Medieval

By Polar_Bear
In Ancients
Nov 11th, 2015
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For those of you historical gamers out there, Great Escape Games is now taking pre-orders for their 2nd edition rules set for Sword & Spear. For those that don’t know, Sword & Spear is a rules set that lets you play out battles from the Ancient to Medieval time periods. There’s no...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Nov 4th, 2015
0 Comments
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Is the week racing along for everyone else or is it just me? Hard to believe that it’s already Wednesday. Seems that we just started this week a couple days ago… Ok, so we did just start this week a couple days ago, but you know what I mean. What it does mean, though, is […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Oct 23rd, 2015
1 Comment
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If you’re gonna have your troops do what you need them to do, then you need to have good commanders in charge of them. So it is with that in mind that Warlord Games has released some new Janissary Command models. Though even with good command, it’s a battle, so people are bound to get [&h...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Oct 19th, 2015
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This week is certainly getting off to a rocket of a start. Obviously, you can’t see any of the goings-on over on the opposite side of the screen, but needless to say, it’s been a rather busy morning. Thankfully, all of it is “busy in a good way.” Anyway, as I have a moment fro...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Oct 11th, 2015
0 Comments
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Hey everyone. Hope your weekend is going along well. Mine included some time at the mechanic, some time with friends (new and old), and some time watching Good Eats, because every day should include some time watching Good Eats (if it’s going to be a good day, anyway. Quick Sunday Snippets for ...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Oct 7th, 2015
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The week is progressing along. The turbulence of Monday starting to calm slightly on Tuesday and hopefully continuing into today. Let’s not jinx it by being overconfident, though. There’s plenty of week left to go. In the meantime, Wednesday means posting a collection of bite-sized storie...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Sep 3rd, 2015
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We’re rocketing our way through this week. I thought weeks before a holiday were supposed to drag on. But that has definitely not been the case. Labor Day Weekend is coming up and that, for those that live in Atlanta, means Dragon Con. I guess it means that for anyone, but especially for those ...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Sep 1st, 2015
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Get on your bikes and ride! Err… I mean, get on your horses and ride! By Fire and Sword has some new cavalry model sets available over in their webshop....
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Aug 27th, 2015
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2692 Views
Thursdays. Arthur could never get a handle on them. The Cure didn’t care about them. It’s after Wednesday, so we’re in the latter half of the week. But it’s not the joy and relief of a Friday. Oh well, we do get a Terrain Corner feature to hold us over, though. Today’s i...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Aug 21st, 2015
2 Comments
3457 Views
Friday has once again blessed us with its presence. Let us bask in its warm glow of warming glowing… or something. Suffice to say that the weekend is almost here. What sort of plans do you have coming up? Gaming? Cooking? Or just boring, old “yard work” and the like? For the moment,...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Aug 12th, 2015
0 Comments
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Welcome back to Wednesday, beautiful readers. As is our custom, we’ve collected up some of the bite-sized stories we’ve come across in the past few days and present them to you now. In this batch we have: Expedition Adventure Card Game Coming to Kickstarter, New Undead Warband releases at...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Aug 10th, 2015
0 Comments
1797 Views
It might be getting near the end of summer, but “getting near the end of” still means it’s summer. That means there’s still time for summer sales. West Wind Productions has theirs going. So go pick up some minis for the upcoming winter for cheaper than you’d usually have...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Aug 10th, 2015
0 Comments
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The fellows over at By Fire and Sword recently held their Historical Skirmish Force competition. Well, the votes have been cast and counted and the winners have been found. Juha Heinänen and Samu Somppi are them, with their Swedish and Muscovite forces....
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Aug 6th, 2015
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There were some amazing-looking gaming tables at Gen Con. You, too, can have some great-looking gaming tables. And that’s what this segment is all about. So let’s just get right to it. In this batch of terrain articles, we have: Building tiles for 6-28mm wargame projects on Indiegogo, Bri...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Aug 5th, 2015
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As I’ve mentioned previously, I love to see when a Kickstarter campaign not only funds, and not only ships, but also becomes available for general purchase. For me, it’s that final step that really shows that a Kickstarter was successful. Sure, a campaign can fund, and then it can ship, b...
