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?).
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.
If you’re the sort of gamer who prefers your bipedal war machines to be made of metal, hand-painted, and equipped with hit location tracking charts, then we have a treat for you. Guest writer Brian Compter from ScrapYardArmory.com leads us through the twisted real-world history of one of the best sci-fi universes ever created – [...]