The Walking Dead Skirmish Game
Hello! In case you haven’t seen we are running a new project for The Walking Dead: All Out War skirmish game.
We were hoping that you might like to join... Read more
Deadzone: Reinforcements Arrive
We just wanted to let you know that we’ve entered the final week of the Warpath Kickstarter – and in doing so we think there are a few new... Read more
Warpath - the Sci-fi Battle Game
The factions, planets and each Deadzone story all occur in the Warpath universe. Whilst it’s a standalone game that will continue to be supported in it’s own right, all of... Read more
Pledge Manager Closed
The Deadzone Pledge Manager has now officially closed, and we’ve begun processing the numbers so that we can start getting the early shipments out of the warehouse, and order components. ... Read more
Happy Easter everyone!
We just wanted to let you know that there are just 30 hours remaining of the Deadzone: Infestation Kickstarter.
With this Kickstarter we set out on a... Read more
Outbreak on Exham IV
There are just 9 days left of the second Deadzone Kickstarter.
The aim of this new Kickstarter is simple: to make a great game even better. And we’re doing... Read more
The Infestation Begins!
Deadzoners – on Friday we launched the Deadzone: Infestation Kickstarter.
Having created so much through the original Kickstarter, this new Kickstarter focuses on adding the new Veer-myn Faction to the... Read more
After three waves of shipping, tens of thousands of comments, messages and more man-hours than we can possibly count, the Deadzone Kickstarter is finally closed.
What this means is that... Read more
Keeping the peace
On Friday 16th January we will have completed shipping the Deadzone Kickstarter.
That means that all third wave shipments will be out, leaving a few late payments, a few out... Read more
Cargo Bay 193-HL
Shipping continues apace during the winter holidays as we churn out Deadzone Shipments as quickly as we can.
We’ve roughly two-thirds of the way through shipping what are in some... Read more
Deadzone Third Wave Shipping
On Friday we conducted the first test of the third wave Deadzone shipment where we shipped out Enforcer sprues to anyone who has no other outstanding items like Forge Guard,... Read more
Keeping the Peace!
Look what’s coming your way soon!
These Enforcer Peacekeeper sprues are on a boat to us from the manufacturer and are due in at the start of the December. They... Read more
Enforcer Troops Landing
Short but sweet update for you – the Enforcers and the Forge Guard are on a boat to us and are due to hit our warehouse in early December -... Read more
TL;DR – Forge Guard and Enforcers tooling done, Missing Bits shipping, Third Survey deadline is this Sunday, New Battlezones tiles leaked!
Tooling on the Forge Guard has finished... Read more
Third Survey Released!!
The link to the third survey will shortly be in your Kickstarter inbox.
This survey gives you one last opportunity to make use of some of the crazy Kickstarter prices... Read more
Deadzone has left the building...
Deadzone Second Shipment has just finished being dispatched.
If you haven't received a dispatch notification (whether Royal Mail or Courier), don't panic. In some instances they've taken up... Read more
Good news folks - all of the Deadzone Wave 2 Order have been picked!
The vast majority have now been shipped, but we’ve some last orders that need to be... Read more
We’ve taken the decision to ship the remainder of all orders.
The mold problem with the Forge Fathers Forge Guard has not been solved quite yet by our toolmaker so... Read more
We’re fresh back from our travels having been to this year’s Gen Con in Indianapolis where, amongst other things, we held this massive Deadzone game!
And of course, there was... Read more
If you’ve downloaded your copy of Deadzone: Incursion you will have received an email to tell you that your download has been updated with brand new files, including:
-... Read more
Address Change Notifications
A chunk of the second shipment has already been dispatched from our warehouse.
However, we’re getting inundated with address changes.
With this in mind, we are going to... Read more
Mantic Kickstarter Wave 2 Begins Shipping!!
Today the first Deadzone Wave 2 parcels were packed up and dispatched.
This first phase of parcels mostly contains items like the Strider, Stuntbot, the great new Plague Zombies and... Read more
Deadzone Wave Two Shipping Start Dates
Apologies that we’ve been a bit quiet recently.
