Galactic Mercenaries are ready for hire & more updates

Age of Fantasy, Firefight, Grimdark Future, Skirmish, Update

Hello everyone,

The weekend is here so I’ll keep this one quick and easy. We have a new faction our for Grimdark Future with the Mercenaries. There are guns for hire that can be added to any faction, and include units for the Human Inquisition and Elven Jesters.

On the Age of Fantasy side we don’t have a new faction per-se, but instead a modification of an existing faction with new units. The Forces of Havoc have been re-named to be the Havoc Warriors, and there is a new book where you can find rules for Havoc Warrior Disciples. These include all sorts of cool new units such as the furious Gore Reavers, savage Birdmen, pestilent Plague Kings and crazed Lust Warriors.


As always we are also patching a couple of other things:

Grimdark Future

Battle Brother Detachments
– Fixed the price of the Dark Brothers upgrade for Destroyers

Machine Cult
– Added 2 new heroes: Vanguard Alpha, Stalker Chief
– Fixed the price of upgrade list D

Age of Fantasy

Humans
– Corrected upgrade list A so that weapons are A2 instead of A3
– Corrected upgrade list I so that you can replace one Rifle/Crossbow too

Rift Daemons
– Added 3 new mounts: Throne of Blood, Flamer Chariot, Razor-Flail Chariot


You can get the updates for each game here:

Happy Wargaming,

Gaetano

Wormhole Daemons, Wood Elves & More

Age of Fantasy, Firefight, Grimdark Future, Skirmish, Update

Hello people,

It’s been a while since we posted something so we’re excited about this new release and the new armies people will be able to play with. With this update we are releasing two new armies:

Wormhole Daemons are servants of the havoc gods that come in many forms, none of them very nice to meet on the battlefield. This army offers a lot of variety with four distinct playstyles that can be easily combined.

Wood Elves are those elves that have been living in the great forest since the beginning of their race. They are loyal to the woods and all of their creatures, and bring them to battle in order to protect their territory.


There’s also a bunch of other small things that we are updating:

Grimdark Future

General
– clarified that linked works for both ranged and melee weapons

Battle Brother Detachments
– tactical master now gives defense +1 in melee or shooting

High Elf Fleets
– fixed typos

Alien Hives
– fixed typos
– added description for the feed rule

Alien Hives (Firefight)
– fixed the cost of razor claws in upgrade list K
– clarified the effects of the terror spell

TAO Coalition (Firefight)
– fixed sniper drones entry so that you must take a drone controller to get the sniper rule

Age of Fantasy

General
– fixed typos
– modified the phalanx rule, now you only take max. as many tests as models with phalanx in the defending unit

Eternal Wardens
– fixed typos


You can get the updates for each game here:

Happy Wargaming,

Gaetano

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Eternal Wardens & Havoc Brother Disciples

Age of Fantasy, Firefight, Grimdark Future, Skirmish, Update

Hello everybody,

Seeing how last update came out late I thought I’d try and balance things out by releasing this update early. With this update we are releasing a new army for Age of Fantasy, and we have split up the Havoc Brothers army for Grimdark Future in order to give you more units and options.

Eternal Wardens are massive elite warriors clad in powerful armor spawned by the comet god to hold back the rift daemon’s invasion. Their units are strong and durable making for a great beginner’s army.

Havoc Brother Disciples are 4 small armies, each devoted to a specific havoc god. They all come with unique units as well as allowing you to upgrade your regular havoc brothers to fit in with the havoc god’s theme.

