Warcradle Studios Taking Over Dystopian and Firestorm Licenses From Spartan Games

Well, it looks like Warcradle is on the move again. The new studio making Wild West Exodus has made a deal with Spartan Games that they will continue on the Dystopian and Firestorm universes. They’ve posted up a video discussing the new announcement, and we can look forward to more updates in the coming months. Check out the vid below.
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Spartan Games Launches Firestorm Galaxy Expansion Kickstarter

Spartan Games is looking to massively expand their Firestorm Armada range. They have launched a Kickstarter campaign in order to do just that. The project contains a couple different 2-player starts (and we all know how much I love those), a 3.0 set of rules, as well as core faction expansions and other goodies. Whether you’re a veteran captain or a rookie ensign, there’s a bit of everything for you.
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Spartan Games Free Rulebook Weekend Promo

Spartan Games is giving you a chance to get something for nothing. This weekend spend £50 in their webshop and get a free rulebook of your choice. Want to start one of their games but were waiting for some sort of special? Want to get a friend into a game? Just need to replace a beaten-up book? This weekend’s your chance to do it.
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Spartan Games Latest Releases Available Now

Spartan Games has their first releases for the new year up on their website. They’ve got new releases for three of their games: Dystopian Wars, Firestorm Armada, and Halo: Ground Command. So you’ve got some steampunk, some sci-fi space battles, and some sci-fi ground battles. Pretty nice spread there.
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New Firestorm Armada Kits Available To Pre-order From Spartan Games

There’s a new group of pre-orders available over on the Spartan Games website. There’s a tourney kit. There’s some deluxe flight token sets. But what most people are probably going to be interested in (if I had to take a guess), would be the OmniDyne and their new box sets.
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New Pre-Orders Posted From Spartan Games

Spartan Games likes to give you all a good lead-time on getting your orders in for their new releases and conveniently places them all in one place in their webshop. Well, they’ve got a new page set up for the sets that will be shipping out April 27th. Lots of space going on this time around, but some ground-based action at the end.
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Spartan Games Easter Sale Happening Now

As I mentioned in the previous post, Easter is on its way next week. I’ve got my hard-boiled eggs chilling in the fridge. But I bet a lot of players are hoping for something more game-related in their Easter baskets than just some eggs. Well, Spartan Games is helping out a bit with their special Easter Sale happening now.
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Black Friday Deals Already Available from Spartan Games

It’s Thanksgiving week (for us here in the US). And while where you’re at they might not celebrate Thanksgiving, or might not celebrate it at the same time (I’m looking at you, Canadians), the whole world pays attention to it, as it means the start of the Christmas Shopping Season, kicking off with Black Friday. Well, it’s not Black Friday yet, but that doesn’t mean the deals haven’t already started. Such as these from Spartan Games.
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New Spartan Pre-Releases Available to Order

We’re just chock full of pre-releases this morning here on TGN. There were the new Age of Sigmar figures. There’s the Warpath Kickstarter (which some consider Kickstarters to just be “glorified pre-releases.” I disagree on many occasions, but that’s a discussion for the comments section). Now we’ve got a large amount of Spartan Games pre-releases to let you know about. The releases that’ll start shipping on Oct. 28th have been posted in the Spartan webshop.
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Spartan Games Big Weekend Sale

Have you been thinking of getting into Dystopian Wars or Firestorm Armada from Spartan Games? Or perhaps you’ve got one or the other game (or potentially both) and had been thinking about bulking up your force? This might be a weekend to look into doing just that.
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Spartan Games Ramps Up for Firestorm System Wars

Spartan Games is helping link together two of their games. Firestorm Armada and Firestorm Planetfall are being combined via Firestorm System Wars. The first of these supplemental rules are going out with the upcoming Invasion Fleets that Spartan is selling. Phase 1’s main feature is a rewards table that will help show that what happens up in the skies has an effect on what happens down below. There’s also four scenarios and six new commanders.
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Spartan Games Taking Pre-orders for June 24th Releases

Spartan Games has updated their webshop with their new releases that will be coming out on June 24th. You can start taking orders for these new figures to make sure that you’re the first gamer on your block with these models when they’re released. They’ve got new releases for Firestorm Armada, Firestorm Planetfall, and Dystopian Legions. So if you play any of those games, you’ll want to go check out what will be available coming up next month.
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New Pre-Releases Posted from Spartan Games

Spartan Games has posted up their next set of pre-releases on their website. These new kits will be available May 27th, but you can get your orders in now to make sure you have them on your doorstep ASAP when they’re released. If you play Firestorm Armada or Firestorm Planetfall, there’s plenty for you to look at. For Armada, there are the new Hawker Industries and Works Raptor box sets. For Planetfall, well, there’s something for everyone. Each faction is getting a new Recon Helixes, as well as Light Infantry Upgrade box sets. Check them all out below the cut.

