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by Rob Lane
Fri Feb 15, 2019 4:21 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Hold Order & Frenzied Units
Replies: 4
Views: 26

Re: Hold Order & Frenzied Units

Rob, Question: If a unit that is on Hold Orders is invoked against which turns them Frenzied, do they automatically change Orders or will they still be on Hold Orders? Or do they simply ignore the Hold Order and act as if they are under Attack Orders, but once the Invoke has worn off they revert to...
by Rob Lane
Thu Feb 14, 2019 2:00 pm
Forum: Darklands Kickstarter Projects
Topic: Darklands: Starter Hosts II - Fulfilment
Replies: 3
Views: 703

A Bit More of Leofwen

The Anglecynn have had some real love in this project, so be prepared to love this miniature in return... LEOFWEN, FANE-BEARER OF DĒRA Jamie Phipps has been cracking on with Leofwen and she's really taking shape now! https://ksr-ugc.imgix.net/assets/024/092/090/3e9ebc2bc17e203088fe89dfeb30ad2f_origi...
by Rob Lane
Thu Feb 14, 2019 12:32 pm
Forum: Darklands Kickstarter Projects
Topic: Darklands: Mighty Monsters Part Deux - Fulfilment
Replies: 10
Views: 2862

Moar Ograx Reivers

Just the one miniature to show today, although we'll show the rest of the unit of Ograx Reivers for completeness and because we love them. KONRAAD'S MOB, GREAT CLUB OGRAX REIVER UNIT The lovely Yannick Fusier has been working further on the Konraad's Mob, Ograx Reiver Unit and it is worth stating th...
by Rob Lane
Thu Feb 14, 2019 12:29 pm
Forum: Darklands Kickstarter Projects
Topic: Darklands: Mighty Monsters Part Deux - Fulfilment
Replies: 10
Views: 2862

Konraad's Mob Bumper Update Fun

Two miniatures to show today... the completion of one and the start of another... all for the Fomoraic and the Reivers of the Eye realm (which has a lovely new icon, as you can see). KONRAAD'S MOB, GREAT CLUB OGRAX REIVER UNIT Yannick Fusier is still with us, thankfully, because we absolutely adore ...
by Rob Lane
Thu Feb 14, 2019 11:54 am
Forum: Darklands Kickstarter Projects
Topic: Darklands: Savage Hordes II - Fulfilment
Replies: 23
Views: 5056

Quintus Crito Duo

Two miniatures to show today, for the Byzantii, one a resculpt! QUINTUS CRITO, OPTION ON FOOT Thanks to the Sagittarius Quintus Crito miniature funded by this project, we thought we may as well get Bob to do that digitally and thus give us the chance of resculpting Quintus Crito himself. Here's the ...
by Rob Lane
Thu Feb 14, 2019 10:48 am
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Charging & Counter Engaging
Replies: 14
Views: 100

Re: Charging & Counter Engaging

To make this even more confusing, I omitted from this first post the fact that the action I declared was a Slam action with the Krokad into the Hrafnserkers, which is a Base to base contact move.. So how does that change the dynamics of this Counter Charge question? Doesn't change it in any way. A ...
by Rob Lane
Wed Feb 13, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Charging & Counter Engaging
Replies: 14
Views: 100

Re: Charging & Counter Engaging

Brightblade wrote:My Krokad wants to eat meaty Hfranserkers not Scrawny wizards...

Besides, wouldn't the gythja be weary after charging so wouldnt be able to invoke?


She does it during the Counter-Charge... at the halfway point between the two units...

