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Courageous Questing Knight





Central Cimmeria

Hey guys, I stumbled across this company and I think some of you would be interested in their releases. I've spoilered the large images in case you are on mobile.
First up sci-fi German paratroopers:
https://wargamesatlantic.com/collections/featured/products/raumjager-infantry-box-set?variant=20081465917538
Spoiler:




Next up fantasy Greek Skeletons:
https://wargamesatlantic.com/collections/featured/products/skeleton-infantry?variant=20081470963810
Spoiler:




They say they are available now!
It looks like they have plans to release more HIPS kits in the near future (historical Persians I believe). I've certainly got the Raumjagers on my shopping list.

I'm excited to see what they do with historical and fantasy releases. More HIPS kits are always welcome in my book!

Sorry for the massive pictures, I'm on mobile and not sure how to make them smaller.
   
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Quick-fingered Warlord Moderatus




United Kingdom

In the UK North Star are stocking them. I'm tempted, but want to actually see them first.
   
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Courageous Space Marine Captain





SoCal

Every time I swear I'm not got to buy any more Space Germans...

Are these available through normal distribution channels in the Us?

   
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Mighty Kroxigor Ancient





California the Southern

Kinda cool in a generic grunt style. I'll be keeping an eye out for these. Seems like good conversion basis.

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 
   
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Courageous Space Marine Captain





SoCal

They look like a great GW-without-GW IG unit, as well as a solid base for using up resin not-GW heads and weapons. I could see them serving alongside Dreamforge KasrCousins, Dreamforge Valkir Astartes, Shieldwolf Sisters, etc.

   
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I'm from the future. The future of space

It's an American company so I imagine they'll do what they can to get into distribution in the US.

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Balance in pick up games? Two people, each with their own goals for the game, design half a board game on their own without knowing the layout of the board and hope it all works out. Good luck with that. The faster you can find like minded individuals who want the same things from the game as you, the better. 
   
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Courageous Questing Knight





Central Cimmeria

I admit I don't really understand the fascination with WWII German design from people with the means to make sci-fi kits, but it seems to pop up pretty frequently.

They look like good solid mooks with good details from what I can tell.

I spent a little more time on their website and it looks like their first historical release is dark age Irish. It looks like there are even hounds on the sprue!
   
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Hellacious Havoc





They got a Armageddon steel legion feel to me. Very cool

   
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beast_gts wrote:
In the UK North Star are stocking them. I'm tempted, but want to actually see them first.



They have it up on their facebook page,



https://www.facebook.com/wargamesatlantic/?ref=br_rs



Looks cool!
   
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Infiltrating Broodlord




Lake County, Illinois

Is this from the guy(s) who ran Wargames Factory (into bankruptcy) and then started Defiance Games and ran that into bankruptcy too? It has that look.
   
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Monstrous Master Moulder





Essex,, England

 Albino Squirrel wrote:
Is this from the guy(s) who ran Wargames Factory (into bankruptcy) and then started Defiance Games and ran that into bankruptcy too? It has that look.


Yeah, i can definitely see the similarities in font, style, design etc.


 
   
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Courageous Questing Knight





Central Cimmeria

 winnertakesall wrote:
 Albino Squirrel wrote:
Is this from the guy(s) who ran Wargames Factory (into bankruptcy) and then started Defiance Games and ran that into bankruptcy too? It has that look.


Yeah, i can definitely see the similarities in font, style, design etc.


Hopefully not. I agree there are similarities, but they have sprue shots and have sent them out to a couple of reviewers, so while there is still the chance that it is some sort of long con and Tony Reidy is involved, it seems unlikely.

Additionally, the sprues look like they come from the WGF factory, and I can't imagine those guys working with Tony again in any capacity.
   
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I'm from the future. The future of space

Hmmm... Domain name contact details are hidden:

Registrant Contact
Name: Registration Private
Organization: Domains By Proxy, LLC
Mailing Address: DomainsByProxy.com, Scottsdale Arizona 85260 US
Phone: +1.4806242599
Ext:
Fax: +1.4806242598
Fax Ext:
Email:wargamesatlantic.com@domainsbyproxy.com

Balance in pick up games? Two people, each with their own goals for the game, design half a board game on their own without knowing the layout of the board and hope it all works out. Good luck with that. The faster you can find like minded individuals who want the same things from the game as you, the better. 
   
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Apparently working with War Banner/footsore/dark peak/whatever they are now after the most recent C&D claim.

https://www.beastsofwar.com/fantasy/war-banner-wargames-atlantic-greek-skeletons/

Please excuse any spelling errors. I use a tablet frequently and software keyboards are a pain!

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Decrepit Dakkanaut




UK

This is the chap in charge (as mentioned in the North Star distribution deal), Hudson Adams

https://wargamesatlantic.com/blogs/news/press-release-north-star-military-figures-to-distribute

https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100006928637906

and he's been active on facebook (and interested in/posting about minis/gaming) since 2015 at least

and if your interested but worried just buy through North Star

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 Albino Squirrel wrote:
Is this from the guy(s) who ran Wargames Factory (into bankruptcy) and then started Defiance Games and ran that into bankruptcy too? It has that look.


No, no relation to the Reidy clan... He simply uses the same artist that Riedy once used, so it may remind you of that.

Any resemblance of this post to written English is purely coincidental.


