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by Rob Lane
Fri Apr 19, 2019 9:54 am
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Inspire
Replies: 3
Views: 65

Re: Inspire

No problem mate!

Cheers
Rob
by Rob Lane
Fri Apr 19, 2019 9:54 am
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Attack Action
Replies: 6
Views: 62

Re: Attack Action

Ok so how is it different then when let's say a noble joined to the unit strikes first and as a result some warriors become unengaged they get to make a new Attack Move (unless I've misunderstood this part)? That's different because the Attacking unit has, to all intents and purposes, finished all ...
by Rob Lane
Thu Apr 18, 2019 10:28 am
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Inspire
Replies: 3
Views: 65

Re: Inspire

Silly question #473 :oops: ; Can a general Inspire the unit he is a part of/ commander? And if so, do you test on the general or the champion. Yes, definitely - and it's on the general's AUTHORITY. In the rulebook all we found was you had to test on a Commander With lower authority. Couldn't find a...
by Rob Lane
Thu Apr 18, 2019 10:25 am
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Darklands: First Edition - Official Addenda
Replies: 3
Views: 1975

Re: Darklands: First Edition - Official Addenda

Thank you to Icchan for ensuring we can get things clearer in an Attack action ... Page 206: 6.20.7.3 ATTACK REACTIONS BRING UNENGAGED ATTACKERS INTO RANGE It can often happen that an Attack reaction , perhaps due to the Attack reacting unit Attack Moving , brings unengaged warriors from the origina...
by Rob Lane
Thu Apr 18, 2019 10:24 am
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Darklands: First Edition - Official Addenda
Replies: 3
Views: 1975

Re: Darklands: First Edition - Official Addenda

Thank you to Icchan for ensuring we can get things clearer in an Attack action ... Page 206: 6.20.7.3 ATTACK REACTIONS BRING UNENGAGED ATTACKERS INTO RANGE It can often happen that an Attack reaction , perhaps due to the Attack reacting unit Attack Moving , brings unengaged warriors from the origina...
by Rob Lane
Thu Apr 18, 2019 10:17 am
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Attack Action
Replies: 6
Views: 62

Re: Attack Action

After reading the Attack action rules for a hundredth time, I'm none the wiser so with my hat in my hand I turn to wise in search of clarity. Let's say I have a big unit of twenty Holumenn do an indirect engagement to an enemy unit of twenty Wihtgars. After completing my move, let's say fifteen of ...
by Rob Lane
Tue Apr 16, 2019 8:47 am
Forum: Darklands Kickstarter Projects
Topic: Darklands: Savage Hordes II - Fulfilment
Replies: 25
Views: 5552

Moustachioed Marvels

Lots of miniatures to show this week, for the Byzantii and for the Brythoniaid, but not in that order. Bob's been busy since last time! ARCHERS OF DYNGONWY, SAETHWR UNIT This project (at least in terms of sculpts) is drawing to a close, and here's the Saethwr (SYTH-er) to prove it! Ioan, Pensaethwr ...
by Rob Lane
Mon Apr 15, 2019 4:34 pm
Forum: Darklands Lore
Topic: Dyn- young
Replies: 2
Views: 78

Re: Dyn- young

Jonathon Chester wrote:With the Dyn creatures do they have live young or lay eggs like reptiles?


Eggs. They are bird-reptiles.

Cheers
Rob
by Rob Lane
Mon Apr 15, 2019 4:33 pm
Forum: Darklands Lore
Topic: Draig friendliness
Replies: 1
Views: 53

Re: Draig friendliness

Jonathon Chester wrote: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?


They do work together of course but there can definitely be tension - perhaps not animosity per se, but like humans, don't piss them off...

