September Releases, Writing Jam, Quickstart Section and More

2D Print, 3D Print, Game Update, Video Content, Writing Jam

Hi everyone,

Today we’ve got a bunch of new stuff for you, a writing jam, new grimdark models, new fantasy models, new spaceship models, a quickstart section, a game update, and even a new battle report for you to watch.

Let’s get to it!


OPR Writing Jam #1

Before we delve into all of the new goodies we got for you this month, let’s talk about the OPR Writing Jam, which is a brand new concept for us, and a bit of an experiment.

For the longest time people have been asking us for more narrative, and there are many of you in the community that have been more than happy to share your own stories and takes on the OPR universe. Since we got so many awesome and creative submissions from fans, we think that it’s a shame that only we get to read them.

So today we’re introducing the OPR Writing Jam!

The OPR writing jam is a 48hr story writing marathon, focused on writing one-page stories set in the OPR universe. We want to stress that this is about writing stories set in the OPR universe, and not to write stories based off another game’s universe and just change the names to fit within the OPR universe.

The writing jam runs from  September 11th, at 8PM UK time / 3PM ET time, to September 13th, at 8PM UK time / 3PM ET time. There will be a 1 week public voting period, and then we will highlight a couple of our favourites on our website. This is just for fun, so there are no prizes or winners.

The submission process is pretty simple. At the start of the jam we will announce a theme, and then you will have 48hrs to write a 500-1000 words story set in the OPR universe. The story must fit on a single sheet, and we will be providing templates for you to use.

Sign up for the jam here (it’s free): https://itch.io/jam/oprwj1

Here is an example submission to get a better idea: https://onepagerules.itch.io/sons-of-the-god-king-example

Starting the jam has been a very spontaneous decision, and we’re curious to see how it goes. If this is well received, then we could see ourselves having more writing jams in the future, or trying out different concepts. :)


New Alien Hives and Mummified Undead Models

This month we’ve got a ton of new 3D print models for you, so let’s start with our two new armies for Grimdark Future and Age of Fantasy.

The Alien Hives and Mummified Undead are going to be released over a period of 3 months, and each month we’ll be releasing 1 hero and 2 units for each army (~7 model each, for ~14 models total). At the end of the 3 months you can expect to have 3 heroes and 6 units for each army, and we’re also going to try and include some bigger models in there as well (monsters anyone?). This means that for just $30 you’re going to get 30+ models just in these 2 armies, plus all of the spaceship models, new games, expansions, and more!

These models are being created in collaboration with Punga Miniatures, and we’d like to thank the whole team for the amazing result: Rim, Bulat, Radmir and Guzel

The Alien Hives are being sculpted by Radmir: INSTAGRAM

The Mummified Undead are being sculpted by Bulat: INSTAGRAM

All of the renders are being done by Guzel: ARTSTATION

And of course the production is being done by Rim: WEBSITE

This is just the beginning of these two armies, and we’re looking forward to seeing more of them come out, and can’t wait to release the full armies after these 3 months. Of course by supporting us on Patreon you get a TON more content, so make sure to check out our September release overview: https://www.patreon.com/posts/41104102

Note that we are still pending on the renders for the Alien Hives hero and the second unit, and we’ll make sure to update everyone once those are released.


New Empire Fleet Models

You thought that was all for this month’s model releases? Think again!

This month we’re seeing the first FTL fleet being released, starting with the Empire Fleet. The FTL fleets are going to be released over a period of 6 months, and each month we’ll be releasing 4 models for each fleet (3 ship types +1 squadron). At the end of the 6 months you can expect to have all 24 models, plus the Full Rulebook for FTL, giving you the complete range of FTL fleets. That’s right, for just $10/month you’re not only getting all of the models for the other 2 armies, but also a new FTL fleet.

These models were made in collaboration with Danny Cyanide, who is going to make all FTL fleets for us. Check out his stuff here: https://cults3d.com/en/users/danny_cyanide

We’re really happy to be working with Danny, and can’t wait to see where else this collaboration could take us after FTL (maybe some nice mechs? who knows…).

Read more about the release here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/41122609


New Empire Fleet (Again?)

So, you love the idea of spaceship battles, you want to give FTL a try, but you don’t have any models or a 3D printer? We’ve still got you covered!

Alongside our 3D print fleets we’re also going to release a 2D print fleet every month, giving everyone a chance to play FTL. This follows the exact same system as the 3D print fleets, so you get a new fleet with 4 models each month, and you will have all of them together at the end of the 6 months. The basic 1 color version is available for just $3/month, whilst the full 2 color version is available for just $5/month.