We have had difficulties getting firm delivery dates and test shots back from our toolmaker and that has made it a challenge... Read more
House of Cards
Here’s a quick update before we start getting into the real juicy stuff next week. Keep an eye on the updates as you’re not going to want to... Read more
Not one to be left out, the Marauders are getting themselves a hulking mech suit as well… the Stuntbot!
An older variant of the ‘Strider’ template, the Bot is piloted... Read more
Stride into Battle
With Deadzone: Incursion introducing bigger and better battlefields, you’re going to need new equipment to combat the new threat.
Enter the Strider, a versatile Light Support Vehicle that we’ve been... Read more
Venerable Civilizations join the fight for Nexus Psi
We're back - and here to talk about books.
With the Deadzone rulebook we crammed in all of the rules, abilities, and campaign system mechanics into one very tight package.... Read more
Hi everyone it is Ronnie here.
Let’s start with the serious stuff, and an apology and a promise.
First the promise - we have spent most of May moving to... Read more
Some of you will have spotted that we’ve dropped a few Deadzone wave 2 teasers into our scenery shots…
I spy the Peacekeepers and Strider in this photo. Here’s a... Read more
Brokkr Brokkr Brokkr
Today, we’ve got some new shots of the ruined terrain to show you!
One of the best things about the ruins is how far you can spread just a few... Read more
Wave 2 Progress Update
Wave two of Deadzone is approaching in the next couple of months, and model after model is going through painting, photography and into the Graphics Studio. The new books are... Read more
We want to see your Scenery!
Before we begin, a couple of weeks ago we mentioned that we’d giving the Spanish guys at Ghost Train Games a shout-out to support the Kickstarter they’ve put together. Well,... Read more
Just a slight detour before a Deadzone update on the Short Story compilation coming next.
We’ve (obviously) big fans of Kickstarter and there are thousands of projects out there... Read more
Ready your Rifle
Ronnie reached Boston yesterday for PAX East this weekend - make sure you swing by the stand to ask him all your Deadzone questions!
We're also at Salute this... Read more
Looks like we made a tiny error in our latest update.
The Forge Father Booster Bundle should also contain:
- 1 x Mining Laser with Brokkr Engineer Crewman (Resin Plastic)... Read more
The deadline is approaching!
There are just 3 days until the end of the FINAL survey – making this your LAST chance to get Deadzone goodies at Kickstarter prices.
In this update, we’re going... Read more
From the Forge
I hope all is well with you all - there are great photos of the scenery built and painted surfacing everywhere - along with units of painted Plague... Read more
Teases from the Forge + Missing Items
With Nexus Psi out a couple of days ago and some goodnews coming out next next regarding the Forge Fathers, we just wanted to bring you up to date... Read more
The next phase of your Deadzone shipment is coming into sight and we’re spearheading it with the Nexus Psi campaign, which was sent out yesterday.
**This is the... Read more
After finishing off all of the concepts and art for Deadzone, our artists have flipped over to DreadBall to produce DreadBall Xtreme, a brand new board game and follow-up to... Read more
Last week we took a sneaky look at the awesome Enforcer Peacekeepers (5 models for $10, at least 50% off RRP!!) – this week it’s the turn of the Enforcer... Read more
Keeping the peace...
Today we’re going to look at the awesome Peacekeepers – because when else are you going to be able to get 5 of the hardest soldiers in the galaxy -... Read more
First up, we have some ace new video content to share with you...
Deadzone Demonstration Game - Training Day
In this video, our very own Bear Wizard James... Read more
The Big One!
We have a big, exciting and hopefully cheerful update for you all – it does mean you will have to do a little form filling – but then... Read more
Second survey is coming!
TL:DR- US and Canadian Battle Foam bags shipped, Deadzone Second Survey launching this week, deadline for missing bits submissions is Friday 31st January and there’s a big progress update... Read more
Second Survey and more!
Update in short: Second survey is coming before the end of January and we are resending your order confirmation – please don’t delete it!
Also: shipment 2 is coming this... Read more
Happy Holidays from Mantic!
