New Releases Available From Warlord Games

As usual, Warlord Games has a whole bunch of releases for their various games all at once for us. There’s some Bolt Action. There’s some Black Powder. And then there’s a pair of Hail Caesar. So, if you’re a fan of those eras of play, you’ll want to check out what you can get for them now.
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Warlord Games Hopping Into Easter Sale

We’re about a week and a half from Easter. And the Easter Bunny is going to be leaving baskets filled with goodies for people. If you want your Easter basket to be filled with minis, you might just want to check out Warlord Games’ Easter Sale that’s going on now.
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New Napoleonic French Marines of the Guard + Command Available For Black Powder

It’s not just Arthurian-age figures that are now available from Warlord Games. They’re also offering new Napoleonic figures in the form of French Marines of the Guard, plus their commanders, over on their website. If you’d like to add to your Black Powder forces, now’s your chance to add some of the most fearsome fighters in the French Forces.
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Plastic French Cavalry Single Frames Now Available For Black Powder From Bolt Action

Box sets are handy when you want to get an entire unit of figures at once. But what about when you just need a single figure? Maybe one got lost or busted or you want to customize your forces just a little bit. It can be annoying to have to get a whole box just for a single fig. Thankfully, Black Powder players looking to just get single sprues of French Cavalry are in luck. You can now buy individual frames from Warlord Games.
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New Portuguese Infantry and Officers Available For Black Powder

Another day, another army release from Warlord Games. They certainly are taking no prisoners when it comes to new releases this week. With the new book coming out for Black Powder being about the Peninsular Campaign, it only makes sense that there’d be Portuguese forces available, and such is the case. There’s new rank-and-file troops along with officers to make sure they’re doing what they should.
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New Supplement and Starter Armies For Black Powder Available To Order From Warlord Games

Napoleon went a little bit of everywhere across Europe during his conquests. Historians break down his movements into different campaigns, each with their own dynamics on the battlefield and political intrigue. Warlord Games’ Black Powder looks to let you recreate each of those on the tabletop. Their new book, Albion Triumphant: The Peninsular War, specifically looks at the Flanders and Peninsular Campaigns. Along with those, there’s new British and French starter armies to make sure that your troops are in the right uniforms and armed correctly for those campaigns.
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New Napoleonic French Imperial Guard Head of Column Available From Warlord Games

I love a parade. I mean, I was in Marching Band for many years, and so I’ve participated in quite a few. The pomp. The pageantry. The colorful uniforms. Granted, it’s not just a parade when it’s during a campaign. Those long lines of troops aren’t just showing off. They’re headed to the battlefield. At the head of the column is usually a band and certainly drummers, letting people know that the military is on the move. Warlord Games has a new Napoleonic French Imperial Guard Head of Column set available to order, to give your Black Powder games a bit more ceremony.
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New Napoleonic Army Starter Bundles Available From Warlord Games

If you’re a big fan of historical miniatures gaming, one of the biggest settings is the era of the Napoleonic Wars in Europe. The Little Emperor (who was of average height, actually) wanted it all, and he damn-near got it. You can reply out those battles and see if you can do better than he did, or take on the role of the other side of those conflicts and keep the French out of anywhere but France. And helping you get involved in Warlord Games, with several Black Powder army bundle deals.
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Review Roundup

Saturday night’s alright for gaming.
Saturday afternoon’s alright for gaming.
Saturday morning’s alright for gaming.
Pretty much all of Saturday (Saturday, Saturday) is good for gaming. I’m… not currently gaming. I’m baking (yes, again), getting ready for an early Halloween party later. So, while swapping out pans of cookies in the oven, I’m also getting you these reviews. Let’s hope nothing burns.

Today we have: Unfair, Sagrada, Forager, Seikatsu, Scythe: The Wind Gambit, The Expanse, Outpost: Siberia, Burgle Bros. iOS, Lisboa, and Loot.

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New Prussian and Polish Releases Available For Black Powder

Warlord Games is expanding their Black Powder range. This time around, it’s the Polish and Prussians getting new units. I guess it’s the “P” month for new releases. Anyway, if you’re looking to bulk up your forces with some new line units, or a new set of cavalry modelsContaining enough models to make a complete Brigade, the Prussian Landwehr make up the backbone of this durable army.

