War & Empire III "Dark Ages"
War & Empire III is over 300% funded and well into opening up new armies. Check out the video to see some superb new 15mm Dark Ages miniatures. We have... Read more
War & Empire III
War & Empire III is the next exciting Kickstarter from Forged in Battle.
The project will cover the following 16 armies.
The miniatures will be 15/18mm pewter with our usual... Read more
New Kickstarter from West Wind
Hi, here at West Wind we are very excited to announce the upcoming launch of our new Kickstarter "Panzer Mech". Panzer Mech will focus on producing a new range... Read more
ANY LAST MINUTE ORDERS?
Hope you all had a great Christmas and New Year!
The Legions of Rome Webstore/Pledge Manager will close this weekend, so its your very last chance to order... Read more
It's not hard to guess why Lee and Wendy are looking so happy, the last order in our War & Empire, Legions of Rome project was despatched yesterday!... Read more
LET FULFILMENT COMMENCE!
All is looking very good and we are excited and pleased to announce that today we start fulfilment of the War & Empire Legions of Rome II Kickstarter. Hooray!!!... Read more
FULFILMENT DATE/INFORMATION AND LAST CHANCE FOR ORDERS!
Hope are well and been having a good Summer! Even though the weather is not great over here in the UK, all is looking good on the War & Empire Legions... Read more
Beasts of War and Wargames Illustrated Features for War & Empire
Beasts of War and Wargames Illustrated are liking what we are doing here!
See email below from Beasts of War, please share link where you can on your Facebooks,... Read more
Webstore orders and more lovely images!
All well here at HQ, only a couple of small technical hiccups with the new store, nothing major, all running smoothly and your orders are coming in very nicely. We... Read more
D-44 and D-45 Shield Transfer Product Description Transposition on Webstore
Just to clarify regarding the product description for the shield transfers below:-
WE-D45 Roman Cavalry, hex shields- Product description should be ‘Oval’ not hex. Go off the... Read more
RE22- Syrian Archers - We've been asked by the CIA to change the title!!!
Its great to see you managing your pledges so quickly and I thank you for the tremendous support by adding to your pledges at the same time.
Thought... Read more
Many thanks for your patience as we continue to work on getting the webstore ready.
Rest assured we will be sending out an Update to you all when the store is ready... Read more
Lovely Shiny War & Empire Game Tokens!
Thought you might like to see some quick shots of the gorgeous War & Empire game tokens, hot off the press from Figures in Comfort. Thank you to our friend... Read more
War & Empire Rules Update
Good morning everyone!
Thanks to all our backers who have played the rules and provided very useful feedback on the rules and the unit cards for the Gallic and Caesarian... Read more
War & Empire - Legions of Rome - Webstore Nearly Ready to Go!
Good afternoon and good news, the Webstore is very nearly ready for launch, we thank you for your patience. At the moment we are in the process of issuing the relevant... Read more
War & Empire II Legions of Rome - Survey and Webstore Progress
Good morning and thank you very much for sending in your Survey's. We are still waiting on some folks and if that is the case, you will have received a polite personal KS... Read more
War & Empire II Survey Information and more lovely eye candy!
Good afternoon, all aspects of the project progressing very nicely and its now time for you to complete your War & Empire II Survey. The Survey will be... Read more
Sculpting and Moulding going great!
Afternoon, its Wendy here, hope you are well.
I've been sneaking about West Wind today taking loads of piccies of work in progress, and knew you'd love to see... Read more
From Master Model Maker Andy Rawling - Pictish Broch & Wheel Houses WIP!
Things progressing very well. As I said on the last update, we are working away like beavers on all aspects of the project and I'm very happy with... Read more
WAR & EMPIRE PROJECT UPDATE - WELCOME TO 2016!
Happy new year and hope you've settled nicely into 2016.
All going very well here at HQ. The Project funds came in from Kickstarter last week, only one dropped... Read more
Merry Christmas Everyone!
Thank you so much! What a fantastic Kickstarter project we've just taken part in! War & Empire, Legions of Rome has proved to be another success, ending... Read more
The Omens are Good
Welcome Backers. Its time for a little spiritual colour in the form of the Druids and the more civilised Priests and Priestesses.
First up we have the Druids who will... Read more
As Charlton Heston would say "You Maniacs! You blew it up!"
