Heroes of Normandie


Devil Pig Games Launches Heroes of Normandie Card Game Kickstarter

Hitler has worked hard to take over the European continent. His "Fortress Europe" seems impossible to assault, with reinforced bunkers, anti-aircraft installments, and tank traps set all along the coast. But the Allies must make their way onto land if they want to have any hope of winning the war. That's where the invasion of Normandy comes in. And it's that (and other major battles) that you get to play out in the Heroes of Normandie Tactical Card Game that's up on Kickstarter now.

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Review Roundup

And we've once more made it to the weekend successfully. The natural order has been maintained. I mean, just think if we woke up the day after Friday and it was, like, Wednesday or something. Man, that'd be a mess. But, as I said, that's not happened. As such, we should get on with the regular Saturday routine and get you some reviews.

Today we have: Kill the King, Captain Sonar, Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell, Mansions of Madness 2nd Edition, The Dragon & Flagon, No Honor Among Thieves, Via Nebula, Behind the Throne, Star Trek: Ascendancy, Antarctica, Costa Rica, Heroes of Normandie iOS, Lost Woods, Battle Gnomes, and Ice Cool.


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Heroes of Normandie Strategic Resupply Up on Kickstarter

Sometimes a game's success can almost work against it. After a couple years, various extra material will be released here and there. There will be rules updates that are posted in various places. There's supplements released. Trying to keep up with all of it can be a hassle. Thankfully, the fellows over at Devil Pig Studios are collecting all of the various things they've released over the past couple years for Heroes of Normandie into one place and they've put it up on Kickstarter.

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Iello Updates about Heroes of Normandy Shipping

Ah, getting product in so you can send it back out again. "Shipping" has almost become a dirty word in our hobby, because it seems that's the place things can go the most-wrong. That's not actually the case, as there's a lot of places where things can get a little mucked up, but during shipping is one of the most-visible parts of a Kickstarter campaign. Backers have waited for a long time and their stuff is almost there, and yet there's still a wait. Well, Iello has some good news about shipping for Heroes of Normandie and Shadows Over Normandie backers.

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Heroes of Normandie final days on Kickstarter

Devil Pig Games has just a little over 2 days left on Kickstarter. They've gone far, but can they go further?



From the campaign:

The Kickstarter campaign is a success so far and tons of stretch goals have been unlocked.
This is the las days, it ends the 27th... So hurry up if you want to be a part of victory !

Next Stretch goal to unlock is the French Resistance...



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Heroes of Normandie adds more Zombies to their Kickstarter campaign

Devil Pig Games has added more zombies to their Heroes of Normandie campaign. Everyone needs more zombies, right?



From the update:

If you like zombies and Cthulhu mythos but you prefer more zombies, no problem. Devil Pig Games is happy to propose you "More Zombies" for the unlocked Achtung! Cthulhu stretch goal !



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Heroes of Normandie breaks past £45k, headed for Cthulhu at £47.5k

Devil Pig Games made it through another couple stretch goals over the weekend. Up next is unlocking their Achtung! Cthulhu expansion.



From the update:

Wooden Order Tokens (Box Update for all Pledges) and the Fortified Farm (Overlord only) have been unlocked !

Next goal : CTHULHU ! (for all Pledges)

Concerning shipping cost as you may have noticed, we told you we would negociate and we did.
It's a 25% discount !



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Pegasus Bridge expansion unlocked in Heroes of Normandie from Devil Pig Games

Devil Pig Games has unlocked their Pegasus Bridge expansion for Heroes of Normandie over on their Kickstarter campaign. More goodies added all the time.



From the update:

"Major Howard, your mission is to seize the Benouville bridge on the canal from Caen to the sea with your airlanding commando and prevent german forces to push the allies back to the sea". "You will Hold untill relieved". Airlanding troops suffered among the highest loss rates of all airborne troops during world war II. Will you match Major Howard's outstanding prowess ? Will you hold untill relieved by Lord Lovat's commando and piper ? Dare or Die !



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Heroes of Normandie is compatible with 15mm minis

Devil Pig Games wants to make sure everyone knows that their Heroes of Normandie game doesn't have to be played with their card cut-outs if you don't want. The boards are compatible with 15mm minis.



From the update:

Heroes of Normandie is also compatible with 15mm scale minis. It's a good alternative game system for all world war II 15mm figurines game.
Its nervous and paced action system will blow your table top battle grounds with guts and heroism !



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Heroes Of Normandie reaches funding goal, Operation Stretch goals is now launched

Devil Pig Games had made it up and over their funding goal for Heroes of Normandie over on Kickstarter. So now it's stretch goals for 26 days.



From the update:

It's with our guts that we put this project on Kickstarter. It's with our passion that we work for years to make Heroes of Normandie a great game. It's with our faith in victory that we wake up every morning to fight hard to make it happen.

But it's with your trust and your support that we are where we are today. The first battle is won but the road to Berlin is a long and difficult journey.

We have to be tough, we have to be good and we have to be heroic because we can't disappoint you !

We still need you for the upcoming campaign. So spread the word and all together we will transform this first success into a huge victory.

Thank you again to all of you !
We will play heroic, will play bloody ! We will play Heroes of Normandie !!
The first stretch goal is also unlocked and now, they're very close from the next one...
Operation Stretch goals is now launched



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