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The Other Side

A project in Marietta, GA by Wyrd Miniatures

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A steampunk miniatures wargame set on an alternate history Earth featuring stunning preassembled miniatures and streamlined rules.
Backers: 1618
Average Pledge Per Backer: $209

Funded: $337,488 of $75,000
Dates: Dec 14th -> Jan 20th (38 days)
Project By: Wyrd Miniatures
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Latest News

300,000 reached! Stretch Goal unlocked!

January 20th - via:
We've been climbing so quickly! We've hit the $300,000 mark, which means a free Adjunct model for all Commander, Dual Commander (2 Adjuncts), and Tyrant (4 Adjuncts) pledges!  If you play Abyssinia, you get the Abyssinian Engineer. If you get the... (Read More)

Limited Edition Add Ons

January 20th - via:
Hello backers! We have only a few hours left in the Kickstarter, but we wanted to make a special announcement before it wraps up. We are going to make the Limited Edition Thrace and Limited Edition Binh Nguyen available to backers as add ons only... (Read More)

Final Units and More!

January 18th - via:
Hello everyone, We're nearing the end of the campaign, and we want to take a moment to again thank everyone who has taken part, asked questions, and supported us. The Other Side is a very large undertaking, and we couldn't have launched this large... (Read More)

Final Squads!

January 16th - via:
Hello everyone, We're in the final stretch of the Kickstarter here, so let's look at the last cards for Squads! Mechanized Infantry come in at 8 Scrip. They have some good ranged attacks and solid Armor, and are able to give each other bonuses with... (Read More)

New Assets and Stratagems

January 13th - via:
Hello hello, and happy Friday! Today we are going to take a look at some of the generic Assets and Stratagems. These can be more widely taken. We'll start with Assets, and with the most generic Asset of all: This Asset is available to every non-Squad... (Read More)


January 11th - via:
Good evening, Today I thought I'd give you the run down on Stratagems. Stratagems are a very special part of The Other Side, and they add interesting choices and gameplay elements on top of the units you field on the table. At the beginning of the... (Read More)

A look at the Champions

January 10th - via:
Hey everyone, Today we're going to take a look at some of the single model units! These are cheap to hire but tend to die very quickly if they come under pressure, so proper positioning is key to making them effective. Let's begin! At 2 Scrip, the... (Read More)

A look at more Squads

January 9th - via:
Hello everyone, and happy Monday. Today we're going to break down even more stat cards, looking at some Squads you've not yet seen. The Steel Legion are the most expensive unit in the game, clocking in at 12 Scrip. Made up of 2 Fireteams of 3 models... (Read More)

Adjuncts and 2 Production Models

January 6th - via:
Happy Friday! I thought it'd be a good time to look at the Adjuncts and what they bring to the game. Adjunct models are a special type of Asset that adds a different model to a Squad. Adjuncts follow a few restrictions: They must match the Allegiance... (Read More)

$250,000 Unlocked! Free Squad for Commander level and up!

January 4th - via:
Hello backers, We hit $250,000! That's awesome! Thank you everyone, for your support. Let me show you the new units for each Allegiance! The Basotho Cavalry are included free in any Commander level or above Pledges that pick Abyssinia as an... (Read More)

Kickstarter Updated

January 3rd - via:
Hi everyone, I have some great news for you! With the funding you are currently providing, we're off to a very strong start for this game. We're hoping to push things even further than the initial goal, with a big launch and a lot of available units.... (Read More)

Playtest Rules Update

January 3rd - via:
Hello hello! As the Kickstarter progresses, you're getting to learn more about the game and even see it in action. If you haven't had a chance to check out the two playtest videos, you can find them here: 2 Commander King's Empire versus Gibbering... (Read More)

Titan Assets

December 30th - via:
Hey everyone, happy Friday! Today we're going to dive into Titan Assets. Titans are able to add up to 3 Assets, and they can make those decisions after knowing the Allegiance they're up against. This allows them to specialize some in preparation for... (Read More)

Commander Assets

December 29th - via:
Hello backers, I hope everyone has been enjoying the winter! I've been living in Georgia for about three years now, and I still am surprised at how warm it is at the end of December. Enough about me, though, let's talk about The Other Side! Today,... (Read More)

Syndicates and You

December 23rd - via:
Hello wonderful people, Is everyone happy that it's Friday? I know I am. It's even kind of sunny and warm here in Georgia! Before I dive into some details on Syndicates, I wanted to let everyone know that the Wyrd offices are closed from December... (Read More)

$225,000 reached! Stretch Goal unlocked!

