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Awesome Kongo Battlefleet Review – Dystopian Wars

Recently I went through my old photos and found a whole bunch for a Kongo Battlefleet Review that I didn’t actually write. Today it is time to change that and publish that post.

For those of you who don’t know, Warcradle Studios and Wayland Games have supplied me with a few boxes of their Dystopian Wars miniatures and I really enjoy building them. This Kongo Box is now different. Let’s take a quick look at what comes in the box.

What’s in the Kongo Box

The Kongo Battlefleet Set is for use with the Empire faction of Dystopian Wars. Like other Dystopian Wars products, these were a joy to build and there are multiple ways that you can construct them.
Inside you get a resign Battleship hull and a couple of plastic frames for the miniatures.
Here is the Battleship.
Here are the sprues. We will take a closer look at them now.

The Kongo Battlefleet Sprues

So, want to know what is on the Kongo Battlefleet plastic frames? Here is a closer look.

Here is the front of the sprue. I really like the look of the aircraft deck that you can put on the back of these ships.
Here is the back of the sprue.

The Build

There are a few ways that you can build the cruisers, but the ships all build in just one way. Let’s start with the easy parts.

To build the plane tokens, you just need to take them off of the sprue and glue them to a base. The automata are also finished as soon as you take them off the sprue.

Above we have the plane tokens and automata ships. They are ready as soon as you take them off of the sprue.
The automata from all directions. You get four in a box.

The Battleship itself is very easy to build too. You just need to cut some weapons from the sprues and then toss them on the ship.

The Kongo Battleship looks great!
In game terms, it is the Kongo Class Heavy Battleship.

Now, let’s move on to the other ships. The Frigates take a little more work.

These are the parts to the frigate. They go together fairly easy and fast.
Here the frigates are from all directions. A nice little ship.

Finally, we have the Cruisers and there are a lot of parts to these ships. Take a look.

These are the parts to the cruisers. There are a lot to put together on this ship. That said, I found it straightforward, but I learned long ago to layout the pieces before attempting to build them. This way mistakes are reduced.
Here is a completed cruiser for Dystopian Wars.
A great looking ship for sure.
My favourite part of this ship by far is the short flight deck at the back of it. How cool is that!!! Looks so awesome!
Here we have the two Cruisers with the SRS tokens. I love that.

The Completed Fleet

How does this completed fleet for the Empire look in Dystopian Wars? Let’s take a look. Here the ships are all together.

A slick looking fleet.
A higher angle look at the ships.

Where to Get Your Hands on this Dystopian Wars Battlefleet Set

If you want to get your hands on this Dystopian Wars Battlefleet Set [Affiliate], or others, take a look at Wayland Games [Affiliate]. They own Warcradle Studios, so this is as close to buying from the manufacturer as you can get. You can also check out your local gaming store or online retailer and ask them if they have this product.

Wrapping it up…

Overall, I found this kit an enjoyable build and I like the looks of the ships – especially the rear launchers on those cruisers. Given that there is more than one way to build the cruisers, your ships may look different even if you buy this same fleet.

Special thanks goes to Wayland Games for sending me this product for review. For further Dystopian Wars reading, I recommend the following stories below.

Have you bought any of the Dystopian Wars miniatures? If so, let us know what you think of them in the comments below.

Until next time, Happy Gaming Everyone!!!