Lock 'n Load Publishing will be attending Tacticon in Colorado Springs, September 1-4 2016. We will be at Booths 15 & 16 and running demos of Falling Stars, and many of our other games. Please come out and see us. For more convention information go to http://www.tacticoncolorado.com/
Our Falling Stars RPG & Tactical Game System is now being sold and demo games at GenCon at booth 2013. Ask for Paul or Chris if you like to play a game.
LnLP will be attending the World Boardgaming Championships from July 22, until August 1. If you are going to be there we love to meet you. David
Mark Zielinski of Counter Charge talks with David Heath of Lock 'n Load Publishing at Origins 2016. You can find the interviews at around 18:40 and 43.30 in the Podcast. We recommend listening to Counter Charge as it is an excellent Podcast.
Hello All, A Wargamers Needful Things Blog Conducted an Interview with the one and only David Heath formerly of Matrix Games and now the CEO of Lock 'n Load Publishing. Please go check it the full Interview here. :)
Hey Everyone, The 2016 summer convention season is upon us. We are almost all done the packing for Origins, next week in Columbus, Ohio. We are all pretty excited, and looking forward to meeting as many of you as possible. If you are looking for that hard to find game of Lock 'n Load Tactical, we will have limited copies available, including the new X-Maps and Battle Generators. We will have new releases of Hollow Cell and A Wing and a Prayer....
I wanted to take this time and update you all on our new Pre-order and Loyalty systems. Some of you will notice that we are not taking any pre-orders at this time, and older pre-orders are not showing up in your customer order history on the store. In fact, you will see no pre-orders available at all. A new Pre-order system is being installed that will change everything on how going forward Pre-orders and Backorders are handled. ...
Hello One and All, Updating the store took longer than we had expected but we are excited about it. There are a lot of new features and improvements we will be sharing with everyone as we go forward. Since we are still getting used to our new store as well, we are sure you may find some issues. If you do or you have a question, please open a support ticket and we will get right on it. ...
We have released the first Patch 1 for Falling Stars: War of Empires. You can find what we fixed or added below. Please note the Core Edition will be updated in the next day or so. Patch 1 Updates [Released] Thanks for all of the feedback so far! Here is what we are currently working on for the first patch. Some of the items might be in a separate patch, but these are the solutions that are on our plate.
  • Carrier usage enhancements. Allow player to automatically select how...
Falling Stars: War of Empires is now released for Windows. Also available the Windows Core Edition, Our Core Editions allows you to download and try the game for FREE before deciding to purchase it. You can find the Falling Stars: War of Empires Core Game Edition on our store here. You will need to have an account on our store to receive...
A Wing and a Prayer is a game designed by Erik von Rossing where you, the player, assumes the role of a Commander of a Squadron of Bombers of the USAAF 8th Bomber Wing or the German Luftwaffe during World War II. Your goal is either to protect the Fatherland against the Allied bombings or to bring Germany to its knees. Either way, it’s going to to take a wing and a prayer to complete. David
Hello Everyone, Here is another look at Hollow Cell cards and we think they are coming along pretty nicely. You can get a great look in our media section at http://forums.lnlpublishing.com/media/categories/hollow-cell.29/ Please ask any questions you have and let us know what you think. David
As many of you know, we were not going change the counters but the emails and posts made us re-think that. So we made the maps bigger and took some screenshots of the old Nations At War counters on it. The NaW counter larger and we wanted to let us know what you think. We will do the counters in a style close to the new NaW counters we are also posting here. PLEASE READ EACH Picture Comments to best understand what we are trying showing you. Picture 1: On the left is the original World At...
Good article on the Heroes of the Motherland Battle Generator. This Battle Generator is used for the whole Lock 'n Load Tactical Series. You can find it at Battlefields and Warriors. David
LnLP stands with Belgium in the face of this tragedy. We would like to extend our deepest condolences to those affected by this ISIS terror attack. We pray for God's protection and safety to all those involved and a quick response to those responsible. David
We are very proud to announce David Thompson card game design is coming to LnLP. Platoon Command you take the role of a platoon leader, guiding your platoon into combat in order to capture critical battlefield objectives. Platoon Command is a quick-playing game that uses cards for combat, command and control, fog of war, and attrition. The mission objective is to gain Objective Points by controlling areas of the battlefield. You accomplish this objective by...
The World At War Series is getting a reboot. We have re-named the World At War series to World At War 85. We are now have two great designers/developers working on the series in Matt Lohse and Keith Tracton. We will be providing a new historical outline with a lot of new exciting things to come. We will be printing new updated and is some cases expanded editions of our World At War 85 series games. We will not be following the old series history or horror...
Try out our new latest working demo of Tank On Tank Digital. Tank On Tank Digital will be available as a free download with two BattlePacks loaded with Scenarios. This demo will take about a minute to load, this is a WebGL Demo and will switch to fullscreen. This demo will not run in Microsoft Internet Explorer work but will work through most browsers. To load...
