Battle for the Empyrean Throne at GEN CON 2015!
We have been gearing up in preparation for Gen Con 2015 at the end of the month. We've got some events that we are really excited about presenting... Read more
Wrath of Kings | CMONExpo 2015
Last weekend was the CMONExpo 2015. Michael Shinall (Senior Designer) and Eric Kelley (Writer and Editor) hosted a panel about the future of Wrath of Kings. TGN (Tabletopgamingnews.com)... Read more
Guest Painter Feature: Jose Veiga Fernandez
Just dropping in today with a brief message. This is so cool we couldn’t pass up sharing it with you. Jose Veiga Fernandez, aka “Cabalier,” is a painter... Read more
Origins and Gen Con and The Cutest Hakar Ever!
Hi Wrath of Kings backers and fans!
We have a couple of cool items that we wanted to share with you!
First and foremost we wanted to you to know... Read more
WOK Recommended Communities and Housekeeping
Just a bit of housekeeping in this post. It’s extremely exciting to see so many people from around the world who have been building their factions and playing... Read more
Shipping Update and Support Request Information 3/5/2015
Just a short update today on the current status of fulfillment and what you should do if you’ve received pledges with any missing or damaged items.
We’ve completed... Read more
Shipping Update 2/23/2015
I wanted to stop in and give you a quick update on the current status of shipping. As of today, we have nearly completed the fulfillment for... Read more
WoK Shipping Update 2/4/2015
I have a quick update for you today regarding the current status of shipping for Wrath of Kings. As mentioned in the 1/23 update we had been alerted... Read more
Wrath of Kings Battle Report + Update (1/23/15)
Hello guys, we're here today with some news and a video for you guys:
First up, we've been receiving some reports that some of the Character Boxes have the incorrect... Read more
Wrath of Kings Shipping Update 1/14/2015
This is a lite update but we wanted to post all the same to keep you all in the loop.
We are still staging and prepping the US... Read more
Time for a Feeding Frenzy!
As our shipping department works like mad getting orders out the door... Here's a look at some plastic Carcharian Frenzies and their leader, painted up for our Hadross demo force!... Read more
Technomantic Might for Teknes!
The C.A.G.E. (Combat Augmenting Galvanic Engine) is a suit of power armor that turns an ordinary man into a massive fighting machine. Here’s a look at a plastic (PVC and... Read more
Shipping Update (12/18/14)
Backers, Mr. Black here!
Alright, so got some good information for... Well pretty much everyone. Let's jump right in:
So as mentioned a few days ago, the strike on... Read more
Shipping Update (12/15/14) + Gold Foil Cards
Backers! We've received word from the West Coast. It appears the strike is over and now the grueling backlog of all vessels is being sorted.
We expect to clear customs... Read more
New Hadross and Teknes character photos!
This week we'd like to share with you two more rank 2 characters, painted up for us by Elizabeth Beckley.
Ephramaki the Deepcaller Lord is a powerful--and imposing!--addition to a... Read more
Shipping Update (12/8/14)
Hey guys, Mr. Black here, and I've got some shipping news for you- both good and bad.
For the US
Alright, so we're in a bit of a weird situation... Read more
More Blades for House Goritsi
Greetings, backers! This week we have two more Goritsi characters for you, beautifully painted up for us by Natalya Melnik (Alexi Z).
Gregorio Don Sissora, ambassador for Telloria, is one... Read more
The Twilight Knight arrives in Arikania!
Greetings, backers! Today we have for you a look at the studio model of Dame Allison, the Twilight Knight, painted by Jen Haley. This resin Kingdom Death crossover is a... Read more
Mr. Black here!
So while we wait for the boat to arrive here in the US, I've gathered up some images of the box packaging that China sent us before... Read more
More painted goodness!
Greetings, backers! This Friday we have photos of two new studio paint jobs for your viewing pleasure. First up is the alternate version of Shael Han's Big Sister, painted by... Read more
Production Update (10/30/14)
Backers! Mr. Black here, and I'm here with a production update for you all.
So, I've received more information from our production manager and I'm happy to say according to... Read more
Production Update (10/10/2014)
Hello Backers, Mr. Black here, and I've received some news from our production manager.
I wanted to get you guys something sooner, but (as previously mentioned in the comments) last... Read more
Monster Alternate Parts Comparison Photos
Happy Monday, backers! I saw some requests for photos showing minis assembled with the alternate parts alongside the originals, so that you can compare your modeling options.
