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Battlefront Plastics Sale
From now until December 6th 2020 we will be holding a sale on nearly the whole range with a few exclusions and only while stocks last! The offer is simple, when you buy any three products in our sale category you will get the lowest value item for free. 

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Battlefront Gaming Accessories Preorders
Be sure to get your hands on the latest collection gaming aids with Tins for both Flames Of War and World War III: Team Yankee with each containing a nations themed Dice, tokens and objectives. There are also two new army bags for Flames Of War and World War III: Team Yankee and we also have a new book; Battlefront’s Art Of War Featuring art from the last 15 years.

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Battlefront Gaming Accessories Preorders

The Red Tide: A look at Soviet Infantry in Bagration

The Red Tide: A look at Soviet Infantry in Bagration
Infantry can be sometimes overlooked but when you consider that historically the humble ground pounding foot soldier was the backbone of the Red Army. With that in mind let’s go over the details about the basic infantry choices in the awesome new Bagration: Soviet book.

The Red Tide: A look at Soviet Infantry in Bagration... 

Battlefront's Art Of War Preview
Over the years here at Battlefront we’ve put out a lot of art for our books over the last 20 years. In Battlefront’s Art Of War you will find over 170 pages that features art from Flames Of War, World War III: Team Yankee, Nam, Fate Of A Nation and Great War. You can use this book as a reference for painting models from almost any period.

In this article we’ve included a sample of some of the art that you’ll find in the book. Check them out in the link below!

Battlefront's Art Of War Preview...

Battlefront's Art Of War Preview

3rd Annual Toys For Tots Toy Drive

3rd Annual Marine Toys For Tots Toy Drive Shout Out!
We are proud to be a part of the annual Marine Toys for Tots toy drive that brings joy to so many American children who are less fortunate. Stores all over America have been hosting 1-day tournaments/ mega battles and campaigns in order to bring the joy of Christmas to these kids and send a message of hope during these trying times.

With that in mind, a huge shout out to the following stores who have kicked this year’s toy drive off with a bang! Creative Pursuit from Virginia, Ghost Quarter Games from Washington, Wings Wheels and Waves from Ohio!

Remember if you want to get involved, you can find out more on how to win epic prizes whilst giving back to our community here...

Keep up the great work everyone and let us know if you’re running an event! 

New Releases
New Releases

Bagration: Soviet Spotlight

Bagration: Soviet Spotlight
With the D-Day series of books coming to a close it is time to shine the spotlight on the Eastern Front. The first in our series of three Bagration books is Bagration: Soviet covering the Soviet forces on the Eastern Front in 1944.This book is jam packed full of interesting Soviet Formations and Units, as well as plenty of background, and three new river crossing themed missions.

The Bagration: Soviet book starts with background covering the pivotal events of Operation Bagration, the Soviet Army’s massive offensive against the Germans centred on Byelorussia that began on 22 June 1944.

Bagration: Soviet Spotlight...


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Detour: WWIII Soviets
With the launch earlier this week of the new WWIII: Soviet book the Big Four Of Late War put down their World War II projects for a few weeks and switched gears to work on some new armies.

Let's be honest, we all knew they were going to get excited about this book and do something. Who wouldn't!

So as expected Casey, Wayne and Victor knocked out some great looking Soviet T-80 forces. Click on the links below to check them out.

Chris and Wayne also faced off in an epic two part battle report, the first two turns filmed in advance, with the epic nail biting conclusion streamed live on our Twitch channel.

Check out the Battle Report here...
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Victor's "18 Evenings" T-80 Battalion... Casey's "Just Get It Done" T-80 Battalion... Wayne's "3 Colour Camo" T-80 Battalion...

Share Your Hobby - Week Thirty-two
The Battlefront Lockdown Competition

Across the world there are people stuck at home, making the best out of a strange situation by spending time doing what they love – building and painting models.

We wanted to launch a competition to reward people for their hard work, but more importantly to encourage them to share their efforts with the world.
For more information check out the Share Your Hobby article here...

So get started, take a photo of what you are working on today and comment in the daily Announcement post.
Share Your Hobby Announcement...

