Warlord Games

By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Jul 28th, 2017
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We’re getting a little something from two different major theaters of WWII in today’s Bolt Action releases from Warlord Games. On one side of the world, there’s the new Type 91 So-Mo Armoured Car, which has parts to make it run on both roads as well as railroads. Over in Europe, and...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Jul 25th, 2017
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Konflikt ’47 is still a pretty new game. I really only remember seeing figures on tables for the first time at Gen Con last year. So that means it’s coming up to its 1 year anniversary, of sorts. Well, for those that want to get into the game and become better generals, Warlord Games is [...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Jul 24th, 2017
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Warlord Games is bringing a new faction, as well as some new cavalry options to Test of Honour, their new far-Eastern miniatures skirmish game. The new faction is Ch?bei’s Renegades. They’re based on a real figure from Feudal Japan. Ch?bei is seen as a Robin Hood type of character, who would pr...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Jul 24th, 2017
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The world of Beyond the Gates of Antares is a dangerous one. You’d thing with an entire galaxy to spread out into that there would be plenty for everyone. Not so, as there’s still plenty of conflict over resources. And it’s not just humans going at it. Several alien races are also j...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Jul 24th, 2017
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It’s back into the office for most of us. Hopefully your weekend went well. I didn’t get any tabletop gaming in, but I did have a great time with a friend I’d not seen in a bit. So I can’t really complain. Also got a ton done around the apartment. But next week there will [&he...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Jul 24th, 2017
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Who wants to walk into battle? Nobody, that’s who. You want to get there in style. And what’s cooler than getting to the fight in a cool motorcycle? Perhaps a tank? Well, the Germans were doing both in WWII, and Warlord Games is giving you two vehicles related to that. The first is the ne...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Jul 21st, 2017
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As you all know, I’m a big fan of seeing rules for a game before I buy it. Well, Warlord Games’ newest endeavor, Blood Red Skies, has its rulebook now posted up online as a free .pdf download. If you’d like to check out this new game where you are in charge of squadrons over [&helli...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jul 17th, 2017
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And we’re back once more in the office. The start of the work week is upon us. It feels like it’ll be an eternity until next weekend, but we’ll make it there. I hope your weekend was good. I spent all day Saturday playing games with my friend, as I mentioned. There was Ascension, Mu...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Jul 17th, 2017
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Warlord Games has some new Bolt Action releases available over in their webshop. They’ve also started taking pre-orders for their next campaign book. This time, they’re headed back to the Pacific, specifically the islands of New Guinea. If you’re gonna get there, you’re gonna ...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Jul 13th, 2017
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The greatest German Tank Ace (and, actually, the top tank ace from the whole war) of WWII was Kurt Knispel. If you’d like to add him to your forces in Bolt Action, you only have a small window in which to recruit him. Warlord Games is taking orders from now until the 16th....
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Jul 11th, 2017
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Warlord Games is coming out with a new WWII miniatures game. This one take place in the skies over the heads of the troops fighting below. It’s called Blood Red Skies and it gives players a chance to recreate those classic dogfights over Europe and the Pacific. They have lots of different bundl...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Jul 7th, 2017
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One thing about Historical games is that you often get to play characters that were actual people and had actual lives. … I guess it’s a bit different if you play a young version of them and they get killed off in a fight… Ah well, that’s half the fun. Anyway, Warlord Games is...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Jul 7th, 2017
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WWII continues on. All sides of the conflict are looking to overwhelm their opponents. On the German lines, they’ve been working with a new walker design that they’re sure will help out. Then, with a look at emphasizing precision strikes, they’ve been training some elite sniper unit...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Jul 5th, 2017
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Having been home on Monday and Tuesday, it’s really throwing off what day of the week it is to me. Even though I’m sitting here in my Wednesday shirt, it doesn’t really feel like Wednesday. Typing up a Podcast Roundup this morning didn’t help, either. Maybe having a Snippets p...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Jul 5th, 2017
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In the world of Konflikt ’47, WWII continues to rage on. The Axis and the Allies both are looking for that one advantage that will finally bring the war to an end. So far, the game has focused on the European front, with German, Russian, American, and British forces. But the war is still going ...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Jun 30th, 2017
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Ok, so maybe you don’t want a skirmish-sized WWII game. Maybe you want platoons and artillery and such all over the field. So you play some Bolt Action. And for those that are looking for a new force, there’s a whole bunch of Polish Airborne forces you can pick up now. And I do mean [&hel...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Jun 30th, 2017
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All the races in Beyond the Gates of Antares were once human. But with the different planets they all colonized, and the different environmental factors therein, they diversified. Well, Togg’s race was once human. But where he came from and if there are more like him is a mystery. Found on a cr...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Jun 29th, 2017
