Year 2014


New Darklands stretch goal posted

Mierce Miniatures is showing off another stretch goal for their Darklands Kickstarter campaign and it's a biggie.



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From the campaign:

£60,000 has now been passed - a superb effort from everyone! - which means the Fomoraic unit, The Eye Ascendant, will now be produced.

To celebrate, here's what you can get at £65,000



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Khanate Warlords released at The Ion Age

The Ion Age have released their new Khanate Warlords over in their webshop.



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From the release:

IAF039 Khanate Warlords Set
Hulking brutes that carry weapons capable of destroying battlesuits and vehicles Warlords are giant Humanoid aliens that give most Khanate formations the back up needed against the Retained Knights of Prydia. This set contains the following white metal modular pieces in 15mm scale. Five different Warlord bodies in five poses, five random Warlord heads taken from three different designs and five different weapons. The weapons are a Jupiter 46mm Plasma Treble Rifle, the Mars 20mm Chain Cannon, the Maia 12.7mm Scatter Cannon, the Helios 80kw Atomic Destabliser and the Juno 18kw Laser Cannon. These pieces allow seventy five different combinations of assembly for everything from Warlord veterans to legion, pioneer roles and bare headed . An assembled Warlord stands about 30mm tall on average.

Information Burst!
Since we first mentioned the Khanate Warlords in a February sneak peek we have had dozens of emails asking about them and now they are here. They are our last release before the Salute 2014 wargame show on April 12th 2014. You can get 15% off all orders and choose to collect your order from us on the day at the trade stand. We will have our full 15mm range with us. Remember the current free miniature in all orders IMP07 Female Muster Patrol Officer is retired at the end of March and will be replaced on April 1st. By placing an order with us you will sign up for an account with the website and that means you get Reward Points in all purchases (plus a free miniature and you can use the current salute code). These points can be used any time to get free products and discounts on orders.

Click on the link to read and see more. Thanks.

GBS



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Eden: profile design contest

Taban Miniatures is running a profile-design contest for Eden. Your rules could be what everyone gets to use.



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From the announcement:

Taban Miniatures runs an Eden profile design contest this week ! ....

Let Eden players imagine the stats and special habilities of a wasteland legend ! Dante the Emancipated One...

If you are on gladiators movies and a Spartacus fan boy, this one is for you !
Contest rules and Dantes background explained on the website.

Dante will be a limited Edition model, only avaialble at Conventions (starting with Salute 14) or as a tournament prize...



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New releases and pre-orders avialable from Alban Miniatures

Alban Miniatures has a whole bunch of new Napoleonic releases as well as pre-orders they're taking for their line.



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From the announcements:

Alban Miniatures Napoleonic masters for the 1/56 scale Austrian Cuirassiers are complete and heading to the mould shop for creation of production moulds next week.

We have added to their 1/56 scale Napoleonic Austrian Line infantry with the launch of their Austrian/German Grenadiers and Fusiliers in helmets.
They are available for purchase now

Also, we are chuffed to bits that alongside their Austro-German regiments they are also fielding Hungarian 1/56 scale Grenadiers, which are now available

As you probably now know Alban Miniatures have been hard at work bolstering up its Austrian Cavalry to add to it's already launched Hussars.
The master castings of its 1/56 scale Uhlans, Cuirassiers and Dragoons have now been sent for production and you can place your pre-orders now.



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Mantic Radio Ep#14 - Life gets Exteme with Jake Thornton

OhioHammer has posted episode 14 of their Mantic Radio podcast up online for your listening pleasure.



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In this episode:

Today Andrew and Mark are joined by special guest Jake Thorton. Jake takes us through his life from conception to creating such projects as Dreadball Extreme, Deadzone, Mars Attacks, and some possible future projects in the future!



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Free Unoffical Badmashes mob flags

Grimsby Wargames Society, the Saints of Caffeine Hands, has some more free banners available to download from their website.



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From the post:

As the title says its unoffical, even though the Badmashes carried flags nobody really took much notice of what they carried, proberly green and black flags plain or with solgans ect.
From a wargamers point i thought i will let my imagination take over and come up with more flamboyant flags for my mobs so i created 10 flags in total, these might not stay on the table very long but at least they carried a nice looking flag, they are free for all to download with many more flags on the website.

A4 sheet of the 10 flags on the website to download and print out.



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Micropanzer to do vouchers instead of Kickstarter

Micropanzer knows some of you gamers are feeling the Kickstarter burnout. So instead of going that route, they'll be doing vouchers instead.



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From the announcement:

We am working on getting back up and running full speed ahead – we have so many new codes to put into production and a set amount on hand to get started . 2013 was basically a development year and am very happy with new items.

