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Middle-earth Strategy Battle Game


Games Workshop has a whole lot of things going on in their webshop this week. There's a new Necromunda book and unit. They've got some new Middle-earth Strategy Battle Game kits. But they've also got a bunch of heroes for Age of Sigmar now available individually. So, if you've been wanting some of these figures but didn't want to have to buy a huge set to get them, now you can. As I say, it's a lot going on.

It's a little bit calmer this week for Forge World releases. We have two kits for the Middle-earth Strategy Battle Game for you to order. If you're fighting on the side of Saruman or the forces of men, there's something for you. Head on over and get your name on the list so you can get these kits as soon as they're released.

Games. Most of them are competitive in nature. And where you have competition, you're going to have tournaments where players want to find out who's the best. If you're a fan of the Middle-earth Strategy Battle Game and you are wanting to hold some tourneys, then the Matched Play Guide is for you. It's got all sorts of scenarios and matched play rules for your games. And even if you don't play tourneys, you can still get a whole host of new scenarios to try out.

Forge World is taking pre-orders for this book, along with a bunch of 40k waterslide transfers or the Emperor's Children, White Scars, and Dark Angels.

Apparently, Games Workshop has been busy. They've unleashed a huge wave of new pre-orders over in their webshop. It's a whole bunch of new kits for Necromunda and the Middle-earth Strategy Battle Game. There's card packs for Warcry. There's dice. There's sci-fi terrain. And there's still some Sisters of Battle in there. It was 5 pages worth of stuff, so if you haven't checked out their shop in the last couple days, now's the time to do it.

The regular Earth is experiencing a New Year. I don't know when New Year's is for the citizens of Middle-earth, but either way, you can go order some new kits from Forge World to add to your forces. Let's take a look.

Apparently, Games Workshop was just like, "Well, we'll make it all available now" this weekend. There's a new Battletome for Age of Sigmar. There's a new book for the Middle-Earth Strategy Battle Game. There's a new team for Blood Bowl. And there's new planes for Aeronautica Imperialis. And besides that, there's all sorts of minis kits you can order, including figures, terrain, and more. Plus dice, magazines, deluxe versions, and on and on and on and on. Might be easier to just say, "check it out."

Sort of two camps worth of pre-orders this week from Games Workshop. On one side, you've got a new Necromunda box set as well as book in the form of The Book of Ruin. On the other side, you've got a whole bunch of new Lord of the Rings sets, including some named characters like Legolas, some of the Dwarves from The Hobbit, and more. So, whether you want sci-fi gangs or epic high-fantasy figures, there's a little something for you.

It's time for some new Middle-earth Releases over at Forge World. They've been pushing it pretty hard lately. So, if you're looking to bulk up your Lord of the Rings figure collection, you can grab a 2-pack of the Defenders of Helm's Deep or a whole group of Nazgul.

Sometimes, a company's just like, "Ok, we're going to release just a ton of everything that we have. Ready-set-go!" That seems like what GW's up to this week. There's some new Aeronautica Imperialis heavy Ork bombers. Those are pretty sweet.

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Yes, we have some Adeptus Titanicus figures triggering the Giant Robot Alert.

There's two new Battletomes for Age of Sigmar: Ogor Mawtribes and Ossiarch Bonereapers.

And if that weren't enough, there's a whole host of new Middle-earth Strategy Battle Game kits, comprising some interesting side-characters to the conflicts from Lord of the Rings.

Have yourselves a look.

Hobbitses. They may be small, but don't discount their value to Middle Earth. The Shire may seem peaceful, but they have their own rogues and vagabons, along with just those with strong personalities. Forge World is letting you add some new of the half-pints to your collection with two new pairs of figures that you can order now.

I know it happens somewhat often, getting some rather extreme differences between different releases from Forge World some weeks. But this one is pretty far apart. On one side, we've got a new Young Bilbo figure that's only available for a week to order. On the other, we've got three new weapons for Adeptus Titanicus with which to outfit your-

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giant robots. I need to make sure that alarm's working right. I think it got confused a little too.

Just a little update from Forge World this week, figuratively and literally and ... pun-ily? Anyway, they are taking orders for their new Sharriffs of the Shire set. Need to keep your hobbits in line? These two are the ones to make sure that it stays so. No adventure. No excitement. Maybe a giant pumpkin.

