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fred218409 Oct 2017 1:04 p.m. PST

Is there a set of rules that plays like saga for fantasy figures.. I don't want big mass combat.. Saga itself is a decent representation of what I like.

wakenney09 Oct 2017 1:50 p.m. PST

There are a number of fantasy themed battle boards for saga out there.

You could always take a given official saga board and just sub out for fantasy figures. Vikings = orcs (with goblins as levies), Normans = humans, etc.

21eRegt09 Oct 2017 1:56 p.m. PST

Given the chance for divine intervention and such I've always considered Saga to be fantasy rules.

JMcCarroll Inactive Member09 Oct 2017 2:03 p.m. PST

" Given the chance for divine intervention and such I've always considered Saga to be fantasy rules. "
In many ways they go past Fantasy Rules.

skipper John Supporting Member of TMP09 Oct 2017 2:24 p.m. PST

There is this… taken from the Studio Tomahawk web site called "Fantastic Saga" it might be worth a look.
link

surdu2005 Sponsoring Member of TMP09 Oct 2017 3:30 p.m. PST

21eRegt, I agree. Saga always felt more fantasy than dark ages to me. That isn't necessarily bad, just how it feels to me.

wakenney09 Oct 2017 3:32 p.m. PST

What "divine intervention"?

gavandjosh02 Supporting Member of TMP09 Oct 2017 4:53 p.m. PST

SJ – thanks for that link.

Hafen von Schlockenberg Supporting Member of TMP10 Oct 2017 8:10 a.m. PST

What "divine intervention"?

Mjolnir?


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nochules10 Oct 2017 8:49 a.m. PST

SAGA 2nd edition is supposed to have official rules for fantasy/mythology in the appropriate setting source books.

Royal Marine21 Oct 2017 5:08 a.m. PST

Dragon Rampant: link

Guthroth21 Oct 2017 10:03 a.m. PST

I don't think regular Saga has any real fantasy elements. Some of the Battleboard boxes have 'Mythical' connotations, like the 'LOKI' box on the Viking one, but none of the actual outcomes represent fantastical occurances that did not happen in real life.

Elves, Dwarves, Giants and thunderbolts would be fantasy.

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