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Made in us
Storm Trooper with Maglight





Nottingham

If there's one thing I've come to learn about Leo and Yannis over the last 2 years is that when they are quiet, they are extraordinarily busy....

....and they have been awefully quiet.

Until today that is. After exchanging new years pleasantries and idle chat, they drop this on me....

The plastics aren't just rolling out! They are vastly inpproved from the prototype minis we have already seen. Command grop components are popping up and signs of a new painter working on the final studio minis!

Happy fething new year Dakkarites... feast on this:












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as well as some work from the marketing guys



and the new guy....









I just cannot wait for them to finalise what I can't show you yet but soon! very soon!

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Courageous Questing Knight





Central Cimmeria

Wow those paintjobs. Especially the metallics. Good too hear they are taking the time to dial in the plastics. It will pay off.
   
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Orc of Angmar



Italy

Really hope the ruleset is good as the artwork.
   
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Morphing Obliterator




Melbourne

Johanxp wrote:
Really hope the ruleset is good as the artwork.


The base rules are on their site, personally I really like them (on paper.....lol).

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Nottingham

Johanxp wrote:
Really hope the ruleset is good as the artwork.


Indeed, as other a have said they are available here https://www.para-bellum.com/rules for free.

Free army builder is being built too along with online organised play system.

You'll find some familiar conventions amongst what is a very modern and dynamic twist on R&F warfare.

The command stacking, reinforcement zones and escalation make it stand out as totally unique, fast paced and exciting imo.

I've played games with the 2 player starter +1 unit each with total novices in an as little as an hour and not only that... the rules are so intuitive that on occasion, novices have soundly beaten me by simply having a knowledge of real tactics

Ofc, take with salt. Read them for yourself and get a few demos in when you can

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Nottingham

2 player starter set contents has been confirmed as follows;



"First post for the year...
Our elusive Core box and final contents.

The two player Core Box Set is a multi-part plastic kit.
THE BOX CONTAINS:
1 Pheromancer
24 Force-Grown Drones with 6 Infantry Stands
3 Brute Drones with 3 Cavalry Stands
1 Abomination with 1 Monster Stand

1 Noble Lord with 1 Cavalry Stand
24 Men-at-Arms with 6 Infantry Stands
12 Mercenary Crossbowmen with 3 Infantry Stands
3 Household Knights with 3 Cavalry Stands

1 Rulebook
20 Command Cards
12 Dice
6 Plastic model Objective Markers"

Still set at €80

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Central Cimmeria

Man, that is a great starter box. I'm glad they are taking the time to get it right, but I'm sure getting anxious to give this a go.
   
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Chaplain with Hate to Spare





SoCal

I'm still excited. I hope they include a background booklet with the starter, or else put some fluff PDFs on their site when this goes live. I have been deliberately avoiding reading their background materials until I actually have the miniatures at hand.

   
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Deadly Tomb Guard





Colorado Springs, CO

Can't...wait...

I'm really trying to get some hype generated at my local store. It's a bit difficult. I'd love to be able to get a starter painted up to run demos leading up to launch. This is such a great game, i really want to see it hit the ground running!

If I've got a trade you're interested in but you don't have anything on my wanted list, just shoot me a PM and ask! I'm easily distracted!  
   
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Nottingham

I'm confident this will ....now! About those Dragon Wars....



Fell Old One

He could hear it. He could barely hear his own thoughts but this he could hear clearly.

The metal armor of his troops clanged around him in short crescendos, their fighting yells trying to surpass the clamor of the battle around them. It was not easy. Somewhere in the back, war drums tried desperately to coordinate his men’s thirst for blood, combat, revenge, to little avail. Direct orders screamed and enforced even by blows were more readily followed than the drums.
A mental note for the future: once the thrill of battle consumed his men, drums and horns served little.
Each warrior became a killing machine, to be channeled by force if necessary.

In the meantime, he could feel proud by how readily his officers had adapted to this and were fulfilling their purpose. One of them turned and looked at him, sword raised. She yelled something, pausing mid-sentence as a cannon fired, drowning his voice. Then she had to stop again, as the distinct rattle of a massive chain echoed, bouncing for some time against the sharp, naked rocks prepared around them.
Oh yes, he could hear it..!

Fire roared and rock started splitting with piercing, heavy crack sounds, as rounds for the cannons were prepared all around the battlefield. Realizing it would be impossible to be heard, the officer rushed to his side, ducking by reflex and wincing, as an enemy roared in pain near them. Wincing... This confused him. The duck was a good reflex. But why wince? The distinct sound of spears piercing flesh was heard. Another cannon fired, more chains rattled, another enemy falling.

Truly, why wince? Could she not hear it?

Amidst the breaking tons of rock, the explosion of cannons and the deafening rattling of enormous chains, amidst the yells and roars of wounding and wounded, amidst all, one sound prevailed and reached his ears with clarity… no. Not amidst, he realized now. It was part of it. All the rest was a symphony that underlined this one, beautiful sound, this salve of satisfaction, focus, purpose.
Dragon death cries.

He barely heard his officer as she was pointing at the Old One ahead and describing the situation.

HE IS OF EARTH!” she screamed, as he scanned the scene. “OUR FIRE HERE IS TOO LITTLE!” He nodded thoughtful.

The plan had worked so far but it would not be long before the Old One could take flight again. It was the trouble with Fire and Earth attuned Old Ones. The Gifts of the Dweghom were matched. But there were solutions. He gave his order but another dragon fell, crashing rocks, a cannon and several of his men under it.

The officer leaned closer, wincing again.
“Break the earth where he stands” he said again, this time calmly near her ear. “Break the earth deep, break it until he falls to the lava pits below”. Taken aback, she looked at him.

“Our men are there” she muttered. “The Rook won’t hold. They will die”.

The symphony around him endured and he reveled in it, as he pondered on her words. No. She was wrong. It had to be done. The Old One’s struggling roars only served to build for the end. The cannons would stop firing. The drums would stop beating. The chains would stop moving. One by one, all other sounds would be silenced, as the long, desperate roar of the Old One falling would leave to the inevitable crescendo of the victory cries of the survivors.

He wished not his men to die but there could be no other end.

SUCH IS WAR, he thought.
“They will die free” he said.

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Been Around the Block





That artwork, wow. Hopefully we can get a glimps of the dwarf starter soon... I really need to see that cannon dragon its rumoured to have.
   
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Grey Knight Psionic Stormraven Pilot





That arty piece on the left of the art is interesting.

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