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Battle Front UK Open Day 2019

Battlefront UK Open Day 2019
June 29th 2019, Cleve Lodge, Long Eaton, Nottingham, UK.
Come and meet the team, have a look behind the scenes, find out what we have been working on, as well as playing our games. From Team Yankee to Vault of Dragons, it will all be there to check out. We are currently working on a detailed schedule of events so hold on for more info. Join Peter, John-Paul, John Matthews and the rest of the UK office for a day of fun, information and presentations. 

We will even have some fantastic swag for attendees so make sure you book your leave passes now! 

During the day we will have plenty of gaming action with:

  • a Flames Of War event
  • a Team Yankee event
  • a TANKS event
  • playable copies of a range of our GF9 Board-games

We will have more details of what you can expect to do closer to the date, along with ticket pricing and details so stay tuned. 

Fielding the Panzer 38(t)
The Panzer 38(t) was a tank which was not originally developed by Germany, in fact it was designed in Czechoslovakia as the LT-38 or Light Tank model 38. The tank was designed by the CKD company and was in the early stages of production in 1938 when Czechoslovakia was annexed by the German Reich. Superior to the German Panzer I and II, the Germans continued the production of the LT-38, placing it into service as the Panzer 38(t), where the t stands for tschechisch, the German word for Czech. The continued production of the Panzer 38(t) enabled the Germans to expand their panzer forces and make up for the shortfall in Panzer III and Panzer IV production before the outbreak of the Second World War.

Fielding the Panzer 38(t)...

History Of The 38(t)

StuIG33B – The Bummbär’s Mother

Fielding the StuIG33B: The Bummbär’s Mother
The Sturm-Infanteriegeschütz 33B (Assault-Infantry Gun 33B) was a German self-propelled heavy assault. A new, fully enclosed, and heavily armoured boxy casemate superstructure was built on the chassis of the StuG. It mounted an improved version of the 15cm infantry gun. It had a very poor traverse, though the firepower of the charge was sufficient enough to demolish small buildings.

Fielding the StuIG33B: The Bummbär’s Mother...

2019 Nationals Objectives
Every year there is great excitement over what Battlefront will come up with for the annual Nationals objectives, thanking those players who come to our events. This year is no different with so many players asking at our shows to tell them what’s coming out. We are happy to announce what the 2019 season will have for your gaming enjoyment. 

2019 National Objectives...

Rommel on the Atlantik Wall

Experimental Missions for Flames Of War

Experimental Missions for Flames Of War
We've put together some new experimental missions for Flames Of War for you to try out in your next games of Flames Of War. We would love to hear your feedback, either sent to [email protected] or on our Flames Of War Facebook group. Each mission has a double page telling you how to play the mission and detailing the mission special rules. You can either print each mission out on a single piece of paper (front and back) or print it as a booklet with each mission on facing pages.

Experimental Missions for Flames Of War...

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Great War: The World War One Minatures Game
To celebrate the launch of Great War (in store 16 March) we have opened up our webstore 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.

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Great War Book Spotlight
This year we have expanded our original Great War book and expanded it to include full rules and more forces. Great War now uses the same rules system as the new version of Flames Of War, version 4 as is commonly called. Great War has come a long way since it was released as a free booklet with Wargames Illustrated 324. The book now comes with the complete rules, missions and comprehensive forces for the Western Front in 1918.

Read the Great War Book Spotlight here…

Great War Book Spotlight


SEAD: How To Make Airpower Work For Me
Garry talks about airpower in Team Yankee and how you can make the most of your air units in your games using the concept of SEAD (Supression of Enemy Air Defences) and goes through some of the examples of Team Yankee armies he has seen get the most out of their air power.

SEAD: How To Make Airpower Work For Me...

TANKS Event Kit
The TANKS Event Kit is now available! In this kit tournament organizers (TO) will find all the tools they need to run an official TANKS tournament at their local store or club. The kit can be used to run either TANKS or TANKS: The Modern Age tournaments. The goal of the kit is to give players the tools to run organised tournaments in their local stores and clubs and to give new TOs the tools they need to run their first tournaments. 

TANKS Event Kit...

