Seasoned Spigot Preview and New Hunters for Guild Ball

A double-kick for you for Guild Ball from Steamforged. They’re coming out with a little old, and a little new. First off, they have started taking pre-orders for new resin Hunter’s Guild teams. They’re the same players that you might have, but resculpted and now in resin. They’re also continuing their previews of the upcoming Faithful box with a look at Seasoned Spigot.
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Steamforged Posts New Resident Evil Previews

“Yeah, but how do the miniatures look?” is a question a lot of gamers have about their games. A lot of us are addicted to those little bits of plastic, and a good set of minis can turn a mediocre game into a great game. In this preview from Steamforged, they’re showing off some of the pre-production figures they’re working on for Resident Evil 2.
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Steamforged Previews Veteran Chisel for Guild Ball

As the players in Guild Ball grow, they change (as we all do). Their careers go through different phases. That’s where the Veteran versions come in. The player has seen some stuff, and they’re now focused on new aspects of the play and themselves. In today’s preview, we get a look at Chisel. A bit of a wild-child, going out and just stabbing anyone she could, she’s mellowed over the years and is now more team-focused.
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Steamforged Taking Orders For Erskirii Wolves Guild Ball Team

In Guild Ball, teams are made up of players from all over the world. But, like the Olympics, they occasionally band together nationally for a competition. That’s what the World Cup is for. Well, Steamforged is bringing together the Erskirii Wolves, a team made up of players from Erskirad, and offering them as a team full of alternate-sculpt minis. They’re only available to order for a short time, so get in your orders now.
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Steamforged Previews Veteran Sakana For Guild Ball

So, we had the Exiles, the various Union members that left for other Guilds. The next set coming for Guild Ball is The Faithful. They’re players who stuck with their teams (for the most part, there’s Spigot in there). In this case, it’s Sakana. A pirate’s life is for him (yarr arr yarr. I loddie the hotpants). We get a look at how he’s changing from his original incarnation in this preview.
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Steamforged Previews Ikaros and Rundaas For Falconer’s Guild

The Falconer’s Guild is the next of the Minor Guilds to hit the pitch in Guild Ball. As one would expect, they’re the Minor Guild for the Hunter’s Guild. We’ve seen just about everyone, but there had been two left. In this final preview, we get a look at them. Say hello to Ikaros and Rundaas.
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Steamforged Previews Frelsi For Falconer’s Guild

Almost every team in Guild Ball has a mascot (Blacksmiths just have to be different like that…). In the case of the Falconer’s Guild, as one would expect, it’s a bird of prey. Specifically, Frelsi, a bald eagle. Get a look at her stats in this new preview.
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Forgotten Paths Expansion for Dark Souls Card Game Available For Pre-Order

Dark Souls isn’t a very forgiving game. Death awaits you around every corner. The same is true for the card game from Steamforged. But with every monster comes new opportunities. And the Forgotten Path expansion, coming this September, is certainly full of new monsters. It also has two new characters that you can play. Set things on fire as the Pyromancer and pick people’s pockets with the Thief. This set is available to pre-order now.
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Steamforged Previews Devana For Guild Ball

Every team needs a captain. Someone needs to be in charge to lead the other players to victory. In the case of the Falconer’s Guild, that falls to Devana. In this preview, we get a look at her rules and model, and see just how she interacts with the rest of her team. Arguably, the captain is the most important figure on the pitch, so that makes this the most important preview for the team.
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Steamforged Previews Minerva, Takes Pre-Orders For Morticians Resin Team, Has Spring Sale

Man, Steamforged Games is, pardon the pun, full steam ahead as we head into the weekend. They’ve got a preview up of a new Falconer’s Guild player (even though she uses an owl). They’ve announced that the Main guilds are going to be moving over to colored resin. They’ve got the first pre-order up for that resin team (the Morticians). And they’re running a general Spring Sale over on their website, which includes a lot of alternate sculpt minis.
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Steamforged Previews Pride For Guild Ball

The Solthecian Church has taken over the Union in Guild Ball. In Season 4, they’re going to be the Minor Guild for the team, and a bit of restructuring will be done as some players get shifted around as to who can and can’t work for whom. But, since they’ll be their own Minor Guild, that means they need a mascot. That mascot comes in the form of Pride, a huge lion. We get a look at his rules in this preview.
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Steamforged Explains Solthecian Minor Guild

Season 4 for Guild Ball will be coming out this year, and along with it, some rebalancing of some figures for various Guilds to bring them up to speed with others that see the pitch more often. This is also the year of Minor Guilds. It’d been announced that the Solthecian Church was going to be the Minor Guild for the Union, but there’s been some odd releases if that was the case. Well, we get an explanation of how all that’s going to work in this post.
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Steamforged Previews Mataagi For The Falconer’s Guild

