TONS OF UPDATES AND RELEASES

2D Print, 3D Print, Age of Fantasy, Collaboration, Firefight, Game Update, Grimdark Future, Ilhadiel, Quickplay Armies, Regiments, Skirmish, ThatEvilOne

Hi everyone,

Today we’ve got so much new stuff for you that we don’t even know where to begin!

In today’s update you’ll find news about the release of a new narrative campaign, a huge balance update that’s affecting most armies, more updates on specific armies, new 2D and 3D models, and much much more.

Over this past week we’ve also been running a community campaign, but honestly with so much stuff in today’s update we don’t think it’s the right time to share the results yet, as they deserve a biggest spotlight. Because of this you can expect the results next week.

Anyway, let’s get the show on the road!


Jakob’s Path: Chapter 1

Something that players have been asking us for a long time is to provide more narrative for our games, involving epic stories of battles and heroes across the worlds we’ve built.

Well, the time has finally come, and this week we’re super happy to release the first chapter of our first Grimdark Future narrative campaign: Jakob’s Path.

Jakob’s Path is a narrative campaign for Grimdark Future, which is being released in 5 chapters. Each chapter continues the story and features 2 new missions for you to play. Whilst the campaign was written with Battle Brothers vs Orc Marauders in mind, it can be played with any other factions and whatever models you have.

Chapter 1 begins the adventure with Jakob and his Battle Brothers landing on the mysterious planet of Zeloria-M5, looking to neutralize any Orc Marauders that inhabit it. Little did they know that they would find much more than just some pesky greenskins on the planet…

Download the chapter here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/34546818  

Note that you must be a Tier 2 patron to access to the link above.

This campaign is going to be available exclusively on Patreon until all 5 chapters have been released, after which it will go up for sale on our WargameVault Store at a higher price. 

The story was written by Gabriela Rebelo who took part in the writer’s submission challenge, and you can expect more narrative campaigns in the future written by other people that submitted their stories!


Battle Sisters Army Pack

For our line of 2D print models this week we’ve release the Battle Sisters army pack.

Battle Sisters are all-female splinter factions of the Battle Brothers, which follow the lead of their own god-queen. They are equipped with custom heavy battle armor and wield powerful flame weapons to purge the galaxy.

Get the models here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/battle-sisters-39588438

To help you get into the game ASAP, here is a Quickplay Army you can use with these models:

  • 1x High Sister w/ Pistol & Energy Sword
  • 10x Battle Sisters w/ 1x Heavy Flamethrower
  • 10x Battle Sisters w/ 1x Fusion Rifle
  • 10x Fanatic Sisters

2D Print Tutorials

Speaking of 2D miniatures, we’ve decided to add a little tutorial page at the end of all of our 2D print files, showing you 2 different methods you can use to assemble your armies. Hopefully this will help new player to understand how to use them easily, and experiment with different methods to find what works best for them.


Beastmen Assassin by Ilhadiel

Moving on to 3D printing, this month we got the last model made in collaboration with the amazing Ilhadiel, and you should definitely check out his Patreon here: https://www.patreon.com/ilhadiel

Beastmen Assassins protect their herds by killing those that threaten their lands. They work silently and without thanks, bloodying their hands to save their kind.

Download the model here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/39513117


Patreon Summary for June

This month it’s really great to be subscribed to our Patreon, and here’s a highlight of everything you get if you support the project before the 30th of July:

  • Early Access: Faster Than Light
  • GF – Jakob’s Path: Chapter 1
  • 2D Battle Sisters (2 Colors & PSD)
  • 3D Biker Sisters
  • 3D Biker Fanatics
  • 3D Dwarf Power Suits
  • 3D Beastmen Assassin

This of course is on top of all the usual stuff (5 rulebooks, point calculators, etc.), so you’re getting a huge amount of value for as little as $5. We really don’t know of any better deal out there!


Quick Highlights

Ok so this update has already been pretty long but we’re not even halfway through, so for the next 4 things we’re just going to do quick highlights to get you up to speed.

1 – Vile Rattus Kickstarter

The Kickstarter is almost over, so if you want awesome ratmen models you should definitely check it out: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/thatevilone/cult-of-vile-rattus-a-cheese-stealer-cult 

2 – Battle Brothers Bundle

All of our Battle Brothers 3D models have now been put together in an army bundle, which you can get at a 20% discount: https://www.cgtrader.com/3d-model-collections/battle-brothers-bundle

3 – Age of Fantasy: Skirmish on WargameVault

For those of you that can’t support us on Patreon, we are now providing the AoFS rulebook on WargameVault as well, so check it out: https://www.wargamevault.com/product/321041/Age-of-Fantasy-Skirmish–Full-Rulebook?affiliate_id=2357452

4 – Forum Migration

As previously announced we are going to close down the current Discourse forum and switch back to a Proboards forum at the end of the month, so if you’ve got anything to save then do it now: http://forum.onepagerules.com/

The old forum has already been re-opened, and we’ll switch the URL when the switch has been completed, but if you want to already register now you can do it: https://onepagerules.proboards.com/


Balance Updates

Finally let’s move onto the game updates.

As some of you may have already noticed, some of the more elite armies and vehicles in the game can be very pricey, almost to the point of making them underpowered. This stems from the fact that until not a 2+ defense value has been very expensive, which was tipping the balance a little too much in favor of cheaper armies.

