News Snippets

Hey there again, dear TGN Readers.
We’ve got another batch of News Snippets for you.
By the way, we’ve fixed the issue with galleries. So photos will be showing up where they should be (hopefully, anyway, unless something else goes wacky between writing this and when you read it).

-Zinge Industries Previews Heat-Bendible I Beams
-New Mutant Monsters from Zinge Industries
-Vampire Hunters previews Svetlana render
-Shieldwolf’s 4th army has appeared for the upcoming Kickstarter
-Alien Dungeon releases Land Ironclad for All Quiet on the Martian Front
-‘Branch Face’ free scenario for USEME from 15mm.co.uk
-Spellcrow previews Halfing with Sling green

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All Quiet on the Martian Front Blast Markers now available

Architects of War lets you show just how much of a blast you’re having playing All Quiet on the Martian Front with their new Blast Markers.

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From the release:

BLAST your enemies! Now available to purchase: All Quiet on the Martian Front blast markers.

Alien Dungeon updates about All Quiet on the Martian Front shipping

Alien Dungeon lets us know how things’ve been going along over there, with convention season and shipping for the next wave of All Quiet on the Martian Front.

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From the post:

Wow, what a run! Two big shows within thirty days, broken toes, staff changes and lots of other distractions are now over. We look forward to next year’s Gencon, in particular, since we will have more than 30 days notice that we will be there as a vendor!!!

The packing of Wave 2 will begin towards the end of next week. As previously stated, we will be packing at least 50% of the boxes before we announce that shipping has begun. We will let everyone know shortly which products will be shipped in Wave 2. We also hope to have some good news on the PDF version of the rules soon.

Geek of Spades Reviews All Quiet on the Martian Front

Geek of Spades takes a look at All Quiet on the Martian Front from Alien Dungeon in this review video.

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From the post:

Geek of Spades churns out another review after a brief hiatus, this time with Spencer tackling sweltering heat to review All Quiet on the Martian Front.

Atomic Warlords reviews some of the first American minis for All Quiet on the Martian Front

Atomic Warlords got themselves some of the American forces from All Quiet on the Martian Front and gives you their thoughts on them in this review article.

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From the post:

All Quiet on the Martian Front was just released by the nice folk over at Alien Dungeon. It is a 15mm scale tactical game of the Martian invasion early 20th century. The “current” game year is 1914 and the Martians control a large part of the globe. I backed it on Kickstarter just over a year ago and finally the big box arrived containing about 2/3 of the initial releases.

All Quiet on the Martian Front, Now Available for Immediate Shipping

Architects of War now has All Quiet on the Martian Front available to order (and you’ll get it shipped right away) from their webshop.

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From the announcement:

The War for Earth Begins!

Conquer It or Save It…we will let you and your dice decide. The first Starter Game and plastic box sets released this week in the United States and are NOW SHIPPING.

Coming to the UK soon through Northstar Miniatures and our Australian Distributor, Modifx.

Available thru your local store, leading online retailers and, OF COURSE, you can order directly from us

All Quiet on the Martian Front Available to Order

Architects of War is now taking orders for Robot Peanut Studios’ All Quiet on the Martian Front game from Alien Dungeon.
Or at least, I think that’s how they all connect together. Sometimes it’s not the easiest to follow all the connections.

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From the announcement:

The Battle for Earth begins! All Quiet on the Martian Front, the 15mm miniature game chronicling the Second Martian Invasion of Earth is now available on Alien Dungeon’s website for Pre-Order:

Thanks to a thousand Kickstarter participants, All Quiet is finally ready for release. After the Kickstarter’s ship we will start delivering to the broader market.

In the initial release, the Starter Game, Hardback Rulebook, Plastic Steam Tanks, Plastic Assault Tripods, Plastic Scout Tripods, Dice and Templates are available.
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Alien Dungeon posts update about All Quiet on the Martian Front

Alien Dungeon has a post up about how things are coming along with fulfillment for their All Quiet on the Martian Front Kickstarter.

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From the update:

Well, we have been quiet during December, but only because we have been b-u-s-y. After not shipping in December, we were all determined to hunker down and get this stuff out so that’s what we have been doing while “Sales” handled the Holiday orders. That meant lots of hard work but we should have been more diligent with updates. Besides All Quiet, we have, of course, had to manage the rest of our business and we had the best November and December ever. So, first things first, to all of you already shopping our goods, THANK YOU!

New Add-On packages added to All Quiet on the Martian Front Kickstarter from Alien Dungeon

Alien Dungeon is up and over $200k on Kickstarter for their All Quiet on the Martian Front campaign and have added new add-on options.

