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Made in fr
Been Around the Block




Hi, I'm Nicoleblond from Alchemist Miniatures company and I just tell you about Alkemy. Alkemy is a miniatures game set in a medieval fantasy universe. The game was created by Allan Carrasco, Jeremy Bonamant Teboul and Josselin Moreau, they created Kraken Editions company. The game was released in France in late 2007 and was a big success, he had been released in English version too, with some success in England, Germany and the United States. Unfortunately, Kraken Editions has stopped its activity in September 2010. Studio 38 company took over the game license in March 2011 and continued development for two and a half years.

An amazing discovery
I discovered the game in early 2008 and I liked Alkemy right away, becoming a fan of the game. With the release of the book of universe Genesis at end 2008 (English version http://alkemy-the-game.com/genesis-the-book-of-the-universe), my passion for the game does not end. I played a lot, and I participated in tournaments, I began to organize, and I created a campaign on Alkemy forum in 2009, bringing together players from the community in France. I became a beta tester of the game in March 2010, and it was a real slap for the fan that I am, discovering the future of the game. In September 2010, despite the judgment of Kraken Editions company, I began the second Alkemy campaign on the forum, and I organized in October 2010 the final "unofficial".


Player to head of the community
When Studio 38 resumed the license of the game, they contacted me for that I run management rules, the review of the game profiles with the help of a group of players called Galleon and the bustling community. So I continued the organization of tournaments, the finals, I also worked with communication game (newsletter, creation of a personal website for the game), as well as new profile cards that I proposed in download from my website (in French and English).

For the game to be alive
In March 2013, Studio 38 announced that they were not going to continue the development of the game, do not have enough time (they have a miniature store in France). They thus asked me if I wanted to restore the license of the game. For me, it was impossible that the game ends and I feared that no company regains the license. So I contacted the players collective Galleon. We worked for months on the project. With 7 friends and fans of the game, we created Alchemist Miniatures company in December 2013 to continue the development of miniature gaming.

It's different but nothing changes
The first version of the game (2007) is played on a table 48 inches x 36 inches, with 10 to 12 average miniatures (300 points). The game lasts between 1h30 to 2h. We adapted the game in a new format called "blitz". The goal was to have another version of the game faster, without changing the rules. A game to blitz size is played on a table 24 x 24 inches, 6 to 7 miniatures on average (180 points). The game lasts 45 minutes to 1 hour. This version of the game knows a good success in France. For those familiar with the first version of the game, the rules are exactly the same.


A website and an online shop
We have created a website for the game: www.alkemy-the-game.com (in French but it is possible to use the translator on the website), and an online store entirely in English: http://alkemy-the-game.com/shop/?id_lang=1 with the entire range of miniatures and their English profile cards, and the rulebook printed in English (pdf online here: http://alkemy-the-game.com/alkemy-rules)

What we have achieved since the resumption
14 Waves for 20 new models
Restocking of all ancient miniatures (kraken éditions and studio 38)
Objectives pawns (terminals jins, chests, teleporters, spores) to play the scenarios
Textured bases
2 battle mats
Engraved dice
8 starting offers / starters blitz and packages
You can see all products in the online store:
http://alkemy-the-game.com/shop/?id_lang=1

Highlights of the game
- The wide availability of the rules, a player can play a part after 45 minutes, even from the age of 7/8 years.
- Fun. Often forgotten, but a game is to have fun first. The dice, combat cards, points, simple rules, interaction between the 2 players make Alkemy game is a very fun game miniatures.
- Wealth and tactical depth. After the first part and learned rules, you will further refine your knowledge and your strategy after several parties.
- Scenarios. They all have different mechanical and each scenario offers a different approach to the game, a reflection ...
- Table size (24x24 inches), speed of the game and only 5-6 painted miniatures to deliver a first part.
- Miniatures. Felidae Khalimans to Aurloks-animal men, and through the medieval human Avalon and Asian Triadic, the miniatures are original and give a special touch to Alkemy, coming out of the known standards.
- The universe. This is one of the main highlights of the game. Alkemy is primarily a universe rich, dense and deep, strong history and an evolutionary timeline, mapping, the colorful characters that make the Disposal at the game table is even stronger!


