Bolt Action – German

New: German Grenadiers Starter Army

With our new plastic German Grenadiers boxed set now shipping out to customers and appearing on tabletop battlefields across the world, we thought you’d appreciate aneven better value way to get your…

Out with the Old! In with the New! Tank Sale

  Treadheads, rejoice! To celebrate our growing range of plastic Bolt Action tanks and the retirement of the resin models that they replace, we’re launching a sale! We’re including all…

‘Germany Strikes!’ preview by Alessio Cavatore

Alessio: Following the release of Battleground Europe and Ostfront, the “Theatre books” supplements for Bolt Action continue with Germany Strikes! – Early war in Europe. In this article I’m going to explain…

New: Seated German Heer (1943 – 45)

These new seated German Heer models are the ideal occupants for mid to late war German vehicles – whether you want to add some extra passengers to your field cars,…

Showcase: Blitzkrieg German Forces

With our next Bolt Action Theatre Book now available to Pre-order – ‘Germany Strikes!’ – which focuses on the Early War period, we thought it about time that we delve…

Pre-order: Germany Strikes!: Early War in Europe – Bolt Action Theatre Book

In 1939, Germany shattered the peace of Europe with a lightning-fast strike against Poland. The next year, it captured Denmark and Norway, before launching its famous Blitzkrieg against France, Belgium…

Spotlight: German Grenadiers

The early war grenadiers were the elite of the German army, later the term would be used more widely and would come to represent the generic German infantry. They were…

Shipping Now: German Grenadiers Plastic Set

Achtung, Kommandant! Our eagerly-anticipated new plastic German Grenadiers Box Set is now shipping! View in Store The set contains 30 multi-part battle-hardened German Grenadiers: The kit includes stacks of weapons and…

New: Marder I Tank Destroyer

We really do spoil you folks, don’t we? This week, we have some Anti-tank reinforcements for the German generals amongst you, in the form of the deadly Marder I. The…

Showcase: German Forces of the Late War Period

From today our plastic German Grenadiers Box Set is available to pre-order – and they should start shipping out to customers next week. They are the latest addition to our extensive range…

Hobby: Andy Singleton’s Beutepanzer Panzerkampfwagen T-34

Hobby powerhouse, Andy Singleton (of Volley Fire Painting Services fame!) has been busy again… having received our plastic T34-76 kit, it seems as though the kit sparked inspiration – and…

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Battle Report: Tank War at the Leicester Sabres

A few weeks ago Alessio was invited as a guest by the Leicester Sabres – the gaming club of the University of Leicester – to take part in the “Falaise…

New: Bolt Action Downloadable Painting Guides

Looking for a little help to get your Bolt Action army painted up just right? Well check out our brand new Downloadable Painting Guides, available for less than the price of…

Hobby: Matthew Davies LEFH8B2 conversion

The LEFH8B2 is a unique and interesting SPG to field. Since only 16 were ever made by the Germans, the presence of this vehicle in your army will surely make…

New: Sd.Kfz 165 Hummel self-propelled gun

Deploy some mobile artillery for your late-war German armies with the Sd.Kfz 165 Hummel self-propelled gun. The Hummel was designed to provide mobile support for German tank forces, mounting a 15cm howitzer…

Hobby: Jakob Lotz’s Flakpanzer Conversion

Following-on from last week’s article showcasing his Zis-30 conversion, hobbyist Jakob Lotz has been hard at work on his latest creation – and this week, we’re proud to present his…

History: Stug III Ausf G

The Sturmgeschutz (StuG) III Ausf G was based on the successful Pz.Kpfw II chassis and was Germany’s most produced fighting vehicle, killing more enemy armour than both the Panzers and…

Pre-order: Stug Zug!

Last Friday we opened pre-orders for our new plastic Stug III kit. This week even more reinforcements are on their way for all you German players – in the form…

Warlord Games at Cold Wars

This week we received some stunning pictures from Paul Delaney of the Historical Miniatures Gaming Society, of the huge Bolt Action game which he ran at this year’s ‘Cold Wars’…

Tank War Scenario: Wittman Strikes!

13th of June 1944. The Britsh have broken inland and are moving towards Caen. Armoured and mechanized elements of the 4th County of London Yeomanry (4CLY) and of the 1st…

New: Stug III ausf G or StuH-42 & Stug III Zug Plastic Box Sets!

