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Re: Get me into Tabletop Gaming!
« Reply #15 on: December 30, 2014, 01:12:41 AM »
That looks really cool, I may have to pick it up sometime.

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Re: Get me into Tabletop Gaming!
« Reply #16 on: December 30, 2014, 07:21:18 AM »
I've been wanting to but I wouldn't have anyone to play against. The factions are pretty nice if sort of....gamey (i.e. there is a heavy inf faction (Saxons), a cav faction (Normans), light inf (Wales) etc) I think it plays like a Dark Age Warmachine: Tactics from what I can tell.
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Re: Get me into Tabletop Gaming!
« Reply #17 on: December 30, 2014, 01:57:37 PM »
Ooh, it has Byzantines in. Horribly, horribly tempting.
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Re: Get me into Tabletop Gaming!
« Reply #18 on: December 30, 2014, 04:06:32 PM »
Yeah that's one of the expansions, along with Rus I believe and maybe someone else, I can't remember.
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Re: Get me into Tabletop Gaming!
« Reply #19 on: February 12, 2015, 09:17:34 AM »
Well from what I can tell, you're looking for a cheap dark age game to start with, I think I've got just the thing.

http://valhalla.eaststreetgames.com/MyHome/

It's called Valhalla, the rules are free and they're loose enough to be adapted to any setting without any major gunplay.  (Seriously, I've been thinking of porting it over to Lord of the Rings.) I haven't had the chance to play a solid game yet, but the mechanics look really smooth and I can find nothing but good review from people that have actually played. You can start out with squares of paper/card with names writen on them to signify warriors. One of the cool features of this game is you write your roster online and the website works out the equipment and class impact on your stats, all you do is print off your roster and you're ready to go! It seems to lend itself to solo play fairly well too.

Hope this has proven helpful, and the best of luck to you!

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Re: Get me into Tabletop Gaming!
« Reply #20 on: February 12, 2015, 05:12:10 PM »
Thanks, I'll look into it!
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Re: Get me into Tabletop Gaming!
« Reply #21 on: January 24, 2016, 12:10:24 AM »
Well, thanks to SotK and Lady Grey pushing various family members I have finally got into Tabletop Gaming!
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Re: Get me into Tabletop Gaming!
« Reply #22 on: January 24, 2016, 01:32:40 AM »
Cool, what are you playing?
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Re: Get me into Tabletop Gaming!
« Reply #23 on: January 24, 2016, 09:14:42 AM »
Pathfinder. For one it's cheaper than  skirmish games :P
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Re: Get me into Tabletop Gaming!
« Reply #24 on: January 24, 2016, 04:27:32 PM »
That's the DnD like one right? What's the system like?
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Re: Get me into Tabletop Gaming!
« Reply #25 on: January 24, 2016, 04:46:41 PM »
Yeah, it's very much like DnD. The system seems to be logical and works well. It's also thankfully not too confusing, as can be an issue in other systems I've seen.
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Re: Get me into Tabletop Gaming!
« Reply #26 on: January 24, 2016, 06:36:13 PM »
*cough* Shadowrun *cough* :P


Good stuff :)
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