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by Jonathon Chester
Sun Jun 23, 2019 10:28 am
Forum: UK
Topic: Greetings
Replies: 16
Views: 330

Re: Greetings

Hi Ronnie, I 've not been on the forum page for a while and just saw your intro. I am in the Manchester area also and get to Element Games quite a bit. I would be interested to have an opponent for Darklands but I am a total novice. My advice is to give a couple gos of the quick play rules so you b...
by Jonathon Chester
Sat Jun 22, 2019 5:55 pm
Forum: Darklands Events
Topic: Skirmish at Coffa Tree 4 - 28/07/2019
Replies: 78
Views: 1967

Re: Skirmish at Coffa Tree 4 - 28/07/2019

Dayle12 wrote:Paid now :)


Got it :)
by Jonathon Chester
Fri Jun 21, 2019 1:50 pm
Forum: Jutes
Topic: Bishmeister's Ettenwiht Tower Jute list with Hakon the Hale
Replies: 7
Views: 75

Re: Bishmeister's Ettenwiht Tower Jute list with Hakon the Hale

Epizeuxis wrote:I might be missing something, but the gold and authority costs above appear different from those listed in the 1.18 Jutes Kindred Muster.
Is there a newer version available?


It's for Coffa Tree
by Jonathon Chester
Fri Jun 21, 2019 9:06 am
Forum: Brythoniaid
Topic: Rhyfelwr and training level
Replies: 5
Views: 49

Re: Rhyfelwr and training level

The other benefits you have to take into account are around being veteran itself such as not taking fortitude modifiers or not running away if the general dies. Personally I always take veteran Rhyfelwr if I can afford to as Skill 50 is higher than almost every monster on the game as the majority a...
by Jonathon Chester
Thu Jun 20, 2019 7:38 am
Forum: Brythoniaid
Topic: Rhyfelwr and training level
Replies: 5
Views: 49

Re: Rhyfelwr and training level

The other benefits you have to take into account are around being veteran itself such as not taking fortitude modifiers or not running away if the general dies. Personally I always take veteran Rhyfelwr if I can afford to as Skill 50 is higher than almost every monster on the game as the majority ar...
by Jonathon Chester
Wed Jun 19, 2019 7:43 pm
Forum: Other Topics
Topic: Storage and transport
Replies: 8
Views: 52

Re: Storage and transport

loftybloke wrote:Cheers, I just need to see the scale of Aradae Mawr so i can gauge it against my current stockpile of Really Useful Boxes :P

What do you guys stick into the bottom of the boxes ? I just use ferrous steel rubber sheet (fridge magnet) type stuff


Either that or metal sheets
by Jonathon Chester
Wed Jun 19, 2019 2:42 pm
Forum: Other Topics
Topic: Storage and transport
Replies: 8
Views: 52

Re: Storage and transport

Thabks. I magnetise really useful boxes for my other systems so I'll have to buy a different sized one at a guess for the larger guy from the Brythoniad set :) What you'll want to do is get a taller and wider one than a standard box. I'd recommend looking at the wocor for height clearance as his wi...
by Jonathon Chester
Wed Jun 19, 2019 1:53 pm
Forum: Other Topics
Topic: Storage and transport
Replies: 8
Views: 52

Re: Storage and transport

I have magnetised the bottom of some of my minis bases then have Really Useful Boxes with magnetic sheets on the bottom.

Alternatively you could look into cases such as felderr which I use for my infantry
by Jonathon Chester
Wed Jun 19, 2019 1:49 pm
Forum: Jutes
Topic: Bishmeister's Ettenwiht Tower Jute list with Hakon the Hale
Replies: 7
Views: 75

Re: Bishmeister's Ettenwiht Tower Jute list with Hakon the Hale

No worries Bish, tried to keep it as close as possible to the original list.

