Thingiverse, New Units + Updates

3D Print, Collaboration, Game Update, Ilhadiel, Thingiverse

Hi everyone,

Today we’ve got some cool announcements regarding 3D models, a couple of new units for Grimdark Future, as well as some smaller general updates.


Free 3D Models on Thingiverse

After much deliberation we’ve finally settled on Thingiverse as our go-to platform to provide everyone with free samples of our models, and you can find our page here: https://www.thingiverse.com/onepagerules/about

This is something that we’ve been mulling over for a while, because we want to provide free models so that people can do test prints before buying, but don’t want it to hurt our sales.

What we’ve come up with is a simple solution: every couple of weeks we’ll be releasing a single model from one of our unit sets, which should give you a nice preview of what you can get with the full set.

The first model we’re releasing is from the Battle Sisters Troops set, and you can find the free model by following this link: https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:4441573

If you want to help out please make sure to follow the page and give the model a like, and we’ll be posting more news soon on the next free models you can get! :D


Beastmen Shaman by Ilhadiel

Continuing our collaboration with Ilhadiel, this month he made an awesome looking Beastmen Shaman for us, so make sure to check out the Patreon here: https://www.patreon.com/ilhadiel

“Beastmen Shamans are attuned with nature and master spell casting with ease. They use this power to channel wild fury into their allies and to inspire animals to join them in battle.”

Download the model here:  https://www.patreon.com/posts/34548348 

Note that you must be a Tier 3 patron to access to the link above.

This model is going to be available exclusively on Patreon until the 29th of June, after which it will go up for sale on our CGTrader store at a higher price.


New Grimdark Future Units

On the game side of things we’ve got some new units for the Machine Cult as well as the Battle Sisters, just because those armies can’t ever get awesome enough. :D

Machine Cult

  • Added new units: Raider Cavalry, Sky Stalkers, Arch Gunship
  • Heroes have 2 new ranged weapon upgrades

Battle Sisters

  • Added new unit: Fanatic Bikers
  • Fanatic Sisters lost the Fast rule but gained Defense 5+

Small Updates

Finally we’ve got two small updates, one for AoF: Regiments and one for heroes with ambushing special rules in multiple GF: Firefight and AoF:Skirmish armies.

AoF: Regiments

  • Added a note in the Basic/Full Rulebooks on how to determine which facing to charge

GF: Firefight & AoF: Skirmish

  • Updated all army special rules that give half the units Ambush to require them to deploy near each other

That’s it for today, please make sure to check out our Thingiverse page and give us a like, and we’ll make sure to keep bringing you awesome free models. :)

Happy Wargaming!

– Gaetano

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New Rulebook Released

3D Print, Age of Fantasy, Collaboration, Full Rulebooks, Game Update, Ilhadiel, Regiments

Hi everyone,

In today’s update we have a new rulebook, some important changes, and a new 3D model collaboration, but let’s not waste too much time and get right into it.


Age of Fantasy: Regiments

Today we’re very excited to release the Full Rulebook for Age of Fantasy: Regiments!

This has been a LONG time coming, but now we finally have Full Rulebooks available for all of our games, as well as Beginner’s Guides to get people started. We’ve also updated some other important stuff as part of this release, so make sure to keep reading to find out what has changed. :)

Before we get into the contents we’d like to present you the new cover art for the game, another gorgeous piece by the mighty Brandon Gillam.

This new rulebook starts out with a thorough explanation of all the core rules of the game, with lots of diagrams and examples to make things as clear as possible.

We’ve found that new players that never played rank & file games before were struggling with some of the basic concepts of the game, and with this section it should be much easier for them to get into the game.

It’s only after that however that you get to the real meat of the rulebook!

The advanced rules section contains a ton of new ways for you to customize your game, such as new deployment zone types, new mission objectives, new actions, and a lot more.

These rules are modular so that you can mix and match however you like, allowing you to create tailor-made slaughter so you and your friends to revel in.

