App Update & Kings of War: Vanguard
Hello Kings of War fans,
We realise it's been a while but we just wanted to let you know about a couple of things. Firstly, we realise that we haven't... Read more
Hi guys! As you know every now and again we like to update you on a Kickstarter we think you might find interesting. Well, our friends over at Awaken Realms... Read more
Important Customer Service Update
As Ronnie mentioned in his blog post, I am pleased to announce we are setting up a new message system to raise our level of customer support, ensuring you get... Read more
Wave 2 has shipped!
We're happy to announce that last month we successfully completed shipping of the 2nd Wave of Kings of War 2. This means that every wave 2 parcel we... Read more
Kings of War Wave II Dispatch Has Now Started!
Merry Christmas everyone - Wave II Kings of War is now being picked, packed and shipped!
If you did not order any Wave II items you will not get a... Read more
Wave 2 Shipping Update
Hello! We hope that you all had a great weekend - and a very happy thanksgiving last week!
Work is continuing on fulfilling the Kings of War Kickstarter.
From Wave... Read more
Kings of War Wave II Dispatch
As promised, it’s our second update of the week.
We’re gearing up for the second and final Kings of War dispatch, which will begin shipping at the end of November.... Read more
Here Be Dragons - and the Uncharted Empires!
Hey guys and girls!
We’re really sorry we haven’t had an update these past couple of weeks – we’ll make up for it with two updates this week!
In the... Read more
Wave 1 and 2 Dispatch Information
It’s been a few weeks now since Wave I of the Kings of War Kickstarter was dispatched and enough time has passed for everything to make it’s way through the... Read more
Between Kings of War and DreadBall Xtreme we have shipped over 6,000 packages in the last two months – and we have now finished shipping the Kings of War Kickstarter.... Read more
Shipping update and a some future info
Just a quick update for Kings of War this week.
Kickstarter shipping is over halfway through and the guys are not letting up (well, apart from when I annoy them... Read more
Shipping Progress Update
The Drums, The Drums
Kings of War Shipping continues in earnest and it won’t be long now until many of you are enjoying reading the new hardback Kings of War 2nd Edition Rulebook –... Read more
Kings of War Shipping Update!
At the end of this week we will have completed the combined Kings of War/DreadBall Xtreme shipments – approximately 560 orders.
That means from Monday the DreadBall Xtreme Kickstarter... Read more
In this update we’ve got a couple of really cool things to show you...
But first an apology.
During the campaign we said that we’d update the Map... Read more
Shipping Update + Tyrant King Blaine
The line is being set up, armies have been picked and we are on the verge of shipping Kings of War to all of the backers.
An Undead Army masses... Read more
Kickstarter Weekly Update
Welcome to the first weekly Mantic Kickstarter update.
The purpose of this update is to keep you informed with all of the latest goings on and insights to... Read more
Mission Control and more...
Today the first iteration of Kings of War Mission Control is up on our website.
It includes a basic list of the different components that are being created for the... Read more
Kings of War Complete Rules + Lower Abyssal
First, let me apologize. I am really sorry that we were didn’t get you the complete rules PDF last week as we promised we would. The intention was... Read more
Kings of War Rules Update + New Model Preview
Today the free ‘give it a try’ Kings of War second edition rules have gone live on our website. You can download them here.
These core rules and sample... Read more
Kings of War Update
Hey all! Today the Kings of War 2nd Edition rulebook, the hardback, went to the printers.
What’ll happen next is a print-proofing process, and then the books are produced and... Read more
Kings of War was written by games developer Alessio Cavatore. Incidently his company River Horse have a project on Kickstarter, and we thought you might like the opportunity to get... Read more
It's Time For War
It’s Kings of War Week on the blog, which is primarily focused at beginning our promotion for 2nd Edition launching in retail in August.
Of course we’ve got some shiny... Read more
The Abyss is a chasm, both literal and metaphorical, in the skin of the world. It is thought by many to be a vast, physical cleft in the earth, leading... Read more
Mantic May Open Day
The Mantic Open Day is back!
Based at our Nottingham UK HQ on the 16th May we will open the doors to all our Mantic fans for an epic day... Read more
Kings of War Pledge Manager closes this weekend!
Some serious news and some exciting news…….
The serious part first - with the extended lockdown date of midnight BST, Sunday 19th April 2015for the Kings of... Read more
The Pledge Manager will be extended!
We know that the Kings of War pledge manager has been an emotional time. We've had ups and downs, error messages, duplicate orders and the red sad face... Read more
2nd Edition Beta Rules Feedback
Firstly thank you for getting the Deadzone KS off to a flier. I think adding rats, pathfinders, and more great scenery will push this game ever onwards. Along... Read more
Cold Blood and Beta Rules!
Last week the Kings of War pledge manager was released – already over 1300 surveys have been successfully completed without a hitch. Great going!
New Sculpts: Hard plastic Salamanders!
A... Read more
The Pledge Manager is here!
It’s finally here!
We’ve been working really hard on getting the pledge manager together and it’s here, it’s ready to go. The new system has been developed from the ground-up,... Read more
Pledge Manager Update
I’m really sorry it’s been a little while since the last update. We try and do one a month to let you know how everything’s going.
Well, we’ve... Read more
Kings at Christmas
Well, it’s been a few weeks since the Kings of War 2nd Edition Kickstarter concluded – and what a journey it was!
In the New Year we’ll be releasing the... Read more
Well it looks like Kings of War has a very bright future!
Through all your hard work and support we have managed to attract over 2700 backers. This means that the KoW community continues to grow. I think over the past 3... Read more
Journey to the centaur of the universe!
