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Flying Pig Games Latest News for September 9, 2016

    Bucking Rifles, Flaming Trenches, Burning Chieftains     We have more news than a bucking M-16 has bullets. First off, we have sent the downloadable PDF version of ’65 Squad-level Battles in the Jungles of Vietnam to all Kickstarter supporters. The game itself is at the printers, the ANZAC and Marine counters are completed, tweaking continues on solitaire, Marine, and ANZAC scenarios. Soon, it’ll be a wrap. You can preorder here.   Flaming Trenches!   Meanwhile, back on the sister-company ranch, Tiny Battle has released a pair of new games,and upped the counter ante with 24% thicker counters.…

Casemate Publishers Latest Releases from Sky Publishing — Our Friend the Enemy, Western Desert Campaign 1940-41, Gallipoli: An Australian Medical Perspective, Greece, Sudan, Lonesome Pine, Soldiers’ Tales #2, Dust Donkeys and Delusions, More Than Bombs and Bandages, Backroom Boys, Bully Beef & Balderdash, Beyond Adversity, I Confess, Eureka Stockade, Captains of the Soul, Do Unto Others, Looking Forward Looking Back, Royal Australian Navy Fleet, and Celebrating 100 Years at Duntroon

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This week, we received a shipment of new titles from Big Sky Publishing. Located in Australia, Big Sky Publishing specializes in non-fiction books, particularly focusing on Australian military history. In Our Friend the Enemy, David W. Cameron tells the story of the Gallipoli campaign at ANZAC. The Gallipoli campaign involved a mix of nationalities and it is their words that tell this story — detailing the courage and heroism of the bitter fight to claim the peninsula. The Australian Army Campaigns Series features comprehensive and well-researched books on Australia’s various military campaigns. Our new releases in this series include The…

Modiphius Entertainment Kickstarter for Mutant Chronicles Siege of the Citadel Boardgame

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  Mutant Chronicles: Siege of the Citadel Kickstarter IS NOW LIVE  We’re rebooting one of the most awesome techno-fantasy miniatures boardgames of all time, Siege of the Citadel. First seen in the 1990s this new edition is bringing together an A-List design team who are updating and balancing not only the rules, but also the new miniatures and tiles. Richard Borg was the lead designer on the 1st Edition of Siege of the Citadel, now he’s joined by a hit squad to bring this new edition growling to life! The game will be shipping from local depots in the US,…

Modiphius Entertainment Mutant Chromicles Mutant & Heretics Source Book, 3rd Edition

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  Learn the dark secrets of the Mutant Chronicles’ ultimate outsiders & join Modiphius at Essen! ESSEN! From the 13th-16th October we’ll be at Essen the world’s greatest tabletop gaming fair in Germany and we’d love to see you there! We’ll be demoing Siege of the Citadel, Kung Fu Panda, Airfix Battles and launching the new Hood expansion for Thunderbirds plus there will be demos of the new Star Trek Adventures Roleplaying game! We’d love to see you there, and if you’re coming make sure to pick up a ticket from our stand for the Modiphians community Party on the…

Strategy and Tactics Press Briefing Room Latest Magazine, Boardgame, S&T 301, Kaiser’s War in the East 1914 – 1918

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  T 301 Preview Article Sample Varangian Guard Imperial Axe Bearers By Brian Todd Carey The eleven hundred year history of the Eastern Roman or Byzantine Empire (337-1453) includes the exploits of many memorable military units, none more celebrated than the Varangian Guard. Referred to by Greek sources as “axe-bearing barbarians,” this multinational imperial unit was comprised primarily of Scandinavian and Anglo-Saxon warriors. The Varangians were active from 988 to the mid-14th century, serving Byzantine emperors as a bodyguard in Constantinople, and as formidable troops on campaign. Indeed, through their numerous exploits and long term of service, the Varangian Guard…

