News from the Northern Wastes
I am happy to report Scotia Grendel have said they'll be ready to start production of the AoT line in April, this year!
Robbie and his team are... Read more
Well that looks like it folks, huzzah!
Well as of last week all orders had been packed and all shipping notifications sent out. By the looks of things, barring a few, all payments are in.... Read more
9 more shipped, 28 to go BUT.....
The chaps at Hysterical had slowed up a bit, they have a lot on, however Rob's said he hopes to get the final 28 shipped by close of... Read more
14 Shipped 37 to Go
as of last week another 14 orders are prepped to go, only leaving 37, getting there.
Next update early next week.
All the best
12 shipped last week 51 orders to go
As above folks, less than Rob hoped but he's into the bigger orders now which has slowed him.
All the best
Last Week 7 shipped 63 to go
As per title folks, less than Rob expected but his PC crashed which had to be replaced and took some time. 7 currently on the go this week but he... Read more
Another 20 orders packed, 70 orders to go
As per header, latest 20 orders will be logged into system today, expect incoming shipping requests,
Update you next week, should have another 20 in the bag,
cheers... Read more
Viridian Orders complete
Here's the long awaited update from Rob at Hysterical.
"All of the Viridian ONLY orders have been packed and shipping notifications have been sent out.
Some combo orders... Read more
Viridian Metal Delivery
Scotia have confirmed Viridian metals will be delivered to Hysterical on the 12 of this month.
Hysterical will have all combo order, minus any with Viridians in them,... Read more
VASA shipping Viridians in the pipe
As per last update VASA orders are shipping now.
Scotia Grendel will start casting Viridian metal next week. I'll update you as soon as they have a delivery... Read more
VASA & Viridian production schedules
I little later than I had hoped but I have finally got the info needed.
VASA backers will get their orders this month, production & packing is well... Read more
VASA in the pipe!
Well now that Rob's machine's been fixed the last few Junker orders have been shipped- those waiting for the bonus sprues.
VASA metals are now in full production,... Read more
Sorry for the later-than-hoped for update. Hysterical have continued to have issues with their casting machine, it broke down after 100 spins after my last update and frustratingly,... Read more
The Wheels are Turing
Good news the casting machine is fixed, hurrah!
Rob reckons we are looking at 2 weeks now to fulfill VASA orders.
I'll update next week.
All the very best
Trouble at Mill
Been delaying this in the hope that we could get it resolved quickly but alas no. Rob's centrifugal casting machine's been on the fritz for the last 3... Read more
Junker orders ready to ship
All Syntha orders have been shipped, there was a slight delay as we discovered a bug in our manager where upgraded hero bases hadn't been added to orders,... Read more
Happy New Year folks!
Well 2018 will see the full roll-out of the AoT range, huzzah! It's taken much longer than any of us hoped but thankfully we're within a gnat's proverbial... Read more
Happy Holidays and the last update of 2017
Sorry for the delay in this update, had been in hospital for a few minor operations, all done now and, most importantly, I can now walk without looking... Read more
Syntha Orders shipping now
Well they're a shipping now, some lucky chappie below will already have received their shipping request payment.
More will follow in quick succession.
I'll update you at the... Read more
Notes From The Casting Floor
Hot off the casting floor here's Rob's update for this week.
- Almost all of the casting is complete on Syntha. We did think it was complete, but... Read more
Junker Prints, Syntha orders packing
Glad to report that the Junker APC hull has printed in its "new" format, special thanks to the efforts of Darko from Hysterical Games.
The model will likely... Read more
Tweaks and oodles of Sandrunners
As reported last week, had a problem with the Viridian MBT hull and the Junkers APC hull. These have been broken down into parts that work for printing.... Read more
Biomechs hot out of the pressure pots!
Just a quick follow up to the update earlier this week, Biomechs are now in full production.
Syntha orders will start to ship imminently.
Other news VASA Dropships... Read more
As reported last time all Syntha are now cast, the only issue was the female biomechs, which will now be produced in resin, and went into production last... Read more
Syntha, Syntha, Syntha full update
Well I have clearly done something very terrible in a previous life as we are still experiencing issues, however these are diminishing thanks to Rob and his team's... Read more
Just a quick update this week, totally focusing on building stocks to get more backer orders shipped.
