A classic topic of conversation, argument, and frequent irritation for gamers is pronunciation of various words used frequently in games, but not as much outside of the game store. I was Trolling around www.merriam-webster.com yesterday and found some good source information.
Of course non of this helps with completely made up words (Does Catachan ryme with Jackie Chan, or tin can?) But even some of the "made up" ones have their origins in real words, so one can use that
As it would seem Warhammer Fantasy is once again waxing in the eyes of local interest, I thought this would be a good opportunity to cover a few thoughts on terrain as it relates to games of this type.
While I am an advocate for more (and more varied) terrain on any game table, I often wonder about regimented games such as Warhammer, many historical games, or Wargods of Aegyptus. The reality of blocks of infantry is that they have a harder time getting around a table that is loaded
I have spent a lot of time meditating on tabletop terrain usage and I thought I would share some thoughts. I will use Warhammer 40K as my example system, but most of these ideas could apply anywhere.
If there is one thing I have noticed more than anything else when it comes to tabletop terrain, it is that people go for simplicity, in 40K terms, that tends to mean it is either cover or it isn't, and if it is cover, then it provides a 4+ cover save. If not, then it either blocks line
I trust that this letter reaches you in good health.
This letter has reached you, by way of the now freed Damsel my men captured in our recent skirmish. I am certain she can confirm that no harm was done to her, and I would assure you that injuries to your men were only inflicted in self defense. I understand that you have come here to the aid of your allies, who have no doubt marked my movement as a threat. I suppose it would be fair
I hope this letter finds you in good health. I have scouted the areas and camps of the uprising as you instructed, and what follows is my assessment as you requested:
The rumours surrounding the origins of the uprising suggest that it began after Knights in the area did become lax in their vows to protect and care for the people that served them, and discontent grew until Marcus, Captain of the watch and one of Ser DuMont's