Kings of War Fantasy Battle Game - 2nd Edition

A project in Halethorpe, MD by Mantic Games

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Kings of War is the 2-player fantasy miniatures game where epic armies clash on the field of battle!
Backers: 2747
Average Pledge Per Backer: $133

Funded: $366,547 of $25,000
Dates: Nov 14th -> Dec 1st (18 days)
Project By: Mantic Games
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Latest News

Journey to the centaur of the universe!

December 1st - via:
Since we’re just $5000 away from unlocking this beast:  We thought it might be fun to see if we can get this little beauty in too. We know there were a lot of you wanting to get centaurs… NEW! BONUS $370,000 – Centaur Hero If we hit this... (Read More)

A Bard's Tale

December 1st - via:
And we’ve done it. That’s our Kings of War total smashed. Now we’ve hit this stretch goal, we will include Ronaldo the Bard in every pledge of Living Legends ($50) and up! He’s also now available to add-on for $8. Next up: Abyssal Fiend! The... (Read More)

From the Abyss

December 1st - via:
And done! The Wound Markers are in and included free in pledges of Living Legend ($50) and up! You can add on additional sets for $5. So let’s have a little sneaky look behind the curtain as to what’s coming next… SPECIAL STRETCH GOAL BONUS!... (Read More)

Rock Solid

December 1st - via:
Done and done! The Greater Obsidian Golem/Greater Earth Elemental kit is now fully funded - and we've got updated artwork to show off too! Greater Obsidian Golem Greater Earth Elemental We will now: - Add one Greater Obsidian Golem to the Abyssal... (Read More)

Big Stompy Rock Monster

November 30th - via:
And done! That’s the Forces of Nature Naiads funded! This hard plastic kit is now available to add on to your pledge for $15. Let us know which concept you liked the most. We’ve included 40 of them in the Forces of Nature Mega-Starter Army ($100)... (Read More)

Wet Wet Wet

November 30th - via:
Well, well – it’s the penultimate day and we’ve hunted down the Druid! We’ve been through all the comments on the previous update and have picked “wild woman” as the look we’re going for. You can now add this model onto your pledge for... (Read More)

Call of the Wild

November 29th - via:
You’ve done it, you’ve smashed aside our latest stretch goal: the Salamanders! Epic work! So, with the Salamander funded, we will now sculpt, tool and produce them in hard plastic. You can get a set of 20 figures with options for hand weapons and... (Read More)

Return of the Tyrant

November 29th - via:
There are just two days left of the Kings of War Kickstarter campaign and we’re continuing the onslaught on Black Friday weekend with: - The return of the terrible Tyrant pledge - Great news for Spanish and German Backers  Return of the TyrantWho... (Read More)

Molochs Unlocked!

November 28th - via:
WOW! That’s the Abyssal Molochs knocked over and done. Evil and neutral armies, you can get a set of 3 metal Molochs and weapon options for $15. Forces of the Abyss armies, we’ve included a unit of 3 miniatures in the Mega-Starter Army ($100),... (Read More)

The Fires of the Abyss Rise Once More!

November 28th - via:
We hope everyone had their fill of Thanksgiving Dinner if you celebrated the festivities yesterday, and everyone has had their fill of the Army Boosters we posted up. No? Then go check them out on the home page :D In this update, we unleash a new... (Read More)

Happy Thanksgiving!

November 26th - via:
We just wanted to say Happy Thanksgiving to our friends in the United States and all of our friends around the world. Without you and the countless other hobbyists in the world we could not run these kind of creative projects. We love our games, and... (Read More)

It's back... Add-on Wednesday is here!

November 26th - via:
It’s big, it’s bad and it’s back. Yes it’s Add-on Wednesday! Just to recap, Add-on Wednesday is that special time of the week where we release a number of cool add-ons to enhance your experience. Whether it’s etched army dice or a hard... (Read More)

The Drums, The Drums - The Drums!

November 26th - via:
Bada-boom Bada-bing. The Forest Shamblers are funded and locked in. The Forest Shamblers are the first unit for the Forces of Nature, and also go in the Elf list. Because the Forces of Nature are a neutral army, the Forest Shamblers will fight for... (Read More)

Super Secret Update

November 25th - via:
6 days to go, deploy super-secret update! Yes, just 6 days to go. It’s been unbelievably quick this campaign and we can’t wait to see where we go next. We’re building up to a killer finish, and we’ve got some ace new stuff to show you before... (Read More)

Forest Fires

November 25th - via:
Just an update to let you know that we've just got the Abyssal Iffrit funded and locked in!! With this stretch goal broken, we’ve now included the Abyssal Iffrit free in every Forces of the Abyss Mega-Starter Army. You can add on these on to your... (Read More)

The Fires of the Abyss!

