and Hittite or Anatolian spearmen. This all-new command set includes two commanders, a ...
By Polar_Bear
In Ancients
Aug 15th, 2014
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Xyston Miniatures has some new ancient historical miniatures available over in their webshop. Plus, you could win a free King Porus mini, too. Source From the announcement: Like always we present two new packs of miniatures this month. First pack is ANC20301 – Chalkaspides which consists of 8 miniatu...
By Polar_Bear
In Ancients
Aug 8th, 2014
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Victrix shows off some more of the minis they’re making for their Punic Wars line with this new preview. Source From the post: Busy busy busy as we get ready to launch the start of what we envisage being an extensive Punic Wars range. We had the command frame test shots back today and “oh...
By Polar_Bear
In Ancients
Jul 31st, 2014
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Victrix listens to what you, the customers, want and has made it so you can get their Greek Archers and Slingers separately. Source From the announcement: A number of our customers have requested can they buy the new Greek archers and slingers in separate packs? We were reluctant to do this for some ...
By Polar_Bear
In Ancients
Jul 30th, 2014
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Warlord Games has several new Egyptian box sets available over in their webshop. Source From the release: This week sees the release of the New Kingdom Egyptians, we have three metal boxed sets comprising of chariots, spearmen and archers, the key elements you need to build an Egyptian army and face ...
By Polar_Bear
In Ancients
Jul 21st, 2014
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Victrix gives you a look at their upcoming Warriors of Carthage box set with a preview of some renders of the troops that’ll be inside. Source From the preview: We are really pleased to be able to show you a few more figures from our forthcoming ‘Warriors of Carthage’ boxed set. Our...
By Polar_Bear
In Ancients
Jul 10th, 2014
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Xyston Miniatures has their latest releases now available over in their webshop. Source From the release: In last newsletter I wrote that there will be another two packs for Antignonids range, but when I saw ANC20298 – Mounted Carthaginian Generals/Officers I knew that they would be next. In this pac...
By Polar_Bear
In Ancients
Jul 3rd, 2014
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Warlord Games takes to the field in style with some new Hittite or Anatolian light chariots, available now in their webshop. Source From the release: Hittite armies receive reinforcements this week with these three light 2-man chariots, perfect to support the heavier 3-man chariots we launched last w...
By Polar_Bear
In Ancients
Jul 3rd, 2014
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Precis Intermedia has some new Disposable Heroes sets available. This time it’s the Romans. Source From the release: Precis Intermedia’s latest set of the ENnie Award-nominated Disposable Heroes® paper miniatures is now available… Romans: 30 different Roman-era figures — from ...
By Polar_Bear
In Ancients
Jun 22nd, 2014
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Warlord Games released several new Hittite box sets over in their webshop. Source From the announcement: Out today are the first releases for the Hittites in our Bronze Age range from Cutting Edge Miniatures – the Hittite Chariot Squadron, Hittite Spearmen and HIttite Levy Archers. We also have Later...
By Polar_Bear
In Ancients
Jun 17th, 2014
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Vixtrix lets us know how things are coming along on their Roman Legion box sets. Source From the update: It has been a while since Salute when last we gave you an update about the new Republican Romans. We have quite a lot to show you and some information on prospective release times. Tooling on [&he...
By Polar_Bear
In Ancients
Jun 13th, 2014
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Xyston Miniatures expands their 15mm ancient miniatures line with their new releases for June. Source From the release: June is here, and there’s nice weather outside. So it will be a short Newsletter as you probablywant to spend more time outside, or enjoying your hobby, rather than sitting next to ...