Means your host command are a little vulnerable but im sure you can work out a way of protecting them.
by Jonathon Chester
Wed Jun 19, 2019 1:46 pm
Forum: Darklands Events
Topic: Skirmish at Coffa Tree 4 - 28/07/2019
Replies: 78
Views: 1967

Re: Skirmish at Coffa Tree 4 - 28/07/2019

Jon, will you be planning to keep like kindreds apart when Games are being played or is it pot luck as to who you get to play in each game? First round I usually pair new players off against people who can walk them through if necessary but its pot luck who you get. Its out the hat round 1 then swi...
by Jonathon Chester
Wed Jun 19, 2019 10:05 am
Forum: Jutes
Topic: Bishmeister's Ettenwiht Tower Jute list with Hakon the Hale
Replies: 7
Views: 75

Re: Bishmeister's Ettenwiht Tower Jute list with Hakon the Hale

So I've had a play and got this: General Forthain Scyld, Helm Host Command Harkon the Hale Wiglaca Through the veil Commander Dreaguth Thain Command 5 Dreaguth Full Command Mainstay Dreaguth Deathbringer Vivify Rare 1 Tomb Spider Uncommon Commander Whit Thain Ancestor, Helm Command 20 Whitgar Drille...
by Jonathon Chester
Wed Jun 19, 2019 8:03 am
Forum: Jutes
Topic: Bishmeister's Ettenwiht Tower Jute list with Hakon the Hale
Replies: 7
Views: 75

Re: Bishmeister's Ettenwiht Tower Jute list with Hakon the Hale

Hi Bish, I've had a look at this list and it is not illegal due to there being the character as they don't count towards the ubiquity. One way I can see the core of your list staying the same is to find some gold for a Forthain to be the general, looking at the list the easiest way to do this is dro...
by Jonathon Chester
Mon Jun 17, 2019 2:53 pm
Forum: Darklands Events
Topic: Skirmish at Coffa Tree 4 - 28/07/2019
Replies: 78
Views: 1967

Re: Skirmish at Coffa Tree 4 - 28/07/2019

Hi All,

In double checking the list submission date I have noticed the pack says Sunday 21st of June.

This is an error on my part it should be 21st July.

Though if you want to submit it early and lock yourself in then go ahead!
by Jonathon Chester
Mon Jun 17, 2019 11:19 am
Forum: Darklands Lore
Topic: Hoplon vs. aspis
Replies: 3
Views: 60

Re: Hoplon vs. aspis

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aspis

They are one in the same ;)
by Jonathon Chester
Tue Jun 11, 2019 7:12 am
Forum: Other Topics
Topic: Happy Birthday to Me
Replies: 3
Views: 60

Re: Happy Birthday to Me

Now the question is what to buy!
by Jonathon Chester
Mon Jun 10, 2019 9:13 am
Forum: Darklands Events
Topic: Skirmish at Coffa Tree 4 - 28/07/2019
Replies: 78
Views: 1967

Re: Skirmish at Coffa Tree 4 - 28/07/2019

Big thank you to everyone who has paid over the weekend for the event we are now looking at 14 people (including myself) will be rolling dice which is great to see.
by Jonathon Chester
Sun Jun 09, 2019 4:48 pm
Forum: Infernii
Topic: Infernii 999 list from Battlehost
Replies: 5
Views: 97

Re: Infernii 999 list from Battlehost

Sadly doesn't use the slaughterfiend but seems to be the only way to squeeze stuff in
by Jonathon Chester
Sun Jun 09, 2019 4:46 pm
Forum: Infernii
Topic: Infernii 999 list from Battlehost
Replies: 5
Views: 97

Re: Infernii 999 list from Battlehost

So looking at it with using minimum units you can get this: Sevile Fiend of Dis 129 3 Fiend free command 216 Demioption 70 5 Demilegionaires 210 Slaughterfiend 382 Which is 1007 gold. So my suggestion is this: Demiurion Segmentata remnant, scutum remnant 110 8 Demilegionaires free champion, remnant,...
by Jonathon Chester
Sun Jun 09, 2019 3:51 pm
Forum: Darklands Events
Topic: Skirmish at Coffa Tree 4 - 28/07/2019
Replies: 78
Views: 1967

Re: Skirmish at Coffa Tree 4 - 28/07/2019

Dayle12 wrote:Sorry about the delay
Will send money on the 20th coincidentally payday hahaha


Coincidence? I think not! :lol:

