Drake: The Dragon Wargame

A project in Vancouver, Canada by Action Games Miniatures

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28mm miniature wargame featuring mighty dragons and their deadly armies. Innovative gameplay, beautiful models, and epic story.
Backers: 560
Average Pledge Per Backer: $231

Funded: $129,114 of $10,000
Dates: Mar 8th -> Apr 20th (43 days)
Project By: Action Games Miniatures
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Latest News

Late Kickstarter: December Edition

November 30th - via: modernappendixn.blogspot.com
Musings on how to use things ranging from reading a variety of materials, games, movies, and miniatures for your role playing games. (Read More)

Please remember to add shipping cost to you pledges

April 20th - via: kickstarter.com
Good morning everyone! Just a quick reminder for all backers outside Canada and U.S. to please remember to add the correct shipping charge to your pledges.  If you chose two pledge levels please only add the shipping associated with the highest... (Read More)

A great beauty...

April 20th - via: kickstarter.com
Veli is a master... this work takes my breath away. Please click here to see it how it was meant to be, do this piece justice. Like the Jern attempting to pounce on this unsuspecting Garrick Dragon so has AGM strived to attack a difficult industry... (Read More)

Game Templates!

April 20th - via: kickstarter.com
Hellloooooooooooo!!!! (5:30AM and Benji is still going strong!!!!) The fabulous Adam K. has the best lazer! Guys its so cool, last time I was at his studio I totally wanted evil monsters to invade the space so I could rip the lazer out of the case... (Read More)

Drake Force List Summary!!

April 20th - via: kickstarter.com
Here it is! Please download and enjoy, a snippet is below! 4:44AM and Benji is still going strong!!!! WOooooOOOOO!!! YOU ARE ALL INCREDIBLE PEOPLE!!!! LOVE AND RESPECT!!! BenjiDirector  (Read More)

The Ancient Drake Revealed!!!

April 19th - via: kickstarter.com
There is only one name that evokes fear in all Dragon kind: Drafaxis  These titanic beasts mate once a year… and if lucky produce a single egg. They are rare, dangerous, and definitely solitary. The only thing more dangerous than encountering a... (Read More)

Kaera The Unburned

April 19th - via: kickstarter.com
We would like to thank all of you for an amazing experience.  Having reached 100K is making all this seem very surreal.  However, our commitment and excitement to this project is very real.  And now... Behold the final Elemental Spirit! Jocab... (Read More)

Musings, Art, and the Future...

April 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Good evening my fine awesome friends! I wanted to take some time here to take about our game and story, as well as where we are headed in the future. I also have some tasty concept art tid bits to share! Cousins: Draconic cousins are a really... (Read More)


April 18th - via: kickstarter.com
The Saan dragons are masters of sophisticated chant magic rituals and devastating long term plans.  However, like all dragon kin, there comes a time for muscle. This is Corbrulo, a frightening abomination that has been carved out of the nether world... (Read More)

The Formosi Dragon + New Stretch Goals!

April 18th - via: kickstarter.com
We are shaking things up! Blasting out to you is the new Saan Dragon ally Formosi at $105K. Check out its deadly grace! Formosi The vast and ancient coastline of the Old World surrounded one mighty land mass. The seemingly endless cliffs, reefs, and... (Read More)

New total pledge amount bonuses and Paypal option

April 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Folks, We've had a number of questions regarding what happens if you pledge for an Ultimate Collection plus another Army Box. The question is: Do you get the bonuses that come with supporting us with another $85 after the first $240? We are... (Read More)

Behind the Scenes: Ancient Terrain Modeling

April 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Greetings fabulous folks, Time for another behind the scenes sneak peak! We are proud to introduce Nick Melchin. Nick has a masters in history, studying the interaction of cultures with their environment. He is an expert modeler who works in a... (Read More)

Awesome times!

