Events

Warlord Games: Summer Offensive Painting Competition!

We are proud to announce the Summer Offensive Painting Competition (SOPCom)! We want to see your armies ready for parade at our next Warlord Open Day (more info about this…

Shrapnel 2018 Tournament Event Write Up!

Warlorder KarlB writes up his experience at the recent Shrapnel event in Stevenage…     This year saw the second running of Shrapnel at Lost Ark Games in Stevenage. This…

Salute 2018 Stand

Salute 2018 Round Up

Salute 2018 was a massive hit for us at Warlord again! We featured all of our games and so many of you came and visited us! People enjoyed the variety…

Ordering for a show pick up

  Collection at other shows You can indeed place an order for collection at shows we’re attending! Please email us at info@warlordgames.com with a list of the items, which event…

Bolt Action: Arnhem Project

Chris Brown talks about Arnhem and playing awesome Bolt Action games there and invites you along, read more about it here! Chris: It may not snow, but for a long…

Cambridge Too Far After Action Report

On 10th March Cambridge, UK saw the third ‘A “Cam”Bridge Too Far’ event, run by the 2D6 Lodge gaming club, who are local to the city. With 78 players from…

Salute 2018

Come by and say hi! Come and visit us at TB10 and check out all of our amazing products or if you placed an order to be picked up at…

Get Your Warlord Daily Here!

Thursday 10th August 1940 – German Forces Pushed Back (Click on the image to make it larger and zoom in!) Wednesday 9th August 1940 – North East ‘Stable’ (Click on…

Bolt Action On Tour – 2018

Why Bolt Action is the new Rock and Roll…  You may have heard the expression ‘History is the new Rock and Roll’ and you may have thought it would be…

How to guide: Bolt Action Summer Campaign

Need to know how & where to play your battles? Unsure about logging your victories? All your questions are answered within these key documents: Registration Invasion of Britain: Registration Fight…

Konflikt ’47 Boot Camp!

The first Konflikt ’47 HQ Store Boot Camp is coming at you this summer, the 12th of August! Get a full day of games, fun and, of course, destruction! To…

Bolt Action Summer Campaign – In a store near you!

Battle for freedom or invade the land… Our summer campaign for Bolt Action will soon begin and as sign ups are now open, it would be a great time to…

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…

Antares Day Sat 1 July 2017: Full Update & Schedule!

The Warlord Games Beyond the Gates Of Antares 1st Grand Tournament – Schedule – Saturday 1st July 2017 Download this schedule of the event here: Download a PDF Schedule 9:00am-10:00am:…

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…

Warlord at Overlord

The Warlord recently paid a visit to our friends over the channel as they went on a [business] road trip to the Overlord Museum Normandy! During the Normandy anniversary weekend…

Want to learn or try Antares?

Then we have the people to help! What are Gate Builders? The Gate Builders are a small group of volunteer, experienced Antares players who are available to run introductory games…

HUZZAH 2017: Round Up!

Edward Nelson reports back his findings at HUZZAH 2017 and shows off the stunning Stalingrad board that was featured there! This year marks the 75th year since the start of…

Signature Battlefield Series: Feudal Japan and the Battlefields of Sekigahara 2017

Geek Nation Tours is proud to continue their Signature Battlefield tours with the Samurai and the Battlefields of Sekigahara tour – the third in their Japan tour trilogy… Discover More Here: On…

Warlord Games Salute Special

SALUTE 2017 Warlord Games exclusives & offers! With the big day almost upon us, we’re cramming the lorry full of great products, displays and the new goodies for the Studio…

What does Warlord HQ have in store for you!

Now that we have a breather, we thought we should tell you guys what events we have planned here at Warlord HQ so you can pencil those dates in on…

Event: Adepticon!

Fifteen years ago the first AdeptiCon crashed onto the scene with the clear goal that it would be an event everyone would want to attend. AdeptiCon is a fantastic opportunity…

Event: Bolt Action Offensive Aftermath

Numerous battles were fought over the weekend, but now that the dust has settled it’s time to see the carnage. The day Last Saturday (11th), we had 8 people who…

Event: Bolt Action Offensive

The first Warlord educed Bolt Action tournament is coming up next month – will you be there? Hurry, there are only 30 tickets available for this tournament! Buy Ticket Whilst there…

HQ Event: Presenting the 1st Tabletopbattle Warlords 2017!