Cheers
Rob
by Rob Lane
Mon Apr 15, 2019 4:32 pm
Forum: Darklands Lore
Topic: Raiding
Replies: 11
Views: 132

Re: 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. Absolutely - especially the Ysians,...
by Rob Lane
Mon Apr 15, 2019 2:41 pm
Forum: Darklands Kickstarter Projects
Topic: Darklands: Mighty Monsters Part Deux - Fulfilment
Replies: 12
Views: 3237

Great Ax Ograx Easter Special

We'll take the low road with these burly fellows, never short of an ale or three at any one time. All hail the Ograx Reivers! GREAT CLEAVER AADOLF, OGRAX REIVER TAIN The lovely Aadolf (you'd forgotten about him, hadn't you?) has been parted up... https://ksr-ugc.imgix.net/assets/024/776/479/3aee3b19...
by Rob Lane
Mon Apr 15, 2019 1:43 pm
Forum: Darklands Kickstarter Projects
Topic: Darklands: Savage Hordes III - Fulfilment
Replies: 13
Views: 3162

Foot Fang Black

Last time we gave you a little Vras-shaped surprise thanks to a new sculptor to our range, Rafael Dioli. Here's his first finished work for us! BLACK-FANG, KILL-VRAS ON FOOT Black-Fang is now complete and he looks like a right sod. I wouldn't call him names unless he was very far away and couldn't h...
by Rob Lane
Mon Apr 15, 2019 10:11 am
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Sorcerer (n)
Replies: 2
Views: 64

Re: Sorcerer (n)

Ignored!

Cheers
Rob
by Rob Lane
Fri Mar 29, 2019 10:16 am
Forum: Darklands Lore
Topic: Fiends surviving outside of Dis
Replies: 1
Views: 94

Re: Fiends surviving outside of Dis

My rough remembering is that the air above ground for fiends is 'toxic' unless they consume souls, is that right? (I hope so, because if not the next few questions are pointless). That's right... How long can a fiend survive above ground if its not killing stuff? (hours/days etc). Hours really, alt...
by Rob Lane
Fri Mar 29, 2019 10:13 am
Forum: Darklands Lore
Topic: Of Kthones and Atalantes
Replies: 1
Views: 95

Re: Of Kthones and Atalantes

So a couple of question related to their background, We know that Ophois along with a bunch of others managed to incite a rebellion which helped break a good majority of the slave population amongst the Gorgons, Kroks, Savra, Hydra and Khelon away from the chains of the Atalantes. (I’m led to belie...
by Rob Lane
Fri Mar 29, 2019 9:17 am
Forum: Darklands Lore
Topic: The Ysians - a compendium
Replies: 10
Views: 1045

Re: The Ysians - a compendium

Thanks for that Antoine, I appreciate that... it's funny, history and myth... the two are forever dancing with each other (just like Scott and Dayle)... yes you read that right. I've outed them!

Cheers
Rob
by Rob Lane
Thu Mar 28, 2019 4:56 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Question on Blind Strike & Sightless Strike
Replies: 1
Views: 73

Re: Question on Blind Strike & Sightless Strike

In the Rule book under Blind Strike it states that the weapon can only be used in the Blind Arc, example a Tail Weapon... But if the Weapon also has Sightless Strike, which according to the Rule Book can draw both line of sight from the front and rear arcs, does this mean that a weapon with both at...
by Rob Lane
Tue Mar 26, 2019 2:25 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Question about the Jute Deathbringers Dead Lantern
Replies: 13
Views: 214

Re: Question about the Jute Deathbringers Dead Lantern

Brightblade wrote:Raises an interesting thought on Focus Spells however...

How would you know where to Focus the Invoke if nobody can see the unit?


Focus invocations work with the sorcerer's mind - he can sense where objects are on the battlefield.

Cheers
Rob
by Rob Lane
Tue Mar 26, 2019 9:28 am
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge
Replies: 46
Views: 1702

Re: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge

Keep it up Andy! Looking good!

Cheers
Rob
by Rob Lane
Tue Mar 26, 2019 9:27 am
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Vicous Wounds/Effect Damage
Replies: 3
Views: 96

Re: Vicous Wounds/Effect Damage

DrNO172000 wrote:Ok thanks, we have def been doing that wrong. That explains why I always run out of continuous effect tokens!


Always worth checking these things!

Cheers
Rob
by Rob Lane
Tue Mar 26, 2019 9:27 am
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Reacting to Attack Reactions..
Replies: 4
Views: 126

Re: Reacting to Attack Reactions..

Icchan wrote:Wait, you can Attack as a reaction to an Attack reaction?


It's not a reaction per se, it's more the remaining Duguth haven't yet Attacked and so, if the enemy comes within attack range, they can Attack them as part of the current Combat action.

Cheers
Rob
by Rob Lane
Tue Mar 26, 2019 9:26 am
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Question about the forester ability
Replies: 3
Views: 89

Re: Question about the forester ability

If they can't see anything Hugh, they can't Charge it... they can still Engage it of course, using an Indirect Engagement, such as a Run.

