The Old World

Over the past few months Games Workshop have been drip feeding us snippets of the rules for the new “The old world” game setting which got me to thinking what I would do if tasked with developing a ruleset for the new game.

In one of their blog posts that discuss having played lots of battles using previous rule editions to pick out the best bits of them, but any serious fantasy player already knows that 6th edition was best 😉 Besides there have already been fan made versions (Warhammer Armies Project & The 9th Age) based on 8th edition which are fairly popular, so it seems like a reasonable idea to try using 6th as a base.

There are other solid reasons for using 6th edition – it has army books for every major faction which unlike 7th aren’t horrifically unbalanced (I’m looking ...

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