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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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    Chronocide

    post #4

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    Chronocide

    Ah, event win/loss details here: tourneykeeper.net/Team/TKTeamleaderboard.aspx?id=3379

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    Eldan

    Am I the only one who LIKES the new elven kangaroos? I think they look kind of neat. Certainly better than a lot of other stuff GW has put out lately.

  • wcf.user.avatar.alt
    Scylla

    I would have love to see GW suggests kangaroo-riding elves to the Tolkien Trust as part of their Middle Earth game.

  • wcf.user.avatar.alt
    Scylla

    loved*

  • wcf.user.avatar.alt
    Eldan

    Who knows what lies in the strange lands beyond Harad, and what happened to the lost tribes of elves.

  • wcf.user.avatar.alt
    Eldan

    You know, someone should homebrew some Australian armies.

  • wcf.user.avatar.alt
    Eldan

    Actually, on second thought, probably too easy. Give everything poison, done.

  • wcf.user.avatar.alt
    Chronocide

    @Eldan you aren't alone. I like the kangaroos. I would have put the elves mounted in the pouch, but that'sjust me

  • wcf.user.avatar.alt
    Eldan

    I mean, they aren't even *that* Kangaroo-like. For starters, from the leg position we can clearly see that they run instead of hopping.

  • wcf.user.avatar.alt
    Tyranno

    I know GW have been trying to make their models break off their bases lately...

  • wcf.user.avatar.alt
    Tyranno

    but Kangaroos hopping would be pushing it.

  • wcf.user.avatar.alt
    piteglio

    if you ask me, they just wanted to give some competition to their old Nagash model.

  • wcf.user.avatar.alt
    Chronocide

    Old Nagash? Nagash_Derp.jpg

  • wcf.user.avatar.alt
    Eldan

    aka best hat man

  • wcf.user.avatar.alt
    Scylla

    When necromancy and purple robes were still cool.

  • wcf.user.avatar.alt
    Nemeroth

    COULD THE BRITS ON THE FORUM STOP SAYING “MATH”PLEASE ITS MAKING MY TEETH ITCH

  • wcf.user.avatar.alt
    ukrocky

    That'll be the Americans, not the Brits, we know how to talk...

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    Tyranno

    ^

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    Thunderforge

    It should remain unabreviated; mathematic ;)

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