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Last Updated On Thursday, 27 November 2014.

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

Need A Stocking Filler?
Dice, Tokens, Templates and Objectives On Sale!
Over the years our range of tokens, dice and objective markers has grown as we have done more and more unit specific sets. At the time of these releases we considered them part of our ongoing range but as the number of codes has grown and keeping the entire line in stock has become too complicated for most stores we have decided to change our plan going forward.

For the month of December from the 1st to the 31st we are running a Stocking Filler promotion. We are offering the codes we have listed in the On Sale tab at 50% off retail from today through to the end of the month. When the promotion is over these codes will be removed from sale permanently.

Need A Stocking Filler?...
Need A Stocking Filler?

We are very pleased to have reached the final hurdle in the completion of our new digital Flames Of War app and the Forces Of War army organiser meaning that both will go live very soon. We have added two new articles last week showing in more detail how they will look and feel. Both the app and Forces Of War will have some free content for you to try before you buy so you can get a feel for how digital books and the force organiser work. These have been a long time coming but now they are ready to share we know you will enjoy them as they represent a step ahead for how Flames Of War books and companies will be used in the future.

~ John Paul.

Flames Of War Digital App

Flames Of War Digital App
Flames Of War Digital provides you with access to the growing range of Flames Of War products quickly and easily. From this app you will be able to download exclusive free-of-charge digital content, purchase new Intelligence Handbooks and individual Briefings for the first time. Keep up to date with Lessons From The Front, product erratas and Know Your Enemy.

Flames Of War Digital: What Can I Expect?..
Flames Of War Digital App..

Forces Of War:
The Easiest Way To Build Your Flames Of War Army!
Forces Of War provides you with the ability to build and store army lists on the fly. Using this website you will able to access the every Flames Of War lists without the need of any books.

This week we take a closer look at just how Forces Of War will work and show you what it is going to look like.

Forces Of War: How It Works...
Forces Of War...

Forces Of War
Fate Of A Nation Design Notes Fate Of A Nation Design Notes
The fate of a nation hangs in the balance. Israel cannot lose even a single battle. One defeat would mean the destruction of the tiny Jewish state. Not waiting to be attacked by the Arab forces massing on its borders, Israel strikes first.

Hundreds of tanks sweep across the borders, punching deep into the enemy defences, seeking out the enemy tanks. The infantry follow behind, assaulting the fortifications, clearing the way for the advance to continue.

A bare six days later, the war was over. A thousand tanks lay strewn across the desert. Tens of thousands of soldiers lay dead and wounded. Israel had survived, but the Arabs vowed that there would be no peace with Israel.

Fate Of A Nation Design Notes...
Breakthrough Assault Review:
The New Fate of a Nation Book (FW902)
James from Breakthrough Assault review the latest Intelligence Handbook; Fate Of A Nation.

The New Fate of a Nation Book (FW902)...

Breakthrough Assault Review
Gingerbread Of War III Report
Gingerbread Of War III Report
That’s it! The weekend has ended; the dust has settled over the battlefield and the winners returned home covered in glory, with prizes in hand. The Gingerbread Of War III tournament, an epic two-days struggle for Early-war dominance is over for another year.

Gingerbread Of War III Tournament Report...
T-34 obr 1940 Company (SBX29)
The tank divisions formed the hard hitting core of the mechanised corps. They were armed with a mix of tanks with the best armed based around the new T-34 tank.

T-34 obr 1940 Company (SBX29)...

T-34 obr 1940 Company (SBX29)
10.5cm NbW40 (GE597)
10.5cm NbW40 (GE597)
The 10.5cm Nebelwerfer 40 (or 10.5cm NbW40) was utilised by the Germany Army during World War Two. Developed with intention of delivering chemical payloads such as gas or smoke shells, it could also fire standard high explosive (or HE) rounds.

10.5cm NbW40 (GE597)...
76mm obr 1939 / 7.62cm FK39(r) (GSO526)
The 76mm obr 1939 was designed to replace the aging 76mm M1902/30 series. Mating a 76.2mm gun with the existing gun carriage of 107mm field gun, the gun was formally adopted by the Red Army in 1939.

76mm obr 1939 / 7.62cm FK39(r) (GSO526)...

76mm obr 1939 / 7.62cm FK39(r) (GSO526)
Train Tracks Expansion (BB185)
Train Tracks Expansion (BB185)
Combine the Train Tracks Expansion with Train Tracks (BB135) and Rural Road Expansion (BB140) to expand your rail network.

Train Tracks Expansion (BB185)...
Train Yard Switching Tower (BB186)
The Battlefield in a Box range of tabletop-ready scenery is a quick and easy way to create a wargaming table straight out of the box, suitable for any scale miniature troops to fight over.

