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Test of Honour – Force Construction (Part 2)

Posted on March 29th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

So I hope people found the first part of this article helpful and in most cases it’s going to have given people more questions than […]

Test of Honour – Force Construction (Part 1)

Posted on March 27th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

At last Test of Honour is finally out and we can start looking through the huge mountain of cards and start working out what we’re […]

Warlord Games Newsletter

Posted on March 24th, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

Warlord Games Friday newsletter…

Welcome to the Warlord Games Friday Newsletter, featuring all this coming week’s New Releases and other wargaming news.

Land of the Rising Sun

New:

The Japanese empire has waited long enough to bloom and with the new plastic Chi-Ha platoon they are poised to take the entire pacific…

Stick Beats Gun!

New:

Japan’s last stand to defend their nations homeland in the form of the new metal 10 man bamboo spear fighter squad…

G’Day Mate

New:

Fighting off the enemy as much as the dense jungle, the Australian Independent 10 man metal Commando squad lie in wait…

Take on the might of Imperial Japan with the Empires In Flames campaign book. Packed with new army lists entries scenarios and background for the participants in the Pacific and Far East battles!
Then build your battlefields with an authentic pacific theme – hot and steamy…
You can even add a few Japanese style buildings in preparation for the invasion of the homelands, don’t forget your Sampans and landing craft…

Lets Make!

YouTube Video:

In this Let’s Make, The Terrain Tutor starts his battlefield pacific series with palm trees… Very t(r)opical:

FREE Antares Army Lists!

New:

Mr Rick Priestley has been hard at work creating these evolving PDF’s. So for all of you who have started with Strike On Kar’A Nine now’s the time to organise your forces for this Easters battles!

Discover Your Army!

Peruse the vast armies of Antarean space, choose your faction and vie for supremacy of the Gates in a bid to find ancient Builder technology and expand your Empire…

Start Here!

If you’ve yet to start your Antares journey then look no further than this perfect Introductory set. Packed to the brim with everything you’ll need to learn the basics and build 2 strike forces upon which you can build your future Empires…
April
Tension is building as Parliament defy the King, tearing the English people in half. Will you help the King defeat the defiant Parliamentarians or help Parliament overthrow the unfit King?
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Challenge VII: The Last Day’s posts

Posted on March 24th, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

 I submitted the following on the last day of the Challenge – a Winter themed late war German army and some odds-n-ends at the bottom of what remaining of my leadpile. The Winter germans are are Warlord figures including the Stug (one of the …

Table Top News: 24th March 17

Posted on March 24th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Hello and welcome back to this weeks news round up which surely can’t be as exciting as last week right? Lets begin with Games Workshop […]

Warlord Games Newsletter

Posted on March 22nd, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

Warlord Games Wednesday newsletter…

Welcome to the Warlord Games Wednesday Newsletter, featuring all this week’s hobby activity and latest articles.

Rally to the Flag!

History:

Discover England’s brutal civil war and make that fateful decision, which side are you on?

In-depth:

Warlord’s own Commander in-chief John Stallard uncovers Lord Minimus’s extravagant and arduous journey!

Gaming:

The US Airborne drop in behind enemy lines. Play this awesome scenario based around Son Bridge!

In-depth:

Chris Brown is here again to investigate the accuracy of casualties within wargames by comparing reality to dice results…

Hobby:

Danny Moss shows us how to do some scenic bases for your USMC and get that realistic look!

WNW Presents:

Let’s have that monthly update from the WNW guys…

An Interview with Paul Sawyer!

Doctor Who Into The Time Vortex:

Warlorder Alan carries on with his interview with Paul Sawyer as he continues to reveal juicy information…

The Game Shop!

Local Store:

Check out this great shop down in Aldershot, pop in to grab the latest Warlord models or to play a game; this shop is packed with all your hobby needs.

