Tesla Cannon Contest From West Wind Productions Happening Now

Social Media can make or break a company these days. You can’t just have a good website. You’ve also gotta have social media pages where you can reach out and interact with your audience *waves to everyone seeing this on TGN’s Facebook and Twitter pages, too*. West Wind Productions is getting close to 2k likes for their Facebook page. That’s the first step in them giving away a prototype Tesla Cannon for Secrets of the Third Reich.
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West Wind Productions Launches Secrets of the Third Reich 2nd Edition Kickstarter

Real-world conspiracy theorists love to talk about all the strange things that the Nazis were trying to do during WWII. It’s well-known that Hitler was interested in ancient (sometimes occult) artifacts and pushing the envelope on science. Well, what if all that was even more true and it all worked? Weird War II is a rather popular setting. One of the games many people have played in the setting is West Wind Productions’ Secrets of the Third Reich. Well, now WWP is running a Kickstarter campaign for a 2nd edition of their game.
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Saturday Snippets

Hey there, everyone. I hope your Saturday is going by nicely. Mine’s doing just fine. I’ve got some Joy Division playing (They keep calling me!!) and after I finish typing this up, I’m going to play a couple games so I can write some review articles for the site in the next couple weeks. Should be a good time.

Anyway, the reason we’re here is, of course, because we’ve collected some bite-sized stories for you and present them to you now.

In this batch we’ve got: The Fiver with Ben Pierro on Designing Foodtown Throwdown, Brigade Models Release Soviet Spaceships, Manorhouse Workshop Update #28 – Modular Underground Project – The Box, and Secrets of the Third Reich Second Edition coming to Kickstarter,

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Siberian Brutes released for Secrets of the Third Reich from West Wind Productions

West Wind Productions calls the brute squad (I’m on the brute squad) with their Siberian Brute Squad for Secrets of the Third Reich.

From the release:

The NEW Siberian Brutes for Secrets of the Third Reich are stomping around on the West Wind website. Armed with brutal heavy pistols and wielding sledgehammers these heavily armoured Brutes will add steel to your Soviet army

Suslik Mining Suit now shipping for Secrets of the Third Reich from West Wind Productions

West Wind Productions has shipped their Suslik Mining Suits. So they’ll be with you soon!

From the release:

The Soviet Mining suit for Secrets of the Third Reich is now shipping to customers and stores.

West Wind Productions previews Japanese Armor for Secrets of the Third Reich

West Wind Productions is showing off some artwork for the Japanese they’ve got in the works for Secrets of the Third Reich.

From the preview:

Preview of the concept work for the Japanese Heavy Armour for Secrets of the Third Reich II.

Suslik Mining Suit for Secrets of the Third Reich from West Wind Productions

West Wind Productions expands their Secrets of the Third Reich line with the new Suslik Mining Suits.

From the release:

New for ”1949 SoTR II ”
Nicknamed “Suslik”, or “Gopher”, these suits are capable of burrowing through soil and rock at incredible speeds. Their
diamond-edged mining equipment also slices easily through enemy armor.

28mm Resin and White Metal Kit
RRP £25.

West Wind Productions previews Hammer Jaw for Secrets of the Third Reich

West Wind Productions shows off a preview of their upcoming Hammer Jaw walker for the Soviet forces in Secrets of the Third Reich.

From the preview:

Here is a quick look at the Soviet Hammer-Jaw Spider Mech. This is designed for 1949 Secrets of the Third Reich and is a Resin and White metal kit . 28mm model due for release in September. More pictures on our Facebook page.

Secrets of the Third Reich Grand Tournament

West Wind Productions have posted details of the Secrets of the Third Reich Grand Tournament.

From their announcement:

The SOTR Grand Tournament is this year to be held at Derby World Championships. Tournament packs for this auspicious occasion will be released for sale on Friday 8th July 2011 via the West Wind website.

This includes the PDF tournament pack which will be released to you. Also included is the Derby Show Ticket plus, trophies, prizes and free goody bags containing our secret Tournament only Special Miniature, sculpted by Andy Cooper, Head of Design at West Wind!

Tickets are priced at £20.00 for this event and this includes entry to the Derby Show too.

SoTR British Para Platoon starter set

West Wind Productions will have copies of their Secrets of the Third Reich British Para Platoon starter set for sale at Salute 2011 and it is available for pre-order now.

British Para Starter set
British Para Starter set

From their announcement:

Due for release 26th April 11 available to pre-order now at www.westwindproductions.co.uk.
 
Get them early at Salute this weekend on the West Wind Stand TB08!
 
We will have the first Pre-Production run of Secrets of the Third Reich Para Platoon Starter Boxes. Call over early to the West Wind stand to avoid disappointment on these or email Wendy at mail@westwindproductions.co.uk and we will reserve your box for collection on the day.
 
We will also be running a Show Only Special Deal Rack at Salute. This will feature Special Deals from some of the ranges that we supply. Call over whilst stocks last and grab some excellent Show Only Deals.
 
There will be a Secrets of the Third Reich participation game opposite our stand and we will also be demoing and selling the brand new MERCS miniatures game. We invite you to have a go at any of these games if you get chance.