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by Rob Lane
Thu Jan 16, 2020 10:19 am
Forum: Other Topics
Topic: Compel and Influence - An Unofficial Darklands and Mierce Miniatures podcast
Replies: 62
Views: 9427

Re: Compel and Influence - An Unofficial Darklands and Mierce Miniatures podcast

Sorry to hear that Paul - hope you get back on the wagon soon. Really enjoyed listening!

Cheers
Rob
by Rob Lane
Wed Jan 08, 2020 9:41 pm
Forum: Darklands Events
Topic: Darklands Weekend
Replies: 78
Views: 3463

Re: Darklands Weekend

So what's the crack, Andy / Dayle - do you still want to go?

Cheers
Rob
by Rob Lane
Wed Jan 08, 2020 3:57 pm
Forum: Darklands Events
Topic: Darklands Weekend
Replies: 78
Views: 3463

Re: Darklands Weekend

Got you. How many people are you chasing for monies and confirmation?

Cheers
Rob
by Rob Lane
Wed Jan 08, 2020 11:42 am
Forum: Finished Models Gallery
Topic: Gus' Jute Horde
Replies: 6
Views: 105

Re: Gus' Jute Horde

Looking good Gus!

Cheers
Rob
by Rob Lane
Wed Jan 08, 2020 11:41 am
Forum: Darklands Events
Topic: Darklands Weekend
Replies: 78
Views: 3463

Re: Darklands Weekend

Lee,

How many people have you got attending right now?

Cheers
Rob
by Rob Lane
Tue Jan 07, 2020 12:03 pm
Forum: News and Announcements
Topic: Happy New Year 2020
Replies: 2
Views: 138

Re: Happy New Year 2020

Happy New Year guys!! We're back and working hard...

Cheers
Rob
by Rob Lane
Fri Dec 20, 2019 3:18 pm
Forum: Darklands Kickstarter Projects
Topic: Darklands: Savage Hordes III - Fulfilment
Replies: 21
Views: 5083

Kerazek on Bobbo

It's time for a lovely Darklands: Savage Hordes III update, so it is, but first... MERRY (HIC) CHRISTMAS EVERYONE! https://ksr-ugc.imgix.net/assets/027/555/134/4a1015b5e65a682abb49c4e8b099ce44_original.jpg?ixlib=rb-2.1.0&w=700&fit=max&v=1576853596&auto=format&gif-q=50&q=92&am...
by Rob Lane
Thu Dec 05, 2019 11:01 am
Forum: Painting and Modelling
Topic: Painted Armies
Replies: 33
Views: 2002

Re: Painted Armies

You're looking at March 2020 for the photography mate.

Cheers
Rob
by Rob Lane
Thu Dec 05, 2019 10:22 am
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Darklands: First Edition - Official Addenda
Replies: 4
Views: 3368

Re: Darklands: First Edition - Official Addenda

Slight change to the above, adding shaken: Page 328: 7·10·6·11·1 IMPAIRED MOBILITY Sometimes a Hold and... reaction can affect an Engaging unit's mobility, perhaps from an invocation that causes such problems, or their heart. Should this occur, the Engaging unit finds it rather more difficult to get...
by Rob Lane
Mon Dec 02, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: Potential conversion parts discovery
Replies: 1
Views: 97

Re: Potential conversion parts discovery

We do sell the components for all of our miniatures separately - if you can't see them, it's because I haven't put them up there yet and all you have to do is ask.

