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steve186507 Sep 2017 4:42 p.m. PST

Any one review these rules and where to buy them?

Personal logo Dervel Supporting Member of TMP Fezian07 Sep 2017 6:20 p.m. PST

The rules are available through Wargame Vault…


link

You can find more info on the WGC site as well:

wgcwar.com

There is a forum and an FB page for discussion on the game and upcoming events. Also reviews and or battle reports on the Forum.

Personal logo Dervel Supporting Member of TMP Fezian08 Sep 2017 4:33 a.m. PST

Spotted a couple reviews here on the Triumph forum.

link

aynsley683 Supporting Member of TMP08 Sep 2017 5:51 a.m. PST

I've tried a few demo games at Lancaster Pa. and liked them, fairly easy and straight forward, well worth looking at.

coopman08 Sep 2017 8:47 a.m. PST

Triumph are a DBa-clone type of game that is written in easy to understand English. You are not limited to just 12 elements per army like in basic DBA. There is a point system with min. and max. limits on which units you can have in your armies. I recommend them.

Sobieski Inactive Member08 Sep 2017 5:21 p.m. PST

He's asking about Trimph, not Triumph. Try to focus, people.

warhorse08 Sep 2017 6:23 p.m. PST

Trimph! The challenger to DBA…

Personal logo Dervel Supporting Member of TMP Fezian11 Sep 2017 4:57 a.m. PST

Interesting how people consider Triumph as "the" option or the competitor to DBA? Like it is somehow either or?

There are lots of competitors to DBA even if one does not include the many different versions of DBA itself as "options"…

Triumph is just one of many ancients / medieval games on the market. It has some familiar mechanics and quite a few new mechanics. Just like many other games on the market.

I think this lingering direct competitor stuff comes from the fact that many of us playing the game (including the writers) were former players and fans of DBA. Just like many other games were written and even played by people that used to play something else (or even DBA since it has such a long history).

So if you are at all interested in a fun and fast play ancients / medieval game I suggest you give it a try. Even if you did or did not like DBA you might find Triumph has enough differences to change your mind.

The other thing that has me excited about this game is that for the first time in my memory we are we seem to be drawing in new players to ancients gaming including a kids who are actually buying and painting their own armies to play in the events.

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