Drake Status Update From Benji!
I sit here surrounded by amazing miniatures. Many painted by talented people and many in bags waiting to be sorted. Some older ones are rough, clearly made by... Read more
Drake: Onwards and Upwards
Hello to our dear supporters,
I would like to say thank-you to everyone who has continued to support Drake and Action Games Miniatures through our beginning, during both the growing... Read more
This month it was revealed that the landlords of AGM's new building were operating without city approval, and while we have been dealing with this issue updates have... Read more
We hope everyone in North America enjoyed the "holiday week" last week (Canada Day + Independence Day!) We are proud to present to you great folks this awesome... Read more
Web Store Announcement
AGM will be launching a small web store next week. The store will contain a limited selection of models, only models that have already shipped to backers. These... Read more
New Starter Rules Available
The rules development and print team has been working hard this month to refine and condense the wording of the rules and improve their presentation, and they’re proud to share... Read more
Production Update and New Garrick Head
We've had great progress in resin casting R&D this week. Above you can see some of the new resin test pieces, fresh out of the molds, next to their old... Read more
Video update from Benji
This week we're doing a video update from Benji. He wanted to say a few things, introduce a team member, and talk about some of the work that... Read more
Details on Production Improvements
Hello to our wonderful supporters!
We wanted to use this update to give you a detailed look at what is going on with production.
The casting techniques we... Read more
AGM Announces New Community Section!
Hello, amazing friends!
Drake, the game you helped to make a reality, is a social experience. Games of the scope and size of ours require a vibrant and involved community... Read more
Our first shipment was a great success in many ways. However, we’ve heard your feedback that there are some important areas we must improve on if we are... Read more
So sorry it’s taken us so long to post an update! As you can see by the pictures below we have moved into a new bigger space! Moving... Read more
Drake March 29 Manufacturing Snapshot
Here is our most recent manufacturing snapshot to give you an idea of our progress. In addition to the information in the chart, it is worth noting the... Read more
Drake Production Update, Keller photo
Here are some quick production notes to give you an idea of recent progress.
- The Master copy of the Drak Rider has been worked on to bring out more... Read more
Hosat Airship final design
Hello! Here we have the final design for the Hosat Airship. It has been rigorously examined and parted to perfection. We will be displaying the 3D print master soon! Thank... Read more
European Shipping News
Thanks to our successful fundraising with Drake II: Horizons, we have been able to negotiate a new shipping service for European backers. While details are still left to... Read more
Drake Feb 21 Manufacturing Update and Sneak Peek at High Priestess and Erhan of the Earth
As mentioned in our previous update, we have added a new stage in our manufacturing snapshot for Cleaning, to more accurately document the overall process. Cleaning encompasses fine-tune... Read more
Strategy Guide and Shipping!
We are blasting out packages every day here. This eve many of you will have gotten tracking ID's but there are still some to go. We had a... Read more
We're prepping a manufacturing update for later in the week, but here are some notes in advance:
- Production is progressing well. Shipping is taking up a lot of... Read more
Drake Feb 9 Manufacturing Snapshot
Here is a new snapshot of our manufacturing progress for Drake. Once again, green bars indicate a progression since the last snapshot and red bars indicate a regression... Read more
Dragon Battle Video!
Formosi V.S Timor Battle!
We hope you enjoy this video! The guys take their time and explain much about the entire process. No matter what size of game you... Read more
Horizons Super Bowl Update
We have decided not to launch Drake II: Horizons on Super Bowl Sunday. As reclusive Canadian game designers who don't have cable, we had no idea that this... Read more
Drake Jan 31 Manufacturing Snapshot
Here is a chart that indicates the current stage of production for our line of models. Green bars indicates progression since the last snapshot one week ago. Red bars... Read more
We're pleased to share some pretty cool stuff in this update.
After working on Wave One shipping for the past couple weeks, we can now make... Read more
AGM Announces a 4th force for Drake: The Dragon Wargame
With shipping now well underway and you all gradually receiving your first packages from us, we'd like let you know about our upcoming plans for Drake. Many of you have... Read more
Current Drake Manufacturing Snapshot
While we are working to ship out the first wave of packages out of our workshop every week, we are also diligently progressing on models still to come.... Read more
We hope that those of you who have already received your shipments are happy with what we've come up for you. It's a great feeling to hear your... Read more
LOCAL EVENT SATURDAY!
AGM Local KS 1 Backer Giveaway!