Cheers
Rob
by Rob Lane
Mon Dec 02, 2019 2:17 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Scouting Commanders
Replies: 1
Views: 147

Re: Scouting Commanders

Question: If your Commander has the Scouting ability and can start the battle off the Table, does all it's commands have to have the Scout ability and start off the table? Thinking... Savrarch with Akontion and Skirmish upgrade, with 10 Savrakontars as Mainstay, along with Szalamandra's and a Szala...
by Rob Lane
Thu Nov 28, 2019 2:03 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Scouting and Unseen or Unseen (x) units
Replies: 10
Views: 244

Re: Scouting and Unseen or Unseen (x) units

If they are within Range of their Ranged weapon, then based on your earlier post, that although the unseen unit cannot be seen clearly there is some kind of mist/smoke/darklight/invocations zapping off...whatever around them so you know they are in that area you just don't know exactly where, then ...
by Rob Lane
Thu Nov 28, 2019 10:46 am
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Scouting and Unseen or Unseen (x) units
Replies: 10
Views: 244

Re: Scouting and Unseen or Unseen (x) units

Brightblade wrote:If that's the case then why can't Ranged units outside of the x inches shoot into that area albeit with heavy modifiers?


Because they're too far away. Is this a trick question?

Cheers
Rob
by Rob Lane
Wed Nov 27, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Scouting and Unseen or Unseen (x) units
Replies: 10
Views: 244

Re: Scouting and Unseen or Unseen (x) units

I know i'm doing myself out of something now... But do you not think that there should be an element of chance involved that your Scouting unit or indeed any unit on the battlefield would run in the direction of an unseen unit to see them? In reality if you couldn't see something it would only be b...
by Rob Lane
Wed Nov 27, 2019 12:48 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Scouting and Unseen or Unseen (x) units
Replies: 10
Views: 244

Re: Scouting and Unseen or Unseen (x) units

Nope, no rules against that at all.

Cheers
Rob
by Rob Lane
Tue Nov 26, 2019 12:09 pm
Forum: Darklands Tactics and Musters
Topic: Blinding and how to stop it
Replies: 17
Views: 478

Re: Blinding and how to stop it

Yes indeed, he is Stubborn, and I forget about that, but again with the doubling of Frenzied Blood the modified Fortitude was pretty low, quite a bit below 50 if I recall, so a 50/50 chance of failing twice.. I believe the probability is 25% you'll fail on that... An easy way to remember stubborn /...
by Rob Lane
Tue Nov 26, 2019 10:49 am
Forum: Darklands Tactics and Musters
Topic: Blinding and how to stop it
Replies: 17
Views: 478

Re: Blinding and how to stop it

Brightblade wrote:...the Szalamakh from a failed Wild test from an attacking Manticore...


A what test? Not sure what a Wild test is - do you mean a VALOUR TEST?

Cheers
Rob
by Rob Lane
Fri Nov 22, 2019 3:32 pm
Forum: Other Topics
Topic: Forum bugs
Replies: 3
Views: 138

Re: Forum bugs

I have moved a couple of posts from SH3 to SH3PD - that might be your issue... try closing your browser and trying again...

Cheers
Rob
by Rob Lane
Fri Nov 22, 2019 12:23 pm
Forum: Darklands Kickstarter Projects
Topic: Darklands: Savage Hordes III - Fulfilment
Replies: 21
Views: 5083

Horsey Annik

Again it's just the one miniature to show this week, but she's bloody awesome and for the Ysians! FALCHION-ANNIK OF CARN WRACH, BATTLE-DRUNE ON HORSE Rafael Dioli continues to surprise us with his awesomeness: so much so that we've decided he is The Ysian Sculptor from now on. Expect lots more Ysian...
by Rob Lane
Fri Nov 22, 2019 11:59 am
Forum: Darklands Kickstarter Projects
Topic: Darklands: Savage Hordes III Part Deux - Fulfilment
Replies: 9
Views: 3065

Uuroch Rocks

Again, just the one miniature this week, but it's utterly fantastic and it's for the Fomoraic kindred, Conand realm... UUROCH, SCION OF CONAND So Allan Carrasco continues to churn out the awesome, and we continue to be astounded by his latest masterwork, Uuroch . You would have thought it could get ...
by Rob Lane
Tue Nov 19, 2019 4:42 pm
Forum: Darklands Lore
Topic: Fiends and hellfire
Replies: 3
Views: 213

Re: Fiends and hellfire

Ahh nice Was just thinking for my demilegionaiires, painting the skin a little different around the fiendish parts Also does the hellfire have a particular colour ?green or blue etc,etc Or is it just like normal fire, reds oranges yellows? Good question. A deeper, darker red to orange and yellow. C...
by Rob Lane
Tue Nov 19, 2019 3:11 pm
Forum: Darklands Lore
Topic: Fiends and hellfire
Replies: 3
Views: 213

Re: Fiends and hellfire

See Malacant: Image

Basically swarthy flesh colour, you can go darker around the hairy bits.

