Deadzone

By Polar_Bear
In Deadzone
Dec 29th, 2016
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Mantic has a lot coming next year. Lots of new releases for their various games. March will see the official release of the second edition of Deadzone, their sci-fi skirmish miniatures game. Well, more than just a revamp of the old rules is coming. They’ve got some new stuff in store as well....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Dec 1st, 2016
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Mantic is certainly wasting no time this month making sure their new releases are available to order. It’s only the 1st and the latest releases are over in their webshop. They’ve got some stuff for both the sci-fi and fantasy side of things....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 27th, 2016
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So, since I spend all my regular workdays gaming, I will often step away from it on my time off. You know, you don’t want to get burned out on a thing. However, last weekend and this, I’ve been all-out gaming just about every chance I can! Last week was game day at the Milton, […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 5th, 2016
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So, it’s coming up to 8pm. Day 2 is definitely in the books for Gen Con 2016. It’s been a very busy day. I’m tired, but still pretty amped about everything that’s gone on. And I’m sure you all would like to know about some of it. There’s been about a billion things...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jun 11th, 2016
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Hey everyone and welcome to Saturday. How’s yours been? Mine’s been busy as f… err… it’s been busy. Since this morning I’ve made homemade caramel sauce, strawberry-lime sauce, peanut-butter-caramel-pretzel-chocolate-bar-things (though having just cut them, “m...
By Polar_Bear
In Deadzone
May 23rd, 2016
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Well, we’ve already have our Wyrd preview. So that means we’ve just go our Terrain Corner to go as far as “it’s Monday, we gotta have it” posts. So… that’s what we’ve got now for you. Let’s get those gaming tables looking as good as possible. So t...
By Polar_Bear
In Deadzone
Apr 21st, 2016
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It’s just all about the new editions lately, hasn’t it? Not to say that the games were bad in their older versions, but sometimes you just need to update things. Well, Mantic has started taking pre-orders for Deadzone 2 (Dead Harder). But what sort of things have changed from the original...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Apr 2nd, 2016
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It’s day 3 here at Adepticon. It’s been a wild day… and I’m not even talking about the gaming. We woke up to some lovely weather. And then, just about 10min. ago, for about a minute, the lights all went out in the dealer’s hall/gaming area. I just missed snapping a photo...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Nov 27th, 2015
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And our TGN broadcast day will end with one of the bigger sales for the weekend. Mantic Games doesn’t disappoint with their Black Friday sales announcement. This weekend you can pick up Deadzone for 50% off. Yeah, half off. I know. Pretty good deal....
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Aug 15th, 2015
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Hey there, TGN readers. It’s time again for another Review Roundup. So without further ado, today we have reviews of: Dark Tales, Litko Age of Sigmar Tokens review, Deadzone Contagion Expansion, LUGU, Cacao, The Burning Wheel RPG, Rhino Hero, Bad Beets, Spyfall, and Systema Gaming Base-0 Level ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jul 31st, 2015
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Day 2 is about to be in the books (as it’s only got about 15min. left and then I’m going to go to sleep). It was quite a wild and busy Friday. The frantic-ness of Thursday turned into a more calm, but no less busy Friday. Everyone was buzzing about the games that they’d picked [&hel...
By Polar_Bear
In Deadzone
May 4th, 2015
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Ironwatch, the Mantic fanzine, has issue 33 now available for your downloading and reading pleasure. This issue has a couple reports from Clash of Kings events, a look at the Deadzone tourneys at Adepticon, a guide to enhancing your Mars Attacks Martian Machines, and more. From the release:...
By Polar_Bear
In Deadzone
Apr 16th, 2015
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Mantic will be making their way to Salute and they’ll be bringing quite a lot with them. First off, they’ll have Kings of War demos going on the Tablescapes Tiles they have from Secret Weapon Miniatures (Mantic’s the exclusive distributor of those in the UK and Europe). You can also...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Apr 6th, 2015
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Mantic has just a couple hours left in their Deadzone Kickstarter campaign. They’re closing in on 7x funded and have unlocked quite a few of stretch goals, but they could always make it through a few more. They’ve added Forge Fathers, and they’d certainly love to unlock Hund, Bounty...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Mar 30th, 2015
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Mantic is in their final week for their Deadzone Kickstarter campaign. To help that sprint to the end, they’ve added in a stretch goal that, if passed, will ad a Faction Booster, for free, to any Quarantine-level pledge. Who doesn’t love free minis? I know I love free minis. The Faction B...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Mar 26th, 2015
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Mantic continues to roll along with their Deadzone Kickstarter campaign. Though, for those of you that just want the terrain that they’ve got as part of the game, they’ve heard your pleas and have created a terrain-only pledge level. The sets utilize the same terrain system that Mantic ha...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Mar 24th, 2015
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Mantic has been making their way through stretch goals over on their Deadzone Kickstarter campaign. Next to be unlocked is the Brood Mother add-on for the Veer-Myn faction. They also have deluxe gaming mats that you can add to your campaign, either with a single one, or a pack of four (the mats are 2...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Mar 20th, 2015
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Mantic has gotten their Deadzone: Infestation Kickstarter campaign. And you all have wasted no time in rocketing past their funding goal of $50k. So better settle in for stretch goals, since we’ll be going through them for the next 17 days. This time they’re adding in the Veer-Myn to the ...