No worries mate, plenty of time.
by Jonathon Chester
Sun Jun 09, 2019 10:25 am
Forum: Infernii
Topic: Infernii 999 list from Battlehost
Replies: 5
Views: 97

Re: Infernii 999 list from Battlehost

Could you advise what you have? The cheapest minimum requirements would be making use of Demilegionaires
by Jonathon Chester
Sun Jun 09, 2019 10:23 am
Forum: Darklands Events
Topic: Skirmish at Coffa Tree 4 - 28/07/2019
Replies: 78
Views: 1967

Re: Skirmish at Coffa Tree 4 - 28/07/2019

Hi All,

The FAQ is now in the Dropbox link along with the pack. I am now in the process of sending the rules and musters to paid entrants.

If you have yet to pay please do so as soon as possible so you receive your updated PDFs
by Jonathon Chester
Wed Jun 05, 2019 3:42 pm
Forum: Darklands Events
Topic: Skirmish at Coffa Tree 4 - 28/07/2019
Replies: 78
Views: 1967

Re: Skirmish at Coffa Tree 4 - 28/07/2019

Rob Lane wrote:All uploaded now...

Cheers
Rob


Noice
by Jonathon Chester
Wed Jun 05, 2019 3:23 pm
Forum: Darklands Events
Topic: Skirmish at Coffa Tree 4 - 28/07/2019
Replies: 78
Views: 1967

Re: Skirmish at Coffa Tree 4 - 28/07/2019

Rob Lane wrote:I'll be uploading final musters shortly Jon, so don't do that yet...

Cheers
Rob


No worries I'll hang fire until ready.
by Jonathon Chester
Wed Jun 05, 2019 3:01 pm
Forum: Darklands Events
Topic: Skirmish at Coffa Tree 4 - 28/07/2019
Replies: 78
Views: 1967

Re: Skirmish at Coffa Tree 4 - 28/07/2019

To all players attending, with Rob's go ahead as per the pack I'm announcing we will be using Second Edition playtest rules and musters. I will be putting an FAQ and musters dropbox together for publishing tomorrow. If all entrants can please pay as soon as possible if not already and I will sent th...
by Jonathon Chester
Wed May 29, 2019 7:47 am
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: A few questions about Jutes - clarifying to prevent me cheating
Replies: 20
Views: 331

Re: A few questions about Jutes - clarifying to prevent me cheating

Fifth question. The swarm spell. I think that perhaps its not intended to be used as such but am I right in thinking that there is nothing in writing that prevents the swarm spell being used as part of a hold and invoke reaction should a licwaaca be attacked by a dive and slashing circler? Next a c...
by Jonathon Chester
Tue May 28, 2019 2:40 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: A few questions about Jutes - clarifying to prevent me cheating
Replies: 20
Views: 331

Re: A few questions about Jutes - clarifying to prevent me cheating

Rob Lane wrote:
Jonathon Chester wrote:Bet the Guthwulf has a damn good sense of smell as well as many of the creatures in darklands.


Exactly what I mean... I'm sure Scott's sense of smell kicks in when there's lard about! :lol:

Cheers
Rob


No comment...
by Jonathon Chester
Tue May 28, 2019 2:28 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: A few questions about Jutes - clarifying to prevent me cheating
Replies: 20
Views: 331

Re: A few questions about Jutes - clarifying to prevent me cheating

Your answer to Hugh doesn't match the answer given to Icchan... I think Hugh is asking if a model is more than 6 inches from the 6" Unseen unit can they attack them either Directly (Charge) or indirectly (Walk / Run into combat)... The answer is NO isn't is as they cannot be seen unless you bl...
by Jonathon Chester
Tue May 28, 2019 11:01 am
Forum: Other Topics
Topic: Help Choosing Next Order
Replies: 16
Views: 243

Re: Help Choosing Next Order

My thought would be what will assist you in being able to play the game if you are a player? If two options are equally valid then what looks the coolest and calls you to paint it the most? I'm struggling at the minute with painting as I'm having a mental block so want something to get me back into ...
by Jonathon Chester
Tue May 28, 2019 7:25 am
Forum: Darklands Events
Topic: Skirmish at Coffa Tree 4 - 28/07/2019
Replies: 78
Views: 1967

Re: Skirmish at Coffa Tree 4 - 28/07/2019

cornishlee wrote:I'm in, if there's still room.


