Dust War Journals

Dust War Journals is a podcast focused on the miniatures war game Dust 1947 (formerly Dust Tactics).

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New release: Spetsnaz Command Squad – Zverograd Pattern

The SSU’ Spetsnaz special forces have infiltrated deep into Zverograd. The newly formed chaos in the city will be a new hunting ground for these ruthless men… The Spetsnaz Command Squad is a special unit of field officers whose skills are invaluable. They are equipped with automatic rifles, a machine gun and a flamethrower, and their sole presence on the battlefield can change the entire course of battle. A wise general should take care to protect these experienced officers. The squad is presented here in winter pattern, as used around Zverograd circa 1947.

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New release: PT-47A – Babylon and Kondor Patterns

Developed initially for special operations use, this command amphibious ready vehicle is slowly becoming a staple of SSU forces around the planet. At the moment it can be mostly found with Spetsnaz and PLA forces, which make the most of its capabilities: the PT-47A can go nearly everywhere with a small group of soldiers. This version is equipped with enhance communications capabilities perfectly suited for a command vehicle.

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New release: Spetsnaz Anti-Tank Squad – Zverograd Pattern

The Spetsnaz have arrived in Zverograd! Unlike other Spetsnaz Units, the Anti-tank squad is equipped with a light body armor to give them extra protection. They have to get very close to their targets to use their powerful but short range weapons. Armored vehicles can’t stand that kind of firepower. The squad is presented here in winter pattern, as used around Zverograd circa 1947.

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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: PLA Type 47 – Kondor and Babylon Pattern

The Type 47 is a new walker that has been recently issued to the SSU Army, starting with the PLA. For years its armored regiments received second hand vehicles but this has changed recently. Thanks to its two massive Tesla guns, the Type 47 is a threat to even the heaviest vehicles on the planet. Its dual machinegun easily takes care of lighter armor or enemy infantry.

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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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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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