The Beasts Of War team is back with another unboxing video. Today they look at the Isherman tank, also known as the Super Sherman. In this video they talk about one of the most unique tanks that Israeli forces fielded and the history that led its development and pushed the absolute limit of what could be done with a Sherman tank.
John and Justin take a look at the Tiran-5 tank from Fate Of A Nation. In this video they talk about the background of Fate Of A Nation and they take a detailed look at Tiran-5 tank fresh out of the box and each part you get inside.
The Learn To Play Fate Of A Nation article is now live. This article is all about getting you playing Fate Of A Nation as soon as possible. In this article we use two Israeli Magach 6 tanks and three Egyptian T-62 tanks and pit them head to head as they trade shots on the Sinai Peninsula. Get your tanks together, grab some dice, a tape measure and an opponent then follow the instructions in this article to play a simple game.
In the Battlefront Studio the Fate Of A Nation project has had some fairly energetic cheer leaders over the years helping guide the project from “something we wanted to do” through to the current state as a complete stand alone game. Amongst the team is Chris (who painted the original Israeli models used in the original booklet through to the Syrians shown in Fate Of A Nation) and has started work on a blog series entitled Israeli vs Syria: Fighting For The Golan. With partial forces for both sides finished he will be sharing his thoughts on both armies, their equipment and painting plans.
You can follow his progress over on his blog, or you can just click the links below
The Breakthrough Assault Podcast team have been getting into Fate Of A Nation. Following the launch of the Fate Of A Nation they each decided to pick out a faction and plan the army they wanted to paint. With three rounds and 100 points total being the goal they’ll be building and painting 33 points worth for each game escalating as they go with penalties for unpainted models. Breakthrough Assault – Fate Of Four Gamers…
Fez and Duncan have chosen Egyptian forces and they square away their 100 point forces, their plan of attack and complement each other with Fez taking the more numerous Egyptian force with T-34’s and Duncan taking a more elite force with the T-62 company. Check out the full article below. Breakthrough Assault – Fate Of Four Gamers – T’Egyptians…
Lee and Ben took the Israeli forces for this one. Lee has chosen to take the formidable Magach 6 as the core of his force and building around that choice to support it. Ben is taking Ishermans and mixing in the Tiran 5 which will certainly help bolster their numbers against large Egyptian force. Their full article can be read for more information and their full choices. Breakthrough Assault – Fate Of Four Gamers – The Israelites…
Duncan is looking at his Thunder Bolt Company that he is building and painting for a the Fate Of Four Gamers. He looks at their role as an elite and well equipped force and compares them to other infantry companies that the Egyptians can field.
We are now in month two of the Fate Of Four Gamers and that means they need their 60 points worth painted. In this post all four members check in with their respective forces and their progress in painting and even a bit of modeling.
Whilst the actual release date of Fate Of A Nation is still a couple of weeks away (June 30th) we have opened up the website so you can start placing your pre-orders now. To celebrate our return to this period of history we will also be having a Launch Sale. The sale will apply to everything in the store, with the exception of the Book, Army Deals and Unit Card Packs.
Whether you are looking to add some new units to your existing armies, or start a completely new one now is a great time to take advantage of the 25% Discount Launch Sale.
Fate Of A Nation is our latest book depicting the Arab-Israeli wars, from the Six Day War in 1967 to the Suez Crossing in 1973, Fate Of A Nation lets you create these battles. With the book releasing in just over two weeks we’ve enlisted the help of our community partners who have done previews of what is in the book and even some historical background for those who might not be familiar or want a refresher.
Breakthrough Assault – Fate Of A Nation Preview Lee shares his thoughts on the new Fate Of A Nation book. Inside he takes a look at some select units such as the the Israeli Magach 6, the new T-62 and Thunderbolt Company for Egyptians, the Syrian BMP-1 and the Centurion used by the Jordanian Army. Lee also notes the changes made as Fate Of A Nation uses the Team Yankee rules and points system that even allow the books forces to be used with the ‘Nam Book and model range.
No Dice No Glory – Fate Of A Nation Preview and Forces
The team has been hard at work over on No Dice, No Glory. After their initial look at the books rules and an overview of all the different Nations Force Diagrams they dived right into each faction showing off the tanks, troops and support for each of the Nations in Fate Of A Nation. They cover quite a lot so it is worth checking out each of their articles linked below.
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