Nova Aetas

By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 3rd, 2017
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The folks at Ludus Magnus Studios have been a little silent lately. Apparently, they had a really good reason for that: their offices got broken into and all their stuff was stolen! So they were waiting to get replacement computers and such. Thankfully, it seems all their files had backups elsewhere,...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jun 20th, 2016
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Sometimes you just don’t get a chance to back a Kickstarter that you really want to. That funding period might fall during a time when you’re short on cash and you just can’t make it. It can really bum you out. But in the past couple years, more and more companies are letting people...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jan 7th, 2016
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I’ve always found the “RPG board game” to be a rather interesting genre of game. You’ve got the character customization and missions to accomplish like a tabletop RPG. You’ve also got a board and often various mechanics like a board game. If they’re cooperative, yo...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Oct 14th, 2015
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The week rolls on. To think we’ve already made it to Wednesday. We deserve something nice. Like… a batch of bite-sized stories served up all in one place for your convenience. Yeah, that sounds good. So let’s get to it. Today we have: Bailey Records New Release: Kaiju Kaos – O...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Sep 27th, 2015
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Well, it’s the first Sunday of autumn and yeah, it’s easy to tell here in Atlanta. Yesterday was a heavy drizzle all day. Today it’s overcast with a little bit of a breeze. Rather nice. And, as usual for Sundays, we’ve got some bite-sized stories to give to you. Today’s ...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Sep 9th, 2015
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Our week is halfway over, dear TGN readers! For many, it’s been a shortened week. That must be nice. And hopefully you have some gaming planned for the weekend. I’m not entirely sure what my plans are going to be yet. Anyway, as it’s Wednesday and it’s 2pm (here in Atlanta, an...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Mar 5th, 2015
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Ludus Magnus Studios regrouped, reconfigured, re-mathed, and has relaunched their Kickstarter campaign for Nova Aetas, their cooperative dark renaissance strategy game. They’ve already made it over 50% of their goal in this short time, and there’s still 22 days to go. From the campaign:...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Mar 4th, 2015
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A dense fog falls over Atlanta this Wednesday. Though it’s supposed to actually be a nice day later on. A lot of people are headed towards Boston for PAX East this upcoming weekend. If you’re traveling, travel safe, and listen to some Dropkick Murpheys along the way. I’m shippinR...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Mar 1st, 2015
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It’s a drizzly Sunday here in Atlanta. But I’ve got gumbo simmering on the stovetop and a batch of fresh cookies. So all is well. Anyway, here’s a couple of the bite-sized stories we’ve come across in the past few days. Below the fold we’ve got: Microworld Games Releases...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Feb 27th, 2015
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We’ve made it through another week. *throws a party* It seems to be the general consensus that this week “took forever.” Has that been the case for you? Anyway, that’s all in the past, as the weekend will soon be upon us. What sort of gaming do you have planned? We’ve al...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Feb 1st, 2015
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I know that gamers aren’t generally known for their sports knowledge, but you’d have to be willfully ignorant not to know that it’s Big Game time (because the NFL is about as litigious as GW, I’ll skip out on using the actual term for what’s going on today). That’s...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Dec 21st, 2014
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Here’s the latest batch of news snippets for your Sunday reading. There’s a bit of everything. New Skeleton Centaur Cavalry paper minis, a new Inquisitor from Kromlech, a new NOLA house from Finger and Toe, some new fantasy minis from Lone Wolf’s 32mm range, and a whole bunch more t...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Dec 8th, 2014
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Ludus Magnus Studio is working on regrouping after they canceled their Kickstarter campaign. Obviously, they are not disheartened and have a new piece of concept art to show off. This one’s the Centaur Archer. Source From the preview:...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Nov 26th, 2014
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Ludus Magnus Studio did a mid-campaign reboot for their Nova Aetas Kickstarter. They’ve not started entirely over, but had a bit of a reconfigure. Source From the campaign: Hi everyone As always we are careful to your tips so we decided to reboot the project on way. The project will be renew in...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Nov 24th, 2014
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Ludus Magnus Studio has added a new pledge level for retailers to their Kickstarter campaign for Nova Aetas. They’ve also got some preview renders up they’d like your opinion on. Source From the campaign: Hi guys We are happy to show you two new WIP. Are two miniatures on which our sculpt...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Nov 21st, 2014
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Ludus Magnus Studio has their Nova Aetas Kickstarter campaign underway. They’re already around 1/3 funded, so be sure to check them out. Source From the campaign: Nova Aetas is a tabletop miniature wargame set in an alternative Italian Renaissance. Inspired by the classic japan tactical RPG (su...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Nov 19th, 2014
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Ludus Magnus Studio is showing off their WIP cover for Vesuvio’s Forge for Nova Aetas. Their Kickstarter launch is just around the corner. Source From the preview: We are proud to presents the semi-final version of Vesuvio’s Forge cover! Vesuvio’s Forge will be the first Excluvie Ex...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Nov 14th, 2014
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Ludus Magnus Studios is getting close to launching their Kickstarter campaign. They’ve got a preview up for people to look at and comment on before it goes live. Source From them to you: The countdown is started…are you ready?...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Oct 13th, 2014
