Counterblast Challenge for July!

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With the release of the Beta play-test rules for the second edition of Counterblast we are offering you a chance to win $100 in prizes from Bombshell Miniatures in July!

To enter the Counterblast Battle Report Challenge:

  1. Download the FREE Counterblast 2.0 Beta Rules PDF here
  2. Play a game of Counterblast!
  3. Post your Battle Report with photos to our Facebook Group – Counterblast DLX

We will pick the winner on August 1st and post an announcement!

We are looking for some cool painted models, or crafty table scenery, or most dramatic write-up. It’s up to you! Knock our socks off! But play some games, and enter as many times as you like. We’ll pick our favorite and award the winner with a gift certificate for the Bombshell web store.

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Pick Six Sword Babes in July

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This month we’re featuring another Pick Six combo. This time choose six sword swinging Babes for $45 (save $15) all throughout July!

See Combo here

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Counterblast 2.0 Beta Rules Download

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You can now download the basic text for the core rules of the COUNTERBLAST Adventure Battle Game. The expanded rules will soon be available in the Second Edition Rulebook.

Counterblast Rules Text 2.0 PDF

This Beta edition is still in an evolving state of play-testing. We encourage your feedback and input on all of the mechanics presented here. Please share your gameplay experiences on our Facebook Group to make Counterblast the best game it can be for everyone.

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COUNTERBLAST 2nd Edition Preorder

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Calling all space aces! Grab your particle guns, strap on your rocket packs, and prepare for pulp sci-fi cinematic excitement, Counterblast 2nd Edition is on its way! Bombshell Miniatures is very proud to announce the latest version of Counterblast with new streamlined gameplay, a faster interactive activation phase, vehicle rules, unique player missions, episodic campaign guidelines, and a new Hero Builder for crafting your very own customizable heroes and crews, as well as an open crew format without being faction dependent allowing you to use any models from your collection to build your crews and level them up while exploring the Outer Reaches.

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Counterblast is available as a full sized, full color hardback book with 160+ pages of rules, new art, and expanded information and lore of the Counterblast universe. Each hardback book purchase includes a free PDF copy. In addition, during the pre-order campaign, each Counterblast book purchase will include an all new Sally Starfield model absolutely free. All items available for pre-order are estimated to begin shipping in August 2017.

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In keeping with the nostalgic feel of CounterBlast, we’re also pleased to offer an all new starter set for those beginning their adventures in the Outer Reaches or those wishing to expand their existing crews. This Counterblast Lunchbox Edition starter set comes in a color printed tin lunch box adorned with new art depicting the enterprising Lancer Captain Wanda Whitestar and her intrepid crew by the talented Giorgio Baroni. This starter set will include two custom-cut tray inserts manufactured by Battle Foam™ to keep your crews safe as they travel with you from game to game. You will be able to select two of the five depicted faction crews to be included in your set. These miniatures are cast in metal and/or high quality polyurethane resin. In addition, you will receive color statcards for each crew model, two quality Chessex® d10 “Moxie” dice sets in faction-related colors, a Counterblast tape measure, and a handy black and white quick-start rulebook.

The Counterblast lunch box and the foam miniature trays are also available separately.

Eligible faction starter crew selections for the Lunchbox Edition are:

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Edofleini – Alien invaders from a distant dying galaxy, the Edofleini are a race of powerful psifers. This starter crew includes two Edokin trappers, an Edo underling, an Edo eyespy, and an all new Edo Prime Leader character, “Destroys Nulls”.

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GDF – Tasked with defending the free races of the Galactic Council of Worlds, the Galactic Defense Force are highly skilled soldiers protected by Lazsteel armored environ suits and wielding powerful Pulsar weaponry. This starter crew includes a commander, a human sentry, an enforcer, and an all new Illyrian ranger.

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Lancers – Comprised of merchants, smugglers, prospectors, and all manner of seekers of fortune, Lancers are often found making their way in the Outer Reaches as best they can. This starter crew includes Wanda Whitestar, Smap, a trusty Lancer HLpR bot, and an all new Alanti character model, “Unagi”.

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Mekkus – Intent on destroying all organic lifeforms, the Mekkus central AI has determined manipulation of the psionic powers of The Deep is needed. To achieve this end, they have harvested and experimented on wounded opponents, grafting the biologic with Mekkus circuitry and components, forming a horrific union to aid in accomplishing their driving directive. This starter crew includes a defender with particle cannons, an aggressor with gamma disruptors, a seeker, and an all new Cyren.

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Neiran – The ancient matriarchal Neiran Empire is ever seeking to gain more territory for its Empress in the name of the Firstmother. This starter crew includes two clansisters, a scythesister, and an all new Huntress.

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Miniature Monthly – Giveaway for May

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Check out The Miniature Monthly Giveaway this month! Be sure to sign up before June 1st for a chance to win prizes from Secret Weapon MiniaturesBombshell MiniaturesBigchild Creatives and Ninja Division – Soda Pop Miniatures.

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May Releases

The new miniatures funded on the Babes 3 Kickstarter campaign are all now available in the web store. If you missed backing the project, now is the time to jump in and get these great new models!

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Dr. Zardov’s primary henchbots, 1ST1 & 2ND1, are now available in their own set. They are complete pewter models including HLpR chassis, particle weapons, tools & equipment, and clear plastic domes.

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We have received restocks on the Heavy Combot kit. This multi-part robot stands 80mm tall and is pressure cast from high quality polyurethane resin.

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Skirmish Supremacy Podcast Giveaway

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Bombshell Miniatures is partnering with Skirmish Supremacy​ in May to giveaway this two-faction bundle for Counterblast. Get the jump on the upcoming Bookstarter campaign and win this combo package that includes the current starter Galactic Defense Force and Edofleini crew sets. Click for 8 ways you can enter!

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