I'll have you the next... Read more
Starting to ship and loads of pics
It's a true story, the first orders are now beginning to ship. The factory is belching up lots of frothy 6mm goodness, so here's a bunch of pics... Read more
Shipping and Production Update
Well we're pleased to announce that we will start to ship orders as of next week. However, this will start off with the smaller orders, or those will... Read more
New Production Resin
Communications will be a little irregular over the next two weeks as I'm off on holiday and KS still don't support Android for posting new updates. I will... Read more
Rollin', rollin' more prodcution moulds off the press
Quick update folks,
Rob's got more moulds off the press to get Syntha stocks up to shipping levels.
More updates next week,
All the best... Read more
Well they say a picture says a thousand words so here's a bunch. Lots happening now as we hit the final hurdles, all credit to Rob and crew,... Read more
Just to quickly update you on last week.
Rob's got new replacement moulds on delivery for this week so we should see more metal moulds made this week... Read more
Things are proceeding apace. We have now completed the new module for our pledge manger that will allow Rob to work out what orders can ship as his... Read more
Moulds are a spinning!
Rob's back at it, here's some comments from the casting room: Completed a number of Syntha components, started work on Viridian and VASA metal and resin moulds. Principes... Read more
Production in Full Swing
Sorry for the lack of update last week, both Rob and I were on holiday. Back to the grind now with some pics of the current models that were in... Read more
Books of ruleness 'r' 'ere!
It's a true story folks, the AoT rulebooks are now in the warehouse, huzzah!
I am expecting some new production pics from Rob soon so hope to... Read more
Rulebook PDF, print and more production pics
As you'll have seen.you should all now have received a link to download your copy of the AoT ruleset. Further we are expecting printed copies in the warehouse... Read more
Something for the weekend: METAL
Rob's managed to fire me off some production pics before he headed off to Salute. As you can see these Junker Legion chaps are looking very nice indeedy... Read more
Production Moulds and Shipping dates
Rob's been let down by a third party 3D printer who was supposed to be doing half of the vehicles in order to cut Rob some extra time... Read more
Production dates and more pics
Got lots more shiny pics of prints to show but, possibly more importantly, we now have a penciled in schedule that should see casting finished by the end... Read more
Production Moulds now in progress
Just a quick update. Success on the production moulds for the wee guys, Rob's now in full swing.
We have also finished most of the VASA vehicles... Read more
RTV to the Rescue
Well sadly the low temp vulcansing silicon moulds didn't work either, the print material simply doesn't like hot rubber! So we're moving on with cold cure RTVS and... Read more
More Prints but Mould Problems
Last week was very frustrating, hence no update.
The print material has been reacting to the silicon moulds; the rubber wouldn't cure on the contact surface between it... Read more
Rob's now on top of the printing, took a wee bit getting a handle on the new machine, but full steam ahead now.
Here's some pics of Junker... Read more
New Prints and cleaned up Vulcan Dropship
Well the new printer is working a treat so we shoudl start to see the rest of the models coming out in short shrift. Further Rob was so... Read more
Viridian Vehicles and craft in resin production, new prints coming online too
Got some eye candy from Rob: Buffalo, Mustang and Jaguar Strike craft production casts, along with new prints of the Viridian Falcon dropship.
Should have... Read more
Happy New Year!
Well we hope you all enjoyed the holiday season, now we're back to business here's an update on the project so far.
We have had some problems with... Read more
Chasing those early week blues away, new pics!
Rob's sent on some production pics, checkout those Sandrunners and Viridian Sabre CLAUs, too cool :D
Next week we hope to ship the Level 3 art rewards,... Read more
Junker troops in Production and Level 4 Rewards going out
Well Rob's started on production, see the pics below. We hope to start printing on more tanks shortly.
We'll also start shipping level 4 art rewards next week... Read more
We are Moulding!
Just a very quick update, Rob's started moulding the infantry and other metal models. Will update later with the first casts.
All the best,
Level 5 Artwork rewards & more prints
Just a quickie, Wayne's full colour A4 art shipping today to our level 5 backers.
Rob is working away cleaning up all the infantry prints, here's a few... Read more
Just a light update to let you know how we are progressing.