Since we’re just $5000 away from unlocking this beast:
We thought it might be fun to see if we can get this little beauty in too. We know there were... Read more
A Bard's Tale
And we’ve done it. That’s our Kings of War total smashed. Now we’ve hit this stretch goal, we will include Ronaldo the Bard in every pledge of Living Legends ($50)... Read more
From the Abyss
The Wound Markers are in and included free in pledges of Living Legend ($50) and up! You can add on additional sets for $5.
So let’s have a... Read more
Done and done! The Greater Obsidian Golem/Greater Earth Elemental kit is now fully funded - and we've got updated artwork to show off too!
Greater Obsidian Golem
Greater Earth Elemental... Read more
Big Stompy Rock Monster
And done! That’s the Forces of Nature Naiads funded! This hard plastic kit is now available to add on to your pledge for $15.
Let us know which concept you... Read more
Wet Wet Wet
Well, well – it’s the penultimate day and we’ve hunted down the Druid!
We’ve been through all the comments on the previous update and have picked “wild woman” as the... Read more
Call of the Wild
You’ve done it, you’ve smashed aside our latest stretch goal: the Salamanders!
So, with the Salamander funded, we will now sculpt, tool and produce them in hard plastic.... Read more
Return of the Tyrant
There are just two days left of the Kings of War Kickstarter campaign and we’re continuing the onslaught on Black Friday weekend with:
- The return of the terrible Tyrant... Read more
WOW! That’s the Abyssal Molochs knocked over and done. Evil and neutral armies, you can get a set of 3 metal Molochs and weapon options for $15.
Forces of the... Read more
The Fires of the Abyss Rise Once More!
We hope everyone had their fill of Thanksgiving Dinner if you celebrated the festivities yesterday, and everyone has had their fill of the Army Boosters we posted up.
No? Then... Read more
We just wanted to say Happy Thanksgiving to our friends in the United States and all of our friends around the world.
Without you and the countless other hobbyists in... Read more
It's back... Add-on Wednesday is here!
It’s big, it’s bad and it’s back. Yes it’s Add-on Wednesday!
Just to recap, Add-on Wednesday is that special time of the week where we release a number of cool... Read more
The Drums, The Drums - The Drums!
The Forest Shamblers are funded and locked in. The Forest Shamblers are the first unit for the Forces of Nature, and also go in the Elf list. Because... Read more
Super Secret Update
6 days to go, deploy super-secret update!
Yes, just 6 days to go. It’s been unbelievably quick this campaign and we can’t wait to see where we go next. We’re... Read more
Just an update to let you know that we've just got the Abyssal Iffrit funded and locked in!!
With this stretch goal broken, we’ve now included the Abyssal Iffrit free... Read more
The Fires of the Abyss!
We’ve approached that magical time of the campaign – just 7 days remain until the end.
At midnight 1st December the campaign comes to a halt. It’s set to be... Read more
Straight to the point
That’s done it – that’s the Undead Soul Reavers now fully funded!
We will now include this unit free in the Undead Mega-Starter Army ($100).
You can include this Mega-Starter... Read more
Let the games begin!
Oh yes, Stretch Goal smashed!
With this latest goal broken, we now have the funds to produce the Kings of War Campaign Book and the digital platform for logging results. ... Read more
Yesterday we shared with you a rather long list of potential new units, but we’re not ignoring the existing armies either – as these little teaser images suggest:
What could... Read more
A little piece of history!
Yesterday we broke through the original Kings of War Kickstarter Backer number – which means our special backer goal has fallen!
We will now enhance the artwork to a whole... Read more
Wrath of the Abyss
And bang - we've done it!
That's now the Undead Necromancer and the Dwarf Warsmith funded!
These metal miniatures with variant components are now included in their respective Mega-Starter Armies.... Read more
Add-on Wednesday is here!
It’s a double-update for you today since a) we’re close to breaking the initial number of backers that the original Kings of War campaign generated, and b) it’s Add-on Wednesday!... Read more
The Tyrant King
Well well, that’s the good (bad?) King Blaine and his merry mount funded and done!
We’ve now included this Kickstarter Exclusive Resin Tyrant King Blaine on Gramakh in every pledge... Read more
The Forces of the Abyss Cometh!
Thank you so much guys. When we first started planning this Kickstarter, Ronnie said one thing to me. As long as you get the book funded, this campaign goes... Read more
Stretch Smashed! Up next...
Well, that was a pretty mammoth first day wasn’t it?! Crazy - thank you so much!
So here’s the deal for the next two weeks. We’re going to be promoting... Read more
I need a hero!
We’ve now successfully funded a significant upgrade to the Lower Abyssals sprue, adding components to turn them into a ranged unit.
This funding allows us to make a... Read more
Forces of the Abyss are go!
That’s done it – that’s the Hard Plastic Lower Abyssals funded for the Forces of the Abyss. Nice!
This hard plastic sprue will form the core of your demonic legion.... Read more
Dark Forces Rising
Kings of War’s newest army is here!
The Force of Abyss list is getting revamped for the new edition – and with it comes a model range for the first... Read more
It’s a kind of magic
Magic was always an area that was a little underdeveloped in Kings of War, so we’re spending a little time just freshening it up and adding some characterful and fun... Read more
Stretch Smashed! Up next...
That’s the Army Builder and Chess Clock Apps done and dusted. Wow, for a mini-kick you guys are really pushing it!
Let’s see if you can get this one –... Read more
Welcome to Kings of War! Funding Goal Smashed!
Welcome to the Kings of War Kickstarter!
We’ve set off on this adventure to make the Kings of War 2nd Edition Rulebook a reality. This book gives us the opportunity... Read more