Mid-Week Snippets

Well, we’re mostly caught-up here after the Expo last weekend. Still a few things to deal with, but my inbox was actually down to a manageable level after going through it yesterday. Of course, it’s now filled back up again, but waddyagonnado?

Another thing that’s full is the box with the bite-sized stories we’ve collected over the past couple days.
Good thing it’s time for our regular Snippets post.

In this batch we have: New Releases from Scotia Grendel, Mounted Heroes 3D Store Opening This Fall, Some More Installments of “The Fiver” with The Meeple Mechanic, Spirit of Slaughterloo scenario for Flintloque, Manorhouse Workshop Update #38 – Modular Underground Project – New Pledge and new Early Bird, Iron Battlefield: corridors, buildings and catwalks for Space Hulk & Infinity on Indiegogo, Siren Miniatures posts Concept art for incoming July releases, Japanese-themed Robin Hood figures on Indiegogo, New Colossal Zeppelin from Titan-Forge, New Dungeon Saga Tiles Previews, New Dungeon Saga Tiles Previews, Heroic Maps – Outstation H9-7M, Infinity Plus One Master of Coin Kickstarter Happening Now, Soda Pop Miniatures Previews Beach Party Marie-Claude, Tabletop-Art Previews new Terrain, Historical, Fantasy and Sci-fi Offers at 15mm.co.uk, New Pulp Alley figures by Statuesque, and Demigods Evolution unlocks Angel of Death.

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Free Slaughterloo Monument and Other Offers at Alternative Armies

Seems just about everyone is looking to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Waterloo. The guys over at Alternative Armies aren’t any different. Heck, with a game with a name like Slaughterloo, you knew they had to be doing something. Well, they’re doing several somethings, actually. There’s a free terrain piece, a sale, and a raffle, all going on until the 29th.
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TGN Sunday Snippets

Hey everyone. I hope your weekend is going well. My Saturday was spent with some good friends that I don’t get to see nearly enough, talking about glorious moments from games past, listening to some humorous gaming radio-plays, getting into wacky hijinks, and just generally being odd (while mostly listening to hair metal, because why not?).

As for today, it’s time to serve up some bite-sized stories to you.

In this batch we have:
Heer46 Indiegogo Kampagne 1943 Kharkov is online
Heroic Maps – Summoning Rooms Terrain Maps Released
Quantum Gothic: Large Power Generator Module V2K resin kit back on line
Manorhouse Workshop Update #31 – Modular Underground Project – compatible with Dwarven Forge items
Slaughterloo 200th Anniversary Special Coming 15th June 2015
Post Captain sailing soon from Old Dominion GameWorks
Age of Sail clear acrylic ship bases with etched wakes preview from Old Dominion GameWorks
Fury: Outburst Control is coming to Kickstarter June 10th
Acheson Creations Releases WW1 Alpine Trench Section #3
Gangfight Games Previews Werecatcher for Blackwater Gulch
Brigade Models Release Several New 15mm Packs

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Von Rotte Dwarf Division released at Alternative Armies

Alternative Armies gives you a whole mess of dwarves with their Von Rotte Dwarf Division release for Slaughterloo. The pack saves you 18% off compared to buying all the sets separately. Plus, with their current sales going on, you get Free Worldwide Shipping as well as a goodie bag worth 10% of your order. The set has almost 100 minis in it! Go check it out.

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Spring Convention Season Offers at Alternative Armies

Alternative Armies has a bunch of special deals going on over in their webshop in honor of the Spring Convention Season. For starters, there’s free worldwide shipping. Next, they’re putting “goodie bags” (who remembers getting those at your friend’s birthday party when you were young? Anyone else?) in your order. So that’s a bonus stacked on a bonus! There’s also an announcement about what minis they’ll be releasing over the next couple weeks. Go check it out.

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Elf Division offer at Alternative Armies

Alternative Armies is offering a special deal on their Elf Division for Slaughterloo. On top of an 18% price cut compared to buying the parts on their own, you also get a free Field Hospital piece as well as free worldwide shipping. Go and check it out.

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Von Rotte Command Set for Flintloque Available

Alternative Armies has been teasing us with this release for a while. Well, now you can finally go and get it. Their Von Rotte command Set for Flintloque is now available over in their webshop. Because who doesn’t want redcoat dwarves (some of whom are riding pigs into battle)?

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Von Rotte Command Set and Xmas Offer from Alternative Armies

Alternative Armies is showing off the master spin run of their upcoming Von Rotte Command set. That would be pretty cool, in and of itself, but they’re also running a special offer.
Order the new Von Rotte set on the 24th, 25th, or 26th, and get 20% off! Also, get your set shipped out before the official release date for the minis over on their website. You’ll definitely be the first gamer on your block with these new minis when they come out.

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Von Rotte Dwarves for 2015 at Alternative Armies

Alternative Armies has been hinting about it, but now they’re happy to reveal that they’ll be bringing out Van Rotte Dwarves for Flintloque and Slaughterloo next year. They will have a special sale going on later this month, with a whole page devoted to the new dwarven offerings. After having been part of the lore so long, the Von Rotte Dwarves are finally making a full appearance.

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Trolkin Artillery Crew released for Flintloque and Slaughterloo

Alternative Armies brings out the big guns with their Trolkin Artillery Crew set perfect for either Flintloque and Slaughterloo. The minis are 28mm in scale and come with 6 crew members (made of pewter) and two resin limber beasts. Being trolkin, the minis are beefy, being 30mm to the eye and the beasts are 40mm long. You can get them pre-painted and ready to play, as well, if you’d like.

