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Previews: Upcoming releases for 2018

Dust USA updated their Facebook page today with some product pictures of upcoming releases. Check them out below!
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New release: Desert Scorpions Heavy Kill Squad

Drawn from the veterans of the Free French Foreign Legion Infantry Regiments, members of the Kill Squads have proven several times their valor as elite soldiers. Coming from all nations, all continents, these men have chosen to fight for Freedom. They now have the best tools in the world to do so: brand new rapid-firing Phaser guns. Like any other Legionnaire on the planet they keep their white Kepi as their most precious belonging, even when wearing their huge armors.

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New release: Desert Scorpions resin heads kits

Four awesome head sets to customize your troops!

Variants available:
FFL kepi
Commando
SAS/Para
Australian

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Preview: Desert Scorpions infantry

Paolo Parente just posted a few preview pics for upcoming Desert Scorpions infantry figures over on Facebook. Take a look!

“The Desert Scorpion Troopers are being developed as Hard Plastic figurines. The tooling process for such figurines is not only more expensive, it is also super demanding… After digital sculpture the figurines need to be engineered for molding and then retouched before the actual molds can be processed. The third phase is starting next week.”

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Battle for Zverograd starter sets now available outside Europe

Zverograd must fall! Welcome to Zverograd, the Doomed City where the three Blocs fight a desperate battle to gain control of what lies below this once jewel town, the pride of all the SSU. It is now a field of ruins where survivors from all forces are engaged in brutal city fighting. These amazing Two Player Starter Sets are a great way to get into the World of Dust as they include everything you need to play fierce battles. Miniatures, paper gaming mat, terrain, unit cards, dice, rules, etc. These boxes are packed with cool stuff!

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Updated square stat cards

The fan-made square stat cards made by Дмитрий Сур has been updated today, and cards for the Cultists bloc has been added!
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New release: Trucks and walkers and guns, oh my

Big release today. Two new units each for Mercs, Desert Scorpions and Luftwaffe!

With the recent renewal of fierce combats in the Middle-East, the Allies have been calling every reinforcements they could muster, but eventually had to hire Mercenary companies to help them turn the tide in their favor. As such, they have provided these new “allies” with some recent equipment, mixed with some old stuff laying around. Mercs mechanics did a wonderful job and created war machines that even regular Allied troops envy.

The Desert Scorpions of the Long Range Desert Group have arrived! Still fighting a long war in Northern Africa against Axis forces who have returned, the elite corp of the Desert Scorpions have expanded to the rest of the Middle-East to counter the new threats that have arise. With their lightning strikes capabilities and seasoned troops, they are a welcome reinforcement to all Allied soldiers in the region.

Once they’ve jumped, Paratroopers of the Luftwaffe need as much heavy support as possible. One of the easiest ways is to drop dedicated support units like the Rocket Launcher Squad and the Anti-tank Squad. These specialized squads are equipped with heavy weapons that greatly enhance the offensive capabilities of Fallschirmjäger formations. This reference will allow you to assemble the two following variants:
– the Fallschirmjäger Rocket Launcher Squad takes on all types of enemy infantry and light vehicles at a safe distance.
– the Fallschirmjäger Anti-tank Squad allows your forces to engage armored targets from a relative safe distance, with pretty good chance of making them into smoldering heaps of metal.

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Previews: Release schedule for the rest of 2017, and Cthulhu Mythos creatures!

Release schedule October – December 2017. Thanks to Gregoire Boisbelaud for revealing this information on the official Facebook group!
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New release: Battle for Zverograd two player starter sets

Many years has passed, since the greatest battle of Dust universe has begun. It engaged hundreds of players and thousands of miniatures. The fighting was fierce and long – but none of the blocks truly won the battle. The front has been moved many times, since the first clash at Zverograd. Many new operations started since these days. But the city of Zverograd still hides it’s secrets.

Dust Studio and Warfactory are proud to present a new starter set, that brings new players back onto the streets of Zverograd. This box can be treated both as a standalone board/miniatures game, as well as a great way to start a new Dust army. For the first time in history, we offer gamers 3 different configurations, allowing for a battle between the blocks they pick personally.
ZVEROGRAD Anniversary comes in 3 versions:

Allies VS SSU
SSU VS Axis
Axis VS Allies

Each of these boxes offers players 2 full-fledged armies from their respective blocks. All miniatures inside are assembled and primed, so the game is ready to play as soon as you open the box.

Contents of each box (divided between 2 forces):
– two hero miniatures
– four full infantry squads
– two medium walkers
– one booklet with the Dust introductory rules
– two sets of Dust army dice
– two tank traps
– paper gaming mat
– terrain tiles
– unit cards
If you ever dreamed of a Dust army, there will be no better deal to start it than this one!

Two ready to play Dust armies in one box for a super price!

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