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by David Kuijt
Sat May 12, 2018 12:32 pm
Forum: Army List Discussions
Topic: Unknown Composition: Army Lists without Armies
Replies: 5
Views: 67

Re: Unknown Composition: Army Lists without Armies

Bulala (or Bilala) Pastoralists from the Lake Fitri region; they moved to Lake Chad and came into contact with the Kanem empire, killing five of the six rulers of Kanem from 1376 to 1400 and eventually driving the King of Kanem to flee to the other side of Lake Chad and form the Kingdom of Bornu. It...
by David Kuijt
Sat May 12, 2018 10:56 am
Forum: Camps, Scratch-building and Modeling
Topic: Differentiating similar Troop Type
Replies: 7
Views: 65

Re: Differentiating similar Troop Type

In all the cases I can think of off-hand, the figures can be used to tell the tale. For example, in the Vikings you can (and should) use armored figures for the Huscarles and unarmored figures for the Hird. For the Camillans, the Hastati (with government issue pectorales as their body armor) can be ...
by David Kuijt
Fri May 11, 2018 4:50 pm
Forum: Army List Discussions
Topic: Unknown Composition: Army Lists without Armies
Replies: 5
Views: 67

Re: Unknown Composition: Army Lists without Armies

Zhangzhung Kingdoms ⋅ Location: Western Tibet and the Hindu Kush ⋅ Dates: 500 BC -- 677 AD ⋅ Likely interaction with adjacent states and tribes ⋅ Conquered by the nascent Tibetan Empire 625 AD; revolted briefly in 677 AD. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhangzhu...
by David Kuijt
Fri May 11, 2018 4:37 pm
Forum: Army List Discussions
Topic: Unknown Composition: Army Lists without Armies
Replies: 5
Views: 67

Re: Unknown Composition: Army Lists without Armies

Huari (Wari) Empire ⋅ Location: Coastal Peru and Central Andes ⋅ Dates: 500 -- 1100 AD ⋅ Notes: Followed the Moche culture. Predecessor to the Chimu; collapsed due to drought and climate change and possible internal conflicts. ⋅ Contact with the Tiwanaku. http...
by David Kuijt
Fri May 11, 2018 3:57 pm
Forum: Army List Discussions
Topic: Unknown Composition: Army Lists without Armies
Replies: 5
Views: 67

Re: Unknown Composition: Army Lists without Armies

Tiwanaku Empire ⋅ Location: Central Andes ⋅ Dates: 300 -- 1150 AD ⋅ Notes: Predecessor to the Inca; collapsed due to drought and climate change in the century 1050-1150. ⋅ Contact with the Wanka (Huanca). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tiwanaku_empire
by David Kuijt
Thu May 10, 2018 6:40 pm
Forum: Army List Discussions
Topic: Unknown Composition: Army Lists without Armies
Replies: 5
Views: 67

Unknown Composition: Army Lists without Armies

Hi everyone, One of the huge advantages we have with Meshwesh (online army lists) that other rules systems that rely on print army lists do NOT have is that we can be responsive to new research. In particular, there are a significant number of cultures where we know (more or less) all of the followi...
by David Kuijt
Wed May 09, 2018 10:50 am
Forum: Event and Tournament Announcements
Topic: SIGNUP for Parthian Wars! Campaign Theme -- Historicon
Replies: 7
Views: 378

Re: SIGNUP for Parthian Wars! Campaign Theme -- Historicon

Parthian Wars.jpg Parthian Wars! Historicon 2018 Most Recent Signups: Doug Mudd (Marians: Army of Antioch). Armies Available ⋅ Marian Roman in Asia (2-4) ⋅ Nicaea ⋅  Doug Mudd : Antioch ⋅ Cyrene ⋅ Rhodes ⋅ Ptolemaic Egypt (0-1) ⋅ ...
by David Kuijt
Sat Apr 14, 2018 10:58 pm
Forum: Event and Tournament Announcements
Topic: NJ Con X - June 8-9 in Edison, New Jersey - Prereg Open
Replies: 3
Views: 154

Re: NJ Con X - June 8-9 in Edison, New Jersey - Prereg Open

No plans by us; anyone in that area is welcome to do so, of course. We WGC peeps all have jobs, family, etc, which makes it very difficult to run events at other people's conventions (conventions we do not normally attend, outside our normal physical range). As you get more familiar with the game, p...
by David Kuijt
Sun Apr 08, 2018 3:19 pm
Forum: Fantasy TRIUMPH!
Topic: Hero Implementation
Replies: 8
Views: 799

Re: Hero Implementation

I'm fairly new to the game, so seeing the intent on how to do this will certainly help. I've played a few games at the HMGS cons and tried the Fantasy version at Cold Wars. I've been trying to work out mechanisms for heroes on my own. I had not really considered the Singular Combatant as a separate...
by David Kuijt
Sun Apr 08, 2018 12:02 am
Forum: Painting Miniatures
Topic: 28mm Normans and Saxons
Replies: 1
Views: 107

Re: 28mm Normans and Saxons

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