Mantic Games

By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Mar 30th, 2015
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Mantic is in their final week for their Deadzone Kickstarter campaign. To help that sprint to the end, they’ve added in a stretch goal that, if passed, will ad a Faction Booster, for free, to any Quarantine-level pledge. Who doesn’t love free minis? I know I love free minis. The Faction B...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Mar 26th, 2015
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Mantic continues to roll along with their Deadzone Kickstarter campaign. Though, for those of you that just want the terrain that they’ve got as part of the game, they’ve heard your pleas and have created a terrain-only pledge level. The sets utilize the same terrain system that Mantic ha...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Mar 24th, 2015
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Mantic has been making their way through stretch goals over on their Deadzone Kickstarter campaign. Next to be unlocked is the Brood Mother add-on for the Veer-Myn faction. They also have deluxe gaming mats that you can add to your campaign, either with a single one, or a pack of four (the mats are 2...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Mar 20th, 2015
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Mantic has gotten their Deadzone: Infestation Kickstarter campaign. And you all have wasted no time in rocketing past their funding goal of $50k. So better settle in for stretch goals, since we’ll be going through them for the next 17 days. This time they’re adding in the Veer-Myn to the ...
By Polar_Bear
In DreadBall
Mar 17th, 2015
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Here we are again on Tuesday. Seems we got here pretty quick. Monday, thankfully, came and went without much of a hitch, at least here. Hopefully yours was much the same. So anyway, we’ve got our regular segment here of collecting the week’s podcasts for you to listen to at your leisure. ...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Mar 10th, 2015
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Mantic has the Pledge Manager for their Kings of War 2 Kickstarter campaign now up and running. Backers can now pick out exactly what they want from all the options available, from the various miniatures and army sets, to terrain, and tablescapes tiles. Didn’t back the Kickstarter? No worries. ...
By Polar_Bear
In Deadzone
Mar 2nd, 2015
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Ironwatch, the Mantic fan magazine, has issue 31 now available for your downloading and reading pleasure. Full of articles about upcoming Mantic events (both by the company and just at local gaming shops), alternate rules for all of Mantic’s games, and special scenarios you won’t find els...
By Polar_Bear
In DreadBall
Feb 19th, 2015
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Mantic has launched their DreadBall Xtreme website and they’re looking for people interested in helping out. Do you have match reports? Send ‘em in. Do you have strategy or tactics articles? Send ‘em in. Painting guides? Send ‘em in. Expect a review of the game here on TGN in ...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Feb 13th, 2015
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Well, my real name is Jason, after all… *whistles innocently while hiding machete behind back* Anyway! We’ve got another bundle of bite-sized stories for you for today. In this grouping we’ve got: New Releases at LaserCutCard and $1 shipping items, New 15mm Late Saxons at Splintered...
By Polar_Bear
In Mantic
Feb 13th, 2015
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Mantic wants you to be able to get their products at your local gaming store. They know that the LGS is the lifeblood of the gaming community. They have started a special deal where if you get your LGS to start stocking Mantic, they’ll give you a coupon for their products as a thank you. [&hell...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Feb 7th, 2015
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Another Saturday night (well, afternoon) and I ain’t got nobody (well, I’m hanging out with my gaming group). I got some money ’cause I just got paid (well, earlier in the week, yeah). Oh how I wish I had someone to talk to (well… again, with my gaming group, so I’m talk...
By Polar_Bear
In Mantic
Feb 4th, 2015
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Mantic is showing off previews for the blisters and the final painted versions of the new Enforcers they’ve been working on. No more will they be made of resin, these Warpath models are going plastic. Source From the announcement:...
By Polar_Bear
In DreadBall
Feb 3rd, 2015
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Here to get you through another week are the podcasts and vidcasts that we think you might like to listen to. This week we have: Gamers on Games Episode 270 : Gameplay Overview of Terminus Gate, Gamers Behaving Badly episodes 7 and 8, the first episode of a new Mantic video series (this episode’...
By Polar_Bear
In Magazine/webzine
Feb 2nd, 2015
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Ironwatch, the Mantic fan magazine, now has issue 30 available for your downloading and reading pleasure. Check out their latest painting galleries, a Q&A with Chris Palmer, and a large section about Kings of War. Source From the announcement:...
By Polar_Bear
In DreadBall
Jan 28th, 2015
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Mantic is now taking pre-orders for the next expansion of DreadBall, DreadBall Xtreme. This version of the game eschews the lights and glamor of the arena for the rough and rumble world of “wherever we can have a game that doesn’t get busted by the feds.” No referees. No fouls. Just...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Jan 21st, 2015
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Mantic has started selling tickets for their regional Clash of Kings events. See if you’re the greatest in your region for Kings of War and perhaps move on to the finals. Source From the announcement:...
By Polar_Bear
In Job Opportunity
Jan 20th, 2015
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Mantic is looking to add a new Trade Sales Executive to handle their German and Northern European trade sales. Could you be the right gamer for that job? Source From the website:...
By Polar_Bear
In DreadBall
Jan 20th, 2015
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Mantic has announced that they’ll start taking orders for DreadBall Xtreme starting this Friday in their webshop. This new version of DreadBall doesn’t have fouls or Referees, and is played not in the glamorous arenas, but instead in the back alleys and warehouses out of the public eye (d...
