Capitan Games September Sale Happening Now

Now that we’re in September, summer’s pretty much over. I know that it’s really not quite done yet, officially speaking, but basically it is. As people come back from vacations and the kids head back to school, it’s a good time to ramp up on some more gaming. Capitan Games is helping out by having their September Sale.
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Midweek Snippets

Is this week just rocketing by for anyone else, or just me?
I mean, it’s already Wednesday.
Well, seeing as it is Wednesday, let’s get ourselves stocked up on some bite-sized gaming stories.

Today we have: Public Alpha For Cold Start Posted, How to Paint Board Game Miniatures: The Beginners Guide to Painting Board Game Miniatures Now Available, Terrible Kids Stuff – Christmas 2016 releases, Battle for the Universe Coming to Kickstarter in January, Jet Bike Construction Kit Up On Kickstarter, Oddzial Osmy’s 3mm November Releases Arrive at PicoArmor, Khurasan releases two 15mm fantasy sets by Tom Meier, Final Week for The Roots of Magic On Kickstarter, Dystopian World Expansion Passes Funding Goal, Ouroboros Tales Posts New Stretch Goals, New Viking Shield Sets Available from Tabletop-Art, Brother Vinni Holiday Sale Happening Now, 15mm 1st Carlist Wars & Spanish American War (1898) back in production, and New Junk City Bases Available From Kromlech.

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Midweek Snippets

Happy Thanksgiving Eve!
Or, for those of you not in the US. Happy Wednesday!
As for me, I’m going to be busy when I get home. I need to bake another pumpkin pie, put turkey 1 into the brine bucket, speed-thaw turkey 2 (place in cold, running water for a couple hours), and make whipped cream for the pies (cream, sugar, and spices). Gonna be very busy, but should be fun. But to have enough energy for that, I need to nosh on some bite-sized gaming stories.

Today we have: New Infinity Dice Sets From Corvus Belli, New Bases Available From Micro Art Studio, BattleScribe 2.0 Released, Dungeonland PnP is now available and Kickstarter Stretch Goals are revealed, New Alien Heads From Ramshackle Games, Okumarts Games team up with GG Studios, New Releases Available From Dark Sword Miniatures, Divine Art Playing Cards up On Kickstarter, Comrades in Battle Stretch Goal Levels Lowered, Head set Multi Pack From Ramshackle Games, NPC For Hire Game Aid On Kickstarter, New Temple of Isis Bases From Tabletop-Art, Fusion Bases by Wamp Up On Kickstarter, Highway System Coming to Kickstarter, New Female Greatcoat Troops Available From Victoria Miniatures, and New Hordes Token Sets Available From Advanced Deployment.

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Friday Snippets

Time has been playing weird tricks this week, I feel. The first several days flew by. Thursday took an eternity. Now, today’s doing a little bit of both. I feel like it should be later than it is, so it feels like it’s been a long time since this morning… but I’ve also gotten a ton of stuff done. So I dunno. I do know that I’m possibly going to be playing some Guild Ball this evening and then some D&D tomorrow. So that’s cool. Better pack myself full of energy with some bite-sized gaming stories.

Today on the platter we have: New Imperial Knight Heads From Forge World, Knight Models Previews Suicide Squad Dice, Kromlech New Release: Legionary Shotgun, Angels and Demons join Flatminis 2D miniatures range, Shadows of Esteren Announces Partnership with Syrinscape, Talisman is Free to Play This Weekend Only, Comrades in Battle Reaches Funding Goal, 15mm Naval Crews Range is Back From Capitan Games, and Final Days for Tavern Masters Kickstarter.

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Sunday Snippets

Those lazy, hazy, crazy Sundays of summer. We don’t have many of them left. It’s already noticeably cooler here in Atlanta. You don’t go outside and instantly curse.

Anyway, we’ve got a selection of bite-sized stories for you.