Casemate Publishers Latest Releases for September 7, 2016

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On this day, in 1776, the American submersible craft Turtle attempted to attach a bomb to the underside of the British Navy’s flagship Eagle. While the plan was a failure, this event marked the first use of a submarine in war. We have selected some great books on submarines throughout history, including a dedicated section on The Battle of the Atlantic – one of the largest submarine battles in war. Make sure to scroll down to see all of them below! Our feature this week is Amber Books’ The World’s Greatest Submarines: An Illustrated History. Filled with 200 artworks and…

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  Visualizza questa e-mail online se non viene mostrata correttamente. Did you protect your skin from the sun with a filter ? Well, here you have nine…   (nb. as many of yoy already know, Transparent Filters can be used on any kind of models, although some of these are from the Tank Filter Set)   Linked to the above banner, you find this second offer, but care, it expires sunday 21 at midnight ! (Rome gmt.)       Hai protetto la tua pelle dal sole con un filtro ? Bene, qui ne hai nove…   (nb. come molti…

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Visualizza questa e-mail online se non viene mostrata correttamente. SDW Gold   A very rich gold tone, to get satisfied also the need of fantasy miniatures painting. For a lighter gold and lighting, add SDW Light Metal For bronze, darker tones, shadows, add SDW Bistro Additive, or SDW Gun Metal, or SDW Black at your taste. See sample picture below.              Tono oro molto ricco, in grado di soddisfare anche la pittura di miniature fantasy.   Per un tono più chiaro e per le luci aggiungere SDW Light Metal. Per il bronzo, per toni più scuri o per le…

Strategy & Tactics Press Briefing Room for World at War 50

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        WW50 Preview Article Sample   Zeros Versus American Heavy Bombers By Pat Bolen   Breathtaking maneuverability made the Mitsubishi A6M “Zero” in the Pacific Theater a formidable foe through early 1942, but the plane had hidden flaws: it could not take much punishment-there were several points which, if damaged, could cripple or collapse the frame-and it lacked the structure to accept improvements. These factors would doom it against both improving US fighters and heavily-armed US bombers.   Origins The Zero was designed by Jiro Horikoshi to meet a 1937 requirement from the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN)…

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      Learn the dark secrets of the Mutant Chronicles’ ultimate outsiders     Hi there,    Today we’re really pleased to be able to release the Mutant Chronicles: Mutants & Heretics supplement, featuring insider secrets and previously unrevealed information on the Mutant Chronicles universe’s ultimate outsiders.   The Mutant Chronicles: Mutants & Heretics supplements is available as a PDF on Modiphius.net and on DriveThruRPG.com.     In this 118 page full colour softback supplement, written by Mischa Thomas, Marc Langworthy and Bill Heron, Mutant Chronicles fans will learn inside secrets and never-before-revealed information about the Mutants and Heretics,…

Casemate Publishers – EBOOK SALE

    We are excited to announce that thanks to recent updates to our website, Casemate is now selling eBooks directly for sale at www.casematepublishers.com. This upgrade has been years in the making, and we are happy to offer our readers a one stop shopping experience for history books. To celebrate our eBook launch, we are offering 30% OFF any eBook purchase when you use the code EBOOKDEAL on our website. This offer ends on August 31st.   Win a Free eBook! Enter for a chance to win one of the eBooks below for free*! As a current subscriber to…

Flying Pig Games Latest News on Old School Tactical West Front

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  Flying Pig Games Latest News   We’re Sorry. We understand that y’all get a lot of mail, and we understand that we just sent a newsletter yesterday. Please accept our apologies, but we have exciting news! Old School Tactical West Front just cracked its fourth stretch goal wide open!  We so appreciate your help. Halfway through our campaign we are almost 200% funded, we’ve unlocked paratroopers, maps, Luck Cards, and American neoprene play mat and now…  You asked for it, and trust me, a LOT of you asked for it. Here it is; yet another neoprene play mat. Very…

