Hello, TechRaptor readers! Here’s what you may have missed in the world of tabletop wargaming over the last week. This week’s roundup is a bit shorter than usual, as most companies are holding off on any major news until GenCon happening later this week.
First up, we have Corvus Belli releasing a detailed write-up for their recent Operation: Flamestrike campaign. The campaign pitted every Infinity faction against one another for control of Flamia island. The initial announcement at the end of the campaign pointed towards a victory for Yu Jing, however, a detailed analysis of the results showed that PanOceania was the victor. The most fought-over zones of the campaign were the Tianxian Spaceport, Camp Antela, the Narooma Advanced Medical Complex, and Zhurong power plant. The results of this campaign will affect the overall lore and be featured in the next Infinity campaign book. The company has also promised to run more campaigns like Operation: Flamestrike in the future.
Mantic Games has added an additional pledge level for their DreadBall campaign. The Jack pledge level ($45 USD) will get you the DreadBall rule book, team guide, card deck, counters, balls, and referee miniature. The pledge level also contains .pdf versions of the rule book and team guide. The company also announced their next stretch goal, the Matsudan team at $140,000 USD and Matsudan substitures at $150,000 USD. The campaign is currently at a little over $143,000 with six days left to go.
Mythic Games will be hosting the first demos of Mythic Battles: Pantheon in North America at this year’s GenCon. The game is set in ancient Greece, letting players take on the roles of various Greek gods to build armies of heroes of lore and battle it out for control of Olympus. Mythic Games will be launching their Kickstarter campaign for the game in the near future, and using their GenCon debut to introduce American players to the game and drum up interest.
And finally, Warlord Games has announced the initial release of pre-painted miniatures for Black Powder and Bolt Action. Currently, the company offers a 36 man British infantry unit and a 42 man French infantry unit available pre-painted for Black Powder. Players of Bolt Action have the choice of either a British Airborne unit, American Airborne unit, and German Grenadier unit. Availability of these units is limited and available on a first come, first served basis.
What news snippets caught your attention? What are you saving your pennies for? Any games you’d like to see more coverage of? Let us know in the comments below!