Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Gringo40s: New 28mm Gendarme de Elite Kettledrummer

Gringo40s released this Napoleonic 28mm Gendarme de Elite Kettledrummer.

Hawk Wargames: New Dropfleet Commander Starter Boxed Set Pre-Order Announcement

Wayland Games has launched the discounted pre-order for the Hawk Wargames Dropfleet Commander starter boxed set. Lead your epic space fleets to victory on the tabletop!

It is the year 2672, a time of war on a galactic scale. The mighty battlefleets of the United Colonies of Mankind are ranged against those of the alien Scourge, vile overlords of humanity's once great homelands – the seven Cradle Worlds and Earth itself. The Colonies are on the offensive, the will of an entire species bent on vengeance. This grand endeavour is known as the Reconquest; the greatest military enterprise in the history of mankind. Thousands of ships and millions of soldiers battle for victory in the void and on land.

You can now play your part in these war-torn times. Fight for noble humanity or the dreaded Scourge in orbital battles for supremacy, played with finely detailed miniatures. You will command fleets of colossal warships, unleash strike craft and deploy your ground forces in strategic naval battles above a war-torn planet. Prepare your vessels; the battle for mankind's future has begun!

This 2 Player set contains absolutely everything you need to get started in games of Dropfleet Commander, including two starter fleets, a 3'x4' gaming surface, fastplay aids and a wide selection of tokens. This incredible boxed set also includes the full sized Dropfleet Commander rulebook, a 224 page full colour tome containing immersive background, the game rules, complete fleet lists for all 4 factions and hundreds of lavish images. Available at Wayland Games or Hawk Wargames.

The complete contents of this boxed set are listed below:

  • UCM Starter Fleet: 3 cruisers (typical length 107mm) and 4 frigates (typical length 65mm). These multi-part, hard plastic, lavishly detailed 1:9150 (0.2mm) scale miniatures can be assembled as a wide variety of different classes.
  • Scourge Starter Fleet: Consists of 3 cruisers (typical length 112mm) and 4 frigates (typical length 58mm). These multi-part, hard plastic, lavishly detailed 1:9150 (0.2mm) scale miniatures can be assembled as a wide variety of different classes.
  • Note: All ships are provided with a multi-part Dropfleet flight stand, designed to track in-game status without the use of tokens. Miniatures supplied unassembled and unpainted.
  • Dropfleet Commander Rulebook: 224 Page, full colour. Contains in depth background, the game rules, fleet lists for all 4 factions and captivating imagery.
  • 3'x4' Gaming Surface: 2x A1 double-sided posters. One side features a planetary surface; both posters can be joined to create a 4'x3' gaming surface. The reverse features stunning artwork.
  • Scenery: 8x Card Cities and 8x Card Debris Fields, allowing a wide variety of game scenarios!
  • Tokens: 102 punch out card tokens for fighters, bombers, ground forces, city sectors and much more!
  • Gaming Tools: Retractable keyring tape measure (1m/38" length) and ten 12mm black D6 dice
  • Fastplay Aids: UCM and Scourge reference sheets, turn sequence prompt, Activation Sheet and starter scenario

Rebel Minis: The Dark Hold Goblin Adventures - Savage Worlds Kickstarter

Rebel Minis: Dark Hold Goblin Adventures is a Fantasy RPG setting for Savage Worlds in which players use Goblins as Player Characters!

Dark Hold Goblin Adventures is dedicated to the small groveling races which scratch out an existence in the dark catacombs through which other heroes stride like unto gods. Can you survive as one of a lost culture of Goblins living in the abandoned tombs of a long forgotten empire?

Dark Hold Goblin Adventures is a Savage Worlds compatible sourcebook (You will need a copy of the Savage Worlds core Rulebook) allowing players and game masters to run a campaign revolving around low level goblin characters. Check the Kickstarter here

Dragon Force Design: New Urban Rubble Base Sets

Dragon Force Design released these new Urban Rubble Sets!

Mantic Games: Mantic's Gaming Hall & Shop is Now Open...

Mantic Games: We have been busy preparing our own gaming hall and shop here at Mantic HQ and would like to invite you all to visit!

We have the store, gaming facilities and we are launching a Monthly Gaming Club too. Mantic Monthly Gaming Club – Saturday 3rd September, 10 - 4:00 pm - Our Monthly Gaming Club will be the first Saturday of each month, right here at Mantic HQ:

  • Gaming hall with a range of tables and scenery for you to play on
  • The Mantic shop, ready for you to recruit more troops for your forces, with exclusive offers and show only miniatures
  • Demo’s available, including The Walking Dead miniatures game
  • Free tea & coffee
  • We hope to run all kinds of events, campaigns and activities for both regular club members and those making a trip to Mantic HQ
  • The launch event is free, there will be a small charge in the future (to be confirmed). This will go towards maintaining  and adding to the gaming boards & scenery range, as well as tea and coffee and club events.

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Newline Designs: New 20mm General Service Wagon

Newline Designs released this new 20mm General service wagon.

Northstar Miniatures: Warlord Bolt Action Rules - Free World War Two Miniature Offer

Northstar Miniatures: Buy a copy of Bolt Action now, and I'll add a free sample of an Artizan Design's WW2 German figure. 

CP Models: New German Kharkov Waffen SS Grenadiers

CP Models released these new German Waffen SS Grenadiers for the Eastern Front. Miniatures are casted in metal and scaled 28mm.

Empires at War: New Pre-Painted Normandy Buildings

Empires at War easy build 28mm Normandy building kits - We have now added the second batch of 5 kits bringing the total in the Normandy range to ten different buildings. These can be purchased individually or as value sets of 5. If you are outside the UK please contact us for postage. First set currently awaiting more stock and will post update when available.