SATURDAY JAN 11th
3PM - 6PM
3878 Main St, Vancouver, BC
4PM - 5PM "Sibling Rivalry" ... Read more
Drake Shipping has Begun!
After a lot of hard work, we have managed to get our first batch of orders out the door and on their way to you via UPS. ... Read more
Drake shipping update
We hope you have all enjoyed your Christmas holidays. We have been back at work for several days now and we thought we'd drop you a quick update to... Read more
Holidays Update from the AGM Team
Here at AGM we are all waiting eagerly for shipping to get underway. We are still waiting for some printed material to arrive from our overseas supplier. It looks... Read more
As we wait for shipping to get underway we wanted to share some recent photos with you.
First up we've got the Yerke'Grom, an ally of the... Read more
We are still waiting for the arrival of our bulk printed material. Last night we received an update from our supplier and shipper, and they are telling us that... Read more
First Shipment Update
We'd like to give you a quick update on our progress:
- We are investing in express shipping for everyone. As compared to standard mail, this means that... Read more
address change reminder and new picture
During our busy shipping and packaging period we would like to again remind those of you who have changed addresses since filling out the survey form to please... Read more
Cards and Important details!
Benji here, going to be personally getting more updates and communication happening here on the page. This is the first time our brand new company has ever shipped... Read more
The Home Stretch
We're putting petal to the metal and getting our packaging and shipping plans in order. Models are piling up in the workshop and we're quickly running out of... Read more
THIS IS A TEASER UPDATE. Please refer to the comments section for more of the "Un-official word." We are shipping! We have to do two shipments because a... Read more
Hello glorious backers!
Here is some new shots of a few new faces. More are painted and ready for some full army pics very soon. Everyone here is doing two... Read more
We are coming...
Hello amazing friends,
Benji here, 10pm and still at it. Things are rolling nicely brothers and sisters!! Please forgive our lack of fancy updates over the last week. The entire... Read more
New and Revised Models and QC from Drake
The AGM factory is churning ahead and lots of cool stuff is coming out from all the hard work. Today we'd like to share some photos of models... Read more
Here is the Terrax, first lieutenants of the Saan dragon force. We grabbed a copy and our painting department quickly got it ready so we could snap some... Read more
Model Points and Force List Preview.
Why hello my excellent friends!
I hope you all enjoy these wonderful two documents. One gives you an overview of the points costs and unit sizes for all four of... Read more
Behind the Scenes at Action Games Miniatures
We thought we'd share a quick glimpse of the production methods that we use to manufacture the miniatures for Drake. Here, Benji gives a quick tour of our... Read more
AGM Shout out to ArcWorlde!
We here at AGM have some awesome friends over at Warploque Miniatures, who are currently producing the amazing fantasy skirmish game "ArcWorlde."
This is a really fun... Read more
DRAKE Beta Rules 1.0!!!
Man it has taken many awesome people many hard hours of playtesting, design, writing and no sleep to bring this to you all!
Its 60mb full of Dragon... Read more
More minis, templates and a durability video
We hope you're enjoying your summers so far. We've been busy beavering away and it's time for another progress update. We'd like to share some photos as well... Read more
As we churn away at model production, we thought we'd share two quick photos of the Timor Dragon from the Garrick force with you. Looking pretty good!
Garrick Model Stats
As a follow-up to to our last update, here is a quick teaser into two Garrick model stats.
You have seen the Rish force, dragons that favor the technology... Read more
Saan Model Stats
Thanks to our rule development team, we've got another sneak peek at some of the game mechanics of Drake. Here we present to you some minis from the... Read more
Drake Progress Update
The game is progressing well and we've made some great strides towards completion and have learned a lot about the process. While our methods have produced great results... Read more
Drake Video Message from Origins Game Fair
I hope everybody is having a nice Sunday.
Benji and Adam would like to share a quick video message with you all. Thank you!
Drake at Origins Update
We thought we'd give you all a quick update and some pictures of our exhibit at Origins Game Fair. We've had line-ups! Benji has been talking a mile... Read more
Late night sneaky update...
Hey all you awesome folks... Benji here, totally excited/nervous/terrified to fly out to Origins tomorrow... so many things left to do, so much sleep not to get.
ARTHUR NICHOLSON painted... Read more
Drake Update: New Reds, Conventions, and Distribution
I hope everybody is enjoying their weekends. We just thought we'd give you a quick update and let you know that we're progressing well with game production.