In this batch of Snippets we have: Purgatory Miniatures Previews First Model, Some Installments of The Fiver from The Meeple Mechanic, Back in Business Warmodelling now is Battlemodels, Oddzial Osmy’s 3mm July Releases Arrive at PicoArmor, and Lords of the World Fantasy Miniatures Previewed.

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Sunday Snippets

It’s another Sunday. Time for some more of the shorter, bite-sized stories that we’ve come across in the past couple days.

Also, yesterday during D&D, our party almost blew up the world (or at least an entire tropical island). Good times.

Anyway, for today we have: New Bad Lands Hero Previews and now EU Friendly shipping, DungeoNext terrain preview, new Fantasy releases from Scotia Grendel, Dark Sword Miniatures’ Stephanie Law Masterworks Miniature range now available, Trolka in resin releasing this month for Flintloque, New Sherman Tank Accessories from Warchimera, Lead Adventure Miniatures releases Steam-Punk Ladies and Robots, Planetary Militia preview at The Ion Age, new Leather Pouch added to Alternative Civil War Kickstarter, Brigade Models Release 2mm ACW Forts, and Capitan Miniatures re-launching the former Warmodelling Catalog.

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Mid-Week Snippets

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 Caen House from Escenografia Epsilon, New Nuclear Adventurers and a Valentine’s Day sale from Brother Vinni, a new Sailboat Hull from Thomarillion, new Mutants and Aliens released by Loud Ninja Games, Spanish edition of Strategikon released by Capitan Games, Aegis Studios Releases Contagion Second Edition Gamemaster Screen, More new model previews for Alternative Civil War, the Spell Saga tabletop novel now available in limited quantities, new Valentine’s Day Miniature and Decals and Smoke Plume from Ginfritter’s Workshop, and LaserCutCard container price drop.

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Divisional Commander Free Online Army Builder

Capitan Games gives you a new way to create and manage your Divisional Commander forces with their free online army builder program. Players can create their armies and even keep a record of matches with the software.

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New 45mm Spanish Succesion War Minis From Capitan Games/Battlemodels Miniatures

Capitan Games and Battlemodels Miniatures are bringing you a new line of 45mm War of Spanish Succession models and units.
While 45mm isn’t really in vogue anymore, for the longest time, it was the preferred size for miniatures, most notably from H.G. Wells’ “Little Wars.”
There are 13 sets in this release, encompassing standard infantry, to cavalry, to artillery, to generals to make sure all the killing goes as according to plan as it can.

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Divisional Commander 1st Carlist War Army Lists Now available for free

Capitan Games is offering free downloads of their 1st Carlist War Army Lists from their website. The Carlist War was the last of the Napoleonic age and was fought between two groups claiming that their candidate was the right one to take over the Spanish throne.
And that just reminds us that we should always pronounce a successor whenever possible.

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Divisional & Marlburian Commander NEWS from Capitan Games

Capitan Games has some news about their Divisional Commander army-creator program as well as their Malburian Commander book.

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From the update:

DIVISIONAL COMMANDER NEWS

Online Army Builder
In a short time and with the invaluable collaboration of LITTLE ARMY BUILDER, we shall have a free online army builder, with this online facility players can build their own balanced armies for tournaments, historical games; all that you need to make preparing the game easy.
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Capitan Games opens their forum

Capitan Games has their new forums open for discussing their products and the time periods that they cover.

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From the announcement:

Capitan Games Ltd now has a forum. To become a member, just log in where you can comment, ask for clarifications and make suggestions on our rules, share scenarios, report your games, and find out about all our new projects on miniatures and rules. The forum will be moderated by our team, and we are here to help and offer advice to all our gamers and friends.

Divisional Commander Published by Capitan Games

Capitan Games has released their Divisional Commander book over in their webshop for all you Napoleonic players.

