Spartan Games

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
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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
In News
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
In News
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
In News
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
In News
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
In News
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
In News
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
In News
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
In News
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
In News
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...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Jan 28th, 2015
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Hopefully all our readers up in the North East are safe and warm. Well, if you’re snowed in (or even if you’re not, I guess), here’s a selection of some of the shorter stories we’ve come across the past couple days. We’ve got: 2nd Special Edition Dragon Head Challenge Co...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Jan 16th, 2015
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Spartan Games has posted up the latest set of pre-releases on their website. These are for Dystopian Wars and Firestorm Armada. They’ll be shipped out on Feb. 25th. For Firestorm Armada, there’s several sets for both the Rense System Navy as well as the Oroshan. For Dystopian Wars, the Le...
By Polar_Bear
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Dec 15th, 2014
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Spartan Games is bringing some oversight to Firestorm Armada with their new Return of the Overseers box set that’s coming out in January. The box contains two starter fleets (the Aquans and the Directorate), along with a mysterious, alien dimensional gate that comes into play in the missions in...
By Polar_Bear
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Oct 28th, 2014
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Spartan Games posted their last set of pre-orders for this year. There’s a whole bunch to see, so check ’em out. Source From the announcement: SHIPPING FROM DECEMBER 10TH! Following the exciting launch of Firestorm Planetfall, headlined by the excellent Battle for Proteus Prime 2 Player B...
By Polar_Bear
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Sep 23rd, 2014
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Spartan Games has launched The Helix Effect, a new blog to let you know about what you can expect from Planetfall, their new sci-fi minis game. Source From the launch: The Helix Effect is the first in a series of blogs put together to reveal to you more about what you can expect from the […]...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Sep 20th, 2014
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Spartan Games is having a sale on their pre-orders for Planetfall over in their webshop for this weekend only. Source From the announcement: Are you excited for the upcoming Planetfall launch? Planetfall is a fast-paced, action packed game of massed 10mm armoured and infantry conflict set in the Fire...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Sep 10th, 2014
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Spartan Games has announced Planetfall, their new sci-fi minis game set in the Firestorm Armada universe. Source From the announcement: Spartan Games is hugely excited to announce the much-anticipated launch of Planetfall – a fast-paced, action packed game of massed 10mm armoured and infantry conflic...
By Polar_Bear
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Aug 15th, 2014
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Spartan Games put their latest wave of pre-orders up over in their webshop. Source From them to you: Spartan Games is proud to announce the release of ELEVEN new products this September, covering Dystopian Legions, Firestorm Armada and Dystopian Wars. We bring you two Rulebooks, a fantastic two playe...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Aug 8th, 2014
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Spartan Games is having a sale on their Dystopian Legions in their webshop this weekend. Source From the announcement: 30% off Dystopian Legions & 40% off Ironclads this weekend only! Here at Spartan Games we like to keep our gamers in the loop of our exciting new releases… but we can̵...
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