Read more about the release here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/41155422

And this is not all for you 2D print fans, because this month we’ll also have a new 2D print army for Grimdark Future coming out, which will be the Infected Colonies. But more on that later when they’re ready to be released…


New Quickstart Section

As some of you might have already noticed, we have re-designed our landing page, adding a couple of new features to make life easier. We now have a button for the news section (because some people didn’t realize we had one), as well as a button that leads straight to our monthly Patreon release highlight.

Most importantly though, we’ve added a button that leads to a new “start here” page.

This page serves to introduce new players to everything they need to know about OPR, from the fact that our games are free, to how the project is supported on patreon, to a step by step guide on getting started.

The step-by-step guide was designed to give the easiest introduction possible to our games, with just the one-page rules first, and then a series of brand new quickstart sets, which include the beginner’s guide, some pre-made army lists, as well as 2D miniature tokens and terrain. This is the absolute best way to introduce someone that’s new to wargaming to our games, and is the perfect package to run demo games or share the rules with new starters.

Then there’s even more stuff on the page. We’ve added a battle report by Wyloch’s Armory for those that would like to see the game in action, as well as links to all of our social media, community pages and the newsletter.

All in all we think that it turned out pretty great, although we might keep tweaking it as things go along. Big shout out to Perram on Discord who pushed me to actually implement this, thanks a lot!

Check it out here: https://onepagerules.com/start-here/


Orc Marauders Update

The Orc Marauders have always been a very “controversial” faction in Grimdark Future. They’re one of the most played factions out there, but also one of the hardest to play right. In the hands of the right player, and with the right conditions, they can be absolutely brutal, however for a lot of players they just end up being frustrating because they are much harder to play than they look.

After a lot of discussion we’re decided to take a couple of small steps to address this issue, and hopefully give players the tools that they need to feel that they can be more competitive when playing Orc Marauders. This is not a complete overhaul of the army, but instead just a couple of tweaks to tip the scales.

Here’s the full changes:

  • Mechanics and Shamans now have access to upgrade list B
  • Fixed cost of Ultra Armor on list C
  • Heroes can now take Jetpacks
  • Added new special rule SHOOT!
  • Lowered cost of WAR! and Mad Doctor
  • Specialist Orcs and Orc Pirates now have Relentless
  • Modified weapons and upgrades for Specialist Orcs and Orc Pirates
  • Mini Helicopters now have Impact(3) as an upgrade
  • Most Vehicles can be upgraded with Relentless
  • Condensed multiple buggy types into a Combat Kart

We hope that these small changes allow players to play with the army in new and interesting ways, and hopefully be able to mitigate some of the army’s weaknesses, whilst still maintaining that core Orc Marauders identity.


Age of Fantasy Battle Report and Review (German)

Finally this week we were very delighted when we found out that German channel Bier und Brezel Tabletop filmed a full battle report and provided an in-depth review of Age of Fantasy.

The battle report is very well filmed, and there is great commentary that explains everything that’s happening in detail, so this also serves as a great “how to play” video as well. The review section is also really great, going over the pros and cons of the system, and it’s great to see someone that truly understands the strengths of the system make a review for it.

For those of you that don’t speak German you can watch the video with YouTube’s auto-translated captions, although we can’t vouch for the quality of the translation. :D


That’s it for this week, make sure to sign up for the OPR Writing Jam!

Happy Wargaming!

– Gaetano

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New Models, Jakob’s Path and Game Updates

3D Print, Game Update, New Release

Hi everyone,

This week we’ve got just a small update for you, with a couple of new releases, as well as some minor game patches for competitive rules and a few armies.


Battle Sisters Walker

It’s strange to think that it’s already been 6 months that we’ve been releasing 3D models, and this week we uploaded the Battle Sisters Walker as the last model in the army.

This model comes with helmet and a pilot versions, 3 different weapons for both arms (heavy machinegun, heavy flamethrower, sawblade) and optional exhaust pipes.

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 month’s 3D models are going to be available exclusively on Patreon until the 30th of August, after which they will go up for sale on our CGTrader store at a higher price.


Jakob’s Path: Chapter 2

We’re very happy that people have been enjoying Jakob’s Path, and this month we’ve got the 2nd chapter ready for you. Note that by supporting us on Patreon you’ll also have access to chapter 1.

Chapter 2 – After spotting a Goblin holding a precious artifact, Jakob and his men give chase into the thick jungle, which will prove to be a beast all of its own. What perils and wonders expect them past the treeline? Read to find out…

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. 


Game Updates

Today’s updates aren’t very big, mostly some small army changes, and we’re adding a new rule for competitive play that limits you to a maximum of 2 targets when splitting fire in Grimdark Future and Age of Fantasy.

