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Halfway there, ladies and gentlemen. We're halfway there. We can make it back to the glory of the weekend. But to get there, we'll need the energy from some bite-sized gaming stories.

Today on the platter we have: Hordes of the Auld World Orcs and Goblins Up On Kickstarter, Dark Hold Kobold 28mm Scale Miniatures Horde for RPGs Up On Kickstarter, Mykelings Unleashed From Krakon Games, Island of Misfit Dice Back From Kraken Dice, Flames of War Price Reduction for Australia and New Zealand Customers, and Q Workshop Top Drawer Dice Up On Kickstarter.

By this time next week, multitudes of gamers will be converging on Indianapolis, ready for the start of Gen Con the next day. Yeah, we're a week and a day away from the start of the show. Though, many people know that basically the whole week is Gen Con, these days. So we should probably stock up on some bite-sized gaming stories to see us through.

Today we have: Riot Dice Up On Kickstarter, Warbands of the Cold North Dwarves Up On Kickstarter, New Releases Available From Dark Sword Miniatures, Lead Adventure Miniatures Running Bruegelburg – A Day at the Fair Kickstarter, New Glyphs Available From Kromlech, Metallic Legends: Collectible Fantasy Coins Up On Kickstarter, Super Chibi Round 3 Up On Kickstarter, New Basing Dials From Pyrkol, Brigade Models Releases New 15mm SF Vehicles, and Scotia Grendel Doing UK/European Production for Delvers Lost in the Dungeons of Doom III.

If there's one thing I can use this week, it's a pick-me-up. As you saw from this morning's Podcast Roundup post, it's been quite a couple of days since Expo over the weekend. I need to energize with some bite-sized gaming stories.

Today on the platter we have: New Hunter's Guild Tokens Available From Advanced Deployment, Spillforeningen the Fellowship Running Patreon Campaign, Vampire Covenant Army Up On Kickstarter, Warbands of the Cold North IV Red Box Games 28mm miniatures On Kickstarter, The Essentials Case Up On Kickstarter, New Legionary Small Banners From Kromlech, and New Firebug Flamethrower Trooper Available From Brother Vinni.

The hectic bustle of Saturday has given way to the smooth calm of Sunday (at least for me). Yesterday I got in some Guild Ball, some Warmachine, and some Ascension. How about you folks?

I think all of us could stand for some bite-sized gaming stories just about now. So let's get to it.

Today we have: Red Box Games Launch Warbands of the Cold North Kickstarter, Kings of War unofficial historical supplements updated for Kings of War 2nd edition, and New White Wolf Interview.

Red Box Games launched their Kickstarter campaign to bring you some new Barbarian miniatures. They're doing rather well, since they're more than 2x funded already. There's still 18 days to go if you want to jump in on the action. Grab your axe and helmet and enter a berserker frenzy.


From the campaign:
Red Box Games only has a few days left for their Heroic Fantasy Miniatures campaign on Kickstarter. They're more than 4x funded, so check out the broken stretch goals and extras that've been added in.


From the campaign:

Its the home stretch for the Heroic Fantasy Miniatures kickstarter and the unlocked figure count is up to 18.

6 Njorn (Viking) characters, 5 Aenglish (English) men at arms and leaders and 7 Aenglish Brigands including Bad Betty.

If you want any of these amazing figures, your time is running out.

Red Box Games is running a new Kickstarter campaign. This one's for some new Heroic Fantasy Miniatures. They're already around 2x funded, so it's stretch goals for 26 days.


From the campaign:

Red Box Games is back again to fund the production of a new range of fantasy adventurers. Well known for our already expansive line of fantasy adventurers and various Monster figures we now want to expand and update as much of the line as possible, This means all new sculpts for as many of the various ranges in the RBG product line as funding will allow. To begin I have sculpted a wide selection of new figures which are nearly ready to go into production as of the launch of this kickstarter.

Red Box Games is over 3x funded for their Barbarian Horde Kickstarter campaign. They've got 3 days left to go and have posted up a bunch of WIPs of the minis they're working on.


From the campaign:

With 3 days left to go on the Barbarian Horde Kickstarter we have thus far funded the production of the new set of hordesmen, 3 new heroes, and a new set of archer assassins. We are now nearing the funding unlock of yet a fourth hero, a female Craven Heroine. Beyond that we are looking at a new set of Norse themed Undead the Draugr, a mounted Hordesman hero, and possibly 2 modular Giants to complete the HelsVakt Horde list. With 4 days left to go we can still make it with your help so if you find any of these appealing please pop over to our Kickstarter page and have a look. As always your support and enthusiasm are greatly appreciated!

Wamp is running another of their world-famous painting contests. This time it's Red Box Games.