We have done the math for a kickstarter and while it does seem very appealing at first what we don’t like is that 10% or so goes to the kickstarter/Amazon people – not a huge deal for what they can help you do but we would rather pass the 10% on to the end customer to save . So from now until April 31st we will be doing my own fund raising in the form of voucher pledges – We have the last master mold being made and once they are in hand and cleaned will pull trigger on production mold - a number of production molds are all ready being worked on – so this will happen regardless of people buying vouchers –We am hoping the voucher program allows us to do it faster in one go verses over the course of the next 6 months – Plus it give you the customer a nice discount.

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Spartan Games Free Shipping on all orders this weekend

Spartan Games is offering free shipping on all orders from their webshop this weekend.



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From the announcement:

We're giving you the chance to get FREE SHIPPING on all orders placed in the Spartan Games Online Store this weekend. To save on shipping, just enter coupon code FREESHIPPINGTW during checkout.

The coupon code is active now and will be until Monday 31st March so be quick if you want to take advantage of this fantastic opportunity.



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New & Improved BattleTech Box Set Reprint Available Now

Catalyst Game Labs has released their new and improved Battletech box sets to the world. Run (don't walk) to your local gaming store and get your copy.



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From the announcement:

Strap yourself into the ultimate suit of armor: the BattleMech. Thirty feet tall and weighing up to a hundred tons, this humanoid engine of destruction is a walking arsenal with enough firepower to level a city block. The BattleTech game system takes you into the world of the 31st Century, where war has become a way of life. You are a MechWarrior. You are in command of the most powerful machine on the battlefield, and hold the fate of empires in your hand!

The BattleTech Anniversary Introductory Box Set thrusts you onto the battlefields of the 31st century.

There’s never been a better time to leap into the action with the best-yet-published Introductory Box Set for the seminal BattleTech game. While our online allotment of orders is sold out, you can order it from your local hobby stores RIGHT NOW!

Go grab the best value in gaming and start clashing across alien worlds in metal titans of action-packed gaming fun!



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Enter to win 4 boxes from Victrix

Victrix, along with all of their special sales and deals going on, also is having a contest where you can win some free box sets from them.



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From the announcement:

Not only are we offering you this great 20% off all Napoleonic boxed sets deal, but everybody who buys an item from Victrix online, by mail or telephone between the 27th March to 9th April will automatically be put into a prize draw to win 4 boxes of their choice! We will send you a voucher which you can then use whenever you want some goodies from Victrix! This also means you can use this on our excellent new products which will be going online over the next month or so.



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Hemaxis is definitely Hitech

Hitech Miniatures has released their new Hemaxis mini over in their webshop.



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From the website:

Gearcult BIO-TECH COVENANT
HEMAXIS - Orthodox Influencer

One , multipart (6 pieces) , highly detailed 28mm scale miniature made in resin which comes unpainted and may require assembly.

Dimensions : 34 mm feet to the eyeline 25mm base

1) Body 2)left arm 3) stuff 4) backpack 5) antenna 6 ) 25mm base



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Micro Art Studio Salute Sale

Micro Art Studio will be headed to Salute in a couple weeks. For those that order stuff from their website and pick it up at the show, they're offering a special deal.



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From the announcement:

Like year before we are launching Salute pre-orders. It works like this make an order before 6th of April sending us an email and pick up your package with 20% discount at Salute 2014

Send us your order via email to shop@microartstudio.com



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Triptych: Anything vs. Everything

Talking Cartoon Rabbits has launched a Kickstarter campaign for Triptych, their game of Anything vs. Everything.



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From the campaign:

Based on a simple system of adding card values, Triptych is a non-arbitrary way for 2 to 5 players to assemble teams of anything (and everything) they're interested in, then compete against each other. Wreak havoc with fictional villains, empower yourself ideologically with great leaders of history, the possibilities for amusing cross-cultural interaction are limitless.

In addition to over 50 cards by Alex Robinson, and several pieces of classic portraiture, Triptych has commissioned many cards from a host of celebrity artists, including: John Kovalic, Mike Dubisch, Eric Orchard, J. K. Wodward, Gene Yang, and many more.




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Freebooter at Salute 2014

Freebooter Miniatures will be at Salute in a couple weeks. Will you be there?
I won't. I'll be in Boston.



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From them to you:

Salute 2014 – where to find us!

Ahoy there

As you may already be aware, we will be visiting London on Saturday 12 April 2014 for the 24th annual Salute.

Our stand has number TB 17, our demo table is close by and has number GB 18.

Salute opens its doors from 10 AM to 5 PM.



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