Year 2011


10 new Secret Weapon Washes coming soon

Secret Weapon Miniatures are previewing ten new washes they will soon be releasing. 10 Washes From their announcement:
Here they are - the last ten Secret Weapon Washes! This includes four additional Les' Washes recipes and six all new colours. The "Golden Brown" wash is our one and only metallic wash and, as you can see, works well over white but also makes a fantastic quick shade for your gold paint. We'll release them just as soon as we get a shipment of supplies. We're not going to underestimate demand again and so I ordered gallons of pigment today and it's scheduled to arrive on 12-July. We should have these up before the end of the month though.

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Privateer Press announcement concerning new steps toward product fulfillment

Privateer Press have posted an announcement regarding steps made to improve product shipments and delivery.

From their website:
Since the release of the second edition of its award-winning tabletop miniatures games WARMACHINE and HORDES, Privateer Press has seen explosive growth among its player communities worldwide. The excitement generated by our games has never been higher, and demand has quickly outpaced our production ability. In response, we have expanded our efforts to make our products as easily available as possible.

While Privateer has continued to supply new releases on time, fulfilling the high volume of back orders can require substantial wait times. In an attempt to produce and ship orders faster, over the last year we have more than doubled the size of our production staff, significantly expanded our manufacturing capabilities to include an all-new resin casting department, and converted more of our line to plastic. These efforts have significantly increased our production ability, and we are now shipping record-breaking amounts of product from our Bellevue facility.


Check out their website for full details.
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Dwarf King’s Hold interview

Mantic Games have posted a video interview with Dwarf King’s Hold developer Jake Thorton. From their announcement:
Seems like our article on creating the Dwarf King’s Hold cover artwork went down well! But that’s not all that’s in the Dwarf King’s Hold hub however… If you haven’t yet checked out the video section on the Dwarf King’s Hold hub, you’ll have missed out on Jake’s live interview and Dwarf King’s Hold demonstration with the UK Gaming Media Network at UK Games Expo earlier this month. Well worth a watch, you can check out Parts 1 and Parts 2 here.

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Leviathans off to the printers

Catalyst Game Labs have sent their Leviathans Victorian Sci-fi boardgame off to print. From their announcement:
It’s been a long, long haul, crewmen. But the sea trials are over and celebrations are being organized (wonder if we can get a miniature bottle of champaign somewhere?)…literally right now I’m signing off of final proofs of various material and it’s all being uploaded to the printer (80% percent is already up and the rest will be signed off on and uploaded by end of the day).
Check out their website for full details.
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Gringo 40's release Mexican Light Infantryman

Mexican Light InfantrymanGringo 40's have released a Mexican Light Infantryman figure. From their announcement:
Prior to the Mexican-American War the Mexican Army converted the 3rd Regular Infantry Regiment to Light Infantry and re-designated it as the 4th Light Infantry. The result of this was effectively the creation of an elite unit that was to see action in some of the worst of the fighting during the Mexican American War. Gringo 40’s miniature wargame figure captures a man of the 4th, in typical dynamic skirmisher fashion. running at the crouch seeking cover from where to inflict lead and death upon the enemy.

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MWWA Flea Market and Game Day

The Maine Historical Wargamers Association will be holding a Flea Market and Game Day. From their announcement:
Join the Maine Historical Wargamers Association Saturday August 6th, for our first annual Wargamers Flea Market and Game Day. Browse tables filled with miniatures, books, board games, maybe complete armies, even a vendor or two! Bring some of your own to sell or to trade. The flea market will run from 9am-12:00 noon. During the afternoon, join the MHWA for miniatures and board games, starting at 1:00pm and running until 6:00pm. Check the MHWA forum for more details as they become available, www.mainewargamershq.lefora.com

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More free War of Roses flags

Grimsby Wargame Society have posted new free wargaming flags for the War of Roses. Sir John Giles From their announcement:
We are pleased to say yet another 10 War of the Roses flags have been updated on the website for you to download free of charge,all come with the knights name and title and are printed on a A4 size sheet. Happy Wargaming

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24 hours until free Warpath Beta rules

In a little less than 24 hours Mantic Games will be releasing the beta version of their Warpath sci-fi rules. From their announcement:
There is just 24 hours until the midnight (GMT) launch of the Warpath Beta on the 1st July. The free and exclusive Warpath Beta rules will be released to those of you who have signed up to our newsletter. Please email us at info@manticgames.com or sign-up here and we will get you a copy of the Beta before anyone else! Finally, please help us in getting the sign-up message out – with just 24 hours to go, any of your friends, family, club members or pet Orcs who have even the slightest interest in the hobby, get them to sign-up for a copy of this free sci-fi game.

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Exodus Wars Gurdan Lancers available

Steel Crown Productions have released the Gurdan Lancer figures for their 6mm Exodus Wars sci-fi range. Gurdan Lancers From their announcement:
Wielding lethal blades the size of a man, Gurdan Lancers are devastating in close range combat. Capable of decimating enemy lines in a matter of minutes and as a result have earned a fierce reputation as line breakers. The Gurdan are old school Tarragin allies who since the fall of Tarrag have mainly operated as bounty hunters and mercenaries. As a result they are a common site in the Guild armies serving alongside the other hired guns in the Legion Auxillia. Pack Contains: 24 Male Gurdan Lancers.

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Malifaux Alternative and Avatar wallpapers

Wyrd Miniatures have posted new Malifaux themed wallpapers showing alternative and Avatar versions of Sonia Criid and Seamus. From their announcement:
Twisting Fates, the next installment of Malifaux, is coming. This book continues the story of life in Malifaux and introduces a new game character option, Avatars. You can find Twisting Fates as a pre-release at Gen Con and generally available at your local gaming store in September. We know you don't want to wait that long, so we're bringing a bit of the Malifaux Breach to your desktop. This week, you can download desktop backgrounds for Sonnia and Seamus, in their alternative or Avatar forms. And there might be more next week

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