Tagged: Gates of Antares

Overview: Raiders of Bronvar — A Free PDF Campaign Supplement

Written by regular contributor Adam Murton, Raiders of Bronvar is a narrative campaign supplement released in PDF Format: View in Store In the early days of Antares, Adam won a scenario…

Warlord Games Open Day Webstore Offers

We understand that some of you couldn’t make it to the Warlord Games Open day so we’ve made certain offers available as a big thank for all of your continued…

New: Isorian Senatex Phase-shift projectors

Bolster your Isorian Senatex with these two new Phase-shift projectors. Isorian Andhak SC2 Medium Support Drone with Phase-shift Projector The Phase-shift projector is a specifically Isorian field engineering weapon. It is based…

GoA Battle Report: Incident at Kivan Prime

Warlorders Bernard and SteveM go head to head with an Isorian V Boromite 2000 point battle – The Incident at Kivan Prime! The backwater planet of Kivan Prime was not…

New: Markov’s Prize

Written by Mark Barber, Markov’s Prize is the latest in our series of Gates Of Antares novels, setting the scene and delving deep into the 7th age of mankind and…

Workbench: Marco’s ?

We infiltrated the studio whilst they all had their headphones on. No one noticed as we gathered some intriguing IMTel from Warlorder Marco’s Workbench… Tasked with top-secret 3D modelling Marco is…

Adler Hobby’s Summer 2018 Scourge Campaign League

Adler Hobby’s Summer 2018 Scourge Campaign League The goal of this short summer league it to allow players to gradually build up forces for a GoA Tournament to be held…

Workbench: Big Gribblies

Summer is here and bringing all the creepy crawlies with it. Your typical Boromite Lavamite blows them out of the water, but… there’s something bigger and nastier out there in…

Pre-order: The Dronescourge Virai Army Starter Swarm

As the first reports arrive it’s realised that the ancient Dronescourge threat, the Virai, has returned! Build your First Strike Swarm and prepare for expansion! View in Store Contains: 1x Virai…

New: The Dronescourge Returns

Gates Of Antares – Virai Dronescourge Army List Download PDF Field the hive-like machines of the Antarean universe. Get the Virai Dronescourge list from The Dronescourge Returns supplement here. The…

New: Algoryn AI Bastion Heavy Combat Skimmer

The Bastion heavy combat skimmer is the largest and most powerful of the military grade semi-autonomous weapon platforms in the armoury of the Algoryn Prosperate. View in Store It is…

New: Algoryn AI Specialist Heavy Support Team with Fractal Bombard

The Fractal bombard is designed to destroy fortresses, buildings and other large static constructions from long range. View in Store They are essentially siege weapons that are designed to break…

Pre-order: Concord Intelligence NuHu Mandarin Jai Galeyous

Jai Galeyous is cautious, but extraordinarily intelligent, even for a NuHu. View in Store Having studied the Chryseis Locus and the Shamasai Shard, she is aware of just how vulnerable…

Pre-order: Privateer Admiral Taras Kalemon

View in Store Captain, now Admiral, Kalemon is one of Antares’ most opportunistic adventurers. Privateer Admiral Taras Kalemon is wily and ambitious and has been accused of lacking any morals….

Telford Antares Boot Camp

Get your 500px army together for this boot camp hosted by Questing Knight Games!

Virai – First Contact

+++++ IMTel Alert DSGR2018.04.13.1200#7VR +++++ IMTel urges you not to be alarmed. Transient/Transit Observation Report 563 in system Taskarr identified as originating IMTel collapse along Southern Interface. System is interdicted…

New: Boromite heavy support team with X-Howitzer

The Heavy Support arrives for the Boromite clans, using mixed ammunition dependant on the target the Boromite X-Howitzer is a powerful artillery piece ideally suited to digging out entrenched troops….

