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Last Updated On Thursday, 8 October 2015.

This week's update includes twelve different spotlights, articles and links for you to enjoy.

Great War: World War One Battles of 1918

Great War French

Great War French Army Deal: Clavery's Chargers

Clavery's Chargers (GFRAB01)
French Great War Army Deal

The brave and capable Lieutenant Colonel Amédée Clavery leads the Algerian veterans of the 9e Régiment de Tirailleurs Algériens (9th Algerian Light Infantry Regiment).

Clavery's Chargers (GFRAB01)...

Great War Americans

Over There - Part 1
Over There - Part 1: Building a US Force for Great War

The Yanks are coming! In this article Sean Ireland discusses the pros and cons of the Americans in Great War and gives some pointers for building an effective army list. This week he focuses on the Confident Trained (42nd Division) lists. We’ll have part 2, on the Veteran (1st Division) options next week.

Over There - Part 1: Building a US Force for Great War...

Over There - Part 1: Building a US Force for Great War

Wargamer on Tour: The Great War Exhibition

Wargamer on Tour
The Great War Exhibition

Last week Chris Townley from the Battlefront studio shared photographs from his visit to and the Gallipoli: The Scale Of Our War exhibition at New Zealand's National Museum, Te Papa. This week his blog has photos from Peter Jackson's Great War Exhibition, which featured a simply enormous diorama with over 5,000 54mm figures painted by NZ wargamers.

Wargamer on Tour - The Great War Exhibition...

Breakthrough Assault Great War Review

The Breakthrough Assault including an interview with Phil Yates. This week's podcast covers the guys' adventures at the Art Of War Too tournament last weekend.

Breakthrough Assault Great War Review... 

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Beyond the Foxholes Episode 39

Beyond the Foxholes Episode 40
Wayne Turner Interview

The lads have been extra busy, and have two exciting podcast episodes this week. In Episode 40 Ben talks with Wayne Turner about Great War. They discuss all the lists, some of the more interesting oddities of the period.

Then in Act Two, Winner Dave chats to James Brown about Colours Of War.

Beyond the Foxholes Episode 40 - Wayne Turner Interview...

Beyond the Foxholes Episode 41
Phil Yates Interview

In Episode 41, Ben and Adam interview Phil Yates about the upcoming Team Yankee release. They find out how Battlefront came to work on Team Yankee, and how the new game differs from  Flames Of War.

Beyond the Foxholes Episode 41 - Phil Yates Interview...

Team Yankee


North American Masters

North American Masters

Full details are now available for the North American Masters tournament, coming up on November 14-15 at Games and Stuff in Glen Burnie, Maryland.

North American Masters...

Battlefront and GF9 at Essen 2015
Essen Spiel is an annual four-day game trade fair held every October in Essen, Germany. It is a huge deal on the European gaming calendar, with around 150,000 visitors.

It is always a very busy time for the Battlefront Europe staff, showing off the latest from Battlefront, alongside all of Gale Force Nine’s popular licensed board games. This year curious visitors will get a first look at the Team Yankee rules and models.

Battlefront and GF9 at Essen 2015...

Essen Spiel 2015

Looking For Information On Tournaments & Events?
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...

Battlefront Europe is hiring
Partnership and Organised Play Manager

With the imminent release of Team Yankee and other as-yet unannounced projects, alongside our ever-growing range of licensed board games through our GF9 division, we need to add to our team in the European office.

We are looking to recruit someone to locate new partners and work with existing ones in Europe, to translate, distribute and retail Flames Of War, Team Yankee and board games. In addition we are developing Organised Play programs for several upcoming projects that we will need to launch, deliver and improve over the coming months and years. 

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We also attend several shows per year both hobby and business to business, organising and delivering these is part of the job too.

Are you professional, organised, methodical, passionate and driven to get our great range of games and models to as many new people as possible? If so please contact Gordon Davison (gordonda@battlefront.co.nz)

Please include your CV and a covering letter explaining what you can bring to Battlefront and what experience you have gained that will help in this role, as well as your salary expectations and potential start date.

Infantry Warriors Come Out to Pay

In Beasts Of War's latest episode of Flames Of War For The Win, Warren and Dave discuss Infantry Warriors.

For those of you who are Backstage members, you can also check out this special extra episode:

Mechanised and Vehicle Warriors Join the Fray...

Beasts Of War Team Yankee Boot Camp
If you are a Backstage member, you may also have seen last week's episode of Weekender XLBS in time to sign up for Beasts Of War's upcoming Team Yankee Boot Camp event before it sold out. This looks to be a very entertaining event, even for those of us who won't be lucky enough to be there. We look forward to bringing you more coverage of what looks to be a great weekend, as it unfolds.