TANKS Event Kit

Lessons From The Front: 4th Edition Lessons From The Front: 4th Edition
Last Updated 20 December 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...
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To avoid confusion we have removed the V4 FAQ from the front of the Early and Late-war PDFs. To find just download the V4 PDF above.

Lessons From The Front: Early and Late-war... 
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Force Diagrams
Force composition in V4 Mid War allows for a huge variety of armies to built, mixing and matching all sorts of support options to represent forces from many different theatres and battles, as outlined in Phil’s Companies Accompanied. 

To help illustrate these changes, and to make building your forces simple and straightforward, we will be sharing with you a series of Force Diagrams showing all the different options you have available to you. As Mid War develops and evolves, we will expand on these diagrams, adding new formations and support options for Fallschirmjagers, Paratroopers, Online Briefings, and Minor Axis. 

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Force Diagrams

Flames Of War: Late War Journey

Flames Of War: Late War Journey
Come June 2019, Battlefront will be bringing Flames Of War Late-War to V4. Beginning in Normandy and the Liberation of France. V4 Late War is a journey we will be on for the next 4 years as we cover the major campaigns of Late War, unveiling the great weapons of war for each book as they appeared on the battlefield and taking players step-by-step through the climactic final stages of the Second World War.

Find out more about the Late War Journey here...

Breakthrough Assault - Building And Painting A Soviet Rifle Company
Breakthrough Assault got their hands on the plastic Soviet Rifle Company. In this article they take us from opening the box all the way to the table, fully painted and based. Check out how they found our new plastic soviet infantry in the link below

Breakthrough Assault - Building And Painting A Soviet Rifle Company...

Breakthrough Assault

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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

2019 North American Points and Locations
It’s that time again, here are the points for the 2019 tournament season and We are currently taking proposals for the 2019 Southern Nationals: Rick Parrish in Florida did a great job stepping up this year, but the 2019 tournament season is fresh and so we need proposals from interested parties by the end of October to make the decision as to where it will be held next. Check out the link for full details.

2019 North American Points and Locations...

Russia Grand Tournament Flames Of War 2019
held 6 - 7 April, Victory Museum, Bratyev Fonchenko St., 10 | Metro Park Pobedy, Moscow 121170, Russia
Flames of War Russia, in collaboration with Battlefront Miniatures and Portal Games Club proudly announces the second Russia Grand Tournament Flames Of War. Games will be played with 100pts Mid-War and open to everyone. It is being held in Moscow, the heart of Mother Russia inside the Victory Museum.

Click here for full details and to register...

Russia Grand Tournament Flames Of War 2019

Italian Grand Tournament Flames Of War 2019

Italian Grand Tournament Flames Of War 2019
held 6 - 7 April, Pavilions A, B and C, Viale Virgilio 70 - 41123 Modena, Italy
The Italian Flames of War Grand Tournament is being held this year at the Play Festival Del Gioco. Over two days there will be five rounds played with 109 point lists as well as a painting contest and of course, prizes for the winners! Register no later than 17th of March. Download the info pack in the link for more details and how to register

Click here for full details and how to register for the Italian Grand Tournament...

Panzerschreck XIX 2019
held 13 - 14 July, Riverdale School Hall, Slacks Road, Palmerston North, New Zealand
Proudly presented by the Manawatu Duellists’ SocietyPanzerschreck XIX. Being held this year at Riverdale School Hall, Slacks Road, Palmerston North, New Zealand. This will be a 140 pt. Team Yankee DoublesTournament with 5 rounds. All Team Yankee Army lists published prior to 1st July 2019 can be used (including “Oil War”).

Click here for full details and how to register for Panzerschreck XIX 2019...
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Panzerschreck XIX 2019

Looking For Information On Tournaments & Events? 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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Great War March Releases

Great War (FW916)

Army Deals
Mitchell's Marauders (British) (GBRAB02)
Clavery's Chargers (French) (GFRAB02)
Steiner's Stosstruppen (German) (GGEAB02)
Brett's Brawlers (American) (GUSAB02)

Great War March Releases Continued
German Unit Card Pack (GGE901)
American Unit Card Pack (GUS901)
French Unit Card Pack (GFR901)
British Unit Card Pack (GBR901)

Team Yankee April Releases
Oil War (FW917)

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