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It’s always good to make sure you’ve got the most up-to-date rules for your games. You don’t want to make an army, take it to the table, and then figure out that stuff’s all changed when your opponent goes, “whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa… hold on a minute.” So, for ...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Jun 26th, 2017
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Things are heating up out in the faraway star systems. The various factions in Beyond the Gates of Antares continually clash against one-another. New tactical formations and equipment are making their way to the field. They’re also making their way to your tabletops. Both the Algoryn and Boromi...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jun 26th, 2017
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It’s Monday. How’s yours going? Mine’s… being a Monday. But, as usual, we’ll make it through. And getting our gaming tables looking good is going to help. Today in the Terrain Corner we have: New Terrain Available For Beyond the Gates of Antares, Final Week For Eslo Terr...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Jun 26th, 2017
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Operation Sea Lion saw the Germans invading Britain. The fighting soon made it so everyday citizens were suddenly on the front lines, battling the advancing army. The Germans had their own infiltrators in the British populace, looking to sew discord where they could. Two new sets from Warlord Games l...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Jun 21st, 2017
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The German invasion of Britain not only stalled out, but the counter-attack is threatening to push them back into the sea. With the stakes high, the German High Command is launching Campaign Gigant, their own counter-counter-offensive that will hopefully (for them, anyway) see the tide turn back once...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Jun 19th, 2017
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It’s WWII and Germany has invaded Britain. The British people are fighting back with everything they have against the occupying forces. That’s what’s going on in Campaign Gigant, the second book in the Operation Sea Lion series for Bolt Action. In this preview, take a look at one of...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Jun 16th, 2017
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The Germans have invaded England! Regular folks from all over the country are doing their best to resist their advancements at every turn. Men and women from both the city and the country, who may have never thought about being part in an active warzone are doing their part. That’s what’s...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Jun 15th, 2017
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So, the Germans have invaded Britain as part of Operation Sea Lion. However, the British put up a significant defense and have actually driven the Germans back to the sea. Now, Kent is the only place left under German occupation. Not wanting to give up, the German High Command has launched Phase Two ...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Jun 14th, 2017
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July 1st isn’t too far off. That’s when players will be able to get their hands on The Chryseis Shard, the new expansion book for Beyond the Gates of Antares from Warlord Games. But before then, they’ve posted up a preview showing off three of the new characters that you can expect ...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Jun 9th, 2017
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Not everyone in Britain was against the Germans leading up to WWII (and even during it). Popular culture might say that it was everyone in the world versus the Germans, Italians, and Japanese, but it was not the case. For Bolt Action, Warlord Games has created a figure for Sir Oswald Mosley, someone ...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Jun 9th, 2017
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One thing with miniatures is that you can change just a couple things on a figure and get a whole new miniature out of it. This economy of sculpts lets a company put out a large number of figures in a relatively short amount of time. By changing the type of weapon on a gun […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Jun 8th, 2017
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Warlord Games is letting you British players bulk up your forces a bit with a trio of new releases for Black Powder. There’s a new Highland Regiment, a British Household Brigade, and a British Union Brigade. Because who likes having to wear pants or walk to battle?...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
May 31st, 2017
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For a long time, the British had some of the best fighting forces on the planet. Their various units of cavalry and regiments led them to conquest all over. Warlord Games is letting you bring some of that to your tabletop with some new cavalry units as well as an infantry regiment for Black Powder. [...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
May 26th, 2017
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Simply walking into battle is no fun at all. Why not drop in on your opponent from above, taking them by surprise? That’s what the Airborne infantry do, and you can do it now in Bolt Action. Warlord Games has some new British Airborne releases available, including a starter army and some expans...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
May 26th, 2017
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We’ve seen for a bit now that there’s some new releases for the Freeborn coming for Beyond the Gates of Antares. They include a new starter army, if you’ve been wanting to jump into the game. Well, if you’d seen those and thought, “OMG! I need them NOW!” well, good...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
May 25th, 2017
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Whenever Warlord Games comes out with a new book, they have a pre-order for it. And whenever they have their pre-order going, those that get the book directly from them will get an exclusive figure to go along with it. In the case of the upcoming Beyond the Gates of Antares book, Chryseis Shard, that...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
May 24th, 2017
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We recently saw some of the cool things that the Freeborn will be getting to go along with the upcoming expansion, The Chryseis Shard – Ascent of the Locus, for Beyond the Gates of Antares. But what about some of the other factions? Well, they’ve put up some previews for them, too....
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
May 19th, 2017
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Warlord Games is moving along the story in Beyond the Gates of Antares with their next campaign book, The Chryseis Shard – Ascent of the Locus. Pre-orders for the book are being taken now. Warning, though, if you go and check out the page for it, you should be cautious of spoilers (if you’...