So, in a stroke of absolute madness we decided to re-balance the cost of 2+ during the last week, which meant that we’ve had to update almost every army book in the game. Luckily enough we had some volunteers to help out, but it was still a ton of work.

You can expect most vehicles to be cheaper, as well as all of the elite armies to be cheaper, which will hopefully shift the balance of the game enough to make them a bit more viable against horde armies, especially in skirmish.

This update is coming for all games, so you can also expect monsters and chariots to be cheaper in fantasy, as well as some of the other more resilient units out there.


Prime Brothers + Robot Legions Updates

With a new boxed set hitting the street we went ahead and added a couple of new units to the Prime Brothers and the Robot Legions, as well as doing some more changes.

Prime Brothers now all have the Firstborn special rule, which gives them Regeneration against non-spell attacks, making them a bit tougher to crack. Then we added 1 new hero and 4 new units, as well as giving all heroes the ability to take combat shields.

Robot Legions also got a bunch of new stuff, with 2 new heroes and 2 new units, as well as some new equipment for Overseers, Technomancers and Warriors. It’s a good day to be a robot.

We’ve also come up with some Quickplay Armies for you to get into the game if you got the boxed set.

Prime Brothers

  • 1x Captain w/ Pistol, Energy Sword, Combat Shield & War Chant
  • 1x Captain w/ Pistol, Energy Sword & Battle Rites
  • 1x Lieutenant w/ Shred Pistol, Energy Sword, Combat Shield & Precision Shots
  • 1x Ancient w/ Pistol, Energy Sword, Combat Shield & Ancient Banner
  • 1x Judge
  • 3x Guard Squad
  • 3x Eradication Squad
  • 10x Assault Squad w/ 1x Plasma Pistol
  • 3x Prime Bikers w/ Twin Rifles

Robot Legions

  • 1x Tri-Scorpion Overseer
  • 1x Overseer w/ Phase Glaive
  • 1x Warden
  • 1x Technomancer w/ Bot-Master & 2x Technoslaves
  • 10x Warriors w/ 5x Reaper Rifles
  • 3x Tri-Scorptions w/ 1x Heavy Armblade & Plasmabot
  • 3x Bot Swarms
  • 1x Tripod Robot & Reanimator

Other Updates

Since we’ve already been working on all of these updates, why not more?

Based on community feedback we’ve been updating some stuff for GF and AoF, so you should definitely check if your army has been updated and tweak your lists.

Here the changelog:

GRIMDARK FUTURE

Battle Brothers

  • Modified the War Chant rule so that it can stack with Furious

Prime Brothers

  • Added new units: Judge, Assault Squad, Guard Squad, Eradication Squad, Prime Bikers
  • Heroes can now be equipped with Shred Pistols and Combat Shields
  • All units now have the Firstborn special rule
  • Modified the War Chant rule so that it can stack with Furious

Dwarf Guilds

  • Heroes, Warriors, Support, Jetpacks and Veterans can now take Shotguns
  • Heroes and Power Suits can now take Combat Shields

Elven Jesters

  • Added new units: Jokers, Fools, Pranksters
  • Solitaires can now upgrade with Graceful Brutality

Feudal Guard

  • Commander rule has been re-worked

Havoc Brothers

  • Modified the War Chant rule so that it can stack with Furious

High Elf Fleets

  • Anti-Gravity APCs now have Twin Starcannons as an upgrade instead of as default equipment

Human Defense Force

  • Commander and Battle Drills rules have been re-worked

Human Inquisition

  • Assassins now have Quality 2+ and Defense 2+

Robot Legions

  • Added new units: Tri-Scorpion Overseer, Warden, Tri-Scorpions, Tripod Robot
  • Overseers can now be equipped with Phase Glaives
  • Technomancers can now be equipped with Technoslaves
  • Warriors can now be equipped with Reaper Rifles

Soul-Snatcher Cults

  • Re-worked and condensed hero units for simplicity
  • Replaced Commander rule with Tactical Console rule

AGE OF FANTASY

Dark Elves

  • Executioners now have Deadly(3) instead of AP(2)
  • Repeater Crossbows now have Rending instead of AP(1)
  • Seeker Bows now have AP(1) instead of Rending

Deep-Sea Elves

  • Added new unit: Depth Horrors
  • Crossbows now have Rending instead of AP(1)

Dwarves

  • Crossbows now have Rending instead of AP(1)
  • Engineers can now upgrade with Flame-Rifles and Organ-Rifles
  • Organ Guns have been reworked

Havoc Brothers

  • Daemonic Guard Knights have been re-worked

Havoc Dwarves

  • Modified the Abyssal Icon rule for skirmish

Humans

  • Crossbows now have Rending instead of AP(1)

Kingdom of Angels

  • Crossbows now have Rending instead of AP(1)
  • Commander rule has been re-worked

Saurians

  • Frog-Mages now have Quality 2+ and Defense 2+

Vampiric Undead

  • Daemonic Guard Knights have been removed

That’s it for today, if you’ve made it this far you are truly a champion. :D

Happy Wargaming!

– Gaetano

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Lots of Stuff!