Warlord Games and Tabletopbattle welcome you to the “Tabletopbattle Warlords 2017 event” Saturday February 11th sees the first Tabletopbattle annual Bolt Action tournament take place at Warlord Games HQ Nottingham…

Events Special: USA News

Greetings and Salutations! My name is Jon Russell and I have the envious task of being the Warlord Games North American Event Commander. What is an Event Commander? I thought…

Event: Warlord Games Con!

The time has come again for the US to enjoy Warlord Games Con! I am happy to announce this year’s dates will be 26 to 28 May 2017 at the…

Tournament Report: M15’s performance!

Charles Pecquet reveals how his M15 conversion holds up against other military might!. Charles Pecquet: I was able to put the M15 I converted to the test in a Bolt…

Event: Robin wargames show

Coming in the new year is a wargames event for all you gaming enthusiasts and casuals! Check out the new event hosted by Wargames Events! The Venue The event is…

Event: Warlord inaugural Antares Boot Camp

Twenty answered the call, twenty fought a day of battles, twenty went home battered and bruised, but not broken. Much was learnt and fun was had, check out some of the…

Event: MillenniumCon 19

Lone Star Historical Miniatures (LSHM) annual gaming convention, MillenniumCon, will be held for the 19th straight year on 11-13 November 2016 in Round Rock,Texas. Website information at: http://www.millenniumcon.info/index.html Hosting or…

Yorkshire Renegades: “OPEN FIRE!” Bolt Action Tournament.

The Yorkshire Renegades are extremely proud to present the second instalment of the “OPEN FIRE!” Bolt Action Tournament series which will be held at the Market Weighton Scout Hut (between…

HMGS Presents: FALL IN!® 2016

Running from Nov. 4th to 6th, This years theme is: Poland Through the Ages, from Duchy to Republic. Fall-In! will once again be held at the Lancaster Host Resort located…

Phat Katz & Clockwork Goblin at The Other Partizan

Will any of you guys be at the show on Sunday with a camera? Ready to roll some dice with the games designers? This year Partizan moves the show to…

Events: Strategy 2016 with Battlefield Hobbies!

Undefeated in Bolt Action? Champion of Beyond the Gates of Antares? Get your tickets for Strategy 2016 and show us what you’re made of! Officially backed by Warlord Games, new…

Attack 2016! Devizes, Best Participation Game: Beyond the Gates of Antares

by Tim Bancroft and the Boscombe Down & Amesbury Wargames Club On the 16th and 17th July a wargames convention was held in Devizes. Attack! is a popular, annual event…

Event: Historicon 2016 (July 14 – 17)

We are just a day away from arguably the largest historical wargames show in the USA, as the Fredericksburg Expo & Convention centre once again opens its doors to over 3,000…

Oklahoma City Warlord Games Day – 17th /18th June 2016

This past weekend Carl Titterington, of T’s creative ramblings, was at the Warlord Games day in Oklahoma and Andrew Chesney asked him to write an article about it and send…

Bolt Action: D-Day Campaign Team Event Australia

We caught wind (literally as they were all nearly swept away in a storm) of some spectacular action going on down south… in deepest Australia as the superb Brian Cook…

Bolt Action Nationals: Derby Wargames Show!

Join us once again for the Bolt Action Nationals event at the Derby Wargames show! Warlord Games is proud to once again be sponsoring the fantastic show being held on…

Gates of Antares: World Wide In-Store Event Update!

Warlord Games are preparing for the coming online campaign and celebrating the launch of the new plastic Gates of Antares vehicle, the awesome Concord C3M4 Combat Drone with in-store gaming…

Warlord: US Open Games Day Today!

