Codex: Imperial Agents Available to Order From Games Workshop

The enemies of the Empire of Man are legion. Pretty much ever corner of the galaxy has something creeping around that wants to undo everything. That could be dangerous aliens. That could be the forces of Chaos. That could just be a disgruntled employee down at the local coffee shop. That means there has to be those that are willing to root out that dissent and get rid of it (usually via bolter). That’s where the Imperial Agents come in, their new codex of which for 40k is available to order from Games Workshop.
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New Blood Bowl, 40k, Lord of the Rings Releases Available From Forge World

A bit of a scatter-shot set of new releases from Forge World this week. There’s some new pieces for Blood Bowl. You’ve got some new bits for your 40k armies. And there’s a new unit for The Hobbit. Pretty much all we’re missing is an Age of Sigmar release.
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New Horus Heresy Book Collections And Legio Custodes Tank Available From Forge World

While playing Guild Ball and cooking Thanksgiving 2: Thank Harder, I missed the new Legio Custodes tank release from Forge World. Well, I’m here to rectify that, as well as tell you about the new Horus Heresy book collections they’ve got for order.
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Macrocarid Explorators Available From Forge World

Even if you’re a heavily-modified Mechanicum trooper or officer, walking your way across open terrain in battle is a great way to get yourself a one-way ticket to seeing the Emperor in the afterlife. As such, the Macrocarid Explorators were designed as a transport, command vehicle, and heavy weapons platform. Heavily armed and armored, this vehicle is a way to get you to the fracas in style.
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Friday Snippets

Time has been playing weird tricks this week, I feel. The first several days flew by. Thursday took an eternity. Now, today’s doing a little bit of both. I feel like it should be later than it is, so it feels like it’s been a long time since this morning… but I’ve also gotten a ton of stuff done. So I dunno. I do know that I’m possibly going to be playing some Guild Ball this evening and then some D&D tomorrow. So that’s cool. Better pack myself full of energy with some bite-sized gaming stories.

Today on the platter we have: New Imperial Knight Heads From Forge World, Knight Models Previews Suicide Squad Dice, Kromlech New Release: Legionary Shotgun, Angels and Demons join Flatminis 2D miniatures range, Shadows of Esteren Announces Partnership with Syrinscape, Talisman is Free to Play This Weekend Only, Comrades in Battle Reaches Funding Goal, 15mm Naval Crews Range is Back From Capitan Games, and Final Days for Tavern Masters Kickstarter.

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New 40k and Hobbit Releases Available To Order From Forge World

Well, sort of two ends of the spectrum in terms of new releases from Forge World this week. It’s rare enough that we see even releases for Age of Sigmar on there. But a Lord of the Rings release? I can’t remember the last one of those. Along with some new dwarves, there’s also a couple of 40k releases as well. Told you it was two ends of the spectrum.
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The Burning of Prospero Game Available From Games Workshop

Games Workshop has started taking orders for a new board game set during the days of the Horus Heresy. This time, we find the voracious Space Wolves against the magic and psycher-enhanced Thousand Sons. The battle for the 31st millennium heats up once more as the planet is bombarded, except for one area that’s been heavily shielded and must thus be attacked via a ground assault. Who will prevail in the Burning of Prospero?
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New Limited Edition Space Marine Mini Coming From Forge World

I know how much people tend to love getting “limited edition” versions of things. They feel special and unique. There’s only maybe a couple out there and you want to get one for yourself. Well, starting tomorrow, Forge World will have a new, limited edition Space Marine mini that you can get for your very own.
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Friday Snippets

We’ve once more made it to the weekend.
Well, almost to the weekend, anyway. We’ve still gotta finish today. But hopefully that won’t be too painful to get through. Then… Yeah, I just love weekends. And as I’ve mentioned a couple times, tomorrow’s going to be cram-packed full of gaming. I’m really looking forward to it. Hopefully your day is likewise scheduled.
But before we get there, we should fill up on some bite-sized gaming stories.

Today on the platter we have: New Tau Heavy Rail Cannon Array From Forge World, Iris Coming To Kickstarter in January, Purgatory Kickstarter is close to another stretch goal, New Mk IV tank From LaserCutCard, Two New APC Turrets Available From Kromlech, and Q’thulu Mini Up On Kickstarter.