Forge World releases do sometimes fall on pretty far spectrums in terms of theme from one-another. You've got sci-fi. You've got fantasy. It's a little from column A. It's a little from column B. That's what we have today. They are taking orders for new jetbikes for the White Scars and a gunship for the Legion Janitorales... I mean, Custodes. They've also got a new set for the Middle-Earth Strategy Battle Game that's the various defenders of Lake-town, including Bard, Legolas, and Tauriel.

There's... just about everything in this announcement. It's a little hard to summarize, since it covers pretty much all of GW's game lines, from Age of Sigmar to 40k and their various spin-offs, as well as the Middle-earth Strategy Battle Game. Suffice to say that if you play any GW games, there's something probably in here for you to check out.

Two ends of the spectrum available to pre-order from Forge World this week. On one hand, you've got a pair of Necromunda figures, Apollus Kage & Krotus Hark, to add to your gangs. On the others, there's two Middle-earth kits in the form of Ruffian Leaders and Will Whitfoot & Baldo Tulpenny. So, if you like sci-fi gangs or fantasy Hobbits, you've got some options.

I know, a really generic headline, but when it comes to typing out all the different things that are available to pre-order this week from Games Workshop, it'd either be a really short headline that gets you to read on, or a large amount of the story would just be up in said headline. Anyway, Games Workshop has a ton of stuff up for pre-order right now. Arguably, the two biggest are the new Battletome: Sylvaneth and Scouring of the Shire books for Age of Sigmar and the Middle-arth Strategy Battle Game, respectively. There's also new figures for both those games, a new elven Blood Bowl team, new sets for Adeptus Titanicus, 40k, and pretty much everything else you can think of. There's terrain. There's dice. There's... I mean, I told you it was a lot of stuff.

Big pre-order week for Games Workshop this week. Primarily, they've got the 2019 General's Handbook for Age of Sigmar. Those that want to be up-to-date with the rules will want to check it out. There's also a host of Lord of the Rings releases, including Radagast the Brown. Finally, the latest issue of White Dwarf is available to order. And, right there on the cover, a white dwarf. Seems fitting.

All fantasy miniatures for you to pre-order this week from Forge World. Though it's not all the same brand of fantasy. We've got the mounted and unmounted version of Deorwine, Chief of the King's Knights for Lord of the Rings/Middle-earth Strategy Battle Game/The Hobbit. Then, over on the fantasy sports side of things in Blood Bowl, there's Deeproot Strongarm, star player treeman, and a pair of referee figures.

There's just a ton of stuff over in Games Workshop's pre-order page right now. Some of it is still from last week, including the various Chaos figures they had. But there's also plenty of new things, like new Nightvault expansions, a whole bunch of figures for the Middle-earth Strategy Battle Game, and some returning items that are getting another release, like a book for said Middle-earth Strategy Battle Game and Adeptus Titanicus.

While not really focused on in the movies, there were certainly plenty of other groups that were part of Middle-earth. So, you might not recognize this pair from the big screen, but Raza and Delgamar are a part of the lore, nonetheless. If you're looking to expand your forces, you can order them now over on Forge World's website.

Quick one for you today from Forge World. Their latest pre-release figure is Elfhelm (who is neither an elf nor a helmet, but what's in a name, anyway?), a captain of Rohan that you can add to your forces. He's available both on foot as well as on horseback, because who wants to walk to battle, anyway?

This week, Forge World has a pair of new sets for the Space Puppies. I know they're the Space Wolves, but dogs come from wolves and dogs are puppies (no matter the size or age). So, therefore, to me, Space Puppies! Also, there's a pair of Orc captains for your Middle-earth Games.

Quite a lot going on from Games Workshop this week. There's new expansion books for both the Middle-Earth Strategy Battle Game as well as Adeptus Titanicus. There's new minis for those games, too. Not to be outdone, Warhammer Underworlds has two new mobs, who also have dice sets. It's sci-fi. It's fantasy. It's something for just about everyone.

For those that have seen the various Hobbit movies, you know about the epic battle between Thorin Oakenshield and Azog. For those that haven't seen the various Hobbit movies... here's a cool dwarf and orc set for you to add to your collection. Orders are being taken now over at Forge World for these two to add to your Middle Earth tabletops.

Really going for two ends of the spectrum here with this week's set of pre-orders from Games Workshop. On one hand, you have Giant Robot Alert in the form of new kits for Adeptus Titanicus. On the other side, there's a whole lot of stuff for The Middle-earth Strategy Battle Game, including new Gandalf and Theoden kits, plus a new book, as well as a whole host of units.