Cheers
Rob
by Rob Lane
Wed Feb 13, 2019 2:06 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Charging & Counter Engaging
Replies: 14
Views: 100

Re: Charging & Counter Engaging

Okay so Under that rule If they both counter charge And get within combat range 0.5" (all the charge requirements are met) as krokod still has its weapons in combat range The gythja then invokes and blinds the krokod, Krokods sight becomes 0" Thus can't attack back (providing I'm not in b...
by Rob Lane
Wed Feb 13, 2019 1:57 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Charging & Counter Engaging
Replies: 14
Views: 100

Re: Charging & Counter Engaging

Basically if the hrafnserkrs were to counter charge would they need to fulfil all linked actions (attack) before my gythja casts it's invoke, and would the invoke would happen before the krokod attacks Or could the hrafnserkrs counter charge, but before linked actions occur the gythja reacts (invok...
by Rob Lane
Tue Feb 12, 2019 2:52 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Charging & Counter Engaging
Replies: 14
Views: 100

Re: Charging & Counter Engaging

Rob, In mine and Dayle's game last night there was an issue that was highlighted later on the way home about where the units should be in comparison to each other with a Charge Action and a Counter Engage Action.. My 120mm Krokad charged into Dayles 20 Hrafn Berskers, who are fanatics, who in turn ...
by Rob Lane
Tue Feb 12, 2019 1:50 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Charging & Counter Engaging
Replies: 14
Views: 100

Re: Charging & Counter Engaging

Edit: I'm even slower... the Hrafnserkrs are not frenzied, they're fanatical... so let me address all your points...

Cheers
Rob
by Rob Lane
Tue Feb 12, 2019 1:48 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Charging & Counter Engaging
Replies: 14
Views: 100

Re: Charging & Counter Engaging

Rob, In mine and Dayle's game last night there was an issue that was highlighted later on the way home about where the units should be in comparison to each other with a Charge Action and a Counter Engage Action.. My 120mm Krokad charged into Dayles 20 Hrafn Berskers, who are fanatics, who in turn ...
by Rob Lane
Mon Feb 11, 2019 4:36 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge
Replies: 37
Views: 1033

Re: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge

Medivo wrote:Here's a wip of my yew beast and first fir bolg


RAAAAARRRGHGHHH TATERS

Cheers
Rob
by Rob Lane
Mon Feb 11, 2019 11:00 am
Forum: Darklands Lore
Topic: Defenses against Monsters
Replies: 1
Views: 62

Re: Defenses against Monsters

Random question, but with the number of semi civilised and outright feral monsters in the setting, what do the basic humans do to survive? Surround their villages with spiked pits and great big spikes? Rely on a wizard coming out to defend them? Just pondering really - Medivo They would indeed have...
by Rob Lane
Mon Feb 04, 2019 4:19 pm
Forum: Darklands Lore
Topic: byzantii's beliefs
Replies: 1
Views: 80

Re: byzantii's beliefs

We know they're no christians anymore, and they have allied with the demonic entities of Dis. But do they worship Dispater ? Do they restore an imperial cult of some sort ? Or /and parts of their ancient religion? Some do, some worship the Emperor. The gods have been shown to be weak to the Byzanti...
by Rob Lane
Mon Feb 04, 2019 4:18 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Breaking Through (Non Frenzied Units) & Linked Actions
Replies: 2
Views: 81

Re: Breaking Through (Non Frenzied Units) & Linked Actions

Rob, Question, Can a none Frenzied Unit that is victorius in Battle and have destroyed the eneny unit perform a Breakthrough action if they have not used all of their attack weapons? Yes... Example, Monster with four attacks Slams into an enemy Unit then attacks with it's primary attack weapon and ...
by Rob Lane
Mon Feb 04, 2019 3:56 pm
Forum: Darklands Kickstarter Projects
Topic: Darklands: Savage Hordes III - Fulfilment
Replies: 10
Views: 2786

Jelly Belly

Only one miniature, in fact, for the Érainn, but he might as well be two or three because he'd certainly be paying for more than one plane ticket. If passenger planes had been invented in the Dark Ages. SRENG, CURRAK OF THE FIR BHOLG Valentin Zak is a wonder and a half because his work is chock full...
by Rob Lane
Mon Feb 04, 2019 3:36 pm
Forum: Darklands Kickstarter Projects
Topic: Darklands: Savage Hordes II - Fulfilment
Replies: 23
Views: 5056