Here the army changes:

Dark Brothers

  • Interrogators now have Fear

Machine Cult Defilers

  • Added new unit: Dragonfly Gunship

Robot Legions

  • Re-worked Harvest Blade for Tri-Scorpion Overseer

Vile Rattus Cult

  • Fixed weapons and upgrades for Halftrack and Warren Drill

Free Dwarf Warrior Model

This week we’ve released one more free model on our Thingiverse page, this time it’s an angry little dwarf ready to bonk you in the head with his hammer. :D

Get the model here: https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:4566220

If you want to help us out please make sure to give the model a like and follow us, thanks!


Beastmen Heroes Bundle

Finally we’ve bundled up all of the awesome models made for us by Ilhadiel into a nice little package, and we’ve made it a 33% discount for you guys to enjoy. :)

Get the bundle here: https://www.cgtrader.com/3d-model-collections/beastmen-heroes-bundle


That’s it for today, next week we’ll be back with the last model in our Dwarf collection: the Rock Golem! :D

Happy Wargaming!

– Gaetano

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TONS OF UPDATES AND RELEASES

2D Print, 3D Print, Collaboration, Game Update, Quickplay Armies

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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Faster than Light, New Models, Small Updates

2D Print, 3D Print, Game Update

Hi everyone,

Today we’re very excited to announce a new game, show off some of the models we released this week, share a couple of small game updates and give you a preview of what’s to come next month!


Faster than Light

The time has finally come to reveal our next game: Faster than Light (FTL)

FTL is a spaceship battles game inspired by the likes of Battlefleet Gothic, Star Wars Armada, Dropfleet Commander and our very own WarFleets. This will be a full game, so not just a one-off, with its own rulebook, armies, advanced rules, expansions, etc.

This will be a miniature agnostic game as usual, so you can use models new and old from any game like Battlefleet Gothic, Star Wars Aramada, Dropfleet Commander, Firestorm Armada, etc.

The game is available in early access right now, and will remain in early access until we feel that it’s ready for public release, with solid core rules and multiple factions to pick from. If you’d like to check out the game, help out playtesting it, and generally take part in the development, then join our Patreon.

We’re really excited to be working on a new game and can’t wait to reveal more details as we go. :D


Ratmen Champion Released

This week we’ve released the last model in our Ratmen collaboration with ThatEvilOne, and are very happy about how everything turned out. He makes really amazing models, and also has an upcoming Kickstarter for even more Ratmen stuff, which we’ll make sure to notify you about!

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

Ratmen Champions are cunning warriors ready to do anything for victory, even stab their allies in the back if that will help them win the 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.


Free Dwarf Berserker Available

Like our Dwarf models but want to give them a try before joining the Patreon or buying a pack off CGTrader?

Then you can get this FREE model now: https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:4441595

If you’d like to help us out please make sure to follow our Thingiverse page and give the model a like!


Mummified Undead Released

Continuing with our model releases for this week (damn, there’s been a lot), we’ve got a new paper army available for you with the Mummified Undead. :D

Mummified Undead are large armies of skeletons and animated constructs lead by mighty wizards. Their loyal priests raise the dead and imbue stone statues with magic to fight.

Get the models here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/mummified-undead-38567369

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

To get you started immediately with this set, here’s a quickplay army you can use to decimate your opponents and restore the honour of our beloved mummy king:

  • 1x Mummy Priest w/ Wizard(2)
  • 10x Mummies
  • 10x Skeletons
  • 10x Skeletons
  • 10x Skeleton Archers
  • 3x Guardian Statues

June Release Roundup & July Preview

This has been another crazy month in terms of releases, and if you’re still in time want to grab everything that is available, but be quick as it’s only until the 29th of June.

Here’s what you get if you support us on Patreon right now:

  • 2D Models – Mummified Undead
  • 2D Models – Mixed Terrain
  • 3D Models – Battle Sisters Fanatics
  • 3D Models – Ratmen Hero
  • 3D Models – Dwarf Warriors
  • 3D Models – Beastmen Shaman

Yes, that’s a lot of stuff, and we’ve got more things coming next month as well! :D

Here’s a preview of what will be available in July:

  • Early Access – GF Narrative Campaign
  • 2D Models – Battle Sisters
  • 3D Models – Battle Sisters Bikers
  • 3D Models – Fanatic Sisters Bikers
  • 3D Models – Dwarf Special Unit
  • 3D Models – Foxmen Assassin

Small Game Updates

Finally for some game update, we’ve changed the name of the Tournament Guides to be the new Competitive Rules, and added a couple of unis here and there.

Tournament Guides / Competitive Rules

  • Changed name to Competitive Rules
  • Added a max. unit cap per player
  • Skirmish armies are now max. 250pts

GF – Havoc Brothers

  • Added new unit: Cultist Champion
  • Cultists can now take Grenade Launchers

GF – Machine Cult Defilers

  • Added new unit: Gorillax Titan

AoF – Havoc Warriors

  • Added new unit: Barbarian Champion

That’s it for today, this has been a very busy month but it was totally worth all the hard work, and hopefully next month is going to be even more awesome. :D

Happy Wargaming!