Let’s Paint

YouTube Video:

In this video, WSS covers blending and layering in great, real-time detail. This should be useful for those looking for a close-up look at brushwork and how to approach mixing and choosing paints.

April
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To Kill a King, Warlord ECW Supplement.

Posted on March 21st, 2017 under , , , , , , . Posted by

YES! Finally Warlord have released a source book for this period, while the Pike and Shotte rulebook did have sections covering this period ,it’s nice […]

Warlord Games Newsletter

Posted on March 17th, 2017 under , , , , , . Posted by

The usual end of week newsletter from Warlord Games…

Welcome to the Warlord Games Friday Newsletter, featuring all this coming week’s New Releases and other wargaming news.
PS. Keep your eye’s open for a little Leprechaun mischief!

English Civil War

The English nation is torn in half…
Parliamentarians and Royalists wage war for the right to govern England!

Test of Honour

The war for Japan has begun. Wave 2 pre-order is now live due to ship late April!
Do you see the emperor being unfit to rule? Or do you feel the traitorous clans should be wiped out? Make your move, the fate of Japan is now resting in your hands…
The first wave of Test of Honour starter sets begin shipping to reach your Friendly Local Gaming Stockist from Saturday 25th March!
The Pre-Order Bundle with the full collection of sets has now completed and is about to start shipping. The individual sets of troop types are scheduled for release late April.

Pre-Order Bundle Update

Our great new samurai miniatures game ‘Test of Honour’ is proving incredibly popular.
So popular in fact that we are staggering the release to make sure that we have enough stock to fulfil the demand for our pre-order bundle deal offer with which includes all the individual expansion sets plus the 2 FREE bonus models.
Traders and mail order customers in the UK and US will receive their products for the 25th of March. Traders and mail order customers in the Rest of the World and Europe will all have their orders sent before the 1st of April.
Thank you for making Test Of Honour a hugely successful release and thank you for your patience as we fulfill your orders as quickly as possible – Warlord Factory Team.

Wacht Am Rhein

Battle of the Bulge Digital

Germany’s last major offensive of the war with the Allies desperate attempts to stave them off, now available as a digital ebook or PDF downloads.

Wargames Illustrated 

Germany’s last major offensive of the war with the Allies desperate attempts to stave them off, now available as a digital download.
YouTube:

In this tutorial The War Gamer shows us how he paints a WWI Renault FT17 from Bolt Action…

Coming Soon

Jon Russell has been busy over in the USA and next week it’s a big one for all heading to Adepticon!
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Bolt Action KV-1 / KV-2 Heavy Tank

Posted on March 17th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Third and last part of russian tank week is the KV-1 / KV-2 heavy tank kit by Warlord Games / Italeri. The russian heavy tank in 28mm / 1:56 scale is manufactured at Italeri and covers enough pieces to build either the KV-1 heavy tank or the KV-2 heavy assault tank. The KV series was […]

Table Top News: 17th March 17

Posted on March 16th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Hello lovely people and welcome to this weeks news round up!  A whistle stop tour of gaming news!First up  we have C’MoN announcing Eric Lang […]

US Infantry comparison

Posted on March 16th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

The Boltaction bug goes on and I bought some warlord and Artizan cold weather US infantry ,both nice figures the Artizan are slightly bigger but not too bad if not mixed together both come in sets of 10 so will keep them as seperate units ,personally I…

Warlord Universal Carrier

Posted on March 15th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

Another addition to my growing Bolt action late war Brits.A really nice simple to build kit comes with decal sheet and four crew .In the game I will use it as a recce unit which makes it quite agile and carries abit of a kick with 2 Brens the pintle mo…

Warlord Games Newsletter

Posted on March 15th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

Warlord Games mid-week newsletter…

Spring into a new Army!

Welcome to the Warlord Games Wednesday Newsletter, featuring all this week’s hobby activity and latest articles.

Final days to pre-order
Test Of Honour!

