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by Brightblade
Mon Jan 14, 2019 11:05 am
Forum: Darklands Events
Topic: Skirmish at Coffa Tree IV
Replies: 23
Views: 838

Re: Skirmish at Coffa Tree IV

Right guys I’m in the final stages of booking and it’s looking to be 13/14th July weekend for the event. I will get this confirmed tomorrow for the venue then will put an official event page up for people to be able to book with a full pack out ASAP afterwards. I know some people will want to book ...
by Brightblade
Wed Jan 09, 2019 7:04 pm
Forum: UK
Topic: Thinking about jumping in... a guiding hand needed
Replies: 20
Views: 848

Re: Thinking about jumping in... a guiding hand needed

Hi both, Sorry, December was really hectic for me. I went along to my local game night yesterday and checked with the other fella that he's still interested. He is. I've just emailed him to see whether he'd prefer the Sunday or Tuesday night - I might still be up for both. Lee. Lee, Let us know if ...
by Brightblade
Tue Jan 08, 2019 8:58 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge
Replies: 22
Views: 332

Re: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge

My Progress so far, Sronax were completed painting this week, Cursed Herd from late 2018.. https://ibb.co/PChq25P https://ibb.co/sj81pJ0 https://ibb.co/nrkt31n https://ibb.co/ydzfnWP https://ibb.co/wWKhQwp https://ibb.co/HY5Cmgn https://ibb.co/sWzdBWP https://ibb.co/9Hyf7V7
by Brightblade
Tue Jan 08, 2019 4:35 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Khthone Fuse Invocation
Replies: 3
Views: 58

Re: Khthone Fuse Invocation

Rob, The Khthone Fuse Invocation is aimed at a Marked Warrior rather than a Marked Unit, the invocation has 3 Invoke dice, potentially 9 more if the Power of Khthonic is used. My question, are all invoked dice aimed at a single warrior with a 'hit' on any one of the dice prompting the Fuse Test, or...
by Brightblade
Tue Jan 08, 2019 1:22 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Khthone Fuse Invocation
Replies: 3
Views: 58

Khthone Fuse Invocation

Rob, The Khthone Fuse Invocation is aimed at a Marked Warrior rather than a Marked Unit, the invocation has 3 Invoke dice, potentially 9 more if the Power of Khthonic is used. My question, are all invoked dice aimed at a single warrior with a 'hit' on any one of the dice prompting the Fuse Test, or ...
by Brightblade
Sat Jan 05, 2019 9:16 am
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Atalantes Burning Gaze invocation
Replies: 3
Views: 65

Re: Atalantes Burning Gaze invocation

From reading this Invoke, it sounds like the Invoker targets the Friendly Unit with all Dice, Temper to Skill to Roll, I assume with any modifiers... All Successful hits then transfer to the Friendly Invoked unit as Shot Dice who then perform a Shoot action using the Distance Modifiers with the P+P ...
by Brightblade
Sat Jan 05, 2019 9:10 am
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Atalantes balancing
Replies: 1
Views: 44

Re: Atalantes balancing

I had doubts about the Toxokolossos unit when I saw them on the muster, what they are useful for is Bulk Charging into 30mm Infantry, that's about it... The 30mm Rifles and Bows are much more effective at shooting than these lumbering statues.. They need a Skill and massive might injection to make t...
by Brightblade
Thu Jan 03, 2019 12:24 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: 2018 - One hundred Minis Challenge
Replies: 136
Views: 8864

Re: 2018 - One hundred Minis Challenge

My final score, not that I was counting as I was doing it is as below; Although only a third of them are Based.. 35 Ceorl Bowman 20 Gesith 20 Duguth 15 Werwulfas 5 Waelwulfas 5 Freawulfas 3 Guthwulfas 1 Meagenwulf Meloda Aethelglyth Penda Timoth 2 versions of Wulfhere 2 versions of Aldhelm Cynemon ...
by Brightblade
Thu Jan 03, 2019 11:12 am
Forum: UK
Topic: Thinking about jumping in... a guiding hand needed
Replies: 20
Views: 848

Re: Thinking about jumping in... a guiding hand needed

Lee,

Did you and your friend get up to Bedworth for a Game of Darklands with Jon's crew?
by Brightblade
Thu Jan 03, 2019 10:14 am
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: 2018 - One hundred Minis Challenge
Replies: 136
Views: 8864

