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.

Warlord Games: 20% Off US Bolt Action & American War of Independence!

Warlord Games: We want to celebrate our fine cousins in the good old US of A on their President's Day with a President's Week offer. We're giving you 20% off selected US Bolt Action products and selected American War of Independence products in this collection! Check the deals here

Monday, February 19, 2018

Khadrin's Miniatures: New 15-18mm Wargame and Roleplaying Fantasy Civilians

Khadrin's Miniatures: Khadrin's Miniatures" is a french brand of miniatures. The first line will be fantasy villagers, adventurers, furniture,  and more ... These 1/100th scale miniatures (15-18 mm) are hand sculpted and finely detailed by talented sculptor Shumin and then moulded by Griffin  Moulds JJP Ltd in lead free metal. They will please RPG players, as well as skirmish gamers.  No doubt, they'll find a place on painters, diorama makers and collector's shelves too. Check them all here

Breaking! Games Workshop: Blitz Bowl and Space Marine Adventures Boardgames Announced

Games Workshop announced that they're working on two miniature boardgames: Blitz Bowl and  Space Marine Adventures. These quick and fun boardgames will feature easy to assemble miniatures such as Fantasy Football Players and Space Marines.

Blitz Bowl is a new way to play Blood Bowl. The teams are smaller, the games are faster but the action is just as intense, as each player seeks to distinguish themselves in the eyes of Nuffle*  in the infamous Crush recruitment rituals in fast-paced skirmish games.

Space Marine Adventures allows 1-4 players to join forces and attempt to break into a Necron labyrinth. Choose your hero and use each character’s unique skills to battle various deadly hazards, not least of which are the Necron guardians themselves. The easy-build nature of the kits and intuitive game make it suitable for players aged 8 and over – good for anything from family games nights to a quick adventure for a regular gaming club. While this set is a great introduction to the 41st Millennium, each Space Marine in the set is also a unique and dynamic sculpt, making them great additions to an existing collection, too.

Alternative Armies: Next Furioso Book Coming in March Plus Dutch Starter Army Released!

Alternative Armies: Furioso 16th century wargaming news and release.  A new 250 point Dutch starter army is now on the website which comes with all needed element bases included for free.  Have a look at the article for more information.  

There will also be a second book for Furioso in March 2018 written by Steve Danes and first news of this is in the article.  'The Italian Wars' will contain a lot of useful material including solo play, historical scenarios and wondrous inventions so if you want to field Da Vinci's tank you will be able to!  Thanks!  GBS Check the full article here

Sunday, February 18, 2018

Night Miniatures: Predators Occulte Fantasy Football Team Kickstarter Launched and Funded

Night Miniatures: We announced this project some months ago and now we are finally ready to launch the crowfunding campaign for our Obscure team for fantasy football. We created a unique team of 28 different figures with an original design and some nice extra figures to add to your team. All miniatures are sculpted by Crosslances Studio - The size of the miniatures is 32 mm. Check the Kickstarter here

Vexillia: Neal Reid's Somme Campaign Card and Boardgames

Vexillia: Following the release of the Somme Campaign game late last year, Vexillia now have a full range of card & board games from Neal Reid covering the Somme from the first day to the last day of the campaign.

The card games cover just the first day at corps level and are available as pdf versions. With these you can refight all five British attempts to breakthrough on the first day.  Each of the attacks faced very different challenges and was met by varying German responses so each game provides a different challenge.

The board game is one of generalship at army level and is a race against time. Can the British break through and capture Bapaume before the onset of winter?  Can the German defences hold and stymie the British assault with the perfect counter attack? Can you do better?  Available in both print and pdf editions. For more details, free samples and press reaction please visit the Somme Series web page

Sally 4th: Three New Packs of Pulp Figures in Sally 4th's Classic Movie Miniatures Range

Sally 4th: We've just got the next three packs of Classic Movie Miniatures in Stock. We will be shipping these out to Kick Starter backers over the weekend, but if you missed out, we have now got them available for pre-order on our website at a 10% pre-release discount until 28th February. Pre-release orders will ship 1st March.  