Come on down today to the Warlord Open Games Day is a showcase for all of the tabletop miniature wargames that come out of Warlord Games HQ in Nottingham England,…

Dig In: Bolt Action – Daventry

Saturday 14 May from 08:30 to 18:00 and Sunday 15 May from 08:30 to 18:00 New Northants games venue and retailer, Battlefield Hobbies, invites you to Dig In! – its…

Show Report: Adepticon 2016

Jeremy Williams of the chefofwar blog recently got in touch, reporting on the action from this year’s Adepticon Bolt Action tournament… Adepticon has come and gone again. With it, all…

Report: Beyond the Gates of Antares at Salute 2016

This last Saturday saw gamers and hobbyists descend upon London’s EXCEL centre by the thousand for Salute 2016 – the UK’s largest wargaming show! The Warlord team have returned to…

This Weekend: Salute 2016

This weekend sees the largest Wargames show in the UK take place – the behemoth that is Salute 2016 – down in the heart of London’s docklands – and of course, Warlord…

Announcement: Warlord Games Day USA 2016

So go ahead and mark your calendars for an invasion of Oklahoma on June 17th! Warlord Games Day will be happening June 17th-19th in Oklahoma City. Our man, Jon Russel…

Scottish National Bolt Action Tournament

6s2hit is proud to announce that they will be hosting the Scottish National Bolt Action Tournament run in conjunction with Home Guard Radio. The tournament will take place on Saturday…

Pre-Order for Collection at Salute

We often have calls come in about picking up orders at show or events we attend and with Salute 2016 just around the corner what better time than to tell you…

Tournaments: Bolt Action National USA

Hi, Andrew (Ches) Chesney here. Warlord Games has been attending conventions in the USA for many years now. It is with much pride that we can now boast the BOLT…

Event Highlight: Texas Winter Steel

If there was one place you could battle we’re sure it would be somewhere like these lucky guys did last weekend! On February 6th 2016 the Texas Bolt Action group…

Tomorrow: TabletopBattle UK Gathering

Yesterday, we had a visit from Svein & Damon from ‘TabletopBattle’ – a great YouTube channel which is currently working through a timeline of the Second World War in the…

Competition: Diorama Challenge 2016

With our Warlord Games Day unfortunately still on hold, we thought you’d all be up for a challenge. Time to dig deep into your imaginations and prep your brushes as…

New Store: Battlefield Hobbies, Daventry

This weekend sees the grand opening of Battlefield Hobbies in Daventry, Northamptonshire! Battlefield Hobbies offer a wide range of wargame miniatures, rules, board and collectible card games – and the…

Antares Events in a store near you!

Beyond the Gates of Antares – The Xilos Horizon is here and in a store near you this weekend!   This weekend sees the world wide launch of Warlord Games &…

Gates of Antares Launch Event: Wayland Games Hockley

We’re getting quite excited about the release of Beyond the Gates of Antares on the 7th of November. If that Saturday wasn’t exciting enough on its own we are also…

Event: Spiele – Essen

Between 8th and 11th of October the city of Essen in Germany plays host to the Internationale Spieletage. SPIELE in Essen means: Four days of fun, meeting friends, playing and…

Warlord Games Day postponed

It is with much sadness that we are going to have to postpone this years Warlord Games Day until a later date. Apologies to all affected for the inconvenience this will…

Event: Historicon 2015 (July 16 – 19) “End Of Empires”

We are a few days away from arguably the largest historical wargames show in the USA, as the Fredericksburg Expo & Convention centre once again opens its doors to over…

Update: Bolt Action UK Nationals 2015

The Bolt Action Nationals are edging ever-nearer – the Derby World Wargames event on October 3rd and 4th are shaping-up to be something quite special! We’ve been working with the…

Bolt Action Summer Offensive: War is coming!