Cheers
Rob
by Rob Lane
Tue Nov 19, 2019 2:09 pm
Forum: Darklands Tactics and Musters
Topic: Blinding and how to stop it
Replies: 17
Views: 478

Re: Blinding and how to stop it

Much better. That should give Andy something to think about!

Cheers
Rob
by Rob Lane
Mon Nov 18, 2019 4:42 pm
Forum: Darklands Kickstarter Projects
Topic: Darklands: Savage Hordes III Part Deux - Fulfilment
Replies: 9
Views: 3065

Uuroch!

It's just the one miniature this week, but it's awesome and it's for the Fomoraic kindred, Conand realm... UUROCH, SCION OF CONAND I've run out of superlatives for Allan Carrasco, and I can waffle: so he must be bloody good at sculpting. All hail Uuroch , the incredible Scion of Conand! https://ksr-...
by Rob Lane
Mon Nov 18, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: Darklands Kickstarter Projects
Topic: Darklands: Savage Hordes III - Fulfilment
Replies: 21
Views: 5083

Duguth, Foot

So here's lots of Anglecynn! VETERANS OF MAUNSFELD, DUGUTH UNIT As mentioned previously, Bob Płociennik has the task of making some lovely Anglecynn cavalry, the Duguth Ēored (DUG-uth EE-or-ed), and thanks to his amazing skills and the.... less than satisfactory size of the old Duguth miniatures, we...
by Rob Lane
Mon Nov 18, 2019 4:34 pm
Forum: Darklands Kickstarter Projects
Topic: Darklands: Savage Hordes III - Fulfilment
Replies: 21
Views: 5083

Digging the Duguth

So here's some more Anglecynn, and this time it's for many realms... VETERANS OF MAUNSFELD, DUGUTH UNIT Our Bob Płociennik has the task of making some lovely Anglecynn cavalry, so named the Duguth Ēored (DUG-uth EE-or-ed), and thanks to his amazing skills and the.... less than satisfactory height of...
by Rob Lane
Mon Nov 18, 2019 4:30 pm
Forum: Darklands Kickstarter Projects
Topic: Darklands: Savage Hordes III - Fulfilment
Replies: 21
Views: 5083

Timmy's Travails

One subject, but many miniatures... here's the latest work on some mounted and foot Anglecynn! TIMOTH, SMITH OF LANGWITH ON FOOT AND ON HORSE That there Bob Płociennik has begun work on the cavalry, starting with Timoth on horse... and while he was at it, we decided to get him to resculpt Timoth on ...
by Rob Lane
Mon Nov 18, 2019 4:28 pm
Forum: Darklands Kickstarter Projects
Topic: Darklands: Savage Hordes III - Fulfilment
Replies: 21
Views: 5083

Rending Terror

Just the one miniature to show this week, and it's for the Vras... BLACK-FANG, KILL-VRAS ON REND-TERROR Rafael Dioli has continued his work on the Vras and he's only gone and done the AWESOME Black-Fang on Rend-Terror ... expect more from him for us over the next few months! Rafa's a keeper! https:/...
by Rob Lane
Mon Nov 18, 2019 3:57 pm
Forum: Darklands Tactics and Musters
Topic: Blinding and how to stop it
Replies: 17
Views: 478

Re: Blinding and how to stop it

With the augur and seer drunes being individuals, you can't Join them to units so they are very vulnerable to Shooting and sorcery. And Scouts!

