Year 2011


New Knuckleduster releases

Knuckleduster have added several new packs of figures in their 28mm War of 1812 range. From their website:
More releases this morning. I've created three new sets to expand the selection of officers and NCOs in the US army of 1814. The first pack is US officers. The officer on your right is wearing a blanket roll as seen in Renee Chartrand's tome on US uniforms, and an epaulette on the right shoulder only, making him a platoon officer. The others are field officers with two epaulettes. They wear the 1813 officer's coat, which appears to have lace, but in fact has blue "twist" at the breast and collar. The next set of figures are NCOs in the late war blue coatee. These are all sergeants.   The final set for today is a collection of three NCOs in roundabouts (grey for the Niagara campaign or white for Southern climes). This set includes one corporal and two sergeants. That's all for today. I have three versions of the US artillery on the sculpting table right now. The finished sets will include figures in both old and new shakos.

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New releases from Elhiem Figures

Elhiem Figures have posted details on their latest 20mm historical miniature releases. Al Q Shadow Army From their website:
Lamercraft sets 21 on have been discontinued and may soon have a new home. Lamercraft sets 1 to 20 will remain part of the Elhiem Ranges for the moment. We are now selling the new Ambush Alley/Osprey Force on Force rules and still have old add on stock for the original AA games. Many of you will already know about the new releases, for those who don't: The website builder crashed before I could update the news and front page and my camera battery died so no photos either...so until I get that sorted this is the only official release I am doing at the moment

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Mannikin Studios releases Grimm's Cat and Father Christmas

Mannakin Studios have added two new figures - Grimm's Cat and Father Christmas - to their online store. Grimm's Cat From their announcement:
We’re delighted to announce that Grimm’s Cat and Father Christmas are now available to order from the Mannikin Studios website. Father Christmas was originally intended to be released one month after Grimm’s Cat, but since the latter is late we’ve decided to make them available together. Grimm’s Cat is based on artwork from Arthur Rackham’s illustrated edition of The Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm, and is the first of twelve models planned for our series of fae trees. The model is comprised of two parts, measures 32mm to the top of the cat’s head, and includes one round 40mm base. Grimm’s Cat was sculpted by Jody Siegel of Imbrian Arts. Father Christmas is Rackham’s classic rendition of the holiday character, which originally appeared in Arthur Rackham’s Book of Pictures. The model is comprised of two parts, comes with two options for his sack (elves or presents), measures 35mm to the highest point, and includes one round 30mm base. Father Christmas was sculpted by David Ayral of Anakron Miniatures Studio. Both models were cast in an ultra fine resin of French vintage, are comprised of small delicate parts, are intended for advanced modelers, and require some modeling and assembly. They are priced at just $12.50 USD + $5.00 shipping worldwide.

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Leviathans miniature test shots

Catalyst Game Labs have posted a photo of the sprues for six of the miniatures that will be part of the Leviathans boxed set. From their website:
As usual, I received the box this morning and as quickly as I could un-pack it, sort it appropriately, take photos and transfer them to the computer for a blog post, I’m getting a photo up. Below are test shots, still on the sprue, for the 6 miniatures that will be found in the Core Box Set. As soon as I’m done with this post I’ll be building one of each to verify any last details that may need to change and then I’m signing off on them so they’re ready to begin full production

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NUSU2 Tournament now includes Warhammer

The NUSU2 Tournament has added Warhammer 40K and Fantasy events. From their announcement:
The upcoming Nut Up or Shut Up weekend next month in South West England has been expanded to include a 2,000 point Warhammer tournament as well as the existing 200 point Infinity and 1,500 point Warhammer 40,000 tournaments. There are still plenty of places left with hundreds of pounds in prize support up for grabs.

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Rezolution releases and new event shipping options

Aberrant have announced new releases for Rezolution as well as new shipping options for Origins and GenCon. From their announcement:
Aberrant are pleased to announce the release of the Vatacina Starter Box Figures. By popular demand we have been asked to make available as single figures the Vatacina Cardinal, Watcher and Brother of the mind from the Vatacina Starter Box. The Sentinel has been available for some time but now, for the first time you can buy the individual figures. ABERRANT are also pleased to announce the release of the APAC female ninja, only previously available in the Ninja Team pack. APAC Ninja (female) $5.99 Coming Soon - Rezolution HPT Scenery pack and the Shadow Assassin.

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Vul-Con Chariot Racing game at Phoenix Comicon 2011

The Vul-Con Chariot Racing game will be at the Phoenix Comicon 2011. Vul-Con Chariot Racing game From their announcement:
The World's Largest Chariot Racing Game had its second outing at Phoenix Comicon 2011.  Those who played had a blast and those who swung by for a quick look stayed a while to drink in its immensity and splendor (and enjoy watching those playing), but it accomplished a new milestone at this event.  The final game of the day was a completely full race card of eight players.  It was a wild and exciting game with a lot of whip attacks and some wild rolls that resulted in one player taking three other players whips as they attacked him, only to have his own whip grabbed a few turns later.  A great time was had by all, and we can't wait to have another eight player game running.  If you missed it at Phoenix Comicon 2011, your last chance to see or play it in 2011 is coming up soon.  It will be at Vul-Con Arena I on July 16th at Imperial Outpost Games/ManaWerx, then it will be packed away until Phoenix Vul-Con 2012 in 30,000 Square Feet of intense gaming at the Phoenix Convention Center on February 25th and 26th, 2011.  

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