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Midweek Snippets

The week rolls along (and I've got Ace of Spades playing), so you know I'm working at a pretty fevered tempo. If I'm going to keep up this pace as I work on TGN stuff and then get busy with some work on (redacted), I need to get a good meal of bite-sized gaming stories. Good thing that's just what we've got here.

On the platter today we have: Free Hearts February From Advanced Deployment, Luxury Hand Crafted Playing Card Holders On Kickstarter, SpecForce Rangers: Outlanders Phase 4 Sci-Fi Minis Up On Kickstarter, Knuckleduster's Latest Wild West Release Now Available, The Third Law Coming to Kickstarter This Spring, Releases Four Horror/Fantasy Fonts for RPG Developers, Renegade Companion App now includes Clank, New Miniatures Released by RBJ Game Company, Battlefront Features Team Yankee East German Gaming Aids, and Sally 4th Releases Sloppy Jalopy 28mm Chieftain kit.

Free Hearts February From Advanced Deployment

All orders over $25 get a pack of Heart Tokens!

Luxury Hand Crafted Playing Card Holders On Kickstarter

A set of beautiful hand crafted wooden playing card holders specifically made for cards against humanity. These have been hand crafted by american carpenters to be beautifully made, tastefully distressed and great for card games.

SpecForce Rangers: Outlanders Phase 4 Sci-Fi Minis Up On Kickstarter

Welcome to Outlanders: Phase 4, which will see the expansion of the range to now include a Government Special Forces team, known as The Rangers, who are highly trained so that they are able to operate in any environment.

Knuckleduster's Latest Wild West Release Now Available

"I'm your Huckleberry."
Knuckleduster's latest version of Doc Holiday, as well as a left-handed baddie named Jim are among last week's releases. Both are digitally-sculpted by Forrest Harris, and crisply cast in tin pewter.

Figures are $3.50USD each and come with a 25mm MDF slotta base.

These are part of Knuckleduster's Gunfighter's Ball collection of modern 28mm (which we call "32mm"), and will fit nicely with Dead Man's Hand, Copplestone, and other nominally "28mm" figures made today.

The Third Law Coming to Kickstarter This Spring

Take on the role of an elite Machinist and drive your Wreckers in full metal, robot on robot combat! In The Third Law you are one with the machine, riding the grid, dealing and receiving life-threatening feedback as you strive to cripple your opponents' mind. Control the Nodes or annihilate their Wreckers; either way only one Machinist will walk away with the prize.

With a dynamically shifting battlefield and an unparalleled level of immersion, The Third Law marks a new peak in skirmish level, miniatures wargames. Constant interaction between players anchors a fluid combat system; subroutines are assigned and executed in devastating assaults. Unleash your custom code as lethal programs drive your Wreckers onward in a brutal frenzy of destruction. Releases Four Horror/Fantasy Fonts for RPG Developers just released FOUR cool fonts in TTF format – including a lifetime, royalty free commercial license!

A DEMON font including 24 Necronomicon-looking horror characters, a FANTASY font, including 36 detalied illustrations with chests, barrel, weapons and a really scary tentacle.

The third is a HORROR font, including 26 detailed specially illustrated icons and last – but definatly not least – is another HORROR font, heavily Cthulhu and Necronomicon inspired with 40 characters. All letters, numbers and period, comma, question and exclamation marks. A really interesting font for any role playing game letters, hand-outs or scary book pages…

Renegade Companion App now includes Clank

Renegade Game Studios™ and Dire Wolf Digital are excited to announce that an update to the freely available Renegade Game Studios Companion App has added bonus game content for the hit game Clank! A Deck-Building Adventure.

Clank! fans who download the free Renegade Game Studios Companion App will enjoy "Mini-Quests" that add even more excitement and replayability to the game. An official solo play mode also allows individual players to enjoy the game on their own.

New Miniatures Released by RBJ Game Company

RBJ Game Company has been busy rolling out sci-fi miniatures since introducing their heavy armor S.T.A.R. Troopers in the spring of 2016. They have added BDU Troopers, heavy weapons, robots, drones, various aliens and sprues. Ben Rodman developed the concept artwork and Bobby Jackson’s brilliant sculpting ability continues bringing figures to life. The miniatures are spin cast in white metal. You need to check out the detail of these figures which are being masterfully cast by Fortress Figures.

RBJGC has fulfilled two successful Kickstarters and is finishing the third. The Infestor Invasion Kickstarter which featured the alien enemy of the S.T.A.R. Troopers just ended. Set to start fulfillment in a few weeks then all the Infestors will be added to the online store. The Infestors, sculpted by Gene VanHorn, fit nicely on a one inch base making them perfect for tabletop gaming.

RBJ is now bringing out their fantasy line. First up for release is the Hareballs. These creatures were a big seller for Fortress Figures back in the late eighties. Tom Mason has digitally remastered the Hareballs for a brand new release now available in the online store. RBJ has fantasy figures in various stages of development from concept art, design, sculpted and display painting. Watch for new releases throughout the year.
RBJ will also continue expanding The S.T.A.R. Troopers line in 2017.

Numenera Audio Collection from Plate Mail Games On Kickstarter

Plate Mail Games is bring high end sound production to the Numenera setting by Monte Cook Games with their latest Kickstarter. The base collection has 80 background location loops covering 3 source books, with the possibility of expanding to 120 locations covering 5 source books, with all the stretch goals unlocked. The project has funded and several tracks have added to the main collection.

Each track will be ten minutes long, loop seamlessly and will bring several location in Numenera to life with lush sound design. Backers will receive an MP3 and Flac version of each track fulfilled by DriveThruRPG. You can use any app that plays these file types. Create a playlist of locations and you are set to go. No internet connection is needed. Plate Mail Games makes it possible to score your entire campaign easily.

Battlefront Features Team Yankee East German Gaming Aids

Now available for the East German forces featured in Volksarmee are the following gaming aids: the Artillery Template, the Token Set and the Dice Set.

Sally 4th Releases Sloppy Jalopy 28mm Chieftain kit

1/56th Scale (28mm) Chieftain Main Battle Tank from Sloppy Jalopy
We are pleased to announce the long awaited arrival of the Chieftain kit from Sloppy Jalopy. Designed by Ian Crouch and acquired by Sloppy Jalopy when they brought the Chieftain line.
The kit contains detailed resin hull, tracks and turret castings together with white metal components.
The model retails at £28 and is available from Sally 4th and Sloppy Jalopy Mail order.
Sally 4th is Sloppy Jalopy’s show agent so we will have the Chieftain as well as the complete range of Interwar and Cold War vehicles and figures with us around the shows.
The next shows that we will be attending is ROBIN on Sunday 12th February and Hammerhead on Saturday 4th March, where you will be able to take a look at the painted model in our display case.
The next two models to be released by Sloppy Jalopy are the T62 and T72 kits.
We have written a detailed assembly / painting guide for the Chieftain kit