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Warlord Games has New Bolt Action, Blood Red Skies, and Konflikt ’47 for Pre-Order

Warlord Games has revealed a string of upcoming releases for Bolt Action, Blood Red Skies, and Konflikt ’47. Check out below what you can bring to the tabletop soon as well as links to order.

M11/39 Medium Tank

A medium tank with a pair of turret-mounted machine guns, the M11/39 was the first modern gun armed Italian tank, seeing service in East & North African campaigns. Famously, a few M11/39s fell into Australian hands and were painted with large white kangaroo emblems to avoid friendly fire.

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M11/39 Medium Tank

L6 Lanciaflamme Flame Tank

The L6 Lanciaflamme replaced the 20mm main gun in the FIAT L6/40’s turret with a standard 30-shot flamethrower.

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L6 Lanciaflamme Flame Tank

Autoblinda AB40 Armoured Car

The predecessor to the later, and more numerous, AB41 armored car, the AB40 saw service in the invasion of southern France and in Libya.

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Autoblinda AB40 Armoured Car

P-38 Lightning Squadron

The P-38 Lightning’s comparatively long-range proved invaluable in the Pacific Theatre and for escort duties in deep penetration raids over occupied Europe, enjoying considerable success as a ground attack strike fighter.

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P-38 Lightning Squadron

US Ace Pilot Richard Bong

Richard Ira Bong was the United States’ top scoring and most highly decorated Ace of the Second World War.

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US Ace Pilot Richard Bong

P-39 Airacobra Squadron

The United States Bell P-39 Airacobra was also used throughout the war by (most prominently) the Soviet Air Force, the Free French, the RAF and the Italian Co-Belligerent Air Force.

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P-39 Airacobra Squadron

US Ace Pilot William F. Fiedler, Jr

William F Fiedler has the distinction of being the only American flyer to achieve Ace status exclusively while flying the P39 Airacobra.

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US Ace Pilot William F. Fiedler, Jr

Kawasaki Ki-45 Toryu ‘Nick’ Squadron

The Ki45 Toryu (Dragonslayer), was a twin-engine heavy fighter patterned after the German Messerschmitt Me110 and its contemporaries, enjoying success as a bomber hunter.

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Kawasaki Ki-45 Toryu 'Nick' Squadron

Japanese Ace Pilot: Isamu Kashiide

Kashiide won fame as one of the few pilots able to shoot down the massive American B-29 Superfortress, specialising in head-on attacks using the heavy cannon of the Ki-45 Toryu (Dragonslayer).

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Japanese Ace Pilot: Isamu Kashiide

USMC M3A5 Pondskater Scout Walker

The agile and robust Pondskater is the perfect vehicle for the complex terrain of the Pacific Theatre, and is thus utilised by the USMC as a weapons platform.

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USMC M3A5 Pondskater Scout Walker

Chi-Nu with Compression Cannon

The combination of a reliable and mobile tank with the deadly ability of the compression cannon to literally rip apart medium vehicles should prove a major concern for Allied commanders on 1947 battlefields.

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Unboxing: Warlord Games’ Supply Box “A Not So Phoney War”

Warlord Games has created an easy way to build up your collection with the Supply Drop Box. The monthly crates are game-centric allowing gamers to easily build up a force.

November’s box bolsters your German forces with “A Not So Phoney War“.

You can order the next box.

What’s inside “A Not So Phoney War”? We open it up and find out!

The box is $80, so how does it stack up to the retail price?

  • Blitzkrieg German Infantry WWII Early War Germans – $53.00
  • Blitzkrieg German Medium Mortar Team – $14.40
  • Panzerjager I Tank Destroyer – $34.40
  • Germany Strikes! Early War in Europe – $29.95

Total: $131.75


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The (New) Italian Army has arrived for Bolt Action

New Bolt Action plastic Italians are here from Warlord Games and ready for pre-order! See what you can get below!

Italian Army & Blackshirts

Containing 30 highly customisable plastic infantry, and a sprue stacked with weapons and accessory options, this is the kit you’ve been waiting for. The uniform pattern is suitable to represent a wide array of troops, at different times during the war, and in different theatres of operation.

The Italian uniform changed several times during the course of the war and Warlord Games chose the pattern that could best represent a wide array of troops, at different times during the war, and in different theatres of operation. At 28mm scale, these are ideal to represent M37 or M40 tunics. We have also included the Camiciotto Sahariana pullover smock for added variety.

Weaponry includes the M91/41 rifle, M91/38 Carcano Cavalry Carbine, M38A Beretta SMG, M38 Carcano carbine, M1934, 9mm Beretta pistol and Breda M30 LMG.

A wide variety of headgear for the Italian Army and Blackshirts are included – M33 steel helmets, Bustina cap, M1935 pith helmet, Blackshirt soft fez & Blackshirt hard fez.

Not only that but the sprue contains masses of optional extras such as two types of gas mask bags, goggles, bayonets, combat knives, etc!

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Italian Army & Blackshirts

Italian Army Bundle

Backed up with artillery and armour – this balanced force will see you well and truly prepped to field an Italian Army in Bolt Action.