2D Print, 3D Print, Campaign Rules, Game Jam 2020, Merch, Quickplay Armies, Skirmish

Hi everyone,

In today’s update we’re bringing you three brand new fantasy armies, some changes to the campaign rules, a couple of quickplay armies, as well as previews for what models we’re going to be releasing in May.


OPR Game Jam 2020

Before we begin we’d like to remind everyone that the first ever global game jam for miniature games is going to happen next weekend (8th of May to 10th of May)!

This will be a 48hr game making marathon, focused on creating one-page miniatures games. Anyone will be able to submit a game, and you can work alone or in teams.

When the jam is over everyone will be able to judge the games, and then we will highlight a few of our favourite games on the OPR website.

Sign up for the game jam here (it’s FREE): https://itch.io/jam/oprgj2020

The theme will be revealed on the day of the jam, so make sure to sign up now and keep your eyes peeled so that you can get creating straight away!

oprgj2020


New Fantasy Armies

If you love Age of Fantasy then you’re going to love the three new armies we’re releasing today: Halflings, Havoc Dwarves and Shadow Stalkers.

Halflings are tiny humanoids even smaller than dwarves, and one of the most ancient races found in Tyria. Even though they might not look like strong warriors, they make up for their small size in luck and courage, so don’t underestimate them.

This army was inspired by the super cool models released as part of the TTCombat KS, as well as miniatures from other manufacturers available online.

Fantasy-Halflings

Havoc Dwarves are a faction of dwarves that have been corrupted by the havoc gods, and are now systematically razing one city after the next. Their bodies are covered in heavy armor sealed by the power of havoc, making them able to withstand even the mightiest of blows.

This army has been requested by fans for a long time and was inspired by the Mantic Abyssal Dwarves, as well as the FW Legions of Azgorh.

Fantasy-Havoc-Dwarves

Shadow Stalkers are elusive and nightmarish horrors that warp into being seemingly out of nowhere and haunt small villages all across of Tyria. Nothing is known about them except that they usually strike at night, and that their armies are lead by mighty pumpkin-head kings.

This army was inspired by the spooky Mantic Nightstalkers models, which feature everything from pumpkin-head scarecrows to cthulu-like monsters.

Fantasy-Stalkers


Campaign Rules Updates

After taking part in the recent Grimdark Future community campaign we’ve gone ahead and updated the Campaign Rules based on some of the feedback we got.

Here the changes:

  • Tweaked underdog rules to be a little more balanced
  • Added optional rules for playing without permadeath
  • Units can’t get the same level up trait more than once anymore

Fantasy-Generic


Miniature Releases for May

Now that April has come to an end we’re ready to give you an update on what miniatures are going to be released on Patreon this May.

3D Print Models:

  • Sci-Fi – Battle Sisters Jetpack Squad
  • Sci-Fi – Ratmen Shaman – in collaboration with ThatEvilOne
  • Fantasy – Dwarf Riflemen – in collaboration with Kyoushuneko Miniatures
  • Fantasy – Beastmen Champion – in collaboration with Ilhadiel

2D Print Models

  • Sci-Fi – Alien Hives

None of these models are fully ready yet, but we’re planning on making 1-2 releases per week so that we can get them in your hands ASAP. :D

Grimdark-Aliens


2D Print Quickplay Armies

Quickplay Armies are pre-made army lists designed to be ready to play out of the box, without the need to count point costs or create your own lists. They are the perfect thing to dip your toes into new armies and see if you like them!

This month we started releasing 2D print models, which were all put together with some army lists in mind, however we never shared those with you, which was dumb…

So today we’re going to share the quickplay armies that our 2D print sets were based around, and in the future whenever we release a new set we’ll release a new quickplay army to go with it as well.

Battle Brothers

  • 1x Captain w/ Pistol & Energy Sword
  • 5x Assault Brothers
  • 5x Battle Brothers w/ 1x Flamethrower
  • 5x Battle Brothers w/ 1x Missile Launcher

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Orc Marauders

  • 1x Warlord w/ Ultra Claw
  • 1x Shaman
  • 10x Orc Mob w/ Carbines, 1x Heavy Machinegun
  • 10x Orc Mob w/ Carbines, 1x Rocket Launcher
  • 5x Boss Mob

orcs-preview-2

Humans

  • 1x Captain
  • 10x Infantrymen + Command
  • 10x Infantrymen + Command
  • 5x Marksmen w/ Rifles
  • 5x Marksmen w/ Rifles
  • 5x Knights

humans-preview-2

Vampiric Undead

  • 1x Vampire Lord w/ Great Weapon & Wizard(1)
  • 10x Skeletons
  • 10x Skeletons w/ Spears
  • 10x Ghouls
  • 3x Ghost Swarms

vampiric-preview-2


New T-Shirts Available

Finally we’ve made new t-shirts featuring the GF: Firefight and AoF: Skirmish cover art available in our Mech Store, so get yourself one to show your support !

 


That’s it for today, lots of cool stuff! Make sure to sign up for the OPR Game Jam and spread the word so we can get as many cool games as possible. :)

Happy Wargaming!

– Gaetano

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Two New Rulebooks Released!

3D Print, Age of Fantasy, Collaboration, Firefight, Full Rulebooks, Game Jam 2020, Grimdark Future, Skirmish, ThatEvilOne

Hi there,

Yes, you read that right, today we’re releasing two brand new rulebooks, as well as a shiny new 3D print model, so there’s lots of cool stuff for you! :D


Firefight & Skirmish Rulebooks

It’s with great pleasure that today we’re finally releasing the full rulebooks for both Grimdark Future: Firefight and Age of Fantasy: Skirmish!