Stug III ausf G or StuH-42 Ready for release is a new plastic vehicle that we’ve been asked for in droves – the StuG! Not only does this kit allow…

New: German Ostfront Command released

Throughout March, we’re giving away a free German miniature with every customer order over £50.00/$80.00 – however – upon announcing this, once again (just like last month with the Soviets)…

Painting: How to apply Winter Whitewash to your Bolt Action vehicles

With Ostfront battles breaking-out across the world, we allied with the ever-eager-to-help Andy Singleton of Volley Fire Painting Services to give the low-down on how to add the distinct Winter White…

New: Tiger I Ausf. E Heavy Tank & Tiger I zug plastic boxed sets

The awesome Tiger I plastic kit is now available on general release either singularly or in a 3 tank zug and will be shipped out to immediately! View in Store…

Free Models & Massive Prize Draw!

Last month it was Soviets – this month it’s the Germans! Free Figures! Throughout March, we’re giving away a free German miniature with every customer order over £50.00/$80. So –…

Ostfront – The Germans

With our ‘Ostfront’ Bolt Action Theatre Book now finding a home on gaming tables across the globe, the many budding Soviet commanders out there are rubbing their hands together with…

Hobby: Painting Ostfront Germans by Andy Singleton

Friend of Warlord and grand master of the Volley Fire Painting Services paint mines, Andy Singleton has written a fantastic guide for new German players – a guide on how…

Historical Account: The Battle of Stalingrad

At 6pm on August 23rd 1942 the assault on the Soviet city of Stalingrad began by Army Group 6 under the Command of Colonel General Friedrich Paulus. However that had…

Hobby: Pete Wright’s Flak-armed Bren Carrier

Warlord Games production supervisor, Pete Wright, has been working on a series of conversions, bringing some of the rarer and more unusual vehicle variants to the tabletop battlefield. The latest…

History: Raupenschlepper Ost (RSO) Tractor

Following its release last Friday, it’s time to take a closer look at the RSO/01 Tractor! Warlord writer, Sam Phillips tells us more… View in Store The Raupenschlepper Ost (Caterpillar…

New: RSO/01 tractor

We previewed the RSO on our Facebook Page a few months back, and since then we’ve received countless messages enquiring as to when it’s being released – this week, it’s ready…

Into the Ostfront!

With our second Theatre Book – ‘Ostfront’ due to start shipping out into the eager hands of customers across the globe later this week, we sat down with our resident…

New: German High Command

Achtung! We have a treat for all our German commanders (and high value targets for Allied snipers!) this week, with the release of this atmospheric German High Command pack for…

Historical Account: Operation Goodwood

“We must engage the enemy in battle unceasingly; we must ‘write off’ his troops; and generally we must kill Germans.” Such were the stated aims put forth by General Bernard…

New: Waffen-SS Cavalry

Out today we have Waffen-SS Cavalry and a Cavalry NCO and LMG team – each set containing 3 mounted models as well as the dismounted versions in matching gear: The SS…

New: Guarding the Chateau

This fantastically characterful set contains 4 models that look great guarding a German HQ or any other key objective in your battles: There’s a guard taking five minutes for a…

New: Seated Blitzkrieg German squad

This one piece resin gives you a full squad of Blitzkrieg Germans for seating in the crew compartment of your Hanomag halftracks. It has purposely been designed as a single…

Legends of the Ostfront: Sgt Steiner

With the impending release of our second Theatre Book, ‘Ostfront’ – we cornered our resident Italian rulessmith, Alessio Cavatore and forced asked him very kindly to create some rules to…

Historical Account: The Battle for Arnhem

On the 17th September 1944, preceding a bombing run from the Allies, the first British units landed near Arnhem. The British 1st Airborne Division, commanded by Major General Roy Urquhart…

Scenario: Omaha Beach

With our first Theatre Book, Battleground Europe, now in many of your hands, we thought we’d wring out our resident Italian gamesmaster, Alessio Cavatore, for all of his creative juices…

Profile: Otto Skorzeny

Skorzeny was an officer of the much feared Waffen-SS, and was wounded on the Eastern Front. Whilst he was recuperating he studied unconventional methods of warfare and soon became a…

Pre-Order: Tiger I Ausf.E Heavy Tank Plastic Boxed Set

The awesome Tiger I plastic kit is available now for pre-orders, and will be rumbling into battlefields very soon! View in Store Our superbly detailed new kit, made by plastic…

