Spartan Games

By Polar_Bear
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Jan 22nd, 2016
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Spartan Games has started taking pre-orders for their next wave out of releases. These are the figure sets that will be available starting on February 24th. They’re bunched into two types this time around. First there are a bunch of new hexes for Planetfall. Next, they have a new game: Firestor...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Dec 28th, 2015
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2016 or bust! Or in the case of Spartan Games, “2016 for busts!” They’ve started taking pre-orders for the new models they’ll have available on January 27th of next year, and included in the group are a new set of busts for the Halo Fleet Battles game. There’s more than ...
By Polar_Bear
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Nov 23rd, 2015
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It’s Thanksgiving week (for us here in the US). And while where you’re at they might not celebrate Thanksgiving, or might not celebrate it at the same time (I’m looking at you, Canadians), the whole world pays attention to it, as it means the start of the Christmas Shopping Season, ...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Nov 12th, 2015
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As usual, just about a month before they’re available, Spartan Games has started taking pre-orders for their next sets of releases. Considering what they have on deck, one could say they’re really making a “token effort” with this new batch. Yukyukyukyuk … I guess you on...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Oct 24th, 2015
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As we tend to do after Friday, we are now deposited here on Saturday. That means all day getting the chance to do some gaming. It also means we have our Review Roundup. So without further ado… This week we have stories on: Rory’s Story Cubes: Batman, King’s Pouch, Space Movers 2201, Wareh...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Oct 22nd, 2015
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We’re making our way ever-closer to the weekend. Thursday is upon us and soon it will be Friday. After that it will be Saturday, glorious Saturday. But at the moment, it’s still Thursday. As such, it’s time to look once more at some bits to help make your gaming tables look their be...
By Polar_Bear
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Oct 19th, 2015
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Spartan likes to make sure that you guys are prepared for their latest releases. They give you about a month and a half to get your orders in for their latest sets of figures. Such is the case today, as they’re letting you know what you can expect to start shipping on November 25th. If [&hellip...
By Polar_Bear
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Sep 21st, 2015
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We’re just chock full of pre-releases this morning here on TGN. There were the new Age of Sigmar figures. There’s the Warpath Kickstarter (which some consider Kickstarters to just be “glorified pre-releases.” I disagree on many occasions, but that’s a discussion for the ...
By Polar_Bear
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Sep 17th, 2015
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The weekend is coming. Be prepaaaaaaaaaaared! Spartan Games is certainly prepared… prepared to get you some big, big savings on some of their games! They’ve got a bunch of bundles over on their website that are up to 50% off the MSRP....
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Sep 2nd, 2015
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While much of the excitement around Spartan Games lately has been all about Halo, they have other games that should also be paid attention to. You can see that in the latest set of pre-orders that they’re taking on their site. Uh… there’s also some Halo stuff there…...
By Polar_Bear
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Sep 1st, 2015
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Hopefully you out there have been enjoying the Halo Fleet Battles game from Spartan Games. Have you been trying to defeat the alien menace using the UNSC or have you been the alien menace in the form of the Covenant? Well, Spartan is here to expand your fleets with bunches of new options. More ships,...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Aug 14th, 2015
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Have you been thinking of getting into Dystopian Wars or Firestorm Armada from Spartan Games? Or perhaps you’ve got one or the other game (or potentially both) and had been thinking about bulking up your force? This might be a weekend to look into doing just that....
By Polar_Bear
In Kings Of War
Aug 11th, 2015
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It’s Tuesday and that means it’s time for another Podcast Roundup. Tired of listening to your coworkers? Grab your headphones and get your nerd on. In this batch we have: Multiple videos from Through Gamer Goggles as they tooled around at Gen Con, Mantic posts an unboxing of Abyssal Dwarv...
By Polar_Bear
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Aug 6th, 2015
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Nobody likes just having the bare minimum for something. “Well, it’s just enough to get by.” isn’t something people like to say or admit to. Having double the amount gives you a lot more options and flexibility and just generally makes things more pleasant. It’s with tha...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jul 31st, 2015
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Day 2 is about to be in the books (as it’s only got about 15min. left and then I’m going to go to sleep). It was quite a wild and busy Friday. The frantic-ness of Thursday turned into a more calm, but no less busy Friday. Everyone was buzzing about the games that they’d picked [&hel...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Jul 30th, 2015
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You’ve hopefully seen some of the photos I posted from the Spartan Games display yesterday. If not, go check them out. If you have, what’d you think? Halo has made it to the tabletops with The Fall of Reach starter. Now, Spartan has started taking pre-orders for some more Halo goodies, as...
By Polar_Bear
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Jul 24th, 2015
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Spartan Games has caused quite a stir with the announcement of their Halo: Fleet Battles miniatures game. The Fall of Reach starter box sets just started shipping a couple days ago. We got one in here at the office and whipped up this little video showing off the box’s contents for you. Go have...
