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Once again we're here at a Wednesday. The first half of the week is done. The rest of it stretches before us like a 2-day behemoth.
Or maybe it's not so bad for you. Maybe Thursday and Friday are like puppy-dogs. That'd be nice. I love puppies. But now we're getting off-topic.

On-topic, we've collected some bite-sized stories for you and present them now.

In this grouping we've got: New Carthaginian Shield Transfers from Victrix, More WIPs pics of the Queen Of Hearts by Kabuki Models, New Magnetic Foil 32mm Rounds from Tabletop-Art, some more episodes of The Fiver from The Meeple Mechanic, The Nexus Terror from Icarus Miniatures Artwork Preview, Meet Brunhild and The Flag for War of Wonders Miniatures Game, Kromlech New Release - Hobby Drill and Super Glue Activator, New Ogre Cossacks Band from Scibor, New 15mm Hippogriff Aerodyne pre-order from Darkest Star Games, and Previews of the Harlequin Burglar for ShadowSea.

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Darkest Star Games has their March releases now available over in their webshop for you 15mm sci-fi gamers to enjoy.



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From the release:

This month Darkest Star Games brings a new faction to the Spec-Sec anime-inspired 15mm sci-fi line with the release of the Keparkian External Security Squad. This pack contains three Kepark Special Forces troops and a pair of Commando type Combat Robots, ready to intervene in developing situations on foreign soil. $4usd per pack.

We also present Robear Medisi, a Tinker-for-hire that can build just about anything mechanical or cybernetic someone is willing to pat for. $1 per figure.

Lastly, Medisi's latest creation for the criminally minded: the Jackdaw drive-armor. Designed by Charles Oines, the Jackdaw is a heavily modified Vantage drive-armor with jump-jets installed. Perfect for the aspiring nihilist to cause havoc with... 11 part metal kit, $10usd each.

These new releases can be found on the Spec-Sec product page and more info can be found on our blog.
Thank you for looking, and happy gaming!


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Darkest Star Games has started taking orders for their new 15mm FD24-Talin Wheeled IFV.



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From the announcement:

The 15mm version of our very popular FD24- Talin Wheeled IFV is now up for pre-order on the Darkest Star Games website!
Delivery will begin at the end of the first week of January, 2014.

This is an 11 piece kit: 1x resin hull, 8x metal wheels and 1x metal turret and 1x gun.
And remember: pre-orders are slightly discounted, and any additional items ordered at the same time as pre-order items will not ship until the pre-order item is ready!

And here's a bonus!
All 15FD-24 Talin Wheeled IFVs pre-ordered between now and 11:59pm US CST on December 15 will come with a 22 piece stowage set

Keep your eyes on this space, as other pre-orders are coming up VERY soon.


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Darkest Star Games is running a Zonii Dwelling Scratch Build contest. Do you have the modelling chops to take it on?



From the contest:

It's contest time!
Darkest Star Games has started a scratch building contest for you to create dwellings for the poor homeless Zonii.

First prize is a $50 USD voucher to the Darkest Star Games store, while second place receives a $25 USD voucher.


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Darkest Star Games has a couple new 15mm Spec-sec mechs (try saying that 3x fast) available over on their website.



From the announcement:

Darkest Star Games has released the first set of 15mm Drive-armor and Battle-armor mechs for the Spec-sec line. The Vantage, Mastiff, and Skorpios drive-armors are now available, as is the "Parma" Police Battle-armor 3-pack.


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Darkest Star Games is now taking down names of people who want their second wave of Colony-15 models as soon as they're made available. Be the first gamer on your block with these figures when they're released.



From the announcement:

The second wave of Darkest Star Games 15mm Colony-15 range are now available for reduced-cost Pre-order. Delivery will be the first week of March.

This release includes 20 new miniatures for the Magravate Militia, Space Marauders, Zonii, and now Colonist Adventurers.


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Beyond the Gates of Antares is over on Kickstarter and looking for funding. Go check out the latest endeavor from Rick Priestley.



From the campaign:

Beyond the Gates of Antares is a brand new science fiction wargame universe from Rick Priestley - the creator of the Warhammer 40,000 game universe - and YOU!

Unlike other Kickstarter miniature projects that have done most of the work before hand, we’re here so that we can see if you are interested in not only backing us to fund the project but also if you’re interested in helping us develop the game rules, artwork, miniature range, tactical abilities, scenery, vehicles and everything else. We already know much of the initial design (well, it’s mostly in Rick’s head at the moment..) and we want to work with a unique set of enthusiasts with the vision to fund it and help us make it the best wargame experience that exists.

Simply put: we NEED you!


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Darkest Star Games has a preview picture up of some Battle armor they're working on in 15mm scale.



From the preview:

Hello all! We hope your holidays are coming along well and that you got a HUGE stash of presents.

We at Darkest Star Games have been busy little beavers, and have posted a sneak peek of our upcoming 15mm Landmate style Battle-armor on out blog. Drop on by and let us know what you think!


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Darkest Star Games posted up a 3D render of their next 15mm mech, the Skorpios.



From the preview:

We just posted a teaser pick of an upcoming 15mm hexapod cyber-tank for our Spec-Sec range on our blog.

She's a big'un!

Feel free to drop on by and tell us what you think!


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Darkest Star Games is previewing a new 15mm mini-bot they've got in the works.



From the preview:

The first offerings of our upcoming anime inspired 15mm line, Spec-Sec (Special Security), is close to release. As such, we though we'd share a little teaser of a mini mech that was just sent off to be 3d printed.

Much more to come, stay tuned!


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Darkest Star Games is showing off their new Venturian tank and we figured we'd show it off, too.



From the preview:

Work diligently continues to expand (and indeed introduce) our ranges at Darkest Star Games, and to prove it we figured a little sneak peek was in order.

If you hope over to our blog you will find a trio of pictures of the upcoming Venturian Point Defense and Artillery tank. It is shown with both weapon options, but there will be separate codes for each type.


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Darkest Star Games, a new sci-fi minis gaming company, is open for business.



From the grand opening:

Darkest Star Games is now open for business, and are offering FREE SHIPPING for a limited time on all 15mm and 6mm sci-fi purchases.


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