Re: 2018 - One hundred Minis Challenge

My final score, not that I was counting as I was doing it is as below; Although only a third of them are Based.. 35 Ceorl Bowman 20 Gesith 20 Duguth 15 Werwulfas 5 Waelwulfas 5 Freawulfas 3 Guthwulfas 1 Meagenwulf Meloda Aethelglyth Penda Timoth 2 versions of Wulfhere 2 versions of Aldhelm Cynemon ...
by Brightblade
Wed Jan 02, 2019 1:00 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: 2018 - One hundred Minis Challenge
Replies: 136
Views: 8864

Re: 2018 - One hundred Minis Challenge

My final score, not that I was counting as I was doing it is as below; Although only a third of them are Based.. 35 Ceorl Bowman 20 Gesith 20 Duguth 15 Werwulfas 5 Waelwulfas 5 Freawulfas 3 Guthwulfas 1 Meagenwulf Meloda Aethelglyth Penda Timoth 2 versions of Wulfhere 2 versions of Aldhelm Cynemon L...
by Brightblade
Wed Jan 02, 2019 12:35 pm
Forum: Darklands Events
Topic: Skirmish at Coffa Tree IV
Replies: 23
Views: 838

Re: Skirmish at Coffa Tree IV

The house can accomodate 6 people, if 4 people are prepared to share a room each(1 Single & 1 Double bed), and that brings cost down to £33 pounds each.
by Brightblade
Mon Dec 31, 2018 4:16 pm
Forum: Other Topics
Topic: Happy New Year
Replies: 1
Views: 42

Happy New Year

Just wanted to wish all my fellow Darklanders a very happy New Year for 2019.

May we cross swords one day soon...
by Brightblade
Mon Dec 31, 2018 12:34 pm
Forum: Darklands Events
Topic: Skirmish at Coffa Tree IV
Replies: 23
Views: 838

Re: Skirmish at Coffa Tree IV

This looks brilliant value too, a 4 bedroom house works out at £45 each for the night and its 5 miles from Coffa Tree.. https://www.booking.com/hotel/gb/gilbert-homestay.en-gb.html?aid=397597;label=gog235jc-1DCAEoggI46AdICVgDaFCIAQGYAQmyAS0yYWhVS0V3akZyckthaU1yZkFoVWxWeFVJSGZVLURXWVFGakFBZWdRSUFoQUO...
by Brightblade
Mon Dec 31, 2018 12:22 pm
Forum: Darklands Events
Topic: Skirmish at Coffa Tree IV
Replies: 23
Views: 838

Re: Skirmish at Coffa Tree IV

Premier Inn - Coventry City Centre (Belgrade Plaza) hotel - 5 miles from Coffa Tree venue but in the heart of Coventry, £43.50 for a 1 night Saturday stay if booked in advance.

Plenty of places to eat and drink in the city too after a long day's gaming...
by Brightblade
Mon Dec 31, 2018 12:18 pm
Forum: Darklands Events
Topic: Skirmish at Coffa Tree IV
Replies: 23
Views: 838

Re: Skirmish at Coffa Tree IV

Travellodge Nuneaton Bedworth - 2 miles from Coffa Tree venue, every Saturday night throughout July 1 night stay for £37. If booked in advance.
by Brightblade
Sun Dec 30, 2018 2:31 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Questions on Combat Weapons
Replies: 1
Views: 57

Questions on Combat Weapons

Combat weapons are numbered, 1 to --- depending on how many attacks a Unit has, some weapon options have the same number ie, option 1... Example; CHIMAERA Combat weapons are numbered as below; 1. Wyrm Bite 1. Lion Bite 1. Goat Horn Butt 2. Raking Claws 3. Scorpion Sting 4. Trample So my questions ar...
by Brightblade
Fri Dec 14, 2018 4:04 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Fated Attribute Invoke Dice
Replies: 4
Views: 91

Re: Fated Attribute Invoke Dice

I barely had time to hit the 'Submit' button before you answered...lol
by Brightblade
Fri Dec 14, 2018 4:02 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Fated Attribute Invoke Dice
Replies: 4
Views: 91

