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darthfozzywig Supporting Member of TMP writes:

"Evolving universe"…is that another way of saying:
2nd edition
3rd edition
4th edition
5th edition
6th edition

Just like pretty much every rule set since WRG, you mean?

The difference now is, if publishers wish, they can simply push updated PDFs to purchasers at no charge (as is now often the case).

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Paul at Warlord Games Sponsoring Member of TMP of Warlord Games writes:

Have you ever wanted to help design and create a new science-fiction wargame universe with Rick Priestley? Well, now you can…


We've had a fantastic response to our Kickstarter campaign going live at the stroke of midnight on New Year's Eve, and the limited-offer pledge reward tiers are going quickly!

Beyond the Gates of Antares is a brand-new science-fiction wargame universe from Rick Priestley – the creator of the Warhammer 40,000 game universe – and you!

We're creating an entirely original setting for a new and original game – a new idea for new times.

GoA is a game that takes science-fiction wargaming forward, with a fresh and unsettling vision of a future where mankind has spread amongst the stars… and changed. Changed into a species so much more than human… and so much less!


Unlike some of the other Kickstarter projects that have done most of the work beforehand, we're on Kickstarter so that we can see if you are interested in not only backing us to fund the project, but also if you're interested in helping us develop the game rules, artwork, miniature range, tactical abilities, scenery, vehicles, and everything else. We already know much of the initial design, and we want to work with a unique set of enthusiasts with the vision to fund it and help us make it the best wargame experience that exists!

Simply put: we need you!

Early concept work

Game Features

  • Fluid Combat Status – units act and react according to their combat status
  • Real-time Dynamic Gaming Universe – build and benefit from the evolution of the game background as you play
  • Backer Development Program – backers can participate in the development and creation of the game rules, universe and campaigns
  • Decimal Mechanics – based on D10 and D100′s allowing the same stats to be used for battle games, skirmishes and roleplaying games as we expand the scope of our game for years to come

Want to know more?

Head over to our website for more detail on the universe, the current known species list, faction information, and technology of the universe. We'll be releasing more information during our Kickstarter campaign, so why don't you get involved by joining our forums and becoming one of the Honored Founders of the Antarean gaming universe.

Help us create the world's first Real Time Dynamic Gaming Universe – with a constantly evolving back-story driven by real player participation, and featuring the most successful players as actual world characters.

Note: Kickstarter-exclusive miniature Hansa Nairobi is only available if you back the project on Kickstarter.

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