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From the release:

These rules are designed to play battles of medium size, involving a division, or a small corps, from the whole Napoleonic era, including the British-American War of 1812, the “forgotten” Wars of Liberation in South America, and the last War of the
Napoleonic Era – the 1st Carlist War.

Divisional Commander is designed to allow players to represent historical battles or to play balanced games based on a point system that allows them also to play fictional scenarios or to run campaigns or championships.
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Capitan Games Ltd New Online Shop

Capitan Games Ltd has a new online shop set up for you to check out.

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From the launch:

As we have said in earlier announcements and on The Miniatures Page we have opened a new company in the UK called Capitan Games Ltd. Battle Models Ltd will shortly disappear as a separate entity but, as “Battlemodels”, will become the brand name for our figure ranges. However, we shall continue to offer the full range of Warmodelling figures outside Spain, where Warmodelling will continue to operate its existing business.

These changes, whilst hopefully securing a more reliable delivery service, will not affect how our existing customers interface with us.

Capitan Games Ltd. Release

Capitan Games Ltd. is a new structuring of Capitan Games and Battle Models Ltd. Check them out if you’re into historicals.

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From them to you:

The arrival of CAPITAN GAMES LTD is an exciting development on the European wargaming scene. Based in the UK, it is an amalgamation of the Spanish company, Capitan Games SL, and Britain’s Battle Models Ltd (until now the UK distributor for Warmodelling Miniatures). Capitan Games have divested themselves of their Warmodelling interest but the new UK company will continue to offer the miniatures outside Spain.
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Capitan Games demos at Salute & Warmodelling Offers

Capitan Games will be making their way to Salute this weekend and offering demos of their games. Plus, they’ll have deals going on their Warmodelling miniatures.

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From the announcement:

Come to see us at SALUTE 2014, with the invaluable help of IRON FORES GAME CLUB we will play the Cacabelos Battle, (one of the most important fightings of the Moore’s Retreat to Corunna).

We will release the 2nd edition o CAPITAN rules, shortly will be available free pdf download at our website, but for all the customers that buy the rules in SALUTE we have made a printed edition that we will add free for each ruleset purchased.

CAPITAN Salute offer:
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Capitan Games launches Napoleon’s Battes Maréchal Edition Crowdfunding project

Capitan Games has launched a Board Game Starter campaign to fund the Maréchal edition of their Napoleon’s Battles game.

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From the campaign:

BoardGameStarter.co.uk, a British-owned crowd-funding company in partnership with CrowdFunder.co.uk are working hand-in-hand with Capitán Games to bring you this opportunity.

By making a pledge, you will enjoy highly advantageous prices, not only for the rules system but for an entire range of 15 mm white metal miniature figures produced by Warmodelling Miniatures and a whole variety of mouthwatering reward items, from a Limited Edition leather-bound rule book to a series of cast replica Napoleonic campaign medals. Just read through the pledges to see how you can benefit.
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Capitan Games Wants your Napoleonic Photos

Capitan Games is offering a free copy of their Napoleon’s Battles rulebook to gaming groups that send in photos of their Napoleonic games. If your photo is chosen to be part of the new edition, they’ll send you a copy for free.

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From the announcement:

As a tribute to all wargamers that have been playing Napoleon’s Battles over the 25 years since the first edition appeared, we have decided to illustrate the new 4th Maréchal Edition, with photos of players’ or clubs’ own tabletop battles.

If you have photos of your Napoleon’s Battles games, and you would like us to publish them in the 4th edition, send them to us at: info@capitangames.com, telling us which battle is being played (if historical) and the names of the Club and/or players . To all the players whose pictures we publish we will send a free copy of the Napoleon’s Battles rulebook.

The photos must be at a minimum resolution of 200dpi (300dpi if possible). Closing date for submissions: first week of march.

Warmodelling Miniatures to release Spain in Flames

Warmodelling Miniatures will be releasing their new Spain in Flames game this week and they’ve got a special deal they’ll be running.

