Freeblades


DGS Games Seeks Designer to Create New Freeblades Faction

DGS Games wants to bring a new faction to the world of Freeblades. They're hoping that there will be strong African themes within the faction in terms of looks and style. To create this faction, they have put out a call for people of African-American background in order to make sure things are done in a respectful and authentic way. No previous experience is necessary, so if you're looking to try your hand at making a new faction for a game, this might be your chance.


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DGS Games Running Shakrim Wavestalkers and Kandoran Deathmasters Kickstarter Camapign

The fine folks over at DGS Games are starting 2019 with a look to expand their Freeblades family. They are running a Kickstarter campaign to bring first one, and then hopefully another faction to the game. Starting out, there's the Shakrim Wavestalkers, a group of snake-people who follow the god Shakkamal. The others are the Kandoran Deathmasters, a true undead horror. The campaign is up and running now.


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DGS Games Running Thrakansor, Dragon of Fire Kickstarter

Right below Giant Robots on my "things I love" list would have to be dragons. It's another change for the "huge miniatures" that I love so much. DGS Games is looking to bring their first really big miniature to Freeblades in the form of Thrakansor, the Dragon of Fire. They're running a Kickstarter campaign now in order to get him off the ground.


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DGS Games Letting You Pick Next Freeblades Faction

DGS Games is consistent with their Freeblades Kickstarter campaigns. Each one has had a new faction. Each one has been successful. Each one has been better than the last. And each one has been delivered to backers on time. Well, they're looking to have a 7th, but they're also looking for your help. They've got two factions they're doing. One will be the primary in the upcoming Kickstarter, while the other is a secondary. But which is which? That's for you to decide.

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DGS Games will release the Varkraalan Truthseeker on May 15th

A new mini will soon be making its way to the tables of Freeblades, and just about anyone can use it. The Varkraalan Truthseeker is a new ally that will be recruitable by just about anyone, but also a faction model for the Kuzaarik. As you can see from the headline, you'll be able to pick up this new figure in just under a month's time. Figure preview to come soon, I'm sure.

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DGS Games Releases New Eclipse Sisterhood Faction For Freeblades

A new faction is making its way your tabletops in Freeblades. DGS Games has released the Eclipse Sisterhood. The company's been working on the set for a while, and now you can pick them up. This all-woman faction is not to be trifled with. They're highly-trained and dedicated warriors, looking to oust the oppressive Traazorite Empire from their lands.

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DGS Games Releases The Trilian Bladerider For Freeblades

In Freeblades, there's more than one way to outfit your characters. Depending on how you want to create your warband, you might want certain weapon loadouts on certain characters. Thankfully, the folks at DGS take this into consideration when they have a new release. For example, the new Trilian Bladerider's now available, and there's multiple ways you can outfit this swift addition to your team.

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DGS Games Posts October-November Development Blog

DGS Games is working hard on Freeblades, their fantasy miniatures game. They've got quite a things they've been working on, including a new hire in the form of Matt Gooch. They're also going to be releasing the first of a new faction, the Mershael. You can soon pick up the new figure, the Takar Hunter/Takar Lookout. Check out all the cool things going on with this update.

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Eclipse Sisterhood For Freeblades Up On Kickstarter

The folks over at DGS Games are looking to expand their Freeblades range with a new set of figures, the Eclipse Sisterhood. The dangerous ladies are fighting for equality in the Traazorite Empire, where women cannot hold office, run a business, or serve in the military. Well, they're going to show that one doesn't need to be part of the official army in order to fight.

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Midweek Snippets

The week continues on. We've made it halfway through. We might as well press on to the weekend. Turning back now would just be silly. But if we're going to make it, we should rest a bit and get some provisions. Thankfully, there's a group of bite-size stories here just waiting for us.

Today we have: Ainsty Castings Taking Salute Pre-Orders, Darklight Kickstarter - Gameplay Video Posted, Final Hours for Twisted Game on Kickstarter, Final Day for Traazorites Kickstarter, Brigade Games Launches Post-Apocalyptic Miniatures Kickstarter, and First Modern Canadian WIP from Full Battle Rattle Miniatures posted.


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"Make Your Own Model" Pledge Level Added to Traazorite Kickstarter

Have you ever had an idea for a mini for one of the games you play and really, really, really wished you could get it made? Well, the fine fellows over at DGS Games are letting you do just that for Freeblades as part of their Traazorite Kickstarter campaign. They've added in a new pledge level where you can make whatever figure you like (within reason, of course).

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Friday Snippets

Hold tight, people. We're almost there. We've come too far to give up now... Though I'm not sure how you could give up on "time moving forward" and just decide to quit it (without talking about time dilation or other, less-than-savory topics. O,o). Anyway, it's Friday and that means we're at the gateway to the weekend. Best to gather supplies in the form of some bite-sized stories.

Today's snippets includes: Symbaroum Being Translated Into French, DGS Games Previews Sunbringer for Traazorites on Kickstarter, Siren Miniatures Troublemaker Bundle Available Now, Hitechminiatures new releases, Khurasan releases 15mm Afghan Mujahideen/Taliban, and New Panzerschreck team.