With the festivities fast approaching, we wanted to share with you a little snippet of something awesome that's heading your way in the new year!
Containment Protocols is the working... Read more
An update from Ronnie
Phew! After weeks of toil, sweat and more packing paraphernalia than any of us have ever dealt with (seriously, if I see another tape gun this century, I'm going to... Read more
The Great Unbagging
With shipping making great progress, we've taken a brief break from the warehouse to crack open some bags of models and give you guys an easy-to-follow guide to what everything... Read more
First shipment and terrain sprues
As people are starting to get their hands on Deadzone, some people are asking what everything in the big brown box is - entirely understandable, as there's so much in... Read more
What's in the big brown box?
OK Guys, we lied…
Earlier this week we started building Kickstarters and yep, we couldn’t resist – we shipped some.
Rather excitedly, Ronnie decided it was a time for a... Read more
That’s right – the first containers have come and gone, and we’ve started building the first of the Kickstarter packages.
The following items will be released in the first package:
... Read more
Preparing to launch...
Deadzone shipping is getting tantalisingly close! The final parts are starting to arrive at the warehouse - here's a bunch of Mantic staff unloading one of the many containers of... Read more
Just a quick update...
...to say that the free Open Day ticket link we gave in the last update doesn't work. Whoops!
Turns out our webstore software can't handle orders with a value of... Read more
Good news, everyone!
We've just updated the Deadzone digital rulebook to include the Enforcer and Plague faction decks! If you've already downloaded your rulebook via the link we sent out last week, you... Read more
Deadzone Rulebook + Production Figures!
We’ve just finished sending out Kickstarter Messages containing a link to your digital copy of the Deadzone Rulebook – we hope you like it.
We’ve had the production casts... Read more
News, gossip and freebies!
It’s Ronnie here! I know everyone has been waiting for some information of where we're up to with Deadzone - so here we are with a monster update!... Read more
Plague Outbreak Confirmed: Shoot to Kill, repeat, Shoot to Kil!
To make up for the lack of update last week, we’re going to have two this week – where in the next one we’re going to go over progress on... Read more
An exciting delivery!
It's been a rather exciting week in the Mantic office. Why, you ask?
Our Finance Director (and international man of mystery) Mark went to visit our production facility last week,... Read more
Is that a mutant? Or something else...
Just a quick update for you this lovely Saturday evening.
All things being equal, the Rulebook disappears to print tomorrow. It’s been quite a challenge actually, there’s quite... Read more
A quick update, and an awesome model shot!
Well, Deadzone production is ramping up at a tremendous rate, and things are getting very exciting indeed! Studio layout guru Curis is currently applying the finishing touches to the rulebook,... Read more
More painted models I hear you cry? You want more? We’ll give you more…
There is just time to tell you that tickets to our Open Day have gone up... Read more
I am the god of Hellfire, and I bring you...
Our graphic designer is beavering away on the Deadzone book and hasn’t quite finished an example spread yet so we’re just going to go ahead and show you some more... Read more
Lay of the land
As we hunker down after another day hard at work getting the Deadzone Kickstarter ship shape, some of you may have noticed that pre-orders have gone live from our retailers... Read more
War In Urban Battlezones
Deadzone – where to start?!
The box has been finished and looks beautiful. It’s also massive and very heavy - far heavier in fact than what we might have been... Read more
Keeping the Peace
A couple of weeks ago we showed off the Work In Progress Peacekeeper models. Well, we’ve taken your feedback into account, and here we are with round 2!
Before we... Read more
So, how goes it in the land of Deadzone?
Well, we’ve got our resident photographer working overtime to get all of the Deadzone miniatures and buildings photographed so that... Read more
It's all coming together...
Following Ronnie and Stew's triumphant return from China last week, we've been busy! Samples were sent to painters without a moment's hesitation, and guess what just arrived at the office? ... Read more
All hands on deck
Ronnie and Stewart have returned from their China travels and they’ve come bearing goodies…
No, not food and pink drinks – we’re talking this lot!