Well that went much more quickly than I thought it would. After the Early Bird panic of the weekend we are totally funded! Everything we planned is achieved and that’s... Read more
The Sassanids are Unlocked! - Pledging for Add-ons fixed too!
Ok everyone, you got the Sassanids, thats really excellent stuff! Thanks for pledging up to push the total. Those who were having problems pledging for add ons have also raised... Read more
The Return of the Village People
Hi everyone, two updates in one day. It must be VILLAGE PEOPLE DAY!
Yes they are back no not the moustachioed cop, erm cowboy, Indian etc. But the moustachioed Gallic... Read more
LINK TO ADD FUNDS TO YOUR PLEDGE VIA PAYPAL ON THE FORGED IN BATTLE WEBSTORE
E i e i Oh and on that farm he had some..........
Hi everyone, some of you are experiencing a problem with the Kickstarter software. We are looking into this and we do have a work around (that we can put in... Read more
Roman Auxillia and more.
Welcome aboard new Backers you have given us a good push towards those Sassanids and Goths. More Goodies tomorrow but for now here is a little more eye candy.
Oh... Read more
A Game of Chance - Dice Bags, Tokens, Dice, Shields & More Minis!
Mega Update, lots to see!
First up, a collection of superb gaming accessories directly linked to the War & Empire Game. We have some fantastic top quality Dice Bags,... Read more
Some Sassanids and Dacians
Quick look at the Dacian spearmen and a lot of Sassanid cavalry. Keep up the good work, please feel free to copy these pics and repost them everywhere. More tomorrow.... Read more
The Time of Crisis is Over....The Third Century Romans are in the Bag!
Hello everyone, welcome new Backers! That’s a big Goal you guys achieved with the 3rd Century Romans. Now for the long awaited Sassanids.
We opened up the Carthaginian’s surely the... Read more
War & Empire Beta Rules Invite!
The Cornu trumpeted and the cries of ‘Ave Imperator’ from the plebeians echoed around the forum ............................... right, enough of that silliness!
We are pleased to provide you... Read more
The Maccabean Jewish Army
A few shots of the Maccabean Jewish Minis. More pictures tomorrow.
Good news I have finished laying out the cards for the Caesarian Roman and Gallic armies. I will... Read more
Its All About Command
A quick preview of something that we have planned for next week. This is a selection of high command figures. Generals and officers on foot. All the major armies will... Read more
Bye bye Blemye hello 3rd Century Rome!
3rd Century Rome A Time of Crisis
Ok! Well done everyone we have funded the Blemye and now by popular request its the turn of the 3rd Century Romans. Originally... Read more
Make way for the fierce Dacians!
Able to challenge the might of Rome, here are the fierce Dacians, with their Sarmatian allies!
Fighting two mighty wars with Rome, the Dacians gave the Legions a bloody nose... Read more
Some Preview pics
Ok from the left a Sassanid elephant which I have to say is my best Elephant yet. Followed by Roman !st Century cavalry man, an Augustan Cavalry man, a Dromedarii,... Read more
Onwards to Victory!
Hi Backers, the Saxons are in the bag. Next up are the Blemye followed by the 3rd Century Romans (added by popular request) and then the Sassanid Persians. Wendy and... Read more
War & Empire Rules Demonstration - Recon Games Show, Leeds
RECON GAMES SHOW to be held at Pudsey Civic Hall, Dawsons Corner, Pudsey, Leeds, this Saturday, 5th December.
We're starting to get all festive here at West Wind/Forged in Battle... Read more
Blimey its the Blemye!
Now for something a little obscure. The Blemye a tribe from North Africa who came into contact with the Empires Egyptian frontier. The Blemye army has a high concentration of... Read more
Fiddler on the roof.....
So perish all who defy the might of Rome! That's a lot of barbarians to harass the wall. Did we say barbarians well lets get them all out of the way... Read more
The Picts are Conquered!
Well done people! That's the Picts in the bag and we are under way with the Scots-Irish. To help things along we have introduced the following Back Catalogue Unlocks. Be... Read more
Dacia has fallen!
Very well done everyone, we smashed that one! All qualifying Pledge Levels will receive a FREE Emperor Trajan mounted on a horse.
Next up are those sneaky Picts, always hanging... Read more
Incredible! Wow guys, we are already fully funded, it took us just over three hours! We never expected it would happen so soon! So firstly - thank you everyone for your tremendous... Read more