December 21st - via:
Hey everyone, I'm so excited we hit $225,000! Unlocking these Commanders is really going to expand your gameplay options. These Commanders are now available as add ons for those who want to throw them in their order. For those receiving Stretch... (Read More)

Breakdown of upcoming Stretch Goals

December 20th - via:
Hello everyone! As we discussed yesterday, today we're going to go down into a detailed breakdown of our upcoming Stretch Goals. $225,000 At this Stretch Goal, we will unlock a second Commander for all four Allegiances. Those individuals with Stretch... (Read More)

All sorts of news!

December 19th - via:
Hey everyone, We hope you had a fantastic weekend! We wanted to take a moment and thank everyone who added support this weekend, kept supporting, and those who took some time to chat with us. First, I've got an exciting new set of add ons for... (Read More)

Sunday Funday

December 18th - via:
Hey backers! I have a small update for you today. I went ahead and I posted all the revealed stat cards on our website:  I also have most of the renders placed there (more will come on Monday). Since this... (Read More)

$200,000 reached! Stretch Goal unlocked!

December 17th - via:
Hello backers! Welcome to the weekend! I have to say, hitting $200,000 is one of the better reasons to be here on the weekend. I'm really excited to have more and more people finding out about this game and putting some money into the launch of this... (Read More)

Stretch Goals Updated #2 - New Unlock!

December 16th - via:
Hey backers, Yesterday, we managed to get through a small restructuring of some of our Stretch Goals, and today, we complete that process. We heard from many of you that you wanted to see more, and so we've brought more to you! What does this mean?... (Read More)

Kickstarter Round-up

December 16th - via:
Only a (Read More)

$175,000 Reached! Stretch Goal unlocked.

December 15th - via:
Hey everyone, We reached $175,000! That means we've got a new add-on, the Empire Dragoons for the King's Empire. The Empire Dragoons are a fast cavalry force, able to strike where their enemy is weakest. Bringing a devastating melee attack and a good... (Read More)

The PVC of our Minis

December 15th - via:
Hey everyone,We wanted to take a minute to talk about our models. We know there has been some concern over PVC, etc, and we wanted to do what we could to provide you with more information. PVC is a type of plastic, but it doesn't come only one way.... (Read More)

Stretch Goals Updated!

December 15th - via:
Hello backers, Thank you for all of your feedback so far! We've been listening and talking about it internally, and we have some good news for you: we have condensed some of our Stretch Goals to get you to the stuff you want even more quickly. This... (Read More)

$150,000 Reached!

December 15th - via:
Good morning! Or whatever time it is in your time zone... Last night we reached our $150,000 Stretch Goal, which means that we will provide all stat cards for the game for free AND that we'll make the stat cards for Kickstarter backers special... (Read More)

Pajama Party Update

December 14th - via:
Alright, I know I said I was done for the night, but I'm sitting here at home in my pjs and thought we could all have a brainstorming pajama party! Our Social Media Stretch Goals include some t-shirts, and all good pajama parties involve t-shirts. So... (Read More)

$125,000 Hit; Stretch Goal Unlocked!

December 14th - via:
Hey everyone! We've hit $125,000. Wow. Thank you so much! This Stretch Goal sees the Allegiance specific Fate Decks unlocked as an add on. Check out what we're working on (subject to change). Abyssinia     Cult of the Burning Man     Gibbering... (Read More)

Backer Update #1

December 14th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

First Stretch Goal Hit!

December 14th - via:
$100,000 in under two hours! You all are amazing! Thank you so much for supporting this game. We're going to make all of the rulebooks hardcovers in every pledge level and for anyone who gets one as an add on. Heck, we'll just make all the rulebooks... (Read More)

We've funded!

December 14th - via:
We're so, so very happy to announce that we've funded The Other Side in thirty minutes! We have been working hard on this game and Kickstarter, and we're excited to be bringing this game to the community. Thank you to everyone who is backing and... (Read More)

The factions of Wyrd Games' The Other Side

December 7th - via:
The game is set on an alternative Earth with chaos-based steampunk armies on the rampage. The teaser video above reveals the factions in the game. This is a world connected to Malifaux, a name already familiar to Wyrd fans. (Read More)

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