We've got three massive bags... Read more
After the exciting news of hard plastic Enforcers, Forge Fathers Forge Guard and Asterian Cyphers, we’ve got the first renders of the Goblin Stuntbot - check it out below:
Let... Read more
Big news for you today!
Sunday is your lastchance to get your finalized survey into us. Addresses, Contact Details and your choices are key details for us... Read more
It’s all in ruins!
After last time’s shiny photos of the Rebs, we’ve got some scenery today and ok, go on, some Plague shots too!
Let’s do this.
The Ruined Battlezonehas turned out... Read more
Boost your attack force!
Progress is being made nicely and nearly all of the sculpts have now gone to our manufacturer to be tooled, including the Rebs booster!
Lovely, aren’t they?
Fortify that Position! MKII
In our second update of the week, we’ve just had pictures of the Fortification Sprue in from our designer. Here’s Stew to tell us more!
Contains 3 x... Read more
Keeping the Peace
Exciting news - we’ve just had confirmation that we’ve taken more than enough through the survey to fund the tooling of the hard plastic Enforcer Peacekeepers!
They are now locked... Read more
Secure the LZ
With the survey deadline approaching on the 21st July and all of our sculptors working like crazy to get everything finished, we’ve got some new scenery sprue contents to show... Read more
The Survey is Ready!
The time has come to complete the survey for the Deadzone Kickstarter! As well as giving us your all-important delivery address, you’ll have the chance to select your reward level... Read more
Fortifications, Forge Fathers, and Shipping Dates
We're currently putting the finishing touches on the survey - double checking all the add-ons are there, making sure all the bundles and deals are correct, and adding... Read more
Another day, another inbox full of shiny, shiny things - all made possible by your support! I'm sure you're all eager to get your surveys done and lock in all... Read more
My my, it’s been less than one week since the Deadzone Kickstarter has finished. Now we’ve had time to exhale, given our fingers a rest from all of the typing... Read more
What an incredible journey!
Deadzone development began many, many months ago. We knew we wanted to create a skirmish game that combined simple but interesting game play, faction development, claustrophobic battlegrounds and great 3D... Read more
And that’s more Stretch Goals smashed!
That’s the Female Enforcer Pathfinder locked in and available to add-on to your pledge. $20 will get you her on foot and on Infiltrator... Read more
And that's the Defence Line Upgrade Sprue locked in!
$1,170,000 - Female Enforcer Pathfinder Sniper on Infiltrator Bike
We will sculpt and tool a Female Enforcer Pathfinder with... Read more
NEARLY THERE! Battlezone Upgrade and Female Enforcer!
Wow – that’s the Boost your Faction goal smashed and Radgrad is nearly in!
Add Radgrad on now either individually or part of a “Get all 6 Bundle” for $45!... Read more
And that’s the Stuntbot in and now available to add-on to your pledge!
We’ve now added the Accessory Sprue to the front page as an individual add-on for... Read more
And another one bites the dust - that's Bjarg Starnafall in!
$1,100,000 - Marauder Stuntbot
An older generation Strider combat suit, the Stuntbot is piloted by a single dextrous Goblin... Read more
Badaboom, badabing – that’s a new scenario added to the Nexus Psi campaign!
Welcome to all of our new backers and thank you to all of you for supporting us!... Read more
Well what do you know – that’s the Corporation and the Plague Strider locked in!
$1,065,000 – Eddak P'mera
The twin moons were both full, casting stark shadows... Read more
It just keeps going up and up and up! Madness!
That’s Sergeant Howlett in AND we're less than 100 backers away from a new Nexus Psi Scenario!
Get him here:... Read more
Thank you so much!
OK – just wow! When we first pressed launch at the end of April we couldn’t have imagined getting this far.
Without your help we certainly couldn’t have achieved any... Read more
It's the Big One!
We've done it - Kish is in and available to add on to your pledge!
$1,000,000 – Complete Your Strike Team Scenery PLUS Deadzone: Collector’s Edition!
We will add 2... Read more
And that’s that – the Ticket is in!
$975,000 – Kish, Plague Character
$1,000,000 – Complete your Strike Team Scenery PLUS Deadzone: Collector’s Edition
NEW! $1,015,000 – Sergeant... Read more
Meet the Team!
