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    is a community-made miniatures wargame in which two armies clash in an epic battle.

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Fantasy Battles: The 9th Age

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Fantasy Battles: The 9th Age is an independent table top miniature wargame set in a fantasy world, in which players take control of armies and set them upon one another in conflicts ranging from minor skirmishes to mighty battles with hundreds of models.

The game and all of its rules are completely free to download and use, and consist of a main rulebook and over fifteen army documents, ranging from stoic men and noble elves to the feral orcs and dread worshipers of the dark gods. You can easily assemble your own army using appropriate 28mm miniatures from any manufacturer.

Fantasy Battles: The 9th Age has been created by a group of experienced wargamers, a large supportive staff and continuous input from the wargaming community. We aim to provide a competitive, balanced and fun game, with updates and new rules to be released regularly.

We’ve created 16 unique armies from the Dread Elves in the west to the Ogre Khans in the east. Each army has different units and playstyles and can be represented by models from any 28mm model company. People said it was impossible, but we have created a game that is both balanced and fun. Don’t believe us? Try it for yourselves.

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    So, onwards to Game 2 and getting a nice 16 point win saw me climb up the tables, but too high, don’t want to be in nose bleed territory. For this round I was drawn against Daemon Legions again. My opponents list for this round:

    Maw of Akaan: General, Wizard Master (Evocation), Digestive Vomit, Chitinous Scales, Hammerhand, Dextrous Tentacles
    Courtesan of Cibaresh: Wizard Adept (Witchcraft), Kaleidoscopic Flesh, Mesmerising Plumage, Chitinous Scales
    2 x 18 Mymidons: Musician, Whipcrack Tail
    12 Succubi: Chilling Yawn
    2 x 5 Hellhounds: Incendiary Ichor
    2 Mageblight Gremlins
    3 Brazen Beasts: Whipcrack Tail
    6 Bloat Flies: Champion, Broodmother, Digestive Vomit

    So slightly different to the last army I fought. The Maw scares the bejesus out of me, what an absolute tank and he grows wounds back beyond it’s starting value! I love that if he gets to 18 wounds he pops! What I wouldn’t give for a big unit of zombies to feed to him. I don’t plan on going anywhere near him until I’ve taken out everything else.
    The Courtesan seems like an easier target for me to tackle so I’m tempted to try and bring that thing down. I’m always happy to see points spent I things I don’t care about, Hard Target (2) and I have no shooting, if it’s going to die it is going to die the good old fashioned way.

    Two different magic lores to the last Daemons too, Evocation and Withcraft, quite light on the damage spells but those buffs and hexes could really prove problematic when it comes to the crunch.

    There’s the obligatory Bloat Flies which I have the same basic plan for them that I had last game, shoot with magic, throw Feldraks at them and don’t forget about hatred against fliers this time. Mymidons are different but with only 1 attack I’m not too worried about them, it’s just core tax, what could they possibly do to me?!

    Deployment this time is Counterthrust and the secondary objective is Capture the Flags, I like to think I stand a good chance with this objective as I have 3 pretty tough units to crack so I’m hoping I can retain two of them at least whilst killing my opponents.

    We do spells first and I opt for the same manifestations as the last game on my Exalted Herald as it worked pretty well last time. So Abiding Spirit, mostly for Smite the Unbeliever and a chance to get wounds back, and Brand of the Dragon so I can fly and get Breath of Corruption. I also take Hellfire as my third spell, hopefully I can cast it this game after getting shut down trying to cast every time in the last game.

    My opponent goes for Deceptive Glamour (-1/2 off OS, DS and Agi) and the Spear of Infinity (Strength 5 Penetrating hit) on the Courtesan of Cibaresh. For the Maw of Akaan they pick Ancestral Aid (Reroll to hit), Whispers of the Veil (-1 Res and -1 Dis), Hasten the Hour (3 x 1 S10 hit) and Spectral Blades (Reroll to wound). Some good combat buffs there and I really hate Hasten the Hour, it will just slowly kill my Lord if I don’t dispel it, if I do dispel it then he is going to be buffing his units instead.