Before we get into the contents we’d like to present you the new cover art for these rulebooks, another stunning work by the wonderful Brandon Gillam.

So, what will you find in these new rulebooks?

The first section of the books cover all of the core rules of the game, so everything you know and love like moving, shooting, melee, etc.

Here you’ll find a ton of diagrams and examples to make it easier to understand the games, and we’re making this section available for free as a beginner’s guide.

But after that… ooh boy do we got a ton of cool stuff for you!

The next section of the rulebook contains advanced rules that add a ton of new content for your regular games, from different deployment styles, to new missions and actions.

All of the advanced rules are completely optional, so you can mix and match what you want, for example using only the extra actions that you like or that fit your playstlye.

Finally the total conversion section provides you with bigger rules changes that can fundamentally alter the way you play, giving you a completely new experience.

Here you’ll find things such as a new tactical phase that’s played before the battle begins, or in-depth city fighting rules that simulate different aspects of urban warfare.

Due to popular demand we’ve also added a whole section on how to play games in smaller spaces, so that you can easily play skirmish anywhere.

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
  • Random Events
  • Battlefield Conditions
  • Terrain & Objective Effects
  • Fog of War Rules
  • Tactical Phase Rules
  • Command Points Rules
  • Suppression Rules
  • City Fighting Rules
  • Rules for Multiplayer Games
  • Rules for Kitchen Table Games

Oh, and did we mention that you can get these 2 rulebooks, plus the other 2 rulebooks, as well as lots of other rewards for the low price of just $3?!

So, what are you waiting for? Get them by clicking HERE.

We hope you all enjoy these new rulebooks and can’t wait to hear your comments and feedback on the new cover art, advanced rules and total conversions!


New 3D Print Model

This month we’re starting a new collaboration with ThatEvilOne, who is making absolutely stunning sci-fi modelsfor 3D printing.

Check out the Patreon here: https://www.patreon.com/thatevilone

sniper-render

Snipers of the Ratmen Clans are experts at sneaking into vantage positions with their master-crafted rifles, which can fire at an incredible distance and punch through the toughest of armors.

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 April, after which it will go up for sale on our CGTrader store at a higher price.

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OPR Game Jam 2020

In just 2 weeks we’re going to be hosting the first OPR Game Jam ever, which is a 48hr game making marathon, focused on creating one-page miniatures games.

If you’ve ever had some ideas for your own games or just generally like to tinker with rules, then you should definitely join the game jam to share your talent with others.

Sign up for the game jam here (it’s free): https://itch.io/jam/oprgj2020

The jam will run from May 8th, at 8PM UK time, to May 10th, at 8PM UK time.

oprgj2020


That’s it for today, and wow, this month has been already pretty crazy with all of the new games and miniatures we released… but it’s not over yet. ;)

Happy Wargaming!

– Gaetano

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OPR Game Jam, New 3D Models, New Armies and more

3D Print, Age of Fantasy, Battle Report, Collaboration, Firefight, Game Jam 2020, Game Update, Grimdark Future, Kyoushuneko Miniatures, Skirmish, The Makers Cult, Tournament Guide

Hi everyone,

This week we have yet again another update that is packed with lots of new content for you, from big announcements to new miniatures, armies, game updates and more..


OPR Game Jam 2020

Brace yourselves peeps, because the OPR Game Jam 2020 is actually happening!

This will be a 48hr game making marathon, focused on creating one-page miniatures games. The jam will run from May 8th, at 8PM UK time, to May 10th, at 8PM UK time.

Sign up for the game jam here: https://itch.io/jam/oprgj2020

Anyone will be able to submit a game, and you can work alone or in teams. When the jam is over everyone will be able to judge the games, and then we will highlight a few of our favourite games on the OPR website.

There is no winner or prize, it’s all just for fun!

We really want to make this something special, and the more people join the better, so spread the news wherever you can and let’s make miniature game jams a thing. :D

oprgj2020


Dwarf Troops Released

Last month we released some mighty Dwarf Lords, so this month it’s time for us to release troops that they can lead into battle!

These models were made in collaboration with Kyoushuneko Miniatures, check out the Patreon here: https://www.patreon.com/kyoushuneko_miniatures

troops-render-1

The Dwarves are known across Tyria for their prowess in battle and lack of fear when faced with enemies twice their height, and these warriors are rightly respected by their enemies. These models are modular and come with 5 different head designs, 5 different body designs, 3 different weapons and a shield.

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

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

These models are going to be available exclusively on Patreon until the 29th of April, after which they will go up for sale on our CGTrader store at a higher price.

troops-render-2


Machine Cult Defilers

Today we’re releasing a new army from Grimdark Future, the Machine Cult Defilers.

Machine Cult Defilers are a twisted faction of humans that have fused with machines to become brain-dead killers that know no mercy. They wage war to serve their machine-gods in their quest to eradicate the Sirius sector of all biological life.

This army was made in collaboration with The Makers Cult, check out the Patreon here: https://www.patreon.com/themakerscult

We’ve also used this update as a chance to review the Feudal Guard army, adding some new units and re-working from of the existing ones to be more in line with the HDF.