Pre-orders close 12 noon GMT Friday 17th:

This is your last call to pre-order the complete bundle for Test of Honour with the FREE special Geisha and un-armoured Samurai models!

The Test of Honour game goes on general release Saturday 25th March, the individual expansions will be due to release on the webstore late April.
A note from the Warlord Factory:

Our great new samurai miniatures game ‘Test of Honour’ is proving incredibly popular. So popular in fact that we are going to stagger the release to ensure that we have enough stock to fulfil the demand for our bundle deal offer.

Traders and mail order customers in the UK and US will receive their products by the 25th of March. Traders and mail order customers in the Rest of the World and Europe will have their orders shipped before the 1st of April.
Thank you for your patience and help in making Test Of Honour a great success!

Test of Honour Game Play

YouTube Video:

We’ve been releasing a series of quick videos over on the Test Of Honour Facebook page introducing the game play mechanics step by step – check out the basics in this quick starter game…full battle video to come soon!

YouTube Video:

In this tutorial The War Gamer shows you how to paint a Samurai from Warlord Games Test of Honour miniatures game in the colours of the Takeda Clan.

Must End This Friday 17th, 12pm GMT:

Sarissa Precissions fantastic 10% discount off their range of Japanese buildings ends Friday. The perfect accompaniment for your future battles of Test of Honour!

Awesome Galleries!

Gallery:

Warlorder JoshB has been on a mission to find some of the awesome miniatures that have recently been seen on the forum and facebook pages:

Podcast

Grab yourself a cuppa and listen in on the guys at WWPD, they talk about Battle of the Bulge…

Event Report:

Numerous battles were fought over the weekend, but now that the dust has settled it’s time to see the carnage…

Antares Showcase:

Warlorder Aaron was also sent on a mission to gather the universes finest warriors, or at least the finest painted warriors…

Warlord Workshop!

YouTube:

Learn to build the Bolt Action Stug III plastic Tank from Warlord Workbench! Our goal with these videos will be to introduce fast & effective techniques, tips and more for those who are just starting out on the battlefield!

Coming Soon!

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Bolt Action – Review: Warlord Games Finnish 75 PSTK/40 Anti-Tank Gun

Posted on March 14th, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

Hi everyone, after a work induced hiatus I’ve returned. Some time ago I started collecting Finns, that journey has been long and arduous and thoroughly enjoyable. My most recent acquisition however was the Warlord Games Finnish Pak40 medium anti-tank gun.

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Warlord Games Newsletter

Posted on March 11th, 2017 under , . Posted by

 A new offer from Warlord Games…

Spring into a New Game!

Grab a fantastic game plus FREE box – dive deeper into the table-top world and explore our other game systems!

Traders among the stars

Trading contracts can give you access to the best technology that the Antares universe can offer, allowing technological advances so your Freeborn Vardos can take on even the most advanced races.
The Freeborn are ready to bring their latest weaponry to bear with deadly Skarks, Heavy X weaponry, and Misgenic Rejects…

Skark squad

The skark is a lithe and lightly-built winged creature, but nonetheless deadly…

X-howitzer

Vast magnetic artillery pieces that shoot explosive bombs or various kinds of special munitions…

Mag cannon

Able to take out tough targets such as weapon drones and heavily armoured vehicles…

Misgenic Rejects

Not a human morph but the tragic and sinister consequences of inhuman experimentation…

Pagoda

Take your feudal Japan to a whole new level – then onto another level!

Test Of Honour

Prove your worth or face dishonour! Time runs short for pre-orders with special miniatures, don’t miss out…

The Frostgrave Folio

Adventure into the fantasy world that promises action, glory and immeasurable treasures.
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Bolt Action M10 Tank Destroyer

Posted on March 10th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

In december I already covered the Rubicon multi-variant kit of the M10/M36 Tank Destroyer, now it is time in this review to take a closer look on the M10 Tank Destroyer by Warlord Games / Italeri. This is a 1:56 / 28mm scale kit manufactured by Italeri, so much closer to a model kit. The […]

Warlord Games Newsletter

Posted on March 8th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

Warlord Games Wednesday round-up…

Welcome to the Warlord Games Wednesday Newsletter, featuring all this week’s hobby activity and latest articles.