April 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Hello! So incredible we made it to $80K!! (and still growing!!!) AGM is proud to present the Cherek Hunter unit commander!  His opponent commanders will be out soon. We are totally committed to producing the finest models possible, and will be... (Read More)

New Group Photos of Rish and Garrick forces

April 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello! Thanks everybody for helping us unlock Soo'lan The Water Nymph as the 72K stretch goal!  This deadly lady is now available as a $15 upgrade. To celebrate, we'd like to share some awesome group photos we shot today.  We hope you like 'em.... (Read More)

Drake Battle Report!

April 15th - via: kickstarter.com
This is it! Our Kickstarter Battle Report!  Lots of incredible people worked very hard to create this is we are so very proud to present it to you! In this video, Chris Waddell and I fight it out in a 60 point game for your viewing pleasure.  Benji... (Read More)

Drake Live Video Chat

April 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Folks, Benji is ready to rock and roll.  You can view the live video here. Feel free to ask questions or comment on anything you like. Benji will read the comments on YouTube as well as right here if you comment on this update and he'll... (Read More)

65K reached, LiveChat with Benji, and a shout-out to Standard Action

April 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Folks, Woohoo! We breached 65K and now the Hardcover Rulebook is becoming a reality. This is a big deal for us and we're really excited that we've gotten here. We are going to prepare a marvelous book for you. It will include full details and... (Read More)

Rivercrest Drak Riders

April 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everyone!  You may have previously noticed only a sketch in the space where the Rivercrest Drak Riders were meant to be. Well, no more.  Part of our very first Stretch Goal way back 12K, the Rivercrest Drak Riders now complete the Cavalry and... (Read More)

Just a couple of things...

April 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey all! Dont want to totally detract from the excellent airship, just wanted to share a couple of pics. Some marvelous Rivercrest Swordsmen perfectly painted. Cherek Hunters are totally awesome. They get a cover bonus and can hold their own in both... (Read More)

The Hosat Airship

April 11th - via: kickstarter.com
The continent of Dara is in a state of flux and change. In the northeastern mountain ranges of Dara, there lies a reclusive tribe called the Huma. Against all odds, they have developed advanced technology originally designed to escape their... (Read More)

The great work of Veli... and some sort of behind the scenes.

April 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, hello... Words cannot explain how awesome this is. As a director, when someone not only brings life to your vision, but takes it to the next level the feeling is ecstatic. I completely encourage everyone to click here to see it close up in all... (Read More)

Behind the scenes: 3D Print Masters

April 9th - via: kickstarter.com
3D printing technology is an incredible view into the future. We here at AGM are privileged to know and work with some of the 3D industries finest people and latest technology. Due to the detail level we require for our products only the latest and... (Read More)

Behind the scenes: How our Models are Parted

April 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, Meix here, bringing you all a look at some of the parting we are doing. We want to provide you with as much customization as possible and the way a model is parted is essential in allowing you to alter the pose.  Most of our models are being... (Read More)

Mysterious Warriors and The Seretin Dragon Unveiling!

April 8th - via: kickstarter.com
We've got a surprise for you! We have unlocked our Mysterious Warriors at 57K! These ruffians are now available as upgrades. Dara is a vast land of numerous cultures. Almost all of them are colliding in spectacular ways. Trade, warfare,... (Read More)

The Demon! New Stretch goal at $60K.

April 7th - via: kickstarter.com
New Stretch Goal announced! At the $60K mark FREE in every order of $85 and up (3 models included in $240 and up) AGM is proud to present: The Poison of the Night. The Stealer of Dreams. The Killer of the Dawn. Incredible as it may seem, numerous... (Read More)

Arata the Earth Adept.

April 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Not all Rish Dragons calmly manipulate human beings. Some just crush them when they get in the way. Yo’hael’et is such a drake, and despite his firm commitment to the Rish plans of conquest and control he despises humanity.  A crowd of humans... (Read More)

Drake Quick Start Rules 3.0 beta are available!

