Heavy Gear and Dream Pod 9 at Gen Con 2016

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Aug 112016
 

It’s always a pleasure to see DP9.  This year was no exception.  They have a in the mixer, Dreadnoughts, Jovian Chronicles, and anpthe HG Blitz KS.

In this interview Robert and I chat about their recent Kickstarter and some of the issues they ran into.  Plus we discuss Dreadnoughts, Jovian Chronicles, and the planned Kickstarter for next year.

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The Final Hours for Heavy Gear Kickstarter

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Nov 202014
 

Heavy Gear – War for Terra Nova Plastic Miniatures Kickstarter – Updated

We are now in the final 2 days of the Heavy Gear Blitz – War for Terra Nova Kickstarter, which ends this Saturday afternoon, November 22nd at 2:04 PM EST.

 

We want to thank all our Backers, old and new, for their support. We started the project with a modest goal of $27,000 CAD to pay for the very expensive molds needed to make a Basic Starter Set of 16 plastic miniatures. Now 27 days into the project we have unlocked 14 main stretch goals and numerous mini-stretch goals and are at over $112,000 CAD Pledged.

 Heavy Gear Blitz Kickstarter Core Starter Set Contents Image Updated with Stretch Goal 14 Unlocked 47 minis

We now have an amazing Backer Reward Core Starter Set which includes 47 plastic miniatures, color quick start rulebook, backer patch, plus a lot of free downloads. The true retail value of all the individual miniatures included in the Core Starter Set is over $300. You get it all for a Pledge of $115 CAD (about $100 USD) plus shipping of $15 for US and Canadian Backers and actual shipping cost for International Backers. That`s a cost of less than $2.50 per miniature compared to our pewter miniatures cost of $8 or more each.

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Figure Forge Dragonfly Hopper for Heavy Gear

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Oct 012014
 

In this Figure Forge Matt assembles the Hooper for Heavy Gear Blitz. The Dragonfly is one of the new VTOL’s for the Heavy Gear Blitz game from Dream Pod 9.    The model is smooth,  no eloquent and assembles quickly.

 

 

I only need like ten more of these!

Words With Dave Mcleod from DP9 @ Gencon 2014

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Aug 242014
 

Dave and I have a good talk about the new Heavy Gear Blitz Rules.  Dave Touches on some of the major differences, like no more complicated movement, fire at top speed, and changes to combat.   I hope to get Dave on my first miniatures show in October to chat about some of the other nuances like army construction.

Figure Forge Hun For Heavy Gear From Dream Pod 9

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Aug 192014
 

In this Figure Forge Matt assembles the Hun.  Which is a tank for the the Southern Army in Heavy Gear Blitz from Dream Pod 9.  It is a pretty straight forward build.   It shouldn’t take more tha 10 minutes.

The Hun is a light tank with a standard load out.

Box Breaking 114 Hoplite APC for Heavy Gear

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Aug 122014
 

In this Box Breaking Matt yakes a look at the Hoplite APC for Heavy Gear Blitz.

 

 

 

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Aug 122014
 

Heavy Gear Blitz - Tabletop Wargaming - Beta Rules Cover Small WebWell it’s the last day til Gen Con. It is going to be an amazing show. If you’re a Heavy Gear fan or interested in Heavy Gear I have one more thing to say.  Today August 12th I will bring you a handful of videos on Heavy Gear including a Flip Through (4:00P.M. E.S.T.D. on YouTube) of the New Heavy Gear Blitz Beta Rules for Tabletop Wargaming. The Heavy Gear Blitz Beta Rules are the most anticipated event of the show for me.

Heavy Gear is a combined arms game that is set in the future, where humans pilot armored battle suits into battle. The settlers of Terra Nova have been cut off from earth and they struggle for political power. This often creates hostile actions that can lead to war.

 

The planet of Terra Nova isn’t too different from our Earth. It has jungles, forests, mountains, lakes, and a vast desert that runs through the center of planet that separates the north from the south.

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Jun 042014
 

In this Figure Forge Matt Uses the Jager from Dream Pod 9 to show you how to pin a gear for Heavy Gear Blitz.  The Jager is the work horse of the Southern army.

 

 

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