Tuesday, February 2, 2010

News: Mantic Newsletter

Hey all, another Mantic newsletter comes our way. Not too much 'new' stuff here although they are offering a 10% discount just for signing up for the newsletter! Quite the deal compared to GW's usual idea of a sale. The newsletter also has a nice picture of a painted elf army and I must say it looks good. Not sure why some people take issue with the look of Mantic's minis. It is refreshing to see a fantasy miniature that is the typical GW version of an elf. Enough rambling, here is the newsletter:

Mantic Games Newsletter
Pimp my Box - it is Design-a-sleeve Competition time!

It's time to get your thinking caps on and your creative fingers out, it's competition time at Mantic Games!

Your challenge is this:

Using the template provided on the website, design a sleeve that can be used as a cover for the Mantic carry cases. You could make the case look like a leather bound book, it could feature your favourite army, or you could totally let your mind go wild, as long as your follow the rules, (almost) anything goes. We will publish as many entries as we can for free download. so you can share and swop your covers, and individualise your boxes.

For the winning entry we are offering a prize of £100 worth of Mantic products, and you we will also see in print your sleeve in a limited run. They wil be supplied with the blank cases that come bundled in a messenger bag, as well as the individual cases which we will be selling separately soon. There are 3 second place prizes to be had, so get creating, you've got until the 30th April to submit your designs!

For all the details on prizes, rules and submission, and to get your downloadable template, click here for the competitions page.

To view more on the joy of Mantic Carry Cases - then view 'What's in the box - Episode 3

Continuing with the cases theme, we've posted a new video on the blog demonstrating how you can personalise your boxes, and also showing off our downloadable inlays. Definitely worth a watch, even if it is only to see a rather excitable Ronnie!

Check it out here.

The Army of Maccwar

We're seeing more and more pictures of painted Elves hit the interwebs and this pic certainly caught our eye. Painted and photographed by Maccwar, this army is built from an Elven Warhost and a Kings Court set.

More pictures from Maccwar's army will be featured in the mantic blog later on this week, so keep checking back for the latest updates!

A discount code, surely not...

We're once again offering a 10% discount with the newsletter sign-up code after the mighty response we had the first time round.

Get a friend to sign-up to the newsletter and they will receive a 10% discount code with their confirmation email. Furthermore, the code you received when you signed up initially has been reactivated (it is NEWSLET01 in case you forgot!), meaning once again you can get a tasty discount when using the webstore. Considering the new Undead Army Deals with some free minis and the Undead Pre-orders, never has there been a better time to get your hands on Mantic goodies!
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