Today is my Birthday and I would like to celebrate by offering a LnLP special. LnLP is running one day special on all Line of Fire Editions. The PDF Editions are FREE to download and Print Editions 75% off. This special ends at midnight March 7th 2016. You must have an account on the LnLP Store (http://store.lnlpublishing.com) to download your free PDF editions. I would also like to thank everyone for your support and making the past year a real joy....
We are getting ready to start our release of the Second Edition of the Nation At War series. The first game out the doors will be White Star Rising and Stalin Triumph. It will be a little bit before they are available but they are coming. We plan to release Nations At War Core Rules v2.0 as a free download and make a printed edition of the new core rules as a purchase option, possibly with the new style maps as well. We post more about this when we are sure what the options are going to be....
Since we are SO important (NOT) and we know you don't want to miss a word from the Grogheads Podcast interviews of Jeff Lewis, Steve Overton and myself please find the links below and other great gamer news on the Grogheads Podcast. Jeff Lewis...
The links below is where you can find everything you need to decide if Lock 'n Load Tactical is for you. LnLP: http://forums.lnlpublishing.com/resources/categories/lock-n-load-tactical-series.5/ BGG: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgamefamily/28328/lock-n-load-tactical We have provided four downloads to help introduce you to the Lock 'n Load Tactical system. LnLT Game...
Lock 'n Load Publishing will be attending Genghis Convention 2016 in Denver Colorado Thursday February 11 to Sunday February 14. We hope to see you there.
David Heath submitted a new resource: LnLT Game Play Walkthrough - LnLT Game Play Walkthrough
Lock 'n Load Tactical PDF and Print Editions Lock 'n Load Tactical World War 2 and Modern Era Demos Now available in both in FREE PDF download and in a new FREE print edition. The demo come in two settings, for World War 2 we have the West Front and for our Modern era we have Vietnam. These new Download PDF Demos come with 1" counters, extra large hex map, demo rules, scenario and game tables needed to play. You can download...
What's Coming Next? Heroes of the Nam is out the door, Heroes of the Falklands is being boxed up and Heroes of the Motherland is getting on the launch pad. Heroes of the Motherland is a complete module, utilizing all the scenarios from the expansion module Not One Step Back, and containing all necessary components from Band of Heroes and Swift & Bold, as well as new East Front style Maps that eliminate the need for overlays—that’s 14 Maps in all! The fate of the Soviet Rodina is at stake...
We have done some forum changes here to keep up with the very fast growing Lock 'n Load Community. The Gamer's Senate is a general forum thread with a twist. Everyone is free (who is a registered member) to post and talk about the latest Industry news, rumors, current events or anything that made you cry or laugh. You can post pictures, videos etc but keep it clean, we do have kids here and we want parents to feel safe about their kids...
Larry and I have been discussing for sometime some of the product issues different customers have been having with different parts of the Warparty game. Warparty was produced by the previous owner of the company but we felt we wanted to provide some ways for the customers to be able to download or replace their parts or games. Larry and I came up with the following options below. Please note we do have limited supplies so this will only be available while...
Here is another unboxing video by Derek Case of Heroes of Normandy. Watch it here.
Hi all, Command Ops 2 has been updated to build 5.1.25 You can find a list of the changes below. Changes
  • CO-8 Cleanup D2D Drawing.
  • CO-10 Refactoring Renderer class hierarchy.
  • Added WaitForRefuel() to TaskDoctrine to allow the scheduleing code to determiune if a force receiving new orders should ignore those and hold until it gets refuelled. Modified PlanDoctrine::DevelopTaskPlan() to call WaitForRefuel() where appropriate. This addresses the SplitForce_LowOnFuel issue....
God Bless and Merry Christmas We like to take this time to wish each of you and your families a very Blessed Christmas during the Holiday season. Merry Christmas to all of you from Lock 'n Load Publishing.
VASSAL MODULE NOW AVAILABLE Heroes of Normandy Vassal module is now available for downloading. Thank you Vance for a great way to start the Christmas season. You can download it right from our Resource Section If you want more information on Vassal you can find it...
We will be going to a light staff over the Christmas season. So posts and Support Tickets here maybe a little light/slow during this time. We wanted to thank everyone for a great year. We hope you have liked the direction that Lock 'n Load Publishing is heading in. We would to also wish each of you and your families a very Blessed Christmas and a Happy New Year. We also want to thank those who defend our families and can't be home with theirs. - LnL Team...
Lock 'n Load Tactical Modern Era 1960 - Present Core Rules Living Edition v4.1 FINAL This is the latest set of guidelines and regulations for the game system. These rules present the core rules for the game system for modules taking place from 1960 to the present. Notable changes from previous versions of the rules (v3.1 and earlier) will be presented inBLUE text. Feel free to use these rules with previously published modules....