WWII


Battlefront Previews 2019 Objectives for Flames of War and Team Yankee

For their big events throughout the year, the folks at Battlefront like to create special objectives for the players to go after during their games. In this article, they show off the ones that'll be gracing tables in 2019. Have yourselves a look, as well as a schedule of where you can pick them up.


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New Hail Caesar, Black Powder, and Bolt Action Releases Available From Warlord Games

There's three eras of releases available to order from Warlord Games this week. There's a new Age of Bronze book for Hail Caesar. For Black Powder, it's a whole host of new heads to choose from. Bolt Action gets the biggest group of releases this week with more Afrika Corps and 8th Army sets. Let's take a look.


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Jack Miller Character Available Now for 1-48Tactic

1-48Tactic takes you onto the battlefields of WWII with not just squads of nameless soldiers, but actual individuals, each with their own personality that changes how the game plays. Baueda has released a new figure for the Americans. It's Jack Miller, or "Wild Jack" as he came to be known, mostly for his reckless attitude and hatred for his foes.


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Warlord Games Posts Rules for Desert Fox

One of the most well-known commanders of WWII, Erwin Rommel, also known as the Desert Fox, was one of Germany's best leaders. He orchestrated their advances across North Africa, where he got his famous nickname. In Bolt Action, you can have Rommel take over your forces as well. With this update, Warlord Games has posted rules for him.


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Ares Games Announces Quartermaster General WW2 2nd Edition

In many ways, WWII was just WWI - 2nd Edition. So, it seems only fitting that games based on WWII would also have second editions. In this case, it's Quartermaster General WW2. Ares Games and Griggling Games are coming together to bring you an updated version of this advanced tactical game.


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New Russian Infantry Available From Battlefront for Flames of War

The one thing the Russians never lacked in WWII was manpower. With such a vast country to draw from, they could fill out their ranks with men more easily than the could even with weapons, sometimes sending troops into battle saying, "when that guy dies, you get his gun." So, with this in mind, Battlefront is flooding the battlefield with new Russian troopers for your Flames of War games.


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New Bolt Action and Warlords of Erehwon Available to Order From Warlord Games

Bolt Action and Warlords of Erehwon are getting some new kits from Warlord Games. Bolt Action's ready to receive British Commonwealth Troops, as well as a number of paint kits. Warlords is getting an Orc warband as well as an Undead warband. Let's take a look at them.


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Eastern Front German Releases for Flames Of War

The Eastern Front during WWII was home to some incredibly fierce fighting as the Russians and Germans each looked for weaknesses in the enemy lines. It also saw the use of some of the most powerful weapons of the war, and you can bring those to your tabletops now with the newest Flames of War releases from Battlefront.


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Battlefront Announces Late War Sale for Flames of War

Battlefront will be focusing Flames of War this year on the late-war period in WWII. They have a whole timeline set up for getting you the action of the beginning of the end stages for the conflict. They've got a whole host of new releases planned, but they already have some Late War stuff that you can pick up to supplement their later releases. And they've announced that, in a couple days, they'll be starting up a sale so you can pick up those figures cheaper than usual.


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Warlord Games Taking Pre-orders For Afrika Korps 8.8cm Flak 37

Versatility in a weapon during war is pretty good. You can never be 100% certain what the enemy will be throwing at you. That's why the German 8.8cm Flak 37 gun (aka - The 88) was so good. Originally designed as an Anti-Aircraft gun, it could also be used to take out enemy tanks. And you can pre-order yours for use in Bolt Action now.


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Battlefront Previews Flames of War Late War Journey

World War II went through many distinct phases over the course of the conflict. Equipment and tactics that were used at the start of the war were often radically altered by just a couple years later. As such, it can almost seem like several, smaller, different wars that just happened to follow one after the other. This year, Battlefront will be focusing on the Late War period in Flames of War, and they've put up a timeline of what you can expect.


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New Blood Red Skies and Cruel Seas Pre-Orders From Warlord Games

The folks at Warlord Games are ending the year with a look ahead to next. Their latest WWII games, Blood Red Skies and Cruel Seas are getting some new releases starting in January. If you're looking to add some planes or some ships to your collections, you can get your name on the list now and be the first gamer on your block with these figures when they're released.


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Battlefront Posts 2019 Preview Video

The year's almost at an end. And while we should reflect on the year that was, we should also look forward to what's coming up next. Battlefront gives us a peek into what they've got in store for Flames of War, Team Yankee, and Tanks with a little teaser video they've put together. Have yourself a look-see.


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Dishdash Games Running Pre-Release Deal For Ultracombat Normandy

The invasion of Normandy was one of the most important events in the 20th century. Soon, you'll be able to recreate those pivotal days on your tabletops with Ultracombat Normandy. Dishdash Games is bringing you a new set of miniatures game rules, and you can get the hardcover book, as well as three decks of cards for one special price.


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Warlord Games New Releases and Pre-Orders Up Now

Warlord Games launched their new game over the weekend. Warlords of Erehwon, by Rick Priestley, is their new fantasy miniatures game. The book can be pre-ordered with just the exclusive miniature, or you can order it with a skeleton warband or an orc warband. Also sneaking into the new releases is the A13 Cruiser Tank for Bolt Action.


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Ostfront Releases Shipyard WWII Naval Combat Game

Many WWII games just tell you what sort of equipment was used in a battle and off you go. However, Ostfront's Shipyard actually lets you construct different ships to take into combat. Using the special construction rules, you can create your own fleet from scratch and set sail for the high seas. You can get your copy now.


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