April 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Here is our latest Beta rules update. You can down download them here. There are several editing refinements to this document, movement options like charging and flight have also been re-worked, and a glossary of terms has been added as well.... (Read More)

Drake partners up with Artisan Dice!

April 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Everybody! We've been cooking up a little partnership with out friends over at Artisan Dice.  If you haven't heard of them, they make some very beautiful hand-made dice from all sorts of exotic woods and high quality-metal.  Please check out... (Read More)

The Created Ones...

April 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Drake includes a new concept for miniature games: Chant Creations. These are incredible beings summoned to the table during game play. These semi-autonomous creatures come in a tremendous variety, and are utilized in a large number of ways. Dragon... (Read More)


April 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Good evening fine folks, time for an update about our cards. Before we get to the specifics I'm going to get some card basics out here: You chose one spell deck per Dragon in your force. This deck has a minimum of 10 cards and a maximum of 60, with 3... (Read More)

New Stretch Goals Announced!

April 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Salutations! AGM is very happy to announce these new stretch goals for your gaming, modeling, and collecting pleasure! $72K - Soo'lan the water Nymph. Soo'lan is a creature of destructive beauty. She enchants and beguiles her victims, springing from... (Read More)

Scale Comparison to 40K

April 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Hello and happy Monday, We've had a few requests for a shot that shows the scale comparison of one of our miniatures to one from a well-known franchise. Here is a quick photo of a Rivercrest Swordsman next to a big burly orc from Warhammer 40K.... (Read More)

Art and Story...

March 30th - via: kickstarter.com
Greetings! I hope everyone is having a great weekend. I am proud to present this update featuring art, pics and story. We have an incredible world behind our game and in between model releases I really enjoy talking about it.  Below are some WIP... (Read More)

The Hero Alchemist!

March 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Happy Friday Everyone! I thought I would share some of our new models for the Un-aligned force, presenting Ghast and Son! Ghast is a member of the Huma tribal group of the eastern mountains. Much like the Grom and Cherek his people have undergone... (Read More)

The Twins.

March 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Greetings my fellow Dragons! We have made it to $50K!!! AWESOME thank you all so very, very, very, very much!! Next up is our Hardcover Rulebook and to make this goal even more incredible I present a special companion piece: our book-loving,... (Read More)

Rivercrest Swordsmen !

March 26th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everybody, Benji is too excited to write right now, so I thought I'd pop in and share a photo of our white metal Rivercrest Swordsmen. These have turned out pretty darn good and we're really happy with them.  They feel great to the touch and... (Read More)

KS Exclusive Miniature!

March 26th - via: kickstarter.com
Greetings everyone! Action Games Miniatures is proud to present our Kickstarter exclusive miniature. The brutal, the terrifying BASTILLE. This model is only available for this Kickstarter Campaign. Also we have streamlined our graphic list and... (Read More)

Chumphammer releases new Drake Interview with Benji

March 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everybody! Benji has been busy being interviewed by various folks about Drake.  One of these is Chumphammer who just released their interview with him and I'd like to share it with you.  Here Benji talks about his inspiration for the game,... (Read More)

Unit commander update and video chat!

March 24th - via: kickstarter.com
AGM is very proud to have the excellent Dawne Stantien doing fantastic concept work for us. I love our concept pieces and will be showing them more and more as our campaign progresses. Unit commanders are an excellent way to enhance your infantry and... (Read More)

Drake passes $45K Stretch goal and reveals Eradicators

March 24th - via: tabletopgamingnews.com
Action Games Miniatures is doing rather well over on Kickstarter, having made it through their $45k stretch goal. Woot! They’re also showing off new Eradicators units. (Read More)

On the Table s5 ep9: Infinity, Dragons & Flames of War! [video]

March 21st - via: beastsofwar.com
In this episode: Dystopian Wars, the return of DRAKE to Kickstarter, another Infinity exclusive & a HUGE Gale Force Nine give away! (Read More)

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