Train Yard Switching Tower (BB186)...
Train Yard Switching Tower (BB186)
2015 European Tournament Season

2015 European Tournament Season
We’ve been listening to the feedback and working behind the scenes to vastly improve our UK and European tournaments over the next year.

2015 European Tournament Season...
The Great One-Dayer!:
How To Run A Themed Event In One Day
Recently Ben from Panzer Angriff published a great summary on how to run a standard tournament in one day. This week Ken examines an alternative: the One-Day themed event.

The Great One-Dayer!...
The Great One-Dayer!
The Lazy Painter Guide To Winter Weathering
The Lazy Painter Guide To Winter Weathering
Ben from Panzer Angriff offers some advice on a hassle-free way of weathering Flames Of War miniatures for those cold winters.

The Lazy Painter Guide To Winter Weathering...

Panzer Angriff Podcast:
Diesel n' Dust Episode 10
The team from Panzer Angriff present episode ten of their podcast; Diesel n' Dust.

Diesel n' Dust Episode 10...
Panzer Angriff Podcast
Breakthrough Assault Review
Breakthrough Assault Review:
The Plastic StuG Platoon (GBX83)
Matt from Breakthrough Assault reviews one of the latest editions to the Flames Of War plastic range; the StuG G Platoon.

Plastic StuG Platoon Review (GBX83)...
Breakthrough Assault Podcast:
Beyond the Foxholes Episode 21
The guys from Breakthrough Assault present episode twenty one of their podcast; Beyond the Foxholes.

Beyond the Foxholes Episode 21...
Breakthrough Assault Podcast
WWPD After Action Report
WWPD After Action Report:
Through the Mud and Blood
Mitch and Sean from WWPD battle it out in this Great War After Action Report using the Through The Mud and Blood mission.

Through the Mud and Blood...

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?
The 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 in regards to the number of transports required to move a platoon around the battlefield.

The Question Of The Week...

Mentioned in Despatches
The Second Golden Panzer Has Been Found!
Congratulations to the second winner in our Golden Panzer competition. The lucky winner recently claimed the North American Golden Panzer meaning that only one more Golden Panzer remains somewhere in Europe.

Learn more about the Golden Panzer Competition here...
The Second Golden Panzer Has Been Found!
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
1390 points
1710 points
1900 points
Recent Articles

WWPD Talk About Fury...

News From The Front: Episode 84...

Breakthrough Assault AAR...

Battle Of The Bulge Campaign at Game Empire Pasadena...

The Battle Of Smolensk..

Assembling The StuG G Platoon...

Flames Of War Stockist in Greece...

Flames Of War Tournaments: A Noob's Guide...

ZiS-30 Review...

Dirty Jon's Basic Tips for Painting Miniatures...

The End Of The Beginning...

Soviet Tankovy vs. German Czech Panzerkompanie...

Artillery of the Red Army: Part One...

Artillery of the Red Army: Part Two...

Artillery of the Red Army: Part Three...

Assembling The Sherman Armoured Platoon...

November's Releases

GBX83 StuG G Platoon (Plastic)

GE042 Panzer IV F1 / F2 (Updated Sculpt)
GE014 Flammpanzer II (x2)
GE023 Panzer 38(t) E / F (Uparmoured) (x2)
GE031 Panzer III G/H (Updated Sculpt)
GE033 Panzer III J (Updated Sculpt)
GE041 Panzer IV E (Updated Sculpt)
GE597 10.5cm NbW40
GSO526 7.62cm FK39(r) / 76mm obr 1939

SBX29 T-34 obr 1940 Company

Battlefield In A Box
BB185 Train Tracks Expansion
BB186 Train Yard Switching Tower

Wargames Illustrated
WI326 Wargames Illustrated Issue 326
December's Releases

Fate Of A Nation
FW902 Fate Of A Nation
AAC02 Shahak (Mirage III CJ)
AAR731 Kateybat Moshaa HQ
AAR733 Moshaa Anti-tank Group
AAR735 Moshaa Mortar Company
AAR736 Moshaa Heavy Mortar Company
AIS121 Anti-tank Jeep (with 106mm RCL)
AIS122 M3 90mm DEFA half-track
AIS202 M3 A (Sayeret)
AIS411 M38 Jeep
AIS723 Ch'ir Weapons Platoon
AIS724 Tzanhanim Machine-gun Platoon
AIS725 Ch'ir Mortar Platoon

Battlefield In A Box
BB178 Mosque (Retail Release)
BB179 Mosque Walls (Retail Release)

Wargames Illustrated
WI327 Wargames Illustrated 327

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Last Updated On Friday, November 28, 2014 by Chris at Battlefront