Because of this update we have changed up the Havoc Brothers too:

– removed havoc god specific units and upgrades
– upgrade list A was modified to give you more flexibility
– bikers not have access to upgrade list A
– new units were added: possessed brothers, havoc support


Additionally we have also updated some other stuff:

Grimdark Future

Battle Brother Detachments (Firefight)
– clarified that dark resolve helps against routing

Orc Marauders
– updated the point cost of the blitz bomber

Age of Fantasy

General (Regiments)
– clarified that furious only applies to models in the two front rows

Humans
– fixed an error on the griffon/dragon defense value

Ogres (Skirmish)
– fixed point costs for most upgrade lists


You can get the updates for each game here:

Happy Wargaming,

Gaetano

Battle Brother Detachments, Ogres and a Double Tap update

Age of Fantasy, Double Tap, Firefight, Grimdark Future, Skirmish, Update

Hi everyone,

Sorry for the late update but I’ve been extremely busy these days, and actually I am really busy right now too so let’s get straight to the update! :D


Double Tap

I’ve been looking at people’s feedback and decided that the game needs to have a lot more detailed explanations. In order to fit them in I’ve decided to split up the rules and give the unit building section its own page. With this new added space I’ll be looking into adding advanced rules to the game sometime in the future, but for now here’s what’s been updated:

  • The mission has changed, now it’s objective based.
  • When failing a morale test in melee units are stunned now.
  • Clarified that actions and reactions are simultaneous.
  • Clarified that units in melee can only react to units in base contact.
  • Modified unit creation a little.

For GF and AoS we’ve got 2 new armies:

Battle Brother Detachments are sub-factions of Battle Brothers and can be used to change up their combat style with new units and special rules.

Ogres are large and monstrous humanoids that have been pillaging Tyria since forever. Their armies are small but extremely durable.


There’s also a couple of other updates:

Alien Hives (Firefight)
– fixed the cost of soul-snatchers

Soul-Snatchers (Firefight)
– fixed the unit size of elite snatchers

TAO Coalition
– clarified that spotting lasers need LoS
– battlesuits can now wield energy swords

Forces of Havoc
– clarified what wings do in upgrade list D


You can get the updates for each game here:

Happy Wargaming,

Gaetano

2 New Armies, Ad-Free Website & Forum and more…

Age of Fantasy, Firefight, Grimdark Future, Skirmish, Update

Hi everyone,

We just finished off our first month on Patreon and managed to hit our first goal, so thanks to the awesome support of our lovely community we have a completely ad-free website as well as forums. On top of that we also got a custom domain, so you can now visit: www.onepagerules.com

According to wordpress the full change will bein effect within 72 hours, so please excuse any link issues that might come up.

Onto the update…

We are releasing two new armies again, as well as bringing some smaller updates. There were some people requesting these ones so I’m happy to deliver more ways to play for them. :)

Dark Elf Raiders are evil elves that live off of piracy and slave trade, looking for revenge against their High Elf brethren. Their playstyle is very fast and they sport some of the deadliest weapons in the game.

Mummified Undead are the deserty counterpart to the Vampiric Undead, bringing skeletons and animated constructs to the table. They can be played both as a horde force with large blocks of warriors, or as a small elite force with monsters and guardian statues.

Battle Brothers
– artillery cannon now has the slow rule
– change up upgrade list A to allow for Storm Rifle + CCW combinations
– modified upgrade lists for bikers so that they can now have access to list A

High Elf Fleets
– support artillery now has the slow rule

Orc Marauders
– goblin artillery now has the slow rule
– changed up power armor orcs equipment and upgrades a little

Robot Legions
– support platform now has the slow rule

You can get the updates for each game here:

Happy Wargaming,

Gaetano

 

 

Battle Sisters & Dark Elves are ready for action!

Age of Fantasy, Firefight, Grimdark Future, Skirmish, Update

Hi everyone,

Today we are bringing back two awesomely aggressive armies, the Battle Sisters and the Dark Elves. There have been many new miniature makers that have released female warrior models in the past few years, and we are excited to see what kind of models people will be bringing to the table.

A quick overview of the factions:

Battle Sisters are the all-female answer to the god-king’s battle brothers. They don’t take crap from anybody and are ready to conquer the Sirius sector with their fiery weapons.

Dark Elves are a splinter-group of the elves that lives from piracy and torture. Their army has highly offensive units with a low defense value, so their playstyle is quick and dirty.