Grimdark-Cult-Defilers


Misc Updates

Today we have just a small update to the tournament guides, as well as a couple of small army updates for Grimdark Future.

Tournament Guides

  • Added section on stacking modifiers from special rules and spells

Grimdark Future

High Elf Fleets

  • High Seers can’t upgrade to Psychic(3) anymore

Human Defense Force

  • Re-worked the Ogre Squads Heavy SMGs

TAO Coalition

  • Re-worked melee upgrades for Battlesuit Captains
  • Heavy Stealth Suits now have Tough(12) and re-worked Stealth Drones
  • Tide Titans now have Tough(18)
  • Surge Titans now come with Pulse Cannons Equipped

Grimdark-Elves


Grimdark Future Community Campaign

To combat quarantine loneliness and lack of wargaming we started a Grimdark Future community campaign on the forum: The Battle for Tarkanis.

The campaign is open for anyone to join, and we use the forum thread to track armies, share battle reports and more. You can take part in the campaign from home or play with us online using our Discord  server and Roll20  tables.

The campaign is played using the Grimdark Future Campaign Rules, and it will run for 2 weeks until the 26th of April, after which we see who wins!

Join the campaign here: http://forum.onepagerules.com/t/battle-for-tarkanis-community-campaign/273

Grimdark-Generic


AoFS Solo Battle Report
Been a while since we last shared a battle report, so here is a new Age of Fantasy Skirmish solo battle report by Sad and Lonely Gamer, this time featuring a brutal 250pts battle of Sky-City Dwarves vs Disciples of War.


Another teaser…
Last week we posted a teaser, this week we posted a teaser… so maybe next week we’ll post yet another teaser?

Cover-Teaser-AoFS-2


That’s it for today, make sure to sign up for the game jam and tell everyone about it, and we hope you enjoy the new miniatures and armies too. :)

Happy Wargaming!

– Gaetano

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Battle Sisters Troops and more

3D Print, Age of Fantasy, Firefight, Game Update, Grimdark Future, Skirmish

Hi everyone,

Today we’re bringing you some awesome new 3D print models, an update on some of the models on cgtrader, as well as some smaller fixes to a couple of armies… and something else too…


Battle Sisters Troops Released

Last month we released the powerful Battle Sisters Champion, but she was a little bit lonely, so this month we’re releasing some troops for her to lead into battle!

troops-render-1

These battle-hardened troops form the back-bone of the Battle Sisters army, ready to burn down traitors and aliens to a crisp. These models come with 2 different head designs, 5 different weapons, as well as optional backpacks.

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

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

These models are going to be available exclusively on Patreon until the 29th of April, after which they will go up for sale on our CGTrader store at a higher price.

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Models removed from CGTrader

As some of you may have already noticed, we’ve removed the Battle Brothers and Dwarves models from our CGTrader store.

For various internal reasons we’re unable to continue providing those models for free, and so they were removed from the store for now.

Currently we’re debating on what to do with those models in the future, but we’ll make sure to give an update on what happens to them soon. :)

We hope that everyone that already downloaded them enjoys them as they are, and we are sorry for any inconveniences this might have caused.


Minor Army Updates

Today we’re adding a new unit for the Dwarf Guilds, as well as lowering the maximum level that Havoc Brothers Psychics can have, as level 3 is usually reserved for more legendary units. We also removed the Plague Psychic as it seems to be causing some confusion, and to make sure that Disciples of Plague are more in line with the other Havoc Brother Disciples factions.

It also seems that when we did the last major army updates we forgot to change units that had both Ambush and Scout to only have either of them, so we went ahead and fixed those.

Here the full changelog:

Grimdark Future

Dwarf Guilds

  • Added new unit: Weapon Teams

Havoc Brothers

  • Dark Psychics can’t upgrade to level 3 anymore

Disciples of Plague

  • Plague Psychics have been removed (use Dark Psychics + Regeneration instead)

Human Inquisition

  • Spy Assassins now only have Ambush instead of Scout

Wormhole Daemons

  • Plague Swarms now only have Ambush instead of Scout

Age of Fantasy

Disciples of Plague

  • Plague Kings can now update each model with different weapons

Ratmen

  • Assassins now only have Ambush instead of Scout

Grimdark-Daemons


Just a little teaser…

Something new is coming, something cool is coming, but it’s too early to give you the full thing yet, so here is a tiny first glance at it…

Cover-Teaser-GFF-2


That’s it for today’s update. We hope that everyone is doing OK in these strange times and that our games can at least provide some minor relief for you. :)

Happy Wargaming!

– Gaetano

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2D Print Models Released

2D Print, 3D Print, Age of Fantasy, Firefight, Grimdark Future, Skirmish

Hi everyone,

Today we’ve got a really cool announcement regarding 2D print models, as well as an update on last month’s 3D print models and the Soul-Snatcher Cults army.


2D Print Models are Live!

Here at OPR we always strive to provide our players with more bang for their buck, which is why we’re happy to announce that from now on we’ll be providing new 2D print models every month. :D

To access them, go here: https://onepagerules.com/2d-print/

 

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The models were designed with wargames and RPGs in mind, and with them you can now literally play our games completely for free, not even needing to buy any miniatures to try them out.

