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Heroes of the Great War: Limanowa 1914

A project in London, UK by Gladiator Games

Cancelled by Creator

Command genuine Great War units, cooperate with your allies and rewrite history in this tactical-scale war board game for 1-4 players.
Backers: 330
Average Pledge Per Backer: £74

Funded: £24,425 of £35,000
Dates: May 3rd -> Jun 2nd (30 days)
Project By: Gladiator Games
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Orderly Withdrawal

May 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Commanders! Looking at the situation in the trenches, it is becoming undeniably obvious that we are running out of time to recruit fresh troops and reserves in sufficient numbers to win the battle at Limanowa. Every campaign needs momentum right from... (Read More)

Painted minis

May 26th - via: kickstarter.com
Commanders! We got a few painted minis, thanks to FishNet Miniatures  Ofcourse, this is not the final quality. These were sample ones, made with 3d printers. The material is very fragile, so the poor soldiers lost bayonets, or a part of thier... (Read More)


May 25th - via: kickstarter.com
To have a clear knowledge about the battlefield is of highest importance for any commander! This is why we prepared some handouts with all the basic information you could need about how to set up the game (which units you can choose), what... (Read More)

Inside the Battle - The Austro-Hungarian Generals

May 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Commanders! Let's continue with the Austro-Hungarian officers! Imre Hadfy de Livno - Nagykároly, 2nd November 1853 - Budapest, 29th March 1936 Born on 2 November 1853 in Nagykároly as the son of a lieutenant-colonel in the Hungarian Royal Armed... (Read More)

The order of the day has arrived!

May 19th - via: kickstarter.com
 Commanders! Today we will be talking about another feature of Heroes of the Great war: the battle cards! Battle cards represent the orders of the day, dispatches which governed the daily lives and actions of the divisions on the frontlines. Should... (Read More)

Inside the Battle - The Russian Generals

May 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Commanders! Some of you asked about the officers fought in this battle. Let's start with the russians! Edward Vladimirovych Eck - 4th November 1851 – 4th May 1937 Born in St. Petersburg, Russia, to a family of Lutheran noblemen in 1851, Eduard... (Read More)

Example Booklet + a little historical info

May 16th - via: kickstarter.com
 Commanders! We have a present for you! We prepared an example booklet for you to help with learning the basics of the game: you can just simply use this as a starter setup and jump right into the action! Later, when you are more experienced with... (Read More)

Support for multiple languages is on the way!

May 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Commanders! With your help, the campaign is getting stronger and stronger! Keep the momentum! Share Limanowa with your friend, bring out the word! Today we can bring you good news: the language packs are on their way! To get to the point, we are... (Read More)

Social Media Stretch Goal!

May 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Commanders!  We have about 3 weeks left and we know we need some dazzling.We ask you to help and we will reward you for your efforts! Spread the word with social media or anywhere you think gamers can be found, or people who love figures, or... (Read More)

Review, Add-ons&Languages!

May 11th - via: kickstarter.com
 Commanders, we will keep this short! Here is another review, from Rob Oren(Dice Tower) Please share&we have more coming!    We have added extra figures, dice, and flags to the Add-On section. We are working on the math for how to make German... (Read More)

New Support Levels! And, asking your opinions and tastes.

May 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, Comrades! You may notice that we have added some more support levels. We created the "2 pack" in response to some ideas and this spawned more of the same.  So we now are offering a 4 pack, for £240, and an 8-pack for £440. Each pack will... (Read More)

New review + leader badges

May 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Comrades! New Review! Now we recive continously our reviews! Here is the newest, the next article from James Johnson - Beast of War:   Avatars! And, as we see, that you like to use our logo&other images as avatars(and we are very gratfull for... (Read More)

New review + a new gameplay video!

May 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Commanders! We got a new video review from Bonding with Board Games! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SnJKlUOcJ0c   And we've published the first part of our series of gameplay videos. We want to show you why Heroes of the Great War is different from... (Read More)

Special Offer!

May 7th - via: kickstarter.com
 Commanders! We heard your voice! We made a special offer for you, which helps you to get easier our game. If you pledge the Major-General level, you would get a discount of £10. I hope you would like this opportunity! regards The Gladiators!  (Read More)

Now you could pledge the spanish version! - edición en CASTELLANO!

May 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Comandantes! Se ha llegado a un acuerdo con la editorial española ARRAKIS GAMES para la edición del juego en castellano. A tal efecto se traducirá todo el contenido a castellano si se logra llegar a 100 unidades con está opción   Cualquier... (Read More)

Spanish Translation!

May 5th - via: kickstarter.com
A quick news, Commanders! According to the last hour arrangement, we are happy to announce you, that we agreed with Arrakis Games to make the spanish translation of the game! The possibility will soon appear in the rewards section! We will post an... (Read More)

200 - never get tired!

May 4th - via: kickstarter.com
We are almost halfway already! We need 300 more to see the early funding gift in every box. Keep up the good work, Commanders spread the word! Today we would like to talk about the historical accuracy of the minis. Since the whole game is a tribute... (Read More)

100 backers in 3 hours!

May 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
We are at the first 100 backers already! We are so excited to watch the numbers crawl up, meanwhile we (guess what) play the game. 100 people are more than those Hussars who sometimes went on a charge against the deep buried machine gunners of the... (Read More)

Heroes Of The Great War: World War I Comes to Kickstarter [Part One]

May 1st - via: beastsofwar.com
Oriskany dives into World War I with his in-depth review series on Heroes Of The Great War: Limanowa 1914! (Read More)

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