Warlord Games

By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Nov 20th, 2017
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My favorite holiday of the year is this week. So, personally, for me, it’s all about Thursday. But *sigh*, I know it’s the day after that most people are excited about. I guess I can’t be too upset. I like to save money just like everyone else does. If you’re interested in wha...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Nov 20th, 2017
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The Soviets made some pretty good tanks during WWII. This was causing the Germans some issues. They had their reliable Pak 40 gun, but it wasn’t easy to move the thing around. And the original Tank Destroyers that were made had exposed crew quarters, so they could be taken out with small arms f...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Nov 20th, 2017
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The Ghar might be diminutive on their own, but they compensate on the battlefield by making exoskeletons and walkers that they pilot into battle. That’s what you’ve got here with the hew Ghar releases for Beyond the Gates of Antares. But it’s not just the little fellas hitting the f...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Nov 13th, 2017
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Doctor Who has fought against all manner of strange alien creatures. The cast of characters that have been part of the TV series for the last, oh, 900 years will eventually be making their way to your tabletops in the Exterminate! miniatures game. Two of those will be the Draconians and the Vervoids,...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Nov 13th, 2017
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Konflikt ’47 gives us a look at what the world might be like if WWII didn’t end when it supposedly did… and we got a whole new influx of strange technology. It’s not an entirely off-the-rails Weird War II game, but there’s certainly a lot of sci-fi elements thrown in, su...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Nov 13th, 2017
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If you’re a big fan of historical miniatures gaming, one of the biggest settings is the era of the Napoleonic Wars in Europe. The Little Emperor (who was of average height, actually) wanted it all, and he damn-near got it. You can reply out those battles and see if you can do better than he [&h...
By Polar_Bear
In Magazine/webzine
Nov 8th, 2017
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The folks over at Warlord Games are looking to make some room in their warehouse. To facilitate that, they’re lowering prices on overstocked items and offering special bundle deals. Want to get some games and gaming magazines for cheaper than usual? Now’s your chance. And it’s not e...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Nov 6th, 2017
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Warlord Games has a trio of new Saxon units that you can order over in their webshop. One’s a set of Huscarls with Dane axes. The other two are Ceorls. So if you want axes to chop your opponents up or shortspears to stab them with, you’ve got your options open to add to your […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Nov 6th, 2017
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Winter is coming… No. Really. We’ve got about a month and a half and it’ll be here. Something that’s protected the Russians on more than one occasion during was has been their harsh winter conditions. It happened to Napoleon and it happened to Hitler. In this instance, we̵...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Nov 2nd, 2017
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Tanks were a brand-new invention during WWI. They were seen as a way to finally break the trench warfare of the Western Front. Between the wars, there was some innovation, but the French felt that the original styles were still some of the best and kept producing along those lines. Hence the Char B1,...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Nov 1st, 2017
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Warlord Games is making their way through their 10th year as a company. They’ve come a long way since they started out. One of their more-recent games is Beyond the Gates of Antares. We’re seeing regular releases for the game, and now that their website’s articles are starting to fl...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Oct 13th, 2017
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Warlord Games is turning 10 years old. *snifflesniffle* They grow up so fast! Anyway, this weekend, they’re having a birthday bash over at their place. If you’re in the neighborhood, you should stop by. But even if you’re way over on another continent (such as yours truly), you can ...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Oct 11th, 2017
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The final part of the war in Europe during WWII was the Allies getting ready to head to Germany, itself. The D-Day landing had been successful. Paris had been liberated. Now it was time to head to Berlin. It wasn’t going to be an easy trek, of course, as the Germans were falling back on [&helli...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Oct 10th, 2017
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There is no “i” in team. But there is a “we” in weapon. In this case, both the Freeborn and the Boromites are getting themselves some new heavy weapons crews with which they look to punch giant holes in the enemy forces....
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Oct 10th, 2017
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I’m not sure how easy it would be to control an entire army where everyone is named Norman. I mean, you’d get into, “Hey! Norman! … No… the other Norman! … No, the other-other Norman!” … It’d soon turn into a Monty Python skit. Thankfully, the Nor...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Oct 10th, 2017
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You’ve quite possibly gotten your order in for the previous Chindit sets that Warlord Games released for Bolt Action. Well, now it’s time to expand your forces out with some new kits. They’re now taking orders for an HQ unit, some heavy weapon crews, and characters. They’ve al...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Sep 30th, 2017
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Woo! Saturday! Woo! As you’re reading this, I’m over at the LGS, hanging out and just taking it easy. I’m hoping you’re doing much the same (or have done so and are just reading this later, as I am typing this earlier). Either way, I hope you’re able to make good use out...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Sep 29th, 2017
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Warlord Games has a whole slew of new Japanese releases for Konflikt ’47. If you want some new units, you can get the new Ghost Attack Squad (not actual ghosts, nor do they attack ghosts) or the Battle Exoskeleton Squad. Want something with a bit more armor? You can get the Chi-Ha Tank with Com...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Sep 28th, 2017
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When we look back on history, it’s only natural to come up with “what if?” scenarios. How would things have changed if certain factors had been altered. One that plays on many WWII historians minds is “what if the Germans had put the King Tiger tank into action earlier or in g...
