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Dvergar Warriors Supplement available for Ragnarok: Age of Wolves Minis Wargame

April 10, 2019

“Dvergar Warriors” is a supplement for the Ragnarok: Age of Wolves miniatures wargame devoted to the Dwarves of the Mythic North that includes seven sets of creature statistics that can be used together to form a complete new faction for the game or in conjunction with those for any other warriors and any sorts of scenarios. They include three named characters, among them those for a chieftain and two of his lieutenants, or thegns, including a wizard and a cavalryman with a magical axe; three different sorts of common warriors, or carls; and a large War-Goat. It also includes backstories for the various characters and for their place in a Dvergar holding called the Yttrsholm; a profile for the Dvergar race; stats for a new weapon, the Dverg-Bow; and a new spell.

This book is supported by a set of “Dwarf Soldiery Cardstock CharactersTM” miniatures that contains three variations on five different figures and a set of “Dwarves: Tokens & Avatars for Virtual Tabletops.” Contents of both of these sets correspond to the stats provided in this book and can be used with Ragnarok: Age of Wolves or any other tabletop or roleplaying games.

Ragnarok: Age of Wolves is a skirmish-level game for novice and experienced tabletop players alike that emulates desperate small-scale actions during the unending winter that is the first stage of the Viking Apocalypse.

Battlefields: From Broadswords to Bullets Print on Demand Available

Mar 30, 2018

Amazon is now making a popular, fast-moving game for 1/72nd scale models available in print.

Battlefields: From Broadswords to Bullets allows you to simulate skirmish battles from any era in history using widely available low cost “HO” plastic soldiers. These rules provide for an exciting game with realistic rules and quick turn sequences. Previously only available in Kindle form, the game book can now be purchased on Amazon for under ten bucks.

With HO figures available ranging from Trojan warriors to modern troops, this game covers them all. Choose from any historic conflict, create your armies, then match them in battle with your friends over soda and chips (or pretzels and beer). The rules are fast moving and create an exciting tempo of play that realistically simulates the tactical dilemmas of skirmish combat. All you need is some commonly available model soldiers, some regular six sided dice, a measuring stick and these rules.

Star Wars: Legion Available Now!

Mar 28, 2018

The Galactic Civil War has erupted into pitched battle on a thousand planets of the galaxy. Rebel cells sabotage Imperial operations, while the Galactic Empire brings the full force of its military machine to bear against the Rebel Alliance. New heroes and generals are forged in the fires of war every day—and you can join their ranks.

The Star Wars™: Legion Core Set and eight expansions are now from Fantasy Flight Games!

If you’ve ever wanted to scramble for cover with a squad of Rebel Troopers or command the battle from inside an AT-ST walker, Star Wars: Legion offers you the chance to enter the infantry battles of the Star Wars saga and flex your military acumen. In every game, you will issue your orders and navigate the chaos of battle. You’ll impose your commands on the unfolding conflict. And you will lead your forces through the battle, strategically maneuvering and launching cunning attacks. Take command of the Galactic Civil War with nine Star Wars: Legion products, all releasing today:

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Old School Tactical Vol II West Front 1944-1945 Now Available Digitally

Jan 7, 2018

The popular Old School Tactical series returns for its second edition with Old School Tactical Volume II: West Front 1944-45. This iteration of the quick to learn, challenging to master, tactical game introduces the Americans to the series.

Fight across the European countryside with M-10 tank destroyers and Sherman Easy Eight tanks. Pile your powerful rifle squads into venerable M5 halftracks or nail an onrushing armored car with a bazooka. Find your enemy, fix them, flank them, and finish them. If it works on the battlefield it works in Old School Tactical, and it works with minimal fuss and muss.

New units in Old School Tactical Volume II: West Front 1944-45 include (but sure as heck aren’t limited to):
German

Brummbar
SdKfz 251/22
Panther
Puma
PzKpfw IV H
Wirbelwind
PaK 40 75mmATG
German 2nd Line Infantry
Panzerfaust
Panzershreck

American

M5A1 halftrack
M16 halftrack (4x.50cal)
M8 Greyhound
M5 Stuart
M4A1 Sherman
M4A3e8 (Easy Eight)
M4A3 Sherman (105)
M10 Wolverine
HMG,MMG,BAR
Bazooka
Rifle and Engineer units
Leaders and Snipers

Hawk Wargames Announces Dropzone Commander 2nd Edition

July 24, 2017

Hawk Wargames is excited to announce Dropzone Commander: 2nd Edition!

The current Dropzone Commander system is highly regarded and we are working on bringing you a new edition that retains its excellent core mechanics whilst improving many aspects to reflect warfare in the 27th Century.

We are in the stages of alpha testing the proposed changes and a closed beta will also take place with our Hawk Talon scheme. We expect a release in Q4 2017 with a release date announced closer to the time.

2nd Edition will bring balance to existing units and enhance a player’s collection, not invalidate it. We want every unit to be playable. New units are in development which will be previewed over the next few months.

Beasts of War have interviewed Dave and they will have a video for you on Monday with more details including proposed changes and even more new artwork, including this incredible Archangel squadron!

New Ultimate Barrage Template Released by Pyrkol

February 22nd, 2017

The Ultimate Barrage Template is the latest addition to Pyrkol´s Flame Template Collection.

This is a massive game aid bound to make an equally massive impact on the battlefield.

The Template comes assembled and ready to use, made of thick acrylic and quite sturdy. The clear acrylic material means you can easily see the units underneath.

The light going through and reflecting off the acrylic blast templates creates a glittering fiery effect; this increases your immersion in the game and really feels “in combat”.

BattleScribe 2.0 has been released

November 30th, 2016

 After over 18 months of development, BattleScribe 2.0 is finally here!

This is a major rewrite of the core systems of BattleScribe and it’s data format. It’s aimed at expanding the range of game systems it can support, and ensuring it is capable of keeping up with the ever evolving wargaming scene for years to come.

Almost every line of code in all versions of the app has been rewritten, reorganised, refactored or removed. All major systems have been redesigned and rebuilt.

BattleScribe is reborn, more powerful than ever.

Shoot N’ Skedaddle 2nd edition released

September 2nd, 2016

Shoot N’ Skedaddle is a rule set for war gaming small skirmishes in the American Old West developed by Turnstyle Games.
Shoot N’ Skedaddle was developed with 28mm-32mm miniatures, but can be adjusted for any scale.  A normal game is approximately 6-8 characters per side – with a heavy emphasis on random character/group generation.
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The rules for Shoot N’ Skedaddle are available free in an 85-page PDF. The key component to Shoot N’ Skedaddle (and the main reason the rules are free!) is a set of four decks of cards; Characters, Outlaws, Lawmen, Weapons.  There are roughly 180 cards for use with the game.
Shoot N’ Skedaddle is a gaming rule set.  As such players are responsible for their own materials, these include:
– A 3’x3′ or larger playing area.
– Miniatures and terrain as desired (played any scale)
– A CD or DVD or something to act as a blast template
– The SNS decks (Characters, Lawmen, Outlaws, Weapons)
– The rulebook (downloadable PDF)
– A tape measure or two
– Some markers for “moving fast”, “wounded”, etc.
– A handful of each of the following: D6, D8, D12, and D20 dice*.
– Two decks of matching playing cards