Cheers
Rob
by Rob Lane
Tue Mar 26, 2019 9:25 am
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Question about the Jute Deathbringers Dead Lantern
Replies: 13
Views: 214

Re: Question about the Jute Deathbringers Dead Lantern

HughB wrote:It seems legit but I can equally see that this could well be far too good to be true/not ruthlessly errata'd.


Yes, it's correct, and intended.

As I always say - I will never change anything game-wise that's just a theory. Playtest it!

Cheers
Rob
by Rob Lane
Mon Mar 25, 2019 3:58 pm
Forum: Darklands Lore
Topic: Ask Me Questions!
Replies: 41
Views: 2938

Re: Ask Me Questions!

Btw, what about Christendom in Albainn ? From my readings, the christianisation of our-world pictish kingdoms began as soon as Saint Patrick died, and was well underway in 650. How did it go in Darklands ? It got nowhere - there's no Christians in the Darklands Albainn... the Dál Riata are, of cour...
by Rob Lane
Mon Mar 25, 2019 3:56 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Compel (x) only & General command
Replies: 7
Views: 166

Re: Compel (x) only & General command

Tiern Gwitreg wrote:Thank you very much for taking the time to answer to my numerous questions :)


Don't be daft, it's my job to answer! You're very welcome.

Cheers
Rob
by Rob Lane
Mon Mar 25, 2019 10:22 am
Forum: Darklands Lore
Topic: Tomb Spiders' Coloring and Markings
Replies: 1
Views: 78

Re: Tomb Spiders' Coloring and Markings

As I am a bit obsessed with painting stuff via studio schemes or in an appropriate fluff manner I was wondering what the Tomb Spiders' coloring and markings looked like. While I have a beautiful color picture of the ever hideous Gol Gul in my rulebook but not Guliant and pals and their type seems t...
by Rob Lane
Mon Mar 25, 2019 10:16 am
Forum: Darklands Lore
Topic: Byzantii in the Middle East
Replies: 8
Views: 338

Re: Byzantii in the Middle East

The prospect of Djinn is more exciting than another Abrahamic offshoot anyway lol. But this does make me wonder, what about the Hebrew? Since Christians exist then Judaism has to have at least existed. So are they still around? Do they create Kabbalistic Golems? They are around, yes, and Golems wou...
by Rob Lane
Mon Mar 25, 2019 10:15 am
Forum: Darklands Lore
Topic: The Ysians - a compendium
Replies: 10
Views: 1045

Re: The Ysians - a compendium

Paris was supposedly named after Ker-Ys... Par-Ys... and Metz, the onetime capital of the Merovingians (which was Mettis), fits perfectly as Met-Ys...

Sometimes I don't have to invent stuff...

Cheers
Rob
by Rob Lane
Mon Mar 25, 2019 10:11 am
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Darklands: First Edition - Official Errata
Replies: 23
Views: 5454

Re: Darklands: First Edition - Official Errata

Once again, thanks to DrNo... Page 358: 7.62.1.2 REQUIREMENTS Action: Units that have not performed a Direct Engagement in their current activation, have not performed an Attack action from that Direct Engagement or that are not triumphant as a result of their Direct Engagement , can never perform a...
by Rob Lane
Mon Mar 25, 2019 10:07 am
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Some clarifications needed
Replies: 3
Views: 106

Re: Some clarifications needed

4) That is what I mean but I'm actually referring to 7.10.2.3 not 6.10.5.3.2 as is in the errata. I assume though the errata works for both. 6) Ok, so as I understand your response a Direct Engagement action of any type always allows a breakthrough then? As long as the Direct Engager fulfils the re...
by Rob Lane
Mon Mar 25, 2019 10:03 am
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Compel (x) only & General command
Replies: 7
Views: 166

Re: Compel (x) only & General command

So that means that until Brythoniaid gets horsemen, our unlucky mounted Teyrn cannot muster a command :roll: oh well Thanks for all the precisions, it's much clearer now :) One last question if I may ! Ieuan Longshore has the rule Compel (Rhyfelwr, Gairlom). Does that mean that, if I muster him as ...
by Rob Lane
Mon Mar 25, 2019 10:02 am
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Vicous Wounds/Effect Damage
Replies: 3
Views: 96

Re: Vicous Wounds/Effect Damage

Under rules 2.7.3.1.2 it states "Any unit that has suffered a vicious wound from a weapon, armor element, artifact or invocation (or indeed by any other means) that causes effect damage suffers a continuous effect..." The only definition I can find for what a vicious wounds are is under t...
by Rob Lane
Mon Mar 25, 2019 9:59 am
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Reacting to Attack Reactions..
Replies: 4
Views: 126

Re: Reacting to Attack Reactions..