Hobby: Andy Singleton’s Eastern Front German Forces

Long-time friend of Warlord, and brush-wizard, Andy Singleton of Volley Fire Painting Services sent through some photos of his new plastic Puma – and we’re more than impressed, so we thought we’d…

New: German Veteran Grenadier Squad

Out today is this new metal boxed set of German Veteran Grenadiers – just the men to hold back the advancing Allies, be it in the dense bocage of Normandy, the…

New: Panther Zug plastic boxed set

Following on from the Panzer IV Zug, today we have the Panther Zug, containing 3 of these lethal German big cats clad in their distinctive zimmerit anti-magnetic mine paste: View…

Work in Progress: Plastic German Panzergrenadiers

12 Days of Christmas – Day 12 The final offering in our 12 Days of Christmas is this early look at work-in-progess of the 3-ups for our forthcoming plastic panzergrenadiers,…

Preview: German Veteran Grenadiers

12 Days of Christmas – Day 10 Today’s titbit is this wonderful new metal boxed set of German Veteran Grenadiers – due for release early in the New Year! Fighting to…

New: Panzer IV Zug plastic boxed set

What could possibly be better than a German tank? Three German tanks of course! This boxed set contains exactly that – an armoured platoon ready to rumble into battle: View…

New: Waffen-SS Forward Observer team (1943-45)

This late war Forward Observer team for the Waffen-SS provides highly disciplined troops ready to call in an air strike or artillery bombardment on Allied positions, their camouflaged uniforms ideal…

Work-in-Progress: Sd.Kfz.135 Marder I

12 Days of Christmas – Day 1 Kicking off our 12 Days of Christmas, here’s your first tasty present: a work-in-progress shot of the Sd.Kfz.135 Marder I. With the fall of…

Great Deals: Bolt Action Starter Sets

There’s never been a better time to get started playing Bolt Action, our World War II wargame, with our two awesome starter sets! Each set contains two opposing forces with…

Historical Account: Villers-Bocage

This battle is perhaps most well known due to the extraordinary actions of a famous German tank commander, Michael Wittmann. In the span of 15 minutes his unit would be responsible for destroying…

Profile: Michael Wittman

Michael Wittmann was one of Germany’s most famous ‘panzer aces’ of World War II. During his career he was credited with destroying 138 enemy tanks and 132 anti-tank guns. He…

New: Puma Sd.Kfz 234/2 Armoured Car plastic box set

Available now! Our latest plastic kit for Bolt Action – the Puma Sd.Kfz 234/2 Armoured Car. View in Store The Puma is, arguably, one of the best-looking armoured cars of WWII….

Historical Account: The Battle for Carentan

Carentan was a small town of about 4,000 people. It also happened to be right next to the N-13 highway as well as the Cherbourg-Paris railroad, and sat in between Utah…

Gallery: Germans with Infra-red Assault Rifles and Borgward Wanze

Our expert studio painting team have been busy painting Germans and we knew you’d want to see the fruits of their labours. First up are these Heer grenadiers toting STG44…

New: Plastic Panzer IV Ausf.F1/G/H

Released today the latest addition to our fast-growing range of plastic 1:56 scale Bolt Action vehicles is this eagerly awaited Panzer IV medium tank! This plastic kit contains all the…

New: Sd.Kfz 164 Nashorn tank destroyer

Bad news for Allied tank commanders this week – the mighty Nashorn tank destroyer is here! View in Store Originally named the Hornisse (German for Hornet, the Nashorn (Rhinoceros), was…

Showcase: The Airborne Forces of Bolt Action

With the release of the optional rules set for Airlanding reinforcements for Bolt Action, now is the time… muster the troops, tighten your straps, check your ‘chute, say a quick…

Hobby: Blitzkrieg Germans from the workbench of Andy Singleton

Forum member ‘VolleyFireAndy’ has been hard at work preparing a rather tasty-looking Blitzkrieg German force – so, without further ado, let’s dive-in and take a look! From the outset of…

New: German Feldgendarmes

The Feldgendarmes were the uniformed military police of Germany. Under the Nazi regime they were under the German Army High Command. They received full infantry training and were given extensive police powers….