New: Nano Probes

Arriving to support your Antarean forces are the Nano Probes and buddy drones. Used to accomplish a variety of roles from protection, defence and communications these drones are commonplace in…

C3M25 Heavy Combat Drone + Concord Drone Force

C3M25 Heavy Combat Drone View in Store The M25 series provides the basis for the ultimate fighting machines available to the armed forces of the Concord Combined Command or C3….

Drones and tanks: Antares in 2018

Before the Antares activity for 2018 gets underway…let’s take a look back at 2017 and what a year it has been! Happy New Year! 2017 saw a continued expansion to…

Let the Festivities Continue!

Did Santa not deliver what you wanted? Have no fear! We’ve got you covered… with more holiday cheer! Enjoy the many delectable offers, hurry they’re on for a limited time only!: Freepost…

New Year, New Army!

Here’s an early Christmas cracker of an offer for you, available until the 20th December 2017, grab up to 33% off these hefty armies from Hail Caesar, Pike & Shotte,…

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…

New: Boromite Hauler

Providing essential transport to the front lines, the new Boromite Hauler offloads battle-ready troops on the battlefield. View in Store Haulers are general utility vehicles and whilst they are not…

Bounty Hunters and the Antares Nexus!

The Nexus is an excellent repository for Antares and a great place in which, and from which, we can expand the game and the universe. We already have a small,…

New: Hükk Bounty Hunter and Hunting Angkriz

Once the Hükk has their sights on you, there are only two ways out…kill or be killed. View in Store The Hükk are intelligent, have a sparse and narrowly focused…

Antares Fiction: The Hükk Hunts – part 2

The Hükk Hunts What do Hükk do? Part 2, Antares fiction by Tim Bancroft. Ban Stass wiped his hands down the front of his coveralls. The hold stank – whether…

New: Outcast Rebel Commander in Battle Armour

One of Fartok’s many Lieutenants, the new Outcast Rebel commander is outfitted in battle armour, equipped with the awesomely destructive Scourer Cannon and deadly Claw… View in Store The Outcast Rebels…

New: Ghar Outcast Rebel Attack Crawler

Providing intense fire support, the Ghar Outcast Rebels utilise their Attack Crawler to the utmost efficiency. View in Store Across the Ghar Empire rebellion spreads as Outcast forces led by…

New: Beyond Antares – Dimensional Gates

Delve deeper into the Antarean universe with the new anthology from the Beyond the Gates of Antares game! View in Store This is the universe of the Seventh Age of…

A Gateway to Antares

The Nexus is coming…but what exactly is it? There’s been a lot of excitement here at Warlord recently, with an idea of Rick Priestley’s coming to fruition: the Antares Nexus….

Antares Fiction: The Hükk Hunts – part 1

The Hükk Hunts What do Hükk do? Part 1, Antares fiction by Tim Bancroft. ‘I don’t like it.’ Fen Mahr tapped the table with a fingernail. ‘He may be insulted.’…

Weapons of the Freeborn

Weapons of the Freeborn Adam Murton takes us through the weapons of the Freeborn in this two-part article – from the viewpoint of an unscrupulous, Freeborn arms trader! Ralea strode…

Weapons of the AI Part I – Mag Weapons

Weapons of the AI Part I – Mag Weapons From ‘Mag guns & Plasma’ magazine – The Best Reviews this side of the Determinate By Jon Harrington   Note from…

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…

Start Antares – A Journey through the Gates! Part 5

Journey through the Gates of Antares (terrain time) – part 5! By Jon Harrington Read Part 1 here. Read Part 2 here. Read Part 3 here. Read Part 4 here. Terrain. The Kar’A…

Start Antares – A Journey through the Gates! Part 4

Journey through the Gates of Antares (Concord time) – part 4! By Jon Harrington Read Part 1 here. Read Part 2 here. Read Part 3 here. The Concord. The Concord. If you’ve…

New: Tsan Ra Strike Force

The Chryseis Shard supplement introduces elite and specialist armies and leading the charge this week come the Isorian Senetex Tsan Ra allies… View in Store With the all new Tsan…

