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Song of Blades and Heroes


Many of you are familiar with Ganesha Games' Advanced Song of Blades and Heroes set of miniatures rules. I can think of a couple of games that use it as the basis for their rules sets. Well, this time they're making a game for their own. Axe and Brimstone is a new set of 28mm miniatures, as well as a narrative campaign. It's up on Kickstarter now.
The Ganesha Games Kickstarter for their Song of Blades: Hammer and Forge dwarves sets just keeps on rolling along. They are closing in on 3x funded with still 16 days to go. They've unlocked several new sculpts, letting backers add-on even more to their pledge.
Ganesha Games has just launched a Kickstarter campaign for their Song of Blades and Heroes miniatures skirmish system's new supplement, Hammer and Forge. More than just a new set of rules, they're also looking to fund a set of miniatures, particularly of the various dwarven cultures that have been part of the Song of Blades rules set. Of course, if you have dwarves, you need someone for the dwarves to fight, so they'll be included, too.
Ganesha Games will be looking to add Fightin' Fungi to their catalog and they'll be looking to Kickstarter in order to make it happen. The figures could also be used in any fantasy setting game where malignant mold might mangle and murder. The game they hope to fund will be stand-alone, but be fully compatible with the Song of Blades and Heroes as well. However, there will be updated spell rules, as well as new rules for armors and weapons.

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From the announcement:
Ganesha Games has announced they'll be running their first Kickstarter campaign next year. They'll be looking to fund their Fight'n Fungus set of minis.
Hmm, mushroom people... *puts on System of a Down*

From the announcement:

Ganesha Games will be launching a Kickstarter for a new line of miniatures for their popular Song of Blades and Heroes skirmish system. This project will be funded by Kickstarter and should go live in late January.


Ganesha Games have posted the Free Guide to Song of Blades and Heroes profiles written by Song of Blades gamer ChromeKnight. From their announcement:
This guide was originally written for the Song of Blades Yahoo group but we are now making it available on our downloads page.
There will be a Song Of Blades And Heroes tournament held in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania at Legion Hobbies and Games. From their announcement:
Here is info for a Song of Blades and Heroes event we are running. Song of Blades & Heroes Tournament Where: Legions Hobbies & Games Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania(Western) USA When: Sunday May 22 11am registration; - Noon start time $5 entry 300pts warbands, in 25-28mm scale 6 Rounds/30 minutes per round No custom units. You may only use stock units and special rules from the following books: Song of Blades and Heroes, Gold and Darkness, Wind and Water, Deeds and Glory This will be a modified Swiss-style tournament. You may register up to 3 warbands, and switch freely between rounds. All warbands must be registered prior to the tournament start. You will get 1 raffle ticket for each game you play in, and 2 additional tickets for each game you win. The tournament prize will be raffled off at the end. The more tickets you get the better your chances of winning. See www.legionsgames.com for store info.
Participants at the PrairieCon XXXII Song of Blades and Heroes game will receive a free download of the rules. From their announcement:
A game of Song of Blades And Heroes is scheduled in slot five at PrairieCon XXXII. All the players who sign up will receive a free download of the song of blades and heroes rule book; just leave your e-mail address to the GM and he will take care of that. You will receive the PDF as an e-mail attachment within 24 hours. if you already own the PDF, you may request any other Ganesha games title. PrairieCon XXXII will be held on June 3-5, 2011, at the Brandon University Gymnasium Brandon, MB