By Jared Miller
In Card Games
Jun 12th, 2015
4 Comments
3898 Views
Blood stains the ground as warriors clash in the fighting pits, each armed with the skills, weapons, and bravery needed to survive. However, no matter how prepared the warriors are, only one will make it out. Combat is fast, furious, and brutal. So it’s fitting that the game I’m talking a...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Jun 10th, 2015
1 Comment
3337 Views
Give yourself a pat on the back. You’ve made it to another Wednesday. We’re halfway to the weekend. If you have any mid-week gaming plans, we’d love to hear about it down in the comments. Over the next couple days, I’ll be prepping for the D&D game I’m running on Sa...
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 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
Apr 3rd, 2015
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Warlord Games is now taking orders for their first 30-years War supplement book for Pike & Shotte, entitled The Devil’s Playground. And as usual for a Warlord Games supplement, if you order from them directly, you can get an exclusive miniature. This time it’s Count von Hosenschlange...
By Polar_Bear
In American Civil War
Mar 18th, 2015
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I don’t know about the rest of you, but for me, the week is just flying by! Can you believe it’s already Wednesday? I hardly can. Hopefully the week is going well for the rest of you. I know a lot of readers are either on their way to, or about to make their way […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Feb 13th, 2015
0 Comments
2891 Views
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 Alternate History
Feb 4th, 2015
6 Comments
3902 Views
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
0 Comments
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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 Polar_Bear
In Historical
Jan 20th, 2015
1 Comment
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Warlord Games has a new edition of Eduard Wagner’s treatise on the 30yrs War, European Weapons & Warfare 1618-48, available over in their webshop. The book is designed with gamers and hobbyists in mind, covering the people involved in the conflict at every level of the military. Source Fro...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Jan 14th, 2015
0 Comments
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It’s Wednesday already? This week’s going by like last week did. It’ll be Saturday before you know it (and time to play some D&D for me, anyway). So here’s another group of shorter stories we found over the past few days we wanted to pass along. After the break, we’...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Jan 9th, 2015
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MineField Games has started to post previews of their upcoming Military History: Medieval Wargame game via “how to play” articles on their blog. For fans of historical wargaming, this is a set to check out. Set for both 20mm and 28mm, the game will be released later this year. Source From...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Dec 10th, 2014
1 Comment
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Warlord Games has purchased Pro Gloria Miniatures. This will bring PGM’s Landsknechts miniatures into the Pike & Shotte world from WG, officially. Pro Gloria’s (former) owner, Stephan Huber’s reason for selling was that he wanted to see the line grow, but just wasn’t able...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Dec 1st, 2014
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Eccentric Miniatures helps you reach out and touch your enemies at range with their new Medieval Longbowman set now available over in their webshop. Source From the release: This set of eight archers are based on English longbowmen from the 13th to the 16th century. They are unarmored longbowmen pose...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Nov 28th, 2014
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Dadi & Piombo has released Lords & Servants, their new medieval skirmish rules set. Source From the release: A skirmish set for the medieval period from the creators of Impetus. L&S is a skirmish set that allows you to play games with few figures, but also engagements with 70-80 miniat...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Nov 24th, 2014
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Tabletop Workshop now has their Modular Castle Terrain Kits available over in their webshop. Have fun stormin’ the castle! Source From the announcement: Our 28mm Hard Plastic Modular Castle kits are now complete and in stock. Here is a look at the final products! In the pictures below, you̵...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Nov 3rd, 2014
3 Comments
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ProGloria is running an Indiegogo campaign for a set of Plastic Landsknecht miniatures. Go have yourself a looksee. Source From the campaign: With this Indiegogo-Campaign we want to produce a full plastic-set filled with wargamer goodness and eventually many other lead miniatures plus more plastic if...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Oct 17th, 2014
0 Comments
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Saxon Miniatures is a new miniatures company specializing in Saxons, Vikings, and more dark age-era groups. Source From the website: Saxon miniatures is a ‘new’ company that do Dark Age miniatures . Why the dark ages? With just about every company producing just about every possible figure type, boat...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Oct 3rd, 2014
0 Comments
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Warmonger Miniatures has their first couple new 10mm Landsknechte units up now in their webshop. Source From the release: Our Kickstarter is officially done (one month, and change, ahead of schedule). For those who missed out on it, the Landsknechte with Zweihänder (Great Swords) and Landsknecht Pike...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Sep 23rd, 2014
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Steve Barber Models has a new pack of vikings available over in their webshop. Source From the release: Some new releases for our growing 28mm Dark Ages range. There will be more additions to this range of Viking soon! VIK8 Hirdmen attacking with spears x 4 £5.00 VIK9 Hirdmen attacjing with hand axes...