Here is the... Read more
More Goritsi Painted Photos
Greetings, backers! Another studio paint job from House Goritsi to show you today.
We have "Ironeyes" Irene von Goritsi herself! Irene is a Kickstarter exclusive sculpt. She is of the... Read more
Goritsi: crossbows and claws!
We’re starting off this week with some new images for House Goritsi. First up is the Ravenscar Mercs leader, painted by Elizabeth Beckley.
And here’s a shot of the plastic... Read more
New Photos: More Teknes!
Greetings, backers! For your viewing pleasure this week, we have photos of the three Teknes alternate sculpt Union Workers, painted up for us by Caleb Wissenback. Eye patches are quite... Read more
New Photos: Painted Nasier, Plastic Shael Han
Greetings, backers, Jen Haley here. I finally have been given the Power of Updating! Muahahaha...watch out, Mr. Black!
Today we have photos of the Nasier Ashmen alternate sculpts, painted by... Read more
A Look Into The Armies: Hadross
Backers! Mr. Black here, and finally convention season has drawn to an end. We here at CMoN do the full gambit of them and the last few have been the... Read more
Production Update (8-12-14)
Hello everyone, Mr. Black here, and as stated on Friday I have another production update for you.
So over the weekend I spoke with our production manager and got some... Read more
Production Update and Plastic Photos
Hello everyone! Mr. Black here! And I have some important updates for everyone! We'll start with the mundane bits first and work our way down:
First thing up is GENCON.... Read more
Welcome to the Big Apocalyptic Wrathful Smoke!
A small update today, backers!
Here is a new crossover model for Wrath of Kings and Infamy: Welcome to the Big Smoke!
Princess Outis has been designed to fit... Read more
More Painted Miniatures and Spoilers!
Backers! Mr. Black here, and we've completed our spoils of all the additional Infantry + Leaders so I figure it's time we move on to showing you some Specialists.
Well...... Read more
Production Update and Painted War Dancers
A small update today, dear backers.
Production is continuing to move forward as everything is being settled. Everything remains on schedule and everything is running smooth.
Here is an image... Read more
From the Darkness... The Ravenscar Have Arrived!
Backers! Mr. Black here, returning from out Independence Day weekend, and I'm here to bring you the last of the 3rd Infantry Types- the Ravenscar Mercs!
I'm afraid I don't... Read more
Everybody Was Kung Fu Fighting.
Greetings Backers! Mr. Black here, and I've been waiting to make that joke for... Way too long now...
This week we're going to be checking out the lovely ladies of... Read more
Mercenary Spoilers! Plus Something New...
Backers! Mr. Black here with another fun Friday filled with some Wrath of Kings spoilers!
I have three to bring you today. You know the drill, so let's get right... Read more
It's Not Safe To Go In The Water...
Hello backers! Mr. Black here, and this time I'm bringing you a fishy update today...
Ok, we used up all the water and fish puns last time, and frankly I'm... Read more
A small Twilight Knight update!
While Mr. Black is busy preparing the big Hadross update, here is a little update on the Kingdom Death Twilight Knight crossover.
We just received pics from Adam, and she... Read more
You want zombies, you got zombies!
We just received the dashboards and plastics for the 2 Zombicide crossovers - Alyana Heska and Union Worker #42, enjoy!
Everything else is moving along swimmingly...In fact, we're supposed... Read more
Nasier Spoilers + Model Previews!
Backers! Mr. Black here, and I've brought you some lovely Nasier and Shael Han treats this Friday!
First up we have a Shael Han preview: Hong Yao, the Red Demon,... Read more
The Mother of all updates on Mother's Day!!!
Well, I am just kidding of course. It is kind of hard to top Mr. Black's last update, filled with some very exciting information about the new units. BUT... I... Read more
Players! Mr. Black here (Lead Developer for Wrath of Kings!) and I’ve come to bring you some insightful Teknes spoilers!
So, first things first, I’m sure everyone is aware we’ve... Read more
Kingdom Death Twilight Knight Crossover 3D file received!
Good news, Wrath of Kings backers!
