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Pauls Bods22 Jan 2013 5:37 a.m. PST

A Germanic tradition of cursing your enemies
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Caliban Supporting Member of TMP22 Jan 2013 5:49 a.m. PST

That is great – would make a good camp scene for DBA type games. Taunt the enemy!

Yesthatphil22 Jan 2013 5:58 a.m. PST

Some stuff I didn't know and a nice little model – well worth clicking your link, Paul … thanks for posting

Phil

RazorMind22 Jan 2013 6:43 a.m. PST

Love it, and great timing as I was just contemplating what this would look like in a minis game.

Personal logo Jlundberg Supporting Member of TMP22 Jan 2013 7:17 a.m. PST

that would be a cool addition to SAGA

snodipous22 Jan 2013 7:52 a.m. PST

Very cool. A nice model, and I learned something interesting today. Thanks!

sumerandakkad Supporting Member of TMP22 Jan 2013 11:16 a.m. PST

Atmospheric! Very striking.

goragrad22 Jan 2013 3:24 p.m. PST

Interesting.

And a link to another interesting site at the end.

Grelber22 Jan 2013 9:57 p.m. PST

Very cool nithing stick!
We played a PigWars game using the Foundry horsehead on a stick as our nithing stick. The mother-in-law of the leader on one side was a witch, who put up a nithing stick to curse the other side. The other side suffered a minus one to their combat card draws until hey were able to cast down the nithing stick or kill the witch. It provided motivation for them to attack to get the curse removed as quickly as possible.

Was it truly magic, like a spell in D&D or just psychological?

Grelber

Pauls Bods23 Jan 2013 6:18 a.m. PST

Thanks
@Grelber. Psychological. Seems to work though. Some guy used one against his neighbour (2006) and got the result he wanted.

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