We also have some other updates, which you can see here:

General
– Clarified that units without melee weapons have 1 attack per model

Battle Brothers
– Added new unit: Artillery Cannon
– Fixed typos in a few upgrade lists

Havoc Brothers
– Re-worked the Mutated Destroyers weapon options to allow for more variety

TAO Coalition
– Added a Plasma Rifle to upgrade list A

You can get the updates for each game here:

Happy Wargaming,

Gaetano

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Machine Cult, Beastmen, new units and more…

Age of Fantasy, Firefight, Grimdark Future, Skirmish, Update

Hey here,

Do you want to play a new army? How about two new armies? And what about some new units? Or even game fixes?

Boy do we have something for you!

Today we are releasing our latest two armies, the crazy Machine Cult and the scary Beastmen. These were some of our most requested armies so we are really happy to bring them back to the fray.

The Machine Cult is a strange faction of misguided humans that treat machines as holy and believe they can harness their spirit with pagan rituals. Their ranks consist mainly of human-machine hybrids and fanatics.

Beastmen are half-man / half-animal creatures that are the result of ancient wizardry, and their mission is to destroy advanced civilizations so that nature can take over the land again. Their ranks are made up of mostly light/medium infantry that can be deployed via ambush.

We have also updated a ton of miscellaneous stuff and added a couple of new units, so check it out:

General
– Re-worded the Psychic/Wizard special rule to make it clear when they can cast

Age of Fantasy and AoF:Regiments
– Units get AP(+2) when attacking Artillery in melee

GF: Firefight and AoF: Skirmish
– Changed the wording of the morale section to avoid confusion

Battle Brothers
– Fixed upgrade lists available to biker units

Havoc Brothers
– Removed the Repair special rule as no unit has it
– Crab Walker now has Regeneration

Robot Legions
– New unit was added: Nanobot Wraith-Shard
– Clarified that the Technomancer has Regeneration
– Fixed the letter for upgrade list I

TAO Coalition
– All drones are part of a single list now, their prices were updated and the amount of drones each squad can take has been lowered

Orc Marauders
– Warlord now has 1 extra melee attack
– Updated point costs of upgrade lists A and E

Dwarves
– Runemasters now have an option for rune tattoos to be in line with the fluff
– Iron Warriors now have the Shieldwall special rule
– New units added: Beast Riders, War-Bear Riders
– Dwarf lord now has the option to mount a War Bear

Vampiric Undead
– Fixed a typo for the Vampire Steed

Chivalrous Kingdoms & Humans
– Changed the wording on the Wildform spell to clarify it applies to melee

You can get the updates for each game here:

Happy Wargaming,

Gaetano

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Large update: two new factions, lots of fixes and more…

Age of Fantasy, Double Tap, Firefight, Grimdark Future, Skirmish, Update

Hi everyone,

Today we bring you the first update to our new rules, which introduced two new factions, fixes a lot of mistakes, adds some new units, changes some names, and more.

The biggest thing is the addition of two new factions, so let me introduce them formally here:

Soul-Snatchers are evil aliens that invade planets covertly, infecting the local population and mutating them to fight for their cause. Their army mainly consists of infantry units that can scout into battle and have plenty of tricks up their sleeves.

Chivalrous Kingdoms are factions of religious fanatics that consider technology to be heresy and stick to the old fashioned way. Their army consists mostly of cavalry with the lance formation special rule, which makes them brutal on the charge.

