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
Mars Attacks Books Now Shipping!
Those of you expecting a Mars Attacks hardback compendium and Mars Attacks: World War (points battles) book will be pleased to know that these have been packaged up and... Read more
The Invasion continues in January
Great news! Mars Attacks World War (points battles book) and the Mars Attacks Compendium begin shipping at the end of the month!
Many thanks for your patience whilst we’ve got... Read more
Mars Attacks at Christmas
The World War and Compendium books have now been printed and we will dispatch them to you in January.
Also in January, we’ll send out any of the... Read more
We’ve just updated the Mars Attacks – World War and Mars Attacks Compendium Extras PDF’s we sent you via Wargame Vault a few weeks back.
If you have... Read more
Mars Attacks Shipping Complete
Great news - the picking line has been broken down and the last package we could ship has left the building!
Not even flying saucers could halt the delivery trucks... Read more
Mars Attacks shipping continues in earnest with over 1700 orders booked out on the system as of yesterday and our corridors lined with loads more standing picked, packed... Read more
Mars Attacks Shipping Update
Great news - tomorrow we start shipping the remaining Mars Attacks pledges!
We have flown in the big stompy Robot, got lots of cardboard boxes already made up and we... Read more
Next week we will begin shipping all of the smaller orders. This includes orders that ONLY contain single items like:
- Martian Memory Stick
- Topps Collectible Trading... Read more
We have some amazing news - Mars Attacks starts shipping tomorrow!
Yep, we beat the 10-day countdown and have begun the month-long process of shipping out over 2500 individually tailored orders.
Here’s how we’re going to do it…
No, we are... Read more
Big update for a Friday – plenty of goodness to look at over the weekend!
Novas Vira - with Sonic Disruptor
Science Division-... Read more
Countdown Day 4 - Attack from Space!
For missing one out yesterday, there are two updates for today!
Below you’ll find the Attack from Space set – miniatures based on the characters from the iconic comic book... Read more
DreadBall is the fast and furious science fiction board game set against the glitz and glamour of Corporation space.
But what’s this – the Martians have invaded?!
Featured: DreadBall Martian... Read more
Countdown Day 2 – Arachnophobes look away now!
Hot on the heels of the Masters of Science released yesterday is today’s newest preview!
So here we go – a few weeks ago we showed off the Giant Mutant... Read more
Counting down the days...
We’re counting down the days to when we start shipping with a whole bunch of goodies you won’t yet have seen. First up:
The Masters of Science!
It's impossible to... Read more
New Gameplay Video released!
Mars Attacks – The Miniatures Game is now in the building!
This is great news. Once the remaining items land from the manufacturer – items like the Novas Vira,... Read more
Mars Attacks Shipping Update
This year’s Gen Con saw the first time we’ve had Mars Attacks out to show-off properly in the USA!
The feedback was immense. Kickstarter backers came by and got to... Read more
Firstly a little bit of admin…
We’re gearing up on the paperwork side of things to get picked, packed and shipped.
If you have changed addressand not... Read more
Following the rules
As promised, the digital editions of Mars Attacks – The Miniatures Game rulebook and game cards are now in your Kickstarter inbox!
This book contains all the rules you need... Read more
Mars Attacks: First Look
Who wants to see something cool?
This is the first copy off the production line for Mars Attacks – The Miniatures Game. We could not be happier with how it... Read more
Hi, Ronnie here. Thanks for being so patient while we moved and got settled into our new home. This was our 4th move in 5 years, so we are really... Read more
Sorry we’ve not been around as much as we’d have liked.
We are continuing to send out PayPal requests at the moment, and are working with those of... Read more
Awesome Saucer Pilots and PayPal requests
Just a quick update for you before we bring a larger update next week.
PayPal Requests will start going out from tomorrow for those of you who have ordered extras... Read more
Come and play the game!
If you want to learn to play Mars Attacks - The Miniatures Gamewith the Games Designer on hand to answer your questions, plus see the models for real... Read more
Mars Attacks the Mantic Open Day!