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Spartan Games Sale on Aerial Battle Groups and Individual Models

Spartan Games gets you some minis for cheaper than usual with their Aerial Battle Groups and Individual Models sales over in their webshop. Until the 15th, you can get 10% off your order by using the code “MODELS10” at checkout. The sale applies to Aerial Battle Groups for Dystopian Wars and individual models for Dystopian Wars and Firestorm Armada. Now’s a great time to add to your fleets.

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Big April Sale at Spartan Games on Books and Dystpian Legions

Spartan Games has several really great deals going on over in their webshop. For starters, all of their rulebooks are at least half-off. Sure, you can download them for free from their website, but some people like to actually have a book in their hand (I’m included in this count), and Spartan’s making it a lot cheaper for you to do so. The other deal is for Dystopian Legions army bundles. If you’re looking to get either Prussians or English, now’s the time. You get several box sets, the rulebook, tokens, and templates, plus free shipping for one, low price.
These deals last throughout the month of April.

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Spartan Games Posts March 25th Releases

Spartan Games is showing off and taking pre-orders for their batch of minis they’ll be releasing on March 25th. There’s a little something for everyone, whether you play Dystopian Legions, Firestorm Armada, Dystopian Wars, or Firestorm Planetfall. There’s a lot of photos just beyond the cut to ogle.
I’m a fan of the giant robots, myself.


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Latest Pre-Releases Posted from Spartan Games

Spartan Games has posted up the latest set of pre-releases on their website. These are for Dystopian Wars and Firestorm Armada. They’ll be shipped out on Feb. 25th.
For Firestorm Armada, there’s several sets for both the Rense System Navy as well as the Oroshan.
For Dystopian Wars, the League of Italian States get both naval and aerial detachments.


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Spartan Games taking pre-orders for January Releases

Spartan Games is bringing some oversight to Firestorm Armada with their new Return of the Overseers box set that’s coming out in January. The box contains two starter fleets (the Aquans and the Directorate), along with a mysterious, alien dimensional gate that comes into play in the missions in the book that comes along with the set. The box also has the 2.0 version of the rulebook, along with any tokens and templates and dice that are required for the game.

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Latest Pre-Orders available from Spartan Games

Spartan Games posted their last set of pre-orders for this year. There’s a whole bunch to see, so check ’em out.


From the announcement:


Following the exciting launch of Firestorm Planetfall, headlined by the excellent Battle for Proteus Prime 2 Player Battle Box, Spartan Games is pleased to announce our final release of the year. The December release includes new additions for Firestorm Planetfall, Firestorm Armada, Dystopian Legions and Dystopian Wars, so there’s something for everyone this holiday season!
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Latest pre-orders available from Spartan Games

Spartan Games put their latest wave of pre-orders up over in their webshop.

Chinese Dragon


From them to you:

Spartan Games is proud to announce the release of ELEVEN new products this September, covering Dystopian Legions, Firestorm Armada and Dystopian Wars.

We bring you two Rulebooks, a fantastic two player starter set, a new alliance fleet of spaceships, a Dystopian Wars Alliance Nation expands its war effort, and we also unleash a ROBOT DRAGON!

Spartan Games latest pre-orders posted

Spartan Games posted up their next round of pre-orders. These models will be shipped out in August.


From the announcement:

August brings new releases for Dystopian Wars, with Naval and Armoured Battle Groups marking the introduction of the powerful Indian Raj, and Firestorm Armada, with 3 new box sets across Kurak Alliance and Zenian League.

Geek of Spades Firestorm Armada 2nd Edition Review? posted

Geek of Spades posted a video review of Firestorm Armada 2nd edition from Spartan Games.


From the video:

You’ve seen the contents of the starter box, and now Spencer sits down to review the long awaited 2nd Edition rules for Firestorm Armada.

Dreadnoughts lead the charge

Spartan Games is taking orders for a bunch of new Firestorm Armada ship sets.


From the announcement:

The most renowned and influential Admirals in the Firestorm Armada Galaxy take to battle aboard an imposing Dreadnought. Soon to be available, alongside boxed sets of Battle Carriers, Gunships and specialist R&D Cruisers, your Fleet can expand to system-conquering levels and triumph over any foe with these ships at its core.

Now is also your chance to pick up both the Alliance of Kurak and Zenian League Fleet Guides!

This release will be shipping from 23rd April 2014. Place your pre-orders today with the Spartan Games Online Store to ensure you do not miss out on these exciting new releases.

Geek of Spades Firestorm Armada 2 player starter set unboxing

Geek of Spades opens up the Firestorm Armada 2-player starter set in this unboxing video.


From the video:

We finally got the Firestorm Armada 2.0 set! Here’s an unboxing video so you can see what all is in the box.

Spencer will be coming at you soon with a review of the rule book.

Latest pre-orders from Spartan Games posted

Spartan Games has their latest round of minis up for pre-order over on their website. If you’re a Firestorm Armada fan, you’ll want to go check it out.


From the announcement:

Our March releases continue the roll-out of the Firestorm Armada box sets: there are Destroyer Groups and Frigate & Corvette Groups for each of the main fleets. There’s one Dystopian Legions release as well: The Black Wolf Raiding Party.