– Gaetano

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New Rulebook Released

3D Print, Collaboration, Game Update

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.

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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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23 New Games + New 3D Models

3D Print, Game Jam, Game Update, Quickplay Armies

Hi everyone,

Today we’ve got a TON of new one-page games for you to try, some awesome new 3D print models, an update for the Deep-Sea Elves and some new Quickplay Armies.


Play & Rate 23 New Games

Last weekend we ran the very first OPR Game Jam, which was a ton of fun and resulted in the creation of 23 awesome new games!

The theme for the jam was “Asymmetric Design”, which sparked a lot of cool and unexpected ideas, making for some truly unique games, so make sure to take a look at all of them (which should be pretty quick as they’re all one-page games).

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Now that the jam is over we need everyone to check out the games and rate them, which is completely anonymous and open to the public, so even if you didn’t take part in the game jam you can still give your opinion.

The criteria for ratings are “Design”, “Originality” and “Adherence to the Theme”, and whilst there is no winner or prize, we’ll make sure to highlight some of the most interesting games in next week’s news post.

Check out the games here: https://itch.io/jam/oprgj2020/entries

We’d like to thank everyone that participated in the jam, and we’re looking forward to hosting a new one next year to see what crazy new games you come up with. :D

Note: If you want to help out games that didn’t get a lot of ratings yet you can filter by “least rated” or click on “submissions in need of ratings”.

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Dwarf Riflemen – New 3D Print Models

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

Dwarves are master craftsmen that are able to build the most intricate of gunpowder weapons. These weapons are so powerful that only Dwarf Riflemen are able to wield them.

Check them out here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/dwarf-riflemen-37029414

These models are going to be available exclusively on Patreon until the 30th of May, after which they will go up for sale on our CGTrader store at a higher price.

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Deep-Sea Elves Update

Thanks to a suggestion from our always helpful community we have updated the Deep-Sea Elves army with a lot of new units, bolstering their battle lines. Until now their army list was quite small, but with today’s update you can now field 10 new units!

These units were inspired by the Trident Realms of Neritica by Mantic Games, which feature a lot of awesome water and sea themed models. So if you’re coming over from Kings of War or are looking to grab a couple of new models, then this update is for you.

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Wolf Brothers vs Orc Marauders – 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!

There’s a big box of new models out there and we couldn’t help but come up with some lists for it to get you started. These lists feature some sneaky Wolf Brothers taking on a beefy list of Orc Marauders, making for some rather interesting gameplay.

This week’s Quickplay Armies: Wolf Brothers vs Orc Marauders

Prime Brothers of the Wolf Detachment

  • 1x Captain w/ Counter, Camo Cloak, Pistol & Energy Sword
  • 5x Infiltration Squad w/ Counter
  • 5x Infiltration Squad w/ Counter

Orc Marauders

  • 1x Warlord w/ Ultra Armor, Twin Carbine & Ultra Claw
  • 5x Boss Mob w/ 1x Carbine + Heavy Flamethrower Attachment
  • 3x Ultra Bosses w/ 1x Dual Ultra Sawblades, 1x Twin Carbine & 1x Carbine + Heavy Flamethrower Attachment

The Wolf Brothers in this set are all about using Scout to control key regions and secure objectives early in the match. The list comes with a Captain with Camo Cloak that can hold his own, whilst the Infiltrators can use their Rending Carbines to take out heavily armored troops with ease. Don’t forget that everyone has Counter, so you can go toe-to-toe with the Orcs in melee.

The Orc Marauders on the other side focus on raw melee power combined with a hefty dose of Heavy Flamethrowers. The Warlord is a massive beast that can effortlessly take on entire squads, whilst the Utra Bosses can withstand sustained fire whilst they slowly move across the battlefield. Make sure to use your Boss Mob to strategically soak up some fire, and don’t be afraid to charge head-first into the enemy.

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That’s it for today, make sure to rate all of those awesome game jam games, and we’ll be back next week with the results. :)

Happy Wargaming!

– Gaetano

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

3D Print, Collaboration, Game Jam, Game Update, Video Content

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

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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.

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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.

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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

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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

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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?

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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, Game Update

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!

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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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New Full Rulebooks Released

3D Print, Game Update, Merch

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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New Models, Mission Cards and Community Updates

3D Print, Collaboration, Game Update

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:

Grimdark Future

Machine Cult

  • Combat Robots now have Heavy Flamethrowers instead of Flamethrower Cannons

Age of Fantasy

Dwarves

  • Dwarf Lords can now be mounted on Beasts

Grimdark-Cult


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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