Ronnie touched down in Chicago yesterday morning for Adepticon!
Make sure you swing by the stand to see our painted Martian production model and some unpainted versions too –... Read more
(Not so) incy-wincy
Thanks for submitting your surveys, we’ve been overwhelmed with the response with a good many of you pledging over what you did during the campaign and picking up... Read more
Let’s get straight to it - we’ve got some new renders to show you of the completed Tiger Corps:
Jaret, Shadow, Barnabus, Zeke, Corus and his Bounty Hunters.... Read more
It is survey deadline day!
Today is no ordinary Sunday – it is survey deadline day!
You have until midnight GMT to let us know your address, contact details and what you want... Read more
So the survey has been out a few weeks now and we appreciate there has been a little confusion over certain aspects of it, so in the update... Read more
Just to let you know we’re aware there are a few gremlins in the survey and that confirmation emails are not being sent out correctly. We’re working to... Read more
Kickstarter Survey Deployed!
TL:DR– Survey is released, please send it back before the 16th February, Order Confirmation emails will be sent on receipt of the survey but may take up to 5... Read more
Prepare for lift-off!
TL:DR – Mars Attacks Survey coming next week! More free stuff! New Previews!
Hey all – sorry it’s been a little while. We have been very busy this last month... Read more
Christmas Greetings, Earthling!
Merry Christmas everyone!
By Dean Haspiel
We’ll be back in the New Year with new and exciting updates, including the latest look at the sculpts and rules.
Not only... Read more
Stomp! Smash! Destroy!
Good afternoon backers! How are we all doing?
Things are going crazy here at the Mantic office as we gear up to ship Deadzone (our previous Kickstarter) and prepare for... Read more
As the dust settles...
Wow. Can you believe it's less than two weeks since this Kickstarter came to an end? Don't know about you guys, but those last few days were an absolute rush.... Read more
Prepare your tabletop for invasion!
Mars Attacks – The Miniatures Game has been funded on Kickstarter:
- Raising over $558,000
- 2753 Backers
- 48 Stretch Goals
- 75 Updates (not including... Read more
Spinning a web
That’s the spider – he’s locked in!!
Come on Falco and Retro Marines – let’s do this!
NEW! $555,000 – Agent Falco
We’ll produce Agent Falco, and we have added... Read more
Going back in time...
There’s 60 minutes to go and you knew we were going to do it – how could we not do it? We’ve done Saucers… We’ve done Bugs… We’ve done Robots…... Read more
That’s Corus and his 4 bounty hunters locked in and we’re charging along straight toward the Giant Mutated Spider.
Remember that you can choose your variant in the survey if... Read more
Who's a pretty boy then? (Not this thing. This is awful.)
Boom! That’s Craig and Tunga locked in!
We’ve now included the man and his monkey free to pledges of The Will of Man ($100 and Early Birds) and up.... Read more
Yeah! The Surgeon – the most vicious of Science Division Surgeons – has been locked in, and he’s brought a friend… the vicious Wrex!
As a Special Gift, we’ve... Read more
Free, Free and Free!
That’s got it – Natalya is locked in!
We’ll now produce Agent Natalya, and we have added her:
- Freein the 1-click Will of Man, 1-click Invaders Arrive and... Read more
Masters of Science 2: Even More Sciencey
OK, our kick-ass Martian killer Natalya is very close to being locked in… and that’s great!
But we want a bit more adrenaline as we head into the last few... Read more
Less than 24 hours to go…
There is now less then 24 hours to go and we couldn't leave that without an update.
Natalya is our next stretch goal and Beloss Bel the sneaky Martian as... Read more
What a dish – and Natalya ain’t bad either!
Our final weekend celebrations are really kicking off with another stretch goal blown aside.
The Novas Vira Sonic Disruptor is now locked in and available:
- Freein the 1-click... Read more
Humans Fight Back!