This Brigade force contains:

78 Prussian Landwehr Infantry (3 Regiments) 1813-1815
2 Prussian Landwehr Mounted Officers 1789-1815

, now is definitely your chance to do so.
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Warlord Games Taking Pre-orders For A Clash of Eagles Expansion Book For Black Powder

Napoleon had basically conquered all of Europe. Then he decided he’d go an invade Russia. History tells us how well that worked out for him. But you never know. Maybe you could’ve done better if you’d been in charge. That’s what you’ll get to try out with A Clash of Eagles, a new sourcebook coming for Black Powder from Warlord Games. Pre-orders are being taken now. And, as is usual with Warlord Games, you can get an exclusive figure from them when you order.
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Studio Capitan Releases Company Commander Historical Skirmish Game Rules

Though many of us think of grand battles such as Waterloo or the sieges of Vienna when it comes to conflicts from a couple hundred years ago, truth is that there were countless little skirmishes between warring factions during those larger campaigns. Studio Capitan feels that those, too, should be able to be recreated on the battlefield. As such, they’ve released Company Commander, a new set of skirmish rules for historical battles.
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New Napoleonic Releases Available From Warlord Games

One thing with miniatures is that you can change just a couple things on a figure and get a whole new miniature out of it. This economy of sculpts lets a company put out a large number of figures in a relatively short amount of time. By changing the type of weapon on a gun carriage, for example, you can get several different types of artillery piece. Or, if you change who’s at the head of a mule train, you get a different-looking diorama piece. Well, with the new sets of figures from Warlord Games for Black Powder.
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New Black Powder Releases Available From Warlord Games

Warlord Games is letting you British players bulk up your forces a bit with a trio of new releases for Black Powder. There’s a new Highland Regiment, a British Household Brigade, and a British Union Brigade. Because who likes having to wear pants or walk to battle?
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Warlord Games Previews New British Cavalry and Regiment for Black Powder

For a long time, the British had some of the best fighting forces on the planet. Their various units of cavalry and regiments led them to conquest all over. Warlord Games is letting you bring some of that to your tabletop with some new cavalry units as well as an infantry regiment for Black Powder. They’ve posted up a preview of what you can expect coming out next month.
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Napoleon Saga: Waterloo Up On Kickstarter

You demanded it, and we’re here to deliver (actually, it’d been in the queue already for posting). Napoleon Saga: Waterloo, a new historical board game, is up on Kickstarter. Play out one of the most important battles in Western Civilization and see if maybe this time the French will win. If they don’t, I suggest celebrating your victory with a Beef Wellington, literally created to honor the event (we really need to do that sort of thing again).
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Too Fat Lardies Taking General d’Armee Pre-Orders Now

A new set of Napoleonic military rules are about to hit tabletops from Too Fat Lardies. General d’Armee is off to the printers and will be back soon, fresh and ready to head your way. If you’d like your copy as soon as possible, you can put your name on the list to get one.
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Friday Snippets

And we’ve made it, once again, to Friday. Woot!
The weekend lays ahead of us. If you’re lucky, you’ve got some gaming scheduled. That’s what I’ll be doing.
In the meantime, we’ve got our regular set of bite-sized gaming stories for you.

On the platter today we have: Sine Tempore Coming To Kickstarter, Devil’s Run RPG Coming To Kickstarter, Unit Reference Cards for Combat Patrol Napoleonic Skirmish Released, Raging Heroes Releases Toughest Girls of the Galaxy Heavy Weapons Teams, Board Game Beaver Interviews Anne Pätzke, Brother Vinni Releases Robotic Dog, Kromlech Weekend Promo Happening Now, and Dreamchaser: A Game of Destiny Coming To Kickstarter.

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The Napoleonic Supplement for Combat Patrol has been released today as a free PDF download

There are a lot of historical eras that people can game in. Ancients, 1700s, 1800s, modern day. Some rules sets are made to go back-and-forth between those eras. Others need a bit of tweaking. Well, if you’re a fan of the Combat Patrol rules set and playing in the Napoleonic Era, have we got good news for you. Not only is there now a Napoleonic supplement to Combat Patrol, but you can get it for free.
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Warlord Games Previews Napoleonic British Cavalry

Throughout much of military history, men on horseback have been some of the most formidable forces in warfare. Their fast, powerful charges into enemy lines could be the deciding factor in a battle. Later this year, Warlord Games will be coming out with some new British Cavalry models for Black Powder and they’ve got just a teaser preview up for them.
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Waterloo Starter Bundle Deal From Warlord Games

Along with all the other deals that Warlord Games currently has going on, they’ve got another one for you to check out. This time, they’ve got a special Black Powder offer to help you recreate one of the most famous battles in history.
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New Christmas Specials From Warlord Games

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are long gone, but that doesn’t mean that all the sales are done for until the After Christmas ones being. No, there’s still deals to be had, especially from Warlord Games.
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Pre-Painted Bolt Action and Black Powder Sets Available From Warlord Games

Not everyone has time to paint their minis. As such, they like the idea of getting them either painted after they get them, or just buy models that have already been painted. Well, Warlord Games has been kicking around the idea of selling pre-painted minis for a while. They got the first batches of samples in for both Bolt Action and Black Powder. They’ve given their notes on how the models look, and now they’re available to you.
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New Starter Set Available To Order And Rules Supplement in PDF For Black Powder

Warlord Games has a pair of news stories pertaining to Black Powder, their miniatures war game set in the 16th and 17th centuries. The first is that Rebellion!, their American Revolution supplement, is now available in .pdf form. The other is that they are taking pre-orders for a new starter set based on the battle of Waterloo.
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New Special Deals Available From Warlord Games