Or check out a selection from Week Thirty-two over on our Facebook Page.
Share Your Hobby Week Thirty-two Gallery...

Week Thirty-two: Random Prize Draw Winners
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Steve Abarr

Abel Nessali Reimund Manneck Jr

Chris Henzel

World War III: Soviet Live Launch Starts  November 13th

World War III: Soviet Live Launch
Thanks for tuning in to our WWIII: Team Yankee Soviet Live Launch! If you missed out on any of  the day's content don't worry we still have it up on our live launch page.

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Artillery In World War III: Soviet
WW3: Soviet release brings in a couple of cool new units to add to your force that can complement your artillery options you may already have.  The TOS-1 Thermobaric Rocket Launcher Battery and BM-27 Hurricane Rocket Launcher Battery not only look cool but add some real value to your force.  In this article we look at new and existing equipment, their stats, cost and compare them.

Artillery In World War III: Soviet...

Artillery In World War III: Soviet

Army Building With the New Soviet Army Deal

Army Building With the New Soviet Army Deal
With the launch of the WW3 Soviet, I thought I would take a look at how could a new player or someone on a budget, could get a force on the table that would be competitive or at least hold its own with such iconic equipment as the T-80, BMP-3, Hind helicopter and Frogfoots.  For the new player, it opens the door to playing WW3 without needing to buy, assemble or paint too much and get into playing the game quicker.

So, if we look at what we get in the excellent value starter set, that might help decide what formation to run.  The starter set contains the following:

Army Building With the New Soviet Army Deal...

World War III: Soviet 
Soviet Forces in World War III

World War III: Soviet is our third updated book for World War III: Team Yankee. It features all the great options and units that were in Red Thunder, but with the addition of lots more Formations and Units. World War III: Soviet expands and enhances the forces available in Red Thunder for the Soviet Army.

World War III: Soviet  Soviet Forces in World War III...

World War III: Soviet  Soviet Forces in World War III

World Of Tanks: Miniatures Game Out Now!

World Of Tanks: Miniatures Game Out Now!
Whether you’re new to tabletop wargaming, or a seasoned battle hardened veteran, World of Tanks: Miniatures Game is another outlet to indulge your hobby, no pre-assembly or painting required. Everything you need to crack straight on with the task of obliterating your opponent is in the starter box, with expansions providing lot’s of options to build your platoon. Fast and easy set up and gameplay, carnage a plenty, Available NOW online or from your FLGS

Click here to see the World Of Tanks: Minatures Game in the online store...

Lessons From The Front: 4th Edition
Last Updated 22 October 2020
A new rules set always results in questions about how the finer points of the game should work so Lessons From The Front is the place to go to find answers to some of the harder questions.

These are living documents that we will update as often as possible but please bear in mind that whilst we listen to feedback in the forums (and other places) we need to take a considered approach before implementing any changes.

Lessons From The Front: V4 (PDF download)...
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Lessons From The Front: 4th Edition
Christmas 2020 Garunteed Shipping Dates

Christmas 2020 Recomended Shipping Dates
As we all know Covid has things in flux for a lot of us with restrictions likely to be in place over the holiday season so with that in mind here are the recomended posting dates for shipping for getting your orders before Christmas.

  • Non tracked: 16th November
  • International tracked and signed: 4th December

 


The Flames Rise in the East
We are pleased to announce the launch of a new starter product designed in collaboration with BlitzMinis (also known as Blitz and Peaces), specifically designed for our customers in Asia. The Liberation two player starter set is similar to our popular Hit the Beach set and contains everything a new player needs to get started with Flames Of War.

The Flames Rise in the East...

The Flames Rise in the East

All Miniatures Great and Small - Painting the Soviet SU-100 for Flames Of War


Modelling for Advantage - World of Tanks the Minature Game #1: Soviets vs Germans

Click here to go to the Battlefront Events Website

Battlefront Events Website
Tournament and Event organisers can now publish their events on a dedicated event calendar that keeps all the fixtures of tournament season in one place. Easy to navigate for those searching for events to attend, events.battlefront.co.nz is designed to allow organisers to share the details of their events on a comprehensive tournament calendar.