The Science Division Heavy Weapon upgrade is now locked in - adding some serious firepower to the proceedings and upgrading one of your figures to this most awesome... Read more
Masters of Science
What a night. Thank you all so much for helping us charge headlong until the finish.
Over night we locked in the dead figures – they are a mix of... Read more
Masters of the Bug
Brilliant guys – that’s done it!
Not only have we hit our $477,500 mini-stretch, upgrading one of your Novas Vira infantry to have a Heavy Weapon, but we’ve also just... Read more
Take me to your leader!
Well just 55 hours to go before Mars Att-acks fun… and we always save a few surprises for the end!
Firstly, we've upgraded our 2D Card Counters to 3D Card... Read more
As we go in to these exciting last 48 hours we’ve continued to improve our front page with a simple new guide that shows you how to pick your pledge... Read more
The Easy Way to Invade!
We started to make some progress last night and the $300 pledge level went down very well. It’s been a tough morning but we can keep moving forward.
As promised... Read more
Battling the Bugs
As we go into the last days of a kickstarter we find many people come back for a look at the deals, and what has been unlocked. Many of the... Read more
Att-ack, Att-ack, Att-ack
We are really excited about the final run in – but after a great weekend we are having a tough time! Well sometimes you just have to man up –... Read more
Martian Milestone Madness
Right then Invaders, it’s the Monday before the Sunday to end them all – ok, not end them all, but the Sunday that is the last day of the campaign... Read more
We’re half way to the new set of intact scenery tiles so it’s time for a new stretch goal as we enter the last week, and approach the $500,000 milestone.... Read more
That's the name of the game and I want to play it with you, you and you.
Brilliant – that’s done it!
With this latest stretch goal broken, we’ve now funded Co-operative and Solo rules for the game. Now you can play the game with friends either... Read more
Paint it black
And we’rrre back – and we’ve got some painted shinies to show off too! Earlier today, our resident painter – known only as “Dave” – brought in the Martian Flying... Read more
Verily, he shall smite the metal demons!
With this stretch goal broken, Edwyn of Hoo, Knight of the King's Court has been locked in - completing the boxed game!
Edwyn was captured by a Martian Reconnaissance team,... Read more
The 1-click pledge - for all of your wargaming needs!
Yesterday we posted a ‘$150 Recommended Pledge’ – it gives a massive selection of Mars Attacks goodies – with 1-click you can have peace of mind that you... Read more
The 1-click pledge - all the game you need!
We are now well past the half way point for the kickstarter, and while we a not yet heading into the final stretch – what a journey it has already been... Read more
New Model Previews!
The scary counter now says less than 12 days to go and it’s been an interesting journey so far…
- 2374 backers have pledged over $467,000
- 32 stretch goals... Read more
This little beauty cropped up in the comments, so we thought why not post it up as an appetizer to a bigger update later tonight?
NEW Pledge Booster... Read more
Who shalt challenge me?
Hey guys, sorry for the lack of update today - we're here now with the truck upgrade locked and loaded, and we’re onto Edwyn, the gallant Knight of Hoo.
Truck... Read more
Robot Lords of Tokyo
It was a big goal but we’ve done it guys, that’s the Giant Stompy Robot locked in!
This new kit stands 170mm/6 ½” tall and is, frankly, awesome. Coming equipped... Read more
Invasion is imminent... we come in peace!
The brand new Mars Attacks: Invasion cards launch in stores this weekend, bringing the Martian Assault into the modern era.
Featuring all new art and a fresh take on the... Read more
“Tiger one, this is Blaine. I’m here.”
We’re through Blaine and less than $9,000 away from the Giant Stompy Robot!
Great work guys!
Coloured concept art of Blaine – Mantic’s very own Tiger Corps hero and... Read more
They've invaded the USA, and now the USB!
They've invaded your tabletop, yesterday they invaded your wardrobe, and now they're invading your computer! Those pesky Martians get everywhere!
That's right, as you may have seen over on the... Read more
Taking the fight to the Martians
Let’s start off with some sneaky peaks of some figures!
So how do I get these two fine fellows?
