Alternate History


Strange New World Gazetteer: Weird Colonial Roleplaying Zine Up On Kickstarter

Weird War II is pretty common. There's a couple Weird War I things that I can think of. But you don't often see too many Weird Colonial Times material. So, if you want to play in such a setting, you migth want to check out the Strange New World Gazetteer. It's a new RPG Zine that's up on Kickstarter now.


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Achtung! Cthulhu Keeper's and Investigator's Guides Available for 7th Edition Call of Cthulhu

Modiphius has anounced a new, updated version of the Achtung! Cthulhu Keeper's and Investigator's Guides, bringing them in line with Call of Cthulhu 7th Edition. Along with that, there's the new Under the Gun short adventure to bring players into that setting quickly and easily.


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Black Sun Miniatures and Rulebook Up On Kickstarter

It's a holiday in Cambodia. It's tough, kid, but it's life. It's a holiday in Cambodia, don't forget to pack gear to fight against the lizard-people that inhabit the forests, looking to make a resurgence on the world and take over. That's what you'll find in Black Sun, a new miniatures game that's up on Kickstarter now.


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New Pre-Orders and Releases Available From Warlord Games

There's just a bit of everything going on from Warlord Games today. There's new pre-orders for Strontium Dog. There's new Blood Red Skies squadrons for you to pick up. Keeping with the WWII theme, there's some Cruel Seas. More WWII, but Weird War II, there's new German heads for Konflikt '47. And there's even new Hail Caesar sets. Seriously, like I said, it's a bit of everything.


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New John Carter of Mars Releases From Modiphius

The folks over at Modiphius have been working hard on getting you a bunch of new releases for the John Carter of Mars RPG. They've got several new miniatures sets so you can accurately represent your characters and enemies on the table. They've got several new sets of dice (#NoSuchThingAsTooManyDice). And there's also a new slipcase for your books.


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New Cruel Seas and Konflikt '47 Releases Available From Warlord Games

Warlord Games has some new Alternate-History WWII stuff as well as some Actual-History WWII stuff for you this week. There's two new pieces of artillery for Konflikt '47, as well as some new new fighter squadrons and weapon packs for Cruel Seas.


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Modiphius Releases Murder on the Ether Express Adventure for Space 1889

There's been... *puts on monocle* a murder! That's not really a spoiler, since it's right in the title of the new adventure that's been released for Space 1889 from Modiphius. It's the Murder on the Ether Express, and it's available in print and pdf versions now.


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Epic Lute Solo Releases Time Heist RPG

Epic Lute Solo is doing something unique this year: They're coming out with a new tabletop RPG every month of 2019. And they're wasting no time at all. Their first one, Time Heist, is available for free now. Time Heist puts you in 1920s Chicago as prohibition gangers, and then it gives you a time machine.


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Battlefront Posts 2019 Preview Video

The year's almost at an end. And while we should reflect on the year that was, we should also look forward to what's coming up next. Battlefront gives us a peek into what they've got in store for Flames of War, Team Yankee, and Tanks with a little teaser video they've put together. Have yourself a look-see.


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Ares Games Posts Tripods & Triplanes Rulebook Online

Long-time readers will know that I love it when a company posts their rulebooks online so you can check them out before buying them. Or, even if you've been a player for a while, you can have a pdf version on your portable device to reference when you don't have the book handy. Well, Ares Games has posted the rulebook for Tripods & Triplanes up online so you can check it out.


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New Konflikt '47 And Special Edition Mini Available From Warlord Games

Warlord Games has themselves a couple new Konflikt '47 releases. Also, since it's Veteran's Day miniature that is available this week only. So whether you want to get yourself some alternate history figures on, or if you want to commemorate those that have served, you've got your options open.


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New Bolt Action Konflikt '47, and Beyond the Gates of Antares Releases/Pre-Orders from Warlord Games

Lots going on over at Warlord Games this week. While Bolt Action might have the spotlight, with a new Campaign book in the form of Battle of France, along with French and German pre-relases, Beyond the Gates of Antares is in there as well with a pair of new units. Not to be left out, Konflikt '47 has some new Italians hitting the field.


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New Releases For Flames of War and Team Yankee Available

Battlefront's loading up the fields of Europe with some new releases for both Team Yankee and Flames of War. Whether you want to fight in WWII or WWIII, there's something new for you. The Russians have some new armored vehicles going to battle against the Germans, while the Polish and Czechoslovakians are fighting against the forces of NATO.


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Battlefront Posts Tanks: The Modern Age Preview

Battlefront's popular Tanks game lets players command rolling behemoths of steel and oil across battlefields, trying to take out their opponent. The original relases focused on WWII, but now, WWIII is going to be rolled into the mix. Battlefront is bringing the Team Yankee gear into Tanks, and you can get a first preview in this article.


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Midweek Snippets

Wednesday. It's spelled wrong.

Anyway, that aside, it means the week's half over. I, for one, look forward to our weekend coming as soon as possible. I've got some gaming I'll be doing, so you know that makes me happy (my bard, named Lead, will be overthrowing a town. Fun! :D )

But before I incite revolution, I need to stock up on some bite-sized gaming stories.

On the platter today we have: Brigade Models - New Japanese Aeronef Available, New Dogs Set Available From Tabletop-Art, Baueda: New 15mm Merovingian Frankish 496–639AD Army Pack, Fierce Warriors and Monsters Coming to Kickstarter October 18th, and RN Estudio Launches New Website.


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New French Releases Available For Team Yankee

The French are fighting hard in WWIII. They're heading to the front lines and rolling out all new equipment in the fight. These new releases are available for Team Yankee from Battlefront. You've got some new helicopters, new APCs, a new box set, and even some theme tokens for your troops.

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Space 1889: Nocturne in the City of Lights Available from Modiphius

Ah, gay Paris. What a wonderful city. The city of lights. Romance, art, architecture. It's all there. And you can go there in Nocturne in the City of Lights, a new adventure for Space 1889 from Modiphius (hey, just because you can go into space doesn't mean there's nothing left to do on the Earth, after all).

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New Releases, Pre-orders Available From Warlord Games

I feel this post could be titled, "Warlord Games Releases Everything" and it wouldn't be that far off. They've got new releases for Konflikt '47 and Bolt Action, as well as extending their Strontium Dog line with new pre-orders. So let's get to them. It's not a short list.

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New French Releases For Team Yankee

When it comes to World Wars, the French have had a rather tough time at it. Usually one of the first countries singled out for attack, they've had to twice fight off enemy troops from within their borders. They're looking to make sure that WWIII isn't a repeat, and have the arms, equipment, and troops to make sure that this time, it's closer to a Napoleonic War than a World War. New releases are now available for the French in Team Yankee. Battlefront has also created painting templates to make sure you get your figures looking accurate.

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Space 1889: The Fate of Angahiaa Adventure Now Available

International politics is already hard enough. Interplanetary politics is even that much more difficult to untangle. In Space 1889: The Fate of Angahiaa, the Canal Prince wants to expand his influence and power. However, various nations on Earth, who have vested interests in the goods coming through that region aren't so excited about things. How does this drama play out? That's for your characters to decide. The new adventure book is available from Modiphius now.

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Panzer Mech 28mm Weird WWII New Releases From West Wind Productions

A new expansion is now available for Secrets of the Third Reich. It's called Dossier X-01, and it's chocked full of new units of all types for your games. But not just rules, West Wind Productions has a whole batch of new miniatures that are available as well. And West Wind is celebrating by giving you a free figure of your choice when you make a qualifying order! Who doesn't love free stuff!?

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