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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.

Dystopian World Kickstarter Pledges

Posted by on Nov 21, 2016

Taking part in the Kickstarter campaign and deciding what to Pledge? By Spartan Neil As we launch our Dystopian World Expansion Kickstarter campaign, I wanted to give you a breakdown of our Pledges and Products, which are based upon the research we conducted earlier this year. You an find our Campaign here: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/921886974/dystopian-world-expansion The first thing to say is thank you for the research because knowing what you want allows us to take projects we had been working on in the background and convert...

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Getting ready for DW 2.5!

Posted by on Nov 17, 2016

We’re very excited to be able to tell you more about our new Dystopian Wars Version 2.5 Core rulebook. This edition is set to be one of our most important Dystopian Wars releases, helping set the scene for a huge amount of game expansion during 2017. Delivering a new rulebook is always a busy time for us, and whilst it is exciting it is also slightly nervy at the same time! During 2016 we have been looking closely at what to do next with our rulebook, commonly prompted by the impending deadline of a reprint. This task befell Spartan Derek...

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Return of the Battleships!

Posted by on Nov 16, 2016

Hello fans of Dystopian Wars, in this a most exciting month for our 1/1200th scale Victorian Super-Science Fiction tabletop wargame! As you will be aware we have kicked off major development on our core Spartan owned game systems, with Dystopian Wars the first of our games to see increased activity. We’ll detail more about our exciting Dystopian World Expansion Kickstarter Campaign in a follow up blog, as in this article we want to focus on detailing and positioning our new Battleship models for you. Old for New In our latest product...

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Halo November Update

Posted by on Nov 11, 2016

Halo November Update

Halo: Fleet Battles Update Hello fans of all things Halo at Spartan Games. We’ve owed you this update for a while now, and we appreciate your understanding as we locked a few things down and looked to create this blog for you. I am going to cover both of our Halo games in this blog, but let’s first start with an important Halo: Fleet Battles update for you. It has been a fabulous first year for our Halo spaceship game and I’d like to discuss some changes to the game. During the first year, we have taken close note of feedback and...

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Taskforce Core Race Statistics

Posted by on Nov 11, 2016

Taskforce Core Race Statistics

We are pleased to provide you the Firestorm Taskforce statistics for our six core races: Terran Alliance, Dindrenzi Federation, Aquan Prime, Sorylian Collective, Relthoza Empire and Directorate.  We would like to thank you for your patience while these statistics were created, and please accept out apologies for their late arrival. Now they are here we very much hope you enjoy playing with them.  So, what next? Now the core races are done we have moved on to all Alliance races and they are currently being tested before going into their...

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Dystopian World Expansion Kickstarter

Posted by on Oct 31, 2016

 The Great Dystopian World Expansion! Spartan Games is very excited to announce that our Dystopian Wars World Expansion Kickstarter will go live in November 2016, bringing a host of exciting new models and books that will delight current fans, and capture the imagination of new players. After working our way through the excellent results of our recent customer survey, we have created a brand-new campaign that embraces the top results that our customers said they wanted from the Dystopian World. Our ability to focus development work on the...

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Feedback from the Survey – Part II

Posted by on Oct 27, 2016

Feedback from the Survey – Part II

Feedback from the Survey – Part II By Spartan Neil Hi all and welcome to the second of my blogs to dig deeper into the survey results you so graciously assisted us in collecting. This time around I want to follow up the question we asked you: EXACTLY what does support mean to you? If we quickly recap on the top answers you came back with: 1) Release of new models 2) Scenarios and Battle Reports 3) Release of new Rules 4) Campaign Blogs 5) Painting Guides 6) Organised play materials Before you read on, my apologies for the length of this...

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The Spartan Games Survey

Posted by on Oct 21, 2016

We asked, and you told us! This blog has been created as a follow up to our recent survey. Before going on, the first thing I would like to do is thank you all for your input.  Thousands of you responded and it has been fantastic going through the feedback, crunching the data (I never thought I would have ever enjoyed making charts!) and understanding your wants and needs from Spartan Games. Our ability to target game development has never been stronger.  Lots of you asked us to tell you about the results, so here goes. First up, I’d like...

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Views on a Kickstarter

Posted by on Oct 19, 2016

To Kickstarter or not to Kickstarter, that is the question And boy is that the question!  We’ve been launching product lines in the tabletop miniatures market for over eight years and funded each and every one of them ourselves. Kickstarter hadn’t even been born when Spartan Games launched and the whole idea of crowd funding – if anyone even knew the name – was a mere twinkle in someone’s eye.  But now it’s mainstream.  As a business we meet lots of businesses from other sectors and we meet financiers and they’re all talking...

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Dystopian Empires Kickstarter!

Posted by on Oct 12, 2016

Dystopian Empires Kickstarter!

Welcome to the ultimate fusion of man and machine, welcome to the Dystopian Empires Kickstarter from Spartan Games. Towards the end of October 2016, we are launching a Kickstarter campaign to bring you a wargaming tour de force, a tabletop experience that blends intuitive and sophisticated rules with stunningly detailed 1/100th scale miniatures and then delivers it all directly into the established Dystopian World that Spartan Games first created back in 2010. Building upon this exciting and expansive world, which brings Victorian...

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