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by Rob Lane
Thu Jul 18, 2019 1:13 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Hold And ... Reaction - When to apply
Replies: 6
Views: 79

Re: Hold And ... Reaction - When to apply

But does this only apply when the Holding unit is being Directly engaged, as in a charge attack, or does it also apply when being Indirectly Attacked as in walking, running into attack? With regret I can't string this along any longer, any type of Engagement can have a Hold and... reaction , with e...
by Rob Lane
Thu Jul 18, 2019 8:41 am
Forum: Darklands Lore
Topic: Atalantes attitudes towards their automata
Replies: 1
Views: 36

Re: Atalantes attitudes towards their automata

As I understand it, the Atalantes are very few in number; however, how do they view the value of their automata in comparison to a human life? Are the automata precious technology to be protected at any (reasonable) cost, or is it simply better to send an automaton to the front lines because, if th...
by Rob Lane
Thu Jul 18, 2019 8:37 am
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Hellfire effects
Replies: 5
Views: 64

Re: Hellfire effects

That's the only reason I haven't done it yet. At some point, though, mechanics have to take precedence over instances - you can't have a unit taking twenty tests per hour, it would slow the game too much.

Cheers
Rob
by Rob Lane
Wed Jul 17, 2019 9:10 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Hold And ... Reaction - When to apply
Replies: 6
Views: 79

Re: Hold And ... Reaction - When to apply

Read the rulebook mate, it's all in there...

Cheers
Rob
by Rob Lane
Wed Jul 17, 2019 8:50 am
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Hellfire effects
Replies: 5
Views: 64

Re: Hellfire effects

Now this kinda just popped into my head Hellfire effects have an immediate effect of causing your opponent to take a panic test, My questions are: Does a unit affected by hellfire have to take a panic reaction against all hellfire tokens gained in that action Or do they only take 1 test against any...
by Rob Lane
Wed Jul 17, 2019 8:48 am
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Shrieking and Frenzied
Replies: 1
Views: 29

Re: Shrieking and Frenzied

We know that a Shriek is debilitating in its effect and halves Skill, and we know that Frenzied units are death to the Shriek so immune to it... Question: If a not Frenzied unit is Shrieked at and thus halves it's skill, if the unit is goaded and turned Frenzied via the Goad, does the unit regain i...
by Rob Lane
Wed Jul 17, 2019 8:47 am
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Hold And ... Reaction - When to apply
Replies: 6
Views: 79

Re: Hold And ... Reaction - When to apply

Rob, We know that units can perform a Hold And reaction, such as Hold and Gaze, Hold and Invoke, Hold and Shoot... etc.. But does this only apply when the Holding unit is being Directly engaged, as in a charge attack, or does it also apply when being Indirectly Attacked as in walking, running into ...
by Rob Lane
Mon Jul 15, 2019 10:27 am
Forum: Darklands Tactics and Musters
Topic: Fearless
Replies: 14
Views: 149

Re: Fearless

Moved to Darklands Tactics and Musters
by Rob Lane
Fri Jul 05, 2019 10:16 am
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Shieldwall modifiers
Replies: 11
Views: 302

Re: Shieldwall modifiers

Shieldwalls again… So warriors don't get the armour bonus to their constitution if it's negated entire, but I assume they will still get the bonus if they're in a shieldwall? After all the shieldwall bonus isn't negated entire against a monster many times larger (unless it has Hook), No, because ar...
by Rob Lane
Mon Jul 01, 2019 2:36 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge
Replies: 58
Views: 2990

Re: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge

Looking great Jon!! Keep up the good work.

Cheers
Rob
by Rob Lane
Mon Jul 01, 2019 2:31 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Sorcerous Damage
Replies: 1
Views: 69

Re: Sorcerous Damage

Rob, We know that all Invoke damage is classed as Sorcerous Damage and that some units are vunerable to Sorcerous Damage so take double wounds... Question; Does this classification of Sorcerous Damage extend to damage inflicted by a Unit borne of Magic... If a Werwulf Wiglere summons Freawulfs, Wul...
by Rob Lane
Mon Jul 01, 2019 10:35 am
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Sáthach and Gairlom
Replies: 12
Views: 299

Re: Sáthach and Gairlom

cornishlee wrote:Ah, I think I'm getting this now - so Acuity increases but stats remain the same?


No, Acuity changes and stats increase/decrease as mentioned in the unit option...

Cheers
Rob
by Rob Lane
Mon Jul 01, 2019 10:34 am
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Terrain Temper points
Replies: 1
Views: 85

Re: Terrain Temper points

As it stands, all terrain has the same TEMPER unless it's some kind of sorcerous terrain, which is not yet a feature of Darklands... but could be.

