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Warpath Firefight: The Other Sci-Fi Game from England

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Feb 162017
 

enforcers-plagueWarpath Firefight: The Other Sci-Fi Game from England

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I decided to do a write up of this game after my first two games played.  I also watched a third.  The most amazing thing is they occurred one after another in a space of five hours.  This is a new game to my group.  We backed it on Kickstarter.  

We went whole hog, full bore, so to speak.  Not content to just kill the other player we decided to play scenarios as the designers intended.  The armies used were Marauders (Orc like race), Galactic Co-Prosperity Sphere (Normal Human Soldiers), and Forge Fathers (Dwarves).  I was maneuvered into playing Forge Fathers.  Not a choice I would have normally made.  After my two games I love the stunty little bastids’.  We played at 1250 point suggested level.  

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Apr 072016
 

I caught up with Ronnie Renton of Mantic Games while at Adepticon.  We chatted about, Kings of War, Dreadball, Dungeon Saga, Warpath, and the possibility of an RPG.  I always have a good time with Ronnie.

Maybe I should pitch the RPG and then move across the sea.

Dreadball from Mantic Games

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Nov 272012
 

Dreadball

Release Date: Nov 2012

 $ 79.99

DreadBall is a futuristic sports board game played with 30 mm miniatures, set within Mantic’s Warpath universe. You are the Coach of your team, testing your skill and luck against other Coaches in one-off matches or long-running leagues. The simple rules allow a great depth of choice and many opportunities to show your cunning. Rules are provided for four different teams, eight famous individuals, team progression and league play.

DreadBall contains everything you need to get gaming:

  • 1 x 84 Page Full Colours Rulebook
  • 1 x Mounted Game Board
  • 10 x Plastic Corporation Players (3 Strikers, 3 Jacks, 2 Guards)
  • 10 x Plastic Marauder Players (5 Jacks, 3 Guards)
  • 1 x Plastic Referee
  • 2 x Plastic Balls
  • 54 x Game Cards
  • 18 x Dice
  • 13 x Game Counters
  • 24 x Clear Plastic Hex Bases
  • 1 x Roster Pad
  • 1 x Mantic Point

Models supplied unassembled and unpainted. Sprueless Plastic Requires super glue

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New From Mantic Games in March

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Jan 232012
 

 

Goblin Spearmen (10)

These Goblins ordinarily carry spears and shields though these items are of little use in the close tunnels of overrun Dwarf citadels where many goblins make their home, and a close second favorite is a curved knife, preferably wielded behind the backs of their enemies. 10 x Metal Goblin Spearmen with command 10 x Plastic Mantic Bases 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Dec 092011
 

This is a 2 player, scenario based board game, with one player taking control of the Dwarfs, while the other commands the Undead. There are 6 scenarios to play through, each build upon each other, culminating in a huge, desperate battle which will ultimately decide who controls the King’s Hold.

 

We have not played this yet.  I would love to get my hands on a copy and do a review for all of you, because I have only heard good things about Dwarf King’s Hold.   That is not something that can,t be said very often.  Here is a link to the product information on Mantic Games Website Dwarf Kings Hold.

Figure Forge Assembling Warpath’s Marauder

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Nov 232011
 

As promised we are bring you our first installment of Figure Forge on the Warpath Game line.  This episode features the Marauder.

 

That is our first Model from the Warpath 2 player starter box.  I think it is a really cool model.  I am going to use it in several games

Music found at www.music.mevio.com

The song The Hunt is performed by Finn

Box Breaking Fate of the Forgestar

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Nov 112011
 

This time we have the new 2 player starter, from Mantic games, Fate of the Forge Star.

 

This Box set is an insane deal.  It has 170.00 worth of product for only 74.99

 

Here it is a little bit earlier than I thought.

 

 

In the coming days we should have a couple of Mantic Games Figure Forge episodes.