New Releases Available From Warlord Games

Is is their tradition on Fridays, Warlord Games has opened the flood gates and has a whole new flood of figures available. This time around, we’ve got new German units for Konflikt ’47, several new American releases for Bolt Action (including new bundles), and a new mounted unit for Pike & Shotte. Let’s take a deeper look.
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New Releases, Pre-orders From Warlord Games

As usual for Warlord Games, they’ve got a whole slew of new things to order for their various games. If you’re a fan of Bolt Action, Konflikt ’47, Pike & Shotte, or Test of Honour, you’ll want to see what’s new on the shelves. Konflikt ’47 has the lion’s share, but there’s a little bit of everything.
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New Beyond the Gates of Antares, Bolt Action, and Pike & Shotte Units From Warlord Games

There’s a whole bunch of new things either available or coming soon from Warlord Games. They’ve got a new faction coming for Beyond the Gates of Antares in the form of the Virai, along with a new starter set for the Ghar. Then, over in Bolt Action, the US forces have a new Heavy Mortar Team and Jeep. Finally, the Landsknects are the focus for a trio of releases for Pike & Shotte. Have yourself a look.
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Warlord Games Hopping Into Easter Sale

We’re about a week and a half from Easter. And the Easter Bunny is going to be leaving baskets filled with goodies for people. If you want your Easter basket to be filled with minis, you might just want to check out Warlord Games’ Easter Sale that’s going on now.
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New Samurai Available To Order for Pike & Shotte

Warlord Games lets you play using far-Eastern themes in their skirmish game, Test of Honour. But what if you want to put entire regiments of figures out onto the board, instead of just a few? That’s where Pike & Shotte comes in. If you’re wanting to prove your honor on the battlefield there, you can order the new Ashigaru Spearmen & Missle Troops, as well as Samurai & Horsemen. Plus, there’s some new decals to make them look really good on the battlefield.
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Warlord Games Taking Pre-Orders for Samurai Starter Forces For Pike & Shotte

For those of you that’ve been enjoying Test of Honour, but really want to field entire forces of Samurai and other Japanese troops on the battlefield, Warlord Games has you covered. They’re now taking pre-orders for an entire Samurai army for Pike & Shotte. Put your name down on the list and be the first gamer on your block with these figures when they’re released.
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New Pike & Shotte Releases Available From Warlord Games

One thing about Historical games is that you often get to play characters that were actual people and had actual lives. … I guess it’s a bit different if you play a young version of them and they get killed off in a fight… Ah well, that’s half the fun. Anyway, Warlord Games is expanding their Pike & Shotte line with some new Landsknecht units and a couple characters to lead them into battle.
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New Pike & Shotte Releases Available From Warlord Games

Warlord Games is gearing up for the next supplement book to come out for Pike & Shotte. To Kill a King will be hitting shelves soon, and it’s a good time to bulk up your forces. As such, you can order a new Storming Party with Petards (with which you can use to hoist them), Armoured Pikemen (can’t really have a game called Pike & Shotte without pikemen), and Sir Bevil Grenville & Anthony Payne.
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Friday Snippets

Well, after what seemed like two Thursdays in a row, we have made our way, finally, to Friday. And I, for one, welcome our new almost-weekend overlords. With any luck, your weekend will be filled with gaming. If not, I still hope it’s restful. But before we can get there, we should fill up on some bite-sized gaming stories.

Today on the platter we have: Final days for Castles & Crusades Kickstarter, New Selection of Peasants Available From Warlord Games, Geek & Sundry and Campaign Coins release TableTop gaming coins, and Battlefront Releases Afrika Korps Gaming Aids For Flames of War.

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Warlord Games Previews Siege Rules From To Kill a King

This is a story that could also potentially fit in with tomorrow’s Terrain Corner. Warlord Games is going to be coming out with new rules for sieges in the upcoming Pike & Shotte book, To Kill a King. They have posted up a preview of those rules for you to check out. Along with that, if you have rules for sieges, you’re gonna need castles to siege. They have that, too.
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Warlord Games Taking Pre-orders For To Kill A King Supplement To Pike & Shotte

The most interesting thing about King Charles the I is that he was 5’6″ tall at the start of his reign, but only 4’8″ tall at the end of it (source).
… Ok, seriously, that’s the only thing I could hear while reading about this book. Warlord Games has started taking pre-orders for their new Pike & Shotte supplement. This one is To Kill a King which covers the English Civil Wars.
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New Christmas Specials From Warlord Games

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are long gone, but that doesn’t mean that all the sales are done for until the After Christmas ones being. No, there’s still deals to be had, especially from Warlord Games.
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Warlord Games Releases Suleiman the Magnificent plus Azap and Wallachian Infantry For Pike & Shotte