With the Ratcatcher’s hitting pitches, it’s time to start looking at the next of the Minor Guilds that will be coming to Guild Ball. They’re the Falconers, a Minor for the Hunter’s Guild. Today’s our first look at what they’re capable of and, man, it’s quite a bit, getting an eyeful of this first figure. He’s one of the 2 that will be able to play alongside the Hunter’s. It’s Mataagi.
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Steamforged Previews Veteran Honour and New Box

The last of the Exiles is Veteran Honour. While not part of the Union in Chains storyline specifically, she was on the losing side of a bit of a coup within the Mason’s Guild which led to her leg being hurt and her moving on to become coach of the Farmer’s Guild. We get a look at her upcoming Guild Ball card here.
Also, not every team got an Exile figure. But those teams aren’t going to just be left behind. There’s a preview up of a new box set that contains figures for the teams that didn’t end up with something new. Though, at the moment, we’ve just got the picture and little else.
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Steamforged Previews Harriet The Hat for Guild Ball

I guess that headline should have “spoiler warning” in it, but at this point, if you’ve not read the fluff for the Exiles box for Guild Ball, that’s on you. Long story short, not everybody made it out alive, and Harry is no more. However, his hat lives on and has found a new owner in the form of a young Engineering student. And so we get Harriet the Hat. Check out her new cards below.
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Steamforged Previews Veteran Hemlocke For Guild Ball

The next in the list of figures from the Exiles set, the end result of the Union in Chains event, is Veteran Hemlocke. She was originally being fought over by the Hunters and the Morticians, but that changed when Veteran Minx came on the scene. As such, Hemlocke is trading in for all-goth gear and going with the dead-lovers. We get a look at her new card here.
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Steamforged Launches Godtear Kickstarter

I’m a big proponent of “play the figs you want to play.” I mean, I normally pick my options for games starting with how they look, then moving onto how they play. And it can be tough when part of one faction in a game looks good, but part of another one also looks good. Well, that’s not an issue in Godtear, Steamforged’s new fantasy miniatures game. There aren’t any factions, so just grab who you want and get gaming. They’ve launched their Kickstarter campaign just today.
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Steamforged Previews Veteran Minx For Guild Ball

As many of you know, I play Guild Ball. The Hunter’s Guild is one of my teams (I mean, they have a bear). So, of course, I’m excited to see what new minis they’re getting. In this case, it’s one of the models from the Union in Chains event. It’s Veteran Minx, and she adds some cool abilities to the pitch.
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TGN Exclusive Preview: Raeth’Marid, the Rising Tsunami For Godtear

Godtear is the new minis game coming from Steamforged Games. The Kickstarter campaign is just a mere 3 days away, launching on April 6th. The fine folks over at Steamforged have been kind enough to give us an exclusive preview of one of the incoming Champions. Check out the mini for and backstory of Raeth’Marid, the Rising Tsunami.
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Veteran Captain Salt Available To Order From Steamforged

So, yesterday was April Fool’s. Honestly, I don’t really like the holiday much, as you get all sorts of stories coming out that could maybe be true, and would be really cool if they were, but they aren’t. So you never quite know what’s real and what isn’t. As a reporter, that can be very frustrating. However, this story isn’t a joke. Well, it is, kinda, but it’s also real. Steamforged has created Veteran Captain Salt for Guild Ball, and you can order yours now (better hurry, today’s the last day to order her).
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Steamforged Previews Veteran Decimate For Guild Ball

The Union in Chains event for Guild Ball saw the Union players spread out among the other Guilds. In the case of Decimate, she’s ended up with the Brewer’s Guild. Her knowledge with the sword is no longer employed with a foil or rapier, but a broadsword. So, what sort of changes does that mean for her card? We get a look at just that in this preview.
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Steamforged Previews Bonesaw and Graves For Ratcatcher’s Guild

Well, ok, in a way, this isn’t so much a preview. Veteran Graves and Bonesaw have been around for quite a long time as part of the Mortician’s Guild. However, that doesn’t mean that things haven’t changed. The figures were originally created when the idea of Minor Guilds wasn’t around yet, and Veteran Graves, in particular, really needed a bit of touching up to really make him shine with the new team. So that’s what Steamforged has done, a touch-up.
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Falconer’s Guild Available To Pre-Order For Guild Ball

Buccaw!
The Falconer’s Guild is the second of the Minor Guilds that will be making their way to the Guild Ball pitch. They’re the Minors for the Hunter’s Guild. The two teams will be able to share a pair of players between them, as well as the Falconer’s being able to be used on their own (of course). If you want to get these high-flying new figures, you can order yours now, as well as special dice. If you pre-order through your LGS, be sure to ask about the LE alt-sculpt figure, too.
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Steamforged Previews Veteran Gutter For Guild Ball

