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By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Sep 4th, 2015
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*looks at the weather forecast* Hmm… 20% chance of falling Germans… The Fallschirmjager (German paratroops) starter army is now available for Bolt Action from Warlord Games. You’re gonna need more than your standard-issue umbrella....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 22nd, 2015
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Welcome back to Saturday, everyone. With any luck, you’re having some fun gaming with friends, or will be having such fun soon. I mean… it’s Saturday. Gaming is just what you do! But at the moment, what we are doing is looking at some review from the past week. This batch we have re...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Aug 14th, 2015
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*gets out an umbrella because it’s soon to be raining Germans* Warlord Games has started taking pre-orders for their new Falshirmjager starter army. This new box set will get you all the airborn German forces you could want, including several figures that will be in this set long before they...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Aug 12th, 2015
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WWI saw the first widespread use of aircraft in battle. It’s something to remember that powered flight was achieved only a few years before the conflict broke out. WWII really saw aircraft come into their own. No longer just a novelty or a side-act to the ground battles, aircraft were a major p...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Aug 11th, 2015
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The next supplement for Bolt Action is available for pre-order over on the Warlord Games website. Far from the rolling fields and temperate forests of continental Europe, this book takes you to the sand, seas, and surf of the Pacific theater of the war. And, of course, if you pre-order from Warlord, ...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Jul 24th, 2015
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Sometimes you just need a bigger gun. Thankfully, Warlord Games is here to help you out (if you force of choice is the British, at least this time around). They have released their new 18/25pdr gun and limber for Bolt Action. Badaboom!...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Jul 24th, 2015
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Warlord Games loves to give you various exclusive miniatures. Whenever they come out with a new rulebook, you can bet that there’s going to be an exclusive mini if you order it right from them. But that’s ordering directly from them. What about to get you out and to the LGS to play some g...
By Polar_Bear
In 19th Century
Jul 22nd, 2015
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Warlord Games is giving you an opportunity to get into one of their game systems with their Summer Sizzling Starter Sale (holy alliteration, Batman!). Pick up the rulebook for one of their various systems and you can get a plastic box set from that system for free....
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Jul 20th, 2015
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The Bolt Action Summer Campaign has its registration open now. If you want to be part of the worldwide online campaign, go sign up, as well as making sure your friends sign up. Got someone who’s interested in Bolt Action but isn’t sure where to start? Warlord Games can help with that, too...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Jul 13th, 2015
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We’re slowly working our way backward through time with our new stories from Warlord Games today. this story takes us from the sci-fi future back to WWII. Warlord Games has started taking pre-orders for their new Panzer III kit for Bolt Action. The can be assembled to represent the Ausf J, L, M...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Jul 10th, 2015
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The Second World War so much technological and tactical advances that it is broken up into early, mid, and late-war eras for both historical study and (more importantly to the theme of this website) for gaming. Granted, it’s not the only war that’s broken up like that, but it’s the ...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Jul 9th, 2015
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Warlord Games’ Summer Offensive is almost upon us. This multi-week event for Bolt Action will allow players to track their games and have the totals be seen the world over, as each army vies to take over the map. The launch of the campaign is just a couple weeks away and Warlord Games gives us ...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Jul 7th, 2015
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An army is no good if you can’t get it to go anywhere. If it’s just sitting in one place, or walking around on foot (or skateboards or whatever), it’s not going to be a very effective fighting force. To get their soldiers where they needed to be, the Germans tended to go with the [&...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Jul 6th, 2015
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Warlord Games has expanded their Build An Army and Get a Free Tank deal to the Japanese faction for Bolt Action. It’s pretty simple, just click on their Build An Army program (formerly their Army Builder program, but, y’know, copyrights and all) and create yourself a force. Boom! Free tan...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Jun 26th, 2015
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Tanks drive just as easily backwards as they do forwards. They’re like a locomotive that way. They’re just as happy to be thrown into reverse and just go. This fact really came in handy when the British were looking for a way to get their 17-pdr anti-tank gun some more speed and mobility ...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Jun 23rd, 2015
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Warlord Games loves having sales over on their website. It seems I’m always posting up notices about sprue deals or extra, free minis, or some sort of special going on. This post is one of those announcements. Warlord Games has created an Army Builder tool for Bolt Action. Via a series of menus...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Jun 22nd, 2015
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Warlord Games doesn’t just have Black Powder stuff going on this month (though that’s sort of the main focus with that Waterloo anniversary-thing going on). They’ve got plenty of lines with new releases. One of which is Bolt Action. For that, they have the Bishop Self-Propelled Gun,...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Jun 12th, 2015