Fated Attribute Invoke Dice

Rob, Question on invocations where an invocation requires dice to be rolled to increase an attribute such as Skill or Might, does a roll of 9 allow a futher Dice to be rolled.. Example, increase Might by 3D10, rolls of 3,7,and 9, does the 9 allow a 4th dice to be rolled, roll of 5, meaning that Migh...
by Brightblade
Fri Dec 14, 2018 3:27 pm
Forum: Painting and Modelling
Topic: Bishmeister's Darklands Hobby Blog
Replies: 40
Views: 7170

Re: Bishmeister's Darklands Hobby Blog

Wow, Bish, hat's off to you buddy, this looks absolutely amazing, the amount of work that has gone into it is phenomenal, I would not have the time, patience and definately not the skill involved to have even known where to have started. It's a shame the Darkholds kickstarter didnt realise it's fund...
by Brightblade
Fri Dec 14, 2018 1:13 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Tanglethicket Marked Point
Replies: 1
Views: 52

Tanglethicket Marked Point

Rob, The Tanglethicket Focus invocation on the MIERCNA ḠALDRU spell list mentions a Marked Point, if the caster is casting this at a point on the battlefield where there are enemy units, does the caster use the Temper of the Enemy Units or the Temper of the Battlefield? The invocation is directly af...
by Brightblade
Fri Dec 14, 2018 10:39 am
Forum: News and Announcements
Topic: 7th Century Arthurian Legend a little closer to reality.. Possibly
Replies: 1
Views: 144

7th Century Arthurian Legend a little closer to reality.. Possibly

A short piece about an excavation find at Tintagel castle dating back to the 7th Century hinting at a cultured learned society not blood thirsty Warlords...

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/06/14/ancient-doodle-discovered-windowsill-tintagel-castle-evidence/
by Brightblade
Fri Dec 14, 2018 7:37 am
Forum: USA/Canada
Topic: Greetings from SE Michigan
Replies: 3
Views: 96

Re: Greetings from SE Michigan

Hail and well met,

I hope you find somebody local to you to cross Swords with...
by Brightblade
Thu Dec 13, 2018 1:35 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Units on Attack Orders
Replies: 1
Views: 56

Units on Attack Orders

Rob, Looked through the Rule book, but may have missed it, just wanted to clarify something; A none frenzied/feral unit that is under Attack orders, I know they have to move towards the enemy each activation until they engage, but do they have to perform a Run Action and move twice their Pace, or ca...
by Brightblade
Tue Dec 11, 2018 5:04 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Forced Initiative
Replies: 1
Views: 49

Forced Initiative

Rob, Just read this in the Activation Sequence of the rules; Force the Initiative The general of a host may force the initiative with up to two units under any orders at any point in the Activation Sequence Does this mean that the General could activate a unit on Hold or Move Orders ahead of a Feral...
by Brightblade
Mon Dec 10, 2018 6:50 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Question on Activations
Replies: 3
Views: 84

Question on Activations

Rob, Does a unit have to activate? Specifically asking about Host Command units like Banner Bearers, Heralds, Bards.. These are units that really play little or no active part in the fighting and are usually mustered to make Tests more favourable and if they are activated will just do nothing. I kno...
by Brightblade
Mon Dec 10, 2018 4:58 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Flank Test
Replies: 3
Views: 112

Re: Flank Test

So If I took Eadric Thegn on Horseback as my General, on Horseback he has the Flanker attribute, could my flanking units then use his authority for the Flank Test?
by Brightblade
Mon Dec 10, 2018 10:59 am
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Skill Order Positioning Hosts
Replies: 3
Views: 63

Re: Skill Order Positioning Hosts

Thanks Jon, had been treating units within the Host Command seperately and using their individual Authority to determing order of placement.

* And mean't to say Authority on my first post, but somehow typed Skill instead...lol
by Brightblade
Mon Dec 10, 2018 6:53 am
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Skill Order Positioning Hosts
Replies: 3
Views: 63

Skill Order Positioning Hosts

Rob,

When positioning units at the start of the battle in Skill Order, do the units contained within the Generals Host Command use their own skill or the General's skill when deciding the order of placement?
by Brightblade
Sat Dec 08, 2018 10:04 am
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Host Herald & Host Instrument
Replies: 5
Views: 143

Re: Host Herald & Host Instrument

Jonathon Chester wrote:I’d say you just get the -2D10 as that’s a special effect for that specific herald profile but I’ll defer to Rob for the confirmation