Question... I have 10 Gesith warriors who charge a unit of Trolls due to Pace and positioning of Troll unit, I am only able to engage with 3 of the 10 Gesith who are within combat range.. The Troll unit reacts and attack moves so all the trolls get into combat range, by doing so they are now in com...
by Rob Lane
Mon Mar 25, 2019 9:10 am
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Binding at Positioning and Goading
Replies: 6
Views: 146

Re: Binding at Positioning and Goading

Crazyguy501 wrote:Pretty sure Thulean Hornhearts can only bind to Thule beast or monstrous beasts, so they could bind to the Sronox, but Sronax are monstrous infantry and therefore don’t meet the bind type requirement?

James


Oh yes, of course... they're not able to Bind to Srónax.

Cheers
Rob
by Rob Lane
Fri Mar 22, 2019 4:52 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Some clarifications needed
Replies: 3
Views: 106

Re: Some clarifications needed

1) Joining units Under joining a unit it states "Commander: the Join unit is a part of the Joining noble's command..." (with the general being the exception of course) In the muster rules it states this about nobles mustered inside commands "...Nobles mustered in this manner are not ...
by Rob Lane
Fri Mar 22, 2019 4:45 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Darklands: First Edition - Official Errata
Replies: 23
Views: 5454

Re: Darklands: First Edition - Official Errata

Thanks to DrNo...

Page 158:
6.10.5.3
REQUIREMENTS

Trait: is Engaging a Terrifying unit, and is not Terrifying itself
by Rob Lane
Fri Mar 22, 2019 4:39 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Binding at Positioning and Goading
Replies: 6
Views: 146

Re: Binding at Positioning and Goading

Ok, so I could have a unit of 2 x 5 Thulean Hornhearts bound to 2 x 5 Sronax, acting as 1 unit and the Hornhearts could Goad the Sronax, is this correct? If you mean you have 1x Hornheart unit Binding to 1x unit of 5x Srónax, and then another 1x Hornheart unit Binding to 1x unit of 5x Srónax, that'...
by Rob Lane
Fri Mar 22, 2019 4:34 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Compel (x) only & General command
Replies: 7
Views: 166

Re: Compel (x) only & General command

So if I get it right, it means that the Teyrn on Ceffyldraig cannot compel Teulu on foot under his command, but to get his mandatory mainstay unit he can either compel a horsemen unit (Marchog or Teulu Marchog) or muster a Rhyfelwr unit or both. Am I correct ? He can only get to his mainstay unit i...
by Rob Lane
Fri Mar 22, 2019 4:32 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Binding at Positioning and Goading
Replies: 6
Views: 146

Re: Binding at Positioning and Goading

Looking at Binding some units together and wanted to check if it was a legal Muster and Position and what effects were possible.. So looking to Muster 2 units of Sronax, = 2 x 5 Rhinos, these will each Bind a Sronox, = 2 x 1 Big Rhinos, also binding to each Sronox would be 5 Thulean Hornheart Goade...
by Rob Lane
Fri Mar 22, 2019 1:23 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Compel (x) only & General command
Replies: 7
Views: 166

Re: Compel (x) only & General command

Hello everyone, I am a newcomer to Darklands, hailing from Brittany (but living near Paris) ; being christian, breton and breton-speaker, Brythoniaid was the logical choice for me (also Dragons) ! Welcome to Darklands! So while I await the minis and rulebook I bought, I have been fiddling with the ...
by Rob Lane
Fri Mar 22, 2019 10:13 am
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Attack move
Replies: 4
Views: 105

Re: Attack move

JediCat wrote:As Rob may or may not come in to say; Darklands is about getting stuck in and rolling dice. Anything that results in more carnage is typically the right choice XD.


Correct!