Last month, we announced the Bolt Action Summer Offensive – a huge global online Bolt Action campaign that allows you to play loads of battles and register the results online to influence…

New: Bolt Action UK Nationals Tickets

  This year’s Derby World Wargames show is getting ever-closer – being held over the weekend of the 3rd and 4th of October. As Warlord Games sponsors this show, we’ll…

Community: The British Historical Games Society

This past week, the British Historical Games Society got in touch with us to discuss plans for this October’s Derby World Wargames Event – The British Historical Games Society was…

Warlord Games Day Painting Competition 2015

Sharpen your brushes and open your paint pots because this year, at Warlord Games Day, we will hold the second Warlord Painting Competition! You will be able to bring your…

Event: Afterwork at Bastogne War Museum

Next week – on Saturday 27th June, relive the history of the 1940s at the Bastogne War Museum! Their ‘Afterwork’ meeting – a family-friendly meeting – starts at 15:00 –…

Announcement: Bolt Action Online Campaign

Dust off your orders dice because this summer we are running a massive Bolt Action event – an online campaign where you can post the results of your tabletop battles…

Event Report: Bolt Action Boot Camp

Last weekend the Beasts of War crew hosted their awesome Bolt Action Boot Camp event in Ireland. We sent Bolt Action writer Alessio Cavatore along to join in the fun,…

Event: Warlord Games Day, Oklahoma City

The 5th of June is rapidly approaching, the kick-off day for the 2nd Annual Warlord Games Open Games Day in Oklahoma City. The weekend event starts Friday evening with a…

Community: World Wide D-Day Challenge

We were contacted recently by Chris Goddard – a member of the Beasts of War community, and avid historical wargamer – about a project that’s due to launch next weekend,…

Events: Warlord Games Day, Oklahoma City

It went so well that we’re doing it all again – only BIGGER! What went so well? The first ever Warlord Games Open Day in the United States! If you…

Show Report: Salute 2015

This last Saturday saw more than 8,000 gamers and hobbyists descend upon the EXCEL centre at the heart of the London Docklands for Salute – the UK’s largest wargaming show….

News: Origins Award Nominations!

We got some fantastic news last week – we had an email from the Academy of Adventure Gaming Arts & Design to say that Warlord Games have had four nominations for Origins Awards! 2015 sees…

Available at Salute 2015!

It’s almost here… that magical time of year that is known as ‘Salute!‘ This Saturday, the EXCEL Centre in the heart of the London Docklands will see more than 100 wargames…

Events: Salute 2015

Salute 2015 is almost upon us! The orders are flooding in, the plans have been finalised. In roughly 3 weeks time Warlord Games will join over 100 other traders and…

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’…

Warlord Games on the Road in 2015!

We at Warlord Games love nothing more than getting out and about in the community, travelling the country (and beyond!) to meet Warlord hobbyists at the countless trade shows and…

Upcoming Event: First Meeting of the Dales Wargames group!

Our very own David ‘Cheryl’ Matthews has launched his own gaming group, meeting in Matlock, Derbyshire – and the first meeting has been set for 1st March. There will be…

Event: Warlord Games Day USA 2015!

Following the huge success of last year’s inaugural Warlord Games Day USA, our ‘man across the pond,’ Jon Russell has been hard at work preparing for this year’s event –…

Events: Warlord Games at CRISIS & FALL-IN 2014 with Sarissa Precision

SARISSA PRECISION We are very proud to announce we will be the show representative for our friends at SARISSA PRECISION at both of these events and all future events attended…

Incoming! Tank War at Wayland Games

Like World of Tanks? Like toy soldiers and model tanks? Then join us for TANK WAR at the Wayland Games Centre in Essex! This is a one day event on…

Bolt Action Welsh Open 2014 Report by Ian Jones

Saturday 4th October 2014 saw twenty two generals meet at Firestorm Games in Cardiff. Allies and Axis generals numbered eleven apiece and so in the tradition set last year, we…

Games Day: Painting Competition Winners part 3

At our recent Warlord Games Day we held our inaugural painting competition, complete with grand prize of a rather special replica cavalry sword. In this last instalment we are showcasing…

Games Day: Painting Competition Winners part 2

At our recent Warlord Games Day we held our inaugural painting competition, complete with grand prize of a rather special replica cavalry sword. An article showcasing Painting Competition Winners part…

Games Day: Painting Competition Winners part 1

At our recent Warlord Games Day we held our inaugural painting competition, complete with grand prize of a rather special replica cavalry sword. As promised, here are the winners, and…