Every month we’ll release new models like this:

  • Black & White versions will be available for free
  • Exclusive colored versions will be available on Patreon
  • The original PSDs for customization will also available on Patreon

So for as little as $3 you can get a new set of miniatures every month, and for just $5 you can get a second exclusive colored version too. Then if you really wanna go all out you can get the original PSDs for $10, giving you everything you need to customize your miniatures however you like.

Don’t forget that you’re getting all of these miniatures on top of all of the other stuff you get as a Patreon reward, such as Full Rulebooks, Point Calculators and 3D Models!

To kick things off this month we’re releasing 4 amazing sets, giving you a total of 23 stunning miniatures to play with, featuring the following factions:

Battle Brothers

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Orc Marauders

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Humans

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Vampiric Undead

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We hope that you have as much fun playing with these models as we had making them, and we’re looking forward to releasing more in the future. :)


3D Print Models available on CGTrader

Want to get your hands on the new Battle Sister Champion and Dwarf Lord but missed them on Patreon last month?

The Battle Sisters Champion is available on CGTrader by clicking HERE.

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The Dwarf Lord is also available on CGTrader by clicking HERE.

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Don’t forget that you can get this month’s set of new 3D print models for a lower price than on CGTrader by supporting us on Patreon.


Soul-Snatcher Cults Rebranding

Finally just a small update on the Soul-Snatchers / Soul-Snatcher Cults

There have been far too many players that have been confused about the Soul-Snatchers, because they couldn’t tell what models they could best use for the army.

In order to make it easier to find them we have renamed them from Soul-Snatchers to Soul-Snatcher Cults, and we’ve also added a new illustration to be army book.

Note that nothing else has changed, all of the rules and point costs are the same, so you don’t have to download the new version of the army book if you don’t mind this. :)

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That’s it for today’s update. Stay tuned as we’ll be revealing this month’s set of 3D models next week, as well as some other cool stuff…

Happy Wargaming!

– Gaetano

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New Full Rulebooks Released

3D Print, Age of Fantasy, Firefight, Full Rulebooks, Game Update, Grimdark Future, Merch, Skirmish

Hi everyone,

Over the past couple of weeks we’ve been releasing a ton of new stuff with the AI Rules, Campaign Rules, Mission Cards and Tournament Guides, but we’re not stopping there.

Today we’ve got a major update for the Full Rulebooks, as well as some updates to the core rules for all of our games. Let’s dig in!


New Full Rulebooks

Since the initial release of the Full Rulebooks about a year ago we’ve gotten a ton of great feedback from our players, and so over the past couple of months we’ve been working on updating the Full Rulebooks to make them even more awesome.

These new versions of the Full Rulebooks are jam-packed with new and updated content to enhance your games, ranging from smaller things like extra missions and actions, to big total conversions like rules for apocalyptic games or playing with small-scale minis.

Here a list of all the new and updated stuff you will find:

  • New Terrain Placement rules, with 6 placement styles
  • New Side-Missions rules, with 3 play styles and 18 side-missions
  • New Deployment Styles rules, with 6 deployment types
  • New Tactical Points rules, with 15 strategic doctrines
  • Updated Extra Missions rules, with 6 mission types
  • Updates Extra Actions rules, with 2 new actions
  • Updated Solid Buildings rules, now with collateral damage rules
  • Updated Random Events rules, with 18 new events
  • Updated Battlefield Conditions rules, with 6 new conditions
  • Updated Terrain & Objective Effects rules, re-written for clarity
  • Updated Fog of War rules, now with shifting focus and combat fatigue rules
  • Updated Brutal Damage rules, now with friendly fire, mishaps and crits rules
  • Updated Suppression and Fatigue rules, re-balanced for better gameplay
  • Updated Multiplayer Games rules, with 2 new play styles
  • Updated Apocalyptic Games rules, re-written for clarity and playability
  • Updates Small-Scales & Multi-Basing rules, re-written to be easier to play

Just as with the recent Point Calculators update, we’ve also done a major re-working of the layout, as well as adding new diagrams illustrations that show off the miniatures from a top-down perspective, and make things even easier to understand.

So, if you have been on the fence about getting the full rulebooks, or if you already own an older copy of the rulebooks, then we highly recommend that you check out the newest versions by supporting us: patreon.com/onepagerules

Note that we’ve also updated the Basic Rulebooks to reflect these changes, so if you had printed out a copy of those, then you should print out the new versions instead.


Core Rules Updates

As part of the Full Rulebook updates we’ve also gone ahead and updated a couple of the core game rules to enhance playability.

We’re changing how heroes work a little so that now you can use the unit’s quality value if the hero that’s in it has a worse quality. Also we’re making it so that now the hero always uses the defense value of the unit they join (unless they are the last model alive), streamlining the defense rolls process.

Then we found that Indirect weapons felt a little useless, so now you can fire without the -1 to hit penalty as long as you remain stationary. Finally we noticed that because of the short 12″ range on spell blocking, people ended up not really being able to use this mechanic very often, so we increased the range to 18″ to make it a better option.

On the AoF: Regiments front we’ve been struggling with how charges work for a long time, because it was too easy to charge into a unit’s flank even when standing right in front of them. Because of this units may now only pivot before charging, and not during the charge, ensuring that this won’t happen anymore.