Then there is the total conversions section, which alter the core rules in such a way to provide you with completely new game mechanics, each with their own tactical challenges and strategies.

There are total conversions for things such as fog of war, fatigue and command points, each adding a new layer of the game, allowing you to experience the game like you never have before.

The newest addition to the game are Phased Battles, which change the way that alternating activations work, giving you more structure regimental battles, and allowing you to play massive game with ease.

Here is a full list of all the advanced rules and total conversions:

  • Terrain Placement Rules
  • Multiple Deployment Styles
  • Extra Missions
  • Side-Missions
  • Extra Actions
  • Solid Buildings
  • Random Events
  • Battlefield Conditions
  • Terrain & Objective Effects
  • Fog of War Rules
  • Brutal Damage Rules
  • Command Points Rules
  • Fatigue Rules
  • Rules for Phased Battles
  • Rules for Multiplayer Games
  • Rules for Small-Scales & Multi-Basing

Oh, and did we mention that you can use the small-scales and multi-basing rules to play with your old Warmaster models, or to use your unit trays from Kings of War? :D

I think enough has been said, go get the rulebook by clicking HERE.

Note that when getting the rulebook for the low price of just $3 you’ll also get access to the other Patreon rewards, so that’s an additional 4 rulebooks for our other games, as well as this month’s 2D paper models.


Game Updates

As we mentioned earlier there’s some important updates that are coming along with this release, and whilst none of them are major, they’re all serving as small contributions in improving our games.

Starting off with our Age of Fantasy games, we’ve re-worked the way Command Groups work, and now you can buy individual Sergeants, Musicians and Battle Standards for your units, including in AoF: Skirmish.

Then for AoF: Regiments we’ve made a small update in the core rules, allowing Wavering units to do a single 90° pivot when they’re activated, but otherwise remaining idle. This should give units a small chance to fight back and recover, instead of keeping them stuck in a loop of Wavering results.

Speaking more generally we’ve also gone ahead and updated all of the army lists for GFF and AoFS, consolidating upgrade lists to remove awkward situations with multiple instances of the same upgrade for units.

Finally the biggest change comes to the way spell casting works, and this is both for the Grimdark Future games as well as the Age of Fantasy games. This update comes in two parts: line of sight changes and spell lists changes.

In the newest release of the game casting and blocking spells now requires line of sight. This not only feels more natural on the tabletop, but should also stop spell casters from hiding safely behind a mountain all game whilst wreaking havoc on enemy forces.

Then we’ve also gone back and re-worked all spell lists for all armies, lowering the power of attack spells as well as re-balancing them to make them a little more useful for each individual army. With this newest release you can’t spend the whole match just spamming attack spells, incentivising players to use effect spells more.

With all of these changes we’ve updated pretty much every single army in the game, so whatever files you have are now outdated, and you should make sure to get the latest release. :)


New 3D Print Collaboration with Ilhadiel

This month we’re starting a collaboration with Ilhadiel, who makes awesome 3D print models for fantasy on his Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/ilhadiel

He has tons of fantasy models available, but what caught our eyes the most is his line of Foxmen, which are perfect to use as Beastmen in Age of Fantasy. To help him spread the word about his miniatures we’re going to be releasing 3 of his models in the coming months, starting with a Beastmen Champion!

Beastmen Champions are unstoppable forces of destruction on the battlefield, slaughtering their enemies with wild strength. This model comes with a massive broadsword that can chop through even the toughest foes.

Download the model here:  https://www.patreon.com/posts/34548348

Note that you must be a Tier 3 patron to access to the link above.

This model is going to be available exclusively on Patreon until the 30th of May, after which it will go up for sale on our CGTrader store at a higher price.

champion-render-1


That’s it for today! With the release of AoFR we’ve finished releasing full rulebooks for our main line of games for now, so what might be coming next? Who knows…

Happy Wargaming!

– Gaetano

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