The Union is going through changes. The Solthecian Church has taken over, and many of the players that used to be on the team have looked elsewhere for employment. One such is Gutter. Back during the Union in Chains event for Guild Ball, Gutter could’ve ended up with the Butchers or the Fishermen. In the end, the Butchers won out. In this preview, we get a look at what they can expect when she hits the pitch.
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Steamforged Previews Last Two Ratcatcher Minis’ Stats

The Ratcatcher’s Guild is the first Minor Guild to hit the pitch. They’ll be making their way to tabletops soon, but it’s best to know what you’ll be getting into. As such, there’s two final players to preview for them. One’s Miasma, the other is Squeak, their mascot. Because, yes, you get a giant rat to use on the pitch.
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Steamforged Previews Falconer’s Guild

The Falconer’s Guild is the new Minor Guild coming for the Hunter’s Guild in Guild Ball. (Guild, Guild, Guild)
They’ll be taking to the skies in a couple months, but you can get a look at what they’ve got in store, as well as previewing the retailer-exclusive figure you can get if you pre-order through your LGS.
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2nd Wave of Dark Souls Board Game Releases Available To Pre-order

Steamforged Games has started taking pre-orders for their next wave of releases for the Dark Souls board game. If you feel you’ve figured out the boss moves of the current baddies on offer, soon you’ll be able to change out for a whole new cadre of huge monsters that will surely cause you to see the “You Died” screen.
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Rookie League Minis Available To Pre-Order From Steamforged

Steamforged is working on bringing you the new Rookie League for Guild Ball. This new format allows players to use a Rookie in their games, then build them up throughout the League, choosing several different options as they go. Steamforged is taking pre-orders for the whole bundle of players, as well as selling them individually.
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Ratcatcher’s Guild Available To Pre-order From Steamforged

Steamforged Games has a trio of new pre-releases available over in their webshop. One is the first of the new Minor Guilds that are making their way to the Guild Ball pitch. It’s the Ratcatcher’s box. You can also pick up special team dice for them. But even if you’re not interested in the new Guild, every Guild Ball player will be wanting to pick up the Game Plan Deck. These cards take over for the old Guild Plot cards and also roll in the Initiative Roll into their uses.
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Steamforged Announces Gameplan Deck For Guild Ball

Guild Ball is getting a bit of a shake-up this morning. Steamforged had mentioned the Gameplan deck, but the details were thin on the ground. Now they’ve been fully revealed. The deck replaces the Guild Plots from the game, but also change how Initiative works at the start of a turn. They can even change how much Influence a player has during their turn. It’s a little change that makes big changes in the potential for the game.
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Steamforged Previews Piper For Ratcatcher’s Guild

“It’s time to pay the Piper.”
It’s an old saying, taken from the fairytale of the Pied Piper of Hamelin. You know, the town had a rat problem and they paid a dude with a magic flute to make them go away. Of course, when they didn’t pay, he led the children of the town away. In Guild Ball, the Ratcatcher’s Guild is being led by just such an individual. Piper’s his name and he’s also got a magic flute that will also cause players around the field to end up in spots they weren’t originally expecting. Take a look at his cards in this preview.
Also: Aaaaaaaaqualung!
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Steamforged Previews May Releases

The Union in Chains event left the Union decimated, with players being pulled away to join different Guilds as the Solthecian church took over the organization. In May, the results of that event will start hitting players’ tables. There’s two box sets coming, one based on all the characters that had been Union but are now gone, and another on the Chruch’s new leadership role in the Union.
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Steamforged Previews Scourge for Ratcatcher’s Guild

The Minor Guilds will change the dynamic of Guild Ball. They’re their own teams, but also tied with a Major Guild. The Ratcatchers are the Minor Guild for the Morticians. So death and decay is part of what they’re about. Also, rats are well-known to carry diseases. The Ratcatchers bring a new Condition to the game, Disease. And Scourge is one of the main carriers. Get a look at this stat cards and mini in this preview.
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Steamforged Opens Godtear Forums, Posts Rules

Godtear is Steamforged Games’ latest creation. They’ve got their pre-release beta-test kits on their way out to those that’ve purchased them. But even if you didn’t opt-in for that, you can still now check out more about the game via the official forums. Steamforged has also posted up the game’s rules so you can get a look at what is in store.
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February LE Minis Now Available For Guild Ball

Steamforged has started making a habit of releasing special, limited-edition minis for Guild Ball around the various holidays. I, for one, welcome our alternate-sculpt overlords. In this case, it’s the Puppy Love set, including a new version of Brisket and Boiler for the Butcher’s Guild. There’s also an exceedingly adorable new ball token with a little puppy wanting to show they can play a swell as the big dogs.
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