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By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Dec 12th, 2014
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Battlefront has released their Forces of War army-creator website for Flames of War. Now you can quickly, easily, and electronically create, track, and make sure you’re using the correct rules for your forces. You can make your forces and print them out so you don’t even really need the a...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Dec 11th, 2014
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Battlefront continues the focus on Fate of a Nation with their M3 90mm DEFA halftrack. They also continue their anti-tank theme. This vehicle, though, seems perfectly suited to not flipping over backwards whenever it is fired. *wink* The use of these anti-tank vehicles (that weren’t tanks thems...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Dec 8th, 2014
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Battlefront adds more to their Fate of a Nation line with a look at the Shahak fighter jet. One thing I really like about these kits is that Battlefront really gives you just about everything a modeler can need for them, including rare-earth magnets for the flight stand. I also like the detail on thi...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Dec 5th, 2014
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Battlefront is showing off their new anti-tank Jeep for Fate of a Nation. Certainly faster and maneuverable than a tracked tank destroyer or a field piece, this thing still looks like it’s just as liable to flip itself over backwards when it fires as it is to destroy whatever’s in front o...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Nov 29th, 2014
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Battlefront gives us a deeper look inside their T-34 obr 1940 company set for their Operation Barbarossa expansion for Flames of War. Source From the article: The tank divisions formed the hard hitting core of the mechanised corps. They were armed with a mix of tanks with the best armed based around ...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Nov 28th, 2014
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Battlefront will be having a sale on those items to help stuff the holiday stocking of the gamer in your life. Source From them to you: For the month of December from the 1st to the 31st we are running a Stocking Filler promotion. We are going to be offering the codes we have listed […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Nov 14th, 2014
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Model Dads has a new video review up. This time it’s the StuG G boxed set from Battlefront. Source...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Nov 10th, 2014
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Battlefront has a new Operation Barbarossa article up. This time they look at the Flammpanzer. Source From the post: The first purpose built flame-thrower equipped tank that saw service with the German Army during the Second World War was the Flammpanzer II. Built on the chassis of a Panzer II D or E...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Nov 9th, 2014
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Battlefront is showing off the uparmored Panzer 38(t) E/F for Flames of War’s Barbarossa expansion in this new article. Source From the post: The rapid expansion of the German panzer forces for the invasion of the Soviet Union has seen a number of panzer divisions equipped with Czech built tank...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Nov 6th, 2014
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Battlefront gives us another look inside the Barbarossa set for Flames of War with a look at the Panzer IV F1/F2. Source From the article: The Panzer IV Ausf F was the heaviest tank in the German arsenal at the start of the war in Russia. A new gun, almost twice as long as its […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Oct 30th, 2014
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Battlefront gives us a deep look inside their upcoming StuG G Platoon for Flames of War. Source From the article: The StuG G assault gun (Sturmgeschütz) served on all fronts of WWII, as infantry support tanks and as tank-hunters. With their low silhouette, StuG assault guns were easy to camouflage an...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Oct 29th, 2014
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Battlefront continues to show off their new greatcoat-wearing units with a look at the new mortar team. Source From the article While the mortar platoons of the Allied armies have just two tubes, the German equivalent has six 8cm GW34 mortars. This gives the commander of a German infantry battalion t...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Oct 25th, 2014
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Battlefront continues the previews for their Barbarossa releases for Flames of War with a look at the greatcoat-clad Heavy Machine Gun Platoon. Source From the article: Armed with the versatile MG34, the HMG platoons of the German army were able to pour fire into an enemy to either suppress them in a...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Oct 24th, 2014
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Battlefront is featuring their new Infanterie Platoon in greatcoats for Operation Barbarossa for Flames of War. Source From the article: The SS and a few elite motorised divisions are mounted in trucks. These motorised formations are able to keep pace with the fast moving panzer spearheads that lead ...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Oct 23rd, 2014
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Battlefront is showing off another new piece for the Barbarossa set for Flames of War with a look at the ZIS-30 anti-tank gun. Source From the article: The ZIS-30 was amongst a handful of designs created by the Soviets as a stopgap measure in an attempt to stem the German tide after the opening phase...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Oct 21st, 2014
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Battlefront gives us a further look inside Operation Barbarossa for Flames of War with a look at the KV-1e tank. Source From the article: The initial KV mounted both a 76.2mm and a 45mm gun in the turret with single machine gun in the hull. With the outbreak of the Winter War the KV was […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Oct 18th, 2014
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Battlefront is showing off another new tank they’re working on for Flames of War. This one’s the KV-2. Source From the article: Experiences fighting in Finland, especially against fortified positions left Soviet high command with the realisation that the Red Army desperately needed a tank...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Oct 16th, 2014