From the update:

We couldn’t be happier with how things are going! We now have the Martians, United States, and British Expeditionary Force unlocked for the game!

If you haven’t pledged yet, it’s not too late! There are many pledge levels available, including the highly affordable INVASION Level!

Alien Dungeon updates All Quiet on the Martian Front Kickstarter, posts model previews

Alien Dungeon is showing off some new model previews over in their All Quiet on the Martian Front Kickstarter campaign.

From the update:

Right. The BEF is here.
We listened to all the comments and made some adjustments. Please note that these are concept models and will be tightened up considerably. The Infantry figure is the first pass sketch. We will have another one up soon and then we can talk about the Improved Brodie helmet, et al.

Alien Dungeon – European and UK Shipping Deal for the All Quiet Kickstarter

Alien Dungeon knows shipping costs can be prohibitive when ordering product, especially if it’s overseas shipping. So they’ve been working on a new deal for their All Quiet on the Martian Front Kickstarter.

From the announcement:

We are very pleased to announce that Renedra, the renowned manufacturer and retailer of plastic miniatures and accessories, has agreed to act as our European Union distributor for the All Quiet on the Martian Front Kickstarter only. We could not be happier with this outcome since Architects of War, our sister company, is the Exclusive North American Distributor for Renedra.

What does this mean for you if you live in the UK or EU? There will be no increase in the flat rate shipping charge! You will receive the shipment of your pledge, freebies and any add-on goodies by paying the previously stated flat rate shipping, no additional charges. The product will ship to you from the UK!

So, we have 3 different categories that you can fall into…

• US – Free shipping
• UK and EU – Flat rate stated in the pledge levels or shipping policy for Add-ons. No VAT or other import duties charged to you.
• Everybody Else – Flat rate stated in the pledge levels or shipping policy for Add-ons. You will be responsible for any duty or taxes charged at the time of delivery if applicable in your country.

Please let us know if you have any questions. Thank you all for being so patient while we hammered out the details!

New Stretch Goals posted for All Quiet on the Martian Front from Alien Dungeon

Alien Dungeon keeps plugging away on their All Quiet on the Martian Front Kickstarter campaign. They’ve posted up some more stretch goals they hope to break through.

From the update:

We have just unveiled the next batch of Stretch Goals for All Quiet on the Martian Front. Things are going great but we want to give you guys even more!
Check out what you can get for the $175,000 and $200,000 levels!

Also, if we get to $250,000 we will make another UNIT in PLASTIC! Then everybody wins as the savings will be passed on to you all!

Alien Dungeon posts up preview rules for All Quiet on the Martian Front on Kickstarter

Alien Dungeon is doing well over on Kickstarter, going over $150k already. They’ve posted up a preview version of the rules so you can “try it before you buy it.”

From the update:

In a desire to give people a clearer picture of All Quiet on the Martian Front, the Game Launch that this Kickstarter is all about, we are putting up this TRY IT PDF. I do hope you will give it a go. We think this game is a lot of fun and has tons of potential but I suppose we would feel that way!

We have been listening and here is a chance to “try it” before you buy it. As I have stated previously, I wish I could demo the game to each and every one of you personally but that is hardly practical. Here is a stab at the same thing.

This is NOT a “beta” release of the rules. There is a lot more to the game and the rules than you will see in this PDF, but it should give you a good sense of how the game will play out. It uses LESS THAN HALF of what you get in the IINVASION box set and that doesn’t count the FREE unlocks that have already occurred and are to come.

Alien Dungeon updates their stretch goals for the All Quiet on the Martian Front Kickstarter

Alien Dungeon is well over 2x their goal for All Quiet on the Martian Front. They’ve updated their stretch goal charts so you know what’s already been unlocked and what’ll be unlocked next.

From the update:

The All Quiet on the Martian Front Kickstarter is off to a fantastic start. We reached our funding goal in under two hours and in less than a week we have unlocked a host of stretch goals! We have also revised the rewards to provide even more great free unlocks for the First Interplanetary War!
The US and Martian Force Lists are already posted so you can see what is available in the game!

If you haven’t checked out all the amazing offerings yet, please visit the Kickstarter Campaign

Alien Dungeon launches All Quiet on the Martian Front Kickstarter

Alien Dungeon has officially launched their All Quiet on the Martian Front Kickstarter campaign (I’m still groovin’ on that name).

