New Virai Available For Beyond the Gates of Antares

The Virai are the latest faction for Beyond the Gates of Antares. So they've got a little catching-up to do in terms of unit numbers. Warlord Games is looking to fix that, as there's several new sets you can order from them now. Gotta pump up those numbers. Those are bio numbers.




The Virai are sometimes forced to build weapon drones for purely militaristic purposes, though even here they try to ensure the drones can be used in a non-military role.

Their weapon drones appear to be heavily modified and expanded warrior drones equipped with thrusters and a weapon mount, sometimes with the appendages retained. They are equipped with a flamer array which resembles little more than a number of fusion flamers bolted together into a single weapon.


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The Virai Dronscourge repurpose the Boromite Fractal Frag Border and turn it into a devasting siege weapon, capable of tunnelling through almost anything!

This is an adaptation of the existing fractal and frag borer mining technology for a breaching and demolitions role. It is sometimes referred to by its full name, a Fractal Demolitions and Breaching Cannon or Fractal DBC, though Boromites tend to just refer to the weapon as ‘the Demolisher’. The Fractal Demolisher is occasionally used by specialist units in the C3, Senatex and Prosperate in place of a compression cannon, but is most likely to be found in Freeborn and Boromite urban and salvage forces.


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Virai Mining drones are specialised versions of Constructor drones. Typically placed under the command of, or escorting, lessor architectors such as Mining Supervisors. Mining squads are tasked with seeking out material, metals and minerals from underground or the collapsed depths of a ruined arcology.


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