For protection? Protection from what? Ze Germans?
*looks at the new releases from Battlefront for Flames of War*
Oh, s---. Ok, maybe "Ze Germans" are here already. You can pick up some new reinforcements for your German D-Day forces now over in the Battlefront webshop or at your local LGS.
For protection? Protection from what? Ze Germans?
While the Korean peninsula has been taking up much of Warlord Games' releases these days, that doesn't mean that they're not working on other, older games as well. For example, they also have a new kit for Blood Red Skies as well as Cruel Seas that you can order over in their webshop now. If you're looking for some sea or sky action for your WWII games, this is up your alley.
The German forces had a long time to reinforce the coast of Europe during their occupation. They knew that, eventually, the Allies were bound to attempt a landing. When it finally came, they were as ready as possible. To represent that on your Flames of War tabletops, Battlefront has some new D-Day Germans that you can order from them now.
The high seas. The waves. The salt spray. The miles of open water. The flying cannonballs. The splinters as your ship's ripped apart. The drowning as your ship goes down...
Man, that got dark really fast. But such is life in the naval forces in Black Seas, the new fleet-sized miniatures game from Warlord Games. It's armada combat in the age of sail. You can pre-order the rulebook, starter set, and several different fleets now.
The Korean War really doesn't have that many representations in gaming. There's plenty of WWII and even a few Vietnam, but Korea really doesn't have much. Warlord Games is looking to remedy that. They have some more sets for Bolt Action: Korea over in their webshop that you can order now.
When Battlefront has some big release, they don't just send out the skus to the stores and let things go on by. No, they celebrate. And with the release of the D-Day Germans for Flames of War coming up in just over a week, they want to make sure you know you're invited to their Live Launch. All that weekend, they'll have special things going on over at their website for you to check out.
No battle during WWII was fought in a vacuum (... I mean, of course not literally because it didn't happen in outer space. But also, none were fought without the larger context fo the war). Each had their own place in an overall campaign for the various warring factions. With Bloody Omaha, the first of the Ace Campaigns coming from Battlefront for Flames of War, you too can set your battles in a larger context in terms of a campaign. In this article, Battlefront gives us a look at what this new system of campaigns is like.
Firmly entrenched in WWII are the posts from Warlord Games today. They're talking about the IJN No. 1-Class Fast Transport T6 for the Japanese Navy over in Cruel Seas. Then, for Bolt Action, they've got a couple sets of Hungarian Anti-Tank kits for you. On the land or on the sea, there's something for you to check out. Let's have a look.
Hmm, well, this is different. I'm used to having to not show figures from someone like Brother Vinni because they're NSFW, but it's been a while since I've had to do that for Warlord Games (these new Gaul Skyclad aren't their first nude figures ever). But you can pick them up, along with other Tribesmen, as well as some figures for the Numidian forces for SPQR now over in their webshop.
Battlefront has been releasing a lot of American figures for the landings at Normandy. But, as anyone will tell you, they didn't just have a casual stroll up the beach. They were met by heavy resistance from the German forces. Soon, you'll be able to bring those forces to your Flames of War tabletops. Battlefront has started taking pre-orders for new kits featuring the D-Day Germans.
*sniffle* They grow up so fast. Napoleon is turning 250 and it's time to celebrate. The Wargaming Company is holding a party, and you're the one getting the presents with discounts on Napoleonic figures over in their webshop.
The Korean War is making its way to your tabletops in Bolt Action: Korea. Relive the struggle for that peninsula as more figures are released for the game, including new troops and vehicles for the North Korean army. You can pick up some of these now, while you've got a short wait for others.
When the Allies hit the beaches of Normandy on D-Day, they didn't just come as a trickle, they knew that to succeed, they had to come in as a tidal wave and be relentless in their assault. That's what Battlefront is doing with their Americans releases. They've got some more available over in their webshop to bulk up your Flames of War armies.
The Korean War supplement for Bolt Action is Warlord Games' latest rules release. If you're looking to add some new figures to your collection, now's a good time. And since many people's knowledge of the Korean War is based on M.A.S.H., the TV show, you might recognize some of the figures.
Omaha Beach. It was quite a day back when the Allies invaded Normandy and started to reconquer Europe from the Germans. Soon, you'll be able to recapture that time on your tabletops in Flames of War with the Bloody Omaha Ace campaign. They've posted up a preview so you can see just what is up ahead on the beach.
As usual, Warlord Games isn't good for just one release, or two, every week. They've got a whole bunch, and for a bunch of different games. There's some of the new Bolt Action: Korea line. There's new Konflikt '47 if you want some Weird War II. There's Cruel Seas if you want maritime non-Weird War II. And they round things off with Ancients in Hail Caesar.
Another round of Late-War Americans are hitting the beach as part of Battlefront's Flames of War D-Day Offensive. There's some pretty iconic units in this bunch of releases, including the M4 Sherman as well as the M7 Priest. You can head over to their webshop and add these units to your armies now.
SPQR is the upcoming historical miniatures game from Warlord Games. As one would expect with that title, it's based around ancient Rome and the various forces they fought against. And Warlord Games has started taking orders for the first forces. They're the Romans (naturally) and they have the gaul to be taking orders for Gaul. Yes, that joke was worth it. Anyway, you can get the digital rulebook and these various forces in the Warlord Games webshop now.
The Normandy invasion not only changed the course of WWII, but the course of world history. But if you in charge of the various forces, would you have done things differently? That's for you to decide in Flames of War. Battlefront is featuring that momentous day with their recent releases, and they're adding to it with some new American sets available now.
Definitely a couple of different eras on display here today from Warlord Games. There's some new Cruel Seas figures, letting you up-gun your fleets a bit. Then there's some Hail Caesar figures, the Achaeans, for whom, slings and javelins were pretty far ahead in the technology department, along with the early Libyan chariot figure. Let's take a closer look.
Warlord Games had a big release week this week. There's new Bolt Action figures for both WWII as well as the Korean War. Same goes for Blood Red Skies. And then they have some Crimean War sets for Black Powder, if you like your historical miniatures going back a little further in time. It's a lot to look at, so let's dive in.
Happy Friday, everyone. Glad you could join us. Got any plans for the weekend? I've rapidly been realizing that next week will be a short one for us here in the US, as many of us will have at least Thursday off, and quite possibly taking Friday off as well. So, that's something to look forward to. But before we go have a BBQ cook out, let's nibble on some bite-sized gaming stories to get us there.
Today on the platter we have: WWII German Officer Available From Brother Vinni and Healer's Dice Up On Kickstarter.
The Korean War is sometimes called The Forgotten War since, well, it doesn't get nearly as much attention as WWII or Vietnam. And yet it was a very important war with effects very much felt today. Warlord Games is giving you a chance to bring that war to your tabletops with Bolt Action: Korea, a new supplement that lets you recreate those battles. Pre-orders will begin in just over a day.
Warlord Games has some new kits that are available on their website. You can pick up some new Riflemen for Black Powder. Then there's the Edgehill Characters or Pike & Shotte. And then, uh... there's Oxen. These can be used in just about all of Warlord Games' games.