He's in - Nem-Rath is now available for you to add-on to your pledge!
$960,000 – Meet the Team!
We cannot thank you enough for the kind support you’ve shown... Read more
And the Loots Counters are in and available to add-on to your pledge for just $10.
Up next, let’s take a closer look at Nem-Rath!
$950,000 – Nem-Rath
Shuutavar are... Read more
Road to the Big One!
Wow! We're flying guys, it's truly rocking!
With Freya currently being funded, let's see what's next. Let's take a look all of the way up to the Million Dollars!
$935,000... Read more
Oh wow, only 14 hours to go!
Not only have the Solo Zombies Campaign rules been locked in too, we’ve just broken through the Forge Father Faction Booster – thank... Read more
Asterian Faction Booster unlocked; New Stretch Announced!
Beautiful – that’s the Asterian Faction Booster locked in!
There are three ways you can get hold of this bad boy:
1) Add it onto your pledge for $20.
2)... Read more
27 hours to go! Zombie Render; Connector Video and NEW Add-ons!
We’ve had the first render of the new Plague Zombies in from our digital sculptor and we must say, even though it’s work in progress and unposed, it looks fantastic!... Read more
Man of Mystery
And that’s Codename Oberon locked in!
Oberon is now included in game pledges of Recon ($100 and Early Bird) and up!
BUY ONE GET ONE FREE
The Booster Bundle diagram... Read more
This thing is storming like a sci-fi steam train!
That's the extra figures added to the Asterian and Forge Father Faction Starters. Get in!
Whilst we get to work on... Read more
THIS IS A MONSTER!
Holy Moly this is insane – this is a MONSTER! What a night.
Not only have we:
a) Secured the Rebs Faction Booster
b) Secured the Solo Play and A.I.... Read more
Today has been a mega day guys, thank you so much!
We are very close to locking the Rebs Faction Booster in so we thought it was best to give... Read more
And that my friends, is the Plague Faction Booster UNLOCKED.
You can now add on this awesome set of miniatures for just $20. Remember we’re running a 4... Read more
Earlier in the campaign we sailed through the total backer number for DreadBall, our futuristic sports game. As a special freebie, we included an awesome new Rescue the MVP scenario... Read more
What now, you want more?
Fantastic! That’s the shiny new Enforcer Specialists locked in and an awesome Faction Booster sorted. Add it on to your pledge now for more model goodness!
- $705,000... Read more
Things are about to get ugly...
So, you’ve seen the Enforcers… they’re pretty sexy. Acrylic Counters? Yeah, they’re pretty sweet. But what I want to know is, what’s next?
Well, things are about to turn ugly… ... Read more
So what happens when an Alien gets the Plague?
What an incredible night – that’s the multi-mat and multi-player rules for the game locked in and included free in every pledge level!
For more on these, check out Jake’s... Read more
And that’s Wrath, the Judwan assassin, included free into game pledges of Recon ($100 and Early Bird) and up. Get in!
With this stretch goal smashed, we’ve unlocked a new... Read more
Fear his Wrath!
What a day yesterday – that’s the Hard Plastic Zombies locked in!
We’ll throw 1 sprue of 5 plastic Zombies into game pledges of Strike Team ($150 and Early)... Read more
Buy One Get One Free!
It’s time for more stretch goal madness as we delve into the mysteries of what’s next – here we go again!
$700,000 – Enforcer Faction Booster
From the start of... Read more
Big on Miniatures
We are half way to securing the Hard Plastic Plague Zombies (Seriously, $15 for 20, you just can’t go wrong!) so it’s time for our next, next, next goal… yup,... Read more
Invoking the Wrath of...
We're into the final week and we're going to be rolling out a number of goals as we build up for a massive finish!
Of course, the Plague Zombies are... Read more
Good morning everyone! Happy Bank Holiday Monday from sunny Nottingham.
How about an awesome sculpt to kickstart the day?
The mighty Teraton:
Though wouldn't a Plague version be cool?