We’re working our way through convention season. Last weekend was KingdomCon. The week before that was PAX East. Next week is CMON Expo. If you’re out going to shows, you might have less funds than usual for gaming. Well, the folks at Warlord Games still want you to be able to get the figures you want, so they’ve got various different deals going on right now over in their webshop.
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Sharp Practice Second Edition Available From Too Fat Lardies

Sometimes games just need to get themselves a little update. Old mechanics that worked at the time get to seem bulky or don’t adequately cover what you want them to. New units surpass old ones in value. Things just seem stale. It happens. Well, Too Fat Lardies felt it was time to update Sharp Practice, their historical game of 1700-1865 combat. So they updated it. And now it’s available.
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Warlord Games Running Special Deals for Their Games

Everyone likes to get more for their money. Whether it’s because you don’t have a lot and want to keep what you can, or you have a lot but want a whole lot more, we all love to save a few bucks if we can. Well, Warlord Games is here to help out. They’ve got a special deal for an Armored Patrol for Bolt Action as well as a sale on starter armies for some of their game systems.
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Napoleonic French Hussars Available To Order From Warlord Games

The old saying goes that, “Clothes make the man.”
And before anyone really thought, “you know… maybe we shouldn’t have our soldiers stick out like sore thumbs to get shot down,” many army units were known specifically for their flashy uniforms. One such were the French Hussars, which you can now get from Warlord Games.
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Plastic Napoleonic Hussars Available for Pre-Order From Warlord Games

For full effect of this news post, feel free to put on the 1812 Overture.
Yes, for all my fellow Americans out there, the 1812 Overture has nothing to do with “our” War of 1812. It’s about the French and Russians. The French, specifically, are the object of this post, with new plastic Hussars available to pre-order from Warlord Games.
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New Napoleonic French Lancers Available From Warlord Games

Get on your bikes and ride!
Err… get on your horses and ride!
In their day, cavalrymen armed with lances were some of the most formidable soldiers out on the battlefield. They were fast, deadly, and could turn the tide of an entire battle with one of their charges. And now you can add some to your Black Powder French forces.
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New Releases For Black Powder Line From Warlord Games

While Bolt Action might encompass a very specific set of years, Warlord Games’ Black Powder line spans quite a number of years, as well as numerous conflicts that took place all across the globe during said time periods. There are a couple new releases for the line that are separated by as much as 60 years.
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TGN Sunday Snippets

Well… Saturday’s over. At least for me, that means changing the “carefree, do-what-you-want” attitude is replaced by a “determined, get things done around the house” one. Laundry, dishes, vacuuming, and, of course, bringing you some bite-sized stories for you to munch on.

In today’s grouping we have: Plain Bases Now Available From Anvil Industry, Heart of Crown Coming to Kickstarter January 26th, Siren Miniatures Previews Maestro, The Wargaming Company Announces New 1812 Napoleonic Campaign Guide, and Toad King Castings website launched.

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Victory and Glory: Napoleon Board Game Now On Kickstarter

Having been a history student for as long as I was (partway through a Master’s degree), I took various classes that covered bit and pieces of the Napoleonic Wars. However, I never took one that covered them all from start to finish. In much the same way, many board games out there might have part of the Napoleonic Wars in them, a particular battle or a campaign, for example, but not the entire thing from start to finish. Well, Victory and Glory: Napoleon lets you do just that.
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TGN Saturday Edition: Review Roundup

Welcome once again to Saturday. It’s been quite a morning over here. Rather busy for a Saturday. Biggest thing I’ve been working on is my decision to magnetize my Betrayal at Calth set (yes, this means it’s not 100% assembled yet. The games I’ve been playing of it have been using stand-in figs for much of it. It happens). The only problem comes from maneuvering small, fiddly pieces that, very literally, will move on their own. As such, I have glue all over my fingers. Thankfully, though, on at least one occasion, that’s helped me when my drill bit slipped and instead of giving me a scrape, it just gouged the glue that’d built up there. So, an asset hidden in a liability.

But that’s a story for when I post the review later today. At the moment, we’ve got other reviews/previews to deal with.

In this batch we have: Late French Napoleonic Infantry from Perry Miniatures and Warlord Games, Dark Moon, Clockwork Kingdom, Queen of the Hill, Dice Masters: The Amazing Spider-Man, Conquest at Kismet, Barony, Star Wars Armada Wave 2 Ships, Tides of Time, Pentoggle, Mars Attacks Miniatures Game, Risk: Star Wars Edition, Space Cadets: Away Missions, Bomb Squad, Escape the Nightmare, and T.I.M.E Stories.

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New Pike & Shotte Musketeers From Warlord Games

While it seems a lot of Warlord Games’ focus is on Bolt Action and some of their sci-fi properties, they certainly haven’t forgotten about their other historical lines. Such as with Pike & Shotte, who have some new musketeer minis that are now available.
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