New: Panzer-Befehlswagen I Ausf. B

New for early war German Panzer formations is this command vehicle – the Panzer-Befehlswagen I. Rules for this new vehicle can be found in the Tank War supplement…. Germany’s first…

Hobby: Panzerwerfer 42s firing

Recently we spotted this great piece of painting and modelling on our forum, posted by 14th Brooklyn – a pair of Panzerwerfer 42s both with the option to have them in driving…

Video: D-Day Firefight Unboxing

Those nice chaps at Beasts of War have been checking out our new Bolt Action starter set –  D-Day Firefight. Here’s what they thought of it: View in Store

Pre-Order: Armoured Fury – Bolt Action Tank War starter set

Available to pre-order ahead of the release on Friday 31st October 2014, a special starter set containing everything you need to play Bolt Action Tank War! Armoured Fury allows you…

New Photos: Plastic Panzer IV Ausf.F1/G/H

The latest addition to our fast-growing range of plastic 1:56 scale Bolt Action vehicles is this eagerly awaited Panzer IV medium tank! You can choose to build your Panzer IV…

Preview: Plastic Puma armoured car and Tiger I tank

Two exciting previews for AFV lovers – a first look at our new plastic Sd.kfz 234/2 Puma armoured car by renowned scale model manufacturer Italeri as well as another project coming…

Platoon Guide: Panzer IV

Originally designed as a troop support tank, its role was to be reconfigured with the need to replace the Panzer III, after facing the Soviet T-34. The Panzer IV was…

Tank Escalation Campaign Part 5 – Friendly Fire!

The German forces under the command of kommandant Bernard Lewis have been running amok – with three games under their belt, it was time to throw something of a ‘speedbump’…

Hobby: Matthew Davies’ Pak 36 Carrier

Matthew Davies talks us through how he constructed his converted German captured Universal Carrier: The Universal Carrier was true to its name, and found itself in a ‘universal’ role, in…

New: Kriegsmarine Squad

Available now, this colourful and characterful metal boxed set – a squad of German Kriegsmarine! The men of the Kriegsmarine were often asked to do more than serve at sea….

Tank Escalation Campaign Part 4

This week, we have discovered an imposter! A scout has infiltrated the Warlord warehouse – long-time friend of Warlord, Dave Warrilow has arrived armed with a troop of T-34s. The…

Pre-Order: Plastic Panzer IV Ausf.F1/G/H

The latest addition to our fast-growing range of plastic 1:56 scale Bolt Action vehicles is this eagerly awaited Panzer IV medium tank! Whilst the propaganda headlines may well have gone…

New: Panzer II Ausf. L Luchs

The Panzer II Ausf. L Luchs (German for Lynx) was a heavily modified version of the Panzer II, with better armour, speed and range, making it a fantastic armoured scout vehicle….

Tank Escalation Campaign Part 3

Following their initial victory last week, Bernard Lewis’ German panzers rumbled onward – this week they happened upon a new foe. How would they fare as they clashed with the…

Tank Escalation Campaign Part 2 – The Outbreak of War!

With the roaring of engines and the smell of engine oil filling the Warlord warehouse, it’s time for Tank War… The opening battle of our campaign saw the plucky British…

Tank Escalation Campaign Part I – Prelude to War!

Welcome to the Bolt Action Staging Grounds! – Grab a mess-tin and take a knee. After the success of our Pacific campaign, the Warlord staff gamers are back and they’ve…

Armour in Focus: Panther Ausf A

With the Tiger I tank being the king of the battlefield, and the Tiger II being the god of it by the end of the war, the Panther tank was…

Platoon Guide: Panther Ausf A

History The Panther was the main battle tank of the German army and was one of the best all round tanks of the war. Sharing the same engine of the…

Gallery: German Armoured Cars

This week we received another batch of German vehicles from the studio painters, who have been furiously preparing them for the ‘Tank War’ release – this time, they’ve been working…

Bolt Action Battle Report

The Battle for Carenille Farm This battle report presents a turn-by-turn, blow-by-blow account of an actual game between the Germans and the Americans. It gives a good overview of how…

Gallery: German Halftracks

Our unstoppable painters have been churning out German halftracks lately – feast your eyes… View in store View in store View in store View in store View in store  

New: Bolt Action German leFH 18 howitzers

Boom! This week we release two variants of the classic German light field howitzer – the 10.5cm leFH 18… This first variant of the iconic German howitzer is the heavier…