Work... Read more
Er, I think he might have the Plague?!
Fantastic – that’s the rules for Zombies in!
In case you’ve not already seen a link, Jake’s written an entire post on Quirkworthy about the Zombies, definitely worth a read... Read more
More Stretch Goals smashed! So, what's next?
Wahey – that’s the Deadzone Compendium Stretch Goal swatted aside, great work guys!
We'll now include a free digital copy with every pledge!
Not only that, but we’ve broken through ... Read more
More Stretches Smashed - can we get a third today?
Well well, would you look at that? That’s twice in a day ladies and gentlemen, and we’re well on our way to the third…
Just how many stretch goals can... Read more
So close we can almost taste it!
You guys are just knocking them over – that’s the Asterian and Forge Fathers Faction Starters boosted with a load more troops.
Just check out the Expanded Universe Bundle now…... Read more
We’re really stepping things up as we finish off the core game and start going big!
Just check out these goals – and make sure you read all the way... Read more
Bringing out the Big Guns
Wow – fantastic!
That’s the Asterian and Forge Father Faction Supportin, meaning we’ve now added the Inferno Drill and crew member to the Forge Father Faction Starter, and the... Read more
Beta Rules Released - Ruined Buildings Locked in!
Fantastic - that’s the Ruined BattleZone locked in! Thank you so much!
We’ve now unlocked all of our scenery options for the time being, meaning you can now choose the... Read more
So we’ve been speaking to Jed at Antenocitis Workshop and you know what? They’re mighty fine guys. So much so that they’ve added even more into the Urban... Read more
Faction Focus: The Marauders
In this update we explore the Marauders, showing you all of the sculpts we have so far, including a little Rebs teaser at the end - here we go!
The... Read more
Reinforcements have arrived!
And that’s Recon Unit N32-19 locked in!!
We’ll now include him free in pledges of Recon ($100 and Early Bird) and Strike Team ($150 plus Early Bird)!
$550,000... Read more
Just what does a BattleZone Build?
BattleZones have been great ways of bundling together the scenery and getting you great value for money on the modular hard plastic scenery.
But - what does a BattleZone look... Read more
Fantastic - that's the Short Story Compilation now locked in, thank you so much!
These rebels patrol the deserted city.
Since Friday we've now added in a free faction starter... Read more
We came ever so close to locking the Short Story Compilation in and moving towards the Ruined Walls BattleZone and it looks like we have a little more work to... Read more
So... you survived?
Well well, two stretches in a space of two days and one not so far away at all… it’s going well guys, very well! Can we hit two in a... Read more
Ruined, it's all ruined!
Heck yeah – that’s Doctor Simmonds IN DA HOUSE!
Concept Art – some of you have mentioned the pose looks a little too Zombie-ish – no worries, we’ll get that... Read more
Sprue details unveiled!
Since the Deadzone Kickstarter began, a lot of people have wanted to know more details about the terrain sprues - what's on them, how many buildings can be made, and... Read more
BattleZones Upgraded! What's Next?
Superb! That's an extra sprue locked in for all of our BattleZones - fantastic job guys, thank you! We'll get all of our graphics updated on the front page tomorrow.... Read more
What do you mean you want to know what's next?
We’ve done it – that’s half a million dollars achieved… simply a mindblowing amount in the time frame!
So to recap, that’s now:
- A fifth free faction of... Read more
Over on the DreadBall Kickstarter we’ve just posted up this shot of the master resin for The Praetorian MVP – you may recognize the design…
The origins of the Praetorian... Read more
Silent and Deadly
I am a product of the greatest military programme in the history of the human race.
Standing alone I am a one-man army. With my squad by my side there... Read more
Bearded or beardless?
Before we press on with some Forge Father concepts, Ronnie and Jake are currently in the office playing the Alpha Rules before recording the next Podcast - don't they look... Read more
Don't call them short; they hate that.
Another missile impacted against the habtainer wall, but miraculously it held. Fillon didn’t know how many more it could take, but her options were limited. They were surrounded on three... Read more
So, why Forge Fathers and Asterians?