Well, since we first started... Read more
Ending the War
Quick Recap: before we start talking about BIG things – there is now less than 1 week to go until General Tor in his fancy alternate pose is locked into... Read more
Bring in the Mercs
Let’s get started with today’s update…
Each of our main pledge levels contains an amount of credit you can use to spend on Core Add-ons without... Read more
Happy Sunday everyone!
It was only Friday after another play-through of the game that we were sat in the office talking about how great we thought Mars Attacks - The... Read more
It’s always nice to wake up in the morning and see two stretch goals broken!
So, for my breakfast this morning I’ve got a tasty bit of Joe, who we’ll... Read more
The Robot Army
The Science Division, here in Greenville! Tor was furious. He wasn’t sure of their agenda, and unless their General agreed to see him in person it was unlikely that he... Read more
Setting the Scene
Boom (lay, boom-lay, boom!) That’s the bonus Corporal Esteban Ramirez figure locked in!
Now that he’s funded, we’ll include him in pledges of The Will of Man ($100) and up... Read more
You know what? We think Martian General Tor is not a very happy bunny at the moment…
There are those in the invasion fleet who are happy to disguise their... Read more
Wahey, since we’re nearly half way to achieving Esteban, we thought it was time to get out another stretch goal as we head towards the big bot himself. You know... Read more
Awesome Sauce(r)! (yes, we made the same joke twice!) – that’s the Saucer upgraded with a new Unit Commander Pilot, Communications Node and devastating Freeze Rays!
Anything who has pledged... Read more
It's the name of the game...
Wahey, earlier this morning we nailed our $410,000 goal, allowing us to produce new art for our game cards and cover art, as well as upgrade the exclusive Topps Trading... Read more
The War has Escalated!
Sublime – that’s Mars Attacks: Escalation Expansion Set funded – and we’re not even done with the BLOODSHED ON THE BATTLEFIELD pledge level just yet!
There are less than 4... Read more
Before we look at what our next stretch goal is, we just wanted to remind you that you've got until Midnight tonight to get hold of a Bloodshed on the... Read more
Boom! And that’s the Patriot Silverback DX500 Flatbed Truck funded – and in response to Reaper Steve, we’ve upgraded it to have a 6.9l engine :)
The Silverback is now... Read more
Amazing! We’ve hit the 2,000 backer milestone - thank you so much for backing us!
That’s the Civilian set unlocked and available as a Core Add-on!
To get yours…
-... Read more
Keep on truckin'
Excellent – you guys are really chunking through these stretch goals! That’s 6 Bonus figures for Mars Attacks – The Miniatures Game locked in!
It seems like BLOODSHED ON THE... Read more
Send in reinforcements!
Fantastic stuff, that’s everyone’s favorite happy-go-lucky desk jockey Phil in the Mars Attacks – The Miniatures Game box set!
This self-proclaimed Defender of the Earth is now yours but is... Read more
General Tor observed the town from the roof of the theater, one foot perched up on an overhanging ledge. How majesticI must look he thought, leaning lightly on his... Read more
Sergeant Black - we need fire support!
Phew – and that’s Deke included in the Mars Attacks Boxed Game!
And hang on, what’s this? Martian Dredd is locked in too!
Martian Dredd is a cool comic crossover... Read more
I AM THE LAW
It feels like just minutes ago I was writing the last update...oh hang on, it was!
Wow! Your support has been incredible - you've shown a lot of faith by... Read more
BLOODSHED ON THE BATTLEFIELD
It’s here – the BLOODSHED ON THE BATTLEFIELD pledge level is now live!
To celebrate this weekend’s New York Comic Con, the brand new BLOODSHED ON THE BATTLEFIELDpledge level... Read more
Death from the Skies!
At it guys and girls, that’s the Martian Attack Saucer fully funded!
If you haven’t already, you can now Raise your Pledge to add-on the pack of three Saucers or... Read more
Invading the Comic Con!