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New Sokar Pattern Stormbird Available From Forge World

While the US in WWII had to rely on just dropping troops out of a plane, the Empire of Man has a bit of extra technological advantage in order to land squads of marines. That comes in the form of the Sokar Pattern Stormbird. They’ll get your Marines to the battlefield in style and with some pretty heavy support going on.
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Friday Snippets

Friiiiiiidaaaaaaay! The gateway to the weekend. Hopefully you’ve got some gaming planned for the next couple days. I don’t have anything specific lined up, but there’s still plenty of time. At the very least, I’m thinking I want to make some brownies this weekend. Though I might throw in something a little special…
That being cayenne pepper. You know, I’ve heard a lot about mixing “heat” with “sweet” and am finally gonna give it a go. I’ll let you know about the results.

Anyway, before we get to those tasty bites, we have some tasty bites here to deal with.

On today’s platter we have: New Thousand Sons Legion Transfer Sheet From Forge World, Lead Adventure Miniatures Launches Astropolis Kickstarter, Terrible Kids Stuff Posts September New Releases, New Damage Trackers From Proxie Models, Syrinscape Releases Geek & Sundry’s Critical Role: Goblin Raid SoundPack, Code Orange Games Running Free Collision Model Giveaway Contest, Kromlech Weekend Promo: Jump Packs, Turncoat Games Running WWII Cavalry Kickstarter, and Sally 4th Posts Free Combat Patrol – Falklands War Supplement.

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Friday Snippets

The work week is drawing to a close.
… … … Wooo!
Time to kick back, relax, and enjoy some gaming. Tomorrow’s the monthly gaming day at my friend’s library, where I’ll be getting a couple games in. Hopefully you have roughly similar plans. If I’m going to make it through a marathon gaming session, I need to bulk up on some bite-size gaming stories. Good thing that’s just what I’ve got here.

Today on the platter we have: New Cerastus Knight Heads from Forge World, New Statuesque Fine & Pulp Scale Veteran Female Heads Available, New Releases Available From BlackChapel Miniatures, Okumarts Games Releases More Victorian Adventure Paper Minis, and Shieldwolf Miniatures Launches Forest Goblin Multi-Part Plastic Minis Kickstarter.

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Friday Snippets

Seems just about everything is going on this weekend. PAX, Nova Open, and Dragon*Con are all happening… well, right now, actually. If you’re at one of the shows, awesome. I hope you’re having a blast. If you’re not, well, at least we still have Friday going for us, which is nice. Either way, we should fuel up on some bite-sized gaming stories.

Today we have: New Secutarii Hoplite and Peltast Upgrade Kits From Forge World, New Legionary Breacher Bike From Kromlech, The Painting Frog Posts Rumble in the Jungle 2 – The Aftermath, Rebel Minis Dark Hold Goblin Adventures RPG Funded, War Titans: Invaders Must Die Coming To Kickstarter, Battle Gnomes Card Game Coming To Kickstarter, FossilPunk Foundry Unveils Sauriana 54mm Miniatures Game, The Red Sector Cleanup Crew Available To Order From Nexus Miniatures, and Purgatory Box Cover is released.

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Forge World Taking Orders For Mastodon Heavy Transport

The worst way to try and get your troops into battle is just having them walk there. Tac. Marines, Terminators, and Dreadnaughts aren’t known for breaking any land speed records, and they’re vulnerable to enemy fire as they approach. Sure, there’s Rhinos and Land Raiders, but those only hold a relatively small squad of guys. If you really want to get a bunch of Marines to where you need them, you might want to check out the Mastodon Heavy Transport.
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New Legion Tactical Squads Available To Order From Forge World

Ah, the Tactical Marine. The Swiss Army Knife of the 40k world. Pretty much every Space Marine player, as well as quite a few Chaos players, will have a couple units of them around. But with all those players using basically all the same figures, what’s to keep them apart? Well, Forge World is here to help, as they’re taking orders for dozens of new Legion Tactical Squads in their webshop from all sorts of different chapters.
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Novamarines Charity Auction Up Now

We all know that I love gaming. I’m sure you all here do, too (otherwise, this is really an odd website to have on your surfing list). I’m sure most of you, like me, also like helping others. The people that run the NOVA Open certainly love helping others. That’s why they’re always running their charity army auctions. They’ve currently got one up and going for a Space Marine army with the proceeds going to Doctors Without Borders.
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New Tau Available To Order From Forge World

