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Gangfight Games Updates On Blackwater Gulch and Mechadrome

Well, Gangfight Games has bad news and good news about their recent Kickstarter campaign for the Savage Beasts expansion for Blackwater Gulch. The bad news is that the campaign didn't fund (which is sad, as I really was hoping they'd make it to the bear stretch goal). However, the good news is that, during the campaign, their regular sales shot up and so they were able to afford creating the figures after all.

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TGN Sunday Snippets

It's another Sunday. To those of you that celebrate it, Happy Easter. To the rest, I hope your Sunday is just as awesome as well.
I had my traditional hard boiled eggs and cold kielbasa this morning. It was just as tasty as always.

Speaking of tasty bites, we've got our also-traditional bite-sized stories we've collected over the past few days to present to you now.

This serving we've got: More editions of The Fiver from The Meeple Mechanic, Trash Bash Bits on Kickstarter, New Blackwater Gulch and Mechadrome Models Coming Soon, Valon Civilians released at Alternative Armies, Alliance Boarding Trooper Art Preview from Icarus Miniatures, Imaginary Empire Releases Wicked Lies & Alibis, Rebel Minis Releases 15mm Valonians, and New Historical Tables of Order and Equipment Available for April 2015 from TOEHub.


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Gangfight Games Gazette #1 Posted

Gangfight Games has posted their Games Gazette #1 up online for your reading pleasure. In this inaugural issue, they talk about how happy they are to have Mechadrome already shipped to backers (a month ahead of schedule) and how all the models are now available over in their webshop. Along with that, they give us a look into Bad Lands, their cooperative board game set in the Blackwater Gulch universe. The game is a survival horror type, where you and your fellow players must make it past werewolves and chupacabras and other such fun beasties. They've got a preliminary website up for it that you can check out as well.

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From the post:
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Mechadrome Black Friday Sale

Gangfight Games has started their Black Friday sale early on Mechadrome. Go get some giant robots for cheaper than usual.

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From the announcement:

We are happy to announce our first ever Black Friday Sale! From now until November 29th you can save 20% off anything in our online store. All you have to do is use the Coupon Code CHRISMECHS when you check out.

Happy Holidays!



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MechaDrome available now

Gangfight Games now has their Mechadrome miniatures game available over in their webshop.

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From the announcement:

All Kickstarter pledges have been shipped (over a month ahead of schedule!), and now the online store has been updated and all models are available now! We weren't expecting to have them ready for general sale until January, but since the pledges shipped early we can launch the store early too!

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Mechs and Gunslingers news from Gangfight Games

Gangfight Games lets us know about Mechadrome shipping as well as progress with their Blackwater Gulch board game in this new update.

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From the announcement:

Mechadrome is shipping!

I just received all of models from the Kickstarter campaign and I've been shipping out rewards to many of the backers. One thing we are still waiting on is the printed rulebook and it looks like that's about 2 weeks away. As soon as the books come in the remainder of the rewards will go out :)

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Mechadrome Pledge Manager Closing Soon

Gangfight Games has the window where you can get into their Mechadrome game at Kickstarter prices closing soon. Go on and jump through the window!
... wait, that sounds bad.
Don't jump out the window. Just go join in over on Gangfight Games' website.

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From them to you:

Our Kickstarter campaign went very well, and our Pledge Manager has been online for the last few weeks. The Pledge Manager is open to all who would like to preorder our Mechs, but since we have to get our quantities over the manufacturer next week, ALL orders must be placed by August 31st if you would like to get in on our first production run and get your models along with all of the Kickstarter backers. The retail release for the game will not be until some time next year.

Please visit our Pledge Manager Online Store at gangfightgames.com to order! All US orders over $100 ship for free, and all foreign orders over $100 can save $10 on international shipping if you use the coupon code ROWSHIP when you check out!

Thanks again to everyone who made our campaign a success! :)



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Final hours for Mechadrome

Gangfight Games is in their final hours for their Mechadrome Kickstarter. They've made their goal and a bit. Be sure to check out the sample rules and pilot cards.

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From the campaign:

The Mechadrome Kickstarter Campaign will be ending Tuesday, July 1 2014 10:00 PM EDT. Thanks to our awesome backers we are funded and can't wait to start making our Mechs! If you would like to join in, now is the time!

Our Light and Medium Terran Mechs are funded, and in our casting company's production queue. We are promising delivery in December, but we expect that to be much sooner, hopefully late October or early November. The retail release probably won't be until some time in 2015, so if you want to get the models ahead of time, and discounted prices, you'll have to join the Kickstarter before it's too late!