Gallery: More German Armour

A couple of weeks ago we showcased some of Neil Burt’s spectacular painting on our bolt Action German vehicles. Now, Neil (of Troop of Shewe fame) is back with even more for…

Gallery: German Armour

As we well know Neil Burt of Troop of Shewe produces spectacular results on our Bolt Action vehicles and this selection of German armour is the latest batch he has…

New: Panther Ausf A plastic box set

Our latest plastic 1:56 scale Bolt Action vehicle has arrived and is ready for deployment to your tabletop – the fearsome German Panther tank! The Panther was the best all-round…

Preview: Plastic Tanks on Their Way!

With our new plastic Panther kit available to order from this Friday, and the ‘Tank War’ Bolt Action supplement rumbling ever closer, we’ve been going tank crazy here at Warlord…

New: Afrika Korps 2cm Flak 38 & Horch 1a with 2cm Flak

The Flak 38 (Flugabwehrkanone 38) was the primary German light anti-aircraft gun and the most numerously produced German artillery piece throughout the war.. This 2cm anti-aircraft gun used by various German…

New: Bolt Action Blitzkrieg Germans revised!

We’ve been busy recently bringing our Blitzkrieg German range into line with the entries in the Armies of Germany supplement. We’ve revamped the Blitzkrieg German range to match the Bolt…

WIP: Waffen-SS Cavalry

With Wojtek swanning around at Historicon this week we’ve plundered his desk to see what’s coming up in the future – that will teach him him to go off on…

New: German Heer sIG33 15cm howitzer (1934-45)

As promised, week have our late-war version of the monstrous 150mm sIG 33 howitzer all ready to bombard German foes. It was the largest weapon ever classified as an infantry…

Hobby: German Armour

Following his great SS-Sturmbataillon Charlemagne paint-job from a few weeks back, forum-goer VolleyFireAndy has now posted his fantastic collection of German tanks and other vehicles. Head over to the Warlord Forum…

New: Panzer I Ausf.B

This latest addition to the world’s most comprehensive range of 1:56 scale vehicles is the Panzer I Ausf. B – a handy addition to German forces during the Second World…

Hobby: SS-Sturmbataillon Charlemagne

This week we spotted this fantastic paint job of our SS-Sturmbataillon Charlemagne set by forum member VolleyFireAndy. These lovely models join his late war Waffen-SS force. Note the base detail depicting…

New: Elefant Heavy Tank Destroyer

The Sd.Kfz 184 Elefant Heavy Tank Destroyer brings awesomely long range hitting power to German armies, capable of eliminating enemy vehicles at a range of over 3 miles – well before…

Focus: D-Day Landings 6th June 1944

Today marks the 70th anniversary of the D-Day Landings in Normandy – perhaps the most pivotal moment in World War II, when the Allied forces commenced operations to push the…

New: Sturmboot assault craft

Launch an amphibious raid with German Sturmboot assault craft. This high-powered motorboat is just the thing for a crack team of Pioniers to mount a surprise attack (models not included!). View…

New: Wespe Self-propelled Gun

Add more mobile long-range artillery support to your German army with the Wespe self-propelled gun perfect for taking on the Allies from 1943 the the end of the war in…

New: German Heer with infra-red assault rifles

Get the upper hand in Bolt Action night battles with these German Heer with infra-red assault rifles forming a Nachtjäger (‘Night Hunters’) squad. The German military were advanced in their development…

New: Sd.Kfz 251/7C Pionierwagen with panzerbüchse 41

The new Pionierwagen model features the distinctive bridge ramps as well as special stowage pieces and the top-mounted anti-tank gun. This new armoured transport is perfect to back up your…

Hobby: Jagdpanzer IV

Yet more great vehicles from Neil ‘Troop of Shewe’ Burt. This week we have two our of resin Jagdpanzer IVs – one ‘out of the box’ and a second with crew…

History: SS-Sturmbataillon Charlemagne

The 33rd Waffen-SS Charlemagne (1st French) were French volunteers in the Wehrmacht and latterly the Waffen-SS during the Second World War. From estimates of 7,400 to 11,000 at its peak in 1944, the strength of the division fell to just sixty…

New: Last Levy, the Defence of Berlin

In the last days of Germany’s war, many desperate civilians were drafted into the Volksturm to defend Berlin. Armed with whatever they could lay their hands on, old men, wounded…