Start Antares – A Journey through the Gates! Part 3

A Journey through the Gates of Antares (or your further steps into painting) – part 3 by Jon Harrington Read Part 1 here. Read Part 2 here. Stage 3: Finishing the…

Some thoughts on the recent Warlord HQ Antares Day

Antares Day was a fantastic event held here at Warlord HQ Nottingham! One of the Primaris Shard group members, James Bowen, managed a close second place and has written down his…

ANTARES CAMPAIGN NIGHT Every Wednesday

10 week campaign running every Wednesday. Week 6:Xilos Landing (Xilos rulebook pg 12) Xilos is here! The factions will be fielding 750 points each from this point on! This weeks…

A quick word from the Ref!

A quick word from the ref… By Tim Bancroft I’ve ref’d a fair few wargames competitions. Before each, to be honest, am always a little apprehensive as some competitions get…

Start Antares – A Journey through the Gates! Part 2

A Journey through the Gates of Antares (or your first steps in painting guide) Read Part 1 here. Stage 2: First steps in painting. A quick note on painting equipment. …

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…

Start Antares – A Journey through the Gates! Part 1

A Journey through the Gates of Antares (or how to build and play your first game) Welcome, I’m Jon and over the next few weeks I’m documenting my entry in…

Heads up! – Chryseis Short fiction

Heads up: Baray meets a Mandarin Chryseis ‘Beyond the Gates of Antares’ short fiction by Tim Bancroft Dated some time while after ‘The Claiming of Shamasai’,  ‘Batu and the SITAI’….

New: The Chryseis Shard – Ascent of the Locus

In Stores Saturday 1 July In the Chryseis Shard campaign the fighting is represented by six new narrative style scenarios, six key battles leading to the discovery of the artificial…

Antares: New Terrain sighted

Hazard Strike Capsules Descend from the sky as the Freeborn trading post comes under fire! Freeborn Trading Outpost Begin your trade meeting in the relaxed atmosphere of the outpost, beware…

The War Gamer: Gates of Antares Painting Tutorials

Pete at TWG has done some fantastic videos on each of our Antarean races, simple and effective guides allowing you to get cracking with your own painting schemes! We’ve shown…

A look inside The Chryseis Shard!

To accompany The Chryseis Shard we have 3 fantastic new individual Antarean characters whom you’ll find are heavily involved in the backstory. Aside from these newcomers, three other characters involved in…

Freeborn Story – Plaguespore Part V

Plaguespore Part V By Tim Bancroft Dated a short while after ‘The Claiming of Shamasai’ and ‘Batu and the SITAI’ Read part IV in this series here. Read part III in…

Gharlopolis Invaded by a Coalition!

(Special to Warlord Games by Lieut. Col. Sam Wilson, Jr., USA (Ret.) Wildwood Crest, NJ (March 14, 2017) — An unusual but highly effective allied military force of Beyond the…

Freeborn Story – Plaguespore Part IV

Plaguespore Part IV By Tim Bancroft Dated a short while after ‘The Claiming of Shamasai’ and ‘Batu and the SITAI’ Read part III in this series here. Read part II in this…

New: Freeborn Starter Army + Expansion Set

Arriving on their huge trading ships come the Freeborn – ready to wage war or trade depending on what they find… View in Store The Freeborn are raised and live…

Nurk 27: The Chryseis Shard Special Miniature

  With the Chryseis Shard now available for pre-order, it is time to look into the intriguing back story of the special book figure, Nurk 27! Deep in the caverns…

What is next for Antares?

Do you want a look ahead into the future of Antares? We thought you might! The Chryseis Shard – Ascent of the Locus supplement is fast approaching, starting this Friday 26th May,…

Freeborn Story – Plaguespore Part III

Plaguespore Part III By Tim Bancroft Dated a short while after ‘The Claiming of Shamasai’ and ‘Batu and the SITAI’ Read part II in this series here. Read part I in…

New Freeborn Showcase!

