Returning to the Heavy Gear Universe: Twenty Years of Heavy Gear Roleplaying


Dream Pod 9 is pleased to announce a multi-year exclusive license with Arkrite Press LLC for the Heavy Gear Roleplaying Game as well as a line of RPG miniatures and models to support game play. Additionally, Arkrite Press LLC is licensed to publish Heavy Gear fiction and merchandise in a variety of mediums.

Badlands Rally Available Now!


Dream Pod 9's new Badlands Rally Gear racing board game for 2 to 4 players is ready to go. Includes 4 Rally Gear miniatures (assembly & painting required), hex map, rules booklet, rally datacards, reference cards, counters and 6 dice. Available now on the DP9 Online Store

Hetairoi Hovertank


Fast and well armed, the Hetairoi brings firepower where it's needed. Developed by the Humanist Alliance, the hovertank is used by both the South's Humanist Alliance Protector Force and NuCoal Factions. Forged in Fire: Southern Field Guide introduced a redesigned Hetairoi and the new sculpt is based off the new art. The miniature is cast in high grade resin and pewter and includes the standard weapons loadout, Command and Force variant upgrade parts.

Hun Light Tank, Ballista, Hittite and Recon Hun


The Forged in Fire Southern Field Guide introduced a new redesigned Hun Light Tank and variants with new artwork. These new sculpts of the Hun Light Tank, Ballista, Hittite and Recon Hun are based off the new artwork. Each new miniature is cast in high grade resin and pewter and includes its standard weapons loadout.

New Paxton Arms Video


Here's a new video from Paxton Arms promoting their new releases!

New Caprice Task Force Deal!


This bundle can act as an excellent starter for a Caprice force with enough Mounts to build a Patrol Squad, a Support Squad, and a Heavy Mount squad with a full infantry platoon as support. 

DP9 Online Store Exclusive Price: $194.95 CAD (a savings of $86.05 off the SRP + 1 Free ebook)

New Southern Army Box


This box set includes everything a player needs to build and play a Southern Army right out of the box.  Includes a Strike Cadre and a Fire Support Cadre (updated), a digest format of the Field Manual (Rulebook), and a download coupon for an e-book copy of Forged in Fire: the Southern Field Guide (the new Southern Army List).

Includes one Strike Cadre and one Fire Support Cadre (10 pewter miniatures), Digest size Field Manual, and code to download Forged in Fire e-book. The Strike Cadre includes three Black Mamba and two two Jäger Gears, the updated Fire Support Cadre now includes one Long Fang Black Adder, two Spitting Cobras, and two Jäger Gears.

Southern Army Box (DP9-9276, $99.95 CAD)(Assembly and painting required. Decals not included.)
This product replaces the Southern Army Starter Kit (DP9-9223).

Heavy Gear Assault Stomps onto the Scene!


StompyBot and Mektek have announced their plans for the upcloming Heavy Gear Assault game including a pledge drive to fund development and reward the fans. Check out the new heavygear.com web site for more information and make your contribution!  

Forged in Fire PDF Release!


The Forged in Fire PDF is live now and available for purchase at Drive Thru RPG! If you pre-ordered any bundles or the book in PDF Santa Pod is sending out the codes as we speak, so keep an eye on your email and make sure it doesn't go into your spam folder.
Also, please note that the office will be closed for the rest of the week so that our staff may enjoy the holidays with their loved ones. We hope you enjoy the holidays and our latest book!

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Update on the Northern Armylist ebook

An update on the Northern Army List ebook that was originally scheduled for release in January and got way behind schedule. 
 
I want to apologize to everyone for not updating you all sooner about the delays to the Northern Armylist ebook. I'm the one handling the layout of the armylist ebooks and I had a very personal family matter that I had to deal with which caused the delay. Back in November just before the Blood Debt - Peace River Armylist ebook was finished up, the health of my Mom, Rosie Dubois, took a turn for the worse and she was diagnosed with cancer. During the time that I should have been working on the Northern Armylist ebook I was out of the office visiting her in the hospital and sadly she passed away on January 8th, at the age of 82. After that I had to take more time off to deal with her estate and I've only really got back in working mode since March and been playing a catch-up at work since then. I thank all the staff, friends, and few of you that knew about this for your kind messages during these difficult last months.  
 
