Category Archives: Miniature Games

Necromunda Faces a Dark Uprising With a New Starter Set

Games Workshop has revealed a brand new starter set for Necromunda, Necromunda: Dark Uprising.

The set includes modular Zone Moratlis terrain and two complete gangs. One is the brand new Corpse Grinder Cult who will take on the Palanite Enforcers. The set also includes a rulebook, cards, dice, and rulers.

But, that’s not all. The Book of Ruins brings cults to Necromunda creating even more of a threat to the planet. The new supplement features Genestealer Cults, Helot Chaos Cults, and the Corpse Grinder Cult. There are also rules to allow you to corrupt your existing house gang!

Necromunda The Book of Ruins

Atomic Mass Games Shows Off Thanos for Marvel: Crisis Protocol

Marvel: Crisis Protocol debuts November 15 and Atomic Mass Games has revealed one of the more anticipated characters for the miniature game, Thanos!

The Mad Titan comes on a display base of a throne and features him wielding the Infinity Gauntlet with gems!

The miniature game features 40mm models where you can put together teams to do battle! The game allows you to mix and match heroes and villains presenting some interesting team-ups. Since it took an army of heroes to defeat Thanos in The Infinity Gauntlet, we can’t imagine what this character will be like on the tabletop.

The main game retails for $99.95 and includes Captain America, Iron Man, Spider-Man, Red Skull, Baron Zemo, and more, as well as terrain and the rules. Expansions available for pre-order include Hulk, M.O.D.O.K., Black Panther & Killmonher, Shuri & Okoye, and Venom. Also available are dice, measuring tools, and a NYC themed terrain pack.

You can pre-order the game from Miniature Market, Cool Stuff Inc, Amazon, your local friendly game store, and more.

Wild West Exodus Gets Outpost Attica Terrain and More!

The latest Wild West Exodus pre-orders have been announced and there are two new Warcradle Scenics ranges to explore. Keep reading to find out more.

Wild West Exodus

Introducing new eccentric misfits and a GIANT serpent.

The long-awaited Soul Hunters and Opie: Creation VIII are now available to pre-order! The Soul Hunters are not only the first Detachment for Lost World Exodus but they can also be taken as an Enlightened Posse for Wild West Exodus, and Opie: Creation VIII is a new ferocious creature for the Hex. 

Find out more on the Warcradle Studios blog.

Warcradle Scenics

Build your own Moon Base with Outpost Attica.

It’s another exciting and packed month of Warcradle Scenics pre-orders, there’s not one but two brand new ranges in Outpost Attica and Battlecry, as well as an addition to the incredibly popular Tech City range – now you can fill the battlefield with scatter terrain in the form of futuristic vehicles. 

The set is due for release at the end of October 2019.

Find out more on the Warcradle Studios blog.

Forge World New Releases Include Necromunda and Lord of the Rings

This week’s new pre-orders from Forge World features two games and a bit of a surprise.

Necromunda sees the release of two new Hired Guns. Apollus Kage was a member of the Orlock gang the Sump Dogs. Krotus Hark, on the other hand, is a former Goliath who was born with that most dangerous of gifts – intelligence.

Both are now available for $41. Apollus Kage has also been designed so that his head, arms, and backpack are compatible with a large proportion of Necromunda miniatures for conversions.

Necromunda Apollus Kage and Krotus Hark

The Lord of the Rings sees two releases this week.

Personalities of the Shire – Will Whitfoot and Baldo Tulpenny are available now for $21. Rally your Hobbits to fight with jolly old Will Whitfoot, the former mayor of Hobbiton. Meanwhile, take advantage of Baldo Tulpenny’s skills as a champion stone skimmer to attack Ruffians from afar or have him set a series of traps to slow down Sharkey’s men.

The Lord of the Rings Personalities of the Shire - Will Whitfoot and Baldo Tulpenny

You can also ruff up some Hobbits with the Ruffian Leaders. They’re available for $33.