By Polar_Bear
In Deadzone
Mar 2nd, 2015
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Ironwatch, the Mantic fan magazine, has issue 31 now available for your downloading and reading pleasure. Full of articles about upcoming Mantic events (both by the company and just at local gaming shops), alternate rules for all of Mantic’s games, and special scenarios you won’t find els...
By Polar_Bear
In Deadzone
Jan 8th, 2015
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Mantic’s very own Ronnie Renton gives us a bit of a look back at 2014, but more so, a look forward to 2015 and what they’ve got in store. Sounds like they’ll have lots of (free) rules posted online about many of their games. Kings of War will be getting beta rules posted prior to [&...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Dec 27th, 2014
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As usual here on our Saturdays now, we’ve got our Review Roundup. We’ve got some Go for Broke, La Isla, and Board Game Quest takes a look at Gravwell, as well as (see what I did there?) gives us their top 10 board games of 2014....
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Nov 4th, 2014
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Mantic gives us a look at how things are coming along with a little bit of everything. But the big announcement for the blog post is a mini-Kickstarter campaign they’ll be launching next week. Source From the post: We’ll have a low buy in pledge. It will get you a hard cover book, with rules, [...
By Polar_Bear
In Deadzone
Oct 12th, 2014
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Mantic gives gamers what they want: the ability to play solo and to add zombies to Deadzone. Source From the release: Nexus Psi has been overrun by the Plague, and it’s everyone for themselves as the living dead wander the streets! Every faction must react to this new threat, fighting to free themsel...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Aug 13th, 2014
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Mantic gives us a look at how things are going on with the Dungeon Saga Kickstarter, as well as updates about shipping of Deadzone and if they’ll have Mars Attacks at GenCon. Source From the website: Mantic Games has offered a major update about it’s Kickstarter, Mars Attacks and Deadzone...
By Polar_Bear
In Deadzone
Aug 1st, 2014
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Mantic lets us know how things are going along with their Deadzone Kickstarter shipping. Wave 2’s on its way to you. Source From the update: Today the first Deadzone Wave 2 parcels were packed up and dispatched. This first phase of parcels mostly contains items like the Strider, Stuntbot, the g...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Jul 5th, 2014
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Mantic made it to 16k Facebook fans and in celebration, they’re having a giveaway. Source From the announcement: Mantic Games have posted a giveaway to allow all of their fans the chance to win. Their grand prize is a copy of Deadzone, the Sci-fi skirmish game, or you could win a starter factio...
By Polar_Bear
In Deadzone
Feb 12th, 2014
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Mantic talks about all the reasons you should be super-excited for Nexus Psi to come out for Deadzone next month in this blog post. Source From the post: The Nexus Psi campaign book goes up for pre-order for Deadzone this week and Mantic have put together 5 reasons why you should be picking it up! [&...
By Polar_Bear
In Deadzone
Jan 24th, 2014
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Mantic is showing off some new previews for upcoming booster pack releases for Deadzone. Source From the preview: A mix of new and existing miniatures are being released to bolster your forces in the form of specialist booster packs. Alongside the launch of the game of the 14th February, Mantic are a...
By Polar_Bear
In Deadzone
Dec 13th, 2013
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Mantic has run out of their Pre-Release box set for Deadzone. More will be coming, but you’ve got to wait until February. Source From the announcement: It’s official – Deadzone has sold out at the Mantic webstore! This pre-release edition of the game was released ahead of the Februa...
By Polar_Bear
In Deadzone
Dec 1st, 2013
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Mantic will have Deadzone available for everyone in just a couple weeks. Source From the announcement: Deadzone will be available for sale from retailers from the 14th December – meaning you’ll be able to pop in to your local gaming store and pick up a rather fantastic copy of the new sci-fi skirmish...
By Polar_Bear
In Deadzone
Nov 13th, 2013
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Mantic is taking down names of those of you gamers who want to get their upcoming Deadzone stuff as soon as it’s made available. If you missed out on their Kickstarter, here’s your next-best chance to get the figures right away upon release. Source From the announcement: Mantic have put u...
By Polar_Bear
In Deadzone
Aug 21st, 2013
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Mantic is showing off their new completed Deadzone board over in their blog. From the update: Following an incredibly successful Kickstarter campaign a couple of months ago, Mantic’s Deadzone is coming together for a release later this year. The hard plastic modular terrain system has received ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jun 1st, 2013
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Mantic continues to unlock more content for Deadzone as they dip under 2 days left on Kickstarter. From the campaign: And that’s Codename Oberon locked in! Oberon is now included in game pledges of Recon ($100 and Early Bird) and up!...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 31st, 2013
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Mantic adds more Faction Boosters to those that are unlocked and those that are yet-to-be-seen over on their Deadzone Kickstarter page. From the update: And that my friends, is the Plague Faction Booster UNLOCKED. You can now add on this awesome set of miniatures for just $20. Remember we’re running ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 29th, 2013
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Mantic has made some big updates to their Deadzone Kickstarter campaign. They’ve locked in hard plastic zombies. They’ve previewed a new Judwan Mercenary. They’ve got new faction dice sets available for add-on. Also for add-on are specialty support units for each faction, available ...