Cheers
Rob
by Rob Lane
Tue Jun 25, 2019 12:58 pm
Forum: News and Announcements
Topic: Darklands Open Day Event
Replies: 4
Views: 266

Re: Darklands Open Day Event

I can't attend, sorry mate...

Cheers
Rob
by Rob Lane
Mon Jun 24, 2019 12:32 pm
Forum: Jutes
Topic: Bishmeister's Ettenwiht Tower Jute list with Hakon the Hale
Replies: 7
Views: 263

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

What he means to say is, that's for 2nd Edition... which is coming soon.

Cheers
Rob
by Rob Lane
Thu Jun 20, 2019 1:15 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Sáthach and Gairlom
Replies: 12
Views: 299

Re: Sáthach and Gairlom

So Sáthach would turn Gairlom into Gairmorlom but you couldn't pay to do that? Interesting. By that logic I assume that paying for Gairmorlom and putting Sáthach into the unit would change them to Gairaurmahr. Not as such - they don't become another unit, they're still Gairlom, just a different Acu...
by Rob Lane
Thu Jun 20, 2019 6:38 am
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Sáthach and Gairlom
Replies: 12
Views: 299

Re: Sáthach and Gairlom

Follow up question, Rob - is it possible to do this the other way around - i.e. Sáthach is in the Trained unit, so they become Drilled, then pay the gold for upgrading to Veteran? Or must it happen in the order already described? No, because there is no option to upgrade Gairlom to veteran, only dr...
by Rob Lane
Tue Jun 18, 2019 7:14 am
Forum: Darklands Lore
Topic: Hoplon vs. aspis
Replies: 3
Views: 191

Re: Hoplon vs. aspis

Even I baulk at calling something Aspises...

Cheers
Rob
by Rob Lane
Mon Jun 17, 2019 7:21 am
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Frenzy and Diving Questions
Replies: 6
Views: 271

Re: Frenzy and Diving Questions

Also, diving seems very powerful as you can guarantee back strikes - are we playing this wrong or is it meant to be this strong? That's not quite right - whilst a Dive is a direct Engagement , enemies that may do so (i.e., not in combat) can Turn to Face wherever the Diving unit Lands . Cheers Rob
by Rob Lane
Mon Jun 17, 2019 7:19 am
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Sáthach and Gairlom
Replies: 12
Views: 299

Re: Sáthach and Gairlom

Quick question about Sáthach's Ríonfénnid ability. Ríonfénnid: one unit from Sáthach's host may change its Acuity to become Trained, if it is Levy; Drilled, if it is Trained; Veteran, if it is Drilled; and Elite, if it is Veteran; all for 0 cost per warrior. Obviously, putting Sáthach in charge of ...
by Rob Lane
Wed Jun 05, 2019 7:27 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Amphibious units emerging from water features
Replies: 1
Views: 93

Re: Amphibious units emerging from water features

So amphibious units can emerge from water based terrain. If they pass a skill check they can ambush out of water based terrain. If they fail the ambush test, they can emerge normally but follow the normal rules for emerging from terrain. Those rules state that a model needs to be placed out of line...
by Rob Lane
Wed Jun 05, 2019 3:38 pm
Forum: Darklands Events
Topic: Skirmish at Coffa Tree 4 - 28/07/2019
Replies: 96
Views: 2990

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

All uploaded now...

Cheers
Rob
by Rob Lane
Wed Jun 05, 2019 3:03 pm
Forum: Darklands Events
Topic: Skirmish at Coffa Tree 4 - 28/07/2019
Replies: 96
Views: 2990

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

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

Cheers
Rob
by Rob Lane
Mon Jun 03, 2019 12:38 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Shieldwall modifiers
Replies: 11
Views: 302

Re: Shieldwall modifiers

Icchan wrote:Is the reverse also true? For example if a game effect ignores the parry modifiers, does that ignore the Armour bonus from that parry equipment as well?


Yes.

Cheers
Rob
by Rob Lane
Mon Jun 03, 2019 12:04 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Shieldwall modifiers
Replies: 11
Views: 302

Re: Shieldwall modifiers

HughB wrote:Apologies for a ruthless hi-jack but am I right in thinking that if a weapon ignores armour, it ignores the parry modifiers for shieldwall as well?

Thanks

Hugh


Absolutely...

Cheers
Rob
by Rob Lane
Mon Jun 03, 2019 11:30 am
Forum: Darklands Kickstarter Projects
Topic: Darklands: Starter Hosts II - Fulfilment
Replies: 6
Views: 1496

We Hart Leofwen!

