The Heavy Gear Arena Two-Player Starter Kit Giveaway has ended, and we have a winner to announce. Plus, check out this awesome hovertank.
Nils “Deadeye” Alrik just lost contact with his sole remaining teammate. He knows there are at least two members of the Northern Reapers team still active, and he’s low on ammo. Luckily, his Crusader IV is equipped with a sword. He spots the Reapers standing too close together, so he charges forward and strikes with [...]
Dream Pod 9 will be shipping Heavy Gear Arena in just a few weeks. This new set of rules for their signature mech combat game allows smaller squads of mechs to battle in gladiatorial matches for fame and fortune. I’ll have a full review later today, but you can win your own copy of the [...]
Check out this gallery of stunningly detailed miniatures from Dream Pod 9′s Heavy Gear booth at Gen Con (you didn’t think I was done sharing Gen Con stuff, did you?).
In part 2, our exclusive interview with the men in charge of Heavy Gear somehow gets even better, as they discuss the role of battle armor in real-world warfare and building an RPG world from the foundation of a wargame. Plus, they pitch a hypothetical Heavy Gear TV series, and to top it all off, [...]
The head honchos at Dream Pod 9 talk up their top notch mecha wargame, Heavy Gear, discuss the anime origins of the giant battle robot genre, and reveal the company’s unexpected connection to the movie 300 in this amazing “virtual roundtable” interview. And this is only part 1.
When you’re seeking an animal namesake for your war mech, cuddly koala bears are probably not the first critters that leap to mind. So how did Heavy Gear’s 08th Airborne Regiment end up with a bunch of mechs called Killer Koalas?
If you’re anything like me, you can’t get enough of military mecha fighting sci-fi battles on distant worlds. Luckily for all of us, Heavy Gear offers a rich pseudohistorical backdrop for mech-on-mech warfare and a deep suite of tactical rules. This now classic game has plenty to please both wargamers and giant robot fans.