The Game Forum
The Alkemy Forum exists since the beginning of the game. We just changed the sections of Alkemy forum with mixed sections (French and English), and we created the English sections so to welcome new players, answer questions, including ... to provide opportunities for English players to participate in future Chronicle of Mornea ... Do not hesitate to come to the forum and register: http://alkemy.webkido.com/index.php

The Chronicles of Mornea
This is a organized game on the forum Alkemy each year. Chronicles begin on September 1 and last until late May. Each month there is a scenario to play, the game is individual and as a team. You play at home, in your club, your store, you post the result on Alkemy forum in the "Chronicles of Mornea" section. You can play many times in the months and there is no obligation to participate every month. You can simply play by posting the result of the scenario or you can play with the challenges sheet. At the end of each month we draw lots and 4 people earn lots. Also, the 2 best scores of the month qualify for the French final. The future chronicles (1st September 2015) will also be in English, allowing English players to participate, and especially, they will support and be connected with a big event for the game ...

Two new factions to wake Mornea
We will launch a crowfunding by kickstarter early October to create two new factions, Naashtis and Utopia. If you read the Genesis story you've heard of Naashtis the people snake decimated by the Empire of the Jade Triad during the alchemical war. They had disappeared from the Mornea surface. The Naashtis are the masters of fire and they resurface of "citadels" buried throughout Mornea ... As for the people of Utopia, is the result of interbreeding of men the Kingdom of Avalon banned a long time ago and a forgotten people of the ocean of Dreams. From their union and their wanderings at sea was born a new society. But a cataclysm came upon them and they landed on an island where they discovered ancient artifacts. The idea to settle on the great continent germinated in the mind of some ...


A game ported by enthusiasts
Alchemist Miniatures Team is primarily players who are passionate about this fabulous game and universe. Alkemy is not our core business, we take care of more of our real trades. I started Alkemy in 2008, I've always worn, "defended" even in difficult times and crises that the game has known. Our desire is always the same: to discover this fabulous game system, this magnificent universe and its beautiful miniatures. Feel free to spread the word to shout very loudly, Alkemyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy :-)

Find links to all
Website: www.alkemy-the-game.com
The book of the universe in English (Genesis): www.alkemy-the-game.com/genesis-the-book-of-the-universe
The rules of the game in English: www.alkemy-the-game.com/alkemy-rules
The online store: www.alkemy-the-game.com/shop/?id_lang=1
Alkemy forum: http://alkemy.webkido.com/index.php
Facebook page: www.facebook.com/alkemy.the.game
Architekt, the army generator and scenario: http://architekt.alkemy-the-game.com/alkemy/architekt/?L=1

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Made in us
Courageous Space Marine Captain





SoCal

Are the new miniatures made of the same DUST-like plastic as the old ones? I would be interested in buying some of the Triad minis, but I don't want metal.

   
Made in us
Sniping Reverend Moira





Cincinnati, Ohio

Wow. Didn't expect this at all!

May have to dust off my models! I actually really loved the aesthetic of this game universe!

 
   
Made in us
[DCM]
[.]






.

Glad to see this game back!

This thread can serve as your "News and Rumors" thread here on Dakka if you'd like?

I can then move it to the NEWS AND RUMORS forum, where it will get more eyes on it...

Let me know!

   
Made in us
Dakka Veteran




I love this game and have been hoping for a KS to bring a print copy of Genesis in English. Very happy to see how a group of dedicated fans can bring a game back from dead.
   
Made in gb
Fixture of Dakka






Wiltshire, UK

Its good to see you get the English rules out, Minus had me interested in this a while ago with his lovely painted minis.

   
Made in fr
Been Around the Block




 BobtheInquisitor wrote:
Are the new miniatures made of the same DUST-like plastic as the old ones? I would be interested in buying some of the Triad minis, but I don't want metal.

