News for December 2012
After the Dust Settles...
The Hall of Heroes Celebrates Two 2012 World Champions
Dust Tactics | Published 06 December 2012

The year is 1947, and World War II still rages. The discovery of alien VK-driven technology has changed the course of the war. Massive combat walkers stride the battlefields supported by troops with laser cannons and phasers. Scientific experiments have unlocked superhuman powers in a handful of soldiers and promoted the development of super-intelligent Axis gorillas. As Axis and Allied battle for control of the world’s VK reserves, their deployment to the war-torn city of Zverograd has prompted the mighty SSU to retaliate!

The 2012 FFG World Championship Weekend saw ferocious battles in the world of Dust Tactics and Dust Warfare, waged between all three of the games’ military blocs. Heavy walkers gunned down scouts and commanders. Gorillas and zombies raced across the battlefield. Phaser cannons scorched walkers and troops like, leaving the burnt scent of ionized atmosphere in the air. When the last shots had been fired and the dust settled, two champions emerged, the winners of our Dust Tactics and Dust Warfare World Championship Tournaments.

Today, we celebrate these champions in the Hall of Heroes.

  • We induct 2012 Dust Warfare World Champion – Julian McPherson.
  • We add more laurels to the Hall’s entry for 2012 Dust Tactics World Champion – Louis Gentile.

2012 Dust Warfare World Champion – Julian McPherson

Julian McPherson has been an avid miniatures gamer and painter since the age of 13. He started playing Dust Warfare upon the game’s release and quickly built on the success he had enjoyed in other miniature games.

At the 2012 FFG World Championship Weekend, Julian McPherson conquered the field with his high-powered Allied army to win the inaugural Dust Warfare World Championship.

  • Dust Warfare World Champion – 2012

Dust Warfare 2012 World Champion Julian McPherson accepts his trophy.

You can learn more about Julian McPherson at his place of honor in the Hall of Heroes.

2012 Dust Tactics World Champion – Louis Gentile

As the 2011 Dust Tactics World Championship Runner-Up and the 2012 Dust Warfare North American Champion, Louis Gentile quickly established himself as one of the greatest generals in the alternate 1940s reality world of Dust Tactics.

During the 2012 FFG World Championship Weekend, Louis took the final steps to assert his command over the battlefield by winning third place in Dust Warfare and taking home the title of 2012 Dust Tactics World Champion.

  • Dust Tactics World Champion – 2012
  • Dust Warfare World Championship, 3rd – 2012

Louis Gentile plans a strike during the 2012 Dust Tactics World Championship finals.

You can learn more about Louis Gentile at his place of honor in the Hall of Heroes.

To the Victor Go the Spoils

What’s better than annihilating your foes and earning your induction to the Hall of Heroes?

As the World Champions for Dust Warfare and Dust Tactics, both Julian McPherson and Louis Gentile earned the opportunity to work with Paolo Parente and the developers to design a miniature for the game. Furthermore, Paolo Parente and Vincent Fontaine will provide them each with a custom, painted, one-of-a-kind version of the miniature he designs.

Congratulations to both Julian McPherson and Louis Gentile, our 2012 Dust Warfare and Dust Tactics World Champions!

Dust Tactics is a tactical miniatures game of brutal combat for 2-4 players. Based on the popular universe created by artist Paolo Parente, Dust Tactics presents an alternate 1940s reality in which alien technology fuels gigantic machines of war, and the world's superpowers clash over rare mineral deposits that could ultimately decide the outcome of WWII.

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