CMM04 - Private Investigation - Set contains 4 x 28mm scale metal miniatures including The Gumshoe, The Client, The Egyptian, The Fat Man and a 'black figure of a bird'

CMM05 - Everything but the Goose - Set contains 4 x 28mm scale metal miniatures including The Pilot, The Agent, The Mechanic, The Jack Russel and a bonus statue of a monkey

CMM06 - US Army Nurses - Set contains 4 x 28mm scale metal miniatures depicting WW2 era US Army nurses who have picked up abandoned weapons to aid in a desperate last ditch defense. All packs RRP £10 including plastic bases and wood plank etched slotta bases.

Saturday, February 17, 2018

15mm Skirmish Supplies: 10% Off Forged in Battle at 15mm Skirmish Supplies

15mm Skirmish Supplies: I'm very happy to announce that 15mm Skirmish Supplies is now supplying Forged in Battle's 15mm World War 2 range, all with a 10% discount of RRP as standard. So whether you are looking to reinforce your American Paratroopers; command a Char B1 bis in the Battle for France; or resisting invading forces in the Polish September Campaign there is something here for you.

Victrix: New Plastic Boudica and Chariot Crew Preview

Victrix: Attached a refined Boudica figure with modified face. Also, first of the fighting crew for the chariots without bases, instead they will have plugs on their feet & locating holes on the chariot base. Will include separate bases so the figures can be used as foot troops.

MaxMini Miniatures: 15% Discount Vehicles - Unkle Speedsterz Nitro Promo

MaxMini Miniatures: Unkle Speedster 'ere! Today me has got sumthin special for all ov ya petrol lovers. Get yerself read fot  Unkle Speedsterz Nitro Promo!!! That's right! It's a fuel-injected, petrol-drenched turbo-boosted car sale! Did I say "car"??? 

Heck no! It's an all vehicle sale!!! And Unkle Speddster's got it all! Sport cars, pickups, motorbikes, quads, jetbikes, mechs, tanks, and even rocket pigs for all ya swine lovers. Don't have to mention that almost every of my fine vehicles comes with a dakka, do I? Cuz there iz only one thing better than a good ride: a good and shooty ride, hahahaaa!!! Y'all better hurry, cuz this promo will last for 7 dayz only! You better be Fast!!!!

Element Games: New Discounted Warhammer Age of Sigmar Starter Sets

Element Games launched the discounted pre-order for the new very limited edition Black Library's Eisenhorn character and the new Warhammer Age of Sigmar starter sets. Place your pre-orders here and grab the discounted miniatures and double loyalty points!
Edit: Looks like the Eisenhorn character is already sold out! 

Anybody familiar with the lore and background of 40K will know that Eisenhorn is an eagerly awaited model. Already immortalized in multiple tales of the grimdark, here strides the hero once more, now in model form. Multi-part resin kit, a miniature version of one of Black Library’s most popular characters.  Contains a datasheet in the box, so can be used in games of Warhammer 40,000. 

Make sure to use our exclusive Wargame News and Terrain code TIM940 for double loyality points when ordering at Element Games. Buy your miniatures at a discount and with double loyalty points! Thanks for reading Wargame News and Terrain, the daily wargame news blog.

Friday, February 16, 2018

Vexillia: Stock Sale - UK Mirliton Distribution Announcement

Vexillia: Effective immediately. It is with regret that I announce the end of Vexillia's partnership with Mirliton SG of Italy. This is a sad occasion. We first ordered from Mirliton in 2002 and the arrangement has been mutually profitable for nearly 16 years.  Times change however and we could not agree mutually beneficial terms to extend our UK distributorship deal.

We will be selling off our existing UK stock over the coming months.  Our last order from Mirliton arrived just before Christmas and at the moment we hold our usual extensive stocks of the 15 mm ranges, and the 25 mm weapons & spares. We expect sales to be brisk once news spreads so don't put off placing an order.  To help customers check stock levels before ordering all Mirliton shop pages now have links to an online stock list. Codes that go out of stock will be removed from the online shop as soon as possible. Check the webstore here

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Puppetswar: New Arctic Troopers Released

Puppetswar released these cool Arctic Troopers.

Alternative Armies: Two Free USEME Scenario and Mini-Game

Alternative Armies: Two more free scenarios (one is a mini-game) for USEME Modern Warfare and for 15mm Science Fiction from Vic Dobson. Click through to download scenarios 21 and 22 which are Puff the Magic Dragon (mega tank on its way back to the front lines) and Boojum and Snark (Alien swamp creatures attack!) and to read more about them. Our thanks to Vic and remember to visit the USEME page on the Alternative Armies website for all the other free materials. Have a great day! GBS