When we first started this campaign one of the biggest things that appealed to us was knowing more about the Factions.
We wanted to learn all about how the Enforcers... Read more
$500,000 Stretch Goal
Well, that’s the Chovar locked in then – thank you so much!
We are heading towards a big milestone, and it is time to get serious!
We are chasing down... Read more
Chovar Sculpt; Line of Sight Gameplay Video!
Happy Tuesday everyone!
We kickstart today off with a shot from the Open Day of the finished sculpt of the Chovar Mercenary:
The Chovar is a multi-part miniatures kit, with... Read more
Absolutely brilliant! That's the Fortifications BattleZone unlocked - incredible!
The Fortifications BattleZone contains 3 Buildings Sprue of approximately 6 tiles and 1 Connector Sprue.
By hitting this goal you have:... Read more
And he goes to make the Strik... wait, what's that alarm?
You guys are incredible! That’s a third stretch goal hit, with 2540 backers reached beating the total number on our DreadBall campaign.
Welcome to all of you new guys and... Read more
Fortify that Position!
Amazing - That’s 2 stretch goals broken!
We've now passed a major milestone - 2500 Backers - and Jake will now be adding a brand new scenario to the Nexus... Read more
The Right Gun for the Job
So what a day the Open Day turned out to be! We’ll have plenty of pics to show you over the next couple of days but judging from the comments... Read more
From the Workshop
Here’s a little treat for you ahead of tomorrow’s open day… the first of the Reb sculpts have been painted!
Some of the more eagle-eyed amongst you will have noticed... Read more
Get in! Hitting this stretch goal means we’ve now opened up the Landing Pad BattleZone!
You can now pick the Landing Pad as your choice of BattleZoneif you’ve pledged... Read more
A Special Kind of Trooper
We’re closing in on the $400,000 milestone and we are less than 100 backers away from achieving a brand new scenario for the awesome Nexus Psicampaign pack. We can’t... Read more
A word from the Boss PLUS Stretch Goal preview and The Army Painter!
In today’s update, Ronnie – big boss man here at Mantic Games – hi-jacks the camera from Jake and shows off the new Core Worlds Building Tilesand the Deluxe... Read more
Coming in hot...
Wahey! That’s a new Core Worlds Building sprue added to every pledge of Recon ($100), Strike Team ($150), Captain ($500) and up – get in!
Note - the new... Read more
Wow – what a start to our Scenery Spectacular! We’re already chunking through the Early Bird Pledge Levels – looks like there are going to be some pretty densely covered... Read more
Build it and they will come!
From the comments and conversations on the kickstarter campaign it appears the gaming world would love some beautifully designed, hard plastic, hard core sci-fi scenery – and who are we... Read more
What's coming up? PLUS New Scenery Stretch Goal!
Well the update yesterday seemed to get everyone’s creative juices flowing with the highest number of comments on a post we’ve ever had… please keep the ideas coming!
Some are... Read more
Deadzone Scenery Preview! New Stretch Goal!
As this bank holiday draws to a close we’ve got a special video for you previewing what’s coming later in the week… Feast your eyes on this!
This is... Read more
Stretch Goal Smashed; Marauder Faction Focus P1!
Get in – that’s an additional Rebs Yndij included in every Rebs Faction Starter!
Those Faction Starters are starting to get big!
Up next, we’re moving onto the glorious greenskins... Read more
Lots of you have been asking for scenery add-ons and the good news is that they are coming - later this week in fact! To get us in the mood,... Read more
Assault Protocol Confirmed; Rebs Faction Focus Part 2!
We are so close to the Enforcer with Assault Blade we can almost taste it, so let's take a look at what's coming next...
$340,000 – Rebs Yndij
When the... Read more
Faction Focus: The Rebs
Happy Sunday everyone!
Since we are sooo close to nabbing that Enforcer with assault blade (please help us spread the word!) we felt it was time for another shiny video... Read more
Time To Unveil Our Secret Weapon...
That’s $325,000 broken and the Nexus Psi Digital Campaign added to all pledges of Recon ($100)and up - thank you so much! Now, with every 500 backers we get... Read more
Faction Focus: Enforcers!
