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The 9th Age

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.

Happy wargaming.
T9A

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    Chronocide

    Questing+Tristan makes me thing of Diablo...

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    piteglio

    it's starrrrrrting!

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    piteglio

    awshux.show/hall2#vota

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    piteglio

    aaaaalright, starting a new stream soon - some hobby lessons from Proxy Table Gaming, and then a game between Little Joe and RHWorldbuilding!

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    piteglio

    twitch.tv/veiloftheages

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    piteglio

    game is on!

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    Ghiznuk

    FOKING FOK vfsglobal.com/belgium/covid-19-advisory/

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    Ghiznuk

    someone gonna leave family home to travel to Europe in a few weeks.……

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    piteglio

    are you ready for the third match of the day? Little Joe VS RHWorldbuilding, starting now! awshux.show/hall2#vota

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    piteglio

    alright people, last day of twitch streaming - with some big news! awshux.show/hall2#vota

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    Trakritch

    Come and join the stream :D

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    Trakritch

    (when it's online :P)

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    piteglio

    it is! twitch.tv/veiloftheages

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    micdicdoc

    That you guys for the delightful streams this weekend - I was sorry not to be able to join today <3

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    piteglio

    cheers, mic! we cant wait to have you on stream. let us know if you'll have a chance to make it next week : )

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    micdicdoc

    <3 Ich werde dir anschreiben

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    BrykJagz

    Anyone down for a quick 2500 game on Ub2?

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    Ghiznuk

    you mean a Quickstarter game ? :)

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    lawgnome

    you mean an Essence of War game? :P

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    Arturiki

    Warband should be it

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