Warlord Games Day: Review

And so it was, on the 26th July 2014 several hundred eager gamers experienced the second Warlord Games Day in sunny (blisteringly hot!) Nottingham. The queue extended half way up…

Warlord Games Day – Live Pictures 4

Last instalment for today… The venue was buzzing with games and vendors showcasing wargames across a multitude of eras and settings. The Hobby area saw our tame Welshman, Daz Evans…

Warlord Games Day – Live Pictures 3

More pics from Games Day – check out the giraffes… The Perry twins were on hand with a huge Napoleonic game featuring a retreating French force being attacked by Austro-Neopolitan…

Warlord Games Day – Live Pictures 2

The event is in full swing! Here are the latest pics… War in America! Visitors had access to all areas of the Warlord site, and the chance to speak to…

Warlord Games Day – Live Pictures!

Our annual open day is under way, and we’ll be publishing pictures from around the event all day. A huge Napoleonic battle from Perry Miniatures. An amazing cliff-side wargames table…

Special: PC Dogberry and Dick Winters

We’ve been asked by loads of you about how you can get hold of the special edition Warlord Games Day 2014 miniature, PC Dogberry, for those not able to attend…

Event: One more sleep until Warlord Games Day 2014!

So here we are again – just one day away from our flagship event, Warlord Games Day. As last year there will be a number of tickets available on the…

Event review: Big in Japan at Game Market, Tokyo

Game Market is the largest tabletop gaming show in Japan. It was held on the 1st June in Tokyo. Our Japanese representative, Kazuhiro Ohno, and some friends went along to…

Warlord Games Day 2014 – 1 week to go!

With less than two weeks to go before the Games Day we thought we’d bring you some more details of the events on the day. Firstly we wanted to show…

Special Edition: Dick Winters on sale this week!

Later this week the premier US wargames show opens it’s doors! Historicon also celebrates it’s 30th anniversary this year and we’re delighted to have been asked to help commemorate the…

Geek Nation Tours latest Signature Battlefield Tour – The Battlefield of Waterloo 2015

Geek Nation Tours is proud to announce the 3rd in our series of “Signature Battlefield Tours”. Waterloo 2015 – the 200th anniversary of the battle – is sure to be…

Pick-up an Order at Warlord Games Day 2014

This year’s Warlord Games Day is on Saturday July 26th and looks like being even better than last year! It’s easy to arrange to pick up an order at Warlord…

Event: Warlord Games travels to Historicon 2014!

We are about a week away from arguably the largest historical wargames show in the USA, as the Fredericksburg Expo & Convention centre once again opens it’s doors to over…

Event: Warlord Games Day US

Warlord event organiser, Jon Russell brings us more details about our inaugural Warlord games Day in the United States… As you read this there are only eleven more days to…

Warlord Games Day 2014 Junior Tickets

A number of you have asked if we offer children’s tickets for our Games Day, so we’ve decided to do just that! Under-14s can get in to the event with…

Wargames shows, tournaments, campaign days and more!

Warlord Games is very proud to be able to attend over 40 shows every year, most of the them in the UK but we do attend shows in Europe and…

Warlord Games Day 2014

We are now less than 4 weeks away from opening our doors to all you lucky people. The tickets are printed and the hundreds of you that have already purchased…

Historicon: Special Lieutenant Dick Winters miniature

Here’s a first look at the special miniature we have made for Historicon this year – Lieutenant Dick Winters. Made famous as the main character in the TV show Band…

Free Miniature with Salute Pick-up Orders

Exciting news for everyone going to the Salute wargames show this year – everyone who places an order to be picked up at the show will also receive a free…

Derby Bolt Action Tournament Report by Alessio Cavatore

Bolt Action writer Alessio relates his experience at the two-day tournament held this summer at the ‘Derby World Wargames 2013’ show, and explains how it has led to a change…

Photos: Warlord Games Day 2013

As promised, here are a whole bunch more photos of Warlord’s Games Day, including demo and participation games, trade stands, seminars and factory tours. Browse through  to see if you’re…

Warlord Games Day review

The first ever Warlord Games Day was a rip-roaring success, so in case you missed all the excitement, here’s what happened on the day: On the 27th July, 400 people…

Warlord Games Day questions answered

We are just a week away from our special day and we wanted to update you all with some more information… Doors open to ticket holders at 10 am. There…

Alan & Michael Perry confirmed for WGD 2013!

