Sunday, February 25, 2018

Heroic Maps: Celebrating 6 Months of our Patreon Map of the Month Club!

Heroic Maps: March will be our 6th Month Anniversary on Patreon, and we are so excited and grateful to now have over 300 patrons.  Our $5-a-month rewards bundle has grown along with this number and now includes three exclusive 20x20 maps (often larger sizes) and a 5 page adventure supplement to accompany our main Map of the Month.  Patrons also get occasional free tiles and big discounts on many of our new releases at DrivethruRPG - Check the full catalogue here

If you have been thinking about supporting us at Patreon but have been unsure, take a look below at everything our patrons have recieved since September. There's still time to get March's rewards by becoming a Patron before the end of the month. Nb. New patrons can purchase back issues they missed out on by contacting us.

Saturday, February 24, 2018

Warlord Games: Ancient Greek Theban Sacred Band Warriors

Warlord Games: Introducing the magnificent Theban Sacred Band. Regarded as invincible throughout all of Ancient Greece, the Theban Sacred Band were specially selected and trained elite soldiers of the Theban army in the 4th century BC.

Games Workshop: New Warhammer Age of Sigmar Blasted Hallowheart and Azyrite Ruins Scenery!

Games Workshop: For the rest of you Warhammer Age of Sigmar fans, we haven’t forgotten about you either. As well as the continuation of the global Dread Solstice campaign, you can look forward to some new battlefield scenery, with some new sets designed to make creating your own battlefield easier than ever.

Great Escape Games: New World War Two Hungarian Support Weapons

Great Escape Games: ust got these in! Hungarian support weapons inc. Schwarzlose HMG, 50mm Mortar, Sniper team and Anti-tank gun crew. Quick inky job. Check them here

Friday, February 23, 2018

Amera Plastic Mouldings: New Plastic 28mm North African Building

Amera Plastic Mouldings released this new 28mm scaled North African desert building. A sturdy well detailed model, supplied unpainted in white polystyrene. The 28mm figure is for illustrative purposes only and is not included. Only £3.99!

Sally 4th: Really Useful X-Wing Storage System Released

Sally 4th: Our Trays and Inserts for Really Useful Boxes have been hugely popular since we launched them. We recently had a customer request to put together a storage solution for Fantasy Flights Star Wars X-Wing. This we did and have now made it available as a product in our web store for anyone else who is interested. 

The system includes a sturdy 100mm deep tray for storing the model ships. There are two inserts that fit inside this, one holds 8 ships on small bases, one holds 4 ships on small bases and one on a large base. The components for the game are stored in two 35mm deep 10 compartment accessory trays. As a gamer I like this approach, it keeps the models and other components together, is easy to pick up and take along to the club, and means that all the little bits and pieces are easy to find and use. I've put the pieces that are used for pre-game set up in one tray and the tokens and markers used in-game in another tray so that it can be lifted out and placed on the side of the gaming area. To finish it off we added a disk tidy to hold the maneuver disks. All of these components are available so that you can mix and match according to what models you have in your collection, or as a discounted starter bundle.

Disk Tidy £4 RRP
Inserts £3 RRP
100mm Deep Tray £10 RRP
35mm deep 10 Compartment Tray £7 RRP


Alternative Armies: Flintloque Spektrov Cuirassiers Take To The Frozen Field!

Alternative Armies: The last release for Flintloque this month is here from Alternative Armies. Spektrov Curiassier heavy cavalry with re-mastered riders in five poses and a new resin zombie horse which has a separate saddle blanket and kettle drums for the musician (pictured). 

A new lower price on this central unit in the Dark Czar's army of the Witchlands due to the new horse. In the article are more pictures and information as well as a brief talk on the nature and direction of this new mount for later in 2018. If you have 5024 Escape the Dark Czar beginners box then you will want to check this out. Have a good weekend. GBS

Sarissa Precision: New 28mm North African Buildings

Sarissa Precision: Here's a special wip wednesday preview of our new North Africa range which debuts in 28mm next month. Previously only available in 20mm, their bigger brothers are perfect for Bolt Action!

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Puppetswar: New Jungle Guerilla Heads Released

Puppetswar: Welcome to the jungle! New Jungle Guerilla Heads

Alternative Armies: Flintloque Escape the Dark Czar Video

Alternative Armies: Talk About Gaming channel are back with a play through of the third scenario in the Flintloque beginners box 5024 Escape from the Dark Czar.  Following up on his review of the set and earlier scenarios walk through.  Click through to watch the video and find links to others.  Enjoy!  On top of this if you are into Flintloque and are thinking about mass battle using our Slaughterloo rules then you can get the now back in print book 5030 Slaughterloo at 5GBP off until end of 26th February.  Thanks.  GBS

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Devil Pig Games: Warhammer 40k - Heroes of Black Reach Boardgame Preview

Devil Pig Games: On the world-hive of Black Reach, an Ork Waaagh! breaks, jeopardizing this sector of the galaxy! You will soon be able to help the Ultramarines in their merciless fight against the Warlord Zanzag and relive the grim adventures of Captain Cato Sicarius and Sergeant Scout Marines Torias Telion !