The new Freeborn units are coming soon… We can now reveal the upcoming Freeborn units (in stores from the 3rd June), with plenty of advancements for those who have been…

Freeborn Story – Plaguespore Part II

Plaguespore Part II By Tim Bancroft Dated a short while after ‘The Claiming of Shamasai’ and ‘Batu and the SITAI’ Read part I in this series here.   Previously Prince…

Focus: Ghar Outcast Rebel Weapons!

Donok joins the Rebels A run through of Rebel Weapons, by Tim Bancroft In the gloom of the warehouse, Donok-17 glared at the Rebels in front of him. All had…

Showcase: Antares Terrain!

It has been a while since we last posted some of our recent favourites in the terrain department! Antares’ landscapes are diverse, tough and there for the conquering! We’ll start off…

Antares Fiction: Plaguespore Part I

Plaguespore Part I By Tim Bancroft Dated a short while after ‘The Claiming of Shamasai’ and ‘Batu and the SITAI’ Previously Prince Batu Delhren was infected by the Shamasai Dust,…

Focus: Concord and the Plasma Bombard

Antares builder Tim Bancroft has been taking a detailed look at the plasma bombard and reveals his findings:   by Tim Bancroft There’s a host of strategic options coming out…

The Antares Initiative – Month 6 – WNW

After 6 months of constructing, designing and battling, the WNW group are here to say thank you and goodbye (for now) as their Antares Initiative journey concludes… watch out for more…

New: Algoryn Plastic Command, Hvy. Mag Cannon and New Starter Army!

Bolster your Algoryn forces now with these strong and capable units and hard hitting weaponry! As one of the factions found in the introductory set Strike on Kar’a Nine, the Algoryn troops…

Antares Community Showcase!

We have scouted Xilos for creations from our community recently and thought some of them deserve to be shared with you! Two Tone Algoryn Forces! Seb Jacquet uploaded an album…

Antares event report: Shamasai Simulations

By Tim Bancroft +++++ IMTel Alert: Combined Command Shard Confidential +++++ The IMTel has determined that the existence of systems containing hostile nanospore are dire threats to its existence. An…

The Antares Initiative – Month 5 – WNW

WNW are back delivering their Month 5 article! This month’s PDF details their beginning to 2017 with Antares and anything else they have been getting up to with Antares: Catch up…

Boot Camp Stonehenge: The Shamasai Simulations

A ‘Beyond the Gates of Antares’ learning event for newcomers to Antares on 18th March 2017. Boscombe Down and Amesbury Wargames Club has joined with the Gate Builders to present…

Jungle Invasion! – Algoyrn Painting Showcase

James Wappel, who we showcased recently for his great painting live stream, has created an amazing jungle themed look to an Algoryn AI trooper! By James Wappel The Algoryn invade…

Weapons of the Concord Combined Command – Part 2

Here is part 2 from Tim’s, Weapons of the Concord Combined Command article! By roving UWC reporter Tim Bancroft As our United World Convocation has signed the Treaty of Confederation…

Antares Livestream Painting Feature!

Antares player, James Wappel, used Facebook Live to stream his freehand painting of Algoryn! We thought his work was fantastic so we are sharing it with you! James tells us “this is…

Weapons of the Concord Combined Command!

Weapons of the Concord Combined Command By roving UWC reporter Tim Bancroft Now we’ve signed the Treaty of Confederation with the Panhuman Concord, we’re being allowed closer access to their…

The Antares Initiative – Month 4 – Mark from October Wargames

Mark Croft of October Wargames has spent his 4th article reflecting on some of the rules along with a look at a recent battle which great images showing various turns!…

The Antares Initiative – Month 4 – Brett from October Wargames

Brett who is part of the October Wargames has played some games using his Concord Army! In this month, he shares his battles with the Boromites! By Brett Dawson Scenarios…

The Antares Initiative – Month 4 – Artur from October Wargames

Artur returns with a short but sweet month of Antares warfare! By Artur Śliwiński December in October Wargames Association was short since there were only two evenings when we could have…

