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The Black Wolf…

Spartan have revealed a little more fluff info regarding this first mercenary model for the game. As an ardent Warmachine Merc player I have high hopes for him…

The Black Wolf


Captain Vladimir Nikonov
Captain Vladimir Nikonov

Captain Vladimir Nikonov is what some call a mercenary, but he instead thinks of himself as an avenger. He has no allegiance to any nation, and will, for the right payment, bring the full, deadly force of The Black Wolf to a military engagement. A veteran of the Russian Coalition naval forces, Nikonov rose quickly through the ranks, and soon became the chosen Captain to command the latest technological achievement of the Russian Coalition, the Submersible приносящий смерть (Death Bringer).

But on its maiden voyage Nikonov, and his loyal supporters, stole the submersible and vanished. A year later reports of a devastating ‘underwater machine of destruction’ first appeared in a Britanniannewspaper following the destruction of a flotilla of KoB warships in the waters around Greenland. Within 6 months the names Nikonov and The Black Wolf would be heard around the world… and death would soon follow.

Nikonov's FlagNikonov’s Flag
The Black Wolf (and Empire of the Blazing Sun's Sokatsu Class Battleship)

The Black Wolf (and Empire of the Blazing Sun’s Sokatsu Class Battleship)

So, how do you get hold of Captain Vladimir Nikonov’s stunning submersible? The simple answer is by ordering the new Dystopian Wars Edition 1.1 Master Rulebook from the Spartan Games Online Store. You’ll then get this £8.50 model for free, an A6 piece of artwork with the model’s rules on the reverse, a Stat Card and two acrylic Echo Templates. Whichever nation you command, be sure to hire the services of this most cunning of mercenaries, and use him to help defeat your opponents in battle!

Dystopian Wars Rulebook 1.1 announced! AND Captain Vladimir Nikonovs Mercenary Submersible – The Black Wolf!

Spartan Games have announced the release of their new edition rulebook full of the up to date rules and hopefully making better sense than the current edition! This is from the Spartan blog…

 

Since launching in October 2010, Dystopian Wars has gone from strength to strength as more and more gamers jump on board and discover the technological marvels of a Victorian Sci-Fi Age. As Dystopian Wars evolved, we continued to make improvements to our popular game. That natural progression has led us to the new Dystopian Wars Edition 1.1 Master Rulebook.

This edition, which will be shipping from Monday 27th February, brings together a number of key changes to the rules system, a refinement of the rules text and tweaks to the Stat Cards of certain models, all of which enhance the game and deliver a better tournament experience. Rules for the original four nations are presented clearly and concisely, backed up with some beautiful illustrations of the characters and ships that bring the world of Dystopian Wars to life. Of course, the Edition 1.1 Master Rulebook is still fully compatible with the Covenant of Antarctica and the new Republique of France A5 Fleet Guides.

We are very excited about the improvements to the highly-anticipated Edition 1.1 Master Rulebook. To celebrate the launch of the Edition 1.1 Rulebook, we’re delighted to bring you TWO very special offers.

Go to our dedicated Dystopian Wars Edition 1.1 Master Rulebook page for more details on each of our special offers.

The New Dystopian Wars Edition 1.1 Master Rulebook

The New Dystopian Wars Edition 1.1 Master Rulebook

This is from an Email newsletter I recieved and includes information on the first Mercenary model for the game…

Spartan Games is pleased to announce that the Dystopian Wars Edition 1.1 Master Rulebook will be shipping from Monday 27th February. This edition brings together a number of key changes to the rules system, a refinement of the rules text and tweaks to the Statistics of certain models, all of which enhance the game and deliver a better tournament experience. Rules for the original nations are presented clearly and concisely, backed up with some beautiful illustrations of the characters and ships that inhabit the Victorian Sci Fi Age. Of course, the Edition 1.1 Master Rulebook is still fully compatible with the Covenant of Antarctica and the new Republique of France A5 Fleet Guides. 

 

We are very excited about the improvements to the highly-anticipated Edition 1.1 Rulebook. So excited, in fact, that we’re delighted to bring you TWO very special offers:

**25% OFF**

Look out for the Dystopian Wars Edition 1.1 Master Rulebook in your local store as retailers will be offering 25% off the normal price. Simply pick up a copy with the 25% OFF sticker.

 

 

**FREE MERCENARY SUBMERSIBLE WORTH £8.50**

Alternatively, customers buying Edition 1.1 direct from the Spartan Games Online Store will receive our first mercenary naval model – Captain Vladimir Nikonov’s formidable submersible The Black Wolf – while stocks last. The submersible is supplied with an integrated water base, two acrylic templates depicting the submerged model’s possible locations, a Stat card and an A6 guide, with artwork of Nikonov on one side and rules for the model on the other.

Visit our Online Store to pick up the Dystopian Wars Edition 1.1 Master Rulebook. 

 

The "Black Wolf" (with one of its two Echo Templates)

 

**FREE A5 UPGRADE BOOKLET**

We are offering a full colour A5 mini booklet that details the key changes in Edition 1.1, so gamers can upgrade Edition 1.0 at absolutely no cost and bring it right up-to-date. You can download a PDF version of the booklet from our website from February 27th.

In addition to this, we are pleased to say that from March 12th we will be making a FREE printed copy of the booklet available to our sales partners around the world. So check out your local gaming store for a copy while stocks last. 

 

With two offers on the table, we are confident that you can easily gain access to the latest updates toDystopian Wars, either by buying a new Master Rulebook or by obtaining our A5 booklet.

We don’t want any of our customers missing out on this exciting opportunity, so let your friends know they can join our mailing list by visiting our website and signing up to the newsletter. You can also share your thoughts on the Version 1.1 Master Rulebook with fellow gamers by heading on over to the Spartan Games Forum.