New miniatures are in resin. Some old figurines are plastic. It's indicate (plastic) at title product.

This thread can serve as your "News and Rumors" thread here on Dakka if you'd like?
I can then move it to the NEWS AND RUMORS forum, where it will get more eyes on it...
Let me know!

Right

I love this game and have been hoping for a KS to bring a print copy of Genesis in English.

this is just what we thought, but if there are requests, we may think about it

Very happy to see how a group of dedicated fans can bring a game back from dead.



Its good to see you get the English rules out, Minus had me interested in this a while ago with his lovely painted minis.

Minus is a great painter, with a touch of purple
   
Made in ca
Dakka Veteran






Whoa - I bought a ton of the cat people at the last Miniature Market sale - they are gorgeous minis. Glad to read this about the rules!
   
Made in gb
[DCM]
Decrepit Dakkanaut




UK

Figone is now selling Alkemy minis in resin (very useful for the stuff you can't find in the original versions)

http://www.figone.fr/en/category/alkemy/

 
   
Made in fr
Been Around the Block




But profile cards are in French and the range is not complete...
If you want access to the full range with the English cards : http://alkemy-the-game.com/shop/?id_lang=1
   
Made in us
Stealthy Warhound Titan Princeps







I do like me some cat people.
   
Made in us
Experienced Saurus Scar-Veteran





California the Southern

Well I'll certainly be keeping an eye out for those snake guys. I like the extra arms on them too.

Poorly lit photos of my ever- growing collection of completely unrelated models!

http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/0/627383.page#7436324.html
Watch and listen to me ramble about these minis before ruining them with paint!
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmCB2mWIxhYF8Q36d2Am_2A 
   
Made in us
Near Golden Daemon Caliber





Affton, MO. USA


Just back from a trip to miniaturemarket.com, their store is 2miles from me , got 14 jade triad figures shown above for $33.00. Includes the rules, dice, tape measures and combat cards. All on clearance right now, so they don't have all the factions. Plus they had some dinged and dented boxes so I saved $4 compared to their online price.

Starter box $15 (2left )
Fu Nihao and 2 shadows $7
Xian Ling $6 (dinged box so I got for $4)
Starter add on box $9 (also dinged/opened $7)

I've previously bought some of the Avalon guys and they are tremendous sculpts and you can't beat the clearance prices.

I really wanted the fu dog that is displayed in many of the pictures on the site, but couldn't find it for sale. I do however have some a different game system (arcane legions) that I think will fit the bill nicely. I'll try and get assembly done today/tomorrow and toss up some pics. Will download and print out the rules to check those out. Unless they are the same as the rulebook in these Kraken Edition boxes.

LOL, Theo your mind is an amazing place, never change.-camkierhi 9/19/13
I cant believe theo is right.. damn. -comradepanda 9/26/13
None of the strange ideas we had about you involved your sexual orientation..........-Monkeytroll 12/10/13

I'd put you on ignore for that comment, if I could...Alpharius 2/11/14 
   
Made in us
Dakka Veteran




 Theophony wrote:

Just back from a trip to miniaturemarket.com, their store is 2miles from me , got 14 jade triad figures shown above for $33.00. Includes the rules, dice, tape measures and combat cards. All on clearance right now, so they don't have all the factions. Plus they had some dinged and dented boxes so I saved $4 compared to their online price.

Starter box $15 (2left )
Fu Nihao and 2 shadows $7
Xian Ling $6 (dinged box so I got for $4)
Starter add on box $9 (also dinged/opened $7)

I've previously bought some of the Avalon guys and they are tremendous sculpts and you can't beat the clearance prices.

I really wanted the fu dog that is displayed in many of the pictures on the site, but couldn't find it for sale. I do however have some a different game system (arcane legions) that I think will fit the bill nicely. I'll try and get assembly done today/tomorrow and toss up some pics. Will download and print out the rules to check those out. Unless they are the same as the rulebook in these Kraken Edition boxes.