Showcase: Brood Mother in crystal

There is even more on Momma Blue from Chase this week…but if you missed part 1, click here. By Chase Murphy Momma Blue as she’s affectionately known is perhaps one…

Focus: Algoryn AI Sprue – bit-by-bit

Tim  Bancroft takes an in-depth look at the plastic Algoryn sprue. By Tim Bancroft View in Store The new Algoryn plastic sprue is out giving a complete AI squad, with…

New: Boromite Work Gang with Heavy Tractor Mauls

Get ready for a new level of brutal combat with the new Boromites armed with Heavy Tractor Mauls! View in Store Heavy Tractor Mauls are carried by senior and important…

New: Boromite Rock Riders Overseer Squad

Charging through the front line with teeth, claw, and fiery death, the new Boromite Rock Rider Overseer squad are ready to bring the fight to the enemy!   View in…

New: Boromite Mag Cannon and Heavy Mag Cannon

Ready to support your advancing forces is the new Mag Cannon and it’s heavier brother, the Heavy Mag Cannon! Boromite Mag Cannon View in Store The mag cannon is a…

The Antares Initiative – Month 4 – WNW

WNW are here with their Month 4 article! This month’s PDF details how their gaming over the Christmas period went and anything else they have been getting up to with…

NEW: Algoryn Orbital Transmat from Sarissa precision!

A new Gates of Antares Orbital Transmat has been deployed! View in Store In Antarean space, Transmats come in many forms – they allow units to be lowered effortlessly in a transmat…

The Antares Initiative – Month 3 – Freeborn French Touch Group

French Touch Group member Guillaume has been busy in Month 3! Expect an update on battles and more Freeborn related news! By Guillaume Pastor Yeti’s FREEBORN FEEDBACK My first games unwound during last November…

The Antares Initiative – Month 3 – Artur from October Wargames

October Wargames member Artur who is of the Boromites has shared his account of his first game from Month 3 in this article! By Artur Sliwinski First Blood or Where Did…

The Antares Initiative – Month 3 – Mark from October Wargames

October Wargames member Mark who is of the Ghar Empire has shared his account of his first game from Month 3 in this article! By Mark Croft I’ve played about 8 games…

The Antares Initiative – Month 3 – Brett from October Wargames

October Wargames member Brett Dawson who has a Concord army has shared his battle accounts from Month 3 in this article! By Brett Dawson So wow November time already seems to be…

The Antares Initiative – Month 3 – WNW

WNW are back again with their Month 3 article! The PDF for this month explores what they have been getting up to with Antares. Their 500 point armies are now…

The Antares Initiative – Month 3 – S&T Liverpool

The Month 3 Article from Scythe and Teacup Gamer cafe has come in! Phil Millar – 500 points Army Phil has been building his well painted Boromite army adding multiple units….

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…

The Antares Initiative – Month 3 – The Ghar

Jeremy of Fresh Coast Gaming shares his Ghar infested Month 3 of the Antares Initiative complete with a fantastic airbrush painting guide… By Jeremy Goat Flat out, I am in…

The Antares Initiative – Month 3 – Painting Boromite Lavamites

Fresh Coast Gaming member (and one of our younger gamers) Oscar has been painting Boromite Lavamites in Month 3 and here is his article! By Oscar Brownfield Hi! This is Ozzy….

The Antares Initiative – Month 3 – Delve into the Isorian Senatex

Fresh Coast Gaming has gotten Month 3 underway. Will, from the group, is an Isorian player & here he is with painting tips and more… By Will Kochis We continue…

The Antares Initiative – Month 2 – S&T Liverpool

We have an awesome read for you from S&T Liverpool! The Scythe and Teacup Gamer cafe team from Liverpool, UK have created a PDF that includes a bunch of their members…

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 –…

Antares: What’s to come…

Over the coming weeks, the Warlord staff are due to re-boot our Beyond the Gates of Antares staff campaign – and once more, forces can be sighted amassing around Warlord…

