“I'm Gotham's reckoning. Here to end the borrowed time you've all been living on!”
This comprehensive starter set is packed full of models and accessories – everything you need to start playing the Batman Miniature Game. Based on the events of the Dark Knight Rises movie, this boxed set contains two complete crews of resin miniatures (Batman, Catwoman and the GCPD vs Bane and his mercenaries), including a Batpod and – for the first time – the Tumbler Batmobile! You’ll also find full-colour, slot-together card scenery, markers and counters, cards, dice, templates, and a set of Quickstart rules complete with introductory scenarios. This is the ultimate boxed set for BMG!.
The Story so Far…
This thrilling boxed game follows the exploits of the Batman as he faces his greatest challenge yet. The mercenary known only as Bane has arrived in Gotham, planting bombs all over the city and cutting it off from the outside world. Unknown to Batman, Bane has a secret accomplice in his mission, one with a very personal reason to destroy not only Gotham City, but Bruce Wayne too…
In the Dark Knight Rises box, you will find a complete crew for the Brave and the Bold faction, including:
Batman (Dark Knight Rises): Having witnessed his parents’ death at the hands of a mugger, Bruce Wayne traveled the world to train and understand the criminal mind in order to combat it. Mentored by Ra’s al Ghul, Bruce later returned to Gotham and challenged the city’s crime lords, employing an array of gadgets, weapons and tactics as a mysterious black-garbed crusader known as Batman.
Catwoman: Selina Kyle is a world-class cat burglar and mistress of disguise, better known by her alias as ‘the Cat’. She is cunning, devious, and cynical, but is in search of a fresh start in life. She targets Gotham’s wealthiest in her schemes. Her weapons usually include infrared goggles, bladed high-heel boots, and a belt filled with lockpicks.
GCPD: The Gotham City Police Department is the principle law-enforcement agency in Gotham. Its officers face a constant battle against organized crime, and time and again put their lives on the line in pursuit of justice. Their love/hate relationship with Batman has caused the Dark Knight headaches in the past, but with the arrival of Bane, they must put aside their differences and work together to defeat a common enemy.
To face off against Batman, the Dark Knight Rises set also contains a complete Bane Crew, ready to break the bat!
Bane: Possessed of incredible strength and cunning, Bane is a field commander of the League of Shadows, and sworn protector of Talia al Ghul. One of the few villains to have defeated Batman in single combat, he has vowed to bring Gotham to its knees. Bane’s identity is hidden behind a grotesque his mask, which inhibits the excruciating pain that wracks his body, allowing him to focus on his mission.
Talia al Ghul: Following the death of her father, Ra’s al Ghul, Talia took up his mantle and patiently sought Gotham City’s destruction with the aid of her ally, Bane. She manipulated Bruce Wayne while masquerading as wealthy businesswoman and philanthropist Miranda Tate.
Bane’s Mercenaries: Bane arrives in Gotham City at the head of his own personal army. Bane’s mercenaries are highly trained militiamen, including several members of the League of Shadows. Utterly devoted to their cause, and skilled in urban warfare, they pose a lethal threat to the city’s police force.
For the first time, you will find resin models of two powerful vehicles, along with the full rules for their use in the Batman Miniature Game:
The Batmobile: A prototype armored tank designed as a bridging vehicle for the military, the ‘tumbler’ (aka the Batmobile) includes sophisticated weaponry and jet-boost capabilities. When Bane and his soldiers detonate a device beneath Wayne Enterprises’ Applied Sciences Division, they make off with three Tumblers left in storage. These prototypes are equipped with retractable dual-barreled cannons and a multiple-tube missile launcher.
The Batpod: The Batpod was intended as an escape pod integrated into the Tumbler, but also served as an auxiliary high-speed pursuit vehicle. Armed with dual front-mounted cannons, machine guns and grappling hooks, the Batpod affords Batman greater mobility at the cost of some protection.
The Dark Knight Rises is available from April 16 th 2019. The fate of Gotham City is in your hands!