The Few and Cursed: Shadow Nation

Warpath - The Sci-fi Battle Game

A project in Nottingham, UK by Mantic Games

Funding Successful

Warpath is the sci-fi gaming system where two opposing forces of miniatures do battle in the warzones of the far future.
Backers: 3355
Average Pledge Per Backer: $145

Funded: $484,917 of $25,000
Dates: Sep 21st -> Oct 11th (21 days)
Project By: Mantic Games
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Latest News

Final Salvo

October 11th - via:
With just 30 minutes remaining there’s still time to tell you that we have just 28 Total Warfare pledges left. There are also only 69 of our last-day Ultimate Tyrants remaining – which will not be available on the pledge manager so if you want... (Read More)

Autocannon Assault

October 11th - via:
WOW! We would like to start this update by saying thank you. Thank you to each and every one of you. This is our third biggest Kickstarter to date, and we could not have done it without your help. It’s been fantastic, brilliant – we’ve achieved... (Read More)

Murder In The Air

October 11th - via:
Phew. Right then – With just under 3 hours to go, we’ve funded the Asterian Chroma Force Platform! With this stretch goal broken, we’ll upgrade every Chira Transporter with the components needed to build the vehicle as the Chroma Force platform... (Read More)

Ready To Tangle

October 11th - via:
Well well well! Subject 901 – the Escaped 2nd Gen – has been locked in and funded. Get in! With less than six hours of this campaign remaining, the Plague Battlegroup is complete! And without a breath we're thundering on towards our next goal:... (Read More)

The Force Awakens

October 11th - via:
We are over half-way to our next goal and Subject 901 being added free to the Plague Battlegroup. So we need something else to aim for. In this update, a new stretch goal and a new add-on. Check it out! NEW! $470,000 – Asterian Chroma Force... (Read More)

The Hornet Is In!

October 11th - via:
It’s done! You guys and girls are legends, you’ve done it… the final hard plastic vehicle is funded! The GCPS Hornet Dropship and Plague Hornet Dropship are both now locked in… You can now pick the Hornet as your free $30 hard plastic vehicle... (Read More)

12 Hour Tyrants

October 11th - via:
We have now dipped into the final 12 hours of the Kickstarter campaign! You may have noticed that we’ve sold out of the awesome Ultimate Tyrant pledges – but given that everyone wants to see as much funded today as humanly possible, the community... (Read More)

Subject Matter

October 11th - via:
Since our last update you’ve broken not one but TWO Stretch Goals! Backer Goal: Smashed!Wow – over 3,000 Backers have now joined the Warpath Kickstarter… a MASSIVE thank you to all of you! With this goal achieved, we will hire a profressional... (Read More)

Bursting Stretch Goals

October 10th - via:
And done – that’s now FOUR goals you’ve beaten, with Blaine, the Breach and Eradicate Team, Veer-myn Tunnel Runners and now the Plague Bursters fully funded! Not Final Art You can add-on a set of 2 monstrous, metal Plague Bursters for $12 or a... (Read More)

The Hornet's Nest

October 10th - via:
We are into the last 24 hours of the Warpath Kickstarter – we’ve already smashed two goals down today... And we’ve just broken our third! Get your motors started - you can now add-on a Veer-myn Tunnel Runner for $15, or pledge for 2, get 1 free... (Read More)

On Wings of Darkness They Come

October 10th - via:
It’s the final 36 Hours of the Warpath Kickstarter. In this update, a quick sit-rep on where we’re up too, what’s going on, and what’s coming next ;) Strap in… BACKER GOAL SMASHED!Welcome to all of our new backers! Thanks to all of your... (Read More)

The Wheels of Squeal

October 9th - via:
There are now just 48 hours until the end of the Warpath Kickstarter, and the Asterian Chira Transporter is funded! You can now choose the Asterian Chira Transporter as your free vehicle in a pledge of Advanced Warfare, Total Warfare or Ultimate... (Read More)

Return of the Tyrant King

October 9th - via:
This campaign has been a great success and that’s down to your support - we cannot thank you enough. As we head into the final weekend, it’s always worth just looking at what we have achieved so far. This is Mantic’s tenth project, and... (Read More)

Chira Transporter

October 8th - via:
In less than 24 hours we’ve now broken through a third stretch goal – Corporation Major Chard is locked in and included free in the GCPS Battlegroup. You can also add this Kickstarter Exclusive variant figure on to your pledge for $8. Up Next:... (Read More)

