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February was a really tight month for me, monitarily. As such, I wasn't able to back as many Kickstarters as I otherwise might've liked. Thankfully, there's Late-Pledge periods where you can still get in on all the action after the fact. In this case, it's League of Infamy, the new board game coming from Mantic Games. If you missed out on the campaign, it's not too late to still get all those exclusives and deals.

Not all dwarves are nice and help out the other races of the surface world whenever they're needed. Some are deeper, darker, and have a more sadistic twist. They're the Abyssal Dwarves and if you've been waiting for them to be released for Kings of War, your wait is over. You can head over and pick up this new army now, including some new web-only bundles on Mantic's website.

Many of you have probably see a game of Kings of War: Vanguard being played. Or maybe you've only seen posts online about it. You've been curious and want to know more. If you could only get your hands on a rulebook, that'd give you everything you need to know about if you want to give the game a go or not. Well, Mantic is here to help. They've posted the Vanguard rulebook up on their website and you can download it for free.

This weekend, the American Football season comes to an end with the Super Bowl. It seems a pretty good time to celebrate sports in all its form, including using toy soldiers on your tabletop. And Mantic is celebrating pretty hard with their Super Mega Cup Sale going on now. You want to get DreadBall for a lot cheaper than usual? Now's your chance. And to make sure you're using the best rules, they've also posted an updated Errata and FAQ.

There's a lot of things buried deep underground. Some are rather malevolent and corruptive in nature. So, when you're a group of dwarves and you've been around those things for a long time, you get warped and corrupted yourself. Hence, Abyssal Dwarves. And they'll be making their way to your tabletops soon. Mantic Games has started taking pre-orders for new Abyssal Dwarf sets for Vanguard. You can head over and get your name on the list now.

Some of you had been by the Mantic HQ during one of their Open Days in the past. You got to see the latest figures, talk with the people that work there, and maybe even get some leaked information from Ronnie himself. Well, now you can do that 5 days a week as Mantic HQ is now open. They've created a new shop and play space that you can stop by and hang out in whenever you want (during open hours, of course).

2020 is upon us. If you want 2020 vision, at least in terms of what Mantic Games will be up to, they've posted a blog series looking at their different games and product lines. What's up for The Walking Dead? They'll tell you. What'll be coming for Kings of War? You can get a look. What about Hellboy? Get the scoop. Have yourselves a look.

Warlord isn't the only company taking the opportunity to help you correct any gift-giving mistakes that might've occurred over the last couple weeks. Mantic's in on the action as well. They've let Crazy Bobby go all Lawnmower Man, and so he's giving some super-deep discounts on items over in the Mantic webshop.

"Get to brass tacks." It means getting rid of all the extras and boil everything down to just the essentials. That's what Mantic has done with their new Kings of War rulebook. It's the Gamer's Edition and it's a smaller-size, softcover book that's "just the facts, ma'am." Just the rules. None of the fluff. Pre-orders are being taken now.

The turkey might still be thawing in the fridge, but that doesn't mean that you can't get some post-Thanksgiving deals online. Mantic Games has launched their Black Friday sale over in their webshop. Head on over now to check out some great savings. Crazy Bobby is back, baby!

A new supplemet is coming out soon for Kings of War. It's called Uncharted Empires and it goes on pre-sale this Friday. But... I mean, who wants to buy something they know nothing about? Nobody, that's who. That's why Mantic's here with an all-access look inside what will be coming in this book, with tour guide Matt Gilbert. Have yourselves a look.

Dragons. Sure, they're huge and destructive, but don't you want one of your own? I know I want a dozen, myself. But getting dragon eggs isn't easy. You'll need help. But be careful, anyone who's willing to go steal dragon eggs is also willing to stab you in the back to get more. That's what's happening in League of Infamy, the new sometimes-cooperative dungeon crawl board game from Mantic. The game's up on Kickstarter now.

