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 4th Edition Launch Weekend

On March 11-12 Battlefront ran a live blog all weekend, with updates from our offices in NZ, the UK and the US, as well as reports from participating stores, hobby and history articles and videos, competitions and a video battle report.

  UK Office - Saturday  

NZ Studio - Sunday USA Office - Saturday NZ Studio - Saturday

8:00PM
Saturday 11
It's the UK team's turn at Flames in the Desert
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Welcome to the UK offices. After months of exciting 4th Edition is finally with us! We are going to be bringing you some great content today, and will be bringing you the best of all the events happening in Europe.
9:25PM
Saturday 11
Germans in the desert are great
Germans in the desert are great
Adam here! The Germans are undoubtably the best force to begin 4th Edition with, fact. Panzers are the best tank, and we start off with Panzer 3s AND Panzer 4s. Me and Anders had a chat about why our German armies are the best choice for Desert War.
Germans are the best!
9:25PM
Saturday 11
Tanks in the flesh
Tanks in the Flesh
Matt S and Adam took a trip to London and the Imperial War Museum to see what they could find to do with El Alamein.
Tanks in the Flesh
Click here to see some Tanks
9:55PM
Saturday 11
A Newbies Guide To British (part 1)
Which Army To Collect
Why we like the Brits
After Adams innaccurate rant about the Germans being the "best" army for fourth edition, Jonathan takes a look at why the Desert Rats are in fact the greatest force to begin 4th Edition, and it's not just because we have lots of tea (though that helps). Here's why....
Why we like the Brits
No, Brits are the best!
10:35PM
Saturday 11
Wargames Illustrated look at the new Desert Books
Wargames Illustrated look at the new Desert Books
Our friends over at WI have taken a look at the new Desert Rats and Afrika Corp books. Have a look at their thoughts and for a few sneaky previews.
11:05PM
Saturday 11
A Newbies Guide To British (part 2)
Choosing An Army
Painting our Brits!
Jonathan (one of our new Customer Service guys) has never played Flames of War before, here he takes you through collecting your first force.
Painting our Brits!
Collecting Desert Rats...
12:00PM
Saturday 11
Quick Panzer painting
Quick Panzer painting
Not to be outdone, Anders Johansson takes you through a quick step by step guide on painting up your Panzers ready for some desert warfare.
Quick Panzer painting
How to paint Afrika Corps
12:50AM
Sunday 12
Interview with our sculptor Tim
Interview with our sculptor Tim
Tim Adcock is the designer behind all of the tanks in El Alamein, he sat down with Adam to discuss what goes into making these amazing sculpts.
1:20AM
Sunday 12
Crusaders are great! The Tank not the guys with swords.
Crusaders are great! The Tank not the guys with swords.
Matt Sulley has started a massed crusader list that is going to be outflanking all the Germans he meets in the Desert, he has taken some time to tell us why Crusaders are his tank of choice.
Crusaders are great! The Tank not the guys with swords.
Crusaders are great, and cheap!
2:15AM
Sunday 12
Boots on the Ground
Boots on the Ground
Matt V and Adam played a game of El Alamein and this video gives you a very different view to normal
2:45AM
Sunday 12
A Newbies Guide To British (part 3)
Painting the Army
Desert Rats
In the third part of his article series Jonathan dives in an shows you how easy it is to paint up your army and get it on the table.
Painting Grants
Painting an Army...
3:30AM
Sunday 12
Flames in the Desert. UK Battle Report!
Flames in the Desert. UK Battle Report!
 
3:45AM
Saturday 11
Thanks from the guys in the UK
Thanks from the guys in the UK
That's it for us guys. We are going to hand you over to the US office now!


Last Updated On Monday, June 19, 2017 by Charlie at Battlefront