It's all Anglecynn and it's all Leofwen again... well, Leofwen and her trusty steed! LEOFWEN, FANABEREND OF DĒRA ON GREAT HART Jamie's work on Leofwen continues with the Great Hart version... https://ksr-ugc.imgix.net/assets/025/357/432/05bc9afcb196ceed087e78a9946d69eb_original.jpg?ixlib=rb-2.0.0&am...
by Rob Lane
Mon Jun 03, 2019 11:18 am
Forum: Darklands Kickstarter Projects
Topic: Darklands: Warriors of Baalor - Fulfilment
Replies: 6
Views: 2689

Aadolf with the Two of Clubs

Just the one Fomoraic miniature to show you, but he is awesome... TWO CLUB AADOLF, OGRAX REIVER TAIN Yannick Fusier's really stepped up the progress on the Ograx Reivers recently, and whilst he's only doing alternates they still look amazing. Here's Aadolf , the Ograx Reiver Tain, with two clubs ins...
by Rob Lane
Mon Jun 03, 2019 10:59 am
Forum: Darklands Kickstarter Projects
Topic: Darklands: Mighty Monsters - Fulfilment
Replies: 17
Views: 4821

Armoured Demons

There's five lovely new miniatures to show this week, for the Infernii! COWERING FIENDS OF DIS, SHIELDWALL FIEND UNIT Tim Prow's been working hard on the Cowering Fiends of Dis recently, and whilst they're not quite done yet, they're almost there... Kaio, Obeisant Shieldwall Fiend of Dis As always, ...
by Rob Lane
Mon Jun 03, 2019 10:10 am
Forum: Darklands Kickstarter Projects
Topic: Darklands: Mighty Monsters Part Deux - Fulfilment
Replies: 13
Views: 3776

Ograx Alternates

Yannick's done two things for us recently - shown us pics of assembled Ograx Reivers, and the two alternates of the banner bearer and herald! KONRAAD'S MOB, GREAT CLUB OGRAX REIVER UNIT I know we keep going on about it, but Konraad's Mob, Ograx Reiver Unit is brilliant... and if you're bored of them...
by Rob Lane
Mon Jun 03, 2019 8:38 am
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Shieldwall modifiers
Replies: 11
Views: 302

Re: Shieldwall modifiers

The Shieldwall page is outdated, it will be as Brightblade says, with a few other differences.

Cheers
Rob
by Rob Lane
Sun Jun 02, 2019 4:57 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: First Game Rules Questions
Replies: 8
Views: 242

Re: First Game Rules Questions

Hiya, So last night me and my mate got our first game played and a whole host of questions arose (pun intended) I'm writing these off the top of my head so there may well be more questions that I've forgotten. Frenzy: Can a non-feral model become Frenzy? Yes; usually through invocations (magic), bu...
by Rob Lane
Sat Jun 01, 2019 10:44 am
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: Byron's Ysian WIP pics
Replies: 3
Views: 258

Re: Byron's Ysian WIP pics

Looking good Byron! Keep it up!

Cheers
Rob
by Rob Lane
Thu May 30, 2019 9:09 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge
Replies: 58
Views: 2990

Re: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge

Looking good Andy!

Cheers
Rob
by Rob Lane
Thu May 30, 2019 2:54 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: quesition about jute spell - through the veil
Replies: 9
Views: 279

Re: quesition about jute spell - through the veil

Thanks for the considered response. It feels like I've got a decent handle on the situation now. So what's the significance for if the cyning isn't there and the deathbringer is leading the unit? Does the unit continue moving as normal after the fetch move because the deathbringer is leading it (he...
by Rob Lane
Thu May 30, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: quesition about jute spell - through the veil
Replies: 9
Views: 279

Re: quesition about jute spell - through the veil

This out of activation business is blowing my tiny mind (you may have noticed). Something else occurs to me regarding this. The wording of this spell states that the unit only activates immediately (and ambushes) if the 3D10" move brings it into contact with an enemy unit. So if it doesn't con...
by Rob Lane
Thu May 30, 2019 10:32 am
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Charged Weapons
Replies: 1
Views: 112

Re: Charged Weapons

So the Atalantes Illiotoxtes have the Charged weapon rule which allows you to use up to three die in a Shoot action. Question is, how does this correspond when you take the mustered champion (Dekarchos Of Ilios) who gains an additional attack die for shooting. Do you mark this extra shot separately...
by Rob Lane
Thu May 30, 2019 10:31 am
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: A few questions about Jutes - clarifying to prevent me cheating
Replies: 20
Views: 416

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

Yeah I was kind of thinking the same myself. Don't get me wrong - I was hoping that the 'dragon see bugs and run' effect would come into play but its rather grossly unfair to just shut down all engagements quite so easily. Am I right in thinking that there are no negatives/positives to hit for atta...
by Rob Lane
Thu May 30, 2019 10:30 am
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Morag of Mann Mac Lir ability
Replies: 1
Views: 98

Re: Morag of Mann Mac Lir ability

so a few questions in regards to this Mac Lir - After kindred terrain for the battle is determined, Morag may replace one of her host's kindred terrain features with a water terrain feature of the same size as the replaced terrain. Does this mean that you take the size/density of your kindred terra...
by Rob Lane
Wed May 29, 2019 12:43 pm
Forum: Darklands Lore
Topic: Northumbrians...
Replies: 9
Views: 277

Re: Northumbrians...