 
   
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Sword-Bearing Inquisitorial Crusader





Honestly I'm pretty tired of seeing "Space Germans," but these guys actually look pretty good. I think excluding the Stahlhelm and some of the iconography had gone a long way. They went for the less used German parachutist helmet, and they actually look somewhat sci-fi rather than "gas mask German with laser gun." They remind me a lot of Steel Legion, who if I remember correctly were also based of WW2 German parachute divisions.

They also look better than the horribly aged plastic Cadians, and are likely significantly cheaper as well, so would probably be a good generic Guard option as well.


 
   
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I'm from the future. The future of space

A trademark database search turned up:

Wargames Atlantic LLC LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY RHODE ISLAND #1006 270 Bellevue Avenue Newport RHODE ISLAND 02840

That address is a PO box virtual office location.

One thing I'll say is that I'd never want my trade dress to remind people of wargames factory and defiance games and then have no information on my website about who I am, register my domain anonymously and use a virtual office to register my trademarks. If Nick hadn't mentioned who was actually running Wargames Atlantic in his post about carrying the line, I would have assumed the trade dress looking like defiance/tony type stuff was enough to go off of.

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Balance in pick up games? Two people, each with their own goals for the game, design half a board game on their own without knowing the layout of the board and hope it all works out. Good luck with that. The faster you can find like minded individuals who want the same things from the game as you, the better. 
   
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Always nice to see some new guard options... ...but we need a scale shot!
   
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We'll find out soon enough eh.

 kestral wrote:
Always nice to see some new guard options... ...but we need a scale shot!


This. And please, people, you can get a modern GW mini off ebay for pennies, don't use 20+ year old stuff that isn't even close to the modern scale & proportions.

I need to acquire plastic Skavenslaves, can you help?
I have a blog now, evidently. Featuring the Alternative Mordheim Model Megalist.

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Courageous Questing Knight





Central Cimmeria

Here is a scale shot for the skeletons I found on their Facebook:


Not too helpful for those of you interested in their sci-fi kits, but at least the fantasy releases are scaled for fantasy and not historical.
   
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Calm Celestian





Kansas

 Yodhrin wrote:

This. And please, people, you can get a modern GW mini off ebay for pennies, don't use 20+ year old stuff that isn't even close to the modern scale & proportions.


Well, what would you like to see one up next to? Give me a few choices.

   
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Courageous Space Marine Captain





SoCal

A Cadian or a space marine would help me grasp the scale. Perhaps a Primaris or scion would work in a pinch.

   
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Mississippi

Those sprues are certainly laid out in the same manner as the old Wargames Factory.

I think those Germans might work as GSC brood brothers to counterpoint my WGF greatcoat IG...

It never ends well 
   
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SoCal

I wonder if they'll have the same rules sheets with "That's Good/ That's Bad" columns.

   
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Moustache-twirling Princeps




We'll find out soon enough eh.

 Dr Mathias wrote:
 Yodhrin wrote:

This. And please, people, you can get a modern GW mini off ebay for pennies, don't use 20+ year old stuff that isn't even close to the modern scale & proportions.


Well, what would you like to see one up next to? Give me a few choices.


How about using one of the currently sold skeletons instead of one from the 90's?

I need to acquire plastic Skavenslaves, can you help?
I have a blog now, evidently. Featuring the Alternative Mordheim Model Megalist.

"Your society's broken, so who should we blame? Should we blame the rich, powerful people who caused it? No, lets blame the people with no power and no money and those immigrants who don't even have the vote. Yea, it must be their fething fault." - Iain M Banks
-----
"The language of modern British politics is meant to sound benign. But words do not mean what they seem to mean. 'Reform' actually means 'cut' or 'end'. 'Flexibility' really means 'exploit'. 'Prudence' really means 'don't invest'. And 'efficient'? That means whatever you want it to mean, usually 'cut'. All really mean 'keep wages low for the masses, taxes low for the rich, profits high for the corporations, and accept the decline in public services and amenities this will cause'." - Robin McAlpine from Common Weal 
   
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Infiltrating Broodlord




Lake County, Illinois

 NoseGoblin wrote:
 Albino Squirrel wrote:
Is this from the guy(s) who ran Wargames Factory (into bankruptcy) and then started Defiance Games and ran that into bankruptcy too? It has that look.


No, no relation to the Reidy clan... He simply uses the same artist that Riedy once used, so it may remind you of that.


Thank you for that information. The style of artwork definitely looked familiar.
   
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 Yodhrin wrote:
 Dr Mathias wrote:
 Yodhrin wrote:

This. And please, people, you can get a modern GW mini off ebay for pennies, don't use 20+ year old stuff that isn't even close to the modern scale & proportions.


Well, what would you like to see one up next to? Give me a few choices.


How about using one of the currently sold skeletons instead of one from the 90's?


As someone who uses those old GW skeletons in his KoW armies, I appreciate the inclusion in the scale comparison.
I'm sure current GW fans buying the latest GW stuff aren't going to be into these figures, but all the older fans who are prepared to buy non GW stuff are.

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Vigo. Spain.

They look a little off because they have Heroic scale heads and weapons but realistic scale hands.

But ey they are 24 for 30€ aprox and good looking. I think I have found my imperial guard kits! I have a good bunch of Tempestus Scions but this style is very cool and theyll look different enough to be used as normal infantry squads.

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Calm Celestian





Kansas

 Yodhrin wrote:


How about using one of the currently sold skeletons instead of one from the 90's?


I don't have any of the new GW skeletons but I'll see what I can scrounge up. I can do a shot of the sci-fi with more recent 40K though.


   
 
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