Here the full changelog:

General Rules

  • Heroes may use their own morale when joining units, but aren’t forced to anymore
  • Heroes always roll for defense using their unit’s defense value, unless they are the last model alive
  • Indirect shots now only suffer a -1 to hit penalty when moving
  • Spell blocking now has a range of 18″ instead of just 12″

AoF: Regiments

  • Units may only pivot before moving and must move in a straight line when using Rush/Charge.
  • Ambush units must be placed over 12″ away (to avoid rear charges)

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Reminder: 3D Print Models

If you want to get your hands on this month’s 3D Print models then make sure to download them before the 30th of March, as they’ll only be available via our CGTrader store after that!

Get them here:

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Reminder: Limited Edition T-Shirts

If you want to get your hands on the Limited Edition T-Shirts then make sure to buy them before the 30th of March, as they’ll be gone forever after that!

Check out the store here: https://teespring.com/stores/one-page-rules

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Reminder: Old Forum Closure

Finally we wanted to remind you that the Old OPR Forum is going to be shut down on the 30th of March, so make sure to save anything you need from there now, because it’s going to be deleted forever with no way to recover it.

The new forum can be found here: forum.onepagerules.com

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That’s it for today, make sure to check out the new version of the full rulebooks and grab everything you can that’s going to be removed at the end of the month!

Happy Wargaming!

– Gaetano

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Tournament Guides + New T-Shirts

Age of Fantasy, Firefight, Grimdark Future, Merch, Skirmish, Tournament Guide

Hi everyone,

Today we’ve got some new game updates, a limit time t-shirt design, as well as a small reminder of all the cool ways you can engage with the community. :)


Tournament Guides

Have you ever wanted to create an OPR tournament over the weekend but didn’t really know where to start? Or are looking for a couple of ways to add more structure to army building and the game rules?

Well then we have you covered with our new Tournament Guides!

For each game you now have a guide on how to create and run small tournaments, as well as some extra rules on how to restrict abusing the army creation rules and other loopholes that we have in the game.

Now let me say that our games were never created with competitive play in mind, so to run a tournament you’ll definitely need a judge that can settle disputes quickly, as there are many things in the game that are not clearly defined.

In any case these guides should come in hand, and we hope you give them a try. :)

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New T-Shirt Designs

Recently we’ve had some players ask us if we’re going to be adding some new t-shirt designs to our stores, and I’m happy to say that we did!

First off, we have a new awesome limited edition design:

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This new design will only be available until the 30th of March, so make sure to get it whilst it’s still available. :D

We also have a couple of other new designs (which you can see below), and as new art is revealed we’re going to keep adding cool new designs to the store.

Check them out here: https://teespring.com/stores/one-page-rules

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Community Reminders

We’ve got a ton new players on board since the last time we did this, so here are some reminders of all the ways you can connect with the community…

First up, the OPR Newsletter: http://eepurl.com/gBIFer

Make sure to sign up so that you can get monthly updates on all the new things that happen around the project. This is especially useful for those that are unable to keep up with the tons of updates we release every week, and would just like a recap of the highlights for each month.

Then there’s our Discord Server: https://discord.gg/djBydgk

Discord is a great way to connect with the community and if you haven’t checked it out yet you definitely should. Basically it’s a place where you can chat with 300+ other players about tactics, list buildings, hobby progress, 3D printing, and more. It’s also a great way to organise games on Roll20 and TTS, with lots of active players.

We have a new OPR Forum: http://forum.onepagerules.com/

That’s right, out with the old, in with the new! The new forum is hosted on Discourse, and it has a clean new look, plus it automates our Patreon accesses. If you want to share ideas and have longer discussions, then this is the place to go.

Finally you should follow us on all these channels:

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There you go, a short and sweet update today. But next week… oh next week we have something really cool in store for you. :D

Happy Wargaming!

– Gaetano

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New Models, Mission Cards and Community Updates

3D Print, Age of Fantasy, Collaboration, Firefight, Game Update, Grimdark Future, Kyoushuneko Miniatures, Mission Cards, Skirmish

Hi everyone,

Today we’ve got some awesome new 3D print models for you, as well as dynamic mission cards, an important community update, a how to play video and some small patches.

Let’s get to it! :D


3D Print Dwarf Lord

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When the going gets rough, the Dwarves get rougher! Seek your enemy’s most powerful champions and slay them with courage and honour… and this mighty hero model.

This model comes with 2 different head designs, a great axe and two hand axes.

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 was made in collaboration with Kyoushuneko Miniatures, check out the Patreon here: https://www.patreon.com/Kyoushuneko_Miniatures

As per our agreement with Kyoushuneko Miniatures this model is going to be available exclusively on Patreon until the end of the month, after which it will be released for free on our CGTrader store.

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Dynamic Mission Cards

Oh yeah baby, we’re finally releasing official mission cards!

People have been asking for these for a long time now, especially after seeing them being used to great effect in Wyloch’s battle reports. So naturally after talking to him we picked them up, slapped a fresh coat of paint on, and released them to our players.

The dynamic mission cards can be found on the various game pages and are available for all games, so make sure to give them a try next time you play!

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New OPR Forum

I know most of you probably weren’t expecting this, however we’re moving the official OPR forum to a new domain and a new provider this month. :)

The new forum can be found here: forum.onepagerules.com

Our current forum is going to be shut down on the 30th of March, so make sure to save everything you need and copy any content you like over to the new forum by then.