From the campaign:

The Martian attack of 1898 brought terrible devastation to the city of London and set the course of human history upon an altogether unexpected path. Amongst the ruins of the greatest metropolis on Earth, the Martians had – in the end – faltered and perished. Everyone now knows that these invaders were overcome, not by the might of Queen Victoria’s armies, but by nature’s own forces of disease and decay. Against these mere microbes, the Martians’ superior minds could muster no defense. Where mankind had failed, the smallest and least significant of all Earth’s organisms had triumphed.

Although the Martian invasion shocked the world and caused widespread panic in the days that followed, by the early years of the twentieth century, many influential thinkers were eager to proclaim the aliens a spent force. Fear of further alien attack was gradually displaced by the humdrum concerns of life and commerce. It is sobering to reflect that most people were happy to accept this misguided notion, as we now know it to have been. All over the world, only a few visionaries continued to warn that the first attack might have been a scouting foray, the precursor to a full-scale invasion. They urged humanity to ready itself for war or risk extermination. These men were openly ridiculed and all too often dismissed as alarmists and cranks.

Few even noticed the arrival of the second wave of Martian cylinders that fell to earth sometime around the end of 1908. By the time the Martian presence came to the attention of the governments of Earth, it was already too late.

Alien Dungeon announces start date for All Quiet Kickstarter, posts beta rules online

Alien Dungeon is looking to start their All Quiet on the Martian Front Kickstarter next week. They’ve also posted up the beta rules online on their forums so you can check them out.

From the announcement:

Yes, we are targeting April 30th but it may be a day or two later. There is still a lot to be done. We feel comfortable that we will be very close to that date. The Game Play video is being shot tomorrow and all the modeling is finished (Yay!). We are almost ready to load it all into the Kickstarter format. We really wanted to get this right, so thanks for your patience.
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New previews for All Quiet on the Martian Front

Alien Dungeon has some more previews up for their upcoming All Quiet on the Martian Front game.

From the preview:

The date for our Martian Front Kickstarter was supposed to be in this press release. Sorry, but no exact date yet. We are now targeting Mid April. The response has been so strong that we are now scrambling to make the initial line launch bigger: More product and more reveals. Please bear with us. Your response has been inspiring and we want to get this as right as we can. We have provided an extra long preview for you this time around! More information can always be found here at a website we created just for All Quiet on the Martian Front

Alien Dungeon posts more previews for All Quiet on the Martian Front

Alien Dungeon will be launching their Kickstarter for All Quiet on the Martian Front soon. Here’s a little teaser video of what’s in store.

From the preview:

The Response to All Quiet on the Martian Front continues to be very strong indeed! Thank you all very much.

The DATE for our Kickstarter on this project will be in the next update, about 5 to 7 days from now. More information can always be found here at a website we created just for All Quiet on the Martian Front

Alien Dungeon posts more previews from All Quiet on the Martian Front

Alien Dungeon gives us some more views on their upcoming All Quiet on the Martian Front (I still love that name) game.

From the preview:

The Response to All Quiet on the Martian Front has been great! Thank you all very much. Besides another look at some pre-production models, the big news is that we are going to do a Kickstarter. More information can be found here at a website we created just for All Quiet on the Martian Front:

Alien Dungeon previews more of All Quiet on the Martian Front

Alien Dungeon put up some more artwork and model previews for their upcoming All Quiet on the Martian Front game.

From the preview:

This week we bring more previews for All Quiet on the Martian Front!

As we progress on the game, we will continue bringing you all the latest updates and developments. Take a look at these great concepts and models!

All Quiet on the Martian Front announced from Alien Dungeon

Alien Dungeon is pleased to announce a new sci-fi minis game they’re working on entitled All Quiet on the Martian Front.

From the announcement:

All Quiet on the Martian Front is a battle game in miniature set during the second Martian War, circa 1910. After their first defeat a few years earlier at the hands of stiff British resistance and unexpected environmental factors, the Martians have returned. This time they have started their invasion from the New World and they have well established themselves before surging forward in an unstoppable tide of destruction. The game begins on the Mississippi Defense Line, with America desperately trying to hold back the Martian advance. Super weapons by Nikola Tesla and Thomas Edison are being rushed to the front. President Roosevelt leads the nation against the blood sucking Martians and their incredible machines. Baldwin Locomotive Works and Henry Ford work feverishly to produce as many of the new steam powered tanks for the front as possible. J.P. Morgan, Carnegie and Rockefeller work together to make the fearsome new land Ironclads a reality. The United Kingdom, experienced with anti Martian war, sends the British Expeditionary Force to help. France and Germany, untouched by any Martian machines yet, gather forces and build armies, but for what purpose?

Black Dust, Heat Rays, miles and miles of trenches and traps all form the backdrop for tripods vs tanks with lightening guns, Rough Riders on early Harleys, and lots more.
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