We're... Read more
Drake Update - 3 Weeks After Funding
Hope everyone is enjoying their Saturday. It's been 3 weeks since we've been successfully funded by all you wonderful folks and it feels like it was just yesterday. ... Read more
We are compiling a list of things (for some people the survey works perfectly... some have issues... some have never used excel) and are going to send out... Read more
Kickstarter Survey and Paypal Option for New Backers
Good Morning Folks,
We have been busy crafting an awesome survey to get the details of your pledges for Drake.
We have sent our Kickstarter surveys to backers. You should... Read more
Had to take a break for a day and a bit. Thank you all for your patience! We are still keeping with the 10 hour day / 7... Read more
Post KS gathering.
Hey local folks! We are headed to Storm Crow Tavern tomorrow at 4pm. Come and say hi! Now back to bed...
Thank you... from all of us!
My incredible friends,
We are real people, who have worked very hard to make this incredible project a reality.
BUT we are NOTHING without you!!!!
YOU believed in us, you... Read more
Please remember to add shipping cost to you pledges
Good morning everyone!
Just a quick reminder for all backers outside Canada and U.S. to please remember to add the correct shipping charge to your pledges. If you chose two... Read more
A great beauty...
Veli is a master... this work takes my breath away.
Please click here to see it how it was meant to be, do this piece justice.
Like the Jern attempting... Read more
Hellloooooooooooo!!!! (5:30AM and Benji is still going strong!!!!)
The fabulous Adam K. has the best lazer! Guys its so cool, last time I was at his studio I totally wanted... Read more
Drake Force List Summary!!
Here it is!
Please download and enjoy, a snippet is below!
4:44AM and Benji is still going strong!!!! WOooooOOOOO!!! YOU ARE ALL INCREDIBLE PEOPLE!!!! LOVE AND RESPECT!!!
The Ancient Drake Revealed!!!
There is only one name that evokes fear in all Dragon kind: Drafaxis
These titanic beasts mate once a year… and if lucky produce a single egg. They are... Read more
Kaera The Unburned
We would like to thank all of you for an amazing experience. Having reached 100K is making all this seem very surreal. However, our commitment and excitement to this project... Read more
Musings, Art, and the Future...
Good evening my fine awesome friends!
I wanted to take some time here to take about our game and story, as well as where we are headed in the future.... Read more
The Saan dragons are masters of sophisticated chant magic rituals and devastating long term plans. However, like all dragon kin, there comes a time for muscle.
This is Corbrulo, a... Read more
The Formosi Dragon + New Stretch Goals!
We are shaking things up!
Blasting out to you is the new Saan Dragon ally Formosi at $105K. Check out its deadly grace!
The vast and ancient coastline of... Read more
New total pledge amount bonuses and Paypal option
We've had a number of questions regarding what happens if you pledge for an Ultimate Collection plus another Army Box. The question is: Do you get the bonuses... Read more
Behind the Scenes: Ancient Terrain Modeling
Greetings fabulous folks,
Time for another behind the scenes sneak peak!
We are proud to introduce Nick Melchin. Nick has a masters in history, studying the interaction of cultures with... Read more
So incredible we made it to $80K!! (and still growing!!!) AGM is proud to present the Cherek Hunter unit commander!
His opponent commanders will be out soon.
We... Read more
New Group Photos of Rish and Garrick forces
Thanks everybody for helping us unlock Soo'lan The Water Nymph as the 72K stretch goal! This deadly lady is now available as a $15 upgrade.
To celebrate, we'd like... Read more
Drake Battle Report!
This is it! Our Kickstarter Battle Report!
Lots of incredible people worked very hard to create this is we are so very proud to present it to you! In this... Read more
Drake Live Video Chat
Benji is ready to rock and roll. You can view the live video here.
Feel free to ask questions or comment on anything you like.
Benji will read... Read more
65K reached, LiveChat with Benji, and a shout-out to Standard Action
Woohoo! We breached 65K and now the Hardcover Rulebook is becoming a reality. This is a big deal for us and we're really excited that we've gotten here.... Read more
Rivercrest Drak Riders
You may have previously noticed only a sketch in the space where the Rivercrest Drak Riders were meant to be. Well, no more.
Part of our very first... Read more
Just a couple of things...
Dont want to totally detract from the excellent airship, just wanted to share a couple of pics.
Some marvelous Rivercrest Swordsmen perfectly painted.
