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TwinCities Gamer24 Jun 2017 5:40 a.m. PST

Whether you're thinking of playing SAGA, new to the game or already a convert, today's AAR is a very deep dive into the game. Here's hoping you enjoy and perhaps learn something useful. Cheers!

Personal logo Coyotepunc and Hatshepsuut Supporting Member of TMP24 Jun 2017 5:51 a.m. PST

Nice! I just recently finished up my Irish for SAGA, although I have only played Lion Rampant with them so far.

TwinCities Gamer24 Jun 2017 7:06 a.m. PST

I haven't had a chance to try Lion Rampant yet. We have a lot of choices for our skirmish armies and we can also drop them into warbases for a game of Hail Caesar or ADLG if we paint enough of them.

This is the golden age of gaming!

shirleylyn Supporting Member of TMP24 Jun 2017 7:28 a.m. PST

I'm looking forward to playing the game with my husband.

Can someone suggest a warband? I was thinking of using those armored knights from forgefire.

TwinCities Gamer24 Jun 2017 8:25 a.m. PST

Great question. If you want to run knights, the Fireforge ones are great and you could run them as Crusaders or the Milites Cristi (so you get a 2 for 1 painting them up). You'd want to have the Saga Crescent & The Cross rulebook.

PS: Your husband is a lucky man!

Syrinx024 Jun 2017 12:48 p.m. PST

That looked like a fun game.

saltflats192924 Jun 2017 4:47 p.m. PST

The vikings are probably the easiest to use first time out. The others have more subtle characteristics that take a few games to get used to.

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