New: SS-Sturmbataillon Charlemagne

Out today is our SS-Sturmbataillon Charlemagne metal boxed set – Frenchmen who volunteered to fight for Germany against the Bolshevik Soviets. The Second World War saw many confusing contradictions as…

History: Fall of the Third Reich

By 1945 the German Army was a beaten force. It could not surrender, damned by Hitler’s orders to fight to the last man and the Allies’ demand for an unconditional surrender that the…

Showcase: German Pioniers

One of our most popular Bolt Action sets is the German Pioniers plastic and metal boxed set, crammed as it is with goodies! Let’s have a good look at what…

Preview: SS-Sturmbataillon Charlemagne

Here’s a first look at a few of the models that will form our Fall of Berlin range. Here are three Waffen-SS soldiers from SS-Sturmbataillon Charlemagne. These French volunteers were one…

Hobby: Sd.Kfz 222 Armoured Cars

More great converting and painting from Neil Burt (also known as Troop of Shewe) – a pair of Sd.Kfz 222 Armoured Cars, remodelled with open hatches and extra stowage:

Hobby: John Stallard Goes Grey

Warlord Kommandant Stallard seems to have changed his muse and has gone from a British Army bronze green phase to a panzer grey period. At least that’s what he is…

New: Panzerwerfer 42 auf Maultier

Mounting a 15cm 10-barrel rocket launcher atop an armoured Maultier halftrack truck, the Panzerwerfer 42 began production in 1943 with around 300 being made up to March 1945. The Sd.Kfz…

New: Afrika Korps 5cm PaK 38 anti-tank gun

Take out enemy armour in the North African Desert with the Afrika Korps 5cm PaK 38 anti-tank gun. The 50mm Pak38 (Panzerabwehrkanone, in German – hence PaK), had a low profile and was…

New: Panzer III Ausf. L & M

Our latest resin Panzer III variants to reinforce your Wehrmacht armies are the Ausf. L and Ausf. M. The Ausf L featured thicker armour than its predecessors, while the M…

New: Opel Blitz with 2cm FlaK and Ammunition Trailer

The classic German Opel Blitz truck is now available with the 2cm FlaK gun mounted on the back to deal with the marauding Allied Jabos… This great conversion has been…

Video: Painting Fallschirmjäger

Following her excellent tutorial on painting a US Airborne figure, Christy Beall, from the Wargames, Soldiers and Strategy Youtube channel, has now turned her hand to Bolt Action German Fallschirmjäger and…

Hobby: Sd.Kfz 251/1 Halftracks

Warlord forum-dweller TMS has been posting up a series of great vehicles, and the latest are these great examples of our plastic Sd.Kfz 251 Ausf. C Hanomag half-tracks, with loads…

Rules: Warplanes in Bolt Action

The following rules for Warplanes were part of the original draft of the Bolt Action rulebook, but in the end they did not make the cut and they were simplified…

Hobby: John Stallard’s Stug

This week John has been painting the cracking new Stug III D from the Warlord Games tank factory. Cast in our new formula resin, the early Stug III is an ugly…

New: German Heer sIG 33 150mm howitzer (1939-42)

Enemies of the German army can expect to receive a pounding this week, as we release the monstrous 150mm sIG 33 howitzer to bombard the foe even if they are…

New: Stug III ausf D assault gun

Give your early war German or Deutsche Afrika Korps troops some welcome heavy support with our latest Bolt Action vehicle – the Stug III Ausf. D assault gun. This model…

New: German Heer PaK 38 50mm anti-tank gun (1939-42)

Adding anti-tank firepower to German armies we have the PaK 38 50mm anti-tank gun.   Even as the newly produced 3.7cm Pak 35/36 was being delivered to the German Army it…

New: Kfz 13 ‘Adler’ armoured car

The Kfz 13 ‘Adler’ armoured car is an early war scouting vehicle armed with a single machine gun. Its ‘bath tub’ appearance makes it a recognisable vehicle during the Blitzkrieg years…

Special Offer: Blitzkrieg New Release Deal

Grab all four of the German new releases out this week and get a box of Blitzkrieg German Infantry at half price!   View in Store

Gallery: Third Reich Redux

Our talented Studio painting team have been busy brushing up our German vehicles and guns – here are the results… View Full Range

Rules: Amphibious Assaults

Bolt Action writer Alessio Cavatore brings us some rules for staging beach landings in your games – perfect for Pacific themed battles as well as, of course the D-Day landings….