Battle Report

Hobby:

The Germans are back from bitter defeat, but are they ready for the Soviet horde?

Let’s Paint!

Hobby Video:

Here’s a great guide from Wargames, Soldiers and Strategy to work on your troops this weekend:

History:

Chris Brown schools all of us about actual effective rifle range and how that translates into Bolt Action.

Warlord HQ Event

“Really looking forward to seeing you guys this weekend for our Bolt Action event – tables are ready, prizes are prepared, come on in for a day of fun!” – Martin

New Japanese Terrain!

New:

Brand new Samurai Terrain from Sarissa for your Japanese tables –  a watermill, temple bell, geisha cart and communal rice store. See the full range below!

Painting Guide

Paint Guide:

Having trouble getting that iconic look? Use this great Samurai Painting Guide by Jason Buyaki, first featured in Wargames Illustrated 278.

Wargames Illustrated

Looking for other articles like this and much, much more? Visit the Wargames illustrated website and check out the benefits of Primetime membership.

Let’s Make

YouTube Video:

In this Let’s Make, Terrainiac Mel continues his countryside scenic series with tarmac and cobblestone roads, looking at a few different techniques to get some great cheap effects whilst avoiding warping!

Fancy a trip?

Our friends at Geek Nation Tours are coming to visit us! Join them for not only a visit to Warlord Games HQ (and some of the other gitz down the road) but also a visit to Hadrian’s Wall, and the Duxford Imperial War Museum’s world famous Air Show.

Every miniature wargaming Geek’s dream is to visit one of the birth places of wargaming – Nottingham England. If you are a fan of Sci-Fi, Fantasy, or Historical Wargaming – then this is the tour for you. The full Tour Description can be seenhere.

Roll Out The Heavies!

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Beyond the Gates of Antares – But I feel fine

Posted on March 7th, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

For my fourth game of Beyond the Gates of Antares I jumped to 750 points a side. This allowed me to add some command level reinforcements in the form of a NuHu Mandarin for the Concord and a Ghar Command Crawler.Other than this, I largely kept my armie…

Bolt Action – Australian Army Showcase

Posted on March 7th, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

Australian Army Showcase

Hey Guys, Tristan here. This article is long overdue and for that I truly apologize. Today I’d like to share pictures and tips of an army that I painted up to give away as prize for our 2016 Event Series here in Melbourne. This army was made in conjunction with the Australian Army PDF that the BAA produced, Please head to the Warlord website and you can download the PDF for FREE!

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Warlord Games Newsletter

Posted on March 4th, 2017 under , , , , , . Posted by

Warlord Games end of week round-up…

Winter has retreated and Spring is here,
time to treat yourself…
Pre-Order:

We’ve been blown away by your awesome response to Test of Honour – join in the samurai action by grabbing the pre-order bundle with the 2 FREE figures!

A34 Heavy

New:

Tally ho! The new A34 Comet heavy tank proves itself on the battlefield, blasting through any enemy armour!

Death From Above!

Conversion Kits:

Want to gear up for late 1944 with the new US Airborne plastics? Need your weapon teams in M-1943 pattern uniform? Look no further than these excellent little packs to bring your Airborne troops bang up to date.

How To:

We’ve a fantastic article for you to follow from Andy Singleton with step by step on making the best use of these special packs, plus these 3 superb video tutorials from TWG with further ideas and tips:

Doctor Who?

Available to Order:

Our next release features two beautifully sculpted pewter characters from the Series Three story Utopia: Professor Yana, played by Derek Jacobi, and Chantho, played by Chipo Chung.

