26th Jul2022

Mantic Universe Podcast – Episode 4.0: It’s Gonna be Pretty Busy on my Couch

by Phil Wheat

Here’s the latest episode of the Mantic Universe Podcast, part of the ever-growing podcast roster here on Nerdly. Listen to long-time Nerdly writer Chris and his co-host Clement share their passion for Mantic Tabletop games. Deadzone, Kings of war, Firefight and more! (Clement also likes Vanguard, take a shot every time he mentions it). Battle […]

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21st Jun2022

Mantic Universe Podcast – Episode 3.0: The Evil Beard of Podcasts

by Phil Wheat

Here’s the latest episode of the Mantic Universe Podcast, part of the ever-growing podcast roster here on Nerdly. Listen to long-time Nerdly writer Chris and his co-host Clement share their passion for Mantic Tabletop games. Deadzone, Kings of war, Firefight and more! (Clement also likes Vanguard, take a shot every time he mentions it). Battle […]

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31st May2022

Mantic Universe Podcast – Episode 1.5: Levelling up & Clem at the Germany GT with his Nightstalkers

by Phil Wheat

Here’s the latest episode of the Mantic Universe Podcast, part of the ever-growing podcast roster here on Nerdly. Listen to long-time Nerdly writer Chris and his co-host Clement share their passion for Mantic Tabletop games. Deadzone, Kings of war, Firefight and more! (Clement also likes Vanguard, take a shot every time he mentions it). Battle […]

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24th May2022

Mantic Universe Podcast – Episode 1.0: Getting Drunk and Stealing Someone’s Hat

by Phil Wheat

Here’s the latest episode of the Mantic Universe Podcast, part of the ever-growing podcast roster here on Nerdly. Listen to long-time Nerdly writer Chris and his co-host Clement share their passion for Mantic Tabletop games. Deadzone, Kings of war, Firefight and more! (Clement also likes Vanguard, take a shot every time he mentions it). Battle […]

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09th Feb2022

Opinionated: ‘The Walking Dead: All-Out War’ – Everything comes to an end…

by Chris Thomas

It was recently announced by Ronnie Renton, owner, and Head honcho at Mantic games that their skirmish tabletop game The Walking Dead: All-Out War along with the Call to Arms were not going to see further releases or further support. A couple of years ago I reviewed The Walking Dead: All-Out War, which was one […]

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05th Nov2021

‘Deadzone: Third Edition’ Board Game Review

by Chris Thomas

Cards on the table. Since writing my last glowing review for something by Mantic Games I have signed up as a volunteer “Pathfinder” which is their super user program that gets people that love their games to rub them in the faces of as many people as possible. So, before I go on, I do […]

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18th Sep2020

Lord of the Kings – A Kings of War Fan Series: Episode 3

by Chris Thomas

Welcome to a brand new series here on Nerdly, Lord of the Kings! This is content for the tabletop miniatures game Kings of War made by Mantic games. I am just a fan, doing fan stuff. Hell, if you are going to play with little plastic men as a 30-something it is good to get […]

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08th Sep2020

Lord of the Kings – A Kings of War Fan Series: Episode 2

by Chris Thomas

Welcome to a brand new series here on Nerdly, Lord of the Kings! This is content for the tabletop miniatures game Kings of War made by Mantic games. I am just a fan, doing fan stuff. Hell, if you are going to play with little plastic men as a 30-something it is good to get […]

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01st Sep2020

Watch Now: Lords of the Kings – A Kings of War Fan Series: Episode 1

by Chris Thomas

Welcome to a brand new series here on Nerdly, Lord of the Kings! This is content for the tabletop miniatures game Kings of War made by Mantic games. I am just a fan, doing fan stuff. This video is just a introduction to the series (and the YouTube channel) and the stuff I want to […]

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10th Jun2020

‘The Walking Dead: All-Out War’ Board Game Review

by Chris Thomas

How did zombies go from being an extremely niche form of horror to being pop culture mainstream? up there with teenage mutant turtles and twerking. There is even a skittles television advert featuring a zombie high school romance scene for heaven’s sake. At this point we are so invested in the idea of zombies it […]

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29th Apr2019

‘Hellboy: The Board Game’ Review

by Matthew Smail

Based on the hype that appears to surround Hellboy: The Board Game, I’d be surprised if there was anyone left who is interested in the game but hasn’t already purchased it. When games like this come to retail, stripped of their Kickstarter exclusives and multiple expansions, they are sometimes revealed as little more than attractive […]

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20th Mar2019

‘Dungeon Saga: The Dwarf King’s Quest’ Board Game Review

by Matthew Smail

If you’ve enjoyed HeroQuest at any time in your life, then you’ll be instantly familiar with what Dungeon Saga: The Dwarf King’s Quest is setting out to achieve. From the bundled tutorial quest to the simple setup and straightforward rules, this 2015 classic from Mantic Games has recently been reprinted to entice a whole new […]

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21st Dec2018

‘Here’s Negan’ Board Game Review

by Matthew Smail

Love him or hate him, The Walking Dead’s Negan is one of the most iconic characters to be introduced into Fox’s long-running TV series. Of course, Negan has been known to fans of the original comic book series for a long time and even starred in his own feature length graphic novel back in 2017. […]

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08th Jan2018

Mantic Games to produce ‘Hellboy’ board game

by Phil Wheat

Mantic Games has entered into a licensing partnership with Dark Horse Comics to produce a new board game based on the Hellboy comic book universe. Set to make its Kickstarter debut in April 2018, the Hellboy board game will feature stunning, pre-assembled plastic miniatures that accurately capture the look and feel of Mike Mignola’s world […]

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