History: The BEF and the Fall of France

The British Expeditionary Force (BEF) was a small and confident professional force. Its leaders prepared for a war that was expected to pretty much follow the pattern of World War I with troops…

Japanese Infantry and Blitzkrieg Germans available as single sprues!

We have made the plastic Imperial Japanese Infantry and Blitzkrieg German Infantry available as single sprues. They can be found in our webstore in the Bolt Action Armoury section. Buy…

New: Waffen-SS, Finnish and Japanese Decals

Add authentic details and markings to your Bolt Action models with these new carefully researched waterslide decal sheets. The first new decal sheet has licence plates for a wide variety…

New: Brummbär heavy assault gun

Known officially as the Sd.Kfz 166 or Sturmpanzer 43, this heavy assault gun is better known by the nickname Brummbär (German for Grizzly Bear), supposedly given to it by Allied…

Showcase: Opel Blitz Truck

Aside from having a great name the Opel Blitz was the unsung hero of the German armed forces in all theatres. Over a dozen versions of this reliable truck saw…

New: Sd.Kfz 184 Ferdinand heavy tank destroyer

This week the forces of the Third Reich can add a real monster of a tank to their arsenal as we release the colossal Ferdinand heavy tank destroyer! The Ferdinand…

Rules: Bolt Action Additional Units & FAQ

The Bolt Action Additional Units PDF contains rules for numerous models that we’ve released since the relevant Armies book was published, allowing you to field them in your Bolt Action…

Work in Progress: Wespe

Another exciting picture of projects in the pipeline in the Warlord Games studio – previously shown on the Warlord Games Facebook page where we show off work-in-progress previews for the first…

Work in Progress: Panzers!

Those of you frequenting the Warlord Games Facebook page will have seen loads of previews of sculpts for upcoming releases. For those of you not signed up (lightweights!) you can…

New: Afrika Korps Kradschutzen

Key to the campaign waged in the Western Desert was mobility in order to cross the vast sandy deserts. As a result both sides relied heavily on tanks and transports….

Work in Progress: German vehicles

You can find all sorts of cool things if you look around the Warlord design studio! Paul Sawyer has granted us access, so we’ll be bringing you sneak peeks every…

Showcase: Christmas Truce!

The Christmas Truce pack consists of four great looking miniatures depicting a scene on Christmas Day as members of the British and German army meet to exchange gifts. The models…

John Stallard’s Panzer IIIs

  If you met a tank on the battlefield in WW2, and then another, chances are they would both be the same type, as all vehicles were organised in troops,…

The North African Brigade of the SS

We looked at Free Indian troops last month serving in the Wehrmacht, just part of a huge polyglot army that Germany fielded in the second world war. This week is…

Spotlight: German Army Grenadier 1944-45 book!

The complete and definitive reference works on the uniforms, equipment, weapons and insignia of the German Armed Forces (Wehrmacht) in the latter years of World War II. This particular book…

Dave Lawrence’s German Sikhs

Check out this unusual conversion, with historical background and rules information from Warlord Supremo John Stallard: The Second World War by definition encompassed the globe with the tide of battle…

Painting Guide: Using the Bolt Action Spray Primers

Warlord staff member Darren Evans was keen to try out the new Bolt Action spray paints, so we asked him to do a quick step-by-step guide. Over to Daz… Stage…

Painting a Hanomag pt3: Transfer and Finish

The “Hanomag” is almost done; it’s been assembled, sprayed with the new Bolt Action Colour Primers and painted using a mix of Warpaints. In this final part of the tutorial…

Painting a plastic Hanomag – part 2: Spraying and Painting

Last time I assembled my Hanomag using the tools and glue from the Plastic Assembly Set. In this second part of the tutorial the halftrack gets sprayed with the new…

Painting a plastic “Hanomag” – part 1: Assembly

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Video: Bolt Action demo game by Beasts of War

A little while ago Warlord Games’ own Alessio Cavatore and Andrew Chesney spent a few days down South with the chaps from Beasts of War talking all things Bolt Action….

Gallery: German vehicle conversions

Warlord Games’ own Peter Wright has been hard at work converting three German vehicles for his own collection. We’ve persuaded Peter to tell us what he did in each case….