Available to Order:

The Tetraps are humanoid bat/wild boar hybrids with four eyes, a forked tongue, furry bodies and an addiction to blood plasma. Unique, ridiculous but impressive is perhaps the right combination of words to describe them.

Let’s Build!

YouTube Video:

The second installment of our brand new series shows RichC making a M7 Priest from start to finish!

HQ Nottingham Event:

Come on over to Nottingham for a cracking good event and show your skills on the battlefield at our first HQ Bolt Action Tournament. Hurry only a few tickets left!

US Airborne HQ
£6.00/$10.00
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Mortar + Bazooka
£6.00/$10.00
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75mm Howitzer
£13.00/$20.75
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US Airborne
£26.00/$41.00
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30. Cal redeploying
£7.00/$11.25
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57mm Anti-tank
£13.00/$20.75
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Paratroopers
£15.00/$24.00
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30. Cal MMG
£7.00/$11.25
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Jeep
£17.00/$27.00
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Warlord Games Newsletter

Posted on March 1st, 2017 under , , , , , , . Posted by

Warlord Games mid-week article, feature and release round-up…

Welcome to the Warlord Games Wednesday Newsletter, featuring all this week’s hobby activity and latest articles.
Jan & Feb have been hard so you deserve to treat yourself! Get your Test of Honour bundle available for pre order today…

Special Minatures

In depth look:

With the pre-orders of our new samurai game Test of Honour rushing in, lets take a look at the bonus models included in the offer…

Assemble Your Clan!

Modelling tips:

Tips and tricks for assembling and converting the plastic samurai and ashigaru from Test of Honour.

Samurai Glossary

Do you know your Saihai from your Wakizashi:

Take a moment to learn all of the important samurai vocabulary so you can converse in a truly heroic style!

Hobby:

Matt from the breslau1945 blog shows us exactly how to get those tanks justright.

Hobby:

Pasha shows us how to paint the desert Zigzag camouflage and a few other techniques!

Hobby:

Andy Singleton presents an amazingly themed army with plenty of conversion goodness!

Concord Weapons!

Part 2:

Weapons of the Concord Combined Command by roving UWC reporter Tim Bancroft

Lets Make!

YouTube Video:

In this tutorial, the Terrain Tutor covers the basics for swamps, marshes & boggy ground scenery for your wargaming table.

Live stream!

Real-Time Video:

Antares player, James Wappel, used Facebook Live to stream his freehand painting of Algoryn!

HQ Nottingham Event:

Come on over to Nottingham for a cracking good event and show your skills on the battlefield. Hurry only a few tickets left!

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SdKfz 251/10 AusfD. 3.7cm PaK half track

Posted on February 28th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

Another vehicle finished for Bolt action ,this time the Warlord plastic SdKfz 251/10 AusfD. 3.7cm PaK half track that came in the Band of Brothers starter set I recieved at Christmas ,a really nice kit to build and paint with lots of bits to put o…

Bolt Action – Review: Warlord Games IS-3

Posted on February 28th, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

The IS-3 is arguably the most advanced tank of WW2 and is one of the last tanks developed during the war to see the battlefield. Though it might have seen action as part of Soviet forces in Manchuria after the German capitulation, it is not even clear if this beast of a tank ever saw actual combat during World War Two. Warlord Games makes a resin model for this tank, and as a lover of big tanks, I was excited to get my grubby paws on one!
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Analogue Hobbies Challenge: Modern Russians and Brits plus some Chindits

Posted on February 28th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

 I’m starting to get back into “high production” mode for the Challenge.  With this group I’ve completed all the figures I need for this years Historicon games. 16 Modern Russian infantry from Empress miniatures.  Wonderfully sculpt…

The Local Defence Volunteers.

Posted on February 25th, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

With a couple of Dad’s Army type games coming up I have finally finished off the Warlord Games Dad’s Army figures. The figures of them in uniform were finished mid way through last year.Anyway, here they are in their civilian clothes along with their L…