Bundle Contains:

  • Italian Army & Blackshirts
  • Italy: Soft Underbelly (with Special Edition Miniature)
  • Italian Army 100/17 Modello 14 medium artillery
  • Carro Armato/Semovente
  • Italian Army command

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Italian Army Bundle

Italian Infantry Platoon Bundle

Support your new infantry with weapons teams, including the Elefantino anti-tank gun, Breda MMG & Brixia light mortar.

Bundle Contains:

  • Italian Army & Blackshirts
  • Italy: Soft Underbelly (with Special Edition Miniature)
  • Italian Army command
  • Italian Army 47mm Elefantino anti-tank gun
  • Italian Army Breda MMG
  • Italian Army 45mm Brixia light mortar

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Italian Infantry Platoon Bundle

Italian Plastics Bundle

Get to customising- this bundle contains almost exclusively plastics! Get hold of two of the brand new infantry boxes as well as a tank which can be assembled as either an M13/40 or a Semovente 75/18.

Bundle Contains:

  • Italian Army & Blackshirts x 2
  • Italy: Soft Underbelly (with Special Edition Miniature)
  • Carro Armato/Semovente

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Italian Plastics Bundle

Italian Western Desert Bundle

Get battle ready for the harsh North African campaigns – this bundle contains a balanced Italian starting army along with Campaign: The Western Desert, plus two special miniatures!

Bundle Contains:

  • Italian Army & Blackshirts
  • Campaign: The Western Desert
  • Italian 81mm mortar team in sun hats
  • Italian Solothurn anti-tank rifle team in sun hats
  • Carro Armato/Semovente
  • Campaign Western Desert Special Miniature – General Rommel the Desert Fox
  • Campaign Italy: Soft Underbelly Special Miniature – Major General Enrico Francisci

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Italian Western Desert Bundle

Unboxing: Warlord Games’ Supply Box “Motherland”

Warlord Games has created an easy way to build up your collection with the Supply Drop Box. The monthly crates are game-centric allowing gamers to easily build up a force.

Octobers’s box takes you to the Eastern front with Russian forces in the “Motherland” box.

You can order the next box, “A Not So Phoney War” now!

What’s inside”Motherland”? We open it up and find out!

The box is $80, so how does it stack up to the retail price?

  • Soviet Infantry WWI Red Army Infantry – $62.50
  • BT-7 Fast Tank – $36
  • Soviet HQ – $12.40
  • Armies of the Soviet Union – $30

Total: $140.90


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Project Z Returns and November’s Supply Box is Now Available from Warlord Games

Project Z returns from Warlord Games! It’s back by popular demand having launched in 2016. The game mechanically remains unchanged but the rules have been updated for clarity and consistency.

Project Z is a skirmish wargame survival set during the zombie apocalypse. In it, you take control of a group of desperate Survivors or ruthless Bike Gangers and scavenge the dangerous city for vital supplies, fighting against both the undead and the living. Do you have what it takes, can you make it out alive?

There’s an extremely limited print-run and it will not be made available again when it has sold out, so hurry and don’t miss out!

You can also expand your game!

Male Survivors

In the chaotic first days of the zombie apocalypse civilians that once shared neighborhoods, schools and town hall meetings banded together for survival in the face of unimaginable horror.

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Male Survivors

Female Survivors

Armed with whatever items or weapons they can find the survivors brave the zombie infested urban areas to scavenge for rare supplies, determined to fight, if needed, to defend their claim.

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Female Survivors

Zombie Horde

The Zombie Hordes that infest every city, town, and village are filled with a constant thirst to consume living flesh. Soulless, restless, and remorseless, the undead relentlessly hunt the living, swelling their ranks in the process.

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Zombie Horde

Biker Gang

Brutal, violent, and harboring large stashes of illegal weapons, Biker Gangs were some of the first to fight back against the undead. Now they scour the cities for supplies, quick to murder and steal to secure them.

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Biker Gang

Spec Ops Team

With precision and violence of action the members of the elite Special Operations Team (Spec Ops) mercilessly pursue their mission with ruthless efficiency; these well trained and heavily armed soldiers are a force to be reckoned with.

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Spec Ops Team

Spec Ops Insertion Vehicle

This Humvee model is used to represent the in-game Survival Card, ‘Spec Ops Insertion Vehicle’, which can be found in the Spec Ops team expansion box. This kit comes with both a pintle-mounted machine gun and a pintle-mounted grenade launcher as in game options.

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Spec Ops Insertion Vehicle

Doctor Puke

Rules for the not-so-good Doctor are found in the Zombie Horde expansion box. Under his leadership, Zombies become a dangerous and viable playable faction, rather than be controlled by the game.

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Doctor Puke

Zombie Beast

A Zombie Beast is especially resilient to damage. Capable of hurling pieces of the environment at any survivors unfortunate enough to be counted among its prey, it is amongst the most dangerous of undead foes in the post-apocalypse.

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Zombie Beast

Project Z: Red Dice Pack

Containing 12 Project Z dice in red this pack also holds an exclusive Survival Card not found elsewhere: Inspired Roll.

