Warlord Games

By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Apr 7th, 2017
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Gamers love to be the first ones with the new items available for the games they play. Heck, they can get outright hostile if someone else gets their toy soldiers first. As such, Warlord Games is offering pre-orders on the first wave of expansion sets for Test of Honour, their far-Eastern skirmish mi...
By Polar_Bear
In 19th Century
Apr 7th, 2017
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Well, after what seemed like two Thursdays in a row, we have made our way, finally, to Friday. And I, for one, welcome our new almost-weekend overlords. With any luck, your weekend will be filled with gaming. If not, I still hope it’s restful. But before we can get there, we should fill up on [...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Apr 6th, 2017
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I just love that title. “Wheels of Steel.” It fits in well with the classic rock I’ve got going on in the office today. Anyway, if you’re looking to get yourself some armored vehicle kits from Warlord Games, now’s a good time, as you can get 3 for just £40 for a short ti...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Apr 5th, 2017
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This is a story that could also potentially fit in with tomorrow’s Terrain Corner. Warlord Games is going to be coming out with new rules for sieges in the upcoming Pike & Shotte book, To Kill a King. They have posted up a preview of those rules for you to check out. Along with that, [&hel...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Mar 29th, 2017
1 Comment
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When writing rules for a game, you want to do your best to make sure they’re clear and uncomplicated. Sometimes, a part of a rule sounds good, and you don’t necessarily want to cut it, but you find that it’s just not quite in the theme or style you want for the game. That’s no...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Mar 24th, 2017
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I have, on multiple occasions, said how much I love when companies post their rules and stats for their games online. Well, Warlord Games has decided to post up the army lists for the various forces in Beyond the Gates of Antares on their website as free .pdf downloads. This will also allow them to [...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Mar 24th, 2017
1 Comment
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While temperatures are starting to rise here in the Northern Hemisphere, the idea of taking a nice vacation somewhere out in the Pacific still seems like a nice idea. I’ve never been surfing, but I’ve always meant to learn (yes, a surfing polar bear. It could happen). Needless to say, dur...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Mar 22nd, 2017
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Doctor Who is getting a couple new games this year. One of them is the miniatures skirmish game coming from Warlord Games. If you’re one of the many Who (see what I did there?) have been wishing they could just jump ahead and time and get it, you’ll be happy to see that there’s a [&...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Mar 20th, 2017
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The most interesting thing about King Charles the I is that he was 5’6″ tall at the start of his reign, but only 4’8″ tall at the end of it (source). … Ok, seriously, that’s the only thing I could hear while reading about this book. Warlord Games has started taking...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Mar 20th, 2017
4 Comments
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Warlord Games is wasting no time in getting you another release for Test of Honour. This time around, it’s a two-player starter box set. If you’ve been looking at the Wave 1 releases and been thinking, “I wish it was all just in one box for me to pick up so I could have two [&hellip...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Mar 13th, 2017
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Hello again, work week. I guess it’s nice to see you again. It’s looking like Winter, who has been on vacation for most of… well… winter, is making a run at it here just as we’re a week away from Spring officially starting. Better late than never? *shrugs lots* Anyway, a...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Mar 10th, 2017
4 Comments
1299 Views
The Freeborn are getting a little of this and a little of that in their latest releases for Beyond the Gates of Antares. If you’re interested in flying monster cavalry, heavy weapons crews, or genetic freaks, you’ll find something for you in this set of releases from Warlord Games....
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Mar 3rd, 2017
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The Allies are getting some new bits of firepower. Warlord Games has released a new tank, as well as a new conversion kit for US Airborne troop units. Beat the fascists back and liberate continental Europe from their oppressive regimes....
By Polar_Bear
In 19th Century
Mar 1st, 2017
4 Comments
1373 Views
Warlord Games continues taking pre-release orders for Test of Honour over in their webshop. I’m sure some of you have already put your order in. For those that might still be holding out, Warlord has posted up a preview of the pair of exclusive minis you get when you do make a pre-order....
