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New Releases Available From Warlord Games

Is is their tradition on Fridays, Warlord Games has opened the flood gates and has a whole new flood of figures available. This time around, we've got new German units for Konflikt '47, several new American releases for Bolt Action (including new bundles), and a new mounted unit for Pike & Shotte. Let's take a deeper look.

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Free Nations Live Launch Weekend Starts Tomorrow

Time Zones are a funny thing. When it's an hour or two, it's just kinda like, "yeah, whatever." But then you hit that point where there's people already in tomorrow when you're still in today. As Battlefront is over in New Zealand, they're well ahead of those of us in the US and UK, and are often in the next day when many of us are just getting going with our regular routine. This means that they'll begin their Live Launch Weekend for Free Nations tomorrow (well, tomorrow for most of us, 2 days from now for them, which is still just tomorrow, but... You know what, never mind. Just go to their site, damnit).

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New Bolt Action Kits and Bundles From Warlord Games

Bolt Action has been Warlord Games' flagship game for quite some time now. And a mainstay of the game is the average, American G.I. Well, as often happens, the kit, while good when it came out, has gotten a bit old and stale. And that's why we're getting a new US G.I. Troopers set. Along with that, there's all sorts of bundles and sets to get you and your buddies playing right away.

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New Previews Up From Battlefront For Team Yankee

The folks over at Battlefront have a lot going on in this update. First off, with Free Nations coming out next weekend, they've got various previews up for that. Then, they also have a look at an updated version of the Bishop, with new cards so you can add them to your Flames of War games. Finally, they'll be at the UK Games Expo this weekend, where you can pick up some Team Yankee stuff before anyone else.

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Onna-bugeisha of Asakura Available to Pre-Order For Test of Honour

In Japan, it wasn't just the men who could train in martial arts and learn the Samurai ways. Women were able to do that as well, and many noblewomen did just that. They were called the Onna-Bugeisha, and if you'd like to add these kick-ass warrior women to your Test of Honour collections, you can put your name down on Warlord Game's list so they arrive as soon as possible.

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Warlord Games Releases Infanterie schlepper UE (f) mit wurfrahmen For Bolt Action

The Germans, early in the war, had quite a lot of successes out on the field where they were able to grab enemy arms and armaments. Situations like Dunkirk and the fall of France meant that much of what they could field were not of original German design. That includes the Infanterie schlepper UE (f) mit wurfrahmen. German commanders in Bolt Action can now at it to their forces, too.

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Friday Snippets

Fridaaaaaaaaay!
3-day weekend Fridaaaaaaaaay!
There's few Fridays better during the year than a 3-day weekend Friday. I mean, I know what I've got planned. A friend and I are going out to an LGS tonight to pick up some Guild Ball stuff. Tomorrow, I'll put it all together, and Sunday, we're gonna BBQ and play some games. I mean, what more could you want? Maybe a plate of bite-sized gaming stories.

Today on the platter we have: Final Days for Kraken Dice Kickstarter, Ancient Machinery Bases Bundles Now Available From Tabletop-Art, and New Arabian Archers From Brother Vinni.


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Vikingr RPG Up On Kickstarter

Gamers can't get enough of the vikings. Those Scandinavian raiders to the British isles and shores of continental Europe are just fascinating for us. Many wish to insert themselves into that time, put on their helms, and head into battle with axe in hand. Vikingr, a new d6 RPG up on Kickstarter now, lets you do just that. And it's a system flexible enough that if you want to play with all the legends and fantasy elements, you can. Or, if you want to just go historical, you can do that, too.

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Battlefront Posts Free Nations Book Spotlight

We're just a couple weekends away from the release of Free Nations, the newest book for Team Yankee from Battlefront. But what's coming in the new release? What new forces will be heading to the fields of Europe? How will they stack up against what's already available? Well, Battlefront has posted up a detailed book preview for you to check out.

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Ostfront Releases Air Strike Air Combat Game

Air combat games can be pretty complex. There's all sorts of things that can be thrown in, and as such, they can tend to be hard for new players. Air Strike does away with all that. It's so simple, the whole family can enjoy it. Hop into the cockpit of your favorite fighter aircraft and head into that dogfight. You can pick up your copy now.

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New Releases, Pre-orders From Warlord Games

As usual for Warlord Games, they've got a whole slew of new things to order for their various games. If you're a fan of Bolt Action, Konflikt '47, Pike & Shotte, or Test of Honour, you'll want to see what's new on the shelves. Konflikt '47 has the lion's share, but there's a little bit of everything.

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Warlord Games Summer Offensive Sale Happening Now

Who likes paying full price for things? Nobody. We all want to save our hard-earned cash and get more gaming for our buck. Well, if you're looking to expand your Warlord Games armies, now's your chance to put down some of that dough. They are holding their Summer Offensive Sale over in their webshop where you can BOGO (Buy One, Get One) on select army sets.

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New Releases Available From Battlefront

It would seem as though I'm not the only one that's thought the week went by quickly. The folks over at Battlefront apparently feel the same way. They've found themselves at the week and a new set of releases quickly thrust upon us. Not that that's a bad thing, mind you. They include the last of the Armoured Fist releases for Flames of War.

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New Blood Red Skies Releases From Warlord Games

Over the battlefields of WWII, pilots dueled it out in their planes, swooping, diving, and putting on acts of daring-do. Warlord Games is bringing that excitement and action to your tabletops in Blood Red Skies. And they've got new sets that you can order from their website now. Plus, matching dice. Because there's #NoSuchThingAsTooManyDice.

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Midweek Snippets

Halfway through the week already? Man, it sure does seem to fly on by. We'll see if today is its usual "seemingly longest day of the week" or if we can get on through it. But any way you look at it, we need to make sure our energy's up, whether it's a quick couple of days to the weekend or it takes a while. So let's snack on some bite-sized gaming stories.

Today on the platter we have: New Bastet Helmets Available From Puppets War, 28mm 1745 Jacobite Rebellion Miniatures Up On Kickstarter, and The Army Painter Announces Official D&D Paints Line.


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