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Project Z: Red Dice Pack

Project Z: Black Dice Pack

Containing 12 Project Z dice in black this pack also holds an exclusive Survival Card not found elsewhere: Lucky Dice.

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Project Z: Black Dice Pack

You can also get going with bundles making it easier to get the game. All of the bundles come with the starter game.

The Gamer edition provides extra survivors and zombies; the Collectors edition contains all of that and adds in the Biker Gang Box and Zombie characters – or for the full Project Z experience – grab the Ultimate Bundle which includes one of everything!

November’s Bolt Action Supply Drop is here!

A Not So Phoney War.’ As you’ve come to expect from our monthly Bolt Action Supply Drop boxes, within you’ll find a bundle of miniatures that are the ideal basis to explore a new theatre of World War Two. This month’s theme is “Blitzkrieg”!

Order it now!

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Unboxing: Warlord Games’ Supply Box “Afrika Korps”

Warlord Games is creating an easy way to build up your collection with the Supply Drop Box. The monthly crates are game-centric allowing gamers to easily build up a force.

September’s box takes you to Africa with some of the German forces patrolling the land.

What’s inside”Afrika Korps”? We open it up and find out!

The box is $80, so how does it stack up to the retail price?

Afrika Korps WWII German Grenadiers in the Western Desert – $53
Panzer II – $36
Afrika Korps Kradschutzen Motorcycle and sidecar – $18
Campaign: The Western Desert – $30

Total: $137

You can order the next box, “Operation Motherland” now!


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Unboxing: Warlord Games’ Bolt Action Supply Box “D-Day”

Warlord Games is creating an easy way to build up your Bolt Action collection with the Bolt Action Supply Drop Box.

The monthly crates are game-centric allowing gamers to easily build up a force.

June kicks off with the theme of “D-Day” and a crate to celebrate, “Operation Coastal Incursion“.

What’s inside? We open it up and find out!

The box is $80, so how does it stack up to the retail price?

  • US Infantry – $48
  • US Army 30 Cal – $12.80
  • M7 Priest – $37
  • D-Day Operation Overlord – $30

Total: $127.80

July’s theme is “Operation Sci-fi” and you can order it now. It’s limited to 300 copies.


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Warlord Games Announces the Bolt Action Supply Drop Box

Warlord Games is creating an easy way to build up your Bolt Action collection with the Bolt Action Supply Drop Box.

The monthly crates are game-centric allowing gamers to easily build up a force.

June kicks off with the theme of “D-Day” and a crate to celebrate, “Operation Coastal Incursion“. The box ships out at the end of May so you can join in on June.

The first Bolt Action Supply Drop features:

  • 1 Box of Plastic Infantry
  • 1 Resin Vehicle
  • 1 Metal Blister
  • 1 Rulebook or Campaign book related to the miniatures

Each box has at a minimum 50% value add to the purchase. Unlike previous “boxes” from Warlord, this is not a mystery box and each Supply Drop Box has the same contents.

The box is limited to 500 so get yours now.

Unboxing: Warlord Games Mystery Box 2: Electric Boogaloo

Warlord Games has launched a mystery box packed with items from their various games. The first one we got was a solid introduction to their products but how does the second one stack up?

Retailing for $72, the box contains a minimum of $136 worth of items.

What’s inside one of the boxes and does it live up to promises? Find out!

Items (prices are from the Warlord website):

  • Hail Caesar: Age of Bronze – $35
  • Wargames Illustrated Issue 388 February 2020 $8.95
  • Blood Red Skies P-51D Mustang $40
  • German Blood Red Skies Dice $16
  • Cruel Seas US LCM3 Landing Craft $24.95
  • Doctor Who Six Doctors K9 Promotion $35
  • C3 Krasz Assault Squad $32
  • C3 Drone Commander $12.75
  • Gangs of Rome beads – ?
  • Terminator Genisys Sprues – ?
  • Bolt Action British Infantry Sprue – $10
  • Bolt Action British Weapon Sprue – $6.50

Total: $221.15 ($170.94)

Unboxing: Warlord Games Mystery Box

Warlord Games has launched a mystery box packed with items from their various games.

Retailing for $72, the box contains a minimum of $136 worth of items.

What’s inside one of the boxes and does it live up to promises? Find out!

A second Mystery Box is on sale now! Get them before they sell out!

Items (prices are from the Warlord website and second number Miniature Market):

  • Bolt Action German Army Dice Bag & Dice – $16 ($36.99)
  • Warlord Laser Pointer & Laser Line – $16 ($13.99)
  • Japanese A6MX ‘Zero-Sen’ 6 Plane Squadron – $40 ($34)
  • Cruel Seas: Soviet Bronekater pr.1125 with Katyusha – $24 ($21.99)
  • Cruel Seas Rulebook – $32 ($27.99)
  • Bolt Action Campaign Gigant Operation Sea Lion: The Second Front x2 – $20.75 ($17.99) each
  • Terminator Genisys Sprues (x2) – ?
  • Bolt Action British Infantry Sprue – ?

Total: $169.50 ($170.94)


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