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Strategic Elite knows the best place to beat the summer heat is at the miniatures gaming table. To help out, they're having a big sale on both their Brink of Battle and Epic Heroes rulebooks in pdf. Brink of Battle lets you play in any historical period, using any historical army, against any other historical army you want. As for Epic Heroes, that's the fantasy miniatures rules for those that like dwarves, and elves, and magic, and stuff in your games.
Strategic Elite has decided that they will continue publishing Brink of Battle exclusively through Lulu. If you want to get your copies of the game in pdf., you can do so right away, but print versions of the game will be halted temporarily as Strategic Elite decides on how they exactly what to go through with things on Lulu.


From the announcement:
Here we are again. Some shorter stories for Sunday surfing.

Today we've got: new Commands and Colors storage options from Sally 4th, Club Fantasci Interviews Ed Teixeira of THW Game Designs about Heroes of the Colosseum, new Abscessus release from Hitech Miniatures, a new Wolsung preview, new 15mm Trench Terrain available from Tabletop-Art, some fluff about Clan Ika from Ninja All-Stars, New Kurganovas Shock Troops models from Raging Heroes' TGG range, Free Sci-Fi Ashcan for Brink of Battle gets a face lift, Kabuki Models - Legio Praetoriana Updates, and some new releases from Mierce Miniatures.

Brink of Battle has their Holiday Sale going on now over in their webshop.


From the sales sheet:

Strategic Elite Thanksgiving SALE!!!

We here at Strategic Elite want to say 'Thanks!' to our customers and supporters. We want to give your friends an opportunity to get our game and supplement so you all can have a great time!

Use the links below to get the special discount pricing. Tell all your friends and get gaming today!

Brink of Battle PDF Sale! $16.99 USD
Epic Heroes Fantasy Supplement PDF Sale! $22.99 USD
Happy Thanksgiving & Noch Weiter, Elf!

Anatoli's Game Room gives us their thoughts on the Epic Heroes supplement for Brink of Battle in this new review.

Epic Heroes


From the website:

The long awaited Fantasy supplement for Brink of Battle: Skirmish Gaming Through the Ages is finally here!

Anatoli's Game Room has the first review of Epic Heroes: Fantasy Skirmish in the Realms of Fantasy.

Brink of Battle's fantasy supplement is now available online. Go download yourself a copy.



From the release:

The Fantasy supplement to Brink of Battle: Skirmish Gaming Through the Ages is now available as a pdf from Wargame Vault.

Epic Heroes lets you add magic, monsters, fantasy races, flyer, and exotic beasts and cavalry to your games of Brink of Battle.

Grab yours today!

Brink of Battle is now on sale over on DriveThruRPG.


From the sales sheet:

Brink of Battle is part of DriveThruRPG's GM's Day Sale! Grab yours today and get ready for the Fantasy supplement soon to be released that will require these Origin Award Nominated rules!

Brink of Battle is showing off their cover for Epic Heroes, their fantasy supplement coming out soon.


From the preview:

Strategic Elite reveals the cover of its latest supplement Epic Heroes: Skirmish Gaming in the Realms of Fantasy.

This comprehensive supplement will allow you to create any Fantasy setting for your games of Brink of Battle!

Due out March/April 2014

Anatoli's Game Room sat down and talked with Robert Faust, creator of the Brink of Battle game system, and talked about how things have gone over this first year of the game's release.


From the interview:

Brink of Battle, the very open ended historical skirmish game has now been out for over a year. It remains in my opinion one of the most cleverly written set of rules in how you can create soldiers and adapt them to various historical periods without trouble while the core game mechanics offer solid gameplay. In this interview with Robert Faust you will be able to learn about the evolution of the Brink of Battle rules as they branch out to cover new ground as well as get an insight into indie wargame publishing.

Brink of Battle turns one year old this month and they're giving you the presents with a sale over on their website.

From the party invitation:

This month marks the 1st Annivesary of the release of Brink of Battle! To celebrate, we're having a 25% Off SALE on all Brink of Battle products on Lulu and Wargame Vault! Tell a friend and get them ready for the Fantasy supplement coming in June!

Lulu prices are fixed already, and be sure to use the Wargame Vault Discount Code 50392.

Brink of Battle is running a new Fantasy Writing Contest. Will your prose be the one that wins the rose?
You can tell from that little sample that mine won't be.

From the contest:

I am pleased to officially announce the Strategic Elite Epic Heroes Writing Contest!

As work continues on Epic Heroes: Skirmish Gaming in the Realms of Fantasy for our Brink of Battle skirmish game, we thought we'd give people the opportunity to get their writing published in a rule set!