Hi Lee,

Still plenty of room for you to join. I'll put you down on the list.
by Jonathon Chester
Fri May 24, 2019 9:34 am
Forum: Darklands Lore
Topic: Who controls the North
Replies: 3
Views: 98

Re: Who controls the North

Rob Lane wrote:
Jonathon Chester wrote:Currently in the Darklands setting controls the Durham/Sunderland area of the North?


The Northumbrians... Angles, but bible bashers.

Cheers
Rob


Ah thought the Brythoniaid had control of some of the North but guess thats more North West
by Jonathon Chester
Fri May 24, 2019 8:22 am
Forum: Darklands Lore
Topic: Who controls the North
Replies: 3
Views: 98

Who controls the North

Currently in the Darklands setting controls the Durham/Sunderland area of the North?
by Jonathon Chester
Fri May 24, 2019 8:21 am
Forum: Darklands Events
Topic: Skirmish at Coffa Tree 4 - 28/07/2019
Replies: 78
Views: 1967

Re: Skirmish at Coffa Tree 4 - 28/07/2019

Right chaps, I'm currently in the process of mulling over a tourney FAQ in regards to models and rules we are playing. Bit of real life has got in the way recently so apologises I've been a bit quite on the event front hopefully I can sort everything out in the next week or so for you all. If people...
by Jonathon Chester
Fri May 24, 2019 8:12 am
Forum: Darklands Lore
Topic: Northumbrians...
Replies: 9
Views: 200

Re: Northumbrians...

Brightblade wrote:Any particular reason that you are representing Northumbrians as Pig Men?


I'm waiting for the inevitable British insult
by Jonathon Chester
Mon May 13, 2019 8:37 am
Forum: Darklands Lore
Topic: Other cocneidr species
Replies: 14
Views: 544

Re: Other cocneidr species

Tiern Gwitreg wrote:
Rick_Boer wrote:Cadwaladr


Cadwaladr is the successor of Cadafael, he rose in power the same year Penda of Mercia died (eg 655) ^^


Hes the king in this timeline
by Jonathon Chester
Wed May 08, 2019 7:29 am
Forum: Darklands Events
Topic: Skirmish at Coffa Tree 4 - 28/07/2019
Replies: 78
Views: 1967

Re: Skirmish at Coffa Tree 4 - 28/07/2019

Jon, Question on Weather and Invokes... If we are not playing with Weather as a Rule during the Tornament are Invocations allowed that will have Weather Effects, such as Fog, Snow, Thunder...etc If they cause a weather change but also do something else (not familiar enough with all the spells to gi...
by Jonathon Chester
Wed May 01, 2019 8:19 am
Forum: Darklands Events
Topic: Skirmish at Coffa Tree 4 - 28/07/2019
Replies: 78
Views: 1967

Re: Skirmish at Coffa Tree 4 - 28/07/2019

Brightblade wrote:Just paid you Jon..


Payment received, thank you :)
by Jonathon Chester
Wed Apr 17, 2019 12:31 pm
Forum: UK
Topic: Greetings
Replies: 16
Views: 330

Re: Greetings

Hi Ronnie, Welcome to the forum. In regards to nearby players theres a few chaps up in Carlisle area but not sure how close that is for you. In regards to events i'm running one this July which is on the events page which I run every year but not sure if there are any others. Jonathon We were think...
by Jonathon Chester
Wed Apr 17, 2019 11:21 am
Forum: UK
Topic: Greetings
Replies: 16
Views: 330

Re: Greetings

Hi Ronnie,

Welcome to the forum. In regards to nearby players theres a few chaps up in Carlisle area but not sure how close that is for you.

In regards to events i'm running one this July which is on the events page which I run every year but not sure if there are any others.

