Mantic Games

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...
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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:...
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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....
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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...
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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...
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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...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Nov 10th, 2014
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Mantic has started taking pre-orders for their Humanity Resists expansion for Mars Attacks. Also, Ravage US readers, be on the lookout for a review of the core set for Mars Attacks, written by yours truly, in Issue 17. Source From the announcement: While the base Mars Attacks game is designed to be r...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Nov 8th, 2014
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Mantic is having another of their Open Days in a couple weeks. Will you be in attendance? I wish I was going. Source From the announcement: Are you ready for the Mantic Open Day on the 29th November? Check out this blog to find out what’s happening on the big day and get yourself over […...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Nov 7th, 2014
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Mantic gives us another look into Kings of War 2nd edition with a new video and article. Source From the post: When big news drops like this I always get that little bit of spark in my hobby that ignites a full blown hobby meltdown as I sit and dream up all the wonderful things […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Nov 6th, 2014
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Mantic’s own Ronnie Renton talks to us a bit about the new Kings of War. Source From the post: Get yourselves over to our Youtube channel to hear from the king of Mantic Games,Mr Ronnie Renton, about the new Kings of War Kickstarter! Find out what this means for the future of Kings of War, [&he...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Nov 4th, 2014
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Mantic gives us a look at how things are coming along with a little bit of everything. But the big announcement for the blog post is a mini-Kickstarter campaign they’ll be launching next week. Source From the post: We’ll have a low buy in pledge. It will get you a hard cover book, with rules, [...
By Polar_Bear
In DreadBall
Oct 30th, 2014
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Mantic lets us know how things have been moving along with a couple of their projects, plus a tease at the next one they’ve got coming up. Source From the post: We are continuing this year and next to keep investing in our two worlds – The Kings of War realm and the Warpath universe. […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Oct 28th, 2014
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Mantic posted up a little video showing off the progress of the Mars Attacks shipping. Source From the post: I meant to post this last night but put it on my personal page by mistake! Anyway here is an insight into shipping the Mars Attacks kickstarter. We started the beginning of the end yesterday w...
By Polar_Bear
In Deadzone
Oct 12th, 2014
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Mantic gives gamers what they want: the ability to play solo and to add zombies to Deadzone. Source From the release: Nexus Psi has been overrun by the Plague, and it’s everyone for themselves as the living dead wander the streets! Every faction must react to this new threat, fighting to free themsel...
By Polar_Bear
In Horror
Oct 10th, 2014
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Mantic knows you can never have enough zombies, so they’ve added a mega deal to their webshop. Source From the post: This month sees the highly anticipated release of our Plague Zombies kit! It must be said that zombies as a whole are a fairly well-trodden ground, so what excites me about this ...
By Polar_Bear
In Horror
Oct 7th, 2014
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Mantic’s webshop is overrun with zombies! Seems this time of year this sort of thing happens a lot… I wonder if there’s a connection… Source From the announcement: Zombies. The brain-dead scourge of mankind have returned to wreak havoc, feasting on the flesh of the living. New...
By Polar_Bear
In DreadBall
Oct 4th, 2014
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Mantic has released the rules for Dreadball for free via their digital downloads program. Source From the announcement: Mantic Games have announced that they’ve released the rules for Dreadball for free via thier publishing arm, Mantic Digital. These releases are the refbot, giving an at a glan...
By Polar_Bear
In Mantic
Oct 1st, 2014
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ACK! MARS ATTACKS!! Only in Mars Attacks can you take command of a bunch of Martians to chase down and slaughter humans, avoid flying cars hurled by giant robots, engage in heroic battles with a knight in shining armour and oh, set fire to cows! What more could you ask for from a game?! Mars [&hellip...
By Polar_Bear
In Mantic
Oct 1st, 2014
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Mantic has posted up their 2nd North American podcast episode for your listening pleasure. Source From the website: In Episode 2, Jonny P and Chopper Pat bring on guest host, Heath “BA” Foley, a Mantic sketch artist to give his take on all the games including finding out how many characters he really...
By Polar_Bear
In Magazine/webzine
Oct 1st, 2014
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Ironwatch, the Mantic fanzine, has released issue 26 of their magazine online for your reading pleasure. Source In this issue: In this issue we have epic Kings of War campaigns, great stories for fantasy and scifi alike including the stunning conclusion of The Escape, Deadzone terrain tutorials, and ...