Mars Attacks

By Polar_Bear
In Kings Of War
Aug 22nd, 2016
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Warehouses are not infinite in size. They can, and often do, get filled up with things. This can be a problem when you’ve got a bunch of new, cool things you need to store in it. Mantic is running into that problem. Their warehouse is full, but they’ve got a bunch of new games on [&hellip...
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 Board Games
Nov 14th, 2015
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Welcome once again to Saturday. It’s been quite a morning over here. Rather busy for a Saturday. Biggest thing I’ve been working on is my decision to magnetize my Betrayal at Calth set (yes, this means it’s not 100% assembled yet. The games I’ve been playing of it have been us...
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 Contest
May 7th, 2015
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Mantic brings the Mars invasion to your tabletop with Mars Attacks. Now they want to give one lucky Facebook follower a whole invasion force of their own. When they hit 23k likes, they’ll select one winner to get a massive Mars Attacks prize pack worth of £300. All you have to do is “Like...
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 Mantic
Apr 22nd, 2015
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Mantic has updated their Mantic Points program. Don’t know about the Mantic Points program? It’s pretty simple. Buy Mantic products, get Mantic points. Trade them in for free stuff. They’ve updated their program to add new minis from Mars Attacks. Whether you favor towards saving hu...
By Polar_Bear
In Mantic
Apr 20th, 2015
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Mantic is expanding their Mars Attacks world off the gridded battlefield of Greenville and taking to the wide-open spaces of a miniatures gaming tabletop. Mars Attacks: World War expands on the basics of the Mars Attacks board game to make it a fully-customizable miniatures skirmish game. Now you can...
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 Board Games
Apr 13th, 2015
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Mantic is prepped for the third wave of invasion from the Martians coming to Earth. They’re now taking orders for the next set of Mars Attacks minis. The figures are pre-assembled in colored plastic, so they’re ready to play right out of the box. The exception to that is the giant robot, ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Apr 11th, 2015
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It’s Saturday! Hope you’re getting in some gaming. As I mentioned yesterday, I’m currently getting my arm repeatedly jabbed and ink permanently applied to it. It’s fun!… Really!… Actually, it’s not so bad, honestly. And I’m sort of a wimp when it comes ...
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 DreadBall
Jan 5th, 2015
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Ironwatch, the fan-created Mantic magazine, has issue 29 out now for your downloading and reading pleasure. Included inside you’ll find chilling new fiction for Kings of War with “Deathtime Story,” a new MVP for Dreadball who proves you can teach and old player new tricks, and a new...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Nov 14th, 2014
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Mantic is now taking orders for their new Flatbed Truck for Mars Attacks over in their webshop. Be the first gamer on your block to get one when they’re released (except for those that got one in the Kickstarter, I suppose). Source From the announcement: With the majority of their vehicles dest...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Nov 10th, 2014
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Mantic has started taking pre-orders for their Humanity Resists expansion for Mars Attacks. Also, Ravage US readers, be on the lookout for a review of the core set for Mars Attacks, written by yours truly, in Issue 17. Source From the announcement: While the base Mars Attacks game is designed to be r...
By Polar_Bear
In DreadBall
Oct 30th, 2014
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Mantic lets us know how things have been moving along with a couple of their projects, plus a tease at the next one they’ve got coming up. Source From the post: We are continuing this year and next to keep investing in our two worlds – The Kings of War realm and the Warpath universe. […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Oct 28th, 2014
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Mantic posted up a little video showing off the progress of the Mars Attacks shipping. Source From the post: I meant to post this last night but put it on my personal page by mistake! Anyway here is an insight into shipping the Mars Attacks kickstarter. We started the beginning of the end yesterday w...
By Polar_Bear
In Mantic
Oct 1st, 2014
22 Comments
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ACK! MARS ATTACKS!! Only in Mars Attacks can you take command of a bunch of Martians to chase down and slaughter humans, avoid flying cars hurled by giant robots, engage in heroic battles with a knight in shining armour and oh, set fire to cows! What more could you ask for from a game?! Mars [&hellip...