IMTel: C3M4 Drone

Yes, it’s nearly here! The first full-plastic large model for Beyond the Gates of Antares. And a lucky few who made it to Salute2016 last weekend have all ready been blazing…

Showcase: Hel’s Ghar (now with Command Crawler)

Checking out the community we come across some amazing pieces which impress, inspire, and motivate us all to do more. To see what we mean just take a look at…

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…

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…

Pre Order: Concord Interceptor Squad

Interceptors form part of the Concord’s Strike Forces, the most advanced and most lavishly equipped fighting formations in all of Antarean space. Pre Order in Store Interceptor Squads ride high-speed…

New: Hoodoos

Hoodoo’s – a fantastic name given to equally fantastic rock formations – perfect for your Antarean battlefield! Common Name (preferred): Hoodoo, goblin Geologic Name: Hoodoo Size Range: 5-150 ft. tall…

Hobby: Painting a Ghar Battle-suit

Andy Singleton of Volley Fire Painting Services recently had an invite to Warlord HQ for beer & pizza but of course we didn’t want him to go away empty handed….

New: Antares Battle Supplies

Out today alongside the fantastic starter box Strike Vector One – The Xilos Horizon come all the Supplies you need to play battles in the Antarean universe! Templates These great…

New: Beyond the Gates of Antares Rulebook

Available to order from today, we present the Beyond the Gates of Antares Rulebook View in Store At 260-pages, this full-colour hardback tome contains everything you need to know in…

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…

New: Concord C3 Drop Squad

View in Store Powering in from above ahead of the launch of the Beyond the Gates of Antares boxed game (yes, there is a rumour that there may be a…

New: Female Concord NuHu Mandarin

View in Store NuHu elites are often placed in charge of missions of exploration or retrieval – especially where new or alien technologies are involved. A typical force would include…

News: Beyond The Gates Of Antares Beta

As the full release of Beyond The Gates Of Antares draws ever nearer we have made the decision to withdraw the Beta Edition as a PDF download from our website…

Pre-order: Concord C3 Drop Squad

Powering in from above ahead of the launch of the Beyond the Gates of Antares boxed game (I heard a rumour that there may be a special launch edition…) are…

Hobby: Matt Houghton’s ‘Beyond the Gates of Antares’ Freeborn

Beyond the Gates Of Antares is coming and Matt Houghton picked up his set of Freeborn to get in some early action. Let’s take a look at Matt’s new force… Matt: My…

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…

Webstore: Freeborn Command Squad

The Freeborn are merchants and traders, pursuers of wealth, influence and power within Antarean space. Their numerous fleets maintain a free-flow of commodities and technology between human worlds and beyond….

Webstore: Freeborn starter army deal

The Freeborn are the most diverse of the civilisations of Antarean space comprising numerous different independent Houses or Vardos. Unlike the civilisations of the Concord and Isori the Freeborn inhabit…

Webstore: Freeborn Household Squad (Domari)

The Freeborn are the traders, raiders, explorers and the ultimate go-betweens of Antarean space. The Freeborn are divided into hundreds of independent space-borne Vardos, each ruled over by a noble…

Webstore: Freeborn X launcher Team

An X-Launcher is a portable magnetic launcher that hurls explosive missiles, bombs, or special munitions packages, such as Arc, Blur, Scramble, and Scoot. They are bulky weapons, and their regular…

Webstore: Freeborn Vardinari Squad

The Freeborn trade technology, goods and services throughout Antarean space – including the services of mercenary fighters. The best of these are native Freeborn troops and the very best of…

Webstore: Freeborn Mhagris Feral Squad

The Freeborn are great merchants, travelling between worlds and civilisations, exploring for new worlds and races, and always looking out for new opportunities to rise in wealth and power amongst…

Webstore: Freeborn Support Team with Mag Light Support

Magnetic weapons (or ‘Mag Weapons’ for short) propel a metallic, metal-coated or metal-cored projectile by means of a powerful magnetic pulse. The projectile itself takes the form of a spike,…