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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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  • Kaitin -

    Liked w1ndkiller’s post in the thread OP rats? your cries here.

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    looking at the data from sander VS is the second best performing army
  • znark7 -

    Replied to the thread Scourge of kings + paired weapons, does it stack?.

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    7 attacks
  • Estebanvol -

    Liked Zyv’s post in the thread ID General Chat.

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    well, didnt read the last pages, and I guess my following comment is not the main thing you guys are dicussing when it comes to ID performance, but with the last games I made (~10+) I always played at least one Taurukh Commissioner. (two of them in the…
  • Squirrelloid -

    Liked Ddevil’s post in the thread Patch 2022 DL DISCUSSION THREAD.

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    Have played a bunch more games with the book - here's what I'm hoping to see: Greater Dominion - either free or significantly cheaper or changed to be useful. Reroll 1s ain't it. We've lost some real flexibility which has a lot of knock on effects -…
  • Conrad55 -

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

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    IMO the gorgons shouldn’t have Ruthless Efficiency. They are not elves. I’d rather they had more attacks. The other issue I keep finding is lack of weapon options. Shields should be an upgrade option for Dark Riders and Auxiliaries. This will give us…
  • w1ndkiller -

    Replied to the thread OP rats? your cries here.

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    looking at the data from sander VS is the second best performing army
  • Kaitin -

    Liked Hal’s post in the thread OP rats? your cries here.

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    A similar sample size from a recent Polish team tournament puts ID 3rd from last… So really it isn’t significant, we need to look at it overall. Last time I checked the tableau VS we’re still high up. One might consider the fact VS have been top two for…
  • Peacemaker -

    Liked Tsagadai’s post in the thread ID General Chat.

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    More on CG and gunnery teams. I once played a list with three units of 17 and three gunnary teams against DH massed infantry. Filled out the rest of the army with taurukhs, lugars and immortals. It was a mean match up and the CG and gunnery teams shreded…
  • nomrakram -

    Liked Paul’s post in the thread Rules: Short Question - Short Answer (2nd Edition, 2020-2022).

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    Quote from nomrakram: “Thanks - just to clarify from the above broken unit (in question #1): If the BSB and general are fleeing (as a single unit), on their following turn when it is time to rally. Are they treated as a single unit still? do they…
  • Peacemaker -

    Liked Tsagadai’s post in the thread ID General Chat.

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    Quote from Tyranno: “Quote from Skarab86: “And External balance? When will be the next? Because this is really ridiculous... ” Nothing concrete, but going by trends, best assumption would be November/December 2023 at the earliest. ” That may be a…
  • Calisson -

    Liked dan’s post in the thread Beast Herds language – brainstorming thread.

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    Quote from Peacemaker: “Quote from dan: “but given the long, global history of racial discrimination against minority groups I ” I just wanted to note that I don't think this type of talk should ever come up in T9A at all. I know some of you in…
  • Calisson -

    Liked Layard’s post in the thread Rise of the undying Pirates.

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    Finally, the main act in of undying pirates is finished :happy: As a combination of several single chariots, the Flying Dutchman arrived under the command of Davy Jones himself. Flanked by cursed jollies, that are proxing even more chariots. But this ist…