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  • Ebbles Miniatures: Convoy

    Posted on September 17th, 2010 Highland_Piper No comments

    Simple and quick-building convoy set. Includes 4 different truck types in 4 different color schemes. Available in 1:100 and 1:60 scale for use with 15mm and 28mm sized figures.

    This model is also machine-cuttable.

    Colors include: Helo, Tan, Grey and White

    Truck Types: Closed Loaded Bed, Open Loaded Bed, Fuel Servicing Truck, and Water Tanker

    Price: $6.00

    Available in two scales 1:60 and 1:100

    Ebbles Miniatures latest release, Convoy, is a wonderful addition for war gamers and role players alike.  These will add new elements and strategies to your games!

  • Paper Make iT! Pillbox and Corridors

    Posted on August 18th, 2010 Highland_Piper No comments

    Pillboxes and Corridors

    ( Paper Make iT ! )
    Price: $5.90
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    Pillboxes and Corridors: a tool to create and print unfolded 3d models reproducing Sci-Fi Outposts.

    With this tool you will be able to design your customized Sci-Fi Outpost.
    Drag the model from the library and the system will unfold it for you adding needed flaps for gluing it.
    Choose the Scale you use to play (28mm, 15mm, 10mm, 6mm, 2mm, or what you like more) and everything will be resized accordingly.
    Change the height of your block or the length of your Corridor.
    Add personalized Logos, accessories and text as you like.

    Pdfs and source files are included to start and print in seconds!


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    This tool is a Flash application available in two versions:

    1) Portable EXE for Windows Systems (you don’t need to install it and doesn’t require any additional software)

    2) swf format for any Operative System (Windows, MAC, Linux, etc.). You can run the tool under any browser with at least Flash Player 10 (free) installed.

    Technical Specifications

    Drag & Drop system.

    Elements free to be modified.

    Dynamic Text can be inserted.

    Canvas of 7” x 10”.

    Pattern grid of 1”x1” (2,54cm x 2,54cm) square.

    Print function.

    Save and Load feature.

    Save as bitmap image.

    pdf function (a pdf creator installed on your computer is required).

    Cancel and Erase buttons.

    Details

    An intuitive graphical interface allows the player to start designing his first Container in just seconds after reading the single Help Page or the complete Manual included.

    Thanks to scrolling panels each element is shown easily and identified by a set of symbols to recall the number of alternative images, the rotating capability, the possibility to modify the size, the random generated shape feature, the Fill aid or some special features called WoW! for extra element behaviour.

    Rescale your Container your your preferred Scale from 1/58 to what else less you need.

    Write down your own text labels for a more personalized room or object: a dynamic text system, available in 16 million colours, can be placed, rotated and resized easily.

    Save you work in progress for some relax and then Restore it in a second time with the Load feature.

    Produce a bitmap image in png format to edit with any Image Editor.

    Pdfs can be created by third parties to save works (Pdf creators, not included)

    Other special functions are ready to be implemented in future releases, expanding even more the capabilities of Shuffler.

    This Flash application runs under every browser with Adobe Flash Player 10 installed (Widows, MAC, Linux). Anyway also a stand alone (Portable) Exe file is available and included (requires Windows OS installed or Wine under Linux).

    Discuss it HERE on our Forums

  • Ebbles Miniatures M3619 Folding Unit Structure

    Posted on June 21st, 2010 Highland_Piper No comments

    Ebbles Miniatures brings you the M3619 Folding Unit structure, these portable buildings are perfect for your war gamming or role playing needs.  Medium dormitory-sized utility structure and a small cabin-sized utility structure with removable roof and functional interior. Includes 8 different color schemes, which can be mixed and matched for up to 64 possible combinations.

    The buildings fold into easily storable containers! 

    You can’t beat the price either

    Small folding unit             $2.00

    Medium folding unit       $4.00

    Large folding unit             $6.00

    X-tra Large folding unit $8.00

    Check it out for yourself at

    http://www.ebblesminiatures.com/shop/index.php

  • Warhammer 40,000 Expansion: Planetstrike

    Posted on May 23rd, 2009 Highland_Piper 1 comment

    Currently Available for Pre-Order

    Warhammer 40,000 Planetstrike

    Warhammer 40,000 Planetstrike

    From Games Workshop Website: Planetstrike is a game of glorious invasions and desperate last stands set in the battle-ravaged universe of the 41st Millennium. Will you take the role of the defender, repelling the enemy’s vanguard with heavy weaponry and heavier fortifications? Or will you play the attacker, raining hellfire and damnation upon the foe before sending an army of your best troops to claim the smoking remains of his strongholds? This is truly a war on all fronts in which the enemy can appear at any time, from anywhere – especially from above!

    This 80-page expansion book contains all of the rules and information you need to play games of Planetstrike; including: full rules for configuring your forces for planetary invasion, a full-colour hobby section on preparing your defences, and a comprehensive background section detailing some of the most infamous planetary assaults.

    You must possess a copy of Warhammer 40,000 in order to use the contents of this book.

    Also Available for Pre-Orders are some fantastic defensive terrain including Imperial and Chaos Bastions; Aegis Defence Line; Skyshield Landing Pad; and Mines, Bombs, and Booby Traps.

    Imperial Bastion

    Imperial Bastion

    These new plastic terrain pieces are very nice, and reminds me of the “Old Days” when Games Workshop had released the Imperial Bastion and the Imperial Firebase for Second Edition.  These where thick card with printed textures used with the plastic bulkheads.  I still have the instruction manuals for them.

    Imperial Firebase

    Imperial Firebase

    I must admit that I’m very excited for Planetstrike to come out.  Apparantly you can mix Planetstrike, Apocalypse, and Cities of Death into a massive campaign setting that may resemble those of the Dawn of War video games.   So dust off your figures and squrce up you gaming table as it is time to take back the galaxy!

  • New 40K Rules Coming

    Posted on June 8th, 2004 Rob No comments

    From the GW site:
    In case you haven't heard yet, a new era of war is dawning. An updated version of Warhammer 40,000 is o­n its way. Please note that the new rulebook isn’t a brand new game, rather a refinement of the existing rules:

    • The new rulebook is a rules update not a complete overhaul of the rule system
    • Your Codex does not become obsolete
    • With army lists not changing, your army is sound and will not need changing

    We've added the information to our Download Section


    Note: All info is copywrited by Games Workshop… Blah blah blah.

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  • The New Assault Rules

    Posted on August 11th, 2003 Rob No comments

    Yet again GamesWorkshop has changed the rules on us, but you dont have to buy a new rulebook for these!

    In my opinion I like the rules, they clarify a lot of the "ify" rules, and they make things much easier. One of my favorites would be the "When a unit shoots in the shooting phase, if they choose to assault they have to assault the unit upon whom they fired at"
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