The best Bestiarii in all the world

We've three miniatures to show this time around, all for the Byzantii of course, and all bloody brilliant! TRI IV ACTEON, AUXILIA BESTIARIUS TRIBUM The Auxilia Bestiarii are done, and we can't wait to get them into action. Nor can certain Tarask-wielding Darklands players... Acteon, Auxilia Bestiari...
by Rob Lane
Mon Feb 04, 2019 3:33 pm
Forum: Darklands Kickstarter Projects
Topic: Darklands: Savage Hordes II - Fulfilment
Replies: 23
Views: 5056

Happy New Beer!

HAPPY NEW BEER! Happy New Year to all of you guys and gals our there - and we have some new miniatures to show you for Darklands: Savage Hordes II this week! Seven miniatures to show today, and all for the Byzantii! Huzzah! AUX III JANUS, AUXILIARIUS CONTUBERNIUM All the Auxilia are complete! Bob P...
by Rob Lane
Mon Feb 04, 2019 3:07 pm
Forum: Darklands Kickstarter Projects
Topic: Darklands: Starter Hosts II - Fulfilment
Replies: 3
Views: 703

Leofwen Lives!

We've a fair few miniatures to show you to be honest, all for the Anglecynn. So let's get started! We've shown these elsewhere of course but it's only right it's reproduced here. LEOFWEN, FANE-BEARER OF DĒRA The lovely Leofwen was always a great concept but a so-so miniature, so we're very much look...
by Rob Lane
Tue Jan 29, 2019 12:28 pm
Forum: Darklands Lore
Topic: Byzantii in the Middle East
Replies: 6
Views: 148

Re: Byzantii in the Middle East

Jonathon Chester wrote:Fair enough, thought it started early 7th century so would of fit about this point.


I'm not going anywhere near Islam. Zoroastrianism all the way.

Cheers
Rob
by Rob Lane
Tue Jan 29, 2019 12:21 pm
Forum: Darklands Lore
Topic: Hydra cut of one head more grow back
Replies: 3
Views: 104

Re: Hydra cut of one head more grow back

Jonathon Chester wrote:You know how to show everything and nothing at the same time don’t you Rob!


It's a skill mate.

Cheers
Rob
by Rob Lane
Mon Jan 28, 2019 7:33 pm
Forum: Darklands Lore
Topic: Hydra cut of one head more grow back
Replies: 3
Views: 104

Re: Hydra cut of one head more grow back

It may occur at some point...

Cheers
Rob
by Rob Lane
Mon Jan 28, 2019 7:20 pm
Forum: Darklands Lore
Topic: Byzantii in the Middle East
Replies: 6
Views: 148

Re: Byzantii in the Middle East

Rob, given the Eastern Empire is in ascendance in the West what are their current holdings like in Africa and the modern Middle East? Extensive! I believe the time period Darklands is set would of been the beginnings of the rise of Islam in the area which eventually led to the Byzantine empire fall...
by Rob Lane
Thu Jan 24, 2019 10:48 am
Forum: Darklands Lore
Topic: The Ysians - a compendium
Replies: 4
Views: 759

Re: The Ysians - a compendium

Thanks for this, Geoff. Although I'm slightly worried by Rob's view of the Cornish. A stag night in Newquay gone horribly wrong? It's all to do with the word Kernow... it all flows from there... Kern is an old Cornish / Breton word for horn, you see... hence Kernunnos the Horned God, Ker-Ys, etc. e...
by Rob Lane
Tue Jan 22, 2019 3:51 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge
Replies: 37
Views: 1033

Re: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge

Hugh mate they look mad as! Awesome!

Cheers
Rob
by Rob Lane
Sat Jan 19, 2019 4:08 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge
Replies: 37
Views: 1033

Re: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge

Why is he two-tone Jon?

I love him!

