Background

Beyond the Gates of Antares: Factions and Races

THE SEVENTH AGE Humanity has spread throughout space, to new worlds and distant galaxies, to places and realities undreamt of by our distant ancestors. Interplanetary civilisations have flourished and fallen…

Showcase: Battle for Xilos Characters

To accompany The Battle for Xilos, we have created six new Antarean character models to represent the leaders and chief antagonists involved in the backstory. Perhaps you’ll be using one…

Antares Fiction : ‘Field Promotion’ by Tim Bancroft

The Tectorist stood its ground. ‘There was nothing. All we could find was the wreckage and bodies from the Freeborn Algoryn already on the surface.’ Shaltok pulled at his lip….

Antares Fiction – ‘Aftermath – Part Two’ by Tim Bancroft

Batu came to. There was weight across his legs, beating pain, an insistent voice. ‘Sire, sire?’ He kept his eyes closed, groaned. ‘He’s coming round. Hold on, sire.’ There was…

Antares Fiction – ‘Aftermath – Part One’ by Tim Bancroft

  To Batu, the battle was a chaotic. His combat display was confused, alternately flickering between ‘aboriginal animals’ and ‘Ghar Outcast’ tags, from ‘neutral’ to ‘foe’ identifiers and back. Worse,…

Antares Fiction – Abominable Tech by Tim Bancroft

The sheltering caves were sealed once more. What Ghar he had left were being treated, suits and weapons repaired. The success had come at a heavy price. Shaltok felt exhausted,…

Antares Fiction – Pyrrhic Success by Tim Bancroft

The rapid stuttering of distant lugger gun fire coincided with the tuneful roar of plasma grenades sending pillars of dust and rock into the air. Shaltok grunted in appreciation. The…

Antares Fiction – ‘Shaltok’s Sheep’ by Tim Bancroft

Since the launch of the Beyond the Gates of Antares Rulebook, we’ve been contacted by several community members who wanted to share their own writings – and we’ve been hugely…

Antares Fiction: ‘Storm’ by Tim Bancroft

Since the launch of the Beyond the Gates of Antares Rulebook, we’ve been contacted by several community members who wanted to share their own writings – and we’ve been hugely…

Antares Fiction: ‘Bait’ by Tim Bancroft

Since the launch of the Beyond the Gates of Antares Rulebook, we’ve been contacted by several community members who wanted to share their own writings – and we’ve been hugely…

Antares Fiction: ‘Questions?’ by Tim Bancroft

Since the launch of the Beyond the Gates of Antares Rulebook, we’ve been contacted by several community members who wanted to share their own writings – and we’ve been hugely…

Antares fiction: Refurbished Part Two

Since the launch of the Beyond the Gates of Antares Rulebook, we’ve been contacted by several community members who wanted to share their own writings – and we’ve been hugely…

Antares fiction: Refurbished Part One

Since the launch of the Beyond the Gates of Antares Rulebook, we’ve been contacted by several community members who wanted to share their own writings – and we’ve been hugely…

Fartok, Leader of Battle Group Nine, Unarmoured

Here we are focusing on the Limited Edition Fartok model which we will be giving away to everyone who pre-orders before the end of the day (6th November 2015) directly…

Beyond The Gates Of Antares: Ghar Military Formations

Ghar Military Formations Ghar military formations are built around units of battle-armoured infantry armed with multi-functional scourer cannons. These troops make up the overwhelming proportion of Ghar forces together with…

Beyond the Gates of Antares: Artwork unveiled!

Games Developer extraordinaire, Rick Priestley, has been locked away. Fear not though – he isn’t (well, as far as we know…) being held at Her Majesty’s pleasure. No, Rick has…

Beyond the Gates of Antares – Algoryn Caste System

With excitement for Beyond the Gates of Antares growing by the day and the sound of tumbling dice being heard all across the Warlord site, we plumbed Rick’s brain for…

New: A Glimpse of Concord Backstory

Following the emergence of the Concord Combined Command faction for our new science fiction game – Beyond the Gates of Antares – last week, we’ve plumbed the deepest, darkest depths…

3D Preview: Commander Kamrana Josen

Beyond the Gates of Antares players are in for a treat today with Commander Kamrana Josen – the first special character for the Concord. Check out the 3D digital render from…

Background: Concord NuHu

THE RISE OF THE NUHU Of all the countless descendant species of Antarean space, the NuHu are unique in claiming lineage from a single human progenitor: a woman called Nayam…

Beyond the Gates of Antares: Concord Strike Trooper

This week we’d like to show you the first result of the work we’ve been doing for the next Antarean force – the Panhuman Concord. This is very much an…

Beyond the Gates of Antares: Overview

Beyond the Gates of Antares is our forthcoming Science Fiction wargame – we call it Antares for short. The first model releases are currently in preparation – we hope to…

Beyond the Gates of Antares: Boromite Gang Fighters

We’ve just about completed sculpting the first batch of Boromite models for the Antares game, so this week I thought we’d take a look at the completed paint jobs of…