Rob's been busy with printing all the infantry and misc elements such as jet bikes, quads,... Read more
Shipping Delays: Full update
Well I am very sorry it’s taken so long to give you an accurate idea of where we are with the project. I can assure you, however, that... Read more
NEO TYRANNIS Cityscapes campaign
Just a quick update to let you know we'll be making an important announcement next week with regards to Age of Tyrants. Suffice to say at this stage... Read more
Mega update on all things and some pretty pictures to boot!
Sorry for not getting you an update sooner, I have been waiting for some info in order to give you as complete an update as possible.
We are... Read more
Pledge Manager: Gaming Mats and Terrian
Just a quickie, we're keeping the Pledge Manager open for a bit longer due to the issues over folk not getting their links in good time. However in... Read more
Invites to Pledge Manager: issues with Yahoo accounts
You all should have received emails inviting you to the pledge manager by now, I know some of you haven't received them, we seem to be having issues... Read more
AoT Pledge Manager "Live" 27th June: True story!
Looks like we are good to go on Monday, expect incoming emails with instructions on how to fulfill your pledges then.
I'll update here when it goes live so... Read more
Pledge Manager "Live" next week
Pledge manager is now complete, huzzah. A big thanks to all of you who helped test it. Just finalizing the payment portal for any of you lovely people... Read more
Pledge Manager and Polyversal
Just a quick update today.
We are currently busy sorting the images for the pledge manager and then there is only 1 more complex thing to solve: The... Read more
Pledge Manager 'n' Prodos
The pledge manager is shaping up nicely. All the data is in it, the ordering module is adjusted and we’ve just finished the external link access (the unique... Read more
Quick Rules Update
A few of the eagle-eyed among you have spotted a few errors in the latest draft of the rules, good work chaps!
So we have started a thread... Read more
Final rules updated, competition winners and Pledge manager
Hello fellow Tyrants!
We've been working away in the background on finalising the texts and Jake has done a fine job of editing the great octopus that is the Age... Read more
Prodos, Production, Pledgemanager, Designs & Dice
I am delighted to announce that Prodos will be handling all our production and shipping for this project. They at ever turn during this project have been professional,... Read more
Production update, pledge manager and finished accessory sprues
We have been working furiously in the background to get the models into production, we only have the CLAUs and Fliers to finish which should be done this... Read more
Pledge Manager & Viridian Accessory Sprues
A short one this week.
All the data now for the Pledge manager has been collated and organised into a "shop", we are inputting this data into the... Read more
Expansion Rules for download, Pledgemanager update, Junker accessory WIP preview and Polyversal
I forgot to mention in the last update that Mark had uploaded draft rules for CLAUs, Heroes, Flyers and Recon Teams, you can find them in our download... Read more
Pledge Manager, more models in Sketch Fab, Flier unlocks and Bell of Lost Souls
Sorry for the hiatus, had a touch of the flu which has taken a while to shake off. We have however been very busy working on the project. ... Read more
We are the Champions WOOT!
Well folks we are funded with lots of stretches covered too, so from all of us here at Age of Tyrants we want to thank you for supporting us, and... Read more
Swap your Captains for Heroes for Free: A thank you to all our Backers
We've got some good news. As reward for sticking with us on this, you can now substitute any of your captains for the Kickstarter exclusive Heroes. This offer... Read more
Free Tank Crew sprues, Falcon & Liberator transports and Mars Bomber unlocked, Syntha Ghost & Plastic base Previewed
Down to 12 hours to go as I write this but lots of unlocks this morning
We have also previewed a WIP for the Syntha Ghost, feel free... Read more
VASA Red Hammers Unlocked, painting Viridian Infantry with Giovanni and "Allies" stretch goals revealed
Getting very close now, nearly into our last day and things are moving on very nicely.
This morning we unlocked the VASA Sky Hammers, next up Viridian Falcon... Read more
Painted Viridian Marines, Free "Casualty" Sprues for Level 2 and up, Time Lapse Video on Beasts of War & Romain Gaschet Painting Gallery
Well we are now moving into the last 48 hours of the project but we still have lots of interesting stuff to show and hopefully unlock.
First we... Read more
Viridian Mustangs unlocked, Bombard rule animation and Red Vectors terrain now available
Well we are finally near the end of the Kickstarter and what a journey it has been. Viridian Mustangs are the latest unlocks.