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Traazorite Crusaders For Freeblades Up On Kickstarter

Longtime readers of TGN know my love of dinosaurs. I think they can help enhance just about any game. I know several game series that I'd love to play if they were to reskin from some other creature to dinosaurs, or if a dinosaur faction were added to the game. Well, it's looking like the guys over at DGS Games are making a bid for me to go in whole-hog into Freeblades, as they've got a new faction for it up on Kickstarter. They're the Traazorite Crusaders, and they ride dinosaurs into battle.

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DGS Games Releases Freeblades Rules Companion

When games have multiple releases, with new books and models coming out, every so often you can find yourself at a loss for trying to find where a specific rule for a specific model is. Plus, you might end up having to bring a whole bunch of books along, just to be able to check a couple sentences here and there. Well, DGS Games is making it so Freeblades players don't have to worry about that so much. Their new Rules Companion is now available.

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Sunday Snippets

Hello, beautiful readers, and welcome to another Sunday. Here at the bear cave, I'm doing a bit of cleaning and then I've got some Gen Con prep to work on. Yeah, the show is getting ever-closer. It'll be here before you know it. Just one more weekend after this before it's here. Will you be coming to the show? If so, lemme know. Maybe we can talk gaming (one of my favorite activities).

But that's for a couple weeks from now. At the moment, we've got some bite-sized stories to share.

In this batch we have: CROM: Conan Rise of Monsters has a teaser trailer for their Kickstarter launch, Gods and Monsters posts Kickstarter Video, A couple more installments of The Fiver from The Meeple Mechanic, Dead Earth Games Posts The Shattered Crown Gameplay Video, and DGS Games announces Freeblades Kickstarter stretch goals and future Demon Faction.


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Monday Terrain Corner

The weekend is over and we're once more back to the regular work week. Hopefully yours was good. I got my Age of Sigmar box set all put together. I had no major mess-ups during assembly. Though my right thumb does hurt from getting stabbed repeatedly by little, plastic spikes. Both the Sigmarans and the Khornites (or whatever they're technically called when referred to in such a manner) do enjoy sharp bits on them.

Hopefully everyone is making their way safely home from SDCC as well. It certainly looked like quite a show this year. Someday I might make it out there for one, but I have a feeling that, knowing me, simply enjoying it from a far (vicariously through all the photos showing up) is probably what I'll stick with.

But anyway, enough of that, let's talk about terrain.

In this set of terrain stories we have: Tabletop-Art previews WIP Terrain Components, Heroic Maps - Birthday Sale, DGS Games adds Trial Stones models to Kickstarter options, and Terra Block 'Tomb of the Serpent God' from Sally 4th available for Pre-order.


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Mid-Week Snippets

The work week rolls on. We've made it halfway through. Just another couple days and we'll be blissfully back into the weekend. For some of you, that weekend will include San Diego Comic Con. I... will not be there. That's probably a good thing. I doubt I'd do well in July in California with what feels like a hundred billion other people all crammed into one place.

Anyway, that aside, we've got another batch of bite-sized stories for you.

Today we have: Gods and Monsters previews Herald of Moros art and 3D render, Star Crush Starship Miniatures on Kickstarter, BTR Innovations Let's Play Dice on Kickstarter, The Shattered Crown previews Stag Rider sculpt, Atlantis Miniatures Live on Kickstarter, Meridian Miniatures unleash Chibi Zombies, Syrinscape Releases New Dragon's Demand Soundscapes and more, Zombie Dice is back from Steve Jackson Games, Oddzial Osmy’s 3mm and 15mm June Releases Arrive at PicoArmor, and Freeblades Specialty Tiered Dice sets added to Kickstarter rewards.


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Friday Snippets

Friday!
Time to let your hair down, get together with some friends, and hopefully get some gaming in.

As usual, we've got some bite-sized stories we've collected together over the past couple days and serve them to you now.

In this batch we have: AMP Adventures Collection Available Now, Res Publica by Reiner Knizia returns This Summer, Rebel Minis Releases Earth Force Kodiak Class Battlesuits, Dave Chalker’s Top 10 Tips When Negotiating Contracts, New Perk Added To Another World Indiegogo campaign, Kromlech New Release - Legionary Jump Pack, New Front Arc Marker Released by Tabletop-Art, ClearHorizon Miniatures Releases the 28mm Nemesis Light Strike Vehicle, Club Fantasci Interviews Karl Fenner of Common Man Games About Police Precinct: Uplift, Veil Fall Dark Future Horror Miniatures Kickstarter By Erebus Studios Running Now, and Victrix Ltd 28mm Napoleonic French Artillery - slight delay.


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DGS Games Launches Creatures of Faelon Kickstarter

Freeblades! Freeblades! *ignites lighter and sways it back an forth* Woo!
DGS Games' Freeblades already has some cool monsters in it, but the guys over there would really like some more. As such, they've launched a new Kickstarter campaign for Creatures of Faelon, with the hopes of bringing even more beasts to the fantasy tabletop miniatures game.

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DGS Games announces painting contest

DGS Games wants you to break out your brushes and get to work painting up a 150 gold Freeblades Freeband (no word about Freebird, though). They're having themselves a painting contest. If you're chosen as the best, you get some pretty nifty prizes, including a starter box, a campaign map, and some other cool minis. Even if you don't win, you could still win the random-chance drawing for a Freeblades starter box. So why not get your name in the hat with an entry?

Entries will be taken until March 1st, with winners announced later that month.

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