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With the end of the month drawing near, it's time to reveal the next set of releases for Wild West Exodus!
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Warcradle Studios are very happy to announce that we have further expanded our global distribution range with the addition of Warlord Games to our ever-growing trade catalogue. Warlord Games are in good company alongside fantastic companies such as The Army Painter, Knight Models, Wyrd Miniatures, and Firelock Games.
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Here's a quick step by step on how I painted the awesome new Wild West Exodus terrain!

To kick off, I undercoated the model black. No photo here (who needs a photo of a black building, after all).

STEP ONE


Build up 3D effects with grey.

I use an airbrush but you can get very similar effects using a spray can. If you're using a brush, get a big ol' one inch round and stipple on the paint in thin layers.

STEP TWO


To increase the 3D effects, once again, I go in with white. 

STEP THREE


Glaze the entire model with a Sepia Wash (approximately 7 parts water to 1 part paint).

I repeat this three times for a deep colour shift. I am still using the airbrush here but, if you do not have access to one, you can purchase weathering sprays which achieve a similar effect or go in with that big ol' brush - just don't let the glaze pool up.

STEP 4


Grab a decent sized brush and pick out individual planks with a selection of different brown washes.

For this model, I used a red-brown, yellow-brown, dark brown and black brown. I tend to make my own washes from P3 paint but there are loads of great alternatives out there. Once again, don't let the wash pool up.

STEP 5


Pick out the metallic areas. Take your time as it's very difficult to clean off slips. All metallic areas were painted in P3 Pig Iron. 

The Brass areas were painted in P3 Brass Balls. 

YOU'RE ALL FINISHED


 



      

      

      

 

These should look great on the table top for now! 

 

I'll be looking at how to take things to the next level with weathering and detailing next time.

Until then - happy paintin'!

You can find all of the Red Oak terrain on our online store here, or from your regular FLGS or online stockist!

 

         

 

 

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What's this? Salute 2018 is just around the corner so it's time to announce something very special indeed... Let's give a big welcome to Nakano Gozen - Emissary of the Blazing Sun!
 
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We are very excited to announce that Earle Shepherd's mercenary Outlaw gang is now available for pre-order, with a release date of April 14th. If you're after a posse who will work for the highest bidder (who are we to judge?) this highly anticipated posse is most definitely for you!
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Doc Holliday has a secret addiction. A problem, even.

Now, that seems very likely, given how quickly he has worked his way down the bottle of bourbon sitting on the table in front of him. Although you’d be forgiven for guessing alcohol as your answer, you’ll not hit the mark on this occasion. Try again.
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February saw the release of the first Red Oak terrain from Warcradle Studios, it was so popular that we've released a further three sets of terrain, all part of the Red Oak range! You can now pre-order the Red Oak Distillery, the Red Oak Prospector's Shack, and the Red Oak Crates, Fences and Barrels from today, all of which are supplied primed for easy painting, due for release on Saturday, March 31st!
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Wayland Games are pleased to announce they have acquired Red Beam Designs, as part of the product range from Warcradle Studios.

Graham from Red Beam Designs says: "It is with great pleasure that Red Beam Designs is now with the lovely folks at Wayland Games!

We were flattered, and genuinely very surprised, to have received loads of enquiries from people who were interested in buying our business, but we decided that Warcradle Studios were the right people who we wanted to carry Red Beam Designs forward to a bright future.

I would like to take this opportunity to once again say thanks to all of you for the support and enthusiasm you have shown for Kirsty and me at Red Beam Designs. It's been quite an amazing journey for us and is something we will look back on very fondly."

A range of Red Beam Design products will be available from Warcradle Studios in June.
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So what has been revealed during Adepticon for WWX?

Some fantastic Posses are on the way, including a particularly nasty hombre who's brought his family with him! 


Don't forget you can pick up your limited edition Adepticon Pin at the show or online, but only when Adepticon is running!

 
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For several months now, we have been busy developing Dystopian Wars Third Edition. Though we knew that the new edition would be a complete overhaul of the game engine, miniatures, and the narrative, we wanted to make sure that this new edition still felt like it was Dystopian Wars. 

As the Alpha testing is well and truly underway, we are pleased to reveal two key members of the rules development team; Derek Sinclair and Josh Le Cheminant, two games designers with a long pedigree with Dystopian Wars and who are now part of the Warcradle Studios team supporting the development of the Third Edition. 

With Adepticon underway, Derek took time out from his day job of fighting dragons in the Scottish Highlands share with us some of his thoughts as he returns to the roiling seas of Dystopia! 

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What's coming soon from Warcradle Studios for Wild West Exodus?

Well, take a look and see!


The Third Man's Posse: Absolute Power!

Alongside this formidable Hex Boss is his loyal guardian Kreechur, the insidious Garratt Morden, the scheming Megan Wild, the vengeful Maria Torres-Villa and the traitorous John Hunter Bennett.


