Year 2012

WizKids previews The Vampire and Dracula

WizKids may seem to be a couple months late with this preview, but they've got ones up for The Vampire and Dracula from the upcoming Spider Man set.

From the preview:

Welcome back as we take another look at a couple of figures from the upcoming Marvel HeroClix: Amazing Spider-Man set. As previously revealed, this set includes a sub theme of Marvel monsters and today’s preview takes a look at one of the darkest of monsters, their master, and introduces the first kind of “Wild Dial” new to HeroClix

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Historical Wargames Podcast Episode 13 is Available

Historical Wargames has the latest episode of their podcast available for your listening pleasure. In this episode:

In this special Double-Interview episode, I am first joined by Keith Branagh from Aventine Miniatures. Aventine produces some truly beautiful miniatures for Ancient Wargaming and Keith is kind enough to take the time to talk about the company and it's future. In the second half of the show, I am joined by none other than Alessio Cavatore, who talks in depth about the development of the WW2 Rules set- Bolt Action from Warlord Games. As always, we hope you enjoy the show. Happy New Year!

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Tabletop Skirmisher tales a look at the Pulp City Monsters expansion

Tales of a Tabletop Skirmisher gives us another review, this time looking at the Pulp City Monsters expansion.

From the review:

My favourite game of ALL TIME has gained an expansion! Pulp City Monsters
Whats it all about? Big ass things rampaging through a city with super powered beings trying to stop them!

If you take a look at most Marvel comics lines you will see an invasion of Skrull ships, Mole Mans giant creations, huge versions of Ultron or an attack of a massive Dormammau.
Giant things attacking a city and being fought off or even controlled by Super Heroes or Villains is a staple in most comic books.
Finally you can now battle these things in the Pulp City Universe with their massive roster of Supremes!
Or if you wanted to, take on an evil Monster with a good Monster without a single Supreme in sight.

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Cloud Pixies LTD starts Kickstarter for acrylic stand-up game characters

Cloud Pixies LTD is running a Kickstarter in order to fund a line of acrylic stand-up game character cut-outs.

From the campaign:

For when you don't have enough miniatures or a big boss costs too much or even just getting too difficult to carry around, stand ups can be handy. So we've put together some different figures, laser cut from acrylic for just such times.

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Ironwatch Issue 05 is now available

Ironwatch has the latest issue of their magazine available for download for your reading pleasure.

In this issue:

The editors here at Ironwatch are proud to announce the release of the new Ironwatch magazine, just in time for the new year! Including articles such as an RPG ruleset compatible with the Kings of War wargame system, the conclusion to the stunning "Tan-y-loar" story of a man and the perils of an elven forest, and several painting and hobbyist articles, this is an issue you don't want to miss!

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Play Unplugged Radio 2.7 – A Mixed Bag

Play Unplugged has the latest episode of their podcast up online for your listening pleasure.

In this episode:

Forces beyond our control make this a late episode indeed. Episode 2.7 was recorded almost two weeks ago, so we apologize for any information within that may seem dated. That said, there is still plenty of great gaming discussion to be had.
Topics include:

* What’s this show about?
* The Big Game III
* GW Boardgames
* The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings
* Kickstarter’s Effect on the Tabletop Gaming Industry

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Bolt Action Waffen-SS Flakvierling from Warlord Games

Warlord Games makes the skies a rougher place to be for Allied pilots with their Waffen-SS-crewed Flakvierling.

From the release:

Quadruple 2cm flak cannons manned by Hitler’s elite Waffen-SS troops – a nasty combination if you are an Allied soldier or airman! This latest release adds a new dimension to our ever-popular Waffen-SS range.

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New line of 15mm European buildings from GameCraft Miniatures

GameCraft Miniatures is also giving you some more terrain options with their latest 15mm buildings.

From the release:

This is a new line of buildings that I'm very excited about. These kits feature great looks, fast building times and reasonable prices. These are perfect for people that don't want to spend a lot of time assembling but want something that looks great when it's done.

This new series of buildings is being released in 15mm for Flames of War or other 15mm gaming systems. There are 8 buildings in the series at this time and the line will certainly grow in the future.
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Fiona Adores Heroes Releases More Additions to its Modular Sci-Fi Buildings Range

Fiona Adores Heroes has new terrain accent pieces available for their Sci-Fi building line.

From the announcement:

Fiona Adores Heroes to very proud to announce the release and immediate availability of new additions to our modular sci-fi buildings range.