Now there is still quite a bit of work to get done on the ebook, lots of datacards to get finished up and layout to do. I expect to have it all finished up and available on Drive Thru RPG later in May, but until them here is at least a preview of the cover for the Lion's Wrath - Northern Armylist ebook.
 

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Varis 3D Model Sneak Peak

A sneak peak today at what our newest team member, 3D sculptor, Jason Geyer has been working on. 
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Northern Dragonfly Hopper (VTOL Aircraft)

No April fools day joke today, just great news, the new Northern Dragonfly Hopper (VTOL Aircraft) is back from rapid prototyping. The first set of production molds was finished up this weekend and the kit is now available for pre-order on the Dream Pod 9 Online Store.
 
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Northern Infantry Sent Off to Prototyping

The new Northern Infantry have been sent off to rapid prototyping and should be back in the next few weeks. 
 
Jeremy took the time to make a new image renders of the four different models to be included in the new Northern Infantry Platoon (Commander with pistol and 3 Troopers) and the six models for the Special Infantry Pack (Rocket Launcher, Mine Layer, Mortar, Anti-Gear Rifle, Spotter and Sniper). Enjoy!
 

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Dream Pod 9 April 2014 Update

We had some fun last week with our April Fools Day 2014 AFD-14 Dragonfly VTOL aircraft announcement, hope you all enjoyed it and will enjoy the real news below.
 

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Returning to the Heavy Gear Universe: Twenty Years of Heavy Gear Roleplaying

Montreal, QC 03/05/2014

Dream Pod 9 is pleased to announce a multi-year exclusive license with Arkrite Press LLC for the Heavy Gear Roleplaying Game as well as a line of RPG miniatures and models to support game play. Additionally, Arkrite Press LLC is licensed to publish Heavy Gear fiction and merchandise in a variety of mediums.

“Dream Pod 9 has been focused on the development of Heavy Gear Blitz, a dedicated tabletop miniatures wargame, and currently has a new edition in development. Heavy Gear has always had a strong roleplaying component that we and the fans have always wanted to bring it back with the attention to detail that it deserves. Arkrite Press LLC has the vision and experience to bring back the roleplaying game in a way that it deserves. Greg Perkins and Jason Dickerson of Arkrite Press LLC have been key members of Dream Pod 9’s creative team and development, and both of them have a passion for the setting and the drive to give the roleplaying game the time and effort it deserves.”

Robert Dubois, President of Dream Pod 9

“Arkrite Press LLC is thrilled to be able return the fans to the world of Heavy Gear roleplaying. Greg Perkins and I are huge fans of the original source material, and we have wanted to see the roleplaying game back in active development for as long as we have been collaborating. We hope the fans enjoy what we have planned for the game and look forward to hearing from them. Be sure to check out our website for weekly updates!”

Jason Dickerson, Co-owner of Arkrite Press

About Dream Pod 9

Dream Pod 9 is a Canadian game publisher based out of Montreal, Canada and has created multiple titles including Heavy Gear, Gear Krieg, Jovian Chronicles, Tribe 8, and Core Command. Dream Pod 9 is owned by Robert Dubois.

www.dp9.com

About Arkrite Press LLC

Arkrite Press LLC is an American publishing company based out of Murfreesboro, Tennessee and is co-owned by Greg Perkins, Dream Pod 9 art director, and Jason Dickerson, Dream Pod 9 line developer.

www.arkritepress.com

About Heavy Gear

Heavy Gear is a rich science fiction setting featuring giant robots with dynamic combat mechanics and fast paced gaming. The setting has spawned dozens of sourcebooks, a comprehensive miniature line, two video games with a third in development, and an animated television show.

 

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