The legendary figure designers and all round historical genii are going to be showing off their skills with a wonderful game of Black Powder. This will probably be a Napoleonic…

The Warlord Games Day special miniature

Last week we brought you the first images of the special edition miniature that will be free with all tickets bought for the inaugural Warlord Games Day. We can now…

Beyond the Gates of Antares – Confirmed!

Rik Alexander will be on hand to update you on the project so far. We have background, basic rules, basic weapon types with stats and some army lists to show…

Warlord Games Day 2013

This day is a celebration of everything that is great about Warlord Games and will be held at Warlord Towers in Nottingham. We will be showcasing all our rules sets…

Osprey Publishing – Confirmed for WGD!

Market leaders in military history books and Warlord Games partner Osprey publishing will be front and center at the event. They will be showing off their latest raft of releases…

Warlord Games Day tickets go on sale 20th April 2013

Tickets for Warlord Games Day 2013 go on sale on our webstore, Saturday 20th April 2013. You will also be able to buy them from us at Salute! Don’t forget…

North Star Miniatures – Confirmed for WGD

Nick Eyre and the North Star crew will be showcasing their new figure range for In Her Majesty’s Name by Osprey Publishing. There will be a fantastic steam punk styled…

Clash of authors – part 1!

The amazing Pike & Shotte author Steve Morgan will face off against Neil Smith, author of multiple supplements and books himself. In the Relief of Newark battle Ruppert’s forces pushed…

Wargames, Soldiers & Strategy – Confirmed for WGD 2013!

Guy Bowers and his amazing retractable tripod are going to be with us at the event covering the days proceedings. He will be snapping away and interviewing everyone in sight…

200 Likes – You guys are great!

Wow, thank you all for being so supportive of what we believe will be a special event. 200+ in this time is amazing. As a bit of pay back we…

Paul Sawyer – Confirmed for WGD 2013!

Paul Sawyer, one of the founding members of Warlord Games and all round World War II guru will be discussing how the company has made it’s mark in the last…

GCN (Gaming Club Network) Confirmed for WGD 2013!

Laurie Stewart, Anthony Barnes and Chris Hall (amongst many, many others) work tirelessly all year round to bring the UK Wargaming communities together. Warlord Games has been a firm supporter…

Rick Priestley – Confirmed for WGD 2013!

World renowned pixie expert and father to a million games designers. Rick Priestley will be with us playing games, chatting about life in general as well as running a full…

Warlord Games Open Day!

Warlord Games is going to be running an extra special open day here in the wargames capital of the world, Nottingham on July 27th.   Warlord HQ shares a building with the…

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…

“The Day I Shot A Thousand…”

We attended Maelstrom Games’ “The Day I Shot a Thousand” event in Mansfield, Notts last weekend. For those not able to attend, here’s what you missed: Whilst not a painting…

Warlord on the Road!

As the new year gets underway so does the wargames show circuit. Here are details of a couple of shows we’re attending in Britain and the US! “The day I…

The 1st Black Powder Open Day

Phew! What a great day! Saturday 28th November saw a gathering of like-minded souls who had come from near and far to the doors of Maelstrom Games’ superb new gaming…

Report: Crisis and Fall-In 2008

It’s been a wild and woolly month for Warlord Games on the convention circuit. Even as the year draws to a close and we celebrate the first anniversary of being…

Examining the Antonine Wall

Games Day 2008 at the NEC was such a great time for us here at Warlord Games that we felt we just had to give you a few more views…

Games Day review

Held at the NEC in Birmingham, the biggest gaming show in the UK hosted over 8,000 enthusiastic gamers looking to see the latest and greatest from Games Workshop. This year…