Like pulverising your opponent from... Read more
New Unlocks and Age of Tyrants Official Facebook Group
We've had a great crop of unlocks over the weekend: VASA Viper wings and Archangels, Viridians Saurain Riders and Jaguar Strike Craft, Syntha HK2000 Scouts and Junkers Dune... Read more
Project Page Update, new 2 player Starter sets and single Armour & Infantry Bases
Our project page has undergone a major update as we had reached our character limit. Hopefully, you will be able to manage your way around it much more... Read more
More Game Demo Videos, Time Lapse Video "Making the Vulcan Bomber", More Brigade Scenary and New Stretch Goals up
Starting off we have two new game demo videos from Hairy Gamers with a VASA vs Syntha battler and Anything But Wargaming with a Junkers vs VASA stand-off... Read more
Wayne England: colleague, artist, concept designer and friend
Many of you will already know of the passing of Wayne England yesterday. It came as a terrible shock to all of us and, even now as I write this,... Read more
Painted Gallery Updates & Platoon Stat Sheet
Our community has been busy with their hairy sticks so we've expanded our online galleries with some beautifully painted tanks, thanks to Matthew, Christian and Eric.
And here's... Read more
Hairy Gamers AoT Demo video & Scale Comparison Galleries now up
Well those clever bearded chaps have put together a short demo video following them through their tentative steps playing a game of Age of Tyrants with our very... Read more
AoT Printed Rulebook now FREE to Pledge Level 2 and up
Sincere apologies for a further update on the heels of the last, but I forgot to say that due to the increase in the volume of rule books... Read more
Multiplayers sets and Gameplay videos now up
In response to customer requests we have made some multiplayer starter sets each with their own specific pledge level to make ordering easy.
We also have uploaded some... Read more
Video Model Review, Building a Junker Company videoand Faction Decks Unlocked
We've now hit the midway point in our Kickstarter and things are still going strong, so a big thanks for all your support.
We have a couple of... Read more
VASA CLAUs unleashed and Free Custom Dice for Backers
Good news the VASA CLAUs are now unlocked!
We also have unlocked Free Custom Dice to, sets of 4 for each faction for Pledge Level 1 and upwards.... Read more
Syntha CLAUs now unlocked
I'm delighted to say the Syntha CLAUs are now unlocked. Syntha CLAU Teams consist of two CLAU's per section, each supported by a squad of Androsynths equipped with standard issue... Read more
All the Heroes Unlocked and Junker & Viridian CLAUs to boot!
After a chat with a number of backers we have agreed that its time we get some new product out there on show so to kick things off all our... Read more
2nd Stretch Goal Unlocked Major McCann is now availiable as an Add-On
Kate McCann, call sign "Tornado" studied military intel at the Academy on Viridia, before deciding the spook life wasn't for her, and signed up for active duty as a driver... Read more
An update to Pledging on the project page
I've reworded the Pledging section on the project page to make it a lot more explicit, I hope this helps:
The smallest fighting force in Age of Tyrants... Read more
First Stretch also Unlocks Tribune Secundus: Junker Tank Hero ADD-ON Exclusive to KS
Marcus Secundus embodies the Junkers ethos of scavenging and repurposing technology for their own ends. He began his career as an engineer in the tank crews of the XIXth Armoured... Read more
1st Stretch Unlocked Free Counters For Levels 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5
Great news we're into the stretches, finally.
This unlocks free, full colour, die-punched card counters.
Starter Armies are on their way
We'll hopefully be uploading various starter companies for all four factions shortly. There will be an Infantry Company, a Mixed Company and an Armour Company for each.
I'll start uploading... Read more
Restructured Stretch Goals for Tank Heroes
I've re-gigged the Hero Tanks to bring some of them forward and tidy little bite sized chunks.
We Are Funded
We've done it folks and it's all down to you, you are wonderful people! It's difficult to articulate how I feel at this moment, it's been a crazy few days... Read more
£23,000 2nd Stretch Goal
Kickstarter Exclusive Models
There are 4 Heroes in custom tanks, one for each faction
As promised earlier today, or was it yesterday, I dunno anymore! Here's confirmation of the FREE Captain base with every 4 Platoons and FREE PDF rules for ALL... Read more
A big thanks to you all, you are without doubt wonderfully discerning people
Massive thanks from all the team here, what a great start to the project, 63% funded after 8 hours, crackin'.
As some of you may have noticed there... Read more