Thanks again to everyone for all your help!



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Final days for Mechadrome Kickstarter

Gangfight Games are in their last days for Mechadrome up on Kickstarter. They've made their goal and then some. They're posting up more pilot profile cards as well.

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From the campaign:

The campaign has gone very well and we’re really excited to start making our mechs! All of our 3D prints have been submitted to our production company and we’re in the queue for September. This should mean we’ll be able to deliver sooner than our expected December release (but we’re not changing the date, just to play it safe, but we are hopeful that we will be able to deliver earlier than expected).

Head on over to the campaign page and check out the recent posts for more sample pilot cards and bios! And while you’re there, why not pledge your support and get in on the ground floor with us! It’s been a great ride so far, the next few days should be fun :)

Here’s a card preview of our most recent pilot, Disorder of the Terran Titans.



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Mechadrome previews 2 pilot cards

Gangfight Games has posted up a pair of pilot cards so you can get a look at some of the players in the game.



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From the posts:

Raking the ground with blaster fire, Tsuragowa roars from the sky riding twin contrails of booster jet flame right into the heart of the opposing team. Landing amongst them, shrouded by the dirt and debris kicked up by his weapons fire, ‘Rag grabs hold of the nearest enemy Mech, gripping tight and laying in with some close quarters fire. If he can, he uses his boosters to keep them off-balance, jinking one way then the next, long enough for their systems to start to power down due to overload. And then he’s off to the next engagement, just another prime example of Team Bushido’s infamous hit/run tactics.

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Mechadrome - Arena Hazard 3D Prints

Gangfight Games is showing off initial 3D prints of the Arena Hazard pieces for Mechadrome.

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From the post:

The prints for the arena hazards and alt light mech poses have arrived, and here they are! Sorry if the details are tough to see, the material was transparent this time, so it doesn't all show up as well as the blue color the other prints had. I stuck the medium mech bodies in there just for scale.

You can visit our Kickstarter campaign page for more info and pictures!



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Mechadrome Medium Mech preview

Gangfight Games is showing off the first previews for the medium mechs for Mechadrome.
You thought the lights were big...

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From the post:

The Medium Mech samples showed up today, and I wanted to share some photos. These are metal master samples, and were pretty heavy and tough to work with, but I managed to file down the very few spots of flash. I attached the arms with poster putty and they were too heavy and kept falling off. I'll glue them on when I paint them. Of course none of that matters since the final models will be resin and very light and easy to work with!

So, from left to right, we have Buzzkill, Disorder, Makuzo and Tusragowa.. and the obligatory space marine for size comparison. Over on the Kickstarter campaign page I have some close up shots and rear views, check em out!



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Mechadrome passes funding goal

Gangfight Games has made it past their funding goal for Mechadrome over on Kickstarter. So it's on to stretch goals for the next 22 days.

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From the campaign:

Howdy folks!

I just wanted to make a new update to keep everyone in the loop. I'm going to plan to do an update every Monday going forward, now and after the camapign, with everything that's been happening lately.

We've had quite the week here being funded so quick and lots of things in development. This coming week should be pretty productive too! Tomorrow I'm expecting the medium mech samples to show up. I'm going to build them right away and get some photos so we'll finally have real-world comparison shots of the 2 different Terran models. Then I'll dive into painting and I should have the terran mediums painted up this weekend, with Team Bushido a few days later. I probably won't have enough sample pieces for bodies for every mech, so I'm going to magnetize the arms and use the same bodies for each photo for now.

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Mechadrome designer interview on TalkWargaming.com

Talk Wargaming sat down with Tim Kline from Gangfight Games to talk about Mechadrome.

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From the interview:

Who doesn't love Mechs? The idea of taking control of a giant walking death machine is sure appeal to many. With recent titles such as Titanfall and Transformers (not strictly mechs but they are big, mechanical and killy) helping to build their fan base it seems to be the perfect time to bring them to the Wargaming table.

This is where Mechadrome comes in, a 28mm tabletop game which pits rival teams of Mechs against each other in an arena style setting. Mechadrome, by Gangfight Games, is currently receiving funding via Kickstarter and I (PH) caught up with Tim Kline (TK) to find out more about the game.



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Mechadrome Kickstarter Funded

Gangfight Games made it up and over their goal for Mechadrome in just their first 2 days. So it's on to stretch goals for the next 27 days.

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From the update:

Thanks to our awesome backers, the Mechadrome Kickstarter was funded in just over a day! Now it's on to the stretch goals!

We have an updated list of goals on the campaign page now, with a couple of new ones added in, head on over to our Kickstarter page and check it out!



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