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Battlelund: The Whimsical Fantasy Wargame

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Welcome to Battlelund, the accessible, adorable, and affordable tabletop wargame of whimsical 15mm mayhem! Battlelund itself is made for everyone to enjoy with anyone! Whether you've played plenty of wargames before, or have never tried, Battlelund has got you covered! The rules have enough depth and nuance to entertain tacticians and planners, as well as simplicity to satisfy those who wish to game for gaming's sake and play epic fantasy battles which they can be immersed in, laugh about, and relax with all their pals! You are free to use any 15mm miniatures you want with Battlelund, but for those who desire or prefer it, the Battlelund line contains lovely, characterful, easy-to-assemble paper miniature armies for every Battlelund army! Shall we take a look at the contents of the game itself?  

Visuals: Full color! A grand dose of photographs of minis in battle, as well as whimsical art detailing the Battlelund World and its trappings!

Setting: Pieces of history of the Battlelund World, Albrathia, told in fairy-tale style, filled with flavorful, fun quotes and snippets. 

Rules: All the rules, spells, special abilities, game types, etc. Written in a fun, easy way for fun, easy learning! Numerous examples and graphics illustrate points of interest and add artful clarity!

Stats: Every unit, hero, engine, and creature of the original six armies have their full profiles listed inside! 

Battle Report: A demonstration in motion! A 400 point game play-by-play between the Dark Lord's Host and the Dwarves! A good read, and adds a layer of conceptual grasping!

Resources: Snazzy tutorials on the assembly of miniatures and  their included base covers, as well as easy storage ideas and the like! Also, a rules reference document for ease during play.

Simply put, Battlelund is a wargame made for both children and adults. Smile, imagine, dream. Hear the trumpets blaring? That's the Battlelund World calling. See you in Albrathia!

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Matthew J August 25, 2019 5:01 pm UTC
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Took a chance on the bundle. Am liking what I'm reading, plus your voice comes out well in your rules. It's a pleasant read from someone who cut their wargame teeth on the old SPI and AH A.b.9.54.c.12345 rulesets. One question I have that I cannot find in the how to play section is Archer range rules. Seems odd not to have it on the army lists, since artillery range *is* on the unit card. Any help?

Otherwise it's a straightforward ruleset that is not going to bend your mind trying to innovate, but will allow you and your friends/children to play a fun Lord of the Rings-esque game. More base color variants and more terrain features, please!
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Matthew J August 25, 2019 5:11 pm UTC
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Hey I'll answer my own question! Found them in the Equipment section. Would it be possible to get them on the cards? If it were a *.doc, I'd edit it for myself and send it back to you.

Looking forward to printing some out and playing around,
MJ
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Charles J August 26, 2019 1:02 am UTC
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Thanks! Glad your having fun with it :)! Truly means a lot to us. It's our first project here, and it was made with, and for,happiness and joy! ^_^

In terms of the question, many mechanics in Battlelund call for checking range. All ranges are listed in the Equipment, Orders, Spells and Traits section of the book (and in the printer friendly Reference Sheets that come with the Rulebook). There was not enough room (layout-wise) on the Army Lists to include the range for everything, so we only included range on the wonky (un-standard) range artillery pieces. We do agree it would be very handy to have that information on the Army List.

Thanks for the awesome eye-opening feedback, and have joy! -Charles J. (Sundered Vault)
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