The Enforcers are the Council of Seven’s elite peacekeepers, dispatched to tackle threats that are beyond the scope of regular military units. Each Enforcer is a superior soldier, trained in... Read more
Stretch Goal Smashed; Deadzone Rulebook; Nexus Psi Campaign!
Wahey, that’s the Helfather in - thank you so much!
The Helfather is now available to add-on to your pledge for $8
The Deadzone Rulebook
The Deadzone Rulebook is being... Read more
Alpha Rules Released! New Gameplay Video! New Stretch Goal!
Here it is guys – the Deadzone Alpha Rules!
Deadzone Alpha Rules (PDF)
Note that these rules are still in development and are neither the complete nor final version. As... Read more
Milestone Moments - 2000 backers, $300,000 Goal Smashed!
Thank you to everyone for carrying us through these 2 landmark milestones.
We were pleased with how Deadzone was shaping up during the development – but did we expect to... Read more
Shooting and the Plague
In our second update of the day we’ve got some gameplay tidbits from Jake, some add-ons for your pledge and a look at the Plague…
Gameplay – Shooting!
First up,... Read more
Alpha Rules coming tomorrow PLUS Dev Diary, Live Chat + Mantic Open Day!
Afternoon update for you today as there are a ton of things going off at the moment:
Jake’s Deadzone Development Diary
Jake talks Grids, boards in a wargame and line... Read more
Boom - stretch smashed! Now funding: Deluxe Gaming Mat!
Wow – stretch goal smashed! Thank you so much!
That’s the Enforcer with Assault Blade, alternate 2nd Gen, alternate Yndij and two extra sets of Ripper Suit Weapon arms thrown... Read more
New Stretch Goal: Deluxe Gaming Mat!
So it seems that yesterday’s teasers went down very well (in that everyone was suitably teased!) so now it’s time to add some meat to the bones by getting onto... Read more
New Stretch Goal Teasers, New Add-ons and the Mantic Open Day!
Bit of a bumper update today as we've got new add-ons, the opportunity to play Deadzone at the Mantic Open Day AND a stretch goal teaser or two... are you... Read more
Stretch Goal Smashed! Now get...
Excellent – stretch goal smashed!
We’ll throw in an extra scenery sprue in all pledge levels of Recon ($100)at up, meaning you’ll be getting more tiles with which to... Read more
Snipers are in! NEW Stretch Goal: Get more scenery!
You guys are the best! That’s tooling for the four Deadzone Specialists secured. Mental stuff!!
The Enforcer Sniper, Marauder Sniper, Alternate 2nd Generation and the mighty Rebs Teraton all locked... Read more
Survivor Achieved; New Stretch Goal: Snipers, 2nd Gen and... Teraton!
Phew, we’ve barely had time to catch our breath – what a weekend!
Welcome to all 1430 backers (and hello to any of our newcomers since I started writing this... Read more
I'm a Survivor
Incredible – what a day!! That’s the funding for the faction support models secured and two new models into every faction starter!
That’s 2 Sentry Guns, 2 Mawbeast Bombers, 2... Read more
Accessory Sprue is in - now get Exploding Chainsaw Dogs and more!
And that’s a new Accessory sprue locked in – excellent!
These bits are great for adding character to your battlefield - we've got lots of cool pieces planned - and... Read more
Stretch Goal Smashed! Now get...
WOW – that didn’t last long! Thank you so much!
That's now a Grogan with alternate Heavy Weapon, Marauder in Ripper armour with long-ranged weaponry, Enforcer Engineer AND a Plague... Read more
Stretch Goal: Deadzone Specialists!
Ha – Major Milestone complete, take that new scenery designs!
Like a runaway train the Deadzone Kickstarter keeps hurtling forwards so it’s now time for some stretch goals!
$125,000 -... Read more
Deadzone is funded!
Well, we’d hoped Deadzone might be popular (with such beautiful scenery and gorgeous miniatures, we could only hope!) – but seriously… hitting our goal in 33 mins? Absurd!!... Read more