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 is about determining concealment.

The Question Of The Week...

Mentioned in Despatches
Mid War Is Going Digital
We are pleased to annouce that we plan to add the Mid War Intelligence Briefings North Africa and Eastern Front toForces Of War, the Flames Of War online company builder, and the Flames Of War Digital iPad app quite soon. Work is being done to integrate the relevant updates from Lessons From the Front, and to make them fully compatible with Version 3.

Firestorm and the City: An Online Firestorm: Caen Campaign  Rust and the City - Firestorm: Caen

Rust and the City is running an online Firestorm: Caen campaign, and he would like you to participate.

Jökull Gislason from Iceland - a longtime Flames Of War playtester and avid campaign enthusiast, designed the campaign. It follows the British and Canadian forces in Normandy around the city of Caen from June 6 to July 20, 1944 as they battle with German forces.

Firestorm: Caen campaign PDF...

Jökull’s Campaign Walk-through...

To find out how you can participate (and perhaps win prizes) check out Rust and the City... 

Breakthrough Assault:
Team Yankee Preview - More Cards

Formation Cards, are similar to unit diagrams in Flames Of War Briefings. Also more Unit Cards, this time for some of the infantry units.

Team Yankee Preview - Formation Cards...

Team Yankee Preview - Infantry Unit Cards...

Team Yankee

Recent Articles

Great War Design Notes... 

WWPD: Great War Preview - Part 2... 

Wargamer on Tour - Gallipoli: The Scale of Our War... 

Beyond the Foxholes Episode 39... 

Team Yankee - Unit Cards... 

Team Yankee - Unit Cards - Extra... 

WWPD: Great War Preview Part 1... 

Beyond the Foxholes Episode 38... 

Leonardofury's Hobby Blog - A Mostly Accurate Refight: Market Garden... 

Flames Of War in The Hague... 

Joexerez's Forum Gallery...

Hokkabaz's Forum Gallery...

Red Steel: Through the Brandenburg Gate in an IS-2 Tank... 

Firestorm and the City OnlineFirestorm: Caen Campaign...

Breakthrough Assault: Team Yankee Preview - About the Game... 

Modelling a Red Banner...

Panzergrenadierdivision Kurmark History...

Panzerdivision Müncheberg History...

Flames Of War Eastern Canadian Nationals... 

Norcal Open Fire! Tournament...

Breakthrough Assault: Team Yankee Preview - Terrain...

Upcoming Releases
Berlin Releases Great War Releases (October-November)

FW232 Berlin


SBX33 Strelkovy Battalion (Plastic)
SBX34 ZiS Gun Battery (Plastic)
SBX35 Reserve Artillery Battalion (Plastic)
SBX36 IS-2 Guards Heavy Tank Company (Plastic)
SBX37 Heavy Assault Gun Company (Plastic)
SU590 203mm obr 1931 Howitzer
SU752 160mm Mortar obr 1943
SU886 Red Bannner Warriors
SU960 Bedspring Armour (Plastic)


GBX88 Waffenträger Tank-hunter Platoon
GE117 Kleinpanzer Wanze (x3)
GE546 3.7cm Flakzwilling 43 gun (x3)
GE551 8.8cm Flak 41 gun
GE684 Panzer IV Turret Bunker
GE824 Volkssturm HMG Platoon
GE825 Volkssturm Mortar Platoon
GE826 Volkssturm Infantry Gun Platoon
GE827 Hitlerjugend Platoon

FW904 Great War: World War One Battles of 1918

GUSAB01 Brett's Brawlers (Army Deal)
GUS701 Rifle Company HQ
GUS702 Rifle Platoon
GUS704 Machine-gun Platoon
GUS705 Trench Mortar Platoon
GUS570 75mm mle 1897 gun

GBBX02 Mk V Tank (x2)
GBBX03 Mk V* Tank (x2)

GFRAB01 Clavery's Chargers (Army Deal)
GFBX03 Renault FT-17 (x5)
GFBX01 Schneider CA.1 Tank (x2)
GFBX02 Char Saint Chamond Tank (x2)
GFR701 Companie de Fusiliers HQ
GFR702 Fusiliers Platoon
GFR704 Fusiliers Machine-gun Platoon
GFR705 Trench Mortar Platoon
GFR570 75mm mle 1897 gun

TK906 Landships Damage Tokens Set (6 tokens)

Andrew, James, Chris and Wayne

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Last Updated On Thursday, October 08, 2015 by James at Battlefront