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!

News

New Hoplite APC Now Available to Order!

The new sculpt Hoplite APC for the Peace River faction is now available to order on the Dream Pod 9 Online Store and will start shipping the end of next week. The new Hoplite APC with its beefed up size now looks like it can transport 2 squads of infantry around the battlefield. It will be cast in resin and metal parts with the following weapon/part options included: medium rifle, light field mortar, medium rocket pack, light field gun and sat uplink.

For those of you that have the older Hoplite miniatures you can continue to used them as Hoplite APCs in the game. We are going to keep them available for purchase as well, but we have re-named and tasked them as Peace River's Mastiff APC, which only transport 1 squad of infantry. The Mastiff Two Pack will keep the Hoplite Two Packs old product code of DP9-9088.

Here is a direct link to the new Hoplite APC's ordering page on the DP9 Online Store.

More News…

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!
 

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.
 

Blood Debt: Peace River Armylist ebook updated

We did a small updated to the Blood Debt: Peace River Armylist ebook today. Everyone who purchased a copy or received a complementary copy as part of one of the new Peace River Task Force Deal or Army Starter, should have received an email via DriveThruRPG letting them know that an update was available for them to login and download. 

Barnaby Wreck Resin Terrain for Badlands Rally

We now have the Barnaby Wreck resin terrain piece representing the Badlands Roadhouse Bar & Grill on the Badlands Rally map available to order on the Dream Pod 9 Online Store.

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“Heartbleed” Vulnerability Notice

Last week we discovered that www.dp9.com and store.dp9.com were vulnerable to this extremely widespread vulnerability. This is a serious vulnerability in a very commonly deployed library called OpenSSL that provides security for online services. This is a widespread issue and other services that have announced uses include Amazon Web Services, Mojang, Wikimedia, Yahoo, and others.

Heavy Gear Roleplaying Game Press Release

Press Release

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.

 

Stompy Bot Productions And Mektek Studios Announce Heavy Gear® Partnership

SAINT JOHN, NEW BRUNSWICK — Feb. 15, 2013 – In a new direction for the mecha genre, Heavy Gear Assault will combine over-the-top combat with the pageantry and spectacle of gladiatorial games, delivering a  AAA world-class sporting and gaming event for fans.  Stompy Bot Productions, Inc. is publishing and MekTek Studios, Inc. is developing this online, multiplayer title for the PC.

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