Bolt Action Axis Gallery

We’ve recently been having loads of miniatures painted by our newly recruited team of painters as well as the regular stalwarts – here are some of the results for the…

Painting Waffen-SS Plane Tree Camouflage

Warlord painter Andres Amian Fernandez had produced this invaluable tutorial for how to paint early Waffen-SS camo schemes… If there is anything that can be tricky when painting miniatures, it…

Claudia Zuminich’s German armour

Those of you who visit the Warlord Games Facebook page will have seen Claudia’s work already. It’s so good knew the rest of you would want to as well… The…

Paul Sawyer’s German Landsers

Anyone spending more than a few minutes in Paul’s company won’t help but notice he’s a fan of the Germans in WWII. We’d say ‘all things German’ but his views…

Hobby: Who Dares?

We’ve featured some of his work previously and Warlord forum-dweller Mikeland has done it again with this superb SAS Jeep diorama – very reminiscent of the glory days of comics…

Operation Market Garden – Oklahoma-style!

Organised and run by our good mate Jon Russell, this intimate event was a frenzy of Bolt Action gaming. Jon explains how the day went… Held on 25th August at…

Re-release: Bolt Action Jeep With Raised Canopy!

Another release is our Willys Jeep with its canopy raised. Good for the armies of America, Russia, Britain and others you can get yours here. The famous jeep that was…

New: Waffen-SS Pioniers & Goliath Demolitions Vehicle!

What could be a tougher proposition than the Waffen-SS? Waffen-SS Pioniers! Not only armed with a variety of equipment, these hardened troops also bring the Goliath Demolitions vehicle to the…

New: Bolt Action Unic P107 Halftrack!

The Bolt Action arms race continues as we release yet another new resin vehicle – this time the German-adapted French Unic tractor. Seeing widespread use in the 21st Panzer Division,…

New: Bolt Action German Support Packs!

The forces of the Third Reich receive fresh troops this week as we add a new Command group and the Leig 18 infantry gun to the range. Take a look…

Re-released: Wittman’s Tiger!

Arguably the most famous of WWII tank aces, Michael Wittman carved his name in legend with his actions during the war. His zimmerit-coated Tiger I is now back on sale…

Preview: Unic P107 Halftrack!

Primarily used by 21st Panzerdivision these captured and converted French tractors helped the German army in Europe overcome it’s dearth of it’s own half-tracks. Check out the new model which…

New: Bolt Action Sd.Kfz 222 Armoured Car!

Our 222 has been remastered and is ready to enter the fray once again. See what’s changed here… The classic German scout car – armed with 20m cannon and MG34….

New: Bolt Action Wrecked Sd.Kfz 251!

One of the enduring images of the war were knocked out vehicles littering the battlefield. Our Sd.Kfz 250 wreck is very popular with you – so much so we’ve now…

Re-release: Bolt Action Shermans and Sd.Kfz 7!

Yet more remastered and rereleased Bolt Action resin vehicles! This week we see the addition of the Sd.Kfz 7 prime mover (great for pulling our 88mm gun!) and our three…

Re-Released: More Bolt Action Resin Vehicles!

We’re accelerating the release of our Bolt Action resin vehicles this week with a real mixed bag! Take a look at what’s back on sale here… Soviet Bronekater Armoured Boat…

New: Bolt Action Stug III x3!

We could have made one Stug for you but that would be a bit cheap. Instead we bring you THREE variants on this popular workhouse of the German armed forces!…

Painting Video: Plastic Germans!

The chaps at Beasts of War have just been in touch to tell us they’ve published a spanking new video (not to be mistaken for other spanking videos…) on how…

Gallery: Tom Weiss’ Partisans

More inspirational brushwork from Tom Weiss. This time it’s the turn of the Partisans to step out of the shadows! These miniatures are perfect for representing the forces of the…

New: Fallschirmjäger with Looted Weapons

When you’re in the midst of the maelstrom of battle you will use whichever weapon comes to hand. These hard-bitten Fallschirmjäger are no exception and are portrayed with a variety…

Big Gazza’s Big Gun – 88mm Flak 36

Before we at Warlord Games bought Bolt Action Miniatures the previous owner, Paul and Simon, ran quarterly painting competitions. The winner of one such competition was our mate Big Gazza…