Pike & Shotte brings yet another of the greatest military leaders the world has known to your tabletop. This time it’s the longest-reigning sultan of the Ottoman Empire. He’s Suleiman I, also known as Suleiman the Magnificent to Westerners. Along with figures for him, Warlord Games also has new Azap and Wallachian infantry.
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Warlord Games Posts Samurai Rules For Pike & Shotte

Ah, Warlord has posted some rules to add Samurai aspects to your Pike & Shotte armies. Makes me want to get some borscht and watch Battleship Potemkin (because now I’m just messing with you). But the fact that Warlord has posted up a new set of rules to field Japanese forces isn’t messing with you. That’s true.
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New Special Deals Available From Warlord Games

We’re working our way through convention season. Last weekend was KingdomCon. The week before that was PAX East. Next week is CMON Expo. If you’re out going to shows, you might have less funds than usual for gaming. Well, the folks at Warlord Games still want you to be able to get the figures you want, so they’ve got various different deals going on right now over in their webshop.
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New Ottoman Janissary Command and Casualties From Warlord Games

If you’re gonna have your troops do what you need them to do, then you need to have good commanders in charge of them. So it is with that in mind that Warlord Games has released some new Janissary Command models. Though even with good command, it’s a battle, so people are bound to get hurt. So Warlord also made a set of Casualties.
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New Pike & Shotte Musketeers From Warlord Games

While it seems a lot of Warlord Games’ focus is on Bolt Action and some of their sci-fi properties, they certainly haven’t forgotten about their other historical lines. Such as with Pike & Shotte, who have some new musketeer minis that are now available.
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New Ottoman Janissaries Available for Pike & Shotte from Warlord Games

I’ve been doing this job for a while now. I’ve seen the term Janissaries used all over the place on historical figures. It wasn’t until this news post that I found out that the term Janissaries comes from the Turkish for “new soldier.” You learn something new every day. Well, if you want to pick up some new soldiers for your Pike & Shotte armies, Warlord Games has got you covered.
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Summer Starter Sale Happening at Warlord Games

Warlord Games is giving you an opportunity to get into one of their game systems with their Summer Sizzling Starter Sale (holy alliteration, Batman!). Pick up the rulebook for one of their various systems and you can get a plastic box set from that system for free.
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New Pike & Shotte Veteran Musketeers and Command from Warlord Games

Apparently, a lot of you are happy with playing in The Devil’s Playground… by that, I mean the Thirty Years War supplement for Pike & Shotte from Warlord Games. What’d you think I could’ve possibly meant? Anyway, to help bulk up your armies and to provide some strong leadership, Warlord Games has come out with a new Command Group, as well as a Veteran Storming Party of Musketeers and a group of Veteran Musketeers. These are clothed and equipped so they can be used either in the Thirty Years War or the English Civil War.
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New Pike & Shotte Wars of Religion Releases from Warlord Games

The Pike & Shotte historical window is rather wide and includes conflicts from just about every European country, as well as many other countries around the world. Many of these battles were over different viewpoints on religion, as turmoil over the various religious movements dragged thousands of people to arms. Warlord Games has several new releases to let you replay those battles on your tabletop, with their new Wars of Religion releases.
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Win La Haye Saint Collector’s Edition From Warlord Games

Sacre Bleu! Warlord Games is giving away quite a prize this month. Even if you’re not a fan of historical wargames (everyone has their own personal tastes, and that’s fine), you might want to make an order with Warlord Games to get your name in the hat. Every order made through their webstore this month will be added in to win a La Haye Saint Collector’s Edition set. The set lets you replay a portion of the famous battle of Waterloo. Check out below the cut for the contents of this prize.
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Warlord Games Releases The Devil’s Playground Supplement for Pike & Shotte

Warlord Games lets you recreate the tumultuous times of the 30 Years War with the release of their The Devil’s Playground supplement for Pike & Shotte. The supplement gives you the history of the conflict, as well as a bit about the various personalities involved. There’s also a breakdown of army numbers for the various forces, as well as scenarios that help you recreate some of the most iconic battles from the decades-long conflict. And, of course, with Warlord, if you buy directly from them, you get an exclusive mini. Check him out below the cut.

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New Pike & Shotte Storming Party Musketeers and Command Group from Warlord Games

Warlord Games continues their expansion of their Pike & Shotte line with their new Storming Party Musketeers and a new Command Group. The Musketeers were specially trained to take advantage of any break in the enemy’s line or defenses and quickly rush in and cause all sorts of mayhem. The Command group includes an Officer, Ensign, Drummer, and Sergeant to make sure that everyone is where they should be, when they should be.

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New Pike & Shotte Ordnance Battery from Warlord Games

Warlord Games brings some new firepower to the 17th century battlefields of Pike & Shotte. This battery of cannons comes complete with their own field fortifications. With the highly-skilled crews, guns like these can certainly turn the tide of battle in one’s favor. You can get yours now in their Warlord Games webshop.

