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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.

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  • Vamp87 -

    Replied to the thread Great Bats. Why?.

    I think you might not quite get the concept of chaffing. Take a couple of them and hide them at first. Then, at a key moment in the game, you'll want to position them so they block an enemy maneuver and likely die in the process. Sacrificing a unit this…
  • uhh... Everywhere I played (and read about) during 6th-7th Ed times were atleast 2000 points... Back then, it was the minimum points to be allowed 1 Lord character. But anycase, during present day: Wouldn't mind abit smaller games, not sure about 3000…
  • Cam -

    Liked NFA’s post in the thread War in the North, UK Singles, Stirling, 18th-19th September 2021.

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    Sign up Chris Bond. Hopefully will be able to fly up for this!
  • Endymion -

    Liked WhammeWhamme’s post in the thread VS LAB Fetthis Brutes Survey.

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    Quote from Ehman: “Because this book is bad. Because this needs to be corrected. Instead of slaughtering this race why can't you just put them back to the way it was and make a new race and balance the old book. It actually felt like rats instead of a…
  • toots -

    Replied to the thread DE General Discussion.

    Quote from Kriegschmidt: “Quote from DarkSky: “If you want to make changes to your post to update your feedback, please do so in the next few days... ” Have just done so, squire. Thanks for the nudge. ” Ser DarkSky ain't no mere squire, he's the…
  • toots -

    Liked Kriegschmidt’s post in the thread DE General Discussion.

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    Quote from Gerfaks: “Yes, 150 points for General Exarch would be really nice. Also Exarch desperately needs access to Horse (buff WA) and Manticore. ” Possibly a horse. Currently, if you take an Exarch, you have to take Militants or if you take…
  • oreogolem -

    Replied to the thread The Faith: Kingdoms of Equitaine.

    I mean this feels like experimentation. And part of collaborating is accepting personal pitches being disregarded. So it feels fine to me. Or maybe Echo is planning a coup.
  • ferny -

    Liked Eldan’s post in the thread VS LAB Alpha Name discussion.

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    The good thing is that we are working on restoring the book to appropriate levels of bad puns in the German version.
  • ferny -

    Liked Eldan’s post in the thread VS LAB Alpha Name discussion.

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    Quote from Cultivator: “Alternate name for Murmillos : Rataphract(oi). ” Murmillo really never made sense. There's several gladiators that use range weapons. Murmillos were explicitely one of the most melee focused ones.
  • HappyCan303 -

    Liked Grouchy Badger’s post in the thread Why are Temple Guard so horrible???.

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    Totem of the Secret Keepers: Temple Guard in the second rank ignore attack rules for infantry. (I.E They can attack twice) Totem of Golden Scales: Temple Guard gain parry Totem of Mok'Aklan: Temple Guard ignore parry Totem of Tarr'Ma: Temple Guard cause…
  • Peacemaker -

    Replied to the thread The Faith: Kingdoms of Equitaine.

    I gotta say it looks really weird that you are on the KoE LAB team and you also putting tons of time into this book. It's either that your book is going to be very similar to the LAB or that your finishing your book because the LAB has gone in a…
  • Peacemaker -

    Liked echoCTRL’s post in the thread The Faith: Kingdoms of Equitaine.

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    Mismatching Bases, so you cannot join these units without taking the Bayard Mount (the better Character version) Technically you could, but the first rank would be extra wide and lose you the advantage of Lance Formation. Rules for characters with…