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From the announcement:

Next week we will release our Spanish Civil War Wargames reference book Spain in Flames, with organization of all the armies for the Spanish Civil War, plus special organization charts for our upcoming tactical combat level rules.
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New Army Packs and Accessories available from Capitan Games

Capitan Games released new army packs and accessories over on their website. Go check ’em out.

From the announcement:

ARMY PACKS FOR CAPITAN

We have designed special Army Packs to play CAPITAN (CAPITAN GAMES Rules for small Napoleonic actions), for only 36€ you will have a full army with miniatures & bases, including at total of 56 miniatures: 41 infantry & gunners miniatures, 15 cavalry and a gun. Order Now online at our ONLINE SHOP

CAP001British Army pack
CAP002French Army pack
CAP003Spanish Army pack

NAPOLEON’S BATTLES NEW ACCESSORIES LINE
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Capitan Games will publish the new edition of Napoleon´s Battles

Capitan Games will be coming out with a new edition of Napoleon’s Battles.

From the announcement:

CAPITAN GAMES the Wargames division of WARMODELLING MINIATURES, has acquired the world rights of the famous game Napoleon´s Battles from his author Bob Coggins. With the invaluable help of Mr. Coggins we are working in the new edition of the rules, with many news and ONLINE unit and army constructors, and Campaigns builder.
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Capitan Miniatures releases more for their Napoelonics line

Capitan Miniatures releases more Spanish Infantry models on their site.

From the release:

Our new ranges are available in our online shop and distributors: SPANISH INFANTRY 28mm (1808-1811)
Napoleonic Spanish infantry in 1808-1811 uniform, suitable for Peninsular War. We have designed our miniatures with a selection of battle uniforms to fit the appearance of the Spanish army in battle. You can choice miniatures in full uniform, sell jacket, trousers and more. All infantry miniatures have separated heads (except the command miniatures), all miniatures comes with a choice of three bicorn heads, plus a selection of three more heads and a equipment pack to customize the miniatures. The most complete range of Spanish Napoleonic Infantry in the market!!!

M&C Frigates Naval Officer Career

Capitan Games have released a campaign game for the Master & Commander Frigates rules.

From their announcement:

We have included in our M&C Frigates page the new Naval Officer Career System. Play now battles and earn ranks in the Spanish Army / Royal Navy / French Navy and US Navy.

There is a modification to the rules supplement (Double shot rule), included now in the Frigates supplement.

Currently we are working on an extensive set of historical scenarios to play Frigates

Master & Commander Frigates Released

Master & Commander FrigatesCapitan Games have released the Master & Commander Frigates version of their Napoleonic naval combat rules.

From their announcement:

Master & Commander Frigates is a new game based in our naval rules system.

Attached to a fleet, the frigates were the eyes and ears, ranging in line abreast over a immense expanse of sea while battleships kept steadily on line ahead, repeating signals and carrying dispatches.

Detached either singly or in small squadrons the frigates might be sent anywhere in the world to attack enemy commerce and protect their own, to hunt down privateers or pirates, or to take part in the conquest of yet another colony.

All this operations and engagements are covered by our rules “Master & Commander – Frigates”. We have included 48 British, 48 Spanish, 48 French, 48 US, 40 Dutch & 24 Danish ships, including Two deckers, Frigates, Rasées, Sloops of War, Brigs of War, Schooners, & Cutters. The years covered with the ships are the American War of Independence, French Revolutionary Wars, Napoleonic Wars, & 1812 War.

Capitan rules in Miniature Wargames Magazine

Capitan Games’ rules will be featured in Miniature Wargames Magazine.

From their announcement:

In the may  issue number 337, of Miniature Wargames, the Capitan Rules has been included in the selection of Skirmish rules, for the napoleonic period in the article of Mike Popay and Ian Spence “Small but Perfectly formed?”.

The Capitan rules continue growing with 6 supplements for now, and more to coming…..