We just received the 3D files of the Twilight Knight Crossover from Adam at Kingdom Death. Adam has done several crossover with various other projects.... Read more
Wrath of Kings Production Update and Delivery Estimate
Hello Wrath of Kings backers,
We've just finished a round of production meetings with our manufacturers and in a nutshell, we're sorry but the wait is going to take a... Read more
WoK Scale Comparisions
We had a few requests in the comments for pictures of the Wrath of Kings miniatures alongside figures from other lines, so we took some side-by-side photos for... Read more
WOK Novel KS Update
Ahoy, folks, I'm Eric Kelley, the head writer for Wrath of Kings. It is my great pleasure to present you with the electronic edition of the Wrath of Kings novel.... Read more
Shael Han Resin Masters!
We are moving steadily down the long lists of miniatures. Today, we have some of the resin masters for the Shael Han faction to show you!
The whole Wrath of... Read more
Hadross Resin Masters Preview
Last time we showed you some Goritsi resin masters and the response was great! I know many of the backers who favor Hadross wanted to see miniatures from... Read more
A few Goritsi resin masters!
We just received some Goritsi resin masters, Here they are for your viewing pleasure!
You will notice that we have brand new War Dancers sculpts. That is because we decided... Read more
More production plastic pictures
Yesterday, we posted 360 turntable views of some of the production plastics and some backers wanted to see still photos instead, so here they are. Keep in mind that these... Read more
More Production Plastics!
Hey guys we have another round of production plastics for Wrath of Kings. Most of them are variant infantry, regular Goritsi Werewolves and a couple of Werewolf leaders as well.... Read more
Another Wave of Updated Rules and Cards! Also A New Gameplay Video!
Mr. Black, lead developer for Wrath of Kings, has released a new list of changes and updates to the rules, motivations, and cards for Wrath of Kings. A... Read more
From the Deeps! More Hadross Models!
Hey Wrath of Kings fans and backers! We've got two new models for you today! I'm sure you'll agree these Hadross units are looking quite deadly! So, without further ado... Read more
Website and Card Updates!
Players and Pledgers! Mr. Black here for the Wrath of Kings development team, and we’ve got an update for you! As you know we value player feedback dearly on this... Read more
Shael Han vs. Nasier Game Play Video!
Last weekend we uploaded the new Wrath of Kings cards. Well this week we have another treat for you Wrath of Kings fans! This week Michael “Mr. Black” Shinall and... Read more
Updated Unit Cards
Dear players and pledgers, we have for you here our updated Unit Cards for all factions! These changes have been made and evaluated with heavy player feedback from you, our... Read more
Painted Resin Masters!
Hello Wrath of Kings backers! Remember those Teknes resin masters we put up last week? Well we've gotten the painted ones back! As you can see these guys look great!... Read more
Teknes Resin Masters!
Hello Wrath of Kings supporters! I wanted to swing by and post a few of the awesome pictures we've gotten of the House of Teknes resin masters. As you can... Read more
Happy Thanksgiving! Sculpting for the Variant Rank 1 Leaders complete!
Conversions for the variant rank 1 leaders are now complete, we will be sending them to mold making shortly. As you can see, the project is moving along nicely. We... Read more
Wrath of Kings army design and flavor
So in prep for revealing our new stat cards, model adjustments, and whatnot, I figured we'd wrangle Mr. Black from development here to let you know just what's in store:... Read more
Pledge Manager live (or soon to be live)
The Wrath of Kings Kickstarter pledge manager is live and you should be receiving links shortly to the email address you listed in the Kickstarter survey if you backed the... Read more
Surveys sent, we need your email address
The surveys are out and we are only asking for your email address at this time (your postal address is a forced question by Kickstarter, and we know it can... Read more
$717k funded! Thank you!
The Wrath of Kings Kickstarter campaign has ended with $717k and 1435% funded!
- Amazon will begin charging credit cards, if your credit card charge fails, you'll have 2... Read more
$650k achieved! - the end of the beginning...
Thank you all for showing so much love for Wrath of Kings! Here's a look at the upgraded Faction Starters for Kickstarter with the unlocked characters. With just a few... Read more
Ancient King is now at 215 models for $200!
We'll add a bonus figure to each Faction Starter. These are Rank 2 characters (in plastic) with full rules. They'll be... Read more
15 hours to go! Can we squeeze in one more stretch goal?
We've got 15 hours to go on the clock...
The Characters from this update: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/coolminiornot/wrath-of-kings/posts/586337
will have plastic versionsincluded free in each corresponding Faction Starter. These models will be available... Read more
For the larger games you can take up to 4 Rank 2 Specialists - and if you really feel like scaring an opponent, how about 4 Monsters? With this special,... Read more
Faction Starters boosted... again!