There’s also a ton of other stuff that has been updated, so here’s a big list in bullet points for you to enjoy:

General

  • Re-phrased the modifiers section to make it clear that you roll 6+/4+ on a 7+ or higher, and not just on a 7+
  • Re-phrased the AP rule to make it easier to understand
  • Re-phrased the Furious rule to avoid confusion
  • Re-phrased the Sniper rule to avoid rules conflicts

GF: Firefight

  • Clarified that stunned units can’t seize objectives

Battle Brothers

  • Fixed some mistakes in vehicle upgrade lists G and H

Orc Marauders

  • Re-worked the Attack Beast entry in upgrade list B

Havoc Brothers

  • Mutated Destroyers are now Tough(3)
  • Havoc Brothers can now replace Assault Rifles for Pistols + CCWs
  • Units of Havoc Brothers can now replace only one Assault Rifle for a heavy weapon

TAO Coalition

  • Updated the costs of upgrade list A
  • Re-named “scouts” to “spotters” to be more thematic
  • Spotters now have the Scout special rule

Alien Hives

  • Added new “invasion spore” unit

Orcs

  • Re-phrased the Frenzy rule to avoid confusion
  • Added a Great Weapons option for Black Orcs

Vampiric Undead

  • Re-named the wraith and banshee heroes to “ancient wraith” and “ancient banshee”
  • Added new “bone horror” unit

Double Tap

  • Fixed some minor text mistakes
  • Added a section on modifiers
  • Raised the game size to 75pts per side
  • Re-worded the shooting section to clarify what a block is
  • Clarified that reactions are for both movement and activations
  • Clarified that you can’t shoot as part of a move reaction
  • Clarified that you must move by 2″ when dodging
  • Changed the way ranges are displayed to make it easier to read
  • Added a Sword to the weapons list
  • Added the Stealth special rule
  • Modified how the Doctor special rule works to be more thematic
  • Modified the Martial Arts special rule to work both when acting and reacting
  • Modified the Sixth Sense special rule to be clearer

That’s it for now, you can get the updates for each game on their respective pages here:

Happy Wargaming,

Gaetano

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Introducing Firefight & Skirmish

Age of Fantasy, Firefight, Grimdark Future, Skirmish

Hey again,

In our last two updates we focused on our large-battle games, so now it’s time to focus on our smaller skirmish games. Because both games run on essentially the same engine we are just going to make one post discussing what has changed in both of them.

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What has changed?

As we already discussed in our last two posts the biggest change is the move from just having Quality to having Quality & Defense. We won’t bore you with the details again, but in case you missed our post talking about it you can go and check it out here.

Moving on there were two major things that we wanted to address in our skirmish games: hero abilities and morale tests.

In our old editions heroes had abilities that affected all friendly units within 3″, which led to a lot of confusion. It was unclear for example if you got a buff as you started activating within that zone, or if you got it as you moved into that zone. There were also a couple of instances where abilities didn’t really make sense following these restrictions.

In order to address that you now pick one unit within 3″ when the hero is activated, and the ability affects that unit until the end of the round. This way it’s easier to track which unit is affected by what, and you should be able to use your heroes more effectively.

The other thing that didn’t work as well as we wanted it to were morale tests and army routing. A lot of times it was unclear what happened when a special rule required you to take a morale test, and it felt very unfair that your entire army would rout based on a single failed roll.

In order to address this we now specify what happens when you fail a morale test in the morale section (unit gets -1 in melee and must spend it’s next activation idle). The rout test also works a little differently now: each model takes a morale test, and models rout individually. This way you don’t see entire armies fleeing at once, but single models running away as morale crumbles.

Other changes

Apart from those two things we also have a lot of smaller changes here and there, which you can see on this list:

  • The hero limit has changed to 1 hero for every 450pts.
  • All missions are objective based.
  • In units with multiple models they all have to be within 3″ of each other.
  • Heroes now allow friendly units within 6″ to re-roll results of 1 on rout tests.
  • All units are considered to be Infantry regardless of their model.
  • Weapon stats are now shown directly on the army page.

Campaign play

One of the coolest things about our skirmish games was that they each came with campaign rules to play interconnected missions with an epic narrative. Unfortunately we still haven’t had the time to re-work those for the new edition, so they are gone for now.

But don’t worry, as soon as we have time we will re-introduce campaigns into the game so that everyone can experience the madness! :)

That’s it… for now

With this post we have covered the main changes for our core games. Next time we will talk about our newest game Double Tap and what awaits us in the future…

Cheers,

Gaetano