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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.

Happy wargaming.
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The latest issue of the 9th Scroll is here! You can read all about it in the news.

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    JimMorr

    XD

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    Ugrush

    Lol, new GW chaos lord on Karadrak. Sounds supisiously like Karadan :P

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    Eru

    the scale picture with a peasant besides him looks just absurd. The pooor peasant is about the height of a leg of the lord ^^

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    Jarek

    link?

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    Krokz

    warhammer-community.com/wp-con…oads/2019/11/899bf23d.jpg

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    piteglio

    the-ninth-age.com/community/ga…a3fdaf6c0d4149882a476628d

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    Little Joe

    Getting a lot of 502 bad gateway

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    herzogar

    Same

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    Serwyn

    Hey guys ! Do you know any ressource giving advice or explaining strategy on team tournaments ?

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    Ghiznuk

    Happy birthday @HKYUGOK !!

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    Lagerlof

    Why does everything take 30 s on the forum? Are the servers asleep? Been like this for the last couple of weeks

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    Lagerlof

    Why does everything take 30 s on the forum? Are the servers asleep? Been like this for the last couple of weeks

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    Little Joe

    @Serwyn, check Abrasus on the forum or YouTube

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    Ghiznuk

    Isn't it time to start an Advent calendar like last year ? We want ID FAB !!

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    tommytucker

    website is very sloooow

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    piteglio

    an online 3D free videogame for T9A? - youtu.be/k9tq37RmSaY

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    Klaudel

    is it possible to have thee update in one zip package as it was for 2.0?

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    Klaudel

    DE, ID, DH, OG are still old (2.1) versions

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    micdicdoc

    Who are these external experts?! And why are they speaking Polish through my letterbox?!

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    Lich King

    xD

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    Let's get back too it, It's late on a Saturday (6pm ish) and it's time for Game 4. (See the first Part for my list)

    Game 4
    Cuatl Lord - BSB - Pyromancy - 570
    Saurian warriors x18 - 318
    Saurian warriors x15 - 255
    Skink braves x16. - 142
    5 Raptor riders - 260
    3 Rhamphodon riders - 220
    3 Rhamphodon riders -220
    Skink hunters - vanguard & blowpipe x9 - 196
    Skink hunters - vanguard & blowpipe x9 - 196
    Chameleons x 9 - 207
    Taurosaur - 455
    Taurosaur - 455

    So by this time on Saturday I was rather drunk you might say so my memory is even foggier than in my last game. What I do remember is that the deployment was Marching Columns and the Secondary was Hold the Ground. Pretty happy with both the deployment and the secondary for this one. We both have 4 scoring each but my 2 big blocks are going to be much harder for my opponent to shift than his units so my plan going in is basically to sit both the Forlorn and the Peasants in the middle and maybe push out with one of them if needs be.
    Looking at my opponents list the Rhamphodons scare me quite a bit, they can really pack a punch and are so quick too. It’ll be difficult to protect my trebs in this game from these guys. I’m going to have to focus all my shooting into them in turn 1 and hopefully weaken them enough so that they’re ineffective. What I’m really worried about is if my opponent foregoes going after the trebs and puts both units into the Peasants, they murder so many of them that the Peasants would become useless.
    Other than the Rhamphodons there’s not much else I’m worried about, the Chameleons are annoying but the perfect target for Swarm of insects. 2 Taurosaurs are scary but I think the Forlorn can take them on, unless both charge in in one go, then I might struggle.
    I dropped for first and deployed all my units on the right of the board. Right to left; Xbows, trebuchet, Bowmen, Trebuchet, Forlorn and Peasants. My opponent put both Rhamphodons on the right, then going to the left was a Taurosaur, a Saurian unit, another Taurosaur, another Saurian unit and skinks spread around. The chameleons were on the left of the centre.
    The Rhamphodons were able to vanguard into a forest in front of my Crossbows giving them some protection from my shooting.
    In my first turn I pushed the Peasants and the Forloprn up towards the centre. The trebs managed to hit the Rhamphodons but only killed one. I managed to get a wound on another one with shooting. I got Swarm of Insects off on the Chameleons and killed 8 of them (wounding those little gits on 5s with Swarm of Insects is brilliant and the best use of that spell!), sadly the lone Chameleon passed his panic.
    The Rhamphodons surprised me by not charging the Crossbows but instead swung round my back line ready to kill the trebs next turn. The rest of the Saurians began to form a circle around the centre, ready to charge my units when they went in.
    I was able to treb 10 Saurians out of one unit before the trebs got killed by Rhamphodons, however one of the trebs held up a Rhamphodon for 3 rounds of combat before dying! I was able to kill one unit of Rhamphodons with Swarm of Insects and the other with Bows I think. The Raptor Riders charged my Crossbows and killed them.
    I made a long charge with the Knights Forlorn into a Taurosaur, with the +2” charge thanks to the Questing Oath it was a 9 on the dice or something. They didn’t kill it when they charged but did 4 wounds or so. The other Taurosaur charged the flank along with the depleted unit of Saurians in the front. The Forlorns took it like a pro, killed the original Taurosaur, killed some Saurians and did a wound or 2 tto the other Taurosaur, won combat despite being charged, the Saurians broke and fled but the Taurosaur stuck and then had to face the Knights Forlorn for another round of combat before getting murdered by them. The Knights Forlorn then killed the second unit of Saurians and finished off the depleted unit once they rallied.
    The Peasant horde did very little in this game, sat on the objective getting me points. They charged and killed the skink braves at one point. The Cuatl Lord was left running solo once the trebs had been taken care of. I was able to get 4 Totemic Beasts on the board by the end but I just couldn’t pin the slippery frog down. He was running interference with the Skink Hunters and the Raptor riders by this point. I managed to the Frog in combat inn turn 6 and got it down to one wound but just couldn’t kill it, he made a 4+ Aegis save on the last turn to keep him alive! I could have netted 900 points if I killed him but instead I got half points for 285.
    In the end I scored the objective and murdered most of the Saurian Army but lost my back line. Ended with a 15 – 5 victory to the Kingdom of Equitaine. It was a very good game and the Knights Forlorn were the star of the show again, just fighting everything that came their way and taking it all off. Really impressed with their ability to take a hit and dish it out.
    I deployed badly… [Read More]
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