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Andrea Depot USA – Step by Step Dapple Gray Horse

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 Step by Step Painting a Dapple Gray Horse The present email and, where appropriate, any file attached to it, contains confidential information directed exclusively to their recipients. Disclosure, copying or distribution to third parties without the prior written permission of ANDREA DEPOT USA, INC is prohibited (Hereinafter ANDREA DEPOT USA). In the event that you have received this email by mistake, please immediately notify us of this fact by forwarding to the e-mail address of the sender and then its subsequent deletion. ANDREA DEPOT USA guarantees the adoption of the necessary measures for the treatment of personal data in accordance…

Casemate Publishers New Book Arrivals

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Here are this week’s new arrivals! New from Casemate, Team Yankee, a classic alternate history novel about a hypothetical third world war, has been revised and updated for your reading pleasure. Best-selling author W.E.B. Griffin said of the book, “Coyle’s unusual skill as a novelist brings to life the realities of combat as very few writers are able to do. I found it absorbing, exciting, and was literally unable to put it down.” Also new from Casemate is The Dragon’s Teeth, which chronicles the history of China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) in excellent detail. It emphasizes the current state of…

Casemate Publishers Latest Releases for July 27, 2016

    On this day, in 1947, Harry S. Truman signed the National Security Act into law. This act was a major reconstruction of the government’s military and intelligence agencies, and was integral in the creation of the Central Intelligence Agency. To mark this day, we’re offering 25% OFF our favorite titles on military intelligence, espionage, code-breaking, and spies. Use the code 748-16 on our website to receive the discount on all the titles in this email. This deal will expire on August 2nd. Our featured upcoming release is Pool of London Press’s Game of Shadows: The Daily Telegraph Book…

Flying Pig Games The Old School Tactical Volume II: West Front 1944-45 Kickstarter page is live

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Flying Pig Games The Old School Tactical Volume II: West Front 1944-45 Kickstarter page is live! Link For Kickstarter Page CLICK HERE This iteration of the quick to learn, challenging to master, tactical game introduces the Americans to the series. Fight across the European countryside with M-10 tank destroyers and Sherman Easy Eight Tiger tank destroyers. Pile your powerful rifle squads into venerable M5 halftracks or nail an onrushing armored car with a bazooka.  Find your enemy, fix them, flank them, and finish them. If it works on the battlefield it works in Old School Tactical, and it works with…

Strategy & Tactics Briefing Room – Modern War 25 Yom Kippur War – The Sinai Front

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      The Falklands War By Carl O. Schuster   At 11:00 p.m. on 1 April 1982, the Argentine destroyer Santasima Trinidad landed a small Buzo Tactico (BT, Special Forces) detachment on the south shore of East Falkland Island’s Cape Pembroke. They secured a landing zone on Mullet Creek and reported the “all clear” to the Argentine Task Force commander, Rear Adm. Jorge Allara, who ordered the assault to begin. Five and a half hours later, two more BT platoons and an additional reconnaissance element were on the island. Operation Rosario was underway; its purpose was to assert Argentine…

Flying Pig Games Announces The Old School Tactical Volume II: West Front 1944-45 On Kickstarter

On the Way!! The Old School Tactical Volume II: West Front 1944-45 web page is LIVE and the game’s Kickstarter campaign will kick off (pardon the pun) at 12 noon EDT, July 27th. Check out the game’s page right here.     This iteration of the quick to learn, challenging to master, tactical game introduces the Americans to the series. Fight across the European countryside with M-10 tank destroyers and Sherman Easy Eight Tiger tank destroyers. Pile your powerful rifle squads into venerable M5 halftracks or nail an onrushing armored car with a bazooka.  Find your enemy, fix them, flank them,…