By Polar_Bear
In DreadBall
Jan 19th, 2015
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Mantic continues to add more Season 4 DreadBall stuff to their online store with the Hobgoblins and Sphyr. Remember, these new sets come pre-assembled, so you can just open the box and start playing. Source From the announcement:...
By Polar_Bear
In DreadBall
Jan 12th, 2015
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Mantic has started taking pre-orders for the 4th season of DreadBall. Get yourself the new book and teams and crunch some bones as you look to out-score and out-hurt your opponent. There’s new teams, new MVPs, and updated and expanded rules for cheerleaders and coaches for you to check out. Sou...
By Polar_Bear
In Deadzone
Jan 8th, 2015
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Mantic’s very own Ronnie Renton gives us a bit of a look back at 2014, but more so, a look forward to 2015 and what they’ve got in store. Sounds like they’ll have lots of (free) rules posted online about many of their games. Kings of War will be getting beta rules posted prior to [&...
By Polar_Bear
In DreadBall
Jan 6th, 2015
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Mantic gives us a look at what they have in store for DreadBall this year with a preview of Season 4. The Season 4 rulebook will be 48 pages an include four new teams: Sphyr, Hobgoblins, Unincorporated Rebs, and the Forge Father Brokkr Team. Of course, there will be some MVPs as well. Along with [&he...
By Polar_Bear
In DreadBall
Jan 5th, 2015
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Ironwatch, the fan-created Mantic magazine, has issue 29 out now for your downloading and reading pleasure. Included inside you’ll find chilling new fiction for Kings of War with “Deathtime Story,” a new MVP for Dreadball who proves you can teach and old player new tricks, and a new...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Dec 27th, 2014
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As usual here on our Saturdays now, we’ve got our Review Roundup. We’ve got some Go for Broke, La Isla, and Board Game Quest takes a look at Gravwell, as well as (see what I did there?) gives us their top 10 board games of 2014....
By Polar_Bear
In Magazine/webzine
Dec 4th, 2014
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Ironwatch, the Mantic fan magazine, has released issue 28 up online for your downloading and reading pleasure. Inside you can check out a pair of painting tutorials (including non-metallic metal, which I personally am terrible at and so I should probably check it out), along with the continuing saga ...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Nov 28th, 2014
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Mantic is in their final couple days over on Kickstarter for their Kings of War campaign. They’ve come a long way. Go check out the add-ons and extras that are part of it. Source From them to you: There are just three days of the Kings of War Kickstarter left – it finishes 11:59pm Monday [&hell...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Nov 26th, 2014
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Mantic gives you more options over on their Kings of War Kickstarter campaign with another Add-On Wednesday. Source From the campaign: It’s big, it’s bad and it’s back. Yes it’s Add-on Wednesday! Just to recap, Add-on Wednesday is that special time of the week where we release a number of cool add-on...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Nov 25th, 2014
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Mantic unlocked another stretch goal in their Kings of War 2nd edition Kickstarter. Now you can add Abyssal Iffrits to your party. Just in time for these winter nights as they move in. Source From the update: With this stretch goal broken, we’ve now included the Abyssal Iffrit free in every Forces of...
By Polar_Bear
In Mantic
Nov 23rd, 2014
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Ohiohammer posted episode 24 of their Mantic Radio podcast up online for your listening pleasure. Source In this episode: Today’s episode Mark, Rob, and Andrew are back talking to Ronnie Renton about Kings of War 2.0, and all things Mantic! We were going to do an LGF coverage, but with the new KoW Ki...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Nov 21st, 2014
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Mantic has added new add-ons to their Kings of War Kickstarter campaign. Plus, if you’re only there for the add-ons, they’ve created a pledge level just for that. Source From the campaign: The title says it all, new to the Kings of War Kickstarter: – The $1 Adventurers Pledge level:...
By Polar_Bear
In Mantic
Nov 20th, 2014
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Mantic is now taking pre-orders for their new Forge Father minis over in their webshop. Source From the announcement: Are you guys looking forward to the new Forge Fathers mining their way into Deadzone in December? Go check out the new Mantic blog and find out a little bit more about the new faction...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Nov 17th, 2014
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Mantic has made it to more than 5x funded for their Kings of War Kickstarter. As such, the Abyssals have burst forth into the campaign. Source From the campaign: The Kings of War 2nd Edition Kickstarter had a great weekend, not only funding the 2nd Edition Rulebook as hoped, but also the foundations ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Nov 14th, 2014
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Mantic is now taking orders for their new Flatbed Truck for Mars Attacks over in their webshop. Be the first gamer on your block to get one when they’re released (except for those that got one in the Kickstarter, I suppose). Source From the announcement: With the majority of their vehicles dest...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Nov 14th, 2014
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Mantic got their new Kings of War Kickstarter underway. It’s already more than 3x funded. Source From the campaign: Kings of War is the two-player fantasy miniatures game where epic armies of brave warriors and devastating cavalry clash against powerful wizards and fantastical monsters – all on...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Nov 13th, 2014
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Mantic has been prepping for this campaign for a while. Now they’re ready to launch (almost, anyway). It’ll be going up tomorrow. Source From the update: With this mini-kick we’re looking at funding the new 2nd Edition Kings of War Hardback rulebook. It will feature all new background, re...
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