Cheers
Rob
by Rob Lane
Tue Jan 08, 2019 4:37 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Khthone Fuse Invocation
Replies: 3
Views: 130

Re: Khthone Fuse Invocation

Ok, so if 12 Invoke dice are used with Khthonic Power, if any of them are hits 1 warrior takes the Fuse Test, so if all 12 hit 1 Fuse Test is taken, and if 1 dice hits 1 Fuse Test is taken... is this right? Would seem very difficult to fail... lol Depends what you roll for the Khthonic power... 0s ...
by Rob Lane
Tue Jan 08, 2019 4:14 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Khthone Fuse Invocation
Replies: 3
Views: 130

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 Rob Lane
Mon Jan 07, 2019 5:22 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge
Replies: 37
Views: 1033

Re: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge

I like 'em Jon!

Cheers
Rob
by Rob Lane
Sat Jan 05, 2019 4:09 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Atalantes Burning Gaze invocation
Replies: 3
Views: 119

Re: Atalantes Burning Gaze invocation

How is this spell supposed to work exactly? It's a sight invocation that can only target friendly automatons. It also has maximum range and lethal range. Do we apply all standard modifiers when I target an automaton unit? Yes. The only difference to a normal Shot is that you're targeting your own u...
by Rob Lane
Sat Jan 05, 2019 12:06 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Distributing shot (or invoke dice) to concealed warriors.
Replies: 5
Views: 181

Re: Distributing shot (or invoke dice) to concealed warriors.

A mix of gigantic and not-gigantic makes sense to me with a Joined unit, but not with a Bound unit when the gap between could be quite large. In some instances you can even fit a whole other unit between the bound units and they're not affected by the gigantic unit in any way! I will conced the rid...
by Rob Lane
Fri Jan 04, 2019 6:37 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: 2018 - One hundred Minis Challenge
Replies: 136
Views: 9943

Re: 2018 - One hundred Minis Challenge

Let's not fight, people... perhaps everyone who got to 100 should get a prize...

Cheers
Rob
by Rob Lane
Fri Jan 04, 2019 6:37 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Distributing shot (or invoke dice) to concealed warriors.
Replies: 5
Views: 181

Re: Distributing shot (or invoke dice) to concealed warriors.

A mix of gigantic and not-gigantic makes sense to me with a Joined unit, but not with a Bound unit when the gap between could be quite large. In some instances you can even fit a whole other unit between the bound units and they're not affected by the gigantic unit in any way! I will conced the rid...
by Rob Lane
Fri Jan 04, 2019 11:33 am
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Distributing shot (or invoke dice) to concealed warriors.
Replies: 5
Views: 181

Re: Distributing shot (or invoke dice) to concealed warriors.

Couldn't find this in the shoot action shot distribution rules, but are shot dice distributed to warriors that were unseen/concealed by terrain from the shooting unit? Technically their evade rolls would become difficult if they can't see the attacker. I can't find it at a quick glance but no, shot...
by Rob Lane
Thu Jan 03, 2019 8:58 am
Forum: Darklands Lore
Topic: Hoplites or Oplites
Replies: 3
Views: 146

Re: Hoplites or Oplites

Icchan wrote:As a non-English speaker it never occured to me that it could be pronounced "-lights". Thanks for the info though.


No worries, I do welcome questions about language and pronunciations!

Cheers
Rob
by Rob Lane
Wed Jan 02, 2019 9:58 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: 2018 - One hundred Minis Challenge
Replies: 136
Views: 9943

Re: 2018 - One hundred Minis Challenge

Someone tell me the winner!

Cheers
Rob
by Rob Lane
Wed Jan 02, 2019 9:58 pm
Forum: Darklands Lore
Topic: Hoplites or Oplites
Replies: 3
Views: 146

Re: Hoplites or Oplites

Is there a reason hoplites in Darklands are written as Oplites? Ancient greeks wrote it as oplites, but there's a diacritic on the first O meaning it's pronounced with a heavy breathing sound, like the sound of the letter h, which is why it's often translated to hoplite and oplite. But what's the r...
by Rob Lane
Sun Dec 30, 2018 10:48 pm
Forum: Darklands Lore
Topic: Emperor Constantine
Replies: 4
Views: 191

Re: Emperor Constantine

HughB wrote:Immortality granted by daemons? Is he the only one to be granted such?


