Dystopian Wars

By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Sep 27th, 2017
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Well, it looks like Warcradle is on the move again. The new studio making Wild West Exodus has made a deal with Spartan Games that they will continue on the Dystopian and Firestorm universes. They’ve posted up a video discussing the new announcement, and we can look forward to more updates in t...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Aug 7th, 2017
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We all know my love of free-to-download rules sets. They give players a chance to read over and possibly try a game before they buy it. So, assuming you like the rules, you then go and pick up a force for yourself. Well, if you’re checking out the Dystopian Wars: Fleet Action fast-play rules, S...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Jul 18th, 2017
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There’s a new 2-player starter set coming out for Dystopian Wars. You all know my love of 2-player starters. This one is called Operation North Star. It pits the Teutonic Order from Scandinavia against the Dominion of Canada. Along with the 2-player kit, there’s numerous other sets for th...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
May 22nd, 2017
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The folks at Spartan Games have a whole bunch of new releases available to pre-order for a trio of their games. Both Halo Wars: Fleet Battles and Ground Command are getting some new ships (a couple of them huge, relatively), and there’s a new edition of Dystopian Wars you can pick up the rulebo...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Mar 31st, 2017
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Spartan Games is giving you a chance to get something for nothing. This weekend spend £50 in their webshop and get a free rulebook of your choice. Want to start one of their games but were waiting for some sort of special? Want to get a friend into a game? Just need to replace a […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Feb 2nd, 2017
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Spartan Games has their first releases for the new year up on their website. They’ve got new releases for three of their games: Dystopian Wars, Firestorm Armada, and Halo: Ground Command. So you’ve got some steampunk, some sci-fi space battles, and some sci-fi ground battles. Pretty nice ...
By Polar_Bear
In 19th Century
Dec 7th, 2016
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Is this week just rocketing by for anyone else, or just me? I mean, it’s already Wednesday. Well, seeing as it is Wednesday, let’s get ourselves stocked up on some bite-sized gaming stories. Today we have: Public Alpha For Cold Start Posted, How to Paint Board Game Miniatures: The Beginne...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Nov 21st, 2016
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A couple weeks ago, Spartan Games had announced that they were going to come out with a new game. Players… didn’t really like the idea. That caused Spartan to send out a survey going, “Ok, what is it that you would like?” The players responded. And now Spartan has held up thei...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Nov 15th, 2016
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We’re a couple weeks away from it being December. Holiday shopping will start any time now (or possibly has already started for some people). Well, if you’re fans of Dystopian Wars or Halo: Ground Command, you can go ahead and start your shopping as well, as the December releases are avai...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Mar 23rd, 2016
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Spartan Games likes to give you all a good lead-time on getting your orders in for their new releases and conveniently places them all in one place in their webshop. Well, they’ve got a new page set up for the sets that will be shipping out April 27th. Lots of space going on this time […...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Dec 28th, 2015
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2016 or bust! Or in the case of Spartan Games, “2016 for busts!” They’ve started taking pre-orders for the new models they’ll have available on January 27th of next year, and included in the group are a new set of busts for the Halo Fleet Battles game. There’s more than ...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Nov 23rd, 2015
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It’s Thanksgiving week (for us here in the US). And while where you’re at they might not celebrate Thanksgiving, or might not celebrate it at the same time (I’m looking at you, Canadians), the whole world pays attention to it, as it means the start of the Christmas Shopping Season, ...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Nov 12th, 2015
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As usual, just about a month before they’re available, Spartan Games has started taking pre-orders for their next sets of releases. Considering what they have on deck, one could say they’re really making a “token effort” with this new batch. Yukyukyukyuk … I guess you on...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Sep 17th, 2015
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The weekend is coming. Be prepaaaaaaaaaaared! Spartan Games is certainly prepared… prepared to get you some big, big savings on some of their games! They’ve got a bunch of bundles over on their website that are up to 50% off the MSRP....
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Sep 2nd, 2015
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While much of the excitement around Spartan Games lately has been all about Halo, they have other games that should also be paid attention to. You can see that in the latest set of pre-orders that they’re taking on their site. Uh… there’s also some Halo stuff there…...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Aug 14th, 2015
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Have you been thinking of getting into Dystopian Wars or Firestorm Armada from Spartan Games? Or perhaps you’ve got one or the other game (or potentially both) and had been thinking about bulking up your force? This might be a weekend to look into doing just that....