Starting today and going through the end of May, you can submit a piece of fiction in the categories listed and have a chance at getting published in the final Epic Heroes game supplement due out in June 2013.

Whether you have been published before or not, now is a great opportunity to be part of the most robust fantasy skirmish game system in years.

Just go to our website and click on the Writing Contest tab at the top left of the page. It will tell you all you need to know about the rules and parameters of the contest!

Epic Heros will allow players to create their own worlds and settings, or use one of two 'plug & play' game settings. It will also give you the ability to add Magic & Monsters to various Historical periods to create Weird West, Weird War 2, and Gothic Horror games. This full color publication will be the first supplement released for the Brink of Battle system.

We look forward to reading your entries, so get started today!

Noch Weiter!

Brink of Battle is headed to ConQuest in Sacramento. Will you be there?

From the announcement:

Well, in the words of Johnny Cash, I've been everywhere man! We are ramping up preparations for ConQuest SAC in Sacramento California April 5th-7th. We will be running two demo tables that will be different from the ones we did last year.

Our Historical board will be a wilderness encounter between outlaws and their lawmen pursuers in the California foothills circa 1889. Yes, a Cowboy demo that doesn't invovle the desert! The table will be set like one of my favorite scenes from Tombstone, where Wyatt Earp wades out into the river and shoots the living hell out of the Cowboys.

Brink of Battle is also participating in the Winter Offensive sale. Go get yourself some books for cheaper than usual.

From the sales sheet:

Wargame Vault is having their Winter Offensive Sale over the next 5 days. We have Brink of Battle PDFs for sale at 25% off! Get yours today!

Brink of Battle is on sale this weekend.

From the announcement:

Brink of Battle: Skirmish Gaming through the Ages is on SALE from now through Monday November 26th. Go to for current adjusted prices for print copy & PDF, or to Wargame Vault for a PDF using Coupon Code 31538

Brink of Battle will be over at Pacificon. They'd originally thought about going to Pacifistcon, but it didn't seem like quite the right spot for a minis wargame company. So Pacificon it is!

From the announcement:

Strategic Elite will be running demo games of Brink of Battle: Skirmish Gaming through the Ages at Pacificon 2012 this coming weekend.

Author Robert Faust will also be a guest speaker at the War College covering the creation of Brink of Battle, how it works, and where its headed.

Hope to see you there!

Anatoli's Game Room sat down and had a chat with Brink of Battle writer Robert Faust. See what they had to say.

From the interview:

Robert Faust, writer of the "Brink of Battle" skirmish rules sheds some light on the background of the rules, upcoming projects and gives you an insight into the venture of selfpublished rulebooks by answering 32 questions.

Brink of Battle has some new fantasy skirmish game rules available for free to download from Wargame Vault.

From the update:

FREE Fantasy Game Supplement for Brink of Battle: Skirmish Gaming through the Ages!

Now you can take the core rules and add Magic, Monsters, and a whole new group of Traits and Gear allowing you to play Fantasy games with your Brink of Battle Rulebook!

Add Fantasy races, Traits, new regular Gear and Magic Gear, as well as Spells and two Plug & Play Fantasy worlds to choose from. Also included is a Sneak Peek at the final supplement due out in January 2013!

Grab your sword and your rulebook and become one of the greats; one of the EPIC HEROES!!!

Brink of Battle is having themselves a sale in commemoration of D-Day and the Allied landings at Normandy with a sale on their pdf books over on Wargame Vault.

From the update:

In commemoration of D-Day June 6th 1944, Brink of Battle is on SALE for $6.00 off current price! Yes, now you can buy the PDF from Wargames Vault for only $16.49!!!

This discounted price will last from June 1st, 2012 through June 6th, 2012. You can get your copy here on Wargame Vault.

Brink of Battle: Skirmish Gaming through the Ages gives you all the rules you need to recreate man-to-man level skirmish games from ANY period in History! Use your existing models and play from 3000 BC to Modern day.

This offer ends on D-Day, so DON'T DELAY!!!

Brink of Battle is now available as a .pdf over on Wargame Vault. Check it out.

From the announcement:

Wargames Vault is now carrying the PDF version of Brink of Battle: Skirmish Gaming through the Ages. You can find it here.

Use the models you have to play any time period from history in gritty man-to-man skirmishes! Also check the Brink of Battle website to download play test matierals for the Fantasy and Sci-Fi supplements!

Bring of Battle has been out now for 6 years and they're celebrating.

Six years ago Brink of Battle was born. Read more about it on our website.

Brink of Battle is now available online as a PDF download.

From them to you:

Brink of Battle: Skirmish Gaming through the Ages is now available as a PDF from Strategic Elite's Lulu store.