November 24th - via:
We’ve approached that magical time of the campaign – just 7 days remain until the end. At midnight 1st December the campaign comes to a halt. It’s set to be an exciting end to the campaign – especially as we’ll have a few surprises this... (Read More)

Straight to the point

November 23rd - via:
That’s done it – that’s the Undead Soul Reavers now fully funded!  We will now include this unit free in the Undead Mega-Starter Army ($100).  You can include this Mega-Starter Army in a pledge of God of War ($150) and Early Bird) or add one... (Read More)

Let the games begin!

November 21st - via:
Oh yes, Stretch Goal smashed! With this latest goal broken, we now have the funds to produce the Kings of War Campaign Book and the digital platform for logging results. This new book will present all-new background for a particular events in... (Read More)

Fang-tastic Friday

November 21st - via:
Yesterday we shared with you a rather long list of potential new units, but we’re not ignoring the existing armies either – as these little teaser images suggest: What could they be? Since we're heading into the weekend and we're more than two... (Read More)

A little piece of history!

November 19th - via:
Yesterday we broke through the original Kings of War Kickstarter Backer number – which means our special backer goal has fallen! We will now enhance the artwork to a whole new level of detail, and print a limited Kickstarter-only commemorative run... (Read More)

Wrath of the Abyss

November 19th - via:
And bang - we've done it! That's now the Undead Necromancer and the Dwarf Warsmith funded! These metal miniatures with variant components are now included in their respective Mega-Starter Armies. They are also now available to add-on to your pledge... (Read More)

Add-on Wednesday is here!

November 18th - via:
It’s a double-update for you today since a) we’re close to breaking the initial number of backers that the original Kings of War campaign generated, and b) it’s Add-on Wednesday! So let’s tackle that backer number first shall we? BONUS 1569... (Read More)

The Tyrant King

November 17th - via:
Well well, that’s the good (bad?) King Blaine and his merry mount funded and done! We’ve now included this Kickstarter Exclusive Resin Tyrant King Blaine on Gramakh in every pledge of Living Legend ($50) and God of War ($150 and Early Birds) for... (Read More)

The Forces of the Abyss Cometh!

November 16th - via:
Outstanding. Thank you so much guys. When we first started planning this Kickstarter, Ronnie said one thing to me. As long as you get the book funded, this campaign goes where it goes. If we get the Forces of the Abyss army, that would be amazing.... (Read More)

Stretch Smashed! Up next...

November 14th - via:
Well, that was a pretty mammoth first day wasn’t it?! Crazy - thank you so much! So here’s the deal for the next two weeks. We’re going to be promoting this campaign hard, trying to attract new backers. The more backers we get, the more stretch... (Read More)

I need a hero!

November 14th - via:
And done!!! We’ve now successfully funded a significant upgrade to the Lower Abyssals sprue, adding components to turn them into a ranged unit. This funding allows us to make a great hard plastic frame to build the core of the army around, whilst... (Read More)

Forces of the Abyss are go!

November 14th - via:
That’s done it – that’s the Hard Plastic Lower Abyssals funded for the Forces of the Abyss. Nice! This hard plastic sprue will form the core of your demonic legion. There will be loads of variety on the sprue, which will only increase with our... (Read More)

Dark Forces Rising

November 14th - via:
Kings of War’s newest army is here! The Force of Abyss list is getting revamped for the new edition – and with it comes a model range for the first time. We’re going to be spending some time nailing the core of the army so we’re posting up a... (Read More)

It’s a kind of magic

November 14th - via:
Magic was always an area that was a little underdeveloped in Kings of War, so we’re spending a little time just freshening it up and adding some characterful and fun new spells, to improve the choice and variety on offer. Nothing over the top,... (Read More)

Stretch Smashed! Up next...

November 14th - via:
That’s the Army Builder and Chess Clock Apps done and dusted. Wow, for a mini-kick you guys are really pushing it! Let’s see if you can get this one – and then onto some minis! $65,000 – BONUS: Kings of War Counter Set The Kings of War... (Read More)

Welcome to Kings of War! Funding Goal Smashed!

November 14th - via:
Welcome to the Kings of War Kickstarter! We’ve set off on this adventure to make the Kings of War 2nd Edition Rulebook a reality. This book gives us the opportunity to explore the world and armies like we’ve never before, as well as create new... (Read More)

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