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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

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

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    Idum

    yeah it's some kind of weasel or something

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    Idum

    to be fair, that coffee is really, really good

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    JimMorr

    Yeah luwak. No idea where I heard about vultures...

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    JimMorr

    The price of 1kg of beans can be comparef to minis price per kilo...

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    piteglio

    does it mean now it's acceptable to tell miniature companies "youre weasels and your minis are caca"? "?

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    JimMorr

    That was not what I wanted to suggest...

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    lawgnome

    I mean, it wouldn't be inaccurate...

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    lawgnome

    "What are you so mad about? It was a compliment! You just need to give me a few minutes to explain the context!"

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    piteglio

    well said. like a true Disciple of Lugar.

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    Chronocide

    Serious note, @Omarcomin seems to have quite a reputation, but he's before my time. Why the reputation?

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    Chronocide

    Assuming it's something we can talk about openly, message me in not

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    piteglio

    you should ask his biographers... oh no you cant. while peeking into his life and actions, they all turned INSANE. that mustve contributed to the reputation, i guess.

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    Omarcomin

    infamy not notoriety

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    Omarcomin

    or both maybe idk

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    Chronocide

    Notoriety is another word for Infamy... They're both fame for misdeeds.

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    Chronocide

    Infamy is a bit more extreme than notoriety.

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    piteglio

    the book is out! watch the show on twitch.tv/veiloftheages or JOIN the show on discord.gg/UBJspq

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    RHworldbuilding

    Anyone want a chance to play the BRAND NEW Essence of War in TTS against one of our own Layout Gurus, Trakritch? in about 20-30 minutes?

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    Omarcomin

    AYO

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    piteglio

    Rob vs Trak! we're live! twitch.tv/veiloftheages

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    Thank you Gene and everyone else who put time in to run this event. It was a lot of fun. Also thank you all of my opponents for great games. I literlly could have given every one of you favorite opponent.
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