Modiphius Entertainment Announces Star Trek Adventures

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  MODIPHIUS ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCES FORTHCOMING STAR TREK™ ADVENTURES, A NEW ROLEPLAYING GAME & MINIATURES LINE Starfleet Academy Intake 2016 Launches August 4 at Gen Con with Living Campaign Playtest Registration, Free Capt. Kirk and Picard Miniatures   LONDON, ENGLAND (July 21, 2016): Modiphius Entertainment, publisher of the Achtung! Cthulhu, Mutant Chronicles, Conan, Infinity and John Carter of Mars roleplaying games, is excited to announce today the development of Star Trek Adventures, the first new official Star Trek roleplaying game to be produced in more than a decade. The news comes as Star Trek fans worldwide celebrate Star Trek‘s 50th anniversary…

Casemate Publishers New Releases for July 22 2016 – The Tank Commander Pocket Manual, Eyes All Over the Sky, Feldpost, and Hitler’s Home Front

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This week, we have four new releases that you can’t miss! Featured this week in Pool of London’s The Tank Commander Pocket Manual. Published to coincide with the centenary of the tank, this manual contains rare and previously unpublished documents that illuminate the responsibilities and knowledge of Tank Commanders in World War II. Also featured this week is Casemate’s Eyes All Over the Sky, a fascination exploration of aerial reconnaissance and observation spotters who aided combat pilots during the Great War. Make sure to take a look at all of these great titles below!   The Tank Commander Pocket Manual…

Tiny Battle Publishing Announces Space Vermin From Beyond

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Tiny Battle Publishing Announces Space Vermin From Beyond Space Vermin From Beyond! is a solitaire game (with two player action…I mean option) depicting the battles between the crack 124th Galactic Marine Raider Battalion (known as the “Old Reprobates”) and a swarm of alien parasites called Vermites (derogatively referred to as “Space Vermin” by the Marines). Space Vermin From Beyond! takes place on Beyond III, a planet known for its frogs, bogs and fogs. Easy, fast and rated PG-12, Space Vermin From Beyond! is the second game in Hermann Luttmann’s extraterrestri-awesome Invaders from Dimension X! universe. Space Vermin From Beyond! equips…

Casemate Publishers Latest Releases for July 16 2016

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This past week, we received a huge shipment of new titles from Casemate, Pen and Sword, Fonthill Media, and more! Featured today is Casemate’s And the World Went Dark: An Illustrated Interpretation of the Great War. Fully illustrated by author Steven N. Patricia, this stunning book provides an overview of the Great War, using inspiration from soldier diaries and first hand accounts. You can read our interview with the author and see some sample illustrations on the Casemate blog. Also not to missed is Fonthill Media’s Lavochkin Fighters of the Second World War; a fascinating history and study of the…

Flying Pig Games Announces ’65 Squad-Level Combat in the Jungles of Vietnam at Printer

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’65 Squad-Level Combat in the Jungles of Vietnam at Printer! Major milestone for ’65! Base game printer files are AT the printer. Next will be digital proofs, then prototype. Still beating our way through the Kickstarter expansions. Yes, this does mean that everyone who bought into the Get it Right NOW! pledge level should have their games next week. I’ll give an exact date as soon as I have it. Old School Tactical Makes Marco’s Top Ten We think that Old School Tactical is pretty special. Eight pounds of thick counters, massive mounted boards, and accessible rules, make it our…

Strategy & Tactics Press Briefing Room – S&T 300 Now Available

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      ST 300 Preview Article Sample   Bannockburn Robert Bruce Victorious By Carl O. Schuster The English army of Edward II marched into Scotland in 1314 to lift the siege of Stirling Castle. Pursuing a Scottish reconnaissance force into the open valley of Bannock Burn in the afternoon of 23 April, the vanguard cavalry espied Scotland’s King Robert Bruce with a group of pikemen. One of the English knights, Henry du Bohun, lowered his lance and charged. Robert avoided the lance and struck Henry’s helmet with an axe, killing him instantly.   Thus began the two-day Battle of…