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Feb 24th, 2017
1 Comment
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Trevor Noah has a new special out on Netflix. In it, he has this whole bit about Russian being the scariest accent out there. If you ever want to frighten someone away, just start talking in a thick Russian accent. So I could only assume that if you were to have a conversation with the […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Feb 22nd, 2017
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Warlord Games is still taking pre-orders for Test of Honour, their new far-East-inspired miniatures skirmish game. But I know some of you out there aren’t content with just what comes in the first couple sets. You want more. Well, Warlord Games is showing off what those next expansion sets will...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Feb 17th, 2017
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The War of Spanish Succession was much more than just a small scuffle on the Iberian Peninsula. People all over the world found themselves fighting over the next person to sit on the Spanish throne. Now you can recreate those battles with a bunch of new Malborough’s Wars units that are availabl...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Feb 17th, 2017
3 Comments
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Warlord Games certainly wastes no time when it comes to telling you about a game to letting you get your hands on it. Though we’re not quite to “have it on your tabletop” just yet, they have started taking pre-orders for different kits, from full rules and figures, to just some extr...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Feb 15th, 2017
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So, by now there’s a good chance you’ve taken a look over the Test of Honour rules preview that Warlord Games has posted up. You might have some questions about the designer’s choices that they made in those rules, or wonder what might be coming up next. Well, Warlord Games is here ...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Feb 10th, 2017
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Sometimes old kits need a revamp. New modelling techniques, new molding techniques, new materials being available, all of these can mean an older kit just needs to be upgraded and made fresh and new. The IS-2 Heavy Tank kit has gotten just such a facelift and you can pick up the new plastic version n...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Feb 10th, 2017
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Well, I got into the office today and it seems that the Boromites are just coming up from out of holes in the ground! … Though, now that I think about it, that is sort of their M.O. So I really shouldn’t be all that surprised. Still the same, there’s four new units released for [&he...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Feb 8th, 2017
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Well, Test of Honour, the new far-East themed miniatures skirmish game from Warlord Games got quite a response when it was announced. I know a lot of people are interested to see what the rules look like. Well, you didn’t have to wait long, and your wallets don’t have to take a hit. Warlo...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Feb 6th, 2017
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Warlord Games has quite a lot they’re working on over in their shop. Those that are looking to expand their Black Powder collections will want to take a look at this particular thing. The War of Spanish Succession was a lot more than just a couple Iberians getting into a scuffle about who shoul...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Feb 3rd, 2017
0 Comments
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Warlord Games has many fine games on the market. If you’re a fan of ancient historicals, there’s Hail Caesar. If you like a more Napoleonic feel, there’s Black Powder. You’ve got Pike & Shotte in there. Of course, you can’t forget WWII in Bolt Action. Though most of...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Feb 3rd, 2017
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Fridays are generally big release days for Warlord Games. Today’s certainly no different. They’ve got quite a bunch of Bolt Action figures available now over in their webshop. From a new supplement to new infantry units to new tanks, it’s a bit of everything for both Americans and G...
By Polar_Bear
In Ancients
Jan 30th, 2017
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We’re once again at the beginning of the week. It’s ok, though, at least for me, because I have cheesecake with raspberry-lime sauce (I did say I was going to make some over the weekend). That should help tide us over to next weekend, where gaming will be had (hopefully). And if thereR...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Jan 27th, 2017
7 Comments
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Ok, so maybe this next set of Konflikt ’47 releases aren’t quite as cool (personal opinion) as the last set of releases, they’re still pretty cool. Warlord Games has a new batch of kits for the British, Soviets, and US forces....
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Jan 24th, 2017
3 Comments
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While we commonly associate Russia with always creating “the biggest _____ to ever be used in battle,” the biggest and most-armored fighting vehicle to ever see active combat actually came from Germany in WWII. That was the antonym-named “Maus” tank. Soon, you’ll be able...
By Polar_Bear
In Horror
Jan 20th, 2017
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Zombies! Zombies everywhere! And boy, did they all stink. But, they’re dead. Waddya expect? Well, the folks at Warlord Games are looking to spread the zombie plague out a bit by sending some your way. Why would you want to buy zombies? Well, they’ve got a couple great deals going on right...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Jan 14th, 2017
2 Comments
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Ursus Infantry. There, that’s really all I needed out of this release. But you might be interested in some of the other things that are also available. They include British Automated Infantry and Fallschirmjäger Falcon Infantry. But really, it’s all about the Ursus Infantry....
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
Jan 13th, 2017
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Long before humans colonized the stars, an ancient race created Gates that would send travelers to far-flung reaches of the galaxy. Now, the various panhuman races (those that have evolved apart from each other and the core human ancestor they all share) are fighting for control of those gates. You&#...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Jan 11th, 2017
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Throughout much of military history, men on horseback have been some of the most formidable forces in warfare. Their fast, powerful charges into enemy lines could be the deciding factor in a battle. Later this year, Warlord Games will be coming out with some new British Cavalry models for Black Powde...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Jan 9th, 2017
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There are certain battles that stand out in history. Agincourt, Thermopylae, Waterloo. The Battle of the Bulge should also be listed there. It was a last-ditch effort by the Germans to escape the tightening noose that was being formed around Germany by the Allies in WWII. Soon, you’ll be able t...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Jan 9th, 2017
0 Comments
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With the Konflikt ’47 line, Warlord Games can take a lot of their current kits, add in just a couple of extra bits, and create entirely new units out of them. Or, you can just change around some small part and suddenly a unit that’s still just like its Bolt Action counterpart now has that...
By Polar_Bear
In Interviews
Jan 4th, 2017
2 Comments
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The Doctor Who television series has enthralled millions over the decades. We’ve got two games based on it coming this year. Warlord Games is making a miniatures game that has a lot of players excited. But details have been few and far between so far. Well, to fill in some of those gaps as the ...