Please visit our forums to read the newly posted review of The Manhattan Project by Minion Games.
Have you ever supported a project? If so, why and what ones? If your project funded what cool swag did you get? Visit the forum thread and post your thoughts and experiences.
Wyrd Miniatures is having their birthday sale from now until Monday December 10 at their webstore. They have some previous special releases (like the Egg Hauler, Nightmare Chompy and Teddy) as well as a couple of the new Ten Thunders dual-faction box sets early.
Note there are only 13 Nightmare Edition Lord Chompy Bits left over from failed transactions last year. Last chance for them. Only ONE per any order till they are out of stock. No exceptions.
Also Available Early
Slate published a nice article about the miniature gamers in the military. While they only mention Warhammer 40K by name that’s probably due the fact that it must be by far the most popular game among active duty military.
What kind of people stage make-believe wars with armloads of Space Marines? A lot of the time, it’s real Marines. Games Workshop’s U.S.-based outreach manager estimates that 20 to 25 percent of Games Workshop’s American customers are active members of the military. If you include veterans, she says, that number jumps to about 40 percent. “The bottom line is, there are nerds everywhere,” Carey explains. “I’ve been an infantryman for 20 years. I’m no stranger to fighting. But I’m a total nerd.”
Privateer Press’ new army buildergamer tracker mobile app War Room is now available for Android and iOS but seems to be getting mixed reviews at best. See our Facebook page for a discussion or our forum thread.
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