Wednesday, August 13, 2014

War of the Ring

Have been playing lots of different games over the last few months but very few historical games and when I do I have always forgotten to take photos. The one Fantasy game that I do play is the now defunct Lord of the Rings game 'War of the Ring' published by Games Workshop. It is a great system that does need some sensible agreement with your opponent prior to a game as it can very easily become over powered and rather silly. I have been a Tolkien fan like many gamers since I was 12 (I am now 45) and this game really brings the world to life. We have 4 local gamers (including myself) who still play the game and like always I have way too many figures. Here are some pictures I took a few months ago using my Isengard and High Elf and Dwarf figures but I am playing a large 2100 game this Sunday and I will ensure I take more photos.

Don't despair about this spread of non historical gaming as I have been taking a break to re-charge my batteries and I am raring to go in building some new 28mm ancient armies. I am also playing a WWI 28mm tomorrow night using the new Flames of War rules by just increasing movement and ranges by 50%.

                                                         Dwarves move forward


                                                                  Isengard pike block


                                                     Slimy Orcs in the service of Saruman

                                                                   More Orcs

                    Orcs in trouble about to recieve a volley at pointblank range


DeanM said...

Great looking game and figures. I like the movement trays with cobble stones. Best, Dean

Scott Robertson said...

Dean they are nice resin trays from a company in NZ which do paint up very easily.

WimVdB said...

Looks good!
Looking forward to the pics of your upcoming game.

Like you said, most gamers seems to be LOTR fans also. As I am.
I hope to stage a LOTR game once. I'm collecting Orcs and Dwarves since Citadel was in its pre-slotta base era.