The new item include;
Buildings with double width doors
Longer ladders
New door designs
Modular fences
and more.

The buildings are easily to stack, allowing you to create unique cityscapes. Each building has a removable roof with playable interiors and buildings can also be joined together with the use of bridges.

The models are suitable for all 28mm sci-fi wargames and are cut from high quality 3mm MDF and are easy to put together with some PVA or wood glue.

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Bolt Action German Heer Forward Observer team from Warlord Games

Warlord Games has eyes on the ground and is checking you out with their new Forward Observer Team for Bolt Action.

From the release:

Calling in air strikes from the Luftwaffe or murderous artillery barrages, the Forward Observation Officer and his attendants are a potent component in the German players arsenal. Sculpted by our own Wojtek, this beautiful new pack is a must for gamers and modellers alike.

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Megalith Games previews Fallow Shaman WIP

Megalith Games concludes today's previews with the Fallow Shaman WIP.

From the preview:

As we prepare for the imminent release of the next miniatures, we are already casting the next round of miniatures to follow those towards the end of January.

Those releases will include the Nordgaard Valkyrie, the Halodyne Sanctum Priestess and the Wyldfolk of Annyr Ovate Grove Druid.

Also in that round are three masters of malice - The Fallow Shaman of the Banebrood, the Lighteater of the Troglodytes and the Necromagus of the Mortans.

In the following days we will show you some WIP images of the sculpts starting with the Fallow Shaman.

Please note that those images are "Work in Progress"!

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Action Games Miniatures previews the Mammoth for Drake

Action Games Miniatures gives us another look at a 3D render they're working on for Drake with the Mammoth.

From the preview:

Mammoth beast WIP

Here is a Great W.I.P that we are working on right now. Karak and Hel’sender. Grom Champion and his favored pet/mount/killing machine. We can’t wait to have all the finishing touches done and have this beasty combo out for you to see!

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New releases from Escenografia Epsilon

Escenografia Epsilon has some new releases available over in their webshop.

From the release:

Two new references are available in the epsilon web. The Artillery emplacement in 28mm is the first item in the generic catalogue in 28mm. The price of this item is €15 painted and ready 2 play. The second item is a new army objective for second world war in 15mm, the objective is the Totenkopf and the price is €5 painted and Ready2play.

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Darkest Star Games sneak peeks 15mm Battle-armor

Darkest Star Games has a preview picture up of some Battle armor they're working on in 15mm scale.

From the preview:

Hello all! We hope your holidays are coming along well and that you got a HUGE stash of presents.

We at Darkest Star Games have been busy little beavers, and have posted a sneak peek of our upcoming 15mm Landmate style Battle-armor on out blog. Drop on by and let us know what you think!

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Megalith Games previews Lighteater WIP for Godslayer

Megalith Games has another preview for Godslayer with the WIP for the Lighteater.

From the preview:

We are continuing with another image from a WIP Sculpt to share our current developments for the future releases!

What you can see on this image is the current model of the Troglodytes Lighteater.

Please note that the miniature on this image is "Work in Progress"!

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Bombshell Games Winter Offensive sale

Bombshell Games is having their Winter Offensive sale, going on now.

From the sales sheet:

Bombshell games has entered the Wargame Vault 25% off Winter Offensive sale.

All products, including the recently released Battlefield miniature modern warfare game and the HAVOC game and terrain bundle, are discounted until January 2, 2013 at1000 hours EST.

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New Gear Krieg rulebook released from AD Publishing

AD Publishing has released a new Gear Krieg book for Victory Decision. Go have a look-see.

From the release:

Victory Decision: Gear Krieg is a stand alone rulebook and a comprehensive guide to using Two-fisted Pulp Superscience Armoured Fighting Vehicles and Infantry units in Victory Decision. These rules cover almost all aspects of World War II wargaming, from Troop Quality and Leadership to Artillery Strikes, Bunker Assaults, Combat in Buildings and Vehicle combat.
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Megalith Games previews Ursapine for Godslayer

Megalith Games gives us a look at another Godslayer mini with the Ursapine.

From the update:

As promised, we will show you some new model images during the next week and let's start with the Banebrood Ursapine!

This is really a huge monster miniature measuring 70mm from head to toe with a weight of over 400 gramms!

The Ursapine is a deadly mixture between a bear and a porcupine. It can curl to a deadly ball and destroy everything in its way but may also shoot its poisonous pines on its back.

The release date will be at the beginning of January, together with the Stormbow Beasthunter of the Wyldfolk of Annyr.

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