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Hello,

 

we'd like to share our Campaign rules, that we use every winter to run a Warlord campaign in a local wargame club. Around 120 games in total were played using this engine.

I've already posted the previous variant a couple of years ago.

 

The new version introduces skills instead of cards, partially fixed army roster as well as some corrections and re-balancing.

We encourage the Warlord community to use our scenarios - they add a new level to this great, but unfortunately nearly dead, game.

 

Download version 1

 

We currently use a simple webpage as a database (only partially on English) of a running event.

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So, our 1300pts campaign for 2016 is almost finished - 28 single and 2 pair games were played between 8 players (2 Necropolis, Reven, Reptus, Dwarves, Razig, Overlords, Darkspawn).

 

Top 3 armies:

1. Necropolis (5 wins, 1 draw and loss in the pair game)

Moandain(Phylactery), Dauron, Nivar, 6 zombies, 6 burrowing + Kentaur(Armor of courage),4 Crimson Knights,4 zombies+Graverot(Armor of courage), 4 Gasts + Gargoyle

Dauron was switched for 2 Crimson guys against Darkspawn (3 Dominations!), sometimes a Grave Horror instead of Gast unit was taken

2. Dwarves (3 wins, 3 draws, 1 loss)

Thorgram(Mithril Armor), Margara, Ivar, 6 Shiedmaidens, 2 Piercers, 2 Warriors, 2 Halberdiers + Ursula (Book of tactics), Gilam, 3 Bear riders + Stone spirit

3. Reven (4 wins, 3 losses)

Varaug(Bonesplitter), Gaaguk(Magic weapon), Ombur, 10 Berserkers + Ogg, 6 Beastriders + Urga, Gonda, 6 Harpies + Lurgh + Greka

 

Skills proved themselves to be a perfect addition - some combinations of them could increase chances for victory dramatically, while choosing scenario, gaining more initiative with draw deck etc.

Skill classes may need just a bit more balancing in the future campaigns, unlike the faction cards, many of which seem to be too situational.

 

For the next year we are planning a league, to play each round without strict order (that had cost us a lot of time!) and have some sport results also.

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