From the announcement:

Wamp's monthly sponsored contests return after a brief hiatus with an old favourite, Red Box Games. Win upto $100 worth of RBG goodies.
Deadline is end of August
Full details can be found at Wamp

Red Box Games has launched their Barbarian Horde Kickstarter. They're out to pillage all the funding they can.
And they're good at it, too, since they've already made their base goal.

Barbarian Horde


From the campaign:

The figures I intend to offer for funding are the semi modular HelsVakt Hordesmen and two hero figures. The Hordesmen set includes 6 bodies fitted for universally interchangeable heads ( 1 sprue of 6 options ), right hands with weapons ( 2 sprues of 3 options ) and left side shields ( 2 sprues of 3 options) and 6 25 mm round bases.

Red Box Games is showing off some WIPs of their next project.


From the announcement:

at long last the three RBG kickstarters are wrapping up fulfillment and I am now ready to start showing off what I have in the works next. This is a the beginnign of an all new all original IP that will take fantasy out of the staid European Olde World and into an all new alien world.

For now I am only showing off a few WIPs for the figures that will be int he new project and only discussing some of the broad details of what the project will be. You will have to wait for the launch of the kickstarter to get all of the details of this all new all original IP.

The figured pictured here represent the undead faction of this new genre IP.

Red Box Games has a Kickstarter campaign going for a new set of Norse Warrior miniatures.


From the campaign:

Please help us to fund the production of these six new Njorn Character figures. The sculpting for these figures is done, the resin mastering for these figures is also done, All that is left to do now is to produce the spin cast molds that will be used to cast the the metal copies and to then cast those copies in sufficient quantity to satisfy demand, this process usually only requires about a month to complete. However given the MASSIVE workloads on the very few contract casting services in the US means now that delays in production are very likely and can also be very lengthy.

Red Box Games launched a Kickstarter in order to fund a new fantasy line of models including dwarves, orcs and goblins.

From the campaign:

Hello again Kickstarter!

For those of you who do not know me I am Tre Manor, the owner and sculptor of Red Box Games Miniatures. I have been in the business of making miniatures since late 2006. I founded my own company Red Box Games in late 2008 and I have been making my own products ever since. I recently ran a KS campaign in the hope to begin a new line of products cast in a spin cast resin material. That effort unfortunately did not work out positively and now I find myself trying to pick up the pieces and try again to move my business forward in a more positive direction.

I am setting upon the production of new product and HOPEFULLY the development of the world and rules set AND the set up of in house metal casting! To help make this happen I have set out to expand as many of the existing RBG ranges as possible. I have many concepts to work with and a thirst to succeed and expand to fuel the roaring engine of productivity and creativity that I know I can be.. As of now I have a set of 8 goblin footmen that are nearly finished and will be sent to the moldmaker in the next week. Beyond these I also have 3 goblin wolf riders underway that will be sent off for molding along with the goblin footies. To oppose the tricksome savages I have 6 modular Dwarven footmen under way as well which should be ready for the moldmaker very soon as well. Beyond those I have plans for Modular Orcs, Modular Elf footmen, Modular Norsemen, and a slew of new Heroes and Villains. However before I really set to work on these other items I want to first be certain that these other items are securely funded.

Red Box Games went through another stretch goal, getting the funding to add solo options for two heroes.

From the update:

Well looks like we have made it beyond the $15,000.00 mark. That means that the Solo options for Blacktongue and Dog's Bane are now funded and available for selection. Now we have the bonebacks on our sights!! beyond the Bonebacks...... the long awaited Goblin Wolf riders. Can we do it?

Red Box Games updated and shuffled around the stretch goals for their Kickstarter project and as such have declared their Footmen to now be available.

From the update:

With a bit of reorganization, the goblin footmen are now funded and we are most of the way to getting the first character models.

Red Box Games launched their Kickstarter campaign to fund a new line of minis. They've already made their basic goal and so it's stretch goals from here on out.

From the campaign:

Many of you very generously supported my previous Kickstarter campaign which is delivering as I type and the reactions to the effort have been incredible. Now I am set to finish the transition from metal to plastic for the rest of the RBG line. This is still a VERY significant investment and not something that I can afford without your support. It is my intention to offer the entirety of the RBG line a material that I can price to bring RBG figures to every gamer's table in the hobby. It is further my goal to expand RBG to encompass more of the Traditional Old School Fantasy Spectrum. I want to produce, Characters, Monsters, and even Terrain! I can do this with your help. The HelsVakt kickstarter was a great step in the right direction and with your help and support we can make this Kickstarter into something huge!

We are beginning with the goblins by popular demand but I have a LOT of stuff to retool and I will be taking every comment and request under consideration as the campaign progresses. It is my plan to move on to the Dvergr or the Aenglish after the goblins are retooled, hopefully there will be enough time in this campaign to make that happen but that is all up to you!

Red Box Games is doing fantastic over in their Kickstarter campaign. They wanted to show off the green for one of the models they're working on for it.