Colonel Bills Wargames Depot: Soon To Be Released Female Fantasy Characters

Colonel Bills Wargames Depot: We're looking for names for newly sculpted figures - Do you have any ideas? Colonel Bill is looking for suitable female names for Vampires and Zombie Cheerleaders (the cheesier or tongue-in-cheek the better!) If you think you've a good idea and care to share, then please do so. 

Two of the as-yet-to-be-released sculpts have names already; The Punk, Sheena Ramone & The Devil, Lucy Feure. Which should give you an idea as to the type of names the Colonel is looking for. Leave a public comment on the blog link, below, or contact the Colonel directly via email (address is given in the linked blog post).  Check the blog here [Obviously the images shown have been altered to make them safe to view. Some of the actual sculpts do show bare breasts and nipples, which we are aware my cause offence.]

Alternative Armies: Converting Marshal Ney For Flintloque

Alternative Armies: It is my delight to present the eighth linked article by Andy Jefcoate in his adventures with Flintloque.  This time he is giving legs to a marshal of the Ferach Empire making a foot conversion of Ney bravest of the brave from the mounted version LE019.  What will the Marshal do when he meets Saindoux and his fellow survivors in the retreat from Moskova?  Have a read and thanks!  GBS

Mantic Games: Kings of War Orc/Goblin Slasher Preview

Mantic Games: Here's a little sneak peek at the Kings of War Orc/Goblin Slasher that will be heading your way in June. Can't wait to see the finished thing in resin.

Sally 4th: Build Caves, Passages and Caverns With The Terra-Former Passageway

Sally 4th: Terra-Former Passageway Tile Kit. RRP £8.50 GBP - This is a brand new tile for the Sally 4th Terra-Former terrain system. It's a very versatile kit that can be used to make straight passageway, corner passageway, 'Y' Junction, 'T' Junction, Crossroads and even caverns. 

Each side profile has a choice of three exit points that can be used for lots of variety. The tiles in the photos were completed with polystyrene and filler. Terra-Former terrain tiles contain components to make a 12" square terrain tile that are light, rigid and robust with rare earth magnets to align them perfectly and keep them from drifting apart mid game. Profiles include hills, streams, rivers, canals, cliffs, caves, trenches and many more.

Badger Games: New Pontoonier Miniatures Victorian Colonial Third Anglo-Burma War Sikhs

Badger Games: Sikh and Yee Shall Find... Okay, so its a bad pun (our other choice was "Singh yee Choirs Triumphant"). But, these are fantastic figures for Pontoonier Miniatures' ever-expanding Victorian Colonial Third Anglo-Burma War range.

These Paul Hicks designed gems are 28mm Sikhs usable for a number of other late 19th Century conflicts on the Indian subcontinent including the 2nd Afghan War and the many expeditions and small wars made famous by Mr. Kipling and others. Pontoonier strives to make figures with the gamer in mind. So, you are spoiled for selection and in particular command types to give your tabletop units that Pontoonier Panache! 2018 looks to be a big year for Pontoonier with many exciting new ranges and expansions to existing ranges. This range will grow with more Indian troops, more British and the rerelease and expansion of the Burmese regulars. Pontoonier Miniatures are available exclusively at Badger Games!

Zenit Miniatures: Kensei Wargame: Wako Pirates vs Namban Explorers Kickstarter

Zenit Miniatures launched their Kickstarter to fund two new 32mm metal miniature factions the Wako pirates and the European Namban for the tabletop game Kensei. Check the full Kickstarter here

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Gale Force Nine: Aliens - Miniature Boardgame Preview

Gale Force Nine previewed their upcoming Aliens: a cooperative boardgame at the New York American International Toy Fair. The miniature game is going to be released in September at a retail price of $50.00 including some daring marines and lethal alien warriors!

The Ion Age: Werewolf Beotan 4th Tesseran and Platoon Pack With Unique Free Extra Scout Released!

The Ion Age: Our releases for February 2018 at The Ion Age are here! The last Tesseran pack of 15mm Space Werewolves armed with Juno Rifles and the Beotan Ordos (platoon pack) which contains all thirty two poses of these savage warriors as well as an extra free special scout which is only in the platoon pack. Click through to see more information and images. Beotans fight the Planetary Militia in cold climes on Arctic worlds. You get Reward Points on all orders and we will be back in March with more new releases. Thank you. GBS

Northstar Miniatures: Frostgrave: Ghost Archipelago: Lost Colossus Plastic and Metal Snakemen!

Northstar Miniatures: Lost Colossus features the Snakemen of the Ghost Archipelago, and we are doing a range of plastic and metal miniatures to use in the game. The miniatures will be launched in a Nickstarter pre-order program at the end of February.

Sarissa Precision: Gangs of Rome - Streets of Rome Buildings

Sarissa Precision: Our Streets of Rome line now boasts this little beauty: the Insula Corner Block. One of three new Under Construction kits, the Corner Block is a perfect companion to the Upper Rank Block. It's also perfect for Gangs Of Rome.