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Gates Of Antares Base One Nexus – GoA Light Rules

Thinking of starting Antares? Download these light rules for FREE and watch for more info over on the Nexus! View in Store A free rulebook? Absolutely! Just released is a…

Reactions in Beyond the Gates of Antares

By Rick Priestley and Tim Bancroft (This replaces an earlier article written to support the Alpha version of the playtest rules). This is one of a number of articles explaining…

Antares Day Tournament Round Up + Results

After an excellent day of fun and games, Antares Day has come to a close, but to those who didn’t have the chance to come don’t fret – in this…

Freeborn Garrison Patrol Rules!

Tim Bancroft brings us an official update to add a garrison/patrol list to your Freeborn forces in Beyond The Gates of Antares.   Given their role and background, the units…

Antares Rule Amendments

Rick Priestley has been putting in those long hours by candlelight one finger typing to get this rule amendment out in time for Antares Day! Download PDF We wanted to…

Antares Day 1st July 2017 featuring the Chryseis Shard!

At last we can announce the First Ever Day Of Games for Gates Of Antares! This day is going to be packed with activity to take you to the furthest…

New: PDF Antares Army Lists FREE!

PDF downloadable army lists for each faction in the Antares universe are now available… for FREE! These FREE Antares Online Army Lists replace the lists in the Antares rulebook itself….

The Antares Initiative – Month 3 – Ghar French Touch Group

French Touch Group member Jonathan has provided you with his Month 3 update! The Ghar Empire is strong and if that is your army, expected By Jonathan Manon Firstly, I’am very…

New: Antares Dice Game!

The ancient Gates of Antares link or isolate worlds across countless galaxies. The evolved panhuman races wage unending war to control the Gates and the undiscovered systems beyond. View in…

Introducing: Ghar

The Ghar are one of the main antagonists in Beyond the Gates of Antares, they also form one of the armies within the ‘The Xilos Horizon’ starter set. The Ghar The…

Focus: Algoryn Intruder Skimmer Armies

The Algoryn are always striving to perfected their means of war and the Intruder Strike force is one of their prized tools: View in Store We created the Intruder Strike force…

Where To Start: Comparing The Xilos Horizon and Kar’A Nine

With the New Introductory set Stike On Kar’A Nine now available, the question arises… which set do I need to get? View in Store   Strike On Kar’A Nine introductory set –…

Rick Priestley investigates Mixed Heavily Armoured Units in Antares

Rick: With the release of the Boromite Brood Mother I was reminded of a pending Q&A enquiry about units that comprise both heavily armoured and ordinary models. For example, the…

Beyond the Gates of Antares: Your First Game – Drone Integration Scenario

Amidst a universe vast beyond comprehension, a universe of human endeavour stretches eons into a dark and turbulent past, a universe of embattled civilisations possessed of unimaginable power. Across millions of worlds rival empires are locked…

Advance Order: Antares Dice Game plus Mercenary Togg

The ancient Gates of Antares link or isolate worlds across countless galaxies. The evolved panhuman races wage unending war to control the Gates and the undiscovered systems beyond. Advance Order…

The Antares Initiative: The October Wargamers – Month 1

The October Wargamers took the opportunity to write up month one of their Antares Initiative experience separately giving us four individual takes on the The Drone Integration scenario as well as…

The Antares Initiative: Noise Sector – Month 1

The first month in Antarian space has been a challenging one for the villainous scum of The Noise Sector. Cast adrift from the main star cluster in unfamiliar territory we…

Updated: Beyond the Gates of Antares Q&A

This is the new Q&A for the Antares game and it’s quite a long one because it contains not only the old Q&A and the new one (which starts at…

Battle For Xilos Campaign: Episode 5, The Slave Pits

Come and join us for Episode Five of the Battle For Xilos Campaign where the forces of Warlord Games’ Beyond The Gates Of Antares clash in this epic struggle. The…

Insight: AI vs. Ghar by Tim Bancroft

It can sometimes take a while to acclimatise to a new game – and one of the questions we see amongst the community quite regularly is that of tactics… how exactly…

Hobby: Justin Shearer, spoilt for choice & what army next?

Have you ever found yourself in a quandary over where to start, or even what army next? Justin Shearer of the Freeborn Shard podcast takes on the challenge: Justin: Like…

Scenario: Hungry, Hungry, Gulpers!

Writen by David Horobin If the IMTel can be described as one thing, inquisitive would certainly be a leading contender. With the landing on Xilos successful, the opportunity to learn…

New: The Battle for Xilos – the 1st Antares Supplement!

Preparation for the online Gates of Antares campaign is moving into overdrive as we prepare for imminent arrival of the first narrative supplement book – The Battle for Xilos –…

Pre-Order: The Battle for Xilos – the 1st Antares Supplement!

