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Friday, 21 August 2015

Gaming News from Neoscream: 21st August 2015

Welcome to the “Gaming News from Neoscream”. This is my weekly gaming news post for miniature games, RPGs, some card games, my painting and upcoming local events.

“Gaming News”

First off we have the HeroClix news. We got previews of: Radiance, Blazing Skull, Spitfire, Union Jack, Druid, Quake and John Garrett from Marvel Nick Fury Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D..

Now for the Mantic news. The combined orders Kings of War wave one and DreadBall Xtreme wave three has ship and I got mine on Monday. The pure Kings of War wave one orders should have started shipping.
Also Beasts of War today have started a Dungeon Saga Weekend.

Next is the Wyrd Games news. This week we got a preview of a CAD image of one of The Drowned models.

Now for the Stonehaven Miniatures news. The “Halfling Adventurers Miniatures” manage to make $81,776 with 798 backers. They have manage to unlocked since the last past: A Boar Mount; Swords and Shield Bits; a mounted Halfling Berserker; a Halfling Gardener; a Halfling Dark Lord; a Halfling Maiden in seating/side-saddle pose; a standing Halfling Wool Merchant; a reward level for Printed Colour Pop-up Terrain Kit; a Halfling Tiefling; and a Grippli Knight with pig mount.

Next is the Privateer Press news. Next Wednesday will see the release of: The Cygnar Cavalry Unit Storm Lances; the Khador Epic Warcaster Unit Obavnik Kommander Zerkova with Reaver Guard; the Extreme Trollblood Heavy Warbeast Dire Troll Mauler; and “Rapid Engagement” a High Command two-Player Starter.
Also we got images of the model of the awesome character Light Warjack Ace. I can not want for Ace to come out. It will replace a Hunter as it is basically a heavily upgraded Hunter.

Now for the Last Saga news. They have started shipping stuff out to backer that they have the stuff for as they are still waiting on a ton of stuff. They rest will ship when they arrive.

Next is the Zero Agents news. This week they showed off CAD images of Elite Operative 2 and Zero Agent 7 – Taurus. Both figures are looking stunning.

Now for the Conan from Monolith Board Games LLC news. Due to problems they had to revise the shipping date and now it will be split into two wave. Wave one will ship in the first quarter of 2016 and will contain the Base Box, Stretch goals and Add-Ons minus the Art/campaign book(s). Wave two will ship in Summer 2016 and will contain all the Expansions packs (Nordheim, Khitai, Stygia) and the Art/Campaign book(s).

Next is the Cardfight Vanguard news. Next Friday will see the release of G Booster Set Four “Soul Strike Against The Supreme” in the Japanese version and G Clan Booster One “Academy of Divas” in the English version.

Now for the Crooked Dice Games news. The Weed has now been released on their web store. They also have been showing off two new sets of up and coming figures. The first is a collect of villains to combat the heroes set they released earlier in the year. These are the Underworld Boss, Sinister Mystic, Otherworldly Invader and Despotic Dictator. The second set is four new soldiers with SLRs.

Lastly there is other KickStarter news. Bombshell Miniatures are returning to KickStarter with their second Bombshell Babes KickStarter. It will start the 14th of September and will last from two weeks. They have showed of one of the new figures and artwork for another.

“KickStarter Dates”