From the preview:

here we see Conradt the Crazed's waiting form nearly finished. Bear in mind he is massive next to other RBG models, this is intentional and will be explained in his fluff. The figures stands precisely 40 mm tall so he towers over other figures standing 32 to 36 mm tall. Now just imagine that his Warp form is almost twice as big as this!

Red Box Games made it up and over the $30k mark and they wanted to show off some thank you artwork.

From the update:

Well Varp Kriggarre (warp berzerkers)are just about funded and there is some pretty cool stuff coming down the pipe including a Varp hero: Conradt the Crazed! There is also a cool Horde Heroine, Svetlana. Over on the RBG forums the stylish thank you card is also posted. Pledge now or have your skull nailed to a banne!

Red Box Games keeps rolling along over on Kickstarter, having made it to over 400% funded. How much higher can they make it go in these next 2 weeks?

From the campaign:

With the $20k mark being reached the highly cool and very multi-part hordesmen are now funded! Super cool evil barbarians to go with the superb evil knights! The Aenglish footmen and characters are also funded. Comming up next is the witch Yrsa and Fenris the wolf god. Goodie goodie gum drops!

Red Box Games is over 300% funded over on Kickstarter with still 19 days to go. So they've posted up a bunch of stretch goals and are hoping to break them all.

From the campaign:

Hey Hey Hey!

ok after much preparation and numbers crunching I have got the next 5 stretch goals figured out and published on the main page. More pictures will be posted as the stretch goals get nearer. Also I am working on more pledge levels and reward options. I want to be sure that i do not improperly word these AGAIN so this may take a little more time to finish that did the Stretch goals. Also I should have some WIP shots of the Ulbrecht the Soulless figure very soon Hopefully by tomorrow evening. I hope you guys will like the new stretch goals and I look forward to your opinions! So go have a look and tell me what you think!

Red Box Games won't let those other funding campaigns out-do them and have made it to 200% funded with still over 20 days to go.

From the update:

The Helsvakt infantry are fully funded and a second faction are just about funded too! Plans for a third faction (possibly undead/infernals) are being discussed on the RedBox forum.

These are mind blowing miniatures at a great price, so jump on the band wagon and bring your friends!

Red Box Games has the first set of models from their HelsVakt expansion now available for pre-order on their website. We've got pictures of most of 'em. One couldn't quite be shown, for... well, you know the drill by now. Don't click if at work or with kids or something.

From the release:

Well guys at long last the first wave of the HelsVakt Expansion are up for pre-order. Believe me I have been just as anxious to get these out as you guys have been to have them available. This has been a REALLY logn road and I am very glad to be within reach of the ( hopefully ) happy end of it. There is still much much more in store; modular hordesmen, Shield maidens, Archers, characters and yes of course CAVALRY!!! I really hope you guys like what I have ready thus far.

Red Box Games modular Aenglishmen now available for pre-order:

From their post:

well unfortunately the goblins won't make it this time around. I was just too dis-satisfied with them to publish. I AM working on them though so they will see release by next month ( which is going to be HYUGE! ) with the HelsVakt foot and armoured elites.

BUT!!! I do have the modular Aenglish ready to rock and roll. these are due in hand by the end of the week next week. These are fitted for universally interchangeable weapons, heads, and shields. So the combination you see pictured are not the only possibilities. Further the next series of modular Aenglish will be compatible with these for even further possibilities!

So now Whistlocke has his band of hardmen to bust up the alley gangs of ShieldPort! These are availible in two SKUs. There is a 4 pack for $24.99 and an 8 pack for $39.99.

Hope you like them!

Cheers, Tre'
Red Box Games has posted their January releases up for Pre-Order.

From their announcement:

So! This month I have on hand;

The Lady Nyvenne

As Evil as she is beautiful the Gray Lady commands the infernal powers of the forgotten ones with a finesse and mastery rivaled only by the Keeper Himself. If you are looking for a creature of beauty to drive your armies of death then look ye no further!
Red Box Games announces mark downs and Discontinuations at Red Box Games:

From their announcement:

hey guys, not neccessairly new products but some new pricing on a lot of stuff and a lot of combined SKUs. Mostly just older stuff bundled together with the likely suspects and a few discontinuations.

Lots of goodies priced to sell NOT discontinued but they have been sitting long enough I either need to price them down or toss em out.

Also if you have not gotten Conradt, Morgrimn, or Yrsa, you had probably better do it now. I do not want to run the mould down and I am not sure they really have enough left in em to justify a new mould so get em while you can cause they is going. Conradt is all but gone already but there are a few Morgrimns and a few Yrsa's left as well.

I have also put the price down on the Trolls and the Infernal Horrors. AND the Wraith Knights are now availible as individual models, as is the Weapon Sprue. Thanks,