Ruffian Chief Sid Briarthorn, enforcer Rowan Thistlewood and spy Bill Ferny are here to take any unruly Hobbits off to the lockholes. Sid encourages your Ruffians to fight even harder, you can burn down Hobbit-holes with Rowan and use Bill’s information to keep track of the Shire Folk. You can also use all three to bind any pesky Hobbits in chains, leaving them helpless.

The Lord of the Rings Ruffian Leaders

Gen Con 2019: Knight Models Reveals Watchmen, Mongul, Orm, Eradicator, Cyborg Superman, Metallo, and a new Superman

Knight Models usually isn’t at Gen Con but this year things are a little different. The game and miniature manufacturer has a small booth mostly set up for meetings. But, they do have a display of some of their miniatures and more importantly some new figures that’ll be coming out soon.

Paint up and on display are new Watchmen miniatures. With Doctor Manhattan present, one can assume these will be for the revamped DC Universe Miniature Game.

But, also on display and not painted up are new models that hearken back to the Reign of the Supermen storyline that ran in DC Comics after the Death of Superman. On display were Mongul, Mentallo, Cyborg Superman, Eradicator, and a new Superman figure.

On sale now is a Jason Mamoa inspired Aquaman. On display was his rival Orm!

And finally, the up for pre-order Doom Patrol were on display too.

Gen Con 2019: Marvel Gets a New Miniature Game, Marvel: Crisis Protocol Miniatures Game

At Gen Con 2019, Fantasy Flight Games announced Marvel: Crisis Protocol, a new miniature game from Atomic Mass Games. Atomic Mass Games was recently acquired by Asmodee. Atomic Mass Games was founded in 2018.

During Fantasy Flight’s In-Flight report it was revealed that the game is set in the Marvel Universe and is a skirmish miniature game that allows you to form a team of heroes and villains. Yes, you can mix the good guys and bad guys! You can also put together teams and get bonuses. You get to play out your own Marvel stories on the tabletop even down to throwing the terrain allowing the tabletop to evolve.

Spider-Man, Black Widow, and Captain Marvel will be some of the launch miniatures. The miniatures will be hard plastic allowing for high detail, ease of assembly, and durable.

The game will launch in the fall with a core set that will give you everything you need to build your team. Character packs will also be released that add new character, new scenarios, and new tactic cards. The first two are the Hulk and M.O.D.O.K. The game will also see terrain packs with famous locations from the Marvel Universe and will also include multiple modes of play. The first up is Raids where two individuals team up to take on a “boss” controlled by a third player. Narrative campaign sets will also be released down the road.

The game will also launch with Organized Play at stores.

Marvel: Crisis Protocol

You can see and find out more in the video below:

Gen Con 2019: Mantic Games Brings Hellboy, Walking Dead, and Mantic Night!

Mantic Games is heading to Gen Con and you can find them at booth #835 with demos and exclusives!

Hellboy: The Wild Hunt

Mantic will have the very first copies of the brand-new expansion, The Wild Hunt – flown straight in from China. This will be the first time the expansion has been available anywhere in the world – but there’s only 50 copies, so you might need to be quick to get yours! And don’t worry if you’re not at the show, the expansion will be available from retailers and the Mantic website in September.

If you missed out on the Kickstarter, they’ll have the last few Hellboy Kickstarters copies available in the USA at our booth 835. There are less than 100 Kickstarter Editions – and they are on a first come, first served basis (plus use the voucher from the coupon book to get $20 off).

Hellboy Show Exclusive Nimue, the Blood Queen

You want more Hellboy madness? Mantic will have the new Hellboy Show Exclusive Nimue, the Blood Queen miniature available in very limited amounts at the stand. Don’t worry if you can’t make it to Gen Con, Nimue will be available at other shows we attend and from the Mantic website soon!


Call to Arms will be making its debut at Gen Con. On the stand the new book will be available, along with the faction cards and equipment deck. If you want to take your games of All Out War to the next level, then this is a vital purchase.

For Walking Dead fans, Gen Con will be the first opportunity in the US to grab the Show Exclusive Chris, Leader of the Hunters. Not only do you get Chris, but he also comes with two gruesome resin objective markers.