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Alternative Armies offering Finkelstein Dogman Division deal

Alternative Armies is running a special over in their webshop for their Finkelstein Dogman Division.

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From the website:

We have brand new pictures of one of our favourite and most popular Slaughterloo Divisional Army Packs now on our website. This will allow you to see just what is in this whole army (which can also be broken down and made into a dozen or so Flintloque sections) with a divisional picture and pictures of each part of it too. But that is not all!

Alternative Armies has an offer on the 56601 Finklestein Dogman Division where you can save not only 18% off the list price of all the constituent units when bought separately but also a FREE set of 56537 Dogmen Engineers worth 14.00GBP included automatically in the division box when purchased. Excellent! Total worth is 209.88GBP and price is 166.00GBP including free worldwide shipping.

More on this and lots more images too on the linked page.

Alternative Armies released Winter Goblin House

Alternative Armies gets set for the holidays on your tabletop with the release of their Winter Goblin House terrain piece.

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From the release:

New for Flintloque and Slaughterloo

Cryptmass on Valon is a scary affair for most. Not like on our world where the giving of gifts softens the heart and promotes love to all Men. Oh, no. On the magicke world of Valon the festive season is called Cryptmass for a reason. That reason…the dead rise. From their crypts and coffins for two nightmarish days as Wylde Magicke seeps up from the depths of the world. In more civilised places such as Albion and Krautia there are plans and organised gangs who go, shovel and swords in hand, putting the dead back to rest but in Al-Garvey its a little different. The Goblins and Dark Elves take to their homes and hearths locking doors and windows and taking the teachings of the Catatonic Faith wait out the scratching at the shutters. Goblins often hang a dead Dodo outside their door in an effort to distract the risen dead. Silly really…how would they cook it?
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The Burrovian Guard Arrive, new for Flintloque and Slaughterloo

Barking Irons put up a new article featuring the new Slaughterloo and Flintloque units, the Burrovian Guard.

From the update:

We have brand new Flintloque and Slaugtherloo releases this week in the form of the large Rabbitmen of the Burrovian Grenadier Guards, a release requested last year now here in all its white metal glory. Big and tough veteran infantry ready to crush the enemies of the Emperor Mordred.

Now released for Flintloque and Slaughterloo, three new codes for the Rabbitmen of Burrovia – Veteran Grenadier Guards!
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Barking Irons releases A New Unit for Flintloque and Slaughterloo

Barking Irons brings you the Wyndorc’s 3rd Korsucan Rangers, a new unit for Flintloque and Slaughterloo.

From the release:

Heya Folks!

In the first of a new series of wargame articles we look at a customised section of Flintloque miniatures belonging to Gavin Syme, lead writer for AA and head of the World of Valon,
which he uses in his own games of Flintloque and Slaughterloo. Let’s take a look at Wyndorcs Rangers

New Optional Unit for Slaughterloo – The Albion Base Camp

Barking Irons has a new optional unit for Slaughterloo up on their website: the Albion Base Camp.

From the website:

Heya Folks,

Continuing it’s support of the newly released rulebook, today Barking Irons brings you a new Optional Special Unit for Alternative Armies’ Slaughterloo.
Whilst Elven surgeons piece together their fallen bretheren the Orcs of Albion have a somewhat different approach to getting their injured back onto the battlefield. These rules give Albion players a way to heal their troops in the same vein as the Elf Field Hospital. A seperate and very different unit to the standard Orc Camp Followers they can add an extra dynamic to your games of Slaughterloo.

The Battle of Murda – Slaughterloo Scenario Now Online from Barking Irons

Barking Irons expands on their Slaughterloo content right away with their new Battle of Murda scenario.

From the announcement:

Heya Folks,

Continuing it’s support of the newly released rulebook Barking Irons, Alternative Armies’ official content portal, brings you a scenario for Slaughterloo.

Written by Gavin Syme, head of the World of Valon and one of the game’s authors, The Battle of Murda sees Orcs and Elves face off against each other in the early days of the Mordredian Wars.

As well as full scenario details it includes three optional rules you can use in your own battles.

Slaughterloo Redux Released by Alternative Armies

Slaughterloo has a Redux version up from Alternative Armies and you can find it on Barking Irons.

From the announcement:

Alternative Armies’ has re-released Slaughterloo in a fantastic new ‘perfect bound’ edition to match it’s current Flintloque 3rd Edition range of rulebooks.

Barking Irons, the official content portal for Alternative Armies, has a new page fully supporting Slaughterloo where you can read an introduction to the game by none other than Gavin Syme, head of the World of Valon and one of the game’s authors, as well as finding links to download the free support files folder which includes the C in C cards, the General cards, a quick reference card, battlefield counters, blank division rosters and more.

Slaughterloo 2nd edition Pre-Order from Alternative Armies

Alternative Armies is now taking pre-orders for their 2nd edition Slaughterloo book. Be the first gamer on your block with this tome when it becomes available.

From the announcement:

A new redux book of a mighty one hundred and sixty eight pages containing everything there is for Slaughterloo 2nd edition. Full rules, full background, every nation in the wars, every unit of every army, full stats tables and optional advanced rules plus acres of artwork and blank division rosters and copyable cards.

The 28mm Mass Battle System set in the black powder fantasy wars of the World of Valon.

Pre-Order before 18.01.13 and you will get Promo2012 (worth 2.50GBP) for FREE with your book. Awesome!