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Sea Battles, Additional Fantasy Guidelines & the Pied Piper of Hamlin.

These additional choices on Sea Battles and further Fantasy guidelines had been written by W. A. Rogers for Lowry’s Guidon #6, 1973 and embrace an fascinating rule for Morgul blades and provides spell limitations.

I haven’t been capable of finding out any particulars about W. A. Rogers in any respect up to now.

Photos: Chainmail Additions by W. A. Rogers in Lowry’s Guidon #6, 1973 [Author collection].

There was additionally a later “fantasy variant” battle situation for Chainmail by Kenneth W. Burke, revealed in Panzerfaust journal, challenge 64, 1974. That is an completely bonkers battle situation of the forces of excellent versus evil, taking off from the story of the Pied Piper of Hamlin.

It options the military of Hamlin comprised of Merlin, the city mayor wielding a magic sword referred to as Excelsior, elvish bowmen and heavy discipline weapons, amongst different formations, and the forces of the Pied Piper embrace the Piper himself, as a wizard, Orcs, Trolls, Had been-Bears, Large Bats and one wraith – who’s the spirit of the crippled boy within the story.

Photos: Chainmail Fantasy Variant by Kenneth W. Burke in Panzerfaust #64, 1974 [Author collection].

If the forces of Hamlin win, “all of the monsters will turn out to be kids (as if there’s a distinction)” and everybody will reside fortunately ever after once more.

Let it not be stated that it wasn’t a time for grand experiment within the wargame neighborhood.


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