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Battlefront UK Open Day

Battlefront UK Open Day
June 30th 2018 Cleve Lodge, Long Eaton,
Derbyshire NG10, UK.
When we announced the UK Open Day the end of June seemed so far away but now it is just around the corner. Have you booked your leave passes and organised your gaming group yet because we would love to see you and your friends at the event.

Free Doctor Who Miniatures With Event Ticket
Everyone that attends the event will get both of our exclusive Doctor Who miniatures. Purchase your ticket, come to the event and get awesome free swag. Couldn't be much simpler!

If you haven’t already, check out the event page to find out about all the activities that will be happening on the day, as well as a chance to quiz Peter and John-Paul about what’s going on with Battlefront over the coming year.

Tickets are available here....
Click here for more information on the Battlefront UK Open Day...

UK Open Day ONLINE Painting Competition
In conjunction with the 'on the day event' we will be running a competition.
Entering is simple, just head over to the Facebook page (click the link below for more info), post up a picture of your miniature, then vote (and encourage your friends to vote of course). Using your votes we will create a short list of the top entries and a winner will be picked on the day by our panel of experts.

Battlefront UK Open Day

There is only one category for the Online Competition but you can submit anything that comes from Battlefront, whether it is Flames Of War, Team Yankee, D&D or GF9 related.

Find out more about the Painting Competition here...

This week over on the Team Yankee website we have a full range of ANZAC Spotlights ready for players looking to build an Australian (or Kiwi) Force, ready to face off against the Soviets and their Warsaw Pact allies.

Leopard 1 Platoon (Plastic) (TNBX01)

Leopard 1 Platoon (Plastic) (TNBX01)
Though lightly armoured, the Leopard 1 tank is fast and well-armed, with a 105mm L7 gun that is more than capable of dealing with any scouting vehicles of Warsaw Pact. 

The West German made Leopard 1 was adopted and used by Australian, Canadian and Dutch forces making it one of the most widely used tanks of the era.

The NATO Leopard 1 Tank Platoon Box can be used to field Canadian, Dutch and Australian Forces.

Leopard 1 Tank Platoon (Plastic) (TNBX01)...

M113 MRV Platoon (Plastic) M113 (T50) Platoon (Plastic) Mechanised Platoon
M113 MRV Platoon (TABX01)

M113 (T50) Platoon Platoon (Plastic) (TABX02)

Mechanised Platoon (TAU702)
M113 MRV Platoon (TABX01)... M113 (T50) Platoon Platoon (Plastic) (TABX02)...

Mechanised Platoon (TAU702)...

Milan Section Anti-tank Land Rover Section Australian Gaming Aids

Milan Section (TAU704)

Anti-tank Land Rover Section (TAU121)

Australian Gaming Aids

Milan Section (TAU704)... Anti-tank Land Rover Section (TAU121)... Australian Gaming Aids...
Browse the Free Nations releases here...

Canadian 4 CMBG Painting Templates

Canadian 4 CMBG Painting Templates
Much like US MERDC camo schemes and NATO 3 colour schemes each Canadian vehicle (with the exception of the Leopard 1) is painted in a pre-planned template that specifies the placement of colours on a given piece of equipment/vehicle. To help our Canadian players achieve that look we've put PDFs of camo templates and provided a color scheme to help you paint your Canadian forces.

Canadian 4 CMBG Painting Templates...

The Art Of Seeing While Not Being Seen
For quite a while now whenever Aaron has posted photos of his models on the Team Yankee Facebook pages, he has been asked about the camouflage nets and how he constructed them. Well, now is the time to find out as he takes use through a step by step of how to make camo nets using his ANZAC M113s and Scorpions to show us.

The Art Of Seeing While Not Being Seen...

The Art Of Seeing While Not Being Seen

Fate Of A Nation

Fate Of A Nation

Fate Of A Nation Book Spotlight
The 1967 Six Day War and 1973 Yom Kippur or October War were epic in scale and brutal in intensity. The stakes were high for all sides. For Israel it was a matter of survival. If the Syrians or Egyptians broke through they could be in Israeli towns in less than an hour. For the Egyptians and Syrians it was a matter of credibility. Failure could bring down either government. 

To read the rest of the book spotlight over on the Fate Of A Nation website click here...

Click here to visit the Fate Of A Nation website...

Fate Of A Nation 25% Discount Launch Sale
Whilst the actual release date of Fate Of A Nation is still a couple of weeks away (June 30th) we have opened up the website so you can start placing your pre-orders now. To celebrate our return to this period of history we will also be having a Launch Sale. The sale will apply to everything in the store, with the exception of the Book, Army Deals and Unit Card Packs.

Whether you are looking to add some new units to your existing armies, or start a completely new one now is a great time to take advantage of the 25% Discount Launch Sale.