Newline Designs: New 10mm Han Chinese Miniature Range

Newline Designs released these 10mm Han Chinese. The figures are supplied in packs of 30 infantry figures, or twelve cavalry, or three 4-horse chariots. 

Company B: Metal Jeep Vehicle Range Remastered

Company B has remastered their 1/56 metal jeeps.

MSD Games: New U.S. Air Force Post War Jet Night Fighter

MSD Games released this U.S. Air Force Jet Night Fighter.

Northstar Miniatures: Dreadball Sale - Half Priced Miniatures and More

Northstar Miniatures: Selling off our last Dreadball bits, all half price. While stocks last, not got a lot of some items left. Check them here

Spectre Miniatures: New Modern United States Rangers

Spectre Miniatures released these new modern United States Rangers, ready to take the fight to their enemies worldwide.

Westfalia Fantasy Battles: Upcoming Middle Eastern Fantasy Halflings Previewed

Westfalia Fantasy Battles previewed these new Middle Eastern Halflings, when you thought you had seen everything, Westfalia keeps surprising you with more cool unusual fantasy miniatures!

This time they have been creating some interesting fantasy halflings suited for skirmish and mass combat wargames set in the blazing deserts of Arabia. As with their other released halflings these miniatures will be scaled 28mm and will be casted in high-quality resin with splendid detail. I have their medieval halflings and they are top-notch regarding character, detail and overall quality. 

Looking to field an unusual army in Kings of War, The Ninth Age, Open Combat or other cool fantasy miniature wargames, search no further and field legions of these tough warriors.

Monday, August 22, 2016

Knight Models: Official DC Comics Suicide Squad Miniatures

Knight Models announced the release of a Batman Skirmish Game Suicide Squad Miniature Starter! In the aftermath of Superman's death as depicted in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, intelligence operative Amanda Waller assembles Task Force X ...

Prepare your tabletop battlefield for epic destruction, carnage and savage mayhem, field your favorite superhero characters as highly-detailled 32mm metal miniatures. Who will you you field? Former psychiatrist Harley Quinn; elite hitman Deadshot; pyrokinetic ex-gangster El Diablo; opportunistic thief Captain Boomerang; monstrous cannibal Killer Croc; or the specialized assassin Slipknot!

Steamforged Games: New Guild Ball Character Pre-Orders

Steamforged Games previewed these new Guild Ball characters for their Engineer's Guild, Brewer's Guild, Mortician's Guild and Mason's Guild. Also available for pre-order here

Klukva Miniatures: Prepare For Helga - New Female Warmaiden

Klukva Miniatures previewed this female Helga wargaming and roleplaying character. The miniatures was sculpted by Atrem Romanav and is ready to be casted, with an expected release in 2 weeks. This particular model is 34mm tall.

Sprue Grey: The Golden D6 - Hobby Magazine Issue Six Reviewed!

This weekend I reviewed the latest issue of the online wargame hobby magazine - The Golden D6 This sixth issue covers tutorials and contains loads of useful painting, building and hobby related tutorials by talented bloggers. You can check the review here

The Golden D6 aims to cover all the wonderfully varied and amazingly diverse aspects of this incredible hobby of ours. Every month we deliver a new issue to you with the latest articles from fellow wargamers and hobbyists. There is a large range of games that we cover, like: Warhammer 40K, Age of Sigmar, Warmachine, Malifaux, Frostgrave, Kings of War, and Infinity to name a few. If you're a wargamer then you will find something you enjoy inside each issue.

The Golden D6 also offers a wide range of subjects. Issues contain battle reports, hobby tips & tricks, painting guides, and more. It's a wargaming magazine for every gamer out there. Website here

Eagle Figures: New Peninsular British Artillery Figures

Eagle Figures released these new Napoleonic Peninsular British Artillery Crewmembers for their extensive 28mm Napoleonic miniature range. Certainly worth checking here

Perry Miniatures: New American Civil War Cavalry Miniatures

Perry Miniatures released these American Civil War cavalry miniatures!

Wayland Games: Infinity’s Operation: Red Veil Starter Set Discounted - Join Infinity Now

Wayland Games: Infinity’s Operation: Red Veil is a totally new product in the Infinity catalogue. It is a box containing 14 miniatures belonging to two different armies, an introductory rulebook, scenery, dice… Operation: Red Veil has everything you need to start collecting Infinity or expand your collection!

In addition, Operation: Red Veil introduces 3rd Edition of Infinity with a full-colour 80 page introductory rulebook in both English and Spanish, which contains five tutorial missions that make the Infinity core mechanics easy to understand.

In this book you will also find the background and troop profiles of each troop in the Battle Pack, one of which is totally new! There is also a brief guide to the Infinity universe, advice on how to delve deeper to expand your force and a painting tutorial for each faction of this pack.

Operation: Red Veil contains two totally new and re-sculpted Starter Packs of two different factions: Yu Jing and Haqqislam. It also includes two exclusive miniatures, one per faction, only available in this Battle Pack. However, and only available during the pre-order, you also can get with this pack the totally new Yuan Yuan with Boarding Shotgun, which is a pre-order exclusive model! This miniature is only included in orders made on or between July the 4th and August the 9th 2016. Content of full boxed set here

To complete the game experience, the Battle Pack includes ready-to-play cardboard scenery (four buildings and six containers), a Game Mat, six twenty-sided dice (three with a Yu Jing design and three with a Haqqislamite design), as well as cardboard markers, templates and a ruler – everything you need to start playing!