Major Chard

October 7th - via:
You’ve nearly done it again! We are oh so close to breaking down the Mule Transports, and having already achieved the GCPS Troopers, we thought you might want to know what's next. Remember that once we're through this first goal, the Plague Mule... (Read More)

GCPS Troopers Deploy

October 7th - via:
You’ve done it! The $350,000 milestone has been broken and the GCPS Troopers have been funded. That means: You can add-on the GCPS Battlegroup for $75 Choose the GCPS Battlegroup as your choice of Battlegroup in Advanced Warfare Choose the GCPS... (Read More)

Total Annihilation

October 7th - via:
Over night we passed a major milestone – 2,500 backers – and it doesn’t look like we’ve stopped there as we’re now up to 2570 backers at the time of writing. Thank you so much to everyone for your support! Like you guys, we just want to get... (Read More)

Walking with Giants

October 6th - via:
Exciting stuff! We’ve broken through our latest stretch goal, allowing us to fund the Ajax Siege Strider – a new variant on the Strider armed with a Defender Shield, extra armour and the Grav-Ram Spear. This device works a lot like a pneumatic... (Read More)


October 5th - via:
It’s the final week of the Warpath Kickstarter - and we think you all want to know what's coming next. As you know, we want to fund a sixth faction – the GCPS – and two hard plastic vehicles. One for the Asterians, and one that will cover both... (Read More)


October 4th - via:
Happy Sunday everyone! We're continuing working up to our next hard plastic kit, pouring extra choice and value into the Battlegroups. For example, since the launch of the Ultimate Tyrant 2 pledges were added, we’ve broken through not one but two... (Read More)

Heavy Firepower

October 2nd - via:
Well that was pretty fun! The Ultimate Tyrant pledges are now sold out – and honestly, we weren’t expecting that to happen quite so quickly. In fact, we didn’t even get opportunity to tell people about it in our Friday afternoon newsletter... (Read More)

The Tyrant Returns!

October 1st - via:
Reinforcements have arrived! That’s now:  The 5 figure Enforcer Heavy Support Team added to the Enforcer Battlegroup The Heavy Support Team upgrade pack added to the Operation: Heracles 2 player starter set 4 hard plastic Asterian Weapon Drones... (Read More)

Go, Go, Go!

October 1st - via:
Don’t forget our chat with Mantic Boss Ronnie Renton on the Mantic Facebook page tonight at 8:30pm (that’s just under 1 hour away!) And boom! That’s the Brand Urban Assault Vehicle broken – great stuff! This vehicle is a new variant for the... (Read More)

Total Warfare

October 1st - via:
In this update: Two New Insane Pledge Levels Introduced! Chat with Mantic CEO Ronnie Renton on the Mantic Facebook page tonight at 8:30pm BST Thank you all once again for another firecracker start to the latest Mantic KS. It felt like Warpath was... (Read More)

Urban Assault

September 30th - via:
Wow – the Asterian Infantry are now funded and with it, a major milestone has been achieve: the Asterian Battlegroup is unlocked! You can now: Add the Asterian Infantry onto your pledge from just $8: Add the Asterian Battlegroup onto your pledge... (Read More)

Add-on Wednesday 2

September 30th - via:
Welcome to this week’s scenery-themed Add-on Wednesday. Part of the joy of the hobby is building an army of elite soldiers and vehicles and battling the enemy over a wartorn alien planet. That setting is crucial to any game – it helps tell the... (Read More)

Puppet Masters

September 29th - via:
Stretch Goal Smashed! That’s the Tunneler funded – a new hard plastic transport vehicle for the Veer-myn. You can now: a) Add on the Tunneler for $30 b) Pick the Veer-myn Tunneler as your free choice of vehicle in a pledge of Advanced Warfare c)... (Read More)

Alien Invasion

September 28th - via:
It’s been 1 week since the start of the Warpath Kickstarter, and we’re aiming to kick Week 2 off in style. What better way than with some great add-ons and a new faction in the offing? We’ve been listening to your feedback, and many of you... (Read More)

Tunnel Vision

September 26th - via:
In this update: Who are the Asterians? PLUS Completing Phase 1 with a new Stretch Goal. The Plague Heavy Weapon Stretch Goal has been broken! Before we went into the Warpath Kickstarter, Ronnie said to me ‘Get the game funded and get the first... (Read More)

The Plague Break Out!

