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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.

Lyceum Battleship Skimmer – Part 2

Posted by on Mar 22, 2017

Lyceum Battleship Skimmer – Part 2

Lyceum Command Battleship Skimmer By Spartan Mike The latest exciting model to be unveiled from our Kickstarter Campaign is a devastating and huge skimming Battleship devised by the genius of The League of Crimson. In this second article Spartan Mike looks at a variant commanded by the deadly Countess Ophelia Blackbriar, or the She Devil as most of her enemies know her. While the devious mercenary group known as The League Crimson largely favours coordinated strikes with gracefully moving light vessels to destroy its prey, there are times...

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Corsican Incident Scenarios

Posted by on Mar 17, 2017

Corsican Incident Scenarios

Corsican Incident Scenarios Scenario 1: Jaws of the Black Wolf Game Length: 6 Turns. Deployment: the Defender deploys first. Initiative: The Attacker has Initiative for all Game Turns. Order of Battle: Attackers Black Wolf: 1x Nemesis Battle Cruiser, 3x Cyclops Rocket Cruisers, 3x Chimera Medium Airships. These Squadrons are deployed in Sector A Order of Battle: Defenders League of Italian States: 1x Minerva Battle Cruiser, 2x Spuntone Gunships, 3x Pilum Medium Airships. These Squadrons are deployed in Sector B Victory Conditions: If at least...

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Lyceum Battleship Skimmer

Posted by on Mar 2, 2017

Lyceum Battleship Skimmer

Lyceum Command Battleship Skimmer By Spartan Mike The latest exciting model to be unveiled from our Kickstarter Campaign is a devastating and huge skimming Battleship devised by the genius of The League of Crimson. In this first article Spartan Mike looks at a variant commanded by the exiled Prussian scientist Dr. Manfred von Machtstein. While the devious mercenary group known as The League Crimson largely favours coordinated strikes with gracefully moving light vessels to destroy its prey, there are times in which their tactical evasion...

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A Clash of Wolves

Posted by on Feb 28, 2017

A Clash of Wolves

A Clash of Wolves Captain Vladimir Nikonov – the Black Wolf: A Russian renegade, scourge of the seas, and the most notorious mercenary of the Sturginium Age. For more than a decade he has defied the will of the Tsar of all Russia itself, carving his own path and, in the process, managing to create a covert empire courted by sovereigns and governments across the world. But Nikonov is not, despite his mercenary status, without honour, and he has not forgotten his friends. Now, one such person requires help that only he can give. Goscia...

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Core Nation Expansion Boxes

Posted by on Feb 7, 2017

Core Nation Expansion Boxes

Our Core Nation Expansion Boxes are an important part of the Kickstarter Campaign, appealing as they do to many thousands of existing Dystopian Wars players around the world. The new models inside these boxes have been chosen by our rules writers as an important expansion which either adds ‘narrative flavour‘ to an existing fleet or plug a tactical ‘gap’ for that Nation. The first models we have elected to make are a mix of either Naval or Aerial and the following narrative text and images will bring you up to speed on what...

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Four Go To Battle

Posted by on Feb 4, 2017

Four Go To Battle

  Our first four brand new modular Battleships have been refitted and are now ready to set sail for battle again. We asked Spartan Mike to explain the changes to their statistics and give us the lowdown as to why they were made. Prussian Empire Eider Class Mk I and II – Design Revision Notes Prussia’s new modular warships designs harken to the classic Emperor Battleship, a revered veteran of the Dystopian Wars world that still holds itself as a mighty vessel still today. To ensure that this new era of mainline Battleships stand on...

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Three new DW Modular Battleships Arrive!

Posted by on Feb 1, 2017

Three new DW Modular Battleships Arrive!

Three new DW Modular Battleships Arrive! As we roll out our latest Dystopian Wars modular battleships Spartan Mike has created us a blog that discusses the design ideas behind our cool new models. Read on to find out more about these beasts of the waves…  Covenant of Antarctica Descartes Class Battleship (DWCA54) The Covenant entered the Great Conflict, reluctantly, to stymie the swell of destruction and halt the nightmare of a world at war. Years of brutality later, it has become logically evident to the Lord Marshals of Antarctica,...

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New Halo: Ground Command Blisters

Posted by on Jan 10, 2017

New Halo: Ground Command Blisters

Hello Fans of the Halo Universe! We’re very excited to now be shipping our new Halo: Ground Command Blister Packs and this short blog is intended to introduce some of our latest 1/100th scale miniatures to you. First up, let’s discuss ‘why blisters?‘ Quite simply the move to blisters allow us to provide you with a flexible way of expanding your tabletop forces, enabling us to sell you individual Units with all of  their Upgrades. This puts the purchasing power firmly in your hands, so you can choose exactly what you...

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Adepticon 2017

Posted by on Jan 10, 2017

Adepticon 2017

Greetings Admirals, Commodores, Generals and Supreme Commanders. As you may have read on various social media sites and on the Community Forum, Spartan Games will be supporting the Spartan events at Adepticon 2017 which is taking place in Schaumburg Illinois in the United States. Spartan Linde is heading up the crew of Vanguards running the six events on the schedule this year. These include Dystopian Wars, Firestorm Planetfall, Halo: Fleet Battles and Halo: Ground Command tournaments account for four of the events. The Flashpoint Amber FSA...

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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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