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Blood Red Skies: Beasts of War Video Collection

Beasts of War have recently released a fantastic set of videos delving into Blood Red Skies and we’ve compiled them for you into this one stop collection! Blood Red Skies…

Test Of Honour Video series

BoardGameManiacs made a full complete mini-series for the game Test Of Honour and we made a neat article to compile all those videos! UnBoxing the Core Game and Expansion DoJo…

Making the Jump from Bolt Action to Konflikt ’47

Are you a regular Bolt Action player? Have you seen the mechs and want to find out more about the Weird War world of Konflikt ’47? Then grab your beverage…

Blood Red Skies – A Bloody Good Show Chaps!

Wayland Games: We were very lucky to get our hands on an early production copy of Blood Red Skies and a few of us rushed to play it before we…

Napoleonic Peninsular campaign starter armies

The Portuguese and English clash against the French and her allies. Muster your forces with these themed Napoleonic Peninsular campaign starter armies and recreate battles such as the Battle of…

Review: Japanese Konflikt ’47 Starter Set

The Japanese Konflikt’47 Starter Set is the latest full set from Warlord and Clockwork Goblin packed to the brim with all you need to continue your battles into 1947.  isquishpeople from the…

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…

Konflikting Opinions – German Starter Set!

Next up in their series, Konflikting Opinions will be taking a look at Konflikt ’47 starter boxes we have for the Germans! View in Store The German army in Konflikt ’47…

Focus: The Soviet Starter Set for Konflikt ’47

Another great article from Konflikting opinions as they go through and value the Soviet starter set for Konflikt’47! In all the months since the release of K47, at no point…

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 –…

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…

Hail Caesar – the Combat System

Another missive from Hail Caesar author, Rick Priestley – this time Rick gives us an insight into the combat system… Rick: This time round I’m going to talk about the…

Hail Caesar: Base Sizes

We’ve managed to lure world-renowned games designer Rick into the Warlord offices with the promise of a ‘nice cup of tea’ – he’s such a cheap date! Let’s hear what…

Hail Caesar: Designing the Game

With a brand new German translation of the Hail Caesar rulebook just out, and the hugely detailed supplement Age of Caesar hitting the stores this weekend, we decided to revisit…

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…

Getting Started in Bolt Action and what comes next?

Have you just picked up your copy of Bolt Action for the first time? Are you pondering what to work on next? Have no fear we’ve put together this bundle…

Focus: D-Day Airborne

The Weather clears and the orders are clear – the invasion begins! The early hours of June 6th 1944 – In the vanguard are the airborne, elite units sent ahead…

Focus: D-Day Firefight!

Our introductory game for Bolt Action, D-Day Firefight is packed with everything you need to get started, excluding glue and paint, so you will be able to start playing straight away. View…

Focus: Viking Raiders!

Viking raiders! The cry goes out across the land as the long ships are sighted! Led by the Viking Harald Steptoesson aboard his mighty long ship, the Hirdmen charge into victorious battle!…

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…

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…

Interested in starting Bolt Action?

If you’re interested or new to the world of Bolt Action and Historical gaming we’ve put together this bundle of essential resources especially for you! Every day, we see more…

Terminator: Battle Report – Infiltrate!

After our last report on Terminator Genisys: First Impressions, it’s time to delve back into the universe of Terminator Genisys, where we re-join Sam and Owen in their next game:…

New: Armoured Fury – Bolt Action Tank War starter set

Armoured Fury allows you to dive into action as either an American Sherman tank commander or become a Panzer commander of lethal Panther tanks. Filled with loads of awesome plastic…

Warlord Wednesdays with ‘TemplarsCrusade01’

Warlord Games are excited to announce that we are working with the YouTube channel ‘TemplarsCrusade01’ – who is just getting started collecting his first Bolt Action force, and wants to chart…

Platoon Guide: T-34/85 Medium Tank

History The T-34 series, with its sloping armour, changed the principles of tank design during the war. The sloping, angular layout of the T-34 increased the effective armour thickness, and…

Guide to Bolt Action for 40k Players

40k players are everywhere. Indeed most of the staff at Warlord Games have spent many happy hours painting Space Marines or Eldar and gunning down Tyranids and Orks (etc, etc)….

Platoon Guide: M4 Sherman Medium Tank

History The mainstay of the Allied armies, the Sherman was one of the most versatile tanks during the war, from the fields of Europe to the jungles of the Pacific….

Collecting an English Civil War Army – Where to Start?

Pike & Shotte author Steve Morgan gives some pointers on how to start collecting and painting an English Civil Wars army: Steve: Many gamers steer clear of wargaming the English…

Collecting Armies for the Pacific Theatre – Part 4

Andrew’s Imperial Japanese Now the first game is out of the way (the less said about my luck in that the better) it is time to turn my attention to…

Hail Caesar – an Introduction & Base Sizes

We’ve managed to lure world-renowned games designer Rick into the Warlord offices with the promise of a ‘nice cup of tea’ – he’s such a cheap date! Let’s hear what…

Hail Caesar – A tale of IV gamers

Our forthcoming rulebook for Ancients, Hail Caesar, is taking Warlord HQ by storm. As such some of our brave lads have starting down the road of getting armies together and…

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…

Interview: Rick Priestley

In Conversation with Rick Priestley – The Brains Behind Black Powder Courtesy of Wargames Illustrated Magazine Introducing Rick: Rick Priestley is Games Workshop’s creative director and games designer. Not much…

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…

Warlord Games announces Black Powder

BLACK POWDER! Rules for the era 1700-1900 An introduction by Rick Priestley ‘Black Powder’ is a game that Jervis Johnson and I, together with a group of people including Warlord…