With the $500k stretch goal done and dusted, every Faction Starter has now gets a free Rank 2 Character! Can we unlock one more?
We're kind of into new release territory here, but what the heck.... time for a real stretch
Shael-Han – Hong Yao, the Red Demon
Hong Yao may have been the... Read more
Ancient King unlocked!
The legend in his adventuring days is now free with $200 or more pledged or Ancient King / Ancient King Early Bird! (or $10 otherwise).
More free stuff? Rank 2 Character with every Faction Starter
As we head into the final stretch, here's a little something for everyone!.
If we hit this stretch, we'll add a bonus figure to each Faction Starter. These are Rank... Read more
$425k reached! 50% more infantry for the 3rd infantry box
An additional 50% more Leaders and Infantry will be added to these boxes below! These bonus models are Kickstarter only, and not added to the retail boxes.
So the Brood... Read more
$400k breached! Onwards to $450k!
We've hit our $400k stretch goal upgrading the pictured Rank 1 leaders with bits or variant poses!
So... what's next on our plate? How about a bit of fluff.... in... Read more
Kingdom Death Xover requirements
Just so this is explicit, if you are backing this campaign only for the Kingdom Death crossover, there is a requirement to pick up one Faction Starter or at least... Read more
Cosplay or Death! Xover mayhem!
Cosplay or Death
Alyana Heska, Senior Hakar of the Ashman Legion, searched the devastated ballroom for suitable weapons. The shambling hordes of mindless undead had already passed through once, and... Read more
Mold sneak peeks
The first part of mold making is generating excellent masters, figuring out where cuts to the model need to be made, and creating the plugs for each piece.
At the risk of being obvious, you asked for it and you got it! If we hit this stretch.....
All Infantry boxes pictured get 50% more models - Kickstarter only... Read more
Sluggy Freelance shout out
Pete Abrams over at Sluggy Freelance, one of the web's longest running online strips (1997!), has given us a pretty nice shout out!
If you think Killer Bunnies are funny,... Read more
Infantry box 3 - the Leaders!
First off, hooray for breaking $350k! Looks like we'll need to dream up new stretch goals soon.... we've got more Xovers and more coming up for the last week of... Read more
3rd Infantry type
As promised, we've moved forward production on the 3rd infantry type and here they are! Each Infantry box will have 3 poses and variant bits.
Shael Han - Iron Lotus... Read more
Spanish / French rules planned - downloadable
Our Spanish and French distributors will be providing translations to the game rules (but possibly not fiction) and we will make these available when they are complete, likely around the... Read more
Character story time! - Hadross
And for our final batch of character biographies, we bring you the wettest characters of all....
Ooroth Trencher is a man out of place. He’s gregarious, charming, and brilliant,... Read more
Character story time! - Nasier
Continuing our series on backgrounds of the unique characters of the world, we present the Nasier!
Galderath Heshberod, Bloodchild of Harikir Alderath
Galderath is one of a new breed of... Read more
Wrath of Kings mini-site
We've collected all the information released thus far on the Factions and published them on a mini-site here: http://www.wrathofkings.com/ks/
If you haven't seen the blown up images of the painted... Read more
Character story time! - Gortisi
We've unlocked the free novella (and we hope to expand that to a full 60k+ word novel), so what better way to celebrate than with more character backgrounds?
Korrad Ungarash... Read more
$300k unlocked! Faction Starters boosted!
Each Faction Starter has now been updated with bonus models! Onwards to the next stretch!
Kingdom Death Xover!
We're super pleased that the boys and girls at Kingdom Death:Monster have agreed to let us realize a version of the Twilight Knight right in Arikania!
This model is a bit... Read more
Teknes Character story time!
As we while away a sleepy Labor Day, here's more background, this time on Teknes!
Felskar – Sorik the Unfinished
The world at large perceives the addannii as a race... Read more
Meta questions about the campaign answered
These answers are buried in comments or responses to queries, so in order to put them in one place here's what's been discussed so far:
King and Ancient... Read more
It's a long weekend in the USA, so here's some more previews and fluff for you! These are characters that we're preparing in the studio for later release, and they... Read more
$275k stretch goal hit! Bonus models for everybody!
Just as we're about to start demoing at Dragon Con too :)
Wrath of Kings measuring tape
Actual tape case may vary, this is just a mockup. We're getting a bunch of these customized with the Wrath of Kings logo since someone keeps stealing ours at shows,... Read more
A closer look at - Shael Han characters!