Cheers
Rob
by Rob Lane
Thu Mar 21, 2019 1:47 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Gaze and Skill Tests
Replies: 12
Views: 251

Re: Gaze and Skill Tests

Icchan wrote:Allright, but what's the weakness of Gasts? With Gast Cyning they have extremely high Skill and Might, they're almost impossible to hit with ranged weapons and they pretty much devastate anything they gaze at.


Large units of infantry.

Cheers
Rob
by Rob Lane
Thu Mar 21, 2019 10:05 am
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Mustering Characters
Replies: 9
Views: 199

Re: Mustering Characters

Do I need to do anything here?

Cheers
Rob
by Rob Lane
Thu Mar 21, 2019 10:04 am
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Gaze and Skill Tests
Replies: 12
Views: 251

Re: Gaze and Skill Tests

Low skills are pretty common for monsters though, so the issue still remains. I have also witnessed the absurd power of the Gast Cyning's and it's Gast's gaze power. So much more powerful than their melee attacks, that they don't really want to get into melee. To be honest, I'm not so worried about...
by Rob Lane
Tue Mar 19, 2019 12:21 pm
Forum: Darklands Kickstarter Projects
Topic: Darklands: Starter Hosts II - Fulfilment
Replies: 5
Views: 1007

Leofwen Progress

Once again it's all Anglecynn and Leofwen is getting there... LEOFWEN, FANE-BEARER OF DĒRA Leofwen is very nearly done - at least, the shieldwall version! https://ksr-ugc.imgix.net/assets/024/464/222/d7a354911d7eb20cfa36054d5251081d_original.jpg?ixlib=rb-1.1.0&w=639&fit=max&v=1552997799&...
by Rob Lane
Tue Mar 19, 2019 12:06 pm
Forum: Darklands Kickstarter Projects
Topic: Darklands: Savage Hordes III - Fulfilment
Replies: 13
Views: 3162

Fangs of the Blackest Black

Well we have an update for you for the Vras, of all kindreds... courtesy of a totally new sculptor to our range, Rafael Dioli! BLACK-FANG, KILL-VRAS ON FOOT Now Black-Fang is a host champion, a real nasty piece of work and whilst you can't see it yet he's named after a very nasty tooth that is, well...
by Rob Lane
Tue Mar 19, 2019 11:52 am
Forum: Darklands Kickstarter Projects
Topic: Darklands: Mighty Monsters Part Deux - Fulfilment
Replies: 12
Views: 3237

Mainly Maanfrad

One miniature to show off today but as always we'll show the rest of the Ograx Reivers for completeness... and because we utterly adore them all... KONRAAD'S MOB, GREAT CLUB OGRAX REIVER UNIT Yannick Fusier may take a while to get stuff done but everything he does is totally worth the wait. The evid...
by Rob Lane
Tue Mar 19, 2019 11:23 am
Forum: Darklands Kickstarter Projects
Topic: Darklands: Mighty Monsters - Fulfilment
Replies: 16
Views: 4280

Beshielded Mandragons

Some... miniatures to show for the Brythoniaid again... FLAMEBORN OF GWAELOD, SHIELDWALL DYNDRAIG UNIT Tim Prow's been finishing off the Flameborn of Gwaelod this week and they're all done, but Tim's only given me a picture of some shields. So they'll have to suffice... https://ksr-ugc.imgix.net/ass...
by Rob Lane
Tue Mar 19, 2019 11:05 am
Forum: Darklands Kickstarter Projects
Topic: Darklands: Savage Hordes II - Fulfilment
Replies: 25
Views: 5552

Meduselfie

Only one miniature to show, but she's utterly brilliant and for the Khthones Gorgon realm, which is getting some love for the first time in a while... MEDUSEL, GORGÓR OF KHTHON Bob's work on Klóstiss was nothing short of breathtaking, especially because of his cloth-over-scales technique which looks...
by Rob Lane
Thu Mar 14, 2019 11:33 am
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Gaze and Skill Tests
Replies: 12
Views: 251

Re: Gaze and Skill Tests

Reason I ask, is during mine and Dayle's last game, he was playing a Jute Host, a small unit of Gazer's managed to take out my Kollosos in one hit because the Kollosos has such low skill and the gazing unit had such high Gaze Damage Dice, a Gast Cyning, a Deathbringer, and a unit of 3 Gasts joined ...

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