Cherek Hunters are totally awesome.... Read more
The Hosat Airship
The continent of Dara is in a state of flux and change. In the northeastern mountain ranges of Dara, there lies a reclusive tribe called the Huma. Against all odds,... Read more
The great work of Veli... and some sort of behind the scenes.
Words cannot explain how awesome this is. As a director, when someone not only brings life to your vision, but takes it to the next level the feeling... Read more
Behind the scenes: 3D Print Masters
3D printing technology is an incredible view into the future. We here at AGM are privileged to know and work with some of the 3D industries finest people and latest... Read more
Behind the scenes: How our Models are Parted
Meix here, bringing you all a look at some of the parting we are doing.
We want to provide you with as much customization as possible and the way... Read more
Mysterious Warriors and The Seretin Dragon Unveiling!
We've got a surprise for you! We have unlocked our Mysterious Warriors at 57K! These ruffians are now available as upgrades.
Dara is a vast land of numerous cultures. Almost... Read more
The Demon! New Stretch goal at $60K.
New Stretch Goal announced!
At the $60K mark FREE in every order of $85 and up (3 models included in $240 and up) AGM is proud to present:
The Poison... Read more
Arata the Earth Adept.
Not all Rish Dragons calmly manipulate human beings. Some just crush them when they get in the way. Yo’hael’et is such a drake, and despite his firm commitment to the... Read more
Drake Quick Start Rules 3.0 beta are available!
Here is our latest Beta rules update.
You can down download them here.
There are several editing refinements to this document, movement options like charging and flight have also been... Read more
Drake partners up with Artisan Dice!
We've been cooking up a little partnership with out friends over at Artisan Dice. If you haven't heard of them, they make some very beautiful hand-made dice from... Read more
The Created Ones...
Drake includes a new concept for miniature games: Chant Creations. These are incredible beings summoned to the table during game play. These semi-autonomous creatures come in a tremendous variety, and... Read more
Good evening fine folks, time for an update about our cards. Before we get to the specifics I'm going to get some card basics out here:
You chose one spell... Read more
New Stretch Goals Announced!
AGM is very happy to announce these new stretch goals for your gaming, modeling, and collecting pleasure!
$72K - Soo'lan the water Nymph.
Soo'lan is a creature of destructive... Read more
Scale Comparison to 40K
Hello and happy Monday,
We've had a few requests for a shot that shows the scale comparison of one of our miniatures to one from a well-known franchise.
Here is... Read more
Art and Story...
I hope everyone is having a great weekend. I am proud to present this update featuring art, pics and story. We have an incredible world behind our game and... Read more
The Hero Alchemist!
Happy Friday Everyone!
I thought I would share some of our new models for the Un-aligned force, presenting Ghast and Son!
Ghast is a member of the Huma tribal... Read more
Greetings my fellow Dragons!
We have made it to $50K!!! AWESOME thank you all so very, very, very, very much!! Next up is our Hardcover Rulebook and to make this... Read more
Rivercrest Swordsmen !
Benji is too excited to write right now, so I thought I'd pop in and share a photo of our white metal Rivercrest Swordsmen.
These have turned out... Read more
KS Exclusive Miniature!
Action Games Miniatures is proud to present our Kickstarter exclusive miniature. The brutal, the terrifying BASTILLE. This model is only available for this Kickstarter Campaign. Also we have... Read more
Chumphammer releases new Drake Interview with Benji
Benji has been busy being interviewed by various folks about Drake. One of these is Chumphammer who just released their interview with him and I'd like to share... Read more
Unit commander update and video chat!
AGM is very proud to have the excellent Dawne Stantien doing fantastic concept work for us. I love our concept pieces and will be showing them more and more as... Read more
Drake Un-boxing Video!
In honor of us breaking "300 Backers"here is our first of many model un-boxing videos. We are featuring some basic models for your viewing pleasure. This video... Read more
These are the most powerful of chant creations, true displays of a dragons harmonic might. Behold the deadly, powerful and strangely beautiful Eradicators.
Master Of the Sea: Small microorganisms exist... Read more
Quick Campaign Notes Before The Big Reveal
Because of popular demand we have done a few small things that I thought I'd let you know about.
- Power Marks, Wall of Bone and Stone, and the... Read more
Oolen Mini Stretch Goal announced!!
Here is a surprise mini stretch goal for all you dragon fans out there! One incredible spirit creature added FREEto every army box pledge or higher when we... Read more
$40K!!! Yes, free heavy infantry and new podcast!