I would have thought that both applied, as with the Special effect, you have a 50:50 chance that you are going to roll less than -10
by Brightblade
Sat Dec 08, 2018 9:09 am
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Flank Test
Replies: 3
Views: 112

Flank Test

Rob, Could a unit under Flank orders and in the Generals Command use the Generals Authority for the Flank Test when they want to join the Battle? The Rules say they can use their commanders Authority if they are a flanking commander whether they are on or off the battlefield. The General is on the G...
by Brightblade
Fri Dec 07, 2018 10:58 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Shooting / Volley Shooting and near misses
Replies: 2
Views: 90

Shooting / Volley Shooting and near misses

Rob, When a Unit with the weapon of Shoot and Volley Shoot ability, if they target a Monster that is nestled within a command of enemy Units but is not linked or Bound to the other units, are any wayward arrows that miss the Monster by 1, are they possible hits on the nearby units? Example; Roll of ...
by Brightblade
Fri Dec 07, 2018 10:21 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Howl Action
Replies: 2
Views: 92

Howl Action

Rob, Under the Howl Action rules on the Anglecynn Muster, it has this line below at the bottom of the Howl section; A Howl action may only be performed once per battle, and no unit can be affected by a Howl action more than once per battle. Does this mean that each Unit with the Howler ability can o...
by Brightblade
Fri Dec 07, 2018 9:56 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Host Herald & Host Instrument
Replies: 5
Views: 143

Host Herald & Host Instrument

Rob, The Anglecynn Host Herald Hornblawere carries a Host Instrument that states as well as being a Host Instrument it also lowers a Flank Test by -2D10. Does this mean that any units of kin Wulf on Flank orders benefit from the Flank Test Modifier of -10 for the Host Instrument, as well as the Host...
by Brightblade
Fri Dec 07, 2018 9:28 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Units under Flank or Scout orders in other than Genera's Command
Replies: 19
Views: 1032

Re: Units under Flank or Scout orders in other than Genera's Command

A few questions of Flanking and Scouting units, and Thunderous Skies... 1. Do Units off the Battlefield still need to take panic Tests if the weather turns to Thunderous Skies? 2. When they enter the Battlefield and the weather is already Thunderous Skies do they need to take a Panic Test? 3. Not re...
by Brightblade
Tue Nov 27, 2018 10:55 am
Forum: Painting and Modelling
Topic: Richard delves into Darklands
Replies: 9
Views: 302

Re: Richard delves into Darklands

Hey, looks really good, obviously very talented in that area, myself, I'm pretty much all fingers and thumbs...
by Brightblade
Tue Nov 27, 2018 10:47 am
Forum: News and Announcements
Topic: Dark Age Saxon Burial Excavation
Replies: 0
Views: 109

Dark Age Saxon Burial Excavation

A short but interesting read on a recently discovered Saxon Burial ground being excavated not a million miles from the Mierce HQ, will also be featured on a BBC4 Programme on Wednesday 28th November 2018 at 9pm, Digging for Britain.. https://www.msn.com/en-gb/europe/europe-top-stories/anglo-saxon-bl...
by Brightblade
Thu Nov 22, 2018 2:38 pm
Forum: Darklands Events
Topic: Skirmish at Coffa Tree IV
Replies: 23
Views: 838

Re: Skirmish at Coffa Tree IV

I posted this on Facebook and I am aware I people don’t use it so for the best sample: Hello all. It’s that time of year I start planning Skirmish at Coffa Tree and I have been given an opportunity to possibly make it a two day event this year. I know subject to dates and a few other factors I’d ha...
by Brightblade
Wed Nov 21, 2018 9:46 am
Forum: Darklands Events
Topic: Skirmish at Coffa Tree IV
Replies: 23
Views: 838

Re: Skirmish at Coffa Tree IV

There will be three new players attending this year, so make some room for us.. ;)

What about, not sure it's feasible, but a 3 or 4 way 1000 Gold Skirmish, last unit on the battlefield wins... might make things interesting... Kinda Battle Royale...lol
by Brightblade
Wed Nov 21, 2018 9:41 am
Forum: Painting and Modelling
Topic: Richard delves into Darklands
Replies: 9
Views: 302

Re: Richard delves into Darklands

Sound good..

Theres a group of us who play in Staffordshire, and a group who pay in Warwickshire, if you ever fancy a road trip let us know and we can set a few games up for you..

