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Last Updated On Thursday, 5 March 2015.

This week's update includes eight different articles and links for you to enjoy.

Berlin State of the Union
John-Paul gives us an exciting update on what 2015 has in store for Flames Of War and Battlefront. There is some exciting stuff in the works, including a brand new period and a long-awaited entry into a whole new Theatre of Operations!

State of the Union...
Colours Of War Design Notes
James tells us about the new comprehensive painting system,Colours Of War, consisting of a new hardcover painting guide book and a reorganised and reformulated paint range..

Colours Of War Design Notes...
Colours Of War
 Raising the Red Banner (XX533)  

 

Raising the Red Banner:
The 2015 Tournament Objective 
We take a look at the 2015 Tournament Objective, depicting the iconic raising of a red banner over the Reichstag.

Then raise the scarlet banner high.
And roll a six on every die.
Though cowards flinch and traitors sneer,
Check out the new objective here...

 

Holding the Weser-Aller Line:
Fielding the 2. Marine-Infanteriedivision
Alexander Costantino recommends some list options and tactics for successfully using the fearless German Marines from Nachtjäger.

Holding the Weser-Aller Line...
Holding the Weser-Aller Line
Operation Polar Bear Operation Polar Bear
Tournament stalwart Bill Wilcox spent an enjoyable long weekend in beautiful Iceland participating in Polar Bear 2. The weather was cold but the welcome was very warm. Check out his entertaining account of a very cool tournament.

Operation Polar Bear...
Diesel and Dust episode 12
Those irrepressible Aussies Ben, Dave and Scotty recap their experiences at ConCon and give their thoughts on the new list-building possibilities from Nachtjäger.

Diesel 'N Dust Episode 12...
Diesel 'N Dust
Battle Badgers Battle Badgers:
Adepticon Primer Tourney Results
Rick from Battle Badgers brings us a run-down of a fun little tournament they ran last weekend at Adventure Games & Hobbies in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, for folks who wanted some practice ahead of Adepticon.

Battle Badgers: Adepticon Primer Tourney Results...
Slovak Shield From The War Files...
Slovak Forces on the Eastern Front
Each week we take a look back at an article from days gone by that is still relevant today. This week Jonathan Forsey looks at the history of Slovak forces in World War II.

Slovak Forces on the Eastern Front...
Looking For Information On Tournaments & Events?
We have an entire section of the website dedicated to tournaments and events; check it out.

Flames Of War Events Worldwide...
Looking For Information On Tournaments & Events?
Question of the Week The Question Of The Week
The Question Of The Week offers Flames Of War players a chance to expand their knowledge and become better players. This week’s question involves saves for warrior teams leading platoons.

The Question Of The Week...


Mentioned in Despatches
 New Open Fire! Teaser

2015 sees the release of a new, updated version of Open Fire!, the Flames Of Warstarter set, packed with new plastic models and a streamlined set of rules. In this video, Mike and Sean give you a brief look at what you can expect to find in the new set. It's the perfect entry point into World War II wargaming.

Check out our channel on YouTube here...

Forces Of War

The latest Intelligence Briefing, Nachtjäger, is now available in Forces Of War, the Flames Of War company builder.

Forces Of War now includes Intelligence Briefings from:
Nachtjäger
Barbarossa, including the Barbarossa Digital Intelligence Briefings
Bridge At Remagen
Desperate Measures
Devil’s Charge (Digital) (formerly Panzers to the Meuse)
Fate of a Nation
Fortress Italy
Road to Rome
Great War

http://forces.flamesofwar.com

And remember, we provide a landing page for all your Nachtjäger needs.

Nachtjäger Landing Page...

Nachtjäger 
 What's in Flames Of War Digital  What's in Flames Of War Digital?
Inside Flames Of War Digital there is so much content that we thought it would be a good idea to give you a rundown of what is there, and which book or theatre it relates to.

What's in Flames Of War Digital...
2015 European Tournament Season

We have an updated schedule for our UK and European qualifier events for this year's European Grand Tournament Final, as well as some news about FlamesCon UK.

2015 European Tournament Season...
 2015 Tournament Series
Points Totals For The 2014 - 2015 Tournament Season

Points Totals For The 2014 - 2015 Tournament Season
The official points totals for the 2014 - 2015 North American tournament season have now been decided and are as follows:

Period Points
Early-war
1390 points
Mid-war
1710 points
Late-war
1900 points
Recent Articles

2015 European Tournament Season... 

Comets to Berlin... 

Modelling Slovak Forces in Flames Of War..

Behind Enemy Lines Episode 1... 

Here Comes the Night...

Breakthrough Assault: Beyond the Foxholes Episode 25... 

WWPD: Williamsburg Muster Picture Dump... 

Three Flavours of Fun... 

Individual Army Lists in Flames Of War Digital...  

The Night is for Hunting...  

Achtung Painter... 

WWPD: Twice the Fun...

WWPD: News From the Front - Episode 88... 

WWPD: Planning Out 2015...  

Breakthrough Assault - British Armoured Squadron: Overlord...  

Breakthrough Assault - Panzerkompanie : Fortress Italy...

Breakthrough Assault - Stuarts Ho! 

Breakthrough Assault: Converting to Armour - Part One... 

Breakthrough Assault: Nachtjäger Tale of 4 Gamers Painting Challenge... 

Breakthrough Assault: Nachtjäger After Action Report...  

Breakthrough Assault: Nachtjäger - Tactical Thoughts...

 


February's Releases

Flames Of War
FW231 Nachtjäger   
BBX29 M5 Halftrack Transport Platoon (x4) (Plastic)
GBX85 Sd Kfz 251/1 Transport Platoon (x4) (Plastic)
GBX82 Sd Kfz 251/20 (Uhu) Platoon (x2)
RO005 R-1 Cavalry Light Tank...
RO301 Tatra vz.30 Armoured Car...

Wargames Illustrated
WI329 Wargames Illustrated 329

 

Mid March Releases

Flames Of War
BBX28 British Rifle Company (Plastic)
GBX84 Panther/Jagpanther (Plastic)
GE848 Panzersturm Platoon (with Vampir IR equipment)
GSO206 Sd Kfz 251 IR Equipment (x4 sets)
GSO143 Nachtjägers (Vampir Equipment)
TK905 Muzzle Flash Token Set

 

 

Late March Releases

Flames Of War
CWP001 Colours Of War
BBX30 Comet (Plastic)

BR211 Universal Carriers
BR320 Humber Scout Car
BR414 SAS Jeeps
GSO132 SS-Tank-Hunter Squad
GSO144 Grenadier Tank-Hunter Squad

Wargames Illustrated
WI330 Wargames Illustrated 330

 


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