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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.

Happy wargaming.
T9A

Fellow T9A gamers, it's finally time for the annual balance update. Not a moment too soon! Find all information about it in our news.

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

Newest News

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    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.

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    Eldan

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

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    Chronocide

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

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    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.

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    Tyranno

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

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    Tyranno

    but Kangaroos hopping would be pushing it.

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    piteglio

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

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    Chronocide

    Old Nagash? Nagash_Derp.jpg

  • wcf.user.avatar.alt
    Eldan

    aka best hat man

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    Scylla

    When necromancy and purple robes were still cool.

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    Nemeroth

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

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    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 ;)

  • wcf.user.avatar.alt
    Idum

    (we also say maths in freench, probably other languages do it too)

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    Thunderforge

    sums

  • wcf.user.avatar.alt
    piteglio

    Lucky Sixes versus Remy

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    piteglio

    live on twitch.tv/veiloftheages

  • wcf.user.avatar.alt
    Eldan

    y'all mean the counting lore?

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    Replied to the thread Models Models for Daemon Legions.

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    Possibly useable for DL... the upcoming model Merikhan the Bald! Stay tuned for more, this is a preview for the February pack Be ahead of the game and check out my Patreon! the-ninth-age.com/community/ga…b6414021fb182e4a51fa03343
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  • Cultivator -

    Liked sonny1086’s post in the thread Feedback SA 2021 Update Feedback - 3 Things.

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    Considering magical items have an bug impact to internal balance (which is a real pity) and considering the "rules" of patching: 1) Babycarnosaur pointdrop 20-30 pts for obvious reasons 2) Mixoatl Totem 40 pts (Viable CA build possible with Vigor) 3)…
  • ArchangelusM -

    Liked Axiem’s post in the thread FEEDBACK: Community Input for Balance Patch (HBE).

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    Thank you everyone for the feedback. After some small tweaks and adjustments, you can see this is (in part) what we submitted. You'll notice we tried to address concerns raised by: - Modify to exclude increasing points of non-played mounts; - Adjusting…
  • Thurvack -

    Replied to the thread The 11th Crippling Rides 9 UB Tournament - Gone TK!.

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    Casas, I’m happy playing this tournament thanks to your time and dedication organizating it. The name’s tournament will be the name that make you happy and decide, because the most important thing is that you want continue organizing the next ones too
  • Axiem -

    Replied to the thread HE General and News - Discussion.

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    On a personal army-building side, I've updated some of my favorite builds, and looked to incorporate a knight-heavy approach (in part because of the conversations above!), which you can take a look at here: Rethinking High Elves (4500) I'm calling it
  • DemonLordDave -

    Liked Nicreap’s post in the thread VS LAB Mechanics Phase Update 9.

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    I'm going to take a wild guess that this can be cast out of the tunnels, which is still rather limiting considering it is still limited to your half of the table, but it does expand it's usable range.