Mantic Games

By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
May 22nd, 2015
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*does a little “It’s Friday” dance around the office* un-cha, un-cha, un-cha, un-cha, wakachika, wakachika, wakachika, wakachika, boom-nau-nau da-boom-da mananga-nanga, boom-nau-nau da-boom-da mananga-nanga. Oh, hey there. Did you know that it’s Friday? 3-day-weekend sort of F...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
May 21st, 2015
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Mantic has been feeling hot, hot, hot lately. Apparently, it’s because they’ve been working on the new Forces of the Abyss for both Kings of War and Dungeon Saga. They’ve posted up previews of just what they’ve been working on, giving us a look at 4 different units for Kings o...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
May 7th, 2015
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Mantic brings the Mars invasion to your tabletop with Mars Attacks. Now they want to give one lucky Facebook follower a whole invasion force of their own. When they hit 23k likes, they’ll select one winner to get a massive Mars Attacks prize pack worth of £300. All you have to do is “Like...
By Polar_Bear
In Deadzone
May 4th, 2015
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Ironwatch, the Mantic fanzine, has issue 33 now available for your downloading and reading pleasure. This issue has a couple reports from Clash of Kings events, a look at the Deadzone tourneys at Adepticon, a guide to enhancing your Mars Attacks Martian Machines, and more. From the release:...
By Polar_Bear
In Mantic
Apr 22nd, 2015
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Mantic has updated their Mantic Points program. Don’t know about the Mantic Points program? It’s pretty simple. Buy Mantic products, get Mantic points. Trade them in for free stuff. They’ve updated their program to add new minis from Mars Attacks. Whether you favor towards saving hu...
By Polar_Bear
In Mantic
Apr 20th, 2015
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Mantic is expanding their Mars Attacks world off the gridded battlefield of Greenville and taking to the wide-open spaces of a miniatures gaming tabletop. Mars Attacks: World War expands on the basics of the Mars Attacks board game to make it a fully-customizable miniatures skirmish game. Now you can...
By Polar_Bear
In Deadzone
Apr 16th, 2015
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Mantic will be making their way to Salute and they’ll be bringing quite a lot with them. First off, they’ll have Kings of War demos going on the Tablescapes Tiles they have from Secret Weapon Miniatures (Mantic’s the exclusive distributor of those in the UK and Europe). You can also...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Apr 13th, 2015
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Mantic is prepped for the third wave of invasion from the Martians coming to Earth. They’re now taking orders for the next set of Mars Attacks minis. The figures are pre-assembled in colored plastic, so they’re ready to play right out of the box. The exception to that is the giant robot, ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Apr 11th, 2015
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It’s Saturday! Hope you’re getting in some gaming. As I mentioned yesterday, I’m currently getting my arm repeatedly jabbed and ink permanently applied to it. It’s fun!… Really!… Actually, it’s not so bad, honestly. And I’m sort of a wimp when it comes ...
By Polar_Bear
In Mantic
Apr 7th, 2015
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Tuesday has come back around. We all made it through Monday. As per our tradition, we’ve collected the various Podcasts we’ve collected over the past week and present them here to you now. This installment we’ve got: Mantic Games April Podcast, Screaming Heretic 80: Adepticon Wrap-u...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Apr 6th, 2015
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Mantic has just a couple hours left in their Deadzone Kickstarter campaign. They’re closing in on 7x funded and have unlocked quite a few of stretch goals, but they could always make it through a few more. They’ve added Forge Fathers, and they’d certainly love to unlock Hund, Bounty...
By Polar_Bear
In Magazine/webzine
Apr 2nd, 2015
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Ironwatch, the Mantic fan magazine, has issue 32 now available for your downloading and reading pleasure. In this installment, they’ve got such articles as a Q&A with Mantic about upcoming releases, a Kings of War battle report between Elves and Orks, how to paint DreadBall Xtreme Convicts...
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...
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