The rules in the Kraken boxes is the same as in Genesis, but Genesis has all the fluff, stat cards and a lot of pics of different paintjobs.

I've painted up all the starter sets at this point and the Jade Triad faction starter had by far the worst mold lines. The other three factions were pretty clean and required minimal cleanup. Hopefully I just had a box from the end-life of the molds, but glad I started with The Avalon guys.

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Made in us
Near Golden Daemon Caliber





Affton, MO. USA

@triple9, I found only minimal lines on three of the 14 models, all came off with my fingernail rubbing them, must have gotten a good batch or you got a bad one.

Well here they all are. Most were only arms needing to be glued on, no clean up except to cut the plastic tabs off, a few of the spear shafts were bent, but they bent back with just a little pressure added. One of the cobra guards (ninja like guys) swords was missing the hooked end. I can live with that. Everything else slotted (yes the arms and legs have slots to pop them into place) well with only one needing a slight shaving down to fit. They held in place without glue, but I glued them in anyway.


And here is a size comparison with the standard space marine for fun.the ogre one came from a kickstarter and is for bloodbowl, the fu dog on the end is from arcane legions as mentioned earlier. I might just prime these guys before I leave for work today.


Edit for adding comparison pic

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LOL, Theo your mind is an amazing place, never change.-camkierhi 9/19/13
I cant believe theo is right.. damn. -comradepanda 9/26/13
None of the strange ideas we had about you involved your sexual orientation..........-Monkeytroll 12/10/13

I'd put you on ignore for that comment, if I could...Alpharius 2/11/14 
   
Made in us
Regular Dakkanaut




Vancouver, WA

Wow. Alkemy is back in action! Neat!

I might have to dust off my Aurloks and do some painting!!!

Now, just to find someone nearby who also played...

The latest English version of the rules are available.... in the current mini boxes? As some sort of book? Downloadable PDF?

"Wheels within wheels, in a spiral array, a pattern so grand and complex.
Time after time we lose sight of the way, our causes can't see their effects."

 
   
Made in fr
Been Around the Block




Mort wrote:
Wow. Alkemy is back in action! Neat!

I might have to dust off my Aurloks and do some painting!!!

Now, just to find someone nearby who also played...

I invite everyone to come on the Alkemy forum. We have created English sections, where you can make your player requests. Moreover, chronicles of Mornea (Alkemy campaign organized on the forum) will start in September about naashtis and utopia.
http://alkemy.webkido.com/index.php

Mort wrote:
The latest English version of the rules are available.... in the current mini boxes? As some sort of book? Downloadable PDF?

The latest version of the rulebook is:
- Download (PDF) on the website here: http://alkemy-the-game.com/alkemy-rules/
- Controllable unit of the online store: http://alkemy-the-game.com/shop/category.php?id_category=44
- It is in discoveries deals and starters (with game's pack): http://alkemy-the-game.com/shop/category.php?id_category=42
   
Made in us
[DCM]
[.]






.

I looked briefly but my French is non-existent, so I couldn't even sign up...

   
Made in us
Near Golden Daemon Caliber





Affton, MO. USA

 Alpharius wrote:
I looked briefly but my French is non-existent, so I couldn't even sign up...

How can you not speak French? I though Jerry Lewis was the template for Alpharius/Omegon

Started to read the rulebook that came in my starter set. It had a very L5R feel to the story, which is excellent . It's been 20+ years since I've dusted off my two years of French classes, so I might give it a try later today when I have free time.

LOL, Theo your mind is an amazing place, never change.-camkierhi 9/19/13
I cant believe theo is right.. damn. -comradepanda 9/26/13
None of the strange ideas we had about you involved your sexual orientation..........-Monkeytroll 12/10/13

I'd put you on ignore for that comment, if I could...Alpharius 2/11/14 
   
Made in fr
Been Around the Block




 Alpharius wrote:
I looked briefly but my French is non-existent, so I couldn't even sign up...

All is explain here (in english) :
http://alkemy.webkido.com/index.php?topic=2405.0
   
Made in us
Longtime Dakkanaut






I'm usually not into fantasy miniatures, but I am into snakemen, regardless of genre. If the sculpts are great, resin is fine.

