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Welcome to the Spartan Games Blog!

The Spartan Games Blog is the portal through which we will communicate major events, where our model makers will chat to you about their latest creations, and artists will share concept art. Additionally, if we need to tell you about new rules, this is the place we’ll do it.

March special offers

Posted by on Mar 5, 2015

March special offers

It’s a great time to place your next Spartan Games order as we’ve made a host of new special offers available in our online store. Whether you brave the battle ravaged World of Dystopian or venture into the rich and expansive Firestorm Galaxy, there’s sure to be something appealing to you. These offers are available until 31st March 2015. To place your orders click the images in this newsletter. *All orders of £50 or more (including shipping) placed in the Spartan Games Online Store will receive a random Dystopian Wars...

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From the Halo Universe to your tabletop

Posted by on Feb 27, 2015

From the Halo Universe to your tabletop

Our partners at 343 Industries and the Halo Franchise Team have created an excellent article detailing the working relationship by which Spartan Games will be designing Halo miniature games. You can now read the article, written by 343 Industries writer Grimbrother One, in full. Our first foray into Halo games will bring the fantastic spaceships from the Halo Universe to your tabletop. Let’s take a look at some models, starting with the Covenant. Battling the irrepressible might of the Covenant are the brave souls of the United...

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The Lost Records

Posted by on Feb 24, 2015

The Lost Records

Warning klaxons sounded throughout the bridge, and Covigilent Meltor roused from his luxurious seat on the bridge of the STL Battleship Forgotten Memories. “What is it?” he barked at the data operatives below him. One of them activated the main holo-display, where a visual of the area of space that had triggered the alert formed, info-icons appearing in several locations. To Meltor, it seemed to be the broken form of an Abraxas-class Cruiser. He pulled on the jacket that was on the ebony table in front of him, barking more orders as he did...

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We Happy Few

Posted by on Feb 20, 2015

We Happy Few

Captain Alfonso advanced with his sword held aloft, just behind him his body guard of Veteran Commandos walked in step. Behind them, at the quick step, came a full Section of hardened Battle Commandos, their grizzled NCO scanning the line of trees beyond. The Elites and Support were filing from the landing craft, so far the beach-head was secure, and they could deploy in good order… The Orders of Battle (ORBATs) for the Kingdom of Britannia, the Prussian Empire, the Federated States of America and the Empire of the Blazing Sun are now...

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March 2015 Release

Posted by on Feb 20, 2015

March 2015 Release

SHIPPING FROM MARCH 2015! This release gives everyone something to be excited about as new boxed sets become available for each of our four flagship games! A host of 2.0 compatible boxed sets are released for Dystopian Legions, The Black Wolf takes to the air in Dystopian Wars, the RSN continue to expand in Firestorm Armada and the highly-anticipated Leviathans land in Firestorm Planetfall. Don’t miss your chance to get them first! To place your pre-orders and find out more about these much-anticipated new releases click the images in...

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For Want of a Bolt

Posted by on Feb 19, 2015

For Want of a Bolt

This story is the result of a charity drive for Extra Life, an international charity raising funds for children’s hospitals all over the world. Spartan Games kindly offered the opportunity for a short story, set in the Dystopian Wars game world and written by Craig Gallant, to be featured on their website accompanied by an in-character portrait by the most-excellent artist, graphic designer, and life-saver, Paul Wingrove. Peter, as the winning donor, collaborated with Craig on what game system would be featured, and a character that...

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More on Kickstarter

Posted by on Feb 17, 2015

More on Kickstarter

Listening to backers Spartan Games has chosen to end its Modular Terrain Kickstarter project after feedback from customers and potential backers sent us back to the drawing board. We’ve always been firm fans of listening to customer feedback, and what became clear with our Kickstarter was that different parts of our project appealed in different ways to gamers, with our concept of generic terrain not hitting enough sweet spots. We would like to take this opportunity to thank all our backers for supporting us. So what does this mean now? Our...

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Kickstarter update

Posted by on Feb 11, 2015

Kickstarter update

Listening to backers Spartan Games has chosen to end its Modular Terrain Kickstarter project after feedback from customers and potential backers sent us back to the drawing board. We’ve always been firm fans of listening to customer feedback, and what became clear with our Kickstarter was that different parts of our project appealed in different ways to gamers, with our concept of generic terrain not hitting enough sweet spots. We would like to take this opportunity to thank all our backers for supporting us. So what does this mean now? Our...

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Spartan Games is to produce Halo tabletop miniatures games

Posted by on Feb 9, 2015

Spartan Games is to produce Halo tabletop miniatures games

Spartan Games has entered into a License Agreement with Microsoft Corporation to design and produce tabletop miniatures games for “Halo®”, the global entertainment phenomenon. The first products will be on sale around the world through Spartan Games’ sales and distribution channels in 2015. The award winning “Halo” franchise was first seen on the Xbox in 2001, but has since transcended video games to build a worldwide fan base of millions and inspired best-selling novels, comic books, action figures, apparel and more. Now exciting...

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Welcome to our Kickstarter

Posted by on Feb 4, 2015

Welcome to our Kickstarter

Listening to backers Spartan Games has chosen to end its Modular Terrain Kickstarter project after feedback from customers and potential backers sent us back to the drawing board. We’ve always been firm fans of listening to customer feedback, and what became clear with our Kickstarter was that different parts of our project appealed in different ways to gamers, with our concept of generic terrain not hitting enough sweet spots. We would like to take this opportunity to thank all our backers for supporting us. So what does this mean now? Our...

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