Good luck with the Miscast packs, myself I have about 15 models that I havent even put together yet...lol
by Brightblade
Tue Nov 20, 2018 10:54 am
Forum: Painting and Modelling
Topic: Richard delves into Darklands
Replies: 9
Views: 302

Re: Richard delves into Darklands

Rich,

Welcome to the Dark Ages..

Nice conversions, love the little back story on Derwyn.

Where are you from?
by Brightblade
Mon Nov 19, 2018 1:34 pm
Forum: Other Topics
Topic: Kickstarters that Might Interest you
Replies: 68
Views: 13421

Re: Kickstarters that Might Interest you

There is another option for a Round House, link below, not quite as good looking as the Kick Starter but considerably cheaper.. https://arcanesceneryandmodels.co.uk/shop/dark-age-celtic-round-house-house-mdf-28mm-scale-building-j017/ I also have a selection of Saxon houses, huts and a great hall, li...
by Brightblade
Mon Nov 19, 2018 9:44 am
Forum: Other Topics
Topic: Kickstarters that Might Interest you
Replies: 68
Views: 13421

Re: Kickstarters that Might Interest you

Looks Good, and well priced..

Not sure though if the style is before the setting of the game, thus more like early Britain before the Romans came, Darklands I believe is set after the Romans have left Britain.

Rob' s got all the More so he can advise..
by Brightblade
Thu Nov 15, 2018 8:17 am
Forum: UK
Topic: Thinking about jumping in... a guiding hand needed
Replies: 20
Views: 848

Re: Thinking about jumping in... a guiding hand needed

There is always Ruegely on a Sunday if you're up for the extra 30 minutes in the car.. ;)
by Brightblade
Mon Nov 12, 2018 10:17 am
Forum: Darklands Events
Topic: Skirmish at Coffa Tree IV
Replies: 23
Views: 838

Re: Skirmish at Coffa Tree IV

Agree, 1500, need to keep the games quickish, more Gold, more time.. probably..
by Brightblade
Sun Nov 11, 2018 9:01 pm
Forum: UK
Topic: Thinking about jumping in... a guiding hand needed
Replies: 20
Views: 848

Re: Thinking about jumping in... a guiding hand needed

Lee, if you've got a friend whose interested bring them along too if you get no better offers locally to you.. The difficulty you'll find if you do like the game us finding people to play it with, I was lucky as was introduced by a friend who plays then found another player close by so the three of ...
by Brightblade
Sun Nov 11, 2018 10:06 am
Forum: UK
Topic: Thinking about jumping in... a guiding hand needed
Replies: 20
Views: 848

Re: Thinking about jumping in... a guiding hand needed

Hi Lee, before playing Darklands i'd never played a Miniatures Wargame, was always an old DnD'er, but a friend introduced me to it about 6 months ago, and I love it. The mini's are incredibly detailed, and with all the Starter Hosts, and monthly offers they are decently priced. The game itself is ex...
by Brightblade
Thu Nov 08, 2018 6:21 pm
Forum: UK
Topic: PLAYTESTER REQUIRED - MANSFIELD AREA
Replies: 11
Views: 538

Re: PLAYTESTER REQUIRED - MANSFIELD AREA

We are all coming up Tuesday next week, then we can arrange week on week what days we can do thereafter..

See you about 8:30ish..

Put the kettle on.. lol
by Brightblade
Thu Nov 08, 2018 11:50 am
Forum: UK
Topic: PLAYTESTER REQUIRED - MANSFIELD AREA
Replies: 11
Views: 538

Re: PLAYTESTER REQUIRED - MANSFIELD AREA

Sent you an email... Basically Daytime is a NO NO for all of us as we have work. Wednesday's I'm free each week, Dayle has commitments every other Wednesday, Mondays, I have commitments every other week, and Tuesday's every week. Not sure about Grizzle, will have to ask him but know that he does Col...
by Brightblade
Thu Nov 08, 2018 11:31 am
Forum: UK
Topic: PLAYTESTER REQUIRED - MANSFIELD AREA
Replies: 11
Views: 538

Re: PLAYTESTER REQUIRED - MANSFIELD AREA

Rob Lane wrote:
If you can make it during the week that would be awesome.

Cheers
Rob


Any specific evenings you had in mind?

I'll check with the others, as I know we have some other commitments during the week evenings, but I'm pretty certain we could mash something together.

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