It's finally getting colder outside here in Atlanta. I don't need my AC running constantly. Granted, give it a bit and it'll be very cold and I'll have the heater going, since homes in Atlanta don't use insulation. But while I'm shivering around the computer, I can at least look at some cool figures (no pun intended) as Mantic is taking orders for new Northern Alliance figures for Kings of War.

There's a lot of weird stuff out there. Strange, occult magic; evil, forgotten gods; hulking monsters. Best to have someone keep us safe. That's where the B.P.R.D. comes in. If you're looking to keep humanity safe, you'll want to check out The Wild Hunt, a new expansion for the Hellboy board game from Mantic that gives you three new case files to go on, as well as a new version of the big red guy himself to play as.

Many of you are Kings of War fans out there. You have your armies. You send them out on grand crusades for your side. You take time and care assembling and painting them. But maybe you want to get even more down in there with your forces. Well, you can do that with the Kings of War RPG that's up on Kickstarter now.

The undead are making their way to tabletops in Kings of War: Vanguard. Mantic has started taking orders for new figures over on their website. There's a mega-bundle, along with some support and trooper packs. Along with all that, there's the Ice & Iron book, including updated cards (or, if you just want the cards, you can order those, too).

When there's a new RPG out there on the block, you might be hesitant to rush in and get a full book for it, not knowing what the system is like. But many companies put out a Quickstart guide for you to look over. Red Scar Publishing has done just that for their Kings of War RPG, based on the world from the Mantic miniatures game. And it's free. So, why not go check it out?

Kings of War, the fantasy army combat game from Mantic, is getting a new edition soon (October, to be a little more specific). Making its way to 3rd edition, they look to make it the best fantasy minis game it can be, and have been going over the rules relentlessly in order to achieve that goal. They've also started giving us some previews, including a look at the rulebook as well as the upcoming Shadows in the North 2-player starter. Let's check 'em out.

You've played the miniatures game. Soon, you'll be able to create your own character and dive headlong into the realm of Mantic's Kings of War miniatures game, as Red Scar Publishing has announced that they've partnered with Mantic to create an RPG of the popular minis game. The Kings of War RPG will come to Kickstarter next month.

If you're a Kings of War: Vanguard player and you've been itching for some new miniatures and even a new faction to try out, you're in luck. The tides are rising and the sea's coming in. The Trident Realms are making their way to the game. You can pick up your model kits now, including some online exclusive army bundles from Mantic directly.

The undead are amassing. They're hungry. Hungry for human flesh! Unfortunately, that's what you're made out of. As such, you're #1 on the menu. Thankfully, you've still got your wits about you, and you are more than capable of beating the walking dead... right? Well, that's what you'll be finding out in The Walking Dead: Call to Arms, the new skirmish game available to pre-order from Mantic Games.

Getting an army all at once saves a lot of time and effort. You make a single purchase and boom, you're ready to go (after the glue dries, of course). That's the offer that Mantic is giving you right now, with a pair of Basilean army bundles for Kings of War. Get a whole army in a single go.

Things are hotting up over on the Deadzone battlefields. Reinforcements are being brought in. New tactics are being tried. And things are building in intensity. Commanders can now get their Deadzone: Command Protocols: Escalation books from Mantic Games. There's new units. There's newly updated stats. There's new scenarios. It's a lot.

Things are heating up in the Deadzone. Factions are getting reinforcements and the battles are becoming bigger than ever. Mantic's been working hard on their sci-fi miniatures game, and a new expansion will soon be hitting shelves. You can check out the new book as well as a bunch of new minis, as well as get your name on the list to get them as soon as they're available.

Monday.
It doesn't even really sound all that nice, honestly.
... Monday...
Oh well. We'll make it through and back towards the weekend. Starting out, though, we've gotta make your tabletops look good.

Today in the Terrain Corner we have: Waterloo Terrain Available From Brigade Models, Pre-Orders Open For Mantic's Terrain Crate 2, New Infinity Terrain Available From TTCombat, and Hive City Residence Available From Tabletop Scenics.