Hey, are some more pictures of the Lock 'n Load Tactical Solo. We are not there yet be we are getting closer. Pre-Orders coming soon. Let us know what you think.
Here is another Tank On Tank series review by Maurice Fitzgerald over at Club Fantasci.
Hey Everyone, Tom and Mary Russell of Holland Spiele has a special offer to LnL Fans by creating a special deal that you can share with your fellow gamers. Go to Hollandspiele.com and receive $10.00 off any order of $50.00 or more with the discount code "LNLspecial". Thank you very much, Tom and Mary. David The Scheldt Campaign: In late 1944, Allied advances...
Hello! For those that are in the area, I will be running a Falling Stars game at Funtastic Games in Louisville, CO this coming Saturday, October 15th. No experience is necessary and everything you need to play will be provided on site. At last check, we had about 4 people signed up, which means we still have room for half a dozen more. So, come on out and play the game with us. If you like it, there will be a few copies available there for purchase from the store. :) Details: Saturday,...
We have been playing with the counter design after counter design for the World At War 85 series, and I have come to the place where using such small counters is just a bad idea. It was too small in the original WaW design and do it again would be just plain foolish. I know some gamers are going to be upset, and the blame for this change rests totally with me. To put it simply the original counter size is just too small to have that many numbers on it and be able to read the numbers....
Lock 'n Load Tactical: Solo is the next evolution in our Lock 'n Load Tactical series. LnLTS is a solitaire system that provides players with a way to play scenarios and generated battles on their own. But we wanted to beyond that and provide one solitaire system that would work for the entire Lock 'n Load Tactical series past, present and future games. LnLTS will allow you to play any complete Lock ‘n Load Tactical game including any expansions, in either World War 2 or Modern eras. We...
WaW-Summer1.jpg Here are some the changes you will find in World At War series. To start, we have renamed the series to World At War 85. We moved the series away from the old storyline, and locations and moved it to real world locations with formations. The core rules are in a middle of a re-write as well as a new storyline from Keith Tracton and Matt Lohse. The new core rules will be available as a free download. We have updated the maps and unit counters. We are taking all...
Here is a little peek at a Pacific war project we are close to having done. We asked ourself if Japan's defeat in the Pacific War was inevitable for Japan? Could you set the goals needed to end the war and use the Imperial Japanese Navy in greater effect, which was the strongest in the world at that point, to achieve different results?
British counters get a new color in Heroes of Normandy next printing. The British forces will now be the same color as the British forces in Heroes in Defiance. This will allow for more British expansions going forward. There are no counter "changes" besides the color, Here are four samples for a quick look.
Hey is the first look at Nations At War: White Star Rising Digital screenshot. The Digital edtion is based on our board game edition. White Star Rising depicts platoon level combat in World War II. In NAW you'll find everything you're looking for in a platoon level game: armor, artillery, infantry serving as more than cannon fodder, command and control, air support, and desperate close assaults that leave the victor in possession of the ground and the defeated in headlong retreat. All...
Space Infantry: Resurgence will be the latest edition in the Space Infantry series. Space Infantry: Resurgence takes the core concept of an elite squad of veteran sci-fi soldiers fighting through random obstacles to reach an objective, using only the tools they bring with them and what they can scrounge from the environment to a new level. We have taken everything from Space Infantry First Edition and New World expansion plus a lot...
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/
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 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 theme....
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...