The weekend is nearly here, and after the cattle caused a stampede, we expect to see the saucers flying onto pledges soon (sorry!)
This weekend, Adam Levine from The Topps... Read more
Wow! We’ve hit 1750 backers – thank you to everyone of you!
We could not be doing this without you.
By reaching 1750 backers, we’ve unlocked a brand new Core... Read more
Did we all enjoy Ronnie’s live chat last night on our Facebook page? If you missed it you can see the remnants of the conversation across a couple... Read more
Nowhere to hide
Badaboom badabing – that’s $230,000 tossed aside like a shattered Martian helmet and the delightful Eva added to the Mars Attacks Boxed Game.
That means whether you’ve pledge for just... Read more
Greenville Army Base had been one of the first things to go. Field General Tor had recognised it as the greatest threat to his plans, so had ordered its immediate... Read more
Afternoon - what a crazy weekend!
Mars Attacks is the fifth Kickstarter we’ve run (and the fifth I’ve had no sleep on!) and we felt it prudent just to give... Read more
Bring on the Badass!
That’s done it – that’s the US Soldiers NCO locked in!
So far today pledges of The Will of Man ($100 and Early Birds) and uphave had five figures... Read more
At the double
Booooooom! Stretch Goal swept aside. Always a nice thing to wake up too!
With $210,000 dead and gone (like a Martian shot in the face), that’s 4 extra Martian Grunts... Read more
Jumpin' for joy - but we're itching for the next stretch...
Bazinga! That’s $200,000 achieved.
What a moment!!
This means that we’ve now funded Sidney Rose and Henry the Giant Flea. We’ve now added him to the Attack from Space Core... Read more
There's so many of them!
We're less than $2,500 away from Sidney Rose and the Giant Flea so, after reviewing your feedback and the comments, we thought we’d let you know what’s next!
Firstly, a... Read more
Giant Mutant Flea
Wahey – that’s the “Attack from Mars!” Core Add-on set locked in.
To get your Attack from Mars! Core Add-on:
- Include it as part of your pledge... Read more
Attack From Space
Shazam! That’s another Stretch Goal under the bridge. This is already shaping up to be the most successful first day of a Kickstarter we’ve ever had here at Mantic, and... Read more
Build your Battlefield! Part 2
A-ha - we have a sneaky update for you!
After announcing our last stretch – that’s a whole load of free Urban Accessories – our artist got in touch with... Read more
Build your Battlefield!
Wow - $150,000! Today’s going to be one to remember.
Once more, thanks to all our backers for helping us get this far, and thanks to Topps for letting us... Read more
And that’s that – it’s done!
Both the Deluxe Gaming Mat and Don Manning - a Kickstarter Exclusive that would normally be on sale for $8 - are funded and... Read more
Whoa – this is just crazy!
The speed of this juggernaut is simply insane. We’re working hard on getting the front page updated with all the cool new extras and... Read more
Wow - $100,000!
Our original funding goal was $50,000, and you guys have doubled it in a little over an hour. Simply amazing. Thank you so much!!
Of course, that’s... Read more
Cool head in a crisis
That’s our US Soldiers upgraded – wow! Thank you so much!
Up next, it’s time for more figures!
$100,000 – Ashley, FREE Character
Only daughter of an insurance broker father... Read more
Variety is the spice of life
Amazing work, guys!
That’s our first Stretch Goal blasted aside – this means that we can fund our set of four exclusive Topps Trading Cards!
We will make them available:... Read more
Variety is the spice of life
Amazing work, guys!
That’s our first Stretch Goal blasted aside – this means that we have funded our set of four exclusive Topps Trading Cards.
We will make them available:... Read more
How about a new goal!
Phew – got it out just in time!
Incredible stuff, this is just unreal.
Here’s the first stretch goal:
$75,000 – Exclusive Topps Trading Cards
Mars Attacks orginated as a... Read more
Wow – that was quick! This means that we have successfully raised enough funding to produce Mars Attacks: The Miniatures Game!
I think it’s important to say a big THANK... Read more