Cheers
Rob
by Rob Lane
Mon Nov 18, 2019 3:45 pm
Forum: Darklands Tactics and Musters
Topic: Blinding and how to stop it
Replies: 17
Views: 478

Re: Blinding and how to stop it

I was using 20 Savrakontar, 20 Savra, with the Savrach as General, with two Savragos, this was one unit, I built it this way to try and prevent it being blinded as it would have been a lot of Temper points. That's your problem - it's too big a target. Split them into 5x Sávrakontar, 5x Sávrakontar ...
by Rob Lane
Mon Nov 18, 2019 3:41 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Darklands: First Edition - Official Addenda
Replies: 4
Views: 3368

Re: Darklands: First Edition - Official Addenda

A fairly big one thanks to Scott, Andy and Dayle... Page 328: 7·10·6·11·1 IMPAIRED MOBILITY Sometimes a Hold and... reaction can affect an Engaging unit's mobility, perhaps from an invocation that causes such problems. Should this occur, the Engaging unit finds it rather more difficult to get into c...
by Rob Lane
Mon Nov 18, 2019 2:53 pm
Forum: Darklands Tactics and Musters
Topic: Blinding and how to stop it
Replies: 17
Views: 478

Re: Blinding and how to stop it

All of the above, plus: 1 - Force the Initiative ; using two units to Engage means he can only Blind one of them. 2 - Shoot his wizards. You have Sávrakontar, which are scouts; use them as such. I find them very distracting. Two units of 5 is all you need for that. Give me your list and Andy's list ...
by Rob Lane
Mon Nov 11, 2019 11:27 am
Forum: Painting and Modelling
Topic: Painted Armies
Replies: 33
Views: 2002

Re: Painted Armies

What's your names again ministry / ranaglan? I have too much unimportant stuff in my brain to remember the name behind the nickname...!

Cheers
Rob
by Rob Lane
Fri Nov 08, 2019 12:23 pm
Forum: Painting and Modelling
Topic: Painted Armies
Replies: 33
Views: 2002

Re: Painted Armies

Scott / Ranaglan - forgive me, I've not replied to your requests: I do not mind at all, but the photography of your armies will be an issue. Basically, if you can't make it over here you need to find a photographer willing to take a photo of you behind a tabletop with your army on it. Preferably wit...
by Rob Lane
Fri Nov 08, 2019 11:39 am
Forum: Darklands Events
Topic: Darklands Weekend
Replies: 78
Views: 3463

Re: Darklands Weekend

Moi

Cheers
Rob
by Rob Lane
Wed Nov 06, 2019 1:48 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Death melusine authority value
Replies: 2
Views: 227

Re: Death melusine authority value

It's correct my friend... the Melusines are second only to Euryalia.

Cheers
Rob
by Rob Lane
Wed Nov 06, 2019 1:47 pm
Forum: Darklands Lore
Topic: Tarask again
Replies: 1
Views: 290

Re: Tarask again

The short answer is, no it can't grab... it's just a knuckle walker, that's all.

Cheers
Rob
by Rob Lane
Fri Nov 01, 2019 9:48 am
Forum: News and Announcements
Topic: Penda's Golden War Trophy
Replies: 4
Views: 778

Re: Penda's Golden War Trophy

Mate if it's not Penda's weapon hoard (or one of his son's hoards) I'll eat my hat. A fantastic find... your house could be on more!! Get digging!

Cheers
Rob
by Rob Lane
Wed Oct 30, 2019 8:34 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Unseen x inches
Replies: 5
Views: 549

Re: Unseen x inches

It's in the sight section. Section 3.7. Read it thoroughly.