By Polar_Bear
In Ancients
Sep 25th, 2017
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Been reading a lot of Scandinavia and the World lately, so I’ve had Vikings on the mind a lot recently. Well, they’ve been on the minds of the guys at Warlord Games, too. They’ve got several new sets available over in their webshop, including Hirdmen as well as Warlords (Huh… ...
By Polar_Bear
In Miniatures Game
Sep 22nd, 2017
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Sometimes you just gotta bring out the big guns. Enemy armor or fortifications need to be blown to smithereens and your regular hand-held piece just won’t do it. So you call in the artillery. That’s what we’ve got with these new releases for Beyond the Gates of Antares. The Isorians...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Sep 22nd, 2017
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One of the perhaps less-known parts of WWII was the exploits of the Chindits. These jungle-fighting specialists went into Southeast Asia and deep into enemy territory to harass the enemy’s back flanks. They would disrupt support and rail lines with their guerilla-style tactics. You can now add ...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Sep 21st, 2017
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Warlord Games is turning 10 years old. *snifflesniffle* They grow up so fast. They’re planning quite a party, too. You’ve probably seen the exclusive mini they’re going to have at the show. But that’s not the only cool thing they’ll have going on. Lots of special guests....
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Sep 15th, 2017
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Warlord Games is expanding their Black Powder range. This time around, it’s the Polish and Prussians getting new units. I guess it’s the “P” month for new releases. Anyway, if you’re looking to bulk up your forces with some new line units, or a new set of cavalry modelsC...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Sep 14th, 2017
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Over the past week or two, I’ve been watching through my collection of Terry Gilliam movies. He is, easily, my favorite director, and his commentary tracks are always awesome. As such, it was just a couple days ago I saw, “Listen you stupid bastard, you’ve got no arms left!” &...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Sep 11th, 2017
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In any society, there’s going to be those who don’t want to follow society’s rules and would rather just forge their own path. This often means taking from others, leading to a rough life of banditry. Certainly, there were those types in feudal Japan, and Warlord Games is letting yo...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Sep 11th, 2017
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It’s Monday morning here (though I know this is going to be posted in the afternoon). I’m trying to type up as much of my posts today before the storm gets really bad, just in case power and/or internet goes out. Also, working from home since they closed the office. But neither rain nor s...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Sep 11th, 2017
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Ah yes, another 2-player starter set. We all know how much I love them. This time around, it’s heading over London during WWII. The Battle of Britain was a major event in the course of the war, with British and German pilots fighting it out in close-quarters dogfights. Warlord Games’ Bloo...
By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Sep 11th, 2017
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WWII continues to rage on. As the various factions look to see what will finally turn the tide of war, new technology is constantly being brought to the battlefield as factions that’ve been fighting since the beginning equip new troops and send them to war. Warlord Games and Clockwork Goblin Mi...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Sep 7th, 2017
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It’s always nice to get something for nothing. Warlord Games certainly thinks so. So, for this month, they are giving you their Tank War game rulebook pdf for no cost at all. Yup, if you’re interested in seeing how this game works because WWII armor is interesting to you, you can check it...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Sep 5th, 2017
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Napoleon had basically conquered all of Europe. Then he decided he’d go an invade Russia. History tells us how well that worked out for him. But you never know. Maybe you could’ve done better if you’d been in charge. That’s what you’ll get to try out with A Clash of Eagl...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Sep 5th, 2017
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I’ve long been a big fan of armored units. Sure, infantry are fine, but it’s tanks and other heavy gear that really gets me going, “Oooh, that’s cool.” I know many of you out there agree. Heck, you’d probably want to play a game that was really all just tanks on a ...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Aug 24th, 2017
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Arguably the best tank deployed during the war, the King Tiger was feared by Allied tank commanders due to its formidable armor and ability to take out enemy takes at over 1.5 miles away. Lord only knows what would have happened if more had been produced, or if they hit the field earlier in the [&hel...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Aug 24th, 2017
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Man, nobody likes having to buy things at full price. I mean, we do it most of the time, but if you can get it for cheaper than usual, why not do so? Well, Warlord Games is looking to move out some overstocked items from their warehouse, so they’re having a big sale. Now’s your […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Aug 23rd, 2017
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Walking to battle is so passe. Best to get yourself some sort of cool, armored vehicle with some big guns on it. They can be expensive, though. But Warlord Games is helping alleviate that by having a Tank Sale over in their webshop now....