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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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    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...

  • wcf.user.avatar.alt
    Tyranno

    ^

  • wcf.user.avatar.alt
    Thunderforge

    It should remain unabreviated; mathematic ;)

  • wcf.user.avatar.alt
    Idum

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

  • wcf.user.avatar.alt
    Thunderforge

    sums

  • wcf.user.avatar.alt
    piteglio

    Lucky Sixes versus Remy

  • wcf.user.avatar.alt
    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 Join the Undead - VC is recruiting ACS again!.

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    Liked Rubert’s post in the thread OnG feedback - 3 concerns for Rules Team.

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    Liked Rubert’s post in the thread OnG feedback - 3 concerns for Rules Team.

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    Liked arwaker’s post in the thread OnG feedback - 3 concerns for Rules Team.

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    Griffon is not an example of very similar stats, but an example of people not believing points could make it attractive, but having been proven wrong meanwhile. I'm a bit annoyed by repeating the very same circumstances again and again. Not sure about…
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    Liked Norn’s post in the thread DH Balancing patch final round.

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    Your thread "please report your game here" can be come near "DH tactics" and "DH miniature" with an explanation to how work games reports. If you do this, all armies board must be homogenised. or Make a thread in general section for all armies, and…
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    Liked piteglio’s post in the thread Essence of War - spoilers & feedback.

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    thanks - looking forward to seeing the ES patrol compiled. and the KE patrol too, since i guess @micdicdoc has finished the TEX files. then it'll be time for the new ones (BH and HE). but in the meantime, let's go back to the game itself! tonight at 8pm…
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    Replied to the thread O&G Q&A.

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    Quote from Pellegrim: “Does anyone know if there were Orcs with great weapons (not being Blacks Orcs) in prior WFB editions? ” One's I know: WFB 3rd ed: "Biguns" could take 2-Handed Weapons WFB 4th ed: Both Orcs and "Biguns" can take 2-Handed Weapons…
  • Nerocrossius -

    Liked Just_Flo’s post in the thread DH Balancing patch final round.

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    Regarding the alienation. I guess that seeing less was part of the problem. 2020 we did change files a lot which did include the move from spreadsheet as working platform to Excel and a much more = to complex file which made sharing much more difficult…
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    Liked Just_Flo’s post in the thread DH Balancing patch final round.

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    Quote from Firthunands91: “Probably forum users would contribute more if they weren't so alienated. I did enter over 30 Tournament lists in 2019, for DH alone. Basically it was 90% me and Shako, with Lakson helping a bit IIRC. The magic table that Cam…
  • Lakson -

    Liked Sander’s post in the thread The GW x Crossbow challenge!!.

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    My game last night was a fun one! The core did really well! Not so sure on the non shooting rangers and 4 HG blocks. Tinkering now with a huge vanguarding kingsguard block and bigger Hg block. so what happened: the DE force of @umbranar: (Hidden…
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    Liked youngseward’s post in the thread DH Balancing patch final round.

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    Quote from Lakson: “Other armies received new toys last year (changes in the arcane compendium) but we don't. This year other armies received new toys (changes in arcane compendium) but we don't. Do you think it's fair? ” I was a lot happier with my…
  • darth mael -

    Replied to the thread Infernal Dwarves - Beta 3 - community feedback.

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    the cost of the unit is not the problem and I think lowering it will not change anything.Currently if you take a lugar it has the same replacement capacity, if you take an ashruck it has the same save.On the other hand, the tauruckprophet can only be…