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Jul 30th, 2015
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You’ve hopefully seen some of the photos I posted from the Spartan Games display yesterday. If not, go check them out. If you have, what’d you think? Halo has made it to the tabletops with The Fall of Reach starter. Now, Spartan has started taking pre-orders for some more Halo goodies, as...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jul 13th, 2015
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So… all that stuff in the other post about surveys. Well, it would seem Spartan thought it was a good idea as well. So they’re running their Spartan Games Survey 2015. Let them know what you like about their games… and maybe a bit about what you don’t like, too. You’d be...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Apr 9th, 2015
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Spartan Games gets you some minis for cheaper than usual with their Aerial Battle Groups and Individual Models sales over in their webshop. Until the 15th, you can get 10% off your order by using the code “MODELS10” at checkout. The sale applies to Aerial Battle Groups for Dystopian Wars ...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Mar 30th, 2015
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Spartan Games has several really great deals going on over in their webshop. For starters, all of their rulebooks are at least half-off. Sure, you can download them for free from their website, but some people like to actually have a book in their hand (I’m included in this count), and Spartan&...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Mar 20th, 2015
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Spartan Games added a whole slew of new pre-orders available up on their website. They have various Dystopian Wars sets, including one with a steam-mechanical alligator (which is pretty awesome if you ask me). There’s various bomber sets coming for Dystopian Legions. There’s also a trio o...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Mar 5th, 2015
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Spartan Games has a bunch of special deals they’re running now over on their website. Want to get a free rulebook? Or perhaps a free blister of minis? Or perhaps a great deal on two starter boxes? Mosey on over and see what’s in store. But you only have until the end of the month [&hellip...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Feb 20th, 2015
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Spartan Games is showing off and taking pre-orders for their batch of minis they’ll be releasing on March 25th. There’s a little something for everyone, whether you play Dystopian Legions, Firestorm Armada, Dystopian Wars, or Firestorm Planetfall. There’s a lot of photos just beyond...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Feb 6th, 2015
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Spartan Games has posted the version 2.0 Dystopian Wars rulebook up online. You can go grab it for yourself for free from the Spartan website. Being free, why not take a look? Source From the announcement:...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Jan 28th, 2015
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Hopefully all our readers up in the North East are safe and warm. Well, if you’re snowed in (or even if you’re not, I guess), here’s a selection of some of the shorter stories we’ve come across the past couple days. We’ve got: 2nd Special Edition Dragon Head Challenge Co...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Jan 16th, 2015
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Spartan Games has posted up the latest set of pre-releases on their website. These are for Dystopian Wars and Firestorm Armada. They’ll be shipped out on Feb. 25th. For Firestorm Armada, there’s several sets for both the Rense System Navy as well as the Oroshan. For Dystopian Wars, the Le...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Oct 28th, 2014
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Spartan Games posted their last set of pre-orders for this year. There’s a whole bunch to see, so check ’em out. Source From the announcement: SHIPPING FROM DECEMBER 10TH! Following the exciting launch of Firestorm Planetfall, headlined by the excellent Battle for Proteus Prime 2 Player B...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Aug 15th, 2014
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Spartan Games put their latest wave of pre-orders up over in their webshop. Source From them to you: Spartan Games is proud to announce the release of ELEVEN new products this September, covering Dystopian Legions, Firestorm Armada and Dystopian Wars. We bring you two Rulebooks, a fantastic two playe...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jul 23rd, 2014
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Spartan Games opened up their parts service and now has a bunch of Dystopian Wars minis available as singles. Source From the announcement: Following the successful release of Dystopian Wars version 2.0 and its 21 new Battle Groups (Naval, Aerial and Armoured) Spartan Games is excited to announce tha...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Jul 9th, 2014
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Spartan Games posted up their next round of pre-orders. These models will be shipped out in August. Source From the announcement: August brings new releases for Dystopian Wars, with Naval and Armoured Battle Groups marking the introduction of the powerful Indian Raj, and Firestorm Armada, with 3 new ...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Jun 24th, 2014
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Spartan Games gives us a look at some 3D renders for the Chinese Federation Dreadnought they’re working on. Source From the post: Sometimes we have a creative meeting and an idea is proposed that literally stops everyone in their tracks,,,,, and results in everyone saying ‘we must make th...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Jun 10th, 2014
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Man Battlestations has posted up an unboxing and partial review article on the new Dystopian Wars 2.0 box set. Source From the post: Ruckdog over at Man Battlestations has finally gotten his hands on the new Dystopian Wars rulebook and box set. How does the new edition stack up to the old one? Head o...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Jun 9th, 2014
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Spartan Games is taking pre-orders for their latest group of Dystopian Wars releases. Source From the announcement: Following on the new Dystopian Wars Naval and Armoured Battle Groups, July sees the launch of new Aerial Battle Groups that are optimised for play with the v2.0 rulebook. A reminder tha...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
May 25th, 2014
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Spartan Games has their Dystopian Wars 2.0 book available to order. It will be shipping out next week. Source From the post: The Dystopian Wars 2.0 ‘Commodore Edition’ Rulebook heralds major enhancements to our highly successful Victorian Super Science Fiction game. The Commodore Edition ...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
May 6th, 2014
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Spartan Games has posted up their next set of pre-releases. These models will be available June 18th. Source From the announcement: We’re following up the Dystopian Wars v2.0 rulebook and the Operation Shadow Hunter 2-player box set releases with new naval and armoured battle groups for each of the c...