Hi everyone and welcome to our $40K Stretch update!
We have some exciting free heavy infantry to add to every army box or above pledge. One unit of three of... Read more
My favorite 200pt Saan force list right now.
The following is an army list spoiler. These lists are not totally public yet but updates containing army building info are going to be more frequent. Below is... Read more
As we wait for more photos of models to come our way, we thought we'd hand out some Drake avatars for your enjoyment. Feel free to take them,... Read more
Attention Game Structure Spoiler Alert...... post #4
6 Cavalry: 60 pts.
6 Cavalry: 60 pts.
1 Support creature: 10 pts.
2 Small chant constructions: 20 pts.
3 Pretty wicked chant creations:50 pts.
TOTAL = 200pts... Read more
Attention Game Structure Spoiler Alert...... post #3
8 Veteran infantry: 45 pts.
3 Heavy infantry: 30 pts.
3 Special troops: 30 pts.
1 medium Cousin: 10 pts.
1 medium Support creature: 15 pts.
2 Chant... Read more
Attention Game Structure Spoiler Alert...... post #2
Let's say you really want to design a very big force with both a Garrick and Timor dragon. Thats no problem that they're from the same force; and as long... Read more
Attention Game Spoiler Alert...... post #1
We at AGM are going to play-test down to the LAST SECOND when it comes to our force lists, cards, and army construction rules before we ship out... Read more
What kind of rulebook would you like?
We've had a number of comments regarding the upcoming rulebook stretch goal and I thought I'd open it up for debate here.
We thought that a hardcover rulebook would... Read more
We're on Facebook!
As our marketing engine cranks into gear, I thought I'd let you know that we have a facebook page! You guys are our best weapon for getting the word... Read more
NEW STRETCH GOALS!
Hi everyone! Wow I am so very happy and proud of our new stretch goals, seriously these ones are pretty amazing (I actually can't wait to start painting them!!! hehehe) ... Read more
To add to Adam's post from a little while ago, I thought I'd also point out that the Drons got a little loving as well. They're more detailed now and... Read more
Hello all you awesome people!
My name is Adam Meixner, but you can just call me Meix.
I've been told to introduce myself and offer some behind-the-scenes tidbits about our... Read more
Heavy Infantry free Stretch goal announced!
Massive beasts, unstoppable Dragons, deadly summoned creatures, Dara is a land of peril. Wise generals will field Heavy Infantry along their ordinary rank and file to punch through tough enemies.... Read more
Notes about Dragons...
For our initial game release we are presenting 3 forces. Each force is named for the dragon species that leads it, Saan, Garrick, and Rish. These great beasts are not... Read more
YES!!! 30K THANK YOU!!!
Everyone this is SO awesome, we are totally coming out with some new stuff you are all going to love.
Today there will be some great... Read more
The awesome ultimate collection picture in all its glory!!!
OK I don't want to sound overconfident but there is a pretty good chance that there will be even more... Read more
Next Batch of Stretch Goals, Pick and Choose and that poster rocks
To the Moon! We've released the next set of Stretch Goals for you.
At 40K we've got a Mystery Egg. Oooh the mystery.
At 50K we've got The Eradicators, one... Read more
Awesome!!! You guys are incredible!!!
This is amazing and our team is totally galvanized to bring you the best Kickstarter ever!
New Stretch Goals unleashed!!!! We have a REALLY incredible... Read more
24K Stretch Goal Reached! Assassins! Yeehaw!
Good morning friends,
Last night we hit another milestone and so here is a great group shot of the Assassin Unit for your viewing pleasure. Please note that each unit... Read more
18K Stretch Goal Reached, Release of the Jern, and my favourite female hero
Good morning everyone!
We have just hit the 18K stretch goal and it feels like just a moment ago we launched the Kickstarter. Take a look at the newly unveiled... Read more
First Stretch Goal Reached!
Less than a day into the campaign we broke our funding goal and reached our first stretch goal! We're all blown away by all the excitement surrounding Drake.... Read more
WOW!!! Day one and we are almost there!!!
Ok as I write this we are growing... numerous new contributions have happened as I have loaded this update. OK here are some things I want everyone to... Read more
WE ARE LIVE!
Welcome everyone to the world of DRAKE!!
I feel it may be a good sign that we have the number of backers we do BEFORE I MAKE THE FIRST UPDATE!!!... Read more