Wednesday, December 23, 2009

News: Mantic Games Newsletter

Hi all, more news from Mantic Games! Looks like their Undead are coming soon!

Mantic Games Trade Newsletter
Undead Concept Art

We are always asked for more information about how a new army gets developed.
It starts with concept sketches, so we thought an insight into the development of the forthcoming Undead range would be appreciated.
This piece of art drawn by Stef Kopinski came from the Undead concept folder, and shows off the look of the new skeletons beautifully.

Here is a photo of 10 plastic skeletons from the command sprue. These go out for painting today - watch this space for a fully painted 28mm regiment soon.

For your chance to get your own skeletons, don't forget the Undead Skeleton Regiment Deal where you can pick up 60 skeletons at knee trembling prices! True army building value - we understand you can never have enough skeletons!

Resin 'Collectors Range'

During our design process we create some finely detailed 90mm resin models - these figures are cast to order by hand and stand three times the size of an ordinary 30mm figure.

At shows and events we have been asked time and again for these to be made available - they have been adored by painters and collectors alike (and a few have mentioned that they would make excellent statues/scenery pieces or unique army giants!).

Due to the resin process mass production is impossible, but we have worked with our supplier to make a limited number available for retail sale.

They are made of high quality resin and there will only be 75 ever produced of the first two in the range. We have made available an Elf and a Skeleton, each a unique model from the Mantic plastic range. There is an option to buy an square individual base (60mm x 60mm), so anyone heroic enough to want a full unit can rank them up!

Finally, each model will come with its own unique numbered certificate of authenticity, signed by the sculptor, and depatched in its own Mantic storage/carry case.
Globally we will only ever produce 75 of these two models, please order quickly to avoid disappointment.

Click here to see the Collectors Range

We will be making other models in this range available in the future, so if you want to collect the set please use the 'contact us' when you order and we will add you to the 'reserved list' for future releases.

Pre-Christmas Shipping!

Orders placed today will get to Europe & UK before Christmas, but we will ship all orders placed over the weekend on Monday - at worst they will be a lovely treat on Boxing day!

Click here to see the current offers

Including the incredible Elven Army deal which has a massive 44% discount or better! The new Elven cavalry on pre-order and a Mantic Messenger bag to carry it all in! This is how we celebrate Christmas, with a generous holiday deal! The offer ends 31st December 2009.

Downloadable Sleeves

We have made some special Elven sleeves for you, so that you can easily find what you have on the shelf. All you need to do is download, print and cut out and you are ready to go. Click here to read more about the sleeves.

Keep an eye out for more to come about this innovative way of personalizing your own carrier cases, and a 'Design your own' sleeve competition which will see the best cover go into print!

Spread the Word

We want some help getting new people to find out about what we are up to here at Mantic Games - and would be very grateful if you would help! We want to create more awareness about Mantic in the wider gaming community. Please forward on our newsletter to anybody you think would be interested in hearing more about our mission here at Mantic.

Thank you.

The forward link is at the bottom of our newsletter mails.

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