By Polar_Bear
In Mantic
Sep 24th, 2014
2 Comments
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Mantic will soon have their Mars Attacks sets available in retail stores. In the meantime, they give us a look inside the Red Brick Terrain Pack they’ve put together for the game. Source From the post: Today, Mantic focusses on the scenery included in the Mars Attacks game! As the game is rapid...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Sep 10th, 2014
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Mantic announced that they are now taking pre-orders for their Mars Attacks game over in their webshop. Source From the website: Mantic Games are showing off their new pieces for Mars Attacks – from the base board game to Attack from Space! Kickstarted last year, the board game is about to go t...
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 Board Games
Jul 20th, 2014
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Mantic is taking early-bird orders for their new Mars Attacks game over in their webshop. ACK! From the announcement: Backed by an incredible amount of support on Kickstarter last November, we funded a crazy game of Martian brain splattering, giant mutant bug attacks – oh, and we set some cows on fir...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jul 17th, 2014
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Mantic is showing off some of the contents of the new Mars Attacks starter box over in the game’s Kickstarter page. Source From the update: Who wants to see something cool? This is the first copy off the production line for Mars Attacks – The Miniatures Game. We could not be happier with how it...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Nov 10th, 2013
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Mantic only has a few hours left for their Mars Attacks Kickstarter campaign. They’ve made it over $500k, with lots of unlocked goodies. Source From the campaign: There is now less than 24 hours to go until the end of the Mars Attacks Kickstarter and a lot has been achieved over the last couple...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Nov 8th, 2013
6 Comments
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Mantic fills their updates to the brim, that’s for sure. They’ve only got a couple days left on their Mars Attacks Kickstarter and are still adding new things on. They’ve got new pledge levels that make it simpler to know what you’re getting, mini-stretch goals to add some exc...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Nov 5th, 2013
8 Comments
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Mantic is closing in on $500k over on Mars Attacks and they’ve got a lot planned for when that happens. Source From the update: With 6 days to go, we’re producing 2 celebratory models if we break through $500,000, creating a free Supreme Regent model for backers who pledge the Will of Man...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Nov 4th, 2013
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Mars Attacks is in their final week on Kickstarter. Mantic’s still adding new stuff pretty much daily as more options are added and previews are posted. Source From the campaign: We’re half way to the new set of intact scenery tiles so it’s time for a new stretch goal as we enter the last week,...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Oct 31st, 2013
3 Comments
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Mantic is posting some huge updates lately for Mars Attacks, full of lots of previews and videos and news and thing after thing. If you’ve not checked them out lately, you probably should again. Lately they’ve added Deadzone decks for both Martians and Humans if you want to use the Mars A...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Oct 29th, 2013
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Mantic has added Co-op and Solo Play as a stretch goal for their Mars Attacks game over on Kickstarter. Note: The Artwork is by Atlanta’s own Heath “BA” Foley. Source From the update: Mars Attacks – The Miniatures Game is a very important system for us and straddles the line between...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Oct 27th, 2013
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Mantic gives humanity their last and best hope for survival against the Martian invasion with the Tiger Corps over in their Kickstarter campaign. Source From the update: The Tiger Corps is the militant, spacebound arm of the Novas Vira. Though few in number, the Tiger Corps conduct devastating raids ...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Oct 24th, 2013
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Mantic added a new $300 pledge level to their Mars Attacks Kickstarter campaign. You get stuff and then can pick out $300 worth of more stuff… Seems like a pretty good deal. Source From the update: A new pledge level has been launched on the Mars Attacks Kickstarter, preparing you for big games...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Oct 22nd, 2013
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Mantic is showing off the artwork for Blaine, their next stretch goal level in Mars Attacks. Blaine’s making the rounds at Mantic these days. Source From the update: Blaine is a badass Kickstarter Exclusive figure whose origins are clouded in mystery. He’s a special character for us, having con...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Oct 21st, 2013
1 Comment
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Mars Attacks, from Mantic, is racking up some pretty good numbers over on Kickstarter. Originally looking for $50k, they’ve made it to over $440k with still 20 days to go. Mantic CEO, Ronnie Renton, was kind enough to answer some questions we sent him about the campaign. So grab your ray gun an...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Oct 18th, 2013
6 Comments
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Quirkworthy, game designer Jake Thornton’s blog, posted up some photos showing off the scale of Mantic’s Mars Attacks miniatures vs. other popular brands. Source From the post: I’ve seen a few people asking how big/bulky/etc the Mars Attacks models are, and having managed to scrounge up a...