- 18/07/2017 at 04:42 #67751Nathaniel WeberParticipant
We played a Dragon Rampant game, using Games Workshop orcs vs Medieval humans (mostly Old Glory late medieval troops, I think). For our first game we made minimum modification of the game (I let the archers shoot better from their mountaintop positions, and tweaked the stats of the Goblin spider riders slightly) and played it straight out of the rule book. It was a great time, with the orcs needing several tries to break through the barricades. I am assembling ideas for putting other GW forces in the field with stats reflective of that particular interpretation of fantasy forces—adjusting some of the attack and courage values, for instance; coming up with new spells and a few special rules—without ruining Rampant’s clean mechanics with endless special rules.
Anyway, some pictures and more at my blog, http://thedogsbrush.blogspot.com/2017/07/orc-assault-pictures-of-dragon-rampant.html Not a real write up, just pictures. Behold, geohex I have gamed on since I was 8! Behold, the orc army I watched my uncle varnish out in the front yard when I was five years old!
18/07/2017 at 10:19 #67769MikeKeymaster18/07/2017 at 15:29 #67806Darkest Star GamesParticipant
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Been wondering about these rules. How many little bowmen got crushed by the ugly giant smurfs?
"I saw this in a cartoon once, but I'm pretty sure I can do it..."18/07/2017 at 17:11 #67826Nathaniel WeberParticipant
@Mike: No linky for you! 🙂 I fixed the link so it works now.
@Darkest Star: The rules work great. They would need more tweaking, of little things, to home in on specific flavor from different universes—I think the special unit rules in the game are a bit too generic. But as for game play, they are very easy to play and the command mechanic results in tough decisions.
The archers, up a cliff that that trolls couldn’t quite ascend, did okay for a while…until, over several turns, half the unit was melted by troll vomit being thrown up hill 🙂 (a 6″ range missile attack!)19/07/2017 at 14:15 #67885William MinsingerParticipant
Awesome looking game. Currently my favorite set of fantasy rules. I agree it’s a great chance to break out your GW minis! Would be interested in seeing your tweaks as you work on them.
-Will19/07/2017 at 17:38 #67894PatriceParticipant
Looks like a good game. I always like to see old GW or Citadel fantasy miniatures fighting historical medieval humans.
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