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New Facebook Group

Some players suggested that we create a Facebook group because they like how easy it is to share pictures and ideas on there, so of course we created one. :D

Join the group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/onepagerules/

There’s already a couple post in there and we’re somehow already almost at 100 members, so give it a look and see what you can share!

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How to Play Grimdark Future

The fine folks at TableTop Wolf have created a nice little tutorial on how to play Grimdark Future, which is perfect for people that are still on the fence about trying out our games, or that aren’t 100% sure they’re doing everything right.

Check out the video below and leave them a like, and don’t forget to share it with your local community to get them excited!


Small Patches

Finally just some small patches today, nothing special:

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Machine Cult

  • Combat Robots now have Heavy Flamethrowers instead of Flamethrower Cannons

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Dwarves

  • Dwarf Lords can now be mounted on Beasts

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That’s it for today, make sure to sign up on our new forum before it is taken down, and stay tuned for more cool stuff coming next week!

Happy Wargaming!

– Gaetano

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New 3D Print Models + Updates

3D Print, Age of Fantasy, Campaign Rules, Collaboration, Firefight, Game Update, Grimdark Future, Kyoushuneko Miniatures, One-Offs, Skirmish, The Makers Cult, War Fleets

Hi everyone,

The day has finally come!

In today’s news we’re going to talk about our new adventure into 3D printing, new campaign rules for our games, plus some army updates.


Battle Sisters Champion Released

Today we’re really proud to present to you our first 3D print model available via our Patreon, the mighty Battle Sisters Champion!

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Lead your Battle Sisters into the slaughter with this epic hero model, ready to crush the foes of the god-queen across the Sirius sector. The model comes with 2 different head designs, a pistol & sword, as well as an optional backpack.

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 end of the month, after which it will go up for sale on our CGTrader store at a higher price.

OPR is just getting started with 3D print models, and the more support we get the more artists we’ll be able to hire to provide you with even more awesome models! :D

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3D Print Store + Free Battle Brother Models

Have a 3D printer but would like to give our models a try before supporting on Patreon?

No problem!

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We have just re-released all of our Battle Brothers models with new head designs and more weapon options, and they’re all completely free on out CGTrader store.

Check them out here: https://www.cgtrader.com/onepagerules

These models are extremely versatile, and if you download all 3 packs you’re going to have access to 4 heads, 6 bodies, 10 weapons and 3 bases. This should be more than enough to get you started on your 3D printing journey with OPR!

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To access our CGTrader store you can also click on the new 3D Print link in the top menu of our website, which will take you straight to it.

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3D Print Models for Fantasy

As we mentioned before we’re collaborating with Kyoushuneko Miniatures to release 3D print fantasy miniatures for Age of Fantasy, and today we’ve got some previews of the new Dwarf Lord hero that they’re making for us.

Check out the Patreon here: https://www.patreon.com/Kyoushuneko_Miniatures

As per our agreement with them these models will be made available on our Patreon as exclusives as soon as they’re ready, and after one month time they’ll be made available for free on CGTrader.

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Campaign Rules Updates

On top of all of this awesome new stuff we’re also releasing a new version of the Campaign Rules, which have been adapted to work with Grimdark Future and Age of Fantasy, as well as releasing an update for the skirmish versions.

Now you’ll be able to wage epic campaigns of war where your armies evolve, your heroes get injured, and random events can turn the tide of battle!

Here the changelog:

  • Added rules for 4 different campaign length types
  • Added rules for parallel play and late joiners
  • Removed the campaign objectives section
  • Special objectives now always give 10pts
  • Re-worked some special objectives to make them fairer
  • If you roll a special objective that can’t be completed you must re-roll
  • Winning players now get 2VP + 10pts, whilst losing players get 30pts
  • Underdog bonus allows you to modify friendly and enemy rolls now
  • Smashed leg now gives -1.5″/-3″ movement
  • Agile now gives +1.5″/+3″ movement
  • Re-worked the balance of some random events
  • Warband sheets were re-worked to have an xp tracker

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Game Updates

Finally we’ve got some army updates as well as a one-off update for you.

The most exciting thing here is that we’re releasing a couple of new units for the Feudal Guard by TMC (patreon.com/themakerscult), which are all pretty damn awesome!

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Knight Brothers

  • Only one model per unit can be upgraded with Psychic now
  • Purgation Brothers can now take Incinerators

Wolf Brothers

  • Re-worked upgrade lists for Wolf Rookies and Wolf Brothers
  • Wolf Brothers can now take Battle Standards

Feudal Guard

  • Added new units: Feudal Engineers, Heavy Support Vehicle, Heavy Battle Tank
  • Heroes can now be mounted on Feudal Steeds and take Energy Lances

Human Defense Force

  • Executioners, Drill Sergeants and Psychics now all have Assault Rifles (so they can access more upgrades)

Machine Cult

  • Re-worked loadout and upgrades for Destroyer Cyborgs

One-Off Games

War Fleets

  • Re-worked strength when ramming
  • EMP now only affects shooting rolls

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That’s it for today, make sure to subscribe to our Patreon at Tier 3 to get access to all of the miniatures we’re going to be releasing in the future, and we’ll be back next week with even more awesome content for you. :D

Happy Wargaming!

– Gaetano

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