Dun na-na-nun na-na-nun na-na-nun na-na-naaa-naaa, Barracuda!
Even if you’re not a fan of classic rock, you might be a fan of taking out your enemies from up in the sky. Or maybe you just want some giant robots (we all know my thoughts on giant robots). The new Barracuda flier and a set of “experimental” Battlesuits is available to order from Forge World.
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Forge World Taking Orders For The Horus Heresy Legiones Astartes: Age of Darkness Army List Book

Games Workshop has a tendency to sometimes post rules for similar armies, or new units for similar armies, across a wide range of publications. As such, it can sometimes be tough trying to play those armies, as you’ve gotta carry around a bunch of books and flip through all those pages to find the rule you might need. It can be rough. Thankfully, they will occasionally put out a compilation book that brings together all those rules in one place. The Horus Heresy Legiones Astartes: Age of Darkness Army List book is just such a tome, and you can order yours now.
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New Mechanicum Ursarax Available To Order From Forge World

The Mechanicum are not generally known for their assault units. They’re just happy to sit back and lob plasma blasts and other various ordinance at their foes. But that’s not to say they don’t have units designed to run into enemy formations and just start shredding stuff up. That’s exactly what the Mechanicum Ursarax are for, and they’re available to order now from Forge World.
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Stormcloud Attack Aerial Combat Game Available From Games Workshop

One of my favorite models I’ve put together in a long time was the DakkaJet from Games Workshop. When I saw one at my LGS when it came out, I picked one up immediately, even though I didn’t play 40k at the time. I still have the model, even though it’s currently the only 40k model I have. Well, now I can actually play a new game from Games Workshop called Stormcloud Attack.
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New Model, Transfers, And Paint Kits Available To Order From Forge World

Forge World’s got quite a bit going on today with their pre-releases. There’s a new Horus Heresy character available. You can get him both as a single and as a two-pack. Then, to make sure your mini looks nice, there’s a couple paint kits as well as some transfer sheets available.
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The Horus Heresy – Crusade Imperialis Available to Order From Forge World

When rules get released for armies, they can sometimes be spread out across a couple publications. Or, at the very least, you can have different publications that each have a different army in them. Carrying around all those books can get tedious, so the folks over at Forge World have consolidated three of them and put them all in one place. And they’re taking orders for the book now.
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Games Workshop Taking Pre-Orders For Lost Patrol

Games Workshop has their new board game, Lost Patrol up for pre-oder over in their webshop. Now, you might think, “Oh, another Marines vs. Tyranids board game. Pass.” But, having had a chance to play it, I really think you should give it a look.
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Monday Terrain Corner

It’s Monday.
Ok, so that’s not so great a thing. But we’ll get through. We already had our Wyrd preview for the day. So now we get to our Terrain Corner. It should help.

Anyway, today we have: Eslo Terrain Spaceship Module Pre-Order Package, New Space Mat Designs are available at Mats by Mars, Munitorum Armoured Containers Available To Order from Games Workshop, and West Land Pwork Wargames Fantasy Gaming Mat Available Now.

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LE Terminator Coming to GW Stores

Well, not long ago Games Workshop did that special promotion at Games Workshop stores for the opening of their 100th location. This isn’t exactly the same, but it’s pretty close, as GW locations are going to have a limited edition Terminator mini available soon.
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New Warlord Titan Pieces Available To Order From Forge World

When it comes to giant robots, it’s tough to get bigger than the Warlord Titans from 40k. Being Games Workshop, there’s plenty of options in how you outfit your titans. But there’s not always an actual piece to use for that. Well, Forge World is helping out with a new Titan head, as well as two weapons.
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Sunday Snippets

Well… you know that Battle Chef I talked about a couple times last week?
Uh… you see… wha-ha-happen wuz… Crits from ogre-sized lizardmen hurt, y’all.
But this is just an opportunity to create a new character. I’m thinking I’m gonna go with a TV-preacher style Cleric. We’ll see how it goes.

Anyway, before I dig into rolling up a new character, let’s dig into some bite-sized gaming stories.