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Battlefront is showing off a new tank for their Barbarossa supplement for Flames of War with a preview of the KV-1 obr 1939/1940. Source From the post: The KV tank was a new type of heavy tank, a rejection of the multi-turreted designs like the T-35 and T-28 that had dominated the 1930s. During comba...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Oct 11th, 2014
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Battlefront has posted up an in-depth look at their Sherman Armoured Platoon for Flames of War. Source From the article: The reliable Sherman tank equips the armoured regiments of most British armoured brigades and divisions. The armoured divisions place their faith in the new Sherman V with its Chry...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Oct 9th, 2014
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Battlefront has posted up the design notes for their Barbarossa book for Flames of War. Source From the article: Operation Barbarossa began a struggle of epic proportions that would result in four years of bitter fighting between the Germans and Soviets. It all began in the early hours of 22 June 194...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Oct 3rd, 2014
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Battlefront has their Early-War sale for Flames of War coming to an end. If you want in on the action, better hurry. Source From the announcement: This weekend marks the end of our Early-war celebration and the conclusion of our sale. On Monday afternoon (New Zealand time) our pricing regime will ret...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Sep 27th, 2014
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Battlefront gives you more WWI terrain options with another Battlefield in a Box set with their Large Ruined Craters and Ruined house kit. Source From the website: Your battlefield may be scarred by huge craters left over from previous battles, preliminary bombardments, or undermining. These can pose...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Sep 25th, 2014
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Battlefront has a new Battlefield in a Box set available in their webshop. This one’s for Great War. It’s called Shattered Battlefield. Source From the website: Many battlefields had woods that were either utterly destroyed by shelling and fighting or cleared to provide a field of fire fo...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Sep 20th, 2014
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Battlefront wants you to party like it’s 1941 with their Early-War Flames of War sale. Source From the announcement: Have a look in the online store, if you see this logo then you know you are going to be getting a great deal. We are excited to kick off the Early-war Sale and the celebrations [...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Sep 19th, 2014
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Battlefront gives us a look at their upcoming Flames of War book, Barbarossa, in this new preview. Source From the post: Operation Barbarossa began a struggle of epic proportions that would result in four years of bitter fighting between the Germans and Soviets. It all began in the early hours of 22 ...
By Polar_Bear
In Editorial
Sep 17th, 2014
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The Esoteric Order of Gamers took a trip to Battlefront’s offices, all infiltration-style, and gives us a report on what they found. Source From the post: Infiltrating the Battlefront Miniatures office, Universal Head sends back this report about the company behind Flames of War, Dust, and Gale...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Sep 11th, 2014
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Battlefront will be running a sale on their early-war Flames of War books over in their webshop next week. Source From the announcement: Next week we are launching an Early-war sale covering pretty much every tank, gun, infantry team (as well as a few other things) with an E on it. For a limited time...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Aug 29th, 2014
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Battlefront knows that playing a Western-front WWI game wouldn’t be anything without trenches. As such, they’re coming out with their Trenchline System Battlefield in a Box set. Source From the website: Perhaps the most iconic symbol of World War I is the trench. Starting from simple slit...
By Polar_Bear
In Magazine/webzine
Aug 29th, 2014
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Model Dads gives us a look inside Wargames Illustrated at the article talking about Operation Barbarossa for Flames of War. Source From the post: Model Dads slips between the pages of September’s Wargames Illustrated to update you on the long-awaited Barbarossa intelligence handbook for Flames of War...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Aug 28th, 2014
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Battlefront keeps up the Great War previews. This time it’s with the Trench Mortar Platoon. Source From the article: Trench warfare has highlighted the need for the forward infantry to have heavy fire support with them to knock out enemy defences. The new Stokes mortar has been designed to do t...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Aug 28th, 2014
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Model Dads takes a look at the 15mm Carius’ JagdTiger and crew from Battlefront in this new video. Source From the post: Model Dads returns for the new term fresh-faced and full of beans to take a closer look at Otto Carius’ last steed, the Jagdtiger...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Aug 27th, 2014
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Battlefront returns fire on all that ordinance the Germans had been bringing to the field with a look at the OQF 18pdr for the British. Source From the post: The Ordnance Quick Firing 18 pounder (84mm) gun is our standard field piece and the backbone of the Royal Artillery. It fires a heavier shell t...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Aug 26th, 2014
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Battlefront brings some more big guns to the field with a look at their 7.7cm FK96 n.A. Gun for Great War. Source From the article: The armies of this Great War rely heavily on artillery to help prepare the enemy for an assault or to break up enemy attacks. The 7.7cm FK96 n.A. is a […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Aug 25th, 2014
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Battlefront brings out some of the artillery with a look at the 7.62cm Krupp IG for Great War. Source From the article: The 7.62cm Krupp infantry gun has outstanding accuracy and is lightweight, making it a favourite among the crews that use it. It gives German infantry a weapon capable of destroying...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Aug 23rd, 2014
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Battlefront knows every army needs support. So they’re showing off the Regimental Support Platoon for Great War. Source From the article: With British tanks on the prowl, the German army has developed several weapons to deal with them. One of these is the relatively light-weight 3.7cm TaK gun, ...