Forged in Battle

War & Empire III: Dark Ages Up On Kickstarter

West Wind Productions is looking to expand their War & Empire line with their next set, giving you lots of new Dark Age figures. If you're looking to miniaturize your historical gaming, you'll want to check out all the various sets that are available as part of the campaign. They cover a little bit of everything, covering several different cultural groups.

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Friday Snippets

Woo! Friday! Woo!
My week went by quick. But, being busy, that'll happen. And there's certainly been plenty going on. It'll be nice to have a weekend to decompress. Though there's also Game Day up at the Milton Library tomorrow. We'll see if I make it out there.
Also thinking about making another cheesecake, because that's just where I'm at, culinarily these days.

But, if we're all gonna have a busy weekend, we should all fill up on some bite-sized gaming stories.

Today on the platter we have: Kromlech Weekend Promo on Glyphs, 10% Off Forged in Battle at 15mm Skirmish Supplies, and New Bases Available From Kromlech.

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Forged in Battle Now Available the For Star Wars RPG

Star Wars is based around conflict (it's not called "Star Peaceful Diplomatic Negotiations" after all). The Rebel Alliance is fighting a desperate battle to keep the forces of the Galactic Empire from utterly dominating all life. They've got to have well-trained soldiers to counteract the military machine. That extends out to your tabletop Star Wars RPG games. If you want to have a true soldier for your character, you'll want to check out Forged in Battle. It's available now.

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Fantasy Flight Games Announces Forged In Battle Book for Star Wars RPG

The Star Wars universe is a rather violent place. I mean, it's Star Wars, not Star Gardening Club. As such, the characters you play in the RPG are probably going to be getting into battles on a regular basis. You're going to need every advantage possible to make it out of the galactic civil war alive and have your side win. To help out with that, Fantasy Flight Games is coming out with the Forged in Battle sourcebook.

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Midweek Snippets

The week is continuing along at a fairly standard rate. However, it seems today really put on the accelerator and we're going full-tilt through the day. It's already time for the Midweek Snippets post (which is also midway through our broadcast day here, if you've never noticed before). Which means I'm halfway through my day as well. Good times.

Anyway, today's batch of bite-size stories includes: RONE Passes Funding Goal - Posts Gameplay Video, Blackwater Gulch: Savage Beasts Available Now, Xenoshyft Dreadmire Expansion Teased, Buy the Rights Receives the 'Major Fun Award', 29K Stretch Goal Unlocked in Kensei Undead Kickstarter, Massive Awesome Reveals The Hulking Kodiak Tactical Heavy Frame For Shattered Earth, Legends of British Steampunk: Roleplay & Wargames Miniatures On Kickstarter, Tabletop-Art Previews Rockabilly Heads, New Warthrone approved army list: Lizardmen from Warhammer, Kromlech New Release - Legionary Chain Swords,

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TGN Sunday Edition: Sunday Snippets

Well, yesterday was quite a day. Very busy getting that Betrayal at Calth review done. For those that might not have seen it yet, spoilers: I think it's a fun game that, with the announcement of the Specialty Development Studio, I hope gets some expansions in the future. I'd love to see some new scenarios and more aspects added to it. Perhaps tie-ins with other chapters as well. I'd love to see a "Dark Angels vs. Dark Angels" expansion, for example. We'll just have to wait and see where it goes from here.

Anyway, on to today. It's time for a quick bite to eat on some bite-sized stories for you.

Today's servings include: West Wind Productions Bringing Legions of Rome to Kickstarter, Gioconomicon Posts Photo Galleries From European Events, and New WWII Minis Released By Askari Miniatures.

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New Artillery Pieces Released for Forged In Battle

Artillery can be the great equalizer on the battlefield. They might have tanks, but if you've got the artillery to take them out quickly and effectively, they're not much of a problem anymore. Same thing if the enemy has more infantry out there than you do. If you can get some shots placed in the right areas, you can neutralize that advantage. For Forged in Battle players, West Wind Productions has some new artillery pieces available.

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War & Empire Released at Salute

Forged in Battle is looking forward to Salute in just a couple days and would love to see you at the show. Any of you gamers out there interested in 15mm Ancient warfare games should definitely stop by their booth. Their War & Empire range, that they successfully Kickstarted a while ago, is soon to be available to everyone, but those at Salute will be the first to get a chance to pick them up. There's over 1000 different sculpts of minis, as well as resin buildings to check out.

From the announcement:
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West Wind Productions' War & Empire campaign funds

West Wind Productions has already made it over their funding goal for their Forged in Battle War & Empire Kickstarter campaign. So it's on to stretch goals for the next 19 days.


From the update:

Our War&Empire Kickstarter is now funded and we are well on our way to the first Stretch Goal the Persians! Thanks to all for backing us and please help spread the word.

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Model Dads posts Forged in Battle’s 15mm Sd Kfz 251C Command Set: a video review

Model Dads has another of their review series up. This time they look at Forged In Battle's 15mm Kfz 251C Command Set.


From the review:

If it was good enough for Guderian, it’s good enough for us. Model Dads takes a look at Forged in Battle’s Sd Kfz 251C Command Set.

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West Wind Productions has released some new Tiger tanks for Forged in Battle

West Wind Productions has released some new Tiger tanks for their Forged In Battle line.
I feel like adding a line here about, "Ze Germans" and Tommy, but... well, I guess I sort of just did, didn't I?

From the release:

Tigers in Normandy pack, featuring the late version Tiger Ie and the Tiger II with a Porsche turret. Resin and Pewter kit.

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