Today we have: Brigade Models Releases New Merchant Spaceships, Last hours to support Saltlands post-apocalyptic desert adventure game on Kickstarter, and New Bases and Paints Available to order from Games Workshop.

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Forge World Discontinuing Certain Items

All good things must come to an end. In order to make room for new figures in their warehouse, the folks over at Forge World have decided to discontinue making certain other items. These pieces are never going to be made again. So if you want any of them, you’d better hurry.
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Games Workshop To Release Captain Centos

Games Workshop has been working on opening up new shops around. They’re celebrating the opening of their 100th. That’s a lot of places to go get your minis-gaming on. To celebrate, they’re letting people pick up a special miniature, Captain Centos, at North American locations this weekend.
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Did You See Predator Last Night?: A Review of Lost Patrol by Games Workshop

Games Workshop has been rolling out the specialist games one after the other lately. Since the announcement that they were going to be expanding that range, we’ve had Betrayal at Calth, which was Marines vs. Marines. Then there was Deathwatch: Overkill, which gave us Marines vs. Tyranids. And now we have Lost Patrol: Death in the Jungle, which is also Marines vs. Tyranids. Hmm… two of the same teams going at it again. Will Lost Patrol just be more of the same? Or will it head out on its own?

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The fine people over at Games Workshop sent me a copy of their upcoming game to check out. I’ve already done an unboxing of the set. Now it’s time to actually get some minis put together and try the game out.

Load your combat shotguns and get your big can of bug spray, it’s time for another TGN Review. This time it’s Lost Patrol: Death in the Jungle by Games Workshop.
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New Iron Circle Domitar-Ferrum Class Battle-automata Available to Order From Forge World

Giant Robots! Woo! *runs around with arms over my head*
*cough* Um, yes. Forge World has started taking orders for their new Iron Circle Domitar-Ferrum Class Battle-automata. Which is a really drawn-out and roundabout way of saying, “new giant robots available.”
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Talisman: Horus Heresy Now Available for iOS

Nomad Games actually has a double-whammy of releases available for those of you that like the digital version of Talisman. They have the new Horus Heresy expansion available. There’s also the Nether Realm expansion that’s now available on iOS as well.
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Midweek Snippets

We’re making our way through the week here at a steady pace. It’s already Wednesday. I hope it’s going smoothly for you. It’s been naturally busy the first couple days after the Expo. I’m mostly caught up. Just a couple things left.

But at the exact moment, it’s bringing you some bite-sized gaming stories to chew on.

Today we have: Siren Miniatures Posts New 3D Render, Gamer Badges Up On Kickstarter, Battle Valor Games 15mm Fantasy New Releases, 28mm Northern Raiders On Kickstarter, Symbaroum on Kickstarter June 2016, New Legionary Vibro Scythes From Kromlech, Warhammer 40k Tactical Objectives App 2.0 Update, Khurasan releases 15mm E-25 Jagdpanzer, Raging Heroes new TGG model available: Nertha, Dragon Head Coin Series Is Back on Kickstarter, Scotia New Releases – May 2016, and Kickstarter Video Posted for Hope board game.

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Warhammer Community Painting Competition Happening Now

Gamers are a competitive lot. It’s sort of there right in the name. If you’re gaming, you want to win. Even casual gamers, such as myself, still want to do well and hopefully win the games we’re playing. That extends out to adding colored goop to your minis. For those who are interested, Forge World is running their first Warhammer Community Painting Competition. It’s looking like they’re going to make them a monthly thing.
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I Think the Compass is Broke: An Unboxing of Lost Patrol

A friend of mine used to be in the Marines. He served overseas for a couple years. While there, they’d still go on regular training missions. One of them involved having to get from one place to another out in the desert. Well, unfortunately, the guy holding the compass was doing so right next to his weapon. Those that know how compasses work, they can be thrown off by a large piece of metal near them. You know… like a rifle… So the group got rather lost. Thankfully they all made it back safe, eventually. In Lost Patrol from Games Workshop, the Space Marine Scouts that have been sent out to find a downed Drop Pod have also gotten lost. Will they make it back alive?

The chaps over at GW were kind enough to send me a copy to check out and let you know about.

So remember that North is thataways and get ready for another TGN Unboxing. This time it’s Lost Patrol from Games Workshop.
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