Category New Releases

A further look at the new Unit Boxes – Forsaken.

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Yesterday we started our look at the new Dark Age Unit Boxes that we’ll be releasing over the next four to five months. We looked at the list of the Outcast Unit Boxes, and talked a bit about the way the prices were going to be affected.

Well today we are going to take a look at the Forsaken Unit Boxes. These will release the same time as the Outcast boxes, i.e. April 2017.

Here’s the list of boxes, their price in US dollars, and the contents of each box:

• Forsaken Faction Starter Box – $60 – Warwind A, Field Medic, Coil Diskmaster, Deacon, Banes (3), Bane Leader
• Forsaken Bane Unit Box – $30 – Banes (3), Bane Leader
• Forsaken Coil Unit Box – $30 – Coils (3), Coil Leader
• Forsaken Ravage Unit Box – $30 – Ravages (3), Ravage Leader
• Forsaken Strike Unit Box – $30 – Strikes...

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Introducing the new Unit Boxes for Dark Age – Outcasts

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Over the last year, we’ve been talking with lots of people – from retailers, to hobbyists, to distributors, and all the combinations thereof – and we were able to walk away with a lot of answers to questions had. As we suspected, our incredibly large SKU count (close to 300, a SKU is the unique code given to each product) coupled with the fact 95% of our line was in blisters meant that Dark Age wasn’t at all easy to stock for distributors or retailers. Of course, the large range and blistered product gave our customers – the Dark Age faithful – the ultimate in flexibility when assembling their collections, but not being able to buy it in their local stores meant that this flexibility was somewhat inaccessible (almost entirely inaccessible in some cases).

To this end we decided to move to...

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UNBOXING! The Path To Glory 2-player Starter Set

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We are very excited! Last week we were able to get our hands on two advance copies of the upcoming 2-player starter set – PATH TO GLORY! We had them on display at the Las Vegas Open, and Bryan Steele has just finished up a Facebook Live event on our Dark Age FB page. You can check it out HERE.

We thought you’d also like a chance to look through the box in a more sedate fashion, so here it is.

Step One: The box (above) shows off the two opposing forces: St Isaac and his robots against the Ice Caste Dragyri.

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Step Two: Opening the box, you’ll find the the first of the paper product, the Quick Start Rules. This set get’s you going straight away, explaining the concepts and mechanics of Dark Age in a straightforward way.

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Step Three: After the Quick Start Rules, there’s the Path to Glory scen...

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The February Releases are here!

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We have another big month for Dark Age releases!

More C.O.R.E. and Shadow Caste, nine new releases for both C.O.R.E. and the Shadow Caste. To purchase from our webstore, please click on the links in the unit names.

It is important to note that if you would like your local store to stock Dark Age (or they already do and you want to buy these releases direct from them), and they are in the U.S., please have them contact our Sales guy, John Smith, via email – [email protected]. John will be able to get them sorted. For our UK and European fans, we are still working hard to get a UK distributor. We suggest you get your local store to contact their favorite UK-based distributor so that we can show these guys that there is a growing demand in your part of the world!

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DAG6908   C.O.R.E...

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A pretty big update! – Releases, GenCon, NOVA Open, and the LVO!

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We have a lot to go over in this update! we’ll try to keep it snappy : )

New Releases for February!

In the photo above you can see the very cool releases we have hitting the webstore this Friday (February 3rd)! Lots of great Shadow Caste models and the hotly anticipated C.O.R.E. models, including the 2015 Immortal model, the L1ghtbr1nger!

It is important to note that if you would like your local store to stock Dark Age (or they already do and you want to buy these releases direct from them), and they are in the U.S., please have them contact our Sales guy, John Smith, via email – [email protected]. John will be able to get them sorted. For our UK and European fans, we are still working hard to get a UK distributor...

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The January Releases Are Here!

We are very excited to carry on from where we left off in 2016, with the first of some great C.O.R.E. and Shadow Caste releases!

Note that hidden away in the shadows of the Huntress release below are a couple of videos that will get you even more excited for this massive mutated monstrosity!

To find the new releases in the CoolMiniOrNot webstore, simply click on the name of the model/box in the post below.

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DAG06001   C.O.R.E. Faction Starter Box (9)

Before the Abandonment, Isuza Dynamics was working on a complete, automated, terra-forming package. The robots of this C.O.R.E. package were designed to follow various “build and replicate” protocols, all while seeking out bio-mass for their entropic cell batteries. Since it was switched back on, the C.O.R.E...

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C.O.R.E. Web Update and Battle Report

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Greetings, Samarians!

Hot on the heels of today’s C.O.R.E. Web Update, we have two videos for you. In the first, Bryan Steele provides overview of the Update and the new C.O.R.E. units. You can find Bryan’s video HERE.

 

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The second video sees Bryan take the brand new, 500-point C.O.R.E. Faction Starter against Dave Taylor with a 500-point Ice Caste Dragyri force in “The Champion” scenario. Click HERE to watch this Battle Report.

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The C.O.R.E. Update is Here!

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We are very excited to present to you the second of our “Web Updates”!

The C.O.R.E. have been a popular faction in Dark Age for some time now. Over the years of intensive gaming, we realized that although we really loved the feel of the “AI nodes” provided by the robots with Alpha Programming, there were situations where canny opponents could target all the Alpha priming models first, leaving the Gamma programming robots literally on auto-pilot – the player basically became a dice-rolling meat-sack. We delved into some other game mechanics to find the solution. Borrowing the idea from the St Isaac “Controller-Program” mechanic, all C.O.R.E...

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A 2016 Dark Age “State of the Union”

Greetings, fellow Samarians!

2016 has been a pretty wild and crazy ride for Dark Age. We’ve come quite a ways over this year and now stand poised to see some fantastic growth in 2017. While it hasn’t been without its hiccups, 2016 has seen us move quite a few elements forward in a very positive way. 2017 will be our year to bring it all up to speed.

Let’s jump straight into it!

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Bryan Steele returns to Dark Age!

Perhaps the biggest boost for Dark Age this year was seeing Bryan Steele return to the CMON team. Bryan used to work for CMON, but had been freelancing for a few years. The opportunity to jump back in on a project he is so passionate about was one he certainly wasn’t able to pass up...

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Are you ready for the November Releases? We are!

Last month’s releases were quite successful – so much so we ran out of Shadow Caste Faction Starter boxes, more are coming, as soon as we receive the Spiderlings! Now, on to some more wonderful Dragyri releases. This month we have some new models for the Shadow Caste and some resculpts for the Ice Caste, Air Caste, and Fire Caste (the Sling Slaves can be used by all three).

Here’s a rundown of the releases (click on the names to take you right through to the webstore):

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DAG2409   Shadow Caste Umbra Shadow Elemental  (1)

Summoned from the very depths of terror itself, the smoky shadow that is the Umbra is brought forth to spread fear and discord in enemy ranks...

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