A project in Detroit, MI by Lee Gaddies

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Miniatures War Game - World War II
Backers: 95
Average Pledge Per Backer: $88

Funded: $8,371 of $7,610
Dates: Nov 10th -> Dec 10th (30 days)
Project By: Lee Gaddies
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Latest News


December 10th - via: kickstarter.com
We just reached our first stretch goal unlock, would you like to know more? An additional 10 man army of your choosing for EMPIRES FALL for backers of ANY two player reward and above. 10 man army  (Read More)

Stretch Goals

December 9th - via: kickstarter.com
So close to the first Goal ... the big brother of the ball Tank. You know you want it! Heavy Ball Tank  (Read More)


December 8th - via: kickstarter.com
THANK YOU With your help we have successfully raised $7.610 to fund our EMPIRES FALL project.  We made it! With your support the EMPIRES FALL will come true. A big boost today pushed US over the top and now we can move onto highly sought after... (Read More)

SOLO play A.I. card deck

December 7th - via: kickstarter.com
We are currently working on a solo play A.I. card deck because ya know 2020 and it looks like this is going to drag on into late 2021  so we got you covered. The design team has been hard at work on a solo play card deck for you to stay safe while... (Read More)

Terrain for your game.

December 6th - via: kickstarter.com
We have an opportunity to provide you with terrain would you rather have it as physical terrain in the starter set or downloadable STL files? Once we reach our funding goal this terrain will be available for everybody that gets the two player... (Read More)

What If Tanks

December 5th - via: kickstarter.com
We are creating a full line of " WHAT IF " tanks focusing on the late war production and prototype tanks along with some weird war variants. examples. Both version of the M6 variant of the P-40 a   (Read More)


December 4th - via: kickstarter.com
"Empires Fall" was created to remember my grandfather along with all of the forgotten World War II veterans.  Of the 16 million Americans who served in World War II around 325,000 are still alive today. When you back "Empires Fall" at any level we... (Read More)

I can't hold back any longer!!!!

December 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Here is a sneak peek at some examples of the new Battlesuits that are coming once we reach our goal. EMPIRES FALL prototypes as compared to the Shattered Crown Battlesuit WWI battle suit  (Read More)

Wargamer Fritz is a Hobby Hero

December 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Someone who really understands what we are trying to do and helps teach about the hobby and is always positive about his approach to gaming, I'm happy to call him a friend. PLEASE Like and share to help support this project coming to life. Link to... (Read More)

Glenn Barr / EMPIRES FALL kickstarter 2020 Poster

December 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Glenn Barr / kickstarter 2020 poster  Your $40 pledge to the Empires Fall Kickstarter allows you the privilege of owning an exclusive, limited edition print by famed Detroit artist Glenn Barr -- made exclusively for Gaddis Gaming and the Empires... (Read More)

Why it mattered then and Why it matters Now!!

November 25th - via: kickstarter.com
In the spring of 1945, in a Nazi slave labor camp 50 miles from Dachau,  convict No. B-1713 heard powerful explosions pierce the night air. The guards said the "enemy" was advancing and herded the prisoners together to be marched back to Dachau.... (Read More)


November 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Two ways to play … With the G.U.A.R.D.S. rule system you have incredible flexibility to play historical, alt-universe or any other scenarios you have found that you would like to play. We’ve hopefully peaked your curiosity with some of the heroes... (Read More)

African-American 761st Tank Battalion Being Honored With Empires Fall Kickstarter

November 23rd - via: thegamer.com
Tabletop gaming product company Gaddis Gaming recently launched its Empires Fall Kickstarter to fund a set of wargaming miniatures of the U.S. Army’s 761st Tank Battalion, the all African-American armor unit known as the “Black Panthers”, who helped defeat Nazi Germany as part of Lt. Gen. S. George Patton’s Third Army during World War Two. (Read More)

Getting over the top

November 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you for your support over the past few days. It’s Sunday. So, this evening I have a little ask of you. Will you take the link to this Kickstarter and DM, email, or message at least 3 friends who you feel would support what we are doing? Tell... (Read More)

Thank You

November 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you for joining in early. We have more to do and more to show you. In the meantime, share the project with your friends and followers on social media... spead the word and let's shatter the goals."   (Read More)

Updated custom rewards

November 12th - via: kickstarter.com
You will be able to customize your army choices in the pledge manager for infantry miniatures and tanks. so you can mix and match any of our miniatures to get the starter set you want. example of Different infantry choices  (Read More)

'Empires Fall' to celebrate Black WWII heroes

November 10th - via: detroitnews.com
Just in time for Veterans Day, Gaddis Gaming on Tuesday launched a Kickstarter campaign to help fund the creation of “Empires Fall,” a tabletop miniature game that showcases the 761st tank battalion, also known as “The Black Panthers,” in an alt-World War II landscape. (Read More)

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