By Polar_Bear
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Jul 20th, 2015
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The waiting is over, boys and girls. You can now get your Halo: Fleet Battles sets, as they are shipping to retailers the world over (or directly to you, if you’d pre-ordered yourself a copy). Many of you have played the Halo series of video games from Microsoft and 343 Industries. Now, Spartan...
By Polar_Bear
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Jul 13th, 2015
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So… all that stuff in the other post about surveys. Well, it would seem Spartan thought it was a good idea as well. So they’re running their Spartan Games Survey 2015. Let them know what you like about their games… and maybe a bit about what you don’t like, too. You’d be...
By Polar_Bear
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Jul 3rd, 2015
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You’d think it were Christmas with all the special deals going on right now. Well, I guess “Christmas in July” is sort of a thing. Spartan Games is joining in on the fun with their new Dystpian Legions Box Set Offers over in their webshop. If you’ve been interested in the game...
By Polar_Bear
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Jun 23rd, 2015
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Spartan Games is helping link together two of their games. Firestorm Armada and Firestorm Planetfall are being combined via Firestorm System Wars. The first of these supplemental rules are going out with the upcoming Invasion Fleets that Spartan is selling. Phase 1’s main feature is a rewards t...
By Polar_Bear
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Jun 16th, 2015
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Spartan Games was extremely happy to be able to work on the Halo franchise of games. They’ve been secretly working on it for some time, going back and forth with Microsoft and 343 Industries, making sure everything was juuuuust right. They are, after all, bringing things from the Halo universe ...
By Jared Miller
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Jun 12th, 2015
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In 2001, Microsoft changed the landscape of console based shooters with the release of Halo: Combat Evolved for the original Xbox, introducing the world to Master Chief Petty Officer John-117 (or the Master Chief for short) and a rich, sci-fi universe. Over the years the franchise spawned many more r...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
May 27th, 2015
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Spartan Games has updated their webshop with their new releases that will be coming out on June 24th. You can start taking orders for these new figures to make sure that you’re the first gamer on your block with these models when they’re released. They’ve got new releases for Firest...
By Polar_Bear
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Apr 24th, 2015
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Spartan Games has posted up their next set of pre-releases on their website. These new kits will be available May 27th, but you can get your orders in now to make sure you have them on your doorstep ASAP when they’re released. If you play Firestorm Armada or Firestorm Planetfall, there’s ...
By Polar_Bear
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Apr 21st, 2015
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Spartan Games will be producing a couple miniatures games based on the popular Halo series of video games. The first one they’re making is Halo: Fleet Battles. Attendants of Salute that stop by the Spartan booth will be able to get a look at some of the first pieces for the game. Spartan has al...
By Polar_Bear
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Apr 9th, 2015
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Spartan Games gets you some minis for cheaper than usual with their Aerial Battle Groups and Individual Models sales over in their webshop. Until the 15th, you can get 10% off your order by using the code “MODELS10” at checkout. The sale applies to Aerial Battle Groups for Dystopian Wars ...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Mar 30th, 2015
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Spartan Games has several really great deals going on over in their webshop. For starters, all of their rulebooks are at least half-off. Sure, you can download them for free from their website, but some people like to actually have a book in their hand (I’m included in this count), and Spartan&...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Mar 20th, 2015
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Spartan Games added a whole slew of new pre-orders available up on their website. They have various Dystopian Wars sets, including one with a steam-mechanical alligator (which is pretty awesome if you ask me). There’s various bomber sets coming for Dystopian Legions. There’s also a trio o...
By Polar_Bear
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Mar 5th, 2015
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Spartan Games has a bunch of special deals they’re running now over on their website. Want to get a free rulebook? Or perhaps a free blister of minis? Or perhaps a great deal on two starter boxes? Mosey on over and see what’s in store. But you only have until the end of the month [&hellip...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Feb 20th, 2015
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Spartan Games is showing off and taking pre-orders for their batch of minis they’ll be releasing on March 25th. There’s a little something for everyone, whether you play Dystopian Legions, Firestorm Armada, Dystopian Wars, or Firestorm Planetfall. There’s a lot of photos just beyond...
By Polar_Bear
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Feb 16th, 2015
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Halo is coming to your tabletop via Spartan Games. They’ve got some new previews up, showing off some new renders for the starship-based game they’re working on. They’ve included some scale shots so you can know what size vessels we’re talking about. There’s also some in...
By Polar_Bear
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Feb 9th, 2015
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Spartan Games will be producing miniatures games based on the popular Halo series of video games. It looks as though there’s at least two coming out later this year: both a space-based fleet game and a ground-combat game. Source From the announcement:...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Feb 6th, 2015
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Spartan Games has posted the version 2.0 Dystopian Wars rulebook up online. You can go grab it for yourself for free from the Spartan website. Being free, why not take a look? Source From the announcement:...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Feb 5th, 2015
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Spartan Games has launched a Kickstarter campaign for their new Universal Modular Terrain System. Originally designed for 28mm, they plan on making it available for any scale system. Start with printed card floors and add resin and acrylic walls to add some vertical to your set. Finally, toss in some...