Cheers
Rob
by Rob Lane
Wed Oct 30, 2019 3:22 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Unseen x inches
Replies: 5
Views: 549

Re: Unseen x inches

On the subject of Blinding.. Should Automatons be subject to Blinding, they are after all simply machines with no Optic Nerves... I assume the Blind Spell works by creating interference in the Optic Nerve to Blind the individual... An Automaton would have a very different type of Optic Nerve substi...
by Rob Lane
Wed Oct 30, 2019 11:57 am
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Unseen x inches
Replies: 5
Views: 549

Re: Unseen x inches

I find this rule a bit contentious, the Unseen outside (x) inches... I know that it causes all shooting to be difficult targets, but how can they even be targeted if you are outside of x inches, as in reality you can't see them... Well, lines of sight can't be drawn to unseen targets (see p98); the...
by Rob Lane
Wed Oct 30, 2019 11:50 am
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Units grab/soaring and involuntary leaves
Replies: 5
Views: 815

Re: Units grab/soaring and involuntary leaves

Further question to ask if I may? When a unit grabs and soars, do they need to fulfil the requirements for a grabbing unit (namely that they have to be twice the unit strength of the unit they are grab soaring) or is it the same as if they are dive grabbing a unit (where they just have to have a gr...
by Rob Lane
Tue Oct 22, 2019 12:12 pm
Forum: UK
Topic: Midland Players
Replies: 21
Views: 4067

Re: Midland Players

Good luck guys... hope you enjoy it!

Cheers
Rob
by Rob Lane
Tue Oct 22, 2019 9:51 am
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Darklands: First Edition - Official Errata
Replies: 26
Views: 9818

Re: Darklands: First Edition - Official Errata

Thanks to the Carlisle Boys (like a boy band, but not so pretty), replace the paragraph noted with this one: Page 79: 3.3.1.2.13 ROUGH GROUND Most patches of terrain - such as scree, rocky ground or scrub - are considered to be rough ground and whilst it can be moved across such ground restricts the...
by Rob Lane
Tue Oct 22, 2019 9:48 am
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Larger models moving through woods
Replies: 1
Views: 325

Re: Larger models moving through woods

Yeah it makes sense... perhaps back in the mists of time I thought warriors of mass 5 or more should be able to move through woods without penalty! But that's wrong now.

So basically: the passage on p79 applies, but only to rough ground, not wooded terrain.

A very good spot, people...

Cheers
Rob
by Rob Lane
Thu Oct 17, 2019 8:42 am
Forum: Darklands Lore
Topic: Skeggy Finds
Replies: 0
Views: 457

Skeggy Finds

I refer you, ladies and gentlemen, to the Darklands: First Edition cover art...

https://twitter.com/NorthAges/status/11 ... 2594138113

Cheers
Rob
by Rob Lane
Wed Oct 16, 2019 8:31 am
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Units grab/soaring and involuntary leaves
Replies: 5
Views: 815

Re: Units grab/soaring and involuntary leaves

Thats a bit neater. So as long as I make the attempt to grab and soar, I can soar afterwards regardless of the success of the grab? As long as I don't get ganked by any free strikes from models whose attack range I'm leaving of course. Yeah, that's about right... Which leads me on to a second quest...
by Rob Lane
Tue Oct 15, 2019 3:14 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Units grab/soaring and involuntary leaves
Replies: 5
Views: 815

Re: Units grab/soaring and involuntary leaves

Am I right in thinking that for a warrior to be able to complete the soar part of a grab soar attack attempt, they need to successfully grab something? So if a hrafnmann fails to grab something with its grab soar claw attack or if it does grab something but that something then passes its skill test...
by Rob Lane
Tue Oct 15, 2019 3:13 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge
Replies: 114
Views: 8527

Re: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge

Awesome!!! Love your Ysians mate.

Cheers
Rob
by Rob Lane
Tue Oct 15, 2019 3:11 pm
Forum: Darklands Lore
Topic: The Jutes and their Undead
Replies: 2
Views: 565

Re: The Jutes and their Undead

Been pondering my favourite kindred for a while and thought about some questions. Some!?!? Alright here I go: If I understand correctly the Jute undead become/became undead due to botched attempts at beetle shifting. How long ago did that happen? 2-300 years. Basically when they moved from Jylland ...

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