September 26th - via:
The Fourth Faction – the Plague – are now unlocked! How about that to start the weekend off? With our latest stretch goal broken, we are able to fund new hard plastic 3rd Gen Troopers. They are included in the Plague Battlegroup, which you can... (Read More)

Ghosts of the Past

September 25th - via:
It’s Day 5 of the Warpath Kickstarter and we’re heading into the weekend with the fourth faction nearly unlocked - we are very close to the Plague! In this update: - An Update to the Plague Battlegroup - Ghosts of the Past Short Story - And a new... (Read More)

Dossier 06874/53/PLG GCPS Council [Restricted: Security Level Alpha]

September 24th - via:
Subject: The Plague From the trial of the House Grace Executive Rulership. Prosecution notes courtesy of Lu Fan Conglomerate, presented to the Council of Seven. The Plague is without doubt the greatest threat that mankind has faced in its long... (Read More)

They Came From Outer Space

September 23rd - via:
Stretch Goal Smashed! That’s the Forge Father Hammerfist Drop Squad fully funded, and included free in the Forge Father Battlegroup. You can also add a squad on for $15. Up next… When we set up this campaign, we did so with three armies. We went... (Read More)

Add-on Wednesday 1

September 23rd - via:
Welcome to Wednesday – Add-on Wednesday. To anyone new to a Mantic Kickstarter, and to anyone who may have forgotten, every Wednesday we release a bunch of cool optional stuff we think you may want to pledge for. Generally, these could be scenery,... (Read More)


September 23rd - via:
A smashed stretch goal is always great to wake up to! Overnight we passed the $200,000 milestone, allowing us to fund the Enforcer Persecutor Bomber variant of the Enforcer Accuser Interceptor. This upgrade allows you to build the flyer as either... (Read More)

Operation: Heracles - Part 1

September 22nd - via:
So as well as updates introducing cool stretch goals we’re going to be doing a few articles based on what you’re getting with a pledge. These might be miniature previews, background or a mix of designer and gameplay notes. In today’s feature,... (Read More)


September 22nd - via:
Well that’s a fantastic start to the day – the kickstarter exclusive variant of the Veer-myn character Hacker Half-Tail is funded and included free in the Veer-myn Battlegroup! Up next is a doozy of a goal ;) $200,000 UPGRADE Enforcer Persecutor... (Read More)

What a Day!

September 22nd - via:
Wow - what an opening to the first day of the Warpath Kickstarter! The hard plastic Forge Father Sturnhammer Battle Tank and Drakkar APC are now fully funded. This means you can choose from either the Forge Father tank or Enforcer flyer as your free... (Read More)

Battle Tank!

September 21st - via:
That’s Forge Lord Ingulf Krestürsson and Padd fully funded! This heroic miniature will now be included free in the Operation: Heracles two player set and the Forge Father Battlegroup. What’s next? Let’s get another vehicle shall we? NEW!... (Read More)

Hammer Time

September 21st - via:
Stretch Goal broken and the Enforcer Battlegroup gets a bonus Pathfinder team with D.O.G. Drone. Time for something new we think… $150,000 BONUS! Kickstarter Exclusive Forge Lord Ingulf Krestürsson and Padd To the Forge Lords of the Star Realm,... (Read More)

Rat Attack

September 21st - via:
Two stretch goals smashed! Great stuff. First up, we’ll throw in an extra five-man team of Steel Warriors into the Operation Heracles and Forge Father Battlegroup sets. Remember, this is a mass battle game, so you’re going to want extra squads!... (Read More)


September 21st - via:
Stretch Goal Smashed! The Accuser Interceptor is fully funded, a brand new hard plastic flyer for the Enforcers. Couple that with Enforcer Lt. Roca, that’s a lot of love for the boys in grey already. With a pledge of Advanced Warfare, you now have... (Read More)

The Accused

September 21st - via:
Phew! The Plastic Warpath Counter Set is done and dusted, and included free in Warfare and up. Next up – $100,000 Enforcer Accuser Interceptor plus BONUS! Pick a free hard plastic vehicle The XSM-784 Accuser Interceptor is the embodiment of speed... (Read More)

Death From The Skies!

September 21st - via:
With these two goals broken, we’re now able to improve the Warpath rulebooks with new art, background and a specialist section on using Warpath with 10mm scale sci-fi miniatures. Also, we’ve funded Enforcer Lt. Roca and included this miniature... (Read More)

We are funded!

September 21st - via:
Well, that didn’t take long! Thank you to all of you – the support we’ve seen in the last couple of minutes really highlights the need for a slick, fast, affordable and easy to learn sci-fi battle system. Over the course of the next three weeks... (Read More)

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