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It’s getting to be summer here in the northern hemisphere, so that means campaigning season. Time to bulk up your forces and take to the field of battle. Warlord Games has a couple things they’ve got going on for Bolt Action if that’s your game system of choice. There’s some n...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Jun 10th, 2015
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You can’t change the past (though apparently the future can, if you’ve read that article going around about quantum mechanics lately). However, many of us like to think that we can. We’ll do recreations and “what-if” scenarios. Well, this summer, Warlord Games is letting...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
May 22nd, 2015
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Germans Bolt Action players! Are you tired of not having enough firepower over on your side of the board? Well, the fellows over at Warlord Games have heard you and are here to help out. They’ve got the new Jagdtiger Heavy Tank Destroyer kit now available. Built atop the King Tiger chassis, wit...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
May 19th, 2015
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With the release of the German Grenadier plastic box set, Warlord Games figured it’d be a good time to create a whole starter-set for Bolt Action that features these new figures. Whether you want it to be Heer or Waffen-SS, this starter set is a great place to jump into the game. Usually they c...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
May 14th, 2015
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Warlord Games continues to update their Bolt Action vehicle line from resin to plastic. They’ve gone pretty far, as more are coming out all the time. They figured it’d be a good time to have a sale on these plastic kits. So for a short while, if you order 3 of them, you’ll get a [&h...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
May 5th, 2015
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Warlord Games helps defend your Allies forces from the menacing Axis fighters with the release of their Crusader AA Mk II/III tank. Used after the North African campaign, these tanks were designed to combat specific anti-tank fighter craft that the Germans were using. You can make sure that your own ...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Apr 27th, 2015
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Warlord Games is here to help out you German commanders with your little “Russian Tank” problem. They’ve released their new Marder I Tank Destroyer kit. Originally made from reconfigured vehicles and re-purposed guns, these tank destroyers eventually started to give Russian tank-dri...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Apr 13th, 2015
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Warlord Games has had a lot of tanks being released lately. Well, now they’ve got a bit of a way to fight back with their French Anti-Tank rifle team. Plus, it comes with a light mortar and army sniper as well. Along with that, they’ve come up with two French army packages. They’ve ...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Apr 10th, 2015
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Warlord Games helps you Allies players invade Europe with the release of their Sherman V Duplex Drive tank. Built to float using retractable screens, the tanks had propellers to help move them through the water. Part of “Hobart’s Funnies,” named after Major General Hobart and the fa...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Apr 6th, 2015
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Warlord Games gives your Late-German army a bit more of a punch with their new Sd.Kfz 165 Hummel self-propelled gun. You know, so you don’t have to lug the gun around yourself. The tank has a 15cm gun on a Panzer IV chassis. Though it was open-topped and lightly-armored, it was used throughout ...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Mar 31st, 2015
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Warlord Games knows that a tank offensive is not going to reach its full potential without a good tank commander. As such, they’ve got their new Carro Comando vehicle. You can’t have your commander just running around on foot, they need to be able to be right up in the thick of things, an...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Mar 30th, 2015
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Warlord Games is now taking pre-orders for their Stug III Zug Box Set over in their webshop. The set not only contains the standard 3 tanks (which an be assembled as either the StuG III?Ausf G assault gun or as the 10.5cm Sturmhaubitze infantry support gun, but they’re throwing in an extra bonu...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Mar 19th, 2015
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Warlord Games has started taking down names of those of you gamers out there who want to get their upcoming Senegalese Tirailleurs Infantry box set as soon as it’s available. Be the first gamer on your block with these figures when they’re released. WWII was truly a World War, with many n...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Mar 18th, 2015
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Warlord Games and Sarissa Precision help you make your gaming table look like an actual European town during WWII with some new factory terrain pieces. They’ve got their large factory, the office/warehouse, and the power room. Go check ’em out and see if you’d like to have your litt...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Mar 16th, 2015
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Warlord Games has another pair of Soviet tank kits available for Bolt Action. Both sit on the same chassis, but the armaments are rather different. The KV-1E had your standard 76.2mm tank cannon, while the KV-8 got all toasty with a flamethrower. From the release:...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Mar 10th, 2015
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Warlord Games brings a big punch to your Soviet forces with the release of the KV-85 Heavy Tank for Bolt Action. Needing something to fight Germany’s heavy tanks like the Tiger, the Russians did what they do best, built big. With an 85mm gun, the KV-85 helped the late-war effort of the Russians...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Mar 9th, 2015
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Warlord Games is running a special deal this month on their website. If you spend £50 in their webshop, you’ll get a free German Officer with your order. Spend £100 and you’ll get two, and so forth and so on. Also, every order placed this month (including ones already made, so don’t...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Mar 2nd, 2015
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Warlord Games has a new T34/76 tank kit as well as a platoon of them for Bolt Action. For you tankers out there, you know how important the Russian T34 was on the battlefield. Now you can get a whole mess of them in one go. Source From the announcement:...