Historical


New Cruel Seas, Blood Red Skies, and Bolt Action Releases and Pre-Orders from Warlord Games

It's all WWII today for Warlord Games' releases. There's new kits for Cruel Seas, Blood Red Skies, and Bolt Action for you to order (or pre-order in some cases). So, whether you like your 1940s action on the ocean, in the sky, or on the land, you've got your options laid out for you.


Continue Reading »

New Releases Available From Warlord Games

It's a real shotgun blast of releases coming from Warlord Games today. There's a pair of new releases for Blood Red Skies. Bolt Action is also getting some action with a few Belgian releases. Pike & Shotte gets their first release in quite some time with a Swedish Field Commander. Even Beyond the Gates of Antares has some new figures.


Continue Reading »

New Konflikt '47, Bolt Action, and Beyond the Gates of Antares Releases From Warlord Games

Warlord Games has some WWII, Weird War II, and Sci-Fi new releases this week for Bolt Action, Konflikt '47, and Beyond the Gates of Antares. So, whether you like your historical miniatures games actually historically accurate or not, or just want to blast off for the deepest reaches of space, they've got you covered. Let's take a look at some more specifics.


Continue Reading »

New Pre-Orders and Releases Available From Warlord Games

There's just a bit of everything going on from Warlord Games today. There's new pre-orders for Strontium Dog. There's new Blood Red Skies squadrons for you to pick up. Keeping with the WWII theme, there's some Cruel Seas. More WWII, but Weird War II, there's new German heads for Konflikt '47. And there's even new Hail Caesar sets. Seriously, like I said, it's a bit of everything.


Continue Reading »

Didn't Dare Do Anything, 1812 Campaign Guide Now Available

Considered one of history's greatest military blunders, Napoleon had a hell of a time when he decided to invade Russia. In this new Campaign Guide from The Wargaming Company, Didn't Dare Do Anything, you can recreate the various flanking actions that the French and the Russians undertook during the campaign. You can get your copy now.


Continue Reading »

Friday Snippets

What a week. Seriously, it's been a bit brutal. But I've made it through, busy as it was. And the weekend is nearly upon us. Just one last push through the day and we'll be there. So let's stock up on some bite-sized gaming stories and get going.

Today on the platter we have: Brigade Miniatures Running 28mm American War of Independence Miniatures Kickstarter and Palladium Books Launches New Website.


Continue Reading »

Battlefront Previews 2019 Objectives for Flames of War and Team Yankee

For their big events throughout the year, the folks at Battlefront like to create special objectives for the players to go after during their games. In this article, they show off the ones that'll be gracing tables in 2019. Have yourselves a look, as well as a schedule of where you can pick them up.


Continue Reading »

Midweek Snippets

We're halfway through the week, everyone. I hope it's been going alright for you. It's been a very busy start to the week for me. That has had the added effect of making it go by quick. But if I'm going to continue running at this pace, I should snack on some bite-sized gaming stories.

Today on the platter we have: Barbaric Splendor Miniatures first new release, Splintered Light Miniatures Running Lesser Goblin Horde 15mm Kickstarter, Shieldwolf Miniatures Running Goblin Miniatures Kickstarter 28mm, MOMminiaturas: Mercenaries Up On Kickstarter, Magistar Millitum’s 3mm Ancients at PicoArmor, and The Cartography of Alyssa Faden Launches Patreon Account.


Continue Reading »

New Hail Caesar, Black Powder, and Bolt Action Releases Available From Warlord Games

There's three eras of releases available to order from Warlord Games this week. There's a new Age of Bronze book for Hail Caesar. For Black Powder, it's a whole host of new heads to choose from. Bolt Action gets the biggest group of releases this week with more Afrika Corps and 8th Army sets. Let's take a look.


Continue Reading »

Battlefront's Great War Sale Happening Now

Battlefront is heading back to WWI (a personal area of interest for me from my history grad student days) with Great War. The new version will be hitting store shelves in March, but they've gone ahead and opened up their webshop for pre-orders. Be the first gamer on your block with these kits when they're available.


Continue Reading »

Midweek Snippets

Halfway there, everyone. We've made it halfway through the week. Congratulations! I hope you've got some gaming planned for this weekend. I've got some plans to hang out with friends, but beyond the vague "hang out," we've not really figured things out. I do have some minis I've been wanting to assemble, so we might have a build party. We'll see. Anyway, as it's Wednesday, that means we need to snack upon some bite-sized gaming stories.

Today on the platter we have: Skirmisher Publishing Releases Viking Warrior Cardstock Characters, New Pirate Ship Bases Available From Tabletop-Art, PicoArmor Releases 3mm Seven Years' War Miniatures, Fantasy Miniatures For RPGs and Wargames Up On Kickstarter, and Baueda Releases New Norman Crossbowmen.


Continue Reading »

New Cruel Seas and Konflikt '47 Releases Available From Warlord Games

Warlord Games has some new Alternate-History WWII stuff as well as some Actual-History WWII stuff for you this week. There's two new pieces of artillery for Konflikt '47, as well as some new new fighter squadrons and weapon packs for Cruel Seas.


Continue Reading »

Jack Miller Character Available Now for 1-48Tactic

1-48Tactic takes you onto the battlefields of WWII with not just squads of nameless soldiers, but actual individuals, each with their own personality that changes how the game plays. Baueda has released a new figure for the Americans. It's Jack Miller, or "Wild Jack" as he came to be known, mostly for his reckless attitude and hatred for his foes.


Continue Reading »

Warlord Games Posts Rules for Desert Fox

One of the most well-known commanders of WWII, Erwin Rommel, also known as the Desert Fox, was one of Germany's best leaders. He orchestrated their advances across North Africa, where he got his famous nickname. In Bolt Action, you can have Rommel take over your forces as well. With this update, Warlord Games has posted rules for him.


Continue Reading »

Midweek Snippets

Well, we survived the latest round of snow here in Atlanta.

Granted, there wasn't a single flake flying anywhere near me, but there we are, then. Hopefully you made it through safe and sound as well. And while I'm sure you have stores of bread and milk, it's good to snack on some bite-sized gaming stories as well.

Today on the platter we have: New Releases and Sale from Kraken Dice, Normandy Miniatures Running 15mm Post-War French Miniatures Kickstarter, and New Releases Available From Puppets War.


Continue Reading »

New Russian Infantry Available From Battlefront for Flames of War

The one thing the Russians never lacked in WWII was manpower. With such a vast country to draw from, they could fill out their ranks with men more easily than the could even with weapons, sometimes sending troops into battle saying, "when that guy dies, you get his gun." So, with this in mind, Battlefront is flooding the battlefield with new Russian troopers for your Flames of War games.


Continue Reading »