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Pre-order The Devil’s Playground Pike & Shotte supplement from Warlord Games

Warlord Games is now taking orders for their first 30-years War supplement book for Pike & Shotte, entitled The Devil’s Playground. And as usual for a Warlord Games supplement, if you order from them directly, you can get an exclusive miniature. This time it’s Count von Hosenschlange. Quite a rather dashing fellow, and a mini that’d be good in multiple game systems.

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New Japanese Samurai Terrain From Warlord Games

Warlord Games has released a bunch of terrain from Sarissa Precision Ltd that are perfect for use with their new Samurai Army list for Pike & Shotte. Or, it could be used for any far-eastern-inspired army game, such as Bushido. There’s quite a lot of pieces, from multiple styles of houses, to temples and shrines, two types of bridges, walls and gates, and, of course, a Torii gate, too.

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New Landsknecht releases from Warlord Games

Warlord Games has released their fist sets for their Italian Wars line (part of their Pike & Shotte series). They include a Landsknect hunting party, guard set, pikemen, and command (both standing and advancing). I tell you what, those are some fashions we need to bring back today.

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Bad Santa Sale Happening at Warlord Games

Warlord Games knows that Santa isn’t perfect and sometimes he screws up. Hey, there’s a lot of homes in the world to visit, mistakes are bound to be made. Anyway, if you didn’t get what you wanted, in terms of Warlord Games minis or rulebooks, under the tree like you had hoped for, Warlord Games isn’t going to punish you for Santa’s mistakes. So they’re offering 10% off every order until the end of the year.

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New: Pike & Shotte Baggage Wagon from Warlord Games

Warlord Games helps your little mans carry all their suitcases and gear (but not any emotional baggage from bad dice rolls) with their new Baggage Wagon.

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From the release:

This superb new resin and metal baggage wagon is now available. With two Pike & Shotte supplements being worked on at the moment, it’s a great time to add tour army or start a new one!

Essential for every army on campaign, a baggage wagon would be used to carry the portable equipment and supplies of an army, with hundreds of baggage wagons forming an army’s supply train.

Sale on Hail Caesar and Pike & Shotte boxed sets at Warlord Games

Warlord Games is running a special sale if you want to bulk up on your Hail Caesar or Pike & Shotte collections and want to get several box sets all at once.

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Till the end of October we’re giving 20% off when you buy 4 plastic or plastic & metal boxed sets from the Hail Caesar range. Click the button to see all the sets that are included in the deal.

The same offer also applies to Pike & Shotte boxed sets – buy 4 plastic or plastic & metal boxed sets and get 20% off!

And don’t forget that if you’re ordering from the US or Canada you’ll also get FREE SHIPPING on any order made during October! So, what are you waiting for – get stuck in!

Pike & Shotte Engineer Working Party

Warlord Games is throwing a party, an engineer working party, over in their webshop.

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Out today is the hard-working Engineer Working Party for Pike & Shotte, standing ready to build your siege lines and earthworks:

It was not all marching and fighting in 17th century armies. Roads were normally appalling and needed to be mended, widened or drained. Bridges needed building, repairing, strengthening or demolishing. Houses, great and small could be made into strongpoints by loop holing the walls. Ditches were dug around camps and forts, and the artillery protected by ravelins, spiked posts and fences.
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Last week for Warlord Games book sale

Warlord Games has just a week left in their big rulebook sale going on over in their webshop.
Don’t miss out!

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Just one week left for you to get your hands on Hail Caesar, Black Powder, Pike & Shotte and Judge Dredd books at a massive discount.

Orders over £50/$75 are sent shipping free worldwide. Below that and it’s a mere £2/$3.50 per order!

Offer ends 31st January.

Massive discounts on selected Warlord Games books

Warlord Games is having a big sale on the rulebooks for their various games over in their webshop.

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From the sales sheet:

While Bolt Action is our best-selling game, we have some other cracking rule systems too!!

We have decided for the rest of January 2014, that is until the 1st February 2014, to offer a hefty discount on Hail Caesar, Black Powder and Pike & Shotte making these great rules sets even more accessible.

As we are really awesome at Warlord we have decided to also offer a discount on all the supplements too, that’s each of the Hail Caesar army lists, Albion Triumphant 1 – The Peninsular Campaign and Last Argument of Kings.

The Zulu! Black Powder supplement and Albion Triumphant 2 – The Hundred Days Campaign are not included as they are too new for this nonsense!!

So as it says above its a New Year so why not try a New gaming system at a more than reasonable price?

Pike & Shotte now available as eBook from Warlord Games

Warlord Games has their Pike & Shotte book now available in electronic format for those of you with tablets and smarty cellphone telephones and all that kind of stuff.

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In an exciting new venture for Warlord, we are now offering our Pike & Shotte rulebook for sale as a digital version, so you can have all the rules to hand on your smartphone or ipad.