  • Peninsular War
  • War of liberation 1813-1814
  • War of 1812
  • Libertadores
  • 1st Carlist War
  • American Civil War

You can choose from a total of 1.240 different unit data cards totally free that you can download from our website.

Capitan Libertadores released

Capitan Games have released their Libertadores supplement for the Capitan Napoleonic rules.

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Capitan starts his Wars for the Liberation of South America series, with this first release.

“The Wars of South american Independence or South American Emancipation, as these conflicts are variously called, were extremely complex mix of regional identities, class economics and social tension with mixed patriotism, democratic idealism and no small amount of cynical power politics. Not only were  a contest between the colonies and the mother countries, they were a conflict between liberals and conservatives over what social and political shape the new nations would take.” (Liberators! The war in the South, Volume I, by John Fletcher)

This first supplement covers the wars for Chilean liberation (1817-1820) between Royal Spanish Army and Los Andes Army of San Martín. 56 Army of los Andes units & 56 Royalist units.

Capitan American Civil War available for download

Capitan Games have posted their American Civil War supplement for their Capitan Napoleonic rules.

Capitan American Civil War

From their announcement:

Hostilities began on April 12, 1861, when Confederate forces attacked a U.S. military installation at Fort Summer in South Carolina, co-inciding with the 150th anniversary of this date Capitan Games has published its American Civil War Supplement to his small action wargames rules Capitan.

The American Civil war supplement for Capitan include a total of 192 new units (96 Confederate & 96 Unionist), and a supplement to the rules. We have selected this units in the huge amount of units that take part in the American Civil War; our intention has been to give to the player a selection of the units and troop types that take part in the conflict, so with them you can represent the exact unit of the unit data card or a similar unit in characteristics and profile.

We are happy to hear from our players, so any feedback is welcome (info@capitan-games.com), and Yes of course¡¡¡ any new units suggestions to release more units. Any suggestion on scenarios is really welcome, although there is many books of scenarios published from the war that can fit perfectly to the Capitan rules system, we are working in our scenarios.

Chilean Navy for Master and Commander

Capitan Games have released a Chilean Navy supplement for their Master and Commander naval rules.

From their announcement:

In 1818, at the request of Chilean leader Bernardo O’Higgins, Cochrane was appointed Vice Admiral, and took command of the Chilean Navy in Chile’s war of independence against Spain. He was the first Vice Admiral of Chile Cochrane reorganized the Chilean navy, introducing British naval customs, and recruit British Captains to command the incipient Chilean Navy.
 
The Spanish defend his possessions in a period of decadence of the navy, but make the best of his ships with a shortage of resources. We include in the supplement the Spanish ship of the line San Telmo, a 74 gun that was wrecked in the Cape Horn, en route to Chile in 1819.
 
Now you can download 8 Chilean Ships and 8 Spanish ships to re-fight the Chilean campaign of 1817-18120. Download from our website.   

Available in Spanish and English 

Capitan ACW supplement coming soon

Capitan Games will be releasing the American Civil War supplement for their Capitan rules.

From their announcement:

In a few days and coinciding with the 150th anniversary of the starting of the American Civil War we will release in our web the Capitan supplement for the ACW.

You will find totally free 196 unit data cards (96 union / 96 confederate) and a rules supplement.

The Capitan family continues to grow with this supplement, now we have 1,132 different units and 5 campaign / periods to play, and the 6th supplement  Capitan Libertadores ( The war for the independence of Sud America the Chilean campaign) will be available in brief, with 112 new unit data cards (52 Royalist & 56 Patriots)

East Indies Campaign Ships for Master and Commander

Capitan Games have added a free download with stats for the East Indies Campaign for their free Master and Commander naval rules.

From their announcement:

Now you can download new British & French Ships to refight the East Indies Campaign of 1778-1783, fight the battles of Cuddalore, Negapatam, Tricomalee and others, this was the era of the 64 gun ships.