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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.

Newest News

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    Eisenhans

    Can't afford it- just spent all my money at Brother Vinni's #buildingabrothel

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    piteglio

    hey you, generous people with christmas-generosity in your veins... hear the call of Eisenhans! : D

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    piteglio

    speaking of which - in ten minutes we'll be live on Twitch for a new game in TTS between Rob and Mic. in case you wanna join:

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    piteglio

    twitch.tv/veiloftheages

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    Chronocide

    Not really T9A, but there's a guy on ebay selling a metal thunderhawk (the original) which is totally unassembled or painted. Too rich for me, but it's pretty cool

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    Chronocide

    ebay.com/itm/Limited-Edition-T…2747b0:g:oPwAAOSwLYBfvmeV

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    Chronocide

    I suppose it could be an infernal engine...

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    micdicdoc

    I mean, the thing is bigger than some small animals

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    Lich King

    Get your Christmas Avatar from the freakin' Mat'At

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    RHworldbuilding

    That gunship also costs more than a whole 4500 pts army...

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    micdicdoc

    No, Rob

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    micdicdoc

    It *is* the army

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    RHworldbuilding

    Mind, BLOWN. This is for the "Age of Single models" thread! XD

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    Karak Norn Clansman

    More brothels for the people, hahahah

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    Lord Marcus

    so the next two $85-$95 army deals from TIPS will be for EoS and UD

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    Lord Marcus

    We will also have a terrain bundle or 5

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    JimMorr

    Annual forum cleaning has just started ;)

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    Karak Norn Clansman

    Purge and scourge

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    Nicreap

    TIPS?

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    Lich King

    Two idiots printing service - one of our supporting companies

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Recent Activities

  • Marcos24 -

    Liked Lord Marcus’s post in the thread Models for the Dread Elves.

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    We are so excited that TIPS will be partnering with Caballero miniatures to have prints of those available on our store. :)
  • Lord Marcus -

    Replied to the thread Models for the Dread Elves.

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    We are so excited that TIPS will be partnering with Caballero miniatures to have prints of those available on our store. :)
  • MtotheX -

    Liked Iron Haiden’s post in the thread Infernal Dwarves Army building (Oldschool).

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    Big hats off to you good sir they look awesome
  • TofuD2 -

    Liked Nate9thAge’s post in the thread Why I think KoE aren't great.

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    KoE won the last US Masters. What are you guys talking about.
  • VampsinMD -

    Liked MountainBuns’s post in the thread DE LAB Tuesday Sneak Peaks & Teaser Roundup.

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    Something I’ve been thinking about recently. I have really enjoyed Corsair (rending banner) + spear elves (academy banner) + vanilla altar run solo. I find it to be so fun with the interlocking synergy and the versatility of each individual unit. This is…
  • TofuD2 -

    Liked RobertR’s post in the thread Age of Single models?.

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    Quote from duxbuse: “ This is immersion breaking in my mind. Cause a bock of guys running after a single unit will turn to ensure that the enemy stays in the front, it will not be able to run past them and charge their flank, nor make them do circles…
  • TofuD2 -

    Liked Cam’s post in the thread Age of Single models?.

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    Quote from Kodos der Henker: “the interesting part for me here is that Kings of War ran into a similar problem with their first edition and tried different solutions over time changing point costs, 0-X restrictions on units, changing the bases from…
  • Malda -

    Liked Feynn’s post in the thread 2020 WDG army update.

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    Since today the work is non-existent and/or boring I'll make my personal review on WDG units, I've participated in many polls since I play all armies but this format is really bad to see many things that are lacking but can't fit in 5 choices. Also this…