Gale Force Nine, LLC. (GF9) is a game company focused on making thematic, engaging games and premium gaming accessories. In addition to the highly acclaimed board game Spartacus: A Game of Blood and Treachery, released in 2012, GF9 produces accessories, miniatures and terrain for use with Dungeons & Dragons, Firefly: The Game, Flames of War and many other popular miniature games. Started in 1998, GF9 is located in Earlysville, Virginia. Gale Force Nine is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Battlefront Group.