No and no... hehehe ;)

Cheers
Rob
by Rob Lane
Sun Dec 30, 2018 4:38 pm
Forum: Darklands Lore
Topic: Emperor Constantine
Replies: 4
Views: 191

Re: Emperor Constantine

Jonathon Chester wrote:Is the current emperor a Demihuman or still a mortal man?


He is an immortal man...

Jonathon Chester wrote:What are the opinions of the population towards the demons?


They hate and fear them. But they respect their abilities for sure...

Cheers
Rob
by Rob Lane
Sun Dec 30, 2018 4:26 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Questions on Combat Weapons
Replies: 1
Views: 100

Re: 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 a...
by Rob Lane
Wed Dec 26, 2018 6:05 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: 2018 - One hundred Minis Challenge
Replies: 136
Views: 9943

Re: 2018 - One hundred Minis Challenge

Well done Jon! Looking good there! Excellent work on the Kroks.

Cheers
Rob
by Rob Lane
Sat Dec 22, 2018 8:23 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: 2018 - One hundred Minis Challenge
Replies: 136
Views: 9943

Re: 2018 - One hundred Minis Challenge

I'm sure I can sort it in the new year...

Cheers
Rob
by Rob Lane
Sat Dec 22, 2018 10:18 am
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: 2018 - One hundred Minis Challenge
Replies: 136
Views: 9943

Re: 2018 - One hundred Minis Challenge

HughB wrote:I'm good for a unit of hrafn with a mighty score of 22 right Rob? RIght? >.<


Very poor Hugh, very poor indeed (in the style of Vic Reeves).

Cheers
Rob
by Rob Lane
Fri Dec 21, 2018 10:05 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: 2018 - One hundred Minis Challenge
Replies: 136
Views: 9943

Re: 2018 - One hundred Minis Challenge

Well done everyone, in January can someone count up everyone's score and I may be persuaded to give a prize to the winner...

Cheers
Rob
by Rob Lane
Fri Dec 21, 2018 6:26 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge
Replies: 37
Views: 1033

Re: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge

Lol... oops...

Cheers
Rob
by Rob Lane
Fri Dec 21, 2018 2:11 pm
Forum: Darklands Kickstarter Projects
Topic: Darklands: Savage Hordes II - Fulfilment
Replies: 23
Views: 5056

Santa Claws and Auxiliaws...!

MERRY CHRISTMAS EVERYONE! https://ksr-ugc.imgix.net/assets/023/611/289/954a13bc4a0fcad9ced86455c3874120_original.jpg?ixlib=rb-1.1.0&w=639&fit=max&v=1545399480&auto=format&gif-q=50&q=92&s=a6e9fdbce9b2edab7664f5a9520e30ee Hark! The herald good wife sings, "Glory to th...
by Rob Lane
Fri Dec 21, 2018 10:58 am
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge
Replies: 37
Views: 1033

Re: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge

Lay out the rules again Paul and I may even join in...

Cheers
Rob
by Rob Lane
Sun Dec 16, 2018 12:29 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Joined units and other questions.
Replies: 31
Views: 1796

Re: Joined units and other questions.

Got another one. The Ysian invocation, curse of kernunnos has the following text: Marked unit: Marked warrior may be any one warrior within total focus range.Continuous Effect: The Marked warrior must take a TEMPER TEST (called a CURSE TEST). If the CURSE TEST is failed, any damage the Marked warri...
by Rob Lane
Fri Dec 14, 2018 4:05 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Tanglethicket Marked Point
Replies: 1
Views: 83

Re: Tanglethicket Marked Point

Yes, Temper of the battlefield as you're invoking against nature, not what's on top of nature.

Cheers
Rob

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