War & Empire - The Miniatures Game of Ancient Warfare

A project in Greenfield, United Kingdom by Andy Cooper, West Wind Productions

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Ancient Empires rise and fall! Can you conquer the ancient world with the War and Empire Miniatures Game.
Backers: 359
Average Pledge Per Backer: £150

Funded: £53,687 of £20,000
Dates: Nov 22nd -> Dec 20th (28 days)
Project By: Andy Cooper, West Wind Productions
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War & Empire

December 20th - via: kickstarter.com
The campaign has come to an end. Thank you all for taking part and Backing us in this project, I was always a little nervous of the reception this would receive, its not as mainstream as Aliens or  Fantasy type games. So it was a real buzz to the... (Read More)

Bish, Bash, Bosh

December 19th - via: kickstarter.com
The final 24 hrs are here. You guys have exceeded the projects goals in a massive way! We have gone way beyond the outlined project, unlocking four extra armies and a whole new range of terrain. That's a lot of sculpting but I'm confident we can... (Read More)

Village People Deal Updated

December 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi a lot of people have shown an interest in different combinations of villages, so we did it. You can now choose from Greek village, Roman town, Gallic village or Adobe Eastern buildings. Siege Ramp AddedA covered siege ramp used by the besieger to... (Read More)


December 18th - via: kickstarter.com
AND REMINDER TO ADD THE FLAT RATE SHIPPING TO YOUR PLEDGE BEFORE FRIDAY! Hi Everyone, Good morning, its Wendy here, things are going very well and thanks for your continued support thus far!  We are on schedule to achieve all that we set out to do... (Read More)


December 17th - via: kickstarter.com
More Villages added to the optional extras section. Plus the laser cut card city walls and a huge Iron Age hill fort.  (Read More)

The Shock and Awe of Heavy Horse

December 17th - via: kickstarter.com
The Parthians those tricky backward shooting armoured horse riding chaps have fallen to our swords! The Parthian List is added to the Pledge Manager. Everyone at Strategos and Emperor has the two Scipios added to their pledge for FREE! The Lurkers in... (Read More)

ARRG! SLOW DOWN (not really)

December 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Pardon my furious typing but you guys are like a freight train! Whew we smashed the Later Macedonian stuff out the way and now it looks like your going to roll right over the Parthians! Anyone for Early Germans?The mysterious barbarians from the mist... (Read More)

Demetrius City Taker Would Have Been Proud

December 16th - via: kickstarter.com
As promised on Sunday here are the siege weapons, towers and rams.  (Read More)

The Siege Begins Tomorrow

December 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everyone just a quick update on a few extras coming to the War & Empire Kickstarter tomorrow. WE-GL8 Phokian Artillery (4) WE-MA6 Macedonian Staff sling (8), Belly-bowmen (4), Bolt Shooter (2) WE-S11 15 mina stone thrower & ballistas... (Read More)

India Conquored

December 15th - via: kickstarter.com
And India has fallen, all backers at Strategos and Emperor have Porus and his Elephant added for free. A Tale of two ScipiosA double whammy bonus level after Hannibal come the two Scipios. Thats two mounted Roman Generals for all Backers at Strategos... (Read More)

"Hence they lived with the Spartans and died with them."

December 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi, we added a couple more Optional Extras today. First up is a nicely themed set based on the death of King Leonidas of the Spartans who fought the Persians at at Thermopylae. And second a nice set of Roman buildings.  (Read More)

Hannibal Conquors All

December 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi guys, amazing we have hammered through the £36000 Stretch Goal and are well on the way to unlocking the Indians and King Porus.  Skythians are now unlocked and everyone at Strategos and Emperor level gets a Vecingetorix miniature, quite looking... (Read More)

War & Empire Interview with Andy on Beasts of War

December 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi, checkout an interview with War & Empire creator Andy Cooper on Beasts of War. http://www.beastsofwar.com/featured/war-empire-kickstarter-chat/  (Read More)

The Ultimate Week for War & Empire.