Pancho Villa's Posse: The Golden Army!

Alongside this notorious Outlaw Boss and two K9 attack dog automata are the gun-slinging Heraclio Bernal, the voice of the revolution Rosaria Mendes, the patient hunter Catalina Romero and the brooding Procopio. With these at the heart of the Golden Army your Caballeros and Cazadores can conquer the Union!

 

             

 

 

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Introducing the Badlands Adventures for Wild West Exodus.

So you’ve played all the Common Adventures? You’ve battled in the Gunslinger Leagues? You love the Dystopian Age and want to experience more of it?


A brand new expansion for Wild West Exodus is now online – Badlands Adventures.

This official expansion is packed with support for narrative gaming with five new Adventures and a brand new game mechanic: Perils!

Download it today and explore the Badlands Adventures! 
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The Viridian play an important role in the Watchers. Deployed as airborne Chigoe assault units or as fire support Locust teams, the Viridian excel at targeted strikes. The Viridian Betas provide excellent unit command, giving the Chigoe and Locust units the benefit of their leadership and experience. Ultimate authority resides with the Viridian Alpha who commands all the warriors of his Clade and focuses their actions so that victory belongs to the Watchers.

The wise Viridian Alpha deploys with the Chigoe and Locust in battle as the powerful Viridian Clade to strike at the enemies of the Watchers. This boxed set includes six fantastic plastic and resin miniatures. This multi-part kit can build 3 Viridian as either Locusts or Chigoe.

The Viridian Clade Posse Set contains

1x Viridian Alpha


1x Chigoe Beta


1x Locust Beta


3x Viridian Locusts / Chigoe


6x Bases




The Viridian Clade Starter Set contains everything in the Posse Set plus

1x Wild West Exodus Rules and Gubbins Set


A Softback A5 Rulebook


Condition Tokens


Blast and Torrent Templates


4x D10 Dice


1x Action Card Deck


1x Adventure Card Deck








Option: Chigoe


Option: Locust

 

            

 

 

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Gunslinger Events have launched!

It’s time to start your journey into Wild West Exodus with our easy to follow organised play events.

Starting with Warcradle Studios Gunslinger League, you can begin learning the game with the posse set for your chosen faction, and then expand your collection over the course of six weeks to take part in 1500-point force dust-ups.

The Gunslinger League not only rewards your in-game victories but also your skills with a brush! In fact, if you're an eager hobbyist you can enter the league and score points just for assembling and painting your models.

As part of the Gunslinger organised play experience, two Gunslinger tournaments are available to play:

The Gunslinger Posse Challenge in which players use models from a single Posse set, up to 700 points in total.


Gunslinger Most Wanted in which players face off with their recently completed 1500-point forces using their week six list from the Gunslinger League.




All Gunslinger events are designed to be easy for players of any skill level to participate in and track their results. There’s no need for complicated tables or charts to run or play in a Gunslinger event. All you need is enthusiasm, creativity and a group of players with the desire to destroy foes!

Gunslinger Awards:

Players have a shot at winning three Gunslinger awards during a Gunslinger Event; Murderous (Most Gunslinger Points), Prodigious (Best-Painted), and Largesse (Most Sporting).

Download the Organised Play PDF NOW

 

             

 

 

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Now for something a bit different! 


We are pleased to announce we will have a limited edition collectors pin available exclusively during Adepticon 2018. 

We hope to bring out a series of these collectors badges with a new one available at each major show we attend through the year. You will be able to purchase the badge either from our stand at Adepticon or through the Wild West Exodus website for the duration of the show. 

Measuring almost an inch in diameter, this year's Adepticon exclusive pin will feature Unger, an Enlightened Creation and is strictly limited to 200 copies. Watch out for other iconic characters from the Dystopian Age coming soon!

MISSED OUR ADEPTICON ANNOUNCEMENT? READ IT HERE

 

           

 

 

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In March we'll be joining over 80 exhibitors at AdeptiCon 2018 . With us, we'll be bringing the weird west battles of the Wild West Exodus world, our dynamic demo team (we don't go anywhere without them!), and some sneaky event exclusives - including some very welcome Dystopian Wars previews!
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In case you missed our post yesterday evening on Facebook, I thought I should add these upcoming beauties here...

We have images of both the Infernal Investigations posse and the Ranger Showboat posse below - which one would like to get on your tabletop?
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We are very excited to announce that 24th February 2018 sees the first release of terrain from Warcradle Studios! There are five new buildings available for pre-order including the Red Oak Residence, the Red Oak Cartwright's, the Red Oak Jail, the Red Oak Metal Smith, and the Red Oak Post Office; all of which are supplied primed for easy painting...
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Today was truly a clash to behold, Lukes creepy creations of the Enlightened facing off against William and his band of Outlaw Bikers...
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