We're continuing our exploration of Arikania with some of the characters you can get!
Tae Lin was one of the very first Children transformed by the Celestial war... Read more
And finally.... Hadross!
And here's the last of the Faction cards, this time for our wet friends.
As usual, rules questions, feedback and error reports should go to email@example.com, or join the... Read more
We've got character(s)..
Let's close out the day with a few more stretch goals...
Get a free Rank 2 Character Specialist of the same Faction if you get the Rank 2 Character Leader... Read more
Time for some bling!
Right in the middle of the campaign, we thought we'd offer something entirely different...
We were going to print all the Faction Cards on gold foil cards as tournament prizes,... Read more
250k away! Bases and a quick Faction Starter recap
We've added base inserts as an option. Basically $20, get base inserts for your entire Faction Starter, including stretch goals. These will be in the themes shown for each Faction... Read more
Goritsi preview cards
Continuing our card releases, here's the Goritsi in all their shadowed glory!
As usual please send rules feedback to firstname.lastname@example.org
Shael Han cards and Wrath of Kings forum
Here's a link to the preview Shael Han cards, as usual feedback should go to email@example.com.
For fully threaded discussions on WoK, please check out the newly created... Read more
Preview rules for your weekend reading
Here's the preview rules less fluff for your reading - we'll have the graphic free one out a little later for those of you who want to print it on... Read more
Story time part 5 - Shael Han
While we wait for Leif to do a final check on the current preview rules, here's the final chapter of our stories, this time focusing on the Shael Han.
Game... Read more
275k, 300k and 325k stretch goals!
Here's a good long peek almost $100k ahead in stretch goals!
Each Faction Starter gets the listed Rank 1 Infantry and a Leader to coordinate them in battle! This is... Read more
Story time part 4 - Nasier
It's time for more fiction, this time featuring Nasier!
Veil of Truth
Alyana Heska hit the ambassador’s office door like a battering ram. She wasn’t wearing her mask. “Have you... Read more
Gameplay core concepts video
In this video we go into detail on troop types, how armies are organized, how combat works, and how leaders vastly increase the effectiveness of individual troops through joint... Read more
Story time part 3 - Teknes
Continuing our fluff release is part 3 featuring Teknes!
Gulraast drummed his tiny fingers on a desk too large for him. He couldn’t tell if the woman was... Read more
Wrath of Kings demo interviews at Gencon 2013!
We did a couple of interviews at Gencon for people who ran through the demos with us, to give their first impressions of the gameplay and the models.
If you... Read more
Monster scale comparison shot
Some of you were asking how the monsters look next to the other figures, so here's a scale comparison shot. Enjoy!
Monsters are in town!
First, some good news. We've already secured French and Spanish distribution at Gencon for Wrath of Kings! Europe is the spiritual home of Arikania, where many of the artists and... Read more
Story time part 2 - Hadross
We continue with our 2nd of 5 parts...
Ooroth stomped along the darkened streets of Fructus City as well as his tentacles would carry him on land. A... Read more
Gencon painted figs
Here are some pics we took in the case just to give you a sense of the relative model sizes. Studio shot pics when we get home!
Story time! Wrath of Kings intro, part 1
These are a series of shorts (5 parts in all) that will make it into the rulebook, and help describe the continent of Arikania. We hope you enjoy it!
New... Read more
We just got these delivered to us at Gencon and took some quick photos of them in the case. These are production test shots, we might need some mold adjustments... Read more
Stretch on towards 200!
As we get closer to unlocking the last infantry variant, by popular request here are the next two stretches!
We've got a great looking dice bag for Wrath of Kings... Read more
More variant sculpts please
With your support it looks like the Faction Starters will have a lot of different figures in them. Opening new tools isn't cheap, so we were concerned about having too... Read more
Variant sculpts for infantry - add a little variety!
For this stretch goal, we'll open additional tooling to reduce the number of duplicates in each Faction Starter! All Faction Starters will benefit (i.e. one duplicate model will be replaced... Read more
First stretch goal hit before it's announced!
Thanks to all of you we've hit our first stretch goal even before announcing it!
For Goritsi and Shael-Haen, get 3 additional elite infantry per Faction Starter.
For Nasier,... Read more
Funded! Onwards to stretch goals!
We're funded! Thank you all for such great support!
Our stretch goals are coming.... with additional infantry, specialists, alt sculpts and leaders to round out your Kingdoms!