Jonathon
by Jonathon Chester
Tue Apr 16, 2019 11:45 am
Forum: Darklands Lore
Topic: Dyn- young
Replies: 2
Views: 170

Re: Dyn- young

Cheers Rob, gives me some ideas for markers/terrain
by Jonathon Chester
Mon Apr 15, 2019 9:04 am
Forum: Darklands Lore
Topic: Raiding
Replies: 11
Views: 324

Re: Raiding

Alex isn't one of our Bedworth players though he is more than welcome if nearby!
by Jonathon Chester
Mon Apr 15, 2019 7:24 am
Forum: Darklands Events
Topic: Skirmish at Coffa Tree 4 - 28/07/2019
Replies: 78
Views: 1967

Re: Skirmish at Coffa Tree 4 - 28/07/2019

Oh shit that might be good mate. Ill speak to my friends see what they say as thats a game changer! If we know the quik rules is that enough on the day? That will be enough for the basics but there will be the full book in use so there will be some rules you'll need to familiarise yourself with. My...
by Jonathon Chester
Fri Apr 12, 2019 10:11 pm
Forum: Darklands Lore
Topic: Raiding
Replies: 11
Views: 324

Re: Raiding

I’ve been down Mansfield on a Saturday night... those were dark times
by Jonathon Chester
Fri Apr 12, 2019 2:06 pm
Forum: Darklands Lore
Topic: Raiding
Replies: 11
Views: 324

Raiding

I know there is the old fashioned style of raids done in Darklands, gold food and women for example, but are raids done to say steal other kindred creatures?

I can imagine some kindreds would want to steal eggs or young creatures to possibly use or turn a profit.
by Jonathon Chester
Fri Apr 12, 2019 2:04 pm
Forum: Darklands Lore
Topic: Draig friendliness
Replies: 1
Views: 116

Draig friendliness

How well do the various draig species get on?

Do they keep to themselves or are they incredibly territorial and will happily fight each other?
by Jonathon Chester
Fri Apr 12, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: Darklands Lore
Topic: Dyn- young
Replies: 2
Views: 170

Dyn- young

With the Dyn creatures do they have live young or lay eggs like reptiles?
by Jonathon Chester
Thu Apr 11, 2019 10:47 am
Forum: Darklands Events
Topic: Skirmish at Coffa Tree 4 - 28/07/2019
Replies: 78
Views: 1967

Re: Skirmish at Coffa Tree 4 - 28/07/2019

Morray wrote:Just checking if I can get my two other mates to join in, may mean cramming the rules and getting more figs but I think we can do it. :)


That's good to hear, hopefully you can come down!
by Jonathon Chester
Wed Apr 10, 2019 3:44 pm
Forum: UK
Topic: Bedworth Wargames Club
Replies: 0
Views: 86

Bedworth Wargames Club

Were a friendly bunch or wargamers from Bedworth, UK (just outside Coventry) and the surrounding areas. We meet every Tuesday at the Bedworth conservative club from 7-10:30. Currently have four Darklands players, if anyone from the local area has a force and would like to play you are more than welc...
by Jonathon Chester
Wed Apr 10, 2019 10:49 am
Forum: Darklands Events
Topic: Skirmish at Coffa Tree 4 - 28/07/2019
Replies: 78
Views: 1967

Re: Skirmish at Coffa Tree 4 - 28/07/2019

If all the entrants could please send in their entry fee as soon as possible please that would be greatly appreciated, I can look at getting proper trophies this year with a bit of luck!
by Jonathon Chester
Wed Apr 10, 2019 10:24 am
Forum: Darklands Events
Topic: Skirmish at Coffa Tree 4 - 28/07/2019
Replies: 78
Views: 1967

Re: Skirmish at Coffa Tree 4 - 28/07/2019

demyse wrote:ok well put me down then.

I mean for the event, not to euthanize or berate.


I will leave the berating for your podcast co-hosts ;)
by Jonathon Chester
Tue Apr 09, 2019 8:11 pm
Forum: Darklands Events
Topic: Skirmish at Coffa Tree 4 - 28/07/2019
Replies: 78
Views: 1967

Re: Skirmish at Coffa Tree 4 - 28/07/2019

Brightblade wrote:
Jonathon Chester wrote:Once new models arrive I will have 4 kindreds, one of which I dont think will be functional but will look cool


You and me are just Mierce Hoarders... :lol: 8-)


Indeed, I’ve still got plenty on order let alone painted or in the pile of shame

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