Show Exclusive Chris, Leader of the Hunters

Also at Gencon Mantic will host the legendary Mantic Night. The ticket costs $30 but for that you get the 10 Year Mantic Gencon Celebration pint pot, a pint of craft beer to put in it (or other tasty beverage of your choice) and a $30 voucher to spend on the Mantic stand. So basically, Mantic’s paying you to come and spend the evening with them! How amazing is that? The event takes place Saturday at 8pm at the Kingmakers Board Game Parlour, where you can chat, drink and game!

Next Week from Games Workshop: Warcry and Necromunda Enforcers

Games Workshop has revealed what will be available for pre-order starting Saturday, August 3rd.

The game company’s newest game Warcry is available for pre-order right now and next week it’s getting three new Chaos warbands for pre-order.

You’ll be able to order the Unmade, Corvus Cabal, and Splintered Fang warbands.

Warcry Unmade
Warcry orvus Cabal
Warcry Splintered Fang

Also available is the Shattered Stormvault terrain set.

Warcry Shattered Stormvault

Necromunda gets its newest gang with the Palanite Enforcers, and update to the classic Adeptus Arbites.

Necromunda Palanite Enforcers

They’re also getting Gang Tactic cards and dice.

Necromunda Enforcer Gang Tactic Card Pack
Necromunda Enforcer Dice

Also being released is a new campaign book, The Book of Judgement.

Necromunda The Book of Judgement

The Intrigues & Rackets Card Pack helps keep track of the strategy and subterfuge.

Necromunda Intrigues & Rackets Card Pack

Dramatis Personae Cards 1 helps bring rules for celebrated fighters together in one place.

Necromunda Dramatis Personae Cards 1

The Underdog Card Pack helps add a level of parity between two gangs that would otherwise be mismatched.

Necromunda Underdog Card Pack

Gen Con 2019: Mondo Games is Unmatched!

Gen Con 2019 is right around the corner and Mondo Games will be in attendance with the first 3 game sets in their brand new head-to-head skirmish game system Unmatched, plus some exciting new games on display/demo. 

Unmatched is a head-to-head miniatures skirmish game system for two to four players.

The first two sets in the line are Battle of Legends, Vol. 1 and the eponymous Robin Hood vs. Big Foot. The Battle of Legends set allows players to engage in combat as King Arthur, Alice, Medusa, or Sinbad. Heroes from any set can be played against each other, making for surprising and exciting matchups and tons of replayability.

UNMATCHED: BATTLE OF LEGENDS, VOLUME 1
UNMATCHED: ROBIN HOOD VS. BIGFOOT

The game features striking art by Oliver Barrett and groundbreaking graphic design by the team of Lindsay Daviau, Jay Shaw, and Jason Taylor.

Restoration and Mondo Games will release several licensed versions of Unmatched set within the master game system. The initial wave includes both a Bruce Lee solo pack and a Buffy the Vampire Slayer set, slated to release later this year.

The line continues in 2020 with Cobble & Fog, featuring heroes of Victorian literature: Sherlock Holmes, the Invisible Man, Dracula, and Jekyll & Hyde. Additional unannounced sets are in development.

Battle of Legends, Vol. 1 and Robin Hood vs. Big Foot will debut at Gen Con this year, with an MSRP of $39.95 for the four-pack and $24.95 for the two-pack. The Bruce Lee pack is a limited edition production; availability details will be announced in the coming months.

Mondo Games at Gen Con 2019 (Booth #3061)

  • UNMATCHED: BATTLE OF LEGENDS, VOLUME 1 (available for advance purchase)
  • UNMATCHED: BRUCE LEE  (available for advance purchase)
  • UNMATCHED: ROBIN HOOD VS. BIGFOOT (available for advance purchase) 
  • UNMATCHED: JURASSIC PARK – INGEN VS. RAPTORS (Demo)
  • VIDEO VORTEX – a competitive deck-building game (Demo)
UNMATCHED: JURASSIC PARK - INGEN VS. RAPTORS
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