I'll be watching for your Kickstarter, good luck with this.
   
Made in fr
Been Around the Block




Thanks :-)
   
Made in us
Near Golden Daemon Caliber





Affton, MO. USA

Was able to pick up a colossius today. Really detailed figure, very nice, and he's large, space marine for comparrison.


When will we be seeing the English translations of the cards. The colossius in particular I've tried to use Internet translators on and it is still jumbled.

LOL, Theo your mind is an amazing place, never change.-camkierhi 9/19/13
I cant believe theo is right.. damn. -comradepanda 9/26/13
None of the strange ideas we had about you involved your sexual orientation..........-Monkeytroll 12/10/13

I'd put you on ignore for that comment, if I could...Alpharius 2/11/14 
   
Made in us
Regular Dakkanaut




Wow, I was actually just about to sell/dispose of my Alkemy models but now that I see this awesome. Think I will hold onto them and see whats up with the KS. The models are quiet nice. Actually they are the fist models I ever assembled. Super easy to do and so few mold lines. Good to hear it is waking up again as a game!
   
Made in us
Dakka Veteran




 Theophony wrote:

When will we be seeing the English translations of the cards. The colossius in particular I've tried to use Internet translators on and it is still jumbled.


Back when Studio 38 still owned the property, English cards were available online (I believe nicoleblond did them in fact). I don't see them on the new website though, but I downloaded them all at the time.

 Filename Studio 38-Colossus.pdf [Disk] Download
 Description Colossus Card
 File size 2001 Kbytes

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Made in us
Near Golden Daemon Caliber





Affton, MO. USA

Thanks triple9 , still doesn't have the definition of brutal on it though. Oh well, I'm probably running triad anyway, but that model is gorgeous.

LOL, Theo your mind is an amazing place, never change.-camkierhi 9/19/13
I cant believe theo is right.. damn. -comradepanda 9/26/13
None of the strange ideas we had about you involved your sexual orientation..........-Monkeytroll 12/10/13

I'd put you on ignore for that comment, if I could...Alpharius 2/11/14 
   
Made in us
Dakka Veteran




That's actually the Expert Skill using the "Brutal" Combat Card. Expert (Brutal) gives a bonus die when using the "Brutal" Card.

Generic Skills start on Page 21 of the Genesis Book.

Expert (x)
A miniature with this skill gains one Bonus die for its combat roll when it picks the (x) CC.
For example, a miniature with the Expert/Quick skill will gain one Bonus die on its combat roll when it picks the “Quick Attack” CC.
   
Made in fr
Been Around the Block




You can use architekt to see revised english profile cards, save it and print it.
http://architekt.alkemy-the-game.com/alkemy/architekt/?L=1&tx_cenoalkgen_pi1[factionid]=1
   
Made in us
Near Golden Daemon Caliber





Affton, MO. USA

nicoleblond wrote:
You can use architekt to see revised english profile cards, save it and print it.
http://architekt.alkemy-the-game.com/alkemy/architekt/?L=1&tx_cenoalkgen_pi1[factionid]=1


Thanks niceblond I hadn't thought about clicking on the names on that link .

Also had a thought last night, some of the newer kickstarters (Conan and blood rage in particular) have little rings that the miniature bases sit on to show units. They come colored in plastic, with Conan having yellow and red from what I remember. These might be an excellent addition to your range of offerings as you could place them on the models to show what status they are at currently to help gameplay be smoother and as quick reminders of dice colors to be used.

LOL, Theo your mind is an amazing place, never change.-camkierhi 9/19/13
I cant believe theo is right.. damn. -comradepanda 9/26/13
None of the strange ideas we had about you involved your sexual orientation..........-Monkeytroll 12/10/13

I'd put you on ignore for that comment, if I could...Alpharius 2/11/14 
   
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Just discovered I can't delete my account in DakkaDakka, so will be erasing (as much as I can) all traces of my presence here.

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