December 13th - via: kickstarter.com
 Generals the end of our campaign draws near only Skythia, India and Ptolemey stand before us! But we can conquer all that oppose us! Today I have added the Roman Engineers and the MDF base set, both great value. Keep a close eye on the updates, we... (Read More)

Backer Avatars

December 11th - via: kickstarter.com
A few Avatars for you  (Read More)

Unleash Hell!

December 11th - via: kickstarter.com
We have unleashed the Legions of Rome and planted the seed of an empire. The Late Republican Romans are now added to the Pledge Manager. Plus everyone Receives a mounted Julius Caesar to lead them to victory. Great stuff guys, the wild Skythian... (Read More)

Lights Camera Action!

December 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Hahha... I have finally manged to get some jpgs out of one of my cameras, victory! OK on the video are a bunch of stuff from the main armies, bear in mind that this is a Kickstarter and not all the models are made yet, some models were rejected... (Read More)

The Rise of an Emperor

December 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Caesar! An implacable foe has arisen a hero in Gaul. But fear not we shall parade this Vercingetorix in chains before the Senate. Long live the Republic! Caesar's conquest of the Gallic tribes has gone down in history as a series of great victories... (Read More)

Its Stormy Here, I need a Shield!

December 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everyone, as I mentioned earlier we have done a deal with Little Big Men Studios to secure a selection of Shield  transfers designed to fit our War & Empire shields. Transfers really take all the hard work out of painting those pesky shield... (Read More)

And Mighty Greece has Fallen

December 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Not only Greece, but Sparta and their greatest enemy the Early Persians will be added to the Pledge Manager. Stretch Goal achieved All backers at Strategos and Emperor level bag a Darius III chariot and crew. Well done! But we must press on to the... (Read More)

Friends, Romans, Gamers.....

December 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Here are a few more people to populate our world of War & Empire.....  And a bit of a Bargain  (Read More)

War and Empire Kickstarter- Forged in battle

December 2nd - via: backtotheminis.blogspot.com
I had this kickstarter under close surveillance since it had been announced. And once on, I jumped on the wagon and pledged for my first kickstarter. Most of the time, it's all about impulse, the need to get a good deal, even though we would have to wait for many months before seing the final results. Well, the deals seemed tempting. So why oh why did I decide to pledge? (Read More)

War & Empire Siege

December 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Hi people, first up are some wip shots of various minis , Persians etc. Note these are still under construction as the Kickstarter progresses, work never stops. Here is a quick preview of the buildings for War & Empire. Its mostly work in... (Read More)

Persia Has Fallen!

November 30th - via: kickstarter.com
A great day guys, the Late Persian Army is now added to the Pledge Manager and you can add Achaemenid Persians to your Armies. Double Unlock Time. Greece V SpartaAt the £27,000 Stretch Goal we unlock the two greatest rivals of the Greek peninsular... (Read More)

First of the Optional Extras

November 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everyone, as we near the conquest of Persia I thought I would share the first of our optional extras. These come in the shape of whats going to be a very nice Gallic Village set and a pack of Gallic villagers. This is a very useful combination as... (Read More)

Thrace has Fallen!

November 26th - via: kickstarter.com
Fantastic we are funded, thanks to everyone, Alexander the Great is secured! The Armies of Thrace are now at your command and you may recruit them from the Pledge Manager. Increasing your Pledge now will allow us to forge on to the next... (Read More)

Alexander the Great needs YOU!

November 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi guys as we near our goal I thought I would add an extra reward. You all know Alexander now he is here to lead the Macedonians to Victory! Added to all Strategos and Emperor Levels when we bust through our goal.  (Read More)

Ancient War & Empire Kickstarter Starts With A Bang

November 25th - via: beastsofwar.com
West Wind Productions War & Empire Kickstarter has started in earnest and they are already closing in on their target goal. This smaller scale miniatures game, at 15mm, looks like it should be a stunner. (Read More)

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