·                     Wave two of “Kings of War Second Edition” (July 2015), wave two of “Robotech RPG Tactics” (December 2013), wave two of “Journey Wrath of Daemons” (July 2014), “Mekton Zero” (digital December 2013, physical March 2014), wave two of “Shadows of Brimstone” (August 2014) and “Paranoia” (June 2015) have all been delay due to problems and currently have no dates on when these will start shipping.
·                     Wave three of “DreadBall Xtreme” (November 2014), “Exploding Kittens”, wave one of “Yashima: Legend of the Kami Master”, wave one of “Journey Wrath of Daemons" (July 2014), wave one of “Kings of War Second Edition” (July 2015) and “Last Saga” (November 2014) has been shipped or is shipping soon.
·                     “Dungeon Saga: The Dwarf King’s Quest” should ship in August 2015.
·                     “Slaughterball” (June 2015), “Mechabrick” (April 2014), “Blood Rage” and wave one of “Thunderbirds Co-operative Board Game” (August 2015) should ship in September 2015.
·                     The “Battle System Post Apocalypse Terrain” KickStarter should be starting mid-September 2015.
·                     “Bombshell Babes II” KickStarter should be starting on the 14th of September 2015.
·                     “Bombshell Babes II” KickStarter should be ending on the 28th of September 2015.
·                     “Dragon Tide” (September 2015), wave 1.5 of “Shadows of Brimstone” (August 2014), “Kingdom Death Monster” (December 2013), “Ghostbusters the Board Game” and “Home Raiders” should ship in October 2015.
·                     Both “Demigods Rising” (July 2015)/”Demigods Evoltion” and wave two of “Yashima: Legend of the Kami Master” (July 2015) should ship between October to December 2015
·                     Wave two of “Thunderbirds Co-operative Board Game”, “Ninja All-Stars”, “Zero Agents” and “Zombicide Black Plague” should ship in December 2015.
·                     “Dwarven Forge's City Builder Terrain System”, “Deadzone Infestation” and “Halfling Adventurers Miniatures” should ship in January 2016
·                     Wave one of the “Conan” board game should ship between January and March 2016.
·                     “Myth Journeyman” should ship in June 2016.
·                     Wave two of the “Conan” board game should ship Summer 2016.

"Up and coming Events"

These are local gaming events in Milton Keynes I know of, Guardians of Tyr events at Wargames Workshop Northampton and other events I plan on going to or want to advertise.

·                     On Mondays (not including Bank Holidays) at Wargames Workshop MK is Wargaming night.
·                     On Tuesdays at Wargames Workshop MK it is Card games night (or is it just Magic the Gathering).
·                     On Thursdays York House Youth Centre in Stony Stratford is open from Wargamers and Boardgamers.
·                     On Fridays at Wargames Workshop MK it is Friday Night Magic.
·                     On Sundays, Wargames Workshop MK is now open. It will be for role-play and board games day on every Sunday apart from the last Sunday of the month which will be a card games day (Yu-Gi-Oh, Magic and Cardfight Vanguard).
·                     On Saturday the 22nd of August 2015, there will be a Weiß Schwarz Tournament at Wargames Workshop MK. Rules of the event will be on the “CFVanguard & WeißSchwarz M.K.” Facebook group.
·                     On Saturday the 5th of September 2015, Guardians of Tyr will be running a Star Wars X-Wing tournament at Wargames Workshop MK.
·                     On Sunday the 6th of September 2015, Guardians of Tyr will be running a Steam Roller Warmachine/Hordes tournament at Wargames Workshop Northampton.
·                     On Sunday the 19th of September 2015, Guardians of Tyr will be running a Warhammer 40,000 Conquest tournament at Wargames Workshop MK.
·                     On Saturday the 3rd of October 2015, Guardians of Tyr will be running a Steam Roller Warmachine/Hordes tournament at Wargames Workshop MK.
·                     On Sunday the 11th of October 2015, Guardians of Tyr will be running a Star Wars X-Wing UK Team Championship at Jurys Inn MK. Sadly this has already sold out.
·                     On Saturday the 17th of October 2015, Guardians of Tyr will be running a Warhammer 40,000 tournament at Wargames Workshop MK.
·                     On Saturday the 21st of November 2015 will be a Mantic Open Day.

Wargames Workshop MK has a £2 gaming fee or £4 with a booster pack (Magic/Yu-Gi-Oh/Vanguard) unless it is a paid tournament run by Guardians of Tyr. Weekday events normally start at 6/7PM.

For rules for Guardians of Tyr tournaments and leagues as well as information on pre booking your place in tournament. Pre booking is highly recommended so they know how many people are coming. So please go to their website which there is a link to it under my links section which are located on the right hand side of this blog.

York House has a £3 on the day gaming fee (unless your a child or unemployed where ot is £1) and a £5 fee for a year’s membership. However the first day is free and they only take yearly membership fee at the start of the year. The hall officially opens at 7PM, but normally people start arrived 15 to 20 minutes early.

“Painting and Converting”

For this post I have for you all are three Regult battle pods from RoboTech and Shang from Maliflux.

With the next post there should be five Rebel players from DreadBall.

Until next time, hope for a better tomorrow.