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Ludus Magnus Studio is showing off previews for the tokens they’re working on for Nova Aetas. Source From the preview: Hello everyone! The work on the graphic part of Nova Aetas proceeds intensely and today we are happy to show you the study we are doing on tokens of the game. We discussed a lo...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Sep 22nd, 2014
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Ludus Magnus Studio gives us a guide as to how they’ll be dealing with stretch goals in their upcoming Nova Aetas Kickstarter campaign. Source From the post: Hello everyone! Today I will explain how work the streatch goals (SG) of our Kickstarter campaign! The picture below (which will be the f...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Sep 15th, 2014
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Ludus Magnus Studio is showing off the core box contents for Nova Aetas over on their Facebook page. Check it out. Source From the post: Hi all! Finally we can show you Nova Aetas core box content! Here you can see a little preview for the graphics layout of our crowdfunding campaign, give us your [&...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Sep 2nd, 2014
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Ludus Magnus Studio has posted up their Nova Aetas rulebook cover, as well as a look at some of the pieces for the print-and-play version they’re working on. Source From the post: Hello everyone! The holidays are over and the LMS gets back to work! Great news on the horizon! We are finalizing t...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jul 9th, 2014
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Ludus Magnus Studio is showing off the artwork for the alternate main characters for Nova Aetas. Source From the preview: Finally we show you the comlpete art works for the alternative version of the heroes of Nova Aetas. So you can see the female version for Squire and Novice and the male version fo...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jun 17th, 2014
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Ludus Magnus Studio posted some preview art for the urban terrain for Nova Aetas. I’m guessing the upper half is the “IP” part of the “WIP.” Source From the post: Today we show you a WIP of the urban terrain with which you can set up the battlefields of Nova Aetas! Renai...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Jun 9th, 2014
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Ludus Magnus Studio has some silhouettes up of new artwork they’ll be previewing soon as well as a celestial calendar showing some of the universe’s lore. Source From the post: Hello to everyone! Great news on the horizon! At who belong to the four shapes that we show today? Stay tuned an...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
May 6th, 2014
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Ludus Magnus Studio takes a look inside the Career System for Nova Aetas with their latest previews. Source From the preview: Today we show you the tree career system for the 4 base classes of Nova Aetas! As you can see every class will have a total of 6 different possible evolutions that will allow ...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Apr 23rd, 2014
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Ludus Magnus Studio has some new previews posted up in their photo stream for Nova Aetas. Source From the preview: we introduce you a series of previews to know more about the four basic classes of Nova Aetas! We recommend that you do not lose them to know more about their skills and especially on [&...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Apr 4th, 2014
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Ludus Magnus Studio is showing off some more Nova Aetas concept art with a look at the Papal Guard. Source From the preview: Today we present the concept of the Papal Guard! Equipped with the best weapons and armor, they have the role of bodyguards of the Pope and are the heavy infantry of the [&hell...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Mar 25th, 2014
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Ludus Magnus Studio has some photos up of the first 4 minis they’ve sculpted for Nova Aetas. Source From the preview: Hi All!! Here’s the first official preview of the Nova Aetas’ miniatures! The Squire, the Slavic Mercenary, the Gypsy and the Faun Warrior are the first 4 prototypes...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Mar 14th, 2014
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Ludus Magnus Studio is showing off artwork for one of the bosses for Nova Aetas in this preview. Source From them to you: Hello to all! Today we present the concept art of Iacopo Adoaldi, mercenary captain. Youngest son of one of the most powerful venetian families, having no hope of an inheritance, ...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Mar 7th, 2014
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Ludus Magnus Studio is showing off some more Church-y artwork as well as telling us about the Cooperative Game Mode for Nova Aetas. Source From them to you: The enemies in Nova Aetas are managed by an artificial intelligence (AI), that let you play in cooperative mode, and solo mode, against the game...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Mar 1st, 2014
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Ludus Magnus Studio has their first concept art piece up for the Church Faction for Nova Aetas. This one’s the Swiss Guard. Source From the post: Today we present the first concept of the faction of the Church, namely the Swiss Guard! In the world of Nova Aetas these faithful soldiers in additi...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Feb 21st, 2014
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Ludus Magnus Studio is showing off the concept artwork for their Faun Musician they’re working on for Nova Aetas. Source From the preview: Hi all! today we speak about the Main Campaign of Nova Aetas and we show you the concept art of the Faun Musician! The adventure path starts from the events...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Feb 14th, 2014
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Ludus Magnus Studio has a couple preview photos up. One’s the city side of the game board and the other is the artwork for the last playable class, the Scum. Source From the preview: By popular demand we can finally show you the side of the game board with the city texture. We are very [&hellip...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Feb 8th, 2014
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Ludus Magnus Studio has some more concept art they’re showing off for Nova Aetas. This time it’s the Mercenary Crossbowman. Source From the preview: Finally we reveal the new concept and this time it is the turn of the Mercenary Crossbowman. As the Slavic Mercenary he comes from Eastern E...