Check out the Fate Of A Nation store here...

Fate Of A Nation Community Previews
Fate Of A Nation is our latest book depicting the Arab-Israeli wars, from the Six Day War in 1967 to the Suez Crossing in 1973, Fate Of A Nation lets you create these battles. With the book releasing in just over two weeks we’ve enlisted the help of our community partners who have done previews of what is in the book and even some historical background for those who might not be familiar or want a refresher.

Check out the Fate Of A Nation Community Previews here...

Fate Of A Nation

TANKS Spotlights

Soviet TANKS Previews
It is time for the Soviet juggernaut to once again be unleashed on the TANKS world. Like the British, the Soviets benefited from the Lend Lease program and received Stuart and Lee tanks from the US, as well as Valentine and Churchill tanks from the UK. Of course they had plenty of their own designs including the fearsome KV, the bane of many a Panzer commander as well as an earlier version of the T-34 that was being manufactured in Stalingrad whilst the fighting drew ever closer. Check out these sneak peeks before they release in August and September.

KV Tank Expansion...
T-34 (Early) Tank Expansion...
Lend Lease Valentine Expansion...
Lend Lease Churchill Tank Expansion...
Lend Lease M3S Lee Tank Expansion...
Lend Lease M3L Stuart Tank Expansion...

Web Contributors Wanted
Have you ever read one of the articles on the Flames Of War or Team Yankee websites and been inspired to find out more about the topic, or thought that you didn’t agree with someone’s tactical advice and thought you could do better? Or have you just got lots of interesting things bumping around in your head that you wanted to share? We are looking for some new web contributors to join the team and help us deliver interesting content to gamers around the world.

Web Contributors

If you are interested then please submit a 1000-1500 word article related to one of the recent Flames Of War or Team Yankee books. If could be a scenario, gaming tactics and advice, hobby related, or anything else you think of. The key is that it would be interesting and well written.

Contact editor@battlefront.co.nz for more information, or to submit your article.

Lessons From The Front: 4th Edition Lessons From The Front: 4th Edition
Last Updated 16 March 2018
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.

This latest update includes a number of recent questions from the community as well as the updates from Early and Late War Update.

Lessons From The Front: V4 (9 pages; .pdf; 420KB)...
Lessons From The Front: V4 - Printer Friendly (9 pages; .pdf; 343KB)...

Lessons From The Front: Early and Late-war (29 pages; .pdf; 3MB)...
Lessons From The Front: Early and Late-war - Printer Friendly (29 pages; .pdf; 2MB)...

Coming Full Circle - The 90th Light Division
When Duncan first started playing Flames Of War he got involved in a Mid War campaign and was assigned control of the 90th Light Division. In this article he sets out to recreate his first Flames Of War army as well as make some improvements afforded by the flexibility of V4.

Breakthrough Assault - Coming Full Circle - The 90th Light Division...

Breakthrough Assault

No Dice, No Glory

No Dice, No Glory -  Firestorm Tunisia
The team over at No Dice, No Glory are running their own Firestorm campaign for Flames Of War in Mid war, set in North Africa. Taking cues from our own recent Firestorm and with their own map they'll be taking battle reports players submit from their local clubs and around the world to determine how battle lines move and story develops. You can find a full set of links to their articles below.

No Dice, No Glory - Firestorm Tunisia...

Panzerschreck XVIII 2018

Panzerschreck XVIII 2018
held 14 - 15 July 2018 at Riverdale School Hall, Slacks Road, Palmerston North, New Zealand.
This years Panzerschreck is just around the corner. The format this time aound is a 1800 point Late War Doubles tournament with a 100 points that can be shared to your team mate. There will be five rounds over the two days as well as a best painted prize. See below for full details and event registration

Panzerschreck XVIII 2018 details...
Panzerschreck 2018 Registration Form (PDF)...

Attack! 2018
held 21 - 22 July 2018 at Devizes School, The Green, Southbroom Road, Devizes, SN10 3AG, UK.
The Devizes District Wargames Group is holding their 39th annual show Attack! on the 21st and 22nd of July. This year they are holding a Flames Of War event. Army lists will 1650 points with Early War forces. There will be four games played with each being three hours long. Players can even bring both an Axis and an Allied force on the day as long as they submit both forces to avoid "blue on blue" rounds. See the full details below and how to attend.

Attack! 2018 home page...
Attack! Flames Of War Competition full details and contact...

Attack! 2018

Battle Rankings

Southern Nationals - Hurricon
held 29 - 30 September 2018 at Park Inn Conference Center, 3011 Maingate Ln, Kissimmee, FL 34747, USA.

The Southern Nationals for 2018 will be held in Florida. Games will be played with Early War with 1250 points a side. More information will be coming soon.

