Tuesday, 31 January 2017

New Norse update and 9th Ed version out now!

Updated 4/2

This update changes the following:

  • Counter-charge now works whenever the enemy declares a charge.
  • Revised weapon option costs for characters.
  • Increased BS for characters.
  • Ambush for Reavers is free.
  • Ice Drake has 4+ scaly skin.
  • War Mammoth crew follows the rules for elephants, stegadons etc.
  • Norse hunters may not have armour or throwing axes, may have standards and musicians.
  • Frost giants may have light armour, not heavy armour. 
  • Half giants have light armour, removed shields and hatred, 39 pts.
  • Removed Thunderous Charge from Sons of Thor, 44 pts.
  • Lowered Initiative for Marauders, Reavers, Horsemen and shieldmaidens to be on par with WoC marauders from RH.
  • Added Troll Vomit to Snow Trolls.
  • Reformatted some of the background.
  • New background for Skalds.
  • Some new art.

Saturday, 28 January 2017

New Nippon update and 9th ed version out now!

This update changes the following:

  • New Special unit: Ozutsu Ashigaru - ashigaru wielding giant matchlocks: 18", S5.
  • Kenjutsu removed - the effect is instead moved to the Katana (which really makes more sense, since Kenjutsu means way of the sword, and the parry move would only really used with a single katana. It also makes Katana Samurai more worthwhile as your defensive "tank" option).
  • Cheaper samurai cavalry, Sumo Warriors, Onna Bushi, Red Devils, Wako Pirates, Warrior Monks.
  • Samurai Warriors no longer have 2HW option.
  • Ronin can take 2HW for free.
  • Great Guard no longer has Imperial Armour or Armour Piercing, 60 pts.
  • Yamabushi can have great weapon, light armour.
  • Shinobi/Sarutori Hanzo no longer have ASF, 75/210 pts.
  • Red Ronin subject to stupidity from his sword, 200 pts.
  • Warrior Monks have LA.
  • Mikoshi have LA, 120 pts.
  • Kirin have Scaly Skin (6+).
  • Some new art.

Sunday, 22 January 2017

New Kislev update and 9th Ed version out now!

Updated 26/4, see comments for more info.

This update changes the following:

  • War Wagons can choose equipment for the crew, default cost is 150 pts.
  • War Bear's Bear Hug only works on In, Ca and WB.
  • Tordimir has a 5+ ward save, 195 pts.
  • Stephan Rasin does not have LA or spear, 100 pts.
  • New short story on Miska's page, removed artwork (since it's really a depiction of Katarin according to Empire at War).
  • New background for Chekist, Boyars, Hag Witches and Kossars. 
  • New art for section intros and back cover.

Friday, 20 January 2017

New Kingdoms of Ind update and 9th Ed version out now!

This update changes the following:
  • New Special unit: Camel Gunners - cavalry with S5 handguns.
  • Deva units may use the Ld of Deva characters within 12" (to offset them not being able to use the Ld of the army general or BSB).
  • Vishkanya does not have ASF or ward save.
  • Rajputs can have great weapons, no additional hand weapons. Does not have armour by default.
  • Holy Warriors have light armour.
  • Sowar Horsemen called Zamindar Horsemen, new background, have heavy armour, warrior caste.
  • Maiden Guard have spears and shields by default, no armour by default.
  • Peasant Levy have shields by default.
  • New background for Pindari Cavalry, are now lowborn caste.
  • Multiple spelling issues and name bugs fixed for consistency.