Preparation for the online Gates of Antares campaign is moving into overdrive as we prepare for imminent arrival of the first narrative supplement book – The Battle for Xilos –…

Live: Beyond the Gates of Antares Opponent Finder (Beta)

The beta edition of the brand new opponent finder for Beyond the Gates of Antares is now live! With the system created by the chaps at RUMBL, the team asked…

Free: Antares Quick Start Rules PDFs!

Yet to dabble into the Gates of Antares? Want to learn in a different language? We’ve FREE Beyond The Gates Of Antares Quick Get Started Rules PDFs available for FREE…

Antares Battle Report: Swift Strike!

Charlie and Bernard continue their battles… This next engagement sees the Algoryn act upon the information gained from the rescue of a data package on-board a crashed skimmer during the

Antares Battle Report: Rescue!

Warlorders Bernard and Charlie have been gathering their forces ready for combat and as the Isorians are launched this week Bernard seemed to be rather purple about getting a game…

New: Beyond the Gates of Antares Rules PDF

Available to buy and download now – the full rulebook for Beyond the Gates of Antares in PDF format. The PDF is fully updated by the writer Rick Priestley to fix…

Tactics: Ghar Command Crawler

With the biggest Ghar creation yet stalking the battlefield creator Rick Priestley examines the tactical options provided by the Ghar Command Crawler: The Command Crawler is a mobile headquarters vehicle for a Ghar…

Update: Gates of Antares Errata and FAQs

Building on the release of Beyond the Gates of Antares and the many battles that are being fought across the Antarean universe, designer Rick Priestley has updated the living errata…

Tactics: The Concord X-Howitzer

With the X-Howitzer comes devastation! Games Designer Rick Priestley introduces us to this awesome piece of artillery and how he conceived its use tactically within the Gates Of Antares game:…

New: Kinetic Barriers & Barricades

Following the game’s launch just a few short weeks ago, we’ve been inundated with photos, battle reports, army lists, and excited questions from Antares players across the globe… One of…

Download: Quick Reference Sheet & Weapons Summary PDF

We have made available a download of the Quick Reference Sheet & Weapons summary as a PDF to be used as a handy reference during your games of Gates of…

T.O.R Seven Zero One

The Warlord troops have – rather unsurprisingly – gotten themselves a little carried-away in all of the excitement currently buzzing around Beyond the Gates of Antares – and we’re launching a campaign…

Rick Priestley: Introducing Antares

With Saturday’s official launch day for Beyond the Gates of Antares – the game’s illustrious designer, Rick Priestley sat down to offer us a bit of a primer on the…

Scenario: Run, Fartok, Run!

This Saturday sees the launch of our much-anticipated new Sci-fi game, Beyond the Gates of Antares! As part of a set of exclusive bonus items – if you pre-order the…

Introducing: The PanHuman Concord

The PanHuman Concord form one of the main armies represented in Beyond the Gates of Antares and are also one of the armies in both the ‘The Xilos Horizon’ and the ‘Strike…

Beyond the Gates of Antares: 3-Way Battle Report – Part Two

Welcome to part 2 of the 3 player battle report of Beyond the Gates of Antares. The fight intensifies as the Algoryn army and the Boromite horde surround the compound…

Beyond the Gates of Antares: 3-Way Battle Report – Part One

Behind closed doors, things are progressing at pace for the up-coming release of Beyond the Gates of Antares – with more new models (and races!) being worked upon in the…

Beyond the Gates of Antares: First Game…

With more releases and information spilling out into the eager hands of playtesters worldwide, Beyond the Gates of Antares is popping up all over the web on wargaming forums, videos, blogs…

Beyond the Gates of Antares – Andy Singleton and Jez Allum invade!

This month, Andy Singleton and Jez Allum paid a visit to Warlord HQ to tour the premises and get a flavour for the Beta Edition of the Beyond the Gates…

Battle Report: Beyond the Gates of Antares Playtesting #2

On Wednesday 18th February 2015, Warlord article writer, Sam Phillips came down to Warlord HQ to sit in on a Beyond the Gates of Antares playtest session with Rick Priestley…

Rules: Scenarios for Beyond the Gates of Antares

Rick Priestley has been hard at work (amazing what the threat of his rum ration being cancelled will do) playtesting Beyond the Gates of Antares, ably assisted by everyone on the…

Battle Report: Beyond the Gates of Antares Beta Playtesting

On 19th November 2014, I had the privilege of sneaking-into one of the playtesting sessions for Beyond the Gates of Antares. I joined gamescribe Rick Priestley, and his loyal playtesting…

Beyond the Gates of Antares: Playtesting Battle Report

On the evening of Wednesday 10th September 2014, some of the Mail Order Team descended upon John Stallard’s Gaming Den to sample the latest incarnation of the Gates of Antares….

Beyond the Gates of Antares: Rules System

(Note: This article is relates to the pre-release play test rules for Beyond the Gates of Antares and is now out of date. It has been replaced by an updated…