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...
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Fielding a Bishop Field Troop
The release of Armoured Fist has given players a wealth of options to field in their British Army, from the mighty Churchill lumbering across the battlefield to the trusty Priest sitting back and lobbing shells.

We've had a number of requests and suggestions from players about how to field the Bishop so we thought we would turn it into an Unofficial Unit Card.

Fielding a Bishop Field Troop...

The Bishop SPG

Building Churchill's Wall Of Steel

Building Churchill's Wall Of Steel
During the Armoured Fist Live Launch Chris wrote a short article about the Churchill Armoured Squadron he was very tempted to build. Despite having way too many half-started, half-finished and almost complete armies Chris has finally caved in to the pressure and started thinking about how to build them while also giving a touch of individuality.

Building Churchill's Wall Of Steel...

British Shermans in the Desert...

The Valley Of Tears ...

Salute 2018...

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Battlefront At The Verona Model Expo...

Building An Italian Tank Company...

Race To The Bridge Scenario...

Winter Sun - Mid-War Tournament...

Hobby Basics...

Avanti Design Notes...

Building a North African Battlefield...

V4: 12 Months, 8 Books and Counting...

Adepticon 2018: Wrap Up and Joe’s Corner...

Russian Grand Tournament 2018 Flames Of War...

Armoured Fist Product Preview...

Road to the Russian Grand Tournament Flames of War 2018...

Italian Armour and Avanti...

Avanti Forces and Formations...

Be My Valentine...

King of the Desert - Mid War...

Flames Of War Game Night Organised Play Kits...

The Adepticon Nationals...

Taranaki Wars 2018...

Beachhead 2018...

The T19 105mm HMC...

Not Corrivalry 2018...

Las Vegas Open 2018...

Mid April Releases
Armoured Fist (FW245)
Armoured Fist Command Cards (FW245C)
Kingforce Army Deal (BRAB11)
Armoured Fist Dice (BR902)
Armoured Fist Tokens (BR903)

Late April Releases
Valentine Platoon (Plastic) (BBX43)
Armoured Field Artillery Battery (Plastic) (BBX45)
Daimler Armoured Car Troop (BBX46)
Rifle Platoon (Plastic) (BR733)
Mortar Platoon (Plastic) (BR734)

May Releases
Sherman Platoon (Plastic) (BBX42)
Churchill Platoon (Plastic) (BBX44)
Kittyhawk Fighter-bomber Flight (BBX47)
Armoured Fist Unit Cards (FW245U)

90th Light Afrika Division (GBX104)

Early June Releases
Free Nations (FW914)
Team Yankee Template - NATO Edition (TAT06)
NATOs Front Line (TNAAB1)
M109 Field Battery (TNBX02)
M113 Platoon (Plastic) (TCBX02)
ADATS Air Defence Platoon (TCBX01)
Mechanised Platoon (TCA 702)
Lynx Reconnaissance Pat (TCA300)
Team Yankee Canadian Dice (TCA900)
Team Yankee Canadian Token Set (TTK06)

Mid June Releases
Leopard 1 Tank Platoon (Plastic) (TNBX01)

Late June Releases
M113 (T50) Platoon (Plastic) (TABX02)
M113 MRV (Plastic) (TABX01)
Mechanised Platoon (TAU702)
Anti-tank Land Rover Section (TAU121)
Milan Section (TAU704)
Team Yankee Australian Dice (TAU900)
Team Yankee Australian Token Set (TTK07)

Early July Releases
Leopard 1 Panzer Zug Platoon (Plastic) (TGNX14)
Leopard 2 Tank Platoon (Plastic) (TDBX01)
YPR-765 Platoon (TDBX02)
M113 or M106 Platoon (Plastic) (TDBX03)
PRTL AA Platoon (TDBX04)
Armoured Infantry Platoon (TDU702)
Stinger Platoon (TDU704)
M113 C&V Reconnaissance Platoon (TDU200)
Team Yankee Dutch Dice (TDU900)
Team Yankee Dutch Token Set (TTK09)

Late July Releases
Durand's Devils (TFRAB1)
VAB Transport Platoon (TFBX03)
VAB Mephisto Anti-tank Platoon (TFBX04)
Infantry Platoon (TFR702)
Milan Section (TFR706)
Team Yankee French Dice Set (TFR900)
Team Yankee French Token Set (TTK10)

Mid August Releases
AMX-30 Tank Platoon (Plastic) (TFBX01)
AMX-10P Platoon (Plastic) (TFBX02)
Gazelle HOT Helicopter Fight (Plastic) (TFBX08)
Mirage 5 Hunting Patrol (TFBX09)
AMX-10RC Cavalry Platoon (TFBX05)
AMX Roland SAM Battery (TFBX06)
AMX-13 DCA AA Platoon (TFBX07)

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