Get your coat Hugh...

Cheers
Rob
by Rob Lane
Wed May 29, 2019 9:37 am
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: A few questions about Jutes - clarifying to prevent me cheating
Replies: 20
Views: 416

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? There is...
by Rob Lane
Wed May 29, 2019 9:27 am
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Unusual ways of losing blood tokens
Replies: 1
Views: 103

Re: Unusual ways of losing blood tokens

The rules state that a unit can only be in one heart state at any one time (apart from also being afraid). Does this mean that the more esoteric methods of applying dismay tokens also remove all blood tokens from a unit? For example; if you can make a unit confused, does the unit lose all of its bl...
by Rob Lane
Wed May 29, 2019 8:45 am
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: A few questions about Jutes - clarifying to prevent me cheating
Replies: 20
Views: 416

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

So I am assuming that Blind works in the same way, that if my Unit is Blinded by an enemy that is 6" away, my unit can still indirectly engage that Blinding unit it just has Difficult Strike and Parry Modifers... I played this way on Monday when Andy blinded my Trees... As long as there's no r...
by Rob Lane
Tue May 28, 2019 3:16 pm
Forum: Other Topics
Topic: Help Choosing Next Order
Replies: 16
Views: 358

Re: Help Choosing Next Order

cornishlee wrote:In version 1.27 (the one currently downloadable from the website)? If so, I must be blind or stupid (the second of which is certainly possible).


No worries!

Go to the Shadow-Drune profile; purchase a Drune-Bow for each one in the unit. Hey presto! They're now Rogue-Drunes.

Cheers
Rob
by Rob Lane
Tue May 28, 2019 2:30 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: A few questions about Jutes - clarifying to prevent me cheating
Replies: 20
Views: 416

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

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
by Rob Lane
Tue May 28, 2019 2:29 pm
Forum: Other Topics
Topic: Help Choosing Next Order
Replies: 16
Views: 358

Re: Help Choosing Next Order

cornishlee wrote:Cheers, Rob. Same gold cost, too?

Lee.


Bit more I think, can't remember. It's in the Ysian muster.

Cheers
Rob
by Rob Lane
Tue May 28, 2019 2:11 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: A few questions about Jutes - clarifying to prevent me cheating
Replies: 20
Views: 416

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

I like it... not sure Dayle will or other Jute players will ... In their mind they probably think that outside of 6" they are invisible, being able to Indirectly engage then outside of 6" means that they are not invisible.. A guthwulf for example has a pace of 9 so they could simply walk ...
by Rob Lane
Tue May 28, 2019 11:23 am
Forum: Other Topics
Topic: Help Choosing Next Order
Replies: 16
Views: 358

Re: Help Choosing Next Order

I wouldn't bank on the Rogue-Drunes any time soon... but bear in mind you can proxy Bow-Drunes as them of course. I was just about to say 'don't take my word for it' when I saw Rob had already replied! Rob - where can I find the stats for the rogue drunes? Without that I can't really sub anything. ...
by Rob Lane
Tue May 28, 2019 10:27 am
Forum: Other Topics
Topic: Help Choosing Next Order
Replies: 16
Views: 358

Re: Help Choosing Next Order

I wouldn't bank on the Rogue-Drunes any time soon... but bear in mind you can proxy Bow-Drunes as them of course.

As I always say, go with what you think looks cool! The Infernii are definitely nasty on the battlefield too...

Cheers
Rob
by Rob Lane
Tue May 28, 2019 10:23 am
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: A few questions about Jutes - clarifying to prevent me cheating
Replies: 20
Views: 416

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

If you indirect engage an Unseen unit, wouldn't that stop the activation immediately for the engager and make them confused? From the errata on this forum: Page 98: 3.7.2.1.5 UNSEEN Some effects (particularly from invocations) cause warriors to become unseen. Line of sight cannot be drawn to unseen...
by Rob Lane
Mon May 27, 2019 10:56 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: quesition about jute spell - through the veil
Replies: 9
Views: 279

Re: quesition about jute spell - through the veil

Sorry, missed this... Cool. Oh my god its like I'm actually starting to understand the rules. Next question on this. Deathbringer activates and casts through the veil on himself and a unit of dreaguth. The unit is moved 3D10". The unit can then activate and move if they wish to (this is presumi...

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