Heavy Gear Blitz Kickstarter #2 is Live!


Our second Kickstarter for Heavy Gear Blitz is now live. The goal of the Kickstarter will be to make plastic miniatures for the core Peace River, NuCoal, and Utopian faction models. 
 
Click the link below to check it out and show your support. 
 

Jovian Wars Kickstarter Funded - Beta Playtest Rules - Available Now!


The Jovian Wars Kickstarter has been funded and all stretch goals unlocked, here is a link to go check it out. Also the new Jovian Wars - Beta Playtest Rules Package is now available for free download on DriveThruRPG. Click the image or this link to get your copy and try it out.

New Plastic Miniature Army Boxes


The New Edition Heavy Gear Blitz Quick Start Rulebook, New Plastic Miniature Army Boxes (North, South, CEF, and Caprice), and Two Player Starter Box are now available to order on the Dream Pod 9 Online Store.

Jovian Chronicles News!


Several years back Phil sculpted some small Fleet Scale Lancer and Wraith Fighters for Jovian Chronicles. They were made for a planned Fleet Scale version of Jovian Chronicles, that was never completed, back around the time we did our Heavy Gear Fleet Scale game. We finally located the models that had been stored away and added a small ball socket hole on the underside of each of them. These small fighter 2 squad packs are now available to purchase for the first time. If we get enough interest (orders) for the new fleet scale fighters there will be fleet scale exos in the future and maybe a few new spaceships as well. Here is a link to the Jovian Chronicles Miniatures section of the online store for all interested in supporting a rebirth of Jovian Chronicles.

Plus, we also have some of the Jovian Chronicles 2nd Edition Lightning Strike Rulebooks and Companions still available for purchase.

Crowd Funding Pledge Total


$173,646 CAD

(Pledges as of March 13th, 2015)

Our Extra Crowd Funding Drive ended on March 1st 2015. Thank You All for helping us to unlocked the Kodiak and Ammon miniatures and add one of each to the Core Starter Set.

The Pledge Manager is now locked.

War for Terra Nova - Kickstarter


The Heavy Gear Blitz - War for Terra Nova - Plastic Miniatures Core Starter Set Kickstarter was successfully funded. We raised just over $150K CAD to produce molds needed to make plastic miniatures for our Heavy Gear Blitz Tabletop Wargame.

We will be doing some additional crowd funding to try and unlock a few more model molds for stretch goals not reached during the Kickstarter.

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Jovian Wars Resin Spaceships Miniatures Available Now!

With all the HGB Kickstarter work our scheduled release last Friday of more Jovian Wars resin spaceships got forgotten. We have now added the 5 promised ships (Corsair & Intrepid for Jovian and Hydra, Chin, & Detroit for CEGA) to the DP9 Online Store along with any new resin habitat or special sections for them. Here is a link to their page for those interested and we also have two great starter packages there as well.
http://store.dp9.com/index.php…

Seven ships for the Jovian Faction (Alexander, Majestic, & remaster Valiant, Forge, Ypres, Corsair & Intrepid) and Eight ships for the CEGA faction (Constantinople, Birmingham, & remastered Poseidon, Narwal, Hammerhead, Hydra, Chin, & Detroit) are now available. Attached to the post are photos of the assembled Jovian and CEGA resin spaceship miniatures available now. If you want to checkout the game we have a free to download Beta Rules ebook available on DriveThruRPG at the following link.
http://www.drivethrurpg.com/…/Jovian-Wars--Alpha-Playtest-R…

We plan to release the remaining ships on December 22nd, 2017, just before Christmas. They include the new Lennox & Gagarin and remastered Athena, Javelin, & Thunderbolt for Jovian. Plus the new Appalachian, Charon, & Icarus and remastered Bricriu, Hachiman, Tengu, & Uller for CEGA, along with any new resin special sections for them.

We are planning a second Jovian Wars Kickstarter for sometime in early 2018 to get all the Venus faction spaceships and a few new exo squads produced. We hope for all your continued support, have a Happy Holidays!

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HGB Kickstarter #2 Update: Stretch Goals 01 to 20, Utopia Army Commander Reward Level, and Utopia Background & Vehicles!

We are now into day 3 of the campaign with just over $28K (56%) of our $50K initial goal raised. Thank you all for your support, we'll keep working hard at getting the word out and bring in more backers. If you could share this news with friends and online sites or blogs it would be a great help.

HGB Kickstarter #2 Update: 24 Hours and our Initial Goal 45% Funded, Thank You All for a Great Start!

We just passed the 24 hour mark since the Kickstarter was launched and have raised $22,855 (or 45%) of our $50,000 Initial Funding Goal. We want to thank all our Backers so far for their amazing support. We are going to continue to work hard at getting the word out to as many people as possible in the coming days and we ask you to please help by letting friends now about the Kickstarter as well.

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HGB Kickstarter2 Pledge Calculator Excel Sheet

Heavy Gear Blitz Kickstarter #2 for Plastic Peace River, NuCoal, and Utopia Faction Core Miniatures. This download is the Pledge Calculator excel sheet for backers to use to easily calculate their pledge amount to enter in the Kickstarter. It includes all the Reward Levels and Add-Ons available, and will be updated during the Kickstarter when Stretch Goals are unlocked.

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Heavy Gear Blitz New Edition News and Downloads

Click here for news on the new edition of Heavy Gear Blitz which is currently under development. With Alpha/Beta playtest downloads of the new rules and armylists. Get involved in the playtesting and help us make the new edition the best miniature game out there!

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Recent Press Releases

Heavy Gear Assault Computer Game News!

Dream Pod 9 has renewed the Heavy Gear eSports computer game license with Stompy Bot, for an additional five year term. Further, Stompy Bot will announce a series of eSports tournaments and events with a number of eSports partners as a major part of a marketing ramp up strategy. You can checkout the the full press release at the following link.
http://www.stompybot.com/blog

Heavy Gear Assault second Alpha Wave Announced

 

Stompy Bot Productions has just announced a second Alpha Wave, here is their news release.

 

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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