Stock of the new releases will be shipping to our sales partners from March 26th

Brueckenkopf Online reviews Firestorm Armada Battle for Valhalla Starter Set

Brueckenkopf returns to our crawl with a review of the Firestorm Armada Battle for Valhalla Starter Set from Spartan Games.


From the review:

In our latest review we’ve taken a very close look at the new Firestorm Armada 2-player starter set. Load of pictures included!

Headshot posts Firestorm Armada 2.0 Starter Box Unboxing

Headshot posted a video unboxing of the new Firestorm Armada 2.0 2-player starter box from Spartan Games.


From the post:

Headshot wargaming have released a video unboxing of the new 2 player starter set for Firestorm Armada.

The Black Ocean updates Fleet Recognition for Firestorm Armada

The Black Ocean has updated their fleet recognition for Firestorm Armada.


From the update:

Want to see all the current ships for Firestorm Armada? Need to plan your next fleet. We have just updated our Fleet Recognition page on the main site. This contains all know ships for the Storm Zone. Including many brand new ships.

The Black Ocean posts Combined Ship Stat Cards for Firestorm Armada 2.0

The Black Ocean updated their online resources with the combined ship stat cards for Firestorm Armada 2.0.


From the announcement:

It has been a arduous week for us here at The Black Ocean but we have a little something for you. The Combined Ship Stat Cards 2.0!

This document includes the statistics already released by Spartan Games and the Model Assigned Rules for those ships!

Please note that the Model Assigned Rules MAY be from some of the earlier versions of the rules and should be treated as such! As we get newer versions we will update this document. (You should read that as: Don’t freak out!)
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Spartan Games having a special bundle on Firestorm Armada rulebook and Battle Stations

Spartan Games is running a special bundle deal for their Firestorm Armada 2.0 rulebook and their Battle Stations. With this one, you can get all 6 Battle Stations and the book together.


From the announcement:

By popular demand, we are now giving you another way to pre-order the Firestorm Armada 2.0 Hardback Rulebook. If you liked the ‘Pre-order the Rulebook and get a FREE Battle Station’ promotion we announced last Friday but can’t decide which Battle Station you want most, you may be interested to know that you can now get ALL 6!
Head on over to the Spartan Games Online Store to find a new limited bundle that gives you 1 Firestorm Armada 2.0 Hardback Rulebook and ALL 6 Battle Stations for the special price of £60!

Spartan Games taking pre-orders for December releases including Firestorm Armada 2.0 hardcover

Spartan Games is taking down names of those gamers who want their December releases as soon as they’re available. Biggest among the list is the Firestorm Armada 2.0 hardcover rulebook.


From the announcement:

If you’re a Firestorm Armada enthusiast its time to get excited for the all-new
2.0 Hardback Rulebook, marking a coming of age for a game that has swept across gaming tables since its debut in 2009.

For Dystopian Wars we have the Kingdom of Denmark, a nation with a long and proud history of excelling at naval warfare, and the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, with aerial forces as deadly as they are impressive. Also check out the new Harbour and Landing Field Sets, adding plenty of character to your gaming table.

Spartan Scenics gets 4 new and highly modular accessory packs crammed with high-quality resin terrain and live edge acrylic, giving you even more ways to theme your Spartan Scenics terrain.

Spartan Games previews Aquan Prime vehicles artwork

Spartan Games is showing off some concept art for the Aquan Prime faction for Firestorm Armada.


From the preview:

Being primarily comprised of species that dwell underwater, the forces of the Aquan Prime were always going to have a very unique look. Combined with the extensive role that genetic manipulation plays in their technology, the Aquan vehicles feel very different to anything else we have shown you so far.

14 New Planetfall Models Available for Pre-Order from Spartan Games

Spartan Games is making sure you get your Planetfall models as soon as possible by taking names of those that want them right away.

From the announcement:

Studio Sparta is pleased to announce our massive Spring 2013 Planetfall release: a tide of new models for the Dindrenzi Federation and Terran Alliance, escalating your planetary invasion to a new, even deadlier level.

Planetfall is a fast and furious game based on the idea of battles between sprawling squadrons of tanks, giant mechanised suits and agile VTOL aircraft. It will reward forward planning, intelligent manoeuvre and bold decisive tactics, providing exciting, fast-moving, action-packed combat. With this latest release, there has never been a better time to get involved in the action!

These models will be shipping from 19th April 2013. From today, you can place your advance orders with Studio Sparta to ensure you do not miss out on these exciting new releases.

Spartan Games wants your help in designing new ships for Firestorm Armada

Spartan Games is taking the word to the community and looking for your guy’s input into making some new ships for Firestorm Armada.
You can comment on the Spartan page or The Black Ocean’s page (that’s where the links go from here).

From the announcement:

Are you a Firestorm Armada fan? Do you want to help design our next set of models for the six major races? Then head on over the Spartan Games Community and The Black Ocean Facebook Page to see how you can get involved.