    We deploy as shown below. As my opponent has gone heavy on the right I’m hoping to push the left flank, smash the flies and envelop him.







    My opponent dropped it all before me and gets first turn, so off we go.

    Daemon Legions 1


    Warriors 1


    Daemon Legions 2


    Warriors 2


    Daemon Legions 3


    Warriors 3


    Daemon Legions 4


    Warriors 4

    Daemon Legions 5



    Warriors 5


    Daemon Legions 6


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    Liked baexta’s post in the thread What I'd like to see with t9a....

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    The forum is a toxic wasteland. The T9A community is totally awesome. I want to close this increadibly useful reply with the word of someone who posted great tactical advice in the ID-forum: *shrugs*
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    Liked Pellegrim’s post in the thread What I'd like to see with t9a....

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    Good points @DanT, and true, you have been rather snappy; glad you noticed too. One thing that will help move this forum in a different direction is a slight restructuring of the sections. The current forum is totally set up for game-creation / Beta…
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    Liked Trakritch’s post in the thread What I'd like to see with t9a....

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    The more I play T9A, see it being developped and interact with this awesome community the more I feel like AoS is the best thing that ever happened to WFB :thumbsup: Sure the amount of criticism can sometimes be daunting and feel out of proportion considering…
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    Liked WastelandWarrior’s post in the thread What I'd like to see with t9a....

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    Its not all bad dan. There are a good number of hobby blogs, supportive painting groups, passionate homebrewers etc on here. Sure theres tons of flame and keyboard war but it is the internets after all! Stick some pics up when youve finished yer…
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    Liked DanT’s post in the thread What I'd like to see with t9a....

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    (I'm on sabbatical. This is not a post by a staff member, or a statement by the project. It is my personal view as a member of the community.) Hi all I've been grumpy on the forums recently, partly because I no longer have the energy to be diplomatic…
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    Liked Danrakh’s post in the thread Every army has access to "divine attacks", except Dwarven Holds..

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    I mean @Guldur and yeah it's his build (but name you've mentioned belongs to our other ETC player). Sure it's not the only way to play DH, but apparently it's working better than with magic, just sayin'...
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    Liked Little Joe’s post in the thread Exploring the world of T9A in terrain.

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    UCvPdgr.jpg All that is left is to chop up those fields but this is terrain that will be at WTC to try out leopard spotting or drybrushing terrain style. I am looking forward to see and meet some of you there. I will post some images from after the…
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    Commented on article Axel Vicious using Warriors of the Dark Gods at TEC 2019, Game 2.

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    Hi mate, bugger to take a loss like you did.

    I’d have a look into the spell reroll to wound on Special Attacks. I can’t remember exactly but I think those Toxic Attacks shouldn’t have been rerollable. It’s one of the two (Melee vs Close…
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    Replied to the thread Dread Elves 2.0 Beta Armybook.

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    Quote from YungPabby: “I have heard tale of some polish players playing it with minimal dark raiders and instead opting for bloodroot assassins and handbow corsairs for shooting paired with a yema dragon. then there is 2x10 Raven Cloaks (I have tried 2x5…
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    Replied to the thread Is Shamanism too good ?.

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    divination is the best path in the game. The spell unerring strike can remove any monster in one shot. Boom 480pts down the drain. If you say it has low range well let me tell you EVERY vermin swarm player you face will run vermin daemon, pendulum and…
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    Liked Kayo’s post in the thread Registro Liga Dark Dwarf.

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    Liked WhammeWhamme’s post in the thread Is Shamanism too good ?.

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    Quote from Scorbol: “@DanT Thanks, as much as I understand your frustration, I fear it's what comes with any community project. People give their opinion... In all fairness, and again, sorry if I failed to express myself clearly, I though carefully…
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    Liked DanT’s post in the thread Is Shamanism too good ?.

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    Quote from Scorbol: “Quote from DanT: “Quote from Scorbol: “Quote from DanT: “Too good? No. Next question. ” Well that was constructive. If you don't feel it is too good, could you elaborate, especially on the 2 last spells ?I had a discussion with my…