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2019 North American Points and locations

2021 North American Points and Locations
Here are our recommended points values the 2021 NA tournament season. As usual, final points levels are left up to the TO, and the Battlefront Team does not dictate or change points limits for any tournaments not directly run by Battlefront. Check with your tournament organiser for any information you need. 

Period Points
Late-war 105 points
Mid-war 95 points
World War III: Team Yankee 105 points
 

As we are all well aware, the lasting effects of Covid-19 have had an impact on everyone the world over to host events at this time. As such many dates and locations for events are still in flux and we will update with more details when we know them. 

Flames Of War Events World Wide...


Looking For More Information On Tournaments & Events?
We have an entire website dedicated to tournaments and events, you can use it to find events near you or even sign up to promote your own. check it out.

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Bagration: Soviet Releases
September Releases
Bagration: Soviet: A4, Hardback (FW266)
Bagration: Soviet: Unit Cards (FW266U)
Bagration: Soviet: Command Cards (FW266C)
Soviet Starter Force: Heavy Assault Group (Plastic) (SUAB13)
T-34 Tank Battalion (Plastic) (SUAB12)
Bagration River Assault Mission Terrain Pack (FW266A)
Race for Minsk Ace Campaign Card Pack (FW266B)

Terrain Releases
City Ruins (BB300)
Ruined City Building Base (Direct Only) (BB237)
Ruined City Rubble Piles (Direct Only) (BB238)
Haystacks (BB245)
Tree Lines (BB246)
Soviet Guards Dice (x20) (SU904)
Soviet Guards Tokens & Objectives (SU905)
M3 Scout Transport (SU206)
100mm BS-3 Gun (SU521)

Rifle Company (Plastic) (SBX79)
SMG Company (Plastic) (SBX80)
Storm Group (Plastic) (SBX81)
Engineer-sapper Company (SBX67)
Maksim Machine-gun Company (Plastic) (SU780)
82mm and 120 mm Mortar Company (Plastic) (SU781)

October Releases
152mm Artillery Battery (Plastic) (SBX75)
BA-64 Armoured Car Platoon (Plastic) SBX76)
IS-2 Guards Heavy Tank Company (Plastic) (SBX62)
ISU Heavy SP Batttery (Plastic) (SBX63)
T-34 Tank Company (Plastic) (SBX66)
SU Tank-killer Battery (Plastic) (SBX64)

SU-76 Light SP Battery (Plastic) (SBX65)
T-70 Tank Company (Plastic) (SBX68)
Valentine Tank Company (Plastic) (SBX69)
KV-8 Flame-tank Company (Plastic) (SBX73)
Katyusha Guards Rocket Battery (Plastic) (SBX74)

Light Tank-killer Company (Plastic) (SBX70)
Heavy Tank-killer Company (Plastic) (SBX71)
IL-2 Shturmovik Assault Company (Plastic) (SBX77)
ZSU M17 Anti-aircraft Platoon (Plastic) (SBX78)

World War III: Soviet Releases
Early November Releases
World War III: Soviet: A4, Hardback (WW3-04)
World War III: Soviet: Unit Cards (WW3-04U)
Soviet Starter Force: T-80 Shock Tank Company (Plastic) (TSUAB04)
T-55AM Tank Company (Plastic) (TSBX22)
TOS-1 Thermobaric Rocket Launcher Battery (TSBX25)

Late November Releases
T-80 Tank Company (Plastic) (TSBX21)
BMP-3 Company (Plastic) (TSBX23)
BRDM-2 Recon Platoon (Plastic) (TSBX24)
BM-27 Hurricane Battery (TSBX26)
2S6 Tunguska AA Platoon (TSBX27)


Flames Of War "Big Four" Limited Edition Collectors Pins

Flames Of War "Big Four" Limited Edition Collectors Pins
Get your hands on the first four of our new Limited Edition Collectors Pins. Featuring the four